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Mission Statement

Former Laredo Air Force Base

"The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is made up of approximately 34,600 civilian and 650 military men and women. Our military and civilian engineers, scientists and other specialists work hand in hand as leaders in engineering and environmental matters. Our diverse workforce of biologists, engineers, geologists, hydrologists, natural resource managers and other professionals meets the demands of changing times and requirements as a vital part of America's Army.

Our mission is to provide quality, responsive engineering services to the nation including:

  • Planning, designing, building and operating water resources and other civil works projects (Navigation, Flood Control, Environmental Protection, Disaster Response, etc.)
  • Designing and managing the construction of military facilities for the Army and Air Force. (Military Construction)
  • Providing design and construction management support for other Defense and federal agencies. (Interagency and International Services)"

3Rs of Explosives Safety Education

      Recognize - when you may have encountered a munition and that
     munitions are dangerous.
     Retreat – do not approach, touch, move or disturb it, but carefully leave
     the area
     Report – call 911 and advise the police of what you saw and where you saw
For more information and educational materials, please visit this link.                    
Munitions may be encountered anywhere past or present military training occurred. Current range boundaries do not necessarily reflect where munitions may be found.