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Quarles assumes command of Corps’ Middle East District

WINCHESTER, Va. - Col. Vincent Quarles assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District, in a ceremony at the District’s Headquarters here, Monday, March 31. Quarles succeeds Col. Jon Christensen, who has been the District commander since August 2011. Christensen retired from his 30-year Army career immediately following the change of command.
Published: 3/31/2014

Middle East District awards contract for United Kingdom Maritime Component Command Development, Mina Salman Port, NSA II, Bahrain

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded a contract for the United Kingdom Maritime Component Command Development, at the Mina Salman Port, NSA II, Bahrain. The contract was awarded on Jan. 21, for $9.8 million to American International Contractors, Inc., of Arlington, Va.
Published: 2/18/2014

Middle East District awards contract for F-16 Bed-down Project, Balad Air Base, Iraq

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded a foreign military sales task order contract for the F-16 Bed-down Project, Balad Air Base, Iraq. The task order was awarded Jan. 31 for $43.8 to Contrack International Inc., of McLean, Va.
Published: 2/18/2014

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PMs Forward enhance customer service, efficiency

Strong relationships have sustained the Middle East District’s stability and longevity in the Middle East region. The District now employs another method to further enhance those relationships by assigning project managers overseas, referred to as project managers or PMs Forward, with our field staffs and customers.
Published: 4/11/2014

Laying the Foundation: Roosevelt meets with King Abdul Aziz

On February 14, 1945, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt met with King Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia aboard the USS Quincy in the Great Bitter Lake on the Suez Canal. This meeting would have lasting implications on U.S. - Saudi relations for years to come.
Published: 4/11/2014

Words of Encouragement for Women in STEM

Caryl Hickel, Assistant Deputy for Programs and Project Management Division, recounts her experience as a woman in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics career field and she provides words of encouragement to young women thinking about a career in STEM.
Published: 4/9/2014

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