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TURKIYE CHAPTER CHAPTER - Mar 31, 2014
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AFCEA Executives Visit Ankara

AFCEA International and AFCEA Europe executives visited the chapter in Ankara in March. The team began by visiting ASELSAN, which is a major supporter of the chapter and a founder company. A meeting was held with chapter members, introducing the chapterís activities, plans and shortcomings. Kent Schneider, president and chief executive officer for AFCEA International, addressed the audience, explaining AFCEA Internationalís new strategies and expectations from chapters. Following his presentation, the deputy undersecretary for defense industries of the Turkish Ministry of Defense responsible for industrialization and international affairs visited. The Undersecretariat for Defense Industries, which is the founder organization of the chapter, is responsible for developing the Turkish defense industry and conducting large-scale defense procurement activities. After the official meetings, the visit concluded with sightseeing in Ankara including the mausoleum of Ataturk, who is the founder of modern Turkish Republic.

Event Photographs:

AFCEA executives visiting ASELSAN in March are (top row, l-r) Capt. K. Zafer Selcuk, TUN (Ret.), chapter secretary; Mustafa Erturk, international marketing director, ASELSAN; Maj. Gen. Klaus Peter Treche, GEAF (Ret.), general manager, AFCEA Europe; (front row, l-r) Lt. Gen. John R. (Bob) Wood, USA (Ret.), executive vice president, AFCEA International; Col. I. Bora Buyukoner, TUA (Ret.), chapter president; Kent Schneider, president and chief executive officer, AFCEA International; Cengiz Ergeneman, general manager, ASELSAN; and Konstantin Zografov, regional vice president, AFCEA Southeast Europe.
AFCEA executives visiting ASELSAN in March are (top row, l-r) Capt. K. Zafer Selcuk, TUN (Ret.), chapter secretary; Mustafa Erturk, international marketing director, ASELSAN; Maj. Gen. Klaus Peter Treche, GEAF (Ret.), general manager, AFCEA Europe; (front row, l-r) Lt. Gen. John R. (Bob) Wood, USA (Ret.), executive vice president, AFCEA International; Col. I. Bora Buyukoner, TUA (Ret.), chapter president; Kent Schneider, president and chief executive officer, AFCEA International; Cengiz Ergeneman, general manager, ASELSAN; and Konstantin Zografov, regional vice president, AFCEA Southeast Europe.
AFCEA International executives and chapter members join together for a meeting in March.
AFCEA International executives and chapter members join together for a meeting in March.
Visiting Ataturkís mausoleum in March are (l-r) Gen. Treche; Zografov; Schneider; Gen. Wood; Col. Buyukoner; and Capt. Selcuk.
Visiting Ataturkís mausoleum in March are (l-r) Gen. Treche; Zografov; Schneider; Gen. Wood; Col. Buyukoner; and Capt. Selcuk.

For more details regarding this event contact:
KAMIL ZAFER SELCUK
+903125923352

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