SAME Orange County is one of more than 120 posts that make up The Society of American Military Engineers, a professional engineering association connecting architects, engineers and builders in the public sector and private industry, uniting them to improve individual and collective capabilities. Our goal is to unite A/E/C entities and individuals in the public and private sector so that we can prepare for - and overcome - natural and manmade disasters, acts of terrorism and improve security at home and abroad.
Formed “in the interest of National Defense… bringing together all phases of U.S. engineering, [in both the] civil sector and military, for the advancement of knowledge… and the rapid mobilization of engineering capabilities.”
~The Charter of the Society of American
Military Engineers, founded in 1920
Learn more about the history of SAME here.