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THE
U.S. AIR FORCE JANUARY
AUXILIARY 2005

Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters “ ... PERFORMING MISSIONS FOR AMERICA” Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.

Merry ■ CAP national commander to serve as vice-chair


Christmas
& Happy BoG elects Dominguez to serve as chair
New Year! Melanie LeMay lected to chair the Civil Air Patrol’s fice of the Naval Operations Staff on
To all CAP Public Relations Specialist
CAP National Headquarters
Board of Governors,” Mr. Dominguez public policy and program issues.
said. “CAP has proven itself to be a In addition to his degrees from
members, viable partner through its steadfast West Point and Stanford, Mr.
their families, and NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS —
Michael L. Dominguez, assistant sec-
commitment to homeland security and Dominguez completed the Program for
its education programs focused on our Senior Officials in National Security
friends of CAP retary of the Air Force for Manpower nation’s youth. I look forward to being at Harvard University. Among several

around the world —


and Reserve Affairs, has been elected associated with the legion military and civilian com-
by the Civil Air Patrol Board of Gov- of volunteers who make up mendations, Mr.
from your staff at ernors to serve as chair, effective Feb. CAP — together we con- Dominguez has won the

CAP National
27, 2005. tinue to build upon its dis- Presidential Meritorious
Mr. Dominguez will be leading tinctive history.” Executive Rank Award.
Headquarters CAP’s 11-member board, which is the
primary governing body for CAP — the
Mr. Dominguez grew
up as an Air Force depen-
“Mr. Dominguez will
serve CAP well,” said re-
60,000-member civilian auxiliary of the dant and lived on bases tired Air Force Lt. Gen.
CAP, FAA join forces U.S. Air Force. around the world. He Nicholas B. Kehoe, who

on aerospace ed
Mr. Dominguez was elected dur- graduated from the U.S. nominated Mr. Dominguez
ing the board’s regular meeting Dec. 1 Military Academy at West for the chairmanship. “He
initiatives in Arlington, Va. He will succeed Col.
Robert C. Bess, whose term as chair
Point, N.Y., and was com-
missioned a second lieu-
understands CAP and the
role of the board as well as
Michael L. Dominguez
Page 2 is expiring. tenant in the U.S. Army. anyone I know. Ever since
The Board of Governors is made He served with the 1st Battalion, he joined the board, he has made sig-
up of four active CAP members, four 509th Infantry (Airborne) and South- nificant contributions to CAP. We will
BoG meets in representatives of the U.S. Air Force, ern European Task Force. benefit greatly from his leadership.”
Arlington Dec. 1, and three representatives of industry
or educational institutions. The board
After leaving the Army in 1980, Other changes are on the horizon
Mr. Dominguez attended Stanford for the board. CAP’s current national
elects officers, chair is elected from one of these three University’s Graduate School of Busi- commander, Maj. Gen. Dwight H.
tackles business groups on a revolving basis.
In his position at the Pentagon in
ness, and in 1963, joined the Office of Wheless, was elected by the board as
the Secretary of the Defense as an ana- its incoming vice-chair. Maj. Gen. Ri-
Page 4 Washington, D.C., Mr. Dominguez lyst for Program Analysis and Evalu- chard L. Bowling, former CAP national
heads a four-division department deal- ation. commander, was elected to serve on

CAP, 1st Air Force


ing with Air Force manpower and Re- Mr. Dominguez went on to man- the board as a member-at-large.
serve affairs policy. He is responsible agement positions with this office, In addition, the Air Force will ap-
sign memorandum for force management and personnel, overseeing production of the long- point a new board member in coming
equal opportunity and diversity, Re- range planning forecast for the Depart- weeks, replacing Lt. Gen. Ronald E.
of understanding serve affairs and Air Force review ment of Defense and its $12 billion in Keys, who has been reassigned as com-
Page 5 boards. annual information technology invest- mander of Air Combat Command at
“I am honored to have been se- ments. He also worked with the Of- Langley Air Force Base, Va.

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6332; or call toll-free 877- 227-9142. Please include your complete address, including nine-digit Zip Publication FL members help rescue Catamaran ..... 2 National Perspective ............................ 8
Code. Spaatz Association elects officers ........ 3 Fit To Serve ......................................... 9
$20.3 million CA counterdrug mission ... 4 Focus on Service ................................. 10
NEWS FRONT AIRFORCE .................................................. 17
Maine Wing supports Queen Mary II ...... 4 TOPLINE .............................................. 18-19
‘Distressed’ TV generates publicity ....... 5 HIGHLIGHTS ......................................... 20-28
MD Wing flies first AFROTC O-flight ....... 7 Final Salute ............................................ 28
252 units win ’04 AEX Award ................ 11 Classifieds ............................................. 28
Hot news about CAP volunteers and events CAPSHOTS
CAP, FAA sign agreement, join forces in aerospace education
Melanie LeMay Bauer, FAA National Aviation Education and aerospace leaders for the 21st The FAA establishes partnerships
Public Relations Specialist Program manager, Amy Corbett, FAA century.” with government agencies, aviation
CAP National Headquarters New England Region administrator, and As part of the agreement, CAP will advocates, industries, learning institu-
Dr. Mervin K. Strickler, a pioneering promote FAA’s education programs tions, and other organizations to
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS — educator considered the nation’s “father” during the 2006 National Conference on promote skills and knowledge critical to
Civil Air Patrol and the Federal Aviation of aerospace education. Aviation and Space Education, an annual accomplishing its mission of ensuring
Administration have signed a new Strickler has the distinction of being event which CAP has hosted for decades. the safety of all who fly. A major focus
agreement to collaborate on aerospace the only educator who has ever devel- The 2006 conference, scheduled for Oct. in support of the agency’s goals is the
education. oped aerospace education programs for 6-8 in Washington, D.C., will showcase a FAA’s Aviation and Space Education
Officials of the two groups signed a both CAP and FAA. He planned and variety of aviation and space leaders and Program, which sponsors Aviation
memorandum of understanding Oct. 12 at directed the modernization of CAP’s post- allow them to share information with Career Education Camps where youth
FAA headquarters in Washington, D.C. World War II aerospace education teachers from throughout the nation. are exposed to math, science and
Both CAP and FAA have national program from 1951 to 1960. Strickler did “CAP and FAA have worked together technology through aviation education,
support programs for aerospace educa- similar work for the newly formed FAA for years,” said Wheless, “not only in the as well as in-depth exploration of
tion teachers. As part of the new agree- from 1960 to 1979. aerospace education arena, but through aviation career opportunities that might
ment, CAP will support FAA workshops Strickler praised FAA for its leadership our respective ties to emergency services otherwise be unattainable.
and make its aerospace instructional in getting many important aviation organiza- and general aviation. Organizations like The FAA-CAP agreement focuses on
materials available to teachers in the FAA tions to share resources and teaching ours that support aviation and space student outreach programs that lead to a
Aviation Education Outreach Program. materials for students and teachers. education have a responsibility to join better trained and better prepared future
The groups will also collaborate on “Throughout my teaching, consulting, forces. It’s only through public awareness aerospace work force, as well as joint
distributing information to educators in aviation work and public service, I’ve and education that we’ll develop our initiatives that expose youth to aviation
their respective newsletters and on their found that one can do much more by nation’s future leaders in aviation and and aerospace careers through partner-
Web sites. developing partnerships to achieve space technology.” ship opportunities.
Signing the agreement were CAP mutual objectives,” Mr. Strickler said. “The top pilots of tomorrow are For more information on CAP, go to
National Commander Maj. Gen. Dwight H. “This agreement will be a positive earning their wings right now in CAP,” www.cap.gov. For information on FAA, go
Wheless and FAA Administrator Marion influence on thousands of educators and, Ms. Blakey said. “Joining forces with CAP to www.faa.gov. For a copy of the official
C. Blakey. Also present were Judy Rice, ultimately, millions of young people. The is going to pay dividends for the FAA and memorandum of understanding between
CAP National Headquarters deputy ultimate winners will be a better informed for aviation. CAP gives the youth of CAP and FAA, go to www.cap.gov/ae
director of aerospace education, Sheila and better trained generation of citizens America a big horizon to reach for.” under “Latest News.”

FL SENIOR MEMBERS lis, Md., to Marco Island, Fla., south of Cape Hatteras, N.C., the Catamaran’s position and four hours. Lieutenant Bardon
sailboat owner 1st Lt. Kenneth when he heard a distress call then got underway to link up with and his passengers then
RESCUE FOUNDERING Bardon, Lt. Col. Lee Henderson come in from the Catamaran. the sailboat, which was only continued on their journey south.
and two other passengers According to the call, the boat three miles from their location. According to Lieutenant
47-FOOT CATAMARAN picked up a Mayday radio had lost its mast in 40 mph wind They reached the boat in 30 Bardon, the group learned two
FLORIDA – Two senior distress call from the Catamaran gusts and 12-foot seas. The minutes and provided communi- days later, while sailing off
members with Florida Wing’s and responded by sailing to the Coast Guard also heard the call, cations support until help Florida’s east coast, the Coast
Marco Senior Squadron helped boat and providing a communi- but the Catamaran crew could arrived. Guard towed the Catamaran and
rescue a 47-foot Catamaran off cations link to the U.S. Coast not receive their response The Coast Guard immedi- its passengers safely into
the coast of North Carolina in Guard. because the boat’s antenna was ately launched a rescue boat out Morehead City for repairs.
November. Colonel Henderson was on attached to the downed mast. of Morehead City, N.C., which Lt. Col. Lee Henderson
While sailing from Annapo- watch 20 miles off the coast, just Lieutenant Bardon plotted reached the Catamaran in about & 1st Lt. Kenneth Bardon

Civil Air Patrol National Commander Deputy Director of Strategic Communications


Maj. Gen. Dwight H. Wheless Vacant
Executive Director Editor
Al Allenback James F. Tynan
CAP-U.S. Air Force Commander & Senior Air Force Adviser Assistant Editor
Air Force Col. George C. Vogt Donna Sparks

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A Quote Leadership development and self-improvement are integral to sustaining the health of our organization and being a viable, productive contributor to our
nation’s security. From the squadron to national level, we are asked to know more, lead more and be more responsive to our customers — the American public.
in Time CAP National Commander Maj. Gen. Dwight H. Wheless [ Read his column on Page 8]

advisory council starting Oct. 1. local newspaper touting the


CALIFORNIA AIRCREW Major Harper, a retired DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY VISIT positive attributes of CAP, his
airline pilot and Federal Aviation fate was sealed.
COUNTERDRUG FLIGHT Administration safety counselor, Learning the ropes of CAP

WORTH $20.3 MILLION serves as the Arizona Wing’s


assistant standard evaluation
was eased by his involvement in
the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts
CALIFORNIA — A northern officer. She is also an Arizona of America. His awards include
California Wing counterdrug Pilots Association board the coveted Eagle Scout award
aircrew performed an overflight member, an Operations Council in the Boy Scout program, and
of Monterey County which member of the Tucson Airport the Gen. Billy Mitchell and
resulted in the eradication of Authority, is the Ryan Airfield Amelia Earhart awards in CAP.
marijuana with an estimated representative for the Aircraft Cadet Asfoor’s future plans
street value of $20.3 million. Owners and Pilots Association’s include a corporate flying
Law enforcement surveil- Airport Support Network, and a career.
lance after the CAP flight National Aeronautic Association 1st Lt. Jim Hobelsberger
indicated a marijuana garden member.
area in the hills above the Lt. Col. Patricia H. Brower
Salinas River. It appeared to be AL SENIOR MEMBER TO

Photo by Marc Huchette


tended by several people who
were believed to be armed. SPAATZ ASSOCIATION ATTEND U.S. NAVY’S
A joint operation by 40
officers from the Monterey ELECTS NEW OFFICERS TEST PILOT SCHOOL
County Sheriff’s Office, Califor- ALABAMA — The Spaatz ALABAMA — An Alabama
nia Department of Corrections’ Association recently elected a Wing senior member has been
Salinas Valley Prison’s Correc- new slate of national officers Left, retired Coast Guard Rear Adm. David Nicholson, with the Department selected to attend the U.S. Navy
tions Emergency Response and members of its board of of Homeland Security and a member of the Civil Air Patrol Board of Test Pilot School in February
Team and a U.S. Department of directors. Governors, and retired Coast Guard Capt. Eric Fagerholm, also with the 2005 as a systems engineer.
Department of Homeland Security, peer into the cockpit of one of CAP’s
Justice’s Campaign Against Stephen W. Austen was newest aircraft, the Gippsland GA-8 Airvan during a visit to CAP National 1st Lt. Robert S. Klase of
Marijuana Production team elected as TSA's national Headquarters at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., Oct. 27. The two men came to Enterprise, Ala., is one of only
raided the site. Shooting was president and Richard L. Griffith headquarters for a daylong visit to receive briefings on CAP’s homeland 32 students worldwide chosen to
involved during the raid by at as its national secretary. security capabilities and get a firsthand look at CAP’s National Operations attend the 10-month school in
least one of the suspects who all Newly elected directors Center. In addition, they also met with Michael L. Dominguez, assistant Patuxent, Md.
secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, who was also
fled into the hills. include Edward F. "Ned" Lee at NHQ for meetings with CAP’s auditors from Wilson Price in Montgomery, The school, which hosts all
At least 10 camps were and Ted F. Bowlds, with return- Ala. branches of the U.S. military as
discovered, and 5,911 marijuana ing directors Lawrence L. Trick, well as foreign military services,
plants weighing 2,700 pounds Marla K. Patterson and Michael organization's highest award — nated with the CAP program trains pilots
were eradicated and three A.G. Murphy. These join the four the Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award. right from the beginning. He and engi-
handguns seized. other sitting directors — Austyn TSA was founded to provide a enjoyed the structure and neers on
Monterey County Deputy W. Granville, Noelle A. Sublett, means to focus the experience opportunities to advance in flight-test
Sheriff Garrett Sanders com- M. Lee Chase and Robert J. and abilities of Spaatz award grade and rank, and looked techniques in
mended the northern California Mattes — to form TSA’s leader- recipients for the benefit of forward to a career in the aircraft
Wing counterdrug staff and its ship team. today's cadets. military. Unfortunately, that was performance,
tasked aircrew. “The seizure "TSA is entering its 10th not to be the case, but it stability and
was made possible by the year just as I am marking my certainly did not stop him from control. Upon
overflight provided by the 40th anniversary with CAP," said 19-YEAR-OLD WI CADET soaring with eagles. 1st Lt. Robert S. completion,
Klase
California Wing and their pilots,”
he said.
Mr. Austen. "Today, I am just as
excited by our prospects for RECEIVES CFI RATING After soloing on his 16th
birthday following 13 hours of
graduates
will have flown in more than 15
Maj. Alice Mansell continued growth as I am WISCONSIN — Nineteen- instruction, he felt that was “an different types of aircraft ranging
humbled to be in the company of year-old Cadet Maj. Mikael accomplish- from jet airplanes and helicop-
such a talented group of Asfoor of the La Crosse Com- ment well ters to transport airliners and
AZ WING MAJOR NEW leaders. Our task is clear — to posite Squadron received his done. You gliders.
continue to reinvest our bless- Certified Flight Instructor achieved Lieutenant Klase – a
MEMBER OF AVIATION ings in the youth of today. They credentials recently. something squadron pilot — joined the
ADVISORY COUNCIL are our leaders of tomorrow."
Outgoing members of TSA's
Cadet Asfoor, a college
sophomore majoring in flight
you thought
you could not
Dothan Squadron in August
2004. He is currently working on
ARIZONA — An Arizona leadership team include former operations, said that “joining do, but you his aerospace education
Wing member has been ap- Civil Air Patrol National Com- CAP was the smartest decision I did. CAP lets specialty track.
pointed by the governor of mander and now immediate past ever made in my academic Cadet Maj. you do that.” Lieutenant Klase is a project
Arizona to serve on the president Brig. Gen. Richard L. career. Aviation made studying Mikael Asfoor The engineer with the U.S. Army
Governor’s Advisory Council on Anderson and directors Curt E. enjoyable for me. When I first cadet’s Aviation Technical Test Center
Aviation. LaFond, David N. Simmons and began my aviation training, aviation future was formed at an at Fort Rucker, Ala. He is
Maj. Barbara Harper of Matthew M. Johnson. studying was not what I knew early age. He was taken for responsible for the design,
Tucson, Ariz., was appointed by TSA is a nonprofit organiza- how to do. I have since learned rides in his stepfather’s airplane, development, test and certifica-
Governor Janet Napolitano to tion of past and present CAP the value and importance of it.” and then, at the age of 12, when tion of U.S. Army aircraft and
serve a four-year term on the cadets who earned the Cadet Asfoor was fasci- his mom spotted an ad in the their systems.

CIVIL AIR PATROL NEWS JANUARY 2005 3


Performing missions for America NEWSFRONT
Board of Governors meets in Arlington Dec. 1
Melanie LeMay and that CAP is also success- Force and then will be el- secretary of the Air Force for
Public Relations Specialist fully implementing plans to evated as necessary to North- Manpower and Reserve Af-
CAP National Headquarters ensure financial controls and ern Command. fairs, chair; Maj. Gen. Dwight
accurate financial reporting. The board noted that CAP H. Wheless, CAP national
NATIONAL HEADQUAR- As part of this plan, CAP is National Headquarters is de- commander, vice-chair; retired
TERS — The CAP Board of making computers and finan- veloping an ethics policy for Air Force Lt. Gen. Nicholas B.
Governors met Dec. 1 in Ar- cial software available to CAP CAP officers. Once the policy Kehoe; Brig. Gen. Paul M.
lington, Va. units all the way down to the is drafted, the CAP National Bergman, former CAP na-
In addition to electing a squadron level. They are also Executive Committee will re- tional commander, CAP mem-
new chair and vice-chair, the emphasizing financial training view it and then send it on to ber-at-large; Maj. Gen. Rich-
board discussed several key is- for wing commanders. the board for review. ard L. Bowling, former CAP CAP
sues. Air Force Lt. Gen. John Before adjourning the national commander, CAP
The board’s audit commit-
tee reported that CAP’s 2002
F. Regni, commander of Air
University at Maxwell Air
meeting, the board presented
a plaque to Lt. Gen. Ronald
member-at-large; retired
Coast Guard Rear Adm. David
Corporate
and 2003 financial and single
audits, required by the Office
Force Base, Ala., and a mem-
ber of the Board, announced
E. Keys in appreciation for his
contributions to the board.
R. Nicholson, Department of
Homeland Security; Brig. Gen.
Partnership
of Management and Budget,
had been completed, and that
to the board that Air Univer-
sity plans to make its schools
General Keys has been reas-
signed and will be leaving the
Tony J. Pineda, CAP national
vice-commander; General P rrogram
ogram
CAP’s financial reporting is on available to CAP for various board. Regni; retired Air Force Lt.
schedule. The audit of fiscal types of training. The board also expressed Gen. Charles Searock, a gen-
2004 should be completed on In other business, the appreciation to the outgoing eral aviation and technology Civil Air Patrol thanks
schedule in April 2005 for re- board discussed proposed leg- board chair, Col. Robert C. consultant; and Bruce N. its corporate partners
view and approval at the June islation to clarify the approval Bess, and presented him a Whitman, president of Flight for their generous
2005 board meeting. and notification processes for crystal gavel and plaque. Safety International, Inc. support of the
The audit committee local Air Force-assigned mis- Effective Feb. 27, 2005, The next CAP Board of
chair, Michael L. Dominguez, sions. Such missions will flow the members of the CAP Governors meeting is sched-
organization’s 62,000-
noted the audit process has through the CAP National Op- Board of Governors will be: uled for June 8, 2005, in the plus volunteer
been significantly improved, erations Center to 1st Air Mr. Dominguez, assistant Washington, D.C., area. members nationwide.
We urge every CAP

Maine Wing provides aerial observation for Queen Mary II member to give each
one their support!
Maj. Chris Hayden Both missions required wing aircraft For each mission, wing aircraft were Air BP
Vice Commander to provide a continuous aerial observa- sent to rendezvous with the ship as she www.airbp.com
Maine Wing tion platform above the ship. Using CAP’s passed the pilot station en route to the
Satellite Digital Imaging System, wing anchorage. During the Bar Harbor mis-
MAINE — Maine Wing members aircrews successfully provided the “eyes sion, wing personnel were also tasked Cessna
ended the second of two major missions in the sky” for both the U.S. Coast Guard with providing security for the Hancock www.cessna.com
to provide continuous aerial observation and emergency management team County EOC and airport.
for the Queen Mary II, the world’s large charged with protecting the ship against While the passengers aboard the ship Estes-Cox Corp.
cruise ship, during her visits to both Bar terrorist attack. and visiting officials enjoyed the warm www.coxmodels.com
Harbor and Portland, Maine. welcome provided by both the
The first mission was con- town of Bar Harbor and the
ducted in Bar Harbor with air city of Portland, aircrews
Goodyear Tire
operations and county emer- searched both the surface and & Rubber Co.
gency operations center lo- air for any suspicious activity www.goodyear.com
cated at the Downeast Patrol not in direct view of the U.S.
Composite Squadron head- Coast Guard ships posted Tanis Aircraft
quarters. around the ship. The aircrews Services
The second mission re- continuously sent back pic-
www.tanisaircraft.com
quired a high level of commu- tures of specific locations so
nications skills due to the the U.S. Coast Guard and
EOC and air operations being EOC personnel were assured VTS Inc.
colocated some five miles all was well. www.vtsweb.com
away from the aircrew stag- To maintain the continu-
ing area at Cumberland ous aerial coverage, the air- Flightschedule Pro
County Squadron headquar- From left, Maine Wing aircrew members Capt. Marc Brunelle, 1st Lt. Michael
Coyne and Capt. Douglas Grosso prepare for the last flying mission of the www.flightschedulepro.com
ters in the Portland Jetport. day during the Queen Mary II's visit to Portland, Maine. See MAINE ... Page 7

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ERVICES
NEWSFRONT
YOUR BENEFITS

CAP signs memorandum of understanding


CAP is aware our most valuable resource is
you, the member. We are striving to make
your membership experience as valuable and

with Northern Command’s 1st Air Force


meaningful as possible. Remember to take
advantage of the member benefits offered to
you by our Corporate partners — from credit
cards to life insurance, CAP is working for you.
Melanie LeMay
Public Relations Specialist
Membership Services CAP National Headquarters
Toll-free @ 877-227-9142
NATIONAL HEADQUAR-
TERS — 1st Air Force, the air
Members can purchase top-of-the-line lubricants for their component of the U.S. Northern
personal aircraft at a discount directly from the Command, has signed an official
ExxonMobil Web site. See www.EliteEtc.com. memorandum of understanding
with Civil Air Patrol, the civilian
auxiliary of the Air Force, and

