Feb 2019 Newsletter


Feb Luncheon Success!

This past month we had Caren Anders, Vice President and General Manager of JEA come and present to our Post discussing renewable energy and resilience initatives. Our lunchEon attracted over 75 attendees! Plese click here for the presentation.

Click here to see the Pre-Meeting Slides

Click Here for the JEA Presentation


Our Next Meeting

Our next meeting will feature Lee Gerald of LG2 Environmental Solutions discussing their work on the MCAS Cherry Point Living Shoreline Project. Click here to read more and to register. 

Remember, each day that you register early you get another entry into our early bird raffle! 


STEM Summer Camps

If you have a son or daughter or know of a high school student who would like to experience a camp of a life time, aka, STEM summer camp, then get your registrations in now to reserve a spot in one of the world-class camps responsible for inspiring our future engineers and STEM leaders, Our Post point of contact is, [email protected].  You may also visit for additional details.  Deadline is March 15, 2019



Stephen Duba Retires!

After 47 years of combined military and civilian federal service, Mr. Stephen Duba effective December 31st 2019 from the U.S, Army Corps of Engineers. His most recent role was as Chief of the Construction Division and he had previously also served as Chief of Engineering. Post members attended his luncheon which took place at the River City Brewing Company, near the USACE JAX office. Mr. Duba was also awarded the Army Engineering Association Bronze DeFleury medal during the ceremony. 

Congrats, Steve!



Young Member Field Trip

The SAME JAX Post Young Members invite you to attend the LB2 Lung Bioengineering Field Trip at the Mayo Clinic Campus March 8th from 10am - 12pm hosted by Whiting-Turner. There is no cost to attendees. 

Jobsite attire - no shorts, close-toed shoes only. Hardhats and safety vests can be provided. 

Location is 14221 Kendall Hench Circle

Please RSVP to Jessica Tiolo - [email protected] 904-256-2167


Jumbo Shrimp Baseball Game - Save the Date!

Saturday night, 11 May 2019.  The game starts at 1905 hrs, picnic area / food starts at 1800 hrs.  We've got SkyBox 1 reserved this year, which is along the baseline and not right behind home plate.


SAME Post Members Attend the Lt. Dan Band

Members from the JAX Post attended the Lt. Dan band on Feb 22nd. Attendees included Elizabeth May (Processer) Capt. Monreal (NAVFAC SE) and many others. To see more photos, visit our Facebook Page.



Upcoming Events from Our Partners



NAS/JAX Hiring Event

You are invited to participate in our upcoming NAS/JAX Hiring Event. Families and transitioning active duty & retirees will be attending, too!

All military branches, veterans & transitioning service members are invited.

WHEN:  May 4th , 2019
WHERE:  Naval Air Station Jacksonville 
6801 Roosevelt Avenue 
Jacksonville, FL32212
TIME:  10:00 AM to 2:00 pm 

Set-up 8:30 to 9:45

Base Location:  (TBD)

You must have current job listings to qualify for a free table at this event.

Please confirm at your earliest convenience. Email Penny Justice to reserve your table(s).



NDIA "Amazing Grace" Defense Innovation Event


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - Wednesday, February 27, 2019


Lexington Hotel & Conference Center

1515 Prudential Drive

Jacksonville, Florida 32207

For More Information Click Here




The Players Military Job Fair

Date: Saturday, March 9th from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at TPC Sawgrass
Location: In The Patriots’ Outpost Military Hospitality Tent located near the 16th Tee of THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass Parking: Free parking in Lot 6, near TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse

For More Information, Click Here


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