Undersecretary of the Army visits Savannah District

By Billy BirdwellAugust 12, 2016

Col. Marvin Griffin, commander of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (left) and Spencer Davis, a project manager for the Savannah District, update Undersecretary of the Army Patrick Murphy (right) on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The SHEP will deepen the harbor an additional 5 feet to better accommodate larger, post-Panamax container ships.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Col. Marvin Griffin, commander of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (left) and Spencer Davis, a project manager for the Savannah District, update Undersecretary of the Army Patrick Murphy (right) on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The SHEP will deepen the harbor an additional 5 feet to better accommodate larger, post-Panamax container ships. (Photo Credit: Billy Birdwell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Undersecretary of the Army Patrick Murphy discusses the progress of significant Savannah District projects during a visit Aug. 11, 2016. Murphy embarked on a helicopter tour of the Savannah harbor as part of his visit to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia. The Savannah District is responsible for maintaining the Savannah harbor and is in the process of deepening it an additional 5 feet to better accommodate larger, post-Panamax container ships, as part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP).
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Undersecretary of the Army Patrick Murphy discusses the progress of significant Savannah District projects during a visit Aug. 11, 2016. Murphy embarked on a helicopter tour of the Savannah harbor as part of his visit to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia. The Savannah District is responsible for maintaining the Savannah harbor and is in the process of deepening it an additional 5 feet to better accommodate larger, post-Panamax container ships, as part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). (Photo Credit: Billy Birdwell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lt. Col. Reneé Russo-Johnson, an Army public affairs officer, observes the outer harbor and shipping channel in Savannah, Georgia, Aug. 11, 2016. Russo-Johnson was part of team accompanying Under Secretary of the Army Patrick Murphy. The Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers maintains the Savannah harbor and is currently deepening it an additional 5 feet to accommodate larger, post-Panamax container vessels.
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Col. Reneé Russo-Johnson, an Army public affairs officer, observes the outer harbor and shipping channel in Savannah, Georgia, Aug. 11, 2016. Russo-Johnson was part of team accompanying Under Secretary of the Army Patrick Murphy. The Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers maintains the Savannah harbor and is currently deepening it an additional 5 feet to accommodate larger, post-Panamax container vessels. (Photo Credit: Billy Birdwell) VIEW ORIGINAL