News: Around our Diverse Asia-Pacific Region

  • Lt. Col. Asbery Becomes 68th Honolulu District Commander

    Lt. Col. Thomas D. Asbery became the 68th commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District in a military ceremony held Wednesday on Fort Shafter, Hawaii's Palm Circle parade field.
  • Far East District welcomes the 53rd Chief of Engineers

    The Far East District welcomed Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Chief of Engineers, on his first visit to Korea July 16-17.
  • Petersburg Open House about Corps Regulatory Program set for July 19, 2012

    The public is invited to an informal meeting in Petersburg on Thursday, July 19, 2012, about the process for permitting projects in wetlands and other waters of the United States. Representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Regulatory Division will be available to discuss the permitting program and answer questions about work and activities that require a permit, types of permits, and how to apply for permits. Discussion can also include required application information, wetland delineations, laws and regulations, and the value of early coordination and planning.
  • District Awards $54.7M Contract for Wheeler Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District awarded a $54,772,000 contract June 29 to David Boland, Inc., Titusville, Fla., for a fiscal year 2012 project to build the MCA PN69489 Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) Infrastructure, Phase 1, Wheeler Army Airfield on Oahu, HI.
  • Colonel Christopher D. Lestochi assumes command of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District

    Col. Christopher D. Lestochi assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, today in a change of command ceremony on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. Col. Reinhard W. Koenig, the outgoing Alaska District Commander, relinquished command in a ceremony at District headquarters. Brig. Gen. Richard L. Stevens, commander of the Pacific Ocean Division, the Alaska District’s next higher headquarters located in Honolulu, served as the ceremony’s presiding officer.
  • DLNR, Army Corps of Engineers Break Ground for Kawainui Marsh Environmental Restoration Project

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today broke ground for the construction of the Kawainui Marsh Environmental Restoration Project in Kailua, O‘ahu.