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Archive: June, 2013
  • June

    Colonel Turner Assumes Command of USACE, South Pacific Division

    Col. C. David Turner accepted Command of the South Pacific Division from the Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Tom Bostick during a ceremony Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at the Bay Model in Sausalito, Calif.
  • Abiquiu Dam Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

    Abiquiu Dam in Northern New Mexico celebrated the 50th anniversary of the building of the dam on june 13, 2013.
  • Keeping Kids Safe Cruisin’ Into Summer

    Employees from the District’s John Martin Reservoir participated in the 9th Annual Cruisin’ Into Summer and Keep Kids Safe Fair June 1, 2013, in Rocky Ford, Colo. The staff was on hand providing water safety tips and handing out water safety materials to the more than 550 children and adults who stopped by the District's booth.
  • Albuquerque District Participates in National Get Outdoors Day

    Corps’ employees from the Albuquerque District participated in National Get Outdoors Day held at Albuquerque's Tingley Beach, June 8, 2013.
  • Hundreds of Tires, Tons of Trash Cleaned out at Conchas Lake

    Albuquerque District staff at Conchas Lake removed more than 560 tires from the lake at the South Recreation Area in preparation for the 2013 recreation season.
  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: A Brief History

    George Washington appointed the first engineer officers of the Army on June 16, 1775, during the American Revolution, and engineers have served in combat in all subsequent American wars. The Army established the Corps of Engineers as a separate, permanent branch on March 16, 1802, and gave the engineers responsibility for founding and operating the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.