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  • March

    Bateman speaks at Nashville District retiree luncheon

    Nashville, Tenn. (March 20, 2013) — Vanessa Bateman, chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Geology Section, briefed Corps retirees on the Wolf Creek Dam Foundation Rehabilitation Project and the Wolf Creek Information Management System March 20, 2013 at their Spring Retiree Luncheon at the Piccadilly Cafeteria located at 874 Murfreesboro Pike.
  • Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Officers earn Water Safety Award

    MONTECELLO, Ky. (March 13, 2013) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District representatives presented Officers from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resource with the Great Lakes and Ohio Division 2012 Water Safety Award.
  • Lake Cumberland park rangers recognized for decades of work

    SOMERSET, Ky. (March 13, 2013) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District personnel at Lake Cumberland unveiled an honorary display wall today to commemorate the service of park rangers during a ceremony at the Lake Cumberland Visitor’s Center.
  • Nashville District deputy commander promoted to lieutenant colonel

    Lt. Col. James A. DeLapp, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District commander, officiated and promoted Maj. Patrick Dagon to lieutenant colonel here at a ceremony attended by his family and district employees at the headquarters building.
  • Dive team inspects Pickwick Lock ahead of dewatering

    COUNCE, Tenn. (March 5, 2013) – Divers and support personnel are doing a thorough underwater inspection of Pickwick Lock this week ahead of scheduled maintenance. The team is looking for signs of wear and tear and mapping its findings as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District prepares to empty water from the lock later this year.
  • Students shadow district personnel for a day of engineering

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 1, 2013) – Two local high school sophomores 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.
  • February

    Corps hosts University of Tennessee Martin students at Lake Barkley

    KUTTAWA, Ky. (Feb. 28, 2013) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineer, Nashville District employees at the Lake Barkley Resource Center, Lock and Dam hosted Students and faculty from the University of Tennessee at Martin Hydrology and Hydraulics class for a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math tour today.
  • Corps employees save tax dollars at Moccasin Bend

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2013) – A bank stabilization project on a 1,500-foot stretch along the Tennessee River at Moccasin Bend is nearing completion, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees are saving taxpayer dollars in the process.
  • Dale Hollow Dam plugs into its own power source

    CELINA, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2013) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District electricians at Dale Hollow Dam on the Obey River are plugging into the dam’s power source as part of a sustainability program initiative.
  • Three Nashville District employees recognized for service

    Nashville, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2013) -- Three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District employees were recognized for their service today by Lt. Col. James A. DeLapp, district commander.
  • January

    300-ton Chickamauga Lock approach wall beams being assembled at Watts Bar

    SPRING CITY, Tenn., (Jan. 31, 2013) – Precast concrete sections for 42 lock approach wall beams destined for the Chickamauga Lock Replacement Project were recently delivered by barge to Watts Bar where they will be assembled
  • Taylor named District Employee of the Month for November 2012

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2013) – Isaac Taylor, a contract specialist in Contracting Division for the Nashville District, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Employee of the Month for November 2012.
  • Bryan named district employee of the month for October 2012

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2013) – Charlie Bryan, a supervisory navigation facilities specialist for the Nashville District, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Employee of the Month for October 2012.
  • December

    Mechanical engineer energizes ‘Noodle Warriors’ for national science competition

    Nashville, Tenn. (Dec. 21, 2012) -- A Nashville District mechanical engineer recently volunteered to share his knowledge and energize a group of local middle school children for an upcoming national science competition.
  • Cheatham project manager promoted to captain

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 7, 2012) — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Lt. Col. James A. DeLapp, district commander, promoted Army 1st Lt. Corey T. Wolff to the rank of captain today.
  • University of Miami-Ohio graduate students submit designs for proposed Lake Cumberland marina

    Nashville, Tenn. (Dec. 3, 2012) – In a real-world class assignment, four University of Miami-Ohio graduate students prepared architectural designs for a new proposed marina at Lake Cumberland, Ky., and submitted them to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District today.
  • November

    Nashville District names its employee of the month for September 2012

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 26, 2012) – Kathryn Firsching, assistant district counsel for the Nashville District, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Employee of the Month for September 2012.
  • Cheatham Lock scheduled to reopen after major maintenance repairs

    ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 15, 2012) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is scheduled to reopen Cheatham Lock 6 p.m., today following a one-month closure for major maintenance repairs to hydraulic and mechanical equipment damaged during the 2010 flood along with other routine maintenance.
  • Employees pay tribute to former district engineer, Vols coaching legend

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 3, 2012) – Several of the staunchest University of Tennessee Volunteers football fans from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District attended Military Appreciation Day at the game today and paid tribute to former district engineer and Vols coaching legend Brig. Gen. Robert R. Neyland.
  • October

    Congressman Diane Black visits Kentucky Lock, Kentucky Lock Addition Project

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Oct. 29, 2012) – Congressman Diane Black of Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District received informational briefings on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s lock operations and the Kentucky Lock Addition Project during a Oct. 29, 2012 visit with Ingram Barge representatives.