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ES Hawk NewsletterColonel Bruce Marxson of North Central Region pens and edits the bi-monthly newsletter the "Hawk."  Its quality is unsurpassed!  It is truly a best practice in Civil Air Patrol.  You will find the back issues enlightening.  The issues are listed in reverse chronological order.  You can find summaries of the majority of these back issues at the Lincoln Composite Squadron website, http://newg.cap.gov/Squadrons/155th_Composite/newsletters/index.htm#ES

ES Hawk December 2007  Increasing Opportunity for Team Success, Waht to Do if Disaster Strikes, Working Knowledge Marketing, Behaviorial-Based Safety, Keeping Your Brain on Track, The Mini Survival Kit, How you Know When You are Not Coping with Stress Well, Exercises fro Mission Observers/Scanners-For a Pain in the Neck From Doing Your Job, How to Complain the Right Way, Singing to Stay Alert and Drive Safer

ES Hawk October 2007  Mission Failure (Common Failures and Factors), A Grab and Go Box, The Dirty Dozen Ways to Screw Up a Customer Demonstration, How to be a Smooth Driver, Information for Command Decisions, Basic Needs for Wilderness Survival, Emotionally Surviving the Situation, Working with Service Animals, Mind Mapping, Cell Phones in the Wilderness

ES Hawk August 2007  Staying Positive in a Negative Environment, The Body's Need for Water, Sheltering In Place, How to be a Great Volunteer, New Skills for Leaders, A 72-Hour Survival State of Mind, The Stress of Leadership, Operational Tips for Working with Persons with Disabilities, Principle-Based Leadership

ES Hawk June 2007  Communication Expectations to Prevent Disappointments, Predicting the Number of Medical Injuries in a Disaster, Achieving Great Customer Service, Failure Through Hubris, Mastering Survival, Stress Reduction Tips, River Search and Reconnaissance Procedures, Resonant Leadership, Is Your Boss Dissonant?, Sore Muscle Solutions

ES Hawk April 2007  Special Dedication, Japanese Method of Knowledge Transmission, Effective Strategy Levels, Communications Malfunctions During a Disaster, Strategies for Retaining Good Volunteers, Building a Culture of Safety, A Teamwork Reality Check, Pain is Your Friend, Creating Stress Through Impatience, Communications Limitations During an Emergency Response, A Leadership Recipe for Success, Training Your Brain.

ES Hawk February 2007  Maximum Achievement, A Basic Media Relations Guide, The Disaster Myths and Realities, Tips for Becoming a Good Ground Team ‘Ground Pounder’, How to Handle an Emergency, Common Sense of Leadership, Common Sense Survival Rules, Team Burnout, Establishing Leadership Authenticity, Coffee Can Be Good for You.

ES Hawk December 2006  Developing A Mentoring Program, When Disaster Response Management Meets Chaos Theory, Managing Energy Levels in Emergency Services, Leadership, Tension, and Productivity, Fighting Wound Infections, Building a Common Sense Survival Kit, Safe Winter Driving, How to Become the Type of Leader You Would Follow.

ES Hawk October 2006  Just In Time Training, Eyes and Ears Against Terrorism, Today’s Marketing (and Operational) Headaches, Diminished or Loss of Situational Awareness, Managing Commitment, Building the ‘One Match’ Fire, What To Do If A Team Member Is Hurt, Active Listening, Children Lost in the Wilderness- A Parent and Child Perspective, Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep.

ES Hawk August 2006  Successful Training, New Emergency Alert System to be Upgraded, The Guide to Marketing Competition, The Critical Pathway of Unsafe Acts, How to Perform Under Pressure, Mitigating Your Survival Risk, Overcoming Self-Destructive Behavior, Releasing Inner Stress, Tips for Becoming a Better Aircrew ‘Crew Dog’, Helpful Tips in Eating Healthy for Your Eyes, Water: It is Not just for Thirst Anymore.

