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  • January

    Corps employee hits the slopes to assist adaptive skiers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2017) – Individuals with special needs from the south eastern region of the United States spend time on the mountainous ski slopes every winter thanks to the help of many volunteers. A U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District team member often spends a portion of the winter at an eastern Tennessee ski resort supporting the free ski clinic for dozens of adaptive skiers.
  • Gen. Toy visits Chickamauga Lock Replacement Project

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 25, 2017) –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division commander, Brig. Gen. Mark Toy visited the Chickamauga Lock Replacement Project in Chattanooga, Tenn., today. He also toured the U.S. Department of Energy Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn., to see the new Construction Support Building project.
  • December

    Neubert named Nashville District Employee of the Month for October 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 16, 2016) – Lori Neubert, commander's secretary in the Executive Office, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for October 2016.
  • November

    Corps, cities of Bristol celebrate completion of flood risk reduction project

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (Nov. 9, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District joined the cities of Bristol, Virginia and Tennessee along with the Tennessee Valley Authority to celebrate the completion of the Beaver Creek Flood Reduction Project during a ceremony today at Jerry Good pasture Plaza in Bristol, Tenn.
  • Nashville District employees tune into general on first visit to Music City

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2016) – Nashville District employees tuned into the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division commander today during the general’s first visit to Music City.
  • October

    Corps technical experts prep freshmen for future STEM careers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 24, 2016) –Technical experts from the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District prepared students for future STEM careers during the “My Future, My Way” Career Exploration Fair at two exhibits sponsored by the Metro Nashville Public schools Academies of Nashville and the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce at Music City Convention Center Oct. 27, 2016.
  • Silver Jackets team tours the Raccoon Mountain Pumped-Storage Plant

    RACOON MOUNTAIN, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2016) – State and Federal agency representatives that make up the Tennessee Silver Jacket program toured the Raccoon Mountain Pumped-Storage Facility just outside of Chattanooga, Tenn., Oct. 19.
  • Lt. Gov. visits Kentucky Lock Addition Project

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky., Tenn. (Oct. 14, 2016) –The Kentucky lieutenant governor and 12 board members from the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority visited the Kentucky Lock Addition Project at Kentucky Lake and toured the Barkley Dam, Power Plant on the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers in Grand Rivers, Ky. Oct. 13., to get a close overview of the construction.
  • September

    Trombly named Nashville District Employee of the Month for August 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2016) – Diana Trombly, an engineer in the Engineering Construction Division, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for August 2016.
  • Nashville District commends graduates of the 2016 Leadership Development Program

    FRANKLIN, Tenn. (Sept. 14, 2016) – Lt. Col Stephen F. Murphy, Nashville District commander, commended a group of 13 graduates of the 2016 Leadership Development Program class today at the Buca di Beppo restaurant in Franklin, Tenn.
  • August

    Nashville District names Malcomb Employee of the Month for July 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 25, 2016) – Allen Malcomb, a project engineer assigned to Engineering Construction Division’s Middle Tennessee Resident Engineer office located at the Center Hill Dam, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s employee of the Month for July 2016.
  • Johnson-Turner gets general overview of Nashville District real estate

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 26, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers director of Real Estate visited with Nashville District area lakes, recreation areas and a marina concession Aug. 18-19 to learn about the district’s missions and to interact with managers and real estate specialists.
  • Nashville District names Davis Employee of the Month for June 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug 9, 2016) – Matthew Davis, a Geospatial Information Systems specialist, assigned to Engineering Construction Division's Hydraulics and Hydrology Branch, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District employee of the month for June 2016.
  • July

    Local teachers develop STEM curriculum through Corps externships

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 26, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is committed to supporting science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs in partnership with local educators. Three Stratford STEM Magnet High School teachers recently participated in an externship at the Nashville District Headquarters and at Old Hickory Dam that will help them develop project-based curriculum and facilitate applied learning.
  • Breazeale named District Employee of the Month for May 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. July 17, 2016.) – Bobby Breazeale, a Lock and Dam Equipment Mechanic stationed at Fort Loudon Lock, is the Nashville District Employee of the Month for May 2016.
  • Nashville District team saves millions, receives value engineering award

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 11, 2016) – A team from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District received the 2015 Department of Defense Value Engineering Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon June 28, 2016.
  • June

    Corps of Engineers, SEPA, TVA, and TVPPA sign memorandum of agreement

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (June 28, 2016) —The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District joined forces with the Southeastern Power Administration, the Tennessee Valley Authority, the Tennessee Valley Public Power Association, Inc., and their preference customers on June 27, at a ceremonial signing of a Memorandum of Agreement in Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • Corps prepares future student engineers at Summer Engineering Program

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 24, 2016) –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District collaborated with the Tennessee State University College of Engineering, Technology and Computer Science Department to mentor science, technology, engineering and math students involved in a four-week National Summer Transportation Institute program on the campus of TSU June 20 through July 1.
  • Nashville District names Garcia employee of the month for April 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 21, 2016) – Jose Garcia, a specifications writer in Engineering Branch, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s employee of the Month for April 2016.
  • Nashville District park rangers focus on Water Safety Training to help save lives

    CARTHAGE, Tenn. (June 6, 2016) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District park rangers attended a water safety refresher class for new, summer hire and permanent rangers from Cordell Hull, Center Hill, Old Hickory, Cheatham, Lake Cumberland, Laurel, and J. Percy lakes at the Cordell Hull resource manager’s office.