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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. [Read More]
Published: Mar-28-05

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. [Read More]
Published: Mar-16-05

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. [Read More]
Published: Mar-15-05