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AFTE News Archives- 2007

Below you will find news items posted to the AFTE Home page for the year of 2007.  Most of the links included with each news item will still provide you with additional information but be advised, the pages that these links refer to have probably been updated several times since these news items were posted.  Also, some of the pages linked to may no longer exist.

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Monday, December 17, 2007

Certification Requirements Reminder- Certified members and those seeking certification through AFTE are required to take a proficiency test annually for each area you are certified... Read More

 

Thursday, December 6, 2007

ATF NFEA Application Deadline Approaching!- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, National Firearms Examiner Academy (NFEA) is now accepting applications for the 2008 NFEA training session. The NFEA provides training for apprentice/entry level firearm and toolmark examiners from Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.... Read More

 

Friday, November 16, 2007

Announcing the 16th annual Yuma Proving Ground Forensic Test Session (members only)- The 16th Annual Yuma Proving Ground Forensic Firearms Test Session is scheduled for Saturday January 12, 2008! Click here for more information.


Friday, September 7, 2007

Eastern Regional Training conference- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Firearms Section would like to invite you to join us on Thursday, October 11th and Friday, October 12th at the National Laboratory Center in Ammendale, Maryland for the 2007 Eastern Regional Training Conference. Click here for more information.

 

Tuesday, September 4, 2007

AFTE 2008 Training Seminar- Preliminary details of the 2008 training seminar in Honolulu, Hawaii are now available online! Click here for more information.
 

AFTE 2008 Hawaii Calendars are available now!  Help support the 2008 Training Seminar by buying several today!  Click here for more information!

 

Monday, August 20, 2007

New England Area Firearm Examiners 10th Annual Meeting- Details of the meeting scheduled for September 19, 2007 are now available.  If you are interested in attending please click here for more information.
 

Monday, August 13, 2007

AFTE DVD Sales- The technical papers given at the 2007 AFTE Training Seminar in San Francisco, CA were recorded on DVD's and are now being offered to AFTE members.  Additionally you can order DVD sets of the 2005 and 2006 Training Seminars... For more information, click here!

 

Friday, July 27, 2007

2007 AFTE Scholarship Recipients- AFTE awarded three scholarships this year.  This year's Steve Molnar Award recipient is Bonnie Floran.  Two scholarships were awarded in honor of Walter Howe, AFTE's first president.  The recipients of the Walter Howe Awards were Candita C. Chapman and Faith Lauran Musko. Bio's and pictures of the recipients can be seen by clicking here.  Congratulations to this year's winners!

 

If you know of someone deserving of an AFTE Scholarship or if you personally are interested in applying for one of our scholarships please click here.

 

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

ATF National Firearms Examiner Academy Announcement- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, National Firearms Examiner Academy (NFEA) is now accepting applications for the 2008 NFEA training session. The NFEA provides training for apprentice/entry level firearm and toolmark examiners from Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.... Read More

 

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

ATF National Firearms Examiner Academy Announcement- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, National Firearms Examiner Academy (NFEA) is now accepting applications for the 2008 NFEA training session. The NFEA provides training for apprentice/entry level firearm and toolmark examiners from Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.... Read More

 

Monday, June 4, 2007

Mike Haag,
AFTE Key Member 2007

AFTE Training Seminar 2007- The 2007 AFTE Training Seminar wrapped up on Friday, June 1st with several workshops.  One highlight of the week-long event was the banquet held Thursday night.  Several awards were announced and the president's gavel was presented to the new AFTE president, Carlo Rosati, by outgoing president Loren Sugarman.

 
Winner of the AFTE Member of the Year Award was Jerry Miller and winner of this year's Steve Molnar/Key Member Award was Mike Haag who can be seen at right. 

 
Additional summaries of the weeks events/lectures will be posted this week as time permits. 

