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  • March

    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.
  • Nashville District completes Wolf Creek Dam barrier wall

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (March 6, 2013) – Construction workers placed concrete for the last pile today, which completes the underground barrier wall and paves the way for raising the Lake Cumberland pool level. It is the last of 1,197 piles that are approximately four feet in diameter and extend 275 feet from near the top of the dam into bedrock below the foundation of the 4,000-foot long embankment of Wolf Creek Dam.
  • 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

    Leadership Development Program Tier 3 class visits Nashville District Feb. 27-28

    Nashville, Tenn., (Feb. 28, 2013)—Ten members of the 2012-2013 Leadership Development Program Tier 3 Class of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division were welcomed to Nashville District Feb. 27, 2013 and briefed by Lt. Col. James A. DeLapp, district commander and his senior leaders.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Askew named District Employee of the Month for December 2012

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Clay Askew, a lock electrician at Wilson Lock in Florence, Ala., and a previous lock electrician at Guntersville Lock in Huntsville, Ala., is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Employee of the Month for December 2012.
  • 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.
  • Wolf Creek Dam project officer promoted to captain

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Jan. 11, 2013) – The commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District promoted a first lieutenant assigned to the Wolf Creek Foundation Remediation Project today during a ceremony at the resident engineer office.
  • December

    Employees tune into Hurricane Sandy call for assistance

    Nashville, Tenn. (Dec. 17, 2012) – Hurricane Sandy did not have an effect on Music City, but several Nashville District employees did tune into the immediate call for assistance on the east coast and volunteered to deploy and assist with the recovery effort.
  • 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.
  • 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.