Archive: October, 2022
  • October

    Perez culminates impactful career with Jacksonville District

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Oct. 24, 2022) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District commander U.S. Army Col. James Booth honored Cynthia B. Perez at a retirement ceremony Oct. 24, 2022 in her honor at the district’s headquarters at the Prudential Building downtown Jacksonville.   
  • USACE Engineer named as 2022 Great Minds in STEM HERO award winner

    (PASADENA, CA.  Oct.20, 2022) –Eva B. Vélez, Chief Ecosystem Branch/Program Manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District was recently presented her award as Great Minds in STEM Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference Professional Achievement Level II Award Winner for 2022.
  • Thrash recognized as 2022 Women of Color STEM Rising Star

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Oct.12, 2022) – The Prestigious Women of Color STEM Awards recently recognized Tracye E. Thrash, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Budget Officer, from the Jacksonville District for 2022 Women of Color STEM Rising Star Award for Career Achievement.
  • USACE leaders survey northeast Florida coastal conditions after Hurricane Ian

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leaders undertook a boots-on-the-sand tour of northeast Florida's Atlantic coast Oct. 9 for a firsthand view of Hurricane Ian impacts on Flagler and St. Johns Counties and the City of St. Augustine.
  • First temporary ‘Blue Roof’ installed in Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.  (Oct. 9, 2022) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors in Fort Myers, Florida, installed the first temporary ‘Blue Roof’ the first home from the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. 
  • Jacksonville District conducts initial Hurricane Ian coastal damage assessments

    Jacksonville, Florida (Oct. 7, 2022) -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, dispatched seven inspection teams around the state of Florida beginning Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, to conduct preliminary damage assessments to federal coastal storm risk management projects impacted by Hurricane Ian.
  • Chief of engineers visits Hurricane Ian battered Fort Myers Beach

    FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 5, 2022) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 55th chief of engineers visited the Fort Myers Beach, Florida area to tour the damage from Hurricane Ian, a ferocious storm that struck the southwestern coast a week ago, unleashing widespread destruction of homes and businesses. Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visited the Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee, took an aerial tour of the hurricane damage over Fort Myers Beach and received various briefings from his Emergency Management Operations team on the support the Corps of Engineers is providing.