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

Archive: 2020
  • December

    BUILDING LEADERS – The Transatlantic Division’s investment in the future

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division’s Business Integration Division leads the planning and execution of the Leadership Development Program Level III for its division and has seen first-hand what building leaders can bring to an organization.
  • MEET TAD CSM Delfin J. Romani - Introducing the professionals behind the projects who are BUILDING STRONG and why what they do is so vital

    The MEET TAD series introduces you to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division professionals behind the vital projects throughout the Middle East and Afghanistan who are BUILDING STRONG!
  • August

    Transatlantic Division welcomes new commanding general

    Brigadier General Kimberly M. Colloton assumed the role of Commander and Division Engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division (TAD), July 24.
  • July

    Geraldi assumes command of the Afghanistan District

    In a small but important ceremony, Colonel Mark Geraldi assumes command of the Afghanistan District from outgoing commander, Chris Becking.
  • June

    Army embraces diversity and inclusion during Pride Month

    June is designated as LGBT Pride Month to commemorate the members of the LGBT community who are part of the legacy of our nation and our Army, and to recognize the contributions that the LGBT community has made to the defense of our country.
  • Beck departs Transatlantic Division to take command of the Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division conducted a Relinquishment of Command ceremony June 16, 2020, at its headquarters in Winchester, Virginia, as the Division’s outgoing commander, Col. (P) Christopher Beck departed the organization for a new position as the Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division in Texas. The relinquishment of command ceremony is a time-honored tradition. It serves to ensure a unit and its personnel are never without "official" leadership. The ceremony occurs when one commander departs prior to a new commander taking command. TAD’s ceremony was hosted by Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, the 54th Chief of Engineers and USACE Commanding General.
  • Becks both receive awards before departing the Transatlantic Division

    Transatlantic Division Commander Col. (P) Chris Beck and his wife Sally were both presented with awards prior to their departure from the Division during a ceremony June 16, 2020, at TAD’s Headquarters in Winchester, Virginia, held in conjunction with a formal ceremony where Beck relinquished command of TAD.
  • Chief of Engineers Highlights Deployment Opportunities

    The 54th Chief of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, addressed U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civilians in a virtual town hall meeting Tuesday to encourage them to consider deployment opportunities available within the Corps. The meeting was hosted by the Transatlantic Middle East District’s USACE Contingency Deployment Center (UCDC) and discussed the critical need for volunteers to meet USACE’s ever-expanding missions throughout the United States and the world and benefits, both tangible and intangible, for employees who step up to answer the call.
  • Summer is here; so is National Safety Month

    Preventable mishaps result in injuries, illnesses and fatalities that impact our readiness, which is why the Army observes National Safety Month annually throughout the month of June.
  • May

    Middle East District Sets New Standards in Value Engineering

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Middle East District was recently recognized with a Value Engineering Achievement Award for their value engineering efforts as part of a 1.4 billion dollar program to build new facilities and infrastructure at Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates.