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Northwestern Division Change of Command
Brigadier General Scott A. Spellmon assumed command of the Northwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, on July 16, 2015. In this position, he will oversee an annual program of more than $3 billion in civil works, environmental restoration and military construction in more than a dozen states, primarily within the Columbia and Missouri river basins.
The Missouri River Basin Balancer offers insight into the inland waterway of the Missouri River and its 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 the Mainstem reservoirs 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.
Missouri River Basin Balancer
The Missouri River Basin Balancer offers insight into the inland waterway of the Missouri River and its 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 the Mainstem reservoirs 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.
Col. DiCiro Joins The Northwestern Division As Deputy Commander
Colonel Torrey A. DiCiro assumed the duties of deputy commander, Northwestern Division, Portland, Ore., on July 16, 2015. Prior to his arrival at Northwestern Division, Col. DiCiro served as the Deputy Commander of the Corps' Mississippi Valley Division from 2014 to 2015 and as the Commander and District Engineer of the Corps' San Francisco District from 2010 to 2012.
Major General Stevens Meets With Northwestern Division Leaders
Major General Richard L. Stevens meets with leaders from the Northwestern Division during a change of command in Portland, Ore. July 16, 2015. (left to right: LTC Vail, Walla Walla District; COL Sexton, Kansas City District; COL Aguilar, Portland District; MG Stevens; BG Spellmon, Northwestern Division; COL Buck, Seattle District; COL Cross, Omaha District)
Wear It!
Always remember to stay safe and wear your life jacket. Wear It logo, provided by the National Safe Boating Campaign.
STEM Outreach
Steve Fischer, Northwestern Division Environmental Resources Team Lead, and other Corps employees were at the Native American Youth and Family Center recently where they taught kids to use engineering and math skills to build BMX bikes and understand why tire pressure makes a difference in racing performance.

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