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Building DC’s Metro: From the TME Archives

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As the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority prepares to unveil the new Silver Line on Saturday, July 26, take a look back 40 years to the September-October 1974 issue of The Military Engineer for a detailed “Progress Report” on construction of the then-planned 98-mile Metro system. “Washington’s Metro: A Progress Report” was authored by Brig.Read More »

SAME E&C Camps: Immersing Students in STEM

SAME/U.S. Army E&C Camp

Three camps. 172 high school students. More than 100 mentors and volunteers. One mission: To inspire the next generation of America’s best and brightest to pursue a degree in engineering. Each summer, SAME’s Engineering & Construction Camps give rising high school seniors and juniors an unparalleled opportunity to spend a week eating, sleeping and breathingRead More »

SAME President Attends Student Veterans Event

SAME President John Mogge at USF Student Veterans event

SAME President, Col. John Mogge, Ph.D., RA, F.SAME, USAF (Ret.) recently attended an event at the University of South Florida (USF) titled “Success Beyond Service.”┬áThe event encapsulates the potential SAME has to make a difference in supporting STEM and supporting America’s veterans. It was held to bring awareness to two programs USF has started: theRead More »

Engineers at Normandy: From the TME Archives

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To honor the the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, take a look back at one of the many roles military engineers played in the operation that changed history. In the December 1944 issue of The Military Engineer (Vol. XXXVI, No. 230), Rear Adm. John J. Manning, CEC, USN, detailed the planning and construction of artificial harborsRead More »

SAME Continues Support to QL+

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  On Saturday, May 31, 2014, Dr. Bob Wolff, P.E., F.SAME, SAME Executive Director, presented a check in the amount of $18,000 to Mr. Jon Monett, President and CEO of Quality of Life Plus (QL+) as part of SAME’s ongoing commitment to supporting STEM and wounded warriors. QL+ is an organization, based in San LuisRead More »