Archive: 2021
  • December

    Lewisville Lake Disabled Youth Hunt Offers Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

    Since 2012 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Fort Worth District staff at Lewisville Lake have conducted special hunts on the federally-managed land around the lake. What started as a hunt for injured servicemembers has evolved into what is now known as “Wheelin’ Jake’s You Hunt” for disabled children.
  • October

    DCA Hosts 4th Annual DAM FINE Car Show at Canyon Lake

    Hundreds of participants, spectators, vendors and volunteers assembled in Canyon Lake’s North Park Campground to show off their rides and talk with and meet other car enthusiasts. From a blue 1957 Chevy to a brand new blue 2021 Toyota GR Supra, and Cajun food to Texas Barbecue, the event had something to offer for everyone.
  • September

    U.S. Armed Forces Veterans Wrangle Gators at Dam B during the Pineywoods Service Association’s Annual Veteran’s Alligator Hunt

    The Pineywoods Service Association (PWSA), with cooperation from Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Fort Worth District’s Town Bluff Project staff, hosted their Annual Veteran Alligator Hunt at Walnut Ridge Unit, Martin Dies Jr. State Park on B. A. Steinhagen Lake, affectionately known as “Dam B,” Sept. 9-12.
  • August

    Corps of Engineers and Friends of Lake O' the Pines Sign Cooperating Association Agreement

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District’s Lake O’ the Pines staff reached a milestone with the Friends of Lake O’ the Pines Association August 5, 2021, with the signing of the long-awaited Cooperating Association Agreement.
  • July

    Fort Worth District Contracting Chief Wins 2021 Excellence in Contracting Award

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District Deputy Contracting Chief, Contracting Division, Gerard Henry was recently announced as the winner of the 2021 Excellence in Contracting Awards - Manager of the Year Award.
  • June

    Army Research Engineers Test DamBot at Fort Worth District Lake

    BELTON, Texas - In an effort to prevent personnel exposure to high-risk environments and dangerous but necessary maintenance tasks, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) is currently developing an autonomous robotic system known as DamBot. As part of this pilot program, ERDC’s Information Technology Laboratory’s Robotic Assessment of Dams (DamBot) team traveled to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District’s Stillhouse Hollow Lake in Temple, Texas recently to test the capabilities of DamBot.
  • March

    Fort Worth District Teammate and TX Air National Guard Member: Mandy Waters - getting the job done with excellence wherever she serves

    For Mandy Waters, being an administrative officer with the Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has turned out to be a dream come true… So much so, she longed to return to her team in the Real Estate Division while she was deployed as part of the Texas Air National Guard (TXANG) to Qatar. Yes, not only does she manage the administrative responsibilities for one of the largest divisions in the district with over 150 personnel, the admin officer/Tech Sgt. recently returned from a six-month deployment to Al Udeid Air Base where she was part of the command support staff for the 379th Expeditionary Mission Support Group in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and Freedom’s Sentinel.
  • Army Corps of Engineers and Texas Parks and Wildlife Team Up to Conserve Aquatic Resources

    In an effort to preserve the natural resources at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District’s Bardwell Lake, USACE partnered with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to relocate aquatic wildlife as part of the lake’s emergency spillway dewater and maintenance.
  • February

    An old Dallas icon sacrifices itself to make way for Flood Risk Management Projects in the Dallas Floodway

    The modification of the abandoned AT&SF Railroad Bridge was identified as a potential measure due to its impact to the Standard Project Flood water surface profile, its location at the downstream end of the Dallas Floodway Project, and the fact that the bridge is no longer needed for rail traffic.