News Releases

Archive: 2011
  • 2nd Brigade Soldiers Have New Place to Call Home

    Four hundred 2nd Brigade Combat Team Soldiers will begin moving into a new home soon. The New Barracks Complex on Schofield Barracks’s Lyman Road officially opened in late December during a maile lei untying / ribbon cutting ceremony attended by the Corps of Engineers, the Garrison’s Directorate of Public Works, 25th ID’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team and Corps’ contractor Absher Construction.
  • New Schofield UEPH Barracks Blessed

    A traditional maile lei untying and blessing ceremony was held Thursday for the new Unaccompanied Enlisted Personnel Housing at Schofield Barracks. The blessing was presided over by Kahu La`akea Arista.
  • 565th EN DET Completes National Training Center Rotation

    The Honolulu-District-based 565th Engineer Detachment Forward Engineer Support Team-Advance (FEST-A) recently deployed to the National Training Center (NTC) at Fort Irwin, Calif. to complete their mission readiness exercise and final certification in preparation for an upcoming deployment.
  • This week in history…

    Seven December 1941 was the opening scene of World War II, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was there. At 7:55 a.m., two waves of Japanese warplanes from a naval task force about 250 miles north of Hawaii appeared over Oahu. Some headed for American warships at Pearl Harbor and the planes on the ground at nearby Hickam Field; others hit Schofield Barracks, Wheeler Field, and Bellows Field.
  • Army Holds Blessing Ceremony for South Range Training Campus

    A ground blessing ceremony was held November 18 for the new Unit Operations Facilities campus at South Range, Schofield Barracks. The campus is part of a $279 million program at Schofield and was authorized in the FY09 Military Construction, Army program.
  • Alterations to Fuel Tanks to Begin

    A traditional untying of the maile lei and ground breaking ceremony was held last week for the FY11 Alter Fuel Storage Tanks project at Area 11, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH). The ceremony was presided over by Reverend David Kaupu.
  • Army Corps Presents Bronze de Fleury Medal to Former FEST-A Commander

    Maj. Evan Ting, operations officer, G3, Division of Emergency Management, Pacific Ocean Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, recently was presented the Bronze Order of the de Fleury Medal by Honolulu District Commander Lt. Col. Douglas B. Guttormsen during ceremonies held at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.
  • Honolulu District Awards $544.2 Million in FY11 Contracts in Hawaii, Pacific Region

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District recently completed a successful Fiscal Year 2011 during which 547 contract actions were awarded totaling $544.2 million.
  • District Volunteers Clean up Kawainui Marsh as Part of National Public Lands Day

    More than thirty volunteers descended upon Kaha Garden at Kawainui Marsh City Park in Kailua for National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 24.
  • Corps of Engineers, City, Local Students Team Up to Analyze Ala Wai Watershed Water Quality in Makiki

    Honolulu District staff teamed up with the City and County of Honolulu Storm Water Quality Branch, State Department of Health’s Wastewater Branch and Clean Water Branch, Punahou School Mamiya Science Center, U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Hawaii Nature Center and more than 100 Anuenue School students Sept. 22 as part of Oahu’s annual World Water Monitoring Day activities in the Makiki watershed.