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AFGHANISTAN DISTRICT AT WORK

Soldiers make up a healthy portion of the USACE regiment, bringing discipline, leadership and devotion to the duty for which they are given the opportunity to engage in. The Afghanistan District was honored to share the same platform with a young Soldier with high caliber skills.
Across the world families are gathering together to share memories and cherish some of the most simplest that life has to offer. Meanwhile there are Soldiers and Civilians who are far away from home, and making the most of this time of the season.
Maximizing the efforts and emphasizing the importance of a team’s skillset across the Afghanistan theater, all in support of Veterans and their stability.
The Transatlantic Division Leadership was able to visit the Afghanistan District and be available for a few project site visits, seeing first-hand the construction efforts underway in theater by the USACE team.
Army Maj. Mark Lojewski (2nd from right) wears his newly presented Bronze de Fleury Medal. Lojewski received the medal from Army Lt. Col. Dan Hayden, USACE Afghanistan District deputy commander (right) during a ceremony on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, on Oct. 22, 2019. Also pictured are Afghanistan District Senior Enlisted Advisor Sergeant Maj. Anthony Powers (left) and Lojewski’s supervisor James Root, who nominated Lojewski for the award. The de Fleury Medal is one of the highest awards a member of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers can receive and is presented to only a few Soldiers every year.
Logistics Management Specialist Jimmy Mapp orders supplies from Logistics Analyst Liz Johnson at a warehouse on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Mapp has worked for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for six years and started his Afghanistan deployment as a 90-day assignment. He is now on his 10th month in country and has been promoted to a new job working in Information Technology for the Afghanistan District as a Contracting Officer Representative.
Logistics Specialist Tina Byrd at her desk on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Byrd was recently awarded the Department of the Army Civilian Service Achievement Medal both for her work supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel since arriving in Afghanistan in October 2018 and for going above and beyond the scope of her duties to establish an effective and sustainable requisitioning process for the district.

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  • September

    Face to Face at Camp Marmal, USACE TAA Discusses Project Progress and the Importance of Communication

    USACE TAA District Commander Col. Kimberly Colloton’s ability to deep dive on multiple projects and piece together the overall picture of TAA construction efforts and challenges as well as budget management lends her team a strategic edge. Colloton also make a point to know her people and learn not only their skill sets but why what motivates their work here in Afghanistan. The personal connection of the USACE TAA to their mission shows in their deep commitment to each and every project.
  • A Solid Foundation Completed, New Facilities for the Women of the ANP

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Transatlantic Afghanistan District commander attended a special ribbon cutting ceremony marking the turnover of a newly completed Women’s Participation Program Compound located within the Afghan National Police Complex in Kabul on September 13.
  • Memories and Milestones, Building Foundations in Afghanistan

    For the Soldiers and Civilians of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Transatlantic Afghanistan District stationed at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan, the swift pace of the day continues but memories shadow the steps. Col. Kimberly Colloton, USACE TAA district commander attended a 9/11 ceremony today along with her command team.
  • August

    USACE TAA welcomes first female commander

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, AFGHANISTAN -- Col. Kimberly Colloton officially assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Transatlantic Afghanistan District (TAA), during a change of command ceremony Saturday at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Colloton comes to TAA after previously serving as the commander for both the USACE Albuquerque and Los Angeles Districts and is TAA's first female commander.

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