TempleMaj. Gen. (ret.) Merdith W. "Bo" Temple has been awarded the U. S. Army Engineer Association's 2014 Gold Order of the de Fleury Medal for contributions that “exemplify boldness, courage and commitment to a strong national defense,” says the association that represents the service's active-duty and retired engineers.
The 2016 Summer Olympics boating and swimming events have put an international spotlight on what has been a long-running problem in Rio de Janeiro—untreated sewage and trash are clogging up major bays and waterways.