AIR FORCE COMMAND, CONTROL, COMMUNICATIONS,
AND COMPUTERS ASSOCIATION

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WELCOME TO AFC4A

Our goal is to preserve and promote the camaraderie and the collegial relationship of all those who formerly served in the United States Air Force (AF) Command and Control, Communications, and Computers (C4), as well as the Cyber functional communities.  We promote the well-being and the best interests of those currently and actively serving in the these communities.  By doing so we hope to enhance the Air Force mission by striving to improve the effectiveness of information processing and dissemination systems and the personnel that acquire, manage, operate, and maintain them.
 

 

This spring, we will have two events, and the online reservations are now opened:

 

To request for the status of your AFC4A dues, please use the following button:

 

The online reservations are now CLOSED for the two upcoming events:

Our next event is being planned!  Please check back here later for the updated status!

 

On , we will welcome .  The topic is "Harnessing the Power of Data."  Please register by COB on Monday, 19 March 2018, to ensure a seat and meal.

The luncheon is in the at the .

The cost is .  You can pay on-line.  You can pay by check, PayPal, or PayPal credit card.  The cost for walk-ins is .  Walk-ins can pay at the registration table using cash, checks, or credit cards (via a PayPal service).

Register and pay by PayPal or Credit Card through PayPal

Register and pay by Check

 

Separately from the luncheon, please register for this HOF Dinner event by , to ensure a seat and meal.

The dinner is at in , located at .

The cost is $.  You can pay on-line.  You can pay by check, PayPal, or PayPal credit card.  The cost for walk-ins is $.  Walk-ins can pay at the registration table using cash, checks, or credit cards (via a PayPal service).

Register and pay by PayPal or Credit Card through PayPal

Register and pay by Check

 

— (On-line Registrations are CLOSED)

We are sorry that the on-line reservations are now CLOSED for the on .  If you missed the opportunity to sign up on-line, you are still welcome to attend.  Please contact (mobile: 703‑965‑4705) to make reservations, or you may simply come to the event and pay at the door. 

Walk-in charges for the luncheon are .  A seat and meal for walk-ins are not guaranteed.

NOTE:  Walk-ins can pay at the registration table using cash, checks, or credit cards (via a PayPal service).

The AFC4A Luncheon with , in the , located at , on . The topic is " ." 

 

— (On-line Registrations are CLOSED)

 

We are sorry that the on-line reservations are now CLOSED for the on .  If you missed the opportunity to sign up on-line, you are still welcome to attend.  Please contact (mobile: 703‑965‑4705) to make reservations, or you may simply come to the event and pay at the door. 

Walk-in charges for the dinner are .  A seat and meal for walk-ins are not guaranteed.

NOTE:  Walk-ins can pay at the registration table using cash, checks, or credit cards (via a PayPal service).

The HOF Dinner is at in , located at , on .

Reminder: Are your dues current? Please use Dues Payment Status Inquiry page if you are unsure of whether you are paid up.  Dues payments are made through our Membership Dues page.

10 June 2018
Air Force transfers cyber responsibility to ACC.

15 November 2017
Today the President announced his nominations to the Senate his general officer appointments for the USAF.  AFC4A wishes to congratulate Col Michelle L. Hayworth and Col Robert K. Lyman, both 17D's, for their nomination for promotion to Brigadier General.

23 May 2017
The Board of Directors of the Air Force C4 Association congratulates the following Cyber Operations (17D) officers who have been selected for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Adams, Alphanso R
Hall, Gideon Stacy
Owen, Tomas G
Adams, Andrew James
Hamlyn, Thomas C
Perez, Christina P
Alvarez, Phillip N
Hannan, James Christophe
Perrie, Matthew M
Amin, Sunil Lalitkumar
Harlan, Robert Carsten
Pletzer, Randall D
Arel, Marcel T
Heifner, Russell T
Poon, Martin
Arre, John Paul Cabigas
Helgeson, Michael M
Presland, Daniel L
Beauter, Brian K
Houston, Clarence C, Jr.
Raitt, Jack J, II
Belikov, Nikita S
Howell, Brandon J
Rothwell, Billie K
Bozarth, Macey W
Jones, Christopher O
Royal, Samuel J
Brewer, Michael T
Jones, Tobiah Michael
Schiffner, Ryan F
Crepeau, Jeffrey J
Juarez, Pablo Raul
Seablom, Donald A
Deangelis, Nicholas Michael
Law, Jennifer M
Sorrels, David M
Delong, George H
Lee, Daniel E
Spaulding, Charles C
Deyoung, Mark E
Lidowski, Robert L
Thompson, Jason I
Diehl, Joshua David
Linares, Jose Carlos
Tydingco, Anthony P
Fox, Jonathan R
Loyd, Nathan A
Videc, Joseph Andrew
French, Jonathan M
Maddox, Stephen D
Vu, Lim Dinh
Fromm, Steven A
Martinez, Oscar R
White, Brandon C
Grover, Charlie West, Jr.
Mcdonald, Lloyd E
White, Ryan J
Guerrero, Jonathan R
Mitchell, Lydanko V
Williams, Michael C
Guerrero, Michael Craig
Murray, Trevin A
Wood, Cristopher R
Haedge, Alan M
Olipane, Robert J
Woolley, Brian Gregory

5 May 2017
The Air Force cyber landscape of today is not the same as five to ten years ago; every Air Force core mission is impacted and connected by cyber.  In response, the service has created the Cyber Squadron Initiative.

22 March 2017 Colonel (ret) Jim Abel passed away on 20 March 2017.  He was a life long communicator who many of us had the pleasure of working with both during and after our Air Force careers.  Jim is survived by his wife Kimiko, son Carter and daughter Teresa.  The date and place of his internment at Arlington has not been set.  We will this webpage when more information is recieved.  His obiturary on the Tampa Bay Times Website.

Radio Frequency Transmission Systems Heritage provided by Chief Michael Dick (Ret), former radio maintenance supervisor at Det 12 2006 Comm Group, Sahintepe, Turkey.

Air Force following suit with Silicon Valley office: The Air Force announced Friday that it will open an outpost in Silicon Valley as part of the federal government’s effort to improve ties with the tech world.  Air Force CIO Lt. Gen. William Bender said the office will build on the work of an Air Force liaison who has spent a year in Silicon Valley.  “I did'nt’t see fit to wait on” creating the office, he said Friday, according to FCW.  Read the full article at The Hill.

Air Force evolves its cybersecurity as JIE comes into focus:  Lt. Gen. Bill Bender, the Air Force's chief of information dominance and chief information officer, said the use of role-based authentication should be "baked-into" its IT systems in the future.  (Read the full article at Federal News Radio)

San Angelo Standard-Times published an article 8 February 2013 titled “DUDRA BUTLER: Gen. Ronnie Hawkins has made us proud.”  It is about Lt Gen Ronnie D. Hawkins, Jr’s November 2012 visit to the Angelo State University Alumni Association ‘to speak to the ROTC cadets as an ROTC alumnus.’ (Article)

The Secretary of the Air Force Chief Information Officer (SAF/CIO A6) Announces the 2017 Information Dominance Awards and John P. Jumper Award Winners

AFC4A's Recognition Program is a way of continuing to “serve those who are still serving” by providing tangible recognition to the top performers of the Air Force Cyber/Information Dominance community.  The AFC4A is proud to announce the distribution of over $3,600 in Amazon.com gift cards to individual winners and $200 checks to each of the booster clubs of the unit/team award winners.

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