About Us

Five mission imagesJacksonville District, established in 1884, is the second largest civil works district in the U.S Army Corps of Engineers, with an area of responsibility encompassing Florida and the Caribbean.  We are one of 42 districts in the United States, Europe and Asia, and one of five within the South Atlantic Division.  The Corps of Engineers is a major command in the U.S. Army, with more than 34,000 Civilians and more than 650 Soldiers, dedicated to delivering engineering services to customers in 90 countries worldwide.

Jacksonville District provides quality planning, engineering, construction and operations products and services to meet the needs of the Armed Forces and the nation. 

Our missions include five broad areas:
•  Water resources
•  Environment
•  Infrastructure
•  Homeland security
•  Warfighting

Within these mission areas, our programs and projects:
•  Ensure navigable harbors and channels
•  Provide flood damage reduction
•  Restore ecosystems
•  Protect wetlands
•  Stabilize shorelines
•  Provide recreational opportunities
•  Respond to natural disasters and in emergency situations
•  Provide technical services to other local, state, federal and international agencies on a reimbursable basis