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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Corey T. Wolff promoted to captain at Nashville District

    Army 1st. Lt. Corey T. Wolff promoted to captain at Nashville District Headquarters
  • Corey T. Wolff promoted to captain at Nashville District

    Army 1st. Lt. Corey T. Wolff promoted to captain at Nashville District Headquarters
  • 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.
  • Nashville District unveils its newest mountain bike trail at Old Hickory Lake

    OLD HICKORY, Tenn. (Nov. 3, 2012) – Cheers and applause were heard from an on looking crowd as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and members from the Friends of Shutes Branch cut the ceremonial ribbon during the Shutes Branch Mountain Bike Trail Grand Opening at Old Hickory Lake.
  • EAGLE Class graduation recognizes district’s newest leaders

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 1, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville Districts celebrated the graduation of 16 students for its 2012 Employee Achieving Greatness and Leadership Excellence (EAGLE) class today at the Jack C. Massey Business Center at Belmont University.
  • 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.
  • Nashville District names its employee of the month for August 2012

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 24, 2012) - John Schnebelen, safety technician at Wolf Creek Dam’s Resident Engineer Office, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for August 2012.
  • Burcham tours one of Nashville District’s major rehabilitation projects

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Oct. 10, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District welcomed Brig. Gen. Margaret W. Burcham, Great Lakes and Ohio River Division commander, on her first visit to Wolf Creek Dam’s Foundation Remediation Project.
  • Corps environmental assessment underway at Center Hill Dam

    LANCASTER, Tenn. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s ongoing major rehabilitation project at Center Hill Dam recently passed an important milestone with the completion of an environmental assessment public and agency review period for the project’s next phase located below the saddle dam.
  • September

    Nashville District employees reminisce about Tener’s tenure

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 28, 2012) – The district engineer who led the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District in the late 1970s returned to the headquarters today to meet with leaders, learn about current missions and projects, and reminisce with several employees who were here during his tenure.
  • Nashville District announces employee of the month for July 2012

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 13, 2013) Porter Williams, a planner in the Project Planning Branch of Planning, Programs, and Project Management Delivery, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for July 2012.
  • EAGLE class makes equestrian campground maintenance its mane project

    Granville, Tenn. (Sept. 11, 2012) – Upkeep of recreation areas, campgrounds and hiking trails often depends on volunteers who care deeply about the nation’s natural resources and want them to be there for their children and generations to come. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s EAGLE Class learned that important lesson of volunteerism today when they rolled up their sleeves and got their boots dirty at one of Cordell Hull Lake’s primitive horse trail campgrounds.
  • Cheatham Lock closing for repairs Oct. 16 through Nov. 15

    ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Cheatham Lock will be closed to all river traffic from 6 a.m., Oct. 16, through 6 p.m., Nov. 15, 2012, to permit major maintenance repairs to hydraulic and mechanical equipment damaged during the 2010 flood along with other routine maintenance.
  • August

    Commentary: Don't stop practicing water safety on Corps lakes

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 31, 2012) – As we enter the Labor Day weekend and the remaining few weeks of the Summer recreation season, I want to again emphasize the extreme importance of “Water Safety” to continue reducing fatalities on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s 10 lakes.