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SAME, Ft. Bragg Post - Student Chapter Page
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Fayetteville Technical Community College

Monthly General Membership Meetings at Fayetteville Technical Community College

The student chapter has their General Monthly Meeting at Fayetteville Technical Community College, Fayetteville.

For questions, please see contact one of the Ft. Bragg SAME Post Officers shown on the Post Officers page.


UPCOMING MEETINGS PLANNED

 Meeting notices are normally posted a week before the next meeting!   

SAME, Ft. Bragg Post - Education & Training
EDUCATION & TRAINING



EDUCATION & TRAINING

The Ft. Bragg Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) offers a diverse program of monthly and annual events offering members and student members a multitude of opportunities for training, professional development and networking. These programs are described below, but see the Calendar Page for more information on upcomming program schedules.

For questions, please see contact one of the officers.

See Calendar Page for Current Schedule.

Continuing Education Program


The SAME Continuing Education Program is a collection of educational workshops and webinars geared towards architects and engineers, construction and project managers, designers, contractors, and contracting professionals working with the Department of Defense (DOD) and other federal agencies. SAME Continuing Education Courses provide professional development and training with a focus on the DOD market that attendees can’t get elsewhere. In addition, through its network of strategic partner organizations, SAME offers review courses for individuals interested in earning the Certified Construction Manager (CCM), Certified Facility Manager (CFM) and Designated Design-Build Professional (DBIA) credentials. Each continuing education course provides Professional Development Hours (PDH) to support ongoing professional certification requirements.

Continuing Education opportunities vary depending on availability, but in general include the following:

  • 4 - 6 Training Meetings (1 PDH each)
  • Annual Small Business Workship (typically 3 - 4 PDH's)
  • Joint Engineer Education/Training Conference/Expo (typically 8 or more PDH's) 

For questions, please contact one of the officers.

Monthly SAME Meetings

The Fr. Bragg post monthly meetings are held at Ft. Bragg and as presentations are provided by speakers, they will be posted on the Calendar page. Typically, 4 - 6 of the monthly meetings qualify for continuing Education Credit.


Student Engineering Camps

The Society of American Military Engineers offers a very unique series of engineering camps designed for High School students who excel in math, science and technical courses and are interested in pursuing engineering in college. These one–week camps are high energy, hands–on events for students from across the country and around the world. The camps are led by a professional staff of engineers from both private industry and the military services.

The Ft. Bragg Post typicall sends one student to each of these camps. Applications will be posted here in Februdary.

There are typically four camps each year, depending upon DOD approvals:

  • U.S. Army Construction Camp, June 21 - 27, 2015 (apply by April 1, 2015)
  • U.S. Air Force Academy Construction Camp, June 25 - July 1, 2015 (apply by April 1, 2015)
  • U.S. U.S. Marine Corps Construction Camp, June 2015, date to be confirmed (apply by April 1, 2015)
  • U.S. Navy SeaBee Construction Camp, July 21 - 25, 2015 (apply by April 1, 2015) 

Student Leaders Workshop

The SAME Student Leaders Workshop serves as a forum for Student Leaders from SAME Student Chapters to meet and discuss various facets of their school’s Student Chapter operation. This is a great opportunity to meet with their counterparts, military and civilian engineering professionals from around the country to share ideas on what works and does not work, as well as fixes that can be provided through the Chapter, Post, or national levels of SAME. In addition, military and civilian engineering professionals will meet with the students to answer questions on the practice of engineering, military engineering, and the business of engineering and engineering support to the Department of Defense, along with general career advice.

Students eligible for participation in the Student Leaders Workshop must be:

  • Student Members of SAME and either continuing in a Student Chapter leadership position, or slated to assume a leadership position for the current academic year.
  • Representing a Student Chapter that is in “good standing” (e.g., Charter on file). 

The student’s travel costs, lodging and meals during the workshop will be handled by SAME. Interested students should speak with their Ft. Bragg Post Mentor for details on the SAME Student Leaders Workshop.

LEADERSHIP & MENTORING

The Ft. Bragg Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) offers a diverse program of leadership & mentoring and offers a multitude of opportunities for our participating colluges. These programs are descrived below, but see the Calendar Page for more information on upcomming program schedules.

For questions, please see contact one of the officers.

SAME Fellows


The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) has bestowed the designation of Fellow on SAME members who have rendered dedicated and outstanding service to SAME and to military engineering. In 1995, this group of distinguished individuals was organized into the Academy of Fellows to bring all Fellows together to further SAME's missions and goals. As such, the Fellows Pledge details the role Fellows should play in Leadership and Mentoring for the post.

