March Luncheon

March 20, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
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Club Stewart
1020 Hero Road
For Sewart, GA 31314

USACE Savannah PMs will be presenting on how a project works through their internal system.  Part II of the presentation will happen at the April meeting.

Monday's speaker will be Thomas Woodie, Chief, Reimbursable Programs and Project Management of the Savannah District, United States Army Corps of Engineers.  Thomas (Tom) Woodie joined Savannah District as the Chief of Reimbursable Programs in July of 2015. Tom oversees the Program Management Branch responsible for the execution of Environmental, Interagency and International Support (IIS), Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS) and Reimbursable work within the Savannah District area of responsibility. Prior to assuming his duties in Project Management, Tom served as Deputy Commander of the Savannah District, from 2012 to his retirement in 2015.

Prior to his assignment at Savannah District, Tom served in numerous engineer and command and staff positions in the United States and overseas. Previous assignments include Combat Advisor Team Chief, 4th Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Brigade Rear Detachment Commander, Executive Officer, and Brigade Plans Officer, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, GA; Operations Planner for 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Red Cloud, Uijeongbu, Republic of Korea; Tactical Officer for Company H-1, United States Corps of Cadets, West Point; Assistant S3 and Company Commander, 20th Engineer Battalion; Engineer Platoon Leader, Assault and Obstacle Platoon Leader, Support Platoon Leader, and Battalion Adjutant, 11th Engineer Battalion, 24th Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA.

A native of Laurel Springs, N.C., Tom graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and was commissioned into the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He also earned a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from the University of Missouri, Rolla in 1998; a Master of Science degree in Education from Long Island University in 2000; and a Master in Military Art and Science degree from the School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth, KS 2005.

His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, the Meritorious Service Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Combat Action Badge, the Order of St Maurice and Bronze DeFleury Medal. He is a graduate of the Engineer Officer’s Basic Course, Scout Platoon Leader’s Course, Engineer Officer’s Advanced Course, Command and General Staff College, and the School of Advanced Military Studies.


Fort Stewart visitors should arrive at least 30 minutes early to the main gate. Make sure you have a valid driver’s license (picture ID), vehicle registration and proof of insurance to get on base.  You will need to enter the visitors trailer to obtain a visitors pass.


$25.00 SAME Member

$10.00 Government Personnel

$40.00 SAME Guest

$0.00 Student