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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supports the administration’s Infrastructure Initiative

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fully supports the administration’s Infrastructure Initiative that was announced today to address the needs of the nation’s infrastructure. [Read More]
Published: Feb-13-18

President's Fiscal 2019 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019) includes $4.785 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. [Read More]
Published: Feb-12-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishes request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged materials

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today published in the Federal Register its request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material. [Read More]
Published: Feb-09-18

SWD commander promoted to brigadier general

Paul E. Owen, Commander of the Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General in a ceremony here today. Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, officiated at the ceremony. [Read More]
Published: Jan-25-18

President Trump Appoints Kaiser, Owen to Mississippi River Commission

President Donald Trump recently appointed Maj. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser as the president of the Mississippi River Commission and Col. Paul E. Owen as a member of the commission. Commission appointments are nominated by the President of the U.S. and vetted by the U.S. Senate. [Read More]
Published: Nov-15-17

Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas on Veterans Day

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,800 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11. [Read More]
Published: Nov-07-17

Corps’ Southwestern Division commander, Paul E. Owen, confirmed for brigadier general

DALLAS—Colonel Paul E. Owen, the Commander and Division Engineer of the Southwestern Division, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, was confirmed for promotion to the grade of brigadier general by the United States Senate. The promotion date is yet to be determined, but it is normally a few months after Senate confirmation. [Read More]
Published: Nov-03-17

SWF Ranger receives Secretary of the Army Award for Valor

Natural Resources Specialist Robert L. Henderson received a Secretary of the Army Award for Valor for stopping an armed threat and potential active shooter from injuring or killing others at the Piney Woods Regional Project Office near Lake O’ the Pines, Texas on Dec. 29, 2016. [Read More]
Published: Oct-26-17

Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 30

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that it will waive day use fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches at its recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 30. [Read More]
Published: Sep-26-17

USACE Galveston District reaches milestone on release rates

Water releases from Addicks and Barker reservoirs have reached projected release levels in accordance with the plan announced on Sept. 4. [Read More]
Published: Sep-17-17
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