US Army Corps of Engineers
Transatlantic Division

Mosul Dam Task Force
Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, and members of the Government of Iraq celebrate the completion of the Mosul Dam Task Force mission in Iraq by holding up the MDTF Mission Flag on the banks of the Tigris River in front of the dam. Pictured left to right are: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division Command Sergeant Major Randolph Delapena, TAD Commander Col. Mark Quander, Iraq Minister of Water Resources Director General Mahdi Rashid, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Matthew H. Tueller, Iraq Minister of Water Resources Jamal al-Adili, Mosul Dam Task Force Commander Col. Philip Secrist, Mosul Dam Project Manager Riyadh Ali, and Iraq Director General of Planning and Follow-up Jamal Mohsin. The dignitaries were visiting the MDTF on June 15, 2019, for a ceremony commemorating the completion the Mosul Dam Project, which started in 2016 as a joint project among the Iraq Ministry of Water Resources, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Italian Company Trevi S.p.A. in an effort to stabilize the infrastructure of the Mosul Dam. The Dam is the largest in Iraq and the fourth largest in the Middle East. It supplies water, hydropower, irrigation and flood control to the region.

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