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  • May

    MV Pathfinder receives special gift from partners on the river

    The U.S. Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley presented the crew of the St. Louis District’s MV Pathfinder with a custom made inscribed Louisville Slugger (direct from the factory) that reads, “"From Your Grateful Friends - US Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley- PATHFINDER.”
  • April

    St. Louis District volunteers make a difference

    “Volunteers with the Corps of Engineers are a vital part of the natural resource management program. With limited resources, volunteers allow us to stretch our manpower, helping us to increase our interaction with visitors and the community,” Erin Hilligoss-Volkmann, park ranger and volunteer coordinator with the Rivers Project Office said.
  • March

    St. Louis District taking part in Metro East Small Business Symposium

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will present information about contracting with the Corps at a Small Business Symposium themed "Doing Business with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers."
  • Flood preparedness workshops prepare partners for flood season

    Flooding is the most common, costly and deadly natural disaster in the United States each year. One of the Corps of Engineers' main missions is providing assistance when natural disasters or other emergencies strike. Emergency preparedness and response is primarily a state and local responsibility, but the Corps of Engineers is authorized to assist communities in pre-flood preparedness, during-flood and post-flood response.
  • February

    Unique program celebrates five years changing veterans’ lives, preserving history

    On the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth, Maj. Gen. Michael Wehr, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division, recalled part of the sixteenth President’s second inaugural address as part of celebrating another important anniversary.
  • President’s budget includes $121.8M for St. Louis District civil works projects

    President Obama’s proposed Fiscal Year 2016 budget transmitted to Congress includes $4.732 billion in gross discretionary funding for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • January

    Corps’ oldest dredge still going strong after 83 years

    The Corps oldest dredge wrapped up another successful dredging season on the Middle Mississippi, January 8. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District’s Dredge Potter, built in 1932 during the Great Depression did not let age stand in her way as she moved more than 3.2 million cubic yards of sediment this year – enough to cover a football field to a height of 1,500 feet.