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  • July

    District lauds Burney’s devotion, “Can Do” spirit, dedication

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 9, 2015) – A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District employee was posthumously awarded the Superior Civilian Service Award and recognized for forty years of government service during a ceremony at the district headquarters today.
  • June

    Nashville District names Leslie employee of the month for May 2015

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June. 29, 2015) – Melanie Leslie, geologist in the Civil Design Branch and Engineering Division, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Employee of the Month for May 2015.
  • Corps prepares future engineering students at Summer Engineering Program

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 26, 2015) –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District collaborated with the Tennessee State University College of Engineering, Technology and Computer Science Department to mentor science, technology, engineering and math students involved in a four-week National Summer Transportation Institute program on the campus of TSU June 22 through July 3.
  • Nashville teachers develop STEM curriculum through Corps externships

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 9, 2015) – Local high school teachers are using externships with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District to develop a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics class curriculum . It will reflect real world situations a student might encounter in as a science or engineering professional.
  • May

    Corps of Engineers dewaters Wilson Lock for maintenance operations

    FLORENCE, Ala. (May 20, 2015) – The Wilson Navigational Lock is dry for five weeks while maintenance crews dewater, inspect and repair underwater components.
  • Williams named Nashville District March 2015 Employee of the Month

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 19, 2015) – Lesslie Williams, budget technician, Operations Branch in the Mid-Cumberland Area office at Cordell Hull dam is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District employee of the month for March 2015.
  • April

    Federal Utility Partnership Working Group tours Old Hickory hydropower plant

    HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (April 23, 2015) – Some of the country’s most powerful people visited Old Hickory Power Plant today as participants in a Federal Utility Partnership Working Group tour.
  • 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.
  • 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

    Forum focuses on networking for success

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 11, 2015) – More than 255 business owners and managers and representative from as far away as Detroit, California, Florida and Indiana gathered at the Tennessee State University Avon Williams Campus today to network and collect information on federal, state and local procurement systems at the 4th Annual Small Business Forum themed “Back to Business.”
  • 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

    Prep student shadows Nashville District engineers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2015) – A local high school sophomore shadowed a number of very experienced engineers today at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District to learn more about the jobs and educational requirements of the career field.
  • Gillespie named December 2014 employee of the Month

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 9, 2014) – Jennifer Gillespie, a realty assistant, Management and Disposal Branch, Real Estate Division, is the Nashville District Employee of the Month for December 2014.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • November

    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.