Posts Tagged ‘U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’

Ebersole honored for service at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

by MBJ Staff Published: December 4,2011

Tags: Ashley Ebersole, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers

Ashley Ebersole, emergency management specialist for the Vicksburg District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was presented the Achievement Medal for Civilian Service for exceptional performance during the 2011 Alabama spring tornadoes response and recovery efforts. Ebersole was attached to the Mobile District and was the local government liaison officer who coordinated the staffing of local […] [...]

Shaw earns PZMP

by MBJ Staff Published: November 20,2011

Tags: Tom Shaw, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers

Tom Shaw, project manager in the Programs and Projects Management Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently earned the right to add the title of project management professional (PMP) to his list of accolades. The PMP certification identifies those in the project management profession that have proven themselves proficient in their […] [...]

Robinson wins award

by MBJ Staff Published: October 23,2011

Tags: engineering, Lanny R. Robinson, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers

Lanny R. Robinson, deputy district counsel for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District, recently received the 2011 Bert P. Pettinato Award for Public Service. This is one of the highest awards given by the Headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Robinson’s concentration is in contract claims and litigation and maritime cases […] [...]

District names winners

by MBJ Staff Published: October 2,2011

Tags: engineering, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, VICKSBURG

The Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently held its annual awards ceremony to recognize some of the outstanding employees who excelled and demonstrated leadership qualities on projects throughout the district and the nation. Recipients were presented the awards by Col. Jeff Eckstein, Commander of the Vicksburg District. Award categories and recipients […] [...]

Post-flood levee repair, and its funding, is getting lots of attention

by Clay Chandler Published: September 18,2011

Tags: flood, levee, Mississippi River, Save the Delta, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers

Another phase of the recovery from the historic spring flood has started – the race to repair and rebuild the levee system that was strained by the high water, and the political process to pay for it. Relentless spring rainfall in the Lower Mississippi Valley combined with annual snow melt in the upper Midwest filled […] [...]

Caldwell appointed chief

by MBJ Staff Published: September 11,2011

Tags: Ben S. Caldwell, engineering, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, VICKSBURG

The Vicksburg District of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers has named Ben S. Caldwell as chief of the Levee and Drainage Section, Engineering and Construction Division. He will be responsible for the overall management of design, documentation development and preparation of plans and specifications involving levee work. He will also oversee tributary drainage […] [...]

Engineers return home

by MBJ Staff Published: September 11,2011

Tags: engineering, Keith Flowers, Ryan Hoben, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, VICKSBURG

Keith Flowers and Ryan Hoben, both engineers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently returned from a temporary deployment assisting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Alabama with the removal of storm debris. Both served as a quality assurance monitor and assisted with debris removal from the right-of-way on roads and […] [...]

Corps promotes Goldman

by MBJ Staff Published: September 11,2011

Tags: engineering, Ron Goldman, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers

The Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has selected Ron Goldman as director of the national modeling, mapping and consequences production center. Prior to this assignment Goldman served as chief of Engineering and Construction Division’s hydraulics branch since 2002. He began his career with the Vicksburg District in 1977. A native of […] [...]

Jones earns P.E.

by MBJ Staff Published: July 24,2011

Tags: engineering, Nathan Jones, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers

Nathan Jones recently earned his professional engineer certification in the field of electrical engineering. He is a program/project manager in the Programs and Project Management Division of the Vicksburg District or the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Jones is a graduate of Mississippi State University, where he earned a bachelor of science in computer engineering. […] [...]

Hill promoted to branch chief

by MBJ Staff Published: April 10,2011

Tags: Glenda J. Hill, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers

Glenda J. Hill has been selected as the chief of Design Branch in the Engineering and Construction Division at the Vicksburg District, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, headquarters office. Hill will manage civil works engineering design activities for the District. She has worked for the District since 1980 and most recently served as the […] [...]

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