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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.
  • April

    Assistant secretary of the Army discusses transformational investments during Los Angeles visit

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Michael Connor announced details of President Joe Biden’s fiscal year 2023 Army civil works budget and took an aerial tour of several projects during a March 28-29 visit to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District.
  • October

    Corps river and creek cleanup project removes 575 tons of debris

    Work began daybreak on Sept. 27 in San Jose Creek. Contractors hauled trash, shopping carts, bundles of Arundo donax reeds used to build campsites, abandoned vehicles, propane tanks and gasoline cans from abandoned illegal campsites. Scores of big dumpsters were filled and refilled until the last semi pulled away.
  • February

    South Pacific Division commander reviews medical upgrades at LA-area hospitals battling pandemic

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division commander visited two Southern California hospitals Feb. 9, 2021, to meet with on-site personnel and examine construction progress first-hand on hospital upgrades in support of COVID-19 relief efforts.
  • October

    LA District employees participate in Combined Federal Campaign to assist local charities

    The CFC is the only authorized solicitation of employees in the federal workplace on behalf of charitable organizations. Its mission is to promote and support philanthropy through a program that is employee focused, and cost efficient and effective in providing all federal employees the opportunity to improve the quality of life for all, according to the Office of Personnel Management, which manages the campaign.
  • LA District teams up with California Guard for flood-control exercise

    Partnership was the keyword Oct. 8 as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District teamed up with the California Army National Guard for a flood-control exercise at the Whittier Narrows Dam Basin.
  • 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.
  • March

    Business opportunities open house

    The annual Business Opportunities Open House highlighted contract opportunities, but, more importantly, built an information data base critical to accomplishing the Corps' mission.
  • January

    Corps' South Pacific Division inducts newest senior executive

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers inducted South Pacific Division Regional Business Director John Moreno into the Senior Executive Service at a Jan. 10 ceremony at the Corps' Los Angeles District headquarters.
  • November

    Corps, VA breaks ground for new Long Beach facilities

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanders helped break ground on new medical facilities on Veterans Day at the Tibor Rubin Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Long Beach.
  • September

    South Pacific Division Commander visits District projects, people

    Col. Kim Colloton, South Pacific Division commander, went on a whirlwind tour of several Los Angeles District projects during a visit to the area Sept. 4-7.
  • May

    District participates in the City of Torrance Armed Forces Day parade

    The City of Torrance honored the five branches of the military during the Torrance Armed Forces Day Celebration May 18 to 20. This year the honored service was the United States Marine Corps.
  • District inducts two into distinguished employee cadre

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District inducted two former employees into its Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees in a ceremony May 15 at the District headquarters. The two retirees had a combined total of 96 years of federal service, all with the Los Angeles District.
  • June

    LA District participates in Fourth Annual LA River Day

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District joined City of Los Angeles Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell and his staff in recognizing the collaborative efforts to improve, preserve and revitalize the Los Angeles River during a special City Council presentation at City Hall June 7.
  • May

    Corps deputy visits Fort Irwin projects

    FORT IRWN, Calif-U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Deputy Commanding General for Military and International Operations Maj. Gen. Mark Yenter toured several Los Angeles District projects at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, during a visit here May 15.
  • January

    Remote sites, key projects

    When your area of operation covers roughly 226,000 square miles... expect to spend a lot time on the road.
  • December

    Senior leaders visit Fort Irwin hospital project

    Cheree Peterson, Programs Directordirector of programs, U.S. Army Corps Engineers South Pacific Division, and the senior executive project manager for the Fort Irwin Weed Army Hospital replacement construction project, hosted the project’s Senior Executive Review Group quarterly briefing onhere Dec. 1