US Army Corps of Engineers
Transatlantic Division

Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, the 54th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (center) “coins” Transatlantic Division Logistics Specialist Tim O'Dell for O'Dell's work supporting the men and women at deployed locations throughout the Middle East. Also picture (l to r) are TAD Commander Col. Chris Beck, TAD Command Sergeant Major Randolph Delapena, and USACE Command Sergeant Major Bradley Houston.
Alvin “Al” Lee, the Transatlantic Division’s Director of Programs and Business, shares a light-hearted discussion with members of the Transatlantic Afghanistan District at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, in October 2019. Lee, who is a member of the Federal Government’s Senior Executive Service, is one of only 30 individuals named this year as a Presidential Rank Award “Distinguished Executives” – one of only four Department of the Army members receiving the recognition. The Presidential Rank Award is the top award a civilian Federal employee can receive. It is given to recognize exemplary Federal leaders who have overseen successful Federal initiatives with a sweeping impact.
The Transatlantic Division (TAD) understands the important role small businesses play in our nation's economy. Although the Federal Government's Small Business Programs apply only for contracts within the United States, TAD encourages prime contractors to use qualifying U.S. and local national small businesses to the maximum extent practicable for our overseas projects. Visit the "Business With Us" section of our webpage for information on how your Small Business may be able to work with us overseas.
Pete Brown was selected as the USACE 2019 Financial Manager of the Year, and was presented his award Oct. 5, 2019, at the Transatlantic Division headquarters in Winchester, Va.
“Team Delta” students from Armel Elementary School in Frederick County, Virginia, react with surprise as their popsicle stick bridge sets a new loadbearing record for the Winchester, Virginia, STARBASE Program as Col. Stephen Bales, a civil engineer and Deputy Commander for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division, loads on more weights. Bales gave an engineering presentation to the students and explained the use of triangles in design. The kids took his training to heart when building their bridge, which was able to support 62 pounds before it collapsed.
Two graduate from TAD’s Leadership Development Program Tier 3
1/21/2020 UPDATED
WINCHESTER, Va. — Pete DeMattei and Daryl Puffinburger are the two latest graduates of the Transatlantic Division’s Leadership Development Program (LDP) Tier 3....
TAD commander issues MLK Day message
1/16/2020 UPDATED
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” Each year in January Americans answer his question by coming together on...
Semonite ‘coins’ TAD logistics specialist during visit
1/10/2020 UPDATED
WINCHESTER, Va. — Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, the 54th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer, “coined” TAD Logistics Specialist Tim O'Dell for his outstanding...
Semonite, Houston visit TAD headquarters
1/9/2020 UPDATED
WINCHESTER, Va. — Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, the 54th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and USACE Command Sergeant Major Bradley Houston, drove 70 miles...