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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District was awarded the prestigious Army Safety and Occupational Health Star at a ceremony in Charleston today for their commitment to ensuring a safe work environment. Safety is at the forefront of everything the District does and protecting their most valuable asset, their people, is a top priority.
We would like to congratulate Travis England, from Allatoona Lake, for being selected as the recipient of the 2024 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) National Water Safety Employee Award. Travis stands out for his innovative and comprehensive contributions to water safety. He assisted with coordinating the distribution of over 7,000 donated life jackets, educated nearly 2,000 students about water safety, and his consistent engagement with the community is admirable and reflects great credit upon himself and USACE. Great job Travis!
Col. Charles L. Decker, Commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Task Force Virgin Islands Puerto Rico, Mr. Jaime A. Pinkham, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works and Ms. Gretchen Sierra-Zorita, Director for PR & Territories in the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs met with non-governmental organizations and community leaders from areas impacted by the Rio Puerto Nuevo Flood Risk Management project.
Richard Thomas has earned the Black Engineer of the Year Award at the 2024 BEYA conference. He has this advice to engineers facing challenges in their careers, "If you’re comfortable, you’re not growing. Embrace being uncomfortable."
Direct hire authority has been approved for positions in Florida and Puerto Rico. Positions include: power plant technicians, mechanics, deckhands, heavy equipment operators, scientists, engineers, park rangers, acountants, contract specialists and office administrative professionals.
During the ceremony, as a tradition, Brigadier General Daniel H. Hibner, Commander, USACE South Atlantic Division, passed the covered USACE colors to Colonel Charles L. Decker, Commander TF VIPR, which represents the assumption of command, and Col. Decker passed the colors to Jacqueline J. Keiser, PG, PMP, Deputy District Engineer for Programs and Project Management (Interim), TF VIPR, USACE.
Congresswoman Jennifer Gonzalez, Commissioner Resident for Puerto Rico, introduces Brig. Gen. Daniel Hibner and the leadership that is coordinating the creation and establishment of Task Force U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico during a press conference that was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The South Atlantic Division and all 5 of our Districts are hiring across a spectrum of disciplines. Please visit our Career page on this website to view the positions currently available and get your career kick started today!

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Mobile District engineers recognized at 2024 BEYA Awards
One of the benefits of working hard and doing your best is being recognized for your efforts. This happened recently for two engineers here with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District...
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USACE Headquarters Supplemental Team meets with Task Force Virgin Islands Puerto Rico
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San Juan, Puerto Rico – Feb. 9, 2024 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) headquarters Supplemental team traveled to Puerto Rico to meet with the recently commissioned Task Force Virgin Islands...
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