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  • April

    Patton’s desert training area everyone’s playground now

    The Formerly Used Defense Sites program wants you and your family to get acquainted with the 3Rs; recognize, retreat and report.
  • Building Green

    As the Nation’s Environmental Engineer, we manage one of the largest federal environmental missions in the United States, touching the lives of nearly every American. The challenges facing the Corps are enormous, everything from sustainable design and energy security to ecosystem restoration.
  • Corps participates in Career Day

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District continued its support to area secondary schools March 30, by participating in a career day at San Diego’s Patrick Henry High School.
  • Arizona-Nevada team members enjoy Engineer Day

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Arizona-Nevada Area Office held its annual Engineer Day Celebration April 6 at the McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park in Phoenix.
  • Marina del Rey dredging benefits boater safety and port redevelopment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began a $13 million dredging project April 5 that will remove up to one million cubic yards of accumulated sand from the entrance channel to Marina del Rey Harbor, improving navigational safety and providing material for use at several other locations.
  • March

    Military recruiting now shares prime L.A. real estate

    LOS ANGELES --New recruits, family, friends and ceremonial dignitaries celebrated the grand opening of the L.A. Central Career Center near downtown’s Nokia L.A. Live Theatre and the Staples Center March 28.
  • Wellton Border Patrol Station open for business

    WELLTON, Ariz. – The Customs and Border Protection Agency cut the ribbon to officially open the new border patrol station here during a ceremony Mar. 22.
  • District website migrates

    LOS ANGELES--The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers launched a refreshed public website on a new, cloud-based system in December 2011.
  • Corps, CalGuard open youth facility

    The Corps managed the $1.6 million renovation project constructed by contractor Alpine Diversified, Inc., of Palmdale, Calif. Alpine performed the work within budget and nearly three months ahead of schedule. The contractor renovated nine classrooms and several offices, turning dilapidated buildings into world-class teaching facilities.
  • USACE team members get back to nature in Arizona

    PHOENIX -- Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District spent two sunny days participating in the annual Tres Rios Nature & Earth Festival held in Goodyear, Ariz. March 10 and 11.
  • Corps completes MARB firing range project

    MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif.--The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District completed construction of a new indoor small-arms firing range. Rep. Ken Calvert, along with Corps, base and local community officials, celebrated the milestone during a ribbon cutting ceremony here March 10.
  • Corps plants more STEM seeds

    Ninety students participated in the full-day Viva program that included hands-on competitive and educational exercises like the Dream Invention, Rocket Science and the Catapult Launcher, designed to help them understand the connections between their math and science studies and rewarding STEM careers.
  • February

    Corps to build $100 million water treatment plant

    BARSTOW, CALIF.--The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Barstow Chamber of Commerce held an Industry Day at the Barstow Community College in efforts to attract potential local contractors for a $100-$120 million water plant for Fort Irwin and National Training Center Feb. 22.
  • Corps and recruiters open new career center in Santa Clarita

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – Nearly 100 future service members took the Oath of Enlistment Feb. 24 in a roped off parking lot of the Westfield Valencia Town Center mall in front of the Armed Forces' newest Career Center.
  • Surf fence overcomes unforeseen obstacles

    IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif. – On a temporary pier 15 feet above the Pacific Ocean, the worker guides a piling toward the template that will hold it in place for the crane to pound it into the water below.
  • Black Women in American Culture and History celebrated

    LOS ANGELES – In his proclamation for this year’s National African American History Month, President Barack Obama stated that the achievements of African American women are not limited to what has been recorded or retold in our history books.
  • Corps and LA County break ground for Tujunga Wash restoration

    LOS ANGELES--U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and Los Angeles County officials broke ground Feb. 22 on a project designed to restore degraded habitat in the San Fernando Valley.
  • Corps, Six Counties plan for water resources issues

    LOS ANGELES – Representatives from six Southern California flood control districts met Feb. 16 with officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discuss topics related to flood channel and levee maintenance, environmental permitting, civil works programming and Southern California water conservation strategies.
  • Border Patrol dedicates new facility in San Clemente

    SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — Following a 12-month, $6.3 million construction project, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officially opened its new administration building at San Clemente Border Patrol Station with a Feb. 10 ribbon cutting ceremony.
  • January

    Judge Joe Brown Highlights Martin Luther King Federal Holiday Events

    LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles District celebrated the Martin Luther King Federal Holiday with visit from Judge Joe Brown, who engaged the audience with a wide-ranging talk that addressed education, family, the criminal justice system and the influence of celebrity on today’s society.