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Omaha District recognized with distinguished industry awards
9/17/2020 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District received multiple awards from industry stakeholders for performance in construction, small business contracting, safety and public affairs. Receiving...
District’s technical center of expertise provides rapid response during emergencies
9/16/2020
With September and October being the peak hurricane months, the Omaha District's rapid response team stands ready to offer disaster relief assistance should the need arise. According the National...
Omaha District’s small business program empowers service disabled Veterans
8/27/2020
The Omaha District is empowering service disabled veterans through a unique program designed to offer competitive work contracts to small business owners. These veteran owned small business are making...
Real estate division provides important mission support across District
8/22/2020
With an area of responsibility covering six states, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado and Montana, the Omaha District is one of the largest within Army Corps of Engineers – with that...
Parks and Recreation real-life mission for Omaha District
8/21/2020
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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  • December

    Operation Santa brings gifts and music to special local groups

    On Dec. 13, volunteers from the Northwestern Division and Omaha District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visited the Glenwood Resource Center in Glenwood, Iowa. The group came carrying presents for the patients and clients, sang carols and helped with a party for the participants. Volunteers, residents and the staff at Glenwood look forward to the annual get together.
  • 2012 Omaha District Leadership Development Program class graduates

    The 2012 Omaha District Leadership Development Program class graduated from their year long program on Dec. 10, 2012.
  • September

    Omaha District supports Missouri River Relief cleanup event

    For the fourth time, volunteers from around the Omaha and Council Bluffs area came together to support the organization, Missouri River Relief and help clean up the banks of the Missouri River. On Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, more than 200 volunteers collected massive amounts of junk that had been washed down the river after last year's flooding.
  • August

    Oahe celebrates 50 years of community

    On a crisp August morning, several hundred visitors met at the Oahe Dam to remember a ceremony held 50 years earlier. They gathered at the same location as many had back then to commemorate one of the dam’s unauthorized purposes: serving as a pivot point.
  • July

    Beneath the layers of dirt

    Crews are deploying a multiple electrode resistivity unit – MER, for short – to create a map of changes in the soil beneath as part of the geotechnical investigations process developed for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to improve knowledge of the conditions for levee foundations as well as the construction of the levees themselves.
  • June

    75th Anniversary Fort Peck Dam: tested and true

    "The sheer magnitude of this dam …and this day… are in perfect symmetry. And the spirit of human accomplishment – which resulted in the construction of Fort Peck Dam – is a story that should be known by all Americans," said Omaha District Commander, Colonel Robert Ruch to a crowd of 330 people gathered to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Fort Peck Dam.
  • A short course in a big dam's history

    A brief history of Fort Peck Dam which celebrated its 75th Anniversary in June 2012.
  • Fort Carson achieves 1st platinum building certification

    A milestone in building construction was reached at Fort Carson in April when the 4th Infantry Division’s 4th Brigade and Battalion Headquarters on Wilderness Road received the first U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design platinum certification for the installation.
  • May

    New deputy commander reports to Omaha District

    Lt. Col. Mark Martinez assumed the role of Deputy District Commander of the US Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District on May 1.
  • January

    New B Street pedestrian bridge provides safer passage for students

    The B Street pedestrian bridge at Fort Carson, Colo., a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project part and parcel of the Fort Carson railyard expansion, opened for students of Stratmoor Hills Elementary School Jan. 20, 2012. The $12.5 million expansion project began in October 2010.