News: Around our Diverse Asia-Pacific Region

  • Congressional appropriations provide nearly $1 billion for civil works projects in Alaska

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District received authorization and funding for an array of critical construction projects and activities that will contribute to the development of the state’s water resources and help boost the economy.
  • USACE POD Receives Pebble Mine Appeal Administrative Record

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Pacific Ocean Division (POD) and the Appellant have received the administrative record from the USACE Alaska District as of May 26, 2021. The administrative record contains documents pertaining to the Pebble Mine permit decision, which will be considered by the Division Engineer when making a determination on the merits of the appeal.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2021 Civil Works Appropriations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program on January 19, 2021.
  • VERELL ATTENDS MARINE WING LIAISON KADENA RIBBON CUTTING

    Colonel Thomas J. Verell Jr., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Japan District commander, joined Brig. Gen. William J. Bowers, Commanding General of Marine Corps Installations Pacific, Brig. Gen. Christopher A. McPhillips, Commanding General of 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Brig. Gen. Joel L. Carey, Commander of the 18th Wing, and Lt. Gen. H. Stacy Clardy, the commanding general for III Marine Expeditionary Force, during a ribbon cutting ceremony Nov. 24 introducing the newly-minted facilities and hangers that are now part of the Marine Wing Liaison Kadena. Also attending the ceremony were construction partners from Prime Projects International, and Tokyu Construction.
  • Army Corps of Engineers extends America the Beautiful Military Recreation Pass benefits to veterans and Gold Star families

    Beginning Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2020, all U.S. military veterans and Gold Star family members will be eligible to enter USACE-managed recreation areas free of charge where a day use recreation fee applies. This benefit does not apply to camping and camping-related services, or fees for specialized facilities (group picnic shelters) and events. Some facilities and activities on federal recreation lands are managed by private concessionaires whose services would not be covered by this benefit.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day

    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.