AFCEA Technology & Industry Day at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM)

Federal Business Council, Inc. (FBC) and the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA) - Pacific Northwest Chapter (PNC) will be partnering to co-host the 2nd Annual Information Technology Expo at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), formerly Fort Lewis and McChord AFB.

The purpose of this annual expo is to allow JBLM personnel the opportunity to evaluate the latest advancements in the IT field, as well as update their DoD sources for current and future projects and requirements. In turn, companies that participate in this expo will be able to network with decision makers, project managers, IT professionals, communications specialists, and contracting personnel at JBLM. There are more than 25,000 soldiers and civilian workers at JBLM. FBC and AFCEA will work together to invite all key, and appropriate, personnel to this event.

All Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) personnel are invited to attend the Annual AFCEA Information Technology Expo and Industry Day set to take place at the MWR Fest Tent on Thursday, June 14, 2012. Exhibits will be open from 1030 hrs to 1400 hrs. There is no fee to attend, complimentary refreshments and lunch will be provided. Pre-register for a chance to win one of our door prizes.

AFCEA is a non-profit membership association serving the military, government, industry, and academia as an ethical forum for advancing professional knowledge and relationships in the fields of communications, IT, intelligence, and global security.

The Directorate of Information Management (DOIM) and the 62nd Communications Squadron will also support this expo. The DOIM and the 62nd Communications Squadron both provide Information Technology Services in support of the JBLM mission by providing Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4) and other Information Management functions.

JBLM is a joint military base of the United States Army and Air Force. The joint base was established on February 1, 2010 from the merger of two previously separate but geographically contiguous military bases: the Army's Fort Lewis and the Air Force's McChord Air Force Base.

The principal Army maneuver units stationed at JBLM are U.S. I Corps, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Brigade and 4th Brigade 2nd Infantry Division; all of which are constituted as Stryker brigades. It is also home to 17th Fires Brigade, the 62nd Medical Brigade, the 593rd Sustainment Brigade, the 555th Engineer Brigade, the 42nd Military Police Brigade, the 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, the 11th Signal Brigade, the I Corps NCO Academy, Headquarters, the Western Region Cadet Command, the 1st Personnel Support Group, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), 2d Ranger Battalion, the 75th Ranger Regiment, and Headquarters, 5th Army (West).

Air Force units on JBLM-McChord Field include 62 Airlift Wing, 446th Airlift Wing. The 1st Air Support Operations Group provides Air Liaison Officers for I Corps.

Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, DOD & Military

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