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CERB Meeting
USACE Galveston District to host 92nd Coastal Engineering Research Board meeting
GALVESTON, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host the 92nd Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) meeting Sept. 1-3, 2015, at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston, Texas.
Partnering Forum
USACE Galveston District to host second Stakeholder Partnering Forum
GALVESTON, Texas – The USACE Galveston District will meet with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners to collaborate on best practices regarding programs ranging from ecosystem restoration to flood risk management, maintaining and improving Texas coastal navigation systems, and regulatory oversight of U.S. waters during the district’s second Stakeholder Partnering Forum on Aug. 27, 2015, at its headquarters building in Galveston.
Small Business Contract
USACE Galveston District awards $2.6 million small business contract for repair work at Spilman Island Placement Area
GALVESTON, Texas - The USACE Galveston District, awarded a small business contract in the amount of $2,655,000 to RLB Contracting Inc, for replacement of the drop-outlet structures at Spilman Island Placement Area.
Summer Water Safety
USACE Galveston District partners with Bay City High School to promote water safety
BAY CITY, Texas – The USACE Galveston District, together with Bay City High School Art Teacher Sharon Landgrebe and her students, coordinated a project to create signs to alert the public about the need to wear life jackets when they are in, on or around water.
Water Resources Project Proposals
Army Corps of Engineers now accepting water resources project proposals
GALVESTON, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is now accepting proposals from local and regional stakeholders for completed feasibility reports, proposed feasibility studies, and proposed modifications to authorized projects or studies to be conducted in partnership with the Corps.
USS STURGIS Decommissioning
STURGIS Decommissioning and Dismantling
The STURGIS, a former World War II Liberty Ship, was converted into the first floating nuclear power plant in the 1960s. Before being shutdown in 1976, the STURGIS’ nuclear reactor, MH-1A, was used to generate electricity for military and civilian use in the Panama Canal. It departed for Galveston April 16, 2015. Learn more about the STURGIS decommissioning, dismantling and disposal.

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Custodians of the Coast



GALVESTON, Texas (August 2015) – 

Each Soldier in the U.S. Army plays a role in maintaining the nation’s security. For Army Capt. Robert M. Burnham, the economic strength of the nation remains secure, as he fulfills his role as an operations manager in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Navigation Branch, managing dredging-related operations and maintenance projects along the Texas coast.

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