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-2014 Information-

All Upcoming and Past Programs are located on the Meeting Details page.

Registration Now Open for the September Monthly Meeting


The September meeting is a dinner and networking event. The topic will be, "Ensuring the Continued Vitality of Federal Facilities in Maryland" with keynote speaker BGen Mike Hayes (Ret.). For more information or to register, follow the links below.


Please Note:

House of Cards will be wrapping up filming at the ESB on Wednesday. Based on the film's current schedule, the cast and crew will be downstairs, while we are meeting on the main level. House of Cards is Netflix's Emmy-Award winning political drama starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright.


Flyer | Register Here


Mark your calendars for our upcoming golf event!


The SAME Chesapeake and Baltimore Golf Tournament will be held at Rocky Point Golf Course on September 16, 2014. All funds raised at this tournament will go directly to SAME Chesapeake & Baltimore Posts STEM scholarships for the 2015-2016 school year. We're looking for sponsors and golfers, so see the flyer for full details and register at the link below.


Flyer | Register Here

Photos from the May 14 Annual Awards and Recognition Dinner are now available.


Photo Gallery

Thank you and congratulations to all Baltimore Post members for helping us to achieve the Distinguished Post Award for 2014. Congratulations also goes to Blaine Linkous, WBCM, for winning the Tudor Medal for engineering leadership by a civilian Young Member (photo to come), and the USACE Baltimore District upon receiving the Public Agency Award for eminent contributions to SAME by a SAME Public Agency Member. Both medals were presented this past week at the SAME National JETC in Orlando.


Photo of COL Trey Jordan accepting the Public Agency Award on behalf of the Baltimore District

Congratulations to Amy Basehoar for achieving the distinguished rank of Fellow, SAME.


Photo of 2014 class of Fellows

Baltimore Post

Election of Officers and Directors for 2014-2015


Please welcome and congratulate our new slate of officers:


President: Col. Trey Jordan
1st Vice President: Carrie Ann Williams
2nd Vice President: LTC Rupert
Secretary: Phil Der
Assistant Secretary: Jim Durkay
Treasurer: Chris Hikel
Assistant Treasurer: Emily Schiffmacher
Director: Chris Augsberger

Baltimore Engineering Firms Participate in "Day with an Engineer"


As part of National Engineer’s Week, employees from 10 local engineering firms and public agencies participated in “Day with an Engineer,” a high school shadowing program organized by the Baltimore Post of the Society of American Military Engineers.


Thanks again to all the organizations who participated in this event. Read the Full Article for more details.

The Student Mentoring Committee is seeking volunteers for the Baltimore Post Speaker's Bureau to speak to students at schools in the region about a career in STEM. For more details on the request, please consult the flyer and then complete the sign-up form if you can volunteer.

Speaker's Bureau Flyer

Speaker's Bureau Sign-up Form

Click the image to enlarge.

In response to our Support Our Troops program to various outfits in Afghanistan.  The letter provides information on the activities of one such group, DOG Company, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment located at FOB Sweeney in Zabul province near the Pakistan border.  Click here for the .pdf version.

The Chesapeake Post meetings are held at the Wetlands Golf Club. We are proud to announce a series of high profile speakers including our own Baltimore Post President, COL Trey Jordan on September 18th. You can register for the meeting and get directions on our web site at http://www.same.org/chesapeake.  Meetings/luncheons are typically held on the third Thursday from 1130 hours to 1330 hours.

Note that Professional Development Hours (PDH) certificates are now available at workshops each month.

Upcoming Events

SAME Chesapeake & Baltimore Golf Tournament


Where: Rocky Point Golf Course

1935 Back River Neck Road
Essex, MD 21221


When: Tues., 16 September 2014

7:00 AM - 2:30 PM


Flyer | Register Here



September Meeting

"Ensuring the Continued Vitality of Federal Facilities in Maryland"


Where: The Engineer's Club

11 West Mount Vernon Place

Baltimore, MD 21201


When: Wed., 17 September 2014

Networking: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Dinner: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM


Flyer | Register Here


Photos & Presentations from previous Meetings

Contact Judy Hackett for presentations from previous meetings.


We’re Looking for a Few Good Fellows

The SAME Academy of Fellows is a body of SAME members who have rendered dedicated and outstanding service to SAME, to military engineering, to engineering and related professions in general, and to their community.  Being accepted into the College of Fellows is a great distinction.  Somewhat less than 3% of the total SAME membership has been awarded this honor.  However, for members who have shown outstanding achievement and leadership (which includes leadership by example), being accepted into the Academy of Fellows is not an unachievable goal, and the Society is sincere in its desire to ensure that deserving members are granted this recognition.  The selection process is not a competition. [more]


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