 

AFTE 2007 Summaries: Sunday | Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Banquet

 

Friday, May 25, 2007

AFTE Training Seminar Technical Program- The AFTE 2007 Training Seminar Program has been posted to the AFTE 2007 Training Seminar Forum for your review... Program

 

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

AFTE Training Seminar Raffle- A number of outstanding items have been donated to the AFTE 2007 Host Committee for the raffle to be held after the close of the seminar... Raffle

 

Monday, May 21, 2007

AFTE Glossary 5th Edition- Attention AFTE members! The AFTE Glossary has been updated by the AFTE Standardization/Training Committee.  This updated 5th Edition contains definitions from the glossary published by the Small Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers Institute (SAAMI). Also included are excerpts of terms assembled by Luke Haag during the preparation of his book on shooting incident reconstruction and shared with the AFTE Glossary Committee.  AFTE Glossary

Tuesday, May 1, 2007

AFTE 2007 Certification Tests- Attention all Certification Exam applicants: Please be sure to bring a photo ID to your exam(s). The proctor, Ms. Francis Berg, will require a photo ID from all test takers. Please be sure to be on time for all exams!

 

Thursday, April 12, 2007

AFTE 2007 Training Seminar- The Hyatt Regency is now full!  If you haven't made your hotel accommodations for the training seminar you will now have to stay at the overflow hotel down the street.  For more information...  click here!

 

Friday, March 30, 2007

AFTE 2007 Training Seminar-  Early registration ends Saturday, March 31st!  If you haven't registered you are looking at paying an extra $75.00 starting April 1st.  Get in that registration NOW!!  Be sure to check out the Workshops page.  A new Sig Sauer Armorer's school is now being offered.  Also, updated information on the Friends and Family Program has been posted.  AFTE 2007

 

AFTE Certification- New rules have gone into effect for those applying to the AFTE Certification program.  Applicants now must have a college degree and must provide proof of that degree when submitting the application.  See the Certification Section for more information.
 

Thursday, March 15, 2007

AFTE Certification Chairman Back Up and Running!- Please send your application and payment for your certification exam(s) before April 13th, 2007. I am settled into our new lab area and ready to go. Thanks- Michael Neel   Certification Info
 

Sunday, March 4, 2007

AFTE 2007 Training Seminar-  New workshops have been added to the schedule in the last week.  Also, be sure to visit the Exhibitors page!  For more information and to register for this year's training seminar in San Francisco... click here!
 
Vote for AMW All-Star Ray Wolfenbarger-
 
Ray is an AFTE member working for the South Bend Police Department. Read his story and cast your vote for Ray as "America's Most Wanted All-Star"!  For more information... click here!
 

Friday, February 16, 2007

AFTE Certification Chairman Temporarily Unavailable- Due to a laboratory expansion and subsequent move, the committee Chair will be unable to assist with certification duties until the week of March 5th.  Please temporarily hold all applications, emails, and phone inquiries until further notice.  This will not effect the certification exam scheduled for May 2007. Thanks- Michael Neel
 

Saturday, February 10, 2007

AFTE Member of the Year- If you know of an AFTE member who has been involved with or has done exemplarily service for AFTE and should be considered as a candidate for Member of the Year, please send your recommendations to the Chair of the Member of the Year Committee- Richard K. Maruoka
 

Tuesday, February 6, 2007

AFTE 2007 Training Seminar-  New workshops have been added to the schedule in the last week.  To learn more and to register for this year's training seminar in San Fransisco... click here!
 

AFTE Scholarship Program-  The AFTE Scholarship Committee is now accepting applications from students seeking a career in Forensic Science.  April 1st deadline is fast approaching... read more

Goddard Award Applications-  Applications are being accepted for this year's Goddard Award.  Visit www.goddardaward.com for more information.
 

Monday, January 15, 2007

NOTICE TO ALL PROVISIONAL MEMBERS- Please look in the Secretary's Forum for a list of those Provisional members whose memberships expire in 2007. If your name is on the list and you do not apply for upgrade to Regular Membership prior to your expiration date you will be dropped and will have to reapply for Provisional Membership. Secretary's Forum
 

Monday, January 8, 2007

AFTE Journal's Online (members only)- The Fall 2006 Journal has been mailed out to all members/subscribers and most should have already received their copy.  Just in case you haven't received your copy or if you would like to review the journal online visit the Journal Search Section of the Members Area.  You will find most of the journals and supplements from 2000-2006 are available as downloads. Journal Search
 




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