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  • November

    Sacramento District Counsel earns USACE highest award

    Al Faustino, District Counsel for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, has been awarded the Lester Edelman Spirit of Arrowhead Award for Legal Manager of the Year. It is the highest award conferred by the Chief Counsel of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and recognizes the accumulation of accomplishments over the recipient’s
  • October

    So … exactly what is going on out there?

    An extensive construction site filled with steadily churning heavy equipment has sprung up along Garden Highway just past Radio Road. It’s large enough to make one wonder if a new housing tract is underway, but the work is a section – known as a Reach – of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District’s extensive efforts to upgrade and
  • August

    District employee earns Civil Responder of the Year

    When Jessica Fischer started her career at the Army Corps of Engineers 11 years ago, she didn’t plan on becoming an emergency manager. She was set on a quiet career as a Project Engineer at the New York District. Then 2011 happened.
  • May

    Corps recruiting efforts shift online during COVID-19

    The Coronavirus Pandemic has greatly affected current practices and procedures for many companies. Many have been hit so hard that not only are they not hiring, they have been forced to reduce their workforce, or perhaps shutter businesses completely. However, a quick check online also reveals that there are many companies still at work, still
  • February

    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)
  • April

    Corps a leading federal ecosystem restoration agency in Lake Tahoe Basin

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the leading federal ecosystem restoration agencies in the Lake Tahoe Basin and has worked with local, state and other federal partners since 1997 to preserve the lake’s prized clarity by restoring natural inflows and controlling invasive species. Corps involvement in the Lake Tahoe Basin is shaped by two programs -- the Tahoe Partnership and the Tahoe Section 108 programs.