~ 5/24The spring session of FREE Aviation Ground School began. Two-hour classes for 12 weeks are held on Friday nights, in the Sugar Valley office building classroom, 6:50 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. Click here to see the proposed schedule.
~ 7/2 The Sugar Valley Composite Squadron welcomes Todd Mullenix with a presentation on Climbing Rescue and Emergency Medical Care.Todd represents the Appalachian Mountain Rescue team, which serves as a regional mountain rescue source for the southern Appalachian highlands. Their specialty is climber-based rescue activities. Michael Todd Mullenix (Todd) is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Appalachian Mountain Rescue team and owner of Rescue Climber Mountain Guides. Todd works at Wake Forest Baptist Health as a Paramedic Program Coordinator. Todd is certified by the American Mountain Guides Association as a Single Pitch Instructor Apprentice Rock Guide. He spent seven years in the Army as an Airborne Infantryman and is thankful that his back and knees still allow carrying backpacks uphill. Having raised two children to adulthood he is ready to spend even more time working with people in the mountains and exploring empty nest life with his wife, Kimberly.