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  • March

    First female commander used teamwork to excel

    Retired U.S. Army Col. Dorothy F. Klasse, the first woman district commander in the Corps of Engineers, reflects on her tenure leading the Sacramento District from 1996-1998, when her fun, down-to-earth demeanor helped create an environment where everyone wanted to “Be One Team.”
  • February

    Willow poles along Sacramento River help fish, won’t harm levees

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District project to plant willow poles along 30,000 feet of levees in the Sacramento and San Joaquin river systems is under way, designed to preserve habitat for threatened fish.
  • Sacramento District engineer to be honored at 2012 Black Engineer of the Year Awards conference

    Former Sacramento District engineer Marcus Williams has been selected to receive a Modern-Day Technology Leader award for his accomplishments while serving on the Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway project.
  • January

    Honey, I Shrunk the Dam!

    Thanks to 3-D printing technology, Sacramento District projects are being shrunk into handheld models in a matter of hours to help team members visualize and explain their work like never before.
  • Sacramento levee project earns 2012 Flood Control Project of the Year award

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and its contractor, Magnus Pacific Corporation, will be recognized with the American Society of Civil Engineers Sacramento Section 2012 Flood Control Project of the Year award for their work on an American River levee project north of the California State University-Sacramento campus during a ceremony Feb. 20 in Sacramento, Calif.