Christine Paul

‘Rooted in Trust and Respect’: Kansas Citys Levees Team Continues to Deliver on Commitment to Kansas City Metro Area

Engineering, construction, planning, design — these are hard sciences, which require a systemic, methodical approach. While these sciences are by no means easy, they are easy to quantify. More challenging to quantify are the soft sciences — communication, trust, respect, …

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The aftermath of the Almeda wildfire in Oregon in 2022 can be seen through a burned-out van. Members of the Kansas City District’s debris project response team deployed to Oregon in 2022 after a wildfire as part of a technical monitoring mission. (USACE photo by Christine Paul)

Ready, Willing and Able: Kansas City District’s Debris Planning and Response Team Ready to Respond When Disaster Strikes

When a disaster occurs, whether natural or manmade, and the state in which it occurred is not equipped to handle the response and cleanup afterwards, the governor may declare a State of Emergency, which is needed prior to a request …

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A red and grey brick building is in the background with a red brick sign in the foreground. Grass is in the foreground and blue sky in the background. PHOTO DETAILS / DOWNLOAD HI-RES 1 of 4 The U.S Disciplinary Barracks located at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

No Fail Mission: Fort Leavenworth Military Corrections Complex Undergoes Renovations

The United States Disciplinary Barracks is part of a larger Military Corrections Complex located at Fort Leavenworth, which is comprised of the Joint Regional Correctional Facility and several support and administrative buildings. The United States Disciplinary Barracks is the facility …

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Members of the 22nd Security Forces Squadron K9 unit at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. From left to right, Tech. Sgt. Noah Hyatt, kennel master, Senior Airman Joseph Fox, Staff Sgt. Joshua Espinoza Stewart, Senior Airman Ashley Skeels and Staff Sgt. Kaitlyn Coble. (USACE photo by Christine Paul)

Kansas City District Designs New Military K9 Facility at McConnell Air Force Base

“[The current kennel facility is] just antiquated,” said Gary Shirley, military programs project manager with the Kansas City District, “it doesn’t meet the current requirements for housing working dogs.” Like the training of military working dogs, the kennel facilities that …

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