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Archive: October, 2017
  • October

    HENAAC honors Corps employees at national conference

    Great Minds in STEM has a long tradition of honoring civilian and uniformed military personnel in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. During the 29th annual Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation conference Oct. 18 to 22 here, three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees received recognition for their outstanding performance in support of that program.
  • HENAAC conference gives Hispanic students hope toward future careers in STEM

    Tyler Miller, a student at the University of California-Merced, hopes the future generation will grow up and not have to worry about air and water pollution.
  • Senior leaders, panel members engage students, engineers at HENAAC Conference

    With more than 32,000 employees working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers worldwide, only about 1 percent of those are in uniform, said Col. Kirk Gibbs, Los Angeles District commander. That’s why the Hashtag, “No Camo Required,” seemed to be a fitting theme for the Corps’ seminar during the Hispanic Engineering National Achievement Awards Conference Oct. 18 to 22 in Pasadena.
  • Corps takes public comment at Aliso Creek meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, along with local sponsor Orange County Public Works, hosted a public meeting Oct. 17 to present the Aliso Creek Mainstem Ecosystem Restoration Study, describe the Tentatively Selected Plan and receive public input on the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report.
  • Corps’ Los Angeles District celebrates end of fiscal year with more than $485M in contract awards

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District awarded about 960 contracts worth more than $485 million in fiscal year 2017.