News: Around our Diverse Asia-Pacific Region

Archive: 2014
  • Army Corps, Sumo-Nan, Inc. re-open renovated UEPH for Tripler Troop Command Soldiers

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, Tripler Army Medical Center and contractor Sumo-Nan, Inc. officials opened a renovated Unaccompanied Enlisted Personnel Housing (UEPH/Building 104) May 30 during a blessing and maile lei untying ceremony. The upgraded UEPH will house Companies A, B and D of the Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) Troop Command.
  • Students test engineering skills in earthquake challenge

    Shake, rattle and roll. No, it’s not the Elvis Presley song, it’s the way Far East District engineers graded students during an earthquake tower challenge at Seoul American Middle School.
  • Tour opens students' eyes to life as an engineer

    Seventh- and eighth-grade students from Camp Casey elementary school on U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud toured the Far East District compound Friday, May 16, to see what a day in the life of an engineer is all about. District engineers gave students an overview in geotechnical, environmental and sustainability in engineering, as well as a tour of the materials testing laboratory and surveying technology.
  • Camp Carroll facility uses unique construction method

    A new, safer, quicker and cleaner way to mold concrete walls and floors is being used on Far East District construction projects.
  • Corps promotes wetlands awareness to elementary students

    Hands were thrown upward toward the classroom ceiling when sixth-grade students answered whether they have visited Potter Marsh, Connors Bog or took a trip on the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. These public recreational sites are either adjacent to waters of the United States or are local wetlands within the jurisdiction of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District’s regulatory program.
  • Knack for negotiating leads Soldier to military contracting

    In the early 1990s, a suspended driver’s license and roofing job were not going to support Master Sgt. Darnyell Parker’s future that was about to deliver a baby boy. Catching rides between home and work, and even walking at times, would lead the young Parker to a revelation that would set him on a path to excellence.