SAME Kittyhawk Post Hosts 2022 Halloween Trivia Night
The young members of the SAME Kittyhawk Post welcomed friends and colleagues to the annual Halloween Trivia Night on 20 Oct 2022. This annual event brought out a wide range of trivia minded folks for a night of fun and engaging teamwork with DJ Gary! Mr. Joe DiMisa (post Fellow and member chair) won the costume contest dressing up as Marine Engineer Chris Scannell (our post President Elect). Team winners were Mike’s Mafia-great job team! Thanks to Capt. Kait Brunstad-AFIT Graduate Student for organizing this fun event!
SAME Kittyhawk Post Welcomes New AFIT GEM Class
On 29 September 2022, the SAME Kittyhawk Post welcomed the new Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) class of Graduate in Engineering Management (GEM) students. This virtual event featured presentations from Joe DiMisa (membership Chair and Young Professionals Mentor) and Shawn Moore (Post President) on the post activities and benefits to belonging to SAME and the post. The highlight presentation was from Capt. Kait Brunstand who is a current second year AFIT GEM school student. She is leading the post's young members committee and is chairing the October trivia night. 1LT Timothy DeJong won the door prize of a SAME Kittyhawk coffee travel tumbler.
Welcome students to Dayton and Wright-Patterson AFB!
SAME Kittyhawk Post, Cleveland Chapter May Meeting
On 25 May 2022, the Cleveland Field Chapter of the Society of American Military (SAME) Kittyhawk Post held a productive and fun networking event with 11 attendees. Attendees represented the US Coast Guard (USCG) Cleveland Civil Engineering Unit (CEU) and members of local private industry. USCG CEU members informed the interested crowd about recent construction projects and future opportunities. Featured speakers at this meeting were CDR Neal Armstrong (Commanding Officer) and LTJG Gonski and LTJG McDonald (Contracting Officers). Watch the Kittyhawk Post website and social media outlets for information on future Cleveland Field Chapter events.
SAME Kittyhawk Post Clay Shooting Event
1st: Heapy Champs, with Chris Kaylor, Matt Graham, Matt Downing, Nick Andrews, and James Rodgers.
2nd: Messer with Rob Emmerich, Nathan Ho lthaus, Kevin Cozart, Paul Richter, and Brad West
3rd: USACE with Chris Hesse, Dom Casuccio, Ashley Bielefeld, and Jerald Swizzy
Last Place: AltaFiber with Nadja Turek, Jon Caplinger, Joe Lockett, and Tom Simpson
Individual High shooters were:
We had a tie for high shooter with a score of 83. Chris Kaylor at Heapy and Robert Emmerich from Messer. As a tie breaker we looked at the first 25 shots for each shooter. With the understanding that they did not start out on the same station, still Chris hit 25 in row to start the day. Not surprisingly, their two teams were first and second. Third high individual shooter was Evan Nutt. The team from the Army Corps of Engineers was third place team.
Thanks to Messer for sponsoring lunch, and Woolpert for providing beverages throughout the day. It was a great event. Thanks to the event team led by Craig Rohren which included Shawn Moore, Ashley Bielefeld, Ted Hecht, Pete Battaglia, Rebecca Knolle, and Jeff Leonard. Thanks to all for helping to raise over $1,800 for our Scholarship/Mentoring fund.
See you all next year!
Changing of the SAME Kittyhawk Post Leadership Team
During the May Luncheon the SAME Kittyhawk Post Leadership Team switched out. A big thank you to President Amir and his team for a great year of leadership and activities. Also, a big welcome to President Moore and his team. The new SAME Kittyhawk Post Leadership Team is below.
President: Shawn Moore
President Elect: Christopher Scannell
Vice President: Steven "Scott" Vincent
Secretary: William Sampson
Asst. Secretary: Joe Pado
Treasurer: Pete Battaglia
Asst. Treasurer: Zac Gillespie
Good luck in this upcoming year!
SAME Kittyhawk October Meeting Presentation
Workplace of the Future
13 October 2021
Copies of Mr. Kimball's (Emersion) presentation slides on The Workplace of the Future offered the SAME Kittyhawk Post for the October SAME Lunch Meeting have been available. Please click the picture above to download a pdf version of the slides. Thanks again Mr. Kimball!
SAME Kittyhawk Post
Ready to Mail Out Service Pins
14 October 2021
Ready to mail out years of service pins to 50 loyal members of SAME and the Kittyhawk Post! Special congratulations to Nick Scambilis (Col, USAF Ret.) for 60 year of SAME membership! Congrats also to Alan Hautman (Kittyhawk Post past President), John Hudson (F.SAME, US Army Ret.), and Gordon Taylor (Kittyhawk Post Streamers Chairperson) for 25 years of SAME membership.
SAME Kittyhawk Post
Welcomes New AFIT GEM Class
29 September 2021
The SAME Kittyhawk Post welcomed the new Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) class of Graduate in Engineering Management GEM students. This virtual event featured presentations from Joe DiMisa (Membership Chair and Young Professionals Mentor) and Amir Mott (Post President) on the post activities and benefits to belonging to SAME and the post. The highlight presentation was from Capt. Phil Ramsey who graduated in 2018 from the AFIT GEM school and is pursuing his PhD at Ohio State. He is a post Executive Board young member serving as the Post’s liaison to the local Fisher House. 1LT Stone Wiliford won the door prize of an Amazon EGift Card. Welcome students to Dayton and Wright-Patterson AFB!