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    July 2021 SAME Luncheon

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    Come join us on Wednesday, 21 July 2021, from 1130 to 1300 (Postponed from July 7th) 
    Brio Italian Grille, 2223 N. Westshore Blvd, International Plaza, Tampa, Florida 


    New Officer Installation &

    MacDill AFB Presentation 


    Guest Speaker:


    Jason J. “JJ” Loschinskey, Colonel, USAF

    Commander, 6th Mission Support Group

    MacDill Air Force Base

    Colonel Jason J. Loschinskey is the Commander, 6th Mission Support Group, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. He commands more than 2,200 people assigned to six squadrons and supports U.S. Special Operations Command, U.S. Central Command, and 31 other mission partners. He is the focal point for the plans, programs and services necessary to maintain 658 facilities and support a base population of 13,000 military and civilians, and over 250,000 retirees. Colonel Loschinskey is accountable for an operating annual budget of $50 million and supervises more than $155 million in military construction, more than $9 million in service contracts and approximately $140 million in retail sales.



    Colonel Loschinskey was commissioned in May 1996 as a graduate of the Air Force ROTC program at The Citadel, earning a bachelor's degree in civil engineering. He has served in various roles at the base level, to include design, planning, contract management, and operations. Colonel Loschinskey has deployed in support of Operations ALLIED FORCE, IRAQI FREEDOM and ENDURING FREEDOM. He has also served as a RED HORSE project engineer and a Staff Officer at both the MAJCOM and Headquarters Air Force level.




    Luncheon SPONSOR:



    MEMBERS: $25 Online / $30 registered, but paying at the door

    $35 Walkups (Non-Military)


    Active Duty/Government Service: (Includes USACE, NAVFAC, DOD, VA, USCG, etc.)

    $10 Online / $10 at the door 


    Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation

    Thank you to Lt. Col. (Ret.) John McDaniel for Speaking at our recent meeting


    The Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation Inc. (WWIA) serves our nation's combat-wounded Purple Heart recipients by providing world-class outdoor sporting activities as a means to recognize and honor their sacrifice, encourage independence and connections with communities, and promote healing and wellness through camaraderie and a shared passion for the outdoors.



    More than 50 veteran students and companies attended the 2019 Fall Networking Event on October 8 hosted by the University of South Florida’s Office of Veteran Success.


    Rick Sloop, SAME Tampa Post President, along with Stephanie Thoresen, USA Environmental, Inc./Post Past President spoke to veterans about their career aspirations while helping with their networking skills as they prepare for their transition from college to a career.

    Rick Sloop, SAME Tampa Post President, with Ken Nahrwold, USF Veterans Success Career Support Coordinator

    Rick Sloop, SAME Tampa Post President gestures while speaking to a student veteran.

    Bowling and Brews was a STRIKE-ING success!

    The SAME Tampa Bay Post Young Member committee put on a great bowling event at Pinchasers Midtown on Sept 11th

    Meet the New SAME Tampa Bay Post Leadership!

    The 2019 – 2020 Post Leadership team was sworn in to serve the Tampa Bay Post last month! The team is honored to serve our amazing SAME post members and community. You can learn more about our new Leadership team here: Click Here

    Pictured (from left to right): Mike Ulekowski, Angie Goral, Nancy Freeman, Sarah O’Linn, Molly Burchette, Rick Sloop


    A big thank you to our 2018-2019 Leadership team for serving our post so well this past year and for paving the way for another great year!



    State of MacDill Air Force Base with Speaker Mr. Todd Wynn, Director of the MacDill ADB 6th Civil Engineer Squadron


    Thank you to Mr. Todd Wynn for another great presentation on the State of MacDill AFB! The Tampa Bay Post learned all about the latest upcoming projects and changes to come to MacDill AFB.


    The presentation is available Here


    Pictured (from left to right): Todd Wynn (Speaker) and Rick Sloop (2019-2020 Post President)

    Thank you for making this year’s JTED such a success! We really appreciate everyone that participated. You can find our excellent speakers’ presentation here:




    Pictures from the both the JTED and Icebreaker events can be found here:




    And a huge thanks to our incredible sponsors who put the event on!

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