May 2009

May 2009
By Michael A. Robinson

 

Dr. Stanton D. Sloane is the president and chief executive officer of SRA International Incorporated.

Information technology is at the heart of many job-creation efforts.

May 2009
By Rita Boland

 

Eric Heine, research associate with the Delta3D team, takes part in the team’s game, MaritimeOps, while four other colleagues simultaneously engage in the game as well. Heine is playing the role of police boat patrol.

A U.S. Navy education and research organization embraces trends in the virtual world.

May 2009
By Kent R. Schneider

Our 145 chapters and subchapters are the heart of AFCEA. The chapters are the primary interface with you—our membership—and multiple surveys have told us that member satisfaction correlates most closely with the experience a member has in his or her chapter. The chapter is your primary collaboration and networking group, and it is the closest touchpoint for AFCEA services.

May 2009
By Christopher J. Dorobek

 
Less than halfway into 2009, the word of the year is more than hype.

May 2009
By Henry S. Kenyon

 
The goal of the Joint Warfighting Center’s Mission Rehearsal Exercises (MRX) is to train the headquarters staff of joint task forces to operate effectively when they deploy. Lessons learned from previous deployments are applied to provide realistic training scenarios for the MRX.
Event confronts regional issues, humanitarian operations under difficult circumstances.

May 2009
By Rita Boland

 
The GATR 2.4-meter Ku-band system sits in Germany during a U.S. Special Operations Command planning conference early this year.
Smaller, lighter technology offers same connectivity as its larger, heavier counterparts.

May 2009
By Maryann Lawlor

 
The U.S. Military Veterans Center in Second Life island features a beach for informal gatherings and recreation.
Former service members convey experiences and support in Second Life.

May 2009
By Henry S. Kenyon

 
The National Cyber Range (NCR) will allow researchers to test network architectures and software under real-world conditions. The range will also provide scientists with a single place to conduct research into cyber systems.
New environment could push cybertesting ahead by a quantum leap.