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HISTORY OF
WYOMING WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
Auxiliary of the United States Air Force

01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017

HISTORY
of
WYOMING WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
AUXILIARY OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE

Prepared By
Captain Jerry W Cowles, CAP
Wyoming Wing Historian

Reviewed By
Col.Jeffery L. Johnson, CAP
Wyoming Wing Commander

COMMANDERS APPROVAL LETTER

TABLE OF CONTENTS
TITLE PAGE ..............................................................................................................1
COMMANDER’S APPROVAL LETTER ................................................................2
INTRODUCTION OF UNIT STAFF ........................................................................ 3
TABLE OF CONTENTS ........................................................................................ 4-5
NARRATIVE
CHAPTER I: DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS ...................................................................6
Search and Rescue ...................................................................................................6
Disaster Relief ..........................................................................................................6
Homeland Security...................................................................................................6
Counterdrug .............................................................................................................6
CHAPTER II: DIRECTOR OF AEROSPACE EDUCATION ...........................................6
Internal Aerospace Education ..................................................................................6
External Aerospace Education .................................................................................6
CHAPTER III: DIRECTOR OF CADET PROGRAMS ................................................. 6-7
Cadet Programs ........................................................................................................7
Cadet Activities ........................................................................................................7
Drug Demand Reduction .........................................................................................7
APPENDIX I: Chapters I-III - Data and Statistics ..............................................................8
Operations ............................................................................................................ 8-9
Aerospace Education ....................................................................................... 10-11
Cadet Programs ................................................................................................ 11-12
APPENDIX II: Unit Staff - Data and Statistics .................................................................12
Unit Map (showing geographic subdivisions within a REGION/WING) .............12
Unit Organization Chart ................................................................................... 13-15
Unit Command and Staff Listing ...........................................................................16
APPENDIX III: Director of Logistics – Data and Statistics..............................................19
Supply ....................................................................................................................19
Transportation ........................................................................................................19
Maintenance ...........................................................................................................19
APPENDIX IV: Director of Communications – Data and Statistics .................................20
Communications Operations ..................................................................................20
Communications Facilities and Equipment ...........................................................20
APPENDIX V: Director of Professional Development - Data and Statistics....................21
Professional Development .....................................................................................21

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APPENDIX VI: Staff Officers - Data and Statistics ................................................... 22-24
Administration .......................................................................................................22
Personnel ................................................................................................................22
Recruiting and Retention .......................................................................................22
Plans and Programs ................................................................................................22
Public Affairs .........................................................................................................22
Information Technology .................................................................................. 22-23
Finance - Financial Statement ................................................................................23
Chaplain .................................................................................................................23
Historian........................................................................................................... 23-24
Health Services ......................................................................................................24
APPENDIX VII: Special Staff Officers – Data and Statistics ...........................................25
Inspector General ...................................................................................................25
Safety .....................................................................................................................25
Government Relations ...........................................................................................26
Legal ......................................................................................................................26

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INTRODUCTION OF UNIT STAFF & BRIEF UNIT NARRATIVE
The Wyoming Wing RMR
Wing Commander
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
Heaberlin

Col Jeffery L Johnson
Lt Col Beverly K Carlson
GRADE
Maj
Michael

SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF MAJOR ACTIVITIES
Chapter I

OPERATIONS

Search and Rescue
WYWG ASSISTING WY NATIONAL GUARD IN SUPPORT OF SAR, 7 SINGLE ENGINE
AIRCRAFT(TWO HAVE FLIR) HAVING CAMERAS,, 11 VEHICLES SOME WITH
COMMUNICATION GEAR, 6 SAR MISSIONS, 2 LIVES SAVED, 1-OTHER STATE
SUPPORT FOR MISSION, TOTAL HOURS FLOWN 748.7, FLIGHT STAFF 18 MISSION
PILOTS FLYING 485 SORTIES (PROFICIENCY, MAINTENANCE, SAR, RELOCATION,
AND CADET ORIENTATION
Disaster Relief
SNAKE RIVER AERIAL SURVEY IN MAY 9.1 GB OF IMAGES FOR BASELINE ON
POTENTIAL FLOODING DURING SPRING RUNOFF
Homeland Security
NO DATA
Counterdrug
NO DATA
Chapter II

AEROSPACE EDUCATION

Internal Aerospace Education
52% SENIOR MEMBERS EARNED YEAGER AEROSPACE EDUCATION
ACHIEVEMENT AWARD, 5 CYPERPATRIOT TEAMS FINISHING 1ST IN STATE AND
3RD IN REGION, ROCKETRY WEEKEND BUILDING AND FLYING ROCKETS
External Aerospace Education
2 TOP FLIGHTS
Chapter III

