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association news MUGU CROWS AWARD SCHOLARSHIPS The Mugu Crows Chapter has completed its 2009-2010 scholarship program. Six $1,000 scholarships were given out this year to graduating high school seniors or engineering and technical students already attending a college or university. This year’s recipients were: For the Commander William J. Coffey Memorial Scholarship, given to four graduating Seniors from Ventura County High Schools: Shannon Esswein a graduate of Simi Valley High School will be attending the University of California at Los Angeles with a major in Electrical or Bio Medical Engineering. She enjoys the hands-on aspects of science and continually researchers the science behind the experiments in physics, biology and chemistry. Garret Squire a graduate of Simi Valley High School will be attending a four-year university with a major in computer science. He wants to apply his technical expertise to helping others live a better life. Ciera Lowe a graduate of Santa Susana High School will be attending a four-year university with a major in engineering. While she is still determining what area of engineering she wants to major in, she has the potential to be a leader in the technical arena. Talmage Jones, a graduate of Newbury Park High School, will be attending Brigham Young University with a major in mechanical engineering. Talmage has a love for building things and wants the engineering background that will allow him to follow his dreams. For the Robert L. Nielson Memorial Scholarship, given to an engineering student attending a California University: Travis Miller will be entering his third year at California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo. Travis is an Aerospace Engineering major with a major interest in rocket science. He is currently building his own rocket with Cal Poly Space Systems and working with a team of engineering students working on the propulsion fuel for an 18-foot rocket. For the Point Mugu Missile Technology Historical Association (MTHA) engineering scholarship, given to a student attending a junior college or a four-year university. The MTHA is a group of technical personnel dedicated to the preservation of the history of missile development at Point Mugu, California: Myles Cupp will be in his third year as an engineering student and will be attending California State University at Fullerton. Myles is a transfer student from Fullerton Junior College. He is pursuing an electrical engineering degree and has maintained his academic record while working to defray his college expenses. In addition to his academic record, he has shown an exceptional capability to explain complex scientific principles to others. Myles feels that to maintain our society and our standard of living it is important to develop our engineering and scientific talent. 54 The Journal of Electronic Defense | July 2010 DIXIE CROWS MOURN BUEL DYER’S PASSING Former Dixie Crow Chapter President Buel A. Dyer, CMSgt, USAF (Ret.), died in April, in Warner Robins, GA, at the age of 78. Dyer served as President of the AOC Dixie Crow Chapter five times and spent 27 years on that chapter’s board of directors. He also served on the board of the Warner Robins Chamber of Commerce and spent time volunteering at the Warner Robins Museum of Aviation. As a member of the US Air Force, Dyer attained the rank of Chief Master Sergeant and was a veteran of both the Korean War and Vietnam War. Dyer was born November 29, 1931, in Morganfield, KY. He is survived by his sister, Eva Clara Stone and brothers, Joseph B. Dyer and James Perry Dyer. A funeral mass was held April 27 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Warner Robins. Donations in Dyer’s memory can be made to the church at 300 S. Davis Drive, WR, GA (www.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - July 2010

JED - July 2010
The View From Here
From the President
The Monitor
Washington Report
World Report
SIGINT for Special Mission Aircraft
Fighter Aircraft EW: Shifting from Defense to Attack
Technology Survey: Airborne Radar Jammers
EW 101
AOC News
Index of Advertisers
JED Sales Offices
JED Quick Look

JED - July 2010