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Army Corps of Engineers Unveils FY 2019 Work Plan for Civil Works Program

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has submitted to Congress its work plan for several projects under its Civil Works program. The service said Wednesday it will get a total of $6.9B in fiscal 2019 funds for the Army Civil Works program through the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.

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Col. Christine Beeler Assigned as Army Contracting Command Deputy Commander

The Defense Department has assigned Col. Christine Beeler, former deputy director of contracting at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to serve as deputy commander at the Army Contracting Command. She will operate from Redstone Arsenal, Ala. in her new role, the DoD said Tuesday.

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Rickey Dale James Confirmed to Head Army Corps of Engineers

The Senate has confirmed Rickey Dale James, a manager at family farming business A.C. Riley Cotton Company, as assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for civil works and head of the Army Corps of Engineers, the Northern Kentucky Tribune reported Monday. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) said James will help address water infrastructure …

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NIST Leads Federal Effort to Assess, Reduce Windstorm Impacts

The National Institute of Standards and Technology will spearhead a federal program that aims to study wind behavior in a push to cut the risk of loss of life and property damage from windstorms. NIST said Tuesday the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program covers three long-term strategic goals along with 14 key objectives and seven …

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