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  • November

    Future leaders participate in Army Tradition

    TAM's Leadership Development Program participants experience traditional military staff ride during a battlefield walk of the 3rd Battle of Winchester, Va.
  • August

    District Hosts Kuwaiti Mission Partners

    The Transatlantic Middle East District provides construction and related support services for U.S. military and allied nation partners throughout the Middle East, and although it has offices in eight countries in the region, the bulk of its program is managed from its headquarters in Winchester. In most cases, TAM project managers and engineers meet with their mission partners in the countries where their projects are located, but on occasion, partners are hosted in Winchester and a bit of local hospitality is showcased along with project overviews.
  • Cadets Expand View of Army Engineer Career

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Middle East District (TAM) recently hosted four ROTC cadets during a summer program designed to expose them to the Army Engineer career field. The program allows cadets to shadow engineering officers and learn about potential career options available to them when they graduate and become officers.
  • TAM supports local student reaching for legal career

    In constant support for building the bench, TAM's Office of Counsel hired James Madison University senior Mikayla Ockerman for a summer internship in Winchester.
  • May

    Transatlantic Middle East District Legal Staff Continues to Raise the Bar

    Multiple staff members recently received national recognition for their work representing the interests of the U.S. government in a variety of significant legal matters. During the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Senior Legal Managers Governance and Continuing Legal Education meeting, the USACE Office of Chief Counsel announced the winners of its annual awards. District office of counsel staff members Regina Schowalter, Lindsay Nicodemus, and Kathryn Morris were all recognized.
  • Senior Contracting NCO benefits from unique USACE experience

    When Senior Contracting NCO MSG Shantae Allen was asked to describe her recent assignment with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Middle East District (TAM), the first word that came to mind was “unique.”
  • March

    Confidence in future STEMs from students’ enthusiasm

    The Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Middle East District (TAM) participates in events that highlight and encourage interest in STEM through STARBASE Academy in Winchester, Va. While no two discussions with 5th graders are the same, this week's encounter was one for the books!
  • February

    U.S., Kuwaiti militaries celebrate infrastructure improvements

    A ribbon cutting ceremony held on February 2 marked the completion of a new $53 million pier project at Kuwait Naval Base. The pier, built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District, will enhance both Kuwait and U.S. military operations in the region.
  • January

    Middle East District expertise helps care for USACE Team

    TAM's Cheryl Young traveled to Germany to help clear Europe District's passport backlog.
  • October

    The Magic Behind the Mystery: Fiscal New Year for Dummies

    The importance of the end of the fiscal year is something almost anyone working for the federal government is somewhat familiar with, but for Contracting and Resource Management, the days leading up to it are among the busiest and most important of their entire year. And while for some employees the days leading up to a “fiscal new year,” are simply background noise, Contracting and RM are quite literally ensuring their agencies continue to function -- especially in an organization like the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Middle East District (TAM) which deals in multi-million dollar construction contracts as well as a host of smaller contracts for services throughout the Middle East supporting U.S. military and allied nations in the region.
  • September

    Turns out engineering really is kinda cool

    When U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Middle East District civil engineer Garrison Myer started discussing engineering with 20 students at STARBASE Academy Winchester on Sept. 20, they seemed luke-warm and a bit skeptical about his obvious enthusiasm for engineering. But that changed pretty quickly after Myer’s presentation and hands-on session.
  • August

    Award Winning Attorney Moonlights as Advice Columnist

    An attorney with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Middle East District recently earned an award for her efforts to make federal ethics rules more understandable to District employees.
  • July

    Middle East District, Kuwaitis Deliver the Program during COVID

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Middle East District’s (TAM) Kuwait Program Management Office and Members of the Kuwaiti military held a ribbon cutting ceremony July 5th to celebrate completion of a Kuwaiti PATRIOT missile defense battery.
  • June

    Developing lasting industry-government partnerships through collaboration, networking

    USACE Middle East District sponsored a two-day Industry Day event in Saudi Arabia on June 8 and 9.
  • Program Manager goes the extra 7,000 miles

    Headquartered in Winchester, Virginia, with projects spread throughout the Middle East, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Middle East District (TAM) is farther from its projects than any other district in the Corps. So TAM program manager Kim Sanders is used to overcoming the tyranny of distance. However, when she recently had the chance to close that distance she jumped on the opportunity.
  • March

    BHM speakers highlight value, importance of time

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Middle East District (TAM) held a Black History Month celebration Feb. 26. The event was held virtually and featured two guest speakers: Staff Sgt. Buddy C. Reynolds, a 100-year-old World War II veteran and the Honorable Randall Johnson Jr., a District Judge in Richmond, Va.
  • February

    It’s going to cost how much? The Inside Story of Cost Engineers

    Whether building a new deck on the back of one’s house or the entire infrastructure for a missile defense program, the most basic and complex question in construction is always, “How much is it going to cost?” That is the critical role of a cost engineer (CE) comes in. In construction organizations, project managers and design engineers get the glory but cost engineers play a critical role behind the scenes. This is especially true in an organization like the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Middle East District (TAM).
  • January

    Spirit of volunteerism is alive and well at the Middle East District

    Organizational tasks not directly associated with TAM's mission statement, but vital to improving the overall work climate, rely entirely on team members’ passion and volunteer spirit to be accomplished. They build morale, increase diversity and cultural awareness, making the organization stronger.
  • November

    COS savings benefit USACE mission partners

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Center of Standardization for Nonpermanent Facilities (COS) maintains a library of off the shelf designs, readily adaptable to almost any purpose, saving time and money.
  • USACE Assists in Lebanon’s Recovery

    After nearly a decade, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Middle East District (TAM) is back in Lebanon to help provide engineering solutions to some of Lebanon’s toughest challenges.