• February

    Far East District bids farewell to Ms. Hyon, Ok Kyong, retiring after 37 years of service

    Working at a single organization for nearly four decades is something to be admired and respected. Hyon, Ok Kyong, Far East District program analyst, has contributed greatly to the success of the District’s mission of delivering quality engineering services and facilities in the Republic of Korea.
  • Lee Jung: Taking Care of People, an adoption story

    Lee Jung is a Korean American electrical engineer at the Far East District. In all facets of his life, he is a facilitator of sorts. Throughout his life, Jung’s positive energy has passed through his many good deeds, connecting people and creating long-lasting relationships.
  • January

    HBCU students jumpstart their careers through Far East District internship

    February is a time of increased recruiting efforts for internships within the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math disciplines for the Corps of Engineers. The Corps has held a partnership with the Advancing Minorities' Interest in Engineering, a non-profit outreach organization, since 1995.
  • Under the hard hat: FED engineer, Mr. Ku Pon-chun

    In an engineer’s career, becoming a licensed engineer is a turning point and important milestone that validates their expertise. For the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, accreditation assures stakeholders that the professionals who work their projects are qualified to do so.
  • Investing in America’s future generations through scouting

    USAG HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District personnel, Vincent Lee, Support Branch project manager, SoCheung Lee, attorney advisor, and Puji Cline, internal auditor, have diligently worked as a team to develop and mentor Boy Scouts of America Troops 159 (girls) and 47 (boys), while simultaneously giving back to the USAG Humphreys community.
  • Protecting the workforce through Fall Protection training

    USAG HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea -- Fall protection safety equipment and training have evolved over the years, reinforcing continuous safety on construction sites. According to the Center of Disease Control’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, falls remained the leading cause of work-related construction deaths, accounting for more than one in three (36.4%) of the total number of fatalities in the industry in 2019.
  • December

    FED project OS031 complete

    USAG HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District commemorated the completion of project CY13 ROKFC IN-KIND Bulk Fuel Storage Tanks and Pumps (OS031), with an Acceptance Release Letter (ARL) ceremony in Pyeongtaek, Republic of Korea, Dec. 7.
  • November

    American Concrete Institute training provides immediate payoff for FED

    KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea – Two weeks after concrete field testing training and certification, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District Kunsan Resident Office began to employ the knowledge gained from the American Concrete Institute, which hosted the course at District headquarters in October.
  • Far East District experiences 2ID museum through the lens of Native American contributions

    USAG HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea – Each November, we reflect on the contributions and sacrifices that American Indian and Alaska Native Soldiers, civilians and family members have made throughout U.S. history.
  • USACE project engineer recognized at Women of Color STEM Conference

    USAG HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea — Whether she’s picking through building code or picking up her children from daycare, Nicole Hill, the 2021 Women of Color STEM Conference Technology Rising Star awardee and a USACE Far East District project engineer, is a positive force that does not stop.