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USACE Europe District Changes Command to Col. Patrick J. Dagon
6/30/2020
WIESBADEN – Col. Patrick J. Dagon became the 22nd commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District, during a military change of command ceremony at the Amelia Earhart Center June 30,...

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USACE Europe District leader recognized for excellence for work in Southern Europe
10/26/2021
From a jump tower renovation for paratroopers in Vicenza, Italy to a fire station for humanitarian assistance in Armenia to European Deterrence Initiative projects in Romania and Bulgaria, U.S. Army...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers construction mission in Southern Europe bolsters stability, security in the region
9/27/2021
CAMPIA TURZII AIR BASE, Romania -- The rolling hills of the Romanian countryside provide a serene backdrop as an excavator fills a truck with fresh earth as part of one of many ongoing construction...
U.S. Army delivers new water supply system benefiting displaced Georgians
9/10/2021
Since the 2008 Russian-Georgian War forced them to leave, hundreds of families have called the Prezeti Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp home. Made up of hundreds of simple, identical homes in...

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Southern Europe Area Engineer Bryce Jones discusses nearby ongoing construction at Caserma Ederle, part of U.S. Army Garrison Italy in the Vicenza area, during a tour of the installation with Europe District Commander Col. Pat Dagon June 9, 2021. Jones was recognized as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Administrative Contracting Officer of the Year during a virtual ceremony October 25, 2021 for his work in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers missions in Italy as well as several other Southern European countries. (U.S. Army photo by Chris Augsburger) (Chris Augsburger)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Southern Europe Area Engineer Bryce Jones discusses plans for future construction projects at Campia Turzii Air Base, Romania with Romania Air Force Chief of the Host Nation Support Office Maj. Cosmin Tanase during a site visit June 21, 2021. Jones was recognized as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Administrative Contracting Officer of the Year during a virtual ceremony October 25, 2021 for his work in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers missions in Romania as well as several other Southern European countries. (U.S. Army photo by Chris Gardner)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Southern Europe Area Engineer Bryce Jones, left, provides an overview of ongoing and upcoming construction projects to members of the Bulgarian Air Force at Graf Ignatievo Air Base in Bulgaria June 16, 2021. Jones was recognized as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Administrative Contracting Officer of the Year during a virtual ceremony October 25, 2021 for his work in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers missions in Bulgaria as well as several other Southern European countries. (U.S. Army photo by Alfredo Barraza)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Southern Europe Area Engineer Bryce Jones discusses nearby ongoing construction at Caserma Ederle, part of U.S. Army Garrison Italy in the Vicenza area, during a tour of the installation with Europe District Commander Col. Pat Dagon June 9, 2021. Jones was recognized as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Administrative Contracting Officer of the Year during a virtual ceremony October 25, 2021 for his work in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers missions in Italy as well as several other Southern European countries. (U.S. Army photo by Chris Augsburger)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Southern Europe Area Engineer Bryce Jones discusses ongoing construction projects at Caserma Ederle, part of U.S. Army Garrison Italy in the Vicenza area, during a tour of the installation with Europe District Commander Col. Pat Dagon June 9, 2021. Jones was recognized as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Administrative Contracting Officer of the Year during a virtual ceremony October 25, 2021 for his work in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers missions in Italy as well as several other Southern European countries. (U.S. Army photo by Chris Augsburger)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District is managing a growing mission in Romania and Bulgaria that is part of the larger European Deterrence Initiative being implemented by the U.S. European Command.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Project Engineer Kevin Gray keeps an eye on contractors loading soil as part of ongoing construction activities at Campia Turzii Air Base, Romania, during a site visit June 22, 2021. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is managing a growing construction mission at Campia Turzii that is part of the European Deterrence Initiative, being implemented by the U.S. European Command. The EDI enables the United States to enhance the U.S. deterrence posture, increase the readiness and responsiveness of U.S. forces in Europe, support the collective defense and security of NATO allies, and bolster the security and capacity of U.S. allies and partners.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Southern Europe Area Engineer Bryce Jones discusses plans for future construction projects at Campia Turzii Air Base, Romania, with Romania Air Force Chief of the Host Nation Support Office Maj. Cosmin Tanase during a site visit June 21, 2021. Jones said one of the many things he loves about supporting construction projects in Southern Europe as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is having the opportunity to work with the local partners and learn about different cultures and places.
