USACE JUNE 2017 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 1 WILMINGTON DISTRICT NEWS The Latest Updated Information From ACE IT 2 Parting words From District Commander Col. Landers 3 Fresh Ideas From Millennial Engineers 7 Blue Monday at Lock & Dam 1 9 Learning About Cape Fear Critters at Greenfield Lake Festival 10 National Child to Work Day Draws Dozens of Kids to District 12 Highlights From Corps Day 2017 16 District On Track Building Quality Facilities for Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg Project Engineers Joshua Kallam, left, and Anthony Byrd of the Wilmington construction of the SOF Language and Cultural Center.
District Commander: COL Kevin P. Landers, Sr. Public Affairs Chief: Lisa Parker Managing Editor: Hank Heusinkveld Page 2 ISSUE 11, VOLUME 2 Page 2 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 1 *ACE IT UPDATES*
Page 3 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 1 Col. Kevin P. Landers, Sr.
Page 4 ISSUE 3, VOLUME 2 Page 4 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 1 Col. Lee Hicks is the USASOC Headquarters Command Engineer.
Page 5 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 1 Simons stands in an enclosed area before the SOF Language and Cultural Center.
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Page 7 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 1 Millennial Engineers Bringing Enthusiasm, Fresh Ideas into USACE Civil engineer Hadrian Lyle Leyco, left, is a graduate of the University of California San Diego, and Wilmarie Pagan is an electrical engineer graduate of Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico
Page 8 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 1 Austin Balser graduated with a degree in civil engineering from Clemson University. Civil engineer Graham Gedman received his degree from Penn State University.
Page 9 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 1 Blue Monday Celebrated at Lock and Dam 1 on Cape Fear River Hundreds of American shad are caught at Lock and Dam 1 and are cooked and served at the celebration.
Page 10 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 1 DISTRICT RANGER TEAC HES ABOUT CAPE FEAR BASIN ANIMALS A child tries on a black bear pelt that was on display at the Greenfield Lake event. (USACE photo by Lisa Parker)
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Page 12 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 1 NATIONAL CHILD TO WO RK DAY INTRODUCES YOUNGSTERS TO STEM PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES It was a busy day for the Wilmington District on National Child to Work Day as dozens of teammates volunteered their time to show students and pupils what they as parents do for a living. In addition, they encouraged their kids and guests from D.C. Virgo Middle School to develop an interest in math and science. Volunteers demonstrated such things as surveying techniques, how earthen dams are built, and what to look for when taking soil samples.
Page 13 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 1 USACE Photos by Hank Heusinkveld
Page 14 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 1 ARMY CELEBRATES 242N D BIRTHDAY ON CAPITOL HILL WITH LAWMAKERS ---U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley cuts the cake for the Army's 242nd Army Birthday on Capitol Hill, June 14, 2017 along with Acting Secretary of the Army Robert M. Speer and Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel A. Dailey. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jamill Ford)
Page 15 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 1 16 JUNE 1775 16 JUN E 2017 HAPPY 242ND BIRTHDAY USACE
Page 16 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 1 HIGHLIGHTS FROM CORP S DAY 2017 Congratulations to Ed Dunlop left, who earned Employee of the Year. Dunlop is a Senior Civil Engineer in the Engineering, c ons truction and Planning Division and was cited for having flexibility and willingness to provide exceptional customer service. Dean Rod bou rn, stands with DPPM Christine Brayman, was officially recognized as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Logistics Activity Employee of the Ye ar. ACE IT Photos by Bruce Rader
Page 17 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 1 Happy 242nd Birthdays to the U.S. Army (14 June 1775) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (16 June 1775)