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

    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.
  • 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.
  • February

    Girl Scouts spruce up Old Hickory Lake’s Environmental Study Area

    HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 29, 2024) – Girl Scout Troop 296 joined other community volunteers and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers park rangers Saturday to spruce up and make minor improvements to the Environmental Study Area on the shoreline of Old Hickory Lake.
  • Nashville District helps deliver ‘Habitat for Humanity’ home to mail clerk

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2024) – Owning one’s own home has always been a part of the American dream. For Theo Caldwell, a native of Nashville, Tennessee, his dream of being a homeowner became a reality after being selected to receive a Habitat for Humanity home.
  • Officials highlight professional accreditation during National Engineers Week

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 20, 2024) – To celebrate National Engineers Week, officials highlighted the importance of achieving professional accreditation and recognized the newest licensed professionals during a recognition ceremony today in the hallway where their nameplates are now affixed on the “Registered Professional Personnel” board.
  • Civil engineer recognized as employee of the month for outreach efforts

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 8, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has named Civil Engineer Sarah Rhoton its employee of the month for November 2023 for her public outreach efforts to showcase ongoing geotechnical ground remediation at Mountain Home National Cemetery with students in the Department of Geoscience at East Tennessee State University.
  • Army promotes Nashville District deputy commander to lieutenant colonel

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2024) – The U.S. Army promoted Nashville District’s deputy commander, Maj. Todd A. Mainwaring, to the rank of lieutenant colonel Feb. 2, 2024, with Corps of Engineers officials, distinguished visitors, family, friends, and the district’s workforce present to celebrate a career milestone.
  • January

    All signs point to Lake Cumberland

    SOMERSET, Ky. (Jan. 17, 2024) – In 1969, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District produced a pamphlet titled “A Vacation Paradise…Lake Cumberland.” Back in those days, there were no smartphones, or portable computers, and Google had not been invented. In fact, the first GPS satellite was not launched until 1978. How in the world did thousands and thousands of visitors find their way to the shores of Lake Cumberland? They followed the signs.
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