TME Looks Back: “Design-Build in St. Bernard Parish”

Hurricane Katrina caused extensive damage to three pump stations in St. Bernard Parish that operate during storm events to remove stormwater from behind the protective levee system that surrounds the parish.

To observe the 10th Anniversary of the relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina, SAME will look back through the pages of The Military Engineer magazine on the recovery in the wake of the tragedy and the engineering, risk management, and technology innovations that emerged in the months and years after to mitigate the impact to New Orleans from future […]

TME Looks Back: “Geotechnical Engineering in New Orleans”

Soil samples are prepared for testing at a state-of-the-art laboratory established to develop geotechnical data in support of the effort to bring the existing 350-mi levee system of New Orleans, La., to a 100-year level of protection before the 2011 hurricane season.

To observe the 10th Anniversary of the relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina, SAME will look back through the pages of The Military Engineer magazine on the recovery in the wake of the tragedy and the engineering, risk management, and technology innovations that emerged in the months and years after to mitigate the impact to New Orleans from future […]

SBC Starts November 4!

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  The premier A/E/C industry small business conference is less than two weeks away! The 2015 SAME Small Business Conference (SBC) for Federal Engineering, Construction & Environmental Programs—to be held Nov. 4-6 in New Orleans, La.—is shaping up to be the largest, most diverse, most effective and most beneficial SBC for you to attend ever! […]

TME Looks Back: “Facilities Data for Disaster Preparedness”

A library at a New Orleans, La., university shows catastrophic damage after being flooded during hurricane Katrina.

To observe the 10th Anniversary of the relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina, SAME will look back through the pages of The Military Engineer magazine on the recovery in the wake of the tragedy and the engineering, risk management, and technology innovations that emerged in the months and years after to mitigate the impact to New Orleans from future […]

TME Looks Back: “Bailing Out America’s Water Infrastructure”

Levee construction in New Orleans.

To observe the 10th Anniversary of the relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina, SAME will look back through the pages of The Military Engineer magazine on the recovery in the wake of the tragedy and the engineering, risk management, and technology innovations that emerged in the months and years after to mitigate the impact to New Orleans from future […]

TME Looks Back: “Small Business to the Rescue”

Proactive on-site management contributed to successful completion of mold remediation at Naval Station JRB, New Orleans.

To observe the 10th Anniversary of the relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina, SAME will look back through the pages of The Military Engineer magazine on the recovery in the wake of the tragedy and the engineering, risk management, and technology innovations that emerged in the months and years after to mitigate the impact to New Orleans from future […]

TME Looks Back: “Developing a Cost Estimate for New Orleans”

Levee improvements are being made along the south shore of Lake Ponchartrain, which forms the northern boundary of New Orleans, La., and its suburbs.

To observe the 10th Anniversary of the relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina, SAME will look back through the pages of The Military Engineer magazine on the recovery in the wake of the tragedy and the engineering, risk management, and technology innovations that emerged in the months and years after to mitigate the impact to New Orleans from future […]

TME Looks Back: “Building Resilience”

Flood waters that swept through Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina critically damaged major elements of the supporting infrastructure.

To observe the 10th Anniversary of the relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina, SAME will look back through the pages of The Military Engineer magazine on the recovery in the wake of the tragedy and the engineering, risk management, and technology innovations that emerged in the months and years after to mitigate the impact to New Orleans from future […]

TME Looks Back: “Inventorying Levees to Improve Safety”

Data collection of levees and floodwall.

To observe the 10th Anniversary of the relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina, SAME will look back through the pages of The Military Engineer magazine on the recovery in the wake of the tragedy and the engineering, risk management, and technology innovations that emerged in the months and years after to mitigate the impact to New Orleans from future […]

TME Looks Back: “Building Quickly”

Flooded cemeteries and mortuaries throughout Louisiana made it necessary to provide temporary mortuary facilities.

