WELCOME

Welcome to the Nashville Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME). Our general membership meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month unless otherwise noted. Please see our Meeting Information page for schedules, flyers and minutes.

Are you a Young Member? SAME National recently changed the criteria to be considered a young member. Now young members are 39 years old or younger. Plus Sustaining Member Firms memberships now include 6 members including 2 Young members. Please update your or your firm's information.

 

QUICK NOTES
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The Nashville and Campbell Posts invite you to the SAME South Central/South Atlantic Joint Engineer Training Symposium (JETS) on 26 - 28 August 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee, in Opryland Hotel and Convention Center.


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The Nashville SAME Golf Scramble, which is held annually to support our scholarship program, will be held in conjunction with the Regional SAME Conference. Contact Matt Bullard for more information.


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Thank you for attending the March 11, 2015, USACE Small Business Conference in Nashville, TN. The presentations are posted.


bullet Upcoming Events

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - General Meeting
Topic: Mill Creek Flood Risk Management Study
Speaker: Tom Herbert - Project Manager, USACE
Time: Noon - 1:00 pm
Tennessee Engineering Center (Adventure Science Center)


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Thursday, August 6, 2015 - Board Meeting
Time: 7:30 am
STANTEC, 601 Grassmere Park Road, Suite 22
Conference Call number available - Contact Lauren McFarland


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Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - Golf Tournament
Registration at 7am / Lunch and Door Prizes at 12:30pm
Hermitage Golf Club, Old Hickory Blvd, Hermitage, TN


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Wednesday-Friday, August 26-28, 2015 - Joint Engineering Training Symposium (JETS)
Opryland Hotel and Convention Center, Nashville, TN


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Thursday, September 3, 2015 - Board Meeting
Time: 7:30 am
STANTEC, 601 Grassmere Park Road, Suite 22
Conference Call number available - Contact Lauren McFarland


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Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - General Meeting
Topic: TBD
Speaker: TBD
Time: Noon - 1:00 pm
Tennessee Engineering Center (Adventure Science Center)


 
SAME GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

Goal 1: EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND INFRASTRUCTURE RESILIENCE. Support emergency preparedness, response, recovery and infrastructure resilience consistent with the risk management framework of the National Preparedness System and the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP).

Goal 2: JOINT ENGINEER DOCTRINE AND OPERATIONS. Enhance knowledge of joint engineer doctrine and operations through education and professional development of military engineers and industry, using the SAME Joint Engineer Contingency Operations (JECO) Committee to facilitate implementation with national events and support to Posts.

Goal 3: EDUCATION AND TRAINING. Promote, enhance and reinforce the professional and technical competence of SAME members and the architecture, engineering and construction (A/E/C) community through outreach, training, credentialing and continuing education programs.

Goal 4: RELATIONSHIPS AND RECOGNITION. Foster inter-disciplinary, inter-agency, inter-service, international, and public and private sector sharing of information, technology and business practices, and recognize accomplishments of SAME members.

Goal 5: LEADERSHIP AND MENTORING. Cultivate leadership competence and mentoring within SAME by providing opportunities for members, particularly Young Members, to fill leadership roles and to mentor and inspire students of all ages to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT
Men and women of the uniformed services may join SAME for a one-time membership fee; this new career membership is active for the duration of the individual's career in the uniformed services. Civilians employed by the uniformed services may join SAME at a substantially reduced rate for a 3-year or 5-year term. Click here to join SAME now.

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