Announcements

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MEETING INFORMATION
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Our next meeting will be: 23 JAN 2020 at 18:00 at the Armed Forces Reserve Center at: 13613 40th Avenue NE, Marysville, WA  98271

23 JAN: UOD is ABU/Corporate
Aerospace Education (Lt Col Garlow)

30 JAN: UOD is ABU/Corportate
Emergency Services 
(Lt Greenwood / Possible Guest Speaker)
Annual Briefing Part 2 (TBD)

Let me now if you have any questions.

Respectfully,

Maj Thomas Wittenberg, CAP
Squadron Commander
Arlington Composite Squadron

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 REMINDER ANNOUNCEMENT 
WAWG AFA CyberSecurity
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Important dates for future CyberSecurity opportunities:

CyberCamp - Summer 2020 - a WAWG AFA CyberCamp will 
be organized for the end of July, and for similar prices as this year (Full-time Student Cadets $310, Off-site Student Cadets $130, Staff Cadets & SM $170). Note that we might need to 
make some price adjustments depending on the hotel 
quotes of summer 2020. Camp will be opened to cadets 
and senior members interested in learning about 
cybersecurity and/or to start or join a team in their units. 
So plan your budget and your schedule in advance to be 
able to attend.

I would like to thank everyone who helped organizing this 
camp and/or who volunteered to come and help, and 
especially to those who registered to our first attempt to doing 
a cybercamp in Washington.

I apologize for the inconveniences that this cancellation 
might cause you,and I look forward to working with you in 
the near future.

Best regards,

Dr. Sylvie Giral Kacmarcik, Major, CAP
Washington Wing - Director of Aerospace Education
Washington All Mission Academy -Aerospace Education Officer
Washington Wing CyberCamp Director

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 NEW ANNOUNCEMENT 
Desert Eagle XVII Flight Academy
14-25 JUL 2020
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Desert Eagle XVII Flight Academy
Camp Boucher - Ephrata, WA (EPH)
Staff: 13 - 25 July 2020     Students: 14 - 25 July 2020
Ground School (Optional Add-On Class: 25 - 28 July 2020

Desert Eagle is now a National Flight Academy!
Applications are currently open for all cadets, nationwide.

Through the eServices Activity Application Module

NCSA Applicant Instructions and Information

2020 Flight Academy Information
Ops Plan

Pre-Solo Glider students will receive approximately 22 
ground tow and 8 aero tow instructional flights.

Solo Glider Students will receive approximately 15 aero 
flights or 6 hours of flight time.

Powered students will receive approximately 10 hours of 
flight training.

COST AND PAYMENT
All students will be notified of selection per the information 
on the NCSA website. Selected students must submit a $100 deposit by the end of March and the remaining $700 by the 
end of April.

The total cost for Pre-Solo (Basic) Glider Students is $800
The Total cost for Solo (Advanced) Glider Students is $800
The total cost for Power Students is $800
The cost for the add-on Ground School is $350

We don’t want finances to hold anyone back, ask your Unit Commander for support. Many units have funds to support members for training. Your wing may also have scholarship money donated by organizations and individuals. Ask your Commander for details.

CRITICAL DATES
On-Time Application Deadline: 15 Jan
(Late applications are still accepted with a lower slotting priority.)

Initial Student selection and notification: 1 Mar
Initial deposit due: 31 Mar.
Final payments and scholarship funds due: 30 April.

shannon.esson@wawg.cap.gov
Lt Col Shan EssonLt Col Kathy Maxwell
deserteagle.wawg.cap.gov

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 REMINDER ANNOUNCEMENT 
Field Emergency Services Training 
24-26 JAN 2020 
Granite Falls, WA
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Registration Open! January FEST!!!! 
Dates 24-26 January 2020

Our team is excited to offer another training opportunity supporting Civil Air Patrol's Emergency Services mission!

- Emphasis will be on minimizing classroom 
(through 
efficiency) and MAXIMIZING field time for our ground team training modules!

