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Building DC’s Metro: From the TME Archives

TME.SeptOct1974-Metro

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 »

Check Out the Latest APC Newsletter

APC Newsletter

The SAME Architectural Practice Committee is out with its latest newsletter—looking at the recapitalization program of the U.S. Navy’s only “Boot Camp,” RTC-Naval Station Great Lakes; an update on the committee’s most recent quarterly conference call; event reminders; and more. The APC brings together architects from the public and private sector to promote architectural practice withinRead More »

Seattle Post to “Light the Fire”

Seattle-area educators at the "Light the Fire" kickoff meeting in June.

Up in the Pacific Northwest, representatives from professional societies, educators from area high schools and middle schools, and members of the engineering and scientific communities recently met to kick off a new project—”Light the Fire”—designed to excite students in grades K-12 about studying science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects and pursuing associated careers. ProminentRead 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.” The 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 »