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  • June

    Using simulation tools for operational readiness in maritime and littoral operations

    Operational readiness is a term used throughout the six branches of the U.S. military. The ability of armed forces to conduct the full range of military operations, regardless of a posed threat, is contingent upon how well units are manned, equipped, trained and led. To increase readiness, researchers at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) have partnered with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps on a joint venture to use ship simulation and numerical models in the planning of amphibious assaults and littoral operations.
  • Corps partners with multiple agencies to improve long-term health of Lake Elsinore

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District, City of Lake Elsinore, and Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District partner to identify restoration projects for Southern California’s largest natural freshwater lake.
  • USACE, Mechoopda Tribe celebrate first in Tribal Partnership Program

    Standing near the waters of a meandering California creek about 15 miles southeast of Chico, members

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News Releases

  • Chief of Engineers signs report recommending ecosystem restoration in Prado Basin

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ top general signed a report April 22 – on Earth Day – recommending a plan to restore more than 600 acres of valuable riparian habitat within the largest riparian forest in Southern California. Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, the Corps’ commanding general and 55th U.S. Army chief of engineers, signed the Chief of Engineer’s Report for the Prado Basin Ecosystem Restoration and Water Conservation Feasibility Study at the Corps’ headquarters in Washington, D.C. The project is headed by the Corps’ Los Angeles District, in partnership with the Orange County Water District.
  • USACE to host public meetings for proposed visitor center in Lake Isabella

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has released new environmental documents regarding the permanent relocation of the U.S. Forest Service visitor center in Lake Isabella and will host a virtual public meeting to discuss the documents on April 22, from 4-5:30 p.m.
  • Corps to begin dredging Newport Bay Harbor, completing east jetty repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District will begin dredging the Newport Bay Harbor entrance channel and perform repairs on the harbor’s east jetty in mid-April at Newport Beach, California. A $3-million contract to perform the work was awarded Feb. 24 to Pacific Dredge and Construction LLC, located in San Diego. The City of Newport Beach is the non-federal sponsor of the project.
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