January's offering: 
1. Ground Team Member 3, 2 & 1 - depending on need 
 (We customize training based on SQTRs of attendees)
Pay attention to registration options for GTM - we have 
TWO categories.

Accommodations - Senior officers are welcome to bring
 RV's, we have electric/water hookups at a $12/nt charge, IF 
using the water or electric. Self contained will have no charge. 
 You will pay the camp directly. You must notify the Project Officer, 
so we may reserve your parking spot. Seniors may also bring 
tents, or prepare to sleep in vehicles. Otherwise, all cadets will be housed as first priority for buildings. Cots to be provided. Ground team trainees will build shelters, weather & equipment permitting. 
 All cadets to be prepared for shelter building!

Communications on Site - there is no cell phone or internet 
service once you are East of Granite Falls, so download our directions BEFORE leaving home! Reporting instructions will 
be issued prior to FEST start date.

The Basics - subject to registration guidelines

When: Current fiscal year offerings and deadlines on the
 registration page of the link below
Where: Join us just East of beautiful downtown Granite Falls 
on 245 acres of FEST heaven! See you there!

ANYONE WITH INCOMPLETE DOCUMENTATION (INCLUDING MEMBERSHIP CARDS) WILL BE DENIED STAYING AND WILL NEED to IMMEDIATELY DEPART FOR HOME.

Register no later than 17 Jan 2020 - go to web page link below for all the specifics! Yes, there are REQUIREMENTS!
https://sites.google.com/a/wawg.cap.gov/arlingtonsquadron/
activities/fest

Questions can be directed to me (FEST Project Officer) at teresia.sayler@wawg.cap.gov

Lt Col Teresia Sayler, CAP
WA Wing Emergency Services - Ground Training Officer
(C) 360.951.4030

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 INFORMATION ANNOUNCEMENT 
 TRAINING BEYOND CAP 
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 REMINDER ANNOUNCEMENT 
ICS-300 Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents
25-27 FEB 2020
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TRAINING OPPORTUNITY 
ICS-300 Intermediate Incident Command System for 
Expanding Incidents 
Date: February 25-27, 2020 
Location: Cowlitz County Emergency Operations Center
 [basement in the Hall of Justice] 
312 First Avenue SW, Kelso, WA 98626 
Time: Feb 25th: 8am-5pm; Feb 26th: 8am-4pm;
 Feb 27th: 8am-1pm 

Register Via: dem@co.cowlitz.wa.us Cost: Free 

Specific Course Topics:
ICS-300 provides an in-depth focus on the NIMS Incident
 Command System (ICS) that includes the tools, practices and procedures thatare available in ICS to effectively manage 
emergency incidents or planned local events at a local Type 3
 level. Expanding upon Basic ICS (Levels 100, 200, 700) this 
course ensures that responders understand the basic ICS concepts that allow an incidentmanagement organization to expand and contract as needed to fit the incident and maintain its operational effectiveness. 

Specific Course Topics:
• Roles and Responsibilities Initial response activities 
• Staffing and organizing Relationships and interactions with 
staff and other stakeholders • Executive level interactions 
Command’s direction • Meetings, Briefings and Support Activities IAP Prep and Approval • Eecuting Plan and 
Assessing Progress Transitioning and Demobilization 

Target Audience Personnel who may assume a supervisory 
role in expanding incidents or Type 3 incidents, such as command staff, section chiefs, strike team leaders, task force leaders, unit leaders, division/group supervisors, branch directors, and multi-agency coordination system/emergency operations center staff. 

