Pacific Ocean Division News

  • March

    Corps’ Iwakuni Japan Resident Office prepping for busy March

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Japan District’s Iwakuni Resident Office is hustling to prepare 10 projects to be turned over to the U.S. government this month. A challenge that will take intricate planning for an office that normally hands over about two jobs a month.
  • Alaska District Spotlight: military contingency contracting team

    Four Soldiers assigned to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District are helping improve people’s lives by administering contracts for design and construction projects in distant lands.
  • February

    New Era of US, ROK Navy Alliance Begins in Busan

    Commander,U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Feb. 19,officially opening its  headquarters inBusan and ushering in a new era of U.S. and Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN)  alliance.  Theceremony, attended by dignitaries and senior U.S. and ROK military leaders,marked the completion of CNFK’s relocation to Busan making it
  • Ribbon-cutting opens railhead at Camp Humphreys

    The railhead at Camp Humphreys was officially opened in a ribbon-cutting ceremony, and a tracked engineer recovery vehicle was the first vehicle to roll off the train and onto the railhead on Feb. 17, 2016.
  • January

    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.
  • Unique federal program cleans 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.
  • December

    1st government-to-government partnership helps build critical infrastructure in Bangladesh

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District is helping to ‘pave the way’ in Bangladesh by assisting with the construction of roads, market places and irrigation projects.
  • October

    2014 Emergency Manager of the Year

    Kim Adkins, Readiness and Contingency Operations, operations chief for the Northwestern Division was recently recognized as 2014 Emergency Manager of the Year by the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters. Adkins recently returned to the Northwestern Division after spending the last four years working as the POD Civil Emergency Program Manager for the Readiness and Contingency Operations Division. Since returning to NWD, she has deployed to Washington State in support of the wildfires that struck the eastern part of the state in August.