Archive: September, 2012
  • Slockbower named SWD Director of Programs

    DALLAS—Robert E. Slockbower has been selected to become the Director of Programs for the Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, according to Corps officials. In this position, he will be responsible for the development and execution of Civil Works, Military, Hazardous, Toxic and Radiological Waste, and Support for Others Programs within the Division. He provides leadership and supervision for the SWD Programs Directorate and has staff oversight for programs, planning, and project management activities in the division’s four district offices
  • Corps of Engineers water resources class learns from Trinity River watershed case studies in Dallas-Fort Worth

    DALLAS -- Members’ of this year’s U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Planning Associates Program toured three Dallas-Fort Worth projects Aug. 23 during its weeklong session held in the Fort Worth District. The program offers an advanced training opportunity, for about a dozen competitively selected students from all over the Corps, on water resources planning.
  • 'Angling' for fun: vets take service members fishing at Corps Lake in thanks for their service

    TULSA -- A group of Airmen, Soldiers and Marines were treated to a free day of fishing July 21 at a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lake in southeastern Kansas to thank them for their service and give them some downtime. McConnell Air Force Base Outdoor Recreation Director Jim Vause teamed with the American Bass Anglers Southeast Kansas District 58 for their annual "Take an Airman" fishing day at Big Hill Lake, as a part of the ABA's Operation Rod and Reel. The group hosted 29 active duty military men and women from McConnell while it also held its final one day tournament of the year.