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  • February

    USACE joins partners in Nigeria for groundbreaking ceremony for A-29 Super Tucano support facilities

    On February 15, U.S. Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Brig. Gen. Thomas Tickner visited Kainji Air Force Base to break ground on the final phase of the $38 million construction project for the A-29 Super Tucanos’ support facilities. They were joined by the Deputy Director for the Air Force Security Assistance and Cooperation Directorate Ronald Taylor and senior Nigerian Air Force officials.
  • November

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers modernizing facilities in support of 207th Military Intelligence Brigade (Theater) mission in Italy

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District is partnering with U.S. Army Garrison Italy and the 207th Military Intelligence Brigade (Theater) to provide improved facilities here and nearby at the Caserma Ederle portion of the garrison as part of a roughly $30 million sustainment, repair and modernization, or SRM, program.
  • April

    Projects in Benin increase both healthcare capacity and ability to document births

    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 villages of Money and Godjekoara, both of which sit in the larger border region of the Commune of Malanville. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District implemented and managed the construction of the facilities. Project requirements and funding were provided by AFRICOM with onsite coordination provided by the U.S. Embassy and Office of Security Cooperation.
  • March

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers establishes enduring presence in Africa to support key missions on continent

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently established a permanent presence on the ground in Africa to oversee key U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) projects here.
  • December

    Soldier's past drives her passion to support U.S., partner communities in Europe & Africa

    USACE recognized Master Sgt. Betsy Weintraub as its fiscal year 2020 Excellence in Contracting Awards Program - NCO of the Year during an online ceremony Dec. 9.
  • November

    USACE Europe District bids farewell to its Civilian Deputy

    After more than 5 years as the most senior civilian leader for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District, John Adams said farewell during a COVID-19 compliant ceremony here Oct. 15.
  • March

    Workshop unites key stakeholders throughout Europe District

    Europe District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, held its annual Stakeholder Workshop, Feb. 20 with
  • 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
  • March

    Partners huddle at USACE workshop as construction booms in Europe

    WIESBADEN, Germany – As the U.S. military takes steps to reassure allies over concerns about a more aggressive Russia in the east, stakeholders and project-delivery teams are tackling the largest construction program in Europe since the end of the Cold War.
  • February

    Longtime deputy district engineer retires from USACE as agency gets new civilian leader

    WIESBADEN, Germany – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently bid farewell to its longtime deputy district engineer in Europe, and a familiar face is back to take over the organization’s top civilian leadership post.
  • October

    District among top USACE programs in FY2015

    WIESBADEN, Germany – As the fiscal calendar hits 2016, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District is looking back at another strong year supporting its many strategic partners in two theaters. With more than $668 million in construction placement and over 6.5 million employee hours on project sites, the district had one of the three largest military construction programs in all of USACE.
  • May

    Europe District engineer team returns as Liberia is Ebola-free

    WIESBADEN, Germany – The remaining military members on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers team sent to Liberia for Operation United Assistance made it back to Germany earlier this month, just as the West African nation was declared Ebola-free. The Europe District contingent assisted with treatment center construction and helped sustain a DOD presence that numbered 2,800 personnel at its peak.
  • March

    Europe realignment, consolidation among key themes at annual USACE workshop

    WIESBADEN, Germany – Top engineers have begun outlining the steps they’ll take in two major programs to bolster allies while streamlining U.S. forces and assets in Europe over the next several years. Discussions about the European Reassurance Initiative and European Infrastructure Consolidation came during the 2015 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District Partner Workshop.
  • Europe District boosts array of partners, programs

    WIESBADEN, Germany – More than ever before, the U.S. and its allies throughout Europe, Africa and Israel called upon Europe District in 2014 for architect, engineering, construction, environmental, and operations and maintenance support. USACE had record-high quality construction placement in excess of $610 million across the district in all programs ranging from Belgium to Israel, the Baltics to the Balkans, Eastern Europe to Africa, and at remote sites on both continents and Eurasia.
  • November

    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.
  • June

    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.
  • 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
  • February

    Transformation, construction oversight among themes at annual USACE forum

    WIESBADEN, Germany – Prioritizing needs and planning ahead will be crucial for stakeholders and project-delivery teams in Europe and Africa to maximize efficiencies under the new fiscal reality of tighter budgets and funding, officials said at the 2014 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Customer Workshop.
  • June

    Warfighter support at heart of USACE mission, chief says

    STUTTGART, Germany – Support to American and coalition warfighters remains a top priority at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the chief of engineers told service component commanders during a weeklong trip to Europe.