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In recent months, the Alaska District focused its efforts on the installation of 2,740 blackout curtains to improve Soldiers’ sleep at Fort Wainwright and Fort Greely, where daylight lasts nearly 24 hours during the peak of summer.
Col. Damon Delarosa assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District on Aug. 14 during a ceremony at the headquarters building. He becomes the 29th commander of the organization.
Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, signed the St. George Harbor Improvement Chief’s Report during a special event in Washington, D.C. The signing progresses the proposed project to Congress for authorization. Headquarters of the U.S. Army Chief of Engineers as Maj. Gen. William "Butch" Graham (left) and Maj. Gen. (Promotable) Scott Spellmon (right) observe.
The final environmental impact statement for the proposed Pebble Mine.
In 1979, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District added 37,800 square feet of dark brown, steel siding and trim to its headquarters and laboratory buildings located on what is now known as Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. Since then, the organization has grown to more than 400 employees and implemented projects across Alaska and the Indo-Pacific Region. But, during nearly half of the district’s history, the exterior of the facility stayed the same color, weathering storms and harsh Alaskan winters each year.

News Releases

Corps will host virtual public meeting for Lowell Creek study
10/16/2020
Representatives for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District will host a virtual public meeting Tuesday, Oct. 20 at noon for anyone interested in learning about the draft report for the...
Corps issues statement on Environmental Investigation Agency’s recorded conversations
9/23/2020
We are aware of the Environmental Investigation Agency’s recorded conversations. We are committed to a fair and transparent process, which includes maintaining high standards of integrity through to...
Corps releases draft report for Lowell Creek project in Seward, seeks public input
9/21/2020 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District prepared a draft integrated feasibility report and environmental assessment for proposed improvements to the Lowell Creek flood diversion project in...
Corps welcomes new commander to the Alaska District
8/14/2020
Col. Damon Delarosa became the 29th commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District during an assumption of command ceremony today on the front lawn of the headquarters building near...
Corps submits St. George report to Congress for authorization
8/14/2020
Today, Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, signed the St. George Harbor Improvement Chief’s Report during a special...

Alaska District Photos

The Moose Creek Dam regulates stream flow on the Chena River to prevent flooding due to ice jams on April 27 near North Pole.
BG Thomas Tickner Visits USACE Alaska District's Alternate Care Facility
Alaska District completed maintenance dredging in Homer  in the U.S. Coast Guard berth of the harbor.
Radar Tipping
US and Thai engineer officers review the map during the Si Racha site survey, 22 August 2019
Beyond the immense amount of contamination at the landfill, one of the greatest challenges of the project was logistics while access is limited to marine vessels only. Shown here, a Marooka loaded with contaminated soil drives onto a landing craft at the historical park.
Bassett Hospital
About to be deployed...
Tanaga Island - FUDS Project