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  • June

    Army Aviation Runs Full Circle for Employee

    From the beginnings of Army aviation in the early 20th Century, Eric Procter’s family was involved. His grandfather served in France as an army aircraft mechanic in World War I, and his service inspired his grandson.
  • May

    Santa Rosa Students Ready for the Water

    Bob Mumford, a park ranger at the District’s Santa Rosa Dam, wrote and received a grant from ENMR, a local phone cooperative, to purchase and distribute lifejackets and Whistles for Life to all the students at the elementary school.
  • April

    Dam Safety Prep is District Priority

    Albuquerque District’s Dam Safety Program Manager Suzi Hess-Brittelle and Readiness and Contingency Operations (RCO) Emergency Management Specialists Don Gallegos and Theresa Rogers conducted a dam safety exercise at Santa Rosa Dam in Santa Rosa, N.M., March 15.
  • March

    District Engages in Emergency Roof Repairs at Kirtland

    In early December 2011, a significant wind event damaged the roofs of several buildings on Kirtland Air Force Base. The winds were estimated greater than 50 mph along the flightline.
  • Project Manager Returns from Kosovo Deployment

    While the Middle East and Central Asia dominate national discussion about the military, the U.S. military still has a presence in Eastern Europe, particularly in the Balkans, including in Kosovo. New Mexico native Michael Martinez, a project manager in civil works, has experienced all three regions, most recently Kosovo.
  • February

    Tracking Progress after Raton’s Tenacious Track Fire

    The last remnants of the wildfires were extinguished months ago, but hard-hit communities in the District are still cleaning up and repairing damages from the fires last summer. One such community is Raton, N.M.
  • January

    Battalion Takes Pride in Flag Burning

    “No one does what we do. The burning of the colors is a unique event that is known throughout the Army, especially to those who have served in Korea or the 2nd Infantry Division,” said Lt. Col. Christopher Benson, former battalion commander. “Our battalion played a significant role in saving an entire division from annihilation. We do it to honor the courage and sacrifice of our veterans, to commemorate their actions and acknowledge the role they played in shaping the history of the 2nd Infantry Division and of Korea. We must never forget our history, or the legacy our veterans left for us to maintain.”
  • District Employee is Code Talker’s Grandchild

    Recently New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez proclaimed Jan. 7, 2012, as “Keith Little Day.” Little passed away at age 87 in Fort Defiance, Ariz., Jan. 3. He was one of four surviving Navajo Code Talkers.
  • August

    Post Fire, Corps Helps Town Protect Water Supply

    The people in the town of Raton, N.M., know that a wildfire’s effects don’t end when the last smoldering ember is extinguished. The “Track Fire” originated June 12 on the northern outskirts of Raton and quickly got out of control. It eventually burned almost 27,800 acres, thousands of trees and much of the ground-cover vegetation of the watershed around Lake Maloya in Sugarite Canyon, which straddles the New Mexico-Colorado border.
  • Abiquiu Project Staff Enjoy Movie Partly Filmed at Site

    Last summer, the District’s staff at Abiquiu Reservoir played host to about 200 people during a two-week span, for filming of parts of “Cowboys and Aliens.”