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  • October

    HENAAC honors Corps employees at national conference

    Great Minds in STEM has a long tradition of honoring civilian and uniformed military personnel in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. During the 29th annual Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation conference Oct. 18 to 22 here, three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees received recognition for their outstanding performance in support of that program.
  • HENAAC conference gives Hispanic students hope toward future careers in STEM

    Tyler Miller, a student at the University of California-Merced, hopes the future generation will grow up and not have to worry about air and water pollution.
  • Senior leaders, panel members engage students, engineers at HENAAC Conference

    With more than 32,000 employees working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers worldwide, only about 1 percent of those are in uniform, said Col. Kirk Gibbs, Los Angeles District commander. That’s why the Hashtag, “No Camo Required,” seemed to be a fitting theme for the Corps’ seminar during the Hispanic Engineering National Achievement Awards Conference Oct. 18 to 22 in Pasadena.
  • Corps takes public comment at Aliso Creek meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, along with local sponsor Orange County Public Works, hosted a public meeting Oct. 17 to present the Aliso Creek Mainstem Ecosystem Restoration Study, describe the Tentatively Selected Plan and receive public input on the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report.
  • Corps’ Los Angeles District celebrates end of fiscal year with more than $485M in contract awards

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District awarded about 960 contracts worth more than $485 million in fiscal year 2017.
  • September

    Resident Office manages robust mission at Nellis

    From quality of life to mission critical operations, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District's Las Vegas Resident Office ensures projects are flying high at Nellis Air Force Base.
  • Corps of Engineers, top brass cut ribbon on DOD's 1st LEED-Platinum hospital

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District helped cut the ribbon Sept. 21 on the Department of Defense's first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-Platinum hospital.
  • Corps signs labor-management agreement, continues to strengthen biggest asset – its people

    The importance of continuing to strengthen internal partnerships within the Los Angeles District and maintain a “one-team” concept led to the Sept. 12 signing of a labor-management agreement.
  • August

    District aids Nogales Wash flood fight

    The U.S. Corps of Engineers responded to the emergency by providing technical advice and direct flood fight assistance.
  • District hosts watershed planning course

    The Los Angeles District hosted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Planning Associates Program's Watershed Planning Course here July 17-21. The course was designed to expose planners to the use of broad authorities to address any problem that deals with water resources.
  • July

    Division leaders tour Tijuana River Valley

    Los Angeles District kicked off Regional Meetings Week at the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve on July 17, hosting senior leaders from throughout the South Pacific Division on a visit to Corps projects along the nation’s border with Mexico.
  • RI/FS underway at Sahuarita Air Force Range

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District began a remedial investigation and feasibility study July 13 at the former Sahuarita Air Force Range in Pima County, Arizona. SAFR is a Formerly Used Defense Site of approximately 27,000 acres. Airmen from Davis-Monthan in Tucson used the site from 1943 to 1958 for bombing and gunnery training.
  • Workshops provide guidance for Prado Basin Master Plan update

    The Los Angeles District conducted two public workshops with local government agencies, residents and stakeholders on July 13 here at the Eastvale Community Center in order to seek input on existing and future land uses within the Prado Dam basin in support of the Master Plan update.
  • Wetland delineation in the arid Southwest, we can do that!

    PHOENIX - Regulators of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District's Arizona-Nevada Area
  • June

    LA District participates in Fourth Annual LA River Day

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District joined City of Los Angeles Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell and his staff in recognizing the collaborative efforts to improve, preserve and revitalize the Los Angeles River during a special City Council presentation at City Hall June 7.
  • Inaugural Arizona flood control district directors meeting

    Chief Engineer and General Manager of the Flood Control District of Maricopa County Bill Wiley welcomed staff and flood directors from 12 of 15 counties to the inaugural Arizona Flood Control District Directors meeting with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District June 8.
  • May

    District participates in Armed Forces Day parade in Torrance

    The Los Angeles District participated in the City of Torrance’s 58th Annual Armed Forces Day parade here May 20.
  • Corps deputy visits Fort Irwin projects

    FORT IRWN, Calif-U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Deputy Commanding General for Military and International Operations Maj. Gen. Mark Yenter toured several Los Angeles District projects at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, during a visit here May 15.
  • Construction underway, will consolidate squadron operations

    Construction Representative Michele Mickle, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District's Tucson Resident Office, briefed District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs, as he toured the future home of the Air Force Reserve's 306th Rescue Squadron Guardian Angel facility March 8.
  • Ribbon cutting for Aravaipa Veteran Firefighting Crew

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona, is home to the Bureau of Land Management's Aravaipa Veteran Firefighting Crew. Through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Installation Support mission, BLM signed a long-term agreement with the garrison.