Brigadier General D. Peter Helmlinger assumed duties as the Commander of the Northwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, on July 27, 2018.
Brigadier General D. Peter Helmlinger
Brigadier General D. Peter Helmlinger assumed duties as the Commander of the Northwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, on July 27, 2018.
Rio Pierdas, located on the north eastern side of the island of Puerto Rico, was one of the many municipalities affected by Hurricane Maria. Kent Bernard, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contract specialist from the Walla Walla District headquarters in Walla Walla, Washington, encountered a variety of hurricane-placed road hazards while deployed to help FEMA’s temporary roofing assessment team in Puerto Rico from Oct. 18 to Nov. 28, 2017.
Kent Bernard, a Walla Walla District contract specialist supported the USACE response effort in Puerto Rico.
Rio Pierdas, located on the north eastern side of the island of Puerto Rico, was one of the many municipalities affected by Hurricane Maria. Kent Bernard, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contract specialist from the Walla Walla District headquarters in Walla Walla, Washington, encountered a variety of hurricane-placed road hazards while deployed to help FEMA’s temporary roofing assessment team in Puerto Rico from Oct. 18 to Nov. 28, 2017.
Aerial photo of the 12-building Department of Veteran Affairs replacement medical center under construction in Aurora, Colorado. The entire facility has been under U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' contract to Kiewit-Turner since November 2015.
DVA Replacement Medical Center, Aurora, CO
Aerial photo of the 12-building Department of Veteran Affairs replacement medical center under construction in Aurora, Colorado. The entire facility has been under U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' contract to Kiewit-Turner since November 2015.
The River Basin Balancer Game offers insight into an inland waterway and a system of reservoirs, which are operated with a goal for serving each of the benefits, flood control, navigation, hydropower, irrigation, water supply, recreation, fish and wildlife, and water quality, for which many USACE reservoirs and dams were authorized and constructed. Users can take charge of river operations and experience the unique challenges presented when managing reservoir operations in a variety of weather conditions across a geographically diverse basin.
River Basin Balancer Game
The River Basin Balancer Game offers insight into an inland waterway and a system of reservoirs, which are operated with a goal for serving each of the benefits, flood control, navigation, hydropower, irrigation, water supply, recreation, fish and wildlife, and water quality, for which many USACE reservoirs and dams were authorized and constructed. Users can take charge of river operations and experience the unique challenges presented when managing reservoir operations in a variety of weather conditions across a geographically diverse basin.

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Corps reducing outflows due to recent rains
In response to recent heavy rains and runoff in southeastern South Dakota and northwestern Iowa, releases from Fort Randall and Gavins Point dams will be reduced, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today.

Published: 9/20/2018
Columbia-Snake winter navigation lock schedule begins Sept. 15
COLUMBIA-SNAKE RIVERS, Ore. & Wash. -- Beginning Saturday, Sept. 15, recreational boaters can lock past U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dams on the lower Snake and Columbia rivers almost any time during daylight hours, according to Corps navigation planners. Commercial vessels will have precedence, and recreational vessels may be allowed to lock through with commercial craft at the discretion of the lockmaster.

Published: 9/10/2018

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9 things Learned from attending the SAME Small Business Conference #SAMESBC
The Society of American Military Engineers hosted its Small Business Conference for Architecture, Engineering and Construction Industry from November 15-17 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As a first time attendee, I learned some valuable tips that were shared repeatedly among attendees. They are captured here.

Published: 12/20/2017
Dr. James Hearn presented Bronze de Fleury Medal; retires after more than 30 years of Federal service
After 34 years of service to the Department of the Army including four years of Vietnam-Era active duty and 15 years in academe as a teacher and administrator, Dr. James Hearn retired on October 31.

Published: 11/30/2017
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