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  • Proven technology remains viable disaster communication tool

    Whether an earthquake strikes, a tsunami reaches shore, a wildfire scorches the forest or a man-made emergency has occurred a near century-old form of electronic communication continues to prove its worth relaying critical information during catastrophes alongside today’s state-of-the-art tools.
  • USACE-POD greets new commander: Milhorn to lead division's mission

    Maj. Gen. Richard L. Stevens relinquished his position as commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Pacific Ocean Division (POD) to Col. Jeffrey L. Milhorn, during a change of command ceremony, July 18, at historic Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.
  • Lt. Col. Christopher W. Crary becomes 69th Honolulu District commander

    Lt. Col. Christopher W. Crary became the 69th commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District in a military ceremony held Thursday on Fort Shafter, Hawaii's Palm Circle parade field.
  • Tarikas presented de Fleury award

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District civil engineer technician Ilmar Tarikas was presented the Steel Order of the de Fleury award for more than 39 years of service to the Engineer Regiment.
  • District marks history as it breaks ground on new headquarters building

    Construction on the future United States Army Corps of Engineers Far East District headquarters building began as ground was ceremonially broken June 20 on land adjacent to U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys.
  • Maldives teams with USPACOM to support environmental security action

    The Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) is moving proactively to combat these problems. Reaching out to civilian ministries and South Asia nations, they partnered with the U.S. Pacific Command to conduct the South Asia Regional Environmental Security Forum (RESF) from 2-5 June 2014.