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This month we observe Women's Equality Day which commemorates the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, giving women the right to vote. The observance has grown to include focusing attention on women's continued efforts toward gaining full equality.
Women's Equality Day
This month we observe Women's Equality Day which commemorates the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, giving women the right to vote. The observance has grown to include focusing attention on women's continued efforts toward gaining full equality.
Wilmington District Commander Col. Robert Clark, left, administers the oath of office to Deputy District Commander Lt. Col. Yanson Cox during a promotion ceremony held Aug. 17 at the District headquarters. Lt. Col. Cox is a graduate of the Class of 2000 from the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Moving Up in Rank
Wilmington District Commander Col. Robert Clark, left, administers the oath of office to Deputy District Commander Lt. Col. Yanson Cox during a promotion ceremony held Aug. 17 at the District headquarters. Lt. Col. Cox is a graduate of the Class of 2000 from the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Staffers from Senator Tim Kaine's (D-VA) office visited Philpott Lake and Dam on Aug. 8. Regional Director Gwen Mason and Staff Assistant Mitchell Alexander toured the Philpott Visitor Center, Philpott Dam and Powerhouse, and Bowens Creek Park to show some facets of the Corps recreation mission. (USACE photos by Brian Stewart)
Virginia Senate Staffers Visit Philpott Dam
Staffers from Senator Tim Kaine's (D-VA) office visited Philpott Lake and Dam on Aug. 8. Regional Director Gwen Mason and Staff Assistant Mitchell Alexander toured the Philpott Visitor Center, Philpott Dam and Powerhouse, and Bowens Creek Park to show some facets of the Corps recreation mission. (USACE photos by Brian Stewart)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the largest provider of
water-based recreation in the United States.  It partnered with the Corps of Engineers Natural Resources and Education Foundation to implement the award-winning “Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns” campaign. The goal of this campaign is to reduce public recreational water-related fatalities on our Nation’s waterways!
Life Jacket Worn...Nobody Mourns!
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the largest provider of water-based recreation in the United States. It partnered with the Corps of Engineers Natural Resources and Education Foundation to implement the award-winning “Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns” campaign. The goal of this campaign is to reduce public recreational water-related fatalities on our Nation’s waterways!
The John H. Kerr Powerhouse crew modified their weekly training by jumping into the water at North Bend Park fully clothed. They simulated what it would feel like for your clothes to weigh you down if they accidentally fell from areas of the dam where they wear life jackets. According to the crew, training can be fun!
Improvised Training for Unexpected Accidents
The John H. Kerr Powerhouse crew modified their weekly training by jumping into the water at North Bend Park fully clothed. They simulated what it would feel like for your clothes to weigh you down if they accidentally fell from areas of the dam where they wear life jackets. According to the crew, training can be fun!

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