The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District celebrates its 66th Anniversary

Published April 14, 2016

FORT WORTH, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District will celebrate its 66th Anniversary with a ceremony on April 18 at 11 a.m. at the district’s headquarters located at the Fritz G. Lanham Federal Building, located at 819 Taylor Street, Fort Worth Texas – Room 4A14H.  

The Fort Worth District was established April 16, 1950 as a direct result of the torrential rains and tornadoes that occurred in the spring of 1949 and caused the worst flooding on record in the Fort Worth area.  

Over the past 66 years, the district’s Value to the Nation has continued to increase through its responsibility for water development in two-thirds of Texas; military design and construction throughout Texas and parts of Louisiana and Mexico.  

“As the Fort Worth District celebrates our 66th Anniversary, it is a time to reflect upon our proud past and to be excited about all the great things our future holds,” said Col. Calvin C. Hudson II, commander, Fort Worth District.  

Interested media should contact Clay Church, 817-886-1314. 


About the Fort Worth District: The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was established in 1950. The District is responsible for water resources development in two-thirds of Texas, and design and construction at military installations in Texas and parts of Louisiana and New Mexico.  Visit the Fort Worth District Web site at: and SWF Face book at:


Rhonda Paige
819 Taylor St., Fort Worth, TX

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