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Aerospace Education Officer for Seniors

January 1, 2020

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This is role is a “Primary” staff position and the selected candidate will direct the aerospace education program for Senior Members. This position reports to the Deputy Commander for Seniors. 


  • Implement aerospace education policy and advise the commander on status of AE programs under his/her command. 

  • Implement the Aerospace Education Program for Senior Members. 

  • Actively work toward advancing in the Aerospace Education Specialty Track. 

  • Encourage senior members to take the Yeager Test.  

  • Encourage senior members to participate in the AE 215 Specialty Track. 

  • Recruit, train and assist assistant AEOs including mentoring assistant AEOs to achieve their next specialty track rating. 

  • Establish and review budget requirements.  

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

  • Develop an AE Plan of Action with other AEO staff.  

  • Plan AE Activities to accomplish the objectives of the AE Plan of Action 

  • Regularly update the commander on the progress of the AE Plan of Action.  

  • Complete the end-of-year AE Activity Report with feedback from other AEO staff. 

  • 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.  

  • Lead a committee to select winners for AE awards including: Brewer Awards, Mission Awards, AEO of the Year Award, AE Teacher of the Year Award. 

  • Conduct the weekly AE current events update or hands-on activity. 

  • Encourage unit participation in the voluntary Aerospace Education Excellence (AEX) Program 

  • Encourage unit participation in the Air Force Association/Civil Air Patrol grant program.

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