Internal Aerospace Education Officer

Position No.                                   005320
Duty Position:                                005320 – Internal AEO (A5IAE)
Application Opening Date:              24 June 2019
Application Closing Date:                26 July 2019
Reports to:                                    [A5] DCS - Programs
Duty Location:                               FLWG
Unit:                                             SER-FL-001
Reviewing Official:                         Chief of Staff, A5  

Who May Apply:


ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS who are current active FLWG Members of the Civil Air Patrol. If you don’t meet the requirements stated below, you may still apply, and be considered.  

Description Responsible for completing duties as assigned by the Region, Wing, Group, or Squadron Aerospace Education Officer.


They shall:

  • Direct the internal aerospace education program.
  • Complete the Yeager Award or be working on completing it.
  • Have at least a Senior Rating in the AEO 215 Specialty Track.
  • Facilitate the implementation of the aerospace education portion of the cadet program within the Wing.
  • Facilitate the implementation of the Aerospace Education Program for Senior Members.
  • Encourage senior members to take the Yeager Test.
  • Encourage senior members to participate in the AE 215 Specialty Track (regardless of their unit assignment).
  • Review AE Plan of Action and determine a schedule for AE activities.
  • Encourage unit participation in the voluntary Aerospace Education Excellence (AEX) Program.
  • Encourage unit participation in the voluntary Model Rocketry Program.
  • Encourage unit participation in the Air Force Association/Civil Air Patrol grant program.
  • Develop special aerospace education activities for cadets and seniors.

CAP Directives:

The FLWG External Aerospace Education Officer should be familiar with the following directives:
· CAPP 50-1
· CAPP 50-2
· CAPR 20-1
· CAPR 35-1
· CAPR 50-1  

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Must have at least a Technician rating in Aerospace Education.
  2. Should be familiar with the Civil Air Patrol Constitution and Bylaws, all CAP governing directives and all policy matters affecting their command.
  3. Computer skills in using Microsoft Excel and Word.
  4. Grade of Captain is highly desired. 

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Master rating in Logistics
  2. Two years of experience in Aerospace Education at the Group level
  3. Hold an active qualification as Aerospace Education Officer (AEO)  

Required Documents:


Applicants must submit the following documents by the application closing date:

  • Cover letter, signed, dated and annotated with job number and title.
  • Civil Air Patrol resume.
  • Professional resume.
  • Unit Commander’s Endorsement. 

Applications may be sent via email to: 
Applicant screening will be done without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin or disability.
Applicants may be asked for a personal or telephonic interview. Upon notification, a mutually convenient time and place will be arranged. Inquiries concerning specific aspects of the duty position should be directed to the Reviewing Official.
Selection criteria are based on Civil Air Patrol training, experience, and participation, as well as, civilian education and experience related to the position.
NOTE: Include the Job Number and Job Title on your application. Incomplete applications may not be returned or acknowledged.