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From the President

SAME Huntsville Post Interesting Fact:
Over the Past 5 years our post has provide $88,000.00 in scholarships.
2016 - $21000
2015 - $19000
2014 - $18000
2013 - $13000
2012 - $17000

This is amazing! Thank you for your continued support and for all of the volunteers who have made this possible.




SAME Huntsville Post - July Luncheon and Networking Event

Keynote Speaker
Topic: Military Training Ranges
Title: "Things that Go Boom"
Description: The design and construction challenges associated with various live-fire training ranges used by the U.S. Army
Speaker:  Mr. John T. Watkins III, PE, SE

Spot Light Speaker
USA Environmental, Inc.
Presented by: Stephanie Thoresen, CPSM

Please join us for our next luncheon and networking event on July 21st at the Holiday Inn at the Madison Square Mall in Huntsville, AL. Please register and pay online prior to the 21st.  Check in will start at 11 am with lunch being served at 11:30 am. 

Please visit our website for more information
To register and to pay online for the event, please click here.  


Our post is in need of volunteers.  Volunteer commitment can range from 15 mins a week to 2 hours or for special events it could be a several hour commitment that takes place once a year.  Please contact Ted Foster,, if you would like to volunteer.  This is a great way to support the post and community!


As you know, SAME is a nonprofit and part of their mission is to help educate kids about engineering and promote technical education in K-12 and beyond.  SAME is heavily involved in STEM and we are always looking at ways to help schools bring awareness and interest to engineering and technical studies.  I was recently made aware of two local schools that are in need of laptops and a server.  They are starting a “Cyber Security lab” for each school where they will learn what this is and they will compete at a national level.  This is a growing area of education and a vital need to our national defense.  
As the programs chair on the Huntsville SAME Post I am reaching out to companies that I know that might be able to help…I wanted to start with my own Post since I know where our heart is and I think this is consistent with our mission statement.  
I was wondering if your company would be willing to donate some equipment (get a tax benefit from SAME) and SAME would then donate to the schools on behalf of your company.  I am not looking for your company to fill the entire order (unless you want to), however I was hoping that your company would be able to contribute in some way.  Their need is for a total of 32 Laptops (8 gb RAM), one server (64 gb RAM), and Windows OS licenses.
The program is for local high schools and there is roughly 35 kids in the program. They competed in the Cyber Patriot this year for the first time and came in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the Gold Division operating on a shoestring budget.  Please contact Ted Foster,, if you are able to support this need.  

SAME Huntsville Post Annual Golf Tournament
Date:  Oct 13, 2016
Location:  RTJ Hampton Cove
Contact Chip Deshields,, for details and sponsorship opportunities.
Click here to register for this event.  

SAME Huntsville Post Industry Day
Date:  Oct 12, 2016
Jackson Center
6001 Moquin Drive
Huntsville, AL 35806 

U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville’s 2015 Small Business Forum
Date:  Oct 12, 2016
Jackson Center
6001 Moquin Drive
Huntsville, AL 35806

We appreciate your support!  If you have any questions please contact Ted Foster via email at

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