Army civilian engineer earns Savannah prestigous award
Jeffrey Stein, an architect with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District received the 2018 “James Connolly Award” during the Society of American Military Engineers Savannah Post’s Annual Program Review at the Savannah Riverfront Marriot, June 27. The Connolly Award is presented each year to a civilian or military engineer within the Savannah community for notable contributions in the field of engineering, particularly in design and construction methods. The award is named in honor of James B. Connolly (1868-1957), who was an Olympic gold medalist, Spanish-American War veteran, distinguished author, and a former Corps' Savannah District employee. Williams is the eighth recipient of the Connolly Award since it was first presented in 2004. The award was presented by the Savannah Community of Engineer organizations, which includes the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Savannah Post and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Savannah Branch. Stein was recognized for his outstanding accomplishments in the Corps' Savannah District where he serves as the Chief of Center of Standardization, responsible for planning, directing, coordination, and execution of various standardized Army facility designs that are used worldwide.

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