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2022 PAO/PIO Academy

2022 Nevada Wing Public Affairs Officer/Public Information Officer Academy

Saturday, October 29 • 0900-1500

Southpoint Hotel Casino, Las Vegas


Event Description

This one-day PAO Academy is designed to develop, enhance and reinforce the basic skill set of unit Public Affairs Officers, Public Information Officers, unit commanders, cadets, and all interested members in furthering the Nevada Wing Public Affairs program and to meet the annual training requirement set forth in CAPR 190.

This year, we offer two tracks:

Public Affairs Officer (subject to change)

  • Demystifying Public Affairs

  • Photography Best Practices 

  • Reality Check - Legally Using Music in Your Promo Videos

  • Branding Today's Civil Air Patrol

  • Creating video best practices

  • Go Team PAO!

Public Information Officer 101 (subject to change)

  • Demystifying Public Information Officer

  • Mock Press Conference

  • Discussion Panel: Takeaways From The Hawai'i Wing Crisis March 2022

  • Additional topics TBD

In addition to the 6 hours of classroom and virtual training, a "PAO/PIO and Friends Mixer" is planned the evening before to allow participants to network and hang out with other members. This informal gathering is a great way to exchange ideas and develop relationships that will serve as an important resource in your CAP career.

All Civil Air Patrol Senior and Cadet members in good standing. 

Event Details
When: 28 October 2022 • 0900-1500


Academy Director

Capt. Maryan Tooker, CAP

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