Tag: USACEChicago
  • June

    Fleming retires with nearly 50 years government service

    Gene Fleming, the longtime chief of the Environmental and Cultural Resources Section, retired yesterday with nearly 50 years of government service.
  • April

    USACE Chicago District hosts events to support Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

    (April 30, 2021) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District hosted a number of events in April 2021 to recognize Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM). This year’s Army theme was "Building Cohesive Teams through Character Trust and Resilience. Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission."
  • December

    Civilian personnel centers – federal employee go-to for all things recruiting, employee relations, plus more

    Twenty-three years ago, the district closed the doors to its Human Resources Office and joined forces with the Civilian Personnel Operating Center (CPOC), a regional office in Huntsville, Alabama.
  • October

    USACE Chicago District completes record-breaking fiscal year with $241M program

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District closed out fiscal year 2020 with a record-breaking $241M program. A significant contribution to the spike in execution was $137M from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the district’s support to the COVID-19 pandemic response.
  • July

    National Recreation and Parks Month - USACE Chicago District highlights its three recreation areas

    This month we celebrate National Recreation and Parks Month. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the nation's leading federal providers of outdoor recreation with more than 400 lake and river projects in 43 states. Visitors of all ages can enjoy traditional activities like hiking, boating, fishing, camping, and hunting. Ninety percent of the Corps’ recreation areas are located within 50 miles of a major metropolitan center.
  • June

    Today U.S. Army celebrates 245 years, legacy of service to nation

    Today marks 245 years of the Army’s legacy of service to the nation. June 14 is also Flag Day and provides an opportunity to showcase patriotism and the shared Army values of love of country and oaths to defend the American way of life.
  • Silver Jackets team works with stakeholders to reduce natural hazards risks

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) participates in a program that provides a formal and unified approach to planning and implementing measures to reduce the risks associated with flooding and other natural hazards, and the team that’s leading the charge is called Silver Jackets.
  • May

    Safety Office: Workplace safety equals team effort

    Ensuring that employees have the safest work environment possible is key to what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Safety Office does. And, according to Pete Flanagan, Safety Office chief, the Corps of Engineers’ Safety and Occupational Health Management System (CESOHMS) establishes a frame­work of policy-making and functional audits to ensure its success.
  • March

    Today marks 16-year formal partnership with Dixon Elementary

    Today marks the 16th anniversary of the district’s formal partnership agreement signing with Dixon Elementary, a Chicago Public School on the city’s South Side. But the relationship with the school began many years before that.
  • Kissane: Every project we build has a foundation

    Understanding the nature of earth materials from soils and rock that are part of an excavation wall or used in embankments is pretty much imbedded in the mind of Joe Kissane, senior geologist at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Chicago District. His 40-year career has taken him from tunnels around Niagara Falls in Ontario to the Chicago shoreline project.