AE - Aerospace Education Officer-NW Group


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Aerospace Education Officer

Northwestern Washington Area



Meeting Location: To be determined based on the applicant’s location.


 The Aerospace Education Officer is responsible for assisting units in the Northwestern Group, and reports to the  Wing Director of Aerospace Education.  They shall:

·         Implement aerospace education policy and advise the Director on status of AE programs under his/her area of responsibility.

·         Recruit, train and assist subordinate AEOs. Ensure that AE staff positions are filled at subordinate levels.

·         Maintain a current roster of AEOs at their level and subordinate levels.

·         Establish and review budget requirements.

·         Monitor aerospace education requirements from higher headquarters to ensure compliance.

·         Develop an AE Plan of Action. (Group, and Squadron)

·         Regularly update the Director on the progress of the AE Plan of Action.      

·         Complete the Yeager Award or be working on completing it. Complete the end-of-year AE Activity Report.  (Group and Squadron) Enroll in the Aerospace Education Specialty Track 215 or have completed it.

·         Visit or communicate with subordinate units.

·         Encourages interest in the Teacher Orientation Program (TOP) Flights. (Group and Squadron)

·          Solicit the submission of AE Awards from subordinate units including:  Brewer Awards, Mission Awards, AEO of the Year Award, and AE Teacher of the Year Award.

·         Participate with a committee to select winners for AE awards including: Brewer Awards, Mission Awards, AEO of the Year Award, AE Teacher of the Year Award.  (Region and Wing)

·         Conduct the weekly AE current events update. (Group and Squadron)


At the time you are assigned to this position you must


·         Have completed Level II

·         Have attained the Aerospace Education Officer Technician Rating or are enrolled in that Specialty Track

·         Be Safety Education current

·         Possess an enthusiasm for CAP

·         Possess a high degree of organizational skills

·         Be detail oriented

·         Be able to work well with others and have a Team Player attitude



This position is open to any member who meets the qualifications above and is not limited to members at any particular unit level.



To apply for this position:
Log in to: and select “Apply for Staff or Command Position”.  Complete the on-line application.  You will be prompted to upload the following:

              A cover letter stating why you should be selected for this position;

              A resume stating your experience and qualifications for this position.