Please direct all initial communication through our Public Relations Officer, Jeff Clark, VP. Jeff Clark

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For Japanese visitors interested in joining SAME, please click on this link. Application


The mission of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) is to promote and facilitate engineering support for national security by developing and enhancing relationships and competencies among uniformed services, public and private sector engineers, and related professionals."

At the Okinawa Field Chapter of the Japan Post, we will strive to improve the sense of partnership between the various elements of the engineering community: Academia, Industry and Government. To that end, our goal will be to integrate efforts across Okinawa, ultimately helping to inform and educate both the current and future members of the engineering community."


  • President: Col Robert “Scott” Grainger, USAF

  • Vice President: Mr. Todd Arao

  • Vice President Programs: Ed Ossome, TSgt

  • Vice President Membership: Mr. Eduardo Oyadomari

  • Vice President Public Relatiions: Mr. Jeff Clark, North Wind Group 

  • Treasurer: Evan Fortney, 1Lt

  • Secretary: Mr.Josh Dobbs

  • Sergeant at Arms: Tommy Childers, SMSgt



We are seeking generous donations of $500.00 to $1,000.00 from individuals and companies to help our organization.
The SAME is a 501c (3) educational and science organization. All event proceeds will support SAME Japan Post’s symposium venue costs, scholarship program, construction camps, and youth outreach programs for American and Okinawa students pursuing their education in engineering or architecture.

Additionally donations will offset venue costs for putting on these events, your generosity is deeply requested.




13th Annual Military Techno Fair (METF)

On Wednesday, 4 September 2019, the Japan Society of the Defense Facility Engineers (J.S.D.F.E) will host its 13th annual Military Engineer Techno-Fair (M.E.T.F) at the Hotel Grandhille Ichigaya.  Past venues have hosted 600 guest and 24 booths that feature various technology and products, which possess potential applications in the field of FE. Visitors can participate in the venue for free. There is also a Business Card Exchange Dinner (¥3,000) for those interested in networking with the companies and organizations who participate in the event.  SAME Japan will be providing a booth at the event.  For more information in Japanese, contact  For more information in English, please contact 


11 June 2019, GMM Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Kadena Officers Club

16 July 2019, GMM Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Kadena Officers Club

10 September 2019 GMM Luncheon/Site Tour, TBD

17-18 October 2019, SAME Japan Post Engineering Symposium, TBD

10 December 2019, Bonenkai, TBD