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New regulatory division chief selected

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District named a new chief of its regulatory division. Karen Kochenbach assumes statewide responsibility for administering the regulatory program pursuant to Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act, Section 103 of the Marine Sanctuaries and Protection Act, and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. [Read More]
Published: Mar-07-13

District Showcases Capabilities for 2013 Engineers Week Activities

More than 300 engineers and friends of the 17 organizations within the Hawaii Council of Engineering Societies, plus invited local VIPs and dignitaries and engineers from Honolulu District, are expected to gather at the Hale Koa's Banyan Tree Showroom Feb. 19 for a luncheon to kick off Engineers Week 2013, which runs Feb. 17 to 23. [Read More]
Published: Feb-15-13

New manager named for Chena River Lakes Flood Control Project

A new manager was selected for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District Chena River Lakes Flood Control Project in North Pole. Tim A. Feavel was promoted to manager after serving 21 years as a natural resource specialist and park ranger at the Chena Project. He now is responsible for operating and maintaining Moose Creek Dam, which protects Fairbanks and surrounding communities from flooding as well as managing natural resources and recreation on the project’s 20,000-acre land base. [Read More]
Published: Jan-31-13

Draft results available for first year of Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Port System study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District and Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities partnered to study locations for an enhanced Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Port System. Draft results of the first year of the study are now available. [Read More]
Published: Jan-31-13

Honolulu District Welcomes 565th Engineer Detachment Home from Afghanistan

The Honolulu District welcomed home the District-based 565th Engineer Detachment, Forward Engineer Support Team-Advance (FEST-A) with a Redeployment Ceremony Jan. 24 at District Headquarters to mark the official end of their successful deployment to support Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. [Read More]
Published: Jan-28-13

Honolulu District Continues Great Support to Army, Pacific Region in FY12

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District completed a successful Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12) during which 506 contract actions were awarded totaling $316,128,089.00. In support of its Small Business Program, the District awarded $152.6 million or 51% of its total FY12 new contract and task order dollars to small businesses, exceeding the yearly U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ small business contract award goal of 43%. [Read More]
Published: Jan-14-13
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