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Registration now open for Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) webinar


SAME Architectural Practice Committee is hosting a 1.5-hour webinar: How to Interpret and Implement the Recently Updated UFC 4-010-01, Antiterrorism and Force Protection Requirements on Thurs., June 12 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. The online session will cover the recent changes in Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) 4-010-01 and what AT/FP consultants and/or reviewers see as critical to […]

Upcoming Webinar: Federal Procurement Data System


Want to know more about the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS-NG)? Government agencies are responsible for collecting and reporting data on federal procurements through the FPDS-NG. Join our upcoming webinar, Federal Procurement Data System: Learn What Your Competitors May Know to get an interactive opportunity to learn about FPDS-NG with Melea Crouse, Assistant Director, Office […]

SAME Continuing Education at Linthicum, Md.


SAME offered two new Continuing Education courses at Linthicum, Md. on Feb. 5, 2013. The day-long courses, Project Management Best Business Practices and Federal Source Selection: Making it Work for Government and Industry, each granted 8 PDHs and 8 AIA LUs. Linthicum is a city in Anne Arundel County, close to the Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) […]

2014 SAME-IFMA FM Workshop Presentations


Despite inclement weather affecting the east coast, more than 250 attended the 2014 SAME-IFMA Facilities Management Workshop in San Antonio, Texas on Feb. 13-14. The event offered 14 technical sessions featuring experts in the FM and A/E/C fields in three main tracks: Energy, Asset Management and Executive Leadership. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PRESENTATIONS Stay […]

NoVa Post Celebrates 65th Anniversary


Article contributed by Connie R. Myers, Publicity Director, NoVA Post, SAME. The SAME Northern Virginia (NoVa) Post celebrated its 65th anniversary on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 at the Fort Belvoir Officers’ Club in Fort Belvoir, Va. Originally organized as the Fort Belvoir Post on Nov. 19, 1948 as SAME’s 43rd local post, the Post received its […]

Read the latest APC newsletter

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  SAME Architectural Practice Committee (APC) released the latest issue of its newsletter, volume 2, issue 1 on Jan. 20, 2014. With two featured articles “Does the Government Still Need Third Party Certifications” by Scott Wick AIA, LEED AP, PMP and “A Different Way to Think About Installations” by Paula J. Loomis, FAIA, FSAME, LEED […]

Fort Worth Post awards scholarships to 12 students


Fort Worth Post awarded more than $18,000 in scholarships to 12 deserving students pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.  The students were recognized by the Post last June and July. Fort Worth Post thanks their local Sustaining Member firms and all participants who raised funds for the scholarships. Click here to learn […]

Energy Management Course held at SAME HQ


SAME hosted an eight-hour Continuing Education Course, entitled Energy Management for DOD Installations, in Alexandria, Va. on Nov. 14. The course, one of many sponsored by SAME, is designed to provide military and civilian installation managers with techniques to find and implement low cost energy and water saving solutions while planning and programming for larger […]

Fort Worth Post hosts Transportation Forum with ASCE


SAME Fort Worth Post partnered with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to host a Transportation Forum in August. The Forum included presentations from DFW Airport, The Dart, North Central Texas Council of Governments, The T and Texas Department of Transportation. Forth Worth City Councilman Jungus Jordan served as Keynote Speaker. After the discussions, […]

2013 Small Business Conference photos now available


The 2013 SAME Small Business Conference (SBC) was a success with more than 1,600 attendees and a sold-out Exhibit Hall featuring more than 200 exhibitors! SAME HQ appreciates all attendees, volunteers and exhibitors for a great conference. We hope to see you again next year! Press play to view the 2013 SBC slideshow below or  […]

Third Day of 2013 SBC: Congratulations to Small Business Award Winners!


The third and last day of 2013 SAME Small Business Conference (SBC), held Nov. 19-21 at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Mo., featured eight concurrent sessions and the Small Business Awards Luncheon. Briefings on upcoming opportunities for small businesses were held by Air Force, NAVFAC, USACE Southwestern Division and USACE Centers. Those who […]

Second Day of 2013 SBC: It’s All About Business


Nov. 20- The second day of 2013 SAME Small Business Conference (SBC) was all about business–contracting opportunities, networking and gaining insider tips from industry experts and government leaders. The Opening Plenary Session and the popular Networking Roundtables were among the highlights of the day. Opening Plenary Session During the Opening Plenary Session, SAME Executive Director […]

2013 SBC Presentations now available


Presentations are now available for download. Click here to access.  

First day of 2013 SBC: We’re busy in Kansas City!


The 2013 SAME Small Business Conference (SBC) for Federal Engineering, Construction and Environmental Programs began Nov. 19, in Kansas City, Mo., also known as the City of Fountains. With a plenary session, six concurrent sessions, Small Business Council Meeting, Hiring our Heroes Job Fair and all-day registration, the day was packed as hundreds of attendees […]

Attend 2013 Small Business Conference


SAME 2013 Small Business Conference, to be held Nov. 19-21, features a collection of top-notch educational sessions and events you won’t want to miss! The program includes Small Business Opportunity Briefings on DOD and Federal markets such as USACE, NAVFAC , Air Force, Department of Veterans Affairs & General Services Administration. The Opening Plenary Session will […]

Orange County Post gives $5000 to Wounded Warrior Golf Program

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On Oct. 1, 2013, SAME Orange County (OC) Post donated $5000 to the Navy Golf Course in Cypress, Calif. in support of the Navy Golf Course Wounded Warrior Golf Program. The 27-hole complex is the venue for the Post’s Annual Golf Tournament. The contribution will be used to cover the food costs and other incidentals required […]

New issue of APC Newsletter now available!


Click here to read the most recent issue of SAME Architectural Practice Committee (APC) Newsletter. The committee was created to support the community of architects within SAME. Four areas of focus include collaboration with AIA, continuing education opportunities for the profession, Urbahn sessions at SAME regional conferences, and communications of information to the community. Upcoming […]

Congratulations to Kittyhawk scholarship awardees!


FAIRBORN, Ohio –SAME Kittyhawk Post presented the 2013 SAME Kittyhawk Post Scholarship, worth $12,500, to twelve outstanding high school seniors and college students whose studies focus on engineering, architecture, construction, facilities management and/or environmental management/science. Congratulations to scholarship recipients Travis Bee, Kevin Bloomfield, Peter Bonavita, Jeneé Christensen, Jonathan Flynn, Maksym Gerasimov, Bryan Kolpitcke, Hilary Pederson, […]

Minh Tran nominated for DODEA Volunteer Excellence Award!


Congratulations to SAME Okinawa Chapter Vice President Minh Tran for his Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) Volunteer Excellence nomination! Tran was nominated April 26, 2013 for the Award. As SAME Okinawa Chapter’s VP for Programs, Tran has been involved since 2011 in promoting National Engineers Week in the elementary and secondary schools of Department […]

Hiring our Heroes Veterans Job Fair


Join Society of American Military Engineers in support of our Veterans at the Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Fair “Building Futures: Careers for Veterans in Construction, Engineering and Environmental Science” taking place Nov. 19, 2013, 1:00 p.m-4:00 p.m. at the Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, Mo. Hosted by SAME, this Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) Job […]

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