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Join the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District in celebrating National African American History Month.
African-American History Month
Join the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District in celebrating National African American History Month.
The official U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division publication.
Pacesetter Online News
The official U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division publication.
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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Welcome to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District's website. Here you'll find a wealth of information concerning our mission areas, how to conduct business with the Corps, locations, photos, upcoming events and news. To help you locate items of interest, we've included a list below of the most frequently requested topics. Click on the graphic icons to learn more.

Custodians of the Coast



GALVESTON, Texas (February 2016) – When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Southwestern Division announced USACE Galveston District Construction Control Representative Hans Miller as the recipient of the division’s 2015 Hard Hat of the Year Award, he was the only surprised person in the room. Believing it would take years to achieve this professional recognition, he underestimated the measurable impacts he made during the two years he was assigned to oversee projects along the Texas coast. Read more.