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  • December

    Corps Ranger receives Water Safety Awards for service in Kentucky

    ALBANY, Ky. -- A U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Nashville District Park Ranger received two awards for his volunteer service with youth in the corps Water Safety program at the Kentucky State Police Trooper Island Camp.
  • Hudson installed as SAME Nashville Post president

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 18, 2013)–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.
  • YMCA, Corps teaches youth Water Safety

    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (Dec 16, 2013) – A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville district park ranger at Dale Hollow Lake joined forces with the Putnam County Family YMCA today to teach second graders about water safety.
  • Kentucky Lock gets new tow haulage unit

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Dec. 10, 2013) — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District employees completed the Tow Haulage Unit Replacement Project at Kentucky Lock in Grand Rivers, Ky., Dec. 5, 2013. They finished the work on time and the navigation lock has resumed 24-hour operations.
  • Barkley Unit 1 generator is back in operation after major repairs

    KUTTAWA, Ky., (Dec. 6, 2013) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Barkley Hydropower Plant Unit 1 here is back in operation after a phase-to-ground fault caused a fire that damaged the 32.5 Megawatt generator stator windings in Dec. 19, 2010.
  • November

    Jagoditz named Nashville District Employee of the Month for October 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 27, 2013) – Bonnie Jagoditz, assistant district counsel for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville Office of Counsel, is the district employee of the month for October 2013.
  • Charrette helps Harpeth River Feasibility Study flow ahead ‘SMART’

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 25, 2013) – The team responsible for conducting the Harpeth River Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study held a planning charrette Nov. 20-22 at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Headquarters to help the process flow forward as SMART as possible.
  • Nashville District reaches women-owned small business milestone

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 8, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District exceeded its goal of two percent of all contractible actions for women-owned small businesses in fiscal year 2013.
  • Davis named Nashville District Employee of the Month for September 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 4, 2013) – Donna Davis, a program analyst for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Management Support Branch, Operations Division is the district employee of the month for September 2013.
  • October

    Maintenance inspection on track at Laurel River Dam

    LONDON, Ky. (Oct. 30, 2013) – A team of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District electrical and mechanical engineers are conducting a two-year required maintenance inspection at the Laurel River Dam.
  • Lifesaving award presented to Martins Fork Lake park ranger

    SMITH, Ky. (Oct. 29, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District commander recognized a park ranger at Martin’s Fork Lake today with a Star of Life Award for his heroic rescue of a drowning teenager Labor Day weekend.
  • Nashville District wins USACE Innovation of the Year Award

    Engineers and geologists from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Civil Design and Construction Branch recieved the 2013 USACE Innovation of the Year Award at the district headquarters Oct. 24, by the Lt. Col. John L. Hudson, Nashville District Commander, for their notable efforts on the Wolf Creek Information Management System.
  • Columbus’ replica ships Nina, Pinta transit aging Chickamauga Lock

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2013) -- Out of the darkness on Sunday evening, Oct. 20, 2013, what appeared to be two 500-plus year-old vessels quietly and slowly approached the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Chickamauga Lock.
  • Cordell Hull employees receive Nashville District’s Hedgehog Award

    CARTHAGE, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2013) – Employees at Cordell Hull Lake received the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Hedgehog Award today at the visitor’s center for their efforts to restore customer services earlier this year following a power outage.
  • September

    Electricians at Wolf Creek Power Plant complete fix on a differential

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Sept. 25, 2013) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District employees from the Wolf Creek Power Plant and the Electronic Service Section have completed repairs to generator number three following an electrical ground fault shutdown of the generator.
  • Nashville District retirees share pride in service to region, Corps, nation

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2013) -- As the Oct. 16 date for the Nashville District Fall Retiree Luncheon approaches, a recent effort to assist a former employee serves as a reminder of the pride in service shared among U.S. Army Corps of Engineers retirees.
  • Gonzalez named Nashville District Employee of the Month for August 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 20, 2013) – Maritere Gonzalez, an administrative assistant, for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s deputy for Programs and Project Management district employee of the month for August 2013.
  • Tennessee kicks off ‘Silver Jackets’ with local, state, federal partners

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 17, 2013) – Local, state and federal partners kicked off Silver Jackets today at the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency Headquarters. Tennessee officially becomes the 40th state to join the program that provides a formal, consistent and unified approach to planning and implementing measures to reduce the risks associated with flooding and other natural hazards.
  • Nashville District participates in the 2013 World Water Monitoring Challenge™

    HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 16. 2013) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District park rangers at Old Hickory Lake in conjunction with National Public Lands Day got their hands wet Sept. 2-13 collecting water quality data for the 2013 World Water Monitoring Challenge™.
  • Corps members guide young students interested in STEM pathway

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 12, 2013) – A group of technical experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District participated in Hands-On Science and Engineering Day at Stratford STEM Magnet High School today to guide young students with budding interests in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.