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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  • May

    Empowering Women Through Recognition

    Katie Lewis, a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, was recently recognized at the Lockport City School District’s “Women Who ROAR” event for her work as a civil engineer. The event celebrated women from the community who have achieved success in various fields such as STEM, healthcare, community engagement and the arts. Having been part of the district’s Construction Branch since 2009, Lewis ensures that many of the district's construction projects are safe and efficiently completed according to very specific specifications.
  • USACE Division CSM Visits Buffalo District, Recognizes Service

    The Buffalo District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was visited by Command Sgt. Maj. Clifton Morehouse, CSM for USACE and the Transatlantic Division, where along with touring facilities and project sites, he made a point to connect with the people delivering the mission. Taking time to meet with people from across the district, learning about what they do and the projects they work on, Morehouse said it was “very insightful.”
  • April

    Dylan Karr: Army soldiers solve the nation’s toughest challenges with USACE

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approximately 37,000 dedicated civilians and soldiers delivering engineering services to customers in more than 130 countries worldwide. Soldiers like U.S. Army Lieutenant Dylan Karr join different districts throughout USACE on a rotational basis and receive hands on engineering experience from the civilian perspective that will help them in their military career. Dylan took a few moments to let us know a little more about him and what he’ll be doing as one of the few “Green Suit” teammates.
  • Small Business are the Backbone of USACE Mission Delivery

    To help deliver the mission the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leverages a unique expertise – small business professionals. Led by the Office of Small Business Programs, their job is to integrate small businesses capabilities into USACE projects. Small business professionals’ mission – to make outreach to small businesses bigger and better, bringing them in to add more value to the projects that the Corps of Engineers works on. To accomplish this task, outreach is being leveraged to lead the small business program into the future.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • January

    Madeleine Dewey: USACE is the Place if you’re a Civil Engineer

    For Civil Engineer Madeleine Dewey, it was a cold call from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Engineer that set her career on a path filled with challenges, excitement, growth, and satisfaction.
  • December

    Historic pier critical to Vermilion, Ohio economy repaired

    Repairs to the west pier in Vermilion, Ohio are complete, revitalizing protection for beachgoers and boaters, and ensuring the economic viability of the city’s harbor.
  • Historic pier critical to Vermilion, Ohio economy repaired

    Repairs to the west pier in Vermilion, Ohio are complete, revitalizing protection for beachgoers and boaters, and ensuring the economic viability of the city’s harbor.
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