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A community member peers into an abandoned military structure on Annette Island. Starting in 1940, the military and other federal agencies used the island for various purposes, leaving structures and debris behind as the land changed hands. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District administers the contract under which the Metlakatla Indian Community performs cleanup efforts for the Native American Lands Environmental Mitigation Program.
U.S. military leaders and Tokyu Construction Company representatives cut a ribbon for a grand opening of a hangar operated by Marine Wing Liaison Kadena (MWLK) on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 24, 2020. MWLK provides comprehensive operational and logistical support to local and deployed U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy squadrons operating at Kadena Air Base. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Christopher A. Madero)
A worker installs a blackout shade in a barrack on Fort Wainwright in March 2020. To install the blinds during COVID-19, crews wore masks and gloves with cleaning crews coming before and after their work to ensure that the Soldiers would not be exposed to the virus. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District worked with Fort Wainwright and Fort Greely to ensure safety measures were well enforced to continue this project through COVID-19 and provide the blinds by May 2020. (Photo by Grant Sattler, U.S. Army Garrison Alaska Fort Wainwright Public Affairs Office)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Honolulu District completed an Engineering Documentation Report Aug. 6 that provides the new recommended plan for the Ala Wai Flood Control Project. The new plan incorporates significantly less impacts on the natural streams and residential properties within the watershed, and focuses on evacuating the water without detaining it in the upper reaches of the watershed valleys.
This edition highlights supporting economic and environmentally sustainable solutions, in support of Environmental Operating Principle #3. This edition highlights efforts from across the enterprise that are providing environmental and economic benefits across the nation
Col. Kirk E. Gibbs took command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pacific Ocean Division during a ceremony presided over by Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, 54th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Corps moves into 22nd year of cleanup on tribal land in Southeast Alaska
12/1/2020
Nestled 20 miles south of Ketchikan, Alaska, the Metlakatla Indian Community resides on Annette Island.  The tribe opted out of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act when Congress passed the...
Michael Banks: From Cavalry Scout to Engineer and Project Manager
10/28/2020
Project managers (PMs) are vital to the work of the US Army Corps of Engineers. They are project catalysts who combine both customer and stakeholder expectations to ensure a project is completed on...
Corps project helps improve Soldiers’ sleep
10/16/2020
Almost every night, people close their curtains to go to sleep; but for Soldiers stationed in the Fairbanks area, regular curtains will not suffice. Getting quality sleep in the middle of summer, when...
The Business of the FED: Turning an Idea Into a Building
10/5/2020
The US Army Corps Engineers (USACE) Far East District (FED) operates on the Korean peninsula, an area about the size of Indiana. With 339 current projects and project amounts totaling 6.9 billion...
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9/30/2020
Subscribe now to have the latest USACE news delivered directly to your inbox, your web browser or smart speaker. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has more news and information available than ever...

Around the Division

An individual peers into an abandoned military structure on Annette Island. Starting in 1940, the military and other federal agencies used the island for various purposes, leaving structures and debris behind as the land changed hands.
Removed pipeline sits in a pile waiting to be removed from Annette Island as part of cleanup effort accomplished by the Metlakatla Indian Community under the Native American Lands Environmental Mitigation Program.
A worker steps onto part of the six-mile pipeline no longer in use on Annette Island. The Metlakatla Indian Community is removing 1,200 feet of the pipeline this year under the Native American Lands Environmental Mitigation Program with assistance from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District.
An abandoned Quonset hut sits in a grove of trees on Annette Island. Metal roofs and wood floors were stripped from similar facilities to repurpose, but the structures were abandoned.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers — Japan District commander, Col. Thomas J. Verell Jr., cuts the ribbon alongside U.S. military leaders and Tokyu Construction Company representatives during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 24, 2020.
A boat pulls a tuber on a U.S Army Corps of Engineers lake.
Michael Banks: From Cavalry Scout to Engineer and Project Manager
Pictured is an installed blackout shade in a barrack on Fort Wainwright.
A worker installs a blackout shade in a barrack on Fort Wainwright in March 2020.
The work is underway on the new Family Housing Towers.

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ON THE LEADING EDGE

The National Academy of Construction (NAC) has elected Gene Ban, director of programs, USACE, Pacific Ocean Division, as a member of its 2017 class. He was inducted October 26 at the NAC Annual Meeting, which was held at the Fairmont Georgetown. Ban was cited by the Academy as a strategist and top civilian in the Army Senior Executive Service who has provided leadership to multi-agency military construction programs involving international host nations, territories, and governments. Eugene Ban (center) pictured with National Academy of Construction president Hugh Rice (left) and vice-president Tom Sorley (right).  (Photo Credit: Courtesy)

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