News: Around our Diverse Asia-Pacific Region

Archive: 2013
  • U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa moves to Camp Foster

    With an eventful Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on 30 Apr 2013, the US Naval Hospital Okinawa (USNH-O) celebrated its Grand Opening at its new location, Camp Foster.
  • West receives Chief of Engineers 2011 Military Contingency Responder of the Year award

    Far East District engineer Jacob West was recently awarded the Chief of Engineers 2011 Military Contingency Responder of the Year award for his service in Afghanistan.
  • Talkeetna Open House Corps Regulatory Program set for Sept. 11

    The public is invited to an informational meeting in Talkeetna Sept. 11 where representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Division will be available to discuss their program and answer questions.
  • Corps takes on recovery role after Yukon River flood disaster

    While the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is assisting with the short-term needs of communities affected by spring flooding along the Yukon River, it is also taking steps to mitigate future risk.
  • Mooring points: Small projects yield big rewards in rural Alaska

    Pipes and chains sticking out of the ground are hardly a flashy engineering feat, but the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District is frugally designing and quickly delivering mooring points to some of Alaska’s most rural communities located on the Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers. Since its inception, the project offers strong potential for major transportation, environmental and economic benefits.
  • Debris Management Planning Underway in Bangladesh

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), with its debris mission experience under Emergency Support Function #3 of the U.S. National Response Framework, is sharing its experience and lessons-learned to assist Bangladesh with the development of a draft plan to manage post-disaster debris recovery.