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  • August

    Brady Beckman Recognized at Senior Leader Conference

    Brady Beckman was awarded the Meritorious Civilian Service Medal for exhibiting superior leadership of the Regional Rivers Repair Fleet during successive record O&M years of Workload and the COVID-19 pandemic. His steady leadership has ensured the fleet continues to execute their critical mission in a safe manner. He diligently managed the execution of the FY19 Major Maintenance and Repair Schedule despite unseasonably high water during most of the repair season. He recommended and carried out needed changes to the schedule to maximize effectiveness of crews and ensured project budgets were not exceeded.
  • July

    Camp Prince Historical Marker Dedication

    The Raleigh County Historical Society unveiled a marker at Camp Prince Army Station on Friday, July 17. Camp Prince was an Engineer training and testing facility that provided testing of bridging equipment and techniques that were employed in the Korean War and training for the Army until 1957. The site was originally chosen for its unique directional flows and proximity to the Bluestone Dam. The terrain at Camp Prince is also very similar to the terrain in Korea.
  • Groundbreaking Ceremony for Phase 5 Stilling Basin of the Bluestone Dam Safety Assurance Mega-Project

    Recently the Huntington District celebrated the beginning of the Phase 5 Stilling Basin of the
  • Stream Assessment Methodologies

    Regulatory Division recently hosted Major General Whittle, Commanding General of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, for a field demonstration of various stream assessment methodologies. The assessment of aquatic resources is a critical component of the Corps' permit evaluation process and documentation of decisions.
  • Sutton Waterline Project

    Sutton crews place a waterline vault in the downstream area of Sutton Dam. This was a major portion of a two-phase waterline project for the Sutton Dam, office, maintenance area, and the downstream recreation area. It replaces the old waterline supplying those areas.
  • June

    249th Engineer Battalion performs CBRM mission in Beckley

    ​Twelve Prime Power Specialist (12P) of 3rd Power Station, Charlie Company, 249th Engineer Battalion are conducting a Circuit Breaker and Relay Maintenance (CBRM) mission at the Beckley Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Beckley, WV.
  • Muskingum Conservancy Court

    Huntington District Commander Colonel Evers participated in the virtual Muskingum Conservancy Court session that included 18 Basin Judges, the Watershed Conservancy District Board, and the MWCD staff. 
  • ​R3F Heavy Capacity Fleet Supports Markland Lock (LRL)

    ​The Heavy Capacity Fleet Unit (HCF) completed work ahead of schedule at Greenup Locks and Dam (LRH) and arrived safely at Louisville Repair Station (LRS) on 02 June 2020. While the fleet was on its return trip from Greenup, a small land based crew mobilized to Markland Locks and Dam (LRL) to change out upper emergency gate cables in the Auxiliary Chamber.
  • April

    Reading Ranger

    Since the COVID-19 concerns have forced Corps staff and visitors to our projects into practicing safe social distancing, the search is on for creative ways to continue doing our work, and Natural Resource Specialist Kara Wagner, a Park Ranger at Alum Creek Lake in Lewis Center, Ohio, found a great way to reach out to a young audience. 
  • Dover Dam Days Virtual Tour ​

    Visitors look forward to the annual tours of Dover Dam in May, but this year the public visits are canceled because of the COVID-19 restrictions – but the rangers aren't going to let that shut down the event.
  • Re-Purposing Water Safety Materials in a Time of Crisis

    John W. Flannagan and North Fork of Pound donate water safety bandanas for re-purposing into much needed protective face masks for Dickenson County Sheriff’s Office and Dickenson County Emergency Services.
  • Inspecting New Staircases

    Chris Wood, structural engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Huntington District, performed inspections on the newly built staircases on the gate house structures at Atwood and Piedmont Lakes April 2.
  • USACE COVID-19 Response Efforts Update for April 4, 2020

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working in support of the FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency - and in coordination with other federal, state, local and tribal partners – in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The latest facts and figures about our ongoing activities are contained in the following infographic (As of April 4).
  • March

    Bluestone PDT Achieves Milestone

    Bluestone PDT achieves another major milestone with the issuance of the Notice to Proceed for the Phase 5 Contract. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bluestone Dam Project Delivery Team issued a Notice to Proceed (NTP) to Brayman Construction Corporation on their $319.6 million contract on March 24, 2020.
  • USACE Support to COVID-19 Response

    Hear remarks by Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy and Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, specific to support by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to the national Coronavirus response. These clips are excerpts from the March 20, 2020 press conference in the Pentagon. https://www.facebook.com/USACEHQ/videos/215875549492744/ The full event, including remarks by Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy; Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James McConville; Army Corps of Engineers Commander Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite; and Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Scott Dingle can also be viewed here: https://facebook.com/DeptofDefense/videos/2643688735757461/
  • Memo from the Director of Contracting re: COVID-19

    For USACE Contractors, As the Director of Contracting for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, I wanted to personally reach out to all of you and let you know that we are actively monitoring the situation in regards to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Attached is the guidance we received on planning for potential Novel Coronavirus Contract Impacts.
  • Corps of Engineers Outdoor Venues Are Open to Public

    In light of all the recent concerns with COVID-19, the good news is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to provide recreational opportunities for the public. Outdoor venues including boat ramps, trails, and fishing access sites will remain open at this time. However, in the interest of public safety, some facilities such as visitor centers, playgrounds, and restrooms will be closed until further notice.
  • February

    Fishtrap Lake Cleanup Continues

    Recent flood events have left Fishtrap Lake in Shelbiana, Ky., with a large amount of drift and debris to remove. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Pike County have worked together to remove that material, and so far more than 2,000 cubic yards of drift and more than 200 cubic yards of trash has been removed.
  • Wren Wilson Awarded Bronze de Fleury Medal upon Retirement

    Wren Wilson was awarded the Bronze de Fleury Medal at a ceremony marking her retirement from the Corps of Engineers. Colonel Jason Evers presented Wren with a number of awards to include the de Fleury Medal
  • Save a Life - Burnsville Lake Recycle a Life Jacket January 2020 Campaign

    Huntington District, Kanawha Area, Burnsville Lake Ranger Lisa Hess launched the Save A Life – Burnsville Lake Recycle A Life Jacket Campaign January 1st, 2020. The campaign ran for the entire month. The purpose was to kick off the year with the community thinking about and being aware of water safety, by helping to “Fill the BOAT” with new, used, slightly used and very, very well loved life jackets.