News: Around our Diverse Asia-Pacific Region

Archive: 2013
  • Engineering skills exercised at local schools

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District visited three of Grabowski’s fifth and sixth-grade classes between Nov.18 and 22 at Mount Spurr, Ursa Major and Ursa Minor elementary schools on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
  • Army Corps, Nan Inc. hold site blessing for Quad B renovation project

    Honolulu District and contractor Nan Inc. held a traditional Hawaiian site blessing and groundbreaking ceremony Dec. 4 in Quad B at Schofield Barracks to signify the start of construction and renovation for three of the quad’s four buildings – 156, 157 and 158.
  • Corps partners with local brigade to expand training opportunities for Soldiers

    With every nugget of engineering expertise his mentors share with him, Sgt. 1st Class Ron Albert’s confidence grows as he performs his temporary duties with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District.
  • This week in history...Army Engineers fought and lived through the attack on Pearl Harbor

    Seven December 1941 was the opening scene of World War II, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was there. At 7:55 a.m., two waves of Japanese warplanes from a naval task force about 250 miles north of Hawaii appeared over Oahu. Some headed for American warships at Pearl Harbor and the planes on the ground at nearby Hickam Field; others hit Schofield Barracks, Wheeler Field, and Bellows Field.
  • Col. Green conferred with Korean name at ceremony

    The Republic of Korea-U.S. Alliance Friendship Association presented Col. Bryan S. Green, commander and district engineer, of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District, with a Korean name at a ceremony at the Korea Ministry of National Defense club Dec. 3.
  • District volunteers help make kimchi for those in need

    Volunteers from the Far East District joined members of the Seoul Jung-gu Saemaul Women’s Club to make kimchi for the area’s needy and elderly families Nov. 27.