News: Around our Diverse Asia-Pacific Region

  • Honolulu District Supports Quake Catastrophe Response Exercise

    Several Honolulu District employees spent last week training for emergency management deployments by participating in the Combined Response Mission Exercise Evergreen Quake 2012 in Tacoma, Wash.
  • Army Corps, Garrison Break Ground for New Helemano Unaccompanied Enlisted Personnel Housing Facility

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Honolulu District and Honolulu-based contractor Sumo-Nan, LLC officials broke ground June 14 on a new unaccompanied enlisted personnel housing facility (barracks) for 140 personnel at Helemano Military Reservation.
  • Cordova Open House about Corps of Engineers Regulatory Program set for June 27, 2012

    The public is invited to an informational meeting in Cordova on Wednesday June 27, 2012, where representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be available to discuss the Regulatory program and answer questions regarding laws and regulations, work and activities that require a Section 10 and/or 404 permit, types of permits, how to apply for permits, notification procedures, required application information, permit evaluation process, and the value of early coordination and planning.
  • 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.