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In support of our national security, and as underscored by President Trump’s message to the nation and emergency declarations being made in communities across the country, SAME has joined the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. We feel it is prudent to be very deliberate in deciding whether to proceed with in-person gatherings for now.
The National Office held a call with Post Presidents and Post Leaders across the country to answer questions and provide guidance on how Posts should handle any upcoming events or activities they have planned. That includes a recommendation to cancel or postpone events scheduled through April 15, then assess the status of future events based on how the situation unfolds going forward.
The work that SAME members, partners, and stakeholders do is vital to national security, and building relationships and trust through their interactions in the Society has been a critical part of how they do it for 100 years. However, right now the focus needs be on containing the spread of coronavirus in an effort to shorten its duration. Reducing community spread and limiting in-person gatherings are necessary approaches to take
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!