New Mexico Wing Aerospace Education Staff:
Director of Aerospace Education: Ltc. Roland Dewing email@example.com
Internal Aerospace Education: Cpt. Rene Larricq firstname.lastname@example.org
External Aerospace Education: Ltc.Ted Spitzmiller email@example.com
Assistant: Maj. Bob Will moaaawd1#hotmail.com
New Mexico Aerospace Education advisors:
SM Dylan Bryant New member June 2020, Dylan already has his Yeager award and is in training for his Technician AE track. He has over two decades of industry and government aerospace experience, and has a BSME and MSIE. The majority of his career has been focused on aerospace design, test, integration, and operations. He spent several years as a main engine and main propulsion engineer on the space shuttle program at Kennedy Space Center, and has managed several defense (V22, F-35 STOVL) and civil propulsion development efforts.
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
Mini Aerospace Extravaganza
Speakers, rockets and airplanes TBA
Aerospace Officer workshop / July 22 7 pm ( for an invitation contact Lt. Col. Dewing)
AEO’s and AEM’s select your STEM Kit. CAP STEM Kit –
AEO’s AEROSPACE EDUCATION Plan of Action and Activity reports done in e-services
REPORTS due Oct. 15
NOMINATED AWARDS Due each Oct 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 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
New Mexico AEO’s Workshop (July 22 7:pm Microsoft Teams, contact Lt. Col. Dewing if your didn’t receive an invitation )
NEW MEXICO SQUADRON AEO’S as listed in e-services dated 7-8-2020
ST enrolled = enrolled to become Tech
- ALAMOGORDO CompositeSQUADRON 073 Primary: Kaila A Poole – AE Tech,
Alternate: Birgir Hrafnsson – ST enrolled
Albuquerque Heights Composite Sq. 083 Primary: Cpt. Rene Larricq – AE Senior,
Alternates: Dylan P Bryant – ST enrolled,
Mark K Chappell – ST enrolled,
Mary Ann Fox – AE Master
ALBUQUERQUE SENIOR SQUADRON II 030 Primary: None assigned in e-services
CLOVIS Composite Squadron 060 Primary: Jude M Flores – AE Master, Eran C East – AE Tech,
Alternates : Christopher S Larson – AE Tech,
Scott K Winters – ST enrolled
EAGLE Squadron 012 Primary: James McKelvey – AE Tech
Alternate: Bryan S Neal – AE Tech
FARMINGTON Composite Squadron 068 Primary: Mark J Everson – ST enrolled
Alternate: Alta Zenonian – AE Master
LAS CRUCES Composite Sq. 024 Primary: Kyle D Kenerley – AE Tech
LOS ALAMOS Composite Sq. 016 Primary: None assigned in e-services
RIO RANCHO FALCON Composite Sq. 077 Primary: Elena K Foster – ST enrolled
Alternates: Keith J Dirsa – AE Tech,
Leslie E Eachus – AE Tech
ROSWELL Composite Sq. 082 Primary: Stanley A Nelson – ST enrolled
Alternate: Frank J Lavolpa – ST enrolled
ROUTE 66 Composite Squadron 085 Primary: John P Grassham – AE Tech
Alternates: Christopher R Branan – AE Tech,
Roger X Lenard – AE Senior
SANTA FE Composite Sq. 018 Primary: Mark C Rollins – AE Senior
Alternate: Allan W Wood – ST enrolled
SOCORRO Composite Sq. 084 Primary: William Anderson – ST enrolled
TAOS Composite Sq. 006 Primary: John A Fair – AE Senior, Spencer Warren Hamons – AE Tech
THUNDERBIRD Composite Sq. 033 Primary: Daniel R Bracken – ST enrolled , Martin W Slack – ST enrolled
Alternate: S Spencer Graham
WEST MESA Composite Sq. 055 Primary: Earl W Graff – ST enrolled
GROUP 800 Cadet Squadrons Primary: Jessica D Makin – AE Master
LBJ Middle School 811 Primary: Gabriel M Armstrong – ST enrolled
Alternate: Jason D Jacobs – ST enrolled
Savannah Noel Bradley – AE Tech
Martin B Pecorella – ST enrolled
Jessica D Makin – AE Master
AIMS Charter school 816 Primary: Donald G Frazier – ST enrolled
TONY HILLERMAN Middle School 818 Primary: Orien W Newton – AE Tech
BELEN Middle School 819 Primary: Frank A DeRose – AE Tech
SOCORRO High School 822 Primary: William C Armijo – ST enrolled
Alternate: Savannah Noel Bradley – AE Tech
CLOVIS Middle Schools 823 Primary: Laura J DeBusk – AE Tech
Alternate: Jennifer E Johnson – AE Tech
Lawrence A Fields – AE Tech
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
- Ducommun Incorporated
- OneAviation Eclipse 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