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California water resource agencies formally established the state as the 40th to form a Silver Jackets program during a Sept. 9 signing ceremony at the Floodplain Management Association’s annual conference.
California Silver Jackets help find solutions
California water resource agencies formally established the state as the 40th to form a Silver Jackets program during a Sept. 9 signing ceremony at the Floodplain Management Association’s annual conference.
Maj. Scotty Autin, deputy commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, LA District, met with local educators to discuss the district's mission and the variety of STEM opportunities available in the Corps
Maj. Scotty Autin discusses STEM and the Corps with local educators
Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, met with local educators and students to discuss the district's mission and the variety of STEM opportunities available in the Corps
Col. Kirk Gibbs, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, meets with Phoenix City Manager Ed Zuercher (center), Sept. 7. This was the first of three meetings Gibbs and his staff held with city departments. Of note, city officials discussed flood risk management, ecosystem restoration and climate change related projects which mitigate storm water and address flood management interests.
Commander visits regional offices, projects
Col. Kirk Gibbs, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, meets with Phoenix City Manager Ed Zuercher (center), Sept. 7. This was the first of three meetings Gibbs and his staff held with city departments. Of note, city officials discussed flood risk management, ecosystem restoration and climate change related projects which mitigate storm water and address flood management interests.
The Port of Los Angeles, along with its sister Port of Long Beach, is a critical facility for the nation's economy. One of the Corps' primary responsibilities is to ensure the safety of federal navigation channels at this and other ports throughout the nation.
Senior leaders help kick off inaugural LA Fleet Week
The Port of Los Angeles, along with its sister Port of Long Beach, is a critical facility for the nation's economy. One of the Corps' primary responsibilities is to ensure the safety of federal navigation channels at this and other ports throughout the nation.
This stone used in the initial construction of the Dana Point Harbor in 1966 held the time capsule which was opened at the harbor's 50th anniversary celebration held August 29. The large recreational harbor provides berths for about 2,500 small craft.
Original stone from Dana Point Harbor construction
This stone used in the initial construction of the Dana Point Harbor in 1966 held the time capsule which was opened at the harbor's 50th anniversary celebration held August 29. The large recreational harbor provides berths for about 2,500 small craft.

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Silver Jackets comprise many agencies, one solution

9/14/2016
Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs joined water resource agencies, led by the California Department of Water Resources, at a Sept. 9 signing ceremony here during the Floodplain Management Association’s annual conference to formally establish California as the 40th state to form a Silver Jackets program.

Corps participates in STEM workshop

9/13/2016
Maj. Scotty Autin, deputy commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District along with Capt. Eugene Park, assistant chief of civil works branch, participated in the West Point Leadership, Ethics, and Diversity STEM (LEADS) workshop for LA Metro Area educators and students on Sept. 9.

Commander visits regional offices, projects

9/13/2016
Col. Kirk Gibbs, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, toured Arizona-Nevada Area Office projects Sept. 6-8.

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