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  • February

    Corps gets batty over endangered species

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 2, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center hosted a bat conference Jan. 28-29 at the Nashville District Headquarters for Corps districts and other federal agencies to discuss bat endangered species.
  • January

    Corps of Engineers takes constructive approach in developing its engineers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 28, 2015) – Did you know that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers builds more than structures and dam safety projects? The Nashville District also uses a constructive approach to develop its engineers and encourages them to obtain their professional certifications.
  • Nashville District commends graduates of the Leadership Development Program

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2015) – Leadership can be described in many ways. In today’s changing interactive social culture it can be described as… “a process of social influence in which one can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a fundamental task.”
  • Boaters can navigate to Corps of Engineers booth for lake info

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Boating enthusiasts attending the 29th annual Nashville Boat & Sportshow at Music City Center are encouraged to navigate to the Corps of Engineers booth to get important information about local lakes before embarking on the water this recreation season.
  • Granstaff named Nashville District Employee of the Month for November 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Matthew Granstaff, biologist in the Project Planning Branch, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for November 2014.
  • December

    Neely named October 2014 employee of the month

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 11, 2014) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineer employee Jeff Neely, Lock and Dam operator at the Kentucky Lock is the Nashville district employee of the month for October 2014.
  • November

    Kaiser gets general overview of Nashville District construction projects

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 19, 2014) – The Great Lakes and Ohio River Division commander visited two Nashville District projects for the first time today to interact with project managers and engineers, and to recognize Corps of Engineers employees for their professionalism and excellence.
  • Water managers test water quality during Hydropower operation

    HERMITAGE, Tenn., -- Water quality experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers checked water quality conditions in spillway and hydropower release from J. Percy Priest Dam Nov. 10, 2014.
  • TVA welcomes partners in completion of new Cumberland River Aquatic Center

    GALLATIN, Tenn., -- The Tennessee Valley Authority has a new $1.5 million Cumberland River Aquatic Center located next to the Gallatin Fossil Plant in Gallatin, Tenn.
  • October

    Corps assessment reopens Chickamauga Lock at the end of next week

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Oct. 31, 2014) – Work crews assessed damage at Chickamauga Lock and plan to reopen Chickamauga Lock to all navigation traffic next week.
  • Lee named Nashville District employee of the month for September 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 31, 2014) – Jerry Lee, project engineer at the Mid Cumberland Construction Office, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for September 2014.
  • Maintenance makeover drains Wheeler Lock

    ROGERSVILLE, Ala. (Oct. 28, 2014) –The main Wheeler Navigational Lock is dry this week so work crews can inspect and repair underwater components.
  • September

    Jackson named Nashville District Employee of the Month for August 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 29, 2014) – Daphne Jackson, contract liaison, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for August 2014. She works in the Operations Division Management Support Branch and is being recognized for her significant contributions.
  • Lake Cumberland’s 25th Annual Cleanup volunteers bag mounds of litter, debris

    SOMERSET, Ky. (Sept. 20, 2014) – In celebration of National Public Lands Day, 386 volunteers bagged mounds of trash and debris from five designated recreation sites during the 25th Annual Lake Cumberland Cleanup.
  • Frye named Nashville District Employee of the Month for July 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 8, 2014) - Ryan Frye, a hydropower maintenance engineer at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Operations Division, is the Employee of the Month for July 2014.
  • August

    Corps of Engineers Park Rangers help find missing camper

    (NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug 22, 2014) – Two quick-thinking park rangers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District played a critical role in helping authorities find a missing camper several weeks ago at the Nashville Shores campground located at the J. Percy Priest lake.
  • Groundbreaking kicks off Hatchery Creek project

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Aug. 8, 2014) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, state legislators and Russell County officials held a ceremony today marking the groundbreaking for a $1.8 million Wolf Creek Hatchery Wetland and Stream Mitigation Program project below the Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery.
  • Kendrick named Nashville District Employee of the Month for June 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 1, 2014) - Ray Kendrick, a contracting specialist at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Contracting Office, is the Employee of the Month for June 2014. Kendrick is being recognized for excellence and his noteworthy contributions that support the efficient operation of the Contracting Office.
  • July

    Nashville District Archaeologists show teachers the importance of history and preservation

    SOMERSET, Ky. (July 18, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District collaborated with a team of facilitators from the University of Kentucky, Kentucky Archaeological survey and the Bureau of Land Management to educate local school teachers about archaeological history and preservation at Somerset High school, July 14-18.
  • Corps helps prepare STEM students at college summer program

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 7, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District collaborated with the Tennessee State University Engineering Department to mentor science, technology, engineering and math students during a four-week National Summer Transportation Institute program June 30 through July 3 on the campus of TSU.