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Archive: March, 2023
  • March

    Corps, partners break ground on new Simulations Center at Fort Irwin

    Senior leaders with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Fort Irwin broke ground March 23 on a new Simulations Center at the installation, which is home to the National Training Center. “It has been a 10-year journey to get us here, but this is a critical inflection point in Fort Irwin’s history, and, more importantly, in where we are going as an Army,” said Brig. Gen. Curtis Taylor, commanding general of the National Training Center. “It just so happens that this project came to fruition in just the right time.”
  • LA District builds community ties to share career opportunities, recruit new talent

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District leaders met with community members, military partners, educators and local elected leaders March 7 at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall in downtown LA for the U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion Los Angeles’ Community Partners Meeting.
  • New Alcoa Dike floodgate to help protect Corona community

    The Los Angeles District completed the installation of a 19-ton floodgate March 10 on the Alcoa Dike alongside the Temescal Wash in Corona, California.
  • Corps removes 144 tons of debris from San Gabriel River

    In a continuing project to improve the health of the San Gabriel River and reduce risk to the public, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District cleared 144 tons of litter and debris, March 6-13, from a stretch of riverbed near Azusa.
  • LA District Command team discuss future projects during Arizona visit

    Los Angeles District Commander Col. Julie Balten led a team from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to review several military and civil works project sites Mar. 14-17 in Arizona.
  • Small, large businesses network, gain knowledge about working with the Corps during open house

    About 280 people attended the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District’s Business Opportunities Open House March 8 in Rosemead. The open house is a signature event for the Corps’ LA District, for both small and large businesses. It allows direct dialogue with senior leaders, project managers and those looking to do business with the Corps of Engineers and the federal government.
  • Senior dam safety program manager visits Prado Dam spillway project

    To get a first-hand look at Prado Dam and better understand upcoming modifications to its spillway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ senior Dam and Levee Safety Branch program manager Travis Tutka toured the spillway, exterior and deep interior of the dam, March 9, at Corona, California.
  • Corps hosts tribal workshop, strengthens partnerships

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers teamed up with other local, state and federal agencies Feb. 28 to share information about flood-fighting resources with its tribal partners throughout Southern California.
  • Division regional business director visits two key VA San Diego project sites

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division regional business director visited two key project sites at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Health Care System campus Feb. 17 in San Diego.