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  • October

    Garrison Project hosts industry day for largest dam safety modification project in USACE history

    Contractors from 10 construction and engineering firms attended an industry day Oct. 11 at the Garrison Dam located between Riverdale and Pick City, North Dakota. The industry day was part of early planning efforts for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers multi-year project considered to be the largest dam safety modification project in USACE history.
  • Omaha District Real Estate completes 783 compliance inspections in FY23

    OMAHA, Neb.— On a cool September morning, two realty specialists from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District’s Real Estate Military Branch ventured out from the district headquarters to conduct compliance inspections. For Connor Gann and Jake Moran, a road trip to a stretch of road in Sioux City and a hay field in South Dakota is just another day at work.
  • September

    Project Snowpack, innovating future floodplain weather prediction

    Historic flooding of the Upper Missouri River Basin in 2011 prompted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District to explore additional solutions in improving flood prediction. This led to the implementation of Project Snowpack, a multi-state and federal agency program that will revolutionize floodplain management throughout the region.
  • The intern experience— Omaha District hosts 23 engineering students

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District Engineering Division welcomed engineering students from nine different state universities to its summer Student Intern Program. The goal of the program is to provide engineering students with the opportunity to apply what they’ve learned in the classroom with real-world work experience.
  • More than mandatory – Omaha District trains new employees to encourage a growth mindset

    The staff at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District is growing. With a budget increasing year-over-year, taking on new projects, and a commitment to delivering engineering solutions effectively, hiring initiatives are taking place across the district’s offices and divisions.

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Pittsburgh District partners with Pittsburgh Pirates to promote water safety
5/18/2024
The Pittsburgh District partnered with the Pittsburgh Pirates to host an evening dedicated to water safety...
U.S. Army’s premier engineer award presented posthumously to Medal of Honor recipient
5/17/2024 UPDATED
SAVANNAH. Ga. -- U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Christopher A. Celiz was posthumously presented the Gold Order of the de Fleury Medal, the highest honor in the U.S. Army Engineer Regiment, during a ceremony...