Congratulations to our 2019 40 Under 40 award winners!

The Young AFCEAN program offers professionals 40 years old and under unparalleled networking opportunities with senior leaders. It also includes the opportunity to work with others who will become future leaders in industry, military, government and academia.

AFCEA is unique in the way it includes young members in leadership, management and planning throughout the association and its chapters. Young AFCEANs also have board-level representation in AFCEA International.

Opportunities Include:

  • Attending prestigious events to learn
  • Networking with senior leaders and your peers in the industry
  • Executing small- to large-scale events at the chapter level
  • Holding leadership positions at both the chapter and AFCEA International level
  • Giving back to the community by helping to raise scholarship money
  • Oppertunties to volunteer with the organization at a higher level- the international level 
  • Having worldwide connections and opportunities to engage globally through AFCEA's  chapters.
  • Writing and being published in SIGNAL Magazine
  • Joining AFCEA International Committees, such as EPIC or the Young AFCEAN Membership Subcommittee

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Recent News

DAYTON-WRIGHT CHAPTER: Chapter Ends the Year with a Bang
The chapter wrapped up the month with several events. The year end networking event for the U.S. Defense Department, industry and academia was held at Wandering Griffin in Beavercreek, Ohio. It was a chance to renew and expand business relationships. The last Young AFCEAn Power Breakfast at Segue Technologies featured Richard T. Aldridge, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the program e ...

DAYTON-WRIGHT CHAPTER: YAC Power Breakfast featuring Dennis Drayer
The chapter continued their popular Young AFCEA Power Breakfast series at Segue Technologies Office at Mission Point in Beavercreek, Ohio. This series is a great opportunity for young professionals to network with government and industry in a relaxed setting. Power Breakfast provides for a motivational morning. Dennis Drayer spoke with our group on the topic: "What the boss really meant to s ...

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Upcoming Events


02/11/2020Technology Over Bagels with NetApp
Praxis Engineering, Annapolis Junction, MD
02/12/2020YAC Social
Mutiny Pirate Bar & Island Grille, Elkridge, MD
03/10/2020Technology Over Bagels
Praxis Engineering, Annapolis Junction, MD
03/11/2020YAC Social
Mutiny Pirate Bar & Island Grille, Elkridge, MD
03/12/2020Young AFCEA Event - RAF High Wycombe
RAF High Wycombe, High Wycombe, United Kingdom

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