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History Of
North Carolina Wing
Civil Air Patrol
Auxiliary of the United States Air Force

1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017

History
1

Of

The North Carolina Wing
Civil Air Patrol
Auxiliary of the United States Air Force

Prepared by
Major Joseph Myers, CAP
Wing Historian

Reviewed by
Col. Robert J Bailey, CAP
Wing Commander

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This Page Intentionally Left Blank

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Table of Contents
Title Page
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Introduction of Unit Staff

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Narrative
CHAPTER I: Director of Operations
Search and Rescue
Disaster Relief
Homeland Security
Counterdrug

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CHAPTER II: Director of Aerospace Education
Internal Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education

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CHAPTER III: Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs
Cadet Activities

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APPENDIX I: Chapters I-III Data and Statistics7
Operations
Aerospace Education
Cadet Programs

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APPENDIX II: Unit Staff Data
Unit Map
Organizational Chart
Unit Command and Staff Listing

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APPENDIX III:
Director of Communications
Communications Operations

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APPENDIX IV:
Director of ProfessionalDevelopment
Professional Development

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APPENDIX VI: Staff Officers
Administration
Personnel
Recruiting and Retention
Plans and Programs
Public Affairs
Information Technology
Finance
Chaplain

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Historian
Health Services

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APPENDIX VII: Special Staff Officers
Inspector General
Safety
Government Relations
Legal

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INTRODUCTION OF UNIT STAFF AND BREIF UNIT NARRATIVE
The North Carolina Wing
Wing Commander
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff

Col Robert J Bailey
LtCol Edward Angelovich
LtCol Joseph A. Weinflash

SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF MAJOR ACTIVITIES
Chapter I OPERATIONS
2017 was a busy year for NCWG with the wing supporting relief operations for major disaster events, and numerous
SAREX’s. NCWG continues to have a robust operations tempo with actual missions and regular training in all areas
of emergency services; this is shown in WIMRs data on the CAP eservices website.
Search and Rescue
The Wing was alerted for16 SAR Missions during 2017, resulting in 10Finds, 1Save. Totaling in
16 Air Sorties, and 25 Ground Sorties.
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3.
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11.
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16.

17-M-0007
1/4/2017
17-M-0017A 1/6/2017
17-M-0047
1/22/2017
17-M-0052
1/23/2017
17-M-0110
2/19/2017
17-M-158A 3/9/2017
17-M-0297
5/9/2017
17-M-0335
5/21/2017
17-M-0384A 6/62017
17-M-0455
6/24/2017
17-M-0499
7/5/2017
17-M-0562
7/26/2017
17-M-0679A 8/30/2017
17-M0851
10/26/2017
17-M0873
11/3/2017
17-M0982
12/25/2017

ELT
SAR/Missing Person
ELT
ELT
ELT
ELT
ELT
ELT
SAR/Missing Person
ELT
ELT
ELT
ELT
ELT
ELT
ELT

Find
Find
Find
Find
2 Finds

Find
Find
Find
Find
Find

Save

Disaster Relief
During 2017 the Wing participated in 486 Air and Ground sorties for Disaster Relief Missions,
these were in support of Hurricane Irma, the sorties included PODS (Points of Distribution) Aerial Photography,
and Manpower Support to the NCEM EOC. The majority of the Disaster Relief sorties were in support of Hurricane
Irma. NCWG also supported PRWG with additional manpower to assist with recovery efforts.
17-C-5247

9/10/2017

Hurricane Irma Support

Homeland Security
NC Wing flew 334 sorties in support of Homeland Security for 2017.
1.
2.
3.
4.

