US Army Corps of Engineers
Wilmington District



Here are the details of the challenge.

1)  Must be 18 or over to enter.

2) Send a picture of you wearing your life jacket with a description of why you wear it and include your mailing address.

3) Email entry to

4) Photos and stories become public domain and are not subject to any copyright.

5) T-shirts distributed while supplies last.

6) Drawings for an inflatable life jacket will be on July 13, 2018 and September 6, 2018.

South Atlantic Division - Water Safety

Charleston, Jacksonville, Mobile, Savannah, Wilmington

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division (SAD) welcomes your interest in water safety. We want to encourage our visitors to use caution while boating, fishing, or swimming at our lake and river projects. The information on this page and its links will offer essential information that will help you, your family, and friends have a safe, enjoyable recreational experience at our projects.

Be prepared by wearing your life jackets at all times of the year to ensure you return home safely. Life jackets come in many styles; inflatable suspender and belt type, float coats, fishing vests, paddling vests and more. Choose the right one for you and wear it for those who love you. "Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns."