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In a country experiencing a shortage of critical educational facilities, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District is overseeing the design and construction of kindergartens to better the lives of children in Mongolia. Over the last three years, the district has partnered with the U.S. Embassy and U.S. Indo-Pacific Command to improve educational opportunities for more than 300 students throughout Mongolia.
Amy Burke, workforce management specialist, receives a 50-year Army Length of Service Award from Col. Damon Delarosa, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District, during a ceremony on June 24 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. Burke worked in various jobs over her career but describes her current role in classification as her first love.
Walking into the headquarters building for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District, a wall of portraits featuring former commanders greets employees and visitors alike. Of the 29 men who have led the organization during its distinguished history, Col. Damon Delarosa is the first to represent the Asian American community.
Climbing up the hillside of a remote Alaskan island, an old tramway rusts into the ground beneath it. With gnarled rails, the 2,400-foot structure is a remanent of an abandoned radar facility that provided early warning of approaching enemy aircraft during World War II. The tramway is part of a formerly used defense site that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District worked to clean up the past two summers.

News Releases

Corps seeking public comment on Apoon study
7/30/2021 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District prepared a draft disposition study and environmental assessment on the Apoon Mouth of the Yukon River historical project...
Engineers help to improve educational opportunities in Mongolia
7/30/2021 UPDATED
In a country experiencing a shortage of critical educational facilities, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District is overseeing the design and construction of kindergartens to better the...
USACE employee celebrates 50 years of federal service
7/14/2021 UPDATED
A member of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District achieved a unique milestone as a government employee recently...
Corps welcomes new contracting chief
7/13/2021 UPDATED
Tracy Wickham assumed duties as the chief of the contracting division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District in May 2021...
Chena project’s Moose Creek Landing Recreation Area closed for construction
7/9/2021 UPDATED
The Moose Creek Landing Recreation Area will be closed from July 10 to August 10 for construction...

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