Defense

From USACE to RS&H, Gordy Simmons Driven by Love of Country

By |2019-06-04T14:56:49-04:00January 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

In his 14 years abroad, current RS&H Military Programs Leader Gordy Simmons visited 35 countries for work. He traveled to Eastern Europe to help build emergency embassies after the fall of the Soviet Union. He established whole installations necessary to enact the Wye River Memorandum in the Middle East. He served in various leadership [...]

In the Media: Safeguarding Through Design

By |2018-12-20T11:14:59-04:00December 4th, 2018|Tags: , , |

How do you design a defense facility to serve the needs of the U.S. Air Force's 308th Guardian Angel Squadron, a growing squadron of Combat Rescue Officers, Para-Rescue Jumpers, and Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape Specialists? RS&H and Woolpert formed a joint venture last year to design such a facility, a space that includes [...]

Celebrating 25 Years with DeCA

By |2018-12-20T11:30:40-04:00May 31st, 2018|Tags: , , , |

RS&H is celebrating a 25-year partnership with the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense. The agency operates almost 250 commissaries worldwide, providing food and other products to servicemen and women, military retirees and their families. “Our relationship with DeCA is unique in the fact that we [...]

RS&H Hires Simmons as Military Programs Leader

By |2018-09-17T21:02:12-04:00April 10th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

RS&H, one of the leading architecture, engineering and consulting firms in the nation, has hired Gordon Simmons, P.E., as its Military Programs Leader for the firm’s Aerospace and Defense Practice.  Simmons, who retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in December, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from both home and [...]

RS&H Associate Leo Fernandez Sees Precise BIM Possibilities

By |2018-08-10T19:28:36-04:00November 9th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Leo Fernandez has a vision for what the architecture field can look like. A vision for more accurate building models and more streamlined asset management. He sees a future where stringent U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) requirements are commonplace practices for designing any facility. “When you compare DoD requirements to normal industry standards, the [...]

Jarvis and Thoele take lead roles with SAME

By |2018-09-11T23:18:38-04:00June 15th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) leads collaborative efforts to identify and resolve national security infrastructure-related challenges. Now, the organization of more than 30,000 members has two new leaders from RS&H. RS&H Vice President Scott Jarvis and Business Development Lead Lisa Thoele, two leaders in the engineering and architecture design firm’s Aerospace and Defense practice, have moved into two SAME leadership roles.

DeCA Consolidates, Enhances Distribution Center in Japan

By |2018-08-03T16:31:18-04:00September 30th, 2015|Tags: , , |

Working with the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) for more than ten years, our team has created a long-standing relationship with the agency. We’ve provided a wide-range of services, including waste audits, compliance management, energy management, and more on commissaries and distribution centers worldwide. In March 2014, we were tasked with sustainment projects for two [...]

Designing 21st Century School with Virtual Reality

By |2018-08-13T18:26:49-04:00September 22nd, 2015|Tags: , , |

As technology develops within the US military, the quality of life and safety in America improves. While security remains the number one priority of the Department of Defense, a more recent technology has a slightly different mission. In order to provide our military families with comprehensive education, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) [...]