AFCEA International Chapter News
DAYTON-WRIGHT CHAPTER CHAPTER - Sep 20, 2007

Joe Sciabica, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is director of the sensors directorate, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), Ohio and spoke at the September luncheon. The directorate specializes in the science and technology needed for superior U.S. air and space systems for reconnaissance, surveillance, precision engagement and electronic warfare. The directorate's primary areas of technology investment include radio frequency sensors and countermeasures; electro-optical sensors and countermeasures; and automatic target recognition and sensor fusion. These technologies are an enabler for information superiority. Sciabica oversees an annual budget of more than $300 million and directs the activities of approximately 1,000 civilian, military and contractor personnel, including scientists, engineers and a support workforce at three different geographical sites. He also spoke of the 1,200-1,500 jobs coming to WPAFB through the Base Realignment and Closure process in the next three years.

Event Photographs:

Gerald Tritle (l), chapter president, presents September guest speaker Joe Sciabica (c), U.S. Air Force Research Labratory, with a Wright brothers coin set as a token of appreciation, while Michael Bridges, chapter programs vice president, looks on.
Gerald Tritle (l), chapter president, presents September guest speaker Joe Sciabica (c), U.S. Air Force Research Labratory, with a Wright brothers coin set as a token of appreciation, while Michael Bridges, chapter programs vice president, looks on.
Norman Nelson (r), chapter membership vice president, presents John Clark, president of The Whitestone Group-U.S., with a plaque commemorating his company as a new corporate member.
Norman Nelson (r), chapter membership vice president, presents John Clark, president of The Whitestone Group-U.S., with a plaque commemorating his company as a new corporate member.

For more details regarding this event contact:
brenda colton
9374296657

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