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Congratulations to Victor Benavides. Victor received the SAME Oxnard-Ventura Post NJROTC Scholarship and will be attending UC Santa Cruz and majoring in computer science. We at SAME Oxnard-Ventura wish you well!
SAME Oxnard-Ventura Post congratulates our outstanding scholarship award recipient Jesus Perez
Jesus received the Ventura County Community Foundation Scholarship. He will be attending CalPoly San Luis Obispo and majoring in mechanical engineering. In high school, Jesus was involved in numerous engineering clubs, where his passion great larger. At CalPoly, he is looking forward to joining more clubs where he can work on exciting projects. Jesus spends his spare time hanging out with his family and working out. In the future, he hopes to work for a company such as Tesla, Boeing or Ford.
SAME Oxnard-Ventura Post congratulates our outstanding scholarship award recipient Vivek Tarapara
Vivek received the Ventura County Community Foundation Scholarship. He graduation from Santa Susana High School in Simi Valley, CA. He was active in his school's engineering programs and will moving forward with his interests by attending his dream school, Duke University in North Carolina this fall where he will pursue a degree in mechanical engineering. He hopes to chase his love for cars, specifically hydrogen-powered vehicles that he believes have the potential to surprise battery-electric cards in efficiency and hopes to someday demonstrate that with his own hydrogen-electric startup company. Vivek hopes to make the SAME community proud of his accomplishments in the future. Congrats Vivek!
Thank you to our presenters from our March 18, 2021 virtual event:
Mr. Shamir Shahamiri, City of Thousand Oaks
Ms. Christina Birdsey, Port of Hueneme
Mr. Prisco ERIC Ravelli, USACE Los Angeles District
Mr. Brad Starr, City of Ventura
Mr. Dave Klotzle, City of Camarillo
CAPT Lagerquist presenting awards to our Engineer of the Year, Cody Reese.
CAPT Lagerquist presenting the Project of the Year to the Maritime TestBed Team from EXWC
Speakers for the January 2020 Business Opportunities / Sustaining Member’s Forum from left to right (Eric Ravelli (USACE LA), Elaine Camia (City of Thousand Oaks), CAPT Kirk Lagerquist (Post President), Brad Starr (City of Ventura), Danielle Kincaid (NAVFAC EXWC), and Randy Westhaus (Event Chair)).
Randy Westhaus receives the Regional Vice Presidents Medal from California RVP Jeff Davis for his service to the Oxnard-Ventura Post.
Kaitlyn Ball receives the award for the Best Project from Post President CAPT Kirk Lagerquist for her project dealing with the Effects of Conformity on Groups.
Dr. Kenneth W. Hudnut, Science Advisor for Risk Reduction, Natural Hazards Mission Area, U. S. Geological Survey shares info about the July 2019 Ridgecrest Earthquake Sequence
Dr. Kenneth W. Hudnut has just been presented a coin by the Oxnard-Ventura Post President, CAPT Kirk Lagerquist.
Special Agent Rebecca H. Marriott shares info about FBI Forensics
Special Agent Rebecca H. Marriott shares info about FBI Forensics has just been presented a coin by the Oxnard-Ventura Post President, CAPT Kirk Lagerquist
On October 25, 2019, LCDR Alf Nuzzolo (right), Vice President of SAME Oxnard-Ventura Post, recognized ENS Richard Daniels (left), Outstanding Graduate for Civil Engineer Corps Officer's School Basic Class 267, with an SAME Military Membership following the Basic Class 267 graduation ceremony.
Engineer Week Project of the Year Presentation.
David Wicklund presenting at the SAME Oxnard-Ventura Post October Meeting.
SAME Oxnard-Ventura Post President, CAPT Lagerquist, presents David Wicklund with a coin.
Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Oxnard-Ventura Post Meeting, September 19, 2019 - Cal Edison Savings by Design.
Mr. David Intner, Field Engineering manager with Southern California Edison, discusses Savings by Design.
