Accession Number:

ADA568690

Title:

USACE Takes Steps to Maintain Its Legacy in Iraq

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS CINCINNATI OH

Report Date:

2010-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

The United States Army Corps of Engineers USACE is passing on to the Iraqi people a legacy ensuring that the reconstruction effort continues under the supervision of highly qualified Iraqi engineers. The Gulf Region District GRD engineers are passing on more than just engineering techniques to their Iraqi counterparts, according to the GRD commander, who has acknowledged the reconstruction effort as comprehensive fostering legitimacy, building capacity across institutions, promoting reconciliation, and enforcing reasonable quality and schedule construction standards. In thousands of projects, GRD imparted acceptable construction, design, and job site safety practices to Iraqi engineers.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE