US Army Corps of Engineers
South Pacific Division

  • June

    District keeps projects moving along in Las Vegas area

    LAS VEGAS – It’s been said that what happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas. However, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is working on military construction projects in and around the Las Vegas area that will have effects across the country and around the world.
  • Corps engineer takes work with him on African vacation

    Lions, zebras, giraffes and… reservoirs? Not the typical vacation itinerary, but for one engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, that's exactly what his trip to Africa will cover. For Brian Poole, the assistant resident engineer at the Corps' Sacramento District Valley Resident Office, taking work with him on vacation is actually a plus
  • March

    South Pacific Division Commander Promoted to Brigadier General

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Acting Army Chief of Engineers Maj. Gen. Merdith "Bo" Temple promoted South Pacific Division Commander Col. Michael C. Wehr to the rank of Brigadier General Thursday, March 15, 2012 in a ceremony at the San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building.
  • A Truce to Remember: WWI Experience Recounted at Lake Kaweah Visit

    Just three days before Christmas, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Bo Temple sent an email to his 37,000 civilians and soldiers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In the message, he reminded them of a story from World War I, when British and German soldiers laid their weapons down and came to a truce.
  • February

    Corps and LA County break ground for Tujunga Wash restoration

    LOS ANGELES--U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and Los Angeles County officials broke ground Feb. 22 on a project designed to restore degraded habitat in the San Fernando Valley. Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, Public Works Deputy Director Mark Pestrella and District Commander Col. Mark Toy ceremonially turned dirt for the start of the $7 million Tujunga Wash Ecosystem Restoration project that will extend greening along the sides of a 3/4-mile stretch of concrete channel that carries runoff from Hansen Dam to the Los Angeles River.