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Archive: 2021
  • October

    USACE Europe District leader recognized for excellence for work in Southern Europe

    From a jump tower renovation for paratroopers in Vicenza, Italy to a fire station for humanitarian assistance in Armenia to European Deterrence Initiative projects in Romania and Bulgaria, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District’s Bryce Jones is responsible for documenting, evaluating, and monitoring contractor performance for an area that spans more than 2,800 miles and active projects spread across seven countries including Italy, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. For his outstanding performance in his role of Administrative Contracting Officer for Europe District’s Southern Europe Area Office, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recognized Jones as the Administrative Contracting Officer of the Year during a virtual awards ceremony Oct. 25.
  • September

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers construction mission in Southern Europe bolsters stability, security in the region

    CAMPIA TURZII AIR BASE, Romania -- The rolling hills of the Romanian countryside provide a serene backdrop as an excavator fills a truck with fresh earth as part of one of many ongoing construction projects here in support of a broader effort to enhance the U.S. deterrence posture in Eastern Europe and bolster the security and capacity of U.S. allies and partners.
  • U.S. Army delivers new water supply system benefiting displaced Georgians

    Since the 2008 Russian-Georgian War forced them to leave, hundreds of families have called the Prezeti Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp home. Made up of hundreds of simple, identical homes in the foothills of the Northern Caucasus Mountains, the camp only has limited supporting infrastructure, a situation the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has worked to improve.
  • June

    USAG Wiesbaden celebrates the opening of a new artificial turf field on Clay North

    Members of the U.S. Army Garrison, Wiesbaden community have a new multipurpose field that is environmentally friendly and can be used throughout the year.
  • US Army delivering on quality of life commitments to Soldiers and Families in Germany

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District and U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria are partnering to deliver new and newly renovated housing and other quality of life projects for Soldiers and their families stationed at Rose Barracks in Vilseck.
  • 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.
  • USACE Europe District supports National Safety Stand-Down

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District is conducting training and raising awareness about fatalities caused by falls as part of its observance of Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s National Safety Stand-Down Week.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to deliver on F-35 program in Israel

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District has delivered an additional secure home for part of the Israeli Air Force’s fleet of F-35 fighter jets, with a small ceremony marking the completion of another Hardened Hangar project on site earlier this year in March.
  • 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.
  • Europe District’s Office of Counsel tackles unique challenges in supporting overseas mission

    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

    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

    Graf to the Future: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers working with USAG Bavaria to modernize facilities for troops at Grafenwoehr

    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 facilities for brigades training in Grafenwoehr, who are often en route to deployments.
  • Europe District team mourns the loss of the 'Mayor of the Amelia Earhart Center'

    Dean Blegen had been a fixture of Community Mail Room 410, or CMR, 410 in the Amelia Earhart Center in Wiesbaden since it was stood up nearly 20 years ago and made deep connections with many people in that time. 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 in early March.
  • New deputy commander excited to support Europe District's array of missions

    Surrounded by his wife and five children in person, and family and friends joining virtually from around the world, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District’s Deputy Commander Maj. Daniel J. Fox was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel during a promotion ceremony at Wiesbaden, Germany Feb. 26, 2021
  • 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.