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Archive: 2014
  • December

    Watertown FUDS Property, Remediated, Returned to Residents

    The successful remediation of the General Services Administration (GSA) Watertown Formerly Used
  • District Observes Disabilities Awareness Month

    Sheila Radziewicz, published author and award winning advocate, speaker and educator served as keynote speaker during the New England District's Disabilities Awareness Month event, Oct. 6 in the Concord Park Theater.
  • 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.
  • Operations Chief retires after 28 years of federal service

    More than 40 years ago, Robert Pace was a graduate student doing fieldwork in the waterways near State University of New York -- Binghamton.
  • Elizabeth Mine team receives top environmental award

    The Elizabeth Mine Superfund Site Project Delivery Team received the prestigious Green Dream Team Award in the 2014 USACE Sustainability Award Program during a virtual awards ceremony held via video teleconference in the Vermont Conference Room on Oct. 7.
  • Historic year for Baltimore’s Formerly Used Defense Site Program

    Fiscal Year 2014 ended with a celebratory success for the Baltimore District’s Formerly Used Defense Site Program.
  • November

    Army Corps shares life lessons with elementary school students

    “Can I have your autograph?” a third grade student asked Lt. Col. John A. Knight, deputy commander,
  • 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.
  • October

    Army Corps makes great strides during Two Years of Coastal Restoration following Sandy

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers made great strides and progress on its projects that were authorized and funded following Hurricane Sandy. The planning, projects and programs were vital, and several milestones were accomplished by several disciplined group of individuals and teams that used their expertise to successfully accomplish this critical mission.
  • Army Corps Completes Marsh Ecosystem Restoration at Soundview Park in the Bronx

    Army Corps, Local Officials and Partners cut the ceremonial ribbon at Soundview Park, celebrating the completion of the $9 million ecosystem restoration project in the Bronx
  • Army Corps and Partners Celebrate ‘Estuary Day’

    Army Corps and Partners Celebrate ‘Estuary Day’ in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
  • District awards NASA Langley contract to NYC-based company

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, awarded a New York City-based company a $23 million contract to build a new computational research facility at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.
  • September

    Army Corps Conducts Inspection of New York Harbor with Partners

    The Army Corps’ New York District conducted a harbor inspection which provided the venue and platform afloat for a forum with agency heads, civic leaders from municipal, state, and federal agencies to exchange ideas and dialogue about past, present and future efforts along the waterfront.
  • 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.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers meet with Stakeholders and Discuss Progress and Plans for Restoring the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary

    A group of professionals from the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, joined 200+ scientists, engineers, academics and restoration professionals June 3, 2014, at a major symposium in Manhattan discussing progress restoring the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary and initiatives to continue improving the area’s ecological health, contributing to the region’s coastal resiliency.
  • 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.
  • Army Cadet travels far, learns much during internship at Army Corps of Engineers, New York District

    In summer 2014, Army ROTC cadets interned with the New York District through the Reserve Officers Training Corps’ Cadet Troop Leader Training, providing a variety of leadership experiences prior to the senior year of college.
  • Camden students learn about environmental cleanup during visit with Army Corps

    Eleven high school students from Camden County, N.J. learned about environmental remediation, large-scale construction, and the importance of problem solving during a visit with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District.
  • 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.