US Army Corps of Engineers
Transatlantic Division

News Stories

  • January

    Commander recognizes Contracting Division members

    Memphis District Commander Col. Zachary Miller (center) recently presented Anthony Lee (left) and TiJuana Harris (right) with Commander’s Coins for excellence. Col. Miller credited Harris with bringing a 30-day Contracting 090 class to Memphis that enabled many to meet a mandatory training requirement. He thanked Lee for being a significant supporter by making all the necessary facility arrangements for the class. In addition, Col. Miller praised Harris for being instrumental in the Contracting Division receiving a green rating in several critical categories, including contract closeouts and Government Purchase Card delinquencies. The colonel also credited Lee, as Contracting Division collateral safety officer, with turning around the division’s safety program, bringing it into compliance and garnering great feedback from USACE assessors.
  • LA District employees receive recognition for service during Fourth Quarter Award ceremony

    Twelve U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District employees received recognition for outstanding service, including a team of engineers that helped develop modeling to predict post-fire debris flows in the hopes of saving lives.
  • Corps updates progress on Lollie Levee

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil engineers Elmo Webb and Jonathan Palmer spoke to a Local Emergency Planning Committee in Conway Arkansas, recently about what caused the near breach of the Faulkner County Levee, known locally as the Lollie Levee.
  • Corps lakes offer Christmas trees a second chance

    Evergreen trees aren’t typically considered aquatic vegetation, but if they’re used as Christmas trees in the Savannah River Basin, chances are they’ll continue “bearing fruit” under water. Rather than have old Christmas trees go to the landfill, rangers with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoirs at Hartwell and J. Strom Thurmond lakes collect the trees in December and January each year to make fish habitats in the reservoirs.
  • Louisville District honors life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    The Louisville District honored the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., during an event