US Army Corps of Engineers
North Atlantic Division

  • July

    Army Corps improves patient care at West Point hospital

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District is constructing an addition to a hospital at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point that will provide needed outpatient medical services for its Cadets.
  • June

    Recovery Field Office Completes Mammoth New York Debris Removal Mission

    After months of having crews working 24-7, on long shifts, the debris removal team ended the cleanup effort in April.
  • USACE holds emergency response exercise in Philadelphia

    More than 150 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel descended on Fort Mifflin in Philadelphia June 10-14 to participate in a national emergency response exercise. The exercise, which involved simulating response activities to a category 3 hurricane, was designed to prepare teams and individuals for real events.
  • USACE Inspectors dive under bridges, look for cracks

    A team of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers divers inspected two of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst's bridges May 30, 2013. A licensed inspector has to inspect every bridge on JB MDL, N.J., every four years as Federal Highway Administration law directs. The law makes no exceptions for bridges which reach under water.
  • Warfighter support at heart of USACE mission, chief says

    Support to American and coalition warfighters remains a top priority at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the chief of engineers told service component commanders during a weeklong trip to Europe.
  • May

    New STEM agreement strengthens USACE support of DODEA

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general made a pitch to spur more interest in science, technology, engineering and math among American students during a visit May 14 to Patch High School.
  • Setting the stage to prepare cadets for combat

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is constructing West Point's first Urban Assault Course.
  • Army Corps Joins Students, Partners and Celebrate Environmental Day

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District participated in Environmental Day, an annual event held at Elizabeth, New Jersey aimed at educating local students about the environment.
  • April

    Army Corps Joins Students, Partners and Celebrate Environmental Day

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District participated in Environmental Day, an annual event held at Elizabeth, New Jersey aimed at educating local students about the environment. On a perfect weather day for an outdoor classroom environment, the event was held April 24th adjacent to the Elizabeth Marina dock on the shore of the Arthur Kill Channel.
  • Army Corps helps support the Army Family through school construction

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is renovating the historic West Point Middle School.
  • Going Green: Corps builds largest induction solar wall in the country

    The Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA) Eastern Distribution Center in New Cumberland, Pa., provides critical supplies for the military stationed overseas. DLA needed an alternative, cost-saving way to provide heat for this massive warehouse.
  • Going Green: Army Corps unveils new master plan for oyster recovery

    Since the turn of the 20th century, oyster populations in the Chesapeake Bay have declined dramatically, largely due to disease, overharvesting, loss of habitat, and degraded water quality. With the State of Maryland placing increased emphasis on restoring the Chesapeake Bay, oyster restoration remains paramount in improving the Bay's vitality.
  • Facelift for Bedford Veterans Administration hospital

    The New England District and its contractor recently completed a much needed facelift to Building #2 at the Veterans Administration hospital, also known as The Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, in Bedford, Mass.
  • Engineering a difference

    Captain Antonio Pazos was in the Hurricane Sandy emergency operations center, simultaneously gathering progress reports for 14 projects which included the tunnels, preparing reports for the New York’s emergency operations center and controlling the flow of water. It was right where a self-identified adrenaline junkie was meant to be.
  • March

    For eroding island, engineers' efforts start with models

    A team of engineers and researchers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering Research and Development Center, Coastal Hydraulics Laboratory in Vicksburg, Miss., is gathering wind data on Tangier Island, an island in the Chesapeake Bay that is sinking and eroding away, especially when strong winds churn storm waters.
  • New York and New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project Reaches Milestone

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District awarded the final construction contract to complete the deepening of the Arthur Kill Channel to 50 feet.
  • Army Corps completes multi-purpose chapel at Dover Air Force Base

    On February 25, 2013, the Philadelphia District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, together with officials from the 436th Airlift Wing and from Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations, participated in a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony to officially open the newest building at Dover Air Force Base -- the Chapel Center.
  • February

    Army Corps repairs canal bulkhead with innovative project

    When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers needs to repair a dam outlet, marine bulkhead or any other infrastructure submerged in the water, it presents an engineering challenge. The added variable can make repairs more difficult, costly and time-consuming. Through resourcefulness and innovation, the Corps' Philadelphia District and its contractor are nearing completion of work at the Point Pleasant Canal.
  • Kennedy Flame to receive upgrades

    The Norfolk District awarded a Maryland company on Jan. 31 a contract to upgrade the John F. Kennedy eternal flame at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • January

    Caven Point hit hard by Sandy, supports NY/NJ Harbor and begins own recovery

    "It’s unprecedented the amount they’ve been bringing in," Lyness said. "I’ll give you an example. In the nearly three-week period between October 31st and today (November 19th), we’ve collected forty percent of our whole annual targeted goal."