On May 8, the Federal Executive Association (FEA) held its annual Memphis Metropolitan FEA Employees of the Year Ceremony. Memphis District employees earned first-place in 10 of the 14 categories in which Memphis District submitted nominations.
Memphis District 2018 FEA Award Winners
On May 8, the Federal Executive Association (FEA) held its annual Memphis Metropolitan FEA Employees of the Year Ceremony. Memphis District employees earned first-place in 10 of the 14 categories in which Memphis District submitted nominations.
Best Place to Work
Best Place to Work
The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been nationally recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Federal government in the medium sized organizations category.
Memphis District's 135th Anniversary Logo
Memphis District 135th Anniversary Logo
The Memphis District 135th Anniversary Logo, created by Vance Harris, commemorates our 135 years of service to the citizens of the Mid-South.

Did You Know?

The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has served the citizens of the Mid-South region since 1882. The $100-million annual mission of its 450 employees is to minimize flood risk, keep America’s most vital inland navigation highway – the Mississippi River – open for navigation and to preserve our environment for future generations.

Latest Stories

Memphis District native earns top engineer regimental honor

A Memphis District native recently redeployed from Afghanistan received one of the highest honors delivered by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
Published: 9/7/2018

Memphis District Commander serving on state water steering committee

With an eye on water resource issues both near term and out to the year 2040, Tennessee leaders headed by Gov. Bill Haslam, recently created the Tennessee Water Plan, or TN H2O. Memphis District Commander Col. Mike Ellicott is on the steering committee, and Hydraulics and Hydrology (H&H) Branch Chief Dave Berretta is a member of the groundwater working group.
Published: 2/13/2018

Wilmington District dredge arrives in Memphis to get new lease on life

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredge Merritt, homeported in the Corps’ Wilmington (North Carolina) District, arrived at Memphis District’s Ensley Engineer Yard today to undergo major maintenance to extend its service life. The vessel left Wilmington on Oct. 19 for the long voyage around the coast to Mobile, Ala., up the Tennessee–Tombigbee Waterway to the Ohio River and finally down the Mississippi River to Memphis.
Published: 11/2/2017

Latest News Releases

Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,800 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, Nov. 11 and 12. The waiver covers fees for boat launch ramps and swimming beaches. The waiver does not apply to camping and camping-related services, or fees for specialized facilities (group picnic shelters) and events. Other agencies that manage recreation areas on USACE lands are encouraged, but not required, to offer the waiver in the areas that they manage.
Published: 11/5/2018

MEDIA ALERT: DeSoto County, Corps of Engineers to sign flood risk management study agreement

Who: DeSoto County Board of Supervisors (Chairman Mark Gardner, District 2 Supervisor) and Memphis
Published: 9/20/2018

MEDIA ALERT: Port Commission, Corps of Engineers to cut ribbon marking completion of new flood protection features for Presidents Island industrial area

What: Ribbon cutting ceremony to mark completion of 121 relief wells to protect the Frank C. Pidgeon Industrial Area on Presidents Island from Mississippi River flooding. When: Sept. 18, 2018 at 9 a.m.
Published: 9/14/2018

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