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Archive: 2012
  • December

    USMA W.P. Cadets SIP Hut work completes first term

    Dec. 21, 2012, WEST POINT, N.Y.--As part of an ERDC effort, U.S. Military Academy at West Point cadets recently completed their first term of work on the Structural Insulated Panels (SIP) Hut, a prototype energy efficient barracks structure.
  • Afghan electrical engineers, linemen receive training, new equipment

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Afghan engineers and linemen in Helmand province just got a major helping hand thanks to a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers program that taught Da Afghaninstan Breshna Sherkat (Afghanistan's electric utility company) employees how to safely operate the new electric utility trucks donated to them by the United States in early December.
  • Corps' officials meet with Illinois leaders to discuss low water operations

    ALTON- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division Commander Maj. Gen. John Peabody and St. Louis District Commander Col. Chris Hall met with state and local representatives yesterday in Alton, Ill., to discuss current and future actions the Corps will take to maintain a safe and reliable navigation channel during low water.
  • In-house design helps transform California military post

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - An abandoned airplane hangar with just four instructors, 60 students and only one language was how the school began in San Francisco. Around the same time the school was starting its life, a small, 170-year-old military post about 100 miles south was going through yet another renovation: serving as a reception area for the U.S. Army's III Corps.
  • NR 12-047: Nashville District launches new public web site today

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 21, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is launching