Congratulations to our 2018 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
  • 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

Young AFCEAN Advisory Council Members

See how AFCEA benefits you in this video about the Young AFCEAN network


Learn more about individual member benefits.


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Recent News

In March, a group of Young AFCEANs (YACs) supported the MATHCOUNTS Massachusetts regionals in North Andover and then the state competition held at Wentworth Institute of Technology. MATHCOUNTS promotes midd ...

ABERDEEN CHAPTER: Mentor Protégé and Networking Night Attracts Young Professionals
In February, the chapter's Young AFCEANs (YACs) held their fourth annual Mentor Protégé and Networking Night at Top of the Bay, Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Maryland. This highly anticipated annual event is the most high ...

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Upcoming Events


04/22/2019NCMA Dayton and Dayton Wright Young AFCEAN Spring Social
Fox & Hound 2661 Fairfield Commons Blvd., Beavercreek, OH
04/24/2019Rocky Mountain AFCEA Happy Hour
Black Forest Brewing Company, Web
04/25/2019YAC Mentorship Night
CACI, 2720 Technology Drive, Annapolis Junction, MD
04/25/2019April Young AFCEAN Social
Riverside Pub & Grille, Bel Air, MD
04/27/2019Get Fit with YAAC: Walk of Life 5k

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