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Former Commander of the Corps of Engineers South Atlantic & South Pacific Divisions Joins Dawson

Posted on October 8, 2019
Brig. Gen. (ret) Dave Turner, who commanded both the South Atlantic and South Pacific Divisions for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has joined Dawson & Associates as a Senior Advisor. Dave is the 20th former Corps of Engineers commander to join our firm...

Climate change and U.S. infrastructure

Posted on September 20, 2019
It’s always gratifying when prominent organizations reach out for insight on complex Federal policies. Recently, the Foreign Policy Association, which bills itself as a nonpartisan “catalyst for developing awareness, understanding, and informed opinion on U.S. foreign policy and global issues,” interviewed our colleague Gen...

Reflections on Normandy

Posted on July 29, 2019
Three times during the past 31 years, I had to privilege to visit Normandy, France. The first time was when moving from Heidelburg to Ft Leavenworth, KS in 1988.  The second visit was the 50th anniversary in June 1994.  Finally, my wife Nancy and I re-visited Normandy over Memorial Day weekend this year...

Understanding the Section 203 process in Corps of Engineers project authorization

Posted on July 23, 2019
In this day of limited Investigations funds in the Corps of Engineers budget, many sponsors have turned to the Section 203 process to get projects authorized. Since 1986, sponsors have been authorized to undertake feasibility studies of proposed water resources development projects for submission directly to the Secretary of the Army (the ASA(CW))...

One Giant Leap – Dawson & Associates Remembers

Posted on July 17, 2019
Fifty years ago this Saturday, Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon. The live broadcast of this historic event riveted the nation. To mark the 50th anniversary, we asked a few members of the Dawson team what they were doing when Armstrong took that step. Here are their recollections:

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In the 1860’s…

…future President James A. Garfield built a home on the site of Dawson & Associates. For more information about how President Garfield’s values are reflected in our work, click here.