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Albuquerque District

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  • November

    DOD Celebrates National Native American Heritage Month

    November was designated as National Native American Heritage Month by President George H.W. Bush in 1990. In a joint interview with American Forces Press Service and the Pentagon Channel, Joe Sarcinella, DOD's senior advisor and liaison for Native American Affairs, discussed the department's efforts to recognize Native Americans and their contributions to the country dating back to Revolutionary War.
  • May

    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

    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.
  • 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.
  • October

    District Cleans Up Weapons Disposal Site at Kirtland

    The Air Force identifies old or unneeded munitions and small arms that need disposed of at sites like the 165-acre Open Burn and Open Detonation site on Kirtland Air Force Base, created in the 1950s. In 2010, when the Air Force decided to close the site, initiating a mandatory cleanup required by regulation, they turned to the Corps.
  • April

    Director Discusses Strategic Direction of Corps’ Military Mission

    In the last decade USACE Military Programs experienced an unprecedented surge in military construction.
  • February

    District Takes Environmental Project Management to Next Level

    Taking the environmental investigations and remediation work from about $20 million in fiscal year 2010 to $54 million in fiscal year 2011 was no miracle. It was customer responsiveness, plain and simple.