US Army Corps of Engineers
Middle East District

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock District Chief of Safety and Occupational Health and certified dive safety specialist Dennis Bradley recently supported a diving operation for USACE's Middle East District in Bahrain. Bradley said although there was a language barrier with the contractor divers, they were able to overcome it with mutual respect and hand gestures. Bradley is shown here receiving "bunny ears," the universal signal that he's been accepted as part of the team.
Carol and Bob Hickel high-five their son David Hickel as they leave the Middle East District Headquarters in Winchester, Va., and David, a summer intern with the District, enters. Carol is working as a rehired annuitant and Bob is preparing to retire after a 10-year career with the District.
University of Maryland junior and district summer intern Robert Ayoub stands in the rafters of an aircraft hangar at Fort Wainwright, learning about high expansion foam discharge systems with the Technical Center of Expertise fire protection team. He spent his summer as an engineer intern with the District and benefited in many ways.
Tambour Eller, currently serving as the project executive on the Mosul Dam Task Force during its final close out, was recently named the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civilian of the Year. Eller received the award for her combined work in three jobs over the course of the awards period.
Transatlantic Division Commander Col. Christopher G. Beck passes the flag and command of the Middle East District to Col. Philip M. Secrist III during the Change of Command Ceremony on Thursday, 22 Aug 2019, at the Old Court House in Winchester, Va. Former Commander Col. Stephen H. Bales, Director of Programs Tom Waters and Deputy Commander Lt. Col. Richard Collins also took part in the flag passing ceremony.
Transatlantic Middle East District's civil engineer Ted Upson assists students with the weight bearing test following their bridge build project at the STARBASE Academy Winchester.
Middle East District fire protection engineers test foam extinguishing systems at air craft hangar sites throughout the world, including most recently Honduras, Alaska, India, Korea, Germany and the Bahamas, from Maine to Hawaii.

News Releases

TAM Awards Design-Bid-Build contract to support US Air Force in UAE
9/12/2019
The Middle East District awarded a design-bid-build contract for military construction contract of a large aircraft maintenance hangar to support the U.S. Air Force at Al Dhafra Air Base in the United...
A-E services contract awarded to support Royal Saudi Naval Forces
8/6/2019
The Middle East District awarded an Architect Engineering (A-E) services contract in support of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 5 Aug....
Transatlantic Middle East District awards $34.5M contract
5/29/2019
Transatlantic Middle East District awards $34.5M contract for the CH-47 Bed Down Program in Saudi Arabia on 28 May 2019. ...
Middle East District awards contract for Royal Saudi Land Forces Artillery Corps
10/15/2018
The Middle East District awarded a contract on Oct. 12 to design and construct artillery brigade headquarters, barracks and associated infrastructure for the Royal Saudi Land Forces Artillery Corps....
Middle East District awards Local National QA contract for Iraq support
9/19/2018
The Middle East District awarded a Local National Quality Assurance (LNQA) for Personal Services in Iraq contract for exclusive support of USACE missions, including Foreign Military Sales (FMS). ...
Architect and Engineering Services contract awarded for Kuwait
9/5/2018
The Middle East District awarded a contract for the Kuwait Ministry of Defense Headquarters Development for Architect and Engineering Services on 4 Sept. 2018. Contract number W912ER18D0014 was...

Latest Stories

USACE Dive Safety Experts Support Overseas Construction Projects
9/13/2019 UPDATED
That ability to reach out and utilize expertise from another district is known as reach back and it’s a resource USACE’s Transatlantic Middle East District (TAM) used when it was in need of dive...
Perfect timing benefits both District and Intern
9/11/2019
A series of perfectly timed actions and moments landed University of Maryland junior Robert Ayoub a summer internship and a potential career after college with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle...
Service to the nation and USACE is a family affair
8/27/2019
Through two generations of the Hickel family, there’s a continuous, strong tradition of service to our nation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with a combined total of more than 100 years. With a...

Photos

Photo of 8 construction workers in a group shot. One is being given the rabbit ears gesture used in photos.
University of Maryland junior and district summer intern Robert Ayoub stands in the rafters of an aircraft hangar at Fort Wainwright, learning about high expansion foam discharge systems with the Technical Center of Expertise fire protection team. He spent his summer as an engineer intern with the District and benefited in many ways.
Carol and Bob Hickel high-five their son David Hickel as they leave the Middle East District Headquarters in Winchester, Va., and David, a summer intern with the District, enters. Carol is working as a rehired annuitant and Bob is preparing to retire after a 10-year career with the District.
Carol and Bob Hickel, on the outer sides, both ready to go enjoy their retirements, passed the hard hat on to their son David Hickel, who has worked as a summer intern with the Middle East District this year and hopes to finish college and come back permanently.
Tambour Eller, currently serving as the project executive on the Mosul Dam Task Force during its final close out, was recently named the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civilian of the Year. Eller received the award for her combined work in three jobs over the course of the awards period.
Transatlantic Division Commander Col. Christopher G. Beck passes the flag and command of the Middle East District to Col. Philip M. Secrist III during the Change of Command Ceremony on Thursday, 22 Aug 2019, at the Old Court House in Winchester, Va. Former Commander Col. Stephen H. Bales, Director of Programs Tom Waters and Deputy Commander Lt. Col. Richard Collins also took part in the flag passing ceremony
Tambour Eller on site at Mosul Dam in Iraq. Eller served as the project executive for the Mosul Dam Task Force and was recognized as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Employee of the Year for her work on the task force as well as work with USACE's Sacramento District and South Atlantic Division. Eller stated that her time on the task force was a wonderful experience and encouraged other USACE civilians to volunteer for deployment opportunities.
Man in military uniform standing in front of a large bull dozer in the desert.
ROTC cadet in military uniform standing in front of a red castle, a symbol of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
3 people in military uniform standing in front of a large building under construction. They are standing on sand and the front of the building is open.
Army personnel building an observation platform in the Middle East using a materials list provided by the Joint Construction Management System (JCMS) database. The JCMS provides lists of materials, construction cost, labor estimates and standards. Army Facilities Component Systems ensure the JCMS remains up to date and can support theater combatant commands and service component commands with construction planning.
Army personnel building an observation platform in the Middle East using a materials list provided by the Joint Construction Management System (JCMS) database. The JCMS provides lists of materials, construction cost, labor estimates and standards. Army Facilities Component Systems ensure the JCMS remains up to date and can support theater combatant commands and service component commands with construction planning.