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HISTORY OF
North Central Region
CIVIL AIR PATROL
Auxiliary of the United States Air Force

01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017

HISTORY
of
NORTH CENTRAL REGION
CIVIL AIR PATROL
AUXILIARY OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE

Prepared By
Col Regena Aye, CAP
North Central Region Historian

Reviewed By
Col. Regena Aye, CAP
North Central Region Commander

COMMANDERS APPROVAL LETTER

TABLE OF CONTENTS
TITLE PAGE ..............................................................................................................2
COMMANDER’S APPROVAL LETTER ................................................................3
INTRODUCTION OF UNIT STAFF....................................................... ............. 6-9
TABLE OF CONTENTS........................................................................................ 4-5
NARRATIVE
CHAPTER I: DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS ............................................................. 9-10
Search and Rescue ...................................................................................................9
Disaster Relief.................................................................................................... 9-10
Homeland Security.................................................................................................10
Counterdrug ...........................................................................................................10
CHAPTER II: DIRECTOR OF AEROSPACE EDUCATION ................................... 10-11
Internal Aerospace Education ................................................................................10
External Aerospace Education ......................................................................... 10-11
CHAPTER III: DIRECTOR OF CADET PROGRAMS ............................................. 11-12
Cadet Programs ......................................................................................................11
Cadet Activities......................................................................................................11
Drug Demand Reduction ................................................................................. 11-12
APPENDIX I: Chapters I-III - Data and Statistics ...................................................... 13-21
Operations ........................................................................................................ 13-16
Aerospace Education ....................................................................................... 17-18
Cadet Programs ................................................................................................ 18-21
APPENDIX II: Unit Staff - Data and Statistics ........................................................... 21-25
Unit Map (showing geographic subdivisions within a REGION/WING) .............21
Unit Organization Chart ................................................................................... 22-23
Unit Command and Staff Listing ..................................................................... 24-25
APPENDIX III: Director of Logistics – Data and Statistics..............................................26
Supply ....................................................................................................................26
Transportation ........................................................................................................26
Maintenance ...........................................................................................................26
APPENDIX IV: Director of Communications – Data and Statistics .................................27
Communications Operations..................................................................................27
Communications Facilities and Equipment ...........................................................27
APPENDIX V: Director of Professional Development - Data and Statistics ....................28
Professional Development .....................................................................................28

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APPENDIX VI: Staff Officers - Data and Statistics ................................................... 29-33
Administration .......................................................................................................29
Personnel ................................................................................................................29
Recruiting and Retention ................................................................................. 29-30
Plans and Programs ................................................................................................30
Public Affairs .........................................................................................................30
Information Technology .................................................................................. 30-31
Finance - Financial Statement .......................................................................... 31-32
Chaplain .................................................................................................................32
Historian........................................................................................................... 32-33
Health Services ......................................................................................................33
APPENDIX VII: Special Staff Officers – Data and Statistics ..................................... 34-35
Inspector General ...................................................................................................34
Safety ............................................................................................................... 34-35
Government Relations ...........................................................................................35
Legal ......................................................................................................................35

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INTRODUCTION OF UNIT STAFF & BRIEF UNIT NARRATIVE

The North Central Region of the Civil Air Patrol is located in America's Heartland. Seven
wings make up North Central Region: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North
Dakota, and South Dakota. North Central Region Headquarters provides oversight and support
for all seven wings. In 2017, the effort to build collaboration with the wings continued and
resulted in several wings hosting region activities. Members of the region staff provided support
and participated in several activities in the wings. Additionally, North Central Region continued
to focus on compliance, recruiting and retention, and support for all three of Civil Air Patrol's
missions.
Region Commander Regena M. Aye

Col

COLONEL REGENA M. AYE TOOK COMMAND OF NORTH CENTRAL REGION IN
MAY 2016 AFTER SERVING AS THE VICE COMMANDER SINCE JANUARY 2013.
COLONEL AYE SERVED AS KANSAS WING COMMANDER, NORTH CENTRAL
REGION DIRECTOR OF CADET PROGRAMS, AND NORTH CENTRAL REGION DRUG
DEMAND REDUCTION COORDINATOR BEFORE JOINING THE NCR COMMAND
TEAM. IN HER PROFESSIONAL LIFE, SHE IS THE DEAN FOR ONLINE LEARNING AT
ALLEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE, WHERE SHE HAS WORKED SINCE 1995.
COLONEL AYE JOINED CIVIL AIR PATROL IN 1989 AS A CADET IN THE CAPITAL
CITY COMPOSITE SQUADRON IN TOPEKA, KANSAS. AS A CADET, SHE
PARTICIPATED IN CADET ADVISORY COUNCIL, NUMEROUS ENCAMPMENTS,
REGION CADET LEADERSHIP SCHOOL, AND NATIONAL CADET SPECIAL
ACTIVITIES INCLUDING THE INTERNATIONAL AIR CADET EXCHANGE, PARARESCUE ORIENTATION, ADVANCED PARA-RESCUE ORIENTATION, HAWK
MOUNTAIN RANGER SCHOOL, AND AIR EDUCATION AND TRAINING COMMAND
FAMILIARIZATION COURSE.
AFTER EARNING THE SPAATZ AWARD IN NOVEMBER 1992, SHE BECAME A
SENIOR OFFICER AND LATER SERVED AS A SQUADRON COMMANDER AND
COMMANDER OF WING AND REGION ENCAMPMENTS. COL AYE SERVED ON THE
STAFF AT NATIONAL BLUE BERET TEN TIMES BETWEEN 2002 AND 2015,
INCLUDING TWICE AS ACTIVITY DIRECTOR.
COL AYE HOLDS MASTER RATINGS IN COMMAND, CADET PROGRAMS,
ADMINISTRATION,
PERSONNEL,
DRUG
DEMAND
REDUCTION,
AND
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT; SENIOR RATINGS IN EMERGENCY SERVICES AND
SAFETY; AND TECHNICIAN RATINGS IN ORGANIZATIONAL EXCELLENCE AND
AEROSPACE EDUCATION.
COL AYE IS ACTIVE IN EMERGENCY SERVICES AND QUALIFIED AS A GROUND
BRANCH DIRECTOR, MISSION SCANNER, MISSION SAFETY OFFICER, MISSION
RADIO OPERATOR, PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER, UDF TEAM MEMBER, FLIGHT
LINE SUPERVISOR, AND LIAISON OFFICER.

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COLONEL AYE IS A STRONG SUPPORTER OF EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT. SHE IS A MEMBER OF THE LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
WORKING GROUP. SHE IS A 1994 GRADUATE OF BAKER UNIVERSITY, B.A.; A 1998
GRADUATE OF EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY, M.A. HISTORY; A 2002 GRADUATE
OF SQUADRON OFFICER SCHOOL (NON-RESIDENT); A 2004 GRADUATE OF AIR
COMMAND AND STAFF COLLEGE (NON-RESIDENT); AND IN 2016 SHE RECEIVED
HER DOCTOR OF EDUCATION DEGREE IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, BAKER
UNIVERSITY.
Vice Commander Thomas B. Theis
Col
COL THOMAS B. THEIS JOINED THE REGION AS THE VICE COMMANDER 29 MAY
2016. COL THEIS HAS HELD 10 COMMAND POSITIONS TO INCLUDE MINNESOTA
WING, GROUP III HQ AND EIGHT SQUADRONS SINCE JOINING CIVIL AIR PATROL
IN 1980. OTHER WING POSITIONS INCLUDE DIRECTOR OF CADET PROGRAMS AND
TWO APPOINTMENTS AS INSPECTOR GENERAL.
COL THEIS IS A RETIRED AIR FORCE VIETNAM ERA VETERAN AND DEPARTMENT
OF DEFENSE CIVLIAN. PRIMARY ASSIGNMENTS INCLUDED BEING ASSIGNED TO
SAC HEADQUARTERS AT OFFUTT AFB AS AIRCREW ABOARD THE LOOKING
GLASS AND UNDERGOUND COMMAND POST AS A COMMUNICATIONS
SPECIALIST. HIS PRIMARY DUTY AS A DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CIVILIAN WAS
POLICEMAN. MILITARY AWARDS INCLUDE A USAF MERITORIOUS SERVICE
MEDAL, GOOD CONDUCT, OUTSTANDING UNIT, COMMENDATION MEDAL AND
ARMY ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL WHEN CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY DURING
OPERATION NOBLE EAGLE.
Vice Commander

Thomas Weston

Col

COL THOMAS D. WESTON JOINED CAP AT THE MAGIC CITY COMPOSITE
SQUADRON, MINOT, NORTH DAKOTA IN 1987. TEN YEARS LATER HE FOUND
HIMSELF ON THE COMMAND TEAM AND HE SERVED AS THE NORTH DAKOTA
WING COMMANDER FROM 1998–2002. FOLLOWING HIS WING COMMAND AND A
BRIEF TENURE IN WING OPERATIONS, COL WESTON JOINED TEAM NCR; HE WAS
NORTH CENTRAL REGION VICE COMMANDER FROM 2005 – 2011 AND CHIEF OF
STAFF FROM 2015 UNTIL HE ACCEPTED THE POSITION OF VICE COMMANDER TO
COL REGENA AYE.
COL WESTON SERVED IN THE AIR FORCE, JOINING IN 1973 AS A MEDICAL
SERVICE SPECIALIST. HE WAS ACCEPTED TO THE USAF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
TRAINING PROGRAM IN 1982, AND GRADUATED 1984. HE WAS COMMISSIONED AS
A 2ND LIEUTENANT INTO THE USAF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE CORP AS A PHYSICIAN
ASSISTANT. HE WAS ASSIGNED TO THE 5TH MEDICAL GROUP, MINOT AIR FORCE
BASE, NORTH DAKOTA, AND RETIRED AS A CAPTAIN IN MARCH 1996.

