US Army Corps of Engineers
Transatlantic Division

“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.
Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th to October 15th by celebrating the contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Portugal, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. This year’s celebration theme – “Hispanic Americans: Essential to the Blueprint of our Nation” – invites us all to reflect on Hispanic Americans’ traditions, history, and values, and represents the immense impact Hispanic-Americans have had in building our nation.
Transatlantic Division Commander Col. Christopher Beck presents the Department of the Army Superior Civilian Service Medal to Ronald J. Tomechko for his years of dedicated service to USACE and the American public. The medal was presented during Tomechko’s retirement ceremony on Aug. 29, 2019, at TAD’s headquarters in Winchester, Virginia.
The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Afghanistan District continues to build critical infrastructure for the Afghan nation. As the peace talk’s loom, and the Afghanistan District maintains its course for success, it will continue using economical engineering solutions to build stability in the region, employing local labor, empowering them with the ability to see the fruits of their own labor.
​E. Scott Lowdermilk (center), the Transatlantic Division Chief of Plans and Operations, receives the Army Engineer Association's Silver Order of the de Fleury Medal at his retirement ceremony from both the military and civilian service on Aug. 2, 2019, after a career that spanned 38 years. Presenting the award to Lowdermilk are Maj. Gen. Donald Jackson (left) and Maj. Gen. Robert Carlson (right).
Veterans working for the support of Veterans
11/11/2019
Maximizing the efforts and emphasizing the importance of a team's skillset across the Afghanistan theater, all in support of Veterans and their stability. ...
Deployed Engineer awarded Bronze de Fleury Medal
10/23/2019
In an intimate ceremony on Bagram Airfield Oct. 22, 2019, Army Maj. Mark Lojewski received one of the highest awards a member of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) can receive – the Army...