District Digest News Stories

Author: Mark Rankin
  • June

    Construction of new waterline nears completion at Cheatham Lock and Dam

    ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (June 16, 2014) – Construction on a project to replace the main water supply line to the Cheatham Lock and Dam facilities is near completion.
  • Hurricane Marina achieves 'Clean Marina status'

    SILVER POINT, Tenn. (June 12, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District designated Hurricane Marina at Center Hill Lake as a “Clean Marina” today during a ceremony recognizing the marina’s voluntary efforts to reduce water pollution and erosion in the Cumberland River watershed, and for promoting environmentally responsible marina and boating practices.
  • Corps biologists help junior gardners grow

    FRANKLIN, Tenn. (June 4, 2013) – Several Corps employees shared their expertise today with kids participating in the 2014 Williamson County Junior Gardener Camp at the Agricultural Exposition Park.
  • Sneed named Nashville District employee of the month for April 2014

    Bob Sneed, Commander, Corps , Corps of engineers, Chief of Water Management, Employee of the Month, Federal Service, John L. Hudson, LRN, Lt. Col. John L. Hudson, Sneed, Nashville District, Recognition, Tennessee, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, USACE
  • May

    Emergency managers map out New Madrid earthquake preparedness

    JACKSON, Tenn. (May 12, 2014) – Emergency management officials moved pictures and signs, much like game pieces on a large board game, on a 24-by-24 foot floor map of the New Madrid seismic zone May 8, 2014 at the National Guard Armory in Jackson, Tenn. The exercise simulated an emergency response in the event of a major earthquake.
  • April

    Wounded Warriors Outdoors find therapy in hunting, fishing at Lake Cumberland

    JAMESTOWN, Tenn. (April 28, 2014) – Park Rangers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and local volunteers from the Lake Cumberland area hosted a group from the Wounded Warrior Outdoors program for a fishing trip and wild turkey hunt at the Lake Cumberland State Park today.
  • Nashville District celebrates Earth Day festivities at Centennial Park

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 19, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District celebrated Earth Day with thousands of people today during the 13th annual Nashville Earth Day Festival at Centennial Park.
  • Corps grades student projects at STEM Expo

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 14, 2014) – A group of technical experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District attended a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Science Expo as judges and also staffed an exhibit sponsored by the Middle Tennessee STEM Innovation Hub at the Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin on April 11, 2014.
  • Lewis named February Nashville District Employee of the Month

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 4, 2014) – Mary Lewis, biologist, Customer Outreach and Silver Jackets coordinator at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Headquarters, is the Employee of the Month for February 2014.
  • March

    Army team interacts with STEM students at the National Society of Black Engineers Convention

    Nashville, Tenn. (March 31, 2014) - U.S. Army representatives networked with many college students at the 40th annual National Society of Black Engineers Convention at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn., March 26 - March 30, 2014.
  • USACE command sergeant major visits Nashville District

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' senior enlisted adviser Command Sgt. Maj. Karl J. Groninger visited the Nashville District March 17-18.
  • Medal of Honor recipient motivates business leaders at Business Training Forum

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 13, 2013) – More than 266 business owners, managers and reps from as far away as California, and Texas gathered at the Tennessee State University Avon Williams Campus today to hear a Medal of Honor recipient speak, and to collect information on federal, state and local procurement systems during the 3rd Annual Small Business Training Forum.
  • Prep student shadows Nashville District engineers for STEM experience

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 6, 2014) –A sophomore student from Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville, Tenn., participated in a engineer shadow program today with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Engineering Branch and shadowed Nashville District engineers.
  • February

    Corps rangers safeguarding lake boundaries through shoreline management

    HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2014) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Park Rangers at Old Hickory Lake and Lake Cumberland take pride in their work checking boundary markers, natural environmental protection areas and maintaining environmental wetlands around the Lake Cumberland and Old Hickory lakes.
  • Center Hill Dam rehabilitation continues with barrier wall installation

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (Feb. 14, 2014) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s ongoing foundation rehabilitation project at Center Hill Dam is making progress as work crews continue to drill deep into the main dam earthen embankment to install a subsurface concrete wall. The current efforts are the second of three major contracts from 2008 to 2017 that comprise ongoing efforts to rehabilitate Center Hill Dam.
  • January

    Corps helps Wounded Warriors transition back into work

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2014) – Wounded Warriors from the Operation Warfighter Program employ job internships to ease their transition from military service to civilian life.
  • December

    Corps Ranger receives Water Safety Awards for service in Kentucky

    ALBANY, Ky. -- A U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Nashville District Park Ranger received two awards for his volunteer service with youth in the corps Water Safety program at the Kentucky State Police Trooper Island Camp.
  • Hudson installed as SAME Nashville Post president

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 18, 2013)–The Nashville Post of the Society of American Military Engineers installed its new president today during an installation ceremony in the Tennessee Engineering Center at the Adventure Science Center.
  • YMCA, Corps teaches youth Water Safety

    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (Dec 16, 2013) – A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville district park ranger at Dale Hollow Lake joined forces with the Putnam County Family YMCA today to teach second graders about water safety.
  • November

    Jagoditz named Nashville District Employee of the Month for October 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 27, 2013) – Bonnie Jagoditz, assistant district counsel for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville Office of Counsel, is the district employee of the month for October 2013.