The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division serves as USACE’s tip of the spear in one of the most dynamic construction environments in the world, STRENGTHENING PARTNERSHIPS, BUILDING CAPACITY, and ENHANCING SECURITY for our nation, allies, and partners. 

We deliver agile, responsive, and innovative, design, construction, engineering and contingency solutions in support of U.S. Central Command, U.S. Special Operations Command and other global partners to advance national security interests.

Transatlantic Division News

  • June

    New Kabul Compound Medical Clinic recognized for supporting USACE deployees

    BAGRAM, Afghanistan – On June 4, the Afghanistan District commander, Colonel Kimberly Colloton, expressed appreciation to the staff at the New Kabul Compound Medical Clinic for their life-saving support to the District’s military and civilian personnel. On various occasions, district personnel with medical issues have been treated by the New Kabul Compound Medical Clinic, and in some cases, the medical situations have required quick reaction for surgery or medical evacuation.
  • New facility inaugurated at Camp Pamir to support Afghan Women’s Police Program

    BAGRAM, Afghanistan – A new training, billeting and daycare facility for the Afghan Women’s Police Participation Program was celebrated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony held on April 22, 2018.
  • May

    Old slogan, new mindset: Safety IS everyone’s responsibility

    “Not another new improvement.” Mark Atkins, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ chief of safety and
  • Iraq F-16 program construction hits major milestone

    On 24 April, representatives from the government of Iraq, the Air Force Security Assistance Center, the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division's Middle East District conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark a major milestone in the construction of facilities supporting the Government of Iraq’s purchase of F-16 aircraft from the United States.
  • April

    Master Planning Brings Order to Contingency Base Planning

    USACE Transatlantic Division’s Middle East District (MED) reached out to the Fort Worth District for master planning support. An agreement was formalized in 2016 and the first contingency master planning conference focused on CENTCOM recently took place in Winchester, Virginia. In attendance were representatives from MED, the Fort Worth District and U.S. Army Central.
  • February

    Zeltner Leaves a Legacy of Customer Service as He Retires

    Steve Zeltner has spent his career in jobs where he could make a positive impact, although he’s the first to say that he doesn’t want to be that person “out front.” Zeltner, chief of Programs Integration Division at the Transatlantic Division (TAD), retires Feb. 28 and leaves a wealth of institutional knowledge with those who have worked with him. TAD, a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has its headquarters in Winchester, Va., with its work carried out overseas.
  • From Military to Civil Service Deployments, These Brothers Stick Together

    Going to college, getting a degree and then finding a lucrative job is a dream for a lot of Americans – and it IS something you can make happen in the military. Just ask the Scherzberg brothers.
  • Middle East District promotes STEM ahead of National Engineers Week

    During the month of February, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Middle East DISTRICT (TAM) supported three Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) events in the city of Winchester, Va., continuing a strong tradition of STEM outreach to the local community. Although the District supports events throughout the year, February is particularly important in promoting STEM because the third week in February is National Engineers Week. The three February events include MATHCOUNTS, a nationally recognized middle school math completion, a school science fair and a speaking engagement at STARBASE, a Department of Defense sponsored program aimed at promoting STEM at the elementary school level.
  • 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.