News Stories

  • April

    Gautney named USACE’s Public Affairs Officer of the Year

    Having the ability to face and overcome challenges is a sign of a true leader, and it is something that should be rewarded. Dustin Gautney, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District Chief of Public Affairs, did just that.
  • March

    Mobile District’s 2024 Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention Month Proclamation Signing

    This year's Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, the U.S. Army's campaign theme is Change Through Unity: Empower. Protect. Prevent. The 2024 SAAPM campaign highlights the importance of fostering a culture of respect for all.
  • Tammy Thompson retires after 40 Years of Service

    Tammy Thompson, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District assistant district counsel for Equal Employment Opportunity, receives her civilian commendation award.
  • Former Allatoona Ranger wins USACE Water Safety Award

    According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated 4,000 people drown to death each year in the United States.
  • February

    Mobile District continues to preserve African American History

    During Black History Month, it's crucial to recognize efforts to preserve and honor the historical legacy of African Americans, especially those who endured the brutality of slavery.
  • Welcome to the future: US Army Corps of Engineers leading the way in national engineering excellence

    WASHINGTON — I look forward to flipping my calendar to February each year because nestled among this month’s observances – Black History Month and Washington’s Birthday among them – is National Engineers Week.
  • Mobile District engineers recognized at 2024 BEYA Awards

    One of the benefits of working hard and doing your best is being recognized for your efforts. This happened recently for two engineers here with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District.
  • Mobile District teams work to repair Demopolis Lock

    Teams throughout the Mobile District mobilized and sent vessels and crews to the Demopolis Lock and Dam in Demopolis, Alabama, Feb. 3, 2024, to repair the lock.
  • Park Ranger Christine Dowell named Mobile District’s NRM Employee of the Year

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger Christine Dowell of the West Point Project has been named the Mobile District’s Natural Resources Management Employee of the Year for her outstanding service and commitment to natural resource management and public safety. Christine’s journey at West Point Lake has been marked by her passion for the outdoors and dedication to her role.
  • Mobile District, partners work to repair Demopolis Lock

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District and several Corps partners are working around the clock to repair the breach in the Demopolis Lock in Demopolis, Alabama, Jan. 16, 2024.
  • January

    MLK Day Lunch & Learn - 24 January

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District pose with Dr. Olivier Charles, President of Bishop State Community College, center, during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. lunch and learn celebration at the District Office, Mobile, Alabama, Jan. 24, 2024.
  • Mobile District Engineer John Bass awarded Young Engineer of the Year

    John Bass, Senior Engineering Technical lead for Civil Works at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has been named the 2024 MACE Young Engineer of the Year, marking a significant achievement in his distinguished career.
  • Mobile District Data Collection Unit hosts open house

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District Water Management Department created the Data Collection Unit (DCU) to meet the demand for more data and collect it rapidly.
  • Retired Seabee and Mobile District employee retires

    Growing up as an Air Force dependent and living in various locations throughout his life, including Okinawa, Japan, Sam Staffan was used to moving around. Staffan, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District transportation/fleet manager, joined the U.S. Navy in 1983, retired in 2005, became a government employee with the Navy and joined the Mobile District in 2018.
  • December

    Panama City Office making positive impact on the Florida Gulf Coast

    When Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Gulf Coast five years ago, it nearly destroyed the Panama City. One of the agencies that played a significant role in the city’s recovery and turnaround since the storm is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, specifically Mobile District’s Panama City Project Office. The two leading roles of the office are Navigation Operations & Maintenance and Dredging and Disposal Area Management.
  • Mobile District: 2023 Year Review

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, experienced a year of significant achievements, partnerships, and successful projects in 2023. This year-in-review highlights key events and milestones that showcase the district's commitment to excellence, collaboration, and service to the community.
  • Mobile District and UGA Forge Partnership with Archaeology Collection

    One of the most important jobs of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is to save, store, and preserve archaeological finds on its work sites or the controlled recreational sites.
  • JALBTCX celebrates 25th Anniversary

    Teamwork in the form of agencies cooperating to engage in complex tasks is how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District is successful.
  • Outstanding Engineer Allan Annaert Named Cost Engineer of the Year

    Allan Annaert, Mobile District lead cost engineer, was awarded the Cost Engineer of the Year for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during an annual national awards ceremony on Nov. 29 at USACE Headquarters in Washington.
  • Mobile District highlight: CIO/G-6 - Information Technology

    In the heart of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, a dedicated team is working behind the scenes, ensuring the seamless operations of the Corps' vital missions. Meet the unsung heroes of the digital age – the CIO/G-6, an integral element of USACE.