Barrancas Cemetery Project provides opportunity for District to give back to Veterans, Families
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District (USACE), recently completed a project at the Barrancas National Cemetery at the Naval Air Station Pensacola to construct approximately 2,500 columbarium. The project required a quick turnaround, but the USACE used some innovative techniques to ensure our Nation's Veterans and their Families received the dignified burial that their service and sacrifice demands.
USACE Mobile kicks off National Engineers Week with visit to local hospital
In an effort to promote the value of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) during National Engineers Week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, visited the University of South Alabama Children’s and Women’s Hospital here, Feb. 21.
While at the hospital, engineers from the district taught the children how engineers contribute to society, hosted an interactive bridge-building contest, and handed out Mardi Gras-themed items.
USACE Water Manager awarded second highest civilian honor
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) South Atlantic Division Commander Brig. Gen. C. David Turner presented James E.Hathorn Jr., Mobile District Water Management Chief, with the U.S. Army Meritorious Civilian Service Award Jan. 30 in Mobile, Ala. The award is the second highest honor that a U.S. civilian is eligible to receive.
Mobile District engineer named ‘Young Engineer of the Year’
Justin McDonald, lead engineer for civil works U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District (USACE), has been named the Mobile Area Council of Engineers (MACE) 2017 ‘Young Engineer of the Year’. McDonald received the award Jan. 26 during a ceremony at the Gulf Coast Exploreum in downtown Mobile, Ala.