17-1-4612
17-1-4977
17-1-5401
18-1-3526

118th ASOS Support
2-130th AOB Support
2-130th AOB Support
3-58th AOB Support

3/2/2017
5/6/2017
7/17/2017
10-19-2017

Counterdrug
No Counterdrug operations / missions assigned to NCWG for 2017
Chapter II Aerospace Education

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North Carolina Wing was very active with aerospace education during 2017. With most of the activities taking place
on the local squadron levels, with activities such as the AEX program, model rocketry, and Orientation flights for
various AFROTC/ AFJROTC Units.
Chapter III CADET PROGRAMS
Cadet Programs
2017 was an active year for the Cadet Program in North Carolina as shown on the NC Wing Calendar. 1st Lt
Kathleen Maxfield had led a dynamic cadet program for the NCWG as Director of Cadet Programs and has been
replaced by LtCol Shelly Gonzales.
Cadet Activities
During 2017 Cadets from the Wing participated in a number of activities during the year from O- Flights, Cadet
Competition, Drill & Ceremonies Academy, Cadet Airman NCO School, and Encampment. They also participated
in Emergency Services Training at different events though out the wing, as well as becoming active with the Cyber
Patriot Program
Drug Demand Reduction
No Data Submitted

APPENDIX 1: Chapters I-III Data and Statistics
Operations
Director of Operations

Major Christopher Bailey

Standardization /Evaluation Officer

Major James Brantley

Homeland Security Officer

LtCol Pete Bohler

Director of Counterdrug Operations

LtCol Pete Bohler

Director Emergency Services

LtCol Pete Bohler

Disaster Relief Officer

LtCol Pete Bohler

ES Training Officer

Major Alberto Griffa

Operations/ ES Chronology
January
1/8/17

Operations Conference Call

1/20/17 – 1/22/17

Wing wide SAREX

February
2/10/17 – 2/12/17

NCWG Ranger Training

2/17/17 – 2/19/17

ICS 300 Training (NCWG HQ)

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March
3/13/17

Operations Conference Call

3/25/17 – 3/26/17

NCWG ICP Training

3/25/17

Mission Observer Training

3/27/17 – 3/29/17

118th ASOS Support Mission Training

April
4/1/17

Aerial Photography Training

4/10/17

Operations Conference Call

4/15/17

PODs Training

4/22/17

AERT Training

4/29/17

Aerial Photography Training

May
5/1/17 – 5/8/17

CAP – USAF SAR Eval

5/8/17

Operations Conference Call

June
6/12/17

Operations Conference Call

6/24/17

Basic Aircrew School
Aerial Photography Training

July
7/10/17

Operations Conference Call

August
8/14/17

Operations Conference Call

8/25/17 – 8/2/17

Mountain Fury

September
9/16/17

Annual Operations Meeting

9/22/17 – 9/23/17

Waxhaw Emergency Services Training

October
10/20/17 – 10/26/17

3-58th AOB Training

November
11/17/17 -11/18/17

Waxhaw Emergency Services Training

December
12/1/17 – 12/3/17

NCWG Ranger Training

12/9/17

Mission Scanner/Mission Observer Training

12/16/17

UDF Training

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NC Wing WIMRS Data for 2017
Mission No

