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  • April

    Leaders celebrate hangar completion at Yuma Proving Ground

    The U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground’s primary mission is to test the nation’s military ground combat equipment; however, for nearly 30 years, its vast desert ranges also have been used by the Military Freefall School to train thousands of the military’s most elite paratroopers.
  • LA District Command team discuss future projects during Arizona visit

    The Los Angeles District Commander Col. Andrew Baker led a team from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, or USACE, to review several military and civil works project sites March 25-27 in Arizona.
  • Los Angeles District leaders tour Painted Rock Dam

    Col. Andrew Baker, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, and Justin Gay, deputy district engineer for the LA District, toured the Painted Rock Dam, a flood risk-reduction project and reservoir, located on the Gila River in Maricopa County March 25 near Gila Bend.
  • March

    LA District Conducts COOP Training in Phoenix

    The Los Angeles District Emergency Management team conducted the Continuity of Operations, or COOP, training exercise March 11-12 at the district’s area office in Phoenix.
  • December

    Agencies team up for public meeting on marsh restoration

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hosted a public meeting for the Painted Rock Marsh Restoration project Oct. 18 at the Gila Bend Library in Gila Bend, Arizona.
  • Gila River Indian Community, LA District sign historic agreement

    Gila River Indian Community Governor Stephen Roe Lewis and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Commander Col. Andrew Baker signed a project partnership agreement during a ceremony Nov. 9 at the Gila River Indian Reservation in Arizona.
  • November

    District hosts public meeting for Rio Salado Oeste project

    The City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District in hosting a public meeting for the Rio Salado Oeste project Nov. 18 at the Rio Salado Audubon Center in Phoenix.
  • August

    LA District promotes security programs during Antiterrorism Awareness Month

    PHOENIX – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Security Team describes the purpose of organizational security programs during an inspection of federally leased property Aug. 3 near the Phoenix Area Office.
  • July

    Corps partners with LA County on summer safety videos

    AZUSA, California -- Angeles District teamed up with LA County Parks and Recreation May 31 – June 1 to produce videos promoting summer safety.
  • February

    District cases colors during inactivation ceremony

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Border District cased its colors Feb. 25 during an inactivation ceremony in Phoenix. Division leaders gathered virtually and in person to reflect on the District’s historic accomplishments. “Today is about celebrating this incredible team and acknowledging the District’s contributions to the history of the nation,” said Col. Antoinette R. Gant, South Pacific Division commander and one of the former commanders of the District. “When the need was there, we rose to the occasion – and now it’s time to apply what we have learned to other missions.”
  • September

    Corps recruits students at Arizona STEM conference

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division was among several agencies recruiting potential employees during the American Indian Science and Engineering Society National Conference Sept. 24 at the Phoenix City Convention Center.
  • March

    LA District leaders tour Painted Rock Dam project

    Col. Julie Balten, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, and David Van Dorpe, deputy district engineer for the LA District, toured the Painted Rock Dam, a flood risk-reduction project, located on the Gila River in Maricopa County March 24 near Gila Bend.