09-28-2010 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #35


Title
Eau Gallie High School AFJROTC Cadet Orientation Flights Provided by the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida (USAF Funded Curriculum in Action Field Trip)

Discussion
The Eau Gallie High School AFJROTC program has been invited by the 920th Rescue Wing to participate in a HH-60 Black Hawk helicopter and C130 orientation flight on December 15-16, 2010.  The invitation extends the offer to four chaperones (2 male and 2 female) and twenty student cadets.  Cadets and chaperones will depart campus at approximately 9:30 a.m. each day via a county school bus and return to campus prior to school dismissal, approximately 2:30 p.m.  The orientation flights include a comprehensive pre-flight briefing and a one-hour local training mission flight.  The flights will originate and terminate at Patrick Air Force Base.

Recommendation
Approve the request for Eau Gallie High School AFJROTC cadets to participate in two orientation flights with the 920th Rescue Wing at Patrick Air Force Base on December 15-16, 2010.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 9/28/2010
Consent after Information10/12/2010

Authority for Action
Procedures & Criteria for Field Trips

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program

Contact

CMSgt John Fitzgerald -- Eau Gallie High School -- 321-242-6400

LtCol Robert Thorp -- Eau Gallie High School -- 321-242-6400

Thomas A. Sawyer -- Principal, Eau Gallie High School -- 321-242-6400

Mark W. Mullins -- South Area Superintendent -- 321-254-0340