The Society of Allied Weight Engineers instructor, Harold Smoot, travelled to Sierra Nevada Corporation’s facility at Moody Air Force Base (Valdosta, Georgia) to provide Automated Weight and BalanceSystem (AWBS) training to a group of Sierra Nevada Corp students. The students were presented with all the new features of Version 10 of the US Air Force’s Automated Weight and Balance Software in a hands-on training class. The class began with a discussion of the terms and developmental history of AWBS, minimum system requirements, and software installation followed by a complete overview of the software features to support weight control programs for military aircraft.
SAWE’s scholarship awards are making a difference in the successful career development of member’s children and grandchildren. We don’t often get this type of follow up feedback from scholarship recipients. It’s rewarding to know more about the career paths of the students.
Sean Greiner, an SAWE Scholarship recipient, recently sent SAWE the following message:
wanted to extend my sincere appreciation for supporting me throughout my
undergraduate career at Clemson University. I recently graduated in May and am
continuing on in my education as I seek a medical degree from the Medical
University of South Carolina. Words cannot express the difference that your
scholarship has made in my education.
Because of your financial support, I was able to devote significant time to experiments
in a DNA repair lab at Clemson. The work that I have done, in concert with many
other lab members, will be published in scientific journals in the coming years
and we hope will significantly add to our knowledge about DNA repair pathways
and metastatic melanoma.
Thank you again for your support.
John Hargrave, President, replied:
Sean, SAWE would like to
congratulate you for your recent graduation from Clemson. We appreciate your thoughtfulness in sharing
news of your accomplishments and future plans with us. It’s great to know more about you as an SAWE
scholarship recipient and the direction of your career path.
We wish you the best in all of your future endeavors. SAWE membership is very proud of you and we’re honored to have participated in your career development.