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AFCEA International Awards Program
General James M. Rockwell
AFCEAN of the Year

 

This is AFCEA's premier award, given for exemplary service to AFCEA over the past year. Winners are selected by an appointed committee.  Starting in 2013 there will be two winners of this award - one U.S. and one International.


Criteria:

Nominee must be a member of AFCEA, and a senior representative of the C4I community, who has made significant current contributions toward furthering the goals and objectives of the Association. Nomination should include some or all of the following information:

  • Overall justification as to how and why candidate exemplifies the consummate AFCEAN
  • Explanation showing how candidate's AFCEA participation exceeds the norm
  • Outline of candidate's total AFCEA involvement, with detailed emphasis on current activities
  • Description of ways in which candidate involves his or her organization/people in AFCEA activities
  • Details about candidate's specific contributions in support of AFCEA's mission, goals and objectives

Nominations are due March 17, 2014. CLICK HERE for more information.

 

The 2013 Awards were presented at AFCEA International Honors on September 25, 2013.

 

 

2013 AFCEA James M. Rockwell International AFCEAN of the Year

Awarded to His Excellency H.E. Vlastimil Picek, Minister of Defense of the Czech Republic.   

Accepting the award from Kent Schneider, President and CEO, AFCEA International (l) and Al Grasso, Chairman of the Board, AFCEA International (r) was His Excellency Petr Gandolovic, Ambassador of the Czech Republic (c).

   

2013 AFCEA James M. Rockwell Domestic AFCEAN of the Year

Presented to Mr. Randall Cieslak, SES, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Pacific Command (c) by Schneider (l) and Grasso (r).

 

2012 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Petr Jirasek

AFCEA Czech Chapter

Kent Schneider (r), President and CEO, AFCEA International, and Natalie Givans, AFCEA Chair of the Board, present Petr Jirasek, Czech Chapter, with the 2012 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year Award.


2011 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Barry Rhine

Northrop Grumman

 

2010 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Brig Gen Reimar Scherz, GE Army (Ret.)

Consultant

ProPress, Bonn

 

2009 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Robert Whitkop

Senior Civilian Executive

Next Generation System Program Office

 

2008 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

David Wennergren

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Information Management and Technology and

DoD Deputy Chief Information Officer

 

2007 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Steve Kelley

DCS Corporation

 

2006 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Charles Givans

Booz Allen Hamilton

 

2005 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

CMSgt Douglas C. Walker, USAF

USAFE Computer Systems Squadron

 

2004 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Kent Schneider

Northrop Grumman Information Technology

 

2003 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

LTG Peter Cuviello, USA

Chief Information Officer, U.S. Army

 

2002 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Buck Bragunier

Syncrotech Software Corporation

 

2001 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Col Lou Ramos, USAF (Ret.)

ManTech

 

2000 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Robert T. Kennedy

ACS Defense Inc.

 

1999 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Brig Gen Dale W. Meyerrose, USAF

Air Combat Command

 

1998 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Peter Buckley

BTG, Inc.

 

1997 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Lt Gen Albert J. Edmonds, USAF

Defense Information Systems Agency

 

1996 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Gerald W. Lazaroff

Digital Equipment Corporation

 

1995 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Duncan W. Campbell

BDM Federal Inc.

 

1994 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Irene L. Biddy

Electronic Systems Center

 

1993 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Charles R. Corjay

SofTech, Inc.

 

1992 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Robert McCashin

Electronic Data Systems

 

1991 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Michael A. Brunner

AT&T Federal Systems

 

1990 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year

Loren D. Diedrichsen

NACISA

 

1989 AFCEAN of the Year

VADM Jerry O. Tuttle, USN

 

1988 AFCEAN of the Year

Maj Gen John T. Stihl, USAF (Ret.)

 

1987 AFCEAN of the Year

LTG James M. Rockwell, USA

NACISA

 

1986 AFCEAN of the Year

Maj Gen Gerald L. Prather, USAF

 

1985 AFCEAN of the Year

Bowman T. Evans

AFCEA Regional Vice President

 

1984 AFCEAN of the Year

Capt Stewart K. Angell, USAF

 

1983 AFCEAN of the Year

Robert O'Donohue

BDM

 

1982 AFCEAN of the Year

MG Gerd S. Grombacher, USA

U.S. Army Communications Command

 

1981 AFCEAN of the Year

John A. Hollansworth

Gencom, Inc.

 

1980 AFCEAN of the Year

Earle C. Williams

BDM

 

1979 AFCEAN of the Year

Dr. Gerald P. Dineen

OSD

 

Click here for a complete list of AFCEA Awards and nomination forms.

Award Questions?

Please contact Susan Emert
(703) 631-6191

 


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