• February

    Employee Spotlight: Joe Vernier

    GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 23, 2012) - Developing a love and respect for the open seas came naturally to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Small Craft Operator Joe Vernier, a Galveston, Texas, native, who spent much of his youth recreating along and exploring the Gulf of Mexico. So it’s not any surprise that Vernier chose a career that would enable him to continue doing what he loves – spending time on the water.
  • USACE Galveston District keeps commerce moving along the Texas coast

    GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 17, 2012) - On any given day, ships carrying cargo from Mexico to China pull into one of the 28 ports along the Texas coast to deliver imported goods ranging from coffee to cars – a maritime industry that generates $135 billion in economic value to the state and creates nearly one million jobs.
  • January

    Army promotes Swansea, Mass. native to major

    GALVESTON, Texas (Jan. 31, 2012) – For most New Englanders, being out on the water in the middle of January is usually a cold and unpleasant experience. However, for Swansea, Mass. native Maj. Greg Couturier, the water was exactly where he wanted to be as he began the newest phase of his Army career.
  • USACE Galveston District donates resources to save lives

    GALVESTON, Texas (Jan. 30, 2012) – Every other month, approximately 30 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District staff members meet on the first floor of the Jadwin Building in an unassuming conference room to respond to a nationwide emergency and provide lifesaving resources.
  • Employee Spotlight: Scott Leimer

    GALVESTON, Texas- Scott Leimer always enjoyed being outdoors as a child. As he grew older, his work with a construction company kept him outside even more. When Leimer decided to attend college, he felt civil engineering would be a great fit for him.
  • USACE Galveston District employees Building Strong in Afghanistan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has been a supporter of the war efforts in both Iraq and Afghanistan, contributing dedicated military and government personnel to war zones for more than a decade.