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  • August

    USACE remains the "Go-To" solution for engineering challenges nationally

    As the peace talk's loom the Afghanistan USACE District maintains its course for success.
  • Improving the quality of life of Security Forces

    Train, Advise, Assist Command partners with USACE Afghanistan District to provide improved quality of life for Soldiers throughout Afghanistan.
  • July

    Becking assumes command of Transatlantic Afghanistan District

    The Transatlantic Afghanistan District welcomes new commanding officer Col. Chris Becking.
  • New AAFES Exchanging opening in Iraq on July 4th

    The coalition members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve will soon have a new AAFES Exchange at Erbil Air Base in Iraq, thanks in part, to the hard work and dedication of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Task Force Essayons (TFE). The new Exchange, which will officially open July 4, 2019, in line with the Independence Day celebrations on Erbil, will serve a significant base population of U.S. and coalition soldiers and civilians.
  • June

    Beck takes command of Transatlantic Division

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division held a Change of Command ceremony June 26, 2019, at the Winchester National Guard Armory, as the division’s outgoing commander, Col. Mark C. Quander, relinquished his command to Col. Christopher G. Beck. The change of command – a military tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority from one commanding officer to another – was hosted by Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, the 54th Chief of Engineers and USACE Commanding General.
  • May

    TAM employees receive 'impact awards' for work in Bahrain

    Transatlantic Middle East District employees Andrea Greene and Peter DeMattei were presented with the Army Civilian Service Commendation Medal during a surprise ceremony held at the TAD headquarters in Winchester, Va., on April 25, 2019. The Civilian Service Commendation Medal is the civilian equivalent of the Army Commendation Medal and is awarded for very specific levels of achievement by civilian employees.
  • April

    Month of the Military Child takes on a whole new meaning in Afghanistan

    As Month of the Military Child wraps up on April 30, and it is a time to honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, with an emphasis on the experience of the dependent children of military members, USACE Afghanistan District is affording a better opportunity for the Women and Children of the Afghan National Army.
  • USACE partners with Qatar to promote Human Rights

    His Excellency Mr. Mohamad bin Hasan Al-Obaidly, Assistant Undersecretary for Labor Affairs at the Qatari Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, spoke to a group of more than two thousand U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) contractors at a USACE build site in Doha, Qatar, on Apr. 21, 2019. The event bolstered ongoing Qatar human rights initiatives, while also supporting the U.S. government's Combating Trafficking in Persons prevention measures. Remarks were delivered in both Arabic and Hindi to ensure workers received the information in their native languages, and all attendees received a "Workers' Rights" booklet printed in their language of choice.
  • Earth Day- Kandahar style

    In an effort to build quality construction in a timely manner, the Afghanistan District also pays attention to the protection of the environment.
  • Afghanistan District welcomes the Chief of Engineers

    (Bringing you part 4 of this five-part series on the 54th Chief of Engineers’ visit to the Transatlantic Afghanistan District, we take you on his journey to some of the projects and meeting the regiment)
  • Project for the Afghan National Army turned over ahead of schedule

    A partnership with U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Afghanistan (USACE), Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan (CSTC-A), and Assist Consultants Incorporated (ACI) have allowed yet another construction project to be turned over in the District’s number one priority of Delivering the Program.
  • Afghanistan District welcomes the Chief of Engineers

    (In celebration of Engineer Regimental Week we bring you the second article in a five-part series on the 54th Chief of Engineers’ visit to the Transatlantic Afghanistan District)
  • Afghanistan District welcomes Chief of Engineers

    The 54th Chief of Engineers, USACE and Command Sergeant Major visit the forward deployed USACE District in Afghanistan.
  • March

    Conducting a structural assessment is a joint effort

    Teams from within the Afghanistan footprint work together to conduct a structural assessment.
  • USACE members participate in Multi-National Marksmanship

    Maintaining partnerships and camaraderie in a contingency environment are vital to the missions overall success.
  • Emergency repair takes place throughout the wee morning hours

    When there is an emergency repair to keep things running smoothly the Operations and Maintenance Team jumps into action to maintain the quality of the equipment and mitigate any issues.
  • February

    USACE gives a small token of thanks for a big gesture of support

    A generous donation to help care packages continue to be delivered to military members and civilians deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq prompts a flag-flying ceremony at Kandahar.
  • Pre-construction meeting lays the groundwork

    Afghanistan District continues to "Deliver the Program" from the ground up as they meet with the contractor to lay the groundwork for one of more than 48 projects in construction phase.
  • Afghanistan District sets the stage for future engineers

    National Engineers Week ends on this date after a week long celebration of Engineers around the globe. It's been known as #Eweek2019 and many stories highlighting the accomplishments of Engineers and the teams that support them have been published. USACE Afghanistan District hosts a new generation of Engineers.
  • Task Force Essayons changes commanders during ceremony in Iraq

    USACE Transatlantic Division’s Task Force Essayons changed leaders during a ceremony that took place