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  • October

    Corps assessment reopens Chickamauga Lock at the end of next week

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Oct. 31, 2014) – Work crews assessed damage at Chickamauga Lock and plan to reopen Chickamauga Lock to all navigation traffic next week.
  • Stakeholders collaborate for good health of Stones River watershed

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2014) – Federal, state, local and private interests met at Patterson Park Community Center today to collaborate and work together for a healthier Stones River watershed.
  • 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.
  • Tennessee formalizes Silver Jackets Program with charter signing

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2014) – Federal, state and local agencies formalized an official partnership to promote flood risk reduction today by signing the Tennessee Silver Jackets Charter during a ceremony at Metro Nashville’s Development Services Center.
  • Nashville District showcasing historical maps from 1800s

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 16, 2014) – An 1874 military map of Middle Tennessee and 1888 map of Muscle Shoals were recently restored and replicas of them are now being showcased in the Barlow Conference Room located at the headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District.
  • Frye named Nashville District Employee of the Month for July 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 8, 2014) - Ryan Frye, a hydropower maintenance engineer at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Operations Division, is the Employee of the Month for July 2014.
  • August

    Dive team demonstrates its quick-response capability

    COUNCE, Tenn. (Aug. 1, 2014) – When a gate at Pickwick Lock malfunctioned early this week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Dive Team demonstrated its quick-response capability when it organized a dive into the lock to troubleshoot the situation just hours after being notified.
  • July

    Nashville District showcases its projects for world’s hydropower experts

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 24, 2014) – During HydroVision International, the world’s largest hydro event, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District showcased its projects in Tennessee and Kentucky, which supported the professional development of conference attendees.
  • Chief of engineers highlights world’s largest hydro event

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 24, 2014) – Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commander and 53rd chief of engineers, energized more than 3,000 people from over 50 countries during the keynote session of the world’s largest hydro event at Music City Center July 22.
  • June

    Corps seeks public input for Duck River Watershed Assessment

    SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (June 28, 2014) – Several hundred “Don’t Muck the Duck” volunteers met at River Bottom Park this morning before moving out to clean up trash and debris from the Duck River in Bedford County. It was the perfect gathering for several U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District employees seeking input for an ongoing Duck River Watershed Assessment.
  • Keisling named Nashville District Employee of the Month for May 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 27, 2014) – Amanda Keisling, office assistant at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Dale Hollow Power Plant in Celina, Tenn., is the Employee of the Month for May 2014.
  • 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

    Stratford STEM Magnet High School recognizes support of Nashville District

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 5, 2014) – Officials at Stratford STEM Magnet High School recognized the support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District during its “Student, Parent and Partner Success Celebration” held today at the school.
  • April

    McConkey named Nashville District Employee of the Month for March 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 25, 2014) – Chrystal McConkey, a regulatory program assistant at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Eastern Regulatory Field Office in Lenoir City, Tenn., is the Employee of the Month for March 2014.
  • Local, state, federal agencies continue building Tennessee Silver Jackets partnership

    OLD HICKORY, Tenn. (April 9, 2014) – Local, state and federal agencies met at Old Hickory Dam today to collaborate and facilitate partnerships being developed in Tennessee in the Silver Jackets program, which promotes cohesive solutions and synchronizes plans and policies.
  • March

    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

    Peace named Nashville District Employee of the Month for January 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2014) – Park Ranger Sarah Peace, a natural resource specialist at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Center Hill Lake in Lancaster, Tenn., is the Employee of the Month for January 2014.
  • January

    Carmen named District Employee of the Month for December 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 28, 2014) -- Sondra Carmen, a park ranger and environmental protection specialist at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Dale Hollow Lake in Celina, Tenn., is the District Employee of the Month for December 2013.
  • 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.