Mission Name

Mission Start

Location

Mission Type

Finds

Saves

Air

Ground

17-T-3896

Monthly Directed Training Mission

1/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

67

12

17-M-0007

1/4/2017 10:47:00 PM

NC

ELT

0

0

0

0

17-M-0017A

1/6/2017 8:24:00 PM

NC

SAR/Missing Person

0

0

0

0

17-T-3997

Statewide SAREX

1/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

44

29

17-T-3973

AFROTC - UNC Charlotte

1/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFROTC

0

0

2

0

17-T-4021

AFJROTC - Central Cabarrus HS

1/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

3

0

17-T-4051

AFJROTC -JM Robinson HS

1/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

3

0

17-T-4112

NCWG Compliance Inspection

1/21/2017 6:00:00 AM

NC

SUI INSP

0

0

10

10

17-M-0047

1/22/2017 5:14:00 PM

NC

ELT

1

0

0

1

17-M-0052

1/23/2017 2:40:00 PM

NC

ELT

0

0

0

1

17-T-3972

AFROTC - NC A&T

2/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFROTC

0

0

15

0

17-T-4199

AFROTC - Fayetteville State University

2/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFROTC

0

0

8

0

17-T-4250

Monthly Directed Training Mission

2/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

44

12

17-C-4269

Orange County PODS support

2/4/2017 1:00:00 PM

NC

Other

0

0

0

4

17-T-4277A

AFJROTC - East Henderson HS

2/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

3

0

17-T-4288

2017 NCWG Winter SAR School

2/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

4

23

17-T-4200

AFROTC - East Carolina University

2/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFROTC

0

0

16

0

17-T-4154A

AFROTC - UNC Chapel Hill

2/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFROTC

0

0

2

0

2/19/2017 7:10:00 PM

NC

ELT

1

0

1

1

17-M-0110
17-T-4375A

AFJROTC - North Forsyth HS

2/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

2

0

17-T-4380

Monthly Directed Training Mission

3/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

59

9

17-1-4612

118th ASOS Support

3/2/2017 1:00:00 AM

NC

HLS

0

0

11

0

17-T-4154B

AFROTC - UNC Chapel Hill

3/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFROTC

0

0

0

0

17-T-4169

AFJROTC - Tuscola HS

3/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

3

0

17-T-4277B

AFJROTC - East Henderson HS

3/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

4

0

17-T-4314

AFJROTC - Pine Forest HS

3/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

11

0

17-T-4373

AFJROTC - Terry Sanford HS

3/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

4

0

17-T-4375B

AFJROTC - North Forsyth HS

3/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

0

0

17-T-4493

AFROTC - NC State University

3/6/2017 5:00:00 AM

NC

AFROTC

0

0

16

0

3/9/2017 11:16:00 PM

NC

ELT

1

0

0

1

17-M-0158A
17-T-4520

AFJROTC - Laney HS

3/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

7

0

17-T-4155

AFJROTC - Northern Vance HS

3/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

12

0

17-T-4620

NCWG - ICP Training - 2

3/24/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

5

1

17-T-4621

NCWG - ICP Training - 1

3/24/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

8

1

17-T-4622

NCWG - ICP Training - 3

3/24/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

3

1

17-T-4623

NCWG - ICP Training - 4

3/24/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

3

0

17-T-4453

AP Course

3/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

DR TRNG

0

0

31

3

17-T-4643

AFROTC - Duke University

3/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFROTC

0

0

0

0

17-T-4543

Monthly Directed Training Mission

4/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

48

19

17-T-4760

Monthly Directed Training Mission

5/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

37

8

17-C-4806

Media Flight

5/1/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

Other

0

0

1

0

17-1-4977

2-130th AOB Support

5/6/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

HLS

0

0

30

0

5/9/2017 1:11:00 PM

NC

ELT

1

0

3

2

5/19/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

Other

0

0

14

1

5/21/2017 4:08:00 PM

NC

ELT

2

0

4

1

17-M-0297
17-1-5028

Airshow Support

17-M-0335
17-T-5017

Monthly Directed Training Mission

6/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

58

8

17-T-5018

NCWG/NCNG Training Exercise

6/1/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

22

2

17-M-0384A

6/6/2017 11:34:00 PM

NC

SAR/Missing Person

0

0

0

14

17-M-0455

6/24/2017 4:50:00 PM

NC

ELT

0

0

1

0

REQ-17-1232

NCWG Emergency Services Academy

7/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

0

0

17-T-5224

AP Course

7/1/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

DR TRNG

0

0

19

0

17-T-5330

Monthly Directed Training Mission

7/1/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

40

4

17-C-5339

Funeral Flyover

7/5/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

Other

0

0

2

0

