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  • December

    DeLapp installed as SAME Nashville Post president

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 14, 2011) – 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.
  • Nashville District names its employee of the month for October 2011

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 12, 2011) – Lyla H. Lewis, senior budget analyst in programs section is the Nashville District Employee of the Month for October 2011.
  • November

    Wolf Creek Dam Media Day generates flow of information

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Nov. 18, 2011) – The U.S. Army officer in charge of the Wolf Creek Dam Foundation Remediation Project informed reporters today on “Media Day” that the project is still on target for completion in December 2013. Inviting the media to receive this message and then share it with the public is what the day was all about.
  • Nashville District announces employee of the month for September 2011

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 17, 2011) – Daphne Jackson, a civil engineer in the Operations Division Management Support Branch is the Nashville District Employee of the Month for September 2011.
  • Wolf Creek Dam Foundation Remediation Project reaches 500,000 hour achievement

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Nov. 3, 2011) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Wolf Creek Dam Foundation Remediation Project reached a significant 500,000 hour achievement Nov. 1.
  • October

    Lead advocate says Wounded Warriors add great value to workplaces

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 26, 2011) – Wounded Warriors returning to the workforce add great value to workplaces, said a lead advocate for the Wounded Warrior Program today during a National Disability Employment Awareness Month program.
  • Tennessee River locking operations keep America's economy in ship shape

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 25, 2011) – There are nine locks on the Tennessee River that the Nashville District operates, but there are four that are crucial to day-to-day commerce of the United States in Northern Alabama and Southwest Tennessee. Operators at the Pickwick, Wilson, Wheeler and Guntersville Locks move tons of cargo through their locks on a daily basis.
  • Corps awards $736,536 contract for Beaver Creek Flood Damage Reduction Project

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (Oct. 6, 2011) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District awarded a $738,536 contract Sept. 27 to Aspen Construction, a Hackensack, Minn., company, for the Beaver Creek Flood Damage Reduction Project here.
  • Corps awards $1.9 million contract for Pistol Creek Lake Sediment Removal Project

    MARYVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 6, 2011) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District awarded a $1,956,888 contract Sept. 30 to Environmental, Safety & Health, Inc., of Knoxville, Tenn., for the Pistol Creek Lake Sediment Removal Project.
  • Corps awards $8.6 million contract for Barkley Dam Unit 1 Rewind Project

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Oct. 6, 2011) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District awarded an $8,698,348 contract Sept. 30 to National Electric Coil in Columbus, Ohio for the Barkley Dam Unit 1 Rewind Project at the hydropower plant.
  • Center Hill Lake benefits from 'trashy' leadership teambuilding

    SILVER POINT, Tenn. (Oct. 1, 2011) – Leadership Development Program students from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District participated in a “trashy” teambuilding exercise today near Edgar Evins State Park on the shoreline of Center Hill Lake.
  • September

    Nashville District announces employee of the month for August 2011

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 29, 2011) – Dennis Woodruff, a supervisory civil engineer, in the Engineering and Construction Division Construction Branch is the Nashville District Employee of the Month for August 2011.
  • Corps to close Upper Cumberland Real Estate Project Office

    PINEVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 28, 2011) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the closure of the Upper Cumberland Real Estate Project Office in Pineville, Ky., at the close of business on Sept. 30, 2011. However, the Upper Cumberland Construction Office will remain open for an undetermined time frame to complete ongoing construction projects.
  • Volunteers spruce up Nashville District properties for National Public Lands Day

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Sept. 26, 2011) — Hundreds of volunteers gathered at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District properties Sept. 24 to spruce up, repair, construct and refurbish public parks, forests, rivers, lakes, wetlands and cultural and historic sites.
  • Having a plan helps Bishop earn spot on Team USA

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Sept. 23, 2011) — His job is project planning for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District. At home, he plans his sleep routine, healthy diet, and exercise regimen around improving his work and athletic stamina, endurance and patience.
  • Water safety goes commando

    HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2011) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Park Rangers Trey Church and Noel Smith presented a water safety message today during the homecoming football game of the Hendersonville High School Commandos.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awards Center Hill Dam barrier wall construction contract

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 22, 2011) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District announces today the award of a $106 million contract to Bauer Foundation Corporation to install a barrier wall at Center Hill Dam, which was officially awarded late yesterday.
  • Hands On Nashville, Cummins partnership renovate Smith Springs Park

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 20, 2011) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with Hands On Nashville and Cummins, Inc. to refurbish the picnic area here today at Smith Springs Park at J. Percy Priest Dam.
  • Nearly 600 volunteers ‘pitch in’ at 22nd Annual Lake Cumberland Clean-up

    SOMERSET, Ky. (Sept. 17, 2011) – Cooler temperatures welcomed volunteers to yet another successful National Public Lands Day event here along the shores of Lake Cumberland. The Friends of Lake Cumberland, in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District, held the 22nd annual lake-wide cleanup, and the results were terrific.
  • Students learn valuable environmental lessons at Dale Hollow Lake

    CELINA, Tenn. (Sept. 16, 2011) – Students have been learning valuable environmental lessons this week at the 33rd Annual Environmental Education Camp here at Dale Hollow Lake.