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Archive: 2014

This week in history: Army Engineers fought and lived through the attack on Pearl Harbor

Seven December 1941 was the opening scene of World War II, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was there. At 7:55 a.m., two waves of Japanese warplanes from a naval task force about 250 miles north of Hawaii appeared over Oahu. [Read More]
Published: Feb-16-14

Corps promotes love for hard sciences on Valentine's Day

In recognition of National Engineers Week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District is bringing its youth to work Feb. 14 for a day of activities aimed at instilling a passion for science, technology, engineering and math. [Read More]
Published: Feb-14-14

Honolulu District Showcases Capabilities for 2014 Engineers Week Activities

More than 300 engineers and friends of the 17 organizations within the Hawaii Council of Engineering Societies plus invited local VIPs and dignitaries and engineers from the Honolulu District are expected to gather at the Hale Koa's Banyan Tree Showroom Feb. 18 for a luncheon to kick off Engineers Week 2014, which runs Feb. 16 to 22. [Read More]
Published: Feb-14-14

Three of a kind

The chances of being an identical triplet are more than a million to one. The odds those triplets would join the Army and become engineer officers are even more astronomical. [Read More]
Published: Feb-04-14

Honolulu District, American Samoa schools partner to advance STEM education

The Honolulu District and the government of American Samoa signed a Memorandum of Agreement today to formalize a partnership for the Corps to sponsor STEM activities in American Samoa schools. The goal is to advance science, technology, engineering and math education in local schools. [Read More]
Published: Jan-24-14

Lifelong Alaskan gives Corps familiar face

Richard David, a civil engineer in the Construction Division, earned his civil engineering degree from the University of Alaska Fairbanks when he was 50 years old. He joined the district after a stint as a Department of the Army intern during 2008 and 2009. [Read More]
Published: Jan-21-14
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