A Soldier from the U.S. Army’s 249th Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, installs a generator to power water pumps in Saipan as part of the federal response to Typhoon Soudelor. The 249th Engineer Battalion, contractors, and commonwealth and local entities are assessing, installing, and maintaining emergency generators at critical facilities, especially at wells to ensure that residents of Saipan get a much needed supply of drinking water. The 249th , along with a Power Planning Response Team from the Corps’ Honolulu District, is on the ground now, making a huge difference, and includes specialists for contracting, liaisons, mission management, data management, logistics, and quality assurance. One Team – Building Strong®!
USACE Deploys to Support Typhoon Soudelor Relief Efforts
A Soldier from the U.S. Army’s 249th Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, installs a generator to power water pumps in Saipan as part of the federal response to Typhoon Soudelor. The 249th Engineer Battalion, contractors, and commonwealth and local entities are assessing, installing, and maintaining emergency generators at critical facilities, especially at wells to ensure that residents of Saipan get a much needed supply of drinking water. The 249th , along with a Power Planning Response Team from the Corps’ Honolulu District, is on the ground now, making a huge difference, and includes specialists for contracting, liaisons, mission management, data management, logistics, and quality assurance. One Team – Building Strong®!
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn (left), Commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pacific Ocean Division, passes the Engineer Colors to Col. Stephen H. Bales (right), Far East District commander, during a change of command ceremony on U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan July 24.
Col. Bales takes command of the Far East District
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn (left), Commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pacific Ocean Division, passes the Engineer Colors to Col. Stephen H. Bales (right), Far East District commander, during a change of command ceremony on U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan July 24.
The Alaska District conducted a formal change of command ceremony July 16, when Col. Michael Brooks became the new district commander. Brooks now oversees a multimillion dollar program that provides engineering, construction, planning, contracting, real estate, emergency operations, environmental and regulatory services to the military; federal, state and local governments; as well as the public in Alaska.
Corps of Engineers welcomes Brooks as 27th Alaska District commander
The Alaska District conducted a formal change of command ceremony July 16, when Col. Michael Brooks became the new district commander. Brooks now oversees a multimillion dollar program that provides engineering, construction, planning, contracting, real estate, emergency operations, environmental and regulatory services to the military; federal, state and local governments; as well as the public in Alaska.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Pacific Ocean Division's Commanding General, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn, provided opening remarks at the water technical exchange for the Vietnam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in Hanoi. The Corps, in support of the Department of State, presented topics on shared vision planning and lessons learned on the Columbia River Basin.
Vietnam Water Technical Exchange
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Pacific Ocean Division's Commanding General, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn, provided opening remarks at the water technical exchange for the Vietnam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in Hanoi. The Corps, in support of the Department of State, presented topics on shared vision planning and lessons learned on the Columbia River Basin.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn, Commanding General for the USACE Pacific Ocean Division, spoke about how the U.S. Military is adapting to climate change and the need for nations to work together, building joint capabilities to address this global issue, at U.S. Pacific Command's fifth annual Pacific Environmental Security Forum (PESF) in Bangkok, Thailand.
2015 Pacific Environmental Security Forum
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn, Commanding General for the USACE Pacific Ocean Division, spoke about how the U.S. Military is adapting to climate change and the need for nations to work together, building joint capabilities to address this global issue, at U.S. Pacific Command's fifth annual Pacific Environmental Security Forum (PESF) in Bangkok, Thailand.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn, Commanding General of USACE Pacific Ocean Division represented the U.S. Embassy in a turnover ceremony of the Quang Tri Disaster Management Center in Vietnam, which the Corps' Alaska District constructed under the U.S. Pacific Command's Humanitarian Assistance Program. The building will serve as a command center for the Vietnam Search and Rescue to predict, monitor and prepare for disaster events as well as manage response and recovery teams to assist the public.
New Disaster Management Center in Vietnam
