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  • April

    Corps evaluates STEM competition at Tennessee State University

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 7, 2016) – A group of technical experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District judged a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Science Expo today and staffed an exhibit sponsored by the Middle Tennessee STEM Innovation Hub on the Tennessee State University campus at the Gentry Center.
  • March

    Jackson gets general overview of Nashville District construction projects

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 31, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deputy commanding general for Civil and Emergency Operations visited a Nashville District project for the first time to interact with project managers and engineers.
  • Forum highlights women-owned small businesses

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 17, 2016) – More than 350 business owners and managers visited Music City today to get more in tune with federal, state and local procurement systems during the 5th Annual Small Business Training Forum at the Tennessee State University Avon Williams Campus.
  • Cheatham park rangers awarded for ‘water safety’ efforts

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 7, 2016) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District park rangers from Cheatham Lake received the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division 2015 Water Safety Award during a ceremony March 1, 2016.
  • Corps of Engineers launches new water safety campaign ‘Life Jackets Worn - Nobody Mourns’

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March, 3, 2016) — Every year thousands of people in the United States mourn the loss of loved ones who could have survived if they had been wearing a life jacket while spending time on or near our nation’s waters. To heighten awareness, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently launched a national water safety campaign titled “Life Jackets Worn - Nobody Mourns.”
  • February

    Customer service at lakes improving with ‘Shoreline SharePoint’

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 29, 2016) – Customer service for landowners at Corps of Engineers lakes is being improved thanks to the ingenuity of several employees who recently developed an online program called Shoreline SharePoint, an online resource to electronically file permit applications.
  • Corps employee takes to the slopes to assist adaptive skiers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2016) – Individuals with special needs from the southern 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 electrical equipment mechanic often spends a portion of the winter at an eastern Tennessee ski resort supporting the free ski clinic for dozens of adaptive skiers.
  • January

    Nashville District names Cary employee of the month for November 2015

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 5, 2015) – Nathan Cary, a cartographic technician, in the Real Estate Division, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Employee of the Month for November 2015.
  • December

    Rossignol named Nashville District Employee of the Month for October 2015

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. Dec. 4, 2015) – Roy Rossignol, chief, Small Business with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is the Nashville District Employee of the Month for October 2015.
  • November

    Tennessee prepared to distribute its ‘Post Disaster Guide’

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 17, 2015) — The state of Tennessee is set to distribute its “Post Disaster Guide” with emergency managers across the state, officials announced today during the quarterly Silver Jackets meeting at the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency Emergency Operations Center.
  • Parks named Nashville District September 2015 Employee of the Month

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 5, 2015) – Kathleen Parks, assistant district counsel with the District Office of Counsel, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District employee of the month for September 2015.
  • October

    Corps of Engineers intereacts with students at the Society of Women Engineers annual conference

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 29, 2015) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers representatives networked with thousands of college engineering students at the Society of Women Engineers at the Music City Center Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 22-24, 2015. This year’s theme was “Reach out to reach up.”
  • Seasoned Engineer brings maintenance, navigation experience to Nashville District

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2015) – A new hire recently grabbed the helm of navigation and took charge of hydropower for the Nashville District, a move to increase oversight of navigation operations on the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers and power generation in the Cumberland River Basin.
  • Nashville District names Turner employee of the month for Aug. 2015

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 5, 2015) – Heather Turner, a contracting specialist with the District Contracting Office, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District employee of the month for August 2015.
  • September

    Nashville District names Klimaszewski employee of the month for July 2015

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept 21, 2015) – Mark Klimaszewski, a Natural Resource program manager and acting resource manager, Operations Division at the Lake Cumberland Resource Office, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District employee of the month for July 2015.
  • Hydropower Optimization increases energy production at Corps plants

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 18, 2015) - Aging hydroelectric generating units operated by the district at Dams in Kentucky and Tennessee have gone well beyond their typical design life of 35-40 years and are in much need of rehabilitation. Engineers at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District are focused on a plan to revitalize and rehabilitate the units in the next 20 years.
  • Lake Cumberland marina earns ‘clean marina’ flag

    NASHVILLE, TENN., (Sept. 14, 2015) – With the sound of marine boat motors in the background, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District presented a ‘Clean Marina’ certification flag to a Lake Cumberland marina during a brief ceremony Sept. 10, 2015. Conley Bottom Resort in Monticello, Ky., became the first marina on Lake Cumberland to earn the distinguished certification.
  • August

    Nashville District names Graham employee of the month for June 2015

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 20, 2015) – Jim Graham, electrical engineer in the Engineering and Construction Division Civil Design Branch, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Employee of the Month for June 2015.
  • Forum empowers Corps of Engineers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 13, 2015) – Personnel from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, Tennessee Valley Authority, floodplain administrators, community leaders, and technical professionals from throughout Tennessee attended the 6th Annual Tennessee Association of Floodplain Managers Conference in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Aug. 11-14, 2015.
  • July

    Air Force NCO moves up the ranks in the Nashville District

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 29, 2015) – An Air Force Reserve non-commissioned officer assigned to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District was recently promoted in a ceremony attended by district employees.