News Release Manager

  • Memphis District adds third dry dock to river maintenance fleet, christens in honor of former employee, U.S. Army veteran

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Memphis District gathered at Ensley Engineer Yard (EEY) April 2 to christen its newest dry dock in honor of Billy Manley, a former employee who served as yards and docks chief for five years until his passing in 2020. Ensley Engineer Yard professionals use dry dock structures approximately 310 days a year to repair and maintain marine vessels belonging to the Memphis District, its sister districts, and partner agencies.
  • Mississippi River Commission schedules high-water inspection trip

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River, April 8-12, 2024.
  • Statement by Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works on the President’s Fiscal Year 2025 Budget

    The Biden-Harris Administration today released the President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2025. Following historic progress made under the President’s leadership—with over 14 million jobs added since the President took office and inflation down two-thirds from its peak—the Budget protects and builds on this progress with proposals for responsible, pro-growth investments in America and the American people. The President’s Budget will lower costs for the American people, protect and strengthen Social Security and Medicare, secure Americans at home and abroad, and reduce the deficit by ensuring the wealthy and big corporations pay their fair share.
  • 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. 20, from 12:30 until 5 p.m.  Industry Day is a Department of Defense (DoD) Program Management Office (PMO) event held to connect contractors with Memphis District representatives. It also gives the Memphis District the chance to highlight different program areas, build future partnerships, and further ensure its competency and capacity to deliver the mission.
  • 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 March 11. The LMR Comp is a five-year, $25 million mega-study that will deliver recommendations for effective and practical management of the Mississippi River from Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to the Gulf of Mexico. Because of the size and scope of the study, active participation and collaboration from the public and stakeholders throughout the five-year endeavor will be critical to identifying practical and sustainable recommendations for successful management of the river. The Memphis District will host and invites the public to the below meetings in their area of responsibility: Tuesday Feb 27: Memphis, Tennessee Wednesday, Feb. 28: Dyersburg, Tennessee Thursday, Mar. 7: Helena, Arkansas The news release includes additional details, times, and location information for each of the above meetings, as well as several more meetings to be hosted outside of the Memphis AOR. The public is invited to attend any and all meetings listed within the release.