ES Hawk June 2006  The Customer Service Creed, Team Bonding, Managing Chaos, Fun Under the Sun, Working the Problem and Not the Worry, Applying Wilderness Survival to an Urban Setting, Tips for Becoming a Good Ground Team ‘Ground Pounder’, You Have Only Yourself to Blame for Success or Failure, Routine, Recover, Regenerate, and Refocus, Calculating Time in the Field.

ES Hawk April 2006  Culture Conflict in Disaster Response, Lessons from the Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War, Misunderstandings about Disaster Assistance, Situational Awareness and the Mishap Cascade, Active Management within Operational Command, The Will to Survive, Transformational Leadership for Operational Staff, The Basics of Mentoring, Improving Performance in Emergency Services, Choosing the Right Energy Bar

ES Hawk February 2006  ERG Theory of Motivation, Doing Your Part for Homeland Security through General Aviation, How to Hold on to Your Customers, Using the Fire Extinguisher Flow Chart, Crew Resource Management Meets Situational Awareness, Natural Reaction to Disaster, Emergency Services Learning Curves & Training, 10 Ways to Stop Spreading Colds and more

ES Hawk December 2005  Assertiveness in Mission Operations, Effective Command, Control & Communications, Ten Tips to Become a Strong Closer of a Deal, Preventing Energy Drainings During Emergency Services Activities, Leading by Example, Sleeping Warm Outside in Cold Weather, Mission Stress & Performance, Staying Warm in the Field, Time Management Strategies, A Better Night Sleep to Relieve Stress

ES Hawk October 2005  Adaptive Leadership, Aviation Security Begins at Home, Customer Relationship Management - the new CRM, How to Completely Manage Risk, The Corporate Bully - The Anti-Ace, How to Start a Fire with a Flashlight, Evacuation: Stay or Go, The Psychology of Victims in Disaster Response, Volunteers in Missions for America, Locating Critical Items in the Dark

ES Hawk August 2005  Guiding the Emergency Services Team, Citizen's Corps - Our Partners in Homeland Security, Public Speaking Made Easy, Cognitive Decision-making to Decrease Aircraft Accidents, Operating in a Disaster Response with a Positive Attitude, How to Get Located in a Survival Situation, Chronic Fatique Syndrome, Protecting Your Feet During a Mission, Mission Success Through Clarity of Leadership, Monitoring Exposure to the Sun

ES Hawk June 2005  Destroying the Myths of Leadership, Types of Terrorist Targets, Behavioral Safety-Bird's Pyramid, Aligning Customer Needs, Sortie Command Made Easy, How to Reduce Stress During the Workday, The Survivor's Creed, Incident Command Staff Leadership Skills, Adult Education for Emergency Services, Sunscreen

ES Hawk April 2005  Situational Leadership, Preparing for Thunderstorm Season, Vehicle Safety in the Wet Season, In-field Weather Forecasting, Success from Failure, Critical Incident Stress Following a Disaster, Using the Radio in Tactical Communications, Adapting to Change, Travel Tips for Flying

ES Hawk February 2005  The Perception of Effective Leadership, Building a Disaster Supplies Kit, The Foundation of Complete Mission Situational Awareness, Are You a Techno-Nerd? Sound Advice, Human Response to Critical Stress (Part I), Incident Command Leadership Competencies, How We Lose Heat to the Environment, Secret Tips to Successful Web sites, Seven Common Traits of Leaders Who Have Failed Spectacularly, Contact Wearers Beware, Suggested American Red Cross Web sites and more

ES Hawk December 2004  Human Response in Critical Situations, Volunteering to Help at a Disaster Site, Winter Driving, Leadership By Default Through Gamesmanship, Trapped in a Vehicle During a Blizzard, Breathing Properly, Ground Team Welfare, Making the Perfect Power Point Presentation, Motivating Cross-Generational Volunteers, Getting the Perfect Sleep and more

