Tag Archives | Navy

Recapping the 2017 JETC

The 2017 Joint Engineer Training Conference and Expo (JETC) welcomed 1,700 attendees to Columbus, Ohio, May 23-25, for three days of education and training, networking, and celebration. Hosted by the SAME National Office and the Kittyhawk Post, the week brought together public and private sector professionals from the A/E/C industry and joint engineer community to […]

Mark Kelly Launches the 2016 JETC!

Mark Kelly, JETC

“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 […]

Preview SAME’s “March Madness” Events!

SAME’s FY2017 DOD & Federal Agency Program Briefings will be held over two days (March 8-9) at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center in Alexandria, Va. Open exclusively to SAME members, this annual event offers professionals from across the A/E/C industry and related fields a chance to hear from military and government engineering leadership on the projected federal budgets […]

JETC: Recapping Day 3

Business in the front and party in the back. That’s Day 3 of the 2015 JETC! The “business” started early at 0730 with the Post Awards Breakfast & Annual Business Meeting. The morning both reported to the membership the financial and operational status of the Society and celebrated the accomplishments of SAME’s Posts in support […]

FY16 DOD Briefings: Day One

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, […]

Navy decommissions Battalion 40

From Ventura County Star: Navy bids farewell to Battalion 40 The men and women of Navy Mobile Construction Battalion 40 stood together at attention for the last time on Wednesday. They gave a final cry — “Hooyah! Forty!” — and went their separate ways, joining other Seabee battalions lined up on both sides of the Forty. The Seabees […]