SAME Oxnard-Ventura Post President, CAPT Lagerquist, presents David Intner with an SAME following his presentation.
View and download the brochure from the event:
Savings by Design brochure.
Successful Strategies for Working with Savings by Design.
The SAME Oxnard-Ventura Post held their Small Business Forum (SBF) on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at the Bard Mansion at Naval Base Ventura County, Post Hueneme.
From left to right are Robert Charlon, Derrick Hu, Ray Brothers, Pat Devericks, CAPT Kirk Lagerquist, and Kimberly Barnard.
View and download presentations from SBF below:
Office of Small Business, NAVFAC EXWC
Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Division
Doing Business with NAWCWD
The SAME Oxnard-Ventura Post held their June meeting in conjunction with the Engineering and Construction Camp that was occurring at the Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme Base from June 24-28. Regional Vice President, Jeff Davis, and his son Trevor shared some thoughts with the campers. Outgoing Post President, CAPT Doug King provided a State of the Post address, members were recognized for their contributions for the past year, and the newly elected Officers and Directors were installed.
Trevor Davis, son of California Regional Vice President Jeff Davis, shares his thoughts from attending a STEM Camp when he was in High School and his experience since.
KJ May accepts the Sustaining Member Award for the Port of Hueneme. (from left to right, CAPT King, KJ May, and Jeff Davis)
Randy Westhaus receives the Outstanding Member Award (from left to right, CAPT King, Randy Westhaus, and Jeff Davis)
Stephanie Stater receives the Young Member Award (from left to right, CAPT King, Stephanie Stater, and Jeff Davis)
Vivian Goo receives the STEM Champion Award (from left to right, CAPT King, Vivian Goo, and Jeff Davis)
CAPT King is presented with an RVP Medal to recognize his contributions as Port President over the past two years (from left to right, CAPT King and Jeff Davis)
New Officer and Directors are sworn in by Regional Vice President Jeff Davis
The San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, Inland Empire, and Oxnard-Ventura Posts co-sponsor Camp Pendleton Day that took place on June 20. Representatives from each post pose for a picture with SAME Executive Director Joe Schrodel and California Regional Vice President, Jeff Davis.
On May 10, 2019, LCDR Alf Nuzzolo, Vice President of SAME Oxnard-Ventura Post, recognized ENS Zachery Sload, Outstanding Graduate for Civil Engineer Corps Officer's School Basic Class 266, with an SAME Military Membership following the Basic Class 266 graduation ceremony.
John Handy introducing the topic and speakers
Persons in the photo from left to right are Steve Gillette, Pirouz Kavehpour, Terrisa Duenas, LCDR Alf Nuzzolo, Phil Consiglio, Scot Duncan, and Pete Horwath.
On February 7, 2019, Vivian Goo, SAME Oxnard Ventura Post, awarded the Port Hueneme High School 2019 Science Fair Best Exhibit to Ashlyn Stewart for her project on Lemon Battery Construction.
The Science Fair boasted over 90 student exhibits from 120 students in 9th and 10th grade. Categories ranged from human behavior and biochemistry to earth science and engineering. There were over 24 civilian and military judges at the Science Fair.
Jeff Davis (Left), California Incoming Regional Vice President, presents LCDR Alfred Nuzzolo (center) with an RVP Medal for his Outstanding Service to the Oxnard-Ventura Post
during 2018. CAPT Doug King (right) also pictured.
CAPT Doug King, SAME Oxnard-Ventura Post President, addresses members and guests at the Oxnard-Ventura Post 2019 Annual Business Opportunities Forum.
SAME members and guests network and socialize following the Oxnard-Ventura Post 2019 Annual Business Opportunities Forum
2019 CIP Update Upcoming Projects
Ventura County Public Works Agency
DOING BUSINESS WITH NAVFAC
City of Ventura CapitalImprovement Program
USACE LA District Forecast
Los Angeles District Area of Operations
Josh Henson provides an overview of the National Engineer's Week Project of the Year - Seismo-Hydroacoustic Data Acquisition System (SHDAS)
Development and Installation.
