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AFGHANISTAN DISTRICT AT WORK

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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  • December

    Afghanistan District Year in Review: 2018

    We are USACE, We are the Afghanistan District and we look back on a very successful delivery of fast, affordable, and quality projects to build capacity within the population of Afghanistan in order to shape the future.
  • More power to you

    “You know you give me a transformer or generator that’s not working, I’m your guy, when it comes to writing stuff down on paper, probably someone else could do it”, said Hodges.
  • Big things do come in small packages, a.k.a. Bonnie Corbin

    Rehired Annuitants are a huge part of our USACE workforce. This cadre, is comprised of retired Federal Civil Service employees who provide readily available support in the event of natural or man-made disasters and for other important USACE missions as needed.
  • Deputy District Engineer earns Superior Civilian Service Award

    Mr. John E. Drake II, distinguished himself by exceptionally meritorious service as the Deputy District Engineer for Programs and Project Management Directorate (PPMD) during his volunteer deployment to the Afghanistan District in support of Operation FREEDOM’S SENTINEL from July 31, 2017 through his redeployment to CONUS mid- December.
  • Key Leader Engagement bonds enduring partnerships for USACE building capacity

    The USACE Marmal Project Office participated in a Key Leader Engagement recently with the 2nd Brigade, 20th Pamir Division, 209th Corps Garrison Commander, COL Rahemhullah, out of Faizabad District (Badakhshan Province).

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