Pacific Ocean Division News

  • March

    Celebrating Women’s History at the Far East District

    USAG HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea -- The Far East District Equal Employment Opportunity Office Manager, Steve Brown, organized this year’s events in keeping with the 2022 theme, “Providing Healing and Promoting Hope.” The U.S. Army pays tribute to the ceaseless work of caregivers and recognizes the thousands of ways that women of all cultures have provided both healing and hope throughout history.
  • Army’s deputy for civil works tours newly funded projects, emphasizes tribal partnerships in Alaska

    Members of the traveling party with Jaime Pinkham, principal deputy assistant secretary of the Army for civil works, witnessed this polar bear encounter near the community of Utqiagvik, formerly known as Barrow, while touring the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District’s Barrow Coastal Erosion Project. During the week of Feb. 21, the dignitary visited several civil works projects in the state that were recently funded by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act or Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act. In total, this congressionally authorized funding will provide nearly $1 billion for civil works construction in Alaska.
  • KYOGAMISAKI COMMUNICATIONS SITE: KNIFE EDGE OF FREEDOM

    After 9 years of construction, the ribbon is finally cut officially opening the U.S. Army’s Kyogamisaki Communication Site for operation.
  • Army engineers promote STEM education, careers during Engineers Week in Alaska

    Armed with toothpicks and marshmallows, members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District conducted outreach events at four Anchorage schools to mark National Engineers Week from Feb. 20 to 26. The annual observance is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in science, technology, engineering and math careers.
  • February

    The Corps Environment – February 2022 issue now available

    The February 2022 edition of The Corps Environment is now available! This edition highlights fostering sustainability as a way of life, in support of Environmental Operating Principle #1and features initiatives from across the Army environmental community that are helping to shape a sustainable environment for current and future generations.
  • Lee Jung: Taking Care of People, an adoption story

    Lee Jung is a Korean American electrical engineer at the Far East District. In all facets of his life, he is a facilitator of sorts. Throughout his life, Jung’s positive energy has passed through his many good deeds, connecting people and creating long-lasting relationships.
  • June

    Former FED HQ compound has new mission

    As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District (FED) remembers the accomplishments of its past, the District also takes a few moments to learn about the new mission of an important part of its history, the former FED headquarters Dongdaemun compound.
  • May

    OKINAWA PATRIOT MISSILE FACILITY A MILESTONE IN CONSTRUCTION, ENGINEERING

    Japan Engineer District presented 1-1 ADA with the world's most advanced Patriot Missile Storage Facility, thus helping extend peace and security in the region.
  • Searching the USACE safety manual, easy as A-B-C

    The Safety and Health Requirement Manual, EM 386-1-1, is now available in an app powered by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and the Far East District (FED) is taking full advantage of it.
  • ENGINEERING FRIENDSHIPS UNDER FUJI

    Maj. Tanaka Hiroaki of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force's elite Central Readiness Regiment has invited a team of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers—JED officers to observe, remark, and take part in a United Nations exercise taking place at Kita Fuji, a JGSDF training facility located on the slopes of one of the world’s most famous mountain.