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  • May

    Dam safety remains top priority amidst COVID-19 challenges

    Despite the challenges of social distancing due to COVID-19, dam safety remains a risk management practice for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Omaha District. Recently a dam safety inspection team conducted its periodic inspection of the Salt Creek Dam Site 2, Olive Creek Dam south of Lincoln, Nebraska.
  • Combat veteran’s transition from service to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    Many service members who retire or separate from the military continue to serve their country as Department of Defense employees because they possess specialized training and experiences highly sought after by the federal civilian workforce.
  • USACE helps Montana, FEMA prepare for COVID-19 future

    In the three and a half months since the first COVID-19 case was diagnosed in the U.S., the state of Montana has the second lowest number of total cases, and the lowest number of cases per capita of any state in the country. Those low numbers did not stop the state’s leaders and FEMA from enlisting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, to prepare for the future fight against the virus.
  • Assessments critical step in battling COVID-19 pandemic

    When the COVID-19 pandemic started to spread throughout the Midwest, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, was tasked by FEMA to start assessing sites for possible use as alternate care facilities.
  • April

    Omaha District balances COVID-19 mission support, employee safety

    Shortly after the federal government declared a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Col. John Hudson, commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, took aggressive steps to protect the district’s military and civilian workforce - while maintaining mission readiness and support.

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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...
USACE Savannah District Implements Modern Safety Helmets
4/23/2024
In a measure aimed at enhancing worker safety and mitigating the risk of workplace injuries, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has initiated the replacement of traditional hard hats...