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Tag: Afghanistan
  • August

    USACE TAA welcomes first female commander

    Col. Kimberly Colloton officially assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Transatlantic Afghanistan District (TAA), during a change of command ceremony Saturday at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Colloton comes to TAA after previously serving as the commander for both the USACE Albuquerque and Los Angeles Districts and is TAA's first female commander.
  • December

    Tunnel Rehab in Afghanistan: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Repairs Vital Transportation Link

    The Salang Tunnel is a vital link connecting Afghanistan with Central Asia and Russia, but in the past 49 years the tunnel had deteriorated into a deathtrap. In 2012 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) began short-term improvements. Just one year later, the Corps is ready to flip the switch on the final repairs.
  • March

    USACE STEM professionals excel in Afghanistan

    Without the female USACE Transatlantic District North professionals, mission accomplishment would be sorely hampered. We could not as easily execute our construction projects, or provide necessary oversight of the Operations and Maintenance mission for ANSF facilities in support of United States Forces-Afghanistan and NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan without the talented women who first achieved success in the classroom in pursuit of STEM qualifications.
  • January

    Deployed District Employees Thank Third Grade Class

    On Jan. 13, Capt. John Deal visited Ms. Tracy Lewis’ third grade class at 7 Bar Elementary School in Rio Rancho, N.M., in order to deliver some gifts
  • November

    Albuquerque Team “Reaches Back” to Afghanistan

    Besides continuing to send our employees to assist “in country,” Albuquerque District is now supporting operations in Afghanistan at home by providing design support for four Afghanistan National Army construction projects.
  • June

    FEST-A Team Focuses on Culture and Engineering

    The 59th FEST-A Team continues to provide support to the Albuquerque District and Santa Clara Pueblo. As promised, the team returned in early May to provide recommendations for low-cost and efficient delivery of potable water to the Pueblo community.
  • May

    Guard Soldiers Return to New Army Aviation Support Facility

    District personnel joined members of the New Mexico National Guard in honoring the Soldiers of Company C, 1-171st Aviation Regiment, who returned home from a year-long deployment in Afghanistan, April 27.
  • February

    Wounded Warrior Team Member Meets President Obama

    District employee MSG Lujan had the opportunity to meet the President after the State of the Union address in Washington, D.C.
  • January

    Engineer Completes MBA While on Deployment

    Electrical design engineer Paul L. Cravens, who joined the District in October after spending ten months in the Afghanistan Engineering District, drew upon personal experiences to complete his master’s of business administration degree while deployed.