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  • 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.
  • May

    Far East District breaks ground on new Communications Facility at Osan Air Base

    Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Far East District (FED) has begun construction on the new 51st Communications Squadron Headquarters facility with a groundbreaking ceremony, here, May 25.
  • Army Finance Center and Accounting Services-Korea building project complete

    USAG HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Far East District (FED), recently turned over project SPT110A, the Army Finance and Accounting Services-Korea building, with an Acceptance Release Letter (ARL) ceremony, here, May 24.
  • U.S. military Natural Resources Management program protects species in South Korea

    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.
  • Far East District brings joy to Korean orphans for Children’s Day

    USAG HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District coordinated a donation drive for Sungyook Orphanage in celebration of Children’s Day, May 5. The donation drive was FED’s second community outreach effort for the orphanage, following their previous donation during the Chuseok holiday, Sept. 13. This year, volunteers from the District came together for 54 Korean children with personalized gifts chosen by each child.
  • April

    Far East District holds communications equipment classes

    USAG HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District held a communications equipment training at the FED motor pool, April 14, for District personnel to have hands-on use of specific communication contingency devices.
  • Communication Center construction complete

    USAG HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District commemorated the completion of project C4I010 (Communication Center) with an Acceptance Release Letter (ARL) ceremony, here, April 15.