7/5/2017 3:32:00 PM

NC

ELT

0

0

0

0

17-M-0499A

9

17-T-5236

2017 NCWG Encampment

7/6/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

100

39

17-1-5401

2-130th AOB Support

7/17/2017 6:00:00 AM

NC

HLS

0

0

37

0

7/26/2017 3:15:00 PM

NC

ELT

1

0

3

0

17-M-0562
17-T-5225

Mountain Fury

8/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

MOUNT FLYING CLINIC

0

0

39

0

17-T-5312

Monthly Directed Training Mission

8/1/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

52

13

REQ-17-1233

NCWG Air Crew School

8/1/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

0

0

REQ-17-1281

Annual Flight Clinic

8/1/2017 11:00:00 PM

NC

FLIGHT CLINIC

0

0

0

0

17-C-5609

Media Flight

8/13/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

Other

0

0

3

0

8/30/2017 2:39:00 PM

NC

ELT

1

0

1

2

17-M-0679A
17-T-5348

Annual Operations Meeting/Inspection

9/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

Other

0

0

52

4

17-T-5335

Monthly Directed Training Mission

9/1/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

88

7

17-C-5747

Hurricane Irma

9/10/2017 12:00:00 PM

NC

DR

0

0

0

0

17-T-5815

NC-051, NC-20066, & NC-20063

9/23/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

8

0

17-T-5817

AFJROTC Flights for NC-939

9/23/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

0

0

18-A-3027

Annual Consolidated MX

10/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

Consolidated MX

0

0

149

0

18-A-3028

Annual Pilot Proficiency

10/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

Proficiency

0

0

26

0

18-A-3029

Annual Cadet Orientation Rides

10/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

Cadet Orientation

0

0

864

4

18-A-3212

Annual Form 5/91 Eval

10/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

Form 5/91 Eval

0

0

125

0

18-B-3043

10/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

Annual B Mission

0

0

290

0

NC-Misc

10/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

CORP Misc

0

0

573

25

REQ-18-0044

3-82nd GSAB Support

10/1/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

HLS

0

0

0

0

18-T-3210

Monthly Directed Training Mission

10/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

43

14

18-T-3421

SUI Inspections

10/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

SUI INSP

0

0

0

0

18-T-3499

AFJROTC - Central Cabarrus HS, Robinson HS

10/2/2017 12:01:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

0

0

18-T-3257

Aerial Photography (AP) School

10/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

DR TRNG

0

0

6

0

18-1-3526

3-58th AOB Support

10/19/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

HLS

0

0

256

0

18-T-3497

AFJROTC - Asheboro HS

10/20/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

0

0

10/26/2017 5:40:00 PM

NC

ELT

1

0

1

0

11/1/2017 3:59:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

53

8

11/3/2017 1:57:00 PM

NC

ELT

1

0

0

1

17-M-0851
18-T-3611

Monthly Directed Training Mission

17-M-0873
18-T-3485

AFJROTC - Sanderson HS

11/6/2017 12:01:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

15

0

18-T-3498

AFJROTC - Northern Vance HS

11/6/2017 4:00:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

10

0

18-T-3680

AFJROTC-East Wayne HS

11/9/2017 5:00:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

11

0

18-T-3678

AFJROTC- Currituck County HS

11/9/2017 1:00:00 PM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

0

0

18-T-3787

Fall Ranger Training School

11/30/2017 5:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

2

41

18-T-3679

AFJROTC - East Henderson

12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

AFJROTC

0

0

2

0

12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

NC

SAR TRNG

0

0

64

4

12/25/2017 1:47:00 AM

NC

ELT

1

1

2

1

18-T-3825
17-M-0982

Monthly Directed Training Mission

Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education

LtCol Eric A Orgain

Internal Aerospace Education

Captain Paul A Carnes

External Aerospace Education

LtCol Dan Wishnietsky

Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs

LtCol Shelly Gonzales

Cadet Programs Chronology
January

10

1/14/17

Encampment Cadet Executive Staff Review Boards

February
2/4/17

CAC

2/5/17

NCSA Review Boards

2/24/17 – 2/26/17

NCWG Cadet Competition

March
3/10/17 – 3/12/17

NCWG Encampment Staff Selection School

3/17/17 – 3/19/17

NCWG Drill & Ceremonies Academy SJAFB

April
4/5/17

Cyber Patriot Coach Training

4/21/17 – 4/23/17

Airman NCO School

4/28/17 – 4/30/17

Cadet Commander’s School

May
5/13/17

CAC

June
6/23/17 – 6/25/17

Summer Drill Competition

July
7/8/17 – 7/5/17

NCWG Encampment Stanley County Air National Guard Base

August
8/4/17 – 8/6/17

NCWG Cyber Patriot Competition

8/25/17 – 8/27/17

Cadet Programs Leadership Symposium

September
9/15/17 – 9/17/17

Airman NCO School

October
10/14/17

CAC Meeting

10/28/17

Cadet Programs 75th Anniversary Dinning Out
NCWG O-Flight Day
NC-022 Model Rocketry Day

