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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, November 11.
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. Damon Delarosa assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District on Aug. 14 during a ceremony at the headquarters building. He becomes the 29th commander of the organization.
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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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...
USACE News Available for Subscription via Browsers, email, Alexa Smart Speaker
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...
The Corps Environment - August 2020 issue now available
8/18/2020
The August 2020 edition of The Corps Environment is now available!This edition highlights supporting economic and environmentally sustainable solutions, in support of Environmental Operating Principle...

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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.
The Business of the FED:  Turning an Idea Into a Building
The Business of the FED:  Turning an Idea Into a Building
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TAMUNING, GUAM (Sept. 19, 2020) - USACE led a virtual site walkthrough with contractor Hensel Phelps to discuss requirements for providing additional power capability for  rooms in Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) to meet the emergent need for increased patient capacity and care capability in Guam.
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.

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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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