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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

Mr. Chung, Kyoo Suk, Electrical Engineering Section Chief, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Far East District, answers questions about FED's updated elevator specifications during an industry day hosted by the district, Korean Lift Association (KOLA) and the Korean Elevator Safety Agency (KoELSA) in Seoul, South Korea, on May 3, 2024. The event was the culmination of more than two years of work reviewing the Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) and Korean elevator code side by side before proposing the adoption of Korean code for FED projects except for life, health and safety features. (US Army photo by Rachel Napolitan)
Volunteers for the American Red Cross Animal Visitation Program (AVP), along with their comfort dogs, visit the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Far East District headquarters building, March 20, 2024, to interact with its employees as a wellness initiative. During their visit, they pose for a group picture with Col. Heather Levy, FED commander, and the district employees. (US Army photo by Kim Chong-yun)
Maj. Gen. Randall Kitchens, U.S. Air Force Chief of Chaplains, and Col. William McKibban, 51st Fighter Wing commander, cut the ribbon on Feb. 29, 2024, inaugurating the Osan Air Base Chapel. This event marks the opening of the new facility constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Far East District and Republic of Korea Ministry of National Defense – Defense Installation Agency under the Yongsan Relocation Program. (U.S. Army photo by Yohan An)
For service members looking for a home away from home, a new family housing tower on Camp Walker will provide just that in South Korea. Representatives from the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, 8th Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Far East District, U.S. Army Garrison – Daegu, and the first family to live in the tower participated in ribbon cutting to commemorate the facility opening on Feb. 29, 2024.
Lt. Col. Michael Pope, deputy commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Far East District, will receive an award for professional achievement at the Black Engineers of the Year Award Ceremony during the 2024 BEYA STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Conference being held Feb. 15 through 17 at National Harbor, Maryland. (US Army photo)

Recent articles

  • May

    Army engineers hold industry day for updated elevator specifications in South Korea

    Every day, about a thousand elevators take people up and down on US military installations in South Korea. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Far East District is working to streamline the design, construction and maintenance of these lifts by updating their design specifications to incorporate Korean codes opening the door to local manufacturers to supply products on future projects.
  • March

    The American Red Cross comfort dogs provide paws-itive energy to Army engineers in Korea

    With an abundance of tail wags, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Far East District (FED) welcomed comfort dogs to spend time with its employees as part of a wellness initiative on March 20, 2024, at Camp Humphreys. To support Soldiers and civilians in wellness and resiliency, the American Red Cross Animal Visitation Program (AVP) brings dogs to workplaces to interact with personnel and offer healing and comfort. These dogs are American Kennel Club (AKC) certified Canine Good Citizen (CGC) dogs that have been approved to volunteer at various installations across the peninsula.
  • Osan Air Base cuts ribbon on $17 million chapel in South Korea

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea —Osan Air Base recently unveiled its $17 million chapel, heralding a new era of spiritual vitality, community connection, and enduring service. The ribbon-cutting ceremony on Feb. 29, led by U.S. Air Force Chief of Chaplains Maj. Gen. Randall Kitchens, brought together representatives from many units and the community to celebrate the new center of worship.
  • February

    Army engineers finish fourth Army family housing tower in Daegu, South Korea

    For service members looking for a home away from home, a new family housing tower on Camp Walker will provide just that in South Korea. Representatives from the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, 8th Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Far East District, U.S. Army Garrison – Daegu, and the first family to live in the tower participated in ribbon cutting to commemorate the facility opening on Feb. 29, 2024.