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, […]

AIA and PDH Credits Available at the DOD Briefs

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Planning to attend the FY2016 DOD and Federal Agency Program Briefings taking place March 10-11 in Alexandria, Va.? You’re in luck! In addition to learning valuable information on programs and projects for the upcoming year, you also can take advantage of two topic-specific seminars that have been planned in conjunction with the event. Separate registration […]

Meet the New SAME Fellows!

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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 […]