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SAME/DBIA Kayaking and Picnic Event for Wounded Warriors

Join DBIA and SAME on August 27th for our annual kayaking excursion and picnic with Team River Runner (TRR) – an organization focused on providing our wounded and disabled veterans adaptive paddling programs. Bring the whole family to kayak with TRR veterans and volunteers. Food and kayak equipment will be provided! No experience necessary. Learn more about TRR.

When: August 27th

Where: Calleva
13015 Riley's Lock Road
Poolesville, MD

Register Here!

We will bring hot dogs, veggie burgers, brats, and drinks. When you sign-up, register to bring a dish, as there is nothing better than home-made food!

Come paddle with the men and women who served our country! Enjoy a relaxing day on the water with the whole family!

Please contact John Thrower if you have any questions or comments.

August 17 US Air Force Luncheon

Please join the DC Post of the Society of American Military Engineers for our August 17th luncheon program featuring Lt Col Lisa Mabbutt, Commander, 11th Civil Engineer Squadron. Lt Col Mabbutt will present: "Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Joint Base Andrews' Engineering Program and Current Structural/Policy Environment."


Thursday, August 17, 2017

11:30 AM Registration/Networking

12:00 PM Lunch Program


The Army and Navy Club of Washington, DC 901 17th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20006

Registration Now Open!

SAME DC Post 2017-2018 Sponsorship Program

The SAME Washington DC Post invites you to become a Sponsor of our distinguished organization that is committed to providing value to all our members. The DC Post offers an excellent platform for your firm to expand its visibility through our expansive network of over 1,700 members representing both government and commercial organizations. Each sponsoring firm’s financial contribution will support the Post’s Scholarship Fund, Young Members’ Activities, SAME Engineering and Construction Camp attendees, and Leadership and Mentoring Activities.

Three levels of sponsorship are offered (Platinum, Gold and Silver), each with distinct opportunities for visibility and recognition as shown in the table below. There are a limited number of sponsorships available at each level.



Platinum (8): $1500

Gold (12): $1000

Silver (15): $750

1.  DC Post Website Posting




2.  Firm Spotlight @ One Luncheon




3.  Recognized @ All Monthly Luncheons




4.  Holiday Event Recognition




5.  Post Awards Recognition




6.  Complimentary Luncheon Tickets




For more information please see our Sponsorship Letter from our President, Susan Merrigan, and/or visit the Sponsorship Webpage.

For questions on this Program or to sign up as a sponsor, please contact Elaine Gray, Sponsorship Director, at (571) 297-4826.

SAME Foundation Now Accepting Donations

Spring 2016 SAME established the Society of American Military Engineers Foundation ("Foundation") as a separate 501(c)3 tax exempt organization to provide a secure and beneficial repository for charitable and other bequeaths from members of the Society and the public at large. In addition, the Fund will separate the philanthropic objectives of the Society from the Society's day to day operations. The primary purpose of the Foundation is to continue to promote the strategic goals of the Society and to support the development and growth of members and future members. Therefore, spending will include but is not limited to the following:

  • Funding member professional development and career advancement programs, including negotiating certification discounts, and then funding the programs
  • Providing stipends to fund member travel to SAME events
  • Supporting SAME Engineering & Construction Camps
  • Promoting STEM-related initiatives
  • Providing scholarships to students who are pursuing degrees in STEM-related fields

For more information visit SAME National’s Foundation website:

Donate Today!

SAME Quarterly Economic Snapshot Survey

SAME releases an Economic Snapshot Survey quarterly that measures macro trends in the A/E/C industry nationwide by taking a periodic snapshot of the market.View Survey Reports Here.

The survey examines key economic-based factors including:
–        Business Trends for the last six months
–        Business Trends looking into the next six months
–        Hiring and Staffing Trends in the Current Economy

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