Photo recap of the Southeastern Meeting Association in Virginia Beach, Va.


Robert D. Broka, Director of the BLE's Records Department, provides instruction during the Secretary-Treasurer workshop.



Every state belonging to the SMA is represented each year during the annual GIA flag ceremony.


Steve Christian of BLE Division 524 (Van Buren, Ark.), receives assistance from his wife, Trefana, during the Secretary-Treasurer workshop. Brother Christian is Local Chairman and Secretary-Treasurer of Division 524, and is S-T of the Arkansas State Legislative Board.


Two old head engineers and two future engineers at the SMA banquet. From left: Paul Wingo, Secretary-Treasurer of the Norfolk Southern-Southern Lines General Committee of Adjustment, and Ray Wallace, Norfolk Southern-Southern Lines General Chairman.


BLE International President Don Hahs (far right, podium) fields questions during the closed meeting. Seated, from left, is Vice-President Paul Sorrow; First Vice-President & Alternate President Ed Rodzwicz; Vice-President Merle Geiger; Vice-President Steve Speagle; General Secretary-Treasurer Bill Walpert; Vice-President & U.S. National Legislative Representative Raymond Holmes; and Vice-President Joseph A. Cassidy Jr.


International Vice-President Paul Sorrow, left, takes time for a one-on-one conversation with Brother Herman M. Connell, Local Chairman of BLE Division 291 in Crewe, Va.


From left: Tennessee State Legislative Board Chairman J.L. Brittain and Kentucky State Legislative Board Chairman Tommy Mayne.


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