Employees from the District’s John Martin Reservoir participated in the 9th Annual Cruisin’ Into Summer and Keep Kids Safe Fair June 1, 2013, in Rocky Ford, Colo. The staff was on hand providing water safety tips and handing out water safety materials to the more than 550 children and adults who stopped by the District's booth.
Corps’ employees from the Albuquerque District participated in National Get Outdoors Day held at Albuquerque's Tingley Beach, June 8, 2013.
Albuquerque District staff at Conchas Lake removed more than 560 tires from the lake at the South Recreation Area in preparation for the 2013 recreation season.
George Washington appointed the first engineer officers of the Army on June 16, 1775, during the American Revolution, and engineers have served in combat in all subsequent American wars. The Army established the Corps of Engineers as a separate, permanent branch on March 16, 1802, and gave the engineers responsibility for founding and operating the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Employees from the Albuquerque Districts’ Trinidad Lake Recreation Area joined more than 40 presenters at the second annual Water Festival at Trinidad State Junior College May 16, 2013.