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  • November

    Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Mr. Ryan A. Fisher Visits New York District

    Mr. Ryan A. Fisher, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) joined District Commander Col. Thomas Asbery and members of the New York District and North Atlantic Division on November 7th and New York District’s Civil Works missions.
  • Environmental Review Board Makes First Visit to New York

    An organizational partnership comprised of federal, state, city, academia and non-governmental organizations provided the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, as a whole, information to bolster its environmental missions.
  • Army Corps modernizes USMA Barracks for future leaders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District is renovating Eisenhower Barracks at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York as part of the West Point Cadet Barracks Upgrade Program.
  • October

    Army Corps and partners celebrate ‘Estuary Day’

    Army Corps New York District participates in Estuary Day.
  • Army Corps of Engineers, Chief of Engineer's Environmental Advisory Board meeting held in NYC

    Chief of Engineer's Environmental Advisory Board meeting held in NYC
  • Army Corps Strategic Engagements on the Water Empowers Partnerships

    New York District hosts Partner Harbor Inspection
  • September

    GIS: ‘Front page to Puerto Rico Power Mission’ - Hurricane Maria

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District used Geographic Information System (GIS) to assist the Army Corps’ Task Force Power Restoration Mission in Puerto Rico.
  • August

    Army Corps begins phase 2 of Shore Risk Reduction Project

    The Long Beach community along the south shore of Long Island, N.Y. like so many others, experienced beach erosion as a result of Hurricane Sandy. The Army Corps' New York District is now in the process of increasing resiliency at the Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project along the shore of Long Beach with the commencement of Phase 2 -- an essential phase of the overall shore protection project.
  • July

    New York's Reconstructed Marine Facility to Serve As Corps Training Site

    What do hydrographic surveys ― the scientific measurement and description of physical features at the bottom of bodies of water ― have to do with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and marine construction? In a word, plenty.
  • Army Corps Shares Its Waterborne Mission at Event in Downtown Manhattan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District takes part in City of Water Day in Manhattan, New York.
  • California Wildfires: Army Corps rebuilds lives with GIS Technology

    Last fall in northern California, blazing wildfires turned lush wine valleys and home developments
  • June

    Milestone epitomizes important step forward for Troy Lock and Dam

    Along the Hudson River in upstate New York, the Troy Lock and Dam in Troy, N.Y. serves as the eastern gateway to New York State's extensive canal system and integral to the viability of a system that consists of 524 miles of waterways and 56 locks. The Army Corps has operated the lock and dam since its construction and involved making major and minor repairs to the lock and dam structures, electrical, mechanical and hydraulic systems, as well as performing routine maintenance and maintaining the building and grounds.
  • May

    Army Corps Vessel Participates in Parade of Ships

    NEW YORK-The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Drift Collection Vessel HAYWARD sailed alongside the wedge of U.S. Navy and Canadian surface combatants, Military Sealift ships, and U.S. Coast Guard vessels in the parade of ships that entered New York Harbor May 23rd to participate in Fleet Week 2018, a week-long event celebrating the maritime services. The ships transited the Anchorage Channel and sailed under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge mid-morning as onlookers lined the shores of Staten Island and Brooklyn, N.Y. and welcomed the fleet.
  • Army Corps' Presence felt at Earth Day

    The U.S. Army delivers and executes its daily mission by its Soldiers and Civilians with its defense capabilities, but is also recognized by executing its mission as environmental stewards. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sustains its mission by securing various environmental programs and projects throughout the year in line with this year's U.S. Army Earth Day theme, "Sustain the Mission. Secure the Future."
  • April

    Army Corps volunteers leave home to provide one for others: Hurricane Harvey Housing Mission

    After Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas last summer, Robert Greco, an engineer with the U.S. Army
  • Army Corps Celebrates Diversity Day

    Over 150 New York District employees assembled in the Weiss Federal Building in Manhattan in April and celebrated Diversity Day, an EEO-sponsored cultural event organized by an event committee designed to showcase the ethnic diversity of New York District.
  • Army Academy Barracks Ranks High

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District is renovating Pershing Barracks as part of the
  • March

    Army Corps’ drift collection vessel assists with helicopter recovery

    On March 12, 2018, crews from the Army Corps' drift collection DRIFTMASTER participated in an operation to recover a downed helicopter that crashed into the East River on Sunday, March 11, 2018. The operation was conducted in support of the Army Corps' agency partners: New York City Police Department Harbor Unit, New York City Fire Department Marine Bureau, and the U.S. Coast Guard Sector, N.Y.
  • Army Corps sparks STEM interest at Intrepid Museum event

    It was a foggy and rainy day outside, but inside the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum things were buzzing for “Kids Week” a series of events conducted during the last week of February 2018. The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a maritime history museum at Pier 86 at 46th Street on the West Side of Manhattan, New York City. The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Intrepid was one of 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers built during World War II. The ship was decommissioned in 1974 and in 1982 became the foundation of the museum.
  • January

    Army Corps Hosts Byram River NEPA Scoping Meeting

    Army Corps personnel from New York District, and representatives from the Town of Greenwich, Conn. hosted a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Scoping Public Meeting for the Byram River Flood Risk Management study in Greenwich, Conn. in November 2017. Residents, stakeholders, and other interested parties filled the Western Greenwich Civic Center as Army Corps personnel discuss non-structural, replacement of bridges, and minor channel improvements as potential alternatives for flood risk management measures within the study area of the Byram River, which tributaries flow through Greenwich and Port Chester.