Category: People
  • Mississippi Valley Division commander recognizes employees during division town hall

    Mississippi Valley Division’s commander, Major General Diana Holland recognized several employees at her final division-level town hall event.
  • USACE Vicksburg District signs water system rehabilitation agreement with City of Brandon

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District entered into a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the City of Brandon, Mississippi, as part of the Mississippi Environmental Infrastructure Program (Section 592) today.
  • Traildogs take a bite out of thistle weed at USACE Vicksburg District’s Lake Ouachita

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District’s Lake Ouachita Vista Trail recently saw aesthetic improvements thanks to volunteers.
  • Rend Lake Park Ranger Becomes First-Ever 2x Recipient of National Award

    U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Natural Resource Specialist Timothy Bischoff received the service’s Hiram H. Chittenden Award for Interpretive Excellence today. Bischoff, the service’s first ever two-time recipient of the award was recognized by the 55th Chief of Engineers Lieutenant General Scott A. Spellmon, in a virtual service-wide ceremony. 
  • Mississippi Valley Division Awards Day

    The Mississippi Valley Division (MVD), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, held an awards ceremony, Oct. 13, 2021, at its annual Corps of Engineers Day.
  • Corps of Engineers to offer two opportunities to tour largest diesel towboat in the U.S.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is hosting two public open house events this week aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi. The first will be held Tuesday, Aug. 10 from 1-5 p.m. at River Heritage Park in Davenport, Iowa. The second will be held Wednesday, Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. along the Mississippi Riverwalk at the Port of Dubuque, in Dubuque, Iowa, next the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium.
  • In the Valley: Female Leader Perspectives

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mississippi Valley Division (MVD) Commanding General Maj. Gen. Diana Holland hosted a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Virtual Forum on April 29, 2021. The topic for the forum was ‘In the Valley: Female Leader Perspectives’, and panelists included the top female Deputy District Engineers for Programs Project Management (DPM) throughout the region; Kim Thomas, Rock Island District DPPM, Susan Wilson, St. Louis District DPPM, and Pat Hemphill, Vicksburg District DPPM. 
  • Mississippi River Commission cancels Morgan City public hearing

    VICKSBURG, Miss. -- The Mississippi River Commission has canceled the Morgan City, Louisiana, public hearing scheduled for Aug. 28, 2020, during the annual low water inspection trip due to Hurricane Laura.
  • Vicksburg District announces annual Engineer’s Day Awards, honors exceptional personnel service

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District hosted its annual Engineer’s Day awards ceremony at the district’s headquarters building in Vicksburg, Mississippi, June 25. Employees were recognized with a variety of honorary individual and team awards, and the ceremony was broadcast to the district’s teleworking personnel via YouTube Live in order to maintain safe social distancing measures.