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Maj. Gen. Wehr pulled his commanders and senior leaders together for the regional summit meeting (R5) in Vicksburg in November to foster ways to work more effectively as a regional team to solve difficult challenges. The leaders developed a list of focus areas for FY 17 which include the following: Strengthen the Foundation (Doing the routine things to an exceptionally high standard, routinely.)
Deliver the Program (The most strategic thing we can do is deliver our mission…keep our promises.)
Achieve our Vision (Leading ourselves into an unknowable future…together.  Our compelling, better tomorrow.)
Pictured left to right are: Col. Mike Clancy, Col. Mike Derosier, Col. Mike Ellicott, Maj. Gen. Mike Wehr, Col. Anthony Mitchell, Col. Craig Baumgartner and Col. Sam. Calkins signing the FY17 Regional Focus poster.
Major General Wehr and senior leaders meet to tackle difficult challenges
Maj. Gen. Wehr pulled his commanders and senior leaders together for the regional summit meeting (R5) in Vicksburg in November to foster ways to work more effectively as a regional team to solve difficult challenges. The leaders developed a list of focus areas for FY 17 which include the following: Strengthen the Foundation (Doing the routine things to an exceptionally high standard, routinely.) Deliver the Program (The most strategic thing we can do is deliver our mission…keep our promises.) Achieve our Vision (Leading ourselves into an unknowable future…together. Our compelling, better tomorrow.) Pictured left to right are: Col. Mike Clancy, Col. Mike Derosier, Col. Mike Ellicott, Maj. Gen. Mike Wehr, Col. Anthony Mitchell, Col. Craig Baumgartner and Col. Sam. Calkins signing the FY17 Regional Focus poster.
MG Wehr meets deserving Paratroopers during the 307th JRTC BN Award Ceremony on 22 September 2016 at Fort Bragg, NC, to include speaking at the Waal Crossing Wreath laying ceremony, commemorating WWII actions during Operation Market Garden.
307th BEB Engagement and Waal Crossing Commemoration
MG Wehr meets deserving Paratroopers during the 307th JRTC BN Award Ceremony on 22 September 2016 at Fort Bragg, NC, to include speaking at the Waal Crossing Wreath laying ceremony, commemorating WWII actions during Operation Market Garden.
Miss Mississippi, Laura Lee Lewis, visited MVD late September. Lewis is from Brookhaven, Mississippi. She was crowned in Vicksburg, Mississippi in July. Picture here left to right are: Patti Beard, Executive Secretary MVD, Chuck Camillo, Executive Director, Mississippi River Commission, Miss Mississippi, Laura Lee Lewis, and Edie Wittington MRC Administrative Officer.
Miss Mississippi Visits MVD
Miss Mississippi, Laura Lee Lewis, visited MVD late September. Lewis is from Brookhaven, Mississippi. She was crowned in Vicksburg, Mississippi in July. Picture here left to right are: Patti Beard, Executive Secretary MVD, Chuck Camillo, Executive Director, Mississippi River Commission, Miss Mississippi, Laura Lee Lewis, and Edie Wittington MRC Administrative Officer.
The Mississippi River in all its spender as the sun sets.
Photo by Marty Kittrell.
Sunset on the Mississippi
The Mississippi River in all its splender as the sun sets. Photo by Marty Kittrell.
Major General Michael Wehr and other MVD leaders hosted an Ice Cream social for the MVD staff the first week of October. The social is a yearly tradition that allows the leadership to serve the MVD staff as a symbol of their appreciation of the team’s hard work the previous fiscal year!
MVD Leaders host Ice Cream Social
Major General Michael Wehr and other MVD leaders hosted an Ice Cream social for the MVD staff the first week of October. The social is a yearly tradition that allows the leadership to serve the MVD staff as a symbol of their appreciation of the team’s hard work the previous fiscal year!
Rock Island District's Mississippi River Visitor Center recently became part of the new National Geographic Mississippi River Geotourism website. Geotourism acquaints tourists with local culture and traditions and offers them in-depth opportunities to enjoy an area's unique natural beauty and biodiversity.
Rock Island Visitor Center Selected for National Geographic Geoturism Website
Rock Island District's Mississippi River Visitor Center recently became part of the new National Geographic Mississippi River Geotourism website. Geotourism acquaints tourists with local culture and traditions and offers them in-depth opportunities to enjoy an area's unique natural beauty and biodiversity.
The Mississippi Valley Division partners with Vicksburg community leaders regarding the crime of sexual assault.
MVD promotes "Not On My Watch" video
The Mississippi Valley Division partners with Vicksburg community leaders regarding the crime of sexual assault.

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Published: 9/16/2016
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Mississippi Valley Division schedules Industry Day

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division, is conducting an Industry Day to address specific topics regarding stone supply, delivery and placement within the Mississippi River.
Published: 8/10/2016

Mr. Jim Bodron selected to Senior Executive Service

Mr. James A. Bodron, P.E., was recently selected by Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning as the newest member of the Senior Executive Service.
Published: 7/27/2016

Division Awards Day

June 27, 2016 -- VICKSBURG,MISS. -- The Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, held its annual awards ceremony today where the following awards were presented:
Published: 6/27/2016

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