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Summer ASA 2017

Please see the flyer, linked below, for the Summer Aerospace STEM Academy (ASA) to be held 18-20 August 2017 at Ft. Leonard Wood, MO.

Registration will be administered through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-asa-total-solar-eclipse-preflight-registration-35179833830.

Individuals will also pay through Eventbrite. Units paying for their members through the Wing Banker Program may do a draft back to Missouri Wing’s Aerospace Education Activity account. Members can pay by cash or checks/money orders drafted to: “Missouri Wing Civil Air Patrol” on site if not able to complete online. Units must send the spreadsheet of required information to: ae@mowg.cap.gov NLT Thursday, 10 August 2017 for Wing Banker and members paying onsite.

Co-Located at the Summer ASA will be:

1) Total Solar Eclipse Preflight: A total solar eclipse of the sun will sweep across the continental United States Aug. 21, 2017. The eclipse, with a total duration of 90 minutes, includes an area of “greatest duration” that falls above several points in Missouri. Members will learn how to prepare, where CAP will have operations, eye safety, etc. The registration fee includes 2 pair of Eclipse Viewing Glasses!

2) Training Leaders of Cadets - Intermediate Course (TLC-I) for Senior Member Cadet Programs Officers who are preparing to lead a squadron-level Cadet Program and completed the new TLC-Basic Course that was released in January 2017.

Although the deadline to RSVP for ASA is Thursday, 10 August 2017, it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that Parents, Senior Members, and Cadets over the age of 18 that do not already have a DOD ID or access to Ft Leonard Wood REQUEST A POST PASS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Instructions are on page 2 of the flyer. Also see page 3 for acceptable forms of identification that comply with the REAL ID Act.

Documents
FileDescriptionFile sizeLast modified
Download this file (Aerospace STEM Academy BLANK.xlsx)Aerospace STEM Academy BLANK.xlsxBlank ASA Worksheet for Wing Banker and members paying onsite19 kB2017-06-06 15:26
Download this file (ASA_18-20_Aug_2017_Flyer.pdf)ASA_18-20_Aug_2017_Flyer.pdfASA Flyer841 kB2017-06-06 15:25

WOW17

The Wings Over Whiteman Open House and Airshow is scheduled for 10-11 June 2017.

CAP plans to have a Recruiting Booth co-located with the local Air Force Association. Fundraising is not possible this year as only over 18 can work with the concessionaire and they have propriety on sales of goods.

We still have permission to stay at S-6 overnight. There still is no furniture. Therefore, a cot, inflatable mattress, or ground pad is highly recommended along with a sleeping bag. Don't forget to bring a towel, shower shoes/clogs and toiletries to shower. If you can, bring a portable fan as well.

Please follow the Official Wings Over Whiteman Facebook Page for up-to-date show information: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wings-Over-Whiteman/141415835885655

Before 2 June 2017, all units must submit a roster of participating members over 16 that include their Social Security Numbers, Dates of Birth, and State ID/Driver’s License Numbers for the MSA and EAL. US Citizens only.

Please see below to download the flyer and template to record the required information for the MSA and EAL. 

 

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FileDescriptionFile sizeLast modified
Download this file (WINGS OVER WHITEMAN.pdf)WINGS OVER WHITEMAN.pdfWings Over Whiteman Airshow Flyer561 kB2017-05-13 17:07
Download this file (WOW EAL Worksheet.xlsx)WOW EAL Worksheet.xlsxWOW EAL Worksheet9 kB2017-05-13 17:05

Please see the flyer, linked below, for the next Aerospace STEM Academy (ASA) to be held 26-28 May 2017 at Ft. Leonard Wood, MO.

New this session:

Registration will now be administered through Eventbrite: https:/www.eventbrite.com/e/spring-asa-tickets-33715154936.

Individuals will also pay through Eventbrite. Units paying for their members through the Wing Banker Program may do a draft back to Missouri Wing’s Aerospace Education Activity account. Members can pay by cash or checks/money orders drafted to: “Missouri Wing Civil Air Patrol” on site if not able to complete online. Units must send the spreadsheet of required information to: ae@mowg.cap.gov NLT Thursday, 18 May 2017 for Wing Banker and members paying onsite.

3) Co-Located at the Spring ASA will be the 9th Cadet Training Group's Staff Training Weekend for the Summer Encampment as well as the recently released Training Leaders of Cadets - Intermediate Course (TLC-I) for Senior Member Cadet Programs Officers who are preparing to lead a squadron-level Cadet Program and completed the new TLC-Basic Course that was released in January 2017.

