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

  • March

    HR Strategic Advisor named Division’s ‘Employee of the Year’

    Jill Altemose, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division Human Resources Strategic Advisor, was named TAD’s “Employee of the Year Award” during an All-Hands Town Hall hosted by TAD Commander Col. (P) Chris Beck on March 19, 2020. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town Hall was held telephonically across the globe with employees in U.S. and in a dozen countries throughout the Middle East.
  • Division announces Employee of the Quarter

    Joey Behr, a Program Manager in the Business Integration Division, was named the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division’s Employee of the Quarter for October-December 2019. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Behr’s selection was announced during a telephonic All-Hands Town Hall held across the globe on March 19, 2020, with employees from inside the U.S. and from around a dozen countries in the Middle East.
  • TAD Commander Celebrates Women's History Month 2020, Women's Roles in WWII

    Each year we recognize March as “Women’s History Month,” acknowledging and celebrating the past and ongoing contributions that women have made. During this time, we remind our nation and the world of the importance of women’s contributions to society and the barriers that exist to full gender equality.
  • February

    Two from TAD receive Civilian Service Achievement Medal

    JoAnn Evans, a former Transatlantic Division employee who was recently inducted into the organization’s Gallery of Distinguished Civilians, and Susan Fenton, a current TAD employee, both were awarded the Civilian Service Achievement Medal during a ceremony here Feb. 20.
  • TAD inducts former employees into new Gallery of Distinguished Civilians

    As the Transatlantic Division joins the rest of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in celebrating Engineer Week 2020, the Division inducted two former TAD employees into its new Gallery of Distinguished Civilians (GoDC) in front of family, friends and former co-workers. The two inaugural inductees – Donn Booker and Jo-Ann Evans – complement this year's Engineer Week theme, which is “Pioneers of Progress.” Both were inducted into the GoDC during a ceremony held Feb. 20, 2020 at TAD’s headquarters in Winchester, Va.
  • TAD PM receives Army Technology Leader award

    Margaret Jones, a program manager with the Transatlantic Division’s Afghanistan District, received a U.S. Army Technology Leader award during a ceremony at the 2020 BEYA STEM Conference in Washington, D.C., Feb. 14.
  • Engineer School Commandant’s promotion makes American History

    It was fitting that the promotion ceremony for newly promoted Brig. Gen. Mark C. Quander took place on Feb. 14, 2020, halfway through Black History Month. The extended Quander family is the only African American family to produce four general officers in the U.S. military. The other three general officers who encompass this history were also in attendance at the promotion ceremony: Gen. (ret.) Vincent K. Brooks, Maj. Gen. (ret.) Leo A. Brooks, Sr., and Brig. Gen. (ret.) Leo A. Brooks, Jr. The Brooks family remains the only African American family to have three general from the same immediate family, and is connected to the Quander family tree in several ways, with the primary link being through Naomi Lewis Brooks, the mother to Leo Jr. and Vincent Brooks.
  • The District bids farewell to a supercharging Soldier

    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.
  • Celebrate the role black Americans played in our history

    February is Black History Month, a time to remember the struggles and celebrate the courageous men and women of African and Caribbean Island ancestry whose lives are woven into the fabric of our Nation’s history and its future.
  • January

    Two graduate from TAD’s Leadership Development Program Tier 3

    WINCHESTER, Va. — Pete DeMattei and Daryl Puffinburger are the two latest graduates of the Transatlantic Division’s Leadership Development Program (LDP) Tier 3.