News Story Archive

Tag: SPD
  • September

    SPD Commander visits post-fire debris removal team in northern New Mexico

    USACE’s South Pacific Division Commander recently visited the Private Property Debris Removal team working in New Mexico.
  • May

    South Pacific Division's Commander Toy reflects on meaning of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

    May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month and as a fourth generation Chinese American, Brig. Gen. Mark Toy, South Pacific Division commander, described what the event means to him in an emotion-filled recollection of the journey his family made from Asia to the United States beginning in the 1890's.
  • November

    District Hosts Regional Water Manager Community of Practice Meeting

    The Albuquerque District hosted the 2014 South Pacific Division Hydrology & Hydraulics and Reservoir Control Community of Practice meeting Oct. 28-30.
  • August

    Chief Promotes Newest Engineer General

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General and 53rd Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick promoted South Pacific Division Commander Col. Mark Toy to the rank of brigadier general Aug. 15 in a ceremony at the Eagle's Nest Clubhouse, Cypress, California.
  • July

    New South Pacific Division Commander Visits the Albuquerque District

    During the week of July 14, 2014, COL (P) Mark Toy, the new SPD commander, visited the Albuquerque district.
  • Former Los Angeles District Commander Takes Command of South Pacific Division

    Col(P) Mark Toy accepted Command of the South Pacific Division from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, during a ceremony at the Bay Model in Sausalito, Calif., June 30, 2014.
  • August

    New South Pacific Commander Visits Albuquerque District

    The Albuquerque District was honored to host the new Commander of the South Pacific Division, Col. C. David Turner, July 29-31, 2013. The purpose of this visit was for Col. Turner to meet members of the Albuquerque team, stakeholders and partners, and familiarize himself with the unique mission and projects of the District.
  • January

    District Achieves another First for Tribal Program

    In the first meeting of its kind, Robert Isenberg and Maj. Seth Wacker, members of the South Pacific Division’s 59th Forward Engineering Support Team - Advanced (FEST) joined District Tribal Liaison Ron Kneebone in a visit with representatives of two New Mexico Pueblos Dec. 14 and 15. They met with the Pueblo of Santa Clara and the Pueblo de Cochiti to provide the Native American tribes with critically needed engineering support to address local infrastructure issues and to provide FEST members with real-world training.
  • November

    District Leadership Convenes to Refresh the O-Plan

    To help ensure long-term success, a group of nearly 70 people gathered together Oct. 27-29 to refine and update the District’s Operations Plan, or O-Plan, as well as align the plan with the Division’s Implementation Plan and USACE’s Campaign Plan.