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  1. AIRCRAFT SAVE PROGRAM MSgt Regina Jefferson Program Manager HQ AFFSA/XAOP

  2. Aircraft Save Program

  3. Aircraft Save ProgramOverview • History of the Award • Statistics • Definitions • Submissions • The Award • How The Save Board Works • Our Save Board

  4. Aircraft Save ProgramHistory • First awarded in 1957… “Aircraft Save Award” • Named for Lt Gen Gordon A. Blake in 1988 • Army major…base operations officer at Hickam Field Hawaii during Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec 7, 1941…took charge of control tower • Saved 17 B-17s recovering from mainland • Awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action • Started keeping statistics in 1961

  5. Aircraft Save Program1961 – 2004 Statistics • Aircraft Saved 2396 • Lives Saved 9080 • Dollar Value $14,428,557,695


  6. Aircraft Save Program2004 Statistics • Aircraft 26 • Lives 50 • $ Value $3,377,533,000

  7. Aircraft Save Program

  8. Aircraft Save ProgramEligibility • AFI 36-2807 (dated, 29 Jan 02) • USAF ATC and “AM” • Other other military or civil ATC/AM at USAF operated or augmented facility or in ANG-unit facility

  9. Aircraft Save ProgramDefinition of Save • AFI 36-2807 (dated, 29 Jan 02) • Safe recovery of an imperiled airborne aircraft • Help given to an endangered aircraft on the ground • Controller performance-beyond normal duty requirements • Services delivered in a professional manner • Probable damage would have resulted

  10. Aircraft Save ProgramDefinition of Assist • AFI 36-2807 (dated, 29 Jan 02) • Not approved for Save Award, package will automatically be considered for an Assist Award • Units cannot submit a controller for an Assist Award • Same criteria as the Save Award except controller performance does not have to extend beyond normal duty requirements

  11. Aircraft Save ProgramSave Submissions • Submit on AF Form 1206 • Follow format--para 3.2.4 • 30 days to submit from date of incident (call us for extension) • Original to HQ AFFSA/XA • Copy to MAJCOM

  12. Aircraft Save ProgramSave Submissions • “Certified” cassette tape recording and transcript • Corroboration by responsible officials • Pilot comments / letter • Unit CC signs out the package

  13. Aircraft Save ProgramNarrative • Length “how long?” • Be specific • Resubmissions

  14. Aircraft Save ProgramSave Board …How It Works • Composition • Chairperson • Manager (administrative) • ATC nominee: four enlisted ATCers/AOF officers and one aircrew member • AM nominee: four enlisted Amers/AOF officers and one aircrew member • Meets quarterly (more often if enough pkgs received) • Voting procedures • 6 voting board members • Chair only votes to break ties

  15. Aircraft Save ProgramAwards • AF Form 3648 & 3649 (Save) • Save Pin/Lapel Pin (Save) • Certificate & “well done” letter (Save & Assist) • AF Recognition Medal (Save & Assist)

  16. AFFSA Point of Contact Aircraft Save Program Manager MSgt Regina Jefferson AFFSA/XAOP DSN 857-2218

  17. Aircraft Save Program