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  • March

    USACE Little Rock District names Knight Engineer of the Year

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District recently named Vilonia, Arkansas native Gabriel Knight, as the 2024 Engineer of the Year.
  • September

    Bull Shoals and Norfork Dam Safety Exercise

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District hosted a dam safety exercise for Bull Shoals and Norfork Dam’s along with state and local stakeholders at the Bull Shoals White River State Park on Sept. 6, 2023.
  • August

    The Perfect Throw

    We often think about sports icons when we think of the “the perfect throw.” We think of a quarterback in the Super Bowl that threads the needle for the final touchdown to win the game, or the pitcher that slings the final strike to close out a perfect game. Undoubtedly, these are incredible moments. These moments take years of practice and sweat equity from the athletes before they’re in a position to make “the perfect throw.” However, there are moments in life where the perfect throw doesn’t happen on the field. It happens in the split seconds between life and death. This is that story… It was a smoldering hot 4th of July day at Greers Ferry Lake in central Arkansas. Every recreation area around the lake was packed with visitors looking for a place to cool off.
  • March

    USACE needs more engineers for its Dam Safety Production Center

    Dams are often synonymous with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Responsible for more than 740 dams across the nation, USACE and its Dam Safety Program is responsible ensuring these structures provide many significant benefits to the nation while also reducing risks to people, property, and the environment. Central to this effort in the Southwestern Division are the engineers working for the Dam Safety Production Center.
  • February

    National Engineers Week - 2023

    Engineer Week is a celebration that takes place on the third week of February annually because it coincides with President George Washington’s birthday. This is significant, since Washington is considered our Nation’s first engineer, and he also appointed the first engineer officers to the U.S. Army on June 16, 1775, during the American Revolution.
  • October

    International Shake Out Day

    Did you know today is International Shake-Out Day? Millions of people across the globe will participate in earthquake preparedness drills. Would you know what to do if a quake struck right now?
  • Cumbo wins Rising Star award at WOC

    Erin Cumbo, project manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, was honored as a Technology Rising Star recipient at the 2022 Women of Color Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Conference.
  • September

    USACE Archaeological Program

    When you think “archaeology” do you think “U.S. Army Corps of Engineers?” Probably not. Archaeology brings up images of Indiana Jones, dusty tombs and getting chased out of caverns by giant rolling boulders. Yet, despite this, USACE curates the second largest collection of cultural resources in the United States, second only to the Smithsonian Institution.
  • July

    Water Safety this 4th of July

    Arkansas Senator John Boozman and Congressman Bruce Westerman took time out of their schedule to talk about water safety with Little Rock District Commander, Colonel Eric Noe. Topics discussed were drinking alcohol while boating and wearing your life jacket when you are in or near the water. There have been seven drownings this year in the Little Rock District. When you are enjoying the great outdoors over the July 4th holiday please be safe….We would like for you to spend many more holidays with us.
  • June

    Fish selected as 2021 SWL Engineer of the Year

    Ray Fish was recently selected as the 2021 SWL Engineer of the Year for the Little Rock District. Fish is a registered professional electrical engineer in the state of Arkansas, a member of the Arkansas Academy of Electrical Engineers, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and the International Society for Automation.
  • April

    Cherokee Park Reopens April 15

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District announces that beginning April 15, Cherokee Park near Morrilton, Arkansas will be available for reservations.
  • February

    Little Rock District Engineers recognized at 2021 BEYA awards

    Little Rock District civil engineers, Elmo Webb and Roderick Gaines both received awards in the Outstanding Achievement in New Technology category at the 2021 Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA).
  • US Army Corps of Engineers - Building Strong Career Fair

    WE'RE HIRING! Join us for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division Virtual Job Fair! When: March 2, 2021. You can chat with an USACE hiring official in real-time from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST. FREE to jobseekers, career opportunities offered nationwide!
  • August

    National Hydropower Day

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the largest owner-operator of hydroelectric power plants in the
  • July

    Corps of Engineers Firework Locations

    Visitors and campground guests of several Little Rock district lakes and parks can enjoy fireworks
  • April

    To "Essential Personnel" everywhere - thank you.

    Col. Noe, commander of the Little Rock District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shares a thank you message with all the nation’s essential personnel.
  • June

    Commentary: STEM – Past, Present, Future

    Back many years ago when I was just a youngster growing up in Mountain Home, Ark., we were routinely
  • March

    Clearwater Lake Project Office Receives Donated Bird Houses

    Clearwater Lake Park Ranger Don Henson accepts a donation of 32 bluebird houses from a long time camper, Roy Jennings of Park Hills, Mo.
  • Greers Ferry Dam 50th Anniversary 1963-2013

    Join us at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 3 in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Greers Ferry Dam Dedication at the JFK Overlook in Heber Springs, Ark. The dedication ceremony was President John F. Kennedy's last dedication and one of his final public appearances before he was assassinated in Dallas Nov. 22, 1963.