News: Around our Diverse Asia-Pacific Region

  • The Honolulu District Supports Makani Pahili 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District wrapped up its annual participation in the state of Hawaii and Joint Task Force-Homeland Defense Makani Pahili Hurricane Preparedness Exercise recently.
  • Colonel Christopher D. Lestochi assumes command of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District

    Colonel Christopher D. Lestochi will assume command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, in a change of command ceremony on July 2. Colonel Reinhard W. Koenig, the outgoing Alaska District Commander who served since 2009, will relinquish command in a ceremony at District headquarters on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson at 10 a.m. Koenig’s next assignment is executive officer to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works in Washington, D.C.
  • Pat Coullahan receives SAME’s Wheeler Medal

    Patrick M. Coullahan, P.E., PMP, CFM, F.SAME, Chief of Construction and Operations Division with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, received the Wheeler Medal from the Society of American Military Engineers at a national awards ceremony May 23 in St. Louis, MO. The national award is named in honor of Lt. Gen. Raymond A. Wheeler, a former Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, for outstanding contributions to military engineering by a civilian or uniformed member of the Army.
  • Army Corps Completes FUDS Cleanup at Edoni Site

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District, announced today that the Edoni Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) cleanup on the island of Saipan in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) has been successfully completed.
  • Col. Degidio receives Korean name

    Col. Donald E. Degidio, Jr., Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Far East District, was conferred with a Korean name May 10 during a ceremony at the Korea Ministry of National Defense.
  • Corps of Engineers Joins ABMC, VA and DLNR to Break Ground for the Vietnam Pavilions Project at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl

    Leaders from the Corps of Engineers joined officials from the American Battle Monuments Commission, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources and others to break ground for the new Vietnam Pavilions Project at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl on May 9.