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  • February

    Baltimore District engineer recognized nationally as Federal Engineer of the Year agency winner

    Mary Foutz, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District Military Design Branch, Mechanical Section chief, received an esteemed national award as an agency winner during the Federal Engineer of the Year Award ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Feb. 17, 2017. As an agency winner, she, alongside 25 other esteemed engineers nationwide, was a finalist for the Federal Engineer of the Year.
  • The Army Corps of Engineers Identifies a Tentatively Selected Plan for the Rahway River Basin Feasibility Study

    The Rahway River is approximately 24 miles long and is a tributary of the Arthur Kill at the heart of the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary. The highly urbanized river watershed suffers from frequent flooding due to extensive development and destruction of riparian wetlands and floodplains. Floods have caused damages to houses, businesses and public infrastructure.
  • The Army Corps of Engineers Identifies a Tentatively Selected Plan for the Rahway River Basin Feasibility Study

    The Rahway River is approximately 24 miles long and is a tributary of the Arthur Kill at the heart of the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary. The highly urbanized river watershed suffers from frequent flooding due to extensive development and destruction of riparian wetlands and floodplains. Floods have caused damages to houses, businesses and public infrastructure.
  • Corps plans closure for emergency repair to North Landing Bridge

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will close the North Landing Bridge on Route 165 for emergency repairs beginning at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow.
  • January

    Collaborative study aims to reduce power outages from icing

    Researchers with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Cold Regions Research and
  • Project engineer supports U.S. military, diplomatic missions in Estonia

    Chris Bailey grew up in Alabama and saw snow so infrequently he thought it was a Christmas miracle. As a boy, his hometown was dusted by flurries less than a handful of times. Now serving with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District in Estonia, snow is a daily norm for Bailey — at least in winter months when average temperatures hover around freezing in the Baltic country. As a one-man project office, Bailey is the engineer responsible for managing more than 20 European Reassurance Initiative infrastructure and construction projects for U.S. Army and Air Force partners.
  • Project engineer supports U.S. military, diplomatic missions in Estonia

    Chris Bailey grew up in Alabama and saw snow so infrequently he thought it was a Christmas miracle. As a boy, his hometown was dusted by flurries less than a handful of times. Now serving with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District in Estonia, snow is a daily norm for Bailey — at least in winter months when average temperatures hover around freezing in the Baltic country. As a one-man project office, Bailey is the engineer responsible for managing more than 20 European Reassurance Initiative infrastructure and construction projects for U.S. Army and Air Force partners.
  • New York District staff guide students at STEM Career Day

    In 2012, when Jean Lau, chief, Equal Employment Opportunity, was researching opportunities to promote women, minorities and individuals with disabilities ― one aspect of the EEO mission ― she came across a great deal of information discussing the importance of getting young people interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects, and programs benefiting students across the country. Since the Army Corps of Engineers employs many professionals in science and engineering, she thought it would be a perfect fit.
  • Army Corps guides students at STEM Career Day

    In 2012, when Jean Lau, chief, Equal Employment Opportunity, was researching opportunities to promote women, minorities and individuals with disabilities ― one aspect of the EEO mission ― she came across a great deal of information discussing the importance of getting young people interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects, and programs benefiting students across the country. Since the Army Corps of Engineers employs many professionals in science and engineering, she thought it would be a perfect fit.
  • Local agencies invite college students to federal job fair

    College students in the Hampton Roads area are invited to the Norfolk District’s Federal Careers Open House from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 11.
  • Officials direct delayed opening at Waterfield, Craney Jan.10

    The Waterfield Building and Craney Island facilities will open Jan. 10 at 10 a.m.
  • Waterfield, Craney closed Jan. 9

    The Waterfield Building and Craney Island facilities are closed Monday, Jan. 9.
  • Clement latest graduate of Division Leadership Program

    Jay Clement, Team Leader, Maine Regulatory Project Office, recently completed the North Atlantic
  • Site visits, briefings keep North Atlantic Division Commander busy

    Brig. Gen. William Graham, North Atlantic Division Commander, visited the New England District to
  • Site visits, briefings keep North Atlantic Division Commander busy

    Brig. Gen. William Graham, North Atlantic Division Commander, visited the New England District to
  • Operations holds annual training at Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest

    The 2016 Operations Division Training was held on Oct. 25-27 at the Hubbard Brook Experimental