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Melissa Lewis, Post President







SAME Scott Field Post
PO Box 1444
O’Fallon., IL  62269

Dear Scott Field Post Members,

I want to first thank you for the opportunity and confidence to lead our post for the 2022-23 year. I would also like to thank all those that volunteered in each of our post positions because without your involvement and support we would not be where we are today.  We as a post continued to overcome the challenges of the global pandemic.  We had a fantastic turnout for our January virtual meeting. It was an absolute pleasure to hear about some of the changes happening within our society. A big thanks to our SAME Executive Director, Brig. Gen. Joseph "Joe" Schroedel, P.E., F.SAME, USA (Ret.) for taking the time to truly connect with our post. I hope to continue this trend for 2022 and challenge you all to continue to support and help grow the post.

Your Post’s officers and committee chairs have been very productive planning for our programs and events. Of course, the planning includes something we’ve all gotten used to over this past few years - contingency plans! We will do our best to provide you all the benefits of membership you’ve enjoyed through the years while paying attention to the latest safety protocol. Stay tuned for more information regarding the upcoming meetings and events.

SAME St. Louis Post, Scott Field Post, and SMPS St. Louis Chapter are hosting their annual Industry Day April 21. The event will again provide briefings on upcoming work from numerous federal agencies, roundtables, exhibitors, and educational sessions. Registration opens March 2022. A hotel room block will also be available. For more information email Pam Hobbs at 

We have several events coming up at the National level. The SAME's 2022 Joint Engineer Training Conference & Expo is headed to Aurora, Colo., May 10-12. Join your colleagues from across the A/E/C industry and joint engineer community for three days of education, training and networking opportunities. And as SAME's Annual Meeting, JETC offers numerous awards and recognition activities to celebrate the contributions and excellence of the Society's Posts and members in supporting the SAME mission "to lead collaborative efforts to identify and resolve national security infrastructure-related challenges." Early registration ends Feb 28.

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Spread your love for our profession at one of SAME’s STEM Camps. All camps are looking for Mentors, Assistant Mentors/Squad Leaders, Support Loggies and Staff. One of these camps is in our backyard, at Scott Air Force Base, from July 24 – 30.

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As always, please feel free to reach out to me or any of the officers with questions or comments regarding our Post activities or if you would like to assist one of our many committees to help make an impact on our organization. We look forward to hearing from you and look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events.

Melissa Lewis

President, Scott Field Post

Event StartEvent EndTitle
6/15/2022 11:30 AM 6/15/2022 1:00 PM Post Chapter Meeting
7/24/2022 7/30/2022 High Priority STEM Camp
8/17/2022 11:30 AM 8/17/2022 1:00 PM Chapter Meeting

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Also, Check out Past Presentations

All member luncheons will be on the third Monday of every month if no prior commitments are made by the Board. 

January 2022 Video Presentation

  • Brig. Gen. Joe Schrodel, PE, F.SAME, USA (Ret.) SAME Executive Director

October 2021 Presentation