training the best of the best

OUR CONTRACTS

This Local Lodge currently represents employees on contracts from 5 different contractors.
Select a company below to access contracts and seniority lists for that company.
Go to CAE

CAE

Instructors & SMEs (ATS)
CBT Specialists (ATS)
Simulator Technicians (ATS)
Ground Controllers (ATS)
Tech Writers
Software Engineers (ATS)

Go to LOCKHEED MARTIN

LOCKHEED MARTIN

CBT Specialists (JMATS)
Librarians (JMATS)
CSAs (JMATS)

Go to DELAWARE RESOURCE GROUP

DELAWARE RESOURCE GROUP

Training Coordinators (ATS)
Librarians (ATS)

Go to NOVA TECHNOLOGIES

NOVA TECHNOLOGIES

Training Coordinators (JMATS)
Simulator Technicians (JMATS)

Go to VSE

VSE

Maintenance Technicians (JMATS)
Mechanics (JMATS)

Go to STI

STI

Mechancis

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about us

Local Lodge 463 represents employees on 8 separate contracts from 6 different companies.
Below you can see an approximation of the percentage of represented employees in the Local Lodge from each company.

This Local Union represents over 200 members that are employed by Lockheed Martin, Delaware Resource Group, Nova Technologies, VSE Corporation, STI and CAE USA at Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville, Arkansas. As a team, we educate over 2000 students annually from not just the United States but from nations around the globe. Our members develop, create, maintain and distribute C-130 aircrew and maintenance courseware and provide superior aircrew instruction and refresher training to Air Force and Marine students. We also maintain the simulators utilized during training and provide mechanical and repair services for the C-130J aircraft. Our support people keep behind the scenes tasks and functions flowing seamlessly. We are the flagship in training facilities for ATS contracts.

This website includes information and current news about and concerning IAMAW (International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers) Local Lodge 463 and Brothers and Sisters that make up the Lodge. Links are provided to the IAMAW Grand Lodge web page and to other labor organizations from this site. We welcome your comments and suggestions, and you may contact the web master or any officer to make corrections or to request information to be displayed on this site. Every effort is made to keep this site updated with current and timely information that affects our membership.

  • Instructors, CBT Specialists, CSAs, Simulator Technicians

  • Mechanics

  • Simulator Technicians, Training Coordinators & Librarians

  • CBT Specialists, CSAs, Librarians

EXECUTIVE BOARD

Below are some of the key officers of the Executive Board, elected to serve you through the end of 2022.

CHRIS CARR

President
iamaw463pres@gmail.com
Chris is your current Local Lodge President. He is a Loadmaster Instructor on the CAE Instructor & Support Staff contract. He has previously served on the Executive Board as Chief Steward for that contract.

LESTER COSSEY

Vice President
iamaw463vp@gmail.com
Lester is a Navigator Instructor on the CAE Instructor & Support Staff contract. He served as Negotiation Committee Chair during the most recent negotiations, and also serves as steward for that contract.

SHARON SMITH

Recording Secretary
iamaw463sec@gmail.com
Sharon is a CBT Specialist on the CAE Instructor & Support Staff contract and is currently serving her third consecutive term as Lodge Recording Secretary. She has also served on the Contract Negotiating Committee several times.

TERRY WILLIAMSON

Treasurer
iamaw463treas@gmail.com
Terry is currently serving his second consecutive term as Treasurer. Terry is a Loadmaster Instructor on the CAE Instructor & Support Staff Contract.

STANDING COMMITTEES

In addition to the elected and appointed offices, certain standing and special committees exist to assist Union members with certain aspects of employment, membership in the Union, involvement in the community, educational opportunities, etc. If you are interested in serving on a committee please contact that committee's chair or the Local Lodge President.

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LATEST NEWS

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