Photo courtesy of 1st Air Force Public Affairs


Members are eligible to participate in a guarantee-issue
CAP-U.S. Air Force, the agency
term life insurance program from GE Capital Insurance. charged with advice, liaison and
The plan provides 10-year level term life insurance with oversight of CAP.
no rate increase due to health conditions. Pilots receive According to the agreement,
same rates as non-pilots. Members are also eligible for a
hospital indemnity plan, cancer plan and supplemental 1st Air Force will consider the use
health care program. See of CAP air and ground capabili-
www.Professionalinsurancemanagers.com for details. ties as an option for any of its
noncombat missions. CAP has
thousands of members throughout
The Hertz Corporation offers rental car discounts to CAP the nation trained to assist in
members for both business and pleasure travel. Rates search and rescue, disaster relief,
and discounts may be obtained by calling Hertz at 800- Civil Air Patrol signed a memorandum of understanding Oct. 20 with Northern
damage impact assessment, and Command’s 1st Air Force at 1st Air Force Headquarters, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla.
654-3131.
aerial reconnaissance. Those signing the agreement were, from left: Air Force Col. George C. Vogt, CAP-U.S.
CAP is a cost-effective re- Air Force commander; Maj. Gen. Dwight H. Wheless, CAP national commander; and
Air Force Maj. Gen. Craig R. McKinley, 1st Air Force commander.
source for such Air Force-assigned
Senior members and parents of cadets are eligible for the
CAP affinity VISA card through MBNA. In addition to low
missions since its members are
interest rates, each time the card is used in a transaction, all volunteers. Northern Command gives us the Force to provide ground and aerial
a donation is made by MBNA to support CAP. Call toll- The agreement was signed opportunity to contribute to our damage impact assessment for ar-
free at 866-438-6262 or for TTY usuers, 800-833-6262 to Oct. 20 at Tyndall Air Force Base, nation’s security in a meaningful eas struck by hurricanes and tor-
apply.
Fla., headquarters for 1st Air way. We take very seriously the nados. Much of CAP’s work has
Force, by Maj. Gen. Craig R. gesture of trust that this MOU been focused on the state of
McKinley, commander of 1st Air signifies.” Florida, where CAP has more
CAP members are eligible for discount magazine Force, Maj. Gen. Dwight Wheless, "This MOU codifies the com- than 4,000 members.
subscriptions to Aviation Week & Space Technology,
Business and Commercial Aviation, and Overhaul & CAP national commander, and mand and control lines between CAP has also assisted in se-
Maintenance. See www.mcgraw-hill-sales.com/civil.htm Col. George Vogt, commander of CAP and 1st Air Force,” Mr. curity training missions for 1st
for details. CAP-U.S. Air Force. Allenback said. “CAP is the best Air Force by using its planes to
“Civil Air Patrol has really value in homeland security today, pose as suspicious aircraft, allow-
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been building over the last sev- limited basis with 1st Air Force pices of active duty Air Force of-
eral years.” for more than two years, assist- ficials assigned to CAP National
The Revere Supply Company offers CAP members a
discounted price on the McMurdo/Pains Wessex Fastfind
Also present for the signing ing the Air Force on such exer- Headquarters, as well as CAP-
personal locator beacons. An ad detailing the product, were Brig. Gen. Marcel J. Duval, cises as Determined Promise 03 U.S. Air Force liaison officers in
discounted price and contact information can be found on Canadian Forces deputy com- and 04, which measured the each of CAP’s eight regions. CAP
Page 9. mander of the Continental U.S. nation’s ability to respond effec- members cannot fly missions that
North American Aerospace De- tively during a simulated terror- involve actual combat or combat
fense Command Region, Brig. ist attack. CAP also assisted the training deemed more hazardous
As a federally chartered nonprofit organization, Civil Air
Patrol is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS
Gen. Antonio Pineda, national Air Force with security for the G8 than normal CAP activities. CAP
Code. This entitles members to claim various expenses vice-commander of CAP, and Al Summit in Georgia, which members also cannot perform the
as charitable contributions to the extent allowed by law. Allenback, CAP executive direc- brought together key government duties reserved for law enforce-
These include the following: Membership dues; expenses tor. leaders from throughout the ment officials, such as detaining
for uniforms and training materials; out-of-pocket
expenses while participating in CAP activities; mileage on "We are proud to be partners world. or arresting individuals or gath-
personal vehicles; travel and living expenses while with 1st Air Force,” General In the last few months, CAP ering information for intelligence
participating in CAP activities. Wheless said. “Working with has worked closely with 1st Air purposes.

CIVIL AIR PATROL NEWS JANUARY 2005 5


NEWSFRONT

CAP receives unexpected national publicity from ‘distressed’ TV


Melanie LeMay tional commander Maj. Gen. gency position- indicating ra- EPIRBs are not operating to carry out search and res-
Public Relations Specialist Dwight H. Wheless. “It’s such dio beacons on boats still used properly. cue, counterdrug missions and
CAP National Headquarters an unusual story that it has nationwide. In the aftermath of Hurri- security reconnaissance, and
captured the media’s attention As newer technology cane Charley this summer, disaster-impact assessment.
NATIONAL HEADQUAR- all over the country. Most comes into use, the percent- CAP members were tasked to “As the official civilian auxil-
TERS — Civil Air Patrol re- people don’t realize how many age of false alarms has de- find more than 700 emergency iary of the Air Force, CAP is
ceived some unexpected na- missions our members actu- clined. Only a few years ago, beacons in Florida that acti- a very useful and cost-effec-
tional publicity when Oregon ally perform each year vated when hangared tive resource for emergency
Wing members tracked down to locate and verify dis- aircraft and docked boats response organizations,” Gen-
an emergency distress signal tress signals.” “It’s such an unusual story were damaged. The bea- eral Wheless said. “Our mem-
coming from a Toshiba televi- Each year, CAP per- cons had to be located bers are well trained and ef-
sion. forms about 3,000 mis- that it has captured the media’s and disabled so emer- fective, and they’re an incred-
Air Force Rescue Coordi- sions related to emer-
nation Center officials at Lan- gency locator transmit-
attention all over the country.” gency responders could
determine which distress
ible value since they volunteer
their time.”
gley Air Force Base, Va., ters. That’s an average Maj. Gen. Dwight H. Wheless signals were real. Men and women join CAP
tasked the Oregon Wing to in- of about eight ELT-re- CAP National Commander CAP receives most for a variety of reasons, stated
vestigate an emergency dis- lated missions per day of its ELT-related mis- General Wheless. All are
tress signal in Oregon’s nationwide. Of those, sions from the AFRCC, drawn to volunteerism and the
Willamette Valley. Wing mem- some 250-300 or about 10 per- as many as 97 percent of the and members usually work many opportunities for tech-
bers and local law enforce- cent are distress signals. Ac- distress signals were false. with state and local agencies nical and leadership training
ment officials discovered the cording to officials in CAP Na- When possible, CAP mem- or law enforcement officials on provided by the organization.
signal was actually coming tional Headquarters’ Opera- bers contact the aircraft or those missions. Private pilots also like the
from a man’s TV set in tions Directorate, the percent- boat owners and ask them to CAP members do more chance to keep up their flying
Corvallis, Ore. age of false alarms is high be- disable the beacons them- than just locate ELTs, how- hours and skills, and the op-
“This is definitely a first cause there are many older selves. By doing that, owners ever. The members, many of portunity to put those skills
in CAP history,” said CAP na- ELTs on aircraft and emer- are made aware their ELTs or whom are pilots, are trained to work in meaningful ways.

6 JANUARY 2005 CIVIL AIR PATROL NEWS


?
Are you NEWSFRONT
risking Maryland Wing flies first O-flight
engine damage
and corrosion in support of AFROTC cadets
by only
1st Lt. Steven Solomon of Easton, Md. “We are delighted to
Public Affairs Officer be able to provide this service to
Maryland Wing today’s college students who will be

preheating MARYLAND — The Maryland


future Air Force officers.”
The first flight was conducted by

the oil
Wing flew its first orientation flight Maj. Charles “Chip” Lanham of Elk
in mid November as part of an agree- Ridge, Md., an orientation pilot with
ment to provide “O-flights” to 166 Air Maryland Wing’s College Park Com-
Force ROTC cadets at the University posite Squadron. Major Lanham flew
of Maryland in College Park, Md. the orientation flight in the squadron’s
Protect your engine with the only According to Lt. Col. Andrew Felix Cessna C-172 aircraft. He flew the ca-
preheater that heats the cylinder head! of Silver Spring, Md., Maryland Wing dets out of Suburban Airport, which
project officer, the wing agreed to pro- is located about 2 miles southeast of
Considered “the best” by over 90% of vide each cadet assigned to Detach- Laurel, Md., to Easton/Newnam Field
aviation mechanics ment 330 four flights in the front seat
of an airplane and four flights in the
Airport, which is located in Talbot
County, Md.
back seat using a training syllabus pre- Detachment 330 — which is re-
PREHEAT
TANIS
pared by Civil Air Patrol and Air Force sponsible for educating and training
ROTC. officer candidates and producing and
SYSTEMS ”This new partnership is an im-
portant step forward in the continu-
building better citizens for America —
is commanded by Col. Michael “Chip”

www.tanisaircraft.com 800-443-2136 ing collaboration between CAP and the


U.S. Air Force,” said Maryland Wing
Setnor. Cadet 1st Lt. Mike Skarda is
the detachment coordinator for the ori-
Commander Col. Kay Joslin Walling entation flights.

MAINE ... from Page 4

crews flew two hour sorties with the Kilcollins, County Composite Squad-
replacement crew rendezvousing in ron, Maj. Jim Jordan, Bangor-Brewer
flight, taking over the watch so they Composite Squadron, Capt. Doug
could return to home. Providing con- Grosso, Waterville Composite Squad-
tinuous coverage required the mission ron, Lt. Col. Ken Goldstein and Capt.
be divided into two shifts. During the John Riley, Downeast Patrol Compos-
Bar Harbor mission, crews based in ite Squadron, Lt. Col. Bill Hawksley,
northern Maine provided the first Capt. Dave Barker and Sr. Mbr. Eu-
shift, and crews from southern Maine gene Richards, Augusta-Gardner Com-
provided the second. posite Squadron, Maj. Jeff Weinstein,
Participating members included: Capts. Marc Brunelle, Don Saucier,
Air Operations — Capts. Don Dave Genest, Dan Gagnon, Paul
Godfrey and David Genest, Connors and Ted Kryzak, and 1st Lts.
Cumberland County Composite Squad- Rick Machado, Mike Coyne and Rick
ron, and Ken Knightly, Marc Brunelle Machado, Cumberland County Com-
and Ted Kryzak, Maine Wing; posite Squadron, Colonel Linker, Maj.
Communications — Col. Bill Chris Hayden and 2nd Lt. Wayne
Ricker and Maj. Mike Pellerin, Maine McKinney, Maine Wing;
Wing, Capt. Dale Fellows and Sr. Mbr. Administration — Col. Mitch
Nate Fellows, Augusta-Gardner Com- Sammons, Maj. Chris Hayden and 1st
posite Squadron, Lt. Col. James Lt. Wayne McKinney, Maine Wing; and
Greenlaw and Capt. Dennis Murray, Mission Support — Capts.
St. Croix Composite Squadron, and Wayne Merritt, Machias Valley Com-
Maj. Joel Look and 2nd Lt. Steven posite Squadron, Merri Knightly,
Higgins, Cumberland County Compos- Maine Wing, Andrea Hayden,
ite Squadron; Cumberland County Composite Squad-
SDIS Training — Col. Jim ron, and 1st Lts. Perley Urquhart and
Linker, Maine Wing; Robert Voisine, and 2nd Lt. Theodora
Aircrews — Lt. Col. John Trask, Urquhart, Downeast Patrol Compos-
Maj. Tom Goetz and 1st Lt. Wayne ite Squadron.

CIVIL AIR PATROL NEWS JANUARY 2005 7


Inputs & ideas from Civil Air Patrol’s leadership NHQVIEWS
READ TO LEAD
New professional reading program vital tool for success
rofessional development of all Civil Air Pa-
trol members is very important to me. Tak-
force. Over the years, the CSAF Professional Read-
ing Program has become a cornerstone for Air Force
collective desire to continually learn.
The CAP READ TO LEAD program is only one
ing a cue from our Web site at http://cap.gov/ leadership development and is an ideal model for of many professional development opportunities for
read, my focus in this article is to reiterate and CAP. self-improvement. I invite you to also become fa-
emphasize the details of the new CAP READ TO The CAP READ TO LEAD program represents miliar with the CAP professional development of-
LEAD professional reading program. I shared with a vital link in the training and development of CAP ferings that will be highlighted in the March issue
your National Board this past August my strong members, as together we strive to make an out- of the Civil Air Patrol News. Please take advantage
dedication to developing the present and future lead- standing CAP even more successful. of these opportunities. Continuing education is the
ership of CAP. Every member plays a role in this The books we’ve selected for the READ TO key to sustaining a strong, professional, humani-
effort. The READ TO LEAD program provides you LEAD program are from a variety of military and tarian organization.
with a tool to be successful in this role. civilian leaders. From bestselling author Tom Clancy
Leadership development and self-improvement to leadership expert Stephen Covey to former New
are integral to sustaining the health of CAP READ TO LEAD
our organization and being a viable, pro- BOOK LISTING
ductive contributor to our nation’s secu-
rity. From the squadron to national level,
NATIONAL Aerospace Advocacy
✫ 10 Propositions Regarding Airpower ~ U.S. Air Force
we are asked to know more, lead more
and be more responsive to our custom-
PERSPECTIVE ✫ Beyond the Wild Blue* ~ Walter Boyne
✫ Why the Allies Won the War ~ Richard Overy
ers — the American public. Maj. Gen. Dwight H. Wheless ✫ Makers of the U.S. Air Force ~ John Frisbee
Our first obligation as members is ✫ General Kinney Reports: Personal History of the Pacific War
to mentor and develop the skills of other
CAP National Commander ~ George Kinney
members, both new and old, who want dwheless@cap.gov ✫ To Hanoi and Back ~ Wayne Thompson
✫ Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War
to serve and progress through CAP ~ Rick Atkinson
ranks. This is a key aspect of leadership ✫ Every Man a Tiger ~ Tom Clancy with Gen. Chuck Horner*
development for CAP at large. At the
same time, we must not overlook our need for per- York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani. These books talk Leadership
sonal leadership development. Leadership develop- about leadership and professional obligation at all ✫ Lincoln on Leadership ~ Donald Phillips
ment includes: levels. Several of these books are taken from the ✫ Leadership Skills: Developing Volunteers for
✓ Understanding leadership principles from CSAF Professional Reading Program, as much for Organizational Success ~ Emily Morrison
✫ Leadership ~ Rudolph Giuliani
both military and civilian sectors; their pertinence to CAP’s leadership challenges as ✫ Rules and Tools for Leaders ~ Perry Smith
✓ Appreciating the expectations senior leader- for the Air Force’s important connection to our proud ✫ The Power Principle ~ Blane Lee
ship has of subordinate leaders; organization. Other books listed share important ✫ Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen and Leadership
✓ Understanding the expectations subordinate insight into courage, integrity, character and mana- in Wartime ~ Eliot Cohen*
members have of their leaders; gerial concepts. ✫ The Stuff of Heroes ~ Marc Cohen
✓ Understanding the history and development The READ TO LEAD program is organized into ✫ Primal Leadership ~ Daniel Goleman
✫ Transforming Leadership: The Pursuit of Happiness
of the U.S. Air Force and CAP; and five categories: Aerospace advocacy, leadership, citi-
~ James McGregor Burns
✓ Appreciating the level of commitment and zenship, character development and mission XTRAS. ✫ My American Journey ~ Colin Powell
responsibilities required of a CAP commander. The books selected in each category were selected
We must provide our cadets and seniors, who to provide a historical perspective to aerospace Citizenship
rise to the challenge, a clear picture of our expecta- power, a comprehensive understanding of leader- ✫ Introduction to Civil Air Patrol ~ CAP
tions, an opportunity to develop their skills and our ship styles, and an introduction to some of America’s ✫ George C. Marshall: Soldier-Statesman of the
wholehearted support of their efforts. For us to fill most influential airmen and leaders. American Century ~ Mark Stoler
this role of mentor and leader effectively, we must I’m sure we can quickly identify other good books
Character Development
continually seek opportunities for self-improvement. dealing with leadership, management and history ✫ In Love and War ~ James and Sybil Stockdale
I am committed to finding just such opportunities that can also be useful for CAP members. The se- ✫ Principle Centered Leadership ~ Stephen Covey
that will foster our learning culture and personal lections listed in READ TO LEAD should serve only ✫ Hoyt S. Vandenberg: Life of a General ~ Philip Meilenger
growth. as a starting point for your own professional read- ✫ American Generalship/Character is Everything: The Art
A professional reading program is one such pro- ing program. of Command ~ Edgar Puryear*
gram! READ TO LEAD is not just for senior mem- ✫ Generally Speaking ~ Claudia Kennedy
✫ The Passing of the Night ~ Robinson Risner
The Air Force has seen the value of a profes- bers. We encourage all members, including cadets, ✫ Shackelton’s Way ~ Morrell and Capparell
sional reading program to leadership development to use the READ TO LEAD list to develop their
and self-improvement since 1996. The Air Force own personal leadership skills, whether they choose Mission XTRAS
Chief of Staff Professional Reading Program was to command or to become expert in staff areas. ✫ The Crisis of Islam: Holy War and Unholy Terror
created to assist Air Force officer, enlisted, and ci- I am truly honored to serve with the finest force ~ Bernard Lewis*
vilian members in developing an understanding of of volunteer professionals in America today. Wher- ✫ New Frontiers for Youth Development in the
Twenty-First Century ~ Mervin Delgado
leadership principles and aerospace topics pertinent ever I go, I am awed by the dedication and compe-
to their roles in the world’s premiere air and space tence of our members, and I am so proud of our * From CSAF Professional Reading Program

8 JANUARY 2005 CIVIL AIR PATROL NEWS


NHQVIEWS
Health Services plans, procedures — much to do!
was overwhelmed and gratified by the large their minds. How to do this was of concern. And, support their efforts, keep them fit to serve in their
response to my last article in the November for the first time, they are coming to terms with various capacities and help them when they need
2004 issue of the Civil Air Patrol News. The the idea of having their own specialty and subspe- our help so they can do the job our nation needs
response came from across the country and a cialty tracks with the accompanying training. them to do. And, we exist to serve our country and
cross-section of health care disciplines. Some knew I was impressed. And, I want to continue to its citizens. How we do all of this is a matter for
nothing of CAP Health Services and others wanted hear from all of you who want to be part of the discussion, planning and involvement for all of us.
to know more. Many who called were already doing overall Health Services program regardless of your I want to see us develop Health Services
or attempting to do the work of health service specific interest. Although I will be appointing and personnel through the proposed specialty and
officers in their various units. I heard from wing have already appointed members to the working subspecialty tracks, and I hope will soon be ap-
and squadron HSOs, and members wanting proved. I want to see field tests of Health Services
to be HSOs. inspection items during unit inspections. I want

FIT TO SERVE
This interest and expressed support our work to be seen by unit commanders, at all
bodes well for the success of our combined levels, as important enough that appointment of
efforts. There are a lot of us interested in HSOs is done with the same frequency and routine
serving using our professional skills and are Col. (Dr.) James L. Greenstone as other unit appointments. And, I want to see
looking for ways to do that within the CAP those appointments formally recognized by CAP in
structure. The eagerness expressed by all
Chief, CAP National a way that emphasizes the stature of the men and
callers, and in the many e-mails, confirms Health Services women serving in these positions.
my belief the program we are developing is drjlg@flash.net I will work to be sure training is emphasized
relevant, desired and vital, and should be and pursued just as it is in other areas. I want all
seen as a major contribution of the overall HSOs to have at least the basic, required certifica-
CAP/U.S. Air Force Auxiliary program. tions to do their jobs. Getting that provided will be
Those with whom I communicated want more, group and to my staff, it is understood all cannot be a challenge, and one over which we will prevail. I
and they want to participate in making it happen appointed. But all who would like to participate in would like to see us involved with our Air Force
— both locally and nationally. One notable ex- the development of particular projects will be counterparts. Our personnel are as well trained
ample, developed by one member, is the creation of welcome. Please continue to let me hear from you. and credentialed, and can be of great assistance
a Yahoo Groups forum specifically for CAP Health Start off with an e-mail to the address listed above. when manpower is at a premium. Being in a
Services. I encourage all who are seriously inter- If you are more comfortable with another medium, wartime mode may call for directions that would
ested in the program to join us in this ongoing use that to contact me. never have been considered just a few years ago.
discussion at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ My vision for CAP Health Services is broad and We should act accordingly. We must attempt to
cap_health_services or by contacting Capt. ambitious, and at the same time realistic and resolve liability issues so that those of us who do
Steven Robeson at k4yz@aol.com. sensitive. We exist for our members. We exist to the work will not fall prey to the litigiousness that
My discussions exists in our society.
revealed an interest in I know I do not have
HSOs being a greater “What can I do now?” & “What roles can HSOs fill?” all of the answers;
part of the CAP unit CAP Regulations
Safety Cadets Health Concerns Netw orking Emergency Services Skills
however, I have many of
To Read
structure. They want a the questions — a good
closer relationship with 160-1
Fatigue-awareness Warm-ups/cool-downs
training at physical activities
Wellness training for
all members
Health Services officers
at all levels
Complete first aid
courses
Apply skills to
CAP mission
starting point. So keep
those serving as safety your questions coming to
Briefings on health Pass information to all
officers and a place at the 60-2 issues at exercises,
CAP Form 60 Occupational health Register all health care
Complete CPR training echelons to aid
me, and don’t be discour-
completed issues at all activites personnel
table during exercise missions program design aged if I cannot solve the
briefings. They expressed issue immediately. I may
ICS Form 206 Insurance cards Physical fitness for all Inform commanders in Take blood-borne Maintain health care
interest in using their 60-5
for every event available members areas of concern pathogens training skills
need help in doing that,
health skills for preven- and our Yahoo forum is a
tion and active involve- Related CAP Mishap reporting Permission-to-treat Briefings for Advise commander
Certufucations to teach,
Maintain health care
good way to keep that
and teach first aid, CPR,
ment when medical- medical forms issues letters unit members as requested/appropriate
blood-borne pathogens
licenses information flowing.
related emergencies CAP Pamphlet 220
Soon we will have
Coordinate with Drug education -- Encourage appointments of Continuing health
occur. They want to work (Health Services
safety officer coordinate with DDR
Health education
Health Services officers
Ground teams equipped
education
our own Web site thanks
specialty track)
more closely with the Air to Lt. Col. Rick
Aircraft survival kit Medication issues Develop aviator Health service displays First aid equipment National disaster
Force and their counter- 160-2
inspections at encampments physiology program at all levels available, inspected life-support courses
McLaughlin. That should
parts. The idea of a help keep us together,
Provide emergency
national staff college for 35-2
first aid and Physical fitness Provide information on Yahoo Groups Health
Simulations for training Three-day call-out bag
and will also give us a
stabilization training, guidance flying, medications Services forum
Health Services person- program
way to keep track of all
nel drew a lot of atten- Development of
HSOs who have been
Interface with other Medical supplies,
tion, as well as volun- 35-5 personal aviation
ICS-related agencies information maintained
appointed and are
survival gear
teers to help make it working in the field.
happen. Encourage participation Medical-threat Two questions
60-3
of medical personnel assessments
Recognition and always seems to come
Survey other medical training
service within their ICS
areas
Health hazards at events up: “What can I do now?”
chosen organization was Critical incident stress
VPA
uppermost in most of issues See HEALTH ... Page 10

