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INTERNATIONAL

CONNECTIONS

Association of Old Crows
1000 North Payne Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314-1652
Phone: (703) 549-1600
Fax: (703) 549-2589
PRESIDENT
Lisa Frugé-Cirilli
VICE PRESIDENT
Muddy Watters
SECRETARY
Jesse "Judge" Bourque
TREASURER
Joseph Koesters
PAST PRESIDENT
David Hime

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am constantly reminded of the rapid progress that we're seeing in the international Electronic Warfare (EW) community. From the growing number of
nations that participate in the AOC International Symposium and Convention
each year, to the activities of our many chapters around the globe, regardless
of the metric you choose, our community is growing. The AOC has always had
a large portion of its members in the US. But, our international chapters also have
been a big part of the AOC almost from our beginning. The UK, Canada and many
other NATO allies formed chapters in the 1970s. Other nations, particularly in the
Asia-Pacific Region, began to form AOC chapters in the 1980s. The end of the Cold
War saw more chapters form in countries such as Israel, Hungary and South Africa
during the 1990s. Over the past decade, chapters have formed in Brazil, Saudi
Arabia, India and Singapore. This growth continues largely because the EW, SIGINT
and cyber disciplines continue to evolve and develop as more nations come to
depend on the expertise of these professionals for their security.
The AOC offers a lot to its international members, from publications like JED and
our e-Crow newsletter to courses and Webinars. The AOC also organizes regional
conferences in Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. Last month, the
AOC hosted EW Singapore 2017, which drew 240 participants (some from the local
Singapore Chapter) and was very well received. In June, EW Europe 2017 will take
place in London. In addition to these, many of our international chapters also hold
regular conferences tailored to their national strategic priorities. In the US, some
chapters also host conferences that focus on the EW aspects of Foreign Military
Sales (FMS) programs.
The personal connections that are made at these events, whether it is a professional development course, a conference or a chapter meeting, are extremely
valuable to the participants, as well as the military, government and industry
organizations they represent. Today, more than ever, countries are likely to depend
on coalitions for all types of military operations. It is at these times that the professional relationships formed at these events can make a difference.
As I mentioned above, the AOC has a lot to offer its international members. At
the same time, however, the AOC Board and staff spend a lot of time figuring out
ways we can do more for our international chapters and members. I would like to
hear your ideas on how AOC can do more for you. - Lisa Frugé-Cirilli a

AT-LARGE DIRECTORS
Jesse "Judge" Bourque
Todd Caruso
Craig Harm
Brian Hinkley
Amanda Kammier
Greg Patchke
Muddy Watters
APPOINTED DIRECTORS
Glenn "Powder" Carlson
Don Quinn
REGIONAL DIRECTORS
Central: Joseph Koesters
Mid-Atlantic: Jim Pryor
Northeastern: Nino Amoroso
Mountain-Western: Sam Roberts
Pacific: Darin Nielsen
Southern: Gene "Joker" McFalls
International I: Sue Robertson
International II: Jeff Walsh
AOC FOUNDATION ADJUNCT GOVERNORS
Dr. Robert S. Andrews
Rich Wittstruck
AOC CONTACTS
Mike Dolim
Executive Director
dolim@crows.org
Shelley Frost
Director, Logistics
frost@crows.org
Glorianne O'Neilin
Director, Member Services
oneilin@crows.org
Brock Sheets
Director, Marketing
sheets@crows.org
Stew Taylor
Exhibits Manager
taylor@crows.org
Tim Hutchison
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
hutchison@crows.org
Ken Miller
Director, Advocacy Programs
John Clifford
Director, Global Conferences



JED - February 2017

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - February 2017

The View From Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From the President
The Monitor
World Report
Asia-Pacific SIGINT Programs
Technology Survey: Analog-to-Digital Converters
Operator 101
EW 101
AOC News
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick LookThe
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JED - February 2017 - The View From Here
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JED - February 2017 - Conferences Calendar
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JED - February 2017 - Courses Calendar
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JED - February 2017 - From the President
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JED - February 2017 - The Monitor
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JED - February 2017 - World Report
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