Honoring Heidelberg Post Dinner


The dinner to Honor the Heidelberg Post and celebrate its contributions to the Army and SAME since 1953 was held at the Heidelberg Marriott on June 7.  The dinner was attended by 42 SAME members, including the USACE Europe District Commander, the 18th Engineer Brigade Commander, and the USAFE Civil Engineer.   A reception on the Terrace began the evening, followed by a scrumptious buffet dinner in the hotel.  Attending the dinner were the Rhein Main and Kaiserslautern Post Presidents as well as the Europe RVP.  Representing the Heidelberg Post was Mike Montgomery, who provided some comments on the deactivation of the Post.  SAME Executive Director Robert D. Wolff, Ph.D., P.E., F.SAME, made a presentation on the history of the Heidelberg Post as recorded in past editions of TMEThe Military Engineer magazine and a presentation was made to Col. Carl Baswell, USA (Ret.), for 70 years of membership and contributions to SAME.

Click here to download the historical presentation by SAME Executive Director Dr. Wolff.

Dr. Bob Wolff, P.E., F.SAME, Executive Director, SAME, served as host for the evening.

Col. Peter Helmlinger, P.E., USA, Commander, Europe District, US Army Corps of Engineers, provided the Keynote address.

Jack Gates, SKE, (left) presented a dedication to Col. Carl Baswell, USA (Ret.) (middle).

Mike Montgomery, DCS USAREUR HQ, provided Heidelberg Post Remarks.

Rhein Main Post President Sandra Zettersten, and Kaiserslautern Post President Col. Andra Clappsaddle, welcomed new members from Heidelberg Post.
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