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  • April

    McCormack named Nashville District February 2015 Employee of the Month

    NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 20, 2015 – Valerie McCormack, archeologist, Project Planning Branch, Environmental Section, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for February 2015.
  • Corps evaluates STEM competition at Middle Tennessee State University

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 14, 2015) – 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 staffed an exhibit sponsored by the Middle Tennessee STEM Innovation Hub at the Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro on April 9.
  • Loaner life jackets help save lives at Dale Hollow Lake

    CELINA, Tenn. (April 2, 2015) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District park rangers and staff at Dale Hollow Lake are continuing to help keep kids and adults safe while recreating at area lakes and on the water by participating in the Boat US Foundation Life Jacket Loaner Program for kids!
  • March

    Caldwell named Nashville District Employee of the Month for January 2015

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A mail clerk at the district office, in a position for only one month, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for January 2015.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • September

    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.
  • 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.
  • July

    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

    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.
  • September

    Gonzalez named Nashville District Employee of the Month for August 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 20, 2013) – Maritere Gonzalez, an administrative assistant, for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s deputy for Programs and Project Management district employee of the month for August 2013.
  • July

    Corps Engineers from Philadelphia District rappel, inspect Wolf Creek Dam

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (July 25, 2013) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Special Rope Access Climb Team is one of three specialized inspection teams USACE uses for inspection purposes that travels to a variety of locations offering districts specific support tailored to the project needs. The team recently rapelled and lowered themselves 200 feet onton large spillway hydraulic radial gates at the Corps' Wolf Creek Dam, in Jamestown, Ky., July 24 to inspect 10 tainter gates for signs of corrosion or structural damage.
  • ‘PRIDE of the Cumberland’ keeps Lake Cumberland free of debris

    SOMERSET, Ky. (July 24, 2013) – The “PRIDE of the Cumberland,” a vessel operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District is hard at work keeping Lake Cumberland 101 miles of shorelines and waterways clean and free of logs, trash and debris.
  • Corps helps prepare future engineering students at Tennessee State University

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 11, 2013) – 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 9 through July 7, 2013.
  • May

    Heritage Elementary STEM students fascinated with Corps Water Works

    WHITEHOUSE, Tenn. (May 8, 2013) – Students and teachers from the Heritage Elementary School recently had a chance to learn about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ water works.
  • April

    Bounds and Henry named Nashville District Employees of the Month for March 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Marlon Bounds and Darryl Henry both mechanics on the fleet at the Cumberland River Operations Center are named as the employee of the month for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District for March 2013.