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Archive: September, 2021
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    Commitment to high-quality blue roof installations for Ida survivors

    Water-logged floorboards. Moldy sheetrock. Broken windows. Desperation. For many survivors of Hurricane Ida, the storm itself was not the worst part—the worst of their experience was the growing anxiety of watching their homes quickly deteriorate every day it was left exposed to the elements.
  • Lake Cunningham reopens after 3 years in partnership with USACE, City of Omaha, Lake Cunningham Trust

    After nearly three years and $23 million in improvements, Glenn Cunningham Lake reopened to the public Aug. 3.
  • 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.

News from around USACE

USACE schedules virtual FNOD Restoration Advisory Board meeting Dec 1
11/25/2022 UPDATED
Community members can learn more about restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot (FNOD) and hear the latest cleanup progress during a virtual quarterly Restoration Advisory Board...
Huntsville Center heroes teach students to “Recognize, Retreat, Report”
11/23/2022
Representatives from the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville taught munitions safety to students during Columbia Elementary School’s “Community Heroes Day” on Friday, November 18...
SAD Commander tours Mobile District projects
11/22/2022
Three critical projects the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District is currently working are the rebuild of Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, construction projects at Eglin Air Force Base,...
Future leaders participate in Army Tradition
11/22/2022
TAM's Leadership Development Program participants experience traditional military staff ride during a battlefield walk of the 3rd Battle of Winchester, Va...