News Story Archive

Author: Elizabeth Lockyear
  • July

    Archaeology Plays Important Role for Corps

    The Albuquerque District has several archaeologists who also work to preserve the District’s history, as our employees work and build in support of the nation’s future.
  • Medals Reflect Trio’s Significant Contributions

    Three District employees were awarded the Bronze de Fleury Medal June 9.
  • May

    New Turbine Increases Hydroelectric Power

    Despite a rough beginning more than two decades ago, the Abiquiu hydroelectric facility’s third turbine officially turned on when Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) pushed the start button at a ceremony at the facility April 21.
  • April

    Corps Enforces Title 36 at Project Locations

    Stewardship is one of the guiding principles of the Corps of Engineers, which has the responsibility of managing close to 12 million acres of public lands and waters, on more than 400 lake and river projects in 43 states.
  • When Disaster Strikes, We’ll Bring the Ice!

    In the event a disaster such as a hurricane hits the U.S. this year, Albuquerque District will ensure that ice is purchased and delivered to the affected area, when requested.
  • January

    Cleaning up Cochiti

    While old transformers, antifreeze and aerosol cans aren’t significant archeological findings at the District’s Cochiti field project, they do signal that an environmental clean-up could be necessary.
  • Contracting Closes Deal on USACE-Level Award

    The Albuquerque District’s contracting team brought home the 2010 USACE Excellence in Contracting Award in the Customer Service award category.
  • Crowd Spies Abiquiu Eagles

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Abiquiu Lake hosted its eighth annual midwinter eagle watch on Jan. 8. There were 15 confirmed eagle sightings, the most ever.
  • Corps Works at Former World War II Air Field

    In the early 1940s, the U.S. Department of Defense acquired approximately 1,000 acres near Fort Sumner, N.M., for an Army Air Field to train aircraft pilots during World War II.
  • December

    Field Office is Growing and Building Strong on the Border

    Despite dust, heat, tight deadlines and some remote, rural project locations, Albuquerque District’s El Paso Resident Office remains committed to Building Strong and strengthening the nation in the southern part of the District.