CIVIL AIR PATROL NEWS JANUARY 2005 9


NHQVIEWS CAP Inspector Generals
Chaplains, MLOs vital in today’s CAP; Civil Air Patrol wishes to resolve all complaints and
grievances in a fair and impartial manner. If you have a
complaint, you should consult CAP Regulation 123-2 and

imperative they be recruited, trained


make every effort to resolve it at the lowest appropriate
level. Questions or problems may be brought to the at-
tention of any of the following CAP inspector generals:
CAP Inspector General (CAP/IG)
bout one half of he composite/cadet ✓ Ask cadets and senior members to give you
Col. William S. Charles II
squadrons in Civil Air Patrol with no the names of their church parish or synagogue and 629 Fledermouse, Novi, MI 48374
chaplain or moral leadership officer, their pastor, priest or rabbi, and then make contact (248) 380-0176 — wcharles@cap.gov
which means these squadrons will have with them;
Assistant CAP IG-Complaints Program (CAP/IGQ)
difficulty meeting requirements for cadets to ✓ Visit with church leaders in the area and
Col. Richard A. Probst
advance in their training levels and ranks. share your unit’s need for a chaplain or moral P. O. Box 122, West Rutland, VT 05777-0122
CAP Regulation 52-16, Cadet Program, Man- leadership officer, and if the pastor, priest or rabbi (802) 786-0721 — probstvt@adelphia.net
agement, calls for cadets to attend 50 percent of cannot serve, perhaps there is a youth pastor or
Northeast Region Inspector General (NER/IG)
the moral leadership sessions in their squadrons. other church leader who would be willing;
Lt. Col. Peter J. Koch
These regulations also call for cadets to serve as a ✓ Ask a visiting clergy member to help you 65-38 Parsons Blvd, Apt. 3-B,
discussion leader and recorder once in Level Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
II and Level III training. During Level IV (718) 591-5934 — peter.koch@ner.cap.gov
training, the cadets must serve as a recorder
once and a discussion leader twice. If there
FOCUS ON Middle East Region Inspector General (MER/IG)

is no chaplain coverage in the squadron, the


cadets will not be able to meet these require-
SERVICE Col. Charles X. Suraci Jr.
9817 LaDuke Drive, Kensington, MD 20895-3156
(301) 585-0081 — cxsjrafacap@mymailstation.com
ments. In addition, promotions in rank will
be difficult.
Chaplain (Col.) Charles E. Sharp Great Lakes Region Inspector General (GLR/IG)

Chaplains are needed for our emergency Chief, CAP Chaplain Service Col. Denzil Allen
1135 So. Lake Drive, Prestonburg, KY 41653
services missions, such as search and rescue csharpmajor@juno.com (606) 874-9595
missions and disaster relief. The lack of
Southeast Region Inspector General (SER/IG)
chaplains diminishes the effectiveness of Lt. Col. Marcus A. DuVal IV
these missions — considered to be the most 3292 Lee Road #250, Salem, AL 36874-1329
stressful for our flight crews, ground teams and lead a moral leadership session, introduce them to (334) 298-5550 or (706) 662-4355/Cell —
mission-base personnel, not to mention the need to the needs for an appointed chaplain or moral mduval4@mindspring.com
minister to families of missing persons. leadership officer, and just maybe recruit them. North Central Region Inspector General (NCR/IG)
Chaplains and moral leadership officers are a When a new chaplain or moral leadership Col. Ralph W. Rissmiller
vital part of these primary CAP missions. It is a officer is recruited, they must be trained. The first 2513 N. Landon Street, Wichita, KS 67205-2037
service that gives guidance and ministry to the training the prospective chaplains and moral (316) 722-5953 — rrissmil@aol.com
mission of CAP. leadership officers need is orientation training for Southwest Region Inspector General (SWR/IG)
It is imperative that chaplains and moral senior members and the Cadet Protection Program. Lt. Col Chad Bray
leadership officers be recruited, given orientation As soon as the chaplain or moral leadership officer 6712 Stony Hill Road, McKinney, TX 75070-5027
and trained in the chaplain service of CAP. Admit- has committed to becoming a chaplain or moral (972) 548-8530 — chad.bray@comcast.net
tedly, chaplains are difficult to find, but they are leadership officer, this training should be com- Rocky Mountain Region Inspector General (RMR/IG)
out there. We must keep looking and promote the pleted. Lt. Col. M. Richard Stonebraker
mission that the CAP Chaplain Service provides. The longer you delay this initial training, the 4709 Date Court, Loveland, CO 80538
Recruiting must become the task of unit longer it will take to get this person appointed as a (970) 461-3181 — rstonebraker@aol.com
commanders, chaplains and members of units if we chaplain or moral leadership officer. Provide this Pacific Region Inspector General (PACR/IG)
are to be successful in enlisting persons to serve in training as quickly as possible so the appointment Lt. Col. Raymond “Ray” N. Lantz
this vital role. process may be completed and the new Chaplain or P.O. Box 583, Vaughn, WA 98394-0583
Suggestions for recruiting chaplains and moral moral leadership officer can begin serving the (253) 884-4939 — pacregionig@earthlink.net
leadership officers include the following: squadron.

disaster situation “on the same page” Each person who completes a course

HEALTH ... from Page 9


with regard to terminology and
general procedures.
There is no reason I know of why
is awarded a certificate from the
AMA and continuing education
credits. Some of this training could be
and “What roles can HSOs fill?” In an CAP is currently an affiliate of the we cannot avail ourselves of this provided at national meetings and
attempt to answer this question, Citizen’s Corps that was mandated by training. There are three courses may be available in your specific
Table 1 on Page 9 is provided. Take a the president. From the Citizen’s offered widely: 1. Core Disaster Life areas. Go to the AMA Web site for
look at it and see where you fit. You Corps, the Medical Reserve Corps Support; 2. Basic Disaster Life more. I would ask that all working in
may find there is already much to do. was formed. Additionally, a new set of Support; and Advanced Disaster Life Health Services be aware of available
The matrix is not exhaustive, but it training has been developed under Support. CDLS is a four-hour orienta- training that is either inexpensive or
may be instructive. We will add to it the rubric of National Disaster Life tion course. BDLS is eight-hours and without expense, and let us all know
as we progress and develop. Let me Support. It is endorsed by the Sur- develops the disaster paradigm in about these opportunities. I will try
know what you think. geon General and American Medical greater detail. ADLS involves one day to bring some of it to you as well.
And, what about the Medical Association. The concept is to get in the classroom and one day in As once said, “Keep those cards
Reserve Corps? As you may know, everyone who might work in any practical medical disaster operations. and letters coming.” We can do this!

10 JANUARY 2005 CIVIL AIR PATROL NEWS


NEWSFRONT

252 CAP units receive 2004 AE Excellence Award


Units must complete 6 space-related hands-on activities, conduct 2-hour AE Day
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS Middle School of Technology Squad- Michigan — Highpoint and west, Medina Skyhawks, Firelands,
— CAP’s Aerospace Education ron, Sarasota Military Academy Sixgate Composite squadrons, and Wright Brothers, Lorain County,
Directorate has released the names of Honor Squadron, Jacksonville, Boulle-Norman Cadet Squadron; Rickenbacker, Tusco, Youngstown,
the 252 CAP units that have been Central Florida, Tallahassee, Minnesota — North Hennepin, Eagle, Toledo ANGB and Chesapeake
awarded the 2004 Aerospace Educa- Hernando, Highlands County and Crow Wing, St. Croix, Red Wing and Composite squadrons;
tion Excellence Award. Tamiami Composite squadrons, Northwest Minnesota Composite Oklahoma — Oklahoma Wing
In order to receive award and the Naples Senior Squadron, Northside squadrons; and North Star and Ft. Headquarters, and Flying Castle,
special plaque that comes it, unit Christian School, Venice, North Snelling Cadet squadrons; Stillwater and Edmond Composite
cadets and senior members must Tampa, Miami Enterprise, Miami Missouri — Ozark Mountain, squadrons;
complete six space-related hands-on Springs Optimist, Homestead ARB Pegasus, Central Missouri, Saline Oregon — Columbia and Wash-
activities and conduct a two-hour and Naples Cadet squadrons, and County, Harry S. Truman and Trail of ington County Composite squadrons,
Aerospace Education Day. Tampa Cadet Flight; Tears Composite squadrons, and Ft. and Angel Falls Cadet Flight;
Each unit that participates in Georgia — Calhoun, Augusta Zumwalt Falcon Cadet Squadron; Pennsylvania — Williamsport,
this voluntary program receives a and Peachtree City-Falcon Field Mississippi — Mockingbird Harrisburg International, West
full-color book that features more Composite squadrons; Composite Squadron and Ripley Philadelphia, Hazelton and Reading
than 20 national standards-based Hawaii — Kona Composite Senior Squadron; Composite squadrons, Keystone
aerospace hands-on activities, and all Squadron; Montana — County Cadet Squadron, and Bangor
units that took part in the program Iowa — Beartooth, Lewis & Slate Belt Composite Flight;
receive a certificate of participation. Burlington, Daven- Clark and Flathead Puerto Rico — Ponce High
The unit winners of the 2004 AEX port, Central Iowa, Composite squad- School, Punta Salinas and Moca High
Award are: Idaho, Coeur rons; School Cadet squadrons;
Alabama — Redstone, Chilton d’Alene, Twin North Rhode Island — East Bay and
County, Mobile and Maxwell Compos- Falls and Joe Carolina — South County Composite squadrons;
ite squadrons, and Clay County Engle Compos- Group VII South Carolina — Emerald City
Flight; ite squadrons, Headquarters, Composite and W.A. Perry Middle
Alaska — Birchwood and Kodiak and Washing- Costal Patrol School Cadet squadrons;
Composite squadrons; ton-Brinton Base 21, Winston- Tennessee — Rhea County,
Arkansas — 40th (Hot Springs), Cadet Squadron; Salem, Chapel Gibson County, Murfreesboro and
115th (Northwest Arkansas) and 95th Illinois — Hill, Shelley, Sumner County Composite squad-
(Texarkana) Composite squadrons; Lincolnway, Franklin County, rons, and Dyersburg “Fred Vatcher”
Arizona — Neotoma and Willie Riverpark, Decatur, Cunningham Field and Senior Squadron;
Composite squadrons; Whiteside County, Lewis, Cape Fear Composite Texas — Texas Wing Headquar-
California — Inland Empire McHenry County, Peoria and squadrons, and Apex Cadet ters, Group 4 Headquarters, Bell
Group 3, Hemet-Ryan, Brackett, Octave Chanute Composite squad- Squadron; County, Waxahachie, Pegasus,
Pancho Barnes, 55th, El Cajon El rons; North Dakota — Roughrider Abilene, Lakeshore, Addison Eagles,
Monte, Alta Tulare, Vandenburg, Indiana — Valparaiso Composite Composite and 119 ANG Cadet San Angelo, Granbury, Rio del Fierro,
Fullerton, Sequoia-Porterville, Yuba Squadron, and Grissom and River squadrons; Marauder, El Paso, Phoenix and
Sutter, Reeves Field Skyhawks, City Cadet squadrons; Nebraska — Northeast Ne- Sugarland Composite squadrons;
Travis, Big Bear Valley and Marin Kansas — Shawnee Mission, braska Composite and Grand Island Virginia — Langley, Holston
Search & Rescue Composite squad- New Century and Flint Hills Compos- Cadet squadrons; Valley, Hummel Field, Burke and
rons, Simi Valley Challenger Squad- ite squadrons; New Hampshire — Mt. Wash- Minuteman Composite squadrons,
ron, and Chino, Beach Cities, Los Kentucky — KYANG, Paducah ington, Seacoast and Concord Com- and Miller School and West Rich-
Angeles, Antelope Valley and San and Golden Armor Composite squad- posite squadrons; mond Cadet squadrons;
Diego Cadet squadrons; rons; New Jersey — Twin Pine and Vermont — Capital Composite
Colorado — Evergreen, Anasazi Louisiana — Lake Charles Allentown Composite squadrons; Squadron;
Renegades, Heart of the Rockies and Composite Squadron, Hammond Nevada — Clark County and Washington — Pangborn, Sky
Thompson Valley Composite squad- Senior Squadron, and Lafayette, White Pine Composite squadrons; Valley, Mount St. Helen’s, Twin W,
rons, Fremont Starfire Composite Ponchartrain and Baton Rouge Cadet New York — New York City Skagit, Seattle, McChord, Bellingham
Flight, Mustang, Valkyrie, Vance squadrons; Group, Dutchess County, Kaydeross, and Yakima Composite squadrons;
Brand, Colorado Springs, Pueblo Massachusetts — Beverly Batavia, Utica, Phoenix, Condor, J.P. Wisconsin — Dan Klitzman,
Eagles and Platte Canyon Griffins Composite and Lt. Col. Frank Pocher O’Connor, Westchester Hudson and Racine, Fox Cities, Mitchell, La
Cadet squadrons, and Black Sheep Minuteman squadrons; Niagara Falls Composite squadrons, Crosse and 248th TacAir Composite
and Jefferson County Senior squad- Maryland — Apollo 1, Arundel, Academy, East Ramapo, Arts & squadrons; and
rons; Hagerstown, Harford, Fort McHenry Business High School, Sullivan West Virginia — West Virginia
Connecticut — 169th, Thames and Howard Composite squadrons; County, Suffolk 5, Suffolk 7 and Wing Headquarters, Jon McBride,
River, Stratford Eagles, Delaware Maine — St. Croix, Waterville Nassau 8 Cadet squadrons, and Col. Mercer County and Parkersburg
and Sussex Composite squadrons; and Machias Valley Composite Francis S. Gabreski Squadron; Composite squadrons, and Charleston
Florida — A.J. Ferrell Magnet squadrons; Ohio — Defiance Area, North- Cadet Squadron.

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NEWSFRONT
Membership Action Review Board reviews 3 cases
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS — the same action. Thus, there was no ated his termination was not present at ship termination. He alleged the ac-
The Membership Action Review Board violation of due process or substantial the appeal board hearing. tion was taken in retaliation for fail-
became effective Feb. 27, 2001. Pur- violation of CAP regulations in the ap- Mr. Hays’ membership was termi- ure to surrender a CAP-owned cam-
suant to Civil Air Patrol Regulation pointment of the appeal authority. nated for violating orders to cease ver- era to the wing commander, and was
35-8, the MARB reviews cases where There was also no indication of retali- bal and written communications with the result of prejudicial errors arising
members were terminated, non-re- ation. federal, state or local agencies to try out of material failures to follow ap-
newed, removed from unit command, The facts were not in dispute and, to obtain authorization for CAP to as- plicable CAP regulations and violation
demoted or their membership was sus- based on the facts presented, the sist with the Columbia recovery effort, of due process because of lack of inde-
pended for more than 60 days. These MARB concluded there was no basis thereby bringing serious harm and dis- pendence of the appeal board.
are referred to as adverse member- for an adverse membership action. credit to CAP, the Southwest Region The MARB found the termination
ship actions. Having jurisdiction only over adverse and Texas Wing. The MARB found was based on Captain Machacek’s can-
The MARB will take appropriate membership actions, as defined in there was no requirement for the ini- cellation of a Western Area Defense
action only where it finds the adverse CAPR 35-8, the MARB reversed the tiating commander to attend the ap- Sector mission assigned by the CAP
membership action was motivated by demotions, but had no authority to ad- peal board hearing, and therefore no National Operations Center one day
retaliation, reached without due pro- dress the other personnel actions failure of due process. It further found before the mission was to be flown and
cess or involved a material failure to taken by the wing commander. the delays in holding the membership the manner in which the mission was
follow applicable CAP regulations. A termination appeal board were caused cancelled. The MARB determined the
member must first exhaust all admin- 1st Lt. Charles G. Harrison by reappointing a board at Mr. Hays’ camera had nothing to do with the
istrative remedies before appealing to 1st Lt. Charles G. Harrison of request and by the involved command- membership termination and there
the MARB. Florida Wing’s Miami Senior Squad- ers having to respond to voluminous was no evidence of retaliation. How-
The regulation requires that final ron appealed his demotion from ma- mail and e-mail from Mr. Hays. ever, the MARB reinstated Captain
MARB decisions, including the names jor, removal from command of the In sustaining the adverse member- Machacek’s membership based on the
and units of the parties, a brief de- Coral Springs Cadet Squadron, trans- ship action, the MARB noted the delays lack of independence of the appeal
scription of the case and the decision fer to a senior squadron, restrictions were not a material failure to follow board and an adverse personnel ac-
shall be published periodically in the in the positions to which he can be CAP regulations in part because they tion that was so disproportionate to
Civil Air Patrol News. Names of ca- appointed, restrictions on participation were caused by the member and in part the alleged offense as to violate due
dets are withheld from publication. in cadet activities, and requirement to because the results would not have been process. The lack of independence was
attend a Cadet Protection Program different had the delays not occurred. due to the appointing authority (Rocky
2nd Lts. Glenn & Shelly Thibodaux training class. Lieutenant Harrison as- Mountain Region commander) assign-
2nd Lts. Glenn and Shelly serted these actions were taken in re- Capt. Robert J. Machacek ing her vice commander and chief of
Thibodaux of the Louisiana Wing ap- taliation, without stating a specific ac- Capt. Robert J. Machacek of the staff to be two of the three members
pealed their demotions from captain tivity or event for which the retalia- Colorado Wing appealed his member- of the appeal board.
to second lieutenant, their involuntary tion was allegedly taken.

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NEWSFRONT
AZ Wing stands up new unit
Capt. Allan Pearlstein trol cadet program into the academy's
Public Affairs Officer curriculum, TLA students are now eli-
Group 3, Arizona Wing gible to receive five orientation flights
in a CAP aircraft, obtain a glider li-
ARIZONA — The Arizona Wing in- cense and take part in hot-air balloon
augurated the Technology and Lead- flights. In addition, they have the op-
ership Academy Cadet Squadron (AZ portunity to learn topics in aerospace
802) as the wing's newest squadron. education studies, such as the history
AZ 802, which is comprised of 35 of flight, rocketry, technology and mili-
cadets and three senior members, tary academy preparation, and com-
meets after school at the Technology pete for a variety of CAP scholarships.
and Leadership Academy. According to Arizona Wing Com-
The academy is the only high mander Col. John Varljen, another im-
school in Arizona and only one of two portant aspect of the training program
public high schools in the entire coun- is that “CAP teaches cadets about the
try in which every student is an Air dangers of using drugs and alcohol.”
Force JROTC cadet during their four The cadet commander of AZ 802
years of study. is Cadet Chief Master Sgt. Karissa
AZ 802 is commanded my Sr. Mbr. Triplett. Cadet Triplett has been in
Paul Swietek, a retired Air Force tech- CAP for two years, and has earned
nical sergeant. Mr. Swietek is an aero- the Exceptional Volunteer Award and
space science instructor at TLA who Community Service Ribbon for serv-
also teaches leadership skills and drill ing 500 hours of volunteer time with
and ceremony techniques. Academy the American Red Cross. Cadet
headmaster Dr. Lowell Fox is a re- Triplett is also the cadet assistant to
tired Air Force lieutenant colonel. the Arizona Wing's Drug Demand Re-
By incorporating the Civil Air Pa- duction administrator.

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Alaskan brothers
Justin and Joe Kato
got their start in
CAP Cadet Program
or the Juneau, Alaska, family of former Civil
Air Patrol cadets Joe and Justin Kato, the
long-standing rivalry between the Army and
Navy goes beyond the annual gridiron
encounter between the Black Knights of West Point
and Midshipmen of Annapolis.
Although one brother chose a
career in America’s seagoing
service and the other felt called
to duty in its land force, they Brothers Joe and Justin Kato were both former cadets of Alaska Wing’s Southeast Composite Squadron.
have both met with success. Today they are serving their country as officers in the U.S. military. Top, Joe, a U.S. Navy lieutenant and
electronic countermeasures officer, stands atop a U.S. Navy EA-6B Prowler on board the USS Kitty Hawk.
Twenty-seven-year-old Joe is Left, Justin, a U.S. Army captain and communications staff officer, stands in the desert sand near Tikrit, Iraq.
a Navy lieutenant with the Fifth
Carrier Air Wing, home-based in strike force. But the plane –– a manding officer. In 2001, having majored in politi-
Atsugi, Japan. Justin, 25, is an stretched version of the A-6 cal geography, he graduated with distinction from
Army captain with the 1st Intruder with a four-seat cockpit the U.S. Military Academy, placing in the top 100
Infantry Division Headquarters, –– also carries air-to-surface of his class. Justin opted for the Signal Corps, and
currently deployed in Tikrit, missiles for launch against radar- following communications school, he was assigned
about 130 miles northwest of equipped air defense systems. to the 1st Infantry Division in Schweinfurt, Ger-
Baghdad. The EA-6B’s pilot occupies many, as a communications staff officer with an
Prior to receiving their the left front seat, and the three artillery battalion.
military academy appointments, ECMOs share navigation, com- In 2003, a six-month tour in Kosovo gave
the brothers learned organiza- munication, radio/radar-jamming Justin an opportunity to work with counterparts
tional structure, discipline and and missile-firing duties from the from several European armies. Returning to
dedication to service as cadet remaining crew stations. Joe has Germany, he was transferred to Bravo Company,
members of the Southeast flown in all three ECMO posi- 121st Signal Battalion as a platoon commander. In
Composite Squadron in Juneau. Their father, John tions but prefers the missile-firing right front seat. March 2004, Justin and his unit deployed to Iraq,
Kato, is a Forest Service geologist working as the In the spring of 2005, Lt. Joe Kato and other where he served for a time at Camp Warhorse in
assistant director of the Minerals and Geology members of his wing will embark on an extended Ba’qubah as Bravo Company’s executive officer.
programs, Alaska Region. Mother, Ruth Kato, Pacific cruise. This will be his third deployment Recently, he was promoted to captain and reas-
manages the household and works part time as a with the Electronic Attack Squadron 136 aboard signed to the 1st Infantry Division Headquarters at
merchandiser. the conventionally-powered USS Kitty Hawk. The Forward Operating Base Danger in Tikrit.
At the end of his six years as a CAP cadet, voyage is planned to include extensive training In Justin’s current assignment, he serves as a
older brother Joe had attained the rank of cadet operations with units of the Australian armed liaison officer with industry technical representa-
major and was serving as the cadet squadron’s forces off the northern and eastern coasts of that tives working on complex communications systems
executive officer. He majored in oceanography at country. throughout the Sunni Triangle.
the U.S. Naval Academy, graduated with academic Younger brother Justin also spent six years in He anticipates rotation with his unit back to
honors in 2000 and was a Rhodes Scholar finalist. the CAP cadet program. He attained the rank of Wurzburg, Germany, in March 2005. He looks
Joe graduated from flight school as a naval cadet captain, headed up the search and rescue forward to resuming his quest to ski at every resort
flight officer and –– although his eyesight kept him team, and served as the cadet squadron’s com- in the Alps.
from a pilot position –– was selected for duty as an Given their commitment to serve in America’s
electronic countermeasures officer in the EA-6B armed forces, it may be awhile before brothers Joe
Prowler. Nicknamed the “Thunder Pig,” the EA-6B 1st Lt. Gor don Sand
Gordon Sandyy and Justin Kato have a chance to sit down and
is the Navy’s largest and heaviest carrier-launched Assistant Public Affairs Officer watch an Army-Navy game together, but when they
aircraft. Its primary mission is to jam hostile radar Southeast Composite Squadron, Alaska Wing do, fraternal ties are sure to be stronger than inter-
and communication signals in advance of a main service rivalry. These two young men are clearly
both winners.

