US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • 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.
  • Murrieta Creek project to reduce flood risk

    Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs visited here Sept. 22 to get a first-hand look at progress on the multi-purpose Murrieta Creek project designed to provide flood risk reduction, ecosystem restoration and recreation adjacent to the city’s historic Old Town
  • Silver Jackets comprise many agencies, one solution

    Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs joined water resource agencies, led by the California Department of Water Resources, at a Sept. 9 signing ceremony here during the Floodplain Management Association’s annual conference to formally establish California as the 40th state to form a Silver Jackets program.
  • Corps participates in STEM workshop

    Maj. Scotty Autin, deputy commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District along with Capt. Eugene Park, assistant chief of civil works branch, participated in the West Point Leadership, Ethics, and Diversity STEM (LEADS) workshop for LA Metro Area educators and students on Sept. 9.
  • 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.
  • Senior leaders help kick off inaugural LA Fleet Week

    On August 30, the Defense Support of Civil Authorities senior leaders held a seminar for representatives of military branches to present their roles in a catastrophic incident that would draw upon the Authorities’ resources.