Jul 10-12, 2019 - The National Exploring Leadership Conference was held this week at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Attendees included Learning for Life & Executive National Board, National, regional and area Exploring Chairman, Council Exploring Chairman, Exploring Executives and professionals with Exploring responsibilities, and Exploring Youth Leaders.
Conference topics included Foundations of Exploring, Youth & Adult Leader Panel Discussions, Council Best-practicing Sharing, Leadership Development, Innovation Ideas, and various Career Break-out Sessions.
U.S. Miltary Exploring had presented the advantages of Military Exploring Programs, and how numerous career-paths intertwine in a career within the various U.S. Miltary Branches. Presentations & discussions were lead by Col E. Calvin Lowrie, Jr, and Lt Col. Thomas Block, Commander and Vice-Commander respectively, of the Air Force Explorers. They oversee the 396th Aircrew Training Sq. (Air Force Explorers) at Goldwater ANGB, Arizona, which was established in 1999.