Author: Rashida Banks, Corporate Communications
  • April

    USACE employee helps to improve workplace wellness through Yoga Program

    Ten years ago when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District Realty Specialist Emily Jimmo participated in her first yoga class, it was just for fun, but Jimmo said she soon realized the benefits of yoga.
  • December

    Contractor’s near-miss accident highlights the importance of safety gear

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ subcontractor working at a debris removal site in Calhoun County, Georgia, recently learned a valuable lesson about the importance of wearing the proper safety gear.
  • Vessel named in honor of former Corps boat captain Anthony Maze

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District dedicated its new hydrographic survey vessel, MAZE, on December 7, during a ceremony on the Savannah River. The vessel will be used to lead dredging operations and navigation, primarily in Savannah and Brunswick harbors and along the coast of Georgia, helping to ensure national security and international commerce for the nation. The vessel will also increase fleet flexibility, reliability and mission readiness including post –storm harbor assessments.
  • June

    Army civilian architect earns prestigious Savannah award

    Connolly Award” during the Society of American Military Engineers Savannah Post’s Annual Program Review at the Savannah Riverfront Marriot, June 27.
  • Corps’ Savannah District welcomes new commander

    During a ceremony overlooking the Savannah Harbor in historic downtown, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District welcomed a new commander, Col. Daniel Hibner, and said farewell to outgoing commander Col. Marvin Griffin, June 8.
  • February

    New Savannah District helpdesk unveiled

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, unveiled its new Information Technology (IT) Helpdesk during a ribbon cutting ceremony Jan. 31. The newly renovated space provides a more functional and efficient area devoted to assisting employees with their technology needs.
  • January

    Bustling Corps Forestry Program supports habitat, enhances military training

    There’s a saying that money doesn’t grow on trees, but foresters at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Forestry Resources Office at Fort Stewart, Georgia, may beg to differ. They generate thousands of dollars every year from something that grows on trees - pine cones.
  • November

    USACE garners design award for CSS Georgia Recovery

    Through coordinated efforts with the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Marine Corps, the U.S. Coast Guard and various state, federal and local agencies, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers accomplished one of the largest archaeological excavations of a maritime site that has ever taken place in the state of Georgia – recovery of the Civil War-era ironclad CSS Georgia. Decades in the making, the project, which was completed by the Corps in August 2017, is garnering recognition from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Transportation.