Archive: June, 2014
  • Mississippi Valley Division gets ready for 2014 Hurricane Season

    Hurricanes happen about 40 to 50 times worldwide each year and this year’s North and Central American season started June 1. History shows that a lack of hurricane awareness and preparation are common threads among all major hurricane disasters. This year, the Mississippi Valley Division will conduct an interagency hurricane rehearsal to practice its response and recovery activities should a hurricane strike Louisiana and/or Mississippi.
  • Mississippi Valley Division Awards Day

    The Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, held its annual awards ceremony June 5, 2014.
  • Kem appointed to Mississippi River Commission

    Brigadier General John S. Kem has been appointed by President Obama to serve on the Mississippi River Commission. Brig. Gen. Kem serves as the commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, a position he has held since July 2013.