Around the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division

The August 2021 edition of The Corps Environment is now available!
On Thursday, July 28th, LRD Risk Analysis Coordinator working in the Planning and Policy Division, Matt Shanks, was awarded the USACE National Flood Risk Management Program 2022 Silver Jackets Coordinator of the Year.
On Tuesday, Aug. 30, participants of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District’s Leadership Development Program celebrated their graduation alongside Great Lakes and Ohio River Division leadership, including Commander Brig. Gen. Kimberly Peeples.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Commander Col. Kimberly Peeples was promoted to the rank of brigadier general by the USACE Commanding General and 55th Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon on July 8 at a ceremony in Covington, KY.
The updated National Inventory of Dams site is now available!
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Federal Emergency Management Agency have launched the National Levee Safety Program! Click here to see how you can get involved!

News Stories

Division celebrates graduates from Leadership Development Program
9/6/2022
On Tuesday, Aug. 30, participants of the Louisville District’s Leadership Development Program celebrated their graduation alongside LRD leadership, including Division Commander Brig. Gen. Kimberly...
Matt Shanks awarded 2022 Silver Jackets Coordinator of the Year
8/23/2022
On Thursday, July 28th, LRD Risk Analysis Coordinator working in the Planning and Policy Division, Matt Shanks, was awarded the USACE National Flood Risk Management Program 2022 Silver Jackets...
Capt. Werner returns from training, bids farewell to LRD
7/28/2022
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division aide-de-camp Capt. Kyle Werner returned from the Army’s Basic Airborne Course, as he prepares for his next assignment in Fort Bragg,...
Two LRD teammates awarded FY22 Financial Managers of the Year
7/12/2022
On Tuesday, June 28, USACE Deputy Director of Resource Management Col. Rodney Gibson announced that not one, but two members from the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Resource Management team were...
LRD bids farewell to Division Deputy at Retirement Ceremony
7/6/2022
A retirement ceremony was held for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Deputy Commander Colonel Paul Kremer at the Army Reserve Center in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky...
Sarah Sullivan named Employee of the Month and shares SHARP highlights
6/23/2022
On Wednesday June 15, 2022, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Commander, Col. Kimberly Peeples, named Sarah Sullivan, Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention...
2022 Engineers Day Picnic
6/14/2022 UPDATED
Teammates from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio celebrated Engineers Day with a picnic on the shore of the Ohio River at Fernbank...

Latest News Releases

NR 22-24: Time to apply for youth deer management hunt
10/6/2022
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 6, 2022) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that its time for hunters between the ages of 10 and 16 to apply for the 11th Annual Defeated Creek...
President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will invest more than $845 million in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers studies, projects, and programs
10/5/2022
Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works announced additional U.S. Army Corps of Engineers studies, projects, and programs funded by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure...
Tionesta Lake to host annual scarecrow scavenger hunt
10/5/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is hosting the second-annual scarecrow-scavenger hunt during October at Tionesta Lake...
Blasting suspended at Louisville VA Medical Center construction site in interest of public safety
10/4/2022
In the interest of public safety, blasting on the site of the Louisville VA Medical Center has been suspended indefinitely following an unforeseen incident at the construction site today. During the...
NR 22-23: Contract awarded for Center Hill Dam Spillway Gates Replacement Project
9/29/2022
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 29, 2022) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District awarded a $91,250,000 contract today to American Bridge Company for the Center Hill Dam Spillway Gates...

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