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  • February


    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers celebrated 75 years of continued work in Japan with a ceremony outside their Okinawa Area Office located on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 18.
  • January

    Student STEM Stars

    Col. Thomas J. Verell, Jr., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Japan Engineer District’s commander, recognized the hard work and dedication of three Zama Middle High School students by presenting them each a commander’s coin and letter of recommendation for use in their future careers at JED Headquarters, Jan. 22.
  • JED STEM Reaffirmation

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Japan District renewed their commitment to the nation’s emerging scientists and engineers with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding uniting Japan Engineer District and Zama Middle High School at JED’s headquarters here Jan. 19.
  • September

    Japan Ground Self Defense Force Engineer School Visits Camp Zama

    TOKYO, Japan -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Japan Ground Self Defense Force Engineer School
  • August

    The Corps Environment - August 2020 issue now available

    The August 2020 edition of The Corps Environment is now available! This edition highlights supporting economic and environmentally sustainable solutions, in support of Environmental Operating Principle #3.
  • Lt. Gen. Semonite Proclaims August 2020 Antiterrorism Month in the US Army Corps of Engineers

    A call to awareness has been released to the Soldiers, Civilians, and families of the US Army Corps of Engineers with the release of Lt. Gen. Semonite’s Proclamation for Antiterrorism Awareness Month. The document strongly urges the Corps Community to take action by way of vigilance to prevent and defeat terrorism.
  • March

    Memo from the Director of Contracting re: COVID-19

    For USACE Contractors, As the Director of Contracting for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, I wanted to personally reach out to all of you and let you know that we are actively monitoring the situation in regards to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Attached is the guidance we received on planning for potential Novel Coronavirus Contract Impacts.
  • September

    Finding Balance

    Lt. Col. Tanya E. Simmons assumed command as Battalion Commander of U.S. Army Pacific Support Unit, Japan Detachment, on August 18. What made this event unique, is not only that Simmons is a commander, but she is also a Program Analyst for the Japan Engineer District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Okinawa and a military spouse.
  • August

    Engineer shares formula for success

    YRO developed a partner-centric approach to construction management by focusing on our partners’ priorities for construction management services.
  • Memories of the Journey

    The University of Miami, School of Architecture's Open City Studio invited members of the JED team to sit as jurors for a group of architecture students' final presentations.
  • Verell Honors the Life and Death of Famed World War II Correspondent Ernie Pyle

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Japan Engineer District attended the 67th memorial of Pulitzer Prize winning war correspondent Ernie Pyle on Ie Shima.
  • Verell attends Camp Hansen Inns of the Corps Ribbon Cutting

    On August 19, Japan Engineer District Commander Col. Thomas J. Verell Jr., attend the ribbon cutting of the new Temporary Living Facility on Camp Hansen.
  • May

    Potter Comes Full Circle

    Dennis Potter, a civil engineer with Japan Engineer District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is wrapping up a distinguished career of service much like it started, serving the United States from the great country of Japan.
  • April

    Enhancing and Revolutionizing USMC Capability and Readiness in the Pacific

    Japan Engineer District (JED) recently completed a $36 million Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) MILCON project at USMC Ie Shima training area, providing a capability for the first time outside the continental United States.
  • The Miracle Project: delivering a world‐class project and meeting stakeholders' expectations

    On 5 March 2019 the Transmitter Project was completed at Yokota Air Base, Japan and turned over to the end‐users. It's a part of the growing Military Construction (MILCON) Program under Yokota Resident Office's (YRO) area of responsibility in support of the missions in the United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) / United States Special Operations Command Pacific (SOCPAC).
  • Another grand slam for team USA-Japan

    Sitting atop Atago Hills and overlooking the serene Japanese landscape and Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, there’s a stadium where the best softball players in the U.S. can keep their eye on the gold while training for the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
  • March

    Engineers Designing the Future

    Japan Engineer District celebrated Engineer Week differently this year. This year, along with United States Forces Japan and the Japanese Ministry of Defense, hosted the Bilateral Senior Engineer Conference February 20-22 at the New Sanno Hotel, Tokyo, Japan.
  • December

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and DoDEA Working Together to Build Modern Schools in Japan

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is employing innovative strategies to overcome challenges in international construction projects.
  • November

    U.S., Japan Alliance Partners Building Together

    TOKYO, KANAGAWA, Japan -- Engineers and architects from Japan Engineer District (JED) and the
  • October

    Japan Engineer District marks new facility handover

    Japan Engineer District Commander Thomas J. Verell, Jr. received keys to the new Japan District facility from Bobby N. Rakes, director at Directorate of Public Works, Oct. 12 in Sagami Depot.