Aerospace Education Officer (AEO)
CAPR 20-1, p. 33
There are two aerospace education officers authorized for composite squadrons:
(1) to implement and direct the aerospace education portion of the CAP cadet program, and
(2) to implement and direct the Aerospace Education-Civil Air Patrol (AECAP) program for senior members.
To implement and direct the aerospace education portion of the CAP cadet program they shall:
Monitor the aerospace education portion of the CAP cadet program.
Generate and supervise the aerospace education activities and supporting projects for cadets.
Supervise the aerospace education testing program for cadets.
To implement and direct the AE-CAP program for senior members they shall:
Monitor the implementation of AE-CAP within the unit.
Supervise AE-CAP testing programs.
Either or both of the aerospace education officers in composite squadrons are responsible for implementing the CAP external aerospace education program in their community. They shall:
Provide special aerospace education presentations to the general public.
Promote CAP aerospace education courses and instructional materials in local schools.
Composite squadron aerospace education officers should complete appropriate portions of CAPP 215 and be familiar with CAPR 52-16, CAPR 50-17, CAPP 15, CAPR 50-4, CAPR 280-2, and all aerospace education texts described in the CAP Bookstore Catalog and the HQ CAP/ETA publication entitled “Aerospace Education Teaching Materials.”