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The CSS Georgia Raise the Wreck! Festival attracted 1,345 guests of all ages June 25, 2015 at Old Fort Jackson in Savannah, Georgia. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District sponsored the free festival to give visitors the opportunity to examine artifacts recovered from the Civil War ironclad.
Photos: Raise the Wreck Festival
The CSS Georgia Raise the Wreck! Festival attracted 1,345 guests of all ages June 25, 2015 at Old Fort Jackson in Savannah, Georgia. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District sponsored the free festival to give visitors the opportunity to examine artifacts recovered from the Civil War ironclad.
Members of Fort Benning’s Project Delivery Team coalesce after the first piece of structural steel was placed at the site April 9, 2012.
Fort Benning project team shines with delivery of groundbreaking hospital
Fort Benning’s newly unveiled Martin Army Community Hospital brims with exceptionalism, earning the hospital’s area team the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 2015 Project Delivery Team of the Year for Excellence Award.
First light-of-day since 1864 – Navy divers and specially trained handlers remove the first cannon from the Savannah River during the recovery of the CSS Georgia ironclad July 15, 2015.
Raising the big guns
Navy divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 2 and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 6 recover the first of four cannons from the CSS Georgia, July 15. The divers will also remove larger objects, such as the armored "casemate" and propulsion equipment before the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project moves into the next phase.
From left to right: Jose Sigran, Jafet Aguiler and Alexandria Gunter pose in front a loaner lifejacket stand on Lake Hartwell June 3. Gunter volunteered to swim lifejackets to the boys who were stranded on a buoy after becoming winded attempting to swim back to the shoreline
Boys’ lives saved by rescuers, loaner life jackets at Hartwell Lake
From left to right: Jose Sigran, Jafet Aguiler and Alexandria Gunter pose in front a loaner lifejacket stand on Lake Hartwell June 3. Gunter volunteered to swim lifejackets to the boys who were stranded on a buoy after becoming winded attempting to swim back to the shoreline
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) are publishing a final rule defining the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act.
Federal Register Notice Announcing the Clean Water Rule
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) published a final rule defining the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act.

Latest News Releases

Primitive weapon deer hunts scheduled this fall at Thurmond Lake

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Project Office will host primitive weapon deer hunts at Bussey Point management area, located in Lincoln County, Georgia, from one hour before sunrise until one hour after sundown.
Published: 7/23/2015

‘Raise the Wreck’ festival to highlight CSS Georgia removal from Savannah River

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, will sponsor a community festival Saturday at Old Fort Jackson, 1 Old Fort Jackson Road, in Savannah. The free festival will give visitors the opportunity to examine artifacts recovered from the Civil War ironclad CSS Georgia. The festival runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Published: 7/22/2015

First cannon from CSS Georgia recovery pulled from bottom of river

SAVANNAH, Ga. – U.S. Navy divers and specially trained handlers removed the first cannon from the Savannah River during the current phase of the recovery of the CSS Georgia ironclad today.
Published: 7/15/2015

Volunteers needed for perennial Hartwell Lake cleanup efforts

HARTWELL LAKE, Ga. – Lake Hartwell Clean Up Green Up efforts are still underway though the initial cleanup event has ended. The Savannah Army Corps of Engineers’ Hartwell Lake Office and the Lake Hartwell Association (LHA) invite local residents, scout groups, civic clubs, and other potential volunteers to join year-round efforts in maintaining a clean and inviting environment for all lake visitors.
Published: 7/14/2015

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