Welcome!

Welcome to the Far East Engineer District, the engineering and construction agency of choice in Korea! FED has a long history of overseeing the design and construction of outstanding quality of life and operational facilities for the Department of Defense community in Korea.

To find out more about FED, its people and the work we do to support the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and their families living and working in Korea, please browse our web site. Keep abreast of events and happenings in the FED by liking our social media sites  on Facebook and LinkedIn. Thanks for visiting and we hope your stay with us will be interesting and informative! One Team – Building Strong® – In Korea

Col. Heather ALevy
Commander

Justina Chang (left), Far East District Workforce Recruitment Program intern, stands with Johnny Howard (right), Information Management Office chief, during her farewell luncheon at the headquarters building, Aug. 12. The Workforce Recruitment Program, or WRP, is a national recruitment program that helps federal sector employers hire college students and recent graduates with disabilities for temporary or permanent positions. (Courtesy photo)
Kim Kyong-ho, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District Geotechnical Branch chemist, analyzes an asbestos sample collected from an U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan-Casey building through a microscope. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, asbestos was used in many types of home building products and insulation materials until the 1970s. (U.S. Army photo by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District)
Col. Heather A. Levy, USACE Far East District (FED) commander, speaks to family, friends, and guests during the Far East District change of command ceremony held at River Bend Golf Course, USAG Humphreys, Republic of Korea, July 19. Levy arrived at FED from the Army War College, where she earned a master’s degree in strategic studies, and was recognized as a distinguished graduate. (Photo Credit: Susan Lee)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District’s new client is the U.S. Space Force. The District has been tasked with creating a design for their new headquarters building at Osan Air Base, South Korea. (Courtesy photo)
Distinguished guests shovel up the first mound of dirt at the construction site of the new 51st Communications Squadron Headquarters Facility at Osan Air Base, May 25. (Courtesy Photo)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Far East District, recently turned over project SPT110A, the Army Finance and Accounting Services-Korea building, with an Acceptance Release Letter ceremony, at U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys, Pyeongtaek, Republic of Korea, May 24. (U.S. Army photo by Sameria Zavala)
Part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers mission is to advocate for the health of the planet through programs and initiatives in climate change resilience, sustainability, and environmental justice. The Far East District environmental efforts are actively engaged in the Natural Resources Management program, to help protect certain flora and fauna in the local area.

Recent articles

  • September

    Workforce Recruitment Program internship proves talent comes in many forms

    At the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Far East District (FED), efforts to diversify the workforce are strengthened through the Workforce Recruitment Program.
  • Far East District’s experts regulate asbestos to protect environment and USFK personnel

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District (FED) Environmental Section has two accredited environmental laboratories: a chemistry laboratory and an asbestos laboratory. The chemistry laboratory was validated by the USACE Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Mandatory Center of Expertise in September 2004. The asbestos laboratory obtained the Industrial Hygiene Laboratory Accreditation from the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) on July 1, 2005, and has been audited every two years, maintaining accreditation.
  • July

    Far East District welcomes Col. Levy as its 38th commander

    USAG Humphreys, Republic of Korea – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Far East District (FED) conducted a change of command ceremony during which Col. Christopher W. Crary relinquished command of FED to Col. Heather A. Levy at Riverbend Golf Course, July 19.
  • June

    Engineers in South Korea design U.S. Space Force headquarters ‘from scratch’

    Often in construction, existing design concepts are used to inspire new builds, but that’s not the case for the first U.S. Space Force (USSF) headquarters at Osan Air Base, South Korea.