NCWG Cadet Awards
Spaatz

3

Eaker

6

11

Earhart

24

Mitchell

45

Appendix II
North Carolinal Wing Unit Map

Headquarters, North Carolina Wing (NC-001)



North Carolina State Legislative Squadron (NC-999)



Group 1 Hq (NC-011)

o
o

Gastonia Composite Sqdn (NC-024)

o

Shelby Composite Sqdn (NC-050)

o

Hickory Composite Sqdn (NC-124)

o


Asheville Composite Sqdn (NC-019)

Boone Composite Sqdn (NC-153)

Group 2 Hq (NC-002)

o

Raleigh-Wake Composite Sqdn (NC-048)

o

Johnston County Composite Sqdn (NC-143)

o

Franklin County Composite Sqdn (NC-145)

o

Orange County Composite Sqdn (NC-150)

12

o


Apex Cadet Sqdn (NC-301)

Group 3 Hq (NC-003)

o

Tar River Composite Sqdn (NC-057)

o

Pitt-Greenville Composite Squadron (NC-079)

o

Cunningham Field Composite Sqdn (NC-160)

o

Halifax Composite Squadron (NC-169)

o

Elizabeth City Comp Sq (NC-305)

o


Group 4 Hq (NC-004)

o
o

Sugar Valley Composite Squadron (NC-052)

o

Winston Salem Composite Sqdn (NC-082)

o

Randolph Composite Sqdn (NC-107)

o

Guilford Composite Squadron (NC-307)

o


Burlington Composite Sqdn (NC-022)

The Ncla Cadet Squadron (NC-825)

Group 5 Hq (NC-005)

o
o

Cape Fear Composite Sqdn (NC-023)

o

Goldsboro Composite Sqdn (NC-126)

o

Brunswick County Composite Squadron (NC-170)

o


Fayetteville Composite Sqdn (NC-007)

Sandhills Senior Squadron (NC-171)

Group 6 Hq (NC-006)

o

111th Search & Rescue Composite Sqdn (NC-111)

o

Charlotte Senior Squadron (NC-121)

o

South Piedmont Senior Sqdn (NC-137)

o

Iredell Composite Sqdn (NC-162)

o

Composite Squadron of the Waxhaws (NC-300)

NCWG Staff List
Name

Grade

Albert, Lynne T

Capt

Duty Assignment



Public Affairs Officer



Andresen, Arnold H

Maj



Asst. Standardization/Evaluation Officer



Angelovich, Edward P

Lt Col




Asst. Director of Safety



Vice Commander

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Annechiarico, Robert Patrick Maj



Director of Safety



Armour, John D

Lt Col



Asst. Director of Safety



Bailey, Christopher T

Lt Col





Asst. Director of Operations



Bailey, Robert J

Col






Bentley, Hazard J

1st Lt



Bissell, Dennis R

Lt Col








Bobbey, David M

Lt Col



Bohler, Peter A

Lt Col





Asst. Emergency Services Officer
Asst. Maintenance Officer

Commander



Asst. Director of Communications
Asst. Director of Logistics
Asst. Director of Operations

Asst. Public Affairs Officer



Asst. Director of Operations



Asst. Emergency Services Training Officer
Asst. Government Relations Advisor
Asst. Inspector General
Vice Commander
Web Security Administrator

