New Mexico Wing Aerospace Education Staff:
Director of Aerospace Education: Lt. Col. Roland Dewing firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal Aerospace Education: Cpt. Rene Larricq email@example.com
External Aerospace Education: 2 Lt. Dylan Bryant firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant: Maj. Bob Will moaaawd1#hotmail.com
Southwest Region AE Chief of Staff: Lt. Col. Levent Vural CAP
Lt. Col. Levent is a Aerospace Engineer by profession
NEW MEXICO SQUADRON AEO’S as listed in e-services dated 12 Dec. 2020
ST enrolled = enrolled to become Technician
ALAMOGORDO Composite SQUADRON 073 Primary:1st Lt. Kaila A Poole – AE Tech
Alternate: SM. Ali Hamidani – ST enrolled
Albuquerque Heights Composite Sq. 083 Primary: Cpt. Rene Larricq – AE Senior
Alternates: 2 Lt. Dylan P Bryant – Technician
1st Lt. Mark K Chappell –ST enrolled,
Maj. Mary Ann Fox – AE Master
ALBUQUERQUE SENIOR SQUADRON II 030 Primary: Maj. Donald A Aspden – ST enrolled
Alternate: SM. Joseph G Lukas-Drouillard – ST enrolled
CLOVIS Composite Squadron 060 Primary: Maj. Jude M Flores – AE Master
Alternates : 1st Lt. Christopher S Larson – AE Tech
2d Lt. Scott K Winters – ST enrolled
EAGLE Squadron 012 Primary: Capt. James McKelvey – AE Tech
Alternate: Bryan S Neal – AE Tech
FARMINGTON Composite Squadron 068 Primary: Capt. Mark J Everson – ST enrolled
Alternate: Lt. Col. Alta Zenonian – AE Master
LAS CRUCES Composite Sq. 024 Primary: 2d Lt. Kyle D Kenerley – AE Tech
LOS ALAMOS Composite Sq. 016 Primary: Maj. David McClard – ST enrolled
RIO RANCHO FALCON Composite Sq. 077 Primary: 1st Lt. Keith J Dirsa – AE Tech,
ROSWELL Composite Sq. 082 Primary: MAJ. Stanley A Nelson – ST enrolled
Alternate: Frank J Lavolpa – ST enrolled
ROUTE 66 Composite Squadron 085 Primary:
Alternate: Lt. Col. Roger X Lenard – AE Senior
SANTA FE Composite Sq. 018 Primary: Maj. Mark C Rollins – AE Senior
Capt. Jason C Clark – SE Senior
Alternate: Capt. Allan W Wood – ST enrolled
SOCORRO Composite Sq. 084 Primary: 1st Lt. William Anderson – ST enrolled
TAOS Composite Sq. 006 Primary: Lt. Col. John A Fair – AE Senior,
2d Lt. Spencer Warren Hamons – AE Tech
THUNDERBIRD Composite Sq. 033 Primary: 2d Lt. Martin W Slack – ST enrolled
Alternate: 1st Lt. Spencer Graham
WEST MESA Composite Sq. 055 Primary: 1st Lt. Earl W Graff – ST enrolled
GROUP 800 Cadet Squadrons Primary: Maj. Jessica D Makin – AE Master
LBJ Middle School Middle School 811 Primary: 2d Lt. Gabriel M Armstrong – AE Tech
Alternates: SM Savannah N Bradly – AE Tech
2d Lt. Jason D Jacobs – AE Tech
1st Lt. Martin B Pecorella – ST enrolled
Maj. Jessica D Makin – AE Mast
TONY HILLERMAN Middle School 818 Primary: Capt. Orien W Newton – AE Senior
BELEN Middle School 819 Primary: 1st Lt. Frank A DeRose – AE Tech
SOCORRO High School 822 Primary: 1st Lt. William C Armijo – ST enrolled
Alternate: SM Savannah Noel Bradley – AE Tech
CLOVIS Middle Schools 823 Primary: Capt. Laura J DeBusk – AE Tech
Alternate: 1st Lt. Eran East – AE Senior
Maj. Lawrence A Fields – AE Tech
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)
Mini Aerospace Extravaganza
Speakers, rockets and airplanes TBA
Aerospace Officer workshop TBA
AEO’s AEROSPACE EDUCATION Squadron Activity reports are completed in e-services
REPORTS due Oct. 15
NOMINATED AWARDS Due Wing Dec 15 through e-services ,
Anyone member (Cadet or Senior) can summit a nomination. Please take the time to nominate cadets and seniors for the award they deserve! The Wing AE awards are forward to Region to compete for AE Region awards, Regions forwards their selection on to National for the selection of AE National Awards. (Click on award to be directed to National AE about AE awards
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
Squadron Aerospace Education Excellence Award every squadron should be working on getting the AE 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 2019- Sept 2020,to earn receive color certificates for your squadron and students.
Individual Yeager Award Every senior should work to get the Yeager Award, the on line test for “Aerospace the Journey of Flight” the book can be downloaded in eservices, AE downloads and resources.
Mary Fiek 1924-2016 ( Cadet Achievement 3)
Attended 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
National Headquarters Aerospace Education
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:
Air Force Association AFA
We Choose the Moon
Free Flightsimulators Article on X-Plane, FlightGear and Orbiter – view information, screenshots and download directly from the article.
Aerospace Company Web Sites:
- Textron Unmanned Systems
- Aerojet RocketDyne
- AeroVironment Inc.
- Allegheny Technologies Inc.
- Alliant Techsystems Inc.
- American Pacific Corporation
- Analytical Graphics, Inc. STK Free to CAP members
- Aurora Flight Sciences
- Aspen Avionics Albuquerque
- Aviall, Inc. Now Boeing
- BAE Systems Inc.
- Ball Aerospace and Technologies Albuquerque
- The Boeing Company
- Bombardier Inc. ‘B’
- Cessna Aircraft Company
- Collins Aerospace
- DXC Technology
- Curtiss-Wright Corp.
- Diamond Aircraft
- DigitalGlobe Inc. Now Maxar
- Crane Aerospace & Electronics: Aviation, Defense and Space
- Ducommun Incorporated
- Eclipse Aerospace Albuquerque
- Elbit Systems Ltd.
- Embraer Aircraft Holding Inc.
- European Space Agency ESA
- Esterline Technologies Corp.
- General Electric Company Albuquerque
- Harris Corporation
- Hexcel Corp
- Kaman Aerospace Corporation
- L-3 Communications Corporation
- LMI Aerospace Inc.
- Lockheed Martin Corporation
- Loral Space systems
- Moog Albuquerque
- NeoTech Engineering Co. Inc.
- NRAO Very Large Array Socorro
- National Technical Systems (NTS)
- Northrop Grumman Corporation
- Orbital Sciences Corp
- Raytheon Company
- Rockwell Collins
- Rolls-Royce North America Inc.
- Sandia Aerospace Albuquerque
- Spaceport America Las Cruces
- Textron Inc.
- Triumph Group, Inc.
- United States AFRL Space Vehicles Directorate KAFB Albuquerque
- United Technologies Corporation Vought Aircraft
- Virgin Galactic
- Woodward Governor Company