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    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.
  • Nashville District recognizes fleet achievements ahead of reorganization

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 18, 2016) – The repair fleet in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District, a mainstay of the Twin Rivers since the 1800s when crews first began opening the region’s waterways to navigation onboard canoes, flatboats and keelboats, is marking the end of an era as people and resources are reorganized into a regional light fleet Oct. 1, 2016.
  • Resident engineer’s legacy lives on at Kentucky Lock

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 9, 2016) – The resident engineer for one of the Nashville District’s largest and longest projects, the Kentucky Lock Addition Project, passed away unexpectedly July 27 from natural causes, a shocking loss to the Corps of Engineers, the district, the resident and project office teams, and many, many friends, family, colleagues, and contractors who knew and served with him.
  • Nashville District names Davis Employee of the Month for June 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug 9, 2016) – Matthew Davis, a Geospatial Information Systems specialist, assigned to Engineering Construction Division's Hydraulics and Hydrology Branch, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District employee of the month for June 2016.
  • Congressman gets close look at dewatered Chickamauga Lock

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 8, 2016) – The congressman serving Tennessee District 3 who serves on the House Committee on Appropriations and the Energy and Water Subcommittee donned a pair of rubber boots Aug. 3 to get a close look at the dewatered Chickamauga Lock on the Tennessee River in Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • Corps unveils policy for operation of unmanned aerial systems at Nashville District projects

    Nashville, Tenn. (Aug. 5, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has a new policy that governs the operation and use of recreational unmanned aerial systems (UAS) at all Nashville District lakes within the Cumberland River Basin.