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June, 2015


Vicksburg Corps Urges Water Safety for July 4 Visitors

Vicksburg, Miss –The Fourth of July is one of the busiest holidays at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District. We encourage visitors to have fun, be safe and expect the unexpected. Please practice the following safety tips this Fourth of July. [Read More]
Published: Jun-30-15

Arkabutla Lake Physically Challenged Deer Hunt Registration Opens

VICKSBURG, Miss…The annual physically challenged deer hunt at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers [Read More]
Published: Jun-18-15

Mississippi Valley Division conducts 2015 All Hazards Exercise

VICKSBURG, Miss., June 15, 2015 – As the first named tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico, Bill, barrels towards the already flood ravaged state of Texas, the Mississippi Valley Division will conduct an interagency All Hazards Exercise to practice its response and recovery activities if a disaster strikes the Mississippi Valley Division’s Area of Operations. The All Hazards Exercise will include planning discussions for hurricanes, floods, severe weather and earthquakes that could strike the region. [Read More]
Published: Jun-16-15

Arkabutla Lake Archery Deer Hunt Registration Opens

VICKSBURG, Miss…A special management archery deer hunt will be held at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Arkabutla Lake October 9-12, and October 23-26, 2015, with each hunt lasting two days. Applicants must be legal residents of Mississippi, and be at least 16 years of age. Applications for this hunt will be available July 22, 2015, at the Arkabutla Lake Field Office. The deadline for receiving applications is August 26, 2015, 3:00 p.m. A public drawing will be held September 9, 2015, 9:00 a.m., at the Arkabutla Lake Field Office. [Read More]
Published: Jun-12-15

240th Birthday of the U.S. Army and USACE

Vicksburg, Miss…Two hundred forty years ago on June 16, 1775 our nation's leaders established the Continental Army. Today, the Army is the strategic land power of the joint force; called upon to prevent, shape, and win against our adversaries. [Read More]
Published: Jun-11-15