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CIVIL AIR PATROL NEWS JANUARY 2005 15
NEWSFRONT

Aviation-oriented tour to China set for May 5-21


ALABAMA — The Beijing by the BAA and COIT (China Group, the renowned Flying Yangtze River Bridge, a mod- green refuge in the center of
Aviators Association will host travel service), and tours of Tigers. It also served as the ern marvel of bridge engineer- Shanghai.
another aviation-oriented cul- the Forbidden City, primary China air terminal for ing. While there, the group The tour will return to
tural tour of China in May Tian’ammen Square, Imperial the AAF Air Transport Com- will visit the monument to the Los Angeles from Shanghai on
2005. Summer Palace, Great Wall of mand during World War II. allied aviators and aircrews May 21. The cost for this “not-
According to Edward J. China and China Aviation Mu- The tour will visit the “Hump” who flew and died defending for-profit” tour is $2,590 per
Komyati, organizer for the last seum where aircraft from flyer’s memorial and re- China during World War II. person (double occupancy). In-
six China tours, the BAA has World War II and the Korean nowned Stone Forest while in Shanghai, the last city to cluded are the international
invited a tour group to China War are on display. Kunming and banquet with be visited, will bring group and intercity air tickets,
for a 17-day visit, which will Xian, in Central China is the host Kunming Aviators into contact with China 2005. ground transportation, hotel
include a return trip to the second stop. Participants Association member. The city is a metropolis of accommodations (four- and
Nanjing to visit the monument will visit the excavation site Next on the journey is more than 14 million people five–star hotels) three meals
dedicated to the airmen who of the world famous Terra– the city of Chongqing. — the most populous city in a day, entrance tickets for all
flew and died defending China Cotta figures, Wild Goose Pa- Chongqing was the wartime China. sight-seeing locations, airport
from 1931-’45 and World War goda, Imperial Resort of capital of China and is home This modern city offers taxes inside China, insurance
II “Flying Tiger” operational Huaging and Bampo Neolithic to the General Joseph colorful variations between and Chinese visa fee.
sites. site. A welcome banquet Stilwell Museum. While ancient Cathay and China For an application and
The tour is scheduled to hosted by SHXAA will treat there, the tour group will 2005. Visits to the modern ar- tour brochure, send your
depart Los Angeles for Beijing the tour participants to a board a Yangtze River cruise eas along the famous BUND name, rank, status (cadet, se-
on May 5. The group will dumpling feast and dancing boat and head out on a three- waterfront, the Puding devel- nior member, CAP family
spend three days there and performance of the Tang Dy- day cruise to Wuhan. opment area and new world- member, etc.), address, and
have the opportunity to visit nasty. After the cruise, the group class Shanghai Museum con- telephone numbers to: BAA/
the many historical and cul- Next will be Kunming, the will visit Nanjing — the an- trast dramatically with the Yu U.S.Aviators 2005 China Tour,
tural sites in China’s capital “Southwestern City of Eternal cient capital city of China and Garden that was started in c/o Edward J. Komyati, 3737
city. Events will include a Spring” — the original home home to Dr. Sun Yet-sen’s the 16th Century and now of- Cricklewood Dr., Montgomery,
“Beijing duck” banquet hosted of the American Volunteer Mausoleum and the famous fers a peaceful, serene and AL 36109-1307.

16 JANUARY 2005 CIVIL AIR PATROL NEWS


Current news from CAP’s parent organization AIRFORCE
Briefly Airborne Laser conducts extended flight test
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE,
Calif. (AFPN) — YAL-1A, the Airborne
Air Force reactivates Laser aircraft, flew for 2 hours and 31
minutes here Dec. 9.
District of Washington The flight was part of a continu-
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The ing series to reestablish airworthiness,
Air Force District of Washington a requirement since the aircraft has
reactivates Jan. 1 to more effec- been out of service for almost two
tively support the war on terror- years for modifications and installa-
ism and align the command tion of the laser’s complex beam con-
structure in the National Capital trol system.

Courtesy photo
Region with the other military While the aircraft was flying, en-
services, officials said. gineers in the system integration lab
“This (gives) the Air Force a here were preparing for the second las-
‘single voice’ for working cross- ing test of the megawatt-class chemi-
cal oxygen iodine laser. Six laser mod- The YAL-1A Airborne Laser aircraft flew over the Edwards Air Force Base range in California
service issues throughout the Dec. 9 while officials recertified the aircraft’s airworthiness before resuming testing of the
National Capital Region and ules were linked as a single unit and system’s laser beam control system. The aircraft had been out of service for modifications.
improves our support level to the fired for the first time on Nov. 10, pro-
newly established joint force ducing photons that make up the pow- for several seconds. This is a function When the more powerful system
headquarters,” said Air Force erful beam. of the beam control system, which will is performing to expectations, it will
Chief of Staff Gen. John P. If held on an attacking ballistic be tested as soon as airworthiness has be installed on the aircraft so it too
Jumper. missile long enough, the beam will pro- been certified. can be tested in flight and on the
The Joint Force Headquar- duce structural failure on the missile’s As the test program progresses, ground.
ters-National Capital Region was metal skin, destroying it before it can two illuminator lasers will be installed, The Airborne Laser is one of the
established Sept. 22 by U.S. release its warhead. However, the along with a low-power laser, which boost-phase segments of the overall
Northern Command officials to laser’s power is only part of the equa- will be used as a substitute until the plan to make the United States, its
protect and defend the region. The tion. To be effective as a missile killer, high-energy laser can be integrated allies and its deployed troops safe from
AFDW is the Air Force’s compo- the beam must be held on the target into the system. ballistic missile attack.
nent and will be located at Bolling
Air Force Base, D.C. A general ■ Sets airspeed record at 7,000 mph
officer will command the district,
which will include the 11th Wing
at Bolling as well as other Air
NASA X-43A aircraft rockets to Mach 9.8 at Edwards
Force units assigned and attached EDWARDS AIR FORCE pulsion technologies for ac-
supporting the joint force head- BASE, Calif. (AFPN) — Af- cess to space and high-speed
quarters. ter postponing the mission flight within the atmo-
because of a problem with sphere. It will provide
IMAX film on Red Flag the X-43A hypersonic re- unique in-flight data on hy-
open to public Dec. 11 search aircraft, NASA offi-
cials said they could not have
personic air-breathing en-
gine technologies that have
WASHINGTON, D.C.` — If hoped for a better flight than large potential payoffs.
you have never been part of a Red the one here Nov. 16. At the height of the
Flag exercise, you can at least ”It was a great mission,” apex, the Pegasus booster
NASA photo by Carla Thomas

watch the movie. said Joel Sitz, X-43A project rocket was traveling about
The IMAX film “Fighter Pilot: manager. “It was 90 seconds Mach 9.8. The estimated
Operation Red Flag” premiers of terror, but once it’s over max engine test speed was
Dec. 2 at the Smithsonian Mu- with, you realize you really Mach 9.6 or roughly 6,600
seum, Udvar-Hazy Center, near accomplished some great mph. The last scramjet flight
here. The movie is the first large things.” reached Mach 7 on March
format film to showcase the U.S. The mission was in- 27.
Air Force. The film is directed by tended to flight-validate the NASA's B-52B launch aircraft cruises to a test range here carrying an So, what does the future
veteran film maker Stephen Low. X-43A hypersonic research aircraft attached to a Pegasus rocket
operation of the X-43A’s su- hold for this type of technol-
Nov. 16. It was taken to launch altitude by the aircraft from NASA's
The film opens to the general personic-combustion ramjet Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. ogy?
public Dec. 11. Show locations, — or scramjet — engine at ”I think there is defi-
information about the film, and a a record airspeed of almost 10 times the speed of sound, or nitely a use for this technology aboard commercial aircraft
five-minute preview are all about 7,000 mph, according to a National Aeronautics and someday,” Mr. Sitz said. “It will take some time, but I
available online at Space Administration press release. think we are capable of getting there. I would like to see
www.fighterpilotfilm.com. The flight was part of the Hyper-X Program, a re- us focus on combining turbo and scramjet technologies so
search effort designed to demonstrate air-breathing pro- the aircraft would be able to take off under its own power.”

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Volunteer awards, appointments, decorations & retirements TOPLINE
SENIOR
MAJ MELVIN E BRIDGES AZ CAPT KATHRYN R HUBBELL NE MAJ RUDOLPH FRATERRIGO VA SM RANDY DILENA CA MAJ MICHAEL J. WATKINS CA
CAPT RICHARD L CHECKETTS AZ MAJ KENNETH M PERRY NH CAPT JOSHUA P BATTEN VA MAJ VAUGHN E. DOBALAIN CA 1ST LT R. ALEXANDER WHATLEY CA
CAPT WILLIAM M OLAH CA CAPT SAMUEL M HERR NH CAPT MAEGAN L CROWLEY VT SM SYDNY O. DRAIN CA CAPT GEORGE M. WHITE CA

