Archive: 2013
  • Moore selected as new MVD chief of Real Estate Division and lead for Upper Mississippi District Support Team

    Mark Moore was selected as the Mississippi Valley Division’s (MVD) Regional Chief of Real Estate and Lead for the District Support Team (Upper Mississippi) for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. His job duties include serving as the regional expert for Real Estate issues, and he is responsible for managing civil works projects for MVD’s three northern districts; St. Louis, Rock Island, and St. Paul.
  • Mike Turner selected as chief of Business Technical Division

    Mr. Michael A. Turner was recently selected as deputy director of the Regional Business Directorate and chief of the Business Technical Division for the Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • RDML Gerd F. Glang appointed to Miss. River Commission

    Rear Admiral Gerd F. Glang has been officially appointed as a member of the Mississippi River Commission by President Barack Obama.
  • Change of Command for Mississippi Valley Division

    In a formal change of command ceremony, Major General John W. Peabody will transfer command of the Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to Brigadier General Peter A. “Duke” DeLuca, Tuesday, September 24. The ceremony will be officiated by the Corps' Chief of Engineers, Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick, and will take place at 10:00 a.m. in the Vicksburg Convention Center.
  • Regional Levee Safety Manager retires with 31 years of federal service

    The man responsible for the safety of federally managed levees running the entire length of the Mississippi River, Pete Montalbano, retired recently from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division.
  • Al Lee returns from deployment

    Al Lee, Director of Regional Business for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi Valley Division, recently returned from deployment to Kabul, Afghanistan, in support of overseas contingency operations.
  • Corps and USFWS to sign Conservation Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division (MVD), will sign a formal Conservation Plan with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to better protect three endangered species native to the lower Mississippi River - the Interior Least Tern, Pallid Sturgeon and Fat Pocketbook Mussel.
  • Mississippi River Commission schedules low-water inspection trip

    VICKSBURG, Miss., July 22, 2013 -- The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 12-23, 2013. Seven 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 residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues.
  • Brig. Gen. Funkhouser appointed to Mississippi River Commission

    Brigadier General Anthony C. Funkhouser was officially appointed as a member of the Mississippi River Commission by President Barack Obama June 25, 2013.
  • Mississippi Valley Division Awards Day

    The Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, held its annual awards ceremony June 13, 2013.