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NEW ORLEANS DISTRICT - “Active Shooter” Exercise to take place at district headquarters

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District will hold an "Active Shooter" Exercise at the district headquarters Tuesday, September 30, 2014.
Published: 9/29/2014

ST. PAUL DISTRICT - Corps awards $12 million contract to build islands near Lansing, Iowa

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently awarded a nearly $12 million contract to Newt Marine Services of Dubuque, Iowa, to restore habitat within the Mississippi River Pool 9.
Published: 9/26/2014

ST. LOUIS DISTRICT - Rivers Project Canal Access Area Closure

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rivers Project Office, is announcing the temporary closure of the Canal Access Area in Granite City, IL. This access area will be closed from October 3, 2014 at 7 p.m. until October 4, 2014 at 2 p.m. for the Lewis and Clark Frontier Dog Walk and Picnic. For more information on this event, contact Mike Stout at (618) 251-5811.
Published: 9/24/2014

Latest News Releases

Mississippi Valley Division Commander received 2nd Star

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General and 53rd Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick promoted Mississippi Valley Division Commander Brigadier General Mike Wehr to the rank of major general, September 12, in a ceremony at his alma mater Santa Clara University (California), which hosted the event.
Published: 9/15/2014

Change of Command for Mississippi Valley Division

VICKSBURG, Miss., August 20, 2014 – In a formal change of command ceremony, Brigadier General Peter
Published: 8/25/2014

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