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Category: Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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  • February

    USACE Biologist Wins High-Level Award

    Announced last November, Pamela Backus is a selectee for the Modern-Day Technology Leader Award for the 2022 Black Engineer of the Year Awards STEM Conference. Backus received the award during the Technology Recognition Event hosted virtually in Washington February 17-19.
  • Engineers Participate in Simulated Oil Spill Exercise

    J. STROM THURMOND DAM, Ga. – Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District participated in a tabletop exercise simulating a power plant oil spill at J. Strom Thurmond Dam on Feb. 10. The exercise presented a worst-case scenario of an oil spill with the intention of helping personnel become properly prepared and know the detailed procedures needed to handle such a situation.
  • January

    Savannah District hosts USACE HQ, South Atlantic CSMs

    SAVANNAH, GA. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District hosted USACE Headquarters Command Sgt. Maj. Patrickson Toussaint and USACE South Atlantic Division Command Sgt. Maj. Chad Blansett during a week-long tour of the SAS area of responsibility Jan. 24-28. During their visit, the command sergeants major met with district leaders and employees to discuss USACE priorities for 2022 and toured several Savannah District projects.
  • Savannah District, GA DNR create bird sanctuary on Altamaha River

    SAVANNAH, GA. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District have partnered with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to use reclaimed dredge material from the Altamaha River to create a new bird island this month. The island will provide roosting and foraging grounds for sea and shore birds, spawning areas for horseshoe crabs, and protection of nearby salt marsh habitats.
  • December

    USACE Savannah District completes CSS Georgia recovery

    SAVANNAH, GA. – After years of observation, recovery, and careful conservation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District completed the archaeological data recovery of the CSS Georgia, a Confederate ironclad gunboat scuttled in the Savannah River near Fort Jackson during the Civil War, this month.
  • October

    Fort Gordon Cyber Center to enhance Army Cyber, Signal Corps readiness

    FORT GORDON, GA. – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division Command Sgt. Maj. Chad Blansett, U.S. Army Signal Regiment Command Sgt. Maj. Darien Lawshea, and USACE engineers Jan Bovier and Phil Payne toured the site of Fort Gordon's new U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence Sept. 29.
  • September

    District welcomes 542nd FEST-A Team home

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District 542nd Engineer Detachment, Forward Engineering Support Team – Advanced (FEST-A) were welcomed back from deployment by family and friends at the Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport, Sept. 15.
  • August

    Temporary emergency power team readies for peak hurricane season

    SAVANNAH, GA. – More than 20 volunteers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District completed a 3-day virtual power response team training course Aug. 27.
  • May

    Building success, one relationship at a time

    The buzz from Fort Gordon’s Cyber Center of Excellence campus is a little quieter this week -- not on account of a pause in construction, but because a key component of the massive, multiple-agency project is missing.