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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.  



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2020 Post Planning Session

Thursday October 3rd, 2019

The October board meeting will be on Thursday, Oct 3rd from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at Big Swing (formerly Blue Cat) 113 18th St, Rock Island, IL 61201. Come join us for a drink and dinner while we develop our plan for officers, meetings/events, awards, etc. for 2020. All Post members are welcome. 

We hope you can join us at Big Swing, BUT if you can't please let us know your input with a short survey!

Take the 2020 Planning Survey Here


Fall Training Conference

October 10th-11th, 2019

There's one week left to register!
We've put together what we hope you'll find to be another wonderful event for this coming October 10th and 11th.

Register Here!

November Post Meeting

Thursday November 13th, 2019

The November Post meeting is Thursday, November 14th at the Rock Island Botanical Center (2525 4th Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201).
Doors open at 11:30am for social time and the meeting starts promptly at 12pm.
Our guest speaker will be Brian Morrill, Emergency Management Specialist at USACE Rock Island District, offering insight to New Madrid Earthquake planning.

Register Here

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.