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Available AE Awards for Individuals and Units

Squadrons, groups, wings, and regions are encouraged to work toward and achieve recognition and awards for the units themselves, or for individuals.  The following are the current AE awards for:

  1. Squadrons

  2. Squadron AEOs

  3.  AEOs, Cadets, and Individuals/Organizations Associated with CAP


1- Squadron AE Awards:


2- Squadron AEO Achievements:


3- INDIVIDUAL AEROSPACE EDUCATION AWARDS for AEOs, Cadets, Teachers, Individuals/Organizations:

a- Nominated from Squadrons and/or Groups- first level of nominations due to wing by 15 January each year

b- Selected and presented at the wing, region, and national levels (according to guidelines for each award)




The 2023 Maj Gen Jeanne Holm National AEO is Arizona Wing's Capt Brett Russo of the SWR-AZ-036 Wille Composite Squadron.  


The 2023 National Frank G. Brewer National Memorial Aerospace Awardee, Sr Member category, is Lt Col Ron Marks, the Director of AE for the Arizona Wing. 


The 2022 National Frank G. Brewer Memorial Aerospace Awardee, Cadet category, is Cadet Major Rylee Jean Schmuck, River City Cadet Squadron, Indiana Wing Read about Cadet Schmuck HERE


The 2023 AFA National CAP Aerospace Education Cadet awardee is C/Maj Annika Santhanam, NER-NJ-102 Captain Bud Jackson Composite Squadron. Read about Cadet Santhanam HERE. 

Individuals or Organizations Working with CAP (Not a CAP Member):


The 2023 Frank G. Brewer National Memorial Aerospace Award, Organization category, is Coles County Airport Authority.  

Lifetime Achievement in AE for CAP Member:


The 2023 Frank G. Brewer National Memorial Aerospace Award, Lifetime Achievement of a CAP member category winner, is Lt Col CJ Muncy, Virginia Wing's, MAR-VA-040 Winchester Composite Squadron. 

CAP National Aerospace Teacher of the Year:

  • Don't forget to reach out to AE members or educators in your squadrons who are formal educators and encourage nomination of this award which is presented at the annual national conference banquet. 

  • Find all info HERE.

Nomination form for the National CAP AE Teacher of the Year (For teachers)

Nomination form for AE officer/Directors of AE with instructions to upload nomination package to online CAPF 120 in eServices


The 2023 National AE Teacher of the Year is Julie Sicks-Panus, K-8 STEM Specialist at Plymouth Elementary School in Plymouth, NH.  Read more about Julie HERE.   



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