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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.

The Blue Ridge Post accomplishes this goal locally by supporting monthly luncheon meetings and other professional/social activities attended by members of local government, military, private industry, students and other interested parties. These meetings are announced via our e-mail distribution list and quarterly newsletter. We are supported by the national Society of American Military Engineers and publications such as The Military Engineer, which also promotes the interests and goals of our society and its members. Please peruse our website to discover the benefits of SAME Blue Ridge Post membership.

UPCOMING EVENTS

February 26th

Please Join us Tuesday from 4:30 to 6:30pm for the Post Member Social & Industry Networking Night

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February 27th 12:00pm

Colonel Mark C. Quander
Commander and Division Engineer, US Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division

     At our February SAME Blue Ridge Post Meeting, Colonel Quander will present on the Transatlantic Division's engineering and construction program. The Transatlantic Division provides design, construction execution, and related engineering services directly supporting U.S. Central Command and other activities within the USCENTCOM area of responsibility to establish the conditions for regional security and stability. With almost 800 people, the Transatlantic Division executes projects in the majority of the countries within the USCENTCOM area, from Egypt through the Middle East and Central Asia. The Transatlantic Division, headquartered in Winchester, Virginia, oversees construction programs exceeding $4 billion through the Middle East District, Transatlantic Afghanistan District, Task Force Essayons in Kuwait and Iraq, and Mosul Dam Task Force in Iraq. The Division also provides contingency and field force engineering resources for Operations InĀ­herent Resolve, Freedom’s Sentinel, Resolute Support, and other military activities throughout the region.

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