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Northwestern Division Military Missions

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division's current military construction mission, one of the largest since World War II, consists of an average annual program of $25 billion (FY10-19) to meet the demand created by growth in the Army, and global restationing.
Several facilities including hangars, dormitories, an air traffic control tower, and fuselage trainer were built for the KC-46A Pegasus program.
Building 1459 on Fort Carson, Colo., Aug. 28, 2018, where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working to prepare the location for the arrival of Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's 1st Space Brigade moving into the building. (U.S. Army photo by U.S. Army Capt. Ryan Hignight)
The U.S. Strategic Command's new Command and Control Facility. This project, located at Offutt Air Force Base, is managed by Omaha District.

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Military Missions

Real estate: 1,843,870 acres

Installations by state are:

  • Colorado
    • Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station and NorthCom
    • Fort Carson, Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Fitzsimmons Medical Center, Pueblo Depot
    • Air Force Academy and Peterson, Schriever and Buckley Air Force Bases 
  • Idaho
    • Mountain Home Air Force Base
  • Iowa
    • Iowa Army Ammunition Plant
  • Kansas
    • Fort Riley
    • McConnell Air Force Base
  • Minnesota
    • Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant
    • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (Reserves)
  • Missouri
    • Fort Leavenworth
    • Fort Leonard Wood
    • Whiteman Air Force Base
  • Montana
    • Malmstrom Air Force Base
  • Nebraska
    • Offutt Air Force Base
    • Cornhusker Army Ammunition Plant
  • North Dakota
    • Minot and Grand Forks Air Force Bases
  • South Dakota
    • Ellsworth Air Force Base
    • Black Hills Army Depot
  • Washington
    • Joint Base Lewis-McChord
    • Fairchild Air Force Base
  • Wisconsin
    • Fort McCoy and Badger Army Ammunition Plant
    • Gen. Billy Mitchell Field (Reserves)

Military Missions

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' current military construction mission, one of the largest since World War II, consists of an average annual program of $25 billion (FY10-19) to meet the demand created by growth in the Army, global restationing, and base realignment and closure.

The Northwestern Division’s Military Construction program, including carry-in projects from prior years, is $1.9 billion for Fiscal Year 2019. The Military Construction program includes several mega projects including the National Geospatial Agency next NGA-West Phases 1 and 2 at $836 Million at St. Louis, Missouri, and the Fort Leonard Wood Replacement Hospital at $381 Million. 

The Division's Military Missions program projections for FY19 also includes the following:

  • Sustainment, Restoration, and Modernization - $509 Million
  • Environmental Programs for - $354 Million
  • Interagency & International Services - $128 Million

The Northwestern Division offers a wide range of services to its military customers. It is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with a regional office in Omaha, Nebraska, and five subordinate district offices located in Seattle and Walla Walla, Washington; Kansas City, Missouri; Omaha; and Portland. Northwestern Division headquarters coordinates technical policy and budgetary issues that cross district boundaries, as well as provide regional interface with other Federal and state agencies, congressional leaders, interest groups and international commissions. Expertise ranges from master planning to engineering plans and specifications, to construction management and installation support. Typical projects include new construction or renovation of military housing, barracks, operations centers, office/classroom buildings and child care facilities

Northwestern Division and its districts are experienced in partnering agreements with customers, in-house or contracted design of projects, advertisement and award of the construction contract (bid projects, negotiated projects, best value, request for proposals), financial administration of the contract, and field supervision and quality assurance inspections of the construction work underway. Kansas City, Seattle and Omaha districts collaborate to execute the Division's annual military workload.

Kansas City District

Kansas City District delivers $740 million program for the Heartland
11/5/2020 UPDATED
As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District wrapped up final contract awards for fiscal year 2020, the team wants to share a summary of a few major accomplishments and how they tie into...

Omaha District

Ammunition Supply Point expansion opens on Fort Carson
3/30/2021
The Fort Carson Army Field Support Battalion hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of new facilities at the Ammunition Supply Point on Fort Carson, Colorado, on March 19...
Omaha District to bring Air Force Cyberworx facility online
11/4/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District awarded a nearly $42 million contract Aug. 21 for the construction of the U.S. Air Force’s Cyberworx facility at the United States Air Force Academy in...
Omaha District executes historic $1.65 billion program
10/29/2020 UPDATED
There were many challenges this year; recovering from the catastrophic Lower Missouri River Basin flooding event of 2019, protecting the workforce and public safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, and...

Seattle District

New bridge restores full McChord airfield capabilities
12/22/2020
A McChord C-17 Globemaster III took off Dec. 22 over the new underground bridge to commemorate the reopening of the McChord Field runway to its full, 10,100-foot operational length. This follows the...