AFCEA Pelican Chapter 2011 Golf Tournament to Provide Educational Scholarships for U.S. Military in Local Community

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Intelligent Decisions, Inc., Proudly Sponsors Golf Tournament at MacDill Air Force Base to Raise Scholarship Funding for Students Studying the Hard Sciences

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Intelligent Decisions (ID), Inc., a premier global IT systems integrator, announced today the company will serve as one of the key sponsors supporting the "2011 Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) Pelican Chapter’s Scholarship Golf Tournament." The 26th annual tournament will raise funds for multiple scholarship recipients studying science field technology. The tournament will take place at MacDill Air Force Base Bay Palms South Course on August 21 in Tampa.

Specifically, the Tampa-St. Petersburg AFCEA Pelican Chapter provides upwards of $100,000 in educational outreach scholarships and grants annually to U.S. military enlisted personnel in the local community, Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets, high school seniors, college students, graduate students, and students at technical or vocational institutions.

“This will be a great tournament, a competitive event for those who can swing a club, and a unique opportunity to support our local scholarship program,” said Colonel James Turner, Pelican Chapter president.

The Pelican Chapter has a long-standing tradition of supporting the advancement of excellence in technology, professionalism, and education as they relate to the vital areas of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, electronics, audiovisual and information systems.

“This is the 26th Annual golf tournament of the AFCEA Pelican Chapter,” said Carl Bass, tournament chair. “We are proud to have the support of loyal important sponsors like Intelligent Decisions in order to provide educational scholarships in our Tampa Bay community”

AFCEA International is a professional association chartered in Washington, DC, as an educationally-oriented, non-profit, technical society. AFCEA has a clear vision to promote the advancement of education in technology through various scholarship programs in many of their 146 chapters around the nation.

“Intelligent Decisions is honored to sponsor the AFCEA Pelican Chapter’s Golf Tournament, which supports the educational dreams and aspirations of our dedicated enlisted U.S. military and ROTC cadets,” said Harry Martin, president and CEO of Intelligent Decisions. “These scholarships are just one small way that we can repay them for their service to our nation.”

Intelligent Decisions has expanded its U.S. offices to Tampa in order to better serve its Department of Defense clients and partners in the community. This is the second office that the company has in Florida, Intelligent Decisions’ Simulation and Training Division is located in Orlando, FL.

To participate in this year’s AFCEA Pelican Chapter Golf Tournament, and/or to support the organization’s educational scholarship fund directly, please visit http://www.afceatampa.org.

About AFCEA:
Founded in 1946, the AFCEA serves as a bridge between government requirements and industry capabilities, representing the top government, industry and military professionals in the fields of communications, computers, intelligence, and information systems. The purpose of the association is to support global security by providing an ethical environment that encourages a close cooperative relationship among government agencies, the military and industry. For more information, visit http://www.afceatampa.org

About Intelligent Decisions:
Headquartered in Ashburn, VA, Intelligent Decisions (ID) is a premier global systems integrator that for more than 20 years has provided a broad range of innovative, IT professional services, software, hardware and manufacturing solutions to the federal government. ID partners and clients include the National Security Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, Department of Veterans Affairs, Cisco, Dell and Microsoft. For more information, visit http://www.intelligent.net or call toll-free (800) 929-8331.

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