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Tag: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • February

    Gilfillan to help teach other federal agencies protection of Native American sacred sites

    Mark Gilfillan, tribal liaison with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, has been asked to help teach members of other federal agencies how to best protect Native American sacred sites.
  • September

    Gifts and givers -- a Corps engineer in Africa

    He traveled to Tanzania, Africa, on a mission to help improve a home for orphans but returned feeling those children gave him a much greater gift – a lesson in strength, humility and kindness. The recent two-week trip to Tanzania was the second such service trip to Africa for Brian Poole, a supervisory engineer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District engineering division.
  • August

    Practice makes perfect as Corps conducts emergency exercise at Martis Creek Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District hosted a tabletop emergency exercise for Martis Creek Dam July 30 to bring together representatives from more than a dozen federal, state and local agencies to discuss what their response would and should be during an emergency.
  • March

    Gilfillan helps bridge cultures of Native Americans and Army engineers

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel returning from deployments to Afghanistan bring home a richer cultural awareness – and their experience talking to village elders can improve stateside relationship building with Native American tribes, says Mark Gilfillan, Corps Sacramento District tribal liaison.
  • October

    Sutter Basin study nears final Corps approval

    The Sacramento District’s Sutter Basin Pilot Feasibility Study hit its stride under the Corps’ new, faster planning process. Now it's ready for its final review after being approved Oct. 22 by the Corps’ civil works review board.