ES Hawk October 2004  Characteristics of Terrorists Groups, Building and Effective Team in Emergency Services, Making Presentations Like a Pro, Enhancing Intuitive Decision-Making, Safety Risk Management in Emergency Services, How to Increase Survival Time in Water, The 21-Minute Power Nap, Addressing Immediate Change, Ground Searches by Night, Easing Eye Strain for Aerial Observers/Scanners, Snack for the Dash and more

ES Hawk August 2004  Correcting Performance Problems, Meth Labs in the Midwest, When Disaster Strikes, How to Stay Successful Through Self-Motivation, How to Avoid Overheating, Controlling the Anger Within, Changing Minds, Tactics & Insights for Marketing Your ES Program, Soft Road Driving Tactics...

ES Hawk June 2004  Lightning Safety, Cures for Sick Teams, A Terrorist Explosion, Benevolent Leadership, The Human Element in Developing Technology, The Bodies Need for Water, Night Vision, How to Secure Repeat Business, Recovery from Trauma, Tick Tips, How to Creatively Find Solutions to Problems...

ES Hawk April 2004  Team Motivation, Personal Safety Considerations in a Chemical or Biological Event, Building a Developmental Training Program for an Operational Unit, Demonstrating Competency to Potential Clients, Demonstrating Good Judgment, Stress Relief Through PIE, Teaching Skills for ES, Nutritional Needs for Survival, Search Planning Part 3-Probability of Success...

ES Hawk February 2004  Followership: Getting Into the Game, How to Assist in an Evacuation of a Community, Making Your Own Luck, Common Mistakes in Marketing ES to the Public, Real Time Leadership for the Sortie Commander, Group Survival, Emotional Problems Associated with Disaster Relief, Search Planning Part 1 - Probability of Detection, Stress is Good for Your Health, Coaching Teams to Success...

ES Hawk December 2003  The Aircrew Responsibility Oath, Developing Skills to a Higher Level, Behavioral Patterns of Emergency Responders, Human Error, Finding Your Marketing Niche, Search Planning Part 1- Probability of Containment, The ‘Hawthorne Effect’ for Motivation

ES Hawk October 2003  Crew Resource Management, Simple Ways to Make Your Life Safer, Emergency Government Support, Demonstrating Competency to Potential Clients, Rescue Leadership On-Site, Getting Rid of Radioactive Fallout, Exercises for Mission Observers/Scanners- For a Pain in the Neck From Doing Your Job, Working Smarter Not Harder with Goals and Objectives

ES Hawk August 2003  Mentor, Critical Incident Stress Management, Situational Awareness, Community Emergency Response Training- CERT, The Principles of Sortie Command, How to Avoid Overheating, Communications for Departure and Returning to Base, Preparing for West Nile Virus, Adapting to Change

ES Hawk June 2003  Outdoor Adventurers to Use 406 MHz Personal Locator Beacons,  ‘Operation ABC Mobilization’, Surviving a Terrorist Attack, Nutritional Peak Performance, Six Common Sense ‘C’s of an In-flight Emergency Situation, Elements of an Emergency Services Marketing Plan, Hypothermia

ES Hawk April 2003  Problem Solving, Emergency Drug Distribution, Human Personality Traits in Safety Violations, How To Avoid Being Lost, Status Codes for Emergency Communications- ‘Sierra Codes’, Managing the Team Training Cycle, Tornadoes

ES Hawk February 2003  Tool Time, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Motivational Safety Violations, Survival Sense- Setting Priorities, Locating Objects in a Debris Field, Why Customers Leave

ES Hawk December 2002  Space Time Continuum, ‘Game On’ with Homeland Security, Fatigue and Crew Rest, Winter Driving, ‘L-PER HELPER’, Making Better Decisions, Losing Body Heat

ES Hawk October 2002  Terrorist Target Vulnerability, Human Causal Factors in Safety, The ‘Golden Hour’, Radio-Out Air-Ground Guidance Procedure, Operational Leadership


This page of the CAP Emergency Services Resources website was last updated 01/17/2008

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