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  • January

    Commander recognizes life saver at Cordell Hull Lake

    GRANVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 24, 2020) – The Army commander charged with managing public lands and waters at Cordell Hull Lake recognized the owner of Wildwood Resort and Marina today for rescuing a person in distress at the boat ramp Aug. 5, 2019.
  • November

    Nashville District Contracting named best in USACE

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 26, 2019) – Companies can rest assure they are getting the very best contracting support in the entire U.S. Army Corps of Engineers when they do business with the Nashville District.
  • October

    Kentucky Lock operator cited for preventing $5 million of potential damages

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 6, 2019) – A lock operator at Kentucky Lock received the U.S. Army Meritorious Civilian Service Medal this week from the commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division.
  • Center Hill Lake park ranger receives command recognition

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 6, 2019) – A park ranger at Center Hill Lake received the Natural Resources Management Employee of the Year Award for 2018 this week from the commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division.
  • June

    Nashville District honors its newest distinguished civilians

    RIDGETOP, Tenn. (June 7, 2019) – Three Nashville District retirees received the Distinguished Civilian Employee Recognition Award today during the Engineer Day Picnic at Smiley Hollow, bringing the total of people recognized for distinguished careers to 99 since 1922.
  • April

    General recognizes security officer wounded in Iraq IED attack

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (April 8, 2019) – Ejected from his turret position in an F350 truck, laying on the ground critically injured in Iraq nearly 12 years ago, Billy Johnson remembers saying an “Our Father,” not fearing death. Today he stood full of life in front of family, friends and his priest, thankful for their love and support as he received the Secretary of Defense Medal for the Defense of Freedom during a ceremony hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Tennessee Valley Authority Central Labs near Chickamauga Lock.
  • June

    Distinguished Civilian Employee Recognition Award recipients honored

    RIDGETOP, Tenn. (June 15, 2016) – Two retirees received the Distinguished Civilian Employees Award today from the commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District during Engineering Day Picnic festivities at Smiley Hollow June 10, 2016.
  • 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.
  • May

    Officer lauded for major contributions at Oak Ridge site preparation project

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 14, 2015) – The commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District lauded the project officer who managed the team that recently completed a site readiness construction project at Oak Ridge, Tenn., and coordinated with federal partners at the U.S. Department of Energy.
  • February

    Kentucky Lock team receives Nashville District’s Hedgehog Award

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A construction team at the Kentucky Lock Addition Project, which stepped up to manage the repair of a hydropower unit at Barkley Power Plant, received the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Hedgehog Award Feb. 11 at the district’s headquarters.
  • July

    Rader named District Employee of the Month for May 2013

    Sharon Rader, legal assistant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Office of Counsel, is the District Employee of the Month for May 2013.
  • April

    Walker named district employee of the month for February 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 26, 2013) – Bill Walker, instrumentation program manager in the Dam Safety Group for the Nashville District, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for February 2013.
  • February

    Wilson garners Professional Engineer in Government Award

    NASVHILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s deputy district engineer for Project Management received the 2013 Professional Engineer in Government Award from the Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers during the Middle Tennessee All Engineers Banquet Feb. 22, 2013 at the Sheraton Music City Hotel.
  • Kimberly Spicer honored as modern day technology leader

    Nashville, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2013) – Kimberly M. Spicer, civil engineer and negotiator in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District, received honors as a modern day technology leader at the 27th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Award STEM Global Competitiveness Conference Feb. 8 in Washington D.C.
  • August

    Goodwill delivers mailroom clerk heavenly recognition

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 1, 2012) – A mailroom clerk at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Headquarters recently gained a little heavenly recognition at his place of worship for delivering his good will.
  • June

    Nashville District announces employee of the month for April 2012

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 22, 2012) – Park Ranger Matthew Leftwich at J. Percy Priest Lake is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for April 2012 and recipient of the LRD Star of Life Award for rescuing a struggling swimmer.
  • May

    Nashville District announces employee of the month for March 2012

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 15, 2012) – Trena Bradshaw, outreach program specialist in the Project Planning Branch at Nashville District Headquarters, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for March 2012.
  • March

    Former Nashville District commander lauded for professional achievement

    NASVHVILLE, Tenn. (March 5, 2012) – A former commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recently received a professional achievement award in the government category at the 26th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards Gala at the Philadelphia Marriott.
  • January

    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.
  • Nashville District names its employee of the month for November 2011

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 6, 2012) – A public affairs specialist who organized several recent media events is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for November 2011.