US Army Corps of Engineers
Albuquerque District

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  • April

    Hangar Nearly Complete at Holloman

    The Albuquerque District has a robust military construction (MILCON) program with work occurring at three Air Force bases in New Mexico.
  • Director Discusses Strategic Direction of Corps’ Military Mission

    In the last decade USACE Military Programs experienced an unprecedented surge in military construction.
  • Log Boom Necessary to Help Sequester Debris at Cochiti Lake

    The District has generated outreach materials and has updated its website to remind boaters and kayakers visiting Cochiti Lake that a log boom is in place.
  • Divers Assess Placement of John Martin Dam Supports

    A project is planned to replace damaged and, in some cases, missing bulkhead gate supports at the District’s John Martin Dam. The existing supports have been in place since the dam was built more than 50 years ago.
  • Dam Safety Prep is District Priority

    Albuquerque District’s Dam Safety Program Manager Suzi Hess-Brittelle and Readiness and Contingency Operations (RCO) Emergency Management Specialists Don Gallegos and Theresa Rogers conducted a dam safety exercise at Santa Rosa Dam in Santa Rosa, N.M., March 15.
  • District Hosts Meeting for Newly Elected Tribal Leaders

    Tribal leadership in New Mexico changes fairly regularly, with most tribes changing annually, and New Mexico Senator Jeff Bingaman’s office approached the District to see if the Corps could help provide a location for new tribal leadership to meet and exchange information with representatives from local federal agencies.
  • Corps Addresses Water Resource Challenges with Assistance from Native American Tribes

    In Albuquerque District’s area of responsibility, Native American Tribes or Pueblos control 80 percent of the land in the middle Rio Grande Valley. For the Corps to be successful in addressing any water resource challenge in the valley, be it endangered species or drought, tribes must be intimately involved in developing potential solutions.
  • Colorado to be Next Focus of Rio Grande Basin Partnering Meeting

    The Corps shares concern with others about the Rio Grande Basin and its tributaries, as it faces multiple environmental problems like ecosystem degradation, competing demands for minimal resources, timing and delivery of water into and through the basin and water quality, as well as climate changes. To discuss solutions, the agency has joined representatives from federal, state, local and tribal entities across Texas, New Mexico and Colorado to review technical, professional and public concerns during ‘stakeholder’ meetings.
  • Albuquerque Transfers Ice Mission to Charleston District

    Each year, the Charleston and Albuquerque districts trade off the lead of the Corps’ National Ice Team mission. This year, the lead transferred back to Charleston during a ceremony April 2, where ice was symbolically handed from Albuquerque to Charleston via a video teleconference.
  • South Pacific Division Commander Promoted to Brigadier General

    Acting Army Chief of Engineers Maj. Gen. Merdith “Bo” Temple promoted South Pacific Division Commander Col. Michael C. Wehr to the rank of Brigadier General March 15 in a ceremony at the San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building.