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  • February

    Engineers build, improve DoD academic facilities in Garmisch

    Educating leaders, current and future, is a mission shared by a pair of DoD tenant organizations here. The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies and the Department of Defense Education Activity-Europe are building, renovating and expanding facilities to promote student engagement and success with the support of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District.
  • January

    Project engineer supports U.S. military, diplomatic missions in Estonia

    Chris Bailey grew up in Alabama and saw snow so infrequently he thought it was a Christmas miracle. As a boy, his hometown was dusted by flurries less than a handful of times. Now serving with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District in Estonia, snow is a daily norm for Bailey — at least in winter months when average temperatures hover around freezing in the Baltic country. As a one-man project office, Bailey is the engineer responsible for managing more than 20 European Reassurance Initiative infrastructure and construction projects for U.S. Army and Air Force partners.
  • September

    European Reassurance Initiative projects on track in Estonia, throughout Europe

    Twenty-two European Reassurance Initiative infrastructure and construction projects managed by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District at Tapa are nearly complete, and will support an influx of U.S. and NATO forces as heel-to-toe rotations begin in early 2017. The projects are a subset of a $500 million ERI Program the district oversees for U.S. Army and Air Force military construction, and facilities, sustainment, restoration and modernization in Bulgaria, Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Romania, with future work planned in Hungary, Luxembourg, Norway and Slovakia. Europe District has approximately 260 projects in design or construction to make improvements to airfields, military quarters, operations centers, training ranges and support facilities throughout Europe.
  • July

    USACE begins next phase of SHAPE International School project

    After a decade of planning and design, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District awarded a $30 million bid-build contract to Galere SA - Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG in March to construct three new school buildings at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe near Mons, Belgium.
  • April

    USACE special projects engineers take on diverse mission in Africa, Europe

    WIESBADEN, Germany — The shared calendar for the Special Projects Section under U.S. Army Corps of
  • January

    USACE assists Benelux with consolidation, transformation

    European Infrastructure Consolidation, a process announced by the Department of Defense last January to save the U.S. government approximately $500 million annually, is transforming and consolidating installations throughout Europe, including U.S. Army Garrison Benelux, by 2022.
  • November

    Active-shooter exercise keeps Europe District prepared

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- Throughout the Amelia Earhart Center, the instructions blared over the
  • Longtime ESO chief leaves legacy of service

    WIESBADEN, Germany — The door is always open. Newand tenured-employee foot traffic wears heavily on
  • June

    Students share STEM ambitions with USACE

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District personnel hosted the STEM Essay Contest winners from Wiesbaden and Sembach middle schools Thursday at the Amelia Earhart Center in Wiesbaden, Germany. The first-place winners from the sixth, seventh and eighth grades participated in a day of hands-on activities, presentations, a mock ribbon-cutting ceremony and construction-site scavenger hunt.
  • USACE bolsters European reassurance effort

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District will manage more construction in Eastern and Central Europe this year than it has in the past 40 years combined. Over the next three years, the district will execute up to 145 military construction and facilities sustainment, restoration and modernization projects in Poland, the Baltics and Balkans as part of the $1 billion European Reassurance Initiative to support NATO allies and U.S. partners in the region.
  • February

    Breaking barriers: Army opens first-of-its-kind ACP in Germany

    Representatives from U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden, U.S Army Europe, Installation Management Command-Europe, the German armed forces and ministries of construction and finance, URS Deutschland, Hermanns and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District officially opened the $6.3 million ACP with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Jan. 28.
  • May

    U.S. builds six schools to shape future of Togo

    LOME, Togo -- How can children learn in schools where rain enters the classrooms and wind tosses
  • DoDEA students learn the science behind the magic

    WIESBADEN, Germany – For Brian Temple, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District public
  • February

    USACE People: When your spouse is your colleague

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Some say the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District is like a family.