News from around USACE

USACE schedules hybrid FNOD Restoration Advisory Board meeting for Dec. 2
11/29/2021 UPDATED
SUFFOLK, Va. — Community members can learn more about restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot (FNOD) and hear the latest cleanup progress during a quarterly Restoration Advisory...
American Concrete Institute training provides immediate payoff for FED
11/29/2021 UPDATED
KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea – Two weeks after concrete field testing training and certification, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District Kunsan Resident Office began to employ the...
Dredge Hurley returns after completing impressive season
11/26/2021
The Memphis District’s Dredge Hurley was welcomed home after returning to its home port, Ensley Engineer Yard in Memphis Harbor, Sunday morning, Nov. 21. Their homecoming signifies the end of yet...
USACE Omaha District receives distinguished honors at national awards ceremonies
11/24/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters hosted the 2021 National Awards Ceremony on Nov. 10 and the Small Business Awards ceremony on Nov. 17. During both of virtual events, the Omaha District...
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  • September

    USACE volunteers apply coat of care during 2021 Paint-A-Thon

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District participated in The 2021 Paint-A-Thon held Aug. 21. The event, also known as “Brush-up”, is an annual event sponsored by Project Houseworks. It is designed to give volunteers the opportunity to paint the homes of low-income, disabled and elderly homeowners so that they can stay in them as long as possible.
  • USACE Omaha District enters handshake partnership agreement to use goat grazing to control eastern red cedar trees at Fort Randall

    As stewards of almost 400,000 acres of public lands, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District welcomes opportunities to work together with local organizations and communities who share common goals and interests in conserving public resources. The Omaha District Fort Randall Project in South Dakota recently entered in a handshake partnership agreement with South Dakota State University, the Mid-Missouri River Prescribed Burn Association, South Dakota Game Fish and Parks Wildlife Division, Charles Mix County 4-H, and Gregory County 4-H with the purpose of completing goat targeted grazing studies on eastern red cedar trees.
  • August

    USACE completes new high-altitude research laboratory on Pikes Peak

    The Army’s new high-altitude research laboratory at the top of Pikes Peak in Cascade, Colorado, was officially completed on July 1, and is the highest facility of its kind in North America. Built by members from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District’s Ft. Carson Resident Office team for the U.S. Army Research Institute for Environmental Medicine, this new lab will greatly enhance research to optimize Soldiers’ health and strengthen today’s warfighter.
  • Air Force Academy, USACE break ground on new cyber facility

    The Stillman parade field on the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, was the site of a groundbreaking ceremony Aug. 6 for the new Madera Cyber Innovation Center. U.S. Air Force Academy Superintendent, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Richard M. Clark hosted the afternoon event before a group of Servicemembers, distinguished guests and civilians.
  • July

    Acting Assistant Secretary of Army for Civil Works Visits Omaha District

    Mr. Jaime A. Pinkham, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District from July 7 to 9 to learn more about the District’s programs and operations.
  • USACE Omaha District receives Nebraska Safety Council Award for 30th consecutive year

    For the 30th consecutive year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, was named one of Nebraska’s Safest Companies with Distinction by the National Safety Council, Nebraska Chapter May 19. The award was presented to representatives from the district safety office at an online ceremony.
  • June

    4th Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment Soldiers move into new Apache attack hanger on Fort Carson

    The hangar doors have officially opened for the new 4th Combat Aviation Brigade’s 4th Attack Battalion hangar on Butts Army Airfield on Fort Carson, Colorado. During a ribbon cutting ceremony last month, senior leaders, Soldiers and distinguished guests gathered in front of the building’s main entrance to celebrate the completion of this U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District project.
  • USACE, Omaha District conducts employee safety perception survey through National Safety Council

    Earlier this year U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District employees participated in a safety perception survey designed to provide a comprehensive, sensitive leading indicator metrics that assess District safety culture, identify strengths and opportunities, and gaps in the District safety management system. The Omaha District worked with the National Safety Council, a non-profit public service organization which promotes health and safety in the U.S. to use their “Safety Barometer” employee perception survey system.
  • May

    District parks, recreation staff urge visitors to recreate safely amid dry weather, COVID-19 pandemic

    As summer approaches, more people are heading out to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District parks and recreation areas. However, this year brings new safety concerns to keep in mind when recreating on USACE lands.
  • Hydrology? District team provides professional water resources expertise, support

    Flowing through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District’s area of responsibility, the Missouri River is the longest in the U.S. and its basin (watershed) covers more than 500 thousand square miles. The District’s hydrology section team plays a vital role in supporting this important civil works mission and helping to manage this precious natural resource.