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2015 JETC • May 19-21!

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  Tuesday morning May 19 at 0800, the SAME 2015 Joint Engineer Training Conference & Expo will be cleared for lift off in Houston, Texas!  This year’s JETC will feature a tremendous breadth of session topics designed to appeal to SAME’s cross-cutting membership—from joint engineer operations to installation management; from design and construction to project management; from […]

FY16 DOD Briefings: Day Two

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With 16 speakers, 12 agencies, six sessions and one unexpected fire alarm right in the middle, day two of the SAME FY2016 DOD & Federal Agency Program Briefings squeezed a ton of timely budget and contracting information into a short window. Featuring speakers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Air Force […]

FY16 DOD Briefings: Day One

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The FY2016 DOD & Federal Agency Program Briefings, being held at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center in Alexandria, Va., got underway Tuesday afternoon with a DOD Executive Panel moderated by SAME President John Mogge. The panel, consisting of Brig. Gen. Ed Jackson, USA, Deputy Commanding General for Military & International Operations, HQ USACE, Kim O’Keefe, SES, […]

Recapping SAME Leader Workshops

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From Student Chapters to Posts in all 17 Regions, from future engineers to long-term Society leaders, the 2015 Winter SAME Leadership Workshops brought together best practices for operating successful Posts while putting a new spin on strategic planning for all of SAME. This year’s four-day event—held Feb. 19-22 in Phoenix—incorporated a “bottom-up” strategic planning session, […]

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 […]

Highlights of the 2014 SBC!

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More than 1,800 attendees and over 220 exhibiting companies descended upon Kansas City, Mo., for the 2014 SAME Small Business Conference for Federal Engineering, Construction & Environmental Programs. From education and training sessions tailored specifically for small businesses, to matched networking sessions, contracting briefings from more than a dozen federal agencies, evening receptions, awards presentations […]

Hail & Farewell Celebration!

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At times each poignant, inspiring and humorous, many reaches of the SAME family gathered October 30 to hail Brig. Gen. Joe Schroedel, F.SAME, USA (Ret.), the Society’s new Executive Director, and bid a fond and gracious farewell to Dr. Bob Wolff, F.SAME, who served 12 years as “SAME XD,” taking the organization to new heights […]