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  • January

    District observes MLK holiday with day of service

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Black Employment Program honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with a day of service by delivering more than 100 pounds of collected toiletries and toys to local shelters in the downtown Los Angeles community Jan. 22.
  • Future leaders kick off 2013 program

    “The most important qualities for a leader are to have a vision and to show people you care,” Col. Mark Toy said to 20 Tier I and Tier II members of Los Angeles District Leadership Development Program during the kick-off meeting held Jan. 8 at the District’s headquarters in downtown Los Angeles.
  • Work halts on Sepulveda Basin vegetation management project

    Work on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District's five-year vegetation management project for the Sepulveda Dam Flood Control Basin has been halted to host further discussion with the San Fernando Valley Audubon Society, Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Steering Committee and other stakeholders.
  • December

    LA District hosts meetings with tribal representatives, Corps tribal liaisons

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District hosted a series of meetings and training sessions the week of Dec. 3 to Dec. 7. Training included discussion from seasoned tribal liaisons and marked the first time the Corps brought together a Tribal Panel of tribal representatives who shared their ideas on how the Corps of Engineers can improve the way it participates with tribes.
  • March ARB breaks ground on new airfield traffic control tower and base operations facility

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District joined community leaders Dec. 8 to break ground for the new March Air Reserve Base's nearly 16,000 sq. foot airfield traffic control tower and base operations facility.
  • November

    District helps dedicate Tucson project

    Members of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District were on hand Nov. 2 for a dedication ceremony of the Arroyo Chico Tucson Arroyo Project Phase II B Park Ave. Basins. The project provides flood risk management in the area and it is also an ecosystem restoration project. The project runs along the Tucson Arroyo in the Arroyo Chico watershed.
  • District project earns environmental design award

    Col. Mark Toy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District commander, presented the Chief of Engineers Award of Excellence for Environmental Design to the City of Phoenix and representatives from the District’s Arizona-Nevada Area Office, Archer-Western Contractors, Ltd., and Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc., for work done at the Tres Rios Environmental Restoration project, Phase II Flow Regulating and Overbank Wetlands, during a ceremony held Nov. 1 at Phoenix City Hall.
  • October

    LA District participates in Tres Rios festival

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District joined with exhibitors and vendors at the Tres Rios Nature and Earth Festival held Oct. 27 at the Base Meridian Wildlife Area. The festival celebrates the recreational and educational opportunities available in Phoenix's West Valley and throughout the area.
  • District Disabilities Awareness Month: Focus On Diabetes

    The CDC notes that if the current trend continues, one in three American adults will have diabetes by 2050.
  • District participates in Arizona Construction Career Days

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District joined with construction firms, schools and other exhibitors to be a part of the Association for Construction Career Development to participate in the 2012 Arizona Construction Career Days held Oct. 4 at the Papago Park Military Reservation in Phoenix.
  • Tres Rios project wins Valley Forward award

    The Tres Rios Phase III Flow Regulating Wetlands received the 2012 Crescordia award from the Valley Forward Association in the Site Development and Landscape: Public Sector category. The awards program is the benchmark in Phoenix for promoting livability, conserving natural resources and sustaining the valley's desert environment for future generations.
  • New Border Patrol station named for Brian A. Terry opens

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District joined with state and national representatives along with family and friends to honor Brian A. Terry, a border patrol agent who was fatally shot while on duty Dec. 14, 2010, during the dedication ceremony of the Brian A. Terry Border Patrol Station held Sept. 18 in Bisbee, Ariz.
  • USACE Environmental chief visits southern Arizona

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District hosted Dr. Christine Altendorf, the USACE Environmental Division chief during a two-day visit Aug. 29-30 to the southern Arizona area. Her visit focused on sustainable projects by the District and other agencies on and around military and federal properties.
  • District readies FUDS work for Kingman area

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is preparing for work at the Formerly Used Defense Site just outside of Kingman, Ariz. The District has approved the Time Critical Removal Action for the former Skeet Range, which is referred to as Munitions Response Site 03, of the former Kingman Ground-to-Ground Gunnery Range.
  • September

    Joint Forces Training Base home to energy-efficient headquarters

    Soldiers, family members and civilians of the 79th Sustainment Support Command will soon have a new headquarters, organizational maintenance area and acres of parking at the Joint Forces Training Base here. The work is all part of a nearly $25 million project managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District.
  • District celebrates future leaders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District celebrated a successful completion to another year of Leadership Development Program (LDP) Level I and LDP Level II,during a ceremony held at the District headquarters Sept. 12.
  • 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.
  • Visiting IWR economist departing District

    Dr. Wen-Huei Chang, a water resources economist from the Institute of Water Services, left the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Aug. 22 after working with three of the District’s divisions on temporary assignment for nearly five months.
  • 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.
  • Army Reserve Center nears completion

    Providing state-of-the-art facilities like the 12,500 square-foot Organizational Maintenance Shop will provide work bays and offices for units to not only maintain their equipment, but train and utilize their skill which enhances retention.