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  • November

    LA District protects critical infrastructure during Duncan flood fight

    The small eastern Arizona town of Duncan, home to about 800 people, suffered damage to homes and critical infrastructure after the Gila River flooded in late August.
  • October

    Corps takes part in American Indian Science and Engineering Society national conference

    PALM SPRINGS, California – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was among several agencies recruiting potential employees during the American Indian Science and Engineering Society National Conference Oct. 7 at the Palm Springs Convention Center in California.
  • September

    A Day at Sepulveda Dam

    ENCINO, California --U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Park Rangers patrol Sepulveda Dam Aug. 19 in Encino, California.
  • Assistant Secretary of Army reviews Arizona civil works projects

    PHOENIX – Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Michael Connor led a team from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to review several civil works project sites Aug. 31 -Sept. 1 in northern and central Arizona.
  • July

    LA District hosts change of command ceremony at South El Monte Baseyard

    Col. Aaron Barta relinquished command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District to Col. Julie Balten during a change of command ceremony July 14 at the LA District’s South El Monte Baseyard.
  • May

    Hydro Survey mission a key part of harbor operations

    The Brunswick and Savannah Harbors are essential to supporting the nation’s commerce. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District Hydro Survey section has responsibility for ensuring these and other waterways remain passable.
  • Corps gives tour of Sepulveda Dam to UCLA engineering students

    Peering out over the edge of the Sepulveda Dam Spillway, on most given days, less than a foot of standing water can be seen in the basin below. Off in the distance, cars pass over a bridge along Burbank Boulevard, a frequently traveled thoroughfare to the 405 Freeway toward San Diego. During a large rain event, the entire area, including Burbank Boulevard, could be under water, explained John DeSimone, dam tender, Operations Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, to a group of about a dozen University of California, Los Angeles engineering students touring the dam April 25.
  • November

    Semonite talks talent management, delivering program with employees during HENAAC

    The commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spoke to about 50 employees and military members Oct. 18 during the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference, or HENAAC, in Pasadena.
  • FEMA, local businesses partner for Hurricane Maria recovery

    After Hurricane Maria devastated vast portions of Puerto Rico, businesses and industry in local communities began coordinating with the government of Puerto Rico, FEMA and other federal agencies to fast-track efforts to revitalize and stimulate commerce on the island. The FEMA-Puerto Rico Business Emergency Operations Center is a critical cog in that effort.
  • March

    Area Office hosts Business Opportunities Open House

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Arizona-Nevada Area Office hosted a Business Opportunities Open House March 17.
  • January

    District bids farewell to Programs and Project Management deputy

    LOS ANGELES — In preparation for his retirement Jan. 10, the District’s Deputy for Programs and Project Management Ken Morris, who began his federal career in 1974 when commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps, answered some questions about the 26 years he has spent as a federal civilian employee in the Los Angeles District.