US Army Corps of Engineers
Transatlantic Division

Army Reserve Col. Scott Lowdermilk, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division Director of Plans and Operations (left) and TAD Commander Col. Chris Beck (right) present a retirement flag to Army Reserve Col. Todd M. Heuser (center), who retired July 13, 2019, after a 30-year military career, during a ceremony held in Winchester, Virginia..
Construction on the new AAFES Exchange on Erbil AB in Iraq began in January 2019 overseen by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Task Force Essayons. The new facility officially opens July 4, 2019. It will serve a significant base population of U.S. and coalition soldiers and civilians. The new facility replaces a mobile expeditionary unit which consists of two semi-trailers providing approximately 650 square-feet of retail space. The new store has more than 2,100 square feet of retail floor space to provide necessary commodities and popular merchandise. It will also have a Western Union financial service area, almost 500 square-feet of warehouse space and stocking area, administrative office space, a dedicated communications closet, and covered exterior entrance and break areas.
Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, the 54th Chief of Engineers and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General, passes the Transatlantic Division flag to incoming commander Col. Christopher G. Beck during a Change of Command ceremony held June 26, 2019 in Winchester, Va. The change of command is a military tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority from one commanding officer to another.
Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, and members of the Government of Iraq celebrate the completion of the Mosul Dam Task Force mission in Iraq by holding up the MDTF Mission Flag on the banks of the Tigris River in front of the dam. Pictured left to right are: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division Command Sergeant Major Randolph Delapena, TAD Commander Col. Mark Quander, Iraq Minister of Water Resources Director General Mahdi Rashid, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Matthew H. Tueller, Iraq Minister of Water Resources Jamal al-Adili, Mosul Dam Task Force Commander Col. Philip Secrist, Mosul Dam Project Manager Riyadh Ali, and Director General of Planning and Follow-up Jamal Mohsin. The dignitaries were visiting the MDTF on June 15, 2019, for a ceremony commemorating the completion the Mosul Dam Project, which started in 2016 as a joint project among the Iraq Ministry of Water Resources, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Italian Company Trevi S.p.A. in an effort to stabilize the infrastructure of the Mosul Dam. The Dam is the largest in Iraq and the fourth largest in the Middle East. It supplies water, hydropower, irrigation and flood control to the region.
His Excellency Mr. Mohamad bin Hasan Al-Obaidly, Assistant Undersecretary for Labor Affairs at the Qatari Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, spoke to a group of more than two thousand U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) contractors at a USACE build site in Doha on Apr. 21, 2019. The event bolstered ongoing Qatar human rights initiatives, while also supporting the U.S. government's Combating Trafficking in Persons prevention measures. Remarks were delivered in both Arabic and Hindi to ensure workers received the information in their native languages, and all attendees received a "Workers' Rights" booklet printed in their language of choice.
USACE remains the "Go-To" solution for engineering challenges nationally
8/21/2019
As the peace talk's loom the Afghanistan USACE District maintains its course for success. ...
Improving the quality of life of Security Forces
8/5/2019
Train, Advise, Assist Command partners with USACE Afghanistan District to provide improved quality of life for Soldiers throughout Afghanistan. ...