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 SAFELY 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

Archive: 2018
  • September

    Memphis District native earns top engineer regimental honor

    A Memphis District native recently redeployed from Afghanistan received one of the highest honors delivered by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
  • Safety is not a job, Safety is a mindset

    A Champion is chosen.
  • Delivering the Program

    The Contracting team receives a Transatlantic Division coin for expediting the contract award schedule for the Design and construction of Entry Control Point #3 at Bagram Airfield, Parwan Province, Afghanistan.
  • LNQA engineers complete Three-Phase Inspection Process Training

    Local National Quality Assurance (LNQA) Engineers from around Afghanistan complete the Three-Phase Inspection process at the New Kabul Compound, Afghanistan.
  • Protecting the Force by holding quarterly drills

    A contingency environment means being well aware of your surroundings and the Afghanistan District knows this better than most.
  • August

    USACE Afghanistan District holds Change of Responsibility Ceremony

    Afghanistan- U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Afghanistan District held its change of responsibility ceremony August 13, 2018. Command Sgt. Maj. Nathaniel Atkinson, Jr. assumed responsibility from Sgt. Maj. Jorge A. Rivera, who held the senior advisor position for more than seven months.
  • Leadership development brings an opportunity to visit Capitol Hill

    Leaders in the Transatlantic Division’s leadership development program recently broadened their exposure to Congressional affairs and the operations of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers headquarters. Daryl Puffinburger and Peter DeMattei, both program managers with the Middle East District, spent three days on Capitol Hill and another day with senior military and civilian leaders at USACE headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Government Affairs Institute sponsored the USACE Congressional briefing.
  • July

    Secrist assumes command of Mosul Dam Task Force

    Col. Philip Secrist III now commands the Mosul Dam Task Force, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers unit providing the Government of Iraq with engineering expertise for its grouting contract to stabilize Mosul Dam.
  • Kelly assumes command of USACE Afghanistan District

    Col. Jason E. Kelly assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District from Col. Kimberly M. Colloton in late June.
  • June

    School of Excellence under Construction

    Afghanistan District leaders checked the progress of construction at the Camp Commando School of Excellence in the Kabul province in early June.