PROGRAM
CAPT RYLAND R FOSTER CA CAPT ROBERT K CROWLING NH MAJ MICHAEL G DAVIDSON VT 1ST LT ROBIN A. EASTON CA MAJ RICHARD WHITESIDE CA
1ST LT JULIA N FELTY CA MAJ KEITH L GILES NH CAPT BRADFORD W WILLIAMS WV CAPT SHELBY ERICSON CA 2ND LT MARTIN R. ZSCHOCHE CA
CAPT GEORGE M WHITE CA MAJ KEVIN J. FROMM NHQ 1ST LT JAMES L CHILDRESS WV SM BRYON A. FANGER CA 2ND LT ANNA M. CARMAN CO
1ST LT KEITH J STASON CA CAPT JUSTIN B BAIER NHQ MAJ MARK R WHITAKER WY CAPT ERIC FEICK CA 2ND LT IAN C. CARMAN CO
CAPT LESLIE SUDERNO CA CAPT JENNIFER L BAIER NHQ CAPT GREGORY FELTON CA MAJ ERIC DAVIS CO
1ST LT JOHN J FOOTE CA CAPT DAVID W HARKNESS NJ 2ND LT JOHN E. FRERICHS CA 2ND LT CURTIS T. DINKEL CO
CAPT JUAN E TINNIRELLO CA CAPT PAUL E HAMMES NJ SM FRANK J. GALATI CA SM THOMAS F. DUGAN CO
CAPT ALAN R HERGERT CO CAPT TERRY D VANZANT NV 2ND LT THOMAS R. GIBBONS CA 1ST LT GORDON GREVE CO
CAPT DAVID G YOUNG CO CAPT STANLEY D CAMPBELL NV 1ST LT HAL GOSLING CA 2ND LT JAMES JENKINS CO
CAPT DON N HAINES DC CAPT MANNY PUERTA NV 1ST LT ROBERT F. GREHAN CA 1ST LT GERRARD JEREMY CO
CAPT GREGG E WILSON DE CAPT JAMES R PINNER NV 1ST LT JEFF HARABEDIAN CA 1ST LT RENE A. LARRICQ CO
MAJ MARVIN L CHASE FL CAPT GENE P PASINSKI NV 1ST LT BEVERLY J. HARDIE CA 1ST LT CHARLES M. SELLERS CO
CAPT GLENN E POWERS FL CAPT ALAN R WISE OH 1ST LT TERRY L. HARMON CA 2ND LT JANICE L. SMITH CO
GILL ROBB WILSON AWARD CAPT CHARLES D YOUNG FL CAPT TONI J HENDERSON PA 1ST LT DOAK R. HEFNER CA 2ND LT TAMARA L. SMITH CO
MAJ JAMES C PORTER CA CAPT CRIST D FELLMAN FL MAJ CHARLES G MIDDLESTEAD PA BRIG. GEN. 1ST LT RUSSELL HERBERT CA SM WILLIAM A. STACK CO
LT COL JOSEPH L CHIZMADIA CA CAPT DAVID S SHOE GA CAPT ROBIN A STEINER PA CHARLES E. “CHUCK” YEAGER CAPT RONALD R. HODGE CA MAJ MICHAEL J. MAFFIA CT
LT COL GREGORY P CHASE CA CAPT LESZEK B JESKE GA CAPT GERALD HANLEY PA AEROSPACE EDUCATION AWARD 1ST LT TIMOTHY HUCKABAY CA 1ST LT JOSEPH K. MCCUSKER CT
LT COL GAMILA M MHERIAN CA MAJ BOYD K BENDER GA MAJ MICHAEL A HUFFSTUTLER PA 2ND LT ROBERT ARNOLD AL 1ST LT ERIC KINDER CA 2ND LT CHARLES J. AHEARN FL
OL DONALD G CORTUM CO CAPT JACK W ARNOLD GA CAPT GREGORY F HILL PA 2ND LT DARLA BARRY AL SM EDUARDO S. LANO CA 2ND LT KAMEEL ALI FL
LT COL JOHN H KUNSEMILLER CO CAPT THOMAS M CLARK GA MAJ ROBERT JOSEPH GARDNER PA 2ND LT DARRYL BARRY AL CAPT RICHARD H. LEE CA SM RICHARD A. ARONOW FL
MAJ ANDREAS K WESEMANN GA 1ST LT ANGELICA P. MOORE GA CAPT MADELYN RODRIGUEZ PR SM ROSALIND FAZEL AL 1ST LT KEVIN J. LEQUIRE CA SM L. EARLE BRETZ FL
COL ROBERT M KARTON GLR MAJ BERTRAM Y KINZEY GA MAJ JOSE L PACHECO PR MAJ RICHARD HULSEY AL CAPT FELIX LOPEZ CA SM JOHN W. CLARK FL
LT COL ALLEN E CHILCOTE IA CAPT JOHN S DEANDRADE GA CAPT MICHAEL R ODLE SD 2ND LT MICHAEL JOHNSON AL CAPT GARY S. MARTIN CA 2ND LT GILBERT T. DEMBECK FL
MAJ ARTHUR A LIBERTY MD CAPT HOWARD B JOHNSON GA CAPT DERYL L MILES SD 2ND LT ROBERT KEALL AL CAPT JESUS MUNIZ CA SM MITCHELL J. DRUCKER FL
MAJ PETER KORTRIGHT NJ CAPT JAMES L SHAW GA CAPT GEORGE D ROSENTHAL TN 1ST LT JAMES SMILEY AL 1ST LT MARK A. NABER CA 1ST LT DANNY W. ERWIN FL
LT COL SIEG KOCH NV CAPT GARY L COLVIN IA CAPT RICHARD P BROWNING TN 1ST LT JUSTIN SMITH AL SM KAELA D. NGUYEN CA LT COL ROBERT W. FILLER FL
MAJ COURTNEY D SMITH NV CAPT JANET D HOBBS ID 1ST LT ROBERT J WELLS TN 1ST LT PETER M. DUMAIS AR 2ND LT THOMAS OLSON CA 2ND LT ANTHONY G. GORSS FL
MAJ REX D SMITH NV CAPT HARLEN DREW IL CAPT SUSAN J HYDER TN 1ST LT HOLLY E. JONES AR SM STEVEN E. PIERCE CA SM ERIC S. HARRIS FL
MAJ JAMES A HIRSCH NY 1ST LT KATHY L BRUNS IN MAJ PHILLIP L BLANSETT TN CAPT GRAIG G. KAMINICKI AR SM DOUGLAS L. RAMSEY CA SM ROBERT C. HOBBS FL
MAJ SELTON MULLINS OK MAJ CHARLES E BELKNAP IN MAJ HUBERT EUGENE (GENE) TX 1ST LT SHARON M. PARRETT AR 1ST LT JOHN A. REVILL CA CAPT NORMAN D. KAPLAN FL
MAJ ETHEL P SCOTT RMR CAPT JAMES L TATE IN MAJ GORDIE L WHITE TX 1ST LT JAMES V. RICCIO AR 2ND LT JAMES H. ROADARMEL CA SM MICHAEL D. KIKENDALL FL
LT COL GLEN ARLEN TAYLOR SC CAPT DEBRA F SCHLESENER KS MAJ WILLIAM J BRYAN TX FO ALEXANDER X. CARRANZA AZ 1ST LT DANA ROSENBERG CA 1ST LT JACK KNOWLES FL
MAJ DIANE REID SER CAPT PHILLIP H AYE KS CAPT GARRETT L SAGER TX 2ND LT STEVEN R. FEISTNER AZ 1ST LT MARION ROSENBERG CA 1ST LT JOEL E. KURASCH FL
LT COL HUBERT SMITH TN MAJ HARRY P CLAGETT KY CAPT ALAN C KINSEY TX MAJ WILLIAM H. GARRETT AZ LT COL FERNANDO SANCHEZ CA 1ST LT PATRICIA LAMMERSFELD FL
MAJ RICHARD E SPURLOCK TX MAJ JOSEPH F GIFFORD ME CAPT KEVIN J SONNIER TX 1ST LT HAROLD P. GREENBERG AZ SM PATRICK H. SCANLON CA CHARLES R. MENZEL FL
MAJ CHARLES H MENARD MI CAPT RAY HISCHKE TX CAPT JOHN E. LINDSEY AZ MAJ THOMAS R. SERING CA CAPT GEORGE A. MERKICH FL
CAPT DAVID L ROBERTS MO CAPT JOHNNY R DAVIDSON TX SM BRIAN D. MURPHY AZ 1ST LT KEVIN M. SHAVO CA CAPT MARGARET A. MERKICH FL
CAPT KATHLEEN A WILEY MO 1ST LT DAVID S CRYMES TX 2ND LT THOMAS RICHTMYER AZ SM ALEXANDER F. SMITH CA 1ST LT PETER R. MORGAN FL
MAJ JESSE KEITH NEWMAN MS CAPT JAMES R DABNEY TX SM AMANDA R. SMITH AZ 1ST LT BRANDON STAUBER CA 1ST LT ROBERT F. MORELAND FL
CAPT ROBERT M HOFFMAN MT CAPT PATRICK L BENOIT TX 1ST LT RIHCARD D. URBAN AZ MAJ LAURENCE STEFFAN CA LT COL FRANK D. MORUZZI FL
CAPT JOSHUA A BAUER NC CAPT SHERRY D COFFEY TX 2ND LT ALICE A. VARLJEN AZ 2ND LT EDWARD D. STILES CA 1ST LT DOUGLAS E. PORTER FL
MAJ CHARLES FLETCHER SALMON NC CAPT R SIM COLEMAN TX LT COL DONALD C. WHEELER AZ 1ST LT CHRIS R. STOREY CA 1ST LT DANIEL W. RUNGE FL
CAPT TOBY D WALL NC CAPT GERRY R DAVIS TX 2ND LT MICHAEL J. ALLEN CA LT COL DONALD F. TOWSE CA LT COL STANLEY SCHARF FL
CAPT BRUCE A HELMS ND MAJ LEROY S BROWN TX SM ZACHERY ARMSTRONG CA 2ND LT STEPHEN UHALLEY CA MAJ DAVID P. TAYLOR FL
CAPT DERK A MACPHERSON ND CAPT DONALD T ANDERSON TX CAPT PHILLIP R. BUCKLEY CA 1ST LT JOHN VAN DER NEUT CA 1ST LT JOHN R. VARSAMES FL
1ST LT CHAD W DERBY ND CAPT NAOMI R HENDRICKS UT SM PAUL BURGOS CA LT COL ROBERT J. VAN HORN CA 1ST LT RAYA D. VEZINA FL
PAUL E. GARBER AWARD CAPT JOHN S HAGOOD NE CAPT MICHAEL W BRONSON VA SM ANTHONY CISNEROS CA CAPT DIANA M. WARD CA 1ST LT JOSEPH E. WILKINS FL
MAJ JACK D GOWIN AR SM ANDREW J. WILSON FL
LT COL FREDRICK M JOHNSON AZ CAPT WILBERT WINKLER FL
MAJ VICTORYA A PARKER CA SM DANISE BARRY GA
LT COL DONALD F TOWSE CA DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL CADET HEIDI C. KLEIN WI 26 JUL 03 - 4 AUG 04 1ST LT JOSEPH CARROLL GA
LT COL A T TUZINKIEWICZ CA COL TIMOTHY J. CRAMER VA 23 APR 03 - 13 JUL 04 CADET MATTHEW P. KOEHLER WI 26 JUL 99 - 4 AUG 04 SM FELIX DIAZ GA
CAPT IRA ROSENBERG CA CADET ROBERT P. KOEHLER WI 26 JUL 98 - 4 AUG 04 MAJ DANIEL FISHER GA
MAJ ROBERT C DANIELS CA EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE AWARD CADET A. JAMES KRYSTAPORIS KY 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 1ST LT FRANK FOLEY GA
MAJ ROBERT R MILLER CA LT COL GEORGE F. COMSTOCK MS 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 CADET LAUREN W. OSTROV TX 20 JUL 04 - 3 AUG 04 SM RICHARD GOBIE GA
MAJ JESUS MUNIZ CA LT COL CHRISTINE O. LEE PR 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 CADET SAMUEL J. PARKER WI 26 JUL 00 - 4 AUG 04 SM SEAN LAWSON GA
MAJ ELBERT MCDOWELL CA SM THOMAS MCBROOM SR. GA
LT COL ROGER MIDDLETON GLR 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 (2ND CLASP) CADET MICHAEL A. PURVIS OH 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04
MAJ DELMAR R HAMPTON CO 1ST LT BOB MILLER GA
1ST LT SUSAN R. RUNION OH 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 CADET THOMAS A. REHMAN OH 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04
MAJ JOHN E GLENN DC 1ST LT ANGELICA MOORE GA
CAPT MANUEL A ALFARO FL CADET CHARLES M. BENSON IN 25 AUG 03 - 19 AUG 04 CADET JOHN F. REUTERMANN III MD 25 AUG 03 - 19 AUG 04 1ST LT RHAMY NIPPER GA
MAJ ANDREAS K WESEMANN GA CADET GREGORY S. RUETH WI 26 JUL 99 - 4 AUG 04 2ND LT WANDA PETTY GA
MAJ DON W DYKES GA MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD CADET ELISABETH U. RUNION OH 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 SM DAVID REUTER GA
MAJ VINCENT L MURRAY GA COL KENNETH P. SALZMAN PR 5 AUG 03 - 4 AUG 04 CADET TYLER R. SEPP AZ 20 JUL 04 - 3 AUG 04 LT COL DAVID SHELBY GA
LT COL ELIOT M ARNOVITZ GA LT COL STEPHEN R. KOHLER WI 26 JUL 99 - 4 AUG 04 CADET JONATHON T. TURKE WI 26 JUL 99 - 4 AUG 04 SM PHILLIP SNIDER GA
MAJ SCOTTIE D NATIONS GA LT COL HARVEY A. MOSS WI 26 JUL 98 - 4 AUG 04 CADET ELIZABETH A. WIRTH PA 25 AUG 03 - 19 AUG 04 CAPT WILLIAM STIEGLITZ GA
1LT ANITA S ELLIOTT IA CAPT PHILLIP E. BEAVER WI 26 JUL 03 - 4 AUG 04 MAJ E.E. WILLIAMS GA
CAPT SUSAN L CHILCOTE IA MAJ RHONDA R. ANDERSON IL 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 UNIT CITATION AWARD 1ST LT PAUL WILSON GA
MAJ CLARENCE O NINKE KS CADET KAYCEE D. GILBERT NM 25 AUG 03 - 19 AUG 04 ARKANSAS WING 15 SEP 01 - 15 SEP 04 (3RD AWARD) 2ND LT CAMRON FOX HI
MAJ JAMES R JORDAN ME 1ST LT JAMES M. CURRIE IA
CADET ELIZABETH A.R. SEMPLE MT 25 AUG 03 - 19 AUG 04 TENNESSEE WING 1 OCT 03 - 30 SEP 04 (4TH AWARD)
CAPT DOUGLAS W GROSSO ME SM DANIEL ERICKSON IA
LT COL DONALD P POE MI CADET ANDREW D. SHEPHERD OH 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 VIRGINIA WING 18 JUL 03 - 17 JUL 04 (3RD AWARD) SM KRISDEENA EISENBACHER IA
MAJ SHANNON L BAUER MN MURFREESBORO COMP SQ TN 15 JUL 03 - 15 JUL 04 (2ND AWARD) 2ND LT MIKE GORHAM IA
MAJ CHARLES R STATUM MT COMMANDER’S COMMENDATION AWARD RIVERCITY CADET SQ IN 1 DEC 02 - 1 MAY SM RAY KINGERY IA
CAPT JOSHUA A BAUER NC COL LORETTA L. HOLBROOK KY 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 THUNDERBIRD COMPOSITE SQ TX 1 JAN 03 - 30 SEP 04 (2ND AWARD) SM SCOTT LARSEN IA
MAJ PETER C HANTELMAN NC LT COL RONALD E. FEISTER OH 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 SM KRISTI L. READ IA
MAJ DEAN F REITER ND LT COL DEBORAH J. SELINE WI 26 JUL 99 - 4 AUG 04 RETIREMENTS 1ST LT THERESA REUTER IA
CAPT WILLIAM E. KAY ND LT COL NICK CRITELLI IA 21 JUL 04 - 3 AUG 04 LT COL JAMES H. BALLEW CO 28 APR 83 - 30 APR 04 21 MAJ ERIC SCHNEIDER IA
MAJ WILLIAM T BROWN NM LT COL ROBERT B. HOSKINS CA 21 JUL 04 - 3 AUG 04 LT COL DOROTHY BETSINGER IA 28 JUN 62 - 23 OCT 04 42 SM NOLAN SCHNEIDER IA
LT COL DARREN CRUZ NM LT COL DOUGLAS L. TINDAL IA 21 JUL 04 - 3 AUG 04 LT COL WILLIAM B. BLAKE MD 28 APR 70 - 30 JUN 04 34 1ST LT JAMES E. BARKER KS
MAJ ANDREW J FELDMAN NY 1ST LT AMOS S. BAZIL KS
MAJ CONRAD C. EGGERS WI 26 JUL 98 - 4 AUG 04 LT COL ROBERT L. BOREN OH 1 JAN 61 - 9 OCT 04 43
MAJ HENRY W WEARSCH OH 1ST LT CLARA D. BRADLEY KS
MAJ THERESA HATTEN OH MAJ JOHN S. HALBROOK IA 21 JUL 04 - 3 AUG 04 LT COL ROBERT A. CORNELIUS AZ 28 JUL 72 - 30 SEP 04 32 2ND LT SAMANTHA D. BRADLEY KS
CAPT RICHARD B TULLO PA MAJ PHILLIP L. HOLBROOK KY 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 LT COL JAMES F. CORVEY MO 28 APR 76 - 15 OCT 04 28 CAPT DENNIS BRUNA KS
MAJ JOSE L PACHECO PR MAJ JAMES A. JONES OH 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 LT COL HARRY U. CRISS FL 28 JAN 74 - 31 JAN 02 28 SM EDWARD DALE KS
MAJ JANEEN HALES CHAZELL RMR CH, MAJ, NANCY T. SMALLEY TX 15 MAY 04 - 3 AUG 04 LT COL RICHARD A. DE CASTRO CA 27 APR 95 - 30 SEP 04 1ST LT RYAN H. GILES KS
MAJ HARRIET E COBURN TN MAJ NORMAN S. SPURLING OH 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 1 JUL 81 - 31 AUG 93 21 2ND LT HARRY A. HAMBLETON KS
LT COL BROOKS A CIMA TX MAJ LOUIS M. VOLPATO NY 24 APR 04 - 3 AUG 04 LT COL DOROTHY E. EMERTON AK 28 SEP 66 - 30 SEP 04 38 SM DANIEL A. METCALF KS
MAJ THOMAS L STANLEY TX CAPT THOMAS J. CALVANELLI GA 1 JUN 04 - 3 AUG 04 LT COL DAVID G. GIBBONS ID 28 OCT 84 - 30 OCT 03 20 1ST LT MARK P. SCHOCK KS
LT COL JARAD E WIRE TX CAPT BARBARA C. WILLIS GA 21 JUL 04 - 3 AUG 04 LT COL WARREN L. HEGGEM ND 28 JAN 57 - 15 SEP 04 47 MAJ ERIC J. SHAPPEE KS
LT COL CHRIS G BUJANOS TX 1ST LT DAVID L. GREGOR OH 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 LT COL DONALD J. HILL IL 28 FEB 84 - 29 OCT 04 20 2ND LT KEVIN L. UNRUE KS
MAJ LAURIE A LANCASTER TX CAPT LLOYD M. WATSON KS
1ST LT KARL M. KUETHER WI 26 JUL 02 - 4 AUG 04 LT COL LARRY J. HYNDING MN 28 JUN 83 - 30 JUN 04 21
MAJ FLETCHER M EARLES VA 2ND LT B. JEAN WINKLER KS
CAPT ROBERT P NESBIT WA
2ND LT STEVEN C. JONES NC 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 LT COL RALPH A. KLAWITTER MT 28 JUN 84 - 30 SEP 04 20 CAPT JOHN A. BANNON KY
LT COL CHASE T HOLMES WA CADET MICHAEL K. BLACKEY CA 25 AUG 03 - 19 AUG 04 CH, LT COL, ALFRED H. NOAKES III IL 28 JUL 70 - 30 JUL 04 34 2ND LT LEWIS H. CALAMITA KY
LT COL WILLIAM L LEWIS WA CADET JACKIE M. BRISKI OH 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 LT COL GEORGE B. PEACH GA 28 OCT 76 - 31 OCT 04 28 SM MATTHEW R. CREED KY
LT COL JOHN L HOLLANDSWORTH WV CADET NICHOLAS M. CARVAN KS 25 AUG 03 - 19 AUG 04 LT COL JOHN KNUDSEN CA 28 NOV 80 - 30 SEP 04 24 CAPT LYNDA M. KILBOURNE KY
MAJ ASSUNTA S MCDONALD WY CADET DANNY L. CATINO TN 20 JUL 04 - 3 AUG 04 LT COL DONNA M. STARR CA 28 OCT 83 - 30 SEP 04 CAPT GREGORY J. REESE KY
LT COL BERNHARD O PETERSON WY CADET STEVEN R. DEMBKOWSKI OH 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 1 JAN 58 - 1 JAN 70 33 1ST LT LEROY F. ROOT KY
CADET KRYSTAL K. FREUND IL 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 MAJ ALBERT G. BURNELIS PA 28 SEP 84 - 30 SEP 04 20 CPAT DANIEL J. SHURON KY
CADET BRADEN O. HAWKINS OH 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 MAJ DAVID W. HEGE PA 28 JUL 74 - 31 JUL 04 30 SM CHARLTON M. YOUNG KY
CADET MONIQUE M. HOHENSEE MO 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 MAJ JEFFREY A. HROBSKY WI 28 SEP 83 - 30 SEP 04 21 CAPT JAMES F. BAIRD MA
CADET JAMES R. HOSKINS CA 20 JUL 04 - 3 AUG 04 CAPT RUEBEN H. ARNDT ND 28 FEB 80 - 29 FEB 04 24 1ST LT TANYA HARGAT MA
CAPT JOHN HORVATH MA
CADET JEFFREY A. INGERSOLL OH 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 CAPT WILLIAM A. GOTT AZ 1 MAY 69 - 30 JUN 04 35
LT COL JOHN M. KNOWLES MD
CADET STEVEN W. JAHR WI 26 JUL 01 - 4 AUG 04 CAPT HENRY SCHNIEDER FL 5 JAN 00 - 30 SEP 04 LT COL GREG A. NOVAK MD
CADET ANTHONY J. KARAS KY 7 JUL 04 - 11 JUL 04 2 MAY 75 - 10 MAY 89 18 SM MICHAEL J. MILLER MD
GROVER LOENING AWARD CADET MASON W. KEHS IL 25 AUG 03 - 19 AUG 04 1ST LT DAVEY H. CLARK FL 28 JUN 83 - 30 JUN 04 21 MAJ T. MICHAEL PHARES MD
TSGT KENNETH R MCENTYRE AL CADET BRIAN E. KINNER TN 25 AUG 03 - 19 AUG 04 SM VIOLA S. LIVINGSTON NM 28 SEP 75 - 30 SEP 04 29
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1ST LT ROXANNE TISO MD SM MARJORIE E. GRISWOLD OK VICTORIA A. JOYE GA CHRISTIAN J. FERNANDEZ PR ERIC M. STEEN DE JOSEPH M. CORTEZ NY
MAJ JAMES S. WILLIAMS MD CAPT WILLIAM J. ISBELL OK RAJ R. BHATT ID ALFRED G. GEE PR NAVID ABHAISINGH FL BRIAN ENGEL NY
2ND LT ROBERT J. WILLIAMS MD CAPT JAMES M. JOHNSON OK ROY E. CARPENTER IL DIAMOND F.K. GEE PR JUAN C. ARRAYA FL SALVATORE FALCONE III NY
CAPT PAULA CARR MER 2ND LT JARED W. PRICE OK REBECCA M. SMITH IL DANIEL RIVERA PR FELIPE A. ARROYO FL GRETEL M. FITCH NY
2ND LT MARTIN CROTHERS MI 1ST LT KIMBERLY L. RUPERT OK JORDAN M. WINEMILLER KS FRAICAICHELICIA M. RIVERA PR CARLOS A. ARROYO FL DANIEL E. FUREY NY
2ND LT STEPHEN JACKSON MI SM STEPHEN D. SAMMONS OK JANICE A. WATSON MD ARIEL RIVERA PR PATRICK R. ENGLISH FL GREGORY C. GALLO NY
2ND LT CHARLES JOHNSON MI 2ND LT MARY C. SCATAMACCHIA OK KYLE I. DICKINSON MI CHRISTIAN A. VEGA PR TYLER H. HIATT FL CHRISTINA M. HUSTED NY
SM JUANITA JOHNSON MI 2ND LT JAY H. SHORT OK NICHOLAS P. WIKAR MI ELLIOTT C. MAINOR SC KELLIE C. JONES FL ALYSSA M. KLEPPER NY
MAJ DAVID MONTGOMERY MI 1ST LT ILANA STEINHORN OK CHRISTINA M. DALBEC MN TYLER F. MAUK SC EVAN R. JONES FL ALYSSA M. KLEPPER NY
2ND LT NICHOLAS ROBERTY MI SM NATHALEY Y. THOMAS OK CLAYTON M. DELONG MO JEFFERY A. MCCURRY SC SEAN M. KITTLESON FL SAMANTHA J. LUTZ NY
2ND LT ANDREW YEE MI 1ST LT DOUGLAS L. YOUNG OK REBECCA M. LURTEN MO GERT C. VANDERBIJL SC JENA L. MCGOVERN FL JACQUELYN I. MCGINNIS NY
SM LOUIS F. ADORNATO MN SM LARRY R. YOUNG OK JORDAN T. SCHATZ MT RYAN M. FOSTER SD SEAN M. OFFER FL THOMAS M. MCSHEA NY
SM DANIEL BOERNER MN SM MARLENE M. WEBSTER OK DEBORAH HANUS NE ALEX R. GOMEZ TN BRIAN P. PARRISH FL CHRISTOPHER M. MERCINCAVAGE NY
SM WILLIAM R. CAMMACK MN SM MICHAEL A. WYATT OK DONALD P. DEGARMO NJ ANDREW P. MELANDER TN BINOY P. PATEL FL JOSHUA M. SACK NY
SM RANDY F. DONAHUE MN MAJ ALEX BODNAR PA MAGDA A. KOZAK NJ CARLEEN V. BRZECZEK TX ADAM C. SACHS FL NICHAEL W. SCHONIG NY
2ND LT THOMAS EETEN MN 1ST LT GLENN E. CUFF PA NOAH S. BELCHER NY AARON T. CLAY TX DEVIN S. WOODEN FL THOMAS S. SCHONIG NY
CAPT DWIGHT R. HACKBARTH MN 1ST LT CHARLES GERTH PA CHRISTOPHER R. BELCHER NY BRANDON C. HARRIS TX CHANDLER F. COATS GA GREGORY M. SOLOVIEV NY
CAPT MATTHEW L. HEFFRON MN 1ST LT JOHN HACKNEY PA SETH P. MODEL NY JOSHUA M. MOORE TX GREGORY M. CULVERHOUSE GA DE’ ANNE T. ST. YVES NY
2ND LT DELORES M. KIRCHNER MN 1ST LT WILLIAM HUCHELLA PA MATTHEW R. LESKE OH BYRON J. QUINE TX MIKE A. MOROZ GA RORY M. YEGERMAN NY
2ND LT DALEN D. KRUSE MN 1ST LT ANTHONY KEARSE PA TIMOTHY J. GRABOWSKI PA CHITTAKONE SINAKONE TX THOMAS A. PAYNE GA ROBERT A. ARMSTRONG OH
SM PAUL D. MARKEGARD MN CAPT MICHAEL KLAENE PA ANDREW C. HOLLAND PA THOMAS J. WRIGHT TX MATTHEW T. SMALLWOOD GA JUSTIN P. BAIER OH
SM TODD L. MITCHELL MN 2ND LT ANN PETRAITIS PA BRIAN K. HONTZ PA MATTHEW P. FRAPPIER UT LAURA K. TUDOR HI KETTY P. BURNS OH
2ND LT SUSAN R. NARVESON MN 2ND LT KENNETH WEISS PA ERNESTO E. AROCHO PR BRANDON R. JACK UT TESSA E. POPPE IA MATTHEW P. COX OH
SM MICHAEL A. NORDIN MN 1ST LT ADAM WENCLEWICZ PA DAVID A. IRIZARRY-ESTRELLA PR ANTHONY A. JAEGER UT CHRISTEN M. SKIFF IA STEVE J. CSERNICK OH
2ND LT DANIEL S. PEKEARO MN MAJ DALE A. YODER PA MAYOVANET MANE PR MICHAEL L. GOOSMAN VA JOHN P. SULLIVAN IA SAMANTHA R. DECATUR OH
1ST LT NORVILLE R. PERVIER MN 1ST LT RONALD J. DANEAU RI VICTOR M. PACHECO PR KENNETH A. O’LOUGHLIN VA REX G. COULTER ID JAMES C. GIRGIS OH
SM MATHEW L. SHADRICK MN SM WOLFGANG DECKER RI IVELISSE PENA PR IAN R. STURDY VA AARON L. KNIGHT ID KATIE M. GOFF OH
CAPT SEAN M. SKALISKY MN CAPT JAMES D. BULLION TN JENNIFER VELASQUEZ RI ROBERT L. WYATT VA BRYAN A. HAMM IL MARK D. HARDING OH
2ND LT JOHN P. SNYDER MN CAPT ROBERT J. EVANS TN DANIEL H. MCINTYRE TX ANDREW P. GEGENHUBER WA BRANDEN M. LYNAM IL MATT D. HARDING OH
2ND LT PAUL D. STEWART MN CAPT GARY J. SPRADLIN TN JOSEPH F. PHIPPEN II UT MEGAN M. BOWMAN WI ANDREW E. MILLER IL DEVON A. HASSENRUCK OH
1ST LT JOHN W. VADNAIS MN 2ND LT RACHEL E. WOOD TN MEGAN J. DILLON VA KERRY K. BRADY WI BENNETT W. MORRIS IL JESSE J. KENNEDY OH
CAPT GREG G. WELLS MN 1ST LT ROBERT O. WOOD TN BENJAMIN A. CHASE VT CHRISTYN A. GAA WI MICHAEL D. MORRIS IL JEFFREY T. LESKE OH
CAPT DANIEL L. WILCOX MN 2ND LT FRANK J. BOS TX AARON D. SIEBEN WI THOMAS J. JUST WI BRET M. POTTER IL TROY D. MAGRINI OH
CAPT MATTHEW WISKOW MN MAJ CHRIS G. BUJANOS JR. TX DANIELLE M. DEANGELO WV REBEKAH R. LESS WI DANIEL C. STARCK IL HOLLY D. MASLOWSKI OH
MAJ TRACY BIRKETT MO SM JON C. CARPENTER TX ADAM J. LESS WI CHRISTINE J. SYDNEY IL SHAUN D. MCKINLEY OH
2ND LT FRANK CIHAK MO LT COL BRIAN D. CHILDS TX JUSTIN R. SHIRKEY WV DANIEL S. WELLS IL BEN P. PITONYAK OH
2ND LT BERNIE FAUSTLIN MO CAPT SHERRY D. COFFEY TX TIMOTHY M. WILHELM WV ANTHONY W. WILLIAMS IL NICHELLE L. TUXHORN OH
CAPT DANIEL R. MEFFORD MO CAPT SEAN CRANDALL TX JESSE A. FAUGSTAD WY DANIEL J. BURKE IN CASEY C. COLE OK
2ND LT SANDRA POTOCKI MO MAJ PATRICIA P. DARBY TX KEVIN M. FINSTER IN DANA A. KELLER OK
CAPT CHRISTIE WALKER MO CAPT JOHNNY M. JOHNSON TX ERIK R. PFARR IN RUSSELL A. BARIESHEFF OR
1ST LT CHARLES CELESKI MS SM ANTHONY E. KELLEY TX WAYNE A. WILKINSON IN JEREMY A. HANSON OR
MAJ CINDY COOMBS MS CAPT DAVID V. LEWIS TX REBEKAH L. KEPPLE KS JOSHUA A. SEARS OR
1ST LT HAYWOOD F. ELLIS MS SM DAVID A. NEEL TX AMELIA EARHART AWARD JOHN L. KEPPLE KS ETHAN P. AMAKER PA
1ST LT WILLIAM A. RENAUD MS 1ST LT CHERYL A. STARKEY TX ROBERT L. BYFORD AL DANIEL METCALF KS SARAH J. ANDERSEN PA
1ST LT MARK ROBERSON MS CAPT SCOTT P. TREPINSKI TX JAMES J. HURLEY AZ NEIL PFAU KS DANIEL T. ARNOLD PA
LT COL ECKHARD D. STUART MS 2ND LT TROY A. WEBRE TX ELIJAH J. WOODWARD AZ NATHAN F. SCALIA KS NICHOLAS E. BIXBY PA
1ST LT ANTHONY W. BLAIR NC CAPT GARY HORENKAMP UT JONATHAN S. CHRISTIE CA GEN. BILLY MITCHELL AWARD DANIEL D. SNOW KS DANE V. CARROLL PA
2ND LT CHRISTINE M. CHIDESTER NC MAJ DAVID P. PHIPPEN UT EDMUND H. DOUGHERTY CA JACOB T. ABBOTT AK DEVIN M. GREGORY KY ANDREW P. COLBERT PA
CAPT JAMES E. EMERSON NC SM KIMBERLY J. BERRY VA JOSHUA S. GARCIA CA RYAN C. HENDERSON AK ASHLIE N. HAGAN KY DEREK L. COSTACHE PA
1ST LT JOHN A. GOBLE NC 2ND LT JAMES E. BYRD VA DEVIN A. HILL CA DUSTIN J. COREY AL LISA D. JUST KY ERIN F. GARCEAU PA
1ST LT WILLIAM A. HOYT NC MAJ ROBERT H. COPELAND VA JOHN W. TUCKER CA JOSHUA J. MILLER AL COREY L. SEXTON LA BRAD P. GORG PA
LT COL ED KALE NC 2ND LT EDWARD B. GRAHAM VA ADAM J. BERLINBERG CO AUTUMN L. OWENS AL BILL J. MAILLOUX MA RYAN J. HOLETS PA
SM JAMES L. MIXSON NC SM JAKE S. KWON VA AUSTIN D. DREYER CO BRANDON R. BEEL AR MATTHEW J. MUKA MA MICHAEL A. KOPCHAK PA
2ND LT ERIC ALLEN ORGAIN NC SM CAROL A. MILHOUSE VA JACOB E. PETERSON CO CLAYTON J. BRAZIER AR ALEXANDER G. SIMOLARIS MA DEEPALI P. MATHUR PA
SM JOANN PERALTA NC SM JOHN D. MILHOUSE VA KEVIN R. RUTHERFORD CO JUSTIN W. HUNT AR PATRICK W. TAGAN MA JERRY L. MILLER PA
2ND LT DAN POSKEY NC 1ST LT CONSTANCE J. MUNEY VA JOSEPH O. TRUJILLO CT BRYANT M. LANE AR DANIEL X. BANDOG MD JEANNIE L. TSO PA
2ND LT DAVID C. RODWELL NC 1ST LT RICHARD K. SHUMAKER VA RENZO J. CABERA FL CODY J. CHALUE AZ KEVIN FINSON MD HECTOR L. COLON’ PR
SM WILLIAM M. RYAN NC CAPT EDWIN W. SMITH VA CHRISTIAN J. CRUZ FL ERIK B. EKLUND AZ JAMES R. HAMILTON MD JOSE’ A. FRANCO PR
SM GLEN T. STEBE NC SM JILLIAN L. SMITH VA JEN-MICHAEL KEUPP FL IAN W. HALL AZ MATTHEW C. HUGHES MD JERRICA A. FRIAS PR
1ST LT BRUCE A. HELMS ND 1ST LT JASON S. SMITH VA JASON R. MASLAN FL SARAH KALMETA AZ NICHOLAS A. KRIONDERIS MD KEVIN M. MARTINEZ PR
2ND LT STEVEN E. THOMPSON NE LT COL DONLAD R. STANTON VA KYLE P. NUGENT FL GRAHAM T. MCANINCH AZ JOEL A. LOFTUS MD STEPHANIE SOLER PR
CAPT KENNETH M. PERRY NH 1ST LT PATRICIA L. STANTON VA ORLANDO R. ZAMBRANO FL NATHAN L. MUELLER AZ CARY H. LYON MD HECTOR L. VEGA PR
1L CHARLES E. LEE NJ 2ND LT WILLIAM C. TIMMONS VA LISA J. HIGGINS GA CHRISTOPHER M. PERKINS AZ ARIEL D. RABE MD JOHN P. COLLINS SC
CAPT CHRISTOPHER LONGUEIRA NJ SM KEITH B. WEST VA CAMERON UNTERBERGER GA JOHN C. SILVIA AZ SARAH E. REGEN MD FRANK B. CULICK SC
2ND LT STEPHEN S. MURRAY NJ 1ST LT MAEGAN CROWLEY VT KELE H. FERGERSTROM HI RYAN J. ADAMES CA DAVID M. TRICK MD YATES J. GREGG SC
MAJ JACK P. SOLDANO NJ 1ST LT WILLIAM KEARNS VT BETHANY FLAHERTY HI MELVIN J. CLARK CA RICARDO TRUJILLO MD DANIEL CAMPBELL SD
1ST LT ADAM J. WALDRON NJ 1ST LT SANDRA WAITE VT ROBERT J. BALL ID RICHARD A. DAVIS CA STEPHEN M. LINCOLN ME CHRISTOPHER R. BROWN TN
1ST LT WILLIS M. CARPENTER NM SM JAMES FUKUDA WA WESLIE J. HENDERSON IL JAMES A. ESQUEDA CA ERIK E. TAINTER ME JAMES S. DOHERTY TN
1ST LT LORNA J. CASTELL NM 1ST LT JEFFERY GEER WA CHAD G. NUSH IL JESSE B. GALLEGOS CA COURTNEY C. CLOUSE MI MICHAEL P. MURPHY TN
CAPT C. LEE KNOELL NM SM DANIEL LUCHT WA TYLER C. SHAVER IL STEPHEN P. GARCIA CA JUSTIN R. FROST MI MICHAEL PABON-VEGA T N
MAJ DAN R. MORGAN NM CAPT RICHARD P. BURGARD WI AARON F. JONES IN ELSIE J. HARTMAN CA SEAN R. GRIFFITH MI JARED L. STANLEY TN
CAPT JOSEPH R. PEREA NM 1ST LT RICHARD C. FOLLMER WI DEVIN M. KEIGLEY IN DANIEL E. HOLZ CA MATTHEW A. LYTWYN MI AARON M. BERNAZAL TX
CAPT ADAM E. SCHALLAU NM CAPT JAMES R. HOLMES WI PHILLIP L. NORTHAM IN RICHARD C. HOTCHKISS CA CAMERON A. MARTIN MI EMILY R. BRANDT TX
CAPT JAMES P. STEPHENS NM SM RICHARD N. MERZ WI KEVIN A. ROMANAK IN MIGUEL A. MEJIA CA ALEX W. WINFIELD MI JESSE A. DANIEL TX
1ST LT NANCY AKERSON NV 2ND LT STEVEN D. REIGSTAD WI JOHN A. KUBIT MD TYLER J. OLSEN CA TIMOTHY R. JENSEN MN JONATHAN D. DANIEL TX
2ND LT RICK AMADIO NV MAJ WILLIAM J. SCHULTZ WI ISAAC B. MORGAN MD MICHAEL K. RAFFERTY CA STEVEN A. MUELLER MN ALLEN R. DAVIS TX
2ND LT EARL HARDEN NV CAPT VICKIE L. BOND WV STEVEN P. STANTON MD ERIC P. REDWEIK CA SARAH E. PFINGSTEN MN JAMES C. LANCASTER TX
SM VIRGINIA ELSNER NV SM AMANDA SUE BRUBAKER WV LANCE J. BOEHMER MI MATTHEW D. SANDQUIST CA ERIK S. REKEDAL MN CODY J. LAW TX
CAPT GENE PASINSKI NV 1ST LT PATRICK HARRIS JAPAN BRIAN C. ANDERSON MN CHRISTOPHER T. SEXTON CA JOHN D. SELLEN MN REBECCA M. MCKINNEY TX
1ST LT TERESA SCHROEDER NV 2ND LT SEAN HARRIS JAPAN NATHANAEL J. BEEMAN MO HARRY G. TABATA CA JASON W. SUBY MN STEPHEN U. MOUTON TX
CAPT WILLIAM SCHROEDER NV SM NATHANIEL FREIN JAPAN AARON R. BIRKETT MO ANNA E. WELTER CA PATRICK B. VINGE MN DANIEL PALMQUIST TX
1ST LT GLENN S. SMITH NV CLAYTON M. DELONG MO SEAN CAMPBELL CO CODY J. BISHOP MO CHRISTOPHER M. PAPSON TX
CAPT THOMAS M. BALDWIN NY RYAN E. LIVERGOOD MO AARON D. CARMACK CO CHRISTOPHER M. BUCK MO JOSHUA D. ROWLEY TX

