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  • May

    Commentary: Don’t allow tragedy to drown out fond memories at Corps lakes this summer

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 7, 2012) – With the 2012 recreation season already underway, I want everyone to know that “Water Safety” is extremely important to me and to everyone that serves the public in the Nashville District.
  • April

    Nashville District announces employee of the month for February 2012

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 12, 2012) – A community planner from the Project Planning Branch at Nashville District Headquarters is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for February 2012.
  • March

    Congressmen favor opening funding flow for Chickamauga Lock

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (March 23, 2012) – An unfunded and stalled project to replace the crumbling Chickamauga Lock received noteworthy Congressional attention today and it included an expressed interest in opening up a funding flow.
  • Nashville District gets down to business

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 8, 2012) – More than 200 business owners and reps from as far away as California traveled to the Tennessee State University Avon Williams Campus today to garner information on federal, state and local procurement systems. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District small business, contracting, engineering and operations experts got down to business, using the event to explain Corps project opportunities to participants of the Small Business Training Forum.
  • February

    Corps, cities of Bristol break ground on flood risk reduction project

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2012) – Equipped with ceremonial golden shovels, a select group of officials broke ground here today on the Beaver Creek Flood Risk Reduction Project.
  • January

    Nashville District holds its last lock operator training graduation

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2012) – The commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recognized the end of an era as he presented nine students from its lock operator class with graduation certificates here today at J. Percy Priest Lake.
  • Division commander leaves Music City in tune with Nashville District’s ‘people’

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes & Ohio River Division commander visited Music City for the first time this week, and then left more in tune with Nashville District’s “people.”
  • Old Hickory park rangers garner Nashville District’s Hedgehog Award

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 10, 2012) – Ten Old Hickory Lake park rangers garnered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Hedgehog Award at the headquarters today for promoting water safety and educating the public in an effort to reduce public fatalities at Corps lakes.
  • November

    Wolf Creek Dam Media Day generates flow of information

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Nov. 18, 2011) – The U.S. Army officer in charge of the Wolf Creek Dam Foundation Remediation Project informed reporters today on “Media Day” that the project is still on target for completion in December 2013. Inviting the media to receive this message and then share it with the public is what the day was all about.
  • July

    Commander supports building strong leadership development

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 8, 2011) – In one of his first tasks since taking command June 24, Nashville District Commander Lt. Col James DeLapp emphasized today the importance of building strong leaders during a class at J. Percy Priest Lake for middle management employees enrolled in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Leadership Development Program.
  • June

    DeLapp takes command of Nashville District

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 24, 2011) – Lt. Col. James A. DeLapp became the 62nd commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District in a Command of Command ceremony today at the Grand Masonic Lodge in Nashville, Tenn.