To observe the 10th Anniversary of the relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina, SAME will look back through the pages of The Military Engineer magazine on the recovery in the wake of the tragedy and the engineering, risk management, and technology innovations that emerged in the months and years after to mitigate the impact to New Orleans from future […]

TME Looks Back: “Emergency Assessments”

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To observe the 10th Anniversary of the relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina, SAME will look back through the pages of The Military Engineer magazine on the recovery in the wake of the tragedy and the engineering, risk management, and technology innovations that emerged in the months and years after to mitigate the impact to New Orleans from future […]

“Just Say Yes!” — Recapping the 2015 Post Leaders Workshop

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  More than 120 Post Leaders representing over 60 Posts from across SAME descended on Old Town Alexandria, Sept. 20-22, for the Summer 2015 Post Leaders Workshop. While the workshop may have overlapped into the first official day of fall, there was no cooling down the tremendous enthusiasm throughout the sessions, epitomized by a popular […]

TME Looks Back: “Back to School”

Convoys mobilized to rebuild municipal offices in Gulfport, Miss.

To observe the 10th Anniversary of the relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina, SAME will look back through the pages of The Military Engineer magazine on the recovery in the wake of the tragedy and the engineering, risk management, and technology innovations that emerged in the months and years after to mitigate the impact to New Orleans from future […]

TME Looks Back: “Post-Disaster FM”

Mold was a major concern in building damaged by Hurricane Katrina

To observe the 10th Anniversary of the relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina, SAME will look back through the pages of The Military Engineer magazine on the recovery in the wake of the tragedy and the engineering, risk management, and technology innovations that emerged in the months and years after to mitigate the impact to New Orleans from future […]

Dallas Post Hosts Water Resources Workshop

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Nearly 100 people attended the Dr. Albert H. Halff 2015 Water Resources Workshop in July, hosted by the SAME Dallas Post. The workshop featured representatives from the Texas Water Development Board, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Environmental Protection Agency, National Levee Issues Alliance, Federal Emergency Management Agency, City of Dallas Water Utilities, and Tarrant Regional […]

TME Looks Back: “Cleaning up New Orleans”

Waste cleanup was a major challenge during the Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts

To observe the 10th Anniversary of the relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina, SAME will look back through the pages of The Military Engineer magazine on the recovery in the wake of the tragedy and the engineering, risk management, and technology innovations that emerged in the months and years after to mitigate the impact to New Orleans from future […]

TME Looks Back: “Technology Saves Lives”

Extent of original flooding in New Orleans after Katrina, Sept. 13, 2005

To observe the 10th Anniversary of the relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina, SAME will look back through the pages of The Military Engineer magazine on the recovery in the wake of the tragedy and the engineering, risk management, and technology innovations that emerged in the months and years after to mitigate the impact to New Orleans from future […]

Q2 Economic Snapshot Survey

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According to the latest installment of the Quarterly Economic Snapshot Survey released by SAME HQ, A/E/C professionals are feeling increasingly more optimistic about recent business conditions and the outlook for both the near future and the longer-term horizons. The Q2 Economic Snapshot Survey polled private sector SAME members from across the A/E/C industry, representing large and small businesses. The […]

“Top 10 Reasons for Active SAME Membership”

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Editor’s Note: The following article, “Top 10 Reasons for Active SAME Membership,” was written by Capt. Nelson Mix, P.E., CHMM, F.SAME, USPHS, and first published in the Spring 2015 issue of Machinatores Vitae, the engineer and architect newsletter of the U.S. Public Health Service. Capt. Mix, a former President of the Washington DC Post and past […]

Recapping the 2015 Federal Project Delivery Symposium

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  After three days of in-depth education and training sessions during the 2015 SAME/DBIA Federal Project Delivery Symposium, the final takeaway is clear: better integration and cohesion does not guarantee success….but it does better enable successful project delivery. Research presented during the General Session Wednesday morning drove home the point that if the government wants […]

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