First visit to Chicago District for new commanding general of Great Lakes and Ohio River Division
Mike Padilla (right), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District project manager, speaks to Maj. Gen. Robert F. Whittle, Jr., commanding general of the USACE Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, about Bubbly Creek in Chicago Sept. 25. Joseph Savage (center), the division’s regional business director, looks on. The general took time to visit the districts within the division and meet USACE employees since taking command in July. The general’s tour of Chicago District projects, potential projects and sites included Indiana Harbor and Canal confined disposal facility, Bubbly Creek in Chicago, the Asian-Carp electric dispersal barrier, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago’s mainstream pumping station, the McCook Reservoir phase one and two, Northerly Island in Chicago, the Chicago Harbor and Lock, and the Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital in Hines, Illinois. (U.S. Army photo by Patrick Bray/Released)

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