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Pacesetter magazine

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Title:
Pacesetter magazine
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Southwestern Division Regional Pacesetter
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United States -- Army. -- Corps of Engineers. -- Southwestern Division ( issuing body )
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Dallas, TX
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Southwestern Division Public Affairs Office
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Quarterly[2011-]
Bimonthly[ FORMER -2010]
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English

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serial ( sobekcm )
federal government publication ( marcgt )

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Ceased with: Spring 2015?
General Note:
Issues for 2005 called Issue 1-4. February 2006 called Vol. 2, No. 1

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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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This item is a work of the U.S. federal government and not subject to copyright pursuant to 17 U.S.C. §105.
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The people and projects transforming SWD

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SOUTHWESTERN DIVISION PACESETTERBrig. Gen. Thomas W. Kula Commander Southwestern Division Martie Cenkci Chief, Public Affairs Southwestern Division Editor LaDonna Davis Deputy Public Affairs Chief Southwestern Division Associate Editors Edward Rivera Fort Worth District Sara Goodeyon Tulsa District Jay Woods Little Rock District Isidro Reyna Galveston District 3 Commanders Column9 Overseas Deployment: The personal side11 Strategically planning for a transforming USACE CONTENTSFocus: TransformationFall 2013 Volume 8 No. 3Transformative Engineer 30 Tommy Schmidt: Remembering the life and legacy of a trans37 38 Transformation: People13 Regulatory supervisor plays a part in Civil Works Transforma15 16 Fort Worth Districts Carroll Harris recognized for 2012 innova17 gram on the coverTransformation: Projects19 money and improve method of delivery20 Clearwater Lake Dam team wins award21 Westside Creeks, a model for the Corps new planning paradigm23 Tulsa District completes Oologah Lake Watershed AssessmentTransformation: Stakeholders25 District engages DEEP Water Horizon/RESTORE stakeholders26 27 Army Corps plays pivotal role in rebranding Air Force29 Employee Spotlight32 33 Tulsa: Joe Custer34 35 36 Fort Worth: Brandon Mobley

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3 Pacesetter Brig. Gen. Thomas Kula Southwestern Division Commander W Jay Townsend, Social Media Transformer Little Rocks Risk Programs transform a lot of dam work Charissa Kelly, leverage of tenets Transforming for the better

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Fall 2013 4 Westside Creeks: Keeping San Antonio dry the native riverine function to Dr. Brian Taylor, understand ing the present and the future John Redmond Dredging, a project with a purpose TxSed, a Galveston-GLO partnership

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5 Pacesetter Col. Courtney W. Paul Commander, Little Rock District I our District Thanks for the warm welcomeI can truly say it is an honor and privilege to be your new leader.

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Fall 2013 6 Col. Richard A. Pratt Commander, Tulsa District Tulsa heads into year-end full speed aheadI

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7 Pacesetter Col. Charles Klinge Commander, Fort Worth District Utilizing Civil Works transformation and planning modernization T

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Fall 2013 8 Col. Richard P. Pannell Commander, Galveston District W Looking towards

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11 Pacesetter People Focus: Transformation criteria The four to ensure an infrastruc

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13 Pacesetter Transformation: People has his share of occur have Texas Ma Institute in as a research for the Texas Forms partnerships to deliver comprehensive and lasting solutions to make a positive difference for the American public and their communities

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19 Pacesetter Due to the success of the Transformation: Projects

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21 Pacesetter People Programs and projects Transformation: Projects

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25 Pacesetter Transformation: Stakeholders District engages DEEP Water Horizon/ RESTORE stakeholders

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Fall 2013 26 The effort re to secure District to

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27 Pacesetter Texas as nine to The current a re Transformation: StakeholdersCorps plays pivotal role in rebranding Air Force

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29 Pacesetter Transformation: Stakeholders

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Fall 2013 30 the effectiveness of each Transformative engineer

