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  • May

    U.S. Army delivers projects to help serve the most vulnerable in Albania

    The United States Embassy in Albania celebrated the 30th anniversary of the reestablishment of ties between the United States and Albania earlier this year, highlighting the close bond between the two nations since 1991. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has supported that relationship for years, carrying out humanitarian assistance projects throughout Albania funded through the European Command – or EUCOM.
  • April

    U.S. Army-delivered helipad projects at hospitals in Croatia to hasten emergency medical care and save lives

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is delivering three modern helicopter landing zones at hospitals across Croatia to help reduce transportation times in emergency situations and ultimately save lives. The helicopter landing zone projects are funded through the United States European Command, or EUCOM, and are being delivered in close coordination with the U.S. Embassy in Zagreb.
  • 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.
  • September

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Embassy-Tbilisi rebuilds Georgia School

    When school starts on Sept. 15, the nearly 270 students of the Kveshi School in Tbilisi, Georgia will return to school this fall with a renewed sense of excitement. The beginning of the 2020 academic marks the return to their newly renovated school.
  • 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
  • October

    Albania telemedicine network fully connected

    TIRANA, Albania – Albania’s telemedicine network is completely integrated and functional following a large-scale effort by U.S. and Albanian partners to overhaul a dozen facilities around this small country in southeastern Europe. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District, in partnership with U.S. Embassy Tirana’s Office of Defense Cooperation and U.S. Agency for International Development, managed renovation of 12 telemedicine centers over five years in a $1.9 million venture funded through EUCOM’s humanitarian-assistance program.
  • July

    US partners deliver upgraded school in Albania

    KUCOVE, Albania – U.S. and Albanian leaders joined students, faculty and parents June 11 to celebrate the reopening of a local school here. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District managed a $575,000 renovation in support of U.S. Embassy Tirana’s Office of Defense Cooperation and U.S. European Command’s humanitarian-assistance program.