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USACE schedules three Public Meetings for the Lower Mississippi River

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 16, 2013 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in conjunction with the Vicksburg and New Orleans Districts and other project partners, will hold three open house style public meetings on the Lower Mississippi River Resource Assessment (LMRRA). [Read More]
Published: Jul-16-13

Corps of Engineers to hold Change of Command ceremony

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 9, 2013 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will hold a Change of Command ceremony July 12 at 10 a.m. at the Columns at One Commerce Square, 45 Second Street, Memphis. The public is invited to attend. [Read More]
Published: Jul-09-13

Funkhouser appointed to Mississippi River Commission

VICKSBURG, MISS., June 26, 2013 – Brigadier General Anthony C. Funkhouser was officially appointed as a member of the Mississippi River Commission by President Barack Obama June 25, 2013. [Read More]
Published: Jun-26-13

Burcham becomes first female General Officer on the Mississippi River Commission

VICKSBURG, MISS., June 5, 2013 – Brigadier General Margaret W. Burcham was officially appointed as a member of the Mississippi River Commission by President Barack Obama May 28, 2013. Burcham is the first female general officer to be appointed to the commission. [Read More]
Published: Jun-05-13

Corps asks for public comments on Mississippi River study

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 5, 2013 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, today released the Assessment of Information Needed for River Related Management, the first report authorized by the Lower Mississippi River Resource Assessment. This report will address gaps in current information related to sediment, water quality, data storage and availability, and tributary management. [Read More]
Published: Jun-05-13

Corps of Engineers begins floodfight near Cape Girardeau, Missouri

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 3, 2013 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, initiated Phase I floodfighting activities at 7 a.m. today (June 3) due to high Upper Mississippi River stages. The area of flooding is located in the northern portion of the Memphis District near Cape Girardeau and Dutchtown, Mo. [Read More]
Published: Jun-03-13

Interagency Military Pass waives day-use fees at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreation sites nationwide

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it will continue to accept the America the Beautiful Federal Recreation Pass Program’s Interagency Annual Pass for Military (Military Pass) at its more than 2,500 USACE-managed recreation areas nationwide. [Read More]
Published: May-01-13

Whiplash weather patterns testing Mississippi Valley Division’s flexibility, responsiveness

Vicksburg, Miss., April 26, 2013 - Major General John Peabody, Commander of the Mississippi Valley Division and President of the Mississippi River Commission, describes water as “the perfect engine of destruction. If it finds a weak spot in your defenses, it will attack that weakness relentlessly.” [Read More]
Published: Apr-26-13

Life Jacket Use Policy Remains in Effect at Mississippi Corps of Engineers Lakes

Vicksburg, Ms... The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers lakes in Mississippi will continue to implement [Read More]
Published: Apr-12-13

Mississippi River Commission schedules high-water inspection trip

Memphis, Tenn., April 1, 2013 -- The Mississippi River Commission will conduct the Memphis District portion of its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 8-9, 2013. [Read More]
Published: Apr-01-13
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