Archive: July, 2018
  • July

    Runner up for the USACE Meritorious Logistician of the Year

    Jeffrey Lee of the Huntington District Logistics Office was selected as the runner up for the USACE Meritorious Logistician of the Year Award. His demonstrated meritorious achievement with the USACE Logistics Activity, Great Lakes and Ohio River Division and the Huntington District has resulted in the Huntington District’s supply program becoming one of the best in all of USACE. .
  • Huntington District Welcomes New Commander

    Today the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District welcomed its new commander, Col. Jason Evers, in a ceremony at the Huntington City Hall Auditorium. The ceremony was presided over by Maj. Gen. Mark Toy, Commanding General of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division. Col. Evers is now responsible for carrying out the District’s mission within the Ohio River Basin, which includes more than 300 navigable miles of the Ohio River in West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio, plus nine major tributaries.
  • Army Corps employee born on 4th of July turns 80 on Independence Day

    It seems only fitting that a man with more than 50 years of federal civilian service to his country would be born on the Fourth of July. "Sharing a July Fourth birthday with the United States has always been a good day for me," said Michael Spoor, a physical scientist and engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Huntington District. Spoor turns 80 this Independence Day. He is the eldest of three children and was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, to Ferris and Leona Spoor.
  • 7th Annual Water Safety Fireworks Display at Fishtrap Lake

    The Corps water safety booth was manned by Brett Salyers, Travis Coleman, Magan Boyd, Glenda Robinson and Heather Coleman. It delivered a safe boating / water safety message that included placing life vests on adults and kids alike, illustrating the purpose, proper size / fit, and how to wear the life vest. Water safety information was given to most in attendance. Fireworks were displayed off Fishtrap Dam at 9:45pm for approximately 30 minutes.