CADET
2ND LT CHRIS J. BUCK NY KRYSTIE A. KASPERSON MT LUKE A. CHRISTIAN CO CALEB J. HOSKINS MO WILL TAYLOR TX
2ND LT CHRISTIAN CHAMBERLAIN NY MELISSA M. HARRISON NC MATTHEW J. GRAY CO SETH HOSKINS MO SARA AHMADPOUR UT
CAPT LINDA M. CIOFFI NY RYAN C. STRUG NC JEFFERY C. HALL CO EEAN M. JOHNSON-SCHAAR MO COLLIN B. WOOD UT

PROGRAM
1ST LT ROBERT S. ELLWOOD NY TONY D. KLAUMANN NE TIM A. HALL CO DUSTIN LEWIS MO CHARLES A. BROCK VA
2ND LT CARLOS A. FIGUEROA NY BENJAMIN E. JARRELL NH JUSTIN HAXTON CO CHASE NEILL MO ANDREW FRANK VA
2ND LT WILLIAM J. HOLLAND NY DEXTER J. WEBB NHQ TANIS M. HINSON CO ELIZABETH J. PETERS MO APRIL S. HYLTON VA
SM ALBERT L. KNAPP NY DANIEL R. BEEKMAN NJ JOSHUA D. KISER CO GABE J. PRESLEY MO KATRINA L. LITCHFORD VA
2ND LT CHRIS E. KOSKINEN NY WILLIAM D. CAMERLINGO NJ JAMES Z. LANGSTON CO ANDREW C. HANES MS ZANE P. MORRIS VA
2ND LT JOHN J. MCKEOWN NY TIFFANI R. HEINREICH NV PATRICK A. MCKAY CO PHILIP B. BARROW NC DANIEL G. SARGEANT VA
MAJ VIRGIL D. MONTAVON NY JONATHAN L. HEWETT NY PATTY C. MORKERT CO JOSEPH P. BOWMAN NC JONATHAN C. SWARTZ VA
1ST LT JANET E. NUGENT NY VALERIE L. MARSH NY GEOFFREY C. PHELPS CO CHARLES E. FRYE NC NATHANIEL R. KERBER VT
CAPT DIANE L. ROTHBERG NY JACKIE M. BRISKI OH MICHAEL D. WILLIAMS CO STEPHEN R. HALL NC NATHANIEL R. BILLING WA
2ND LT CATHY L. RYAN NY LACIE Y. HICKSON OH RICHARD A. CANNATA CT JOSHUA A. HANCOCK NC DANIEL D. DONKERSLOOT WA
1ST LT KATHLEEN SCHLEICH NY DUANE V. MCKINLEY OH CELINA L. CARDENAS CT DEREK A. HERCHKO NC MARTIN D. EIZIK WA
1ST LT TIMOTHY K. SHEFFER NY MICHAEL SAMMARTINO OH CATHERINE E. GARVIS CT BRITTANIE L. HOWELL-KUHNS NC HAYLEY A. GARDINER WA
1ST LT LINDA Y. SHERIDAN NY GEN. CARL A. SPAATZ BENJAMIN C. BARTON OK BRYAN M. KRAMPOVITIS CT PAUL F. LUDWIG NC JOHN P. HUGHES WA
2ND LT DEREK R. SWARTZ NY TAMARA M. STUART CA 1545 RYAN D. LOCKLEAR OK ERIK C. NELSON CT IAN A. TROTT NC CORY M. JOHNSON WA
SM JONATHAN SWINARSKI NY MICHAEL F. FOROSTOSKI CT 1543 MATTHEW S. GORZSAS PA RYAN D. DOYLE DE KELLY A. WEEKS NC KUZMA V. KOVZUN WA
CAPT ROGER M. TECK NY RODNEY C.N. JOYE GA 1548 VINCENT E. ROBINSON PA JUSTIN R. MCCULLOUGH DE PETER J. BLAND NE BRANDON S. O’BRIEN WA
2ND LT JAMES H. WALLACE NY JORDAN T. SCHATZ MT 1547 BRIAN L. SWOPE PA CHRIS W. MERIDA DE RYAN M. HAMBURGER NE JORDAN S. PINGREY WA
CAPT DEBRA L. WOOD NY JOHN W. LOVETTE NC 1544 DANIEL R. THOMPSON PA DAVID L. SCHIRLING DE AMY M. HAMBURGER NE JENNY PINNELL WA
CAPT AARENCE ALEY OH FRANCIS S. ZABOROWSKI VA 1549 SAMUEL R. DUVAL NH DANIEL J. RICE WA
MAJ DAVID AUSTIN OH GEORGE E. BELDEN VA 1546 DANIEL S. ROBERTSON NH DAVID R. SCHRIPSEMA WA
SM LYDINA BALL OH GREGORY M. SEVIGNY NH DANIEL R. SHEA WA
2ND LT GREGG BLATT OH MATTHEW J. WATERMAN NH ESTHER R. WHITMORE WA
CAPT AMANDA COLLEARY
SM WILLIAM CREEKBAUM
CAPT RACHEL DAVIS
2ND LT MATT DUQUETTE
2ND LT TERRIE HACKMAN
OH
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OH
Congratulations to all JOSE D. AVILA
JONATHAN E. BAER
ALEXANDER W. EARP
LOGAN A. FIELDS
ASHLEY M. FISHER
NJ
NJ
NJ
NJ
NJ
ADAM M. WOLF
BRANDON N. ARENZ
KAITLYN J. BOGAN
CHARLES A. CHAVERIAT
CALEB JORDAN
WA
WI
WI
WI
WI
SM PAUL MAKUH
1ST LT FRANK STEVENS
MAJ HENRY WEARSCH
LT COL ROBERT H. CASTLE
SM DARLENE S. CONNER
OH
OH
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OK
OK
GEN. IRA C. EAKER AWARD
IAN G. LORD
KELLI P. FOLEY
CA
GA
awardees & retirees!
awardees DAVID E. HSIUNG
ANTHONY J. RITTWAGER JR.
JOSEPH R. O’LOUGHLIN
JONATHAN G. KOSH
JOHN T. ROCKENSTIRE
NJ
NJ
NM
NV
NV
CHRISTIAN M. MEDEMA
DANIEL L. EFAW
DARRELL B. STROVERS
JESSICA A. TEUBERT
JESSICA B. FURROW
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Volunteer highlights from “coast to coast” HIGHLIGHTS
cadets Lt. Col. Benjamin

HIGHLIGHTS
North- Madavoy, Cadet Commander
Capt. Steven F. Stockl and

east
Capt. Jonathon Standley
received their Amelia Earhart
Section
Region
awards from New Jersey State
Assemblyman Christopher
The purpose of the HIGHLIGHTS
“Kip” Bateman Sept. 29.
section is to provide publicity for
the achievements of Civil Air COMMANDER Cadet Madavoy is the
unit’s former cadet commander.
Patrol members involved in COL. RICHARD A. GREENHUT
CAP activities at the unit, wing He is a 2004 graduate of
and region levels. CONNECTICUT ✯ MAINE Hillsborough High School
MASSACHUSETTS ✯ NEW where he was active in both
Submissions should be sent no HAMPSHIRE ✯ NEW JERSEY track and field, and drama. He
later than 30 days after the NEW YORK ✯ PENNSYLVANIA has just completed his first
event via e-mail to RHODE ISLAND ✯ VERMONT term as a mechanical engineer-
capnews@cap.gov or via the ing major at Kettering Univer-
U.S. Postal Service to the sity in Flint, Mich.
following address: Civil Air CONNECTICUT – Cadet Stockl is a senior at
Patrol News, 105 South Hansell Connecticut State Legislative Oratory Prep School in Sum-
St., Maxwell AFB, AL 36112- Squadron Commander Maj. mit, N.J. He is a varsity swim
6332. Photos may be sent via e- Theodore Graziani has been team captain and member of
mail (preferred) or by mail. (See named House Legislator of the the varsity golf team. He is also
masthead on Page 2 for detailed Year for his outstanding a member of the student
submission guidelines. support of veterans issues. council and campus ministry.
The award was presented He hopes to attend either the
For questions regarding
to Representative Graziani U.S. Coast Guard Academy or
submissions, please call the
Civil Air Patrol News assistant
during the Connecticut State U.S. Naval Academy.
Convention held in Stamford, Cadet Standley is a junior

Photo by 2nd Lt. Barbara J. Stokes


editor at 334-953-2599.
Conn. The presentation was at Hillsborough High School.
!" made by American Legion After graduation, he plans to
Department of Connecticut attend Embry Riddle Aeronau-
Northeast Region Adjutant Commander Chuck tical University in Prescott,
P.O. Box 248 Berry. Ariz., with a major in aeronau-
West Barnstable, MA Major Graziani is a strong tical science. He plans to
02668 supporter of the CAP and has become a commercial airline
recruited five additional state pilot and work for United
Middle East Region legislators who have joined Airlines.
4601 Oakland Blvd., N.E. him as members of the Con- Concord Composite Squadron members pose for a photo during their State Assemblyman
Roanoke VA necticut State Legislative overnight stay aboard the World War II battleship USS Massachusetts BB- Bateman presented each of the
24012-2532 Squadron. He is active with 59 in Fall River, Mass. cadets a state assembly
the Connecticut Wing, and has proclamation lauding the
Great Lakes Region served as the guest speaker for classes, storytelling, two major Jerry Zoller as part of the cadets for their efforts on
Bldg. 1506, 2501 South St. the wing’s last two conferences. motion pictures related to Concord Squadron Aerospace behalf of CAP.
Selfridge ANGB, MI Major Graziani has World War II, and tours of the Education Program. Lt. Col. Constance M. O’Grady
48045 sponsored and presented a ship’s quarters and functions. 2nd Lt. Barbara J. Stokes
cadet with an appointment to Following a mandatory “all NEW YORK — Cadet 1st
Southeast Region the U.S. Air Force Academy, hands on deck” fire drill, NEW JERSEY — Raritan Lt. Valerie Marsh has been
1101 NW 114th Ave. and presented other cadets daytime visitors exited while Valley Composite Squadron appointed cadet commander of
Plantation, FL their Gen. Billy Mitchell and overnight guests were given
33323 Amelia Earhart awards. free reign until nightfall to
Col. Karen K. Payne explore the ship inside and out.
North Central Region
Other ships in Battleship Cove
P.O. Box 11166 NEW HAMPSHIRE — were also open to the cadets,
Cedar Rapids IA Thirty cadets and six senior including the destroyer USS
52410-1166 members of the Concord Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. DD-850,

Photo by Lt. Col. Constance M. O’Grady


Composite Squadron enjoyed a the Hiddensee, a Russian-built
Southwest Region
unique educational and fun missile corvette, and the attack
P.O. Box 292755
overnight stay aboard the submarine Lionfish.
Lewisville, TX World War II battleship USS Extensive below-deck
75029-2755 Massachusetts BB-59 in educational displays of model
Rocky Mountain Region Battleship Cove, Fall River, planes from every country
P.O. Box 449 Mass. involved in World War II
This historic ship, once allowed cadets the opportunity
Westcliffe, CO
home to 2,000 U.S. Navy to gain a better understanding
81252-0449
seamen during World War II, of the historic interplay
Pacific Region hosted a total of 465 overnight between air and sea power From left, Raritan Valley Composite Squadron Cadet Squadron Com-
P.O. Box 8955 guests along with the cadets. from many perspectives. mander Capt. Steven Stockl, Cadet Lt. Col. Benjamin Madovoy, New Jersey
Lacey, WA During their 24-hour stay, This field trip was ar- State Assemblyman Christopher “Kip” Bateman and Cadet Capt. Jonathan
98509-8955 Battleship Cove staff offered ranged and hosted by Capt. Standley are shown during a ceremony in which Assemblyman Bateman
Morse Code and knot-tying Susan Zoller and Sr. Mbr. presented the cadets with their Amelia Earhart Awards.

20 JANUARY 2005 CIVIL AIR PATROL NEWS


HIGHLIGHTS
painted the tails of their aircraft the wing’s cadets and Maryland
red for easy identification, thus Guard members.
earning the nickname “Red The event organizer was 1st
Tails.” During 15,000 sorties, Lt. Roxanne Tiso of Abingdon,
they destroyed more than 490 Md. Also attending were Col.
enemy aircraft and 45 trains. Charles Glass, Middle East
They never lost a bomber to Region commander, and U.S. Air
enemy fighters — a record no Force representatives State
other fighter group achieved. Director Bufkin Fairchild, Lt.
Presiding at the annual Col. Kent Kerschenstein and
conference was Maryland Wing Maj. Steven Byrnes.
Commander Col. Kay Walling of Other awards presented
Easton, Md. She and Col. Larry were:
Trick, former wing commander, ✈ Cadet NCO of the Year —
presented the Squadron of Cadet Master Sgt. Elizabeth
Distinction Award to the Peters of Bel Air, Md., Glen L.
Hagerstown Composite Squad- Martin Squadron;
ron. ✈ Cadet Junior Officer of
Other awards presented the Year — Cadet 2nd Lt. Jacob
during the conference were: Reed of Westminster, Carroll
✈ Squadron of the Year — squadron;
Carroll Composite Squadron, ✈ Safety Officer of the Year:
which meets at the U.S. Army Capt. Frank Sprtel of Takoma
Pennsylvania Wing cadets participate in the recent “911 Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Exercise Plan 04-01 for
Reserve Center in Westminster, Park, Md., College Park Com-
Pitt Life 2004 and Hurricane Ex-04” on Oct. 2 at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station in Pittsburgh,
Penn. Md.; posite Squadron;
✈ Commander of the Year ✈ Public Affairs Officer of
the Condor Composite Squad- Emergency Services of Allegh- Keystone Composite squadrons, — Maj. Chris Ready of the Year and Historian of the
ron. eny County, and Department of and the County Cadet Squad- Westminster, who has been a Year — 1st Lt. Philip
Cadet Marsh, who began Veterans Affairs Emergency ron. member of CAP for nine years Szczepanski of Kingsville, Md.,
her new duties Oct. 19, is the Management Strategic Sr. Mbr. Patrick H. Nicholson and serves as the Carroll Harford Composite Squadron;
first female cadet commander Healthcare Group. Also squadron commander; ✈ Chaplain of the Year —
in the squadron’s 33 year participating were more than ✈ Wing Staff Officer of the Capt. Gus Peters of Catonsville,

Middle
history. 12 local rescue ambulances and Year — Capt. Joe Winter of Md., Fort McHenry Composite
“I know that Cadet Marsh a life-flight chopper. Baltimore, the wing’s director of Squadron;
will do an excellent job as the ✈ Emergency Services
East
The day was a major test of cadet programs, who earlier this
cadet commander,” said Maj. the Pittsburgh-area resources year received a commendation Officer of the Year – 1st Lt.
Charles Miller, squadron for determining their effective- medal from the Maryland Air Michael Regen of Gaithersburg,
commander. “She possesses
strong leadership qualities and
has very capably served the
ness in a disaster. CAP mem-
bers trained, learned and had
fun in the roles required by
Region National Guard for meritorious
and outstanding service;
✈ Senior Member of the
Md., Bethesda-Chevy Chase
Composite Squadron;
✈ Communications Officer
squadron as its deputy cadet this exercise, including COMMANDER Year and legal Officer of the of the Year — Lt. Col. Jacki
commander. She will be a good stretcher loading and unload- COL. CHARLES S. GLASS Year — Lt. Col. J. Willard Nalls Fries of Frederick, Md.,
role model as she forges new ing on the 911th Airlift Wing’s of Sherwood, Md., a member of Frederick Composite Squadron;
ground for her fellow cadets.” ✯ C-130 aircraft. CAP members DELAWARE MARYLAND the Easton Composite Squadron; ✈ Aerospace Education
As cadet commander, also played the role of casual- NATIONAL CAPITAL ✯ NORTH ✈ Cadet of the
Cadet Marsh is responsible for ties for the exercise. CAROLINA ✯ SOUTH CAROLINA Year — Cadet Lt.
organizing cadet activities, The exercise even had a VIRGINIA ✯ WEST VIRGINIA Col. JoAnna Weiss
working with senior officers small emergency of its own. of Forest Hill, Md.,
command staff in setting the The person responsible for a member of the
agenda, mentoring her fellow opening the announced sign-in MARYLAND — The Harford Composite
cadet command staff and location at the Reserve Maryland Wing held its 2004 Squadron, who
training the cadet corps. station’s officers’ club was annual conference Oct. 9-10 in earned the call-sign
Cadet Marsh has been a involved in an automobile Solomons, Md. “Smoothie” for an
CAP member for three years. accident on the way to the Guest speaker for the unusually early
She is the daughter of David base. Because of CAP’s willing- conference was retire Air Force ability to make
and Brenda Marsh, and is a ness to help, the program did lieutenant colonel Howard smooth, gentle,
home-schooled senior in Perry, not falter when an unan- Baugh, who flew with the “squeaker” landings
N.Y. nounced change in the sign-in Tuskegee Airmen. after completing

Photo by 1st Lt. Philip Szczepanski


Capt. Scott A. Gardner location occurred. During his service, Colonel the one-week
Throughout the morning, Baugh flew 135 combat missions Maryland Wing
PENNSYLVANIA — Capt. Robert W. Frost Jr., with the 332nd Fighter Group’s Solo School last
Forty-five cadets and senior Golden Triangle Composite 99th Fighter Squadron in Sicily, year; and
members from the Pennsylva- Squadron commander, and Italy. In January 1944, he and ✈ Friend of the
nia Wing volunteered during wing personnel directed U.S. his wingman were credited with Maryland Wing of
the recent “911 Aeromedical Army, medical, and other shooting down a German FW- the Year: U.S. Air
Evacuation Squadron Exercise exercise responders to their 190 fighter/bomber over the Force Senior
Plan 04-01 for Pitt Life 2004 proper areas. This allowed The Anzio beachhead. Master Sgt. Mark
and Hurricane Ex-04” at the National Disaster Management The Tuskegee Airmen were A. Maselli, Mary-
Pittsburgh International Services to remain focused land Air National Howard Baugh, a retired Air Force lieutenant colo-
the first African Americans to be
nel who flew with the Tuskegee Airmen, speaks
Airport Air Reserve Station in while conducting the exercise. trained as World War II military Guard’s chief of
during the 2004 Maryland Wing Annual Confer-
Pittsburgh. Units participating pilots in the U.S. Army Air recruiting and ence Oct. 9-10 in Solomons, Md. During his ser-
Participants in the exercise included the Allegheny County, Corps. One-thousand airmen retention, who vice, Baugh flew 135 combat missions as part of
included the U.S. Air Force, Rostraver Eagle, Golden were trained in Tuskegee, Ala., coordinates the 332nd Fighter Group’s 99th Fighter Squadron
U.S. Army, city of Pittsburgh, Triangle, Jimmy Stewart, and and 445 entered combat. They activities between in Sicily, Italy.

