Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) International, established in 1946, is a non-profit organization serving its members by providing a forum for the ethical exchange of information, and dedicated to increasing knowledge through the exploration of issues relevant to its members in information technology, communications and electronics for the defense, homeland security and intelligence communities.
The Clay Buchholz Foundation was created by Red Sox pitcher and his wife, Lindsay, in March 2013, to provide health, educational and sports opportunities to improve the lives of children in need. The Foundation will work with established and qualifying 501(c)(3) organizations to help provide such support and services.
The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.
The mission of the Ron Burton Training Village is to enrich the lives of challenged youth in the areas of dynamic character and leadership development, physical fitness, social and educational advancement, and spiritual growth.
Our vision is to be an organization that supports the development of the entire human being.
Pitching in for Kids, Inc. (PIFK) is a dynamic nonprofit organization dedicated to providing specifically earmarked grants designed to improve the lives of children across the New England region.The founders, supported by their diverse and accomplished volunteer Board of Advisors, raise grant funds by organizing unique special events that are distinguished by both their investor participation in sports-related activities, and further set apart by the endorsement and presence of prominent regional athletic figures. Using this theme as a draw allows PIFK to concentrate its efforts on optimizing fund-raising opportunities and minimizing administrative costs.
The purpose of the Hanscom Spouses Club (HSC) is to foster a spirit of fellowship among its members and to preserve the ideals and “esprit de corps” among spouses of Hanscom AFB through the provision of social, charitable, educational, and welfare activities.
The North Suburban Chamber of Commerce (NSCC) is a professionally managed non-governmental business association dedicated to providing its membership with effective business tools and resources that help businesses become more profitable, visible and community-oriented. It forms public policy on issues affecting the quality of life in our region, and actively seeks to improve the business climate on a statewide and national level through effective advocacy for its business membership.
The Hanscom Representatives Association (HRA) was chartered to help serve the collective business development interests of the member companies in the area. The HRA objective is “To promote and encourage dialogue to improve the acquisition process.” Membership is open to any marketing/industry person employed as a representative to Hanscom (ESC, 66 ABW, MITRE, Lincoln Lab, etc.), with his/her office in New England.
The Hanscom Airman and Family Readiness Center offers a variety of services and programs for all single and married active-duty military personnel, Department of Defense civilians, retired military personnel and family members. Programs are free of charge and held on base.
The Lexington Symphony is a group of dedicated professional musicians who share a passion for their music and for exacting standards of performance. In its 17th season, the orchestra maintains a unique blend of grass-roots spirit and professionalism, devoted to sharing classical music with all. With an emphasis on accessibility, the group offers great programming, superb performances, easy parking and affordable tickets, with outreach programs that introduce kids of all ages to classical music.
Committed Business Partners United for Service In the mid-1980s, the North Suburban Chamber of Commerce, a business organization serving 13 communities in the Woburn area Route 128/Interstate 95 corridor created a Military Affairs Council (MAC) dedicated to fostering and preserving a crucial relationship between business, local communities and the Hanscom Air Force Base (HAFB) community.
The Air Force Association (AFA) is an independent, nonprofit, civilian education organization promoting public understanding of aerospace power and the pivotal role it plays in the security of the nation.
The goal of the Massachusetts High Technology Council (MHTC) is to help make Massachusetts the world’s most attractive place in which to live and work, and in which to create, operate, and grow high technology businesses.
Association of Old Crows (AOC) is an Electronic Warfare/Information Operations (EW/IO) association which promotes electromagnetic spectrum operations and related military. civilian and commercial applications.
The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is America’s leading Defense Industry association promoting national security. NDIA is proud to provide a legal and ethical forum for the exchange of information between Industry and Government on National Security issues. Our members foster the development of the most innovative and superior equipment, training and support for our warfighters and first responders through our divisions, local chapters, affiliated associations and events
Operation Delta Dog is an organization that pairs up veterans suffering from PTSD and TBI injuries with a rescue dog that they train to become a service dog.
The mission of Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. The WWP raises awareness and enlists the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members; helps injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and provides unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP is a national, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.
The Marine Corps Aviation Association (MCAA) non-profit organization that recognizes professional excellence in Marine aviation and educates the public on its history and heritage, safeguards its future through 29 aviation awards, and supports the fraternal bond of its membership.
The general purpose of the CDCA is to address issues and opportunities facing the Charleston, South Carolina defense community.