US Army Corps of Engineers
Los Angeles District

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Commander Col. Aaron Barta, right, and Deputy District Engineer David Van Dorpe, left, induct retired employee Kelli Johnson into the District's Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees in a ceremony May 8 at the District headquarters in Los Angeles. The induction was in conjunction with the District's annual Retiree Recognition Day. Nearly three dozen retirees participated in the day's activities, which included a breakfast social, commander's update and catered lunch.
About a dozen University of California, Los Angeles, students pose for a picture with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District employees April 25, following a tour of Sepulveda Dam Spillway in Los Angeles. The students learned about the dam’s operations, hydrology and design, as well as information about careers with the Corps.
Col. Aaron Barta, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District commander, and Patricia Kimura, project manager in the Programs and Project Management Division with the Corps’ LA District, accept an award for Municipal Project of the Year and LEED Platinum certification.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Park Rangers, Nicolas Figueroa and Allen Aguas, participated in a cleanup event April 13 at the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Refuge. Hosted by the Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains, over 100 volunteers removed more than 1/2 a ton of trash and debris from a 1/4 mile reach of Haskell Creek. Several local stakeholder groups participated in this event, including the San Fernando Valley Audubon Society, the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Steering Committee, the Encino Neighborhood Council, the City of Los Angeles Department of Sanitation, and California State Parks.
Cover of the adapted 3Rs of Explosives Safety coloring book that was developed in coordination with the Tohono O'odham Nation Environmental Protection Office and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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District inducts retiree into distinguished employee gallery
5/18/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District inducted former employee Kelli Johnson into its Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees in a ceremony May 8 at the District headquarters....
Corps gives tour of Sepulveda Dam to UCLA engineering students
5/13/2019
Peering out over the edge of the Sepulveda Dam Spillway, on most given days, less than a foot of standing water can be seen in the basin below. Off in the distance, cars pass over a bridge along...
District partners with Tohono O’odham Nation to promote explosives safety
3/25/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District partnered with the Environmental Protection Office of the Tohono O’odham Nation, a federally-recognized tribe, in November 2018 to plan...

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