US Army Corps of Engineers
Omaha District

Public Affairs

The Public Affairs Office offers a variety of services, including news releases, public and media queries, community relations, crisis communications, media relations, support for briefings and presentations, web page review, and speakers. Other responsibilities of the Public Affairs Office include internal information, brochures, photojournalism, displays, media training and assistance in special events. 

Public Affairs Team

  • Capt. Ryan Hignight, Public Affairs Officer    
  • Dr. Michael Izard-Carroll, Deputy Public Affairs Director      
  • Michael Glasch, Deputy Public Affairs Director
  • Zane Ecklund, Public Affairs Specialist
  • Cheryl Moore, Senior Public Affairs Specialist (Deployed)


Omaha Outlook
The Omaha Outlook is the Omaha District's re-energized quarterly magazine representing the work conducted as a district. It emphasizes a forward-thinking workforce that is always planning for the next project or making sure the Corps can do what needs to be done. The first issue was published in March 2013

News Brief
The News Brief was a regular publication produced by the Public Affairs Office for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District designed to communicate to the workforce and public stakeholders. The digital archive of the magazine spans from 2001 to 2012.

Operation Mighty Mo
During the historic flooding in 2011, the Missouri River Joint Information Center Produced two issues of Operation Mighty Mo to help communicate flooding response efforts across the Missouri River Basin.


Missouri River Basin Water Management on iTunes

Following historic flooding in the Missouri River Basin during 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division committed to providing more frequent communications with stakeholders in the basin. The Corps hosted regular calls to provide updates on the status of runoff into the Missouri River basin and resulting operations from the six main stem dams in the upper basin.

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