• President Trump Appoints Kaiser, Owen to Mississippi River Commission

    President Donald Trump recently appointed Maj. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser as the president of the Mississippi River Commission and Col. Paul E. Owen as a member of the commission. Commission appointments are nominated by the President of the U.S. and vetted by the U.S. Senate.
  • Change of Command for Mississippi Valley Division

    Maj. Gen. Michael C. Wehr will transfer command of the Mississippi Valley Division (MVD), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to Maj. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser in a formal change of command ceremony Sept. 7. The ceremony will be officiated by the Corps' Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite and will take place at 10 a.m. in the Information Technology Laboratory at the Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg.
  • Mississippi River Commission Schedules Low-Water Inspection Trip

    The Mississippi River Commission (MRC) will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River Aug. 7-18, 2017. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents to hear their concerns, ideas and issues.
  • President's Fiscal 2018 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018 (FY 2018) includes $5.002 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). "The fiscal 2018 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the administration's priorities to support and improve the nation's economy and infrastructure, and to protect the American people," said Mr. Doug Lamont, senior official performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works. "This Budget supports the core mission areas of coastal and inland navigation, reducing flood risks from riverine flooding and along our coasts, and restoring aquatic ecosystems.”
  • Brig. Gen. Toy appointed to Mississippi River Commission

    President Barack Obama recently appointed Brigadier General Mark Toy as a member of the Mississippi River Commission. MRC appointments are nominated by the President of the United States and vetted by the U.S. Senate.
  • James reappointed to Mississippi River Commission

    President Barack Obama reappointed the Honorable R.D. James as a member of the Mississippi River Commission on January 5, 2017. MRC appointments are nominated by the President of the United States and vetted by the U.S. Senate.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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:
  • WASHINGTON - Army Corps of Engineers announces proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it has prepared its proposal to renew and revise 50 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and/or Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. In addition, USACE will propose to issue two new nationwide permits that pertain to authorizing the removal of low-head dams and the construction and maintenance of living shorelines.