US Army Corps of Engineers
Far East District

Yoo, Eun Baek, Wooseok Construction Company Ltd. managing director (second from left), and Richard Byrd (center), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Far East District, deputy district engineer, participate in a discussion prior to a groundbreaking ceremony to signify the construction of the new U.S. Army Correctional Facility-Korea at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, April 30.
The Far East District Safety office is currently conducting cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training for FED employees. CPR is an emergency procedure that combines chest compressions, often with artificial ventilation, to preserve intact brain function until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous blood circulation and breathing in a person in cardiac arrest.
A construction worker from a Korean contracting firm performs work at one of the many construction projects overseen by the far East District.
The Republic of Korea (ROK), Ministry of National Defense hosted a Taekwondo Camp for U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) personnel and the ROK Army Taekwondo team at Taekwondowon, Muju, South Korea, April 9-11.
Staff Sgt. Kyla Stewart, a technical engineer in the Far East District (FED) materials testing laboratory learns the correct testing techniques from FED's material engineer, Song, Un-ho, April 11 at the Far East District headquarters, Camp Humphreys, Korea. Staff Sgt. Stewart is the first Soldier to be assigned to the district's geo-technical branch.
The Far East District and Pacific Ocean Division held a high level engagement with Korea Water Resources Development Corporation or K water on April 3. The engagement was designed to enhance understanding of K-water and reinforce the commitment to the US-Republic of Korea partnership. In 2015 at the world water forum in Daejeon, Korea, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and K water signed a memorandum of understanding to work together annually in the area of water resources.

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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, Twitter, Flickr, and YouTube. Thanks for visiting and we hope your stay with us will be interesting and informative! One Team – Building Strong® – In Korea

Col. Teresa A. Schlosser
Commander

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  • August

    Summer internships benefit students, sections

    Summer internships help orient students to government work, but it also provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate their own skills and talents. Learning how to adapt a school education to the on-the-job environment provides benefits for everyone involved.
  • July

    Spotlight: Lt. Col. Collins

    Meet the incoming deputy commander of the Far East District, Lt. Col. Richard C. Collins. Lt. Col. Collins arrived at the Far East District after serving as the Chief of Facilities and Construction for the U.S. Army Pacific, programming projects in Korea and elsewhere. His philosophy is based on collaborating and cooperating to achieve success.
  • June

    Team training testifies of talent, tenacity

    The Far East District employs a talented and hard-working group of mechanics who maintain a diverse fleet of vehicles and equipment. To keep their skills sharp, the motor pool team attends training both locally and abroad.
  • VIPs visit Camp Humphreys

    Maj. Gen. Yenter visited the Republic of Korea to view construction progress on the Korea Relocation Program and to participate in the Eighth Army rehearsal of concept (ROC) drill. The ROC drill will prepare units for moving out of Seoul and areas near the Demilitarized Zone and into the central hubs of Camp Humphreys and U.S. Army Garrison Daegu.
  • Root Cause Analysis training presented

    Root Cause Analysis training was presented to several different audiences of the Far East District one week in May 2016; an overview of what Root Cause Analysis is and how it can be used with one or more of several tools to solve problems most effectively.
  • Emerging Leader selected

    Ka Young Shim, an architect in Engineering Division’s Design Branch, was recently selected as the Far East District’s “Emerging Leader.” The emerging leader program is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers initiative geared to develop employees’ leadership skills and future development.
  • May

    Team earns crucial certifications

    All eligible employees of the Resource Management Office and the Internal Review Office have earned DoD Financial Management certifications, a mandatory requirement which began in July 2014 for eligible employees in the 500 series (Financial Management) as a condition of employment due by 2016.
  • April

    Trio retires at large friendship event

    More than 300 people attended a hosted dinner honoring three retiring officers, Col. Philip A. Keller, Col. Michael D. Nyenhuis and Lt. Col. Mitchell A. DeMarais, on Friday, April 22, 2016. The event commemorated the three officers' over 95 years of combined service, and was presided over by Maj. Gen. James T. Walton, director of USFK Transformation and Restationing.
  • STEM event volunteers inform, inspire

    CAMPHUMPHREYS, Korea – Humphreys Central Elementary School students learned a bitabout how things
  • Tour gives glimpse of the future

    Far East District employees took the first of threeorientation tours of Camp Humphreys on April 12.
  • Tank install tells of task trials

    A recently completed project at Osan Air Base taught several important lessons about fuel tank installation and emphasizes the value of attention to detail.
  • March

    Spotlight: Simon Sauceda

    A glimpse into the life-long legacy of integrity embodied by Simon Sauceda, a quality assurance representative for the Pyeongtaek Resident Office of the Far East District.
  • February

    Spotlight: Lt. Col. Timika Wilson

    Lt. Col. Timika Wilson, deputy commander of the U.S. ArmyCorps of Engineers Far East District, has
  • New era of alliance begins in Busan

    Commander,U.S. Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Feb. 19,officially
  • Ribbon-cutting opens railhead

    The railhead at Camp Humphreys was officially opened in a ribbon-cutting ceremony, and a tracked engineer recovery vehicle was the first vehicle to roll off the train and onto the railhead on Feb. 17, 2016.
  • January

    Nearly completed chapel cheers chaplain, community

    The first of four new chapels is nearly completed on Camp Humphreys, and is slated to be put into use by mid-2016.
  • Spotlight: Richard Byrd

    Learn more about new Far East District employee Richard T. Byrd, who started as the Chief of the Army/Navy/Marine Corps and Funds Management Branch in the Programs and Project Management Division in November 2015.
  • December

    Partnership provides hands-on engineering

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District continued its partnership with Department of
  • November

    Commander receives Korean name

    The Republic of Korea-U.S. Alliance Friendship Association presented a Korean name to Col. Stephen H. Bales, commander and district engineer of the Far East District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, at a ceremony at the Korea Ministry of National Defense on Nov. 19.
  • Volunteers help make kimchi

    Volunteers from the Far East District joined members of the Seoul Jung-gu Saemaul Women’s Club to make kimchi for the area’s needy and elderly families Nov. 18.