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Distinguished Guest Enlivens SF Post Gala

Dr. Condoleezza Rice, 66th Secretary of State of the United States, delivered the keynote address to a capacity audience at the SF Post’s annual Holiday Gala, which was held Dec. 11, 2013 at the Marines’ Memorial Club in San Francisco. Dr. Rice spoke about the values and confidence instilled in her by her parents and their […]

Discover the Ins and Outs of federal facilities at the 2014 FM Workshop

DOD is the nation’s largest property owner, with more than 540,000 facilities (buildings, structures, and linear structures) located on 5,000 sites worldwide, and covering over 28 million acres of land. Who’s in charge of all those buildings?  Come on down to San Antonio to find out! Home of the Alamo, the Riverwalk, and the 2014 SAME/IFMA Facilities […]

San Antonio Post Stays Busy

This past fall, the SAME San Antonio Post held several events that engaged area K-12 students, SAME Student Chapter members as well as the Post’s Young Members. The Post also held an event to recognize its annual scholarship winners, honored former Post Presidents dating back to 1999 at Post meetings throughout 2013, and continued its […]

Atlanta Post Scholarship Winners

Atlanta Post Scholarship Winners

Georgia Engineering Foundation Scholarship Winners Announced (Contributed by Beth Harris, CPSM, Atlanta Post) The Georgia Engineering Foundation celebrated its 42nd annual scholarship awards dinner on Nov. 14, 2013 at Dunwoody Country Club in Atlanta. This year the foundation awarded 39 scholarships to engineering students from Georgia attending various schools around the country including Georgia Institute […]

2014 SAME-IFMA Facilities Management Workshop

Join us at the 2014 SAME-IFMA Facilities Management Workshop, to be held February 13-14, 2014 at San Antonio, Texas. This is the sixth joint FM Workshop that SAME has co-hosted with the International Facility Management Association (IFMA). The 2014 Facilities Management Workshop is a one-of-a-kind educational workshop that builds on the Strategic Partnership between our […]

Attention aspiring TME authors!

TME—The Military Engineer is accepting article submissions for the March-April 2014 issue! The deadline to submit an article is coming up, so reach out today! Main Theme:  Civil Infrastructure This issue of TME will look at the work of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, other federal agencies and the private sector to improve the nation’s […]

Contractors on the Battlefield Workshop

The 2013 SAME Contractors on the Battlefield workshop was held Nov. 8 in Alexandria Va. In attendance were representatives from USACE, NAVFAC, J4 Engineering, Air Force Civil Engineering and SAME sustaining members. Dr. Bob Wolff, P.E., F.SAME, Executive Director, SAME, provided welcome remarks and introduced the speakers. Col. Dan Grey, P.E., USA (Ret.), Chair, JECO […]

Register now for webinar: Mind the Gaps and Strengthen the Team

Only One Week Left to Register! Mind the Gaps and Strengthen the Team – Teaming Agreements, Joint Ventures and Mentor-Protégé Relationships Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. EDT 1.5 PDHs Click here to register Moderator: Jodi Vaccaro, Sr. Business Development Representative, USA Environmental Presenter: Marty Ray, VP of Strategy & Planning, ZAPATA Sponsored by […]

SAME accepts QL+ contribution from Ducks

A group of 32 current and retired Air Force engineers and architects, both military and civilian, gathered in October for their annual 4-day golf and camaraderie event. This group of “triathletes” affectionately known as “Ducks” has been getting together with an evolving and growing membership since 1993, flapping their wings in locations such as Myrtle […]

New Professional Credentialing Reimbursement Program

SAME has launched the Professional Credentialing Reimbursement Program to support SAME Young Members and NCOs obtain credentials that strengthen their professionalism. The program is intended to help fund exam sitting or registration fees for credentials, certifications or licensures deemed to have intrinsic value to SAME’s mission and the architectural and engineering professions. Individuals may apply […]

Congratulations to Capt. Rockholm and Staff Sgt. Dishman!

