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.
The second to last water tower at U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys is finished. It stands 50 meters high and holds 250,000 gallons of water. As soon as it is put in operation this summer it will provide a safe, steady supply of water for drinking and also fire protection for the Army community for many decades to come. The Far East District Parcel Two Resident Office provided oversight on the construction of the new tower.
Far East District: New Water Tower is Installed at USAG-Humphreys
A new water tower standing 50 meters high was recently completed and installed at U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys. The tank holds 250,000 gallons of water, which will provide water for drinking and fire protection for the Army community when the tower in put into operation this summer.
Construction is under way on the new Yokota High School, a $40.5 million project in support of Airmen, civilians and families at Yokota Air base, Japan. Officials from ‪#‎USACE‬ Japan District, the Department of Defense Education Activity, the installation, and the Contractor celebrated the beginning of construction during a traditional Japanese groundbreaking ceremony May 19.
Japan District: Yokota High School Groundbreaking
Construction is under way on the new Yokota High School, a $40.5 million project in support of Airmen, civilians and families at Yokota Air base, Japan. Officials from ‪#‎USACE‬ Japan District, the Department of Defense Education Activity, the installation, and the Contractor celebrated the beginning of construction during a traditional Japanese groundbreaking ceremony May 19.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District received the Secretary of the Army award in Environmental Restoration for developing innovative and cost-efficient solutions to the difficulties encountered at Northeast Cape Formerly Used Defense Sites. Cleanup involved excavation, transportaton and disposal of more than 44,000 tons of contaminated soil.
Alaska District: Restoring the Environment
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District received the Secretary of the Army award in Environmental Restoration for developing innovative and cost-efficient solutions to the difficulties encountered at Northeast Cape Formerly Used Defense Sites. Cleanup involved excavation, transportaton and disposal of more than 44,000 tons of contaminated soil.

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Corps of Engineers welcomes Brooks as 27th Alaska District commander

7/17/2015
After three years as the commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District, Col. Christopher Lestochi relinquished his duties to Col. Michael Brooks during a July 16 change of command ceremony.

New Kunsan resident engineer relishes his new role

7/14/2015
The new resident engineer at the Kunsan resident office brings a wealth of experience and a team oriented attitude to his new role. Chris Martin officially became the resident engineer at Kunsan on June 14.

All-Army triathlete's skills founded in preparation

7/13/2015
Underneath his quiet and cool demeanor, 1st Lt. Marcus Farris is ready to be unleashed on race days. A disciplined athlete, he has trained for many hours to represent and compete as a member of the All-Army Triathlon team.

Corps park rangers share passion for outdoors, flood mitigation

6/26/2015
Much like the Chena River snaking through the heart of downtown Fairbanks, a passion for the outdoors flows through the veins of the park rangers at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District’s Chena River Lakes Flood Control Project. The two are contributing members of a team overseeing 20,000 acres of multipurpose public land.

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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.