MacAulay-Brown, Inc. Employees Recognized for Their Commitment to Electronic Warfare at the 2013 AOC Kittyhawk Chapter Award Ceremony

DAYTON, Ohio, June 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), a leading National Security company providing innovative engineering and technical solutions to Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security and Federal agencies, announced today that three of its employees were honored for their commitment to the Electronic Warfare (EW) and Information Operations (IO) industry by the Association of Old Crows (AOC) Kittyhawk Chapter. The award ceremony was held on June 4 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Beavercreek, Ohio.

For the second year in a row, Michael Woods, Program Manager and EW Analyst at MacB, took home the Program Management Award. He received the award based on his significant contributions in managing the Air Force EW Capability Investment Strategy and other EW analytic efforts. In addition, Woods was recognized for helping the Air Force meet its goals as outlined in the CSAF Electronic Warfare Vision 2030.  

Mike Gangl, Senior Systems Engineer at MacB, was presented with the Electro-optical/Infra-red (EO/IR) Award. Gangl's expertise, experience and achievements were instrumental in the success of several critical advanced Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) programs that the Air Force is using to develop its next generation ISR systems.

In addition to the competitive awards above, the Kittyhawk Chapter also announced that Keith Carter, EW Systems Engineer at MacB, was nominated to join the AOC Technology Hall of Fame. Eighteen members of the coveted AOC Technology Hall of Fame are current or former MacB employees. The high number of MacB inductees results from the company's long history of work in Electronic Combat, as well as its commitment to hiring the best and brightest employees and fostering a culture of professional growth and satisfaction.

"MacB has a long history of successfully serving the Electronic Combat community, as demonstrated by our 18 members in the AOC Technology Hall of Fame," said Tim Lawrence, Senior Vice President and General Manager of MacB's Advanced Technology Group. "The honor bestowed on Michael, Keith and Mike is a direct result of their high level of commitment to keep the Nation safe through Electronic Warfare and Information Operations."

In a related development, Keith Everly, EW Test Manager at MacB, was elected to a two-year term as President of the AOC Kittyhawk Chapter. 

Winners of the AOC Kittyhawk Chapter awards are also entered to compete for national awards in their respective categories to be presented at the 50th Annual AOC International Convention and Symposium, which will be held October 27-30 in Washington D.C.


For more than 30 years, MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), owned by industry veterans Syd and Sharon Martin, has been solving some of the Nation's most complex National Security challenges. Defense, Intelligence Community, Homeland Security and Federal agencies rely on our innovative and proven engineering and technical solutions to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world. With Corporate Headquarters in Dayton, Ohio and National Capital Headquarters in Vienna, Va., our 2,000 employees worldwide are dedicated to developing mission focused and results oriented solutions that make a difference where and when it matters most. For more information, please visit, call us at 937-426-3421, link to us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter or become a fan on our Facebook page.


The AOC is a not-for-profit, international, professional association with over 13,500 members and 180+ organizations engaged in the science and practice of Electronic Warfare (EW), Information Operations (IO), and related disciplines. AOC has members in 47 countries with 69 chapters, in 20 countries. AOC's membership includes executives, scientists, engineers, managers, operators, educators and military personnel. Founded in 1964, the AOC owns a headquarters building in Alexandria, Virginia, just outside Washington, DC. The name "Old Crows" emerged from the first large-scale use of Electronic Warfare during the WWII Battle of Britain and the United States and allied bombing raids over Europe.


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