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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District employees pose for a picture after receiving Year-End Hero awards during the LA District’s End-of-the-Year celebration Oct. 3 at the District’s headquarters office in downtown Los Angeles. The annual event acknowledges employee achievements leading up to the Sept. 30 end-of-the-fiscal-year deadline.
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District employees pose for a picture after receiving Year-End Hero awards during the LA District’s End-of-the-Year celebration Oct. 3 at the District’s headquarters office in downtown Los Angeles. The annual event acknowledges employee achievements leading up to the Sept. 30 end-of-the-fiscal-year deadline.
Arturo Pacheco-Vega, Ph.D, Professor for Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, California State University, Los Angeles commemorated Hispanic Heritage Month with a presentation on Hispanic traditions, culture and his life story to the USACE LA District workforce.
USACE Los Angeles District celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Arturo Pacheco-Vega, Ph.D, Professor for Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, California State University, Los Angeles commemorated Hispanic Heritage Month with a presentation on Hispanic traditions, culture and his life story to the USACE LA District workforce.
Amelia Jones, 4, picks up a plastic bottle out of the Santa Ana River Marsh during California’s Coastal Cleanup Day Sept. 15 near Newport Beach, California. Amelia is the daughter of Erin Jones, a biologist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, and Chris Jones, who also is a biologist.
Corps hosts cleanup event at Santa Ana River Marsh
Amelia Jones, 4, picks up a plastic bottle out of the Santa Ana River Marsh during California’s Coastal Cleanup Day Sept. 15 near Newport Beach, California. Amelia is the daughter of Erin Jones, a biologist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, and Chris Jones, who also is a biologist.
FEMA Urban Search and Rescue workers work to stabilize and cleanup the Pentagon crash site on September 20, 2001.
Commander reflects on time as member of 9/11 search-and-rescue team
It was still smoldering from the fires that raged within it just hours before, when Col. Aaron Barta, then a captain and commander of the Military District of Washington Engineer Company, and his team stepped into the battered Pentagon Sept. 11, 2001.
Col. Aaron Barta, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District commander, second from left, meets with representatives from the City of Encinitas to discuss the Corps’ Encinitas and Solana Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project during an Aug. 29 site visit at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, California.
LA District commander tours San Diego, Riverside project sites
Col. Aaron Barta, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District commander, second from left, meets with representatives from the City of Encinitas to discuss the Corps’ Encinitas and Solana Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project during an Aug. 29 site visit at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, California.

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Corps’ Los Angeles District celebrates end of fiscal year with more than $556M in contract awards

10/4/2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District awarded about 750 contracts worth more than $556 million in fiscal year 2018. Employees were honored for those achievements during an End-of-the-Year celebration Oct. 3 at the District’s headquarters office in downtown Los Angeles. The District’s area offices in California and Arizona joined the event via video teleconference.

USACE Los Angeles District celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

9/27/2018
Every year the United States commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District celebrated Hispanic Americans Sept. 20 with a luncheon and presentation by guest speaker Arturo Pacheco-Vega, Ph.D, Professor for Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, California State University, Los Angeles.

Corps, volunteers clean up trash in marsh during California Coastal Cleanup Day

9/20/2018
With a navy pink- and- blue-flowered baseball cap pulled over her forehead, purple boots and a plastic grabbing tool in hand, 4-year-old Amelia Jones set off down the marsh’s dirt road. Her parents, Erin and Chris, both biologists, and her uncle, Andrew Hardison, were not far behind. As Amelia scoured the ground for trash, Erin, who works for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, pointed to a plastic water bottle hidden in the brush. Amelia seemed pleased with her find, as she picked up the bottle with her grabber and dropped it into her lime-green bucket.

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