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. 

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Transatlantic Division News

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Author: Richard Bumgardner
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  • September

    Always Ready, Always There and Always Forward

    The Transatlantic Expeditionary District, headquartered at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, is the only district in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that is expeditionary and forward deployed. As a contingency district, it has relied on stateside Corps districts and state Army National Guard units to fill the various positions necessary to take on the complex engineering and construction environment in the Middle East.
  • Full Circle: One man's road to the Corps

    Mohammed Maaroof, an Iraqi native and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Expeditionary District electrical engineer, grew up in war-torn Iraq, but would not let that define how his life would turn out or end.
  • July

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Expeditionary District Holds Assumption of Command

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait – U.S. Army Lt. Col. Richard T. Childers took command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division’s Expeditionary District, in an Assumption of Command ceremony, July 21, 2022, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
  • May

    Transatlantic Expeditionary District celebrates first anniversary

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers newest district, the Transatlantic Division’s Expeditionary District, held its one-year anniversary at a celebratory event on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
  • April

    Transatlantic Expeditionary District Relinquishment of Command

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division’s Expeditionary District commander, Col. Kenneth N. Reed, transferred command to Lt. Col Peter M. Ammerman at a relinquishment of command ceremony, April 25, 2022, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
  • March

    TAD SAV team evaluates TAE staff processes

    Functional managers from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division meet with Expeditionary District's leadership team, along with safety, engineering, quality control, and project managers, for a staff assistance visit at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, March 20-23, 2022.
  • February

    TAE Soldier receives prestigious award

    Staff Sgt. Mitchell Willyard, a U.S. Army Soldier deployed to support the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division's Expeditionary District, was inducted into the U.S. Army Central Command’s chapter of the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, on Jan. 30, 2022.
  • January

    RCAB ground-breaking at Camp Buehring

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division’s Expeditionary District, and senior leaders from affected units, participated in a ground-breaking ceremony for a new Rotational Combat Aviation Brigade headquarters at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Dec. 28, 2021.