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    McConnell AFB welcomes first KC-46A Pegasus

    Team McConnell’s Total Force crews delivered the first two KC-46A Pegasus aircraft to the Home of Air Refueling – in the Air Capital of the World. Contractors [under the oversight of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Kansas City District] constructed three new KC-46 maintenance hangars, technical training dormitories, an air traffic control tower, fuselage trainer and many other facilities specifically for the Pegasus’ arrival. These projects brought $267 million to the local economy by employing Kansas workers and using local resources.
  • Dam: that’s a lot of work - Corps completes spillway gate repair

    In 2009, dam safety inspectors dangled from ropes to inspect the spillway gates at federal dams throughout Oregon. The team, in their top-to-bottom inspection, determined that the aging spillway gates might malfunction when the water levels were high.
  • The "system" performed as designed

    The writer, Brigadier General D. Peter Helmlinger, is commander of the Northwestern Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.