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message f ro m the p re s i d e nt Association of Old Crows 1000 North Payne Street, Suite 300 Alexandria, VA 22314-1652 Phone: (703) 549-1600 Fax: (703) 549-2589 PRESIDENT Chris Glaze VICE PRESIDENT Walter Wolf SECRETARY Joe “JJ” Johnson TREASURER Kenneth Parks AT LARGE DIRECTORS Richard Morgan David Hime Kenneth Parks Michael “Mick” Riley William “Buck” Clemons Steven Umbaugh Cliff Moody Linda Palmer Paul Westcott REGIONAL DIRECTORS Southern: Wes Heidenreich Central: Judith Westerheide Northeastern: Nino Amoroso Mountain-Western: Lt Col Jesse “Judge” Bourque, Joint EW Center Mid-Atlantic: Bill Tanner International I: Col René Kaenzig, Swiss Air Force International II: Gerry Whitford Pacific: Joe “JJ” Johnson APPOINTED DIRECTORS Vince Battaglia Doug Swoish Robert Giesler IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT Kermit Quick AOC STAFF Don Richetti Executive Director Norman Balchunas Director, Operations Carole H. Vann Director, Administration Shelley Frost Director, Meeting Services Ken Miller Director, Government, Industry & Public Relations Kent Barker Director, Conferences Glorianne O’Neilin Director, Membership Operations Joel Harding Director, Information Operations Stew Taylor Marketing Manager Jackie Kelly Conference Manager Tanya Miller Member and Chapter Support Manager Jennifer Bahler Registrar Justin O’Neilin IT Manager Natasha Miller Member Services INTERNATIONAL CROWS s I read through last month’s edition of the JED, I began to think about the tremendous reach that our Association has through its broad and diversified membership. Although I was aware of this prior to my Presidency, I was not as “dialed in” to the importance of this diversity until now. Today, our membership and their associated chapters thrive within eight regions. Two of those regions are classified as “international” and span the globe outside of the continental United States. These two regions provide the AOC with a rich and varied look at Electronic Warfare. From the northern European Viking Roost in Stockholm, Sweden to our Taipei Chapter on Taiwan to the Australian Chapter “down under,” AOC members are actively working in the EW mission area and contributing to the body of knowledge of our profession. This month, our newest chapter will celebrate their inaugural event in Bangalore, India. EW India 2010 will begin on February 10 and will act as a fabulous start for our India Chapter. As highlighted in last month’s JED, India has established a significant EW capability addressing all aspects of the doctrine, organization, training, material, leadership, personnel, and facilities (DOTMLPF) construct. The importance of EW has obviously taken hold in a country that has great economic and political importance to the region and the globe. I look forward to seeing members of the India Chapter at AOC events around the world. I would also draw your attention to the Australian EW and IO Convention being held in Adelaide, Australia on 12 and 13 April of this year. This convention will be my first international trip as President of the AOC and I am looking forward to meeting the loyal, vibrant AOC members from that great nation and region as well. I also look forward to hearing how these members think and represent EW technically and doctrinally. Diversity is critically important to any organization, and the AOC is no different. We have the benefit of having 63 chapters spread across the globe and the skills and expertise these members bring to the Association cannot be underestimated. Just as we heard from my friend John Clifford of the United Kingdom Chapter last month, I urge all of our “international Crows” to contribute to our great association with your thoughts on where EW is headed. Also, please let us know what your chapters are doing! After all, we are an international organization chartered to advocate for a critical mission area which binds us all together. Non Videbunt – Chris “Bulldog” Glaze The Journal of Electronic Defense | February 2010

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - February 2010

JED - February 2010
The View From Here
From the President
The Monitor
Washington Report
World Report
New Solutions in Shipboard SIGINT
Technology Profile: What’s New in Antennas?
EW 101
AOC Industry and Institute/University Member Guide
AOC News
JED Sales Offices
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look

JED - February 2010