Archive: May, 2015
  • May

    Transatlantic Division commander promoted to Maj. Gen.

    Maj. Gen. Robert D. Carlson, the commanding general of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Transatlantic Division, was promoted in a ceremony at the Pentagon May 15. Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, the USACE commanding general and 53rd chief of engineers, promoted Carlson. This was the second time he promoted Carlson; the first time was to brigadier general. Bostick noted that Carlson is a great leader, coach and mentor.
  • USACE deployments offer personal, professional development

    Deploying with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to places in the CENTCOM area of responsibility like Afghanistan or to the U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility in support of Operation Inherent Resolve can be a rewarding and challenging experience.
  • Soldier attends Marine Corps court reporter training after joining district team

    Sgt. 1st Class Jason Trumbull, a court reporter for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District, was the first Soldier to attend the Marine Corps court reporter course at the Naval Justice School in Newport, R.I. The organization estimates bringing Trumbull on board will save the government more than $100,000 per year.
  • Corps of Engineers launches Contingency Deployment recruitment website

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Transatlantic Division has launched a Contingency Deployment recruitment website,
  • Work paused for safety stand-down, highlighting fall prevention

    Falls are the leading cause of death in the construction industry so each year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration asks employers in the construction industry to participate in the voluntary National Fall Prevention Stand-Down. This year’s National Safety Stand-Down, which raises awareness of preventing fall hazards, is May 4-15. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District asked contractors on each project to set aside some time to pause their work and conduct a focused safety talk on ladder safety, scaffold safety or other fall protection topics.