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  • November

    SHAPE community celebrates opening of US schools

    MONS, Belgium – Top military and civilian leaders from Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, the Department of Defense Education Activity and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially dedicated the U.S. sections Monday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at SHAPE International School. The new Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe elementary and middle schools – to be followed by an American high school this coming winter – are the first to open as part of a multinational-funded venture to build a state-of-the-art campus on this NATO base by the fall of 2019.
  • USACE mission in West Africa aimed at supporting Ebola containment

    WIESBADEN, Germany – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has joined the fight against Ebola in West Africa. Europe District’s Forward Engineer Support Team-Advanced departed Oct. 21 for Monrovia, Liberia, to take part in Operation United Assistance, an Africa Command mission to provide logistics, training and engineering support to U.S. Agency for International Development-led efforts at containing the virus outbreak in the region. The deployment could last up to six months.
  • September

    US delivers upgraded school in Kosovo

    More than 900 students and 50 faculty members in a formerly strife-torn region of Kosovo returned to a fully revamped school this fall, thanks to a collaborative humanitarian-assistance project by U.S. partner agencies. Representatives from U.S. Embassy Pristina, the Office of Defense Cooperation, U.S. European Command and Kosovo’s Ministry of Education joined city leaders Sept. 9 in Mitrovica for the reopening of Musa Hoti Primary School.
  • August

    Future Army officers shadow engineers at Stuttgart

    WIESBADEN, Germany – A pair of ROTC cadets are learning about the rigors and rewards of Army engineer life in a six-week stint with Europe District this summer. Rising seniors Jessica Baldridge and Bradley Barber came to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in mid-July through its annual Engineer Internship Program.
  • July

    Europe District picks up top DPW award

    WIESBADEN, Germany – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District has claimed a top honor for its contributions to the public works mission at U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz, Installation Management Command announced recently. The agency was named Installation Support Program of the Year on the list of 2013 Directorate of Public Works annual award winners.
  • June

    Branch chief’s father honored at Normandy

    Like many of his World War II comrades, Gene Noble got the celebrity treatment upon returning to France earlier this month for the 70th anniversary of D-Day along the Normandy coast.
  • USACE tackles demolition work for Europe transformation

    WIESBADEN, Germany – Turns out, building and renovation aren’t the only things going on at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District. The military agency responsible for design and construction of major facilities for U.S. forces across Europe and Africa also is engaged in an active controlled-demolition program.
  • Commander set to depart Europe District

    WIESBADEN, Germany – Col. Peter Helmlinger promises a smooth transition while he prepares to exit later this week as commander of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District. He only wishes he could be around to see a few major projects become reality.
  • April

    Engineer provides lift to youth baseball in Germany

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Lawrence Carabajal is among a growing contingent of Americans volunteering their time to give baseball a push in Germany. At the end of last summer, the longtime structural engineer for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District helped lead a German youth team to its third straight Hessen state championship. He's returning for a third season in 2014.
  • School construction among key themes at US-German Partnering Conference

    REGENSBURG, Germany – Lessons learned during the planning and design phases of several school projects around the state of Rhineland-Palatinate will pave the way to greater efficiencies in what remains an active recapitalization program by the Department of Defense Education Activity in Europe, U.S. and German construction officials said recently at their annual Partnering Conference.
  • March

    District architect hits her marks in weightlifting

    WIESBADEN, Germany – At 5-foot-2 and a shade over 115 pounds, Martha Manuel hardly looks like an imposing figure. But appearances, as they say, do deceive on occasion. This little lady is a real beast in the weight room.
  • Work begins on Spangdahlem commissary

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District and its partners have embarked on the next phase of an “Evolution” at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. Leaders from the 52nd Fighter Wing, USACE and local community took part in a groundbreaking ceremony Feb. 21 for the installation’s new $25 million commissary.
  • Forward Engineer Support Team returns from Jordan

    WIESBADEN, Germany – The eight remaining members of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District’s Forward Engineer Support Team-Advanced are back on German soil after a highly successful deployment to Jordan. The team of Soldiers, Army civilian volunteers and augmentees returned Feb. 26 following a six-month mission that included infrastructure, environmental, and airfield assessments and expansion planning to build the ally nation’s capabilities.
  • August

    Deputy commander bids farewell to Europe District

    WIESBADEN, Germany – For two years, Lt. Col. Michelle Garcia made a top command priority her personal mission. During a farewell last month, district leaders and officials praised her ability to transcend the role of deputy commander and effectively bridge divides between personnel, support functions and resources.
  • 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.