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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 […]

TME Looks Back: Vietnam – “Culvert Expedient in Vietnam”

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This week, TME Looks Back: Vietnam examines “Culvert Expedient in Vietnam” from the July-August 1965 issue of TME. Published under Military Engineering Field Notes, a section of the magazine dedicated to short, technical briefs from military engineers in the field, author Capt. Charles Ogren of the Corps of Engineers details the solution to improving drainage so that a key road […]

Preview the 2016 JETC!

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The 2016 JETC is heading to the Valley of the Sun, May 24-26, for three days of unparalleled education and training opportunities for members of the A/E/C industry who are focused on finding solutions to national security infrastructure-related challenges.  JETC will offer daily networking events, including the opening reception at Corona Ranch & Rodeo Grounds on May […]

TME Looks Back: Vietnam – “MCB-EIGHT in Vietnam”

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This week, TME Looks Back: Vietnam heads to 1966 and a Da Nang camp site for an inside look at the work of Seabees with Mobile Construction Battalion 8. “MCB-EIGHT in Vietnam” by Lt. Roger G. Martin, CEC, USN, was published in the July-August 1966 issue of The Military Engineer .  The article appears below in mobile-friendly […]

Supporting STEM in Houston: Touring METRO Rail Operations Center

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On Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, the SAME STEM Committee organized the third annual field trip for 26 sixth grade students from St. Ambrose Catholic School to the Houston METRO Rail Operations Center. Vincent Sanders, Lead Transportation Systems Planner for METRO, and Sandra Strickland, Executive assistant to Scott Grogan, Senior Director of Rail Operations, arranged for the […]

Recapping the FY17 DOD & Federal Agency Program Briefings

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Two days. 16 federal agencies. 29 speakers. Nearly 600 attendees. Billions of dollars of government projects and services needed. The SAME FY2017 DOD & Federal Agency Program Briefings, held March 8-9 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, Alexandria, Va., gave SAME members from across the A/E/C industry an opportunity to hear directly from the military services and several […]

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