Nominations for 40 Under 40 are now open until February 14, 2018!


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

BETHESDA CHAPTER: Young AFCEANs Honored at West Conference
At the February West conference, co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute, three of the chapter's Young AFCEANs received awards. Theresa Holland and Sarah Thayer each received Distinguished Young AFCEAN Awards, ...

MONTGOMERY CHAPTER: State of the BES Sizes Up Successes, Changes
The chapter hosted a January luncheon with guest speaker Col. Kyle Reybitz, USAF, deputy program executive officer (PEO) for Business and Enterprise Systems (BES), at Wynlakes Country Club in Montgomery, Alabama. Col. Reybitz spoke to ...

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Upcoming Events


02/28/2018Joint Happy Hour with the YACs and the FMA Rising Stars
Black Flag Brewing, Columbia, MD
02/28/2018Young AFCEAN February Social
03/01/2018DOD 101: Pentagon Tour
03/10/2018Get Fit With YAAC: Montgomery 5K
Montgomery, AL
03/13/2018Technology Over Bagels with Fourth Dimension Engineering
Praxis Engineering, Annapolis Junction, MD

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