SAME Names New Executive Director

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SAME has named Brig. Gen. Joseph “Joe” Schroedel, P.E., F.SAME, USA (Ret.) as its next Executive Director. Gen. Schroedel will begin his new position at SAME HQ—Century House in Alexandria, Va.—on Aug. 4, 2014. He succeeds Dr. Robert D. “Bob” Wolff, P.E., F.SAME, who announced his retirement after leading the organization for 12 years. Dr.Read More »

Congratulations USAFA Class of ’14 Civil Engineering Graduates

Brig. Gen. Vince Saroni with USAFA Class of '14 Civil Engineering graduates.

The SAME Pikes Peak Post and Denver Metro Post, in conjunction with the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, sponsored the 10th Annual SAME Engineer Dinner on April 11, 2014. There were 25 cadets entering Air Force Civil Engineering honored at the event, which was attended by more than 120 cadets, active duty AirmenRead More »

GKC Post Builds a “STEM Ladder”

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The SAME Greater Kansas City (GKC) Post has been hard at work supporting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) initiatives for students of all ages. Often referred to as the “STEM Ladder,” the approach GKC has taken strategically supports programs targeted at increasing student exposure to STEM programs in middle and high school and providingRead More »

Denver Post Supports STEM

Denver Post STEM program

The SAME Denver Metro Post recently completed its sixth year sponsoring Engineering Explorer Post 827. The year’s final outreach meeting introduced 19 young women and men to engineering in outer space, as they had the chance to spend two hours discussing careers in aerospace and astronautics with an astronaut at the Lockheed Martin Waterton CanyonRead 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 »