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Alamo Chapter Event (ACE)
November 16 - 19, 2015
La Cantera Hill Country Resort
San Antonio, TX

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Welcome to the AFCEA Alamo Chapter Web Site



Check out the 2015 Alamo AFCEA Chapter Event (Alamo ACE)!
November 16-19, 2015
La Cantera Resort
San Antonio Texas





AFCEA International (the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association) directly supports the community nationally through the AFCEA Educational Foundation and locally through the chapters with scholarships and awards to students with degree programs in the sciences.

The Alamo Chapter has awarded educational scholarships in excess of $350,000. The prime method of generating the money to support our scholarship program is through the annual symposium and exhibition, known as the Alamo ACE.

The Alamo chapter sponsors monthly luncheons and other networking events designed to promote the free and ethical exchange of information between the uniformed military services, government civilians and private industry -- with a particular focus on the cyber, medical IT, training and ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) career fields.

Through our Young AFCEANs group (ages 40 and under), the chapter also promotes mentoring and career growth opportunities for members in a variety of ways.

Want to be added to the Alamo AFCEA monthly newsletter? Sign up here for first-look access to coming events, news and highlights!

Monthly Luncheon
Tuesday 20 October 2015
Fort Sam Houston Golf Club
1050 Harry Wurzbach Road


Major General LaWarren V. Patterson
Deputy Commanding General for Operations/Chief of Staff
Installation Management Command
Joint Base San Antonio

Major General Patterson assumed duties as the Deputy Commanding General-Operations/Chief of Staff US Army Installation Management Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston on October 6, 2014.  Major General Patterson previously served as Commanding General, US Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon.

General Patterson graduated from Norfolk State University in 1982, receiving his commission as a second lieutenant in the Signal Corps and earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications.  He holds a Master of Science Degree in General Administration from Central Michigan University, and a Masters in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.  His military education includes Airborne School, the Signal Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Communications-Electronic Staff Officer Course, Communications-Electronic Warfare Course, the Combined Arms Services Staff School, Command and General Staff College, Joint Professional Military Education-Phase II, and the U.S. Army War College. View full bio here.

Alamo Young AFCEANS and
the Warrior and Family Support Center 
Need You! 


The Alamo Young AFCEANs are launching a new community effort for 2015: They will be providing year-round support for the Warrior and Family Support Center at Fort Sam Houston. Part of this effort entails an ongoing donation drive -- with collection bins coming to each of the monthly luncheons.

Warriors and their families often come to the center with very little. Every-day essentials can greatly improve the quality of their lives. Here are items you can donate to make a difference the lives of our San Antonio miltary families:

  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Diapers (newborn, size 1, size 2)
  • Baby wipes
  • Chips/individually wrapped snacks and candy
  • Coffee
  • Hot chocolate
  • Gift cards for Target or Wal-Mart
  • Movie gift cards

 Media Partnership: Military City USA Radio

Please join Alamo AFCEA at
8 a.m. CST every Saturday
as we celebrate all things military in
San Antonio, Texas



The Alamo chapter is the proud title sponsor of the Military City USA Radio show, airing 8-9 a.m. each Saturday on KLUP (930 AM The Answer). Our guest this week will be Colonel Dean Lee, Director of Safety for Air Education and Training Command, and we have a special co-host this week: Mr. Bill Foote of Alamo AFCEA!

Thank you to last week's guests: SMSgt Keith Jordan of Alamo AFCEA and Maj. Jacob Stauffer of Civial Air Patrol. 

Missed the show recently? Log onto and catch the podcast featuring Phil Reidinger and Sig Christenson.

Corporate Members:
Interested in sponsorships or speaking opportunities?
Send an email to to find out how!

Educational Projects Supported by Alamo AFCEA

Multi-Year Grants Provided to:

  • UTSA CIAS Program
  • Our Lady of the Lake University
  • St. Mary's University
  • Texas A&M University at San Antonio

Annual Scholarships & Grants:

  • Texas Civil Air Patrol National Defense Training Academy
  • AFCEA Education Foundation STEM Teacher Scholarship
  • UTSA Generating Educational Excellence in Math & Science (GE2MS) Program
  • National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition
  • Military Education Grants
  • Leader in Me Program 
  • Science Teaching Tools Grant
  • San Antonio BEST Competition Scholarship Awards

Click here to learn more about Alamo AFCEA Scholarships & Grants. 



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