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Meet the New SAME Fellows!

2015 Investiture

The 2015 SAME Academy of Fellows Investiture will take place March 12 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, Alexandria, Va., directly preceding the 2015 Golden Eagle Awards Dinner. This year 27 SAME members will be invested in the Academy of Fellows. They represent uniformed engineers, civilians and industry members, all […]

Preview SAME March Madness!

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For three days beginning March 10, SAME members will take over the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center for the FY2016 DOD & Federal Agency Program Briefings, the Fellows Luncheon, the Fellows Investiture, and the 2015 Golden Eagle Awards Dinner. That’s right: three days, four events, nearly 1,000 A/E/C industry and government professionals, distinguished guests, and deserving […]

Member Supports High Speed Rail Council

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SAME Sacramento Post member, and recently the California RVP, Vida Wright, Ph.D., P.E., F.SAME, last week penned a letter to the editor in the Modesto Bee, highlighting the value of the California High Speed Rail project to providing jobs to veterans and transitioning servicemen and women. Dr. Wright, who is Managing Principal of Veridico Group […]

Making “The Transition” Happen

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The 2015 SAME Transition Workshop & Job Fair kicked off Thursday Jan. 29, with a morning full of insight from recent uniformed engineers who have successfully transitioned into the private sector. Held nearby BWI Airport in Linthicum, Md., this year’s event gave more than 50 transitioning servicemen and women the opportunity to get a head […]

Posts Support SAME Mission

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From Tucson to Baltimore, Sacramento to the Chesapeake, SAME Posts are engaging in a range of activities to support STEM engagement, professional development, education and mentoring programs, and networking opportunities for Young Members. All of the outreach efforts directly support Goals & Objectives outlined in the SAME Strategic Plan.   TOURING FOLSOM DAM The Joint Federal […]

Check out the January-February Issue of TME!

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The first TME issue of 2015 dives right into an issue that may be changing the way government agencies and private industry think about funding military and federal infrastructure, facility and energy needs: public-private partnerships. • A ranging interview with Joe Calcara, SES, Director of Programs for USACE South Pacific Division (and formerly Deputy Assistant Secretary […]

San Antonio Post Stays Busy

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The San Antonio Post, is one of the two largest Posts in SAME (along with the DC Post) and has been very active in supporting the Society’s Strategic Plan, so much so that it was named Top Large Post in SAME in both 2012 and 2013! This fall, the San Antonio Post’s activities included hosting the Texas […]