San Francisco District Public Affairs Office

 

The Public Affairs Office is the initial contact for the public and the media for information about the San Francisco District and its programs, policies, operations and activities. The Public Affairs Office manages the District’s Public Information, Command Information and Community Relations programs. Public Affairs staff members prepare information products for both internal and external audiences. The Public Affairs Office supports the District in a wide variety of other activities, including the management of the District’s Web presence. 

“Public Affairs fulfills the Army’s obligation to keep the American people and the Army informed, and helps to establish conditions that lead to confidence in America’s Army in its readiness to conduct operations in peacetime, conflict and war.” FM 46-1

Information for Media

Media interested in information about San Francisco District projects and programs should contact the Public Affairs Office at (415) 503-6804, or send us an e-mail. 

The professionals of the Corps' San Francisco District Public Affairs Office are committed to providing the media and public open and straight-forward information and are available 24 hours a day for urgent media inquiries.

All Army Corps of Engineers photos, videos, and information posted on this website, or the district’s Facebook, Twitter, Flikr and YouTube sites have been released for public use.

To request information via the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), click here. 

Contact Us

San Francisco District
Public Affairs Office 

415-503-6804

450 Golden Gate
San Francisco, CA 94102

Speakers Bureau

The San Francisco District Corps of Engineers has a multidisciplinary team of professionals who will share their expertise and knowledge on a number of diverse topics through its Speakers Bureau program.

Managed by the district public affairs office, this educational service is available to organizations, clubs, educational institutions and special interest groups in the San Francisco Bay area.

Speakers with experience in a variety of disciplines can address a broad range of topics such as dredging, environmental restoration, flood control, innovative technologies and techniques, regulatory functions, and wetlands.

 If you are interested in obtaining a speaker for an event, please contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – San Francisco District Public Affairs Office at (415) 503-6804 or send us an e-mail. 

We'll need to know the date, time and location of the speaking engagement and a general idea of the speech topic. Whenever possible, the San Francisco District Speakers Bureau will provide background information on the speaker and additional background material on the speech subject.

Photo Gallery

Last week's 257-acre Hopkins Fire burned to the western shore of Lake Mendocino and caused significant damage to the Pomo Day-Use Area off Marina Drive. On Friday, Sept. 17, San Francisco District Commander Lt. Col. Kevin Arnett travelled to Lake Mendocino to inspect the damage to the recreational area and to get a status report from Lake Mendocino Park Manager Poppy Lozoff.
Sept. 18, 2021, the last load of material was pumped onto the beach tonight, ahead of schedule. All material necessary to complete construction of the project as designed is now on the beach. Removal of the pipe from the dredge to shore is anticipated to be completed Sept. 19. Final grading of the site is anticipated to complete early this week and will be followed by demobilization activities. The contractor is expected to remove most of the exclusionary fencing and allow public access to the majority of the beach around the middle to latter part of Sept. 20.
The much-anticipated U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Beneficial Use project at Ocean Beach is under construction! This Ocean Beach Continuing Authorities Program Section 204 comprises building a sand berm on property owned by Golden Gate National Recreation Area in front of 3,000 feet of the bluff south of Sloat Boulevard using sand dredged from the San Francisco Main Ship Channel. The project goal is to protect the Great Highway and wastewater infrastructure maintained by the City and County of San Francisco, Public Utilities Commission.
The much-anticipated U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Beneficial Use project at Ocean Beach is under construction! This Ocean Beach Continuing Authorities Program Section 204 comprises building a sand berm on property owned by Golden Gate National Recreation Area in front of 3,000 feet of the bluff south of Sloat Boulevard using sand dredged from the San Francisco Main Ship Channel. The project goal is to protect the Great Highway and wastewater infrastructure maintained by the City and County of San Francisco, Public Utilities Commission.
The much-anticipated U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Beneficial Use project at Ocean Beach is under construction! This Ocean Beach Continuing Authorities Program Section 204 comprises building a sand berm on property owned by Golden Gate National Recreation Area in front of 3,000 feet of the bluff south of Sloat Boulevard using sand dredged from the San Francisco Main Ship Channel. The project goal is to protect the Great Highway and wastewater infrastructure maintained by the City and County of San Francisco, Public Utilities Commission.
The much-anticipated U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Beneficial Use project at Ocean Beach is under construction! This Ocean Beach Continuing Authorities Program Section 204 comprises building a sand berm on property owned by Golden Gate National Recreation Area in front of 3,000 feet of the bluff south of Sloat Boulevard using sand dredged from the San Francisco Main Ship Channel. The project goal is to protect the Great Highway and wastewater infrastructure maintained by the City and County of San Francisco, Public Utilities Commission.