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SW National Test 2014-2015 Study Guide. Basic SW Knowledge  Motto: Knowledge, wisdom and courage to serve  Colors  Blue - Representing the sky above.

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1 SW National Test Study Guide

2 Basic SW Knowledge  Motto: Knowledge, wisdom and courage to serve  Colors  Blue - Representing the sky above and the Airpower we support  White - Representing the purity of our intent and our loyalty to our country  Objectives  Personal Development  Professional Development  Civic Awareness  On Silver Wings  Official National Silver Wings newsletter

3 Basic SW Knowledge  Founded at University of Omaha, 1952  Originally known as Angel Flight  SW Crest  Symbolizes the strength of the organization, wings representing the chapters which are held up by the torch of knowledge.  JNP—Joint National Project  Reaching Out  Each candidate class needs 20 hours  SNP—Signature National Project  National Defense  SWM—Silver Wings National Manual  Basic manual for Silver Wings and describes national policies and procedures.

4 Conclaves  A University may submit a bid to host NATCON/ARCON at the upcoming conclave  Voting Members  One delegate from each chapter  Region Presidents  NATCON—National Conclave  Held in Chicago (CHICON) April 2015  Opportunity for SW and AAS members from every Area/Region to meet, attend business sessions, vote on important topics and much more.  ARCON—Area/Region Conclave  There are 11 Area/Regions, nationwide  Held by a Chapter/Squadron in your region  Opportunity for SW and AAS members within a region to meet, attend business sessions, vote on important topics etc.

5 Associate Member Process  Orientation Workshop  Professional Workshop  Military Workshop  Community Service Event  Fundraising Event  Formal Event  Arnold Air Society educational workshop  Parliamentary Procedures Workshop  Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised

6 National Headquarters  Voted in at NATCON by the SW General Assembly Silver Wings National Headquarters  Currently held at Auburn University  SW National President  Ms. Christina Aycock Arnold Air Society National Headquarters  Currently held at Rochester Institute of Technology  AAS National President  C/Brig. Gen. John McCartney

7 Executive Management Center  Co-Executive Directors  Brig. Gen. Dan Woodward  Maj. Gen. Maggie Woodward  Objectives of EMC  To provide a point of contact for chapter presidents  To centralize management at a national level  To provide continuity each year as National HQ changes  To provide a point of contact with other agencies such as Air Force HQ, AFROTC HQ, and AFA  Permanent headquarters that stores history about Silver Wings and its chapters

8 Acronyms to Know  NCOP  National Chief of Protocol  NBC  National Business Chair  RP  Region President  AFA  Air Force Association  JNP  Joint National Project  SNP  Signature National Project  AAS  Arnold Air Society  EMC  Executive Management Center  PAS  Professor of Aerospace Studies  NAC  National Administrative Consultant  NHP  National Honorary President  SWM  Silver Wings National Manual

9 Arnold Air Society  Founded at University of Cincinnati, 1947  Three Objectives  To create a more efficient relationship among Air Force officer candidates, in particular within the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps.  To aid in the development of effective Air Force officers.  To further the purpose, traditions, and concepts of the United States Air Force  Colors  White—purity of our intent  Red—for the blood shed  Blue—for the skies we fly  Gold—for our warrior spirit and our wings

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