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  • December

    Employees’ Excellence Recognized

    In December, several District employees received recognition for their outstanding work and performance in fiscal year 2013, including Supervisor and Employee of the Year, Ranger of the Year and others.
  • District Employees Receive Steel, Bronze de Fleury Medals

    In December, four District Employees received one of the highest honors awarded in the Corps of Engineers - the de Fleury Medal.
  • October

    Agencies Collaborate to Save Culvert, Road and Money

    The 2012 monsoonal rain season brought runoff which carred debris, choking the culvert under Galisteo Dam's access road. Safety concerns prompted the District to save the road. However the necessary fix wasn’t going to be cheap, especially in this era of budget belt-tightening.
  • September

    District Completes New Dormitory at Cannon Air Force Base

    The Albuquerque District joined the Air Force’s 27th Special Operations Wing at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 6, 2013, for the newest dormitory built by the Corps there.
  • August

    District Collaborates to Save Resources, Offer Opportunities

    In an era of resource constraints, the Corps is continually seeking ways to cut the cost of doing business and do more with less.
  • District’s Small Business Industry Day Draws Large Crowd

    Representatives of small businesses from all over New Mexico and as far away as California and Florida participated in the District’s annual 2013 Small Business Industry Day at its main office, Aug. 1.
  • July

    District Offers First STEM Internship

    This summer the District collaborated with the University of New Mexico to launch the District’s first eight-week STEM internship. Civil engineering student Corey Bowen started the internship May 28 and spent her time helping on several on-going design projects.
  • May

    District Employees Discuss Dams, Water with Students at Water Festival

    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.
  • April

    District Commander is a "Woman on the Move"

    Albuquerque District Commander Lt. Col. Antoinette R. Gant is one of 13 New Mexican women recognized by the YWCA of New Mexico as “Women on the Move” April 3, 2013, in Albuquerque, N.M.
  • District Security Officer Receives Two Awards for Antiterrorism Work

    Master Sgt. Bernie Lujan received the 2012 U.S. Army Antiterrorism Honor Roll Award March 26, 2013, at the District’s Headquarters in Albuquerque, N.M. Lujan also received the 2012 USACE Meritorious Antiterrorism Honor Roll Award in the same ceremony.