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We will Shine in 09!

Nebraska Wing Bulletin


Robert K. Todd, Colonel
Nebraska Wing Commander

359CP at Lincoln
833CP at Sioux City (out
of service at this time)
915CP at Grand Island
975CP at Millard
988CP at Sioux City

20 May 2009
Wing Headquarters
Camp Ashland
402-309-7665

CLASSES SCHEDULED
FEMA 300 Class is scheduled for 20-21
June @ Camp Ashland. To sign up, contact
Col. John Rooney @ colroon@omni-tech.net
or call 402-727-8100
Instrument Ground School for ten weeks
through the Capital Senior Senior Sq. beginning 1 Jun. Contact Capt. Mike
McClellan @ 402-304-5477 for more information ASAP.

Our Condolences
and prayers are extended to the Mike
Thomas Family. Mike was just recently
named the 99th Pursuit Squadron Commander and passed away from surgery
complications on 19 May. Please keep his
family, friends and the squadron members
in your prayers.

ATTENDANCE at SLS/CLC:
These members have signed up to complete
the courses scheduled for 30 May at Wing
Headquarters, Bldg 409.
SLS: 1Lt Richard Milota-OCS
2Lt Chris Goodrich-OCS
SM Ken Green-OCS
SM Fran Knox-Seward
SM Anastasia Rutz-NENCS
SM John Isom-NENCS
CLC: Maj Glen Witte-Wing Hqtrs
1Lt Clark Dix-Wing Hqtrs
Capt Mike McClellan-Capital City
2Lt Kyle Kumm-NENCS
2Lt Joseph Graae-NENCS
Capt Greg Schriver-Lee Bird

AEROSPACE EDUCATION CORNER


The third Annual CAP National AE
Officers Course is at Pensacola Naval Air Station Conference Center at
Pensacola Florida on 24-27 June.
This course is designed to prepare
AEOs to do their job. This course
will also be held in McMinnville, Oregon on 9-11 July and at WrightPatterson AFB, Ohio on 5-8 August.
Contact LTC Bev Talbott for more
information at
btalbott@newg-cap.org

Wing AdministratorMadeline Kennedy mkennedy@newg-cap.org


Editor-in-ChiefAmanda Kumm amandak@newg-cap.org

Welcome to
Civil Air Patrol
Nebraska Wing

New Members from 27 April to 15 May 2009:


26002
Cdt Courtney Baker

We recently had 15 Legislative members recruited by Lt. Col. Karl Eisbach:


SM Lucas W. Atkinson-Omaha
Maj Brenda Council-Omaha
Maj Charlie Janssen-Lincoln
Maj Mark Christensen-Imperial
Maj Anthony Fulton-Lincoln
Maj Roger S. Keetle-Lincoln
Maj Tanya Cook-Omaha
Maj Ken Haar-Malcolm
Maj Beau Ryan McCoy-Lincoln
Maj Scott Allen Price-Bellevue
SM Sally T. Schultz-Lincoln
SM Bradley S. Stevens-Lincoln
Maj Arnold Stuthman-Platte Center
Maj John Milton Wightman-Lexington
SM Anna Wishart-Lincoln

IG Assistant Wanted: LTC. Darrel


l McMillan needs an assistant to help
him with the Inspector General duties
and to learn the position. Anyone interested, please contact him at
hurrisnow@hotmail.com.
Wing Staff Positions Available:
Director of Communications;
Emergency Services Officer &
Communications Training Officer.
Contact LTC Smith for more information
at vtht8788@cox.net

26019
26093
Cdt Garrick Sharp
Cdt Caleb Sines
26089
Cdt JoMar Ingram
Cdt Justin Wheeler

In observance of the Memorial Day Weekend, the


Wing Administrator will be out of the office from
22 - 25 May. Will be back at Noon on the 26th.
Wishing everyone a safe and enjoyable weekend!

AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION GRANTS:


The Requirements and Selection Criteria for the
Air Force Association Grants for the Civil Air
Patrol are as follows:
Units are eligible to apply for grants every
third cycle (grant cycles listed below).
Grants cannot exceed $250.00 per request.
Grants must be used for aerospace education-related items/activities such as books,
videotapes, aerospace-oriented field trips, and
aerospace education days.
Unit grants may NOT be used for uniforms,
honor guard, or color guard activities nor may
they be used for individual member flying instruction.
Grant recipients must file a follow-up report
with HQ CAP/ED on how the AFA grant contributed to their AE program.
CAP units' grant cycle deadlines are June 30
and December 31. An application form can be
downloaded below or requested from HQ CAP/
ED. Completed applications should be faxed to
HQ CAP/ED at (334) 953-6891 or mailed to
HQ CAP/ED, 105 South Hansell St, Maxwell
AFB, AL 36112-6332. For more information,
please contact Civil Air Patrol Headquarters,
Education at 334-953-7748 ext. 415 or send an
E-mail to aeadmin@capnhq.gov

NCR Staff College will be held at Offutt AFB, NE on 14-19 June 2009. Cost is
$80 and apply on CAPF 17 before 30 May to mfdonley@sio.midco.net with a
$40.00 deposit and your polo shirt size at the top of the form. Staff director is
Col. Mary Donley.

North Central Region Public Affairs Academy


The NCR Public Affairs Academy will provide basic level training on the basic tasks of a
squadron PAO:
Planning for Success as a PAO
Creating & Publishing Effective Press Releases
Editing Informative & Entertaining Newsletters
Developing Effective & Informative Squadron Websites
Letting the community know w ho you are with
Effective Community Outreach
An entire day will be devoted to Basic Level Mission Information Officer MIO (MIO) Training. MIO training will take the form of a simulated mission, learning & practicing the basic
skills of an MIO under an experienced MIO. A mission number will be assigned & participants
will be signed off on appropriate MIO tasks.
The Academy will present ideas and best practices on the use of New Technology in Public
Affairs Operations and discussions of the Leadership that CAP Public Affairs Officer can provide to the organization at all levels. All training will be a combination of live & multi-media
presentations as well as hands-on-practical training.
The Academy will count as the 2 PAO Workshops required to earn the PAO Technician Rating and these can be carried over for the Senior & Master Ratings.
Each participant will receive course materials:
Academy Course Book
The NCR PAOs Resource DVD
The Mission Information Officers Handbook
The Mission Information Officers Resource Disk
Multi-Media Resources Kit
Registration:
Registration: On-line forms are available at http://www.ncrpao.org/paoa.htm
Open until 13 June 2009 and Military Support Authorizations will be prepared. All Senior Members with priority given to members assigned as PAO at the Squadron, Group, and
Wing Level. Commanders and Incident Commanders are very welcome to join us. Cadet Officers are also welcome to attend but cannot be signed off on any tasks. This academy is an Air
Force Assigned Mission and working with wings to get a mission number assigned so your
ground transportation to and from can be reimbursed. Once you register, you will be given this
information.
Fees:
Fees: Cost is $30.00 per member and includes program materials, refreshments and graduation
luncheon.
Meals: Available as courtesy of the Camp Ashland Dining Facility. There are not any restaurants in the vicinity of the base and a small Post Exchange is available. Cost are as follows:
Meal Cost:
Cost Breakfast $4.86 Lunch: $5.71 Dinner: $5.99
Billeting:
Billeting: Available on post for $17.00 per night. Upon receipt of your application, billeting reservations will be made for you. You will be housed in private rooms with air conditioning, linens, cable TV, internet access, microwave & refrigerator. You are responsible for billeting fees.
Uniforms:
Uniforms: Day 1 - Any authorized CAP Uniform other than flight suits & Golf Shirt combo.
Day 2 - BDU/Blue BDU (No flight suits)
Day 3 - Short-Sleeve Blues (AF Style or CAP Distinctive) or Aviator shirt combo
with authorized awards.
Contact:
Contact: Al Pabon, Major, CAP
Director of Public Affairs, NCR CAP

22 May: Wing Administrator gone from the office after noon


25 May: Memorial Day-Wing Administrator out of the office
30 May: SLS/CLC Courses @ Camp Ashland
30 May: Wing Staff Workday
2 June: Wing Staff Meeting/Conference Call
5 June: Vehicle/Aircraft Monthly Reports due
5-6 June: Region Color Guard Competition, Camp Ripley, MN
11-25 June: National Flight Academy @ Camp Ashland
14 June: Flag Day
14-19 June: NCR Staff College-Offutt AFB, Omaha NE
15-25 June: National Flight Academy @ Camp Ashland
20-21 June: FEMA 300 Course @ Camp Ashland
21 June: Fathers Day/Summer begins
26-28 June: NCR Public Affairs Academy @ Camp Ashland

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES
4 July: Independence Day
6 July: Summer Encampment Applications due
9-13 July: National Cadet Competition @ McMinnville, OR
18 Jul-05 Aug: IACE
21 Jul-03 Aug: National Blue Beret @ Oshkosh WI
25 Jul-01 Aug: Nebraska Wing Summer Encampment
2-5 Sept: National Boards Meeting /Annual Conference @ San Antonio TX
30 Oct-1 Nov: North Central Region Conference

Nebraska Wing Encampment: 26 July1 August at Camp Ashland. Applications due by 6 July to Wing Headquarters. Check out the website at
http://www.newg-cap.org/encampment/index/htm or contact
LTC Dave Waite at encampment@newg-cap.org

We will Shine in 09!

