Our Mission

Build leaders and lead collaboration among government and industry to develop multidisciplined solutions to national security infrastructure challenges.


SAME National Leadership nominations for the Board of Direction are now open. The deadline to submit a nomination (President-Elect, Vice President, Elected Director) is now Dec. 15, 2022.

SAME Foundation YPs/Fellows 2022 Fundraising Challenge

Whether you are a Young Professional, a Fellow, or just someone who cares about the future engineering leaders of our nation, we want you to participate in the 2022 YPs/Fellows Fundraising Challenge! Make your donation to the SAME Foundation today and help us reach our fundraising goal. If collectively, we raise $500,000 by Dec. 31, we have dozens of $5K Matching Donors standing by!

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Latest National Events

SAME Career Transition Workshop 2023

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Securing America’s Future, Together — Join Us!

SAME provides its nearly 29,000 members from across military, government, industry, and academia with extensive opportunities for education, training, and networking through a robust offering of conferences, workshops, community events, publications, webinars, leader development, STEM outreach, and other member-driven programs.

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Communities of Interest

Young Professionals Community

The mission of the Young Professionals Community of Interest is to be an advocate for and engage young professionals support for SAME’s Strategic Plan through outreach, training, networking and recognition.

SAME History

Founded in 1920, the Society of American Military Engineers sought to ensure the lessons of WWI would be remembered in order to ensure that America’s entire engineering community would be prepared for the next conflict, and have the needed trust and understanding to best serve our national security.

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Featured Resource

Strengthening Industry-Government Engagement

As the cornerstone on which the Society was founded in 1920, industry-government engagement remains “mission-essential” for the organization a century later, as the first goal of the 2025 SAME Strategic Plan. In 2021, SAME initiated a new process to evaluate and execute national-level IGE projects in order to ensure we deliver impact and maximize the use of available resources

SAME Foundation: Fostering Engineering Leadership for the Nation

Established in 2016, the SAME Foundation is committed to investing in programs that will have an enduring impact on developing engineering leaders for our nation. America’s future is bright. Let’s help make it brighter!

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SAME Leader Development Program applications for the 2023-2024 class are now open. The deadline to submit an application is Dec. 7, 2022.

Important Site Information

Welcome to the new SAME national website. This is the launch of Phase One of our Enterprise Management System (website, member database, application portal, and more). To access your SAME member account, you will need to log in above using your email address and you will be asked to create a new password. If you have any questions or issues, contact member@same.org.

This initial operating capability of the new website and member database has become a true “design-build” project. That means that the legacy SAME website is still operational, and contains much of the content you may be looking for. If you are redirected to the old website, that is normal (for now). You may find what you are looking for there. This includes the calendar of events, all SAME Post webpages, Academy of Fellows, Engineering & Construction Camps, and more. These webpages will be migrated over to this website in the near future; until then, thank you in advance for your patience. Effective: 9/6/2022