Sandra Willis, a registered landscape architect for the Los Angeles District’s Civil Design Branch, has been honored as the 2014 USACE Landscape Architect of the Year. The Corps’ Architecture,
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General and 53rd Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick promoted South Pacific Division Commander Col. Mark Toy to the rank of brigadier general Aug. 15 in a ceremony at the Eagle's Nest Clubhouse in Cypress, Calif.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District finished a major cleanup operation July 31 on the Time Critical Removal Action of a Formerly Used Defense Site just outside Kingman. Removal activities included providing temporary relocation assistance for residents and their pets while cleanup was being done from nearly 60 properties; removing the landscaping, rocks and other similarly mobile items on each affected property and storing them in a secure location while the team removes soil on the property up to a depth of two feet; and restoring removed items to their original location unless the property owners or residents asked for the items to remain off of the property.