Dr. Bob Wolff, P.E., F.SAME, Executive Director, SAME, and Capt. Bill Bersson, P.E., F.SAME, USN (Ret.) attended the Marine Corps Engineer Association (MCEA) Awards Banquet in Orlando, Florida on September 26. SAME reviewed nominations submitted by Marine Corps Engineer Commands and selected Capt. Lars Rockholm as the Engineer Officer of the Year and Staff Sgt. […]

2013 SBC Educational Sessions

Attend 2013 Small Business Conference (SBC) Sessions and gain valuable insight on Small Business Procurement with Department of Defense (DOD) and Federal Government Agencies! SAME 2013 Small Business Conference Nov. 19-21, 2013 Kansas City, Mo. Register today! Join us at the 2013 SBC as we present sessions on current topics of importance to Small Businesses […]

NoVa Post honors Fellow

SAME Northern Virginia (NoVa) Post hosted the Post’s Academy of Fellows Induction Ceremony on June 6, 2013 at the Fort Belvoir Officers’ Club in Virginia. The event was held as part of the Post’s monthly meeting. SAME Vice President William A. Brown, Sr., P.E., Hon AIA, F.SAME, presided over the induction of Col. Aniello L. […]

Southern Nevada Post helps build housing for veterans

SAME Southern Nevada Post helped renovate a run-down Las Vegas motel into short-term housing for veterans. Within the last 15 months, the Post volunteered to transform the building by replacing carpet, light fixtures, drapes and furniture. The Post also helped repair and repaint the interior and exterior of the building. The housing is named Veterans […]

Space Coast Post publishes Operation Fast Start Plan

Due to the leadership and initiative of Lou Martinez, Emergency Preparedness Chair, Space Coast Post, the Fast Start Plan for Emergency Preparedness is now on the Space Coast Post website for use by sustaining members, public officials, and businesses in Brevard County. The Post is based in Brevard County, Fla. making this plan very important […]

2013 SAME Rocky Mountain JETS

The 2013 SAME Rocky Mountain Region Joint Engineer Training Symposium (JETS), held July 22–24 in Denver, Colo., had more than 300 attendees and nearly 50 exhibitors. The symposium offered a  wealth of opportunities for attendees to earn Professional Development Hours (PDHs) while learning about the latest trends in sustainability and technology/best practices, while a leadership […]

Mobile Post installs Officers and BOD

On July 17, 2013, SAME Mobile Post held a meeting to install their 2013-2014 Elected Post Officers and Board of Direction (BOD). Sal Nodjomian, Regional Vice President, SAME South Central, recognized the outstanding efforts of outgoing Post Officers and Board Members and commended the Mobile Post as the cornerstone of SAME in the South Central […]

Carolinas Region RVP awards seven medals

SAME Carolinas Regional Vice President (RVP) Theron Pickens, P.E., LEED AP, LandDesign, awarded RVP medals to organizers of the previously held Carolinas Region Symposium. The core group of seven awardees from Ft. Bragg Post volunteered many hours to organize the outstanding conference which was held October last year. Two of the seven members had previously […]

Kittyhawk Post grants $12,500 in scholarships

FAIRBORN, Ohio – July 26, 2013 – SAME Kittyhawk Post presented $12,500 in scholarships to twelve outstanding high school seniors and college students from the local area whose studies focus on engineering, architecture, construction, facilities management and/or environmental management/science. Proceeds for these scholarships were made possible by contributions from SAME Sustaining Members URS and Gannett […]

SAME Seattle Post awards Shannon & Wilson, Inc. as Sustainer of the Year

From Mary Ann Carlson, SAME Seattle Post Communications Chair Seattle – The Society of American Military Engineers Seattle Post presented to Shannon & Wilson, geotechnical and environmental consultants, the 2012 Seattle Post Sustaining Member of the Year Award at their annual Meet the Chiefs event.  Gerard Buechel, President of Shannon & Wilson accepted the award […]

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