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  • December

    NORAD ready to track Santa's flight

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (Dec. 21, 2016) — The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 61st Anniversary of tracking Santa’s yuletide journey! The NORAD Tracks Santa website, www.noradsanta.org, launched Dec 1, features Santa’s North Pole Village, which includes a holiday countdown, games, activities, and more. The website is available in eight languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Chinese.
  • Neubert named Nashville District Employee of the Month for October 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 16, 2016) – Lori Neubert, commander's secretary in the Executive Office, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for October 2016.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comment on Proposed Rule for Use of USACE Reservoir Projects for Domestic, Municipal and Industrial Water Supply

    WASHINGTON (Dec. 16, 2016) - The Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), today released and is seeking comment on a proposed rule to update and clarify its policies governing the use of USACE reservoir projects for domestic, municipal and industrial water supply pursuant to Section 6 of the Flood Control Act of 1944, 33 U.S.C. § 708 (Section 6), and the Water Supply Act of 1958, 43 U.S.C. § 390b (WSA).
  • North Murfreesboro Greenway Project completes recreation improvements

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Dec. 14, 2016) – With ribbon cutting and fanfare, officials opened the North Murfreesboro Greenway today, delivering new hiking, jogging, cycling and horseback riding opportunities to the public.
  • November

    Henninger named Nashville District Employee of the Month for September 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 10, 2016) – Park Ranger Dina Henninger, an environmental protection specialist in the Operations Division at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Cheatham Lake in Ashland City, Tenn., is the employee of the month for September 2016.
  • Corps, cities of Bristol celebrate completion of flood risk reduction project

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (Nov. 9, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District joined the cities of Bristol, Virginia and Tennessee along with the Tennessee Valley Authority to celebrate the completion of the Beaver Creek Flood Reduction Project during a ceremony today at Jerry Good pasture Plaza in Bristol, Tenn.
  • Nashville District employees tune into general on first visit to Music City

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2016) – Nashville District employees tuned into the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division commander today during the general’s first visit to Music City.
  • October

    Corps technical experts prep freshmen for future STEM careers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 24, 2016) –Technical experts from the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District prepared students for future STEM careers during the “My Future, My Way” Career Exploration Fair at two exhibits sponsored by the Metro Nashville Public schools Academies of Nashville and the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce at Music City Convention Center Oct. 27, 2016.
  • Silver Jackets team tours the Raccoon Mountain Pumped-Storage Plant

    RACOON MOUNTAIN, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2016) – State and Federal agency representatives that make up the Tennessee Silver Jacket program toured the Raccoon Mountain Pumped-Storage Facility just outside of Chattanooga, Tenn., Oct. 19.
  • Lt. Gov. visits Kentucky Lock Addition Project

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky., Tenn. (Oct. 14, 2016) –The Kentucky lieutenant governor and 12 board members from the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority visited the Kentucky Lock Addition Project at Kentucky Lake and toured the Barkley Dam, Power Plant on the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers in Grand Rivers, Ky. Oct. 13., to get a close overview of the construction.
  • Busy bee volunteers create pollinator gardens at Cheatham Lake

    ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 4, 2016) – A swarm of busy bee volunteers created pollinator gardens at Cheatham Lake and cleaned up the Bicentennial Trail Oct. 1, 2016 during a National Public Lands Day event.
  • September

    Trombly named Nashville District Employee of the Month for August 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2016) – Diana Trombly, an engineer in the Engineering Construction Division, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for August 2016.
  • Nashville District shares career paths with STEM students

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 16, 2016) – Corps of Engineers employees shared their experiences and expertise with students today for Science and Engineering Day at Stratford STEM Magnet High School where they received information about careers in hydropower, navigation, natural resources, water management and emergency operations.
  • Nashville District commends graduates of the 2016 Leadership Development Program

    FRANKLIN, Tenn. (Sept. 14, 2016) – Lt. Col Stephen F. Murphy, Nashville District commander, commended a group of 13 graduates of the 2016 Leadership Development Program class today at the Buca di Beppo restaurant in Franklin, Tenn.
  • Dale Hollow Lake marinas recertified as ‘Clean Marinas’

    ALLONS, TENN., (Sept. 9, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recertified two Dale Hollow Lake marinas as “Clean Marinas” during ceremonies Aug. 26, 2016, which recognized the marina operators and owners who are voluntarily striving to protect the water resources of the Cumberland River Basin by going “clean and green.”
  • Ideal fall-like weather draws visitors to Corps lakes

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 9, 2016) – With the hot days of summer behind us and the cooler weather around the corner, now is a perfect time to enjoy life at a Corps campground.
  • August

    Groundbreaking kicks off Oak Ridge construction support building

    OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Aug. 29, 2016) – Distinguished officials participated in a groundbreaking ceremony Aug. 25 at the U.S. Department of Energy Y-12 National Security Complex’ New Hope Center for the new Construction Support Building.
  • Nashville District names Malcomb Employee of the Month for July 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 25, 2016) – Allen Malcomb, a project engineer assigned to Engineering Construction Division’s Middle Tennessee Resident Engineer office located at the Center Hill Dam, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s employee of the Month for July 2016.
  • Johnson-Turner gets general overview of Nashville District real estate

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 26, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers director of Real Estate visited with Nashville District area lakes, recreation areas and a marina concession Aug. 18-19 to learn about the district’s missions and to interact with managers and real estate specialists.
  • Barkley Dam brought hope to region 50 years ago

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Aug. 20, 2016) – Barkley Dam, a symbol of progress in western Kentucky, turned 50 today with fanfare, remembrances and special tributes during a commemoration ceremony at the Badgett Playhouse Theater and reception at the community center.