News: Around our Diverse Asia-Pacific Region

Archive: 2015
  • Tough conditions no match for test well remediation

    Numb fingertips and toes; frozen beards and eyelashes; and an ice road sound like something out of a major film. However, there were no video cameras rolling as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District conducted an environmental cleanup project in the tundra-covered foothills of the Brooks Range.
  • Corps employee saves canine from watery demise

    Her strength dwindled with every second while holding her body out of the freezing water. The spring walk alongside a local river seemed to be her last.
  • Corps constructs new mechanized materials handling system at Yokota Air Base

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Japan District recently completed construction of a new Mechanized Materials Handling System (MMHS) as part of the Western Pacific Transportation Facility on Yokota Air Base, Japan. The MMHS, which supports the 730th Air Mobility Squadron, is one of only three fully-automated systems Department of Defense-wide (DOD), used to receive, house, sort, package, and ship cargo throughout the world.
  • Honolulu District celebrates 110th anniversary of founding

    Led by Honolulu District Commander, Lt. Col. Christopher W. Crary, and his wife Maria, more than 20 District teammates and their friends and partners hiked to Makapu’u Lighthouse at sunrise on April 13 to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the District’s founding.
  • Corps of Engineers partners with Punahou JROTC to clean up Waikiki Beach as part of Earth Month 2015

    More than 40 volunteers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with local JROTC students and others to clean up Waikiki Beach April 11 as part of Earth Month 2015.
  • Far East District hosts 53rd Chief of Engineers

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Chief of Engineers, paid a visit to the Far East District April 8 as part of a weeklong stop in the Republic of Korea.