2017 Events  dates and locations
South West Region Aerospace Education Officer School    Sept 22 -24  Kirtland AFB, Albuquerque NM
   contact: Lt Col Roland Dewing 505-235-4520 
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General Information Map of Kirtland Air Force Base Attached 
Those driving  Kirtland Air Force Base has two gates that are open 24/7, The Eubank, and Truman gates. Donald You will need to need to use the Truman gate.
 From I40 Take I25 south, Exit Gibson east, continue East to the Truman Stop light,  (second stop light past the Carlisle stop light) Turn right to approach the Truman Gate. (Drive the speed limit, they do give Federal tickets). Show the Guard your identification (Drivers license) and say you are on the gate list 236, after being cleared to pass the gate continue on to Biggs Ave, turn right on Biggs Ave.  Wing Headquarters is the second building on the left. Parking by the flag pole. Call me, 505-235-4520 if I'm not there.
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 All those students that do not have military ID to get through the Base gates, you can only use the Truman and Maxwell gate's, Show the Guard your identification (Drivers license) and say you are on the gate list 236   

Those staying on the base lodging need to use your credit card  and check in at the Lodging Front Desk (#17 on the map) before 6:00pm on the day your scheduled to arrive.   The phone number for "Kirtland Inn, Tel: 505-846-3894, GC: 505-975-3637"
 
Thunderbird inn, (Dinning Facility) is available, duty days be in uniform. Mon-Fri  breakfast 0600 - 0800, Lunch 1100 -1300, Dinner 1600 -1900
Sat, Sun  Brunch 0900 - 1200, Dinner 1700 -1900  

 
Friday afternoons 13:30 Class is at the Wing Headquarters bld. 926 class room entrance glass doors at the rear west side of the building. parking by the flag pool.    
Arriving from I25:  Exit Gibson east, continue East to the Truman Stop light,  (second stop light past the Carlisle stop light) Turn right to approach the Truman Gate. (Drive the speed limit, they do give Federal tickets). after being cleared to pass the gate continue on to Biggs Ave, turn right on Biggs Ave.  Wing Headquarters is the second building on the left. Parking by the flag pole.

Saturday Morning 0800 (8am) class is at the La Luz Academy through the Maxwell gate, if you staying on the base you need to exit Truman gate and turn left on Gibson, continue to Maxwell  (the first stop light), turn right. After clearance to pass the gate continue to the first building on the left that Picture attached.

Coming from I25 EXit Gibson east, continue East to the Maxwell stop light, (First stop light past Carlisle stop light) Turn left , After clearance to pass the gate continue to the first building on the left , Picture attached.

At 12:00 we will head as a group to Hanger 333, CAP base operations, we'll enter through the Truman gate and turn right on Aberdeen Blvd to Carlisle, turn left on Carlisle and continue all the way to the end of Carlisle and turn right and Hanger 333 is the hanger on the left, parking at the west end. CAP door is marked.

Box lunches will be waiting there at Hanger 333

After we receive a flight briefing from the Teacher orientation  pilot and eat  we'll to the the Wing class room for the afternoon class.

Sunday morning will be at the Wing class room
 
If you  have questions please call me

Roland Dewing
505-235-4520

 

Mini Aerospace Extravaganza  
   
Speakers, rockets and airplanes  TBA

Aerospace Officer seminar/webX  
   
Best practice and squadron support

 

 WING CONFERENCE CADET POSTER CONTEST THEME:                       " Return To The Moon"
           Apollo 17, Harrison Schmitt , The Future 
AEO's and Cadets start workig on  your poster for the 2017 Wing Conference.

    rules::  any size up to  24"x 36"
     
         Get it to Wind Conference, (You do not need to be present, If you can't attend get it to your Aerospace Officer or Commander to bring to the conference.) Make sure Lt. Col. Dewing receives it.    1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes will be awared at the Saturday banquet, prizes will be sent to  those not attending .

AEROSPACE PRESENTATIONS BY: TED SPITZMILLER

Click on the subject below to download Ted's Power Point Presentations
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AEO's and AEM's click select your STEM Kit. 

Astronomy, Flight Simulator, Robotics, Rocketry, Model and Remote Controled Aircraft,  Weather Station, Quadcopter, Hydraulic Engineeing, Raspberry PI, Ready-to-Fly-Quadcopter.

