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  • April

    Corps of Engineers helps build 'green' military base for the future

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is helping build a military base for the future at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., one of several U.S. Army pilot installations selected to be net zero energy and net zero waste by 2020. Net zero means the installation will create as much energy as it uses, and reuse and recover all of its waste products. The district is nearing completion on the second of four solar microgrid projects at the installation.
  • 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

    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.