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MEMPHIS DISTRICT - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases second of three Lower Mississippi River Resource Assessment reports

The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, today released the Assessment of River Related Recreation and Access, the second report authorized by the Lower Mississippi River Resource Assessment. This report will address recreation on the Lower Mississippi River and the need for facilities and access.
Published: 7/11/2014

VICKSBURG DISTRICT - Corps' Vicksburg District Hosted Blessing of the Fleet

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) left the Vicksburg Harbor for its annual revetment season on July 9, 2014. The District hosted a Blessing of the Fleet ceremony on July 9, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the Vicksburg City Water Front as the MSU departed. The blessing was performed by Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Mark Mitera.
Published: 7/10/2014

ST. PAUL DISTRICT - Corps awards final Roseau, Minn., diversion project contract

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded the final contract to complete the Roseau, Minn., flood diversion project July 9.
Published: 7/10/2014

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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

Mississippi Valley Division gets ready for 2014 Hurricane Season

Hurricanes happen about 40 to 50 times worldwide each year and this year’s North and Central American season started June 1. History shows that a lack of hurricane awareness and preparation are common threads among all major hurricane disasters. This year, the Mississippi Valley Division will conduct an interagency hurricane rehearsal to practice its response and recovery activities should a hurricane strike Louisiana and/or Mississippi.
Published: 6/9/2014

Mississippi Valley Division Awards Day

The Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, held its annual awards ceremony June 5, 2014.
Published: 6/5/2014