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2022 Oklahoma Wing Conference

September 10, 2022

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2022 Oklahoma Wing Conference


Hilton Garden Inn
2833 Conference Drive, Edmond, OK 73034
30 September - 2 October 2022


Wing Conference is coming!


Conference Pricing

Conference Registration deadline: September 23rd


ALL-INCLUSIVE REGISTRATION:
Includes: 
(Friday Night Social, Conference, and Banquet)

Adult All Inclusive - $100
Cadet All Inclusive - $25


INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION OPTIONS:

Individual Banquet - $50
Friday Night Social - $25
Conference - $25


Register For Your Tickets Below


LOCATION:


(click the image above for a direct link for booking)

ROOM RATES:

Book your hotel reservations by calling the hotel directly at 405-285-0900 select ZERO for the hotel's direct line NOT "one" for reservations.

 

Ask for the CAP Room night cost of $109/night

Cadets email donald.e.bruecks@okwgcap.org for room reservations


CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:


September 30 - Training classes (UDF, AP, professional development) held during the day.

If you are interested in the Aerial Photography Course please email Jeremy.stubbs@edmondcap.org

Friday night Costume Party and Dance (open to all)



October 2 - Religious service and Commanders Call (open to all members)


GUEST SPEAKERS:

 

Brigadier General Regena Aye, CAP

Civil Air Patrol National Vice Commander

Opening Session

Regena Aye is the National Vice Commander of Civil Air Patrol. She was named to the leadership position by Major General Edward D. Phelka, CAP’s CEO/National Commander, confirmed by the organization’s Board of Governors, and promoted to Brigadier General (one-star) with General Phelka when he took command on Aug. 26, 2021.

Her primary duty as National Vice Commander is to help General Phelka lead CAP’s 56,000 volunteers in fulfillment of the nonprofit organization’s three primary programs of emergency services, aerospace education and cadet programs. In its role as the Air Force auxiliary, CAP is a member of the Total Force, filling a critical role in Defense Support of Civil Authorities that includes preserving life, relieving suffering, and providing training support. In addition to advising General Phelka and the Board of Governors on operational and policy issues, she will also be a member of both the Command Council and Senior Advisory Group.

A college teacher and mentor by trade, General Aye was the first CAP Chief of Education and Training, a national post she assumed in 2020 after leading the Leadership Development Working Group that, over a three-year period, revised CAP’s legacy professional development program and replaced it with the more flexible Education and Training program. The new program launched in 2020 includes Volunteer University, which provides on-site and online professional development experience for CAP’s nearly 34,000 adult members, and the Mentoring Program.

Prior to her appointment as Chief of Education and Training, General Aye served as Commander of CAP’s North Central Region from 2016-2020. She was responsible for leading the region’s seven wings, including her home state of Kansas. Before that, she served as Region Vice Commander (2013-2016) and Commander of the Kansas Wing (2008-2012).

General Aye has a CAP Senior Aircrew rating and is qualified as a Liaison Officer, Mission Staff Assistant, Public Information Officer and Mission Safety Officer. Outside CAP, she works as an online professor at Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas, where she teaches Instructional Design and Performance Technology (IDPT). She has served as the university’s IDPT doctorate program coordinator since 2019.

General Aye has three college degrees — a doctorate in educational leadership and a bachelor’s in history from Baker, where she graduated magna cum laude, and a master’s in history from Emporia State University.


 

Major Ed Pulido, U.S. Army (Ret.)

Opening Session

Major Ed Pulido, U.S. Army (Ret.) will keynote the opening session. Pulido is the vice president of the Folds of Honor Foundation a Veteran’s charity which provides the spouses and children of the fallen and wounded educational scholarships. Additionally, he is the Founder of Warriors for Freedom a leadership institute focused on the mental, physical and holistic recovery of our wounded warriors and their families. Finally, Major Ed is the Founder of Patriots for Warriors and Warrior Nation, a company focused on the rights of liberty, freedom and patriotism. Major Pulido has a degree in Military Science, Marketing, and Criminal Justice and a Masters Degree in Logistics Management/ Human Relations. He attained the Rank of Major in his 19-year military career and on May 16, 2005, he was medically retired from the United States Army.

On the 17th of August, 2004, Major Pulido hit an Improvised Explosive Device (I.E.D) or roadside bomb while serving with the Coalition Military Assistance Training Team under the command of General David Petraeus. Due to the extensive injuries to his left knee, doctors had to amputate his left leg on October 1, 2004. For his heroism and valor on that August day, the President of the United States along with General David Petraeus awarded him the Bronze Star with valor, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal, and Joint Service Commendation and Achievement Medals.


 

Maj. Gen. Jeffrey R. King

Closing Session

Maj. Gen. Jeffrey R. King will keynote the conference banquet. King, a former Spaatz cadet, is the Commander, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. He leads a team of more than 10,000 military and civilian professionals delivering combat power for America. The complex performs programmed depot maintenance and modifications on KC-46, KC-135, B-1B, B-52, E-3 and Navy E-6 aircraft, as well as maintenance, repair and overhaul for F100, F101, F108, F110, F117, F118, F119, F135 and TF33 engines, and a wide variety of commodities for the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and foreign military sales partners. He is responsible for the development and sustainment of a diverse portfolio of mission-critical software for the Air Force, and worldwide aircraft battle damage repair capability for multiple weapon systems.

Maj. Gen. King entered the Air Force in 1993 after receiving his commission as a Distinguished Graduate of the Air Force ROTC program at Loyola Marymount University. He is a career aircraft maintenance officer with experience broadening through the Acquisitions and Logistics Experience Exchange Tour program. Maj. Gen. King has commanded at the squadron, group and wing levels, and has served in a variety of maintenance, logistics, and acquisitions positions at the wing, center, major command and Headquarters Air Force levels. He has deployed in support of operations Southern Watch, Northern Watch and Iraqi/Enduring Freedom.


 

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