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31 Pacesetter People People

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Fall 2013 32 Q. What do you do in your current position: Q: What do you enjoy most about working on your particular project(s)/ tasks? Q: Whats the most interesting thing youve en countered or whos the most interesting person youve worked with during your tenure at the Corps? who you will get to Q:What do you hope to gain from your Department of the Army intern experience? Q: Why did you choose Galveston District: Kenneth Finley Current Title/Position: Natural Resource Specialist( Ranger) DA InternHow long have you held this position? 4 months How long have you been with the Galveston District? 1 month Past Position(s)/Title(s): Summer Ranger out of the Russellvile Project Oce for three summers, Little Rock District Park Ranger out of Rough River Project Oce for one summer, Louisville District Bio Stats

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33 Pacesetter PeopleQ: What has been the most rewarding aspect of your job? Q: What was your experience in Washington D.C. like? What work did you do? Q: How do you feel you can use your time in D.C. to serve the people of Lake Texoma? A: One of the big things that you gain from these Q: Is there anything else that you would like to add? Tulsa District: Joe Custer Position Title: Lake Manager of Lake Texoma Years in Position: 5 Hobbies: Family time, skeet shooting, hunting and fishing Bio Stats People

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Fall 2013 34 Q: How were you chosen as the Water Safety Champion? Q: What additional duties come with this responsibility? Q: Do you take this role per sonally? Q: What are your short and long term goals as water safety champion? Little Rock District: Russell Malahy Official Position: Natural Resources Specialist/ SWL Water Safety Team Chair Years with SWL: 3.5 Hometown: Fruitland, Mo. Education: Bachelors Degree Biology & Wildlife Management and Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement; Minor in General Agriculture Bio Stats

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35 Pacesetter Southwestern Division: Kristi ThorntonQ: Describe your position at SWD. Q: Many times admin assistants get overlooked for the jobs they do, why are admin assistants so important to the day in and out operations of the Q: You have an identi cal twin sister, what was it like growing up, did you two ever do a bait and switch? Q: Whats the best part about your job, the most challenging? Years at SWD Ive worked for the Army and the Corps for a year and a half now, however, I have a total of over 10 years with the federal government. Hobbiescrocheting, spending time with my family, eating (not that you can tell), and riding horses. Hometown Crystal Springs, Miss. Education/certifications I have been taking general online classes for the past 2 years, working toward associates degree in business. Bio Stats People People

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Fall 2013 36 Fort Worth District: Brandon MobleyQ: What is your role at the Fort Worth District? Q: What are some key initiatives that you are working? Why is it so important to the Corps mission? Q: What are some of your day-to-day duties Q: Tell us about your most rewarding experience, your proudest moment, since joining the Fort Worth District. Position: Natural Resources Management Specialist Years with the SWF: just under 10 yrs Hometown: Crowley, Texas Education: B.S. Animal Science, M.S. Agriculture, Conservation Genetics, Tarleton State University Hobbies: just hanging with my wife and daughterwe always seem to have something going on. Bio Stats

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37 Pacesetter Pacesetter PointsCongratulations Ashley Allinder Robert Steiner who was Lisa Oxford Chris Strunk Paul Ellefson Rebecca Ward Pete Perez on his Lt. Col. Marty Maldonado Robert Ed Morgan Ralph Steiner Rondal (Jason) Shreve Katie Parks Rik Stanley Franchelle Craft Andria Davis Walt Skierski, Arrivals Terry Rupe and Kent Bray Jon Plymal (redeployed), Carlos Tate (redeployed), Rikki Stanley, Prater Wesley and Brooks Anacker Brooks Anacker, Kyle Barnum, James Brewer, Robert Little, Luis Lopez (redeployed), Hans Miller, Leslie Olson, Wesley Prater, Samantha Wells (redeployed) Brandee Wright Beverly Martin, Josh Miller, Charissa Kelly, Harrison Sutcliffe, Raineye Patton, and Michael ZalesakDeparturesSteve Chapman Nate Herring Jason Foltyn, Mark Garza, Carolyn Milton, Adrian Ramos, Desiree Wilson Billy Colbert, Chris Byrd, Charlie Burger and Joyce Johns. Terri Nolen, Larry Bogue and Bob McCollum. Kim Sandifer and Bill Bowen

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