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Post President
CAPT John Barresi, USCG SILC


The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), the premier professional military engineering association in the United States, unites architecture, engineering, construction (A/E/C), facility management and environmental entities and individuals in the public and private sectors to prepare for—and overcome—natural and man-made disasters, and to improve security at home and abroad.  Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, SAME provides its more than 27,000 members extensive opportunities for training, education and professional development through a robust offering of conferences, workshops, networking events and publications. With a membership that includes recent service academy graduates and retired flag officers, project managers and corporate executives, Department of Defense civilians, private-sector experts and everyone in between, SAME is bridging the gaps between critical stakeholders to advance the field of military engineering and help secure our nation.

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 Hampton Roads 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 Hampton Roads Post membership.

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A/E Opportunities

NAVFAC ML MEP IDIQ (Camp Lejeune & Cherry Point)

Solicitation in FY23, Q1

NAVFAC ML Airfield & Industrial Facilities IDIQ (MC AOR)

Solicitation in FY23, Q1


Solicitation in FY23

Construction Opportunities

Norfolk Pier Renovations (W9123623B5011)

Industry Day on 01/20/2023

Ft Eustis Complex Phase IV (W9123623S2010)

Sources Sought were due 01/05/2023

Langley F22 Training Support Facility (W9123623SS2002)

PLA Survey released in 11/2022



Sustaining Member of the Month:


Lessons learned from Cybersecurity Design/RMF Framework, Marine Corps Barracks
Start Date/Time:
Wednesday, February 8, 2023 11:30 AM
End Date/Time:
Wednesday, February 8, 2023 1:00 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority
Post Events

Event Name:  Lessons learned from Cybersecurity Design/RMF Framework, Marine Corps Barracks  

Event Location:  The Westin, Virginia Beach Town Center - 4535 Commerce Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Event Date/Time:  February 8, 2023, from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

For more details or to register, visitHERE

Event Description

Building Control Systems Cybersecurity – Challenges and Lessons Learned

     Supporting the RMF / Accreditation process for Facility-Related Control Systems (FRCS) is a significant undertaking.  The path is filled with obstacles and challenges, and requires a common understanding of roles and responsibilities, dedicated support from multiple parties, technical expertise, innovative thinking, unparalleled administrative skills, lots of coffee, and an intense amount of patience.  Bill Smith of Burns & McDonnell, the cybersecurity Project Manager for Project P-913 (NCTAMS LANT) will share his experience and offer lessons learned during this recent project.

     Bill Smith received his Nuclear Engineering degree from the University of Michigan.  He then joined the US Navy’s Nuclear Propulsion program, and spent his 22-year career as a Surface Warfare Officer, serving on Aircraft Carriers and Destroyers.  After retiring from the Navy, Bill went back to school and received a Master’s Degree in Cybersecurity, and has been a cyber consultant for 6 years.  He joined Burns & McDonnell in October of 2021.

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Voluntary Covid-19 Vaccination Encouragement

At this time, The Society of American Military Engineers, Hampton Roads Post, is returning to in-person monthly meetings, forums and sessions and is encouraging voluntary Covid-19 vaccination of all members who seek to participate in these in-person events. In accordance with the Commonwealth of Virginia and United States CDC guidelines, SAME seeks to provide and maintain a gathering place and workplace that is free of known hazards and the Hampton Roads Board strongly encourages all members and guests to receive this vaccination to minimize the risk of this infectious disease, especially in light of the new Delta and Lambda variants. This encouragement is in concert with recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Commonwealth of Virginia Covid-19 Task Force and with local Hampton Roads health officials. Members and guests are encouraged to obtain any Covid vaccination wherever they choose.