Author: Carlos J. Lazo
  • April

    “Landfarming” sustainably cleans soil at nation’s largest Army Reserve post

    At Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., the largest U.S. Army Reserve post in the nation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is using the sun to naturally clean up soil contaminated with gasoline at a former fueling station on the installation.
  • December

    In-house design helps transform California military post

    Since 2008, the Sacramento District has all but transformed the Presidio of Monterey, recently overseeing construction on three general instruction buildings for the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center. At the close of 2012, construction continues on yet another general instruction building and design for new facilities is nearing completion.
  • November

    Planting a seed for STEM

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – At 8.0, the building's top floor fell, and the looks of worry intensified. As the ground below the building continued to shake - increasing to 10.0 on the Richter scale - everyone waited for the inevitable. Nearly 30 seconds after the ground initially began to shake, it happened; the building crumbled but everyone still
  • May

    From horseshoes to “shukran”

    A new general instruction building at Presidio of Monterey in Monterey was completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District in March 2012. It is the second of three general construction buildings the Sacramento District is working on for the post and the Defense Language Institute.
  • March

    Solar panels help Hunter Liggett near energy independence

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is nearing completion on a new solar microgrid at Fort Hunter Liggett near King City ...
  • December

    Corps trains on new emergency operations vehicles

    Corps personnel were trained on the efficient operation of new emergency command and control vehicles, or ECCVs, during a session near Sacramento, Calif.