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  • March

    Albuquerque District Team participates in the 2019 Bataan Memorial Death March

    On March 17, 2019, seven members of the Albuquerque District participated in the annual Bataan Memorial Death March, a 26.2 mile trek to honor Veterans of World War II.
  • April

    Portrait of Gen. Leslie Groves Donated to Los Alamos Historical Society

    Lt. Col. Antoinette Gant, commander of the Albuquerque District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, spoke at the portrait dedication ceremony of Gen. Leslie Groves at Los Alamos National Laboratory, April 5, 2013.
  • Working on Engineering a World Away

    When Project Manager Michael Fies joined the Corps in 2000, he told his wife, who is Japanese, that he would keep an eye open for an opportunity to do a tour of duty in Japan. Seven years later, a position came open in Pacific Ocean Division, Japan District (POJ).
  • March

    Project Manager Returns from Kosovo Deployment

    While the Middle East and Central Asia dominate national discussion about the military, the U.S. military still has a presence in Eastern Europe, particularly in the Balkans, including in Kosovo. New Mexico native Michael Martinez, a project manager in civil works, has experienced all three regions, most recently Kosovo.
  • January

    District Employee is Code Talker’s Grandchild

    Recently New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez proclaimed Jan. 7, 2012, as “Keith Little Day.” Little passed away at age 87 in Fort Defiance, Ariz., Jan. 3. He was one of four surviving Navajo Code Talkers.
  • May

    District Team Marches to Remember

    A dedicated team representing the Albuquerque District traversed the high desert terrain of White Sands Missile Range, N.M., March 27 for the 22nd Annual Bataan Memorial Death March.
  • March

    Corps Contributes to Investigatory Efforts at Base

    The Air Force, USACE, Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment and Shaw Energy and Environment have worked at a feverish pace to get the project initiated and begin meeting the deadlines imposed by the New Mexico Environment Department’s(NMED)Hazardous Waste Bureau.
  • January

    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.