CIVIL AIR PATROL NEWS JANUARY 2005 21


HIGHLIGHTS
the awards banquet.
“I’m proud to accept this
award on behalf of the men and
women of the Carroll squadron,”
Major Ready said. “It’s a
testament to the dedication,
spirit and enthusiasm with
which we have carried out our
missions.”
Cadet 2nd Lt. Jacob Reed, 14,
was also honored as Maryland
From left, Maj. Wing’s Cadet Junior Officer of the
Christian Ready, Year. Cadet Reed, of Westminster,
Carroll Composite
Squadron com-
Md., has been a member of CAP
mander, accepts for two years and currently serves
Maryland Wing’s as flight commander.
2004 Squadron of 2nd Lt. Brenda Reed of
the Year Award from Westminster, Md., was named the From left, Lt. Col. Charlotte Payne Wright, Lt. Col. Beth Dunn and Cadet 2nd
Col. Kay Joslin wing’s Personnel Officer of the Lt. A.J. Dunn display their Gen. Billy Mitchell awards. Cadet Dunn, who
Walling, Maryland Year. She also serves as the became the third generation in his family to receive the Mitchell award, was
Wing commander. squadron’s public affairs officer. presented his by his mother, Colonel Dunn.
Major Ready also 2nd Lt. Brenda Reed
received the 2004
Commander of the
Arlington Cadet Squadron three conducted a mission radio
Year award. NATIONAL CAPITAL — years ago and has represented the operator’s class at Williamson
Cadet 2nd Lt. Allen Joseph Dunn National Capital Wing and Middle County Airport in Marion, Ill.,
II of the Arlington Cadet Squad- East Region at the 2003 National on Nov. 6.
Officer of the Year — 1st Lt. ✈ Testing Officer of the ron has become the third genera- Color Guard Competition. He has The participants reviewed
Curtis Barry, Hagerstown Year — Maj. T. Michael Phares tion in his family to complete attended two encampments, the basic CAP communications
squadron; of Hagerstown, Md., Hagerstown phase two of the cadet program. 2003 Advanced National Ground procedures, including prosigns
✈ Professional Development squadron; and His mother, Lt. Col. Beth Search and Rescue Course and and mission tasks. The group
Officer of the Year — Lt. Col. ✈ Medical Officer of the Dunn, National Capitol Wing will attend the 2004 Glider worked approximately five
Greg Novak of Glen Burnie, Md., Year — Capt. Roxanne chief of staff and director of the Encampment in Illinois. He has hours with simulated radio
Arundel Composite Squadron; Landesmann, Maryland Wing. Cadet Program, presented him his been awarded the Meritorious traffic and communications
✈ Logistics Officer of the 1st Lt. Steven Solomon Gen. Billy Mitchell Award during Service Award, Commander’s problems. A debriefing oc-
Year — 1st Lt. Thomas Vineer of a squadron awards ceremony. Also Commendation Award and Find curred prior to dismissal, and
Rockville, Md., Bethesda-Chevy MARYLAND — The attending the presentation were ribbon, in addition to his cadet all logs and messages were
Chase squadron; Carroll Composite Squadron was Lt. Col. Charlotte Payne Wright, training achievement ribbons. reviewed for neatness and
✈ Personnel Officer of the named Maryland Wing’s Cadet Dunn’s grandmother and Cadet Dunn’s grandmother, accuracy.
Year — 2nd Lt. Brenda Reed of Squadron of the Year during the Colonel Dunn’s mother, who Catharine Payne Barnett, also Williamson County
Westminster, Carroll squadron; annual Maryland Wing Confer- earned her Certificate of Profi- earned her Certificate of Profi- Composite Squadron members
✈ Recruiting Officer of the ence Oct. 9 in Solomons, Md. ciency in 1958 while a cadet in the ciency as a Colorado Wing cadet in participating were: Cadets
Year — Lt. Col. Bob McManus of Maj. Christian Ready, Colorado Wing. the late ’50s. His granduncle, Master Sgt. Andrew Beavis,
Temple Hills, Md., Hyde Field Carroll Composite Squadron Colonel Dunn was presented William Minor Payne II, served as Tech Sgt. Pleas Bennett, 2nd
Senior Squadron commander and Maryland her Mitchell award in 1978 by her a cadet while attending St. John’s Lts. Ryan McKinney and
✈ Finance Officer of the Wing’s Commander of the Year, mother while she was a member of Military Academy in Salina, Kan., Wesley Flannell, and Airman
Year — Capt. William B. accepted the award from Louisiana Wing’s Gen. Claire L. in the early ’60s. His great- William Renner; senior
Donovan of Greencastle, Pa., Maryland Wing Commander Chennault Cadet Squadron. grandmother, Cora Sadler Payne, members Capts. Harlan Drew
Hagerstown squadron; Col. Kay Joslin Walling during Cadet Dunn joined the was a senior member in the ’80s, and Joe Poole, and 2nd Lts.
and his great-grandcousin, Dr. Kirk Thirtyacre and Bob
Emma Sadler Moss was a senior Bloomquist.
member during World War II. Metropolis Composite
Lt. Col. Charlotte Payne Wright Squadron members participat-
ing were: Cadet Airman Basic
Joe Krempasky, and senior
members Maj. Kelly Robertson

Great and Capt. Ron Diggs.


Maj. Kelly Robertson of

Lakes
Group 12 also worked in the
communications exercise.

Region
Captains Diggs and Poole,
and Major Krempasky all
completed certification require-
ments for mission radio
COMMANDER operator.
COL. WILLIAM W. WEBB Maj. Gregory Krempasky

ILLINOIS — Illinois Wing


ILLINOIS ! INDIANA
members participated in a two-
KENTUCKY ! MICHIGAN
OHIO ! WISCONSIN
day ground search and rescue
state certification class Sept.
25-26, hosted by the Chief of
Ohio Wing senior members are shown above after completing the Ohio Wing 2004 Aircrew Specialty Rating
Melrose Park Emergency
Requirements and Performance Standards for Mission Pilot, Mission Observer and Mission Scanner. (Photo by ILLINOIS – Maj. Rick Services and Public Safety,
Lt. Col. Raymond Applegate) Oeth, Group 12 commander, Phil Schwartz.

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HIGHLIGHTS
The class was presented by Stuart, Fla.),” he said. Ronald Swaim; Lt. Cols. Norm
Chief Anthony Marzano of the During the interim period, Taylor, Charlie Dinsmoor,
Will County Emergency the squadron will meet at Palm Andrew Eliopoulos and Dave
Management Agency Search City Presbyterian Church in Moruzzi; Majs. Tom Kuznar,
and Rescue Unit. Palm City, Fla. John Fako, Steve Driscoll and
The class started with an 2nd Lt. John Clark Rad Weaver; Capt. Charles
introduction to search and Young; 1st Lts. Doug Porter
rescue, and included 12 hours AMELIA EARHART
FLORIDA — Members of and Ben Simpson; 2nd Lts.

AWARD PRESENTED
of search and rescue exercises the Naples Senior Squadron Lance Stahlman, Marie
in the field. Teams were tasked hosted the Florida Group 5 Berninger and Gail Swanson;
to find objects throughout the change of command Oct. 11. and senior members Alan
day and after dark. All teams The ceremony, presided Davis, Elio Hernandez and
were evaluated and passed the over by Florida Wing Com- Maurice Steiner.
Photo by 2nd Lt. John Clark

exercises. mander Col. Joseph Martin, Also attending were 12


During the closing, special began with the squadron color Naples Cadet Squadron
mention was made by Chief guard presenting the colors. members under the command
Marzano of Forest Park The Pledge of Allegiance was of Capt. Margaret Campbell.
Composite Squadron Capt. said, and Chaplain Lt. Col. The squadron color guard was
Andy Welch, AFRCC Search Norm Taylor offered the under the direction of Capt.
Management Course Graduate prayer. David Leali.
and Ground Branch Director, Capt. Pat O’Key assumed Members of the Naples
and his team members for their The inside of the building used by Florida Wing’s Stuart Composite Squad- command from Maj. Fran community were also in
performance during the ron shows the destruction left after Hurricane Jeanne. Gleockler, Florida Wing’s chief attendance, including: Naples
exercises. of staff. During the ceremonies, Airport Authority Executive
There were 41 partici- 177 led the forum. He tutored Gossett, Terry L. Losego, Rollin Captain O’Key made a special Director Ted Soliday, Naples
pants, including police officers, the trainees through the Steele, Peter M. Struk and presentation to Major Airport Authority Vice Chair-
firefighter/paramedics, emer- familiarization and prepara- Donald J. Wade; 1st Lts. Don J. Gleockler, thanking her for her man Richard Cobb, Collier
gency medical technicians, tory tasks for 15 scanner Bahr, Rene Fernandez, John outstanding service during her County Bureau of Emergency
local emergency services trainees on Feb. 21 at Wright- W. Fussner, Chris Metzger and term as Group 5 commander. Services Coordinator Jim
disaster agency members and Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Joseph Oram; 2nd Lts. Michael The change of command vonRinteln and Capt. Jim
Melrose Park safety officials. and another 10 scanner Armbruster, Aaron Crawford, was attended by Maj. Jaime Bloom of the Collier County
Eleven CAP members trainees on March 20 at CAP Darlene Grant, Sarah Hershey, Rojas, Weston Cadet Squadron Sheriff’s Department.
participated, including two Group 3 Headquarters, Akron- Michael S. Robinson, Charles commander, and Col. Gary After the ceremony,
group commanders: Group 14 Canton Airport. Scherger, Richard W. Wayt, Skogebo, Lt. Col. Carl Peltzer, Colonel Martin spoke to the
Commander Maj. Seungil Paik Subject materials were Rock Whitehouse and Doug 2nd Lt. Jason Spengler, Sr. group and provided an exciting
and Group 12 Commander Maj. presented by Colonel Ullman Willet; and Sr. Mbrs. Fran and Mbr. Keith McDonald, all forecast for CAP and the
Rickey Oeth. April 24-25 at Mansfield 179th Calvin, Pham Diem, Robert members of the Fort Myers Florida Wing. Captain O’Key
Sr. Mbr. James Kalemis Air National Guard Base. Two Heidman, Guillermo Lopez and Composite Squadron. also spoke and offered a
weeks later on May 8, trainees Michael Newell. Approximately 25 members continued solid direction for
OHIO — Thirty Ohio Wing returned to the Mansfield 2nd Lt. John R. Dawson of the Naples Senior Squadron Group 5 and its members.
senior members completed the Lahm Airport in Mansfield, were in attendance, including: 2nd Lt. Gail Swanson
Ohio Wing 2004 Aircrew Ohio, for “qualification” Squadron commander 1st Lt.

South-
Specialty Rating Requirements training flights and completion John Varsames; squadron FLORIDA — Nineteen
and Performance Standards for of their respective advanced deputy commander 1st Lt. senior members representing
three emergency services MP/MO/MS requirements.
specialties: mission pilot,
mission observer, and mission
The 2004 aircrew gradu-
ates include: Lt. Col. Dennis east EARHART AWARD WINNER
scanner.
Lt. Col. Michael A. Ullman
of Mansfield Senior Flight No.
Carter, Walt Murphy, David
Rose and Wayne Shanks;
Capts. Carey Girgis, Walter
Region
COMMANDER
COL. MATTHEW SHARKEY

ALABAMA ✯ FLORIDA ✯ GEORGIA


MISSISSIPPI ✯ PUERTO RICO
TENNESSEE

Photo by Capt. Susan Phillips


FLORIDA — The Stuart
Composite Squadron building
was heavily damaged during
Photo by Sr. Mbr. Elio Hernandez

hurricanes Frances and Jeanne


and will be demolished.
According to 2nd Lt. John
Clark, squadron public affairs
officer, the building was built
for cadets by Grumman in Alabama Wing Commander Col. John Tilton, left, presents Cadet
1957. Capt. Michael Phillips of the 117th ANG Composite Squadron with his
“We are hoping officials of Amelia Earhart Award, as squadron commander Maj. Bart Nelson
Martin County will remain looks on. Cadet Phillips received his private pilot’s license and
instrument rating with the help of his father and flight instructor Maj.
From left, Florida Wing Commander Col. Joseph Martin, Naples Cadet supportive of CAP and assist
Rick Phillips. Cadet Phillips plans to attend the University of Alabama
Squadron Capt. Dirk DeVille, and Florida Wing Chief of Staff Maj. Fran us in finding a permanent and have a career in aviation.
Gleockler are shown during the Group 5 change of command. home on Whitman Field (in

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HIGHLIGHTS
five squadrons, two groups and hot brake disks.
three wings attended a squad- The men worked together
ron leadership school hosted by quickly to assist. They alerted
Florida Wing Group Two Oct. the local fire department and
9-10 in Jacksonville, Fla. retrieved fire extinguishers
The course was conducted before running to the burning
at the Aviation Center of plane. As they reached the
Excellence, on the campus of plane, the flames were spread-
Florida Community College ing due to hydraulic fluid
Jacksonville at Cecil Field. spraying from the burned
The 12-hour squadron brake line. The members
leadership school is the second worked to extinguish the fire
in a series of in-residence before the 4,200 pounds of jet
professional development fuel ignited, and to help the
opportunities offered for senior three passengers and two
members. The course is a aircrew members escape from
requirement for the Certificate the Learjet to safety.

Photo by Maj. Tracy Birkett


of Proficiency, and provides Senior members participat-
adult members with a basic ing were: Lt. Col. Todd
understanding of CAP opera- Engleman, Lt. Col. Greg
tions at the squadron level and Malone, Lt. Col. Richard
how those operations affect the Greenwood and 1st Lt. Randy
organization’s national mis- Wisener.
sions. Additionally, the course 2nd Lt. Terry Bunn
provides members with an Cadet Lt. Col. David Brown of Missouri Wing’s Pegasus Composite Squadron presents CAP’s bloodborne
opportunity to add to their pathogens course to cadets during a weekend of emergency services training.

North
knowledge regarding CAP
customs, core values and
communications.
Central
were: Former cadet Jim The training was orga- during the weekend training.
Instructors for the week- Adams, currently on active nized by Pegasus Composite The final weekend of
end included Florida Wing Vice duty with the U.S. Army in Squadron Capt. Robert Stusse training for this emergency
Commanders Lt. Cols. Valerie
Brown and Wes Hannah, as
well as Group 2 Commander
Region Kuwait; former cadet Ryan
Muller, currently a 2nd Lt.
following his 21st birthday;
and his team of instructors.
Participants were from St.
Louis Composite Squadron 1,
services academy was held Oct.
9-10 and included a final
exercise based on a missing
Maj. Jean DuBois. Several COMMANDER former cadet commander 2nd Pegasus Composite Squadron, aircraft scenario. Besides this
region, wing and group level COL. REX E. GLASGOW Lt. Christen Skiff, currently Trail of Tears Composite training, cadets also had to
staff officers and squadron attending the University of Squadron, Spirit of St. Louis complete a basic first aid
commanders also provided IOWA ✯ KANSAS Baltimore in Maryland; current Composite Squadron, Gateway course to satisfy all of the
instructional expertise and MINNESOTA ✯ MISSOURI cadet commander 2nd Lt. Senior Squadron and Central requirements for Level 3.
guidance. NEBRASKA ✯ NORTH D AKOTA Steven Skiff; and current cadet Missouri Composite Squadron. According to Pegasus
2nd Lt. Leslie Ballard, SOUTH DAKOTA deputy commander 2nd Lt. Tasks covered during the Composite Squadron Com-
Gainesville Composite Squad- Luke Conrad. weekend included: the com- mander Maj. Tracy Birkett,
ron deputy commander for “A unit of our size typically pass, night navigation, blood- “This Search and Rescue
cadets, served as the course IOWA — During 2004, might have two or three cadets borne pathogens, signal mirror, Academy has been organized
director. “The staff and I could seven East Iowa Cadet Squad- earn Mitchell awards in a marking a trail, hasty and executed by Captain
not have been more pleased ron cadets in Cedar Rapids, year’s time. To have seven searches, radio communication, Stusse and Pegasus Composite
with the event. Florida Wing Iowa, earned their Gen. Billy cadets do it is truly remark- search lines, marking/reporting Squadron for the previous
possesses valuable assets in Mitchell awards, including the able,” said Capt. Bruce clues, lost procedures, and three years, and with the
our volunteer leadership at all newest recipients, cadets 2nd Tiemann, squadron com- determine distress beacon assistance of squadrons from
levels. The weekend demon- Lts. Tessa Poppe and John mander. “This accomplishment bearing. These skills, along throughout the Wing, it has
strated the commitment of our Sullivan. reflects the determination, with tasks signed off during been the single largest GTM
members to excellence and The Mitchell awards for commitment and hard work of the first week, allowed mem- training event on the eastern
professional development for cadets Poppe and Sullivan are these outstanding young men bers to enjoy and be very half of Missouri for each of
the benefit of the mission. The crowning achievements in a and women.” successful in the field activities those years.”
2004 Group 2 SLS was a year packed with activities. In addition to their this weekend. Maj. Tracy Birkett
tremendous success,” she Both cadets served as members promotion to second lieuten- Saturday night cadets
stated. of the award-winning 2004 ants, cadets receiving the enjoyed practicing their skills NEBRASKA — Nebraska
2nd Lt. Leslie Ballard Iowa Wing Color Guard, Mitchell award are eligible for on one of three night naviga- Wing members assembled
attended the 2004 Colorado advanced placement to the tion courses. Teams had an recently at wing headquarters at
GEORGIA — Four Middle Wing Encampment and grade of airman 1st class, opportunity to navigate Camp Ashland to recognize
Georgia Composite Squadron graduated from the National should they enlist in the Air through fields and woods to members for their contributions
senior members successfully Emergency Services Adminis- Force. They are also eligible for find their targets. Sunday, this past year.
extinguished a fire on a Learjet tration Ground Search and advanced credit in the Air Gateway Senior Squadron Lt. Presiding during the
that was landing at the Middle Rescue Academy at Camp Force ROTC program, various Col. John Otradovec joined the awards ceremony were North
Georgia Regional Airport on Atterbury in Indiana in CAP scholarships and CAP students and served as the Central Region Commander Col.
Sept. 11. August. Both also contributed special activity opportunities. Incident Commander for the Rex Glasgow, Wing Commander
The members were debrief- significantly to the success of Capt. Bruce Tiemann evaluation exercise. Col. Warder Shires and Vice
ing after a successful search the unit. Cadet Poppe most The exercise involved a Wing Commander Lt. Col. Terry
mission when Lt. Col. Richard recently served as the MISSOURI — Fifty-seven missing person search based Hudson. Special guests were the
Greenwood with the Southeast squadron’s first sergeant and members of five Group 2 upon a scenario of a child from Offutt Composite Squadron
Region noticed the Learjet Cadet Sullivan served as a squadrons and one Group 3 the city visiting the farm and Color Guard team members and
taxiing in was on fire. Upon flight leader. squadron came together for a getting lost. During the leaders.
landing, the left main tire had Other Mitchell award second weekend of emergency exercise each student was The following awards were
blown and ignited against the recipients in the squadron services training. evaluated on tasks taught presented:

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HIGHLIGHTS
✈ Wilson Award: Chaplain Karl Altenburg, North Dakota getting critical aid to victims basic ES skills such as: litter and also served as the squad-
Lt. Col. James Hamilton, Wing Staff; Maj. Chad who have suffered losses due carry, line search, emergence ron commander of the Lake
Nebraska Wing Headquarters; Grondahl, Capts. Bill Kay and to a tornado, flood, earth- locator transmitter search, Charles Louisiana Squadron.
✈ Loening Award: Lt. Col. Rebecca Sundhagen, and 1st Lt. quake or other disaster. missing person search and He has kept his senior mem-
Golda Eldridge and Capt. Jason Chris Brown, all of the North Lt. Col. B. T. Marking radio communications. bership card from 1965 as a
Johnson, both of the Offutt Dakota Wing; and Capt. Bruce After the training was memento of this period.
Composite Squadron; Helms, Magic City Composite completed Saturday, members Captain Maduzia is a
✈ Gen. Billy Mitchell Squadron. relaxed at a Halloween party, member of the Military Vehicle

