May 09, 2008 11:32 ET

Airship Surveillance Appoints Mangold Vice President and Member of the Board

LAS VEGAS, NV and CAPE CANAVERAL, FL--(Marketwire - May 9, 2008) - Airship Surveillance, Inc., a Nevada-based high technology airship company, with whom WENR Corp. (PINKSHEETS: WNRC) has a letter of intent, formally announced today Sandy Mangold has been appointed as Vice President of the Company and has been elected to its Board of Directors.

"Sandy brings an exceptional background to Airship Surveillance (AirSur) and has already met on behalf of AirSur with staff of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, NASA, and multiple private companies and institutions," stated Paul Adams of AirSur. "He will be responsible for generating sales, business strategy, and overall growth of Airship Surveillance."

Sandy is a retired Colonel from the U.S. Air Force (USAF). His experience includes being a member of the Joint Intelligence Task Force - Combating Terrorism (JITF-CT) at the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) as part of the U.S. Air Force Intelligence Analysis Agency (AFIAA); serving as Chief, Systems Engineering & Integration for the U.S. National Security Space Architect's Integrated ISR Team; and serving as a Project Manager on the Space-Based Laser (SBL) Program. He has been the Director of Arms Control Studies at the U.S. Army War College and was selected by the Secretary of the USAF to be the first Blue Suit USAF Space Shuttle Flight Controller working at NASA/Johnson Space Center's Mission Control Center. Mr. Mangold earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education (Mathematics) from the University of Florida, Masters of Science in Systems Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology/School of Engineering, and a Masters of Arts in National Security Studies at the U.S. Naval Warfare College/College of Naval Warfare. Currently, he is also an Adjunct Professor for the University of Maryland and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Mr. Mangold is originally from Cape Canaveral, FL.

About Airship Surveillance Inc.

The company is developing a series of advanced unmanned airships designed to fulfill a wide range of roles ranging from surveillance to environmental monitoring. The company's airships are built to be robust, yet simple to operate with the twin goals of providing highly reliable airborne platforms at an affordable cost.

About WENR

WENR is a holding company, which seeks to acquire marketing rights in various growth stage companies. WENR provides senior management assistance, secures working capital for marketing development, and delivers tailor made campaigns.

The foregoing contains forward-looking information within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties. The actual results may differ materially from such forward-looking statements. The company does not undertake to publicly update or revise its forward-looking statements even if experience or future changes make it clear that any projected results (expressed or implied) will not be realized.

Contact Information

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    Paul Adams
    Airship Surveillance