As Vice President for Defense Operations, Mike Warlick is responsible for oversight of AFCEA's defense engagement through events, the Defense Committee and AFCEA operations. Mike served 29 years with distinction as a Marine Corps Officer focused on communications, information technology, and command and control. Mike spent a significant part of his career leading and developing Marines.
Mike has been a member of AFCEA since 1987 and a life member since December 2001. He has extensive experience at the chapter level and has served twice as President, Quantico-Potomac Chapter. He has been the recipient of the AFCEA Leadership Award and the Chairman’s Superior Performance Award. While serving on active duty he was the founder of the Marine Corps General Alfred M. Gray Award, recognizing the Outstanding Company Grade Officer serving in an IT position.