This week’s virtual meeting will be our monthly safety briefing. Given that California Wing is slowly beginning the process of reopening and resuming training, it is critical that all members ensure they are safety current. Safety currency is required for involvement in all CAP training or mission activities. To that end, 1st Lt Stephen Pierce will be reviewing our Risk Management (RM) process.

Since the launch on Saturday, SpaceX and NASA have been testing the systems of the Crew Dragon (christened “Endeavor” by the crew) and successfully docked at the International Space Station. A review of all these activities will be the feature presentation of tonight’s meeting. We’ll focus on the science and the psychology of the viewer.

The feature presentation will be preceded by a check-in to see how everyone is fairing during the continuing COVID-19 crisis.

Members of Squadron 80 are requested to connect to the meeting via the squadron’s “General” channel in Microsoft Teams. Guests may join the meeting by going to or by dial-in (628-225-1673 Conference ID: 241 800 082#).

Richard West

1st Lt Richard West, CAP, is Commander of San Jose Senior Squadron 80 and Assistant Emergency Services Officer of San Francisco Bay Group 2.


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