District Digest News Stories

  • March

    Mansfield named Nashville District Employee of the Month for January 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Jeff Mansfield, a quality management specialist for the U.S. Corps of Engineers Nashville District, is the employee of the month for January 2013.
  • Mansfield named Nashville District Employee of the Month for January 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Jeff Mansfield, a quality management specialist for the U.S. Corps of Engineers Nashville District, is the employee of the month for January 2013.
  • Mansfield named Nashville District Employee of the Month for January 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Jeff Mansfield, a quality management specialist for the U.S. Corps of Engineers Nashville District, is the employee of the month for January 2013.
  • Bateman speaks at Nashville District retiree luncheon

    Nashville, Tenn. (March 20, 2013) — Vanessa Bateman, chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Geology Section, briefed Corps retirees on the Wolf Creek Dam Foundation Rehabilitation Project and the Wolf Creek Information Management System March 20, 2013 at their Spring Retiree Luncheon at the Piccadilly Cafeteria located at 874 Murfreesboro Pike.
  • Forum focuses on woman owned business

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 13, 2013) – More than 250 business owners and managers received extensive information about woman owned business opportunities within the federal, state and local procurement systems during the 2nd Annual Small Business Training Forum today at the Tennessee State University Avon Williams Campus.
  • Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Officers earn Water Safety Award

    MONTECELLO, Ky. (March 13, 2013) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District representatives presented Officers from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resource with the Great Lakes and Ohio Division 2012 Water Safety Award.
  • Lake Cumberland park rangers recognized for decades of work

    SOMERSET, Ky. (March 13, 2013) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District personnel at Lake Cumberland unveiled an honorary display wall today to commemorate the service of park rangers during a ceremony at the Lake Cumberland Visitor’s Center.
  • Nashville District deputy commander promoted to lieutenant colonel

    Lt. Col. James A. DeLapp, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District commander, officiated and promoted Maj. Patrick Dagon to lieutenant colonel here at a ceremony attended by his family and district employees at the headquarters building.
  • Nashville District completes Wolf Creek Dam barrier wall

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (March 6, 2013) – Construction workers placed concrete for the last pile today, which completes the underground barrier wall and paves the way for raising the Lake Cumberland pool level. It is the last of 1,197 piles that are approximately four feet in diameter and extend 275 feet from near the top of the dam into bedrock below the foundation of the 4,000-foot long embankment of Wolf Creek Dam.
  • Dive team inspects Pickwick Lock ahead of dewatering

    COUNCE, Tenn. (March 5, 2013) – Divers and support personnel are doing a thorough underwater inspection of Pickwick Lock this week ahead of scheduled maintenance. The team is looking for signs of wear and tear and mapping its findings as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District prepares to empty water from the lock later this year.
  • Students shadow district personnel for a day of engineering

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 1, 2013) – Two local high school sophomores shadowed a number of very experienced engineers today at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District to learn more about the jobs and educational requirements of the career field.
  • February

    Leadership Development Program Tier 3 class visits Nashville District Feb. 27-28

    Nashville, Tenn., (Feb. 28, 2013)—Ten members of the 2012-2013 Leadership Development Program Tier 3 Class of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division were welcomed to Nashville District Feb. 27, 2013 and briefed by Lt. Col. James A. DeLapp, district commander and his senior leaders.
  • Corps hosts University of Tennessee Martin students at Lake Barkley

    KUTTAWA, Ky. (Feb. 28, 2013) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineer, Nashville District employees at the Lake Barkley Resource Center, Lock and Dam hosted Students and faculty from the University of Tennessee at Martin Hydrology and Hydraulics class for a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math tour today.
  • Corps employees save tax dollars at Moccasin Bend

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2013) – A bank stabilization project on a 1,500-foot stretch along the Tennessee River at Moccasin Bend is nearing completion, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees are saving taxpayer dollars in the process.
  • Wilson garners Professional Engineer in Government Award

    NASVHILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s deputy district engineer for Project Management received the 2013 Professional Engineer in Government Award from the Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers during the Middle Tennessee All Engineers Banquet Feb. 22, 2013 at the Sheraton Music City Hotel.
  • Dale Hollow Dam plugs into its own power source

    CELINA, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2013) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District electricians at Dale Hollow Dam on the Obey River are plugging into the dam’s power source as part of a sustainability program initiative.
  • Kimberly Spicer honored as modern day technology leader

    Nashville, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2013) – Kimberly M. Spicer, civil engineer and negotiator in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District, received honors as a modern day technology leader at the 27th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Award STEM Global Competitiveness Conference Feb. 8 in Washington D.C.
  • Askew named District Employee of the Month for December 2012

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Clay Askew, a lock electrician at Wilson Lock in Florence, Ala., and a previous lock electrician at Guntersville Lock in Huntsville, Ala., is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Employee of the Month for December 2012.
  • Three Nashville District employees recognized for service

    Nashville, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2013) -- Three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District employees were recognized for their service today by Lt. Col. James A. DeLapp, district commander.
  • January

    300-ton Chickamauga Lock approach wall beams being assembled at Watts Bar

    SPRING CITY, Tenn., (Jan. 31, 2013) – Precast concrete sections for 42 lock approach wall beams destined for the Chickamauga Lock Replacement Project were recently delivered by barge to Watts Bar where they will be assembled