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Archive: 2013
  • April

    Army Corps Celebrates Environmental Day

    Students from local area schools spent the day interacting with the Army Corps and its partnering agencies and organizations at Environmental Day held in Elizabeth, N.J. The event generated awareness and provided information about the value of the environment, long term sustainability of the planet, and its current environmental status.
  • Army Corps helps support the Army Family through school construction

    In 1821 the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in New York established the first school on a
  • Army Corps civilian builds up Wounded Warriors with sled hockey program

    Last year, Mark McKenna, a project engineer with the Fort Drum Field Office of the U.S. Army Corps
  • March

    New York and New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project Reaches Milestone

    Navigation channels leading to the four major container terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey. The deepening of the Arthur Kill Channel is expected to be completed in 2014.
  • February

    Raising scaffolds, lifting spirits

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s Afghanistan Engineer District is providing valuable engineering
  • January

    Caven Point hit hard by Sandy, supports NY/NJ Harbor and begins own recovery

    When Hurricane Sandy hit New York and New Jersey it brought incredible storm surges and severely damaged areas along the water. Facilities at New York District’s Caven Point Marine Terminal in Jersey City, N.J., were destroyed by the 5-foot plus wall of water that tore through whatever was in its path. Despite the loss of their facilities, the personnel working out of Caven Point knew they still had important missions to support the New York and New Jersey Harbor, which is a critical piece of the region’s infrastructure and economy.