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn, Commanding General of USACE Pacific Ocean Division represented the U.S. Embassy in a turnover ceremony of the Quang Tri Disaster Management Center in Vietnam, which the Corps' Alaska District constructed under the U.S. Pacific Command's Humanitarian Assistance Program. The building will serve as a command center for the Vietnam Search and Rescue to predict, monitor and prepare for disaster events as well as manage response and recovery teams to assist the public.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Milhorn, deputy commanding general-support for Joint Task Force 505 during Operation Sahyogi Haat and commanding general of the Pacific Ocean Division, visited the blood center constructed by the Alaska District at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu following the deadly earthquakes in April and May. The facility suffered no damage in the earthquake and remained operable.
Blood bank withstands deadly Nepal earthquakes
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Milhorn, deputy commanding general-support for Joint Task Force 505 during Operation Sahyogi Haat and commanding general of the Pacific Ocean Division, visited the blood center constructed by the Alaska District at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu following the deadly earthquakes in April and May. The facility suffered no damage in the earthquake and remained operable.
Allen Chin, who is a water resources specialist at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Pacific Ocean Division (USACE-POD), and POD's Command Sgt. Major Federico Boyce spoke with Army Officers from Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, Laos, Papua New Guinea, Thailand and New Zealand about USACE-POD's exhibit at the third annual Land Power in the Pacific Symposium and Exposition in Honolulu, Hawaii, May 19-21. The conference is a professional development forum sponsored by the Association of the United States Army Institute of Land Warfare. USACE-POD Commanding General, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Mihorn, participated in a panel discussion via VTC from Okinawa where he is deployed as the Deputy Commanding General-Support for JTF505 for the Nepal Earthquake response. Brig. Gen. Milhorn was a member on the panel discussion titled "Multilateral Opportunities in the Indo-Asia-Pacific." The U.S. Army, Pacific; Marine Corps Forces, Pacific; Special Operation Command, Pacific; alongside joint and regional partners discussed and showcased the critical role of Pacific land forces through discussion panels.
2015 LANPAC Symposium
HONOLULU,Hawaii--Pacific Ocean Division's Commander Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn particiapted via VTC from Okinawa on the panel discussion titled "Multilateral Opportunities in the Indo-Asia-Pacific" at the third annual AUSA Land Power in the Pacific Symposium. Other Division representatives spoke about USACE's capabilities with international Army Officers who visited the Corps' exhibit.
The Commanding General of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pacific Ocean Division, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn, is surrounded by children from a displaced encampment in Nepal. Milhorn served as the Deputy Commanding General-Support for Joint Task Force (JTF) 505 for Operation Sahayogi Haat, which means “Helping Hand” in Nepali.  JTF 505 worked in support of U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance to provide unique military capabilities in response to the Nepal Earthquake relief efforts.
2015 Nepal Earthquake
KATHMANDU, Nepal--The Commanding General of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pacific Ocean Division, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn, is surrounded by children from a displaced encampment in Nepal. Milhorn served as the Deputy Commanding General-Support for Joint Task Force (JTF) 505, which worked in support of USAID to provide unique military capabilities in response to the Nepal Earthquake relief efforts.

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USACE deploys to support Typhoon Soudelor relief efforts

8/12/2015
In support of the Governor, local responders and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) personnel deployed in early August to support recovery efforts in the aftermath of Typhoon Soudelor in the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas (CNMI).

Cadet District Engineer training offers summer USACE experience

8/11/2015
The Honolulu District hosted two U.S. Army Cadets during July as part of the Cadet District Engineer Program (CDEP)

Summer Hire students receive firsthand Corps experience

8/9/2015
For Zama High School students Amanda Davis, Logan Perera and Jake Bayardo, working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Japan District means an opportunity to learn logistics, administrative duties and visit construction sites.

A gift from home for FED Soldiers

8/5/2015
Despite being more than 5000 miles from the continental United States, Soldiers from the Far East District were reminded that they are still on the minds of many back in America.

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 STEWARDS OF THE ENVIRONMENT

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The Honolulu District’s $5.2 million American Battle Monuments Commission Vietnam Pavilions Project at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific was awarded the 2015 National Association of Industrial and Office Properties Kukulu Hale Award. This award recognizes individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the commercial real estate industry in Hawaii.