A U.S. Army M1A2 Abrams tank fires upon its target alongside a Bulgarian Armed Forces T-72 main battle tank during a live-fire exercise in support of Saber Guardian at Novo Selo Training Range in Bulgaria, May 30, 2021. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District is managing several range improvement projects at the Novo Selo Training Area, which is a key training area during international exercises in Europe like Saber Guardian. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Christian Cote)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Caucasus Project Office Chief Jorge Pachas, Mtskheta Mtianeti Georgain State Representative David Nozadze, Adjutant General of the Georgia National Guard Maj. Gen. Thomas Carden and Maj. Dan Sekula of the Office of Defense Coordination in the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia cut the ceremonial ribbon during a ceremony recognizing the completion of a newly constructed water storage tank and electric-powered pump station serving the Prezeti Internally Displaced Persons settlement in the Mtskheta region of the Republic of Georgia. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District recently completed the water supply project through the U.S. European Command’s Humanitarian Assistance program, in close coordination with the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi)
A newly constructed water storage tank and electric-powered pump station serving the Internally Displaced Persons settlement in Prezeti, Georgia are all visible during a ceremony for the newly completed water supply system August 4, 2021. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District recently completed the water supply project through the U.S. European Command’s Humanitarian Assistance program, in close coordination with the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi)
The Prezeti Internally Displaced Persons settlement in Georgia is seen here on August 4, 2021, the day of a ceremony recognizing the completion of a newly constructed water storage tank and electric-powered pump station serving the community. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District recently completed the water supply project through the U.S. European Command’s Humanitarian Assistance program, in close coordination with the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi)
Newly constructed water supply storage tanks serving the Internally Displaced Persons settlement in Prezeti, Georgia and their support pads are visible on the right, next to the storage tanks they are replacing on the left, which show visible signs of disrepair during a ceremony for the newly completed water supply system August 4, 2021. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District recently completed the water supply project through the U.S. European Command’s Humanitarian Assistance program, in close coordination with the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi. (U.S. Army photo by Levan Imedadze)
US Army delivering on quality of life commitments to Soldiers and Families in Germany
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Project Engineer John Taylor points out a shared utility building that serves several newly constructed homes May 6, 2021 in the Kittenberg Housing Area on Rose Barracks in Vilseck, Germany, which is part of U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is delivering 29 family homes, including associated infrastructure like drainage, utilities and roads in a newly built neighborhood for Soldiers and their families. The homes are part of a larger, long-term collaboration between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the garrison to provide new and renovated family housing and other quality of life projects for Soldiers and their families at Rose Barracks.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Project Engineer John Taylor checks out progress on the installation of a kitchen in a nearly completed home May 6, 2021 in the Kittenberg Housing Area on Rose Barracks in Vilseck, Germany, which is part of U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria. The family home is one of 29 in a newly built neighborhood the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is turning over to the garrison for Soldiers and their families. The homes are part of a larger, long-term collaboration between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the garrison to provide new and renovated family housing and other quality of life projects for Soldiers and their families at Rose Barracks.
A contractor works on carpentry for kitchens in new family housing being finished May 6, 2021 in the Kittenberg Housing Area on Rose Barracks in Vilseck, Germany, which is part of U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria. The family home is one of 29 in a newly built neighborhood the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is turning over to the garrison for Soldiers and their families. The homes are part of a larger, long-term collaboration between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the garrison to provide new and renovated family housing and other quality of life projects for Soldiers and their families at Rose Barracks.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Project Engineer Johann Buchfelder checks out ongoing construction of a new field house at Vilseck High School at Rose Barracks in U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria May 6, 2021. The new field house, adjacent to the school’s athletics field, will not only serve as an area to store athletics equipment but is being designed as a focal point for social activities and events. The project is part of the Army’s push for new and improved housing and other facilities to improve quality of life for Soldiers and their families stationed at Rose Barracks.
Recently completed family housing and nearly completed family housing can be seen here May 6, 2021 in the Kittenberg Housing Area on Rose Barracks in Vilseck, Germany, which is part of U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is delivering 29 family homes and associated infrastructure as part of the second phase of a larger, long-term collaboration between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the garrison to provide new and renovated family housing and other quality of life projects for Soldiers and their families at Rose Barracks. In the forefront, early site preparation can be seen where an additional up to 36 family homes are planned to be delivered as part of the third phase of the family housing effort.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District is finishing construction of a new playground, pictured here May 6, 2021, in the Langenbruck Housing Area on Rose Barracks in Vilseck, Germany, which is part of U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria. The playground is part of a larger, long-term collaboration between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the garrison to provide quality of life projects, as well as new and renovated family housing, for Soldiers and their families stationed at Rose Barracks.