When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District (Mobile), assembled an emergency response team to support recovery operations in the wake of an EF3 tornado that touched down near Albany, Ga. in January, the district decided to try a unique approach.
Among the nine-member team who deployed to the field to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), were two members of the USACE, Jacksonville District’s (Jacksonville), Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) team.
A team of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' regulators and planners worked for several years with the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Injury and Mitigation Working Group in the development of a new recently published handbook entitled "Handbook on Coral Reef Impacts: Avoidance, Minimization, Compensatory Mitigation, and Restoration", dated December 2016.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District (USACE), recently completed a project at the Barrancas National Cemetery at the Naval Air Station Pensacola to construct approximately 2,500 columbarium. The project required a quick turnaround, but the USACE used some innovative techniques to ensure our Nation's Veterans and their Families received the dignified burial that their service and sacrifice demands.
Military engineers from the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and U.S. Navy (USN) continue to work hard to transform today’s dreams into tomorrow’s reality. Showcasing creativity, passion, and technical acumen, these engineers are creating a better future.
In an effort to promote the value of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) during National Engineers Week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, visited the University of South Alabama Children’s and Women’s Hospital here, Feb. 21.
While at the hospital, engineers from the district taught the children how engineers contribute to society, hosted an interactive bridge-building contest, and handed out Mardi Gras-themed items.