• May

    Small Business Conference

    The 9th annual Small Business Conference hosted by the Huntington Post SAME and USACE Huntington took place at the Mountain Health Arena on May 4, 2022.
  • Flannagan Lake Cleanup

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at John W. Flannagan Lake is committed to keeping the lake clean and safe year round. Our maintenance staff tirelessly tackled the major task of removing debris from the lake while the water levels continue to rise and fall.
  • Grayson Lake Nature Hike

    Park Ranger’s, Justine Smith and Alice Hall, hosted an interpretive nature hike with 140 Kindergartener’s from Russell Independent Schools. Children learned the importance of environmental stewardship through ‘Leave No Trace for Every Kid’ Principles.
  • Burnsville Lake Cleanup

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Burnsville Lake is committed to keeping the lake clean and safe. This winter, Maintenance Mechanic Jason Meadows, along with employees of the maintenance contractor, Misfit Landscaping, tackled the major task of removing debris from the lake while the water level was at winter pool. The Burnsville Lake crew removes drift every year, but this cleanup was extremely needed.
  • April

    Army Corps of Engineers reminds visitors to practice water safety

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – As millions of Americans plan visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds visitors of the importance of practicing safe, sensible, and thoughtful activities in, on, and around open water.
  • Hero of the Month

    Brian Edgar is a Maintenance Mechanic at Piedmont Dam. Brian has gone above and beyond in his Maintenance and Flood Control duties and responsibilities. Brian has been the only maintenance worker at Piedmont Dam since November of 2021.
  • Dusty Carroll Wins Prestigious Award

    Keith “Dusty” Carroll has been awarded the Ron Keeling Programming Excellence Award for his work in the Huntington District. The Ron Keeling Award is given annually to one individual for his or her role in the Programs and Project Management Community of Practice in the Great Lakes and Ohio Rivers Division (LRD). Mr. Keith “Dusty” Carroll is recognized for his exemplary contributions to the Civil Works Program within the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division. Mr. Carroll embodies the Army values while faithfully executing his duties and investing in others as a servant leader.
  • Ryan Mayo Receives Commander's Award

    Ryan Mayo is being recognized for his exemplary contributions to the Civil Works Program within the Huntington District. Mr. Mayo embodies the essence of the Agency’s mission of delivering innovative engineering solutions to energize the economy and reduce disaster risk.
  • March

    Major General William Crane Visits Bluestone Dam

    Major General William Crane, WV National Guard, visit Bluestone Dam on March 16 to tour the dam and visit with the project staff. The WV National Guard assisted in helping USACE Command Sergeant Major Patrickson Toussaint travel to multiple projects during the CSM's short visit to the Huntington District.
  • USACE Command Sergeant Major Visits Huntington

    Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Patrickson Toussaint, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Command Sergeant Major recently visited the Huntington District. During his visit he focused his time on speaking directly with the workforce of Bluestone Dam, Winfield Locks and Dam and Marietta Repair Station
  • The Corps Environment – February 2022 issue now available

    The February 2022 edition of The Corps Environment is now available! This edition highlights fostering sustainability as a way of life, in support of Environmental Operating Principle #1. Content includes commentary from  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Director of Military Programs, Dr. Christine Altendorf, and USACE Director of  Civil Works, Mr. Al Lee, discussing our collective climate change adaption and mitigation efforts. This issue also features initiatives from across the Army environmental community that are helping to shape a sustainable environment for current and future generations.
  • February

    Flannagan Lake goes into deep drawdown

    John W. Flannagan Lake is performing a deep drawdown in order to perform inspections and maintenance on the dam.
  • Huntington District Dam Safety

    This video will familiarize you with the functions of Huntington District's Dam Safety Program. Our
  • Town of Martin PDT of the Year Recognition

    The PDT is recognized for its accomplishments on this challenging project and leading the charge to Revolutionizing Civil Works.
  • December

    Disaster Response

    In response to the tornado and storm system that devastated more than 1,000 homes on Dec. 10, 2021, the Huntington District deployed emergency operations personnel to help with the recovery effort.
  • Barker House Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    State, Federal and local officials took part in a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to dedicate a new access road constructed by ODOT to the site of the historic Col. Joseph Barker Jr. House at the Willow Island Locks and Dam on Dec. 10, 2021.
  • Christmas Parade

    Big things come in small packages, and that adage couldn’t of rang truer than on Saturday night when the city of Glenville hosted its Annual Christmas Parade downtown. Old Saint Nick headlined the event, but asked his close pal, “Bobber the Water Safety Dog” to participate in providing the children of Glenville an exciting evening of colorful lights, festive costumes and lots and lots of candy!
  • Christmas Cookies with Bobber and Santa

    The Annual Christmas Cookies with Bobber and Santa was held at the Burnsville Community Building. Participants enjoyed learning about water safety in a creative hands-on hypothermia activity called Frosty Fingers, made water safety ornaments, met Bobber the Water Safety Dog and Santa, received water safety promotions, made Christmas ornaments with the Friends of Burnsville Lake and celebrated the holidays with cookies and hot chocolate.
  • On the Move

    The Bradshaw Town Hall in McDowell County, WV, is on the move. The structure was elevated approximately 4 feet over a four-day period in November (wrapping up on Nov. 17) as part of the floodproofing program on the Nonstructural Flood Control Project, Section 202 Program.
  • November

    Commander visits Marietta Repair Station

    Colonel Jayson Putnam visited the Marietta Repair Station to get updated on the on-going operations they are performing. During the visit he recognized Jay Angelo, MRS Engineering Tech/Dive Supervisor for taking ownership of and improving the safety and efficiency of the MRS dive team.