Tag Archives | resilience

SAME Resilience Response & Recovery Forum

The devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, an unprecedented two Category 4 storms hitting the United States back to back, has created significant requirements for engineers, site assessments, public health, emergency response and various other A/E/C-related capabilities. Hurricanes Maria and Jose are further compounding the need for support. Many SAME member companies and agencies […]

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: “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: “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: “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 […]

Check Out the Latest TME!

The July-August issue of The Military Engineer features a range of articles showcasing how government and industry are executing projects in support of national security, mission-critical responsibilities and our servicemen and women. In addition, this issue of TME offers an inside look at several initiatives underway to adapt to and increase resilience from climate change […]

TISP Becomes SAME Council

At the SAME Board of Direction meeting May 18 in Houston, the board voted to approve the full integration of The Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP) into SAME as a council, which includes a voting position on the board for the TISP chair. SAME has served as Secretariat of TISP for several years and a number […]

3 Ps of Resilience: Recapping the 2015 CIS

From college engineering students to the former Chief Commercialization Officer of the United States, the 2015 Critical Infrastructure Symposium brought together government, industry and academia for a dynamic two-day exchange of knowledge on the topic of resilience: where we are, where we are headed, and what else we need to know. The theme of the […]

SAME Well Represented at WEEC

SAME was well-represented at the 2014 World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC), including Executive Director Brig. Gen. Joe Schroedel, P.E., F.SAME, USA (Ret.), who was a panelist on the Energy Security Impacting National Security session. The 38th annual WEEC, presented by the Association of Energy Engineers, was held Oct. 1-3, in Washington, D.C. Among the event’s highlights, […]

Get Published in TME!

Well before the calendar turns to 2015, The Military Engineer is accepting submissions for the 2015 issues of TME. In fact, the deadline for article proposals for the January-February issue is in October! Check out the 2015 TME Editorial Calendar for more details on upcoming topics planned for the year ahead. Share your projects and […]

Intersecting Mission Assurance with Regional Resilience

The security and resilience of the United States, its military installations, and its communities is an enormous effort. We can simplify that effort by identifying the intersections of installation and community functions that are essential to sustain government services and business operations, to withstand impacts from natural and man-made disasters, prevent and adapt to cascading […]

Plan Ahead for PDHs in August!

Mark your calendars as SAME’s Continuing Education Program has two opportunities to earn PDHs from the comfort of your living room during August. The webinars will hit two timely topics: resilience within coastal communities against climate impacts; and public-private and public-public partnerships. And, coming up next week, SAME in conjunction with the San Antonio Post […]

CIS Attendees Visit Waldo Canyon

The 2014 Critical Infrastructure Symposium was held April 7-8 in Colorado Springs, Colo. The annual event, now in its fifth year, is a collaborative learning community of students, educators, practitioners and government officials engaged in developing the next generation of critical infrastructure protection and resilience leaders, technologies and strategies. As part of this year’s CIS, attendees had the opportunity […]

Exclusively at TME Online: The Great Alaskan Earthquake

On March, 27 1964, the second largest earthquake in recorded history struck less than 100-mi from Anchorage. As the 50th anniversary of the Great Alaskan Earthquake nears, travel back  as two SAME members, Patrick M. Coullahan, P.E., PMP, F.SAME and Allan D. Lucht, P.E., M.SAME, recount the devastation of the 9.2 Magnitude quake. Exclusively at […]