California RVP Jeff Davis presenting Oxnard-Ventura board member and SAME Fellow John Accardi with an RVP coin.
California RVP Jeff Davis presenting Oxnard-Ventura board member and SAME Fellow Vivian Goo with an RVP coin.
JROTC students, from left to right: LCDR Pablito Quiatchon, USN (Ret), C/PO3 Angelheart Rogel, C/SA Maribel Solis, C/PO2 Andrew Pylar, C/PO3 Carlos Bravo, C/SA Elizabeth Enad, and Vivian Goo attended the presentation on Cybersecurity by Dr. Bruce Miller from the Naval Air Warfare Center.
Dr. Bruce Miller from the Naval Air Warfare Center presenting on Cybersecurity.
Command Joe Pope, Public Works Officer for Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC), provides an overview of NBVC and an outlook of upcoming projects at NBVC.
CAPT Doug King (left) presenting and LT Christopher (right) with a post coin.
LT Christopher Aller providing a post-deployment presentation to our members.
CAPT Doug King (left) talking and LCDR Patrick Imhoff (right) discussing the Triton during the presentation.
Aerial photo of the Triton on the runway.
Captain Doug King presents the SAME VCCF Scholarship to Colin Takeda at the awards ceremony held on Thursday, June 7, 2018.
From left to right CAPT Glenn Hubbard (Past President), LCDR Alf Nuzzolo (Golf Committee Chair), Amy Hodgson (Treasurer), Kelly Stater (Post Director), and CAPT Doug King (Post President).
The following people toured the City of Oxnard Advanced Water Purification Facility on
December 14, 2017. Left to right: Lt. Corey Lounsbury, Ivan Vasquez, Adrian Ballon,
Blake Smith, Vivian Goo,Michelle Millea, Patrick Hauk, LCDR Al Nuzzolo and Christine Reusch.
A Small Business Forum of Four Organizations located at Naval Base Ventura County was
The October Monthly meeting for SAME Oxnard / Ventura Post. Pictured below are the presenters with the Post Officers:
From left to right:
Capt. King Post President, Derrick Hu NAVAL Air Warfare Center Weapons Division,Maura Reyes NBVC Public Works, NAVFAC SW,Kimberly Barnard, PHD Naval Surface Warfare Center, Raymond Brothers NAVFAC Expeditionary Warfare Center, CDR. Michael Singleton Post Vice-President.
Vivian Goo given 50 year SAME Membership PIN by Vice Admiral ( Retired ) Michael Loose on September 7, 2017 at Naval Base Ventura County.
Vice Admiral (Retired) Michael Loose gives Capt. Glenn Hubbard a Certificate of
Recognition for being the past President of the SAME Oxnard/Ventura Post.
Pictured from left to right:Capt. Glenn Hubbard (Past Post Pres.), LCDR Andy Takach and
LCDR Eric Martens ( presenters) , and LCDR Michael Singleton , Post Vice Pres.
Picture of Cdr. Hutchison with Jessica Naranjo who was awarded the best exhibit at the 2017 Hueneme HS Science Fair. This award is sponsored annually by the SAME Oxnard/Ventura Post
For the OUHSD Hueneme High School Science Fair. Her topic was "Invisible Killer" which was a test on the amount of particulate pollution present in Oxnard produce fields and other areas people live and work.
Topic: Military Engineering in the Pacific
Presenter: CDR Jeff Lengkeek, CEC, USN
Location: Taco's Jalisco on Channel Islands Blvd. , Port Hueneme, CA
Date: Thursday, May 2015 @ 11:30am
Lunch: Full Menu (guests should order from the menu)
From August 2014 to February 2015, over 600 Seabees from U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) FOUR deployed to seven PACOM and two NORTHCOM sites for a period of six months.
The battalion was tasked with 27 projects and 4 exercises while operating as forward deployed construction force to support Major Combat Operations (MCO) and Humanitarian Aid/Disaster Relief (HA/DR) Operations.