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Archive: February, 2013


USACE Galveston District awards three task order contracts for geotechnical services at dredging placement area sites

GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 28, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded the following three task order contracts in the combined amount of $300,666.78 to Quaternary Resource Investigations LLC to investigate soil conditions for future levee construction at dredged material placement sites along the Texas coast. [Read More]
Published: Feb-28-13

USACE Galveston District awards task order contract for mooring buoy installation and repair at GIWW

GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 26, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a task order contract in the amount of $70,047 to J.M. Davidson Inc., for mooring buoy installation and repair work at the Brazos River Floodgates along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) in Freeport, Texas. [Read More]
Published: Feb-26-13

USACE Galveston District hosts LSU students

GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 22, 2013) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Regional Environmental Specialist Janelle Stokes couldn’t have been more pleased when she learned she would be presenting an overview of the district’s beneficial use program to a group of visiting Louisiana State University students who are just as interested in dirt as she is, and on their way to becoming the next leaders in the field of landscape architecture. [Read More]
Published: Feb-22-13

Corps Cares: Recycled computers enhance school technology, save money

GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 20, 2013) – Students from Pearland Independent School District are getting a much-needed technology boost thanks to a donation of 64 computers by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District. [Read More]
Published: Feb-20-13

Former USACE Engineer Sentenced to Federal Prison for Bribery

GALVESTON, Texas - Christopher Castillo, 33, of Monte Alto, has been handed a federal prison sentence after having been convicted of one count of bribery, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. Castillo entered a plea of guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge John Froeschner on Aug. 22, 2012, which was later accepted by U.S. District Judge Gregg Costa. [Read More]
Published: Feb-13-13

USACE Galveston District earns 2 Communitas Awards

GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 12, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District earned two Communitas Awards for its community relations programs: Corps Cares: Connecting the Community with the Corps and April Pools Day. [Read More]
Published: Feb-12-13

USACE Galveston District receives 2013 Corporate Partner Excellence Award

GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 7, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District was selected as the 2013 Corporate Partner Excellence Award recipient by the Roy G. Perry College of Engineering, Prairie View A&M University. [Read More]
Published: Feb-07-13

USACE Galveston District recognized with 7 Kassner Awards

GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 7, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Public Affairs Office was recognized with six awards from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Herbert A. Kassner Public Affairs Competition. [Read More]
Published: Feb-07-13

USACE Galveston District wins 2013 Gold AVA Award

GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 4, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Public Affairs Office was recognized with a Gold Award from the AVA Digital Awards competition for the “Dig This: 2012 Dredging Along the Texas Coast” video. [Read More]
Published: Feb-04-13

Spotlight on USACE Galveston District Construction Manager Eddie Irigoyen

GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 1, 2013) - Meet U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Civil Engineer Eddie Irigoyen, a construction manager in the Construction Branch and the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Awareness Program liaison for the district. [Read More]
Published: Feb-01-13
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