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Recapping the 2016 SBC in Atlanta

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A record 2,350 professionals convened in Atlanta for three days of relationship-building and information-sharing at the SAME 2016 Small Business Conference. Each year SBC is the premier event for businesses working in the federal A/E/C marketplace to connect with teaming and subcontracting partners and to gain insight on the mission needs of the federal government—and 2016 was no different. SBC is […]

Board of Direction Nominations Due Dec. 1

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It is time once again to select SAME’s national leaders! Nominations for National Officers and Elected Directors to serve on the SAME Board of Direction are open from Oct. 1, 2016 through Dec. 1, 2016. Elections for candidates approved through the nomination process will be held in spring 2017 and voted on by the full […]

Get to Know Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, USA (Ret.), SBC Keynote Speaker

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SAME recently talked with Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, USA (Ret.), 2016 Small Business Conference Keynote Speaker, on a number of topics, including how his leadership style evolved over his career, the importance of small businesses to the military community, and what’s the most important button on your keyboard. Lynch attended West Point, as he says, […]

Tulsa Post Hosts First “Issues Workshop”

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On Oct. 18, 2016, the first SAME Post Issues Workshop was hosted by the Tulsa Post and brought together public and private sector professionals from throughout the local area to address challenges associated with water infrastructure, including safety, water supply and funding. SAME Post level workshops are intended to utilize Sustaining Member Post memberships and […]

SBC Registration Already Past 1,600!

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Registration for the 2016 SAME Small Business Conference (SBC) for Federal Engineering, Construction & Environmental Programs at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Ga., has already exceeded 1,600 people and the Exhibit Hall is sold out! Be a part of the more than 2,000 A/E/C professionals expected at SBC, Nov. 16–18, by registering today at www.same.org/sbc. […]

Preview the 2016 SBC Atlanta (Nov. 16-18)

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The countdown is on to the 2016 SAME Small Business Conference, the A/E/C industry’s premier conference for small businesses looking to grow their presence in the federal marketplace and for federal agencies to connect with the small businesses they need to help support their missions in the years ahead. More than 2,000 attendees are expected […]

TME Looks Back: Vietnam – “Pipe Truss Bridge at Da Nang”

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In summer 2016, SAME published a special issue of The Military Engineer commemorating the service and contributions of military engineers in the Vietnam War. To accompany the publication, we are featuring on Bricks & Clicks a special series entitled TME Looks Back: Vietnam featuring past articles, photos, and other material that first appeared in the magazine during the 1960s and early 1970s.  […]

TME Looks Back: Vietnam – “Construction Program in Vietnam”

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In summer 2016, SAME published a special issue of The Military Engineer commemorating the service and contributions of military engineers in the Vietnam War. To accompany the publication, we are featuring on Bricks & Clicks a special series entitled TME Looks Back: Vietnam featuring past articles, photos, and other material that first appeared in the magazine during the 1960s and early 1970s.  […]

TME Looks Back: Vietnam – “Plank Road in Vietnam”

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In summer 2016, SAME published a special issue of The Military Engineer commemorating the service and contributions of military engineers in the Vietnam War. To accompany the publication, we are featuring on Bricks & Clicks a special series entitled TME Looks Back: Vietnam featuring past articles, photos, and other material that first appeared in the magazine during the 1960s and early 1970s.  […]

TME Looks Back: Vietnam – “Conglomerate Tactical Bridging”

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In summer 2016, SAME published a special issue of The Military Engineer commemorating the service and contributions of military engineers in the Vietnam War. To accompany the publication, we are featuring on Bricks & Clicks a special series entitled TME Looks Back: Vietnam featuring past articles, photos, and other material that first appeared in the magazine during the 1960s and early 1970s.  […]

TME Looks Back: Vietnam – “Aluminum Matting Runways in Vietnam”

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In summer 2016, SAME published a special issue of The Military Engineer commemorating the service and contributions of military engineers in the Vietnam War. To accompany the publication, we are featuring on Bricks & Clicks a special series entitled TME Looks Back: Vietnam featuring past articles, photos, and other material that first appeared in the magazine during the 1960s and early 1970s.  […]

TME Looks Back: Vietnam – “Taming the Sands of Cam Ranh”

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In summer 2016, SAME published a special issue of The Military Engineer commemorating the service and contributions of military engineers in the Vietnam War. To accompany the publication, we are featuring on Bricks & Clicks a special series entitled TME Looks Back: Vietnam featuring past articles, photos, and other material that first appeared in the magazine during the 1960s and early 1970s.  […]

SAME Hosts Focus Groups for Market Research

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You Talked.  We Listened. At the 2016 JETC in Phoenix (May 24-26), SAME hosted three Focus Groups for attendees of the conference.  The focus groups were facilitated by an outside group, Trailblazer Market Research, a company that works with many non-profit organizations. The three focus groups were sorted into a Young Members group, made up […]

Mike Blount Sworn in as SAME President on Day 3 at JETC

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Day three of the 2016 JETC in Phoenix kicked off with the annual Society Leadership & Post Awards Breakfast, recognizing the incredible work of SAME’s 105 Posts, 15 Committees & Councils, and 30,000 members around the world. SAME national officers, Jane Penny (President) and Sal Nodjomian and Kurt Ubbelohde (Vice Presidents) emceed the event, which […]

Across America’s Infrastructure: Day 2 at JETC

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The second day of the 2016 JETC in Phoenix kicked off with a Year in Review video and then an address by SAME President Jane Penny on the Society’s accomplishments the past 12 months. Penny emphasized the importance of SAME’s 30,000 volunteer members, and the support they provide, especially in STEM outreach and veteran transition […]

Mark Kelly Launches the 2016 JETC!

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“Be bold. Be courageous. Be your best.” Those words, relayed by Mark Kelly, renowned NASA astronaut, from his wife, former U.S. Congresswoman Gabby Gifford, capped an inspiring keynote address to open the 2016 JETC in Phoenix. Mark Kelly, retired U.S. Navy captain, Gulf War veteran, and twice the commander of the Space Shuttle, led JETC attendees […]

JETC Begins May 24 in Phoenix!

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SAME will host its annual Joint Engineer Training Conference & Expo (JETC) in Phoenix, Ariz., May 24-26 at the Phoenix Convention Center. With more than 1,500 attendees each year, JETC is the premier education and training conference for public and private sector professionals in the architecture, engineering, construction, environmental, facility management, project planning, and contracting […]

TME Looks Back: Vietnam – “Water for Vietnam”

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This week, TME Looks Back: Vietnam examines “Water for Vietnam” from the March-April 1967 issue of TME. Authored by two officers of the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps, the article looks at the growing requirements for water by U.S. forces in Vietnam and how engineers were providing solutions throughout the area of operations.  The article appears […]

Honoring Air Force Engineering Cadets!

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On April 22 in Colorado Springs, the SAME Pikes Peak Post hosted the 12th Annual Engineers Banquet to welcome graduating seniors from the U.S. Air Force Academy into the Air Force Civil Engineering community. The event was attended by local SAME members from the Colorado Front Range, faculty members from the Air Force Academy, and other invited […]

Saluting Future Army Engineers!

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The 2016 Engineer Dinner for graduating cadets at West Point who will enter the Engineer Branch was held April 21 at the U.S. Military Academy. The annual event, co-hosted by the SAME New York City Post, brings together Army engineering leaders, the senior cadets, and members of SAME to celebrate the future engineers and give them […]

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