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  • December

    Amid challenges of COVID-19, a community organization contributes to USACE public lands

    Despite the months of May through September being the height of the recreation season for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers public lands, in March the USACE conducted an orderly shutdown of all USACE-managed campgrounds to protect the public and its workforce from further spread of COVID-19. Upon reopening the Douglas Creek Recreation Area at Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota in late June, a local community organization hosted a 5K race and used some of the proceeds to donate a custom picnic table to the park.
  • October

    Omaha District executes historic $1.65 billion program

    There were many challenges this year; recovering from the catastrophic Lower Missouri River Basin flooding event of 2019, protecting the workforce and public safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, and hurricane first responder deployments. But in the face of unprecedented adversity, USACE Omaha District rose to each challenge through leveraging industrious teamwork and continuing to successfully support its worldwide missions. The District ended the year executing its largest program ever at $1.65 billion.
  • August

    Parks and Recreation real-life mission for Omaha District

    OMAHA, Neb. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, manages more 235 parks and recreation areas, over 400,000 acres of public lands, and more than one million acres of water surface areas.

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Corps of Engineers’ drainage project nears completion at Fort Pulaski
4/24/2024
Situated on Cockspur Island at the mouth of the Savannah River, and designated a national monument in 1924, Fort Pulaski has suffered extensive flooding due to storms and heavy rain over the years,...
Army Corps Making Major Renovations to Iconic Times Square Recruiting Station
4/24/2024
The Real Estate Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is overseeing significant upgrades to the Times Square Recruiting Station in New York City ─ an iconic structure...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comment on Miami-Dade Coastal Storm Risk Management Draft Feasibility Report
4/23/2024
Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Norfolk District, in partnership with Miami-Dade County, released the Miami-Dade County Back Bay (MDBB) Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Feasibility...
SWG Honors Administrative Professionals of the Year
4/23/2024 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Galveston District (SWG), named two “Administrative Professionals of the Year” for 2024, in a ceremony at the Jadwin Building, April 23, 2024.Six...