CADET PROGRAMS

Cadet Programs

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COLOR GUARD CLINICS AND COMPETION,AT CASPER, OPERATION WHITE STRIPE,
ORIENTATION FLIGHTS,ENCAMPMENT WITH FLIGHTS FOR CADET IN C-130 AND
BLACKHAWK, DISTRIBUTE AMERICAN FLAGS HELICOPTER, INSTRUCTION IN
AEROSPACE, LEADERSHIP,CAP HISTORY AND DDR, TRAVELING TO LETHBRIDGE,
ALBERTA CANADA FOR HART (HONORING ALLIES AND REMEMBERTING
TOGETHER), TWO CADETS RECEIVED NOMINATIONS TO THREE SERVICE
ACADEMIES,DISTRIBUTE AMERICAN FLAGS ON 4TH OF JULY, PROVIDE SERVICE
FOR VFW DINNERS, OBSERVE FLAG DAY,WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA
HONORING FALLEN VETERANS.
CADET MEMBERSHIP STOOD AT 96 WITH 000 HAVING 9, 002 HAVING 12, 059
HAVING 11, 066 HAVING 30, 069 HAVING 10, 075 HAVING 8, 078 HAVING 16, 080
HAVING 2.
Cadet Activities
40 ORIENTATION FLIGHTS CONSISTING OF 2 EDUCATOR FLIGHTS, 38 CADET
FLIGHTS, 5 CYPERPATRIOT TEAMS FINISHING 1ST IN STATE AND 3RD IN REGION,
ROCKETRY WEEKEND BUILDING AND FLYING ROCKETS, INTERNATIONAL CADET
EXCHANGE 1 CADET TO NETHERLAND, CIVIL LEADERSHIP ACADEMY WAS
ATTENDED BY 4 CADETS.
Drug Demand Reduction
DDR LESSON AT ENCAMPMENT

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APPENDIX I: Chapters I-III - Data and Statistics
OPERATIONS
Director of Operations
Aircraft Coordinator
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
CIS Officer

Lt Col Rodney A.Burnett
Maj Michael A. Heaberlin
Capt Jeffery C. Baum
Col Jacquelyn L Floyd

Homeland Security Officer
Director Counterdrug Operations
Counterdrug Administrative Officer
Director of Emergency Services
Disaster Relief Officer
ES Training Officer

1st Lt Robert McKinney
Col JEFFERY JOHNSON
GRADE
1st Lt Robert McKinney
GRADE
Lt Col Michael Carlson

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
OPERATIONS
Director of Operations
1. DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS HAS COMMAND OF AIRCRAFT AND COV
OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE AND ALLOCATED TRAINING HOURS
FOR AIRCREW TO PROVIDE PROFICIENCY OF PERSONNEL
Aircraft Coordinator
1. LTCOL RODNEY BURNETT HAS 6 CESSNA 182 AIRCRAFT
RANGING FROM APOLLO TO G1000 GARMIN SYSTEMS AND 1CESSNA 206 EQUIPTS WITH FLIR, 1 ADDITIONAL CESSNA 182 IS
FLIR EQUIPT.
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
1. CAPT JEFFERY BAUM HAS CURRENTLY 38 SKILLS EVALUATORS
COVERING 143 OPERATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
CIS Officer
1. NO DATA PROVIDED
Homeland Security Officer
1. NO DATA PROVIDED
Director Counterdrug Operations
1. NO DATA PROVIDED
Counterdrug Administrative Officer
1. NO DATA PROVIDED
Director of Emergency Services

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1. 1ST LT ROBERT MCKINNEY HEADS THREE MEMBERS OF INCIDENT
COMMANDERS, 11 FLIGHT RELEASE OFFICERS, 45 DRIVERS OF COV,
TRAINING OF STAFF ASSISTANTS, INCIDENT GENERAL AND COMMAND
STAFF, MAINTAIN LIASION WITH USAF, RESPOND IN KIND TO
AFRCC/HOMELAND SECURITY REQUESTS FOR RECONNAISSANCE OR
ACTIVE GROUNDTEAM INVESTIGATIONS.
Disaster Relief Officer
1. NO DATA PROVIDED
ES Training Officer
1. MULTIPLE SAREX WERE CONDUCTED IN PREPARATION FOR
SAREVAL, REPEATERS WERE UPDATED AND PROVIDED
VALUABLE LINKAGE BETWEEN IC AND MOBILE AIR AND
GROUND ASSETS.