Asst. Chaplain



Counterdrug Officer



Disaster Relief Officer
Homeland Security Officer

Brantley, James Alton

Maj



Standardization/Evaluation Officer



Browner, Jeremy T

Maj



Asst. Director of Administration



Bullock, Danielle E

Capt



Cadet Activities Officer



Call, Robert O

Capt



Asst. Director of IT



Carnes, Grace M

Maj




Asst. Director of Cadet Programs



Carnes, Paul A

Capt





Asst. Health Services Officer

Director of Logistics



Emergency Services Officer
Asst. Transportation Officer

Cheek, Jason G

Maj



Asst. Supply Officer



Donahue, John F

Lt Col



Asst. Inspector General



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Draper, Fred M

Maj



Director of Communications



Duemmel, Christopher A

Lt Col



Asst. Director of Safety



Eller, John D

Maj



Asst. Director of Emergency Services



Emerson, James E

Lt Col



Asst. Personnel Officer



Faver, Dennis O

Lt Col



Asst. Standardization/Evaluation Officer



Fitzpatrick, James G

Maj



Cadet Programs Development Officer



Gilchrist, David R

Lt Col




Director of Professional Development



Gonzales, Shelley J

Lt Col



Grant, Eric B

Lt Col





Griffa, Alberto

Maj





Asst. Internal Aerospace Education Officer

Director of Cadet Programs



Asst. Director of Communications



Asst. Director of Logistics
Asst. Testing Officer

Asst. Chief of Staff



Emergency Services Training Officer
Plans and Programs Officer

Hallihan, Tammy J

Maj



Asst. Director of Cadet Programs



Haskell, Daren R

Capt



Director of Finance



Haskell, Sherry A

Maj



Asst. Public Affairs Officer



Heller, Martin B

Maj



Maintenance Officer



Herman, Christopher H

1st Lt



Asst. Drug Demand Reduction Administrator



Holmes, Stephen M

Capt



Asst. Director of Logistics



Hooper, Phillip C

Capt



Asst. Director of Professional Development



Hubbard, Cora A

1st Lt



Asst. Public Affairs Officer



Huddleston, Robert A

1st Lt



Asst. Communications Engineering Officer



Ingram, Leslie A

Lt Col




Director of Administration



Asst. Health Services Officer

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Jones, Ricky R

Maj



Asst. Director of Operations



Justice, Ronald E

Capt



Asst. Legal Officer



Kearns, Brendan P

Maj




Asst. Director of Finance



Khouri, Omar W

1st Lt



Knox, Kevin

Capt








Leighton, Stephen L

Maj




Asst. Director of Logistics

Asst. Cadet Programs Development Officer



Asst. Communications Engineering Officer



Asst. Director of Communications
Asst. Director of Logistics
Supply Officer
Asst. Transportation Officer
Asst. Web Security Administrator

