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  • November

    USACE Buffalo District delivers in Fiscal Year 2017

    During Fiscal Year 2017 the USACE, Buffalo District delivered $92.3 million worth of programs, contributing to the Army Corps of Engineers mission success, while delivering on promises to District stakeholders.
  • October

    Combating the flu with a quick shot

    It is that time of year when the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that everyone receives an annual flu shot.
  • March

    Sew REDI to recognize Women’s History Month

    March is National Women’s History Month and this year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District was fortunate to host Dr. Patricia Hutton, the founder of the Sew Refugee Economic Development Initiative (REDI), Buffalo, NY for a lunch and learn program. The mission of Sew REDI Buffalo is to use the medium of sewing to provide social inclusion, education and economic empowerment to members of Buffalo's refugee community.
  • National Engineer’s Week at Buffalo District inspires kids and adults to learn something new

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District celebrated National Engineer’s Week from February 19-25. The celebration began by the District hosting a number of students from local high schools for a shadow day. A few teams of employees did demonstrations at the Buffalo Museum of Science. Five professional development hour (PDH) courses were held, and two off-site lectures were given by District employees. Throughout the week, social engagements like a ski day and a basketball game kept the momentum of the celebration going.
  • February

    Technical Services Dive Team inspects the Chicago Fish Barrier

    In a cooperative effort between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District and the Technical Services Dive Team, consisting of members from the Corps of Engineers Buffalo, New England, and Philadelphia, and Headquarters, dives were conducted to inspect the Chicago Fish Barrier and provide an overall condition assessment to Chicago District’s operation and maintenance teams. More specifically, the team was inspecting the condition of Barriers IIA and IIB and the parasitic structures located upstream and downstream of the barriers.
  • USACE Buffalo District supports nationwide hazardous, toxic, and radioactive waste efforts

    USACE Buffalo District supports nationwide hazardous, toxic, and radioactive waste efforts. The Buffalo District takes these environmental concerns head-on with a team of individuals who specialize in HTRW investigation and clean-up. The well-trained team performs environmental investigation and human health risk assessments, remedial actions to remove or control exposure to hazardous materials, and monitoring of completed remedies to ensure they are protective into the future.
  • October

    Former U.S. Army 10th Mountain soldiers now leading the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes region

    COL Drew, LTC Czekanski, and LTC Sugrue each wear the unit patch of the 10th Mountain Division on the right arm of their uniform, signifying their time with the Division during tours of duty in combat. It is symbol of their commitment to protect our Nation in a time of war, a commitment they continue today serving with the Corps of Engineers during a time of peace.
  • August

    USACE launches annual flood fight team training program

    A common mantra of the military is “be prepared” and the same applies to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) civilian personnel. To maintain an elevated level of preparedness, the Emergency Management Office of the Buffalo District provided a training class for the organization’s Flood Fight Team this month.
  • June

    Safety Day highlights summer safety, engages families

    When it comes to safety, engaging employees on a regular basis and encourage them to share that information with family members, save lives and grows a strong community. Which is why the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District safety office combined the Safety Day with the annual Corps Day events.
  • March

    Buffalo Office focuses on female veterans as part of Women’s History Month celebration

    Women’s History Month celebrates the contributions and achievements of women, and this year’s theme is, “Working to form a more perfect union: honoring women in public service and government.”
  • Celebrating African American History through Art

    Employees at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, celebrated African American History Month by hosting an Art Contest for class of 5th Graders at Spruce Elementary School in North Tonawanda, New York.
  • February

    Improvements to Black Rock Lock Dewatering Pumps

    The fact that the Black Rock Lock is still going strong and operating as designed is a testament to the ongoing operations and maintenance efforts undertaken by the USACE Buffalo District NY/PA Operations and Maintenance Office.
  • November

    Manners Matter: An Evening of Dining, Etiquette & Networking

    College students are told that the way to find a job is to build a network of professional contacts before you graduate. However, students not only struggle with understanding how to effectively build a network of professional contacts, but also with the concept of what to do with those contacts once they have made them.
  • October

    USACE Buffalo District hosts Dog Tags Niagara in honor of Disability Awareness Month

    October is National Disability Awareness Month and this year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • May

    Understanding the Emerald Shiner

    Walking along the Niagara River, Buffalo, NY, you will notice small fish, Emerald Shiners (Notropis
  • February

    From the Buffalo District Commander: Cleveland Harbor Dredging Update

    On Tuesday, February 17, 2015, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District (USACE) hosted a
  • April

    March Movie Madness Competition

    The students from Buffalo’s City Honors High School received an award from the Buffalo District commander for placing first in the district-sponsored “March Movie Madness Competition," part of the district’s “Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics” (STEM) outreach program.