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Honoring Mentoring Award Winner

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At the San Antonio Post’s March 17 meeting, Post President and newly invested Class of 2015 Fellow, Lt. Col. David Yang, USASF (Ret.), presented Col. Louis “Kent” Lancaster, F.SAME, USAF (Ret.) with the SAME 2014 Gerald C. Brown Mentoring Award for his outstanding mentoring efforts as a Fellow. Because Kent was unable to attend the […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Big Year for the Little Post That Could

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Someone once said “You can’t just stand there if you want something to fly.  You have to run!”   In that spirit, the SAME Blue Ridge Post ran to great heights in 2014 through building relationships, encouraging scholarship contributions, and supporting our military community. Back to School. The Blue Ridge Post’s Luncheon Series featured speakers […]

Fort Leonard Wood Post Builds Engagement through Recognition

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Sometimes just the simple concept of recognizing accomplishments and providing inclusion in a fraternity of other like-minded good citizens is enough to get people engaged in STEM and pay it forward for the next generation. For the SAME Fort Leonard Wood Post, it hasn’t been so much a dedicated program of STEM activities that has […]