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Recapping the 2017 #SAMESBC

For three days in November, Pittsburgh became the epicenter of federal acquisition for the A/E/C industry.  The 2017 SAME Federal Small Business Conference was held Nov. 15-17 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. A record 2,554 attendees representing large and small businesses and more than a dozen federal agencies convened in the Steel City for unparalleled education […]

2017 SBC: Meet the Keynote Speakers

The 2017 SAME Federal Small Business Conference for the A/E/C Industry will bring together more than 2,500 attendees from across government and industry to share information, conduct market research, discover new opportunities and build relationships. Highlighting this year’s event, being held Nov. 15-17 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa., are four keynote speakers […]

Nodjomian Sworn in as SAME President

Col. Sal Nodjomian, P.E., F.SAME, USAF (Ret.), was sworn in as the 98th National President of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) on May 25 during the organization’s 2017 Joint Engineer Training Conference & Expo in Columbus, Ohio. As SAME President, Col. Nodjomian will lead a 47-member National Board of Direction and a global […]

SAME and DBIA Host Federal Owners’ Forum

DBIA and SAME co-hosted the second Federal Owners’ Forum on May 4, 2017, bringing together 11 procurement professionals from eight federal agencies to discuss project delivery. DBIA’s Executive Director Lisa Washington, CAE, and Brig. Gen. Joe Schroedel, P.E., F.SAME, USA (Ret.), Executive Director of SAME, opened the forum with welcome remarks. Thom Kurmel facilitated the […]

Preview the 2015 Federal Project Delivery Symposium

How much do you know about design-build, and other integrated project delivery methods? Did you know that 81 percent of military projects and 35 percent of government projects in the United States utilize design-build? The 2015 SAME/DBIA Federal Project Delivery Symposium, being held Aug. 18-20 in Washington, D.C., features a diverse program chock-full of professional development […]

JETC: Opening General Session

In a morning that began with stirring renditions of patriotic and gospel songs from the local Cypress Springs High School Chorus and culminated with The Honorable Tom White, former Secretary of the Army, reminding the audience that the United States, more than anywhere else in the world, has the opportunity to open up markets, create […]

DC/NoVA Posts Host 9th Annual Joint Small Business Event

Two of the largest Posts in SAME came together in February for the ninth installment of their Joint Posts Small Business and Government Conference. The Northern Virginia and Washington DC Posts co-sponsored the conference, which was held Feb. 25, 2015 at the Army-Navy Country Club in Arlington, Va. This year’s event drew more than 250 […]

SAME and AIA Begin Collaborations in 2015

Kicking off 2015, the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) formed a strategic alliance through a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA). The MOA agrees to facilitate collaboration and information sharing to enhance the profession of architecture in the Department of Defense and other related federal agencies, and to enhance […]

Hail & Farewell Celebration!

At times each poignant, inspiring and humorous, many reaches of the SAME family gathered October 30 to hail Brig. Gen. Joe Schroedel, F.SAME, USA (Ret.), the Society’s new Executive Director, and bid a fond and gracious farewell to Dr. Bob Wolff, F.SAME, who served 12 years as “SAME XD,” taking the organization to new heights […]

Making Project Delivery Happen

To borrow from the U.S. Postal Service’s 1990s slogan, “We Deliver for You.” That concept, of delivering successful, efficient and sustainable projects to the federal government, connected every aspect of the 2014 SAME/DBIA Federal Project Delivery Symposium…from the opening keynote through the closing debrief. Held Aug. 19-21 in Washington, D.C., at the historic Omni Shoreham Hotel, […]

DBIA/SAME Seeking Design-Build Presentations

Engaged in design-build in the federal marketplace? Have a story to share, a project to present, or a challenge you overcame? The Society of American Military Engineers and the Design-Build Institute of America are seeking speakers and presentations for the upcoming 2014 Federal Project Delivery Symposium. The deadline to submit is fast-approaching: Wednesday, April 23, […]

Discover the Ins and Outs of federal facilities at the 2014 FM Workshop

DOD is the nation’s largest property owner, with more than 540,000 facilities (buildings, structures, and linear structures) located on 5,000 sites worldwide, and covering over 28 million acres of land. Who’s in charge of all those buildings?  Come on down to San Antonio to find out! Home of the Alamo, the Riverwalk, and the 2014 SAME/IFMA Facilities […]

Lower Mississippi Regional Training Conference & Expo focuses on Protection and Restoration of Coastal Lands

The Lower Mississippi Regional Training Conference & Expo was held Sept.  7-9, 2011, in New Orleans, La. The SAME Louisiana Post hosted the event which featured technical sessions on Coastal Protection and Restoration. Col. Edward R. Fleming, Louisiana Post President, presented a coastal brief articulating the vulnerability of Louisiana’s coastal land while also highlighting its rich […]

Winter Post Leaders and Student Leaders Workshops are now open for Registration

Twice a year, the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) conducts a Post Leaders Workshop to provide valuable information and guidance to Post Leaders. The workshops allow Post Leaders to stay well-informed on best practices and on SAME’s National Strategic Plan and Goals. Attendance to the workshops also aids in satisfying the requirements for the […]

U.S. Department of Defense Announces Engineering Contract Recipients

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) announced its most recent contracts on Nov. 1o. The contracts, valued at $5 million or more, varied from engineering projects to food services and logistics support. Most of the bids were solicited through the Internet. Here are highlights of contracts awarded to the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) […]

Hampton Roads and Peninsula Posts host Middle Atlantic Regional Conference in Virginia Beach

The 2011 Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference was held Nov. 1-3 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, Va.  The event was co-hosted by SAME Hampton Roads and Peninsula Posts and included technical sessions, and tours and an informational expo featuring 150 exhibitors. In keeping up with the themes of “Professional Development […]

SAME Honors Outstanding Marine Engineer Officer and Senior NCO

The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) recently recognized two U.S. Marine Corps Engineers for their exceptional efforts.  The SAME-sponsored awards—the Engineer Officer of the Year Award and the Engineer Senior NCO of the Year award—were presented at the Marine Corps Engineer Association (MCEA) Reunion and Awards Banquet held Oct. 27, 2011, in San Diego, […]

South Central/South Atlantic Regional Conference Focuses on Energy Efficiency

The SAME 2011 South Central/South Atlantic (SCSA) Regional Conference was held Oct. 18 to 20 in Sandestin, Fla. With a theme of “Engineering America’s Future,” the regional conference focused on securing critical infrastructure through sustainable, energy-efficient solutions. The regional conference provided a venue for about 800 attendees to discuss trends, network with potential clients and […]

Oklahoma City Post Stuffs the Bus with Diapers

On October 18, the Oklahoma City Post (OKC Post) held a diaper collection campaign to support the Oklahoma Chapter of Operation Homefront. Operation Homefront is a non-profit organization that assists military families and wounded warriors in need of food, auto repair, financial assistance and many other types of support. Cindy Garrett, OKC Post Awards Chairperson, […]

DOD Announces Funds for Transportation Projects

The Department of Defense (DOD) announced its plans to distribute $299.6 million to eight transportation projects. With a goal to improve access to medical facilities, the projects target those transportation access affected by the 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment (BRAC) process.  According to the DOD news release on Nov.1, the Congress included $300 million […]

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