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  • March

    Vandenberg Education Center officially opens

    Officials ceremonially cut the ribbon officially opening the Vandenberg Air Force Base education center Feb. 27. The $14.2 million building replaces a 60-year-old facility and includes 20 classrooms, a computer lab, a testing center, and a 75-seat auditorium.
  • January

    Corps deputy updates SAME on Civil Works transformation

    Maj. Gen. John Peabody addressed members of the Society of American Military Engineers at their 28th annual joint breakfast meeting Jan. 17 in Montebello, Calif. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' deputy commanding general for Civil and Emergency Operations said the country needs to work on the four "R's;" roads, railways, runways and rivers. Repairing aging infrastructure, he said, is an investment in the future.
  • November

    EPA chief visits LA River

    Newly appointed EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy visited Los Angeles Nov. 21 to see first hand plans for the LA River's restoration. The EPA chief said she was pleased to view the work that's been done to connect the community to the natural world.
  • February

    Corps to resume Sepulveda vegetation management operations

    During a nearly three-hour nature walk in the Sepulveda Dam Basin Feb. 12, Los Angeles District Commander Col. Mark Toy told representatives of local environmental groups that his operations and maintenance crews would soon resume the vegetation management work that began in December 2012.
  • August

    Vandenberg breaks ground for education

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and 30th Space Wing broke ground Aug. 15 for a new education center here. The $14.2 million building will replace a 60-year-old facility that is used by more than 3,000 Airmen and their families.
  • Tujunga Wash now open to public

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and Los Angeles County cut the ribbon opening the Tujunga Wash Ecosystem Restoration Project in Valley Glen, Calif., to the public Aug. 15.
  • July

    Recruiters open new station

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District joined the U.S. Army's Los Angeles Recruiting Battalion to celebrate the grand opening of its newest recruiting station in Simi Valley, Calif., June 20.
  • February

    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.
  • 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.