Asst. Director of Professional Development



Health Services Officer

Lipsey, Joel

Maj



Drug Demand Reduction Administrator



Logel, Robert F

Capt



Asst. Director of Safety



MacPherson, Robert B

Maj



Asst. Director of Finance



Maness, Shannon C

Maj



Chaplain



Mann, Steven E

Lt Col



Asst. Communications Engineering Officer



Maxfield, Kathleen

Capt



Asst. Director of Logistics



May, John W

Lt Col



Director of Emergency Services



Moody, Douglas B

Capt



Director of Aerospace Education



Myers, Joseph E

Maj



Historian



Nicholas, Kathleen M

Maj



Internal Aerospace Education Officer



Orgain, Eric Allen

Lt Col



Asst. Director of Aerospace Education



Ovnic, Louis J

Maj



Asst. Director of Safety



Pagan, William G

Capt



Legal Officer



Parker, Donna S

Capt



Asst. Inspector General



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Transportation Officer

Parker, Francis C

Lt Col



Inspector General



Phillips, Matthew T

Lt Col



Asst. Legal Officer



Ragland, Larry J

Col




Asst. Advisor to the Commander



Richardson, Craig G

Lt Col




Director of Operations

Asst. Director of Emergency Services
Asst. Director of Safety

Rimmer, Robert S

1st Lt



Asst. Director of Operations

Rodriguez, Walter H

Maj



Asst. Legal Officer

Rooks, John T

Maj



Asst. Director of Operations

Schaffer, Harold J

Col



Asst. Advisor to the Commander

Sides, Robin D

Maj



Asst. Director of Safety

Smith, Michael J

Maj




Government Relations Advisor
Asst. Health Services Officer

Stange, Alice D

Capt



Director of Recruiting & Retention

Stange, David E

Maj



Asst. Standardization/Evaluation Officer

Steele, Paul L

Lt Col



Asst. Director of Safety

Stevens, Scott E

Capt



Asst. Director of Emergency Services

Surratt, Weenis E

Lt Col



Advisor to the Commander

Swanson, Michael R

1st Lt





Director of IT
Asst. Supply Officer
Asst. Web Security Administrator

Vogt, Ralph A

Col



Asst. Inspector General

Waters, Joshua D

Capt



Asst. Director of Cadet Programs

Weinflash, Joseph A

Lt Col



Chief of Staff

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West, Michael C

Lt Col



Asst. Director of Professional Development

Williams, Donald W

Capt



Asst. Director of Recruiting & Retention

Willis, Michael B

Maj



Personnel Officer

Willis, Shelly R

Capt



Asst. Personnel Officer

Appendix III
Director of Communications

Major Fred Draper

Communications Operations in NC Wing supported a wide range of operations from real world and training missions for 2017.
Chronology
January
1/15/16

COMEX simulating loss of AC power on the East Coast of the US

April
4/29- 5/1/16

Constant Watch COMEX

July
7/31/16

New net announced on R57

September
9/1/16

NCWG Communications meeting

November
11/1/16

DoD COMEX Avenging Spirit

Appendix IV
Director of Professional Development

LtCol David Gilchrist

2017 was an active year for Professional Development in NCWG with the year seeing the wings professional development
officers working on hosting a variety of training weekends throughout the wing.
NCWG Senior Members were busy with their own professional development during 2017 with the following achievements.

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1 Level 5 Completions (Gil Rob Wilson Award)
8 Level 4 Completions (Dr. Paul Garber Award)
34 Level 3 Completions (Grover Leoning Award)

Chronology
February
2/17/17

UCC

April
4/1 – 4/2/17

SLS

4/29/17

TLC Basic

4/30/17

TLC Intermediate

August
8/12/17 – 8/19/17

MER Staff College

8/26/17 – 8/27/17

SLS / CLC (NCWG HQ)

October
10/20/17 – 10/21/17

SLS Group 6

Appendix V
Staff Officers
Administration
No Data Provided

LtCol Leslie Ingram

Personnel
No Data Provided

Major Michael Willis

Recruiting and Retention
No Data Provided

Captain Alice D Strange

Public Affairs Captain Lynne T Albert
The NCWG PAO has maintained a robust presence online and in the media especially regarding the support response to
Hurricane Matthew, and other events throughout the wing.
Information Technology
No Data Provided

Captain Kevin Knox

Finance

Major Brendan P Kearns
No Data Provided

Chaplain
No Data Provided

Captain Shannon C Maness

Historian
Major Joseph E Myers
The NCWG Historian continues to provide support to LtCol Phil Saleet’s Museum outreach at the North Carolina Maritime
Museum as needed.

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Health Services
No Data Provided

LtCol Rick Lyerly

APPENDIX VII: Special Staff Officers
Inspector General
No Data Provided

LtCol Frank Parker

Safety
Major Robert Annechiarico
NCWG completed 2017 without any open safety issues.
Government Relations
No Data Provided

Major Michael Smith

Legal
No Data Provided

Captain William Pagan

IN Memorial Captain Steve Merritt –
(unknown 2017)1Capt. Steve Merritt, a member of the North Carolina Wing’s Franklin County Composite Squadron, died
Sunday of injuries suffered the previous day after the private single-engine Cessna 150C he was flying crashed in a field in
Franklin County shortly after takeoff.
According to news reports, Merritt was retrieving the Cessna, which its teenage pilot had landed in the field the day before after
experiencing problems, to return it to Louisburg’s Triangle North Executive Airport. He was the airport’s manager as well as a
flight instructor.
Merritt joined the North Carolina Wing in 2004 and was considered an architect of the wing’s glider program, one of Civil Air
Patrol’s most active. He held ratings as a check pilot examiner, a mission pilot and a glider instructor pilot.

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 PERSONEL “AS IS”
AND REPRESENTS STATISTICAL DATA AND UNIT ACTIVITIES FOR THE SPECIFIED PERIOD OF
ASSESMENT AND RECORDING. THE UNIT HISTORIAN IS NIT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE VERACITY OR
ACCURACY OF INFORMATION.
Submitted by
Joseph E Myers Maj. CAP
North Carolina Wing Historian

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