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  • September

    41-year federal career thoughtfully ends at fiscal year-end

    Mike Graham is retiring from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District and ending his 41-year federal service career. Following 10 years as an Army engineer officer, Graham joined the federal civilian work force and spent time with both the Kansas City and Savannah Districts before joining the Middle East District (TAM) in 2006.
  • August

    Service to the nation and USACE is a family affair

    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 third generation added this summer, that number continues to grow. For a brief time this summer, the Middle East District has reaped the benefits of three members and two generations of Hickels through Robert (Bob) Hickel, in Logistics Management; his wife Caryl Hickel, in the Project Management Division, and their son David Hickel, a Project Management intern.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District Change of Command

    Col. Philip M. Secrist III assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District, in a ceremony at the Old Court House, Winchester, Va., on Thursday, Aug. 22.
  • USACE Employee Awarded Top Honors for Three Separate Assignments

    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.
  • Wrong Checkmark Leads to the Middle East

    Cadet Liam Wallis, a rising senior at the University of Notre Dame had originally intended to sign up for an ROTC summer program that would take him to Europe. When he ended up as an Engineer Intern with the Middle East District he gained a whole new perspective on an Army career and a newfound appreciation for the engineer branch.
  • July

    District Architect Receives Important Certification

    Transatlantic Middle East District (TAM) architect and value engineering program manager, Amanda Bianchini, recently achieved a major career milestone when she was recognized as a certified value specialist. The professional credential, granted by the Society of American Value Engineers or SAVE International, is the highest level of certification available in value methodology. The process is extensive and includes classes, testing and demonstrating expert knowledge and career experience. The process can take months to years to complete.
  • May

    TAM Interior Designer Expands Project Management Skills

    Most of the people who work for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are specialists. Beyond engineering, USACE employs a variety of experts in their field: lawyers, contracting specialists, safety managers and even divers in some cases. Project managers however, require generalization rather than specialization. Keeping projects that run into the hundreds of millions on schedule, within budget and meeting customer expectations means having oversight of budgets, schedules and hundreds of other moving parts. Deanna Hardy, an interior designer with the Transatlantic Middle East District, was recently given the opportunity to experience both sides of that dynamic when she was offered the opportunity to be the lead project manager on a building renovation in the district’s headquarters.
  • March

    Celebrating Women’s History Month: Striving to make the world a happier, more equal place

    “Everyone has challenges to go through and as women we are unfortunately sometimes still fighting
  • January

    District Leverages Contracting Expertise throughout the Middle East

    Through its over 60 years of existence, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Middle East
  • December

    Carrying on legacy of USACE Support in the Middle East

    For more than 60 years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Middle East District has
  • November

    USACE Contingency Deployment Center Provides Start to Finish Support

    With a district in Afghanistan as well as projects in Iraq and other contingency locations around
  • Back to the Community: District Represents Engineering at Local High School Career Fair

    According to the USACE STEM site, “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recognizes the critical role that STEM education plays in enabling the U.S. to remain economic and technological leaders of the global marketplace and enabling the Departments of Defense and Army to keep our Nation secure. We are committed to teaming with others to strengthen STEM-related programs that inspire current and future generations of young people to pursue careers in STEM fields.”
  • September

    USACE Deployment Center Closed as Part of Army-wide Consolidation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Deployment Center is officially closing its doors and ceasing operations. Since May 2005, the UDC has been the first stop for thousands of deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. Managed by and housed at the Middle East District headquarters in Winchester, Va., thousands of USACE civilians, Soldiers and contractors, along with thousands more from other federal agencies, have spent their first week away from their home stations at the UDC being trained and equipped for their new mission.
  • June

    Safety Tips: Fatalities averted, story shared as warning to others

    Instead of a typical Friday evening, one mother and her two children will fight a deadly attacker that they cannot see, hear, or smell, but which has the ability to kill quickly and efficiently –carbon monoxide.
  • May

    US-Qatar Corps of Engineers Discuss Partnership and Collaborative Assistance

    The Qatar Emiri Corps of Engineers plans to improve its organization and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in a good position to help.
  • April

    District team assists USMA cadets with Engineering Design Capstone Projects

    A team of Middle East District engineers had the opportunity to share feedback with U.S. Military Academy cadets during review of their engineer design capstone projects March 5.
  • March

    Local Girl Scout donates cookies to Deployee Support Group

    Local Girl Scout Abby Neaverth and her mother and troop leader, Sorina, recently donated four cases
  • February

    USACE Promotes STEM-Related MATHCOUNTS

    USACE professionals volunteered their time and expertise to support young mathletes at a regional MATHCOUNTS competition Feb. 9.
  • District Personnel Serve as Judges for Local Science Fair

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers provided professionals to help judge the local Feb. 6 Frederick County Science Fair.
  • January

    Aspiring Leaders Kick Off New Season of Learning

    “Great leaders aren’t born that way – they are groomed,” said Robert Thomas, structural engineer and Leadership Development Program facilitator. “Leadership is something you have to work at. That is why we are here: to train great leaders.”