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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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Europe District’s Office of Counsel tackles unique challenges in supporting overseas mission
4/12/2021
The Office of Counsel is critical to delivering projects in any U.S. Army Corps of Engineers District office — and overseas in Europe District is no exception...
Projects in Benin increase both healthcare capacity and ability to document births
4/5/2021
Villagers in two communities in northeast Benin will no longer need to cross the border to give birth or receive other basic medical care with the delivery of two new medical facilities in the remote...
Graf to the Future: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers working with USAG Bavaria to modernize facilities for troops at Grafenwoehr
3/29/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District is working with U.S. Army Europe and Africa, the 7th Army Training Command, the garrison, the German government, and other partners to deliver new...

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Attorney Leslie Reed, second from the left, and other teammates from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District pose at a contractor outreach event on November 6, 2019 in Bulgaria geared toward educating contractors about working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Reed said the increased engagement with the contracting community is one of the things she finds enjoyable about working as an attorney overseas with the Europe District. (Courtesy Photo)
Dozens of students pose in front of a recently completed school facility in Kpomasse, Benin in Africa. The school is one of three school projects in the country recently constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District manages the constructions of Humanitarian Assistance projects like this one and others in Benin and in several other countries throughout Africa in support of AFRICOM and coordinated closely with the U.S. State Department.
The Mayor of Malanville, accepts keys to a newly constructed health clinic from Humanitarian Assistance Program Coordinator Cosme Quenum, a local national with the U.S. Embassy in Cotonou, Benin in the village of Money, Benin in Africa at the end of January 2021. The clinic and various associated facilities also built with it comprise one of two similar clinic projects recently completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in that region of Benin through funding from AFRICOM and coordinated closely with the U.S. State Department.
A recently completed health clinic, with a water well hand pump on a concrete pad and a solar powered light pole seen in the foreground, is seen here in the remote village of Money in Benin in Africa. The clinic and various associated facilities also built comprise one of two similar clinic projects recently completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in that region of Benin through funding from AFRICOM and coordinated closely with the U.S. State Department.
Humanitarian Assistance Program Coordinator Cosme Quenum, a local national with the U.S. Embassy in Cotonou, Benin, turns over the keys of a newly constructed health clinic to local officials in the village of Godjekoara, Benin in Africa at the end of January 2021. The clinic and various associated facilities also built with it comprise one of two similar clinic projects recently completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in that region of Benin through funding from AFRICOM and coordinated closely with the U.S. State Department.
A multi-compartment ventilated improved pit latrine is seen here at the newly constructed health clinic site in the village of Godjekoara, Benin in Africa. The health clinic was one of two recently completed in the region by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District in support of AFRICOM and coordinated with the U.S. State Department. Both clinics feature similar latrine facilities, which are a type of specially designed latrines built in areas where is no dependable supply of piped water that feature ventilation pipes with built-in fly screens to reduce the gathering of flies and other disease carrying insects that often gather at restroom sites and are laid out to reduce lingering odors associated with their use.
After serving 20 years in the Army, Dean Blegen served nearly 20 more with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District working in Community Mail Room 410 at the Amelia Earhart Center in Weisbaden, Germany. During that time, he touched the lives of thousands of people who have been a part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District for the last two decades as well as the additional U.S. agencies that call the AEC home. These deep connections with people, co-workers and friends made it even more shocking when earlier this year when he suddenly fell critically ill in late February and subsequently passed away on March 3. (Courtesy Photo)
Dean Blegen, pictured here in Community Mail Room 410 at the Amelia Earhart Center in Wiesbaden, Germany January 29, 2021, served nearly 20 years as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District team working in CMR 410 before passing away on March 3, 2021 after a sudden, brief illness. Blegen was remembered by his colleagues as a caring, friendly face who made sure they always got their mail and did whatever he could to brighten people’s days. (U.S. Army photo by Alfredo Barraza)
Personnel discuss possible future plans for sections of the camps area of the Grafenwoehr Training Area during collaboration sessions in spring 2019 that were part of creating an Area Development Execution Plan to outline the long-term plan for the area.
Soldiers and Civilian personnel discuss possible future plans for sections of the Grafenwoehr Training Area during collaboration sessions in spring 2019 that were part of creating an Area Development Execution Plan to outline the long-term plan for the area.
U.S. Army Soldiers from the 91st Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division carry their duffel bags to their temporary barracks at Camp Aachen in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Dec. 19, 2018. This is the last stop of 1-1 CD’s rotation supporting Atlantic Resolve, an exercise to improve the interoperability of U.S. Forces with their NATO allies and partners. Walkability and a proximity to the barracks are important factors in siting the Operational Readiness Training Center in the Grafenwoehr Training Area’s Area Development Execution Plan.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Construction Representative Robert Woodall and then Capt. Daniel J. Fox pose with a local contractor construction foreman during a site visit to the Torkham Gate border crossing project in Nangarhar, Afghanistan Sept. 29, 2011, during Fox’s time deployed to Afghanistan in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Transatlantic Division. Recently promoted to lieutenant colonel, Fox now serves as the Deputy District Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District. (Courtesy Photo)
Then Capt. Daniel J. Fox with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, poses with the principal at Kien Quoc Primary School in Vietnam after a one-year warranty inspection in 2011, a year after the school was completed in July 2010. Recently promoted to lieutenant colonel, Fox now serves as the Deputy District Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District which similarly supports humanitarian assistance projects in Europe and in Africa. (Courtesy Photo)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Deputy Commander Lt. Col. Daniel J. Fox and his family chat with friends and family that joined them virtually for his promotion ceremony in Wiesbaden, Germany Feb. 26, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Alfredo Barraza)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Commander Col. Patrick J. Dagon reissues the oath of office to recently promoted Lt. Col. Daniel J. Fox as part of his promotion ceremony in Wiesbaden, Germany Feb. 26, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Alfredo Barraza)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District Deputy Commander Lt. Col. Daniel J. Fox is pinned by his family during his promotion ceremony in Wiesbaden, Germany Feb. 26, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Alfredo Barraza)
The new school offers students a learning environment significantly more conducive to quality education.
The project is being executed through the Department of Defense's AFRICOM humanitarian assistance program to improve future prospects for the children of Chad.
The project is being executed through the Department of Defense's AFRICOM humanitarian assistance program to improve future prospects for Togolese youth.
U.S. Army Master Sgt. Betsy Weintraub receives the Meritorious Service Medal from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District commander.