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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) was presented the Government-Wide Category Management Best in Class Solution award in a ceremony at the USACE headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 27.
USACE program receives prestigious Best in Class award
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) was presented the Government-Wide Category Management Best in Class Solution award in a ceremony at the USACE headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 27.
IN THIS ISSUE: 
USACE leads way, garners 2016 FEMP Award; USACE helps exceed the President's Performance Contracting Challenge; EnviroPoints Commentary: USACE leaders in sustainability then, leaders now; Soldiers, civilians protect post's endangered black-capped vireo; Archeologists survey proposed project near Ball Mountain Dam; Pittsburgh District hosts environmental experts; Project returns floodplain to natural state; Protecting Ohio River's endangered mussels; Millwood Lake community celebrates 50th anniversary; Power station to improve energy resiliency, security; 'Boiling hot' leads to cool results; LOCKED UP! Lock operators weather frigid cold to reopen Ohio River navigation; USACE Chief of Engineers tours, tracks Savannah Harbor Expansion Project progress; Negotiations reduce utility cost for Tensas-Cocodrie Pumping Station; Hunter Army Air Field goes GREEN; Twin cities celebrate completion of flood risk reduction project; and, Jacksonville District delivers innovative solution to meet environmental challenges.
January 2017 issue of The Corps Environment
IN THIS ISSUE: USACE leads way, garners 2016 FEMP Award; USACE helps exceed the President's Performance Contracting Challenge; EnviroPoints Commentary: USACE leaders in sustainability then, leaders now; Soldiers, civilians protect post's endangered black-capped vireo; Archeologists survey proposed project near Ball Mountain Dam; Pittsburgh District hosts environmental experts; Project returns floodplain to natural state; Protecting Ohio River's endangered mussels; Millwood Lake community celebrates 50th anniversary; Power station to improve energy resiliency, security; 'Boiling hot' leads to cool results; LOCKED UP! Lock operators weather frigid cold to reopen Ohio River navigation; USACE Chief of Engineers tours, tracks Savannah Harbor Expansion Project progress; Negotiations reduce utility cost for Tensas-Cocodrie Pumping Station; Hunter Army Air Field goes GREEN; Twin cities celebrate completion of flood risk reduction project; and, Jacksonville District delivers innovative solution to meet environmental challenges.
Public Works DIGEST,
Volume XXIX, No. 1,
January/February/March 2017;

This Issue:
Master Planning, Housing, and Barracks
Leader;
Commentaries 3;
Master Planning 6;
Housing and
Barracks 25;
Awards 26;
Energy 28;
Environment 33;
News and
Technology 34;
Professional
Development 37
Public Works DIGEST Jan./Feb./Mar. 2017
Public Works DIGEST, Volume XXIX, No. 1, January/February/March 2017; This Issue: Master Planning, Housing, and Barracks Leader; Commentaries 3; Master Planning 6; Housing and Barracks 25; Awards 26; Energy 28; Environment 33; News and Technology 34; Professional Development 37

News

Unmanned Aircraft lift USACE emergency response operations to new heights

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.
Published: 3/8/2017

Recently published handbook on coral reef impacts

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.
Published: 2/27/2017

Barrancas Cemetery Project provides opportunity for District to give back to Veterans, Families

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.
Published: 2/22/2017

National Engineers Week: Military Engineers Transform Dreams into Reality

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.
Published: 2/22/2017

USACE Mobile kicks off National Engineers Week with visit to local hospital

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.
Published: 2/21/2017

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