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
  • 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

ALAMO CHAPTER: 67th COG Capture the Flag Competition Wins New Chapter Members
Shawn Cressman, Young AFCEAN vice president, supported the 67th Cyberspace Operations Group (COG) Capture the Flag Competition. There were roughly 100 teams competing and 250 participants overall. The chapter provided lunch f ...

In April, The Young AFCEAN Advisory Council (YAAC) "Get Fit" program participated in a second great event: the 17th Annual Walk for Life. The team consisted of young professionals from the military, government and industry, who m ...

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Upcoming Events


09/18/2019IT Modernization: Bringing Innovative Technology to the DoD
10/08/2019Technology Over Bagels with Kaizen Approach/ExactData
Praxis Engineering, Annapolis Junction, MD
10/09/2019YAC Social
Nottingham's, Columbia, MD
10/17/2019Young AFCEA NOVA Quarterly Happy Hour
10/24/2019Mentor Protégé Night
TopGolf San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

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