On April 22 in Colorado Springs, the SAME Pikes Peak Post hosted the 12th Annual Engineers Banquet to welcome graduating seniors from the U.S. Air Force Academy into the Air Force Civil Engineering community.
The event was attended by local SAME members from the Colorado Front Range, faculty members from the Air Force Academy, and other invited guests. The banquet featured a keynote address from Ma.j Gen. Tim Green, USAF, the Air Force Director of Civil Engineers.
Also in attendance for the Engineers Banquet were SAME Executive Director, Brig. Gen. Joe Schroedel, F.SAME, USA (Ret.), who provided opening remarks; and the SAME Pikes Peak Post President, recently invested SAME Fellow Col. Bryan Truesdell, F.SAME, USA, who served as host for the evening.
Other notable attendees welcoming the incoming engineer officers included Brig. Gen. Andrew Armacost, USAF, Dean of the Faculty at the Air Force Academy; and Maj. Gen. Tim Byers, F.SAME, USAF (Ret.), formerly The Air Force Civil Engineer and currently an executive with CH2M.
This annual event fostered fellowship among more than 100 attendees to include the Air Force Academy cadets who will enter the Civil Engineering community. Congratulations!
For more information on the SAME Pikes Peak Post, visit www.same.org/pikes-peak. Click here to see more photos from the event.
(Contributed by Cindy Lincicome, Betance Enterprises, SAME Rocky Mountain RVP)