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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 […]

SAME Hosts Engineer Warfighting Workshop in San Diego

 U.S. Marine Corps and Naval officers, enlisted personnel and industry leaders gathered to attend the Engineer Warfighting Workshop in San Diego, Calif. on Oct. 27. The workshop, hosted by the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), was held in conjunction with the Marine Corps Engineer Association (MCEA) 2011 Reunion Awards Banquet. With approximately 83 attendees, […]

TME November-December Issue Now Available Online

The Nov-Dec 2011 issue of The Military Engineer (TME), is available online as an interactive PDF. The issue has a main theme of Design, Construction and Project Delivery with a special report on Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security. Inside, you will find featured articles including “Success through Integrated Partnering,” “Design-Build for Joint Basing,” “High-End Design […]

Sign up for upcoming webinars!

Registration is now open for two online seminars: Space Management and Asset Optimization and The Competitive Edge for Small Businesses in Winning Design-Build Contracts. Space Management and Asset Optimization Scheduled for Nov. 9, this webinar is an educational session presentation geared toward facility and asset managers. Attendees will gain insight on how to improve real […]

Get Involved in SAME’s Wounded Warriors Initiative

In an effort to provide support to wounded warriors and families of fallen soldiers, SAME established a Wounded Warrior Task Force (WWTF) to initiate outreach efforts. WWTF ‘s three initiatives are: Mentoring, Job Transition and Education Assistance programs;  Rehabilitation and Support Programs; and support to Quality of Life Plus (QL+), which works with Cal Poly […]

SAME Jacksonville Post Enjoys a Successful Industry Day

SAME Jacksonville Post hosted its 2011 Industry Day Workshop and Luncheon with more than 150 attendees including 22 large and 30 small businesses.  After a special breakfast for sustaining SAME member companies, presentations were made for members seeking local contracting opportunities. Presentations such as “Opportunities with the Jacksonville District COE” by Lt. Col. Ballard C. […]

USACE Honolulu District Awards $544.2 Million in Fiscal Year 2011 Contracts

The Public Affairs office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Honolulu District in Fort Shafter, Hawaii recently announced a successful 2011 fiscal year, during which 547 contracts were awarded. The contracts amounted to $544 million and signify the positive impact of the USACE Honolulu District to the lives of the Hawaiian people and […]

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