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A STRONG PROPONENT OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, COL WESTON
EARNED HIS GARBER AWARD IN 1994 AND HOLDS MASTER RATINGS IN
EMERGENCY SERVICES AND COMMAND.
COMMAND NCO CMSgt Michael Mudry

GRADE

CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT MICHAEL A. MUDRY IS THE NORTH CENTRAL REGION
COMMAND NCO. CMSGT MUDRY IS CURRENTLY THE ADVISOR TO THE REGION
COMMANDER ON THE NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER PROGRAM FOR THE NCR.
CMSGT MUDRY HAS SERVED PREVIOUSLY AS THE REGION DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC
AFFAIRS. AS A MEMBER OF THE MISSOURI WING HE HAS SERVED AS DIRECTOR
OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, PLANS AND PROGRAMS OFFICER AND
NUMEROUS POSITIONS AT GROUP AND SQUADRON LEVEL.
SERGEANT MUDRY FIRST JOINED THE CIVIL AIR PATROL IN 1965 AS A CADET
MEMBER OF THE CLEVELAND CADET SQUADRON OF THE OHIO WING.
AFTER A 24 YEAR BREAK IN SERVICE TO DEVOTE TIME TO HIS AIR FORCE
CAREER, CMSGT MUDRY REJOINED CIVIL AIR PATROL IN 1992 AS THE PUBLIC
AFFAIRS OFFICER OF THE LEE’S SUMMIT COMPOSITE SQUADRON OF MISSOURI
WING. IN 1995, HE BECAME THE NORTH CENTRAL REGION PUBLIC AFFAIRS
OFFICER. SERGEANT MUDRY HAS SERVED AT EIGHT WING ENCAMPMENTS AS
TRAINING OFFICER, SAFETY OFFICER AND LOGISTICS OFFICER.
CMSGT MUDRY’S CIVIL AIR PATROL AWARDS INCLUDE THREE MERITORIOUS
SERVICE AWARDS, SEVEN COMMANDER’S COMMENDATIONS, SIX CAP
ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS, TWO UNIT CITATIONS, AND THE GENERAL CHARLES E.
“CHUCK” YEAGER AEROSPACE EDUCATION ACHIEVEMENT AWARD. SERGEANT
MUDRY HAS BEEN SELECTED THE SQUADRON, GROUP AND MISSOURI WING
SENIOR MEMBER OF THE YEAR. HE WAS THE WING PAO OF THE YEAR IN 1993
AND RECEIVED THE MISSOURI WING’S JOHN OTRADOVEC MEMORIAL LIFETIME
ACHIEVEMENT AWARD. SERGEANT MUDRY HAS RECEIVED TWO NORTH
CENTRAL REGION TORCH AWARDS IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MENTORING OF
CADETS. CMSGT MUDRY HAS COMPLETED LEVEL V OF THE SENIOR MEMBER
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM, BEING AWARDED THE GILL ROBB
WILSON AWARD.
CMSGT MUDRY WAS BORN IN CLEVELAND, OHIO. HE GRADUATED FROM
LONGVIEW COMMUNITY COLLEGE WITH AN ASSOCIATE’S DEGREE IN LIBERAL
ARTS. HE RETIRED FROM THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE IN 1989 AFTER OVER 20
YEARS OF SERVICE, INCLUDING TOURS IN TURKEY, GERMANY AND ALASKA.
CMSGT MUDRY’S MILITARY DECORATIONS INCLUDE TWO MERITORIOUS
SERVICE MEDALS, TWO AIR FORCE COMMENDATION MEDALS, AND AN AIR
FORCE ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL. HE WAS SELECTED THE AIR FORCE LOGISTICS
COMMAND SENIOR SUPPLY TECHNICIAN OF THE YEAR. IN ADDITION, HE WAS

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THE RICHARDS-GEBAUR BASE AIRMAN OF THE MONTH AND IS A MEMBER OF
THE AIR FORCE COMMUNICATIONS COMMAND HONOR FLIGHT.
Chief of Staff
David E. Plum
Col
COLONEL DAVID PLUM WAS APPOINTED CHIEF OF STAFF NORTH CENTRAL
REGION IN MAY 2016 AFTER SERVING AS THE DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF
OPERATIONS SINCE MARCH 2015. COL PLUM SERVED AS NEBRASKA WING
COMMANDER, NORTH CENTRAL REGION DIRECTOR OF SAFETY, AND NORTH
CENTRAL REGION DIRECTOR OF STANDARDS AND EVALUATIONS BEFORE
JOINING THE NCR COMMAND TEAM. IN HIS PROFESSIONAL LIFE, HE IS AN FAA
AVIATION SAFETY INSPECTOR.
COL PLUM JOINED CIVIL AIR PATROL IN 2002 AS A FOUNDING MEMBER OF THE
PONY EXPRESS COMPOSITE SQUADRON IN ST. JOSEPH, MO.
HE HOLDS MASTER RATINGS IN COMMAND, CADET PROGRAMS, AEROSPACE
EDUCATION, STANDARDS AND EVALUATIONS, AND HEALTH SERVICE OFFICER.
HE HOLDS SENIOR RATINGS IN SAFETY AND OPERATIONS.
COL PLUM HOLDS DOCTOR OF CHIROPRACTIC DEGREE FROM CLEVELAND
CHIROPRACTIC COLLEGE OF KANSAS CITY
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF MAJOR ACTIVITIES
Chapter I

OPERATIONS

Search and Rescue
NUMEROUS SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS WERE CONDUCTED BY THE
WINGS IN NORTH CENTRAL REGION IN 2017. NORTH CENTRAL REGION STAFF
COORDINATED WITH THE WINGS TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE AND OVERSIGHT.
SEARCH AND RESCUE EFFORTS FOCUSED ON ELT AND MISSING PERSON
SEARCHES.
ELT SEARCHES WERE CONDUCTED IN KANSAS, MINNESOTA,
MISSOURI, NEBRASKA, NORTH DAKOTA, AND SOUTH DAKOTA. MISSING PERSON
SEARCHES WERE CONDUCTED IN MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NORTH DAKOTA, AND
SOUTH DAKOTA. THE EFFORTS OF THE SEVEN WINGS RESULTED IN BOTH FINDS
AND SAVES IN 2017. NORTH DAKOTA WING EARNED THE 2017 MISSION AWARD
FOR SEARCH AND RESCUE.
Disaster Relief
DISASTER RELIEF MISSIONS WERE ACCOMPLISHED BY THE KANSAS, MISSOURI,
AND NORTH DAKOTA WINGS IN 2017. KANSAS WING PROVIDED DAMAGE
ASSESSMENT FOR FLOODS IN JOHNSON COUNTY IN MARCH 2017. MISSOURI
WING PROVIDED SUPPORT FOR STONE COUNTY FLASH FLOODING IN APRIL AND
MAY 2017 AND SUPPORT FOR WIDESPREAD FLOODING IN MAY 2017. NORTH
CENTRAL REGION STAFF PROVIDED OVERSIGHT, SUPPORT, AND ASSISTANCE.
NORTH CENTRAL REGION MEMBERS NOT ONLY COMPLETED MISSIONS IN OUR
REGION BUT ALSO SENT MEMBERS TO SUPPORT HURRICANE HARVEY. NCR
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SENT AIRCRAFT AND PERSONNEL FROM IOWA, KANSAS, MISSOURI, NORTH
DAKOTA, AND SOUTH DAKOTA TO SUPPORT HURRICANE HARVEY MISSION
EFFORTS. NORTH CENTRAL REGION STAFF INITIATED EFFORTS TO PLAN FOR
DISASTER RELIEF CONTINGENCIES IN CASE AN EVENT OCCURRED AT THE NEW
MADRID FAULT. MISSOURI WING EARNED THE 2017 MISSION AWARD FOR
DISASTER RELIEF.
Homeland Security
NORTH CENTRAL REGION SENT PERSONNEL TO SUPPORT THE SYRACUSE CHASE
MISSION IN NEW YORK WING. MINNESOTA WING COMPLETED FELIX HAWK,
FALCON HAWK, AND FELIX KEYNOTE SORTIES. MINNESOTA WING EARNED 2017
MISSION AWARD FOR COUNTERDRUG/HOMELAND SECURITY.
Counterdrug
NO REPORT RECEIVED.
OTHER:
NOTABLE MISSIONS BEYOND THOSE LISTED ABOVE IN NORTH CENTRAL REGION
INCLUDED LOW-LEVEL ROUTE SURVEYS CONDUCTED BY KANSAS WING,
MINNESOTA WING, MISSOURI WING, AND SOUTH DAKOTA WING. KANSAS WING
CONDUCTS A SIGNFICANT NUMBER OF MISSIONS EACH YEAR SUPPORTING THE
AMERICAN RED CROSS BY CARRYING BLOOD PRODUCTS. SOME OF THESE
MISSIONS CROSSED REGIONAL BOUNDARIES IN 2017. SOUTH DAKOTA WING
CONDUCTS MANY SORTIES EACH SUPPORTING THE ANIMAL TRACKING EFFORTS
BY SDSU AND SDFP. MISSOURI WING CONDUCTED A MISSION TO SURVEY
MINUTEMAN II SITES FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES.
MISSOURI WING ALSO SUPPORTED THE WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT WITH
SORTIES IN 2017. NEBRASKA WING CONDUCTED FIRE PATROL IN 2017.
Chapter II AEROSPACE EDUCATION

