SIGNAL Connections October 2012

October 15, 2012
Maryann Lawlor

SIGNAL Online now features a section dedicated to sharing white papers and other instructional and research materials. The Resource Library is an e-location that currently includes information about data warehousing, security and cloud computing, and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance in space, and content will continue to grow.

The most recent addition to the library is titled "What is a GPS Simulator?" and delves into the benefits of using simulation to evaluate hardware and software performance in the global positioning system realm.

October 15, 2012
By Maryann Lawlor

AFCEA International has launched a major reorganization to improve engagement with every part of the association’s members, including government, industry and academia. Six headquarters elements now focus on specific areas. The new leadership configuration went into effect October 1.

October 15, 2012
By Rachel Eisenhower

AFCEA International is joining the National Science Teachers’ Association (NSTA) to execute the U.S. Army’s eCYBERMISSION Program. It is a free, Web-based science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) competition for students in grades six through nine attending U.S. or Defense Department Education Activity schools. The contest challenges students to identify a problem and find a solution using the scientific method, scientific inquiry or engineering design process.

October 15, 2012
Rachel Eisenhower

As a former college basketball player and an aspiring coach, Aaron T. Jones understands the importance of both teamwork and leadership. This experience helps him succeed both as a program manager for Lockheed Martin Corporation in Miami and as a member of the South Florida Chapter. In addition, Jones is a major in the U.S. Army Reserve Signal Corps, who serves as a strategic plans and operations officer in the J-6 Directorate at the U.S. Southern Command. Over the years, he has deployed in support of several operations, including Intrinsic Action in Kuwait, KFOR-3B in Kosovo, Iraqi Freedom in Iraq and Unified Response in Haiti.