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.

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  • May

    USACE Transatlantic Division Reinforces Commitment to CENTCOM State Partnership Program at Adjutant General Conference

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division made a significant impact at the U.S. Central Command's State Partnership Program Adjutant General Conference, held at the CENTCOM Headquarters, May 4-5, 2023. Scott Cilley, the Transatlantic Division’s Plans and Operations chief, represented the division at the conference, which convened Adjutant Generals from Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia, along with senior CENTCOM officials and representatives from U.S. Army Central, U.S. Air Forces Central, U.S. Special Operations Command Central, U.S. Space Force Central, and the U.S. National Guard Bureau.
  • March

    Strengthening Partnerships Starts from the Inside – People First

    WINCHESTER, Va. – Strengthening relationships is as important within an organization as it is with external mission partners. Once a month, Col. William C. Hannan, Jr., the U.S Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division commander, sits down with his workforce for a bit of conversation over a morning cup of coffee. It may seem like a small gesture, but it has a huge impact.
  • August

    Pioneering Partnership Strives to Save Lives Through Innovation

    Winning an award is not the goal of innovation but they often go hand-in-hand. The goal of innovation, according to Medium.com, is to improve life for the end-user. A pioneering partnership between three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers organizations recently received a USACE Innovation of the Year Award for doing just that – and then some! This team’s innovative approach to solving an engineering challenge doesn’t simply improve the life of the end-user, it strives to save their life.
  • April

    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.
  • October

    Construction project provides functional space for Afghan Air Force aircraft

    USACE Afghanistan District again fulfills its number one priority by Delivering the Program to one of our customers in the Afghan National Air Force.
  • Valuable face-to-face meetings

    Building Capacity in a contingency environment is not always optimal, but the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers in Afghanistan maintains a steady pace with its projects and programs. In a recent visit to Kandahar, the Deputy Commanding Officer of the USACE Afghanistan District joined Construction Division along with Project Engineer, Brian Cagle on a trip to the Kandahar Air Wing (KAW) Well Site and Sewage Plant to perform Quality Assurance and Quality Check on the progress. The group visited the portions of the project located inside the Kandahar Air Wing area. In particular, they looked at and discussed the progress of the new water well which is currently in the water quality and quantity testing phase. They were able to meet in person with the Contractor project manager and quality control manager as well as the USACE Local National Quality Assurance Representative (LNQA). “We have regular teleconferences with these personnel involved with these projects,” said Cagle, “but it is extremely valuable to have face-to-face meetings to facilitate the spirit of cooperation with our Afghan partners.”
  • December

    Assuring quality construction for the benefit of Afghans’ security

    Through NATO’s primary objective in Afghanistan is to enable the Afghan authorities to provide effective security across the country so it can never again be a refuge for terrorists. In addition to conducting security operations and mentoring the Afghan National Security Forces, building adequate facilities where ANSF may live, work and train is vital to promoting a strong defense against threats.
  • USACE's military construction program in southern Afghanistan winds down

    The United States and its coalition partners sent military forces to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in October 2001. A six-person U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Forward Engineer Support Team deployed with the U.S. Army’s XVIII Airborne Corps to provide engineering, construction, planning, contracting and real estate services.