 

AEO's AEROSPACE EDUCATION Plan of Action and Activity  REPORTS due Wing Oct. 15  completed thru eservices
 

NOMINATED AWARDS due Wing  Oct15

  Anyone member  (Cadet or Senior) can sumitt a nomination. Please take the time to nominate cadets and seniors for the award they deserve! We use the wing conference awards for our nominations to Region. (Click on award to be directed to National AE about award)

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Frank G. Brewer - Civil Air Patrol Memorial Aerospace Awards  
(Wing AE Cadet of the year) is Category I - Civil Air Patrol Cadet Member
(Wing AE Senior of the year) is Category II - Civil Air Patrol Senior Member
Category III – Individual or Organization outside of Civil Air Patrol 
Category IV - Lifetime Achievement

Wing Aerospace Education Officer of the Year
Wing Aerospace Education Teacher of the Year

 

EARNED AWARDS 

Squadron Aerospace Education Excellence Award  every squadron should be working on getting the excellence award. Complete six aerospace activities and one two-hour or longer field experience (space day, trip to the airport or museum, etc.) between Oct 31- Sept,to earn a beautiful wooden instructor plaque plus color certificates for your students. 


Indivadual  
Yeager Award Every seninor should work to get the Yeager Award, the on line test for "Aerospace the Journey of Flight" the book can be downloaded on eservices, AE downloads and resources.

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 Mary Fiek 1924-2016  ( Cadet Achevement 3) 
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ttended several New Mexico Wing conferences and our Aerospace Extravaganza.

 

19 year old Mary Fiek inspecting her design of a Captivair for a WWII P-51

New Mexico Wing Aerospace Education Staff
Director of Aerospace Education: Ltc. Roland Dewing        This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internal Aerospace Education: Cpt. Rene Larricq 
External Aerospace Education: Ltc.Ted Spitzmiller  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
                                   Assistant: Maj. Bob Will   moaaawd1#hotmail.com

New Mexico Aerospace Education advisors:
   CAP Maj. . John English (Space Science)
     (Data engineer on Mariner mission to Mars)
   CAP Capt. Ken Johnston (Apollo Specialist)
   (Trained Apollo Astronauts to fly lunar module,)

   AEM Jerald Cross (Model Rocket Specialist)
   

Southwest Region AE Chief of Staff: Lt. Col. Levent Vural CAP
            Lt. Col. Levent is a Aerospace Engineer by profession

 New Mexico AEO's  

Alamogordo Composite Squadron 073     2nd Lt. Martin Cameron                   
Albuquerque Heights Composite Sq. 083 Cpt.  Mary Ann Fox                                        
Albuquerque Senior Squadron II  030       Cpt. Bonnie Lee Morehardt
Clovis Composite Squadron 060               2nd Lt. Arron Woodring 
Eagle Squadron  012                                 1st Lt. James McKelvey
Farmington Composite Squadron  068      Maj.  Alta Zenonian               
Gallup Composite Squadron 065              SM  Willian Hesidence       
Las Cruces Composite Sq.  024                Lt. Col. Alan Fisher                    
Los Alamos Composite Sq. 016                2nd Lt. DeWayne Britton
Rio Rancho Falcon Composite Sq.  077    Cpt.  Leslie Eachus
Roswell Composite Sq.  082                      Maj. Louis Mallion
Route 66 Composite Squadron  085           SM William Hesidence

Santa Fe Composite Sq.  018                     Cpt.Roger A Tennant
Socorro Composite Sq. 084                       2nd Lt. Michael Worley           
Taos Senior Sq. 006                                   SM John A Fair          
Thunderbird Composite Sq. 033                 Lt. ColDr Charles W Wood
West Mesa Composite Sq. 055                    Cpt. Daren Gallacher

Group 800   Cadet Squadrons          
   Albuquerque
Tony Hillerman Middle School 818                               1st Lt. Garland S Harris

LBJ Middle School                    811                              Cpt. Keriann Delorme  
Rio Rancho Lincoln
Middle School 805                        Cpt.   Paula S Blagrave            
Belin Middle School                  819                              SM Martin Reeves 
Espanola Carlos F Vigil Middle School    820               Cpt.   Jason Clark *  
Socorro High School                 822                              2nd Lt. Christina  Oxford

National Headquarters Aerospace Resources:

AEO Schools, reports Awards for senior, cadets and Teachers, AEX Awards Program,
AFA Grants, Teacher TOP, Model Rocketry Program, Publications

Links to other Aerospace Related Web Sites:

NMSpaceHistory
SpaceBucketList
Air Force Association AFA
Air&Space Smithsonian  
We Choose the Moon
Utube videos  Col. Joseph Kittinger Felix Baumgartner
Hubble 
Last B36 now at Pima was at Amon Carter Field Ft Worth 
Starship Schemtics
Free Flightsimulators  Article on X-Plane, FlightGear and Orbiter - view information, screenshots and download directly from the article.

Aerospace Web Sites:

 

 

 

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Special Notes


Annual Scholarships Available for Cadets and Seniors to attend Special Activities.