Mission, Vision and Values

The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), the premier professional military engineering association in the United States, unites architecture, engineering, construction (A/E/C), facility management and environmental entities and individuals in the public and private sectors to prepare for—and overcome—natural and manmade disasters, and to improve security at home and abroad.

The SAME Mission
“To promote and facilitate engineering support for national security by developing and enhancing relationships and competencies among uniformed services, public- and private-sector engineers and related professionals, and by developing future engineers through outreach and mentoring.”

The SAME Vision
“To be a premier global engineering organization leading the professional and personal growth of all members in support of military readiness and development of solutions to national security challenges.”

The SAME Values
Integrity: Unwavering commitment to always do what is right, regardless of consequences.
Patriotism: Support our national ideals and take pride in our country.
Public Service: Recognize the critical contribution that public servants make in supporting the economic and environmental needs of the nation.
National Security: Recognize the dedication of our national security team, comprised of the uniformed services, civil service and contractors, in defending freedom.
Technical Competence: Deliver high-quality solutions.
Excellence: Strive for the highest standards of performance in all actions, both personal and professional.
Environmental Stewardship: Preserve, protect, conserve and restore our national resources through sustainable practices.

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