Alaska District Headquarters Building
Welcome to the Alaska District
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A dozer begins grading a landfarming cell near the Tank Site E project near Nome, Alaska. Landfarming is a potential solution to meet the needs of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District’s Formerly Used Defense Sites program across Alaska. The process includes removing contaminated soil from the source location, spreading it across an expansive area one to two feet thick, tilling consistently and then letting nature take control to degrade the pollutants.
Landfarming offers viable environmental cleanup solution in the Arctic
For environmental engineers at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District, vegetable crops and livestock are not landfarming. It is a method used to clean contaminated soil associated with an obsolete fuel storage tank in the Arctic.
The organization has about 20 positions either pending announcement or currently advertised on the USA Jobs website, the official source of federal government employment listings. The project-funded agency’s workload is anticipated to increase with future military and civil works construction. However, the hiring actions reflect the organization’s mantra of striving to become faster, more affordable and better.
Despite Army reductions, Corps of Engineers hiring in Alaska
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District is seeking qualified candidates in a variety of technical areas despite Army force reduction in Alaska.
Col. Michael S. Brooks assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District on July 16, 2015, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska.
Alaska District welcomes new commander
After three years as the commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District, Col. Christopher Lestochi relinquished his duties to Col. Michael Brooks during a July 16 change of command ceremony. Brooks, a native of Alabama, became the 27th commander of the district during the event at the district’s headquarters. He is the former deputy chief and engineer planner for the Domestic Operations Division at U.S. Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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