DALLAS--Deputy Southwestern Division Counsel Walter J. Skierski, Jr., was recently honored with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers 2013 Bert Pettinato Award for Public Service. Skierski, who has been an attorney with the Corps of Engineers for eight years in addition to serving as a judge advocate in the U.S. Air Force for 22 years, was selected for his leadership, concern for people, and his devotion of his entire career to the calling of public service. The Corps’ Chief Counsel presents the award annually to an individual within the Corps of Engineers legal services community who demonstrates pride in public service through such leadership, concern for people, and a personal belief that government service is a noble calling and a public trust.
Dallas — Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, and Brig. Gen. Thomas Kula of the U.S Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Divsion, visited Hector P. Garcia Middle School students Feb. 21, to engage, motivate and inspire youth to pursue a field in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
TULSA, Okla. — The Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers advises visitors to Lake Texoma of the impact an extreme drought is having on the lake level. The current water level is several feet below normal and the Corps urges boaters to be vigilant when on the water. There is water for boating and other activities, however visitors should keep the following in mind: