US Army Corps of Engineers
Tulsa District

  • May

    Ribbon cutting held for warrior retreat by waters of Skiatook Lake

    Thanks to a unique public/private partnership between the Tulsa District Corps of Engineers, CrossTimbers Marina, and the town of Skiatook, there is now a peaceful getaway cottage located along the shore of Skiatook Lake for wounded veterans to enjoy.
  • Commander recognizes ranger training graduates

    Two graduates of the Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger Training Program received their certificates May 29 in a ceremony at the district headquarters.
  • STEM internship opens a world of possibilities for high school student

    Broken Arrow High School senior jumps at the chance to participate in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)internship that changes her plans for the future.
  • Future leaders tour Tulsa District project sites

    The 2013 Leadership Development Program Level II participants recently attained a unique look at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tulsa District Civil Works Projects during a series of field trips April 16 – 18 throughout the district.
  • Corps unable to open campgrounds along navigation system for 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District is unable to open Corps-operated campgrounds along the Oklahoma portion of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System for the 2013 recreation season. Funding for the Oklahoma portion of the navigation system has been reduced to the point where we are not able to safely open and operate the campgrounds.
  • Corps employee presented Oustanding Community Service award

    This year the Tulsa District had some of its most deserving employees compete for the Oklahoma Federal Executive Board statewide recognition awards. One of Tulsa District’s employees, Keystone Lake Manager Willy Jeffries, was presented the “Outstanding Community Service Award” for his community work around Keystone Lake and his role in leading Corps employees who volunteered to fight the 2012 Mannford wildfires.
  • April

    Eufaula Lake begins fishing line recycling program

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Eufaula Lake office has placed a fishing line recycling bin on the south side of the Eufaula Dam by the parking lot.
  • Employee spotlight: Chief of Civil Design, Michelle Lay

    In honor of National Women’s History Month, Hannah Blankenship, a high school student intern at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, took the opportunity to interview the Chief of Civil Design, Michelle Lay. Hannah is interested in studying engineering in college, so she took insight from Michelle who knows firsthand about being a successful female engineer in a male dominated field.
  • Tulsa Corps Deputy Commander promoted to new rank, awarded prestigious medal

    It was a family affair at the promotion ceremony for the Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Deputy Commander as his wife and children placed his new lieutenant colonel insignia on his uniform April 1 at the district office.
  • Corps delays opening recreation areas along navigation system

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District has delayed the official season opening of Corps-operated recreation areas along the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System until at least May 1. Boat ramps will remain open where feasible.
  • March

    Fort Worth contractor receives award for safety record at Pantex

    The Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers named the High Explosives Pressing Facility (HEPF), Pantex, Plant, Texas as the top safety construction project for 2012 and winner of the Eagle Eye Construction Safety Program Award. The Eagle Eye winners are the Kiewit Builders Group of Fort Worth, Texas, for Contractor of the Year, the USACE Pantex Resident Office for Construction Office of the Year, and Donnie Lankford, Tulsa District, Pantex Resident Office, for Construction Representative of the Year.
  • Corps of Engineers transfers 600 acres of land to City of Denison, Tex.

    In a ceremony held at Lake Texoma recently, a commemorative document celebrating the transfer of 600 acres of Lake Texoma shoreline to the City of Denison, TX ., was signed by Congressman Ralph Hall Texas 4th District, Jared Johnson, Mayor, City of Denison, Brig. Gen. Thomas Kula and Developer George Schuler.
  • Hydropower Training Program graduates recognized

    Col. Michael Teague, Tulsa District commander recognized 17 graduates from the Hydropower Training Program during a recent graduation ceremony held at the Keystone Lake powerhouse.
  • Engineering Challenge lets professional engineers share real-world experience

    Engineers involved with the Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) outreach program volunteered their time and expertise at the 25th Tulsa Engineering Challenge, March 8 at the Tulsa Technology Center. The idea was to get the students interested in engineering through a fun event and let them interact with engineers and see that they are creative people whose work makes a difference in the world.
  • 2013 Leadership Development Program Kicks Off

    The Leadership Development Program II (LDP) held its official 2013 kick off meeting January 22 and 23, 2013 at the Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers District Office. The program provides a means for developing and enhancing leadership skills to better meet the changing needs of the USACE.
  • Operation War Fighter in Tulsa District

    The Tulsa District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the U.S. Army Community Based Warrior Transition Unit at Camp Robinson, Arkansas, participate in a program that allows returning Soldiers that are in some way wounded to return home while they continue their medical care. During their recovery, the Operation War Fighter Program allows the soldier to work at a sponsoring Federal Agency such as the Tulsa District.
  • Tulsa District 2012 Leadership Training Program graduates 12 students

    A group of twelve Tulsa District emerging leaders completed a yearlong Leadership Development Program culminating in a graduation ceremony to commemorate their achievement.
  • Event allows small businesses to network with Corps staff

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District staff met with representatives from more than 75 businesses from 18 different states during the Meet the Corps Day event held recently at the Tulsa Technology-Lemley Campus in Tulsa.
  • February

    Fisherman presented lifesaving award for Waurika Lake rescue

    A fisherman was recently recognized for his heroic efforts to save another man from drowning at Waurika Lake in May 2012.
  • Local robotics teams recognized at meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District and the Tulsa Society of American Military Engineer, or SAME recognized two Tulsa area robotics teams during their January meeting.