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  • October

    Scheduled spray for Portsmouth mosquitos on Thursday

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, scheduled aerial mosquito treatment Thursday between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m., over Craney Island federal proprerty.
  • Army Corps of Engineers districts revitalize Ocean City inlet

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District’s, Hopper Dredge MURDEN conducted 24/7 dredging operations at an inlet near Ocean City, Maryland, during September 2021. The ongoing Ocean City Inlet federal navigation channel and Assateague Bypass dredging efforts enhance safe navigation conditions, boost commercial endeavors, and promote recreational activities for travelers. The USACE Baltimore District routinely receives services from the Wilmington District’s MURDEN or its sister ship CURRITUCK for routine dredging in and around the Inlet. The Baltimore District manages the Ocean City Inlet federal navigation channel and Assateague Bypass project while the Wilmington District staffs, trains and equips these special-purpose dredges that work up and down the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, dredging similar inlets or near-shore coast projects.
  • September

    Chief of Engineers signs report for Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management Study

    NORFOLK, Va. – Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Chief’s Report for the Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Study, recommending the study’s findings for authorization by Congress.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers construction mission in Southern Europe bolsters stability, security in the region

    CAMPIA TURZII AIR BASE, Romania -- The rolling hills of the Romanian countryside provide a serene backdrop as an excavator fills a truck with fresh earth as part of one of many ongoing construction projects here in support of a broader effort to enhance the U.S. deterrence posture in Eastern Europe and bolster the security and capacity of U.S. allies and partners.
  • National Capital Region emergency response partners weather the storm

    During a recent emergency exercise, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District; 249th Engineer Battalion Charlie Company Prime Power; and emergency management partners helped enable community restoration efforts in the region by successfully assessing temporary emergency power needs for critical facilities. This opportunity prepared the emergency response agencies to resolve post-storm power outages during their most challenging time – hurricane season.
  • U.S. Army delivers new water supply system benefiting displaced Georgians

    Since the 2008 Russian-Georgian War forced them to leave, hundreds of families have called the Prezeti Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp home. Made up of hundreds of simple, identical homes in the foothills of the Northern Caucasus Mountains, the camp only has limited supporting infrastructure, a situation the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has worked to improve.
  • Mosquito spraying slated for tomorrow over Portsmouth

    Aerial mosquito treatment over Craney Island federal property is scheduled for tomorrow, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
  • USACE schedules mosquito treatments for Craney Island area Sept. 3 and Sept. 7 

    NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled two mosquito treatments for the Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area in the opening weeks of September. 
  • August

    District schedules Craney Island mosquito treatment for Aug 27

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has scheduled aerial mosquito treatment for 2 to
  • USACE schedules hybrid FNOD Restoration Advisory Board meeting for Sept 2

    SUFFOLK, Va. — Community members can learn more about restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot (FNOD) and hear the latest cleanup progress during a quarterly Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting scheduled for 6:15 to 8 p.m. Sept 2 online and at 7000 College Dr. in Suffolk, Va.
  • NAD HR Specialist Recognized as Best Among Peers

    Karyn Coe, USACE North Atlantic Division strategic advisor, has been named USACE's 2021 Human Resources Specialist of the Year by the Human Resources Community of Practice.
  • USACE Real Estate: The Foundation of Military Recruiting

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Real Estate professionals are integral to the procurement and maintenance of military recruitment facilities across the United States and overseas for every branch of service.
  • District schedules mosquito management spraying for Craney Island for Wednesday

    NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has scheduled aerial mosquito treatment for 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, August 18th over the federal property on Craney Island.
  • District schedules mosquito management spraying for Craney Island for Wednesday

    NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has scheduled aerial mosquito treatment for 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, August 18th over the federal property on Craney Island.
  • From the Wicomico River to Deal Island

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and several local, state and federal agencies have been partnering up to find a new placement site on the eastern shore of Maryland for material dredged from the Wicomico River. After extensive research and evaluation, USACE and partners agreed on the Deal Island Wildlife Management Area in Somerset County to hold the material and also provide beneficial long-term environmental benefits.
  • Gathright Dam’s second pulse release set for Wednesday

