News Stories

  • October

    Three Years Later: Tyndall AFB and USACE Partnership Continues in Base Rebuild

    When Hurricane Michael devastated Panama City, Fla. and Tyndall Air Force Base in particular, it was decided to rebuild the base because it’s a strategic asset for the Air Force and the DoD to ensure air superiority.
  • September

    RSC the first stop in USACE’s Hurricane Ida response

    In response to Hurricane Ida relief, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Readiness Support Center (RSC) located in Mobile, Ala. Has begun to conduct Reception, Staging, Onward Movement and Integration (RSOI) and Roofing Quality Assurance (QA) training of the personnel deploying to support the region.
  • Hurricane Ida tested the “Blind Side” of the Mississippi Coast

    In football, the offense line plays a valuable role as it blocks for running backs and protects the quarterback from the rush of the defense in passing situations, so the offense can be successful and score.
  • August

    Award Winning Engineer Retires After Over 40 Years of Service

    As a boy, Dennis Newell grew up not far from the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway in Mississippi and watched it develop and grow.
  • July

    81-year-old Allatoona Lake Volunteer Dedicated to Enhancing the Park

    Jimmy Moore, an 81-year-old Allatoona Lake volunteer from Tennessee, who says he “fell in love,” with the Army Corps of Engineer's recreational park, is one of the many dedicated park volunteers at the facility.
  • June

    WYNNE FULLER - A LIFETIME OF SERVICE

    What do you say about a man who has spent more than half of his life serving his country? What honors or gifts do you give to a man who has already given so much in return, and is responsible for numerous innovations and programs in his chosen field of expertise?
  • February

    Allatoona Lake Corps of Engineers ‘Handshake Partnership’ Grant

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Allatoona Lake is pleased to announce that it has received a 2021 Corps of Engineers Handshake Partnership Program $25,000 Grant.
  • USACE Carters Lake Receives ‘Handshake Partnership’ Grant

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Project at Carters Lake is pleased to announce that it has been selected for a 2021 Corps of Engineers Handshake Partnership Program $25,000 grant.
  • December

    Mobile District Completes Ship Island Restoration

    After 10 years of planning and executing, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District’s Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP) completed the second largest restoration project in the history of the National Park Service, the restoration of Ship Island.
  • July

    MOBILE DISTRICT NEARS COMPLETION OF SHIP ISLAND RESTORATION

    As the second largest restoration project in the history of the National Park Service, the Mobile District’s restoration of Ship Island, a barrier island on the western tip of Gulf Islands National Seashore, 10 miles off the coast of Mississippi, is an important contribution to the preservation of one of the nation’s precious natural resources.
  • March

    Memo from the Director of Contracting re: COVID-19

    For USACE Contractors, As the Director of Contracting for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, I wanted to personally reach out to all of you and let you know that we are actively monitoring the situation in regards to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Attached is the guidance we received on planning for potential Novel Coronavirus Contract Impacts.
  • USACE To Temporarily Close Jennings Ferry Campground

    MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Black Warrior & Tombigbee Lakes recreation area will temporarily close the Jennings Ferry campground from March 5-19 due to the impacts of heavy rains on facility dump stations.
  • USACE To Close West Point Dam Road Temporarily

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at West Point Lake will temporarily close vehicular and pedestrian traffic across West Point Dam Road March 9, 2020, 8:00 a.m., to March 27, 2020, 4:00 p.m., to ensure public safety during the maintenance of West Point Dam.
  • February

    USACE Mobile District Hosts 2020 Black History Month Observance

    This year’s theme was “Honoring the Past, Securing the Future,” providing another opportunity to celebrate diversity in the District.
  • Allatoona Project Releases High Water, Carters Lake Receding

    MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District at Allatoona Lake Project has begun releasing water through its dam spillway as of 3:00 p.m. EST on Feb. 21, 2020 due to high water levels at the reservoir. In addition, USACE Mobile District’s water management efforts – along with reduced inflows from lighter rainfall – have helped the main reservoir's high water level recede at Carters Lake Project.
  • January

    USACE ERDC, Mobile District RSM Team Begin Sediment Study

    MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center teamed up with USACE Mobile District’s Regional Sediment Management Team, kicking off a sediment study on Jan. 13, 2020, at North Blakeley Island in Mobile, Alabama.
  • November

    USACE MOBILE DISTRICT COMPLETES SHIP ISLAND RESTORATION

    MOBILE, Ala. – As the second largest restoration project in the history of the National Park Service, the Mobile District’s restoration of Ship Island in the western region of Gulf Islands National Seashore is an important contribution to the preservation of the Nation’s precious natural resources
  • USACE, Mobile District commanders visit Tampa VA Bed Tower project

    The Mobile District and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Chief of Engineers celebrated a milestone of sorts when Lieutenant General Todd Semonite visited the James A. Haley V.A. Medical Center Bed Tower site in Tampa, Fla., on Nov. 8, 2019.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Formerly Used Defense Sites Program PROPOSED PLAN

    This Proposed Plan, presented by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), provides an opportunity for public review and comment on the recommended action for the Airport Landfill (Area of Concern [AOC] 1), Sewage Treatment Plant Landfill (AOC 2), and Former Fire Training Area (AOC 3) (please see Figure 1) at the former Sewart Air Force Base Formerly Used Defense Site located in Smyrna, Tennessee. The Airport Landfill (AOC 1) and Former Fire Training Area (AOC 3) properties are owned by the Smyrna/Rutherford County Airport Authority.
  • October

    USACE MOBILE DISTRICT HOSTS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS LUNCHEON

    One in eight women will contract it and one woman every 13 minutes dies from it. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and those are grim statistics concerning the most common cancer among women. For this reason, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District hosted a Breast Cancer Awareness Lunch and Learn on Oct. 23, 2019 in the second floor conference room in Mobile, Ala.