US Army Corps of Engineers
North Atlantic Division

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  • March

    Norfolk District awards $3.8 million services contract for AIWW facilities

    NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a five-year services contract to U.S. Facilities Inc. for operations and maintenance of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway’s locks and bridges.
  • Norfolk District to begin Dismal Swamp Canal dredging

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin Dismal Swamp Canal dredging early next week – roughly a year ahead of schedule due to lingering impacts from Hurricane Matthew in 2016. The maintenance work should be completed by April.
  • February

    Norfolk District replacing Great Bridge Lock chamber valves

    NORFOLK, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will replace three of eight chamber valves at Great Bridge Lock along the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in Chesapeake starting today. The $950,000 project is a joint effort by Norfolk District and neighboring Huntington District in West Virginia.
  • Norfolk District looks to ‘build the bench,’ held 4th annual career fair

    About 50 college students and recent graduates turned out for the 2019 Federal Careers Open House, hosted Wednesday by Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The group learned more about the pathways to federal hire and specific job openings.
  • January

    Norfolk District, Port of Virginia ramp up harbor deepening efforts

    NORFOLK, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Virginia Port Authority are proceeding with design measures to expand Norfolk Harbor’s shipping channels, which will improve navigation and energize the national, state and local economy.
  • May

    US, German engineers discuss base consolidation at annual conference

    LEIMEN, Germany – Understanding responsibilities and identifying challenges early on will be paramount in meeting an aggressive timeline for structural requirements within European Infrastructure Consolidation, U.S. and German construction leaders said recently at their annual Partnering Conference.
  • March

    Partners huddle at USACE workshop as construction booms in Europe

    WIESBADEN, Germany – As the U.S. military takes steps to reassure allies over concerns about a more aggressive Russia in the east, stakeholders and project-delivery teams are tackling the largest construction program in Europe since the end of the Cold War.
  • October

    Albania telemedicine network fully connected

    TIRANA, Albania – Albania’s telemedicine network is completely integrated and functional following a large-scale effort by U.S. and Albanian partners to overhaul a dozen facilities around this small country in southeastern Europe. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District, in partnership with U.S. Embassy Tirana’s Office of Defense Cooperation and U.S. Agency for International Development, managed renovation of 12 telemedicine centers over five years in a $1.9 million venture funded through EUCOM’s humanitarian-assistance program.
  • IT upgrades, sustainability touted as hallmarks of Stuttgart campus project

    BOEBLINGEN, Germany – Garrison and education leaders, along with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District representatives and their German government design and construction partners, formally cut the ribbon on the new Stuttgart elementary and high schools during a ceremony Sept. 18 on Panzer Kaserne. The $98 million complex boasts a number of sustainability hallmarks and upgraded information technology throughout the buildings.
  • July

    US partners deliver upgraded school in Albania

    KUCOVE, Albania – U.S. and Albanian leaders joined students, faculty and parents June 11 to celebrate the reopening of a local school here. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District managed a $575,000 renovation in support of U.S. Embassy Tirana’s Office of Defense Cooperation and U.S. European Command’s humanitarian-assistance program.
  • Army Corps Project manager provides boost to charter baseball club in Germany

    Europe District project manager helps build local youth baseball association from the ground up in Germany.
  • May

    Europe District Engineer Team Returns as Liberia is Ebola-free

    Europe District - Army Corps team returns to Germany following support of U.S. military mission ‘Operation United Assistance’ in West Africa.
  • April

    U.S. and German Engineers Strengthen Ties at Annual Forum

    EUROPE DISTRICT - U.S. and German engineers gathered in Trier, Germany to highlight progress and build tighter collaboration within the Army and Air Force construction programs.
  • March

    Life in Liberia: Unique challenges, high rewards

    After turning over the last of 10 Ebola treatment centers in January, U.S. military task force members have begun withdrawing from West Africa as new cases of the disease tail off to virtually zero in Liberia. By all accounts, however, it’s been a deployment unlike any other for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers team supporting Operation United Assistance.
  • December

    Corps of Engineers strengthens SHARP stance in Europe

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District has placed renewed emphasis on its Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention program in an effort to promote awareness and simplify reporting procedures for personnel at its headquarters, area and resident offices across the Continent.
  • November

    SHAPE community celebrates opening of US schools

    MONS, Belgium – Top military and civilian leaders from Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, the Department of Defense Education Activity and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially dedicated the U.S. sections Monday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at SHAPE International School. The new Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe elementary and middle schools – to be followed by an American high school this coming winter – are the first to open as part of a multinational-funded venture to build a state-of-the-art campus on this NATO base by the fall of 2019.
  • USACE mission in West Africa aimed at supporting Ebola containment

    WIESBADEN, Germany – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has joined the fight against Ebola in West Africa. Europe District’s Forward Engineer Support Team-Advanced departed Oct. 21 for Monrovia, Liberia, to take part in Operation United Assistance, an Africa Command mission to provide logistics, training and engineering support to U.S. Agency for International Development-led efforts at containing the virus outbreak in the region. The deployment could last up to six months.
  • September

    US delivers upgraded school in Kosovo

    More than 900 students and 50 faculty members in a formerly strife-torn region of Kosovo returned to a fully revamped school this fall, thanks to a collaborative humanitarian-assistance project by U.S. partner agencies. Representatives from U.S. Embassy Pristina, the Office of Defense Cooperation, U.S. European Command and Kosovo’s Ministry of Education joined city leaders Sept. 9 in Mitrovica for the reopening of Musa Hoti Primary School.
  • August

    Future Army officers shadow engineers at Stuttgart

    A pair of ROTC cadets are learning about the rigors and rewards of Army engineer life in a six-week stint with Europe District this summer.
  • July

    Europe District picks up top DPW award

    WIESBADEN, Germany – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District has claimed a top honor for its contributions to the public works mission at U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz, Installation Management Command announced recently. The agency was named Installation Support Program of the Year on the list of 2013 Directorate of Public Works annual award winners.