11 Nov '17, 9pm

Remote #PuertoRico community hospital gets 500th generator installed by #USACE:

Remote #PuertoRico community hospital gets 500th generator installed by #USACE:

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - In the mountains located in the western interior of Puerto Rico is a small general hospital that not only cares for its community's health but is the economic center of the remote town of Castañer. With the closest medical centers more than an hour away, the Castañer General Hospital is the lifeline to more than 6,000 residents in the mountainous region. Additionally the hospital is the town's main source of employment and water. After Hurricane Irma hit Puerto Rico September 5, the hospital lost one of two back-up generators. They quickly rushed to install and connect their second generator prior to Hurricane Maria's landfall, and that generator has been powering the hospital ever since. Industry recommends complete maintenance every 240 hours and the generator at the hospital was extremely overdue and showed signs of weakening. With little time to...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/196762/

Tweets

#USACE ramps up #BlueRoof support in #PuertoRico

#USACE ramps up #BlueRoof support in #PuertoRico

army.mil 10 Nov '17, 3pm

SAN JUAN, P.R. -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Blue Roof teams are working directly with municipalities across Puerto Ric...

#USACE ramps up power restoration efforts in #PuertoRico with additional $48 million:

#USACE ramps up power restoration efforts in #P...

army.mil 12 Nov '17, 1am

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will ramp up power grid repairs ...

Prefab 'Bank in a Can' delivers banking service...

inhabitat.com 14 Nov '17, 7pm

The Bank in a Can project was realized in collaboration between A4AC and FNB (First National Bank) as a banking solution f...

El Cuerpo de Ingenieros aumenta contrato en #Pu...

army.mil 12 Nov '17, 12pm

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- El Cuerpo de Ingenieros del Ejército de los Estados Unidos (USACE por sus siglas en inglés) anunc...

#StrongEurope

#StrongEurope

army.mil 16 Nov '17, 5am

WIESBADEN, Germany -- "No one wants peace more than a Soldier," Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, U.S. Army Europe commanding general s...