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Summer Safety with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District
June 17, 2022 | 1:22
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  • Fort Worth District emphasizes water safety this summer

    FORT WORTH, Texas – In preparation for the summer recreation season, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lewisville Lake hosted a water safety awareness event, May 21.
  • SWD team earns Gold Hermes Creative Award for JFK 50th series

    DALLAS—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division and two of its associated Districts earned a Gold Award from the Hermes Creative Awards Competition for their special coverage series “The JFK 50th Anniversary and the Army Corps of Engineers.” Recognized by the award were Edward Rivera and Andre Mayeaux, Fort Worth District Public Affairs, for feature article and video of 57-year Fort Worth District employee remembering JFK assassination; Kent Cummins, formerly of the Little Rock District Public Affairs Office, for JFK dedication of Greers Ferry Dam feature article; and Martie Cenkci, Southwestern Division Public Affairs Office, for commentary and feature articles. The series of articles and the video are available at www.swd.usace.army.mil/Media/JFK50th.aspx.
  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division holds Relinquishment of Command, retires general officer

    DALLAS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division hosted a Relinquishment of Command, today at the City Club in Dallas.
  • Standing up the Regional Planning and Environmental Center

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reorganized much of its environmental and planning functions across three districts in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas within the Southwestern Division into a new Regional Planning and Environmental Center. The new organization, managed by the Fort Worth District, will combine 105 employees from the Fort Worth, Tulsa and Galveston Districts.
  • SWD Deputy Counsel honored with Corps of Engineers Public Service Award

    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.
  • Congressman Veasey and Brig. Gen. Thomas Kula Inspire Local Dallas Middle School Students

    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).
  • Drought leads to low lake level at Texoma; boaters should be vigilant

    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:
  • Lake Texoma experiencing negative impacts of long-term drought

    TULSA, Okla. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tulsa District (USACE) and The Southwestern Power Administration (SWPA) acknowledge the negative impacts associated with reduced water levels at Lake Texoma. Hydropower and municipal and industrial water supply usage contribute to the lower level, but remain critical in meeting electricity and water needs.
  • Regional Corps of Engineers commander to retire, transition to next career in North Texas

    DALLAS—Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Kula, the commander of the Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will retire from the U.S. Army after 32 years of service, effective April 11. The Southwestern Division will change command on April 4, and will include Kula’s retirement ceremony.
  • Q&A with Brad Hudgens: SWDs Planning Center for Expertise Technical Dirctor

    SWD hosts the Corps' Planning Center of Expertise for Water Management and Reallocation Studies. The PCX provides technical support and peer review for studies related to water supply and other conservation purposes in multipurpose reservoirs. Brad Hudgens serves as the Technical Director of the Corps' Planning Center for Expertise. In this spotlight, Hudgens discusses his role with the PCX and explains what the Corps role with our Nation's water supply is and why it's so important.

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