USACE MARCH 2018 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 2 WILMINGTON DISTRICT NEWS District Welcomes New Exec. Officer 2 83rd Civil Affairs BN Gets Technical Support From SAW 5 Kaltenbach Earns Professional Geologist License 7 Wrightsville Beach Getting a Facelift Through End of March 8 Faces of Deployment: Shared Stories from the USVI 10 USACE Completes Temporary Power Mission in USVI 12 National Engineers Week: Why Did I Become an Engineer? 14 Deputy Chief of Engineers and USACE Deputy Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Michael Wehr, center, discusses the layout and design of the newly completed U.S. Army Special Operations Command Language and Culture Center with Resident Engineer Doug Wood, left, of the Wilmington District's Resident Engineer Office at Ft. Bragg. At right is Wilmington District Commander Col. Robert Clark who hosted the tour, along with project manager and civil engineer Brian Whitley. State of the Art Facilities Enhancing U.S. Army Special Operations Command Operational Efficiency at Fort Bragg
District Commander: COL Robert J. Clark Public Affairs Chief: Lisa Parker Managing Editor: Hank Heusinkveld Page 2 ISSUE 11, VOLUME 2 Page 2 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 2 Retired Army Engineer Officer Now Serving as District Executive Officer Col. Robert Clark swears in Joe Tyron for his new role as executive officer.
Page 3 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 2 Artist rendition of the area near the newly completed USASOC Language and Culture Center (center left) with additional buildings that are currently under construction (right).
Page 4 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 2 Maj. Gen. Wehr comments on energy efficiency of the Language and Culture Hicks and Wilmington District Commander Col. Rob Clark.
Page 5 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 2 Civil engineer John Hazelton explains dam safety measures to Soldiers of the battalion.
Page 6 ISSUE 3, VOLUME 2 Page 6 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 2 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialist Trevor Lancaster discusses the various capabilities of GIS during the presentation at the battalion.
Page 7 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 2 KALTENBACH EARNS PRO FESSIONAL GEOLOGIST LICENSE Kelley Kaltenbach adds his name to the list of professional licenses earned by Wilmington District engineers and scientists.
Page 8 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 2 reduce risk of life and public and private property at Wrightsville Beach is currently operating as scheduled. The project, running strong since 1965 when it was initially constructed, will see an estimated 700,000 cubic yards of material pumped onto the beach from the Dredge McCaskill. Project Manager Jim Medlock said that the length of the project is 8,400 feet and is expected to be completed by the end of March. WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH C OASTAL STORM RISK MANAGEMENT PROJECT ON TRACK FOR MARCH COMPLETION Dredged material spews on Wrightsville Beach as a bulldozer begins moving it to design specifications Below is the contract dredge McCaskill which is located at the southern end of Wrightsville Beach. (Continued on page 9) USACE photos by Hank Heusinkveld
Page 9 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 2 WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH C Clockwise at right: Project Manager Jim Medlock speaks to local media to explain the project; onboard the Dredge McCaskill Col. Clark and Rolando Serrano, second from right, look at plans of the project on board the dredge McCaskill during a tour. At left is Wilmington District Deputy District Engineer for Programs and Project Management Christine Brayman, and to her left is Chance Lambeth of Representative David Rouzer's Office; a lone bulldozer moves dredged material to the edge of the surf; looking south
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Page 12 ISSUE 2, V OLUME 1 USACE completes its Temporary Power Mission in the U.S. Virgin Islands ISSUE 2, VOLUME 2 shipment off of St. Croix.
Page 13 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 2 Hurricane Irma and Maria knocked out power throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands when it hit in September of last year.
Page 14 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 2 ENGINEERS SHARE PERS ONAL STORIES ABOUT WHY THEY CHOSE THEIR PROFESSION DURING NATIONAL ENGINEERS WEEK Maj. Gen. Mike Wehr became an engineer after encouragement from his grandfather who was also an engineer.
Page 15 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 2 Electrical engineer Wilmarie Pagan knew at a very young age that she loved math and liked solving problems. Civil engineer Anthony Byrd has passed along his love of math to his young daughter, and helps her with math problems that he says she grasps quickly.
Page 16 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 2 Hadrian Lyle Leyco grew up in a U.S. Navy family and was fascinated by military machinery on base.
Page 17 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 2 MULTI PURPOSE VESSEL SNELL CONTINUES CLEAN UP WITH GALVESTON DISTRICT The SNELL crew hoists a sunken tree from a navigational channel.
Page 18 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 2 EMORY AND HENRY STUD ENT DIGS INTO ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Emily Jones, daughter of Scott Jones, is a civic innovation and environmental science major at Emory and Henry College in Emory, Virginia.
Page 19 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 2 Great Backyard Bird Count In the Stream of Things
Page 20 ISSUE 2, VOLUME 2 Mid Atlantic Garden Faire I have a huge passion for the world around us, and my studies are focused on how we can work together to
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