About Us

The Dayton-Wright Chapter of AFCEA provides an ethical forum for military, government, industry, academic organizations and individuals to collaborate so that technology and strategy align with the needs of those who serve.

We are a member-based, non-profit organization for professionals that provides highly sought after thought leadership, engagement and networking opportunities.  AFCEA focuses on cyber, command, control, information technology, communications, and electronics for the defense, homeland security and intelligence communities.

We take pride in upholding the highest ethical standards in our support of those who respond, protect, secure and serve, as well as their industry and academia partners. 

Chapter Events/Activities

The Dayton-Wright Chapter of AFCEA holds monthly luncheons, an annual Casino Night, Golf Tournament, Wright IT Summit (WITS), technology forums, networking events and many Emerging Leader events. 

Giving Back

Proceeds from our Chapter events and activities support many local scholarship and educational programs designed to foster a pipeline and interest for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). 

Education is an AFCEA core value. The Dayton–Wright Chapter of AFCEA, in partnership with the AFCEA Educational Foundation, presents and average of $35,000 annually in scholarships, grants and awards to students in the "hard" sciences. This includes students in traditional university degree programs, ROTC programs, regional K-12 STEM schools, STEM teachers and other educational settings.

The following are some of the many ways the Dayton-Wright Chapter of AFCEA supports the community and provides educational awards to deserving students.

  • Enlisted Tuition Assistance
  • ROTC Scholarships
  • General Janet C. Wolfenbarger Scholarship
  • Daniel J. Curtis Memorial Scholarship 
  • CyberPatriot Scholarship Fund
  • Undergraduate Scholarships
  • K-12 STEM+ Teacher Grants
  • CyberPatriot Team Support Grants
  • Wright-Patterson Educational Outreach Office and the Ohio Educational Outreach Foundation


The Dayton-Wright Chapter of AFCEA, originally chartered on February 14, 1948 under the U.S. Veterans Signal Association and the American Signal Corps Association received its official updated Charter of Incorporation from AFCEA International on November 21, 1984. Today, with over 500 members and over 5000 subscribers, our Chapter remains a venue where government, military, industry and academia can come together.

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