Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 11:30 AM 
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 1:00 PM 

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Registration closes Thursday, October 8, 2015 at noon.


Surf's Edge Club on MacDill Air Force Base 
7315 Bayshore Blvd
Tampa, FL 33621

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 REGISTRATION CLOSES Thursday October 8, 2015 at NOON. 

Each registrant must have a Base Pass or Military ID to enter MacDill AFB.

To get a base pass, please ensure that you fill out that portion of the event registration form. Base pass list closes the same day as online registration closes.

Please access MacDill AFB through the Dale Mabry Gate.   Your name will automatically be placed on an Base Access List (BAL) with the gate guards.  Mention that you are attending the SAME Luncheon at the Surf's Edge Enlisted Club and they will check your name and driver's license against the BAL.  Please have your driver's license and current insurance available.  If you are turned away because you failed to get a base pass, you will not be allowed on base, your registration fees will be forfeited.

Cancellation Policy:  A credit for the next meeting will be issued to an individual if an email is sent to the secretary (jeanne@polukaiservicescom) and confirmation received one week prior to the meeting.  No refunds will be provided.  No shows may be invoiced.




 Joint Lunch - Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Tampa Bay Post and Florida Engineering Society (FES), Tampa Chapter






Come join us on Wednesday, 14 October 2015, from 1130 to 1300,

at the Surf’s Edge Club, MacDill AFB, Florida

Guest Speaker:

Dr. Patrick Simpkins
Director of Ground Processing
NASA at the John F. Kennedy Space Center


Mr. Simpkins leads a group of engineers from multiple disciplines in the development and operations of spaceflight hardware and ground systems assigned to the Kennedy Space Center.

 He began his NASA career in 1983 as Space Shuttle environmental controls and life support systems engineer and served in various roles of increasing responsibility in the Space Shuttle Program for 15 years. After completing the Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program, he worked in the Office of Human Capital Management at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. where he led a variety of Agency-level HR information management initiatives including personnel administration and competency management.  Upon his return to KSC as NASA’s Director of Human Resources, Dr. Simpkins successfully led the design, development, and implementation of the consolidation of the spaceflight engineering workforce at the KSC, the first capability of its kind at KSC in over 40 years.






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

$35.00 Walkups (Non-Military)

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

$10 Online / $10 at the door

Students are Free 

  No walk-up registrations for those without base access.




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We encourage everyone to register and pay on-line through Pay-pal. Sometimes American Express does not register properly with Paypal. Please contact the secretary to confirm registration has gone through.

Unregistered walk-ups registration fee is $35.00



Jeanne Germaise, Post Secretary 
Society of American Military Engineers Tampa