The mission of the Enlisted Community of Interest is to promote professional development for the Total Force enlisted community, oversee the integration of enlisted members throughout the spectrum of SAME operations; advocate and engage enlisted support of SAME's Strategic Plan through outreach, training, networking and recognition, and provide value added to enlisted members; mentor enlisted members, and voice & address concerns of enlisted service members.

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You can join any of our communities through the Member Update Page. Join this community now!  

Want to know WHY you should join SAME?  Read this article by CMSgt Adam Boubede.


Community Chair

MSgt Amanda Jones, USAF

Organization Structure

Vice Chair: 1SG Shane Payne, USA

Secretary: TSgt Matthew Youngblood, USAF

Vice Chair Membership: VACANT

Vice Chair Social Media: VACANT

Vice Chair Post Communications: VACANT

Vice Chair Mentoring & Recognition: SMSgt Daniel Trudeau, USAF


Guard/Reserve Liaison: VACANT

Army Liaison: VACANT

Navy Liaison: FORMC Delbert Terrell, USN

Marine Liaison: MGySgt Garey Tucker, USMC

Air Force Liaison: VACANT

Coast Guard LiaisonMIKCS John Wright, USCG


Young Professionals Liaison: VACANT

Eng. & Const. Camp Liaison: TSgt Delray Moore, USAF 

STEM Liaison: TSgt Eric Tucker, USAF


Stay Engaged

Enlisted Committee Monthly Call – All SAME Members are Welcome! 

Date: Second Tuesday of Every Month

Time: 0600-0630 Pacific Time / 0900-0930 Eastern Time

Dial: (786) 535-3119  Access Code: 464-476-053


Stay Connected



Upcoming Webinars

CANCELED (we will share the new date ASAP) - Title: Address from CSM Patrickson Toussaint, USA, Command Sergeant Major of USACE 

Date/Time: January 14, 2021, 11:00 AM EST

Speaker: CSM Patrickson Toussaint, USA

Description: CSM Toussaint will introduce himself, discuss his major focus areas, thoughts on leadership, and his plans for USACE Enlisted personnel.

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Past Webinars

Title: The Paperback Mentor

Date/Time: September 17, 2020, 10:30 am Eastern Time

SpeakerCMSgt Robert Rogers


Title: Thermostat Leadership: Influential vs Reactive

SpeakerCMSgt Joe Bogdan, USAF /  Click here for his bio.

PDH Certificate

: Mentoring in the Enlisted Community

SpeakerCOL Raymond Kimball, USA  In addition to his original book, he has since written The Army NCO's Guide to Mentoring. For a PDF version of the book, click here.

PDH Certificate

: Running 2 Resilience

SpeakerSFC (P) Shane Payne, USA




The Enlisted Committee and Joint Engineer Contingency Operations Committee are both looking for more YMs to get engaged.  If you have interest in learning more about these committees and their missions contact Adam Boubede (Enlisted) or Marie Harnly (JECO).

Credentialing Achievement Awards Program

The SAME Young Professionals Community of Interest is continuing the Credentialing Achievement Awards Program (CAAP) to promote the professional development of SAME Young Professionals and Enlisted Members in support of the SAME Strategic Plan. The CAAP serves to fulfill an objective which is to provide financial support for professional development, education, and mentoring initiatives to benefit our SAME members.3

SAME will reimburse a portion of exam sitting or registration fees for Young Professionals. The full program details and application are located here. For questions regarding the program and to submit your application, please contact James Buckingham, YP Mentoring & Recognition Vice-chair, with any questions.

Submissions are accepted in April and October of each year. See the Young Professionals COI page for current deadlines.

View the full program details. [PDF] | Download the application form. [PDF]

Credentialing Programs

Be better prepared for your job - in the service and beyond - by getting the right credentials now!  SAME can help: View Industry Credentialing Programs.