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  • District works to overcome Harvey’s impacts to Texas’ shipping industry

    As pictures and video beamed out around the world of water rescues and massive flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in southeastern Texas, another invisible effect was occurring to Texas’ energy coast.
  • Roberts named Real Estate Professional of the Year

    Fort Worth, Texas native Randy L. Roberts has been named the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Real Estate Professional of the Year. Roberts’ exemplary and exceptional service to the U.S. Army, Real Estate Community of Practice, and to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division (SWD) elevated him to top honors.
  • Mark Mazzanti to become Programs Director for USACE Southwestern Division

    DALLAS—Mark Mazzanti has been selected to become the director of Programs for the Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, headquartered in Dallas. He will replace Mr. Robert E. Slockbower, who is retiring on June 30.
  • Cheryl Partee takes the reins as Business Resources Division chief

    Cheryl Partee has taken over as the chief of the Business Resource Division and Chief Financial
  • Roberson takes over as SWD Military Integration Division chief

    Tony R. Roberson has been selected as the chief of the Military Integration Division, Programs Directorate, for the Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In this position, Roberson is responsible for the execution of the Military, Environmental, and Interagency and International Services programs in the Division. The Division provides engineering, construction and environmental management services for nine Army and nine Air Force installations.
  • NASA astronaut, Tuskegee Airman inspire students and federal employees at STEM and Black History Month events

    DALLAS - As part of Engineer Week and Black History Month observances hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency Region 6, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, two U.S. Air Force pilots shared their personal stories with more than 500 students and federal workers.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Keepers of the Eternal Flame

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers can lay claim to a vast array of famous projects since the Continental Congress authorized a “Chief Engineer for the Army” on June 16, 1775: Bunker Hill fortifications, the Panama Canal, the Manhattan Project, not to mention an abundance of locks, dams, and levees that help form the infrastructure of our nation.
  • From jubilation to sorrow - President Kennedy’s historic celebration at Greers Ferry Dam followed by tragedy in Dallas

    HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. - Gasoline cost 30 cents, a loaf of bread was 20 cents, and the price of a gallon of milk was a little more than a dollar. It was 1963, and the residents of a small Arkansas town nestled at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains were eagerly awaiting the arrival of one of the most important persons on earth.
  • November 1963: A time of Building Strong for America

    Nov. 22, 1963, was likely a typical fall day in North Texas for employees of the Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which was headquartered in Dallas. Just as it does this year, Nov. 22 fell on a Friday in 1963, so a weekend was in the works. From their offices in downtown Dallas, SWD employees would have been taking care of their responsibilities as engineers, biologists, economists, hydrologists, foresters—the vast array of disciplines that make up the Corps.
  • JFK 50th anniversary: It's our choice to remember the dark side of history or the inspired leadership that continues to light the world

    DALLAS - Like afterimages seared into our mind’s eye long after the camera has stopped flashing, the assassination of President Kennedy in Dallas 50 years ago this month is replete with iconic images that marked my generation. These images, normally safely buried away, can quickly be summoned by hundreds of memories that swirl in and out of the streets and back roads of Dallas to this day.