    COVINGTON, Va. – Gathright Dam operators are scheduled to conduct the year’s second water-pulse release from Lake Moomaw on Wednesday, August 11.
  • Gathright Dam’s second pulse release set for Wednesday

    COVINGTON, Va. – Gathright Dam operators are scheduled to conduct the year’s second water-pulse release from Lake Moomaw on Wednesday, August 11.
  • July

    From Junior Engineer In Training to Branch Chief, Cirincione inducted into Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees

    Frank Cirincione, who started his career as a Junior Engineer in Training, served USACE and the Baltimore District for more than four decades and was inducted into the Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees during an awards ceremony Jun 25, 2021 at the district headquarters.
  • From Junior Engineer In Training to Branch Chief, Cirincione inducted into Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees

    Frank Cirincione, who started his career as a Junior Engineer in Training, served USACE and the Baltimore District for more than four decades and was inducted into the Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees during an awards ceremony Jun 25, 2021 at the district headquarters.
  • Construction continues at Carlisle Barracks

    The Army Corps of Engineers is proud to be a part of a team that includes Carlisle Barracks, the U.S. Army War College, and other stakeholders involved in the General Instruction Building project. With more than 201,000 square feet of space, this facility will support multiple strategic education programs and enhance the college’s ability to develop strategic leaders and influential ideas.
  • Construction continues at Carlisle Barracks

    The Army Corps of Engineers is proud to be a part of a team that includes Carlisle Barracks, the U.S. Army War College, and other stakeholders involved in the General Instruction Building project. With more than 201,000 square feet of space, this facility will support multiple strategic education programs and enhance the college’s ability to develop strategic leaders and influential ideas.
  • Gathright Dam’s first pulse release set for Wednesday

    COVINGTON, Va. – Gathright Dam operators are scheduled to conduct the year’s first water-pulse release from Lake Moomaw on Wednesday, July 21.
  • Gathright Dam’s first pulse release set for Wednesday

    COVINGTON, Va. – Gathright Dam operators are scheduled to conduct the year’s first water-pulse release from Lake Moomaw on Wednesday, July 21.
  • Sue Lewis signs new lease on retirement

    After more than 41 years of federal service, Susan Lewis, chief of Real Estate Division, is
  • Sue Lewis signs new lease on retirement

    After more than 41 years of federal service, Susan Lewis, chief of Real Estate Division, is
  • Corps Mission helps Marines Take Care of Business at Stewart Air National Guard Base

    The Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452 (VMGR-452) is a reserve United States Marine Corps KC-130T/KC130J squadron. They are based at Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, New York and fall under the command of Marine Aircraft Group 49 (MAG-49) and the 4th Marine Aircraft Wing (4th MAW).
  • Norfolk District invites public to virtual change of command ceremony July 8

    NORFOLK, Va. – Col. Brian P. Hallberg will assume command of the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in a change of command ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m. July 8 at the city’s Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center. The public may view the ceremony live on the District’s YouTube channel and Facebook page. 
  • June

    Gathright Dam pulse release canceled as river conditions ‘favorable’

    NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials have canceled the upcoming pulse release scheduled for Wednesday, June 23 at Gathright Dam in the Alleghany Highlands of Virginia near Covington.
  • Gathright Dam pulse release canceled as river conditions ‘favorable’

    NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials have canceled the upcoming pulse release scheduled for Wednesday, June 23 at Gathright Dam in the Alleghany Highlands of Virginia near Covington.
  • Army Corps Partners with Academia to Collect Data for Coastal Programs

    The US Army Corps of Engineers’ Coastal Inlets Research Program (a team of scientists and engineers studying waves, current, sediment transport and sea-floor change at or near inlets) and James Madison University are collaborating on the new Sand Snap initiative to collect beach sediment data (sand grains) by engaging citizen scientists in data collection. The U.S. Geological Service, Marda Science, LLC, and Sea Grant are also contributing to the program.