News: Around our Diverse Asia-Pacific Region

Archive: 2013
  • Far East District and DoD schools sign STEM partnership agreement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of Defense Schools Korea District signed an education partnership agreement at Seoul American High School. The partnership will center on support for the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics initiative, better known as STEM.
  • New regulatory division chief selected

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District named a new chief of its regulatory division. Karen Kochenbach assumes statewide responsibility for administering the regulatory program pursuant to Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act, Section 103 of the Marine Sanctuaries and Protection Act, and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act.
  • District Professional Development Immersion Offers Engineer Officers Hands-On USACE Experience

    The world of U.S. Army Engineers is one of numerous capabilities across many different specialty career fields....On rare occasions, junior engineer officers may also be assigned to work with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), a command with approximately 37,000 dedicated Civilians and Soldiers delivering engineering services to customers in more than 90 countries worldwide.
  • District Showcases Capabilities for 2013 Engineers Week Activities

    More than 300 engineers and friends of the 17 organizations within the Hawaii Council of Engineering Societies, plus invited local VIPs and dignitaries and engineers from Honolulu District, are expected to gather at the Hale Koa's Banyan Tree Showroom Feb. 19 for a luncheon to kick off Engineers Week 2013, which runs Feb. 17 to 23.
  • Draft results available for first year of Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Port System study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District and Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities partnered to study locations for an enhanced Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Port System. Draft results of the first year of the study are now available.
  • New manager named for Chena River Lakes Flood Control Project

    A new manager was selected for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District Chena River Lakes Flood Control Project in North Pole. Tim A. Feavel was promoted to manager after serving 21 years as a natural resource specialist and park ranger at the Chena Project. He now is responsible for operating and maintaining Moose Creek Dam, which protects Fairbanks and surrounding communities from flooding as well as managing natural resources and recreation on the project’s 20,000-acre land base.