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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  • March

    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.
  • November

    Barkley Power Plant charged to safely generate hydroelectricity during rehabilitation

    The team at the Barkley Dam Power Plant is generating hydroelectricity daily to provide green energy to the region but is also working to operate the plant safely while a hydropower unit is dismantled during a multi-year rehabilitation project that will encompass all four units.
  • February

    Levee Safety and Emergency Management collaborate to provide flood fight training to City of Frankfort

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District Emergency Management personnel provided flood fight training to members of the City of Frankfort Street Division, Feb. 9, 2023, in Frankfort, Kentucky.
  • Pittsburgh emergency team leads national response to restore emergency power across US

    No matter what kind of or where a natural disaster might strike in the United States if a community loses electricity in a crisis, there is only one district within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers tasked by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate emergency power.
  • June

    Reunited and it Feels So Good! Buffalo District returns to conferences and continues collaboration

    During the last two-plus years of the pandemic, face-to-face interaction has been limited for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District employees helping to ensure their health and safety, as well as that of the public. But this spring has seen reinvigorated relationship-building and community engagement through the return to larger in-person conferences, meetings, and outreach events for the district.
  • Tennessee medical personnel participate in waterborne massive causality exercise at J. Percy Priest Lake

    SMYRNA, Tenn. (June 13, 2022) — Personnel from Ascension Medical Group Saint Thomas conducted multiple mass casualty triage and evacuation incidents at Fate Sanders Marina on J. Percy Priest Lake in Smyrna, Tennessee. The purpose of the exercise was to educate and field test interns in a waterborne reenactment exercise which simulated what a catastrophic boating accident with several victims would entail.
  • April

    Administrative professionals ESCAPE for training

    SMYRNA, Tenn. (April 5, 2022) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District provided an “ESCAPE” last week for employees called upon to answer phones, complete personnel actions, update training records, manage equipment accounts, purchase supplies, coordinate travel, input time and attendance, and other administrative tasks in their work centers.
  • February

    Same old locks, new maintenance solutions each year

    A maintenance workshop that began 40 years ago has grown from a small gathering of 12 people to an international event.
  • January

    Green River Lake partners with emergency responders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the nation’s leading providers of outdoor recreation. The Louisville District alone had over 15 million visitors to their 17 lakes last year. While the lakes provide many great recreational opportunities, they are also often used in partnership with federal, state and local agencies to provide educational resources or to serve as training grounds for emergency responders. Each year the Campbellsville Fire Department works closely with district personnel to conduct lifesaving, swiftwater training in the tailwater area at Green River Lake in Campbellsville, Kentucky. 
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