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  • April

    USACE Omaha District, Air Force, Wisconsin celebrate groundbreaking for new fuel facility at General Mitchell Airfield

    Ground has been broken and a significant milestone reached as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard, 128th Air Refueling Wing and the state of Wisconsin kicked off construction of a state-of-the-art Type III Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants facility, May 5, 2024, at General Mitchell Airfield in Milwaukee. This endeavor is being spearheaded by the Omaha District’s Fueling Systems Mandatory Center for Expertise, and the ceremony signifies the culmination of years of planning, advocacy, and meticulous justification by the 128th ARW as well as federal and state leadership, who have emphasized the need for modernization and reinvestment in General Mitchell Airfield’s fueling infrastructure.
  • November

    Omaha District, partners successfully complete temporary power mission in San Juan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District proudly announced the successful completion of a temporary power mission project in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This Federal Emergency Management Agency led initiative aimed at restoring and improving electrical infrastructure in the region. This marks a significant step forward in the ongoing efforts to enhance the local power grid’s resilience and reliability in the wake of Hurricanes Maria in 2017 and Fiona in 2022. Fiona left thousands of residents without power for weeks and Maria resulted in not only the biggest, but the longest blackout in U.S. history, with hundreds of thousands of residents without power for more than 100 days total.
  • United States Air Force Academy and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partner on renovation of Cadet Field House

    The Omaha District is currently partnering with the U.S. Air Force to renovate the Cadet Field House athletic facility at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This facility has been a cornerstone of athletic and academic life since its construction in the mid-1960s and has not undergone a major renovation since it was built.
  • August

    People fuel the future of the Omaha District

    In the heart of Omaha, a keen and youthful mechanical engineer, Adam Nebelsick, has embarked on his first career step forward as a member of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. With an unwavering passion for engineering and a commitment to professional growth, Adam has quickly become an involved member of the Special Projects Branch, Petroleum, Oils, and Lubricants Mandatory Center of Expertise since joining the district in January of this year.
  • June

    Groundbreaking ceremony for new B-21 Low Observable Restoration Facility at Ellsworth Air Force Base signifies kickoff of historic B-21 Beddown

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Air Force, the state of South Dakota, and industry partners gathered, May 25, 2022, to conduct an official groundbreaking ceremony for the start of the B-21 “Raider” bomber beddown at Ellsworth Air Force Base.

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Energy experts converge for annual energy efficiency workshop
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This year’s workshop emphasized the benefits of collaboration between the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)...