Author: Glenn Jeffries
  • January

    Boys With A Purpose: Helping young men be the best they can be

    One Army general, 20 young boys and Vince Lombardi recently spent an afternoon together at the College of Charleston at one of Meminger Elementary’s after-school programs. Brig. Gen. Jason Kelly, the South Atlantic Division commander, met with the students of Boys With A Purpose, a non-profit organization that helps young men learn how to become the best versions of themselves by teaching them life skills. Lombardi was there in spirit as the group watched the famous football coach’s What it takes to be Number One video.
  • Crab Bank Seabird Sanctuary: A landmark legacy

    A dredge, appropriately named Dredge Charleston, a daily crew of 53 workers, and heavy earthmoving equipment worked 24 hours a day for seven weeks constructing a landmark legacy of the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening project: the restoration of Crab Bank. Crab Bank is a bird sanctuary located in the Charleston Harbor near the shoreline of the Old Village in Mount Pleasant.
  • October

    Honored to expand final resting place for nation's fallen heroes

    The Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration honors the military service of our nation's Veterans by providing a dignified burial and a lasting memorial for our nation’s heroes. With over 150 national cemeteries across the country, creating a final resting place and commemorating their extraordinary service to our nation is a top priority for the NCA.
  • April

    Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

    The day was full of test tubes, marshmallows, Twizzlers, spaghetti, flowers, night googles, fuel
  • November

    Hurricane Hugo: 30 Years Later

    As a Sullivan’s Island resident, every weekday I cross the Ben Sawyer Bridge to head to work at the
  • Saving Time and Money

    U. S. Army Corps of Engineers permits are necessary for essentially any work, including construction
  • May

    DDPM 10 Year Update

    As we celebrate this ten year milestone, we wanted to reflect on our senior civilian leadership. Our
  • December

    Assisting Georgetown and Pawleys Island

    Georgetown County had an agonizing wait for the flood waters headed their way after Hurricane
  • August

    Myrtle Beach Renourishment Project Begins

    Bulldozers and pipes are among the visitors to the Grand Strand this summer. But just as other
  • June

    Charleston's Skyline Changed... for One Afternoon

    All of the sudden, one recent afternoon, there were 15 skyscrapers appearing in the historic
  • The Winning Jackpot Prize Payoff

    Georgetown County hit the jackpot when dredged material from the Charleston District’s navigation
  • March

    Winning the dredging lottery

    How often do we head to the beach and stop at a gas station on the way to buy a drink and a lottery
  • Dredging the AIWW

    The humming of a 1,200 horsepower diesel engine, pipes running in the middle of the channel, and a
  • November

    Federal Executive Association Stakeholder Drop-In

    Three mayors, state delegators, numerous city andcounty councilmen, five congressional staffers and
  • ASACW Darcy Visits Charleston

    In October, the Charleston District was excited to host theHonorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant
  • August

    Diligence and Ardor

    “Learning is not attained by chance; it must be sought after with ardor and attended to with
  • June

    S.T.E.M. on the Line

    Only 12 percent of engineers in the U.S. are women so it’s no wonder, according to the Girl Scout
  • October

    Vice President Joe Biden's Visit

    Secret service, police, security check points, lots of media, four politicians, one Army general,
  • August

    Raising our Efforts

    *Second in a two-part series on the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening ProjectThe Capt’n Ray made
  • June

    A different catch

    It is a beautiful sunny day in the quaint fishing village of McClellanville, SC. The moss is blowing