Pacific Ocean Division News

  • October

    1st Lt. Johannes Olind competes in Ironman triathlon in China

    1st Lt. Johannes Olind, Liaison officer at the Far East District’s Korea Program Relocation Office, competed in an Ironman triathlon in Hefei, China Oct. 16 placing third in the 25-29 age group and 69th overall.
  • June

    VIPs visit Camp Humphreys

    Maj. Gen. Yenter visited the Republic of Korea to view construction progress on the Korea Relocation Program and to participate in the Eighth Army rehearsal of concept (ROC) drill. The ROC drill will prepare units for moving out of Seoul and areas near the Demilitarized Zone and into the central hubs of Camp Humphreys and U.S. Army Garrison Daegu.
  • New Emerging Leader selected

    Ka Young Shim, an architect in Engineering Division’s Design Branch, was recently selected as the Far East District’s “Emerging Leader.” The emerging leader program is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers initiative geared to develop employees’ leadership skills and future development.
  • May

    FED team members earn crucial certifications

    All eligible employees of the Resource Management Office and the Internal Review Office have earned DoD Financial Management certifications, a mandatory requirement which began in July 2014 for eligible employees in the 500 series (Financial Management) as a condition of employment due by 2016.
  • April

    Trio retires at well-attended friendship event

    More than 300 people attended a hosted dinner honoring three retiring officers, Col. Philip A. Keller, Col. Michael D. Nyenhuis and Lt. Col. Mitchell A. DeMarais, on Friday, April 22, 2016. The event commemorated the three officers' over 95 years of combined service, and was presided over by Maj. Gen. James T. Walton, director of USFK Transformation and Restationing.
  • Humphreys Central Elementary students learn engineering principles through STEM

    Humphreys Central Elementary School students learned a bitabout how things work when volunteers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FarEast District visited the school on April 19 as part of Science, Technology,Engineering and Math week.CampHumphreys STEM coordinator Jennifer Moore, a project manager with the FED, saidthis is the third year in a
  • Corps Pacific Ocean Division top enlisted Soldier reflects on visit to Japan

    Command Sgt. Major Yolanda Tate, the top enlisted Soldier in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Pacific Ocean Division stepped foot on Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan for the first time and, said she liked what she saw.
  • Corps Construction projects designed for community improvement undergo final inspections

    Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Japan District’s Iwakuni Resident Office has readied several more new buildings for handover to Marine Corps Air Station directorates.
  • Tour gives employees a glimpse of the future

    Far East District employees took the first of threeorientation tours of Camp Humphreys on April 12. The series of tours offers alook at the new district headquarters building, as well as Camp Humphreys andthe surrounding Pyeongtaek area. “We want to provide the best possible transition for allemployees who will be moving here next year,” said
  • Tank install teaches important lessons

    A recently completed project at Osan Air Base taught several important lessons about fuel tank installation and emphasize the value attention to detail.