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Time/Date: 1130-1300, Thursday, 20 February 2014:  Langley Bayview Commonwealth Center (BCC) - former Enlisted Club; Address: 350 Clarke Avenue, Langley AFB, VA 23665
Note: LaSalle Gate is now open.  Visitors should enter base using LaSalle “Main”Gate.

Menu Choices:  Option 1: Club Sandwich (turkey breast, bacon, ham, American & Swiss cheeses, lettuce, and tomato with potato salad/pickle/sliced fruit)
                           Option 2: Chef Salad w/ dinner rolls/butter
                           Soup Station & Cookie provided with both choices

BASE ACCESS: For AFCEA event, if you do not have Langley Air Force Base (AFB) access, please provide full name (with middle initial) and Date of Birth (Format: 26 May 1960). This info will be processed on an Entry Authorization Letter (EAL) for gate access.  If on EAL, you only need to show picture ID at gate. If not on EAL, you will need to go to Visitor Center (LaSalle “Main” Gate) to be sponsored and receive base pass. You will need to show picture ID, vehicle registration, and vehicle proof of insurance for base pass. EALs are processed with base Security Police one week prior to event.
Cost: Sponsored (no cost).
Please RSVP with menu choice by 12:00 PM (Noon), Friday, 10 January 2014 to  Reminder for any cancellations to be done by same date/time.
Corporate Table Sponsorships/Reservations can be made with Sam Moore, email: and Melissa Errett, email:

Corporate Table Top Displays: Industry Partners who wish to set up a table top display in conjunction with our luncheon event should contact Tom VanDerPloeg by email to The free space will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Set up time is from 11:00 AM through 1:30 PM. This provides an hour before the luncheon and one half hour after the luncheon to interact with attendees.

Upcoming AFCEA Event Dates:

Thursday, 13 March 

Thursday, 17 April  

Thursday, 15 May

Thursday, 24 July  

Thursday, 11 September

Thursday,  9 October 

Thursday, 13 November 

Thursday, 11 December 

Symposium on Homeland Security -

The AFCEA Tidewater Chapter has partnered with the Christopher Newport University's Center for American Studies for the fourth annual Symposium on Homeland Security & Defense entitled "Facing the Future of CyberSecurity."

CNU will host the symposium on 5-6 February 2014,


Best of Hampton 20133DIF, LLC
Receives 2013 Best of Hampton Award

October 2, 2013 --

3DIF, LLC has been selected for the 2013 Best of Hampton Award in the Consulting | Training | Employment | Products category by the Hampton Award Program.

Each year, the Hampton Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Hampton area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2013 Hampton Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Hampton Award Program and data provided by third parties.

About Hampton Award Program
The Hampton Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Hampton area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.
The Hampton Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community's contributions to the U.S. economy.

Hampton Award Program