News Stories

  • June

    ERDC & Mobile Team to Recruit Citizen Scientists in Gulf Shores

    As part of gaining new citizen scientists, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), along with the Mobile District took part in a SandSnap presentation at the Thomas B. Norton Library in Gulf Shores, Alabama, to encourage kids to take part in the SandSnap project when they go to the beach.
  • Army Civil Works announces publication of policy initiatives to modernize the Corps’ Civil Works program

    The Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works announced a series of priority policy initiatives to modernize the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works program. An outreach campaign, with public and tribal virtual meetings, will be conducted in June and July to gather input to inform future potential policy decision-making related to a number of related initiatives, and written comments will be gathered in a public docket in the Federal Register over a 60-day comment period.
  • Army Civil Works announces publication of policy initiatives to modernize the Corps’ Civil Works program

    The Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works announced a series of priority policy initiatives to modernize the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works program. An outreach campaign, with public and tribal virtual meetings, will be conducted in June and July to gather input to inform future potential policy decision-making related to a number of related initiatives, and written comments will be gathered in a public docket in the Federal Register over a 60-day comment period.
  • May

    Mobile LDP Visits Tyndall Area Office, Team Tyndall

    One of the goals of the Mobile District’s Leadership Development Program is to expose future leaders to different leadership styles and the importance of getting their people working as a team to accomplish tasks, and provide on-time, on-budget products to customers.
  • DQM Provides 24/7 Support to Mobile District, Nation

    The Mobile District is one of the many districts in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is responsible for a multitude of water projects and maintaining rivers, and bays navigable for commercial and recreational traffic.
  • USACE’s Lake Lanier Park Rangers Support 5th Ranger Training Battalion Water Proficiency Training

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District Lake Sidney Lanier project office hosted the 5th Ranger Training Battalion May 3 and 5, as the rangers complete their annual water proficiency training at the lake.
  • April

    Williams to Retire After 42 Years of Dedication to the Mobile District

    Broken down, 42 years equals 15,330 days, which is 367,920 hours, or 22,075,200 minutes, or 1,324,512,000 seconds.
  • Allatoona Lake National Water Safety Team of the Year

    In the past year, Allatoona Lake Project office has built upon their water safety program by introducing a ranger incentive program that led to a healthy competition among rangers for weekly and monthly water safety honors.
  • JALBTCX Flies National Data Gathering Mission, Key Role in Mobile District Success

    In order for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects to be successful, the engineers who work for the Corps need all of the information they can gather, to make wise decisions.
  • Trotter has proven to be a “perfect fit” for the Mobile District

    In order to put a puzzle together, you must make sure you have all of the pieces and ensure those pieces fit together. If the pieces don’t fit or if you don’t have all the pieces, you will have a very difficult time solving and putting said puzzle together. You will never get to see the complete project, that beautiful picture nor the satisfaction of a solved puzzle.
  • Beneficial Use of Dredged Material

    When feasible, dredged material can be used as a resource rather than treated as a waste product. Beneficial uses can include habitat creation and restoration, beach nourishment, landfill cover, and land site remediation.
  • Variety and Love are the Keys to Success for Columbus Ranger

    One of the keys to success, especially when it comes to work, is to love what you do. If loving what you do is the key, then it is no wonder why Taylor Barker has made such a positive impact for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District Project Office in Columbus, Mississippi.
  • March

    Trailblazers Walk-A-Thon

    Wrapping up #WomensHistoryMonth, the Equal Employment Opportunity Office hosted the Trailblazers Walk-A-Thon today at the Mobile District Headquarters.
  • Kris Mullins: Making Her Story Part of Mobile District’s History

    If you look on a map, it’s a long way from Meeker, Oklahoma to Mobile, Alabama. It is an 11 hour and 30-minute drive by car, or 762 miles.
  • February

    Mobile District Recruits Talent at South Alabama Job Fair

    Mobile District Recruits Talent at South Alabama Job Fair
  • Commentary: Martin Luther King Jr.

    On August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial after a peaceful march in Washington to more than 250,000 Americans. Dr. King is a symbol of hope and change around the world because of his leadership and intelligence throughout the civil rights movement. There are hundreds of people who contributed to the civil rights movement, but Dr. King’s sacrifices and actions catapulted the world in a direction of diversity and equality.
  • Mother-Daughter Duo Win USACE National Volunteer Award

    Brenda Grano and her mother Wynona (Nony) Brakeman, who is 90 years old, prove that you are never too old to do something to help your community.
  • January

    Allatoona Christmas Tree Program Helps Fish and the Environment

    Bait is a very important part of fishing. A successful fisherman has to come up with the right bait or lure that attracts the fish and entices it to bite, and voila, you have a caught fish.
  • November

    USACE Mobile Engineer to Receive Science Spectrum Trailblazer Award

    Ranell Franklin, Mobile District Natural Resources Program Manager, was chosen by U.S. Black Engineer and Information Technology Magazine to receive a Science Spectrum Trailblazer Award at the 2022 BEYA STEM Conference to be held in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 18, 2022.
  • 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.