Although the deadline to RSVP for ASA is Thursday, 18 May 2017, it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that Parents, Senior Members, and Cadets over the age of 18 that do not already have a DOD ID or access to Ft Leonard Wood REQUEST A POST PASS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. Instructions are on page 2 of the flyer. Also see page 3 for acceptable forms of identification that comply with the REAL ID Act.

Documents
FileDescriptionFile sizeLast modified
Download this file (Aerospace STEM Academy BLANK.xlsx)Aerospace STEM Academy BLANK.xlsxRegistration Form (To be completed by Units)19 kB2016-12-06 12:22
Download this file (ASA 26-28 May 2017_Flyer.pdf)ASA 26-28 May 2017_Flyer.pdfASA 26-28 May 2017 Flyer891 kB2017-04-13 15:27

Lieutenant Colonel William Sander currently serves as the Missouri Wing Director of Aerospace Education where he implements aerospace education policy and advises Wing Leadership on status of AE programs throughout Missouri Wing. In addition to the Missouri Wing Aerospace STEM Academy and AEO Newsletter benchmarks, Lt Col Sander also develops, publishes, and regularly updates Wing Leadership on the progress of the AE Plan of Action and compiles unit data and submits the end-of-year AE Activity Report. Lt Col Sander holds a Master rating in Aerospace Education.

Lt Col also serves as the Commander of Group 3 - Missouri Wing. As Group Commander he represents Wing Leadership in Group 3 and is responsible to the Corporation and the Wing Commander for ensuring that corporation objectives, policies, and operational directives are effectively executed within Group 3. His goals as Group 3 Commander are to foster all three missions equally as well as advocate professional development for Cadets and senior members.

As a Master Cadet Programs Officer and proponent of CAP Encampments, Lt Col Sander has led the planning, mentoring, and commanding Missouri Wing’s Summer Encampments for 2015 and 2016. Leading and mentoring a quality team of Cadet Cadre and Senior Member Support, Lt Col Sander secures the overall attainment of the encampment program’s mission and vision by recruitment, selection, and management of the encampment staff; budgeting and supervision of finances; liaising with the host facility; ensuring that the encampment operates in compliance with all CAP policies; supervision of and ultimate responsibility for the safety, fair treatment, and morale of all participants; and representing CAP to the public, the media, service providers, and cadets’ parents.

As a Master Emergency Services Officer, Lt Col Sander fosters the entire CAP Emergency Services Mission from commanding incidents as an Incident Commander – Level 1; leading Ground Teams and Flight Line Marshallers; to achieving over 200+ hours as an Air Crew Member and Mission Observer. Furthermore, he is a certified trainer for the State Emergency Management Agency’s (SEMA) webEOC incident management system and Logistics Support Agency/Supply Points of Distribution training. He is also a graduate of Missouri Wing’s Pathfinders Technical School, class of 1993.

Lt Col Sander joined CAP in 1992 with the Sedalia Cadet Squadron at eighteen years of age. Since he was already in the USAF stationed at Whiteman AFB, he started out as a Senior Member, spending three years in Sedalia then transferring with the USAF overseas to Korea then Turkey. When he returned to the states the next five places he was stationed with the USAF, he was able to remain active with CAP. He’s also been a Squadron Commander twice, chartered a new Squadron, and has served on Squadron, Group, Wing, and Region Staff for five Squadrons, two Groups, Four Wings, and Three Regions (respectively). He has completed Level IV of the CAP Professional Development Program and aspires to one day complete Level V and attend the International Air Cadet Exchange Program.

Lt Col Sander’s CAP decorations include: The Exceptional Service Award with Bronze Clasp, the Meritorious Service Award, the Commanders Commendation Award with Silver Clasp, and the Achievement Award with Bronze Clasp.

Lt Col Sander is a retired USAF Master Sergeant with a distinguished career as a Financial Management Superintendent spanning over twenty-two years. His decorations include: The USAF Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters and the USAF Achievement Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters. His other honors include the Joint Staff Identification Badge, the Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge, and the Air Staff Badge.

Lt Col Sander is currently employed as the Resource Advisor for the 509th Munitions Squadron, 509th Maintenance Group, 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman AFB Missouri. He holds certifications as a Certified Defense Financial Manager and Program Management Professional.

Lt Col Sander has four children and two grandchildren. Rest assured if he isn’t at a given CAP activity, he’s definitely spending time with his family.