Prerequisites* Successful completion of ICS-100, ICS-200, 
IS-700, and IS-800

*Contact Cowlitz DEM for questions - dem@co.cowlitz.wa.us 
Cowlitz County Emergency Management 

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 Kenneth W. "K3" Sturgill 
Memorial PJOC/APJOC Scholarship
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In memory of their son, Ken “K3” Sturgill, Lt Cols Tammy and Ken Sturgill would like to sponsor two 
cadets for the 2020 Civil Air Patrol Pararescue & 
Survival Orientation Course (PJOC) at either 
Davis-Monthan or Kirkland AFB. directly each year to attend the or Advanced Pararescue & Survival Orientation Course (APJOC). This National Cadet 
Special Activity is a 7 training day course that 
introduces CAP cadets to some of the skills and requirements of Pararescuemen (PJ’s), Combat Rescue Officers (CRO’s), and Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape (SERE) Specialists. During PJOC/APJOC cadets gain experience and training in land navigation, survival techniques, rock climbing, rappelling and other various skills used in rescue operations. 

Civil Air Patrol Pararescue & Survival Orientation Course 
(PJOC) and Advanced Pararescue & Survival Orientation 
Course (APJOC) are grueling courses and very physically challenging activities. Cadet applicants need to be able to work well in a team environment and be in very good physical condition. 

 The application requirements for the scholarship are:
The applicant will provide a written essay that includes:
What is your motivation (why) behind your wish to attend PJOC/APJOC?
What do you hope to gain personally from your experience 
from PJOC/APJOC?
What are your future career goals and personal aspirations?
A letter of recommendation from an adult who is not related to the applicant.

The applicant’s most recent CAP PT scores the November of 
the year of the application, sent by the applicant’s Squadron Commander with a statement of confidence in applicant’s 
ability to successfully complete the course.

Email your application packet to:
kenneth.sturgill.2@cawg.cap.gov.

Deadline for this scholarship application is 31 January. 
Should the recipient(s) of the scholarship not be accepted to CAP-PJOC or he/she not be able to attend the course, the scholarship will be rescinded. Payment for the scholarship will be made directly to National Headquarters, Civil Air Patrol on behalf of the recipient(s).

More information can be found at
www.k3scholarship.org

Thank you,
Col Jon Stokes, CAP
Pacific Region Commander
(C) 310.292.1165

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 REMINDER ANNOUNCEMENT 
Cascade Falcon XXV Encampment Cadre & Senior Member Applications Open
28 JUN 2020 - 27 JUN 2020
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C/Maj Aaron Somma from Bellingham Composite Squadron, is the Cadet Commander for the 2020 
Cascade Falcon XXV Encampment. 
This is one of the highest achievements in CAP as there are fewer encampment C/CCs each year than Spaatz cadets. 
C/Maj Somma has a wealth of knowledge and experience that will help him excel as the C/CC of CFXXV. He is about to attend the Winter Raptor IV encampment as the Cadet Deputy Commander in 2 days. This experience will help him make CFXXV a highly successful encampment.

The rest of the executive cadre should be selected by the end 
of January.

SMs interested in attending should contact the Encampment Commander, Maj Scott Dean, at scott.dean@wawg.cap.gov

Pre-Encampment Dates: 25 Jun 20 - 27 Jun 20
Encampment Dates: 28 Jun 20 - 4 Jul 20
Location: Camp Casey, Coupeville, WA (Whidbey Island)

Website for more information
Student Registration Will Open in March 2020

Let me know if you have any questions.

Regards,

Capt Zachary Lam, CAP
Cascade Falcon XXV Commandant of Cadets

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 REMINDER ANNOUNCEMENT 
Cadet Activities List
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At the Wing Conference I found a link to a new cadet 
activities list - check it out…


There are also links to it in the Newsletter and on the Cadet Programs page.

Michael Talley Major, CAP
425-359-0133

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 REMINDER ANNOUNCEMENT 
2020 Spring Conference
17-19 APR 2020 In Yakima, WA
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More Information to follow

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 REMINDER ANNOUNCEMENT 
Alaska Airlines 2020 Aviation Day
Saturday, 02 MAY 2020
09:00-17:00 Seattle, WA
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More Information to follow:
http://alaskaair-aviationday.org

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 INFORMATION ANNOUNCEMENT 
Washington Wing Website
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Please Visit the following website for all Washington Wing Announcements:

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