Archive: 2012
  • Middle East District honors Darralyn Williams at retirement ceremony

    WINCHESTER, Va. –The Middle East District’s Chief of Contracting, Darralyn Williams, was honored in
  • Sealed bidding helps expedite contract awards for Afghanistan

    On Nov. 19, the Middle East District employed a process it rarely uses to accelerate a contract award by holding a sealed bid opening for a construction project in Afghanistan. The sealed bidding process uses competitive bids, public opening of bids, and timely contract award to the contractor with the lowest priced, responsive bid.
  • District awards contract for tractors, trailers in Egypt

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded an $8.5 million contract Nov. 6 for tractors and trailers to be provided to the Egyptian Engineering Authority to support its operations. The equipment is being procured under the Foreign Military Sales program.
  • Middle East District awards contract for utilities infrastructure at Bagram Airfield

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded a task order contract for the westside utilities infrastructure at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan on Nov. 15. The $11.9 million task order was awarded to Contrack International, Inc., of McLean, Va. The performance period is 15 months.
  • Two border guard posts open in Tajikistan

    Representatives from the U.S. and Tajikistan governments celebrated the opening of two border guard posts – in Sayod and Ribhoz, Tajikistan – during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 6. The Middle East District constructed the facilities under the Department of Defense’s counternarcotics program.