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  • July

    Corps Mission helps Marines Take Care of Business at Stewart Air National Guard Base

    The Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452 (VMGR-452) is a reserve United States Marine Corps KC-130T/KC130J squadron. They are based at Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, New York and fall under the command of Marine Aircraft Group 49 (MAG-49) and the 4th Marine Aircraft Wing (4th MAW).
  • June

    Army Corps Partners with Academia to Collect Data for Coastal Programs

    The US Army Corps of Engineers’ Coastal Inlets Research Program (a team of scientists and engineers studying waves, current, sediment transport and sea-floor change at or near inlets) and James Madison University are collaborating on the new Sand Snap initiative to collect beach sediment data (sand grains) by engaging citizen scientists in data collection. The U.S. Geological Service, Marda Science, LLC, and Sea Grant are also contributing to the program.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Minish Park Project is revitalizing the Lower Passaic River in Newark, N.J.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is helping to revitalize a former industrial area along the Lower Passaic River in the downtown area of Newark, N.J.
  • Fit to Fly: New Air Force Fitness Center

    This year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District is completing a new fitness center for the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.
  • May

    Army Corps Completes Major Engineering Feat in New Jersey; Reduces Flood Risk for Communities

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, working closely with New Jersey Transit and contractors, placed an 850-ton concrete culvert underneath the Raritan Valley Line railroad embankment in central New Jersey this weekend as part of a major flood-risk management project.
  • Gimme shelter: Army Corps gets Air Force Reserve out of the cold

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District is renovating two aircraft hangars so Airman at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station can work inside and out of the cold and fulfill their mission to the Nation.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineer retirees go beyond call of duty

    Many U.S. Army Corps of Engineer retirees have volunteered – under the Army Corps’ Reemployed Annuitant Cadre Program - to work at Federal Emergency Management Agency Community COVID-19 Vaccination Centers across the nation to assist with vaccine distribution.
  • April

    Army Corps Restores National Historic Landmark at West Point, New York

    The New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed $5.2 million in renovations to Warner House ─ an iconic home on a small island in the Hudson River north of New York City with strong ties to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, a well-known engineering school, and the American Revolutionary War (1775-83).
  • Start of something good - Environmental project reaches final stages

    It’s the 1940’s in Maywood New Jersey. Some new homes are being built and residents are getting
  • New Golf Clubhouse at U.S. Military Academy is a Community Partnership

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is building a new $16 million,14,000 sq. ft. Golf Course Clubhouse at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers working on Bradley Barracks Upgrades to Modernize Living Quarters for Cadets at West Point

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, continues to make excellent progress during its $113 million renovation of Bradley Barracks at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, an hour north of New York City. The barracks, housing 900+ Cadets, is expected to be complete in spring 2022.
  • Army Corps Flood-Control Project Provides Outdoor Classroom for West Point Cadets

    A group of 40 Cadets from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, traveled to central New Jersey for an afternoon of hands-on construction and engineering learning at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Green Brook Flood Risk Management Project.
  • March

    New York District’s Surveys Team Leads The Way For Innovative Remote Data Collection

    NEW JERSEY- Anyone who knows the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) mission understands the organization does a lot of remote data collection surveying. The robust and demanding USACE survey and geospatial mission can take survey technicians to some treacherous terrain, not to mention desolate locations both on and offshore. The survey teams experience a variety of challenges ranging from location to accessibility to environmental conditions. The arsenal of traditional imaging and light detection and ranging (LiDAR) surveying tools such as those attached to vessels, vehicles, or totable on humans have their limitations. These limitations have energized the New York District’s survey team to advance beyond traditional methods by commencing deployment of piloted unmanned aerial survey drones.
  • Army Corps improves historic cemetery for the living

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District its expanding and improving West Point Cemetery, located on the grounds of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.
  • Army Corps Improvements at U.S. Army Installation Focus on Soldier’s Safety

    The New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is making $41 million in improvements at Picatinny Arsenal in northern New Jersey ─ a U.S. Army installation providing products and services to all branches of the U.S. Military.
  • Army Corps Military Programs Director Reviews Construction at USMA West Point, NY

    Dr. Christine Altendorf, the newly-appointed Director of Military Programs for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, completed a full day of site inspections at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, learning more about the New York District’s expansive military construction mission there.
  • January

    USACE fulfills a tall order

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District uses the latest demolition technology to remove an old stack at the Brookhaven National Laboratory to make the area safe for the community.
  • As Groins Take Shape, the Rockaway Project Keeps Moving

    Rockaway, NY- Crews are hard at work executing the first contract tied to the East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet, and Jamaica Bay Project in New York. This project has been in the works for more than a decade and was accelerated following the impacts from Hurricane Sandy and a series of Nor’easters that have left the community vulnerable to risk from coastal flooding.
  • Army Safeguards Iconic Times Square Recruiting Station

    Each year for the past 30 years, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District personnel ensure the Times Square Recruiting Station an iconic symbol of U.S. Armed Forces recruitment in the heart of New York City and one of the oldest in the U.S. is protected from people gathering there for holiday celebrations. (While COVID-19 precluded crowds for the annual ‘ball drop’ from the Times Tower skyscraper marking the new year, hundreds of thousands of people pass through the area daily.
  • December

    Army Corps Renovations Bring U.S. Army Facility Into 21st Century

    The New York District is overseeing renovations at Watervliet Arsenal, a 200-year-old U.S. Army facility along the Hudson River in upstate New York.