Contractors working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District install a 23-foot-tall concrete shaft enclosure weighing approximately 120,000 pounds as part of the guard wall at the Monongahela River Locks and Dam 4 in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, Nov. 16, 2023.

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  • April

    Pittsburgh District: Research takes regular ‘Conk Creet’ to next level of cold weather construction

    Engineers have developed and tested concrete mixtures to overcome all kinds of environmental demands, but one construction category has evaded engineers for centuries until now: cold weather.
  • Facility specialist recognized as December employee of the month

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 2, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has named Facility Specialist Mike Bostic its employee of the month for December 2023 for his diligent efforts to maintain equipment and facilities at the Nashville District Headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • March

    A little sticker goes a long way: USACE district recognizes communication impacts

    A sticker may not seem like the most significant thing to give somebody, but at the Buffalo District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers it’s a sign of major impact. The end of March marked six-months of the district’s Clear Communicator Badge initiative, recognizing great people helping tell the USACE story with a simple, yet coveted sticker.
  • Katelyn Laistner: connecting the right internship to a future career

    Finding a path to the right job can be challenging but ultimately lead to the role that will turn into a fulfilling career. Katelyn Laistner is following that path with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District as an intern while attending her junior year at the University at Buffalo.
  • Park ranger awarded for outstanding work promoting water safety

    PADUCAH, Ky. (March 13, 2024) – Park Ranger Gabby Fontaine received the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division’s Water Safety Award during a workshop here March 5, 2024, for her outstanding work promoting water and boating safety at Old Hickory Lake during the 2023 recreation season.
  • Cordell Hull Lake staff garners Water Safety Team Award

    PADUCAH, Ky. (March 13, 2024) – The staff at Cordell Hull Lake received the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division’s Water Safety Team Award during a workshop here March 5, 2024, for outstanding work in educating the public about being safe recreating in the water and boating on the lake.
  • Lake Cumberland park ranger receives Star of Life Award

    PADUCAH, Ky. (March 12, 2024) – Park Ranger Tanner Rich received the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division’s Star of Life Award during a workshop here March 5, 2024, for his actions to assist and provide first aid to a severely injured woman at Lake Cumberland during the 2023 recreation season.
  • Workshop equips park rangers with tools of the trade

    PADUCAH, Ky. (March 11, 2024) – Corps of Engineers officials equipped park rangers throughout the Cumberland River Basin with the tools of the trade during a workshop March 5-7 at the West Kentucky Community and Technical College Emerging Technology Center in Paducah, Kentucky.
  • Scott Poffenberger: learning engineering in the classroom and the field with USACE

    Opportunities for hands-on learning in engineering and a chance to help solve some of the nation’s toughest challenges may exist in your own back yard or near your college campus. Scott Poffenberger joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District Cleveland Project Office as an intern while attending his first year at Cleveland State University’s engineering program school.
  • Headwaters Highlights: Surveyors measure a thousand times, take no shortcuts

    In the world of carpentry and construction, a famous proverb cautions laborers to "measure twice, cut once," but in the field of survey work, measuring twice is not enough.
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