Kansas City District News Stories

Tag: environmental
  • November

    Kansas City District delivers $740 million program for the Heartland

    As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District wrapped up final contract awards for fiscal year 2020, the team wants to share a summary of a few major accomplishments and how they tie into the district mission and benefit the Heartland region. The district awarded 1575 contracts worth $740.1 million in fiscal year 2020 – ending September 30.
  • October

    Protecting the Environment

    Editor's note: Our own Jeffry Tripe, quoted in this article, recently returned from a six month deployment to Camp Arifjan where he served as the Army Central Command Environmental Program Manager-Forward. Tripe's roles also included serving as the Combined Join Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve Environmental Lead and serving as the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command-Iraq Environmental Manager. Read here to learn about the environmental mission in Kuwait Tripe's deployment supported. CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Environmental issues are an increasingly important concern for U.S. forces at home and abroad. If left unaddressed, these issues may cause negative impacts to the environment potentially creating life, health and safety risks.