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  • June

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: A Brief History

    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.
  • 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.
  • Students ‘Discover Water’ in Pueblo, Colo.

    Corps employees from John Martin Reservoir presented water safety classes to elementary school students attending the annual Discovering Water in Pueblo event May 7, 2013, at the Colorado State University - Pueblo campus.
  • Three Sisters, One District

    When Albuquerque District Commander Lt. Col. Gant figuratively talks about District employees being like a family, Monika Sanchez and Michelle and Melissa Mann take her literally.
  • Burrowing Owls Get a Helping Hand from the Corps and Shareholders

    In the middle of the busy city of Albuquerque lies an area that appears to be designed specifically for burrowing owls to nest.
  • Abiquiu Lake Celebrates Earth Day with the American Kestrel

    The park rangers of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Abiquiu Lake and staff of the Espanola Wildlife Center celebrated Earth Day 2013 with volunteers who learned about the American Kestrel and then built and installed nesting habitat for the “sparrow hawk” around Abiquiu Lake April 20.
  • Interagency Military Pass waives day-use fees at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreation sites nationwide

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced it will continue to accept the America the Beautiful Federal Recreation Pass Program’s Interagency Annual Pass for Military (Military Pass) at its more than 2,500 USACE-managed recreation areas nationwide.
  • April

    Albuquerque District Celebrates Administrative Professionals Day

    The District presented its first Administrative Professional award this year to Ms. Toni Brown from the Santa Rosa Lake Project April 24, 2013 at the District office.
  • Fort Bliss to Launch Military’s Largest Renewable Energy Project

    The largest renewable energy project in U.S. military history is slated to begin soon at Fort Bliss, Texas, a big step toward the installation’s goal of generating all the energy it uses, Army Maj. Gen. Dana J.H. Pittard, the installation and 1st Armored Division commander, announced April 5, 2013.
  • Ribbon-cutting, Groundbreaking Marks Progress on Cutting Edge Air Force Labs

    Lt. Col. Gant, commander, Albuquerque District, participated in both a groundbreaking and a ribbon-cutting ceremony held for two cutting edge laboratories dedicated to space sensor research and development and space radiation effects for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) on Kirtland Air Force Base, March 26, 2013.