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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis to host annual “Business Industry Day”
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Memphis District (MVM) will host this year’s annual Business Industry Day at the Renasant Convention Center in downtown Memphis, Tennessee, on Tuesday, Feb...
Public Meetings scheduled for Mississippi River study
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host public scoping meetings for the Lower Mississippi River Comprehensive Management Study (LMR Comp) at venues throughout the study area between Feb. 27 and...
Mississippi River Commission public meeting notice
The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual inspection trip on the Mississippi River, April 8-12, 2024.The Commission will host meetings for the public in select towns along the...
Army Corps of Engineers announces end of low-water drought in Mississippi Valley Division
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mississippi Valley Division announced today the drought that plagued the Mississippi River basin since 2022 is officially over. Low water conditions began in...
District engineer wins national career achievement award
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Memphis District proudly announces the Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) STEM Conference has selected Operations Division Chief Andrea L. Williams to...

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Congratulations on your retirement, Loy Hamilton!
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, congratulates and bids farewell to Mr. Loy A. Hamilton, who retires after 40 remarkable years of dedicated service to the Corps of Engineers and the...
Charting the Course | USACE DPM Forum Top 6
All 43 of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Deputy District Engineers for Programs and Project Management (DPM) met in San Antonio, Texas, on October 20 for a two-day forum coined "The DPM...
New Bank Grading Unit “Grader 1” | Begins season with focus on calibration, training
Memphis District Commander Col. Brian Sawser, Deputy District Engineer for Programs and Project Management Donny Davidson, Operations Division Chief Andrea Williams, Channel Improvement Project...
Contract Award - Stewart Towhead Dikes & Dike Stone Repairs
7/16/2023 UPDATED
The Memphis District continues its 141-year 'winning' tradition of safely delivering quality projects on time and within budget by recently awarding two separate contracts for Mississippi River dike...
Dike restoration project minimizes excessive dredging, supports river
The Memphis District completes dozens of projects annually to ensure a safe and reliable waterway, most recently partnering with Commercial Towing Interests, represented by the Lower Mississippi River...