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  • September

    New River Dam outlet channel repair benefits from emergency funding

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is working with the Flood Control District of Maricopa County, Arizona, to repair five levee systems using the Public Law 84-99 Rehabilitation and Inspection Program.
  • May

    Prime Power Soldiers assist San Carlos Irrigation Project

    Soldiers with Alpha Company, 249th Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, known as Prime Power, have deployed for a unique training mission with the Los Angeles District in Arizona.
  • March

    LA District leaders tour Painted Rock Dam project

    Col. Julie Balten, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, and David Van Dorpe, deputy district engineer for the LA District, toured the Painted Rock Dam, a flood risk-reduction project, located on the Gila River in Maricopa County March 24 near Gila Bend.
  • May

    Construction underway, will consolidate squadron operations

    Construction Representative Michele Mickle, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District's Tucson Resident Office, briefed District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs, as he toured the future home of the Air Force Reserve's 306th Rescue Squadron Guardian Angel facility March 8.
  • Ribbon cutting for Aravaipa Veteran Firefighting Crew

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona, is home to the Bureau of Land Management's Aravaipa Veteran Firefighting Crew. Through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Installation Support mission, BLM signed a long-term agreement with the garrison.
  • September

    Helping people motivates District employee

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District employee Ernesto Elias, a supervisory construction representative at the Yuma Proving Ground Project Office, took part in a five-person panel discussion held to celebrate Hispanic contributions to the Nation and to share their stories Sept. 22.
  • Commander visits regional offices, projects

    Col. Kirk Gibbs, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, toured Arizona-Nevada Area Office projects Sept. 6-8.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • July

    LA District working on bridge over Nogales waters

    NOGALES, Ariz. – The foundations are in and the bridge is beginning to take shape across the Nogales Wash just outside the Chula Vista neighborhood June 18.
  • 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.
  • April

    LA District continues innovative partnership

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District has helped develop a strong partnership at Alamo Dam and along the Bill Williams River to continue sustaining our nation’s economic and water resources. Through the collaboration, known as the Bill Williams River Corridor Steering Committee, with other government agencies and partners, the Corps ensured the flows from Alamo Dam maximized taxpayer dollars by maintaining a high level of sustainability for a variety of communities.
  • March

    LA District team members brave the elements for annual Tres Rios Nature Festival

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District’s Arizona/Nevada Area Office joined with exhibitors and vendors at the annual Tres Rios Nature and Earth Festival held Mar. 9 and 10 at the Baseline and Meridian Wildlife Area near the Phoenix International Raceway. District team members talked with members of the public about projects across the Valley, the state and the LA District, which covers Southern California, all of Arizona, and portions of Nevada and Utah. One of the major local projects the team discussed was the Tres Rios Environmental Restoration Project.
  • February

    USACE commanding general visits Phoenix

    Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general, attended the Feb. 15 public meeting of the USACE Environmental Advisory Board and visited the USACE Los Angeles District Arizona/Nevada Area Office to meet with local team members.
  • LA District hosts USACE Environmental Advisory Board

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District’s Arizona-Nevada Area Office
  • January

    Arizona/Nevada Area Office hosts Business Opportunities Open House

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Arizona/Nevada Area Office hosted its first Business Opportunities Open House at its downtown office Jan. 29. The event was an open forum designed to let business owners learn about contract opportunities and to learn how to do business with the Corps.
  • December

    LA District commander meets with Tucson engineers, lauds District members

    Col. Mark Toy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District commander, attended the Society of American Military Engineers, Tucson Post’s, monthly meeting Dec. 19 to present information on the District and to let the assembled business leaders know how they can participate in Corps projects across the District’s area of responsibility.
  • Corps completes Thorpe Rd. Bridge

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District put the finishing touches on the bridge across Thorpe Road over the Rio de Flag in Flagstaff, Ariz. and reopened the thoroughfare to complete the project in December.