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Tag: USACE Los Angeles District
  • October

    Corps general tours, receives updates on VA Long Beach mega project

    Maj. Gen. Kimberly Colloton, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deputy commanding general for Military and International Operations – and a former LA District commander – was one of several distinguished visitors who received an update on Corps’ projects at the VA Long Beach Healthcare System.
  • August

    Solar energy to power JTFB Los Alamitos and beyond

    Commander Col. Andrew Baker and leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Energy Resilience Project, Aug. 11, at Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos, California. The project was joint effort, involving the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installations, Energy & Environment), California Military Department, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Bright Canyon Energy.
  • June

    Korean engineers, officials visit Corps’ LA River restoration project

    A South Korean delegation of 20 engineers and Gyeongbuk province river-sector officials learned about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District restoration project June 6 on the bank of the Los Angeles River at Lewis MacAdams Riverfront Park.
  • August

    Women’s Equality Day 2022 provides healing and hope

    The Army recognizes not only the significance of women’s contributions, but also the value of diversity and inclusivity of women to our fighting force.
  • April

    Corps' team builds bridges with STEAM

    Future Army officers were joined by a team from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District to bring awareness to science, technology, engineering, arts and math March 23 at Stephen White Middle School in Carson, California.
  • May

    District park rangers want public to know recreating at Mojave River Dam is not authorized

    LOS ANGELES – As COVID19 state and local government shelter-in-place restrictions loosen, local high desert residents may be for sure heading to their favorite watering hole, known to local residents as the “Deep Creek Spillway” this Memorial Day weekend.
  • December

    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.
  • September

    Corps holds two public meetings on proposed Ray Mine changes

    Members of the Regulatory Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District’s Arizona-Nevada Area Office held public scoping meetings on Sept. 24 and 25 in Kearney and Apache Junction, Ariz., to discuss a proposal for a new tailing facility for the Ray Mine in Pinal County.
  • May

    LA District cleaning up FUDS in Kingman

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District team is moving along with its clean-up work at the Formerly Used Defense Site just outside of Kingman, Ariz. which began Apr. 15. The work being done by the district and its contractor is part of the time-critical removal action for the site, which is referred to as Munitions Response Site 03 of the former Kingman Ground-to-Ground Gunnery Range. The site was used as a skeet range for military training during World War II.
  • November

    USACE completes Ajo Border Patrol Station

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District participated in a ceremony Nov. 27 to cut the ribbon at the new Customs and Border Patrol Agency's Ajo Station. The facility covers more than 30 acres and contains more than 54,000 sq feet of working space. The new $30 million project is designed to meet the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver standard.
  • District helps clean up Papago Park Military Reservation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is helping clean up the remnants from a decades-old underground fuel tank at Papago Park Military Reservation. The District is working with a contractor on the site to operate and monitor a dual-phase soil vapor extraction system which is designed to remove hydrocarbon vapors from the ground while pumping out contaminated groundwater.
  • June

    District keeps projects moving along in Las Vegas area

    LAS VEGAS – It’s been said that what happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas. However, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is working on military construction projects in and around the Las Vegas area that will have effects across the country and around the world. One project at Nellis Air Force Base is the addition and renovation at the 422 Test Evaluation Squadron building. “The project will add a 16,000 square feet facility and there will be renovation of 4,000 square feet of the existing building,” said Mark Porterfield, project engineer at the District’s Nellis Resident Office. “Construction began in early June and the project is due in March 2013”