News Story Archive

Tag: Florida
  • October

    Corps monitors blue roof mission for quality

    Shortly after Hurricane Irma pummeled Florida with Category IV winds Sept. 10, Matt Bonner, a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District, received a phone call asking whether he'd be interested in deploying to support the hurricane recovery. Little did he realize that he'd be on a plane the following morning heading to Florida.
  • December

    Technology ‘Fingerprints’ Unexploded Ordnance

    In September, Albuquerque District Project Manager Trent Simpler and Geologist Mark Phaneuf joined a team from U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, Ala., to collect bomb data at two Florida museums. Huntsville Center is capturing and cataloging what may best be described as the fingerprints of munitions items, such as bombs, mortars, artillery projectiles and fuzes, in an effort to improve how work is done at Formerly Used Defense Sites. The Center’s Environmental and Munitions Center of Expertise (EM CX) has begun to put together a library of ordnance signatures.