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2019 Commander's Briefing Webinar

June 12th, 9:00am-12:30pm CST

USACE District Engineer's Briefings are coming via webinar. Cost will be $100 for private sector participants, and free for public sector participants.

This year we will have District Engineers from:

Rock Island District

Chicago District

Omaha District

Kansas City District

Saint Paul District

Saint Louis District

Louisville District

The Districts will present their FY19, FY20 and out-year programs for the benefit of our members, especially the Architect/Engineer community. Can't attend at this time? A recording of this event will be made available to those who registered. Click below to register! 

Register Here!

Post Meeting:

Annual Scholarship Luncheon

June 20th, 2019

Rock Island Botanical Center

2525 4th Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201

Doors open at 11:30am for socializing

Presentation begins promptly at 12:00pm

Join us as we present scholarship to outstanding students and their families and learn a little about each of them! SAME is committed to supporting the future engineers, so plan to come and meet the recipients!  

This meeting is on 3rd Thursday instead of usual 2nd Thursday. We hope to see you all!

Register Here!

Post Meeting - Save the Date!

July 11th, 2019

Rock Island Police Department's Community Room

1212 5th Avenue

Rock Island, IL 61201


Our speaker will be Paul Key, Director of Government Services at Alliant Technologies in Louisville, Kentucky! Mr. Keys will offer our group a down-to-earth approach on cyber security, what it's about, and what it can mean for you and your business.

Watch for a registration email and link coming soon!

Annual Golf Outing - Save the Date!

Friday August 23rd, 2019

Join us for a fun 18-hole best-shot event at Indian Bluff Course in Milan, IL. Registration includes the golf cart, light breakfast, lunch, prizes. All money goes to scholarships to support future engineers! Watch for the registration form to follow soon!

Interested in being a sponsor? Email Lynn Gibson at l.gibson@iiwengr.com for details.

Not receiving Post emails?

It has come to our attention that several members have not been receiving Post emails due to corporate firewalls blocking the emails. We recommend everyone register an additional personal email address with SAME National to ensure you receive Post emails and updates.  

Our SAME Community

Centered in Rock Island, Illinois, the Rock Island Post serves the Upper Mississippi River Valley, with members in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kansas, Indiana and Ohio. The post boasts over 250 individual members and over 40 sustaining member firms. Monthly meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month. In addition to hosting an annual golf outing and commander briefings, the post is also active in various community activities.

The Society of American Military Engineers is the only nonprofit professional engineering education organization that actively promotes the advancement of both individual technical knowledge and the collective engineering capabilities of governments, the uniformed services and private industry.

Our goal is to unite public and private sector entities and individuals in the A/E/C fields so that we can prepare for and overcome natural and man made disasters, acts of terrorism and improve security at home and abroad.