US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • December

    The value of training federal employees: My Puerto Rico story

    The feature story provides a personal anecdote about the specialized training a public affairs specialist received, while showing how that training was applied to a real life scenario working in Puerto Rico in response to Hurricane Maria.
  • USACE Blue Roof mission in Puerto Rico is a family affair

    Omar Esquilin-Mangual, from Caguas, Puerto Rico, was born, raised and educated on the island before working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 2010 after receiving his master’s degree in civil engineering degree from the University of Puerto Rico. Yamiretsy Pagan-Albelo, from Ciales, Puerto Rico, was born, raised and educated on the island and working for the USACE in 2011 after receiving her bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Puerto Rico.
  • USACE Blue Roof mission in Puerto Rico is a family affair

    Omar Esquilin-Mangual, from Caguas, Puerto Rico, was born, raised and educated on the island before working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 2010 after receiving his master's degree in civil engineering degree from the University of Puerto Rico.
  • Grid Restoration in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico (video)

    Andrew Imig is one of many quality assurance engineers assisting in the mission to restore power throughout Puerto Rico. The mission is massive, with more than 150 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel and 2,000 contractors on the ground making strides every day.
  • USACE Buffalo District shows the spirit of giving this holiday season

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is a premiere engineering organization that performs a host of critical services and manages projects from maintaining dams, operating locks, dredging waterways, to restoring ecosystems. However, at this time of year, the USACE Buffalo District is focused on a different type of project—spreading joy in the community.