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. 

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

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2016 AFCEA James M. Rockwell International AFCEAN of the Year

Awarded to Rear Adm Carlos Rodolfo, PRT N (Ret.) (second from right) by Shannon Sullivan, Vice Chair of the Board (left), Joe Sifer, Chair of the Board (second from left), and LtGen Robert Shea, USMC (Ret.) President and CEO, AFCEA International (right)

 


The 2014 Awards were presented at AFCEA International Honors on November 18, 2014.

2014 AFCEA James M. Rockwell International AFCEAN of the Year

Awarded to Robert Day, RADM, USCG (Ret.) (c) by LtGen Robert Shea, USMC (Ret.) President and CEO, AFCEA International (l) and Linda Gooden, Chair of the Board, AFCEA International (r)

2014 AFCEA James M. Rockwell International AFCEAN of the Year

Awarded to Koen Gijsbers, MAJGEN, Royal Netherlands Army (Ret.) (c) by LtGen Robert Shea, USMC (Ret.) President and CEO, AFCEA International (l) and Linda Gooden, Chair of the Board, AFCEA International (r)


His Excellency H.E. Vlastimil Picek2013 AFCEA James M. Rockwell International AFCEAN of the Year

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).


Randall Cieslak2013 AFCEA James M. Rockwell Domestic AFCEAN of the Year

Randall Cieslak, SES, chief information officer, U.S. Pacific Command

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


Petr Jirasek2012 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

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