• November

    Dive Team Training

    Colonel Jayson Putnam, Huntington District Commander, visited the Huntington District Dive Team during their training at the Winfield Locks and Dam to give out some well-deserved rewards to team members.
  • October

    LRD Commanding General visits Meldahl Locks & Dam

    Brigadier General Mark Quander, Commanding General of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division visited the Meldahl Locks and Dam to observe the work of the Light Capacity Fleet as it conducts maintenance on the auxiliary chamber. This critical work is essential to ensuring continued flow of commerce along the Ohio River.
  • September

    NRAC wins Excellence in Partnership Award

    The New River Alliance of Climbing was awarded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Excellence in Partnership Award during a ceremony held at Summersville Lake on September 7, 2023. The Excellence in Partnerships Award annually recognizes exceptional contributions by a partner supporting the Recreation and/or Environmental Stewardship programs. The award recipient is selected based on accomplishment of management objectives, creativity, improvements in public awareness and education, serving diverse audiences and involvement of other partners.
  • August

    Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Huntington District hosted a Ribbon Cutting ceremony on Friday August 25, 2023 to celebrate the completion of a project to renovate the Bradshaw Town Hall in Bradshaw, WV.
  • Zoar Levee Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    The Huntington District held a Ribbon cutting Ceremony for the Zoar Levee Project in Zoar, Ohio.Zoar
  • Senator Capito Staffers Visit Winfield Locks and Dam

    Adam Tomlinson, Murphie Barrett, Brett Jortland, and Libby Callaway from West Virginia Senator Shelley Moore-Capito’s office visited Winfield Locks and Dam and held discussions with Colonel Jayson Putnam and Mike Keathley to gain a better understanding on some of the issues that the district faces with regard to meeting mission requirements.
  • July

    Saving Lives is Fun at Burnsville Lake!

    Saving Lives is Fun at Burnsville Lake! On Friday, July 28th Burnsville Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers and Bobber the Water Safety hosted a Water Safety Event that was fun and educational for all ages!
  • USACE Emergency Responders in Vermont

    USACE Infrastructure Assessment team members who are mission assigned by FEMA, supported the State of Vermont by assessing the damage to wastewater treatment plants. The USACE team will then provide FEMA and the state of Vermont with the assessment reports and recommendations for necessary repairs to restore operations at the treatment plants.
  • Bluebird Boxes

    Kids at Lower Twin Campground built their own bluebird boxes and they did an excellent job!!!! This was a learning opportunity that continues when they hang their boxes and get to watch birds move in. Thank you, Ranger Autumn Elliott and Volunteers Scottie and Michelle Owens for making this event great for these kids
  • Flannagan Drift Removal

    This group of guys are spending their summer before college working for our contractor to remove drift from the lake.
  • Annual Maintenance Bulkhead Exercise

    While conducting the annual maintenance bulkhead exercise, access across Sutton Dam to the Jerimiah Carpenter hiking trail was closed. This important exercise enables staff the opportunity to maintain a state of readiness and to test the various pieces of equipment and steps required to complete the process.
  • June

    Ridgeview Elementary Ribbon Cutting

    The Ridgeview Elementary Ribbon Cutting Ceremony took place on June 9 in Clintwood, VA at the new Ridgeview Elementary School. This event celebrated the completion of a Section 202 project that provided flood protection for Dickenson County Schools.
  • May

    Dam Safety Awareness Day 2023

    On May 31st, we join together to commemorate National Dam Safety Awareness Day. On this day, we remember the lessons learned from past dam failures, push for strong dam safety programs, encourage investment in America's critical infrastructure and rededicate ourselves to the effective public-private partnerships that work to keep America's dams safe, operational and resilient.
  • Will's Creek Earth Day Event

    The Will's Creek Earth Day event on May 11th was a huge success due to the collective help from the dam staff, volunteers, FFA students, presenters, and sponsors!
  • May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

    May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States.
  • April

    Who Works the Rivers

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Huntington District participated in RiverWorks Discovery’s “Who Works the River” event in Point Pleasant on April 21st. 
  • Fish Habitat/ Attractors

    Rangers and Maintenance Staff at John W. Flannagan, (JWF), teamed up with the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources to build several fish habitat/ attractors. We were able to place these structures in different parts of the lake, two areas that would be suitable for winter pool and two areas that are suitable for summer pool.
  • Winfield Locks and Dam Tour

    Instructors Shawn Crow and Ethan Backus from Braxton County High School were able to bring their engineering class to Winfield Locks & Dam on March 30th to spend time looking at various applications of structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering techniques at the project.
  • February

    Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon visits Huntington District

    Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, 55th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, made a visit to the Huntington District February 15, 2023 to discuss and see the progress being made on multiple projects.
  • Pollinator Habitat

    Our rangers in the Muskingum Area are hard at work restoring pollinator habitat to bring more bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators to our public lands. Winter is a great time to seed native wildflowers and grasses so they are ready to grow as soon as spring arrives.