The Ft. Bragg Post has five Fellows:

  • Joseph A. Angell II, PE, CCM, DBIA, F.SAME Commander, CEC, US Navy (Ret)
  • Jani McCreary, F. SAME
  • Jury Brown, PE, F. SAME
  • Janette Tudor, PE, LEED AP, F. SAME
  • Tom Koning, F. SAME 

Post Leaders Workshop

The Ft. Bragg Post sends representatives to the Post Leaders Workshop, a three-day training and mentoring extravaganza, held in conjunction with the SAME Student Leaders Workshop and SAME Student Chapter Workshop. The Post Leaders Workshop provides Post Leaders with information on best practices for success and provides access to current DOD procedures and policies. Attendees gain the opportunity to engage with colleagues from across the country and share ideas for achieving the goals set forth in the SAME Strategic Plan. The workshop also gives SAME Young Members a unique opportunity to work with Post Leaders as well as hear from the society’s national leadership, including the national SAME Executive Director and national SAME President.

Young Member Participation


The Ft. Bragg Post normally sends a Young Member of the post to the Leaders Workshop. This is a great opportunity for youmn members meet with their counterparts, military and civilian engineering professionals from around the country to share ideas of how to help SAME relate to the younger members.

Student Participation


The SAME Student Leaders Workshop serves as a forum for Student Leaders from SAME Student Chapters to meet and discuss various facets of their school’s Student Chapter operation. This is a great opportunity to meet with their counterparts, military and civilian engineering professionals from around the country to share ideas on what works and does not work, as well as fixes that can be provided through the Chapter, Post, or national levels of SAME. In addition, military and civilian engineering professionals will meet with the students to answer questions on the practice of engineering, military engineering, and the business of engineering and engineering support to the Department of Defense, along with general career advice.
  • Students eligible for participation in the Student Leaders Workshop must be:

    Student Members of SAME and either continuing in a Student Chapter leadership position, or slated to assume a leadership position for the current academic year.

  • Representing a Student Chapter that is in “good standing” (e.g., Charter on file). 

The student’s travel costs, lodging and meals during the workshop will be handled by SAME. Interested students should speak with their Ft. Bragg Post Mentor for details on the SAME Student Leaders Workshop.

WELCOME
Engineering & Construction Camps

Society of American Military Engineers - Fort Bragg Post
2018 Engineering & Construction Camps Process


The Society of American Military Engineers mission, in collaboration with the Military Services, offers a series of engineering/STEM camps designed for High School students who excel in math, science and technology courses and are interested in pursuing engineering, architecture, or a related field in college. These one–week camps are high energy, hands–on events for students from across the country and around the world. The camps are led by a professional staff of engineers from both private industry and the uniformed military services.

Typically, Four Camps are Offered . . . Army, Air Force, Marines & Navy . . .


Each camp has its own unique focus and theme and is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn what engineers do from professional engineers, learn practical skills and gain exposure to the military services. Your first step is to determine if you are eligible and then go through the application process for the camp you select. Information specific to each camp may be found at http://same.org/SAMECAMPS.

Applications must be in by Midnight Tuesday March 31, 2018.

Notification to camp recipient expected about April 30, 2018.

For questions, please see contact the officers.

WELCOME

Scholarships Page
SAME - Ft. Bragg Post

The Fort Bragg Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) again has college scholarships it will award. The total scholarship fund for 2018 is estimated at $12,000. Scholarships will be awarded to the most deserving applicants based on academic achievement, participation in extracurricular activities, and their desire to pursue an engineering based degree in college. The amount of the scholarship award will be based on the merits of the applicant. There will be one award given to an applicant, selected by the committee, which has the potential to be a perpetual award for the duration of their undergraduate efforts, for a maximum of four years. All other awards are one time awards. Past winners, and past applicants that meet the eligibility requirements are welcome to apply again for the scholarship.

The applicant must submit a completed application by April 23, 2018.

It is time to APPLY FOR the SAME 2018 Scholarship Program 

The 2018 scholarship applications will be due April 23, 2018. For questions, please contact a board member or committee chair.

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SAME 2017 Scholarship Winners . . . $12,000 in Scholarships Presented

The Fort Bragg Post of the Society of American Military Engineers recently awarded scholarships totaling $12000 at its June 27th general membership meeting.  We again owe a heartfelt Thank You to our Sustaining Members and general membership whose support to our annual Spring Golf Tournament and other fundraising events makes our scholarship program possible.

SAME 2017 Scholarship Winners