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  • January

    District breaks ground for Gray Eagle project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District teamed with officials and contractors at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, to break ground for the MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System facility construction project Jan. 12.
  • December

    LAAF south ramp project underway

    During construction on Libby Army Airfield's new south ramp Dec. 18, 1st Lt. Luke Ritz, a project engineer at the Los Angeles District's Resident Office here, and Harold Colby, a construction representative from the Tucson Resident Office, supervise testing of random batches of concrete to ensure that it meets stringent design specifications.
  • New hangar unveiled at Davis-Monthan

    Col. Kirk Gibbs, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District joined Brig. Gen. Steven J. Bleymaier, commander, Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and Tim Gray, deputy director, 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group, to cut the ribbon officially opening the 309 AMARG hangar at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson Dec. 7.
  • November

    District commander visits regional office

    Col. Kirk Gibbs, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, toured Arizona-Nevada Area Office projects Nov. 19-20. His first visit since assuming command in July, Gibbs met stakeholders, spoke with employees, presented awards, and viewed key projects.
  • Area students visit Hansen Dam

    On Nov. 19, resident experts, U.S. Army recruiters and Los Angeles District’s engineering interns showed local high school students Hansen Dam’s part in keeping the City of Los Angeles and surrounding areas from becoming a flood zone.
  • Corps sends team to Fort Irwin to assess recent storm damage

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles district sent a four-person team of engineering professionals to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin to assess damages to the installation after flash floods from a storm hit the post Oct. 5.
  • October

    Corps employees honored at STEM conference

    The Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation recognized three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees at their 27th annual conference here Oct. 14-18.
  • Fort Irwin water treatment plant reaches construction milestone

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and Corps contractor CDM Constructors, Inc., of Rancho Cucamonga have reached a critical milestone in the construction of the new Fort Irwin Water Treatment Plant as it began to transition to the plants commissioning phase in September.
  • Adobe Dam and ACDC protect historic site

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and stakeholder Flood Control District of Maricopa County completed Adobe Dam in 1982 to protect local communities from storm flows along Skunk Creek, in northwest metro.
  • California youth learn from the best

    Amongst the training of the U.S. military’s elite at the Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos, a California Military Department base, the National Guard showed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and a congresswoman on Oct. 13 how they help the state’s youth improve their lives with education.
  • KERP and the Corps

    In 1966, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District constructed the Ajo Detention Basin where the present-day Kino Environmental Restoration Project lives.
  • September

    District commander tours Fort Irwin construction projects

    Col. Kirk Gibbs, the commander of the Los Angeles District, toured several District projects at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, during a visit to the fort Sept. 9-10
  • District lawyer earns national recognition

    The Joseph W. Kimbel Award recognizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers attorney who demonstrates the highest professional potential for future legal achievement.
  • August

    District employee receives top honor

    Chief of the Construction Division for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is the 2015 Lt. Gen. John W. Morris Civilian of the Year winner.
  • District home to Sustainability Hero Award winner

    PHOENIX – Mike Ternak of the Los Angeles District is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' 2015
  • July

    What do FUDS look like?

    Roughly 9-square miles of present day El Malpais National Monument are considered a Formerly Used Defense Site, because of the land's use as the Kirtland Demolition Bombing Range during WW II.
  • District completes Mount Charleston Storm Water Diversion Project

    The project is designed to help divert rain flows and debris running off the side of the mountain and away from communities to mitigate damage to neighborhoods and critical infrastructure until native vegetation can reestablish itself.
  • May

    Bridge connects community, historic thoroughfare

    The new Nogales Wash Bridge is a two-span, I-girder concrete construction with grouted riprap both upstream and downstream to enhance durability of the structure and flood handling capacity of the channel.
  • April

    Corps completes High School Wash Box Culvert

    The High School Wash Box Culvert is the latest phase of the Tucson Drainage Area/Arroyo Chico Multi-use Project completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District. This milestone was marked with a ribbon cutting ceremony on the campus of Tucson High School April 16.
  • February

    Corps releases plan for former Williams Field

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District hosted a public meeting Feb. 25 to present remedial options for the former Williams Field Bomb Target Ranges #4, #9, #10 and #12 located near here.