USACE SEPTEMBER 2018 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 WILMINGTON DISTRICT NEWS Practice Water Safety Year Round 2 SAW Support to NC Ports 4 District Completes Eagle Island Construction 7 Regulatory Has Role in 2018 Equestrian Games 8 Construction Continues at Fort Bragg for USASOC 10 Interactive Map Keeps Public Informed at Oak Island 12 Helps Explain SAW Navigation Mission 16 Falls Lake was dangerously close to drying up during the drought of 2008. (USACE photo)
District Commander: COL Robert J. Clark Public Affairs Chief: Lisa Parker Managing Editor: Hank Heusinkveld Page 2 ISSUE 11, VOLUME 2 Page 2 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2
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Page 4 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 The Port of Wilmington is 284 acres with an inside harbor channel depth of 42 feet (NC Ports images)
Page 5 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 The Yang Ming Unity, measuring 1,101 feet in length and 140 feet in width, was the largest vessel to utilize the expanded turning basin and call the Port of Wilmington. The Yang Ming Unity called the Port of Wilmington on August 7, 2016.
Page 6 ISSUE 3, VOLUME 2 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 The Port of Morehead City is 128 acres with an inside harbor channel depth of 45 feet.
Page 7 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 DISTRICT COMPLETES C ONSTRUCTION AT EAGLE ISLAND CONFINED DISPOSAL FACILITY The Eagle Island Confined Disposal Facility is where material dredged from the federal channel in the Cape Fear River is stored.
Page 8 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 The Tryon International Equestrian Center is located in Tryon, NC.
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Page 10 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 Project Manager Michael Hinsley, rear, briefs, Wilmington District Commander Col. Robert Clark and Chief of ECP Division Cathy Gill about construction projects for USASOC at Fort Bragg.
Page 11 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 When construction began on this particular project for USASOC, it has since transformed into high tech facilities that are meeting the needs of the Special Operations community.
Page 12 ISSUE 2, V OLUME 1 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 Trevor Lancaster works on the interactive map using ArcGIS Online software.
Page 13 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 More than 17,000 people viewed the interactive map with a peak of 909 over the July 4th holiday.
Page 14 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 COAST GUARD OFFICER LEARNING USACE/ SAW MISSIONS IN USCG TRAINING PROGRAM Lt. Brittany Akers reviews a map with Wilmington District Navigation Section members Gloria Price, left, Sharon Sutton and Dennis Moran.
Page 15 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 At Oregon Inlet to observe a Wilmington District survey mission, Akers was able to see construction of the new Bonner Bridge.
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Page 18 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 PARK AND RECREATION MONTH IN JULY PROMOTES YEAR ROUND OPPORTUNITIES TO ENJOY THE OUTDOORS Campsites like this are easily accessible at Jordan Lake. (NC State Parks photo)
Page 19 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 PARK AND RECREATION Sundown along the shoreline of Jordan Lake makes for breathtaking views. (NC State Parks photo)
Page 20 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 PARK AND RECREATION There are more than 1,000 campsites at Jordan Lake. (NC State Parks photo)
Page 21 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 Wicker and his teammate paddle down the Arkansas River near Salida, CO.
Page 22 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 Karly, started archery when she was 11 years in North Carolina for girls in the Bare Bow 11 13 age group, and number five in the U.S. in the same category. She participated earlier this year in the Junior Olympic Archery Development Outdoor National Tournament which is the United States Olympic Archery Programs tournament for up and coming under 18 archers. According to Mayo, she shoots every day beginning at 6:30 AM in the backyard of their home in a 60 foot area set aside for her sport. (Photos by John Mayo)
Page 23 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 HAIL AND FAREWELL TO COLLEAGUES
Page 24 ISSUE 4, VOLUME 2 HIGHLIGHTING EMPLOYEES
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