Scholarship Program

2015 Scholarship Recipients                

  • $4,500 Award: Kayla Ho
  • $4,000 Award: Rodrigo Singh
  • $3,500 Award: Michael Surovich


Past Scholarship Recipients

Chapter Award Recipients

2015 AOC Dinner 


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Posters at entrance to the 2015 Metropolitan Chapter Scholarship Dinner ballroom

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Doug Shaffer with Ken “Kilo” Parks, Stan R. Hall Business Development recipient;  Janet Fiandola and Dan Friedel, Technology Hall of Fame recipients; and Ken Israel

Scholarship winners

 Chris Cyprus (2nd from right), Scholarship Committee Chair, with Doug Shaffer, Past President of Metropolitan Chapter, after presenting scholarship awards to Michael Surovich, Rodrigo Singh, and Kayla Ho. Joining them at far right is US Congressman Lee Zeldin.

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 Doug Shaffer and Doug Swoish present Distinguished Guest Speaker award to US Congressman Lee Zeldin at 2015 Chapter Scholarship Dinner.

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 Doug Shaffer and Doug Swoish with Distinguished Speaker Brian E. “Disco” Bennett, Executive Director for Outreach & Government Affairs, at 2015 Chapter Scholarship Dinner.

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 Doug Shaffer with Ken Israel, Past President of AOC National

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Doug Shaffer and Doug Swoish present Distinguished Service award to RDML (Select) Frank “Spanky” Morley after his talk at 2015 Chapter Scholarship Dinner.




  • 13 September (Teleconference – 5pm) – Board Meeting
  • 27 September (Taste 99 Restaurant, 99 Quaker Meeting House Rd., Farmingdale, NY) – Networking/Cocktail Reception
    • Guest Speaker: Mr. Christopher Hamann, Deputy for Electronic Warfare & Aircraft Survivability, OSD AT&L
    • 27 Sept 16 AOC Event Flyer  
  • 11 November (Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury, NY) – 2016 Annual Scholarship Banquet
    • Guest Speaker: Vice Admiral John C. Aquilino, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Operations Plans and Strategy (N3/N5)
    • 2016 Banquet form 


Welcome to the Metropolitan Chapter!

The chapter was formed to provide an organization for individuals who have a common interest in EW and who wish to foster and preserve the art of EW, to promote the exchange of ideas & information in the EW field, to recognize the advances & contributions to EW, to document the history of EW and to commemorate fittingly the memory of fellow Crows.



Join AOC 



Name Phone FAX e-mail
President:  Dan Friedel, NGC 516-346-0010 516-346-7885
Acting Treasurer: Peter Yip, NGC 516-346-7784 516-346-7885
Secretary:  Doug Swoish, NGC 516-779-1871 516-346-7885


Name Phone FAX e-mail 
Scholarship: Kevin Raffloer, BAE Systems 631-262-8140 
Membership:  Fran Mulholland, NGC (retired) 516-946-6654 
Awards & Program: Doug Swoish, NGC 516-779-1871 516-346-7885 
Scholarship Banquet:Tom Tack, NGC 516-704-3562 516-346-7885 



Name Phone FAX e-mail 
George Biscoe, NGC (retired) 516-676-2258 
Tom Saracino, NGC 516-346-0185 516-346-7885 
Ed Palacio, P&L Tech Mgt Solutions 631-459-1812 
Jonathan Demarest 


Past Presidents