Building Abroad Has Corps of Engineers Working Hard To Adapt
Tags: MILITARY construction operations; UNITED States -- Armed Forces -- Military construction operations; MILITARY operations other than war; UNITED States. Army. Corps of Engineers; STATUS of forces agreements
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Providing Great Value. Antwerp Jr., Robert L. Van // Army Magazine;Oct2010, Vol. 60 Issue 10, p143
The article discusses the mission, responsibility and challenges of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) as it continues to provide value to the country. USACE has been busy with its construction work covering several Army and Air Force installations. It has also completed several...
- Defense defends spending. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;7/5/94, Vol. 233 Issue 27, p17
Reports on Congressional scrutiny of construction projects in military bases slated for closure. Admission of wasteful practices by Defense Department official Derek J. Vander; Construction of housing units at a closed base in Staten Island, New York.
- Let's take a broader view. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;7/5/94, Vol. 233 Issue 27, p54
Editorial. Comments on federal government spending for construction projects. Reduction of allocations for the Corps of Engineers; Continuation of construction activities in military bases up for closure.
- The first spending bill. MacLachlan, Suzanne; Mutch, David // Christian Science Monitor;6/23/95, Vol. 87 Issue 146, p2
Reports on the military construction bill passed by the House on 21 June, 1995.
- BUILDING THE KOSOVO OF TOMORROW. Arnold, Stephanie // Engineer;Nov99, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p2
Reports that the 94th Engineer Combat Battalion was deployed to Kosovo, Serbia in support of Task Force Falcon to help create Camp Bondsteel, the primary base camp in the American sector of Kosovo. Deployment process; Objectives of the battalion and its earthmoving mission.
- From sandbags to computers: What's new in field... Howard, Bruce K. // Engineer;Apr97, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p28
Discusses the United States Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station's (WES) lead research and development laboratory for survivability and protective structures under the Defense Reliance Plan. Areas covered by the WES research; Development of the first of a series of an effective...
- Engineers bridge gap in joint training. Bacon, Lance // Marines;Apr95, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p13
Reports on American military engineers' construction of a bridge during a joint-training exercise with other military services at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Primary military occupational specialty in bridging of Army engineers; Deployment capability of soldiers; Description of bridge.
- Engineers Restore Wetlands. Reed, Glen; Hankus, Tom // Soldiers;Oct2000, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p35
Reports on the participation of several battalions of the United States Army Corps of Engineers in the restoration of Washington state's Deepwater Slough wetland. Preparation for the restoration project; How the soldiers accomplished the project.
- Corps Bridge Saves Lives. // Soldiers;Feb2002, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p49
Reflects on the efforts of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in building bridges in the Afghan province of Laghman during the 1960s. Features of the bridge; Cost of the first suspension bridge; Result of the self-help program.