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RMR Engineering Academy accepting applications

Cadets working on a project at first RMR Engineering Academy

Cadets working on a project at first RMR Engineering Academy

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!!!

LOCATION: WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY – OGDEN, UTAH
DATES: JULY 7 – 12, 2015

ABOUT: Rocky Mountain Region Cadet Programs is partnering with the Weber State University, College of Applied Science and Technology to host the 2015 RMR Engineering Academy. Cadets will receive stand-up instruction from current, and former engineers on computational, aerospace, and mechanical engineering, plus lean manufacturing.

Cadets will be divided into competitive teams to design and build small Arduino robots, remote control hovercrafts, and other projects.

Cadets will also spend one day at Hill AFB for an engineering familiarization that will include an up close and personal view of the F-22 facilities! If you want to know what else we are going to do, you must sign up but I can guarantee that it will be unique!

This will be a great opportunity to learn about engineering, participate in team building activities, have fun, and make new friends.

ELIGIBILITY: At least a C/SSgt and 14 years old at the time of application.

COST: $75 (will be collected after acceptance)

HOW TO APPLY: Applications will be accepted on a “first-come, first-served” basis. There are only 18 slots available so apply ASAP!!! Applications will close once all slots are filled.

TO APPLY SEND A COMPLETED CAPF 31 WITH ALL REQUIRED SIGNATURES TO MAJ ALISHA CHRISTIAN (achristian.rmr.cap@gmail.com)

NOTE: If you are a cadet in Utah, Wyoming, or Idaho. You may submit your CAP Form with just your Squadron Commanders signature.

Once you are accepted you will receive a letter with additional information including the payment process.

If you have any application or general questions, please feel free to contact to Maj Christian.

Recent AE Changes

Here are some new updates to the CAP Regulation 280-2:

AE Activity Report

IAW CAPR 280-2, para 7a: Each squadron will complete an annual AE Activity Report by 15 October, which will contain all of the information pertaining to aerospace activities that occurred during the past fiscal year. It is recommended that the information be documented quarterly and compiled annually.

AE Plan of Action

IAW CAPR 280-2, para 6a: Each squadron will develop an annual AE Plan of Action (AEPOA) and forward it to their next higher headquarters for approval not later than 15 October.

Lt Col Kaye Ebelt briefs on Aerospace Education

Lt Col Kaye Ebelt just finished giving a great briefing to Aerospace Education Officers in the Rocky Mountain Region. In case you missed it, here is the presentation and the slides.

AE Webcast-June 8