Nebraska Wing Bulletin


Robert K. Todd, Colonel
Nebraska Wing Commander

359CP Millard
833CP Chadron
915CP Seward
975CP Lincoln
988CP Sioux City

8 May 2009
Wing Headquarters
Camp Ashland
402-309-7665

NCR Newsletter: Submissions for the NCR


News, the official monthly publication of the
NCR, CAP should be submitted NLT the 10th of
each month. Articles/news releases as well as
photographs are welcome. Send to
pao@ncr.cap.gov. and send a copy to the Nebraska Wing PAO for our publication in our own
Red Cloud News Magazine. Lets get Nebraska
news out there as to our unit activities!!
NCR Public Affairs Leadership Academy: for
26-28 June scheduled right here at Camp Ashland. Apply online at http://www.ncrpao.org/
paoa.htm. Open to all Senior Members with priority given to members assigned as PAO at the
Squadron and Wing Level. Commanders and Incident Commanders are welcome. Cadet Officers can attend but cannot be signed off on any
tasks. All participants must have a General ES
Rating and bring your 101 card!
SLS/CLC COURSES are scheduled for 30
May at Camp Ashland. We have an instructor for the SLS! Get your applications (CAPF 17) into wing headquarters by
11 May or contact LTC Dennis Curtis at
denniscurtis1@cox.net. The CLC applicants
will receive paperwork in the mail for completion prior to your attendance.

CONGRATULATIONS
Two unit commanders have been promoted.
Captain Roger Carpenter, Seward Comp.
Sq. and Captain Mike McClellan, Capital
City Senior Sq.

In the list of
Wing Conference
Awards, the Storz Victory Award,
Squadron of the Year, selected
by the Wing Staff belongs to

NORTHEAST NEBRASKA
COMPOSITE SQUADRON.

AEROSPACE EDUCATION
CORNER
Now is the time for the squadron Aerospace
Education Officers (AEOs) to start looking for
events taking place this summer in their community! Once you find an event, call the organizer and offer your support. Perhaps your
squadron could have a recruiting booth or direct
traffic. For more information, contact LTC Bev
Talbott at btalbott@newg-cap.org

Wing AdministratorMadeline Kennedy mkennedy@newg-cap.org


Editor-in-ChiefAmanda Kumm amandak@newg-cap.org

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McMillan is looking for an assistant to help
him with the Inspector General duties and to
learn the position. Anyone interested, please
contact him at hurrisnow@hotmail.com. This
Assist position does not require your membership to transfer to Wing Headquarters
staff.
Wing Staff Positions: Contact LTC Dave
Smith if there is any other staff position you
may be interested in helping out.

Nebraska Wing Encampment: 26


July1 August at Camp Ashland.
Applications due by 6 July to
Wing Headquarters. Check out
the website at http://www.newgcap.org/encampment/index/htm
or contact LTC Dave Waite at
encampment@newg-cap.org
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9 May: SAREX @ Grand Island


10 May: HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!!
11 May: SLS/CLC applications due at Wing HQ
16-17 May: Staff Training for Summer Encampment
16 May: Armed Forces Day
25 May: Memorial Day
30 May: SLS/CLC Courses @ Camp Ashland
30 May: Wing Staff Workday
5-6 June: Region Color Guard Competition, Camp Ripley, MN
11-25 June: National Flight Academy @ Camp Ashland
14 June: Flag Day
14-19 June: NCR Staff College-Offutt AFB, Omaha NE
21 June: Fathers Day/Summer begins
26-28 June: NCR Public Affairs Academy @ Camp Ashland

Happy
Mothers Day!

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES
4 July: Independence Day
May 10th
6 July: Summer Encampment Applications due
9-13 July: National Cadet Competition @ McMinnville, OR
18 Jul-05 Aug: IACE
21 Jul-03 Aug: National Blue Beret @ Oshkosh WI
25 Jul-01 Aug: Nebraska Wing Summer Encampment
2-5 Sept: National Boards Meeting /Annual Conference @ San Antonio TX
30 Oct-1 Nov: North Central Region Conference