News Stories

  • December

    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.
  • November

    Mobile District and partners study Alabama River

    It is said when you face a problem that, sometimes, it is best to have more than one person working to try and figure out a solution.
  • November is Native American Heritage Month

    A Native American philosopher once said, “History is not there for you to like or dislike. It is there for you to learn from it. And if it offends you, even better. Because then you are less likely to repeat it. It’s not yours to erase. It belongs to all of us.”
  • Gatewood leaves behind a legacy of dedication and selflessness

    The novelist James Lane Allen is attributed with saying, "Adversity does not build character; it reveals it." The famous evangelist Billy Graham once said before his own death, "Some day our journey through this life will be over, and we will embark on another journey-one that will last forever."
  • American Sign Language (ASL) Lunch and Learn

    Fred Miller, case manager for the deaf with the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind (AIDB), demonstrates a sign during an American Sign Language (ASL) Lunch and Learn at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District headquarters building in Mobile, Alabama, Nov. 7, 2023
  • Mobile District employee continues serving after half a century with USACE

    In 1973, the U.S. ended its involvement in the Vietnam War by signing the Paris Peace Accords, George Foreman became the heavyweight champion of the world by knocking out Joe Frazier. Model and actress Tyra Banks was born, and artist Pablo Picasso died.
  • October

    Mobile District & NOAA deploy data-collection buoy

    MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District Mississippi Coastal Improvement Program (MsCIP), and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) had a problem. 
  • October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    As we come toward the end of October, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, joins the nation in commemorating National Disability Employment Awareness Month, highlighting the critical role of inclusion, diversity, and accessibility in the District.
  • Mobile District highlight: Public Affairs

    The journalist, interviewer, and photographer often go unnoticed as their work typically goes untold. As a result, their contributions to an organization are greatly underestimated. The function of a public affairs office is frequently misunderstood as simply posting photos on social media. This perception overlooks the multi-faceted nature of the career field.
  • Swafford striving to be a “Wonder Woman” in the Mobile District

    As we come near the end of celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month, we focus on one teammate in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, who uses the lessons she learned as a girl growing up to impact those around her positively.
  • Bunting remembers Hurricane Michael ordeal five years later

    Five years ago, one of the most devastating storms to hit the Gulf Coast and the United States, Hurricane Michael, wreaked havoc on Panama City, Florida, in October 2018.
  • Special Day for Special People at West Point Lake

    On Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, West Point Lake Project kicked off its 44th annual "Special Day for Special People" event. West Point Lake project staff set aside the day for elderly and challenged people.
  • August

    All Play a Vital Role in Preventing Terrorism

    The month of August is recognized as Anti-Terrorism Month, and this initiative provides U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District employees the opportunity to be reminded that terrorism, both foreign and domestic, are real and encourages us to remain vigilant.
  • Panama City office lead engineer to retire after 40 years of service

    You never know what can serve as a catalyst for a turning point in your life. Something that occurs that influences you to change the course of your life.
  • Mobile District hosts 4th Quarter Regional Governance Meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District hosted the 4th Quarter FY 2023 USACE South Atlantic Division Regional Governance meeting at the USACE Huntsville Engineering and Support Center in Alabama
  • July

    Cole Leaves Legacy of Selfless Service

    The U.S. Army Core Values are loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courage. Although she never spent a day in Army greens, Rhonda Cole, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District CIO/G6 operations officer, served her 40-year civilian career working and serving the Army.