The Antilles Office is part of the Jacksonville District, located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The main functions are civil works tasks associated with Corps projects and programs on the islands, principally in the areas of flood risk reduction, navigation, military munitions response and other Corps areas of expertise. It also provides real estate services to all of the military branches, executes the Department of the Army Permit Program and provides support to other federal, state and local entities, as requested and based on interagency agreements.
The office organization includes the Deputy District Engineer for the Antilles, Construction, Contract Administration, Real Estate, Regulatory, Planning and Administration and Legal sections. The workforce is composed of engineers, construction inspectors, planners and economists, biologists and environmental scientists, real estate, attorneys, geologists and administrative personnel.
As of March 2019, the Antilles Office has more than 30 employees working on the island. The Antilles employees draw expertise from and work in close coordination with District counterparts in planning and execution of all of the programs and projects that serve the people of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.