News: Around our Diverse Asia-Pacific Region

Archive: 2016
  • New recycling center ready for occupants

    The new recycling center aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan is one step closer to opening now that the keys are in the hands of installation managers.
  • USACE, civil affairs brigade partner for readiness exercise

    A new partnership was forged when staff members from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) participated in an initial exercise planning workshop with the 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (Airborne) Jan. 20-21 at Fort Bragg—home of the U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Forces.
  • POD’s Gary Kitkowski named to Federal Senior Executive Service

    Gary Kitkowski has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service by the Secretary of the Army and selected for the position of director of Regional Business for the Pacific Ocean Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Chapel completion cheers chaplain and community

    One critical aspect of any military installation is a space that allows for service members to exercise their freedom of religion. For a military city, greater numbers and diversity demand more than just a single space. The first of four new chapels was recently completed, and is slated to be put into use by mid-2016.
  • Unique federal program cleans tribal lands, creates tribal lands, creates jobs in Alaska

    For nearly 40 years, Wildwood Air Force Station’s buildings 100 and 101 stood as abandoned relics of the Department of Defense. Now, the demolition of the facilities and other restorative projects on the same land are providing a local federally recognized native tribe with new opportunities.
  • USACE, Government of Bangladesh develop post-disaster plan

    ...the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), in support of the U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM) worked with officials from the Bangladesh Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief and the Department of Disaster Management to develop a debris management plan for Dhaka City.