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Baltimore Post Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

 Serving the Heart of the Mid-Atlantic


-2015 Information-

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


The registration page for the October Workshop & Dinner Meeting is now open.


Registration | Flyer


On Monday, October 5th our philanthropic committee is sponsoring a dinner for Baltimore City homeless and underprivileged veterans and others at the Baker Street location of the Baltimore Station.  If you can join us, please e-mail Stacy Kahatapitiya at SKahatapitiya@arcenvironmental.com or Jeanne Judd at Jeanne.M.Judd@usace.army.mil.  Also, if you can't make it on October 5th, but would like to help in the future, we can use your support, including donations!  Please send Stacy or Jeanne a note.  Many hands make for light work (and fun, too)!



The September Baltimore Post newsletter is now available online for viewing. This month: August Social, Top Large Post Award, and more. See newsletter for full details.


September Newsletter


Baltimore Post members- please also consider supporting our nearby SAME Posts: Chesapeake Post and the newly-designated Mid Maryland Post.  We have attached flyers for their upcoming events.


Chesapeake SAME STEM Networking Event

Mid Maryland SAME Scholarship Golf Tournament

Mid Maryland Holiday Meeting



Our Programs Committee has been busy developing an information-packed slate of programs for the 2015-2016 year.  You will want to mark your calendar for the meetings we have planned.  Please check the Meeting Details page for more information.


Thanks to all who joined us on Wednesday, September 16th for our special celebration of the 75th anniversary of our Post!  Our meeting included annual Post awards plus tributes to our past presidents and the many volunteers and members who have made our Post the dynamic, vibrant organization we are today.   We awarded scholarships to ten promising college students and learned about exciting new initiatives at SAME National by our SAME Executive Directory, Joe Schroedel. Thanks to all who helped make our inaugural meeting of the 2015-2016 year a success!



Join the SAME Baltimore Post Young Members as we run at Fort Meade and across the Bay Bridge. A beloved Maryland tradition is back on November 8, 2015! Sign up to be on the SAME team for this 10K event. Registration info and full event details can be found in the flyer linked below.




Congratulations to the leaders and members of the Baltimore Post!  Our Post has been selected by SAME National as the Top Large Post in the North Atlantic Region.  Our Post will be recognized at the Joint Engineer Training Conference at the Post Awards Breakfast in Houston in May.  Congratulations to everyone who leads and supports the activities of our Post!

The SAME Baltimore Post is interested in hearing from you, our members. Please take a few moments to answer the following anonymous survey. Your input will influence Post communication activities, monthly meeting topics, and general Post operations.

Thank you for your support of the Baltimore Post. We look forward to your response!




The Baltimore SAME Post, Education and Mentoring Committee awarded a total of 10 scholarships (Six new one year awards, one new  4-year award and  three continuing awards to existing 4-year awardees).  Awardees included students from Institutions within the footprint of the Post (UMD, UMBC, Morgan State University, Johns Hopkins University (JHU) and University of Delaware).  Consistent with our Mission, the students majors included Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Bio Engineering.  We have received “thank you” messages and emails from the awardees including letters of appreciation from the institutions (see below). The new scholarship awardees are expected to attend one of our Post Meetings during the 2015-2016 Session.  The Education and Mentoring Committee look forward to serve as their host at upcoming meetings.


Thank You Letter from UMD


Baltimore Post

Officers and Directors for 2015-2016


Please welcome and congratulate our new slate of officers:


President: Carrie Ann Williams
1st Vice President: LTC Ruppert
2nd Vice President: COL Edward Chamberlayne
Secretary: Phil Der
Assistant Secretary: Mindy Hinsley
Treasurer: Chris Hikel
Assistant Treasurer: Emily Schiffmacher
Director: Melissa Smith

The Chesapeake Post meetings are held at the Wetlands Golf Club. 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


Environmental Compliance, Remediation and Munitions Response

When: 10/21/15

  • Workshop: 4:00 - 6:00 PM

  • Networking: 6:00 - 7:00 PM

  • Dinner Program: 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Where: Engineering Society of Baltimore


Dinner Speaker:

  • Karen Baker (HQ USACE, Environmental Chief)


Workshop Speakers:

  • Mike Rogers, CENAB EMDC

  • Marco Ciarla, CENAB Planning

  • Dinorah Dalmasy, MDE

  • Bill Burris, FAA

  • DLA, invited

  • DOE, invited


Registration| Flyer



10K Across the Bay

When: 11/8/2015


Photos & Presentations from previous Meetings

- September 2015 Meeting Photos




- Copies of the presentations will be available following the meetings by contacting Judy Hackett


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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