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  • June

    Supporting our soldiers, means supporting their children

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District constructed a new Youth Center for the soldiers and their families living in and around the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in Wrightstown, New Jersey.
  • Preserving an iconic beach for future generations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District with partnering agencies has been maintaining the historic Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York for decades and this year the beach turns 100-years old. The agencies are maintaining the beach to provide the community flood risk reduction from storms and sea level rise.
  • May

    DCV Gelberman: Leading the Fleet Week NYC Parade in Style

    Fleet Week in New York City is a cherished tradition, a week-long celebration that every year invites a host of US Navy ships, Coast Guard cutters, and Royal Canadian Navy vessels to dock in the metropolis and give the public a glimpse into the world of maritime defense and naval operations. This year, the festivities began with an event as special as it was significant:
  • New York District Responds to Tornadoes in Southeastern U.S.

    When severe storms with two deadly tornadoes swept through the southeastern U.S. earlier this spring causing widespread destruction, personnel from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District Critical Public Facilities Planning and Response Team ⎼ in conjunction with other Army Corps personnel across the nation ⎼ quickly responded.
  • Attorney’s Pandemic Experience Fuels Creative Health Initiative

    Last fall U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District Commander Col. Matthew Luzzatto launched an employee health and fitness program to promote well-being for nearly 550 staff. Ten activities ─ developed and coordinated by employees ─ include aerobics and strength training, meditation and a running club, among others.
  • New York District Contributes to New York State Hurricane Evacuation Study

    New York, NY - A comprehensive New York State (NYS) Hurricane Evacuation Study is being conducted by a partnership between the National Hurricane Program, the Army Corps, FEMA, NOAA's National Hurricane Center, and the State of New York. The study aims to provide data, resources, and technical assistance for hurricane evacuation planning and response for state, local, tribal, territorial, and federal government partners.
  • March

    Union Beach Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project gets underway

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) announced the start of construction work for the Union Beach Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project. 
  • It’s no accident this environmental cleanup project’s a leader in worker safety

    The USACE, New York District and partnering agencies is cleaning up portions of Maywood, New Jersey contaminated by FUSRAP Maywood Superfund Site. The agency is taking steps to make sure their workers are safe doing this and as a result the project has accomplished 1-million-man hours without a lost time accident. The team shares their safety best practices.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leads the way in natural solutions for coastal flooding - New York & New Jersey

    Last spring, Dr. Todd Bridges and his colleagues were visiting a part of the San Luis National
  • February

    ASA for Civil Works Visits New York District

    The Honorable Michael L. Connor, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District, Feb. 13-14. Connor serves as the principal advisor to the Secretary of the Army on all matters related to the Army’s Civil Works Program. During the visit the Connor was able to meet with district leadership, project managers and tour several ongoing projects that New York District oversees.
  • USACE New York District protects the Montauk Point Lighthouse, the First Lighthouse Built in New York State

    U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, NEW YORK DISTRICT – The Montauk Point Lighthouse is the first lighthouse built in New York State. The lighthouse was designated a National Historic Landmark on March 5, 2012.
  • January

    NY&NJHATS Study Enters New and Crucial Phase

    Newark, NJ— In a packed room at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials answered questions from the public about the Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP) for the New York and New Jersey Harbors and Tributaries Study. In the past coastal storms have pummeled the North Atlantic Coast of the United States.
  • December

    Reinforced Dune in Rockaways Provides Stronger Defense Against Flooding

    Rockaway Beach, a 10-mile-long peninsula facing the Atlantic Ocean in Queens, New York, a borough of New York City, has 850,000+ residents and a great deal of critical infrastructure in a small geographic area ─ schools, hospitals, nursing homes, mass transit lines, etc.
  • Restoring NY-NJ Estuary will create breathtaking views and more

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District with partnering agencies is using funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to restore the degrading estuary in New York and New Jersey.
  • November

    Innovative Structure Provides Uninterrupted Learning for West Point Cadets

    Over the past few months, visitors to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York may have noticed construction on a large, white domed structure that sits behind the campus baseball field, next to the library. This 20,000-square-foot temporary facility, known as the General Instruction Building Swing Space, will provide professors and cadets with office and study space while surrounding buildings are being renovated.
  • October

    10 years after Superstorm Sandy: What’s Been Done and the Road Ahead

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, quickly sprang into action in the days following Superstorm Sandy. Recovery was at the heart of disaster response following the hundred-year storm to which many resources and expertise were contributed. Collaboration with its many partners was critical to the Corps mission and having a clear understanding of roles and responsibilities. For the past 10 years, The New York District's performance during the Sandy response and recovery operations highlights this progress.
  • $61 Million Renovation Helps Train Army’s Future Leaders

    As Silas Bowman walks through the Camp Buckner cadet barracks at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, he’s reminded of his years at West Point. “As a major and a lieutenant colonel in the Army, I trained cadets here.”
  • September

    Army Corps Supports Branch Week at USMA West Point

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, participated in Branch Week at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York ─ an annual event providing Cadets an opportunity to become more familiar with the different branches of the U.S. Army and meet with experienced Soldiers and Army leaders to discuss potential career paths.
  • Army Corps Railhead Upgrades Begin at New York Military Base

    A formal ground-breaking ceremony was held at Fort Drum in northern New York marking the beginning of construction on $31.5 million in improvements to the railhead there, greatly enhancing the ability of military personnel to deploy more quickly and safely.
  • August

    Providing a sense of security: USACE NATO Missions

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Europe District is working on several missions in Poland in support of its NATO allies that include housing, equipping, and training U.S. troops. These missions aim to deter and not escalate potential aggression and provide a sense of security for citizens of NATO countries.