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Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Tickner relinquished his position as commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pacific Ocean Division to Col. Kirk E. Gibbs, during a social distance adherence change of command and responsibility ceremony, July 8.
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.
The F-35 Lightning II is a 5th Generation fighter, combining advanced stealth with fighter speed and agility, fully fused sensor information, network-enabled operations and advanced sustainment. Three variants of the F-35 will replace the A-10 and F-16 for the U.S. Air Force, the F/A-18 for the U.S. Navy, the F/A-18 and AV-8B Harrier for the U.S. Marine Corps, and a variety of fighters for at least ten other countries.
The Westport, a red and white hopper dredge operated by Manson Construction, dredges near the Port of Alaska on April 3, 2019. From May 1 to Nov. 1 each year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers removes built-up sediment from the seafloor near the Port of Alaska to maintain shipping channels and dock access. An estimated 50 percent of all goods entering Alaska come through this port.
Matt Johnson, program manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Alaska District, briefs Brig. Gen. Thomas Tickner, commanding general of the Corps' Pacific Ocean Division, on the construction plan for the alternate care facility at the Alaska Airlines Center on April 21 in Anchorage. After receiving a mission assignment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the district assisted the state by converting a portion of the arena into an alternate care site capable of treating up to 51 patients. The project was completed and turned over to state medical officials on April 17. Tickner praised the collaborative efforts of federal, state and local authorities to lower the risk and keep Alaskans safe during the coronavirus health crisis.
U, Kon-Kim, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Far East District engineer was instrumental in the completion of the hardened aircraft shelters project.
This edition highlights partnership and collaboration, in support of Environmental Operating Principle #6. Content includes commentary from Ms. Stacey Brown, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Planning and Policy Division Chief, and highlights a variety of projects and initiatives across the enterprise.

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Lt. Gen. Semonite Proclaims August 2020 Antiterrorism Month in the US Army Corps of Engineers
8/4/2020
A call to awareness has been released to the Soldiers, Civilians, and families of the US Army Corps of Engineers with the release of Lt. Gen. Semonite’s Proclamation for Antiterrorism Awareness Month...
Pacific Ocean Division holds Change of Command & Responsibility Ceremony
7/9/2020 UPDATED
Brig. Gen. Thoma J. Tickner relinquished his position as commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Pacific Ocean Division (POD) to Col. Kirk E. Gibbs, during a social distance adherence...
FED provides technical support during construction of Republic of Korea FA-35 facilities
7/8/2020
CHEONGJU AIR BASE, South Korea—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Far East District (FED), provided unique support to the Republic of Korea (ROK) Joint Strike Fighter (F-35) bed down effort...
Corps continues legacy of dredging at Port of Alaska
7/6/2020
All summer long, a crimson and white boat moves back and forth through the waters near the Port of Alaska collecting silt, sand and gravel off the seafloor to allow vessels to navigate the harbor in...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Far East District, completes construction of 3rd generation hardened aircraft shelters at Kunsan Air Base
5/27/2020
With the joint effort of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) of the Far East District (FED) and the Republic of Korea, 20 newly constructed third generation hardened aircraft shelters (HAS) will...

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A call to awareness has been released to the Soldiers, Civilians, and families of the US Army Corps of Engineers with the release of Lt. Gen. Semonite’s Proclamation for Antiterrorism Awareness Month
Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Tickner relinquished his position as commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pacific Ocean Division to Col. Kirk E. Gibbs, during a social distance adherence change of command and responsibility ceremony, July 8.
Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Tickner relinquished his position as commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Pacific Ocean Division (POD) to Col. Kirk E. Gibbs, during a social distance adherence change of command and responsibility ceremony, July 8.

The Army division conducted the change of responsibility from Command Sgt. Maj. Patrickson Toussaint to Command Sgt. Maj. Douglas W. Galick.
Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, chief of engineers and commanding general of USACE, virtually hosted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pacific Ocean Division Change of Command and Responsibility Ceremony from Washington D.C., due to COVID-19 social distancing protocols.
Incoming Pacific Ocean Division Command Sgt. Maj. Douglas W. Galick prepares to place the division colors during a Change of Command and Responsibility Ceremony on Fort Shafter, Hawaii, July 8.
Former Pacific Ocean Division Command Sgt. Maj. Patrickson Toussaint prepares to place the division colors during a Change of Command and Responsibility Ceremony on Fort Shafter, Hawaii, July 8.
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.
FED provides technical support during construction of Republic of Korea FA-35 facilities
FED provides technical support during construction of Republic of Korea FA-35 facilities
The Westport works offshore near the Port of Alaska on April 15, 2019.

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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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