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ST. LOUIS DISTRICT - Army Corps of Engineers Waives Day Use Fees at Recreation Areas on Veterans Day

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,200 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11.
Published: 10/28/2014

MEMPHIS DISTRICT - Corps of Engineers to study improvements for Cypress Creek in Fayette County

The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released a Public Notice requesting input on a study of Cypress Creek in Fayette County, Tenn. This study will determine the feasibility of constructing improvements in Cypress Creek to stabilize the creek and improve aquatic habitat.
Published: 10/24/2014

VICKSBURG DISTRICT - District Announces New Chief for Dam and Levee Safety Production Center

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District recently announced the selection of Brad Arcement as chief of its Dam and Levee Safety Production Center of Engineering and Construction Division’s levee safety branch. In this position, Arcement is responsible for oversight of non-routine levee safety modification studies, engineering risk analysis, and serves as a technical expert on matters of levee safety.
Published: 10/21/2014

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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