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ROCK ISLAND DISTRICT - Final Two Days of Locks and Dam #15 Tours

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces they will be offering the final two days of Locks and Dam #15 tours on Saturday August 23rd and 30th. These free tours are open to the public and will be offered at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and will each last one hour.
Published: 8/19/2014

ST. LOUIS DISTRICT - 23rd Annual Celebrate Duck Day at Carlyle Lake

The 23rd Annual Kaskaskia River Duck Race returns to the Carlyle Lake West Spillway on Saturday, August 30, 2014, the event will have the same format as last year. Due to maintenance work and the closure of the bridge deck on the main dam, the event has been changed to "Celebrate Duck Day Event."
Published: 8/19/2014

VICKSBURG DISTRICT - District Inducts Hill into Gallery

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District (District) inducted Wayland Hill into its prestigious Gallery of Distinguished Employees today at its Founder’s Day ceremony while celebrating 141 years of service to the Nation. Hill, a former team member with the hydraulics branch of Engineering and Construction Division, is the 77th inductee into the Gallery.
Published: 8/19/2014

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MRC to travel down Arkansas River

The largest towboat ever built in the United States, the Motor Vessel Mississippi, is a sight to see. This 241-foot-long workhorse for the Army Corps of Engineers will travel down the Arkansas River Aug. 12-14, and the Corps invites the public to view it as it moves downstream.
Published: 8/6/2014

Mississippi River Commission low-water inspection trip

The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 15-22, 2014. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues.
Published: 8/4/2014

Mississippi Valley Division gets new Deputy Commander

Lieutenant Colonel (Promotable) Torrey A. DiCiro assumed the duties of deputy commander for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi Valley Division, Vicksburg, Miss., on July 9, 2014. He also serves as secretary of the Mississippi River Commission.
Published: 7/14/2014