The Rock Island District is a multidisciplinary team of approximately 800 civilian employees led by a military district commander and deputy district commander. The world class professionals of the District provide the planning, engineering, design, and construction support for the District’s mission areas. The high quality and talented work force includes engineers, biologists, geologists, geographers, archeologists, attorneys, real estate specialists, economists, contract specialists, accounting, security and communication professionals, and more.
The Rock Island District is a leader in integrated water resources management serving five river basins in five states at the heart of the Upper Mississippi River basin. It is one of six Corps’ Districts that make up the Mississippi Valley Division which is headquartered in Vicksburg, Mississippi.