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  • December

    Operation Warfighter Soldier awarded Purple Heart in surprise ceremony

    When Sgt. Jay Silk, Operation Warfighter Soldier at the Tenkiller Lake office, walked into the Oklahoma National Guard’s Christmas party, he expected a fun evening with his family and fellow soldiers. But things are not always as they seem, Silk and another Wounded Warrior, Cpl. Scott Harper, were surprised with a Purple Heart ceremony.
  • Tulsa District answers call for help after Sandy destruction

    The Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supported the recovery efforts for Superstorm Sandy by deploying several employees to multiple locations in the United States to assist in the mission.
  • Taking the Wounded Warrior recovery process a step further

    Once a service member is wounded, in battle or the line of duty, they are taken to a military hospital to recover. Those hospitals are built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as part of its military construction program. Now, in the USACE Southwestern Division, there are plans for that recovery process to evolve from the hospital to a special cottage at a Corps lake to allow invisible wounds to heal.