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Archive: August, 2017
  • August

    Mobile District commander reignites relationships with local universities

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, Commander Col. James DeLapp visited three Alabama universities last week to reignite relationships with faculty members and students. DeLapp met with, among others, the department heads of the University of Alabama, Auburn University and Tuskegee University.
  • Data vital in monitoring ACF Basin's ecosystem

    Wewahitchka, FL. – The city of Wewahitchka, Fla., is named after the Seminole Indian name meaning "water eyes” and is the location where U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District’s coastal engineer Richard Allen is working with nature’s elements. Allen is monitoring how the bodies of water flowing through the Florida panhandle are impacting the Apalachicola Chattahoochee Flint (ACF) Basin and the surrounding communities.
  • Mobile District officials travel to Brazil to discuss waterway development

    Two representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, visited cities in Brazil to discuss waterway development and management as well as the possibility of future partnerships, Aug. 7-11.
  • Mobile District project manager recognized for outstanding support to Air Force Research Laboratory

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District Project Manager Toni Ortiz was recently recognized by Division Chief John Williams, Integration & Operations Division of the Air Force Research Laboratory for providing exceptional support and creative solutions during several large-scale construction projects at Eglin Air Force Base, Fl.
  • Carters Lake offers eclipse viewing program

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, will be hosting an eclipse-viewing program at Carters Lake in Murray County, Ga., Aug. 21. Northbank Park, located within Carters Lake recreation area, will offer an unobstructed view of the eclipse over the lake.
  • Corps completes $19.1 million for training, dorm upgrades at Center for Domestic Preparedness

    The Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, is in the midst of $19.1 million in upgrades at the FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness, or CDP, in Anniston, Ala. The projects include creating a state-of-the-art training facility and renovating old Army barracks into fresh dormitories.