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Archive: June, 2012
  • June

    Philadelphia District holds Change of Command Ceremony

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District ushered in new leadership as Lt. Col. John C. Becking assumed command from Lt. Col. Philip M. Secrist III during a June 26 ceremony in the Wanamaker Building's Crystal Tea Room. Becking became the 57th commander in the District's 148 year history.
  • Get Outdoors Day makes a splash at Blue Marsh Lake

    More than 1000 people celebrated the great outdoors at Blue Marsh Lake on June 9 with kayaking, hiking, fishing and various outdoor and water safety activities. 'Get Outdoors Day,' hosted by the Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District, included a visit from Jo-Ellen Darcy, the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works and featured exhibits and demonstrations from 43 organizations from the region.