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NEW ORLEANS DISTRICT - Corps to host Armoring (Sod) Industry Day

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District will host an Industry Day to provide an overview of the upcoming armoring projects for the Greater New Orleans Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS). The agency is seeking industry information from producers on the availability of approximately 4.5 million square yards of sod (Tifway 419 / Celebration).
Published: 9/15/2014

ST. LOUIS DISTRICT - Blood Drive Donors to Receive Free Camping

The American Red Cross in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be hosting a blood drive on Thursday, September 18th at the Carlyle Lake Visitor Center from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The American Red Cross works diligently every day to keep an adequate supply of blood available. The need for blood is ongoing—24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In the United States a blood transfusion is needed every two seconds. The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give the gift of life to help meet the demand.
Published: 9/15/2014

ROCK ISLAND DISTRICT - Lake Red Rock Update for Sept. 11, 2014

The South Overlook boat ramp and the section of the Volksweg Trail adjacent to the marina have been closed due to high water levels.
Published: 9/11/2014

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