US Army Corps of Engineers
Middle East District

  • May

    District engineers mentor local high school student sparking interest in engineering

    The Middle East District (MED) Engineering Division staff mentored local high school student Josh Dalton throughout the spring semester of this school year. The Millbrook High School junior, spent every other afternoon at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers headquarters in Winchester. Through the Gifted Independent Study program, Dalton was afforded the opportunity to volunteer intern/shadow Army Corps of Engineers professionals here.
  • District Commander energizes STARBASE students through bridge build

    Col. Stephen Bales, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District commander, recently spent a morning with fourth and fifth grade students at STARBASE Academy in Winchester, Va.
  • Iraq F-16 program construction hits major milestone

    A 24 April ribbon cutting ceremony celebrated a major milestone in the construction of facilities supporting Iraq’s F-16 purchase from the United States and marked the Iraqi Air Force's 87th birthday.
  • April

    Master Planning Brings Order to Contingency Base Planning

    USACE’s Middle East District (MED) reached out to the Fort Worth District for master planning support. An agreement was formalized in 2016 and the first planning conference focused on CENTCOM recently took place at the Middle East District in Winchester, Virginia. In attendance were representatives from MED, the Fort Worth District and U.S. Army Central.
  • February

    Middle East District promotes STEM ahead of National Engineers Week

    During the month of February, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Middle East DISTRICT (TAM) supported three Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) events in the city of Winchester, Va., continuing a strong tradition of STEM outreach to the local community.
  • December

    USACE helps local student see engineering more clearly

    The Middle East District (TAM) Engineering Division has helped shed light on various aspects of
  • August

    Middle East District Changes Leadership

    Middle East District Change of Command Ceremony held Aug. 23, 2017.
  • USACE Chief Trial Attorney Shares Knowledge and Experiences

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Middle East District recently hosted a 4-day contract litigation workshop taught by Tom Gourlay, USACE’s Engineer Chief Trial Attorney. He walked lawyers and paralegals through the trial process from document preparation to questioning witnesses and ended in a mock trial. Lawyers from other Districts also participated in the workshop.
  • April

    Industry Day fosters collaboration

    The U.S. Army Center of Standardization for Non-Permanent Facilities held an industry day in Herndon, Virginia, April 12, in order to foster collaboration between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), commercial industry and experts in non-permanent structures used in contingency environments.
  • February

    National Engineers Week celebrated with gusto

    National Engineers Week was celebrated at several levels by the Commander and work force of the Middle East District Feb. 24, with a presentation at STARBASE Academy Winchester for local fifth grade students and at the District Headquarters in Winchester for TAM team members.
  • January

    MED Assistant Counsel sworn in to Army’s JAG Corps

    Aimee Rider, Assistant Counsel for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District, was sworn in as an officer in the Army’s Judge Advocate General Corps January 5.
  • December

    Middle East District celebrates Quarles, welcomes Kinsman

    Col. Patrick Kinsman assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District, in a ceremony at the District’s headquarters in Winchester, Va. Dec. 8.
  • November

    Deputy shares passion for engineering in STARBASE debut

    Lt. Col. Taneha Carter, Middle East District deputy commander since July, shared engineering ideas, disciplines and traits with 23 STARBASE Academy students in Winchester on Nov. 9.
  • October

    Middle East District completes energy-efficient barracks project

    The Middle East District recently completed construction of new, $45.5 million, energy-efficient barracks on Naval Support Activity, in Manama, Bahrain, and a team from the district attended the ribbon cutting ceremony marking completion of the project Sept. 29.
  • August

    ROTC cadet completes internship with Middle East District

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District, welcomed a cadet into the fold as part of the Cadet Troop Leader Training Internship Program, and wished him farewell August 25.
  • Project manager, LFCC grad, addresses Winchester Rotary

    Joey Behr, a project manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District addressed the Rotary Club of Winchester during their monthly luncheon Aug. 11 at the Travelodge in Winchester.
  • TAM construction rep accepts Hard Hat of the Year Award

    A construction representative with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District, accepted the USACE Hard Hat of the Year award in a ceremony Aug. 5.
  • March

    District Engineer Honored at Federal Engineer of the Year Awards

    Ingrid Howard, a geotechnical engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District, was recognized in the National Society of Professional Engineers’ 2016 Federal Engineer of the Year Award Ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington Feb. 26.
  • February

    Engineers encourage next generation of Mathletes

    A team of volunteers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District assisted with the MATHCOUNTS regional competition Feb. 19 at Admiral Richard E. Byrd Middle School in Winchester, Va.
  • Division, District employees unite to judge local school science fair

    Volunteers from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division and Middle East District served as judges at the Frederick County Public Schools’ annual Science Fair, Feb. 4 at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown, Va.