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Omaha District plays important role in water quality management
8/6/2020
Whether it is fishing, boating, swimming, or other types of water recreation the benefits of the Omaha District’s water quality management program affect outdoor enthusiasts in positive ways – these...
Omaha USACE employee recognized for leading team during COVID-19
7/28/2020 UPDATED
An employee with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Omaha District and native of Chicago, was recognized for his accomplishments during the COVID-19 pandemic...
District finishes 2019 flood damage repairs near Clear Creek
7/23/2020
OMAHA, Neb. - Sixteen months after devastating floods wreaked havoc in the Midwest, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District Systems Restoration Team has made significant progress restoring...
Omaha Corps of Engineers application of its contracting programs
7/22/2020 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District has continued to lead the way in using its various contracting programs to accomplish its mission in a continuously changing environment...
Papio Lakes, Corps hosts virtual meeting for new master plan; public comments sought
6/18/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, Natural Resources Management Sectionhosted a Papio Lakes Master Plan kick-off meeting in May with agency partners and stakeholders to help consolidate...
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    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.
  • Twenty-five years after the earthquake recovery effort

    The 1989 Earthquake, 25 years ago on this date, October 17, in California brought teams of experts from all across the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers footprints, to assist with assessing damage, to quilling nerves, to just being there as a listener, as many lives and homes were devastated on this day.
  • USACE Payroll Program Manager concludes her career with the end of fiscal year fourteen

    Council Bluffs native, Annette Epperson, completes a 37-year career with the United States Army Corps of Engineers at the Omaha District. Throughout her career she communicated with almost all USACE districts,serving as the Payroll Program Manager and lead Customer Service Representative. She received more than 71 challenge coins and the Bronze de Fleury medal.
  • Son is his lifelong inspiration... Sexton: Loyalty, dedication to mission in critical focus at all times

    Omaha District Deputy Commander, Lt. Col Michael Sexton covers all bases at the district to include delivering mail to each of the floors at the federal building. In doing so, he enjoys the one-on-one time, getting to know the employees.
  • Restoring a former Atlas Missile site in Nebraska

    On Oct. 7, 2014, an Omaha District Environmental Remediation team led by Hector Santiago, project manager, won the biennial Secretary of the Army Environmental Award in Environmental Restoration-Installation for 2013. The honor, given by IMCOM subordinate command U.S. Army Environmental Command, recognizes and rewards “excellence in the development, management, and transferability of environmental programs that increase environmental quality, enhance the mission, and support Army sustainability.” Each award is for a two-year performance period and the 2013 award covers achievements from Oct. 1, 2011 through Sept. 30, 2013.