News Stories

Author: Tim Oberle, USACE Mobile Public Affairs
  • February

    Corps of Engineers begins maintenance operations to relieve stress on Carters Lake Reregulation Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, recently began maintenance operations at the Carters Lake Reregulation Dam in Murray County, Ga. to relieve stress on the structure caused by concrete expansion. The district first noticed the expansion almost 20 years ago.
  • December

    USACE recognizes Lake Lanier Park Ranger

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division has recognized Lake Sidney Lanier Park Ranger Rachel Rush for her outstanding efforts to promote the Every Kid in a Park (EKIP) initiative during the first quarter of 2018. To take home the top individual honors for the quarter, Rush visited several local schools and spent time with 675 fourth graders.
  • November

    Childhood mentors drive USACE Engineer to “pay it forward”

    As a result of the positive example his mentor’s set for him, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, Water Management Chief James Hathorn Jr. has gone out of his way as an adult to return the favor. In his spare time he regularly volunteers with youth sports, the Cub Scouts, his church, various career fairs and local schools. One particular area that he stresses when he spends time with students is the importance of learning science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
  • February

    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.
  • December

    Daughter of Mobile District’s Water Resources Chief, welcomes President-elect to Mobile

    Mobile County is known for many things, chief amongst those being the birthplace of Mardi Gras and the oldest organized carnival in the U.S. Everything about the second largest county in Alabama exudes a rich, cultural milieu. So it should come as no surprise that when President-elect Donald Trump decided to make a return stop to the county Dec. 17 as part of his cross-country ‘Thank You’ tour, that Mobile rolled out the red carpet.