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  • May

    Library open house held to increase awareness

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 1, 2013)-- Tammy Kirk, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District librarian held a library open house May 1, 2013 to increase awareness among district employees of the vast resources available and how to access them.
  • April

    Walker named district employee of the month for February 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 26, 2013) – Bill Walker, instrumentation program manager in the Dam Safety Group for the Nashville District, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for February 2013.
  • Nashville District senior leaders tour Chickamauga Battlefield in staff leadership exercise

    Chattanooga, Tenn. (April 12, 2013)—Ten senior leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District toured the Chickamauga Battlefield April 12, 2013 in a staff leadership exercise led by Lt. Col. James A. DeLapp, district commander.
  • Congressional staff members visit deteriorating Chickamauga Lock

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (April 3, 2013) – Nine Congressional staff members from the Tennessee Valley visited the Chickamauga Lock Construction project today to receive a briefing and tour as part of their TVA-sponsored orientation to Tennessee River operations.
  • March

    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • December

    Employees tune into Hurricane Sandy call for assistance

    Nashville, Tenn. (Dec. 17, 2012) – Hurricane Sandy did not have an effect on Music City, but several Nashville District employees did tune into the immediate call for assistance on the east coast and volunteered to deploy and assist with the recovery effort.
  • Corey T. Wolff promoted to captain at Nashville District

    Army 1st. Lt. Corey T. Wolff promoted to captain at Nashville District Headquarters
  • Corey T. Wolff promoted to captain at Nashville District

    Army 1st. Lt. Corey T. Wolff promoted to captain at Nashville District Headquarters
  • Cheatham project manager promoted to captain

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 7, 2012) — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Lt. Col. James A. DeLapp, district commander, promoted Army 1st Lt. Corey T. Wolff to the rank of captain today.
  • University of Miami-Ohio graduate students submit designs for proposed Lake Cumberland marina

    Nashville, Tenn. (Dec. 3, 2012) – In a real-world class assignment, four University of Miami-Ohio graduate students prepared architectural designs for a new proposed marina at Lake Cumberland, Ky., and submitted them to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District today.
  • November

    Cheatham Lock scheduled to reopen after major maintenance repairs

    ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 15, 2012) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is scheduled to reopen Cheatham Lock 6 p.m., today following a one-month closure for major maintenance repairs to hydraulic and mechanical equipment damaged during the 2010 flood along with other routine maintenance.
  • October

    Congressman Diane Black visits Kentucky Lock, Kentucky Lock Addition Project

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Oct. 29, 2012) – Congressman Diane Black of Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District received informational briefings on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s lock operations and the Kentucky Lock Addition Project during a Oct. 29, 2012 visit with Ingram Barge representatives.
  • September

    Nashville District employees reminisce about Tener’s tenure

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 28, 2012) – The district engineer who led the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District in the late 1970s returned to the headquarters today to meet with leaders, learn about current missions and projects, and reminisce with several employees who were here during his tenure.
  • Nashville District announces employee of the month for July 2012

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 13, 2013) Porter Williams, a planner in the Project Planning Branch of Planning, Programs, and Project Management Delivery, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for July 2012.
  • Cheatham Lock closing for repairs Oct. 16 through Nov. 15

    ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Cheatham Lock will be closed to all river traffic from 6 a.m., Oct. 16, through 6 p.m., Nov. 15, 2012, to permit major maintenance repairs to hydraulic and mechanical equipment damaged during the 2010 flood along with other routine maintenance.
  • August

    Quick thinking, experience, teamwork aid in rescue of two below Center Hill Dam

    LANCASTER, Tenn. -- Quick-thinking, experience and teamwork of individuals at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Center Hill Dam aided in the rescue of two people Aug. 16, 2012 after their boat capsized while fishing in turbulent tail waters during sluice gate releases.