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  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers identifies short-term natural disaster recovery activities funded by the Additional Supplemental Appropriations Disaster Relief Act, 2019

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today work that will be accomplished with the Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies, Operation and Maintenance, and Mississippi River and Tributaries account funding provided for emergency recovery efforts in the Additional Supplemental Appropriations Disaster Relief Act, 2019, Public Law 116-20. The act was signed into law, June 6, 2019.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 28

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches at its recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 28.
  • Grenada Lake Provides Archery Hunting Opportunities

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District’s Grenada Lake Field Office announced today that the lake will host archery-specific hunting opportunities during the 2019-2020 hunting season.
  • Vicksburg District Holds Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony, Begins Revetment Season

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District held a “Blessing of the Fleet” ceremony Sept. 4 to commemorate the deployment of the district’s Mat Sinking Unit and the official start of revetment season. The ceremony was held at the Vicksburg District Harbor and included blessings from USACE Chaplain Col. Bradford Baumann, Rev. Sam Godfrey of Christ Episcopal Church and Rev. Carl Young, a crew member on the Mat Sinking Unit. Members of the Memphis District revetment team and representatives of the Mississippi Valley Division were also in attendance. District leadership, including Commander Col. Robert Hilliard and Chief of Operations Julie Vignes, spoke at the ceremony and emphasized the importance of the unit’s work.
  • Grenada Lake Announces Veterans Hunt

    VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District’s Grenada Lake Field Office announced today that its annual veterans hunt will be held at Grenada Lake, Mississippi, Nov. 15-17, 2019. Registration for the hunt will be Sept. 9-20 at the Grenada Lake Visitor Center.