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The A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace Education Award
The following message appeared in the CAP-AE listserve on 18 December 1998.

From: Emerson, Joan, Lt Col, CAP [JEMERSON@cap.af.mil]
Subject: RE: A. Scott Crossfield award
 

Here's the directions for submission for this award, straight from the new version of CAPP 15:

What Is It?

A recognition for senior members who earn a master rating in the Aerospace Education Officer Level II 215 Specialty Track

Who May Participate?

Any senior member except: Aerospace Education Members, Retired Members

Materials Required:

Specialty Track Guide for Aerospace Education Officer (CAPP 215)

Procedure:

  1. Member completes requirements for technician, senior, and master ratings

  2. Commander initials checklists;  Master rated members may apply for award

 

Step-by-Step:

  Complete a CAPF 2a to request the award

        In Section I, complete all boxes
        In Section IV, check "Other" and specify "Crossfield Award"
       
In Section VII, list dates of service as unit aerospace officer
        Fill in Unit Charter Number, Signature, and Typed Name and Grade of Requestor
        Obtain signature of flight / squadron commander
        Attach copy of Master rating checklist; send to National Headquarters / ETA

 For members who earned a Master rating in the 215 Specialty Track prior to August 1998:

        Complete a CAPF 2a to request the award
        In Section I, complete all boxes
        In Section IV, check "Other" and specify "Crossfield Award"
        Attach copy of Master rating Checklist [no checklist was provided in the pamphlet prior to 1990]  
        Fill in Unit Charter Number, Signature, and Typed Name and Grade of Requestor
        Send form, with checklist attachment [if provided] to National Headquarters / ETA

National Headquarters will send Crossfield certificates to the unit for presentation.  Each member purchases ribbon and/or mess dress medal from Civil Air Patrol bookstore;  wear is in accordance with CAPM 39-1.