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  • May

    Concrete is hard: Materials workshop keeps technical staff skills sharp

    Recently, members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Alaska District’s Construction Division, Civil and Sanitary Section and Geotechnical and Materials Section participated in a field concrete and materials workshop at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. The event included classroom instruction, applied training and a written exam for attendees to obtain the American Concrete Institute’s foundational Level One Field Concrete Certification, which acts as the industry standard for engineers and construction workers around the world.
  • April

    USACE engineer support team provides expertise, broadens professional experience on European deployment

    Headquartered at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Alaska District and staffed with engineering professionals from throughout USACE, the 62nd Forward Engineer Support Team – Advanced, or FEST-A, is one of eight expeditionary teams that provides rapidly deployable engineering capabilities throughout the world. Primarily composed of civilian employees, these critical personnel groups perform infrastructure damage assessments, environmental surveys and building plans in support of the Army’s mission abroad.
  • February

    USACE completes largest child development center in the Army at Fort Wainwright

    A new era of high-quality childcare has dawned in the Fort Wainwright and greater Fairbanks community in Alaska’s interior. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District is conducting its post-construction activities after completing the largest child development center at Fort Wainwright, which will accommodate up to 338 children.
  • January

    Alaska District to begin major infrastructure projects in 2024, emphasis on best small business practices

    The Alaska District is preparing for a productive 2024 construction season in the Last Frontier. The organization's robust workload includes major infrastructure construction efforts under the district's civil and military programs in every corner of the state.
  • November

    Capturing a Storied Past: Historical Photo Analysis Guides Restoration Work at World War II Site in Alaska

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District, in collaboration with the USACE Army Geospatial Center, is using historical photographic analysis to help determine the locations of structures, features and abandoned military munitions on Amaknak and Unalaska Islands.