South-
Award: Cadets 2nd Lts. Eric Capt. Rebecca Sundhagen of and a few even sang Karaoke! Preservation Association. He
Tweedt and Lauren Tweedt, the North Dakota Wing served Sunday morning, the owns and restored a 1944 GMC

west
both of the Offutt Composite as CLC director. members were joined by an ES 2-1/2 ton Army cargo truck
Squadron; The North Dakota Wing search and rescue dog team with a one ton, 250-gallon
✈ Exceptional Service participates in several search from Moore, Okla. The mem- “Water Buffalo” water trailer.
Award: Lt. Col. Jon Carrison,
Offutt Composite Squadron, and
Capt. Derek Petit, Saunders
and rescue and disaster relief
missions and exercises with
other units within the North
Region bers learned about the differ-
ent dogs and then participated
with the dogs in a search and
He also owns a 1944 Willys
Jeep.
1st Lt. Lisa Gunnell
County Cadet Squadron; Central Region throughout the COMMANDER rescue exercise.
✈ Meritorious Service year. There are 323 CAP COL. THOMAS L. TODD Cadet 1st Lt. Lindsay Russell TEXAS — Cadet Chief
Award: Lt. Col. Kenneth Frank, members (215 seniors, 108 ARIZONA ✯ ARKANSAS Master Sgt. Kyle Dillow of the
Maj. Jon Morris and 2nd Lt. cadets) in North Dakota Wing. LOUISIANA ✯ NEW MEXICO TEXAS — South Fort Waxahachie Composite
Alain Laverdure, all of the Capt. Bruce Helms OKLAHOMA ✯ TEXAS Worth Composite Squadron Squadron received his Gen.
Nebraska Wing Headquarters, members recognized Capt. Billy Mitchell Award and was
and Lt. Col. David Waite, Offutt SOUTH DAKOTA — The Bernard E. Maduzia for the promoted to Cadet 2nd Lieu-
Composite Squadron; South Dakota Wing joined the decades of service he has given tenant on Sept. 2.
✈ Commander’s Commen- Black Hills Chapter of the ARIZONA — Falcon to the Civil Air Patrol during a Dinah Weable from State
dation Award: Cadets 2nd Lts. American Red Cross to explore Composite Squadron cadets ceremony held Sept. 18. Representative James R. Pitts’
Eric Tweedt and Lauren Tweedt, areas of possible mutual and senior members partici- Captain Maduzia retired office, and Maj. Joe Fernandez,
Tech Sgt. Genifer Moss and support Oct. 9 during a pated in the Jerry Lewis from CAP in December 2003, Texas Wing Group 4 Com-
Laura Deever, and Airman 1st simulated tornado strike on a Muscular Dystrophy Associa- but received his Certificate of mander, presented Cadet
Class Matthew MacDonald, all small rural town. tion Labor Day Telethon. Retirement from Texas Wing Dillow his award during
Offutt Composite Color Guard On Friday evening, the In Arizona, a new record Commander Col. Robert squadron promotion ceremo-
team members. Red Cross opened a shelter for was set when $1.3 million in Eldridge on Sept. 18 during the nies.
Lt. Col. Samuel A. Blanchard the simulated victims, played pledges was collected by the SAREX held at Spinks Airport. Cadet Kyle Dillow has
by wing personnel. The end of the telethon. Captain Maduzia joined been a member of CAP since
NORTH DAKOTA — The following day, Red Cross Squadron members Civil Air Patrol as a cadet in June 2000. He is qualified as a
North Dakota Wing held its personnel exercised their worked answering phones, the St. Thomas High School ground team member and a
annual Corporate Learning family services and mass care recording pledges, assisting Civil Air Patrol Program of flight line marshal. He per-
Course Oct. 2-3 at the Chieftain functions, administering to the with tabulation and mail Houston, Texas in 1944. He formed during the Columbia
Conference Center in needs of exercise participants. activities, and in breaking still has his Cadet Study shuttle recovery and received a
Carrington, N.D. The highlight of the down the set after the show Manual, one of his exam disaster relief ribbon with the
The course is part of the exercise was the Red Cross’ was over. papers, cap device and ID card presidential V clasp for his
professional development damage assessment function. Each cadet earned six from 1945. His yearbook participation.
program offered to senior In this scenario, and in other hours of community service featured the many activities of The cadet has completed
members and is a requirement disaster situations, the towards the Community the program, including a the rocketry program, and
for future promotions to higher affected area was not immedi- Service Ribbon. The squadron formal dance. attended his basic encampment
rank. It covers different func- ately accessible to ARC maintains a “community In 1961 he helped found a at the Louisiana Wing En-
tional specialties within the workers due to safety and service” track for cadets who squadron in Hattiesboro, Miss., campment during the summer
wing structure, such as finance, other concerns. Any delay in wish to participate
safety, emergency services, the damage assessment in non-CAP hosted
public affairs, and aerospace function delays relief being projects to help
education. Course participants provided to Red Cross clients. others within their
receive presentations from wing Using CAP’s new Satellite community.
staff members or their desig- Digital Imaging System, a Maj. Steven
nated instructors in each South Dakota Wing aircrew Hughes
specialty area, and participate in was tasked with providing the
a capstone exercise at the end of approximate latitude and OKLAHOMA –
the course. longitude of the edges of the The Oklahoma Wing
CLC graduates were: Capt. affected area. They took a held an emergency
Derk MacPherson, Magic City series of photos, ranging from services training
Composite Squadron; 2nd Lts. an overhead view of the entire exercise at Lake
Lyn Boese and Benjamin Bray, area to a close-up shot of the Thunderbird State
Grand Forks Composite Squad- damage to a specific resi- Park in Norman,

Photo by 1st Lt. Jane Smalley


ron; 2nd Lt. Bill Goldammer, dence. These were transmit- Okla., Oct. 29-31.
Bismarck Composite Squadron; ted to Red Cross personnel The field
Majs. Dale Townsend and F. waiting at the incident training exercise
Harley Wipperling, Capt. Jay command post. was hosted by the
Bauer, 2nd Lts. Keith ARC damage assessment Flying Castle
Hendrickson, Preston Langley, specialists from the Black Composite Squad-
Richard Langley and Mike Hills Chapter were impressed ron, located at
Schmidt, Sr. Mbrs. Michael Hall, with the technology and Tinker Air Force
Dennis Rimmereid and Theresa pleased with the quick Base. Cadet Kyle Dillow of the Waxahachie Composite Squadron receives his Gen. Billy
Weigel, all of the Central Dakota results. They felt that these Members came Mitchell Award from Maj. Joe Fernandez, commander of Texas Wing’s Group 4, and
Composite Squadron. preliminary aerial photo- from all over Dinah Weable, a representative from State Representative James R. Pitts’ office. Cadet
CLC instructors were: Maj. graphs would greatly expedite Oklahoma to learn Dillow is the first cadet in his squadron to receive the Mitchell award.

CIVIL AIR PATROL NEWS JANUARY 2005 25


HIGHLIGHTS
of 2002. He took his first prepared for the challenges and cadets participated in the
orientation flight with Maj. and threats that face America. aerospace education activities
Tom Smalley of the In all, 167 members and 18 Friday, which included air
Waxahachie Composite aircraft flew 72 sorties, repre- launched model rockets, glider
Squadron, which led to a senting 14 squadrons in eight planes made from meat trays,
continued interest in flying. groups. An additional 24 and Mars exploration. The
He received his solo wings members in six ground teams participants had the opportu-
at the Texas Wing Flight participated in 10 sorties. nity to fly their rockets and
Academy this past summer. He In the midst of this gliders in a nearby park.
attended the Fall 2003 Senior preparation to serve America, The second and third days
Noncommissioned Officer the mission staff took time to of the workshop were for
Academy during the Cadet honor America’s heritage and teachers and student teachers
Training and Education celebrate its future. from the BEA’s mostly
Program Leadership School, Colonel Eldridge presented volunteer staff, and also for
and served as the Charlie Capt. Bernard Maduzia his teachers from several
flight sergeant during the 2004 certificate of retirement, and Yellowstone County area

Photo by Maj. Steven C. Heffel


Texas Wing Summer Encamp- Cadet Capt. Sean Noel his public schools.
ment. Amelia Earhart Award. Both The teachers learned new
Cadet Dillow has been an are members of the Fort Worth ways to present scientific
element leader, flight sergeant, South Composite Squadron. concepts to their students
flight commander, and cur- Captain Maduzia was a from Captain Ebelt by partici-
rently serves as first sergeant CAP cadet at his high school in pating in lessons that in-
for the Waxahachie Composite 1944 and ’45, and has served cluded: The eatable rocks
Squadron. He has been part of CAP for decades. lesson; five glove-box experi-
the color guard and partici- Cadet Noel represents the ments; and simulated Mars
Marcia Scouten, a Central Heights Elementary School science teacher,
pated in the Group 4 Honor new generation of talent and conducts a glove-box experiment during an aerospace education teachers soil lesson. The teachers also
Guard tryouts where he made training that will keep CAP workshop in Billings, Mont., to determine blood types. The glove-box learned about lunar geology,
the team. and America strong. experiments simulate the scientific research done on the space shuttle and meteorites, aerospace educa-
He is the first cadet of the 1st Lt. Lisa Gunnell International Space Station by astronauts. tion software and new NASA
Waxahachie Composite education initiatives from Mr.
Squadron to receive the Gen. Class Phillipp Readle; and the BEA. Bowen.
Billy Mitchell Award. senior members 1st Lt. James The workshop was taught Each participating teacher

Rocky
Cadet Dillow attends Faith Bull, Anne Silluzio, Capt. Ron by Mick Bowen, an aerospace in the workshop also received
Academy and plans to attend Powers, Flt. Ofcr. Ray Pacheco education specialist from the free copies of some of the
Texas A&M University next and Lt. Col. Nancy Hollis. NASA Ames Research Center, software reviewed during the
year. He also plans to have a
career in the military. Mountain MONTANA — The
and also by Montana Wing
Director of Aerospace Educa-
workshop, such as Exploring
Aeronautics (grades five-eight);
1st Lt. Jane Smalley

TEXAS — Group Six


Region Billings Educational Academy
and Beartooth Composite
Squadron members organized a
tion Capt. Kaye Ebelt.
The first day of the
workshop was reserved for
Flight Testing Newton’s Laws
(grades nine-12); and Mars
Virtual Exploration (grades
hosted a state wide “distrib- COMMANDER small aerospace education BEA students and any inter- five-eight), courtesy of NASA’s
uted” training exercise at Fort COL. LYNDA C. ROBINSON workshop for the BEA’s ested Beartooth Composite Ames Research Center.
Worth Spinks Airport. students, and for teachers from Squadron cadets. Workshop participants
The mission base was COLORADO ✯ IDAHO the Yellowstone County area at Fourteen BEA students were also certified by Mr.
established at Fort Worth MONTANA ✯ UTAH
South Composite Squadron WYOMING
headquarters located at the
airfield.
Lt. Col. Tom Bishop, Group COLORADO —
Six commander, served as Broomfield Composite Squad-
incident commander, and Col. ron members attended Commu-
Frank Eldridge, Texas Wing nity Emergency Response
commander, observed. Team training with the city
As incident commander, and county of Broomfield.
Colonel Bishop supervised the Officials participating
development of missions to be were: Kent Davies, deputy
assigned and tested the director of Emergency Services,
feasibility of receiving CAP City/County of Broomfield;
Form 104 by fax from the Joleen Reefe, Public Education
aircrews and ground teams. coordinator, City/County of
Missions ranged from a Broomfield; and Tom Deland,
ground search for a missing police chief, City/County of
hiker to photographing a Broomfield.
“damaged” power plant. Squadron members
Aircrews, ground teams and participating were: Cadets
radio operators across Texas Airman Brett Harguth, Airman
tested their skills and equip- Scott Gentry, Airman Basic
ment. Rookie team members Josef Shimic, Airman Dan
became mission-qualified Gilreath, Airman 1st Class
veterans, while total strangers Mitchell Edwards, Airman 1st
became teams. Class Stephanie Lemelin, Tech Blackhawk Cadet Squadron members are honored with a visit from the Utah Chapter of Submarine Veterans of
With each completed Sgt. Aaron Carmack, Airman World War II. Shown are, from left, squadron Cadet Commander Maj. Chandler Malichanh, and chapter members,
mission, the Texas Wing Matthew Steadman, Airman Merrill Paskins, secretary-treasurer; Frank Memory, state commander; Joe Shewell, deputy commander; and
members became better Shawn Amey and Airman 1st Barbara Shewell.

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HIGHLIGHTS
Bowen, enabling them to school’s curriculum. record for submarines, sinking meeting. members and cadets by
borrow actual lunar rocks and Workshop participants are five Japanese destroyers (and When Congressman example. Lt. Col. David
soil samples, as well as meteor- now waiting to receive teacher coined the term “down the Hansen presented the award, Jadwin, former squadron
ite samples from NASA for orientation flights, which were throat shot”) in five days. he stated, “Naythen is an commander says, “Whatever
educational purposes. Teachers volunteered by Chapter 57 of U.S. submarine statistics example of why I love this Ms. Henderson sets her mind
certified were: Matt Verhelst, the Experimental Aircraft include sinking 201 war and great state. The young people to, she excels! She was an
James Tyson, Nancy Egeland, Association in Billings, Mont. 1,113 merchant ships — a total of this state are outstanding.” outstanding role model for our
Marcia Scouten, Margo Haak, Maj. Steven C. Heffel of 5.3 million tons of shipping Following the ceremony, cadets.”
and student teachers Dennis — and rescuing 504 U.S. pilots, Cadet Hansen gave According to
Dunklee and Jody Meyer. UTAH — Members of the including President George credit to his family Colonel Jadwin, she
Sunday, Maj. Steven Blackhawk Cadet Squadron Bush. Their sacrifice was the for supporting him was one the cadets’
Heffel, the squadron’s aero- assumed responsibility Feb. 12 loss of 52 U.S. submarines and along the way. “I favorite senior mem-
space education officer, gave a for the maintenance of the USS more than 3,505 submariners couldn’t have done it bers because she took
presentation to the teachers, Harder (SS-257) Memorial at — the highest casualty rate in without my parents an active part in what
reviewing the aerospace the Veterans Memorial Cem- any branch of the armed and grandparents,” she asked the cadets
education materials and etery in Bluffdale, Utah. services in World War II. he said. to do. She ran with
program support that is Members of the Utah The cadet’s them during physical
available to teachers from CAP, Chapter of Submarine Veter- mother, Senior training to motivate
and also reviewed the National ans of World War II honored Member 1st Lt. them. She marched
Sr. Mbr. Kerri

Pacific
Free Flight Society’s new the squadron with a visit. The Sherri Hansen, noted with them when
visitors included State Com- Henderson
National Model Aviation that he is the young- teaching drill, and if
Program. mander Frank Memory, est-ever Alaskan to any came to her with
The squadron also spon-
sored three free aerospace
Deputy Commander Joe
Shewell, and his wife, Barbara,
and Secretary-Treasurer
Region receive the Gen. Billy Mitchell
Award when he was 13.
problems, she handled them
with professionalism, compas-
education memberships for the The 15-year-old Kenai sion and a sincere concern for
workshop participants, which Merrill Paskins. Central High School freshman their issues.
“Our World War II subma- COMMANDER
were raffled off to Ms. Egeland, has been a member of CAP for Shortly after she left for
Mr. Dunklee and Ms. Myer. rine veterans are getting on in COL. MERLE V. STARR two years. Korea, her promotion to second
This was the first aero- years and maintaining this When asked about his lieutenant came in. On the day
space education workshop the special memorial has become a ALASKA ✯ CALIFORNIA future plans, Cadet Hansen it would have been awarded,
teachers have attended, and hardship,” said Mr. Memory. HAWAII ✯ NEVADA says he wants to pursue a squadron members presented
they were excited about what The Submarine Veterans OREGON ✯ WASHINGTON career in the aeronautics field. her the promotion in Nevada
they learned and are eager to of World War II was founded to “I’m hoping to get my pilot’s and made a videotape for her.
teach their students. honor those submariners and license in a year or two,” He The cadets gave a long round of
BEA Principal Margo family members who gave the ALASKA — Cadet said. After that, he plans to applause and Maj. Brian
Haak, who joined CAP’s “ultimate sacrifice” while Naythen Hansen of the Kenai join the Army with the goal of Dinsmore, squadron com-
aerospace education member- serving — with the hope of Composite Squadron was becoming either a helicopter mander, said, “I am happy my
ship program before the keeping the submarine stories presented his Amelia Earhart pilot or pararescue jumper. first promotion as commander
workshop, wants to begin of honor and heroism alive. Award by U.S. Congressman is Keri Henderson. She has
incorporating aerospace The USS Harder captain, Don Young during the Kenai NEVADA — Senior been a big help, always
education themes into her Samuel D. Dealey, set a war Chamber of Commerce’s weekly Member 2nd Lt. Kerri jumping right in to do anything
Henderson of that was needed. We miss her

H H
Nellis Cadet and wait for her return.”
ONORARY AWAII WING MEMBER Squadron was Senior members Lt. Col.
assigned to Jadwin, Maj. Dinsmore, 2nd
active duty in Lt. David Henderson, and
Korea on Brandy Kown thought it would
June 19. be great if they could arrange
Sr. Mbr. to have the promotion given to
Henderson her by her squadron com-
was instru- mander in Korea.
mental in the On Sept. 29, Lt. Col. Mary
formation of E. Biggs, 51st Communication
the squadron Squadron Commander at Osan
color guard, Air Force Base Korea, pre-
and trying to sented Senior Airman
form an honor Henderson with her 2nd Lt.
guard unit. Epaulets from CAP.
She also “Thank you so much for
served as the thinking about me way over
squadron here across the ocean,” Airman
Photo by Col. Stan Fernandez

cadet pro- Henderson stated. “Thank you


grams officer for such a nice surprise, so far
in which she from home. Lt. Col. Jadwin,
was respon- thank you for everything you
sible for all have done and will continue to
aspects of do not only for me, but also for
training, the CAP.” She thanked the
development cadets and encouraged them to
Members of the Hawaii Wing present an honorary CAP membership to Deputy State Civil Defense Director Ed Teixeira at the and program keep pushing and reaching for
Hawaii Emergency Operations Center. Mr. Teixeira was honored for his support and cooperation, and for including the wing in goals for our their dreams, and emphasized,
state disaster and tsunami exercises. Shown above are, from left, Col. Herb Kaneshige, Mr. Teixeira, Lt. Col. William Johnson cadets. “Do not stop at the minimum.
(background), Hawaii Wing Commander Col. Stan Fernandez and Lt. Col. Anthony Schena. She led The minimum is a suggestion
both senior and you push as far past it has

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HIGHLIGHTS CLASSIFIEDS
LEARN TO FLY
Learn To Fly — unique card game
you can always.” repelled. Next, the cadets were fighters’ gear. — only $10 plus $4 shipping while
2nd Lt. David Henderson When it was over, the given their instructions. An The cadets were also able supplies last. Great fun or gift for
Humvees pulled up and M-60, two M-249s, and to go through the Fort Lewis any pilot or would-be pilot.
WASHINGTON — several M-16s were going to
unloaded their gear, including obstacle and confidence Satisfaction guaranteed! Send
Washington Wing members a variety of machine guns, be set up and loaded with course, which consists of two check to: RLR, 2135 Bustard Rd.,
participated in the Cascade blanks for all the cadets to
light assault weapons, rockets different courses — one builds Suite #3, Lansdale, PA 19446-
Falcon IX wing en- shoot. The other teamwork and the other 5724. CAP member. (01/05)
campment at Fort weapons were set increases personal confidence
Lewis recently. up to allow the and agility. 30-DAY PRIVATE PILOT
COURSE
The cadets cadets to pick them The cadets learned about Train with the best — the Aero
marched to an un- up and have their firing military weapons, Club of Enid (OK). All pilots have
known destination just photos taken. The disarming explosives, fire at least 20 years experience. You
after breakfast, Humvees were also fighting and teamwork. will be immersed in safe aviation
arriving at a large field open and the cadets Cadet Master Sgt. practices and procedures. Price
with dry grass and were allowed to Michael Peterson includes almost everything —
sparse brush. A soldier climb inside of C172 aircraft usage, ground
in full sniper gear them. WASHINGTON — Paine schools, simulators, books,
carrying a rifle stood Other activities Field Composite Squadron equipment, FAA test fees,
lodging. Highly recommended to
up right in front of the the cadets partici- members have been given a get FAA medical before coming to
cadets. It was an even pated while at the new “home” for their head- Enid. Price normally $6,543 — for
bigger surprise when it encampment quarters. CAP members $5,758. Call 888-
was discovered that it included: Tours of Through the generosity 388-6520 or www.flyenid.com.
was 2nd Lt. James B. McChord Air Force of Everett Community CAP member. (01/05)
Morrow of McChord Air Base explosive College and the hard work of
Force Base Composite ordnance disposal many, the new headquarters USAF UNIFORMS &
Squadron, one of the facility, McChord is located at the Everett EQUIPMENT
encampment tactical Air Force Base Fire Community College Mainte- New and used Air Force uniforms
and equipment — dress blues,
officers. Department, and nance Technology School in flight suits, Woodland camo
While Sr. Mbr. running the Fort Everett, Wash. BDUs and more. New-style dark
Morrow told the cadets Lewis obstacle and Close to the new Paine blue BDUs in stock now!
about the roles of confidence courses. Field control tower, this new Refundable catalog only $2:
snipers in combat, While touring building includes three large OLCCAP, PO Box 1618,
some “unfriendly the explosive classrooms, and a store room Alamagordo, NM. 88311-1618.
looking” soldiers ordnance disposal and lunch room. It also www.olcnet.com. CAP member.
appeared on the far facility, cadets includes two things squad- (01/05)
side of the field. He 2nd Lt. James Morrow of Washington Wing’s McChord Air were shown fiber- ron members haven’t had for
LANE 4 AWARDS
picked up his radio, Force Base Composite Squadron is shown in full sniper optic controlled a long time — rest rooms Custom-designed patches, pins
said something into it gear during the Cascade Falcon IX wing encampment held robots and other and heat. and medals. Free information.
and immediately recently at Fort Lewis, Wash. gadgets the mili- Another benefit of the Lane 4 Awards, PO Box
several Humvees tary uses to find new headquarters is that 451591CP, Sunrise, FL 33345. E-
roared onto the field and and other accessories. Some of and disarm explosives. At the one of the squadron’s mail - lane41@earthlink.net.
started firing on the enemy the weapons were placed on fire department, the cadets aerospace education officers, Telephone - (954) 742-8609; Fax
soldiers with blank rounds. tables in the field, while were able to climb on the 1st Lt. Joe Meeks, also - (954) 742-8609; (01/05)
The battle raged for several others were placed in the vehicles the fire fighters use, teaches at the school during
minutes until the enemy was middle of the field. and try on some of the fire the day. LURAN EMBLEM CO.
For quality custom embroidered
patches, contact Luran Emblems

The Final Salute


Co. at sales@luranemblem.com
Capt. Fred Villanueva Lt. Col. Dorothy C. Rich or P.O. Box 1615, Loveland, CO
Bountiful Senior Squadron Headquarters Squadron 80539 or phone/fax 970-667-
Utah Wing Oregon Wing 0928. CAP member. (01/07)

Lt. Col. William L. Andrews Lt. Col. Erwin E. Crocker Sr. Mbr. John P. Ladson Sr. Mbr. Richard J. Rommer NEW KID ON BLOCK
Hernando County Pinetree Senior Squadron Fernandina Senior Squadron Rockland Cadet Squadron Ranger team, field equipment,
Composite Squadron Maine Wing Florida Wing New York Wing aircraft survivall kits, cold-weather
clothing and pilot supplies. New
Florida Wing 1st Lt. Fairfield Pope Day Jr. Sr. Mbr. Garold G. Larson Maj. Morton H. Silver and used GI-issue, mil-spec &
Sr. Mbr. La Verne P. Bates Coastal Charleston Rocky Mountain Region Headquarters Squadron imports. Cooper leather A2 & G1
Eielson 71st Composite Squadron Headquarters Florida Wing $175-225. Surplus & More, 3520
S. Crocket St., Amarillo, TX
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Sr. Mbr. Erwin K.Blackledge Lewis County Ohio Wing Nevada Wing 1891, surplusandmore@cox.net
or ww.surplusandmore.net.
Montrose Composite Squadron Composite Squadron Maj. Reed S. Mathews Sr. Mbr. Robert Dan Smith (11/04)
Colorado Wing Tennessee Wing Chicago Reserve Greenbrier Composite Squadron
Maj. William F. Braddock Maj. Leonard F. Hartwig Composite Squadron West Virginia Wing Classified ad rates: $1.25 per word for
nonmembers; $.75 per word for members. Full
Redstone Composite Squadron Lincoln Composite Squadron Illinois Wing Sr. Mbr. Barbara J. Templin payment required before ads run. Ad deadline
Alabama Wing Nebraska Wing Sr. Mbr. Thomas M. May Odessa Composite Squadron
is the first of each month preceding the month
of publication. All ad copy is subject to CAP
Lt. Col. Donald R. Cacic Maj. Perry D. Jaynes Arizona Wing Headquarters Texas Wing approval. CAP assumes no responsibility for
products or services advertised or for claims
Headquarters Squadron Birmingham Composite Squadron The Civil Air Patrol News publishes the
Sr. Mbr. Kenneth D. Meyer or actions of advertisers. To place a classified
name and units of present or former CAP
Wisconsin Wing Alabama Wing members who
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Composite away. No- ad, e-mail text and contact information to
tices should be submitted in accordance capnews@cap.gov. Mail check or money
Georgia
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CAP/DP, 105 S. Hansell St., Building printout of the text to: CAP News Classifieds,
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The Civil Air Patrol News publishes the name and units of present or former CAP members who have passedAFB, AL 36112-6332.
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