US Army Corps of Engineers
Tulsa District

  • February

    Lifesaving awards presented to Eufaula Lake rangers, Oklahoma trooper

    Oklahoma Marine Enforcement Section Trooper Danny Choate and Eufaula Lake park rangers Eric Fassio and Chris Gilliland participated in the rescue and were recently recognized for their efforts with lifesaving awards presented by Tulsa District commander Col. Michael Teague.
  • Commander recognizes ranger training graduate

    A graduate of the Tulsa District Park Ranger Training Program was recognized in a ceremony Feb. 7 at the district headquarters. Ranger Jeff Walker, Skiatook Lake graduated the program, which is designed to manage recruitment for the district’s natural resource management program and prepare trainees to work as a park ranger.
  • Tulsa District commander participates on water panel

    Col. Michael Teague, Tulsa District commander, recently participated on a water panel during the Western States Land Commissioners Association winter meeting in Oklahoma City. Bob Portiss, Port of Catoosa director, and Steven Greetham, Chief General Counsel for the Chickasaw Nation Division of Commerce, also participated in the panel.
  • January

    Altus Air Force Base JP8 Fuel Line Reestablished

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District is scheduled to begin replacing a Jet Propellant 8 fuel line here that will increase ground refueling capabilities for KC-135 Stratotankers, Jan. 23.
  • Walking on thin ice: Know before you go

    Ice fishing can be a fun and enjoyable activity, but it can also be a dangerous one. Knowing what to look for and what to do in if something happens is important to make sure that everyone comes home safely.
  • Two graduate ranger training program

    Two graduates of the Tulsa District Park Ranger Training Program were recognized in a ceremony held Jan. 10 at the district headquarters.
  • Changes coming to Canadian Recreation Area at Canton Lake

    It has been more than a year and a half since a devastating tornado ripped through the Canadian Recreation Area at Canton Lake. The tornado caused significant damage to the area when it tore through the recreation area May 24, 2011, resulting in the indefinite closure of the campground. Changes are on the horizon.
  • December

    Employee Spotlight: Capt. James Davenport

    Capt. James Davenport
  • Tulsa engineers mentor youngsters at robotics competition

    The need to cultivate a new generation of engineers is so important that the USACE Chief of Engineers has STEM named as a priority. Tulsa District is very active in the STEM program.
  • Tulsa District hosts Eufaula Lake listening session

    Col. Michael Teague, Tulsa District commander, held a Commander’s Listening Session in the Eufaula High School auditorium Dec. 18. The session, which had approximately 80 attendees, was an opportunity to update community members on a variety of topics concerning Eufaula Lake.
  • 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.
  • November

    Tulsa District uses wind turbine to produce power at project office

    Tulsa District projects are starting to go green and the Kansas area is leading the way. For the first time, a wind turbine is being used to produce power at Council Grove Lake, Kan.
  • Corps employees recognized for service 'above and beyond’ in wildfire battle

    When wildfires raged in Mannford, Okla. Aug. 3-7, 12 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees set aside their regular duties to assist hundreds of firefighters in battling the blazes. The 12 employees were recognized for their efforts with the Department of the Army’s Civilian Award for Humanitarian Service.
  • Once a Soldier, a Soldier for Life

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  • Youth deer hunt held at Tenkiller Lake

    The Tenkiller Lake Project Office welcomed parents and youth hunters during its annual controlled youth deer hunt November 2-4.
  • Tulsa District commander speaks to Broken Arrow Rotary Club

    Col. Michael Teague, Tulsa District commander, spoke to the Broken Arrow Rotary Club about Veterans Day and other topics during their Nov. 6 meeting.
  • Tulsa District participates in Combined Federal Campaign.

    Throughout the month of October Tulsa District employees have participated in fundraisers and events raising money for the Combined Federal Campaign.
  • Taking water safety to the troops

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division water safety team held its division-wide water safety event as part of the Wings over McConnell 2012 Open House and Air Show Sept. 29 & 30 at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kansas. More than two dozen team members from the division and its four districts (Tulsa, Little Rock, Galveston and Ft. Worth), as well as the the Kansas City District and the National Water Safety Team staffed a 150 foot by 100 foot area during the two day event visited by more than 100 thousand military members and their dependents who attended the Open House and Air Show.