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Archive: May, 2012
  • May

    Bostick assumes command of Corps

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick became the 53rd U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general and U.S. Army chief of engineers during an assumption of command ceremony May 22 at Baruch Auditorium, Fort Lesley J. McNair.
  • District returns to Armed Forces Day in Torrance

    The Los Angeles District returned to the City of Torrance to participate in its 53rd Annual Armed Forces Day Celebration here May 19.
  • District welcomes next Corps commander

    The Los Angeles District welcomed Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, currently the U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, during his visit here May 18.
  • Building big for water at Vandenberg

    Vandenberg Air Force Base is currently home to the second largest reinforced concrete dome in the world. By summer's end, they may have some bragging rights anyway; a twin is on the way.
  • Corps completes Vandenberg Child Development Center

    VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Rep. Lois Capps joined Vandenberg family members and senior
  • Striving for Excellence in Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion

    The Los Angeles District honored the contributions of Asian Pacific Americans with an observance May 10 here. District Commander Col. Mark Toy said it caused him to reflect on his own Chinese heritage.
  • Inaugural award presented to District employee

    A lead planner in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District’s Arizona-Nevada Area Office received the first Kevin Inada Employee of the Quarter award during a ceremony held at the District headquarters May 4.
  • Los Angeles River: location, location, location

    The area adjacent to Rio de Los Angeles State Park was one of three sites featured for informational talks given by key stakeholders during the Friends of the LA River’s 23rd Annual La Gran Limpieza: The Great Los Angeles River CleanUp on April 28. In all, 4,000 volunteers spread out over 15 community sites to remove tons of debris from the river’s channel.
  • Maintenance dredging project will restore federal channels in lower Newport Harbor

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began a five-month, $6.5 million maintenance dredging project May 2 when a clamshell dredge started removing up to 350,000 cubic yards of material in an effort to restore safe navigation to federal channels in lower Newport Harbor.
  • International Commission Takes a Look at the Tijuana River

    “It’s not the fences that matter, it’s the gates,” Dave Gibson told attendees at the U.S. International Boundary and Water Commission collaborative meeting held April 19 at the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve in Imperial Beach, Calif.
  • Public takes a look at Santa Ana River Marsh study

    A proposed project to remove 50,000 cubic yards of material from a tidal marsh took an important step April 30 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers presented and sought public input on the project’s environmental assessment during a meeting held at Newport Beach, Calif.
  • District employee dons Navy blue and gold

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District now has a new Navy Reserve officer in its ranks of civilian employees. David Rodriguez, a field engineer with the District’s Arizona-Nevada Area Office, recently received his commission in the Reserves.