Author: Katie Newton, public affairs
  • March

    Camp Ravenna burning grounds repurposed for training ranges

    The Ravenna Army Ammunition Plant Environmental Restoration Team has earned high honors from the
  • October

    School in session at Kingsolver Elementary

    On September 14 students, parents and staff at Kingsolver Elementary came together for a much anticipated ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new state-of-the-art school at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
  • August

    Corps piloting new treatment at Nike C-47

    In July 2017 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District began a pilot study to treat
  • April

    Corps makes waves for Army’s “Night Stalkers”

    The 160th SOAR, known as the “Night Stalkers,” has been involved in constant combat operations since 9/11 and is highly trained to accomplish missions in all environments, anywhere in the world, day or night, with unparalleled precision. Soldiers rely on the water survival training center at Fort Campbell for mission essential training. But after eight years of corrosion issues, the facility was in need of major repairs. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville District stepped up to assist.
  • Quality Control a slam dunk at Barkley Elementary

    Barkley Elementary School at Fort Campbell, Kentucky -- a $45.2 million dollar two-story school -- will welcome students for the 2017 school year into a modern, adaptable and open-concept learning environment.
  • Fort Campbell High School nears completion

    Construction is nearly complete on the new $59 million Fort Campbell High School in Kentucky—the first high school in the United States designed under the Twenty-First Century Education Initiative by Department of Defense Education Activities, referred to as DoDEA.
  • October

    IIS program growing in Louisville

    The Louisville District Interagency and International Services program is growing. With 11 active projects totaling approximately $69 million under the IIS umbrella in fiscal year 2016, the district is ensuring full visibility, transparency and leadership oversight on the program.
  • August

    Corps program promotes green cleanups

    In an effort to reduce the environmental footprint of field work at Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District has embraced the Green and Sustainable Remediation (GSR) initiative—a pilot program designed to encourage contractors to be more environmentally conscious.
  • Louisville lends hand to Reserve’s 88th RSC

    The Louisville District supports all of the U.S. Army Reserve Regional Commands with environmental services, but this year the 88th RSC, which makes up a 19-state area from the Midwest to the Northwest coast, is the biggest customer with 14 projects on the docket.
  • June

    Industry Forum highlights Rock Island Army Family Housing projects

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District hosted an Industry Forum at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, on May 4, 2016, to inform the construction community about two highly-anticipated housing projects at the installation.
  • Fort Sheridan Landfill removal to begin soon

    At the end of June 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District will begin digging up and removing a 1.1-acre landfill on Fort Sheridan in Lake Forest, Illinois.
  • USACE shares proposed cleanup plan at Camp Ellis

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville District hosted a public meeting April 26 to share the proposed cleanup plan of four sites at the Former Camp Ellis Military Reservation—a formerly used defense site (FUDS) in Table Grove, Illinois.
  • April

    Kingsolver Elementary designed for green, innovative learning

    Students at the new Kingsolver Elementary School at Fort Knox, Kentucky, will have the unique opportunity to learn about sustainability from the building around them. Every aspect of the new 115,000 square-foot school was designed with green features in mind—from energy dashboards that allow students to see how much water or energy their class is using to a composter that turns kitchen trash into plant food.
  • December

    “Mega-deed” moves real estate, allows for economic growth at River Ridge

    After three years of real estate negotiations over a landfill at the former Indiana Army Ammunition
  • FUDS Notification and Safety Education Initiative

    Due to the staggering amount of projects and budget realities, Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS)
  • October

    Optimization study aims to expedite Nike CD-78

    In September, the Louisville District awarded a new contract to conduct a remediation optimization
  • New boilers up and running at Paducah Plant

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville District helped to oversee the design and
  • Construction underway on Fort Campbell High School

    Construction is underway on the new Fort Campbell High School project in Kentucky. The
  • DoDEA school projects serve as learning tool for students

    Steve Farkus, USACE Louisville District project manager for the Department of Defense Education
  • Community hospital expands at Fort Campbell

    The Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, has a new, overhauled