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In this issue: Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, the Army’s chief of engineers and commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, took office in May 2016, accepting responsibility for much of America’s aging infrastructure in the midst of government cuts. Also in this issue: Following a year-long battle, marked by protests, litigation and political posturing, President Donald Trump in February ordered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to continue working on the Dakota Access Pipeline project. Native Americans of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe have objected to installment of the pipeline, which is more... THE CONSTRUCTION SITE BUZZES with activity and the noise of hundreds of workers completing their mission. Just a few years ago, however, those familiar with the project gazed on the U.S. Department of Veterans
Acquisition Support Team Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 1
Acquisition Support Team Newsletter
Acquisition Support Team Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 1. The AST was established in April of 2015 as a cross functional Project Delivery Team (PDT) tasked with supporting and improving District acquisition processes and awarding Indefinite Delivery Contracts.
April 2017 Newsletter USACE Fueling Systems POL-MCX
April 2017 Newsletter USACE Fueling Systems POL-MCX
April 2017 Newsletter USACE Fueling Systems POL-MCX
2016 December Outlook- 
"Year in Review" edition 
A preview of the year's highlighted events to include Mandatory Center of Expertise, VA Aurora Facility, Missouri River Recovery Program and More.
Omaha Outlook
2016 December Outlook- "Year in Review" edition A preview of the year's highlighted events to include Mandatory Center of Expertise, VA Aurora Facility, Missouri River Recovery Program and More.
Aerial photo of the 12-building Department of Veteran Affairs replacement medical center under construction in Aurora, Colorado. The entire facility has been under U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' contract to Kiewit-Turner since November 2015. The project is on target for contract completion by January 2018.
DVA Replacement Medical Center, Aurora, CO
Aerial photo of the 12-building Department of Veteran Affairs replacement medical center under construction in Aurora, Colorado. The entire facility has been under U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' contract to Kiewit-Turner since November 2015. The project is on target for contract completion by January 2018.
Army Scouts at a Yellowstone Geyser 1912. The ranger uniform, be it National Park Service, Forest Service or U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, got its start with the First Cavalry’s arrival at Yellowstone in 1886. From 1886-1916, cavalry troops were assigned at several national parks.
100-year-old National Park Service's roots go deeper with U.S. Army
Army Scouts at a Yellowstone Geyser 1912. The ranger uniform, be it National Park Service, Forest Service or U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, got its start with the First Cavalry’s arrival at Yellowstone in 1886. From 1886-1916, cavalry troops were assigned at several national parks.
The Omaha District River Basin Balancer Game offers insight into an inland waterway and a system of reservoirs, which are operated with a goal for serving each of the benefits of flood control, navigation, hydropower, irrigation, water supply, recreation, fish and wildlife, and water quality, for which the Mainstem reservoirs were authorized and constructed. Users can take charge of river operations and experience the unique challenges presented when managing reservoir operations in a variety of weather conditions across a geographically diverse basin.
River Basin Balancer Game
The Omaha District River Basin Balancer Game offers insight into an inland waterway and a system of reservoirs, which are operated with a goal for serving each of the benefits of flood control, navigation, hydropower, irrigation, water supply, recreation, fish and wildlife, and water quality, for which the Mainstem reservoirs were authorized and constructed. Users can take charge of river operations and experience the unique challenges presented when managing reservoir operations in a variety of weather conditions across a geographically diverse basin.

News Releases

Release Plans Announced for Pipestem Reservoir

Pipestem Dam releases have begun in order to evacuate flood storage as outlined in the water control manual. Releases are currently set at 125 cubic feet per second (cfs). Jamestown Dam releases are set to match the inflow of the reservoir and are currently 75 cfs. The combined release will be 200 cfs.
Published: 6/16/2017

Partial road closure will have limited impact on traffic.

Maintenance on the street lights across Gavins Point Dam, near Yankton, SD, will cause part of the Crest Road to be closed, but will only have limited impact on traffic. The road will be closed from Monday, June 19 at 8 a.m. through Wednesday, June 21 at 4 p.m. This closure will include overnight hours.
Published: 6/14/2017

Public meetings scheduled to discuss Snake Creek embankment dam safety issues

Two public meetings to discuss interim measures to reduce dam safety risks at the Snake Creek embankment, which runs under Highway 83 and impounds Lake Audubon in North Dakota, are scheduled for Tuesday, June 27 in Garrison, ND and Wednesday, June 28 in Bismarck, ND.
Published: 6/13/2017

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