• Backpacks for Baghdad. Goal reached … and passed!

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 28, 2005 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with the help of community groups in Memphis, and Rock Island, Ill., recently collected more than 900 fully-supplied backpacks for schoolchildren in Iraq.
  • Dr. Carol Johnson to speak at Corps of Engineers Women’s History observance

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 16, 2005 – Dr. Carol Johnson, Superintendent of Memphis City Schools, will be the featured speaker at a Women’s History observance to be held by the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Flood protection work of last 75 years pays huge dividends

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 15, 2005 – Paul Farris, mayor of Cairo, Ill., said were it not for the flood control system built by the Army Corps of Engineers, last January’s high water on the Mississippi River might have had a devastating impact on the citizens of his town.
  • Judge Sugarmon to speak at Corps of Engineers Black History observance

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 22, 2005 – Hon. Russell B. Sugarmon, Jr., judge in the Civil Division, District 4, General Sessions Court will be the featured speaker at a Black History observance to be held by the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Corps of Engineers ends floodfight north of Memphis

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 31, 2005 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially ended its floodfighting efforts on the Mississippi River north of Memphis on the afternoon of Jan. 27.