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  • USACE Galveston District recruits and retains diverse workforce

    GALVESTON, Texas (Dec. 2, 2016) – Achieving diversity in the workplace is one goal most employers work toward but often find challenging to accomplish. In an effort to create a workplace that is reflective of the communities in which the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District serves, staff works to partner with local institutions that offer engineering programs in hopes its students will consider a career with the Corps following graduation.
  • USACE Galveston District’s Employee Spotlight on Clark Bartee

    GALVESTON, Texas (Dec. 1, 2016) – Pursuing a career in law seemed like a natural course for Clark Bartee, the son of a college pre-law advisor and university professor, but it took a chance encounter for him to realize this was a path he was destined to pursue.
  • USACE Galveston District’s Employee Spotlight on David Mackintosh

    While mobilized to Lufkin, Texas, as a wildland firefighter to support recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike, David Mackintosh took notice of tireless work of those assigned to the Operation Blue Roof Program managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Inspired by the efficiency, hard work and character of the USACE staff, Mackintosh redirected his energy and set out to begin a career as a park ranger for the USACE.
  • Public Notice: Trinity Bay north cutoff temporarily closed for salinity operation repairs

    GALVESTON, Texas (Oct. 11, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District temporarily closed the north cutoff from Trinity Bay to the Trinity River today, until further notice, to perform repairs to its salinity control structure.
  • USACE Galveston District’s Employee Spotlight on Bryan Williams

    GALVESTON, Texas (Oct. 4, 2016) – While attending classes at Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, Alabama, Bryan Williams was approached by an Army recruiter who inquired about the career field he was pursuing. Enrolled in general classes, Williams told the recruiter he would have to think about it and get back with him.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $54.6 million in contracts

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 29, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded $54,613,535 in contracts for the following work along the Texas coast:
  • USACE Galveston District partners to offer hunting opportunity to combat veterans

    WALLISVILLE, Texas (Sept. 19, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Chambers County Sherriff's Department and Lone Star Warriors Outdoors are combining resources to offer combat injured veterans the opportunity to participate in an organized feral hogs and alligator hunt Sept. 26-28, 2016, at the Wallisville Lake Project.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $2.37 million small business contract for dewatering of Spilman Island Placement Area

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 12, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a small business contract in the amount of $2,374,082 to Affolter Contracting Company Inc., for dewatering of the Spilman Island Placement Area.
  • Army Black Hawk flights scheduled over Galveston/Houston area

    GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 31, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will coordinate four Army Black Hawk helicopters to fly over Galveston Island and the Houston area Sept. 7, 2016, as part of an annual hurricane exercise to track the 2008 Hurricane Ike path and view critical infrastructure and areas that could be affected if a hurricane hit the Galveston/Houston area.
  • District awards $7.6 million contract to dredge Freeport Harbor entrance and jetty channels

    GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 23, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $7,629,200 to Manson Construction Company for maintenance dredging of the Freeport Harbor Entrance and Jetty channels in Brazoria County, Texas.

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