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

Maj Toni Brown
1st Lt Robert Montgomery
1st Lt Joseph Feiler

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Aerospace Education
1. WYOMING WING AEROSPACE EDUCATION PLAN OF ACTION 2018
INTERNAL AEROSPACE EDUCATION
WYOMING WING CONFERENCE - JUNE 2018
MATERIALS FOR CONFERENCE (PRINTED PLUS SAMPLES)
TRAVEL FOR WYOMING WING 3 AE OFFICERS
REGIONAL AE CONFERENCES
NATIONAL AE CONFERENCES
AE NOTEBOOKS FOR EACH OF THE 9 SQUADRONS IN THE WYOMING WING
9 SQUADRON COMMANDERS
9 SQUADRON AEOS
TRAVEL TO EACH SQUADRON FOR INTERNAL AEROSPACE TRAINING
1 FLIGHT EACH YEAR PER SQUADRON – WILL FLY B TRAINING MISSIONS FOR
THESE FLIGHTS
1 ROAD TRIP EACH YEAR (9)
(FUEL, MEALS, LODGING)
EXTERNAL AEROSPACE EDUCATION
OUTREACH MATERIALS FOR THE STATE OF WYOMING
BOY SCOUTS
GIRL SCOUTS
4H CHAPTERS
SCHOOLS
K-12
COLLEGES
HOME SCHOOLS
LIBRARIES
CREATE THE AVIATION HISTORY IN WYOMING COLORING BOOK FOR THE STATE
OF WYOMING’S 4TH GRADE TEACHERS, USING THE WYOMING HISTORY
ARCHIVES DISPLAY CALLED “WINGS TO THE WEST” AND WYOMING SECRETARY
OF STATE EDWARD MURRAY III’S GRANDFATHER & GREAT UNCLE JIM MURRAY
AS THE INSPIRATION.

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TEACHER OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM
AT LEAST 10 TEACHER FLIGHTS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE TOUR OF THE
“WINGS TO THE WEST” PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY TO WYOMING COMMUNITIES
WITH CAP SQUADRONS. (WILL WORK WITH JEFF MONTGOMERY AT NHQ FOR THE
COST OF THESE FLIGHTS)
.
WYOMING STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION STEM CONFERENCE
AUGUST 2018, GILLETTE
2.
Internal Aerospace Education
1. 1.
YEAGER AWARDS INCLUDED LTCOL RODNEY BURNETT,
MAJOR GREGORY SCHREURS, TSGT SALVATORE CHIPORO, 2ND
LT CHRISTOPHER SCHUTZ, 2ND LT DAVID BOYER, AND 1ST LT
KEVIN WILSON. LTCOL ROBERT GIESE WAS HONORED WITH
FRANK BREWER AWARD FOR DEDICATED SERVICE. NO DATA
PROVIDED
External Aerospace Education
1. TEACHER ORIENTATION FLIGHT OCCURRED 2 AUGUST 2017
CADET PROGRAMS
Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development
Region/Wing Cadet Leadership School Coordinator
Cadet Honor Academy Coordinator
Cadet Advisory Council Chair
Director of Drug Demand Reduction

GRADE LtCol Beverly K Carlson
GRADE Capt Jan Johnson
GRADE
GRADE
LtCol Beverly K Carlson
Lt Col Assunta S McDonald

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Cadet Programs
1. OPERATION BLACK SHIRT TOOK PLACE 27 AUGUST 2917 IN CASPER,
OPERATION WHITE STRIPE IN CONJUNCTION WITH CADET COLOR
GUARD WERE HELD IN CASPER ARMORY IN MARCH AND OCTOBER
RESPECTIVELY. WY ENCAMPMENT HAD 3 FLIGHTS AT CAMP
GUERNSEY NATIONAL GUARD TRAINING FOR 8 DAYS THE FIRST WEEK
OF AUGUST. AEROSPACE, LEADERSHIP, DDR AND DRILL WERE
EMPHASIZED ALONG WITH TEAMWORK THROUGH PHYSICAL
ACTIVITIES AND OBSTACLE COURSE . FIREARM SAFETY AND LAND
NAVIGATION, C-130 RIDES, BLACKHAWK RIDES, RMR/WY WING
CONFERENCE IN CHEYENNE, WHEATLAND ROCKETRY BADGE,
ORIENTATION FLIGHTS, AMERICAN FLAG DISTRIBUTION AT 4TH OF
JULY IN CODY, GROUND-TEAM TRAINING IN SHERIDAN AND
CHEYENNE, SERVING DINNER AT VFW ON VETERAN'S DAY, WINGS AND

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WHEELS AT POWELL RECRUITMENT DRIVE, FRONTIER DAYS IN
CHEYENNE, FT CASPAR CANDLELIGHT IN CASPER, DOMINO'S PIZZA JOB
TRAINING, HART CEREMONY IN LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, CANADA
2. 13 ACHIEVEMENTS 1, 11 ACHEIEVEMENT 2, 6 ACHIEVEMENT 3, 5
WRIGHT, 2 ACHIEVEMENT 4, 5 ACHIEVEMENT 5, 3 ACHIEVEMENT 6, 3
ACHIEVEMENT 7, 1 ACHIEVEMENT 8, 2 MITCHELL, 2 ACHIEVEMENT 9, 3
ACHIEVEMENT 10, 1 ACHIEVEMENT 11, 1 EARHART, 1 CHIEVEMENT 14
3.
2016-2017 RMR Cadet Advisory Council representatives:
1. RMR CHAIR LTCOL JUSTIN RAMEY, WYWG LEADER CAPT
MURPHREE
Cadet Conference
1. WYWG CONFERENCE MAY 2017 IN JACKSON HOLE
Region Cadet Leadership School (RCLS)
1. MAJOR TASHA MCKELVEY PARTICIPATED
Cadet Honor Academy (CHA)
1. NO DATA PROVIDED
REGION Cadet Competition or WY