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Division Regional Business Director Perez talks Hispanic heritage, education for students, young professionals

DALLAS - For many Hispanics, their journey to attain their “American Dream” began from counties near [Read More]
Published: Oct-26-15

Army Corps of Engineers projects prevent $13.3 billion in flood damages during spring rains

DALLAS—U.S. Army Corps of Engineers flood risk reduction projects in the south central and southwestern United States prevented an estimated $13.3 billion in damages to local communities and infrastructure during the May-June 2015 flood event , according to recent calculations by Corps officials with the Southwestern Division in Dallas. The most damages prevented were in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area, where the figure stood at $6.7 billion. Closely following was the greater Houston area with $6.4 billion in flood damages prevented. [Read More]
Published: Sep-03-15

Moyer takes over as Policy and Planning Division chief

     Rebecca “Becky” Moyer was recently selected as the Southwestern Division’s Chief of Planning [Read More]
Published: Aug-05-15

SWD welcomes Ollar as new deputy commander

DALLAS—Col. Donovan D. Ollar became the Deputy Commander of the Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, on July 17, 2015. Prior to this assignment, he was Sidewinder 07, the Senior Engineer Trainer, National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. [Read More]
Published: Jul-20-15

Flood or Drought: Army Corps of Engineers is there

by Brig. Gen. David C. Hill Commander Southwestern Division DALLAS--Remember the drought? What a difference a year can make. I arrived at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division in Dallas about a year ago, and most of the region was in some stage of drought. News coverage highlighted striking images of thirsty lakes, shorelines receding with lakebeds cracked and dry, and low Corps reservoir levels. Communities chafed under lawn watering restrictions. [Read More]
Published: Jul-01-15

Corps of Engineers continues to monitor impact of rainfall on area lakes and reservoirs

DALLAS—U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division units in both Fort Worth and Tulsa continue to monitor the impact of heavy rainfall on Corps-managed lakes and reservoirs within their areas as forecasters call for additional rainfall. [Read More]
Published: May-18-15

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 [Read More]
Published: May-18-15

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. [Read More]
Published: May-11-15

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. [Read More]
Published: Mar-27-15

The Nation’s Engineers: USACE Southwestern Division highlights its diversity during Engineer Week

Dallas--National Engineers Week is Feb. 22-28, and the Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will highlight the diversity of its people and jobs during the week. [Read More]
Published: Feb-23-15
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