News Story Archive

  • November

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District welcomes home the Dredge Jadwin and crew just in time for the holidays.

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District welcomed home the Dredge Jadwin and crew Nov. 18, 2021, to the Vicksburg Harbor just in time for the holidays.
  • September

    Commitment to high-quality blue roof installations for Ida survivors

    Water-logged floorboards. Moldy sheetrock. Broken windows. Desperation. For many survivors of Hurricane Ida, the storm itself was not the worst part—the worst of their experience was the growing anxiety of watching their homes quickly deteriorate every day it was left exposed to the elements.
  • November

    Mississippi Valley Division’s R5: Forging ahead for FY21

    The week of Oct. 19 – 23 was bustling at Vicksburg District headquarters as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division (MVD) and District leaders convened for the annual major subordinate command (MSC) Regional Governance Boards known as R5. If you aren’t familiar with the R5, the purpose of the meeting is a financial, program, and project review of the previous fiscal year (FY) and an assessment of the upcoming three FYs with a focus on the direction of the organization through the development of Lines of Effort (LoE).
  • May

    The Corps Environment - May 2020 issue now available

    The Corps Environment May 2020 issue is now available. This edition highlights protecting and preserving the environment, in support of USACE's Environmental Operating Principle #4, and showcases extraordinary environmental stewardship efforts across the Army.
  • April

    USACE COVID-19 Response Efforts Update for April 4, 2020

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working in support of the FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency - and in coordination with other federal, state, local and tribal partners – in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The latest facts and figures about our ongoing activities are contained in the following infographic (As of April 4).
  • March

    Contracting in Disasters: What Companies Can Do To Help

    Contracting Director: I want to make sure that everyone understands the first steps in doing business with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and the Government, is for your company to register with ( Within is the Disaster Response Registry, where you can register your company's unique capabilities (
  • The Corps Environment February 2020

    This edition highlights partnership and collaboration, in support of Environmental Operating Principle #6. Content includes commentary from Ms. Stacey Brown, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Planning and Policy Division Chief, and highlights a variety of projects and initiatives across the enterprise.
  • Memo from the Director of Contracting re: COVID-19

    For USACE Contractors, As the Director of Contracting for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, I wanted to personally reach out to all of you and let you know that we are actively monitoring the situation in regards to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Attached is the guidance we received on planning for potential Novel Coronavirus Contract Impacts.
  • December

    MVD awarded for small business programs

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, formally recognized USACE organizations for their contributions in
  • November

    Regional discipline, resolve, trust help MVD leaders hammer out future focus areas

    Maj. Gen. Wehr pulled his Commanders and Senior Leaders together for the regional summit meeting
  • September

    MVD Welcomes New Security Officer

    Vicksburg- This month, John Kisner joins the Mississippi Valley Division as the new security
  • MVD Provides Multidistrict Response to Historic Louisiana Flood

    The effort to recover from catastrophic flooding continues in south Louisiana. The United States
  • July

    ST. PAUL DISTRICT - Corps signs project agreement with northern Minnesota County

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, signed a project partnership agreement Wednesday with Koochiching County, Minnesota, to construct the Island View Sanitary Sewer Extension Project.