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  • December

    Connecting with Missouri River, USACE, Family

    I have found a connection to and through the Missouri River that runs deep and as wide as it once meandered. I’ve been with the Omaha District a little more than four years. I knew when taking the job that North Dakota was in the District’s area of responsibility and I would likely find connections to my family. North Dakota is where my parents and grandparents grew up. My dad’s great grandfather moved to Garrison, North Dakota from Iowa in 1901 to farm and my great-grandfather worked on Missouri River riverboats until traffic ended in 1926.
  • November

    As new barracks, facilities near completion, 4th CAB troops prepare to “Do Great Things”

    The Newly Reorganized 4th Combat Avaiation Brigade of Fort Carson, Colorados's 4th Infantry Division are getting settled into their new home. They troops currently reside several miles from their workplace.
  • Passion for giving and hard work—Head aches to make the world a better place

    Assistant District Counsel for the Omaha District, Melissa Head, has a sincere passion for service both in her every day capacity at the Corps or while involved in many aspects of her community, one of which is City Council Woman for Council Bluffs, Iowa.
  • October

    Futures in engineering begin in middle school

    Take 35 enthusiastic middle school students, mix in a natural resource specialist, a biologist, an engineer and the backdrop of the Missouri River, with a barge and a dredger, and you get an education for our students, one STEM at a time.
  • Where to go in a Zombie Apocalypse? What about a Nuclear Attack?

    Zombies. They’re at your door. Sure, this time it’s just trick or treaters. BUT... What would you do if it were really zombies? Where would you go? What supplies would you need? Where would you use the bathroom? How would you get food or water and where would you sleep? Instead of zombies, think 1960s and the threat? A potential nuclear disaster. Just in time for Halloween, peek into life in a fallout shelter as presented in a display at the Lewis and Clark Visitor Center at Gavins Point Dam during the 2014 recreation season.

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