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Young people learn safe habits best from their parents. You can use these downloadable items to reinforce safety in the water during National Safe Boating Week.
National Safe Boating Week - May 21-27
Young people learn safe habits best from their parents. You can use these downloadable items to reinforce safety in the water during National Safe Boating Week.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – South Pacific Division Deputy Commander Col. Eric McFadden hands the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer flag to Incoming Albuquerque District Commander Lt. Col. James Booth during the District’s formal change of command ceremony, May 12, 2016.  The ceremony symbolizes the transfer of command responsibility from one individual to another and is physically represented by the passing of the flag from the old commander to the new. Traditionally the next senior commander performs the transfer.
2016 Change of Command
SPD Deputy Commander Col. Eric McFadden hands the USACE flag to incoming Albuquerque District Commander Lt. Col. James Booth during the District’s formal change of command ceremony, May 12.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – District Commander Lt. Col. Patrick Dagon presents civil engineer Carlos Aragon a certificate of achievement for being selected as one of two District Employees of the Second Quarter, May 2, 2016.
Employee of 2nd Quarter
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – District Commander Lt. Col. Patrick Dagon presents civil engineer Carlos Aragon a certificate of achievement for being selected as one of two District Employees of the Second Quarter, May 2, 2016.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – District Commander Lt. Col. Patrick Dagon presents economist Robert Grimes a certificate of achievement for being selected as one of two District Employees of the Second Quarter, May 2, 2016.
Employee of the 2nd Quarter
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – District Commander Lt. Col. Patrick Dagon presents economist Robert Grimes a certificate of achievement for being selected as one of two District Employees of the Second Quarter, May 2, 2016.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Ericka Zabala (right) receives a certificate of achievement from District Commander Lt. Col. Patrick Dagon, April 26, 2016. Zabala was recognized as the District’s 2016 Administrative Professional of the Year.
2016 Admin Professional of the Year
Ericka Zabala was recognized as the District’s 2016 Administrative Professional of the Year, April 26, 2016.
April 2016 Corps Environment cover
April 2016 Corps Environment Cover
Check out the newest issue of The Corps Environment! Available now.
Learn more about your federal lands. All 4th-graders can download a voucher to gain unlimited, free access to any federal lands or waters for a year! Visit the “Get Your Pass” section of www.everykidinapark.gov (click link below), complete an online game, and download your personalized voucher.
Attention 4th graders!
Learn more about your federal lands. All 4th-graders can download a voucher to gain unlimited, free access to any federal lands or waters for a year! Visit the “Get Your Pass” section of www.everykidinapark.gov (click link below), complete an online game, and download your personalized voucher.
Effective Jan. 1, 2016, recreation fees have changed at USACE-managed recreation areas. Click the links below for more information...
Recreation fees have changed
Effective Jan. 1, 2016, recreation fees have changed at USACE-managed recreation areas. Click the links below for more information...

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Image Not FoundChange of Command Ceremony 2016-ABQ District-USACEALBUQUERQUE N.M. – Lt. Col. James Booth assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Albuquerque District, May 12, 2016, during a formal change of command ceremony at the District headquarters. The purpose of a change of command ceremony is to emphasize the continuity of leadership and unit identity, despite the change in individual authority. The District’s area of responsibility includes the entire state of New Mexico, as well as portions of southern Colorado and far west Texas. The District performs design, construction and operations and maintenance services for three Air Force bases; conducts a robust civil works program; and operates and maintains nine dams.
Image Not Found2016 STEM Olympiad-UNM-ABQ DistrictAn ABQ District-USACE-STEM team supported the 2016 Central New Mexico Science Olympiad at the University of New Mexico, Jan. 30. At the event, sixteen high school level teams from central NM area schools, participated in the STEM-Wright Stuff event. They demonstrated how their planes can fly; the longer they stayed in the air, the better the team did in the competition. The Science Olympiad, a yearly event held in each state across the nation, brings together middle and high school students interested in pursuing opportunities or careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
Image Not FoundABQ District USACE Santa Clara Pueblo ProjectThe 2011 Las Conchas Wildfire in northern New Mexico, one of New Mexico’s worst fires ever, left behind years of recovery work, especially for the Santa Clara Pueblo NM. To counter this, the Albuquerque District Corps of Engineers is involved in efforts helping to protect the pueblo from future flooding and debris runoff. This project is just one of several ways the District works with many Native American Tribes, to address water resource challenges and other emergency management issues. Because of Corps’ experiences in the Albuquerque District, its team has recently been recognized by USACE as a center of expertise working in Indian Country.
Image Not FoundUS Army Corps of Engineers Retires former Park Ranger's badge"In recognition of bravery and exceptional courage under fire, the US Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District officially retired Abiquiu Park Ranger Alfred Chavez’s badge June 3, 2015, in a ceremony at the district office.

Latest Stories

Corps Contractor Awarded for Protecting Endangered Birds at John Martin Reservoir

5/18/2016
Duane Nelson, contractor with the Albuquerque District, received a lifetime award for his work with endangered/threatened species at John Martin Reservoir, May 7, 2016.

District Welcomes 35th Commander

5/16/2016
Lt. Col. James Booth assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District, Thursday, May 12, 2016, during a formal change of command ceremony at the District headquarters.

Albuquerque District Recognizes Its 2016 Administrative Professional of the Year

4/28/2016
The District recognized its 2016 Administrative Professional of the Year, April 26, 2016.

Albuquerque District and Zia Pueblo enter into watershed assessment agreement

4/1/2016
The District and Zia Pueblo entered into a watershed assessment agreement March 9, 2016, under Section 203 of the Tribal Partnership Program.

Albuquerque District Helps ICE Consolidate in El Paso

3/14/2016
The Albuquerque District recently celebrated with Immigration and Customs Enforcement the official opening of ICE's new facility in El Paso, Texas.

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