Archive: July, 2023
  • July

    Lt. Col. Robert Nahabedian assumes command at Charleston District July 18

    In western Connecticut in the 1990s, a young middle-schooler, Robert Nahabedian, saw the United States Military Academy (at West Point) campus from the river courts along the banks of the Hudson River for the first time during a school trip. In his mind, at this moment, a seed was planted.
  • Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: Civil Works Projects Underway

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works program received over $26 million for several projects in South Carolina. The Charleston District is working internally and with our nonfederal sponsors to get this work underway.
  • Soccer Player Turned Army Officer Rises Through the Ranks

    Capt. Galen Kreutzberger, who joined the Charleston District as a first lieutenant in February of last year, reflects on his decision to join the Army and his experience at the Charleston District.
  • Industrial Hygienist Combines Math and Science to Protect Employees

    Stephanie Gillian leverages industrial hygiene skills to prioritize the health and safety of the Charleston District team.
  • Charleston District Teams Up with Other Agencies for Nonstructural Flood Risk Management Project

    The Charleston District has partnered with the Environmental Protection Agency and several other state and local agencies for a non-structural flood management project known as the Floodplain Management Services and Silver Jackets Sustainable Coastline Guidebook for St. Helena. The project began October 1, 2022, and initiated when the EPA, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Silver Jackets joined forces in developing educational and outreach materials on mitigating the effects of erosion forces to this unique community.
  • Veterans and Students join together for ninth annual Wounded Warrior Fishing Day

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, hosted the ninth annual Wounded Warriors Veterans Fishing Day at the Cooper River Rediversion Project in St. Stephen this spring. The event is only possible with the assistance of the DNR, which allows fishing to occur in a protected wildlife area once a year.
  • Empowering The Engineers of Tomorrow: Introduce A Girl to STEM Day

    Hosted by nine local federal agencies, including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, "Introduce A Girl to STEM Day" inspires young girls to explore the world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics and discover their potential as future leaders. With a mission to break down gender barriers and promote inclusivity in STEM, this fun-filled learning experience aims to transform dreams into reality.
  • Lisa Metheney marks 30 years of service with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    Lisa Metheney, the Deputy District Engineer for Programs and Project Management and senior civilian for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is celebrating a remarkable milestone in her career. This year marks her 30th year of federal service with the same agency, a feat that only a small percentage of federal employees achieve.