US Army Corps of Engineers
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    USACE Galveston District's recycled computers modernize local schools

    GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 24, 2012) - Tucked away in a small corner on the first floor of the USACE Galveston District’s Jadwin Building lies a graveyard of sorts – a technology graveyard, comprised of gently used computer equipment waiting to be recycled for future use at local schools as part of a federal program that allows for the transfer of excess computer equipment to classrooms across the nation.
  • 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.