Internal Aerospace Education
THE FOCUS OF NORTH CENTRAL REGION'S INTERNAL AEROSPACE EDUCATION
EFFORTS IN 2017 WAS TO REVITALIZE THE PROGRAM. YEARS OF INACTIVITY
ENDED WHEN A NEW, ENERGETIC DCS AE JOINED THE NORTH CENTRAL REGION
TEAM AND BEGAN ACTIVELY CONTACTING AND COLLABORATING WITH THE
WINGS IN THE REGION. IN ADDITION TO REVITALIZING THE PROGRAM AND REESTABLISHING CONTACT WITH THE WINGS, THE DCS AE ALSO PLANNED AND
EXECUTED AN AE WORKSHOP IN 2017. THIS WAS THE FIRST INTERNAL
AEROSPACE EDUCATION EVENT IN NORTH CENTRAL REGION IN MANY YEARS.
MISSOURI WING EARNED THE 2017 AEROSPACE EDUCATION MISSION AWARD
FOR NORTH CENTRAL REGION.
External Aerospace Education

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THE NORTH CENTRAL REGION DCS AE BEGAN REACHING OUT TO AEROSPACE
ORGANIZATIONS AND BEGAN TO BUILD PARTNERSHIPS IN 2017. SEVERAL
WINGS IN NORTH CENTRAL REGION HAVE STRONG RELATIONSHIPS AND
PARTNERSHIPS WITH OTHER ORGANIZATIONS INTERESTED IN AEROSPACE
EDUCATION SUCH AS THE AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION, THE NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION OF ROCKETRY, AND THE NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHERS
ASSOCIATION. HE CONTACTED THE STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND MUSEUM IN
ASHLAND, NEBRASKA AS WELL AS OTHER AEROSPACE RELATED ENTITIES TO
BEGIN TO BUILD A RELATIONSHIP FOR FUTURE COLLABORATION AND
ACTIVITIES.
Chapter III

CADET PROGRAMS

Cadet Programs
CADET PROGRAMS IN NORTH CENTRAL REGION CONTINUED TO COLLABORATE
WITH THE WINGS TO PROVIDE A FULL RANGE OF ACTIVITIES AND TO ENHANCE
OPPORTUNITIES FOR CADETS. NORTH CENTRAL REGION SUPPORTED A REGION
CADET LEADERSHIP SCHOOL HOSTED BY MISSOURI WING IN JULY 2017 AND
ANOTHER REGION CADET LEADERSHIP SCHOOL HOSTED BY SOUTH DAKOTA
WING IN DECEMBER 2017. MINNESOTA WING HOSTED A REGION CADET HONOR
ACADEMY AT CAMP RIPLEY IN NOVEMBER 2017. TEAMS FROM SOUTH DAKOTA
AND MISSOURI WING REPRESENTED NORTH CENTRAL REGION AT THE
NATIONAL CADET COMPETION IN DAYTON, OHIO. THE NORTH CENTRAL REGION
CADET ADVISORY COUNCIL CONTINUED TO ACTIVELY ADVISE REGION
LEADERSHIP REGARDING CADET PROGRAMS FROM THE CADET PERSPECTIVE.
THE SOUTH DAKOTA WING EARNED THE 2017 CADET PROGRAMS MISSION
AWARD. THE NORTH CENTRAL REGION SQUADRON OF DISTINCTION FOR 2017
WAS THE DULUTH COMPOSITE SQUADRON (NCR-MN-016).
Cadet Activities
SPRING REGION CADET ADVISORY COUNCIL FACE-TO-FACE MEETING, JOINT
NCR/NEWG CONFERENCE, BELLEVUE, NE. 24-26 MARCH 2017
NCR CADET COMPETITION (CANCELLED)
AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE AND MANUFACTURING ACADEMY, INDEPENDENCE,
KS. 10-17 JUNE 2017
NATIONAL FLIGHT ACADEMY, FREMONT, NE. 15-29 JUNE 2017
NATIONAL FLIGHT ACADEMY, MANKATO, MN. 14-22 JULY 2017
REGION CADET LEADERSHIP SCHOOL, FORT LEONARD WOOD, MO, JUNE 2017
MODEL AND REMOTE CONTROL AIRCRAFT FLIGHT ACADEMY, FORT LEONARD
WOOD, MO. 18-25 JUNE 2017
REGION CADET HONOR ACADEMY, CAMP RIPLEY, MN. 3-5 NOVEMBER 2017
FALL REGION CADET ADVISORY COUNCIL FACE-TO-FACE MEETING, SIOUX
FALLS, SD. 11 NOVEMBER 2017
REGION CADET LEADERSHIP SCHOOL, SIOUX FALLS, SD. 27-31 DECEMBER 2017
Drug Demand Reduction

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NORTH CENTRAL REGION HAD A VIBRANT DRUG DEMAND REDUCTION
PROGRAM IN 2017. THE NORTH CENTRAL REGION STAFF COMMUNICATED
FREQUENTLY WITH WING COUNTERPARTS TO PROVIDE SUPPORT AND
ATTENDED MANY EVENTS TO PROVIDE DRUG DEMAND REDUCTION
PROGRAMMING.
IN ADDITION TO VISITING ENCAMPMENTS AND WING
CONFERENCES IN 2017, THE NORTH CENTRAL REGION OFFERED A CADET HONOR
ACADEMY AT CAMP RIPLEY, MN IN NOVEMBER 2017. THE SOUTH DAKOTA WING
EARNED THE 2017 MISSION AWARD FOR DRUG DEMAND REDUCTION.

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APPENDIX I: Chapters I-III - Data and Statistics
OPERATIONS
Director of Operations
Aircraft Coordinator
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
MCCULLOUGH
CIS Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Director Counterdrug Operations
Counterdrug Administrative Officer
Director of Emergency Services
Disaster Relief Officer
ES Training Officer

Col WILLIAM E. KAY
GRADE
Lt Col
EVERETT

W.

Lt Col REGENNA KISTNER
Lt Col TROY M. CAMPBELL
Lt Col JOHN R. QUILLING
Lt Col TED H. FORRESTER
Maj AUSTIN E. WORCESTER
Lt Col RICAHRD W. LARSON
Col JOHN N. SETEN

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
OPERATIONS
Director of Operations
1. NORTH CENTRAL REGION CONDUCTED MORE THAN 5,900 AIR SORTIES
IN 2017 AND OVER 1200 GROUND SORTIES.
2. NORTH CENTRAL REGION'S NEBRASKA WING CONDUCTED 15 FIRE
PATROL AIR SORTIES IN 2017.
3. NORTH CENTRAL REGION CONDUCTED FIVE LOW LEVEL ROUTE
SURVEY MISSIONS IN KANSAS WING, MINNESOTA WING, MISSOURI
WING, AND SOUTH DAKOTA WING FOR A TOTAL OF 67 AIR SORTIES.
4. NORTH CENTRAL REGION'S KANSAS WING CONDUCTED 252 GROUND
SORTIES IN SUPPORT OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS IN 2017.
5. NORTH CENTRAL REGION'S SOUTH DAKOTA WING CONDUCTED 103 AIR
AND 3 GROUND SORTIES IN SUPPORT OF ANIMAL TRACKING PROJECTS
FOR SDSU AND SDFP IN 2017.
6. NORTH CENTRAL REGION HAD THE FOLLOWING PERSONNEL READY
FOR MISSION SERVICE IN 2017: 177 MISSION PILOTS, 336 OBSERVERS,
494 SCANNERS, 160 GROUND TEAM LEADERS, AND 7 MISSION
CHAPLAINS.
7. THE COLONEL DION E. DECAMP GROUND TEAM OF THE YEAR FOR 2017
WAS THE FREMONT CADET SQUADRON (NCR-NE-010). THE COLONEL
EDWIN W. LEWIS INCIDENT STAFF MEMBER OF THE YEAR FOR 2017 WAS
LT COL THOMAS MARTIN, JR. OF THE MISSOURI WING.
8. THE NCR DCS OPERATIONS ALSO SERVES ON THE NCR FINANCE
COMMITTEE, AS THE ND WING FINANCE OFFICER, AND ON THE
NATIONAL FUNCTIONAL USERS GROUP FOR IT.
9. THE NCR DCS OPERATIONS IS ALSO THE RESPONSIBLE PARTY FOR
SHELL CARD IMPLEMENTATION AND REPORTING.
10. THE NCR DCS OPERATIONS COMPLETED REPORTS AS REQUESTED.

