News Story Archive

Tag: navajo nation
  • July

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signs agreement with Navajo Nation to improve speed, cost of future projects

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-South Pacific Division and Navajo Nation signed an agreement intended to improve USACE’s support to Navajo Nation at Window Rock, Arizona, July 6.
  • September

    249th Engineer Battalion-Prime Power conducts power assessments on Navajo Nation

    Soldiers assigned to the 249th Engineer Battalion - Prime Power recently conducted more than 50 facility power assessments across the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority area of operations.
  • April

    US Army Reserve FEST members assist USACE’s COVID19 response projects for Navajo Nation

    Within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Albuquerque District has the lead assisting the Navajo Nation with their COVID19 response. The Albuquerque District is primarily assisting in the area of constructing alternate care facilities for the Navajo Nation and Indian Health Service.
  • June

    USACE, Navajo Nation Meet to Facilitate Future Partnerships

    The commanders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque, Los Angeles, and Sacramento districts joined USACE’s South Pacific Division commander for a collaborative meeting with representatives from several departments and agencies within the Navajo Nation, April 23-25, 2018. This was the first regional partnership meeting organized by The Corps of Engineers Tribal Nations Technical Center of Expertise.
  • February

    Assistant Secretary of the Army Visits the Navajo Nation

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy, Albuquerque District Commander Lt. Col. Patrick Dagon, and Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs visited the Navajo Nation, Jan. 27, 2016.
  • July

    Corps Helps the Return of Stolen Navajo Nation Artifacts

    On July 9, the Corps of Engineers repatriated a large cache of sacred artifacts to the Navajo Nation. This is the first time in the history of the Omaha District, with some assistance from the Albuquerque District, that the return of artifacts to a tribal nation has occurred under the Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA).
  • April

    Navajo Nation President Visits Albuquerque District

    The Albuquerque District welcomed Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly, March 15, 2013. Shelly visited the District’s office as part of executive level discussions on how to improve coordination and collaboration between the Corps and the Navajo Nation for current and future projects.
  • 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.