Tuesday, February 20, 2018
What is it?
National Engineers Week, founded in 1951, coincides with the birthday of President George Washington -- America's first engineer. National Engineers Week provides an opportunity to the nation to:
What is the Army doing/has done?
The Army observes the National Engineers Week Feb 17-24, to honor the Army engineers and the work they perform under the directorate of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
What continued efforts does the Army have planned for the future?
The history of America is the history of the Corps of Engineers. Army engineers continue to play a crucial role in the growth and welfare of the nation by solving the toughest engineering challenges. With sustainability as a guiding principle, the disciplined USACE team works diligently to strengthen the nation's security by building and maintaining America's water resources infrastructure and providing military facilities where service members train, work and live.
Why is this important to the Army?
Army engineers deliver facilities and infrastructure to help the armed forces maintain readiness, achieve Army modernization goals, and support U.S. defense and security assistance goals worldwide. Army engineers deliver vital engineering solutions, along with our partners, to secure the nation, energize our economy, and reduce risks related to disasters.
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