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11. THE NCR DCS OPERATIONS MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT WITH
WING COUNTERPARTS.
12. THE NCR DCS OPERATIONS MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT WITH
PERTINENT NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
13. THE NCR DCS OPERATIONS PARTICIPATED ACTIVELY IN REGION
MEETINGS.
14. THE NCR DCS OPERATIONS ATTENDED SEVERAL NCR WING
CONFERENCES, THE JOINT NCR/NEWG CONFERENCE IN BELLEVUE, NE,
AND THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE IN SAN ANTONIO, TX.
Aircraft Coordinator
1. NO REPORT RECEIVED.
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
1. THE NCR/DOV ENSURED FLIGHT CLINICS WERE CONDUCTED IN
THE WINGS. SEVEN FLIGHT CLINICS WERE CONDUCTED IN
MINNESOTA WING, MISSOURI WING, NORTH DAKOTA WING,
NEBRASKA WING, AND SOUTH DAKOTA WING IN 2017. THESE
FLIGHT CLINICS RESULTED IN 210 AIR SORTIES.
2. THE NCR/DOV HAD OVERSIGHT OVER THE EIGHT FORM 5/91
EVAL MISISONS IN 2017. THESE MISSIONS RESULTED IN 335 AIR
SORTIES. NORTH CENTRAL REGION STAFF ACCOUNTED FOR 12
OF THESE SORTIES.
3. THE NCR/DOV HAD OVERSIGHT FOR GLASS COCKPIT TRAINING
CONDUCTED IN SOUTH DAKOTA WING AND A NATONAL CHECK
PILOT STANDARDIZATION COURSE CONDUCTED IN MINNESOTA
WING.
4. ANNUAL PILOT PROFICIENCY FLIGHTS WERE CONDUCTED IN
ALL SEVEN WINGS AND BY NORTH CENTRAL REGION STAFF IN
2017. ANNUAL PROFICIENCY FLYING PRODUCED 460 AIR
SORTIES AND THE NCR STAFFED ACCOUNTED FOR 15 OF THOSE.
5. THE NCR/DOV COMPLETED REPORTS AS REQUESTED.
6. THE NCR/DOV MAINTAINED CONTACT WITH WING
COUNTERPARTS.
7. THE NCR/DOV MAINTAINED CONTACT WITH PERTINENT
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
8. THE NCR/DOV PARTICIPATED IN REGION MEETINGS.
9. THE NCR/DOV ATTENDED EVENTS AS NECESSARY TO SUPPORT
OPERATIONS IN NCR.
CIS Officer
1. THE NCR CIS OFFICER ATTENDED THE 2017 JOINT NCR/NEWG
CONFERENCE IN BELLEVUE, NE IN MARCH 2017.
2. THE NCR CIS OFFICER COMPLETED SOME REPORTS IN 2017.
Homeland Security Officer

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1. NORTH CENTRAL REGION HAD FOUR HOMELAND DEFENSE
MISSIONS CONDUCTED BY MINNESOTA WING WITH 22 AIR AND
19 GROUND SORTIES.
2. THE NORTH CENTRAL REGION HOMELAND SECURITY OFFICER
COMPLETED SOME REPORTS AND PROVIDED SOME
INFORMATION TO THE NCR/CC IN 2017.
Director Counterdrug Operations
1. NO REPORT RECEIVED.
Counterdrug Administrative Officer
1. NO REPORT RECEIVED.
Director of Emergency Services
1. NORTH CENTRAL REGION CONDUCTED ELT SEARCHES IN KANSAS
WING, MINNESOTA WING, MISSOURI WING, NEBRASKA WING, NORTH
DAKOTA WING, AND SOUTH DAKOTA WING WITH 27 AIR SORTIES AND
34 GROUND SORTIES.
2. NORTH CENTRAL REGION CONDUCTED MISSING PERSON SEARCHES IN
MINNESOTA WING, MISSOURI WING, NORTH DAKOTA WING, AND
SOUTH DAKOTA WING WITH 31 AIR SORTITES AND 45 GROUND
SORTIES.
3. NORTH CENTRAL REGION TEAMS IN SIX WINGS WERE CREDITED WITH
48 FINDS AND 5 SAVES IN 2017.
4. THE DIRECTOR OF EMERGECY SERVICES ASSISTED MISSOURI WING
WITH EXPLORING THE VIABILITY OF USING CARETRAK FOR MISSING
PERSON SEARCHES.
5. THE DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY SERVICES WORKED ON DEVLEOPING
NCR MAJOR RESPONSE PROCEDURES FOR THE NEW MADRID SEIZMIC
ZONE.
6. THE SEARCH AND RESCUE OFFICER ATTENDED A SAREX IN SOUTH
DAKOTA WING TO SUPPORT OPERATIONS.
7. THE SEARCH AND RESCUE OFFICER WORKED ON 406 BEACON
TRAINING MATERIALS FOR THE WINGS.
8. THE NCR DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY SERVICES COMPLETED REPORTS
AS REQUESTED.
9. THE NCR DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY SERVICES MAINTAINED REGULAR
CONTACT WITH WING COUNTERPARTS.
10. THE NCR DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY SERVICES MAINTAINED REGULAR
CONTACT WITH PERTINENT NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
11. THE NCR DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY SERVICES PARTICIPATED
ACTIVELY IN REGION MEETINGS.
12. THE NCR DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY SERVICES ATTENDED
CONFERENCES IN THE WINGS OF THE REGION TO PROVIDE SUPPORT.
13. THE NCR SEARCH AND RESCUE OFFICER ATTENDED CONFERENCES IN
THE WINGS OF THE REGION TO PROVIDE SUPPORT.

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14. THE NCR SEARCH AND RESCUE OFFICER COMPLETED REPORTS AS
REQUESTED.
15. THE NCR SEARCH AND RESCUE OFFICER MAINTAINED REGULAR
CONTACT WITH WING COUNTERPARTS.
16. THE NCR SEARCH AND RESCUE OFFICER MAINTAINED REGULAR
CONTACT WITH PERTINENT NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
17. THE NCR SEARCH AND RESCUE OFFICER PARTICIPATED ACTIVELY IN
REGION MEETINGS.
Disaster Relief Officer
1. THE NORTH CENTRAL REGION CONDUCTED SIX DISASTER
RELIEF MISSIONS IN KANSAS WING, MISSOURI WING, AND
NORTH DAKOTA WING IN 2017. THE WINGS CONDUCTED 76 AIR
SORTIES AND 15 GROUND SORTIES FOR DISASTER RELIEF.
2. THE NCR DISASTER RELIEF OFFICER ATTENDED THE SDEM
CONFERENCE.
3. THE NCR DISASTER RELIEF OFFICER COMPLETED REPORTS AS
REQUESTED.
4. THE NCR DISASTER RELIEF OFFICER MAINTAINED REGULAR
CONTACT WITH WING COUNTERPARTS.
5. THE NCR DISASTER RELIEF OFFICER MAINTAINED REGULAR
CONTACT WITH PERTINENT NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
6. THE NCR DISASTER RELIEF OFFICER PARTICIPATED ACTIVELY
IN REGION MEETINGS.
7. THE NCR DISASTER RELIEF OFFICER ATTENDED SEVERAL NCR
WING CONFERENCES TO SUPPORT OPERATIONS PERSONNEL.
ES Training Officer
1. NO REPORT RECEIVED.

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AEROSPACE EDUCATION
Director of Aerospace Education
Internal Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education

Lt Col WILLIAM SANDER
GRADE
GRADE

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Aerospace Education
1. NORTH CENTRAL REGION HELD AN AEO SCHOOL AT THE AEROSPACE
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER IN JOPLIN, MO 5-9 JUNE 2017.
2. NCR DCS AE WORKED WITH NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS AE STAFF ON
PROJECTS RELATED TO MATERIALS AND REGULATIONS.
3. MEMBERS EARNED 103 BRIGADIER CHARLES E. "CHUCK" YEAGER
AEROSPACE EDUCATION ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS IN 2017.
4. NORTH CENTRAL REGION PERSONNEL, INCLUDING 192 ORIENTATION
FLIGHT PILOTS, CONDUCTED 1,990 SORTIES IN SUPPORT OF
ORIENTATION FLIGHTS IN 2017. OF THESE, 1741 SORTIES PROVIDED
ORIENTATION FLIGHTS FOR CIVIL AIR PATROL CADETS, 96 SORTIES
PROVIDED ORIENTATION FLIGHTS FOR AFROTC CADETS, AND 153
SORITES PROVIDED ORIENTATION FLIGHTS FOR AFJROTC CADETS. THE
WINGS CONDUCTING AFROTC SORTIES INCLUDED: IOWA, KANSAS,
MINNESOTA, NORTH DAKOTA, AND SOUTH DAKOTA. THE WINGS
CONDUCTING AFJROTC SORTIES INCLUDED: KANSAS, MISSOURI,
NEBRASKA, NORTH DAKOTA, AND SOUTH DAKOTA.
5. IOWA WING AND SOUTH DAKOTA WING CONDUCTED FLY A TEACHER
OR TOP FLIGHTS IN 2017.
6. MEMBERS OF NORTH CENTRAL REGION EARNED 4 MASTER RATINGS IN
AEROSPACE EDUCATION, 4 SERNIOR RATINGS IN AEROSPACE
EDUCATION, AND 11 TECHNICAL RATINGS IN AEROSPACE EDUCATION
IN 2017.
7. TWENTY SQUADRONS AND 35 SCHOOLS IN NORTH CENTRAL REGION
PARTICIPATED IN AEROSPACE EDUCATION EXCELLENCE IN 2017.
8. NORTH CENTRAL REGION HAD 215 AEMS AND 195 AEOS IN 2017.
9. THE NORTH CENTRAL REGION BREWER CADET AWARD FOR 2017 WENT
TO C/2D LT NOBLE RASMUSSEN OF THE NEBRASKA WING. THE NORTH
CENTRAL REGION SENIOR AWARD FOR 2017 WENT TO 1ST LT SAMPATH
SAMARASINGNHE OF THE MISSOURI WING. THE NORTH CENTRAL
REGION BREWER AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT WENT TO LT
COL DONALD M. HAHN OF THE IOWA WING FOR 2017. THE NORTH
CENTRAL REGION BREWER AWARD FOR INDIVIUDAL/ORGANIZATION
WENT TO HOLLISTER MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL IN THE MISSOURI
WING. THE MAJOR GENERAL JEAN HOLM AEROSPACE EDUCATION
OFFICER OF THE YEAR WENT TO MAJOR KIMBERLY A. SCALES OF THE
MINNESOTA WING.
10. THE NCR DCS AE COMPLETED SOME REPORTS AS REQUESTED.
11. THE NCR DCS AE MAINTAINED CONTACT WITH WING COUNTERPARTS.
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12. THE NCR DCS AE MAINTAINED CONTACT WITH PERTINENT NATIONAL
HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
13. THE NCR DCS AE PARTICIPATED IN SOME REGION MEETINGS.
14. THE NCR DCS AE ATTENDED THE MISSOURI WING CONFERENCE.
15. THE NCR DCS AE SERVED AS THE MISSOURI WING ENCAMPMENT
COMMANDER IN 2017.
Internal Aerospace Education
1. POSITION VACANT.
External Aerospace Education
1. POSITION VACANT.
CADET PROGRAMS
Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development
Region Cadet Leadership School Coordinator
Cadet Honor Academy Coordinator
Cadet Advisory Council Chair
KLOSTERMAN
Director of Drug Demand Reduction

Col DAVID M. WINTERS
NONE
Col DAVID M. WINTERS
Lt Col BONNIE BRAUN
C/Lt
Col
JOSHUA

L.

Lt Col BONNIE J. BRAUN

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Cadet Programs
1. NORTH CENTRAL REGION HOSTED FOUR NCSAS IN 2017: AMMA, MARC,
NFA-FREMONT, AND NFA-MANKATO.
2. THE AMMA EVENT WAS LOCATED IN INDEPENDENCE, KS AND TOOK
PLACE 10-17 JUNE 2017.
3. THE MARC EVENT WAS LOCATED AT FORT LEONARD WOOD, MO AND
TOOK PLACE 18-25 JUNE 2017.
4. THE NFA AT FREMONT IS A POWERED FLIGHT ACADEMY AND FLEW 296
SORTIES.
5. THE NFA AT MANKATO IS A JOINT POWERED AND GLIDER FLIGHT
ACADEMY AND FLEW 538 SORTIES.
6. IN 2017, NORTH CENTRAL REGION CADETS EARNED 225 WRIGHT
BROTHERS AWARDS,70 MITHCELL AWARDS, 26 EARHART AWARDS, 10
EAKER AWARDS, AND 2 SPAATZ AWARDS.
7. 86% OF CADETS IN NORTH CENTRAL REGION EARNED THEIR CURRY
AWARD WITHIN 8 WEEKS IN 2017.
8. TWENTY EIGHT UNITS IN NORTH CENTRAL REGION EARNED THE
QUALITY CADET UNIT AWARD IN 2017: NCR-IA-029, NCR-KS-035, NCRKS-066, NCR-KS-092, NCR-KS-125, NCR-MN-012, NCR-MN-016, NCR-MN-017,
NCR-MN-021, NCR-MN-030, NCR-MN-047, NCR-MN-048, NCR-MN-116, NCRMN-121, NCR-MN-122, NCR-MN-130, NCR-MN-131, NCR-M0-110, NCR-MO-

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127, NCR-MO-140, NCR-MO-147, NCR-MO-153, NCR-MO-155, NCR-MO-160,
NCR-NE-002, NCR-NE-019, NCR-NE-058, NCR-SD-050.
9. THE AFSA CADET NCO OF THE YEAR FOR NORTH CENTRAL REGION
WAS C/CMSGT JACK HOMAN OF KANSAS WING. THE 2017 NORTH
CENTRAL REGION CADET OF THE YEAR WAS C/LT COL JOSHUA L.
KLOSTERMAN OF THE SOUTH DAKOTA WING. CADET KLOSTERMAN
ALSO EARNED NATIONAL CADET OF THE YEAR HONORS FOR 2017.
10. THE NORTH CENTRAL REGION JACK SORENSON CADET PROGRAMS
OFFICER OF THE YEAR FOR 2017 WAS MAJOR MICHAEL R. TOEDEBUSCH
OF THE MISSOURI WING.
11. THE NCR DCS CADET PROGRAMS COMPLETED REPORTS AS
REQUESTED.
12. THE NCR DCS CADET PROGRAMS MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT
WITH WING COUNTERPARTS.
13. THE NCR DCS CADET PROGRAMS MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT
WITH PERTINENT NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
14. THE NCR DCS CADET PROGRAMS PARTICIPATED ACTIVELY IN REGION
MEETINGS.
15. THE NCR DCS CADET PROGRAMS ATTENDED SEVERAL NCR WING
CONFERENCES, THE JOINT NCR/NEWG CONFERENCE IN BELLEVUE, NE,
AND THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE IN SAN ANTONIO, TX. HE ALSO
VISITED WING ENCAMPMENTS AND THE REGION CADET LEADERSHIP
SCHOOL IN MISSOURI TO PROVIDE SUPPORT.
2017-2018 NCR Cadet Advisory Council representatives:
1. CADET NCAC REPRESENTATIVE, C/LT COL JOSHUA L.
KLOSTERMAN
2. CADET NCAC ASSISTANT, C/CAPT DONALD J. LEONHARDT
3. CADET RCAC CHAIR, C/LT COL JOSHUA L. KLOSTERMAN
4. CADET RCAC VICE CHAIR, C/CAPT DONALD J. LEONHARDT
5. CADET RCAC RECORDER, C/LT COL JOSIAH L. HORN
6. IA WG RCAC REPRESENTATIVE, C/2D LT MADISON A. SMITH
7. IA WG RCAC ASSISTANT, C/MSGT AUSTIN HERMANSON
8. KS WG RCAC REPRESENTATIVE, C/LT COL MEGAN C. LAUBHAN
9. KS WG RCAC ASSISTANT, C/CAPT NOAH G. ENDERS
10. MN WG RCAC REPRESENTATIVE, C/LT COL ALEXANDER D.
DVORAK
11. MN WG RCAC ASSISTANT, C/CAPT ETHAN COMPTON
12. MO WG RCAC REPRESENTATIVE, C/MAJ PATRICK LUCITT
13. MO WG RCAC ASSISTANT, C/2D LT ARIEL SWITZER
14. NE WG RCAC REPRESENTATIVE, C/CAPT ELIZABETH NELSON
15. NE WG RCAC ASSISTANT, C/2D LT HANNAH COMPTON
16. ND WG RCAC REPRESENTATIVE, C/CAPT ANIKA T. BOHMER
17. ND WG RCAC ASSISTANT, C/1ST LT BLAKE HAYDEN
18. SD WG RCAC REPRSENATATIVE, C/2D LT JADEN PETERSON
Cadet Conference
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1. NCR DOES NOT HOLD A CADET CONFERENCE.
Region Cadet Leadership School (RCLS)
1. 24 JUNE 2017-01 JULY 2017, FORT LEONARD WOOD, MO
2. 27-31 DECEMBER 2017, SIOUX FALLS, SD
Cadet Honor Academy (CHA)
1. 3-5 NOV 2017, CAMP RIPLEY, MN
NCR Cadet Competition
1. NCR CANCELLED THE CADET COMPETITION IN 2017 BECAUSE
FACILITIES WERE VERY HARD TO FIND AND ONLY TWO TEAMS
REGISTERED. BOTH COULD ATTEND NCC WITHOUT HOLDING A
COMPETITION.
2. MISSOURI WING AND SOUTH DAKOTA WING REPRESENTED
NORTH CENTRAL REGION IN DAYTON, OHIO.
3. MISSOURI WING EARNED THE TEAM SPIRIT AWARD AND A
TROPHY FOR TEAM LEADERSHIP PROBLEM.
4. C/LT COL JOSHUA KLOSTERMAN OF SOUTH DAKOTA WING AND
C/LT COL BOAZ FINK OF THE NORTH CENTRAL REGION STAFF
SERVED AS CADET LEADERS FOR THE 2017 NCC IN DAYTON,
OHIO.
Director of Drug Demand Reduction
1. THE NORTH CENTRAL REGION DRUG DEMAND REDUCTION OFFICER OF
THE YEAR WAS 1ST LT NANETTE J. BERG OF THE MINNESOTA WING.
2. THE NCR DDRO SERVED ON THE NCR AWARDS BOARD AND THE NCR
FINANCE COMMITTEE.
3. THE NCR DDDRO PROVIDED LEADERSHIP FOR THE NCR HONOR
ACADEMY.
4. THE NCR DDRO WORKED TO ENSURE THE NCR DDR MEMBER OF THE
YEAR NOMINATION SUBMITTED TO NHQ WAS A STRONG WRITE UP.
5. THE NCR DDRO SERVED ON THE CAP FEMALE LEADERS RECEPTION
TEAM FOR NATIONAL CONFERENCE.
6. THE NCR DDRO SERVED ON THE COMMITTEE TASKED WITH PLANNING
FOR THE NCR/NE JOINT CONFERENCE IN NEBRASKA.
7. ATTENDED THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE AND REPRESENTED
NATIONAL STAFF DDR AT CADET LABS.
8. THE NCR DDRO COMPLETED REPORTS AS REQUESTED.
9. THE NCR DDRO MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT WITH WING
COUNTERPARTS.
10. THE NCR DDRO MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT WITH PERTINENT
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
11. THE NCR DDRO PARTICIPATED ACTIVELY IN REGION MEETINGS.
12. THE NCR DDRO ATTENDED CONFERENCES IN THE WINGS OF THE
REGION TO PROVIDE SUPPORT AND OFFER DDR SESSIONS AS WELL AS
ACTIVITIES FOR CADETS.

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13. THE NCR DDRO ATTENDED ENCAMPMENTS IN THE WINGS OF THE
REGION TO PROVIDE SUPPORT AND OFFER DDR SESSIONS AS WELL AS
ACTIVITIES FOR CADETS.
APPENDIX II: Unit Staff - Data and Statistics
Unit Map (showing geographic subdivisions within a REGION/WING)

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Unit Organization Chart

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Unit Command and Staff Listing

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APPENDIX III: Director of Logistics – Data and Statistics
LOGISTICS
Director of Logistics
Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Maintenance Officer

Col RICKEY G. FRANZ
GRADE
GRADE
GRADE

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Logistics
1. NORTH CENTRAL REGION WAS ASSIGNED 55 POWERED AIRCRAFT, 5
GLIDERS, AND 115 VEHICLES IN 2017.
2. FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW, NCR COMPLETED ALL ANNUAL
INVENTORIES BEFORE THE 31 DECEMBER 2017 DEADLINE.
3. THE NORTH CENTRAL REGION PROPERTY MANAGEMENT OFFICER OF
THE YEAR WAS MAJOR BOBBY REDFIELD OF THE MISSOURI WING.
4. THE NCR DCS LOGISTICS ASSISTED WITH REPORTS OF SURVEY AND
INVESTIGATIONS.
5. THE NCR DCS LOGISTICS ASSISTED WITH EQUIPMENT RETIREMENTS.
6. THE NCR DCS LOGISTICS ASSISTED WITH ENTERING NEW
EQUIPUIPMENT IN THE REGION INVENTORY.
7. THE NCR DCS LOGISTICS MONITORED VEHICLE UTILIZATION AND
REPORTING.
8. THE NCR DCS LOGISTICS SERVED ON THE NCR FINANCE COMMITTEE
AND AS ACTIVITY DIRECTOR AT NATIONAL BLUE BERET.
9. THE NCR DCS LOGISTICS COMPLETED SOME REPORTS AS REQUESTED.
10. THE NCR DCS LOGISTICS MAINTAINED CONTACT WITH WING
COUNTERPARTS.
11. THE NCR DCS LOGISTICS MAINTAINED CONTACT WITH PERTINENT
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
12. THE NCR DCS LOGISTICS PARTICIPATED IN REGION MEETINGS.
13. THE NCR DCS LOGISTICS ATTENDED SEVERAL NCR WING
CONFERENCES, THE JOINT NCR/NEWG CONFERENCE IN BELLEVUE, NE,
AND THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE IN SAN ANTONIO, TX.
Supply Officer
1. THESE DUTIES ARE HANDLED BY THE NCR DCS LOGISTICS.
Transportation Officer
1. THESE DUTIES ARE HANDLED BY THE NCR DCS LOGISTICS.
Maintenance Officer
1. THESE DUTIES ARE HANDLED BY THE NCR DCS LOGISTICS.

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APPENDIX IV: Director of Communications – Data and Statistics
COMMUNICATIONS
Director of Communications
Communications Licensing Officer
ORMS Officer
HF Coordination Officer

Lt Col JAMES W. WINNEY
Lt Col JON C. MORRIS
GRADE
GRADE

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Communications
1. COMPLETED THE REGION COMMUNICATIONS PLAN.
2. THE NCR COMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR FOR 2017 WAS 1ST LT THOMAS
GUILFORD OF THE NEBRASKA WING.
3. THE NCR DCS COMMUNICATIONS WORKED TO ESTABLISH ADDITIONAL
RADIO STATIONS IN NCR AND IMPROVE NET PARTICIPATION.
4. THE NCR DCS COMMUNICATIONS COMPLETED SOME REPORTS AS
REQUESTED.
5. THE NCR DCS COMMUNICATIONS MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT
WITH WING COUNTERPARTS.
6. THE NCR DCS COMMUNICATIONS MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT
WITH PERTINENT NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
7. THE NCR DCS COMMUNICATIONS PARTICIPATED IN REGION SOME
MEETINGS.
Communications Licensing Officer
1. MANAGES THE COMMUNICATIONS USERS GROUP ON GMAIL.
ORMS Officer
1. NONE. MANAGED BY OTHER COMMUNICATIONS STAFF.
HF Coordination Officer
1. NONE. MANAGED BY OTHER COMMUNICATIONS STAFF.
Communications Operations
1. CONDUCTED SATURDAY MORNING HF TRAINING NETS IN
WHICH ALL WINGS PARTICIPATED.
2. THE REGION HAS TWO HF STATIONS (NORTH DAKOTA AND
NEBRASKA) OPERATING.
Communications Facilities and Equipment
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APPENDIX V: Director of Professional Development - Data and Statistics
Professional Development
Director of Professional Development

Col ERICA R. WILLIAMS

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Professional Development
1. 17-24 JUNE 2017, REGION STAFF COLLEGE, FREMONT, NEBRASKA
2. 26-31 DEC 2017, REGION STAFF COLLEGE, KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI
3. RECORDS WERE REVIEWED FOR REGION STAFF MEMBERS AND
ADVANCEMENT ENCOURAGED.
4. 246 MEMBERS OF NORTH CENTRAL REGION COMPLETED LEVEL 1 AND
EARNED THE MEMBERSHIP RIBBON IN 2017 AND OF THAT TOTAL THE
NCR STAFF ACCOUNTED FOR 1.
5. 51 MEMBERS OF NORTH CENTRAL REGION COMPLETED LEVEL 2 AND
EARNED THE BENJAMIN O. DAVIS AWARD IN 2017.
6. 28 MEMBERS OF NORTH CENTRAL REGION COMPLETED LEVEL 3 AND
EARNED THE GROVER LOENING AWARD IN 2017 AND OF THAT NUMBER
THE NCR STAFF ACCOUNTED FOR 1.
7. 23 MEMBERS OF NORTH CENTRAL REGION COMPLETED LEVEL 4 AND
EARNED THE PAUL GARBER AWARD IN 2017 AND OF THAT NUMBER
THE NCR STAFF ACCOUNTED FOR 2.
8. 9 MEMBERS OF NORTH CENTRAL REGION COMPLETED LEVEL 5 AND
EARNED THE GILL ROBB WILSON AWARD IN 2017 AND OF THAT
NUMBER THE NCR STAFF ACCOUNTED FOR 1.
9. THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICER OF THE YEAR FOR 2017 IN
NCR WAS 1ST LT JASON ODOM OF THE MISSOURI WING.
10. NCR DCS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERVED ON THE NCR
PROMOTION BOARD. 28 MEMBERS OF NCR EARNED THEIR LT COL
PROMOTION IN 2017.
11. THE NCR DCS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMPLETED SOME
REPORTS AS REQUESTED.
12. THE NCR DCS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MAINTAINED CONTACT
WITH WING COUNTERPARTS.
13. THE NCR DCS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MAINTAINED CONTACT
WITH PERTINENT NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
14. THE NCR DCS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PARTICIPATED IN SOME
REGION MEETINGS.
15. THE NCR DCS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMPLETED THE
ANNUAL IG REFRESHER COURSE.
16. THE NCR DCS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EARNED A SENIOR
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APPENDIX VI: Staff Officers - Data and Statistics
Director of Administration
Director of Personnel
BISTODEAU
Director of Recruiting and Retention
Director of Plans and Programs
Director of Public Affairs
Director of Information Technology
Finance - Financial Statement
Chaplain
Historian
Health Services

Maj KIM M. BROGREN
Lt Col
ANNA-MARIE
Maj THOMAS J. ATWOOD
Lt Col JOE CURRY
Lt Col DAVID M. HALPERIN
Maj MATT I. KOPP
Lt Col MELISSA PLUM
Lt Col DONALD S. MIKITTA
Col REGENA M. AYE
Lt Col MARK K. HUNTINGTON

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Administration
1. CONSOLIDATED MONTHLY REPORTS OF STAFF AND WING ACTIVITIES.
Director of Personnel
1. NCR/DP SERVED AS A MEMBER OF THE AWARDS REVIEW BOARD
UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF COL THOMAS B. THEIS. OTHER MEMBERS
OF THE AWARDS BOARD INCLUDED LT COL BONNIE J. BRAUN AND
CMSGT MICHAEL A. MUDRY.
2. THE NCR SENIOR MEMBER OF THE YEAR FOR 2017 WAS SMSGT GEORGE
KELLISON OF THE IOWA WING.
3. NCR/DP SERVED AS A MEMBER OF THE PROMOTION REVIEW BOARD
FOR SENIORS UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF COL THOMAS D. WESTON.
THIS BOARD INCLUDED CMSGT MICHAEL A. MUDRY, COL DAVID E.
PLUM, AND COL THOMAS B. THEIS. THE SAME BOARD SERVES AS THE
SENIOR NCO PROMOTION REVIEW BOARD.
4. NCR/DP SERVED ON STAFF AT THE CADET HONOR ACADEMY AT CAMP
RIPLEY, MN.
5. THE NCR/DP COMPLETED REPORTS AS REQUESTED.
6. THE NCR/DP MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT WITH WING
COUNTERPARTS.
7. THE NCR/DP MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT WITH PERTINENT
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
8. THE NCR/DP PARTICIPATED ACTIVELY IN REGION MEETINGS.
9. THE NCR/DP ATTENDED THE MINNESOTA WING CONFERENCE AND THE
JOINT NCR/NEWG CONFERENCE IN BELLEVUE, NE. SHE ALSO SERVED
ON THE PLANNING COMMITTEE FOR THE NCR CONFERENCE.
10. NCR/DP ATTENDED RCSC IN OMAHA, NE.
11. NCR/DP SERVES AS A CDI IN MINNESOTA WING.
Director of Recruiting and Retention

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1. NORTH CENTRAL REGION GREW 4.6% IN 2017 FROM 3,969 MEMBERS AT
THE END OF 2016 TO 4,152 MEMBERS AT THE END OF 2017.
2. THE NCR RECRUITING AND RETENTION OFFICER COMPLETED REPORTS
AS REQUESTED AS WELL AS ADDITIONAL REPORTS FOR THE REGION
COMMANDER.
3. THE NCR RECRUITING AND RETENTION OFFICER MAINTAINED
REGULAR CONTACT WITH WING COUNTERPARTS.
4. THE NCR RECRUITING AND RETENTION OFFICER MAINTAINED
REGULAR CONTACT WITH PERTINENT NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS
STAFF.
5. THE NCR RECRUITING AND RETENTION OFFICER PARTICIPATED
ACTIVELY IN REGION MEETINGS.
6. THE NCR RECRUITING AND RETENTION OFFICER EARNED A MASTER
RATING IN CADET PROGRAMS
7. THE NCR RECRUITING AND RETENTION OFFICER COMPLETED LEVEL 4
OF THE SENIOR MEMBER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
AND EARNED THE GARBER AWARD.
8. THE NCR RECRUITING AND RETENTION OFFICER TAUGHT AT A TLC
BASIC COURSE ON 30 SEPTEMBER IN NORTH DAKOTA WING.
9. THE NCR RECRUITING AND RETENTION OFFICER COMPLETED THE
ONLINE UNIT COMMANDER'S COURSE.
Director of Plans & Programs
1. NCR/XP COMPLETED SPECIAL PROJECTS FOR THE REGION COMMANDER
RELATED TO WEBSITE ITEMS, EVENTBRITE DEPLOYMENT, AND
STATISTICAL ANALYSIS.
2. NCR/XP COMPLETED REPORTS AS REQUESTED.
3. NCR/XP MAINTAINED CONTACT WITH PROJECT PARTNERS IN NCR/IT.
4. THE NCR/XP MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT WITH PERTINENT
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
Director of Public Affairs
1. THE COLONEL ROBERT V. "BUD" PAYTON PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER OF
THE YEAR FOR NCR WAS 2D LT MARIA S. KLOSTERMAN OF THE SOUTH
DAKOTA WING.
2. SEVERAL MEMBERS OF NORTH CENTRAL REGION WON BALSEM
AWARDS FOR THEIR WORK IN 2017: LT COL DAVID MILLER (2),
MISSOURI WING; 2D LT MARIA KLOSTERMAN (2), SOUTH DAKOTA
WING; LT COL DAREN JAEGER, KANSAS WING.
3. LT COL DAVID MILLER OF MISSOURI WING ALSO EARNED A
CERTIFICATE OF MERIT FOR HIS PUBLIC AFFAIRS WORK IN 2017.
4. LT COL DAVID MILLER AND 1ST LT KATIE MAZOS EARNED AWARDS OF
EXCELLENCE FOR THEIR PUBLIC AFFAIRS WORK IN 2017.
5. NO ACTIVITY FOR NCR/PA FOR 2017.
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1. NCR/IT MAINTAINED THE REGION WEBSITE, SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS,
AND OFFICE 365 INSTALLATION.
2. NCR/IT SERVES ON A NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR IT.
3. NCR/IT PROVIDED DATA AND REPORTS FOR THE REGION COMMANDER
4. NCR/IT RESEARCHED AND DEPLOYED A PAYMENT PLATFORM FOR
REGION USE.
5. NCR/IT IMPLEMENTED ONLINE STAFF REPORTING
6. NCR/IT PRESENTED AT THE ILLINOIS WING CONFERENCE ON IT IN CAP
ES OPERATIONS.
7. NCR/IT ASSISTED ALABAMA WING WITH WESS OFFICE 365 SET UP.
8. NCR/IT COMPLETED REPORTS AS REQUESTED.
9. NCR/IT MAINTAINED CONTACT WITH WING COUNTERPARTS.
10. NCR/IT MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT WITH PERTINENT NATIONAL
HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
11. NCR/IT COMPLETED CLC IN NOVEMBER 2017.
12. NCR/IT COMPLETED LEVEL 3 OF THE SENIOR MEMBER PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND EARNED THE LOENING AWARD.
13. NCR/IT ATTENDED NESA.
14. NCR/IT PROMOTED TO MAJOR.
Information Technology Officer
1. NONE.
Finance - Financial Statement
1. THE FINANCE COMMITTEE CONSISTED OF COL REGENA M. AYE, COL
WILLIAM E. KAY, COL THOMAS B. THEIS, COL THOMAS D. WESTON, LT
COL BONNIE J. BRAUN, LT COL MELISSA PLUM, SMSGT RICKEY G.
FRANZ, AND COL DAVID E. PLUM (NON-VOTING MEMBER)
2. THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR NCR FOR FY17 WAS $51,150.00
3. MAJOR ACTIVITIES NCR FUNDED INCLUDED RSC (2), CADET
COMPETITION, CADET HONOR ACADEMY, CHAPLAIN STAFF COLLEGE,
REGION CADET LEADERSHIP SCHOOL (2), CONFERENCE EXPENSES, AND
ADMINISTRATIVE/TRAVEL EXPENSES.
4. INCOME RECEIVED WAS $51,150. PLANNED EXPENSES WERE $51,150.
5. FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS WERE HELD ON 20 FEBRUARY, 19
JUNE, 31 AUGUST, AND 27 NOV IN 2017.
6. NCR/FM ATTENDED THE JOINT NCR/NE WING CONFERENCE IN OMAHA,
24-26 MARCH 2017.
7. NCR/FM ATTENDED THE NEBRASKA WING ENCAMPMENT AS A
TRAINING OFFICER.
8. NCR/FM COMPLETED MONTHLY PAPERWORK AS REQUESTED FOR
SUBMISSION TO NHQ.
9. NCR/FM MONITORED THE BUDGET AND ASSISTED WITH BUDGET
CREATION, APPROVAL, AND SHARING WITH HQ.
10. NCR/FM MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT WITH PERTINENT NATIONAL
HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
11. NCR/FM PARTICIPATED ACTIVELY IN REGION MEETINGS.
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12. NCR/FM ATTENDED SEVERAL NCR WING CONFERENCES, THE JOINT
NCR/NEWG CONFERENCE IN BELLEVUE, NE, AND THE NATIONAL
CONFERENCE IN SAN ANTONIO, TX.
Chaplain
1. NORTH CENTRAL REGION HAD 45 CHAPLAINS AND 7 MISSION
CHAPLAINS IN 2017.
2. NORTH CENTRAL REGION AND ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGION JOINTLY
HOSTED A CHAPLAIN REGION STAFF COLLEGE IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA,
24-27 APRIL 2017, AT THE COLUMBAN FATHERS RETREAT CENTER.
3. THE NORTH CENTRAL REGION CHARACTER DEVELOPMETN OFFICER OF
THE YEAR FOR 2017 WAS LT COL ZOE FALLS OF THE NEBRASKA WING.
THE SENIOR CHAPLAIN OF THE YEAR FOR NCR FOR 2017 WAS
CHAPLAIN (LT COL) LARRY BIEDERMAN OF THE NEBRASKA WING. THE
SQUADRON CHAPLAIN OF THE YEAR FOR NCR FOR 2017 WAS CHAPLAIN
(CAPT) RICHARD D. CHRONIS OF THE MINNESOTA WING.
4. NCR/HC ENCOURAGED THE SUBMISSION OF CHAPLAIN AWARDS.
5. NCR/HC COMPLETED REPORTS AS REQUESTED.
6. NCR/HC MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT WITH WING COUNTERPARTS.
7. NCR/HC MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT WITH PERTINENT NATIONAL
HEADQUARTERS AND CHAPLAIN CORPS STAFF.
8. NCR/HC PARTICIPATED ACTIVELY IN REGION MEETINGS.
9. NCR/HC ATTENDED SEVERAL NCR WING CONFERENCES, THE JOINT
NCR/NEWG CONFERENCE IN BELLEVUE, NE, AND THE NATIONAL
CONFERENCE IN SAN ANTONIO, TX.
10. NCR/HC WORKED ON MISSION CHAPLAIN AND CHAPLAIN SUPPORT
SPECIALIST AND CHAPLAIN SUPPORT TEAM TRAINING.
11. NCR/HC ATTENDED THE CHESS TRAIN THE TRAINER COURSE.
12. NCR/HC WORKED ON PROCESSING CHAPLAIN AND CHARACTER
DEVELOPMENT INSTRUCTOR APPLICATIONS/MATERIALS.
13. NCR/HC SERVED ON STAFF FOR THE JOINT NORTH CENTRAL
REGION/ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGION CHAPLAIN STAFF COLLEGE IN
OMAHA, NEBRASKA.
14. NCR/HC SUPPORTED THE REGION HONOR ACADEMY AT CAMP RIPLEY,
MN.
15. NCR/HC SUPPORTED THE MN WG ENCAMPMENT AT CAMP RIPLEY, MN.
16. NCR/HC COMPLETED TLC BASIC AND INTERMEDIATE COURSES.
17. NCR/HC ATTENDED A SPAATZ AWARD CEREMONY IN MINNESOTA
WING FOR CADET HALL.
18. NCR/HC SUPPORTED SEVERAL UNITS IN MN WG AT ACTIVITIES AND
FOR MEETINGS.
19. NCR/HC PARTICIPATED IN WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA.
20. NCR/HC ATTENDED LOCAL AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION MEETINGS.
Historian
1. THE NCR HISTORIAN OF THE YEAR FOR 2017 WAS CAPT MARK R.
TRIPLETT OF THE MINNESOTA WING.
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2. NCR/HO CHANNELED INFORMATION FROM NHQ TO WING
COUNTERPARTS.
3. NCR/HO FOLLOWED UP WITH WING COUNTERPARTS AND
COMMANDERS ON HISTORY COMPLETIONS.
4. NCR/HO ANSWERED QUESTIONS FROM WING COUNTERPARTS
REGARDING HISTORIES.
Health Services
1. NO INFORMATION.
2. ASSISTANT HEALTH SERVICES OFFICER MAJOR PALMER ATTENDED
THE NFA IN FREMONT, NE AND INSTRUCTED.

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APPENDIX VII: Special Staff Officers – Data and Statistics
Inspector General
Safety
Government Relations
Legal

Lt Col JEFFREY MORRIS
Lt Col SARAH WILDMAN
Col KEVIN SLIWINSKI
Lt Col JOTHAM BLODGETT

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Inspector General
1. NCR/IG WORKED WITH WING COUNTERPARTS ON COMPLAINTS.
2. NCR/IG WORKED WITH WING COUNTERPARTS ON COMPLIANCE.
3. NCR/IG PROVIDED REPORTS FOR THE REGION COMMANDER
REGARDING COMPLAINTS AND COMPLIANCE.
4. NCR/IG COMPLETED REPORTS AS REQUESTED.
5. NCR/IG MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT WITH PERTINENT NATIONAL
HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
6. NCR/IG PARTICIPATED IN REGION MEETINGS AND NATIONAL IG STAFF
CALLS.
7. NCR/IG FACILITATED A GO TO MEETING SESSION FOR THE NATIONAL
ONLINE UCC.
8. NCR/IG COMPLETED IG ANNUAL REFRESHER IN OCTOBER 2017.
Safety
1. KANSAS WING EARNED THE NORTH CENTRAL REGION PAUL W.
TURNER AWARD FOR 2017.
2. THE NCR SAFETY OFFICER OF THE YEAR FOR 2017 WAS MAJOR
MICHAEL BORDONARO OF THE MINNESOTA WING.
3. NCR/SE SERVED ON THE NCR MEMBERSHIP BOARD.
4. NCR/SE WROTE, SENT, AND TRACKED COMPLETION OF THE MONTHLY
SAFETY BRIEFING FOR REGION STAFF.
5. NCR/SE FOLLOWED UP ON SIRS ENTRIES AND SAFETY SURVEYS.
6. NCR/SE PROVIDE INPUT TO THE COMMANDER FOR SIRS ITEMS.
7. NCR/SE CONDUCTED THE ANNUAL SAFETY DOWN DAY IAW
REGULATIONS ON 4 MARCH 2017.
8. NCR/SE COMPLETED REPORTS AS REQUESTED.
9. NCR/SE MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT WITH WING COUNTERPARTS.
10. NCR/SE MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT WITH PERTINENT NATIONAL
HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
11. NCR/SE PARTICIPATED ACTIVELY IN REGION MEETINGS.
12. NCR/SE ATTENDED THE MISSOURI WING CONFERENCE AND THE JOINT
NCR/NEWG CONFERENCE IN BELLEVUE, NE.
13. NCR/SE WORKED TOWARD AND ACCOMPLISHED FORM 5.
14. NCR/SE COMPLETED LEVEL 4 OF THE SENIOR MEMBER PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.
15. NCR/SE COMPLETED THE ONLINE UNIT COMMANDERS COURSE.

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16. NCR/SE GRADUATED FROM NATIONAL SAFETY OFFICER COLLEGE ON 9
JUNE 2017.
17. NCR/SE PROMOTED TO LT COL ON 13 JUNE 2017.
Government Relations
1. THE GEORGE TUXEDO LEGISLATIVE OFFICER OF THE YEAR FOR 2017
FOR NORTH CENTRAL REGION WAS 2D LT MANFORD STEELE OF THE
SOUTH DAKOTA WING.
2. NCR FLEW LEGISLATORS IN MINNESOTA WING AND SOUTH DAKOTA
WING IN 2017.
3. NCR/GR COMPLETED REPORTS AS REQUESTED.
4. NCR/GR MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT WITH WING COUNTERPARTS.
5. NCR/GR MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT WITH PERTINENT NATIONAL
HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
6. NCR/GR PARTICIPATED IN REGION MEETINGS.
7. NCR/GR ATTENDED THE MINNESOTA WING CONFERENCE THE JOINT
NCR/NEWG CONFERENCE IN BELLEVUE, NE, AND PARTICIPATED IN
LEGISLATIVE DAY.
Legal
1. NCR/JA PROVIDED ADVICE ON NUMEROUS MATTERS TO THE
COMMANDER
2. NCR/JA ASSISTED WITH CONTRACT APPROVALS IN THE REGION.
3. NCR/JA ASSISTED WITH RESOLVING AN ISSUE IN MINNESOTA WING
THAT INVOLVED NORTH CENTRAL REGION AND A HANGAR USED FOR
NATIONAL FLIGHT ACADEMY MANKATO.
4. NCR/JA COMPLETED SOME REPORTS.
5. NCR/JA MAINTAINED CONTACT WITH WING COUNTERPARTS.
6. NCR/JA MAINTAINED REGULAR CONTACT WITH PERTINENT NATIONAL
HEADQUARTERS STAFF.
7. NCR/JA PARTICIPATED IN REGION MEETINGS.
8. NCR/JA ATTENDED AND INSTRUCTED AT THE NFA IN MANKATO, MN.

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THIS ANNUAL REPORT IS FAITHFULLY EXECUTED AND SUBMITTED BY THE
BELOW SIGNED CIVIL AIR PATROL HISTORIAN REPRESENTING THE
AFOREMENTIONED UNIT. ALL INFORMATION IS RECORDED AS SUBMITTED BY
THE VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS AND ASSIGNED PERSONNEL “AS IS” AND
REPRESENTS STATISTICAL DATA, FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, AND UNIT
ACTIVITIES FOR THE SPECIFIED PERIOD OF ASSESSMENT AND RECORDING. THE
UNIT HISTORIAN IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE VERACITY OR ACCURACY OF
INFORMATION.
Submitted by
Regena M. Aye, Col, CAP
North Central Region Department of the Historian

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