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Archive: May, 2017
  • May

    Emergency Management hosts Industry Day to kick off hurricane season

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, talked hurricane preparedness May 25 to kick off the June 1 start of hurricane season, hosting the annual Hurricane/Industry Day, held at the Alabama International Trade Center. The Corps, Coast Guard, NOAA, Alabama State Port Authority and other stakeholder partners have met annually since 2004, the year Hurricane Ivan swept across the Gulf of Mexico, causing billions of dollars in damage to Alabama, Florida and other Southeastern states.
  • Mobile’s Safety Office teams up with Buford Powerhouse to improve safety

    Mobile District employees made their workplace safer through reconstruction, redesign and a small, but important addition of a guardrail.
  • Small business critical to Mobile District’s success

    Contracting with small business is critical for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, to fulfill their mission. In fact, in 2016 the district awarded approximately one-third of all procurements to small business.
  • District’s Emergency Management Branch earns accreditation

    The Mobile District’s Emergency Management Team is now accredited by the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP). To date, only 12 districts out of 43 have been accredited, including the four districts that were accredited this week.