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Archive: November, 2023
  • 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.