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Astronaut Eileen Collins Featured on SAME’s “Real TiME Podcast”

Renowned astronaut and 2017 JETC Keynote Speaker, Col. Eileen Collins, USAF (Ret.), the first woman to command an American Spacecraft, recently joined SAME Executive Director Joe Schroedel on SAME’s Real TiME Podcast ahead of her address at the upcoming JETC, which is being held May 23-25 in Columbus, Ohio. Collins touches on a number of topics—including how she […]

Tulsa Post Hosts First “Issues Workshop”

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On Oct. 18, 2016, the first SAME Post Issues Workshop was hosted by the Tulsa Post and brought together public and private sector professionals from throughout the local area to address challenges associated with water infrastructure, including safety, water supply and funding. SAME Post level workshops are intended to utilize Sustaining Member Post memberships and […]

Mike Blount Sworn in as SAME President on Day 3 at JETC

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 […]

JETC Begins May 24 in Phoenix!

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 […]

A Big Year for the Little Post That Could

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

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 […]

Emerald Coast Post Encourages STEM Interest

One night at my son’s soccer practice, I heard some little girls (my daughter being one of them), look up at the sky and point out a large “star.”  Knowing that it was the planet Venus, I pointed out they were actually looking at a planet rising.  The look in their little eyes told me […]