• April

    What type of chaos are you?

    Chaos can strike when safety is ignored.
  • Snakes on a plain: Leave ’em be and they’ll leave you be

    You happen to be walking along a trail and see a snake lying in your path ...                                                                                                                       If you see a snake on the trail, what should you do?A. Scream and run hystericallyB. Hit it with your walking stickC. Calmly go around the sweet critterD.
  • Forward Engineer Support Teams offer valuable career opportunities

    People say there’s no place like home, but sometimes venturing outside the known can enrich our careers and lives in ways we couldn’t have otherwise imagined. That’s just what Maj. Aaron Hotard and Sgt. 1st Class Shane Finney emphasized on March 27 when they spoke to 35 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District employees about the benefits of joining a Forward Engineer Support Team - Advanced.
  • 9 reasons to go to Kid's Fishing Day

    Kid's Fishing Day is here again! Join us at Hensley Lake on April 13 from 8 a.m. to 1p.m. There will be fishing and fun, with lots of drawings for great prizes. If you need more information, call the Hensley Lake office at 559-673-5151. And check out these 9 reasons why you should take the kid's and give it a try!
  • March

    Women’s History Month interview with Lt. Col. Laura Shiplet

    In honor of Women’s History Month, we interviewed Lt. Col. Laura Shiplet, Deputy Commander, USACE Sacramento District. Shiplet joined the District from Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, where she served as the Battalion Executive Officer ...
  • We seek help for our physical well-being, but what about our mental health?

    It’s not unusual for family, friends and work colleagues to discuss all kinds of health matters, but why is it that so many people choose to keep quiet when it comes to mental health concerns?
  • Corps employees help find cremains among Camp Fire debris

    In November 2018, the Camp Fire decimated the rural town of Paradise, California, becoming the state’s most destructive and deadliest wildfire ever. The windswept fire razed more than 14,000 residences, and at least 86 people were killed.While Sacramento District’s official involvement following the Camp Fire has been minimal, that hasn’t prevented
  • Sacramento District Employee Photo Contest

    The Sacramento District recently held an employee photo contest to showcase their skill with a camera. We received more than 100 entries from across the district. The photos were voted on during our annual holiday party and the top three will be framed and displayed in our headquarters building in Downtown Sacramento.Bronze Medal Photo: Half Dome
  • February

    Port Chicago – The most solemn memorial you’ll never visit

    During World War II, where did the biggest loss of life on U.S. soil take place? Most people immediately think of the attack on Pearl Harbor and answer Hawaii. But that is incorrect. Hawaii didn’t even become a U.S. state until 1959. The biggest loss of life on U.S. soil during World War II took place in 1944 at what was then known as Port Chicago,
  • A new take on searching for munitions takes flight

    On a recent sunny California winter day, approximately 25 people gathered in a scenic and rural field to watch a demonstration that could change the way potentially dangerous munitions are found. Under the supervision of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, a team of contractors fired-up a tri-blade, Unmanned Aerial System (UAS)