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  • December

    USACE partners for cleanup of former missile site in Missouri Valley, Iowa

    OMAHA, Neb. - The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Omaha District’s environmental remediation team recently hosted a public meeting at the Rand Community Center in Missouri Valley, Iowa, to provide updates on an environmental investigation project for the former Offutt Air Force Base Atlas “D” Missile Site 3.
  • Bridging the waters: USACE districts partner for flood resilience

    While partnership shines across many of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District projects, some of the strongest are those with neighboring districts. One such project benefitting from a district-to-district partnership is the Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project.
  • Omaha District Admins further skills, set PACE of professional development

    Administrative professionals at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District provide support by carrying out foundational tasks, allowing technical experts the ability to focus solely on completing specialized projects and programs. Referred to as ‘admins’, these professionals are integral to successfully achieving the USACE mission to deliver vital engineering solutions to the nation.
  • November

    Omaha District, partners successfully complete temporary power mission in San Juan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District proudly announced the successful completion of a temporary power mission project in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This Federal Emergency Management Agency led initiative aimed at restoring and improving electrical infrastructure in the region. This marks a significant step forward in the ongoing efforts to enhance the local power grid’s resilience and reliability in the wake of Hurricanes Maria in 2017 and Fiona in 2022. Fiona left thousands of residents without power for weeks and Maria resulted in not only the biggest, but the longest blackout in U.S. history, with hundreds of thousands of residents without power for more than 100 days total.
  • United States Air Force Academy and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partner on renovation of Cadet Field House

    The Omaha District is currently partnering with the U.S. Air Force to renovate the Cadet Field House athletic facility at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This facility has been a cornerstone of athletic and academic life since its construction in the mid-1960s and has not undergone a major renovation since it was built.

News from around USACE

USACE marks completion of the Indiana Harbor Confined Disposal Facility Dike Raise Construction Project
6/17/2024
Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Chicago District, Rep. Frank J. Mrvan (IN-1), and Fernando Trevino, Executive Director of the East Chicago Waterways Management District, marked the...
LRD hosts Executive Office Staff Workshop
6/17/2024
From June 4 to 6, 2024, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Great Lakes and Ohio River Division (LRD) hosted a workshop for Executive Office staff from across the region at Division Headquarters...
Park Ranger Collins wins SAD Second Quarter Educational Award
6/17/2024
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger, Christina Collins, has been honored with the South Atlantic Division Outstanding Education Award for her exceptional efforts in promoting environmental...
Leaders celebrate virtual training facility completion at Nellis
6/14/2024 UPDATED
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nevada – As the American Anthem concluded, two Navy F-35 flew over the crowd, marking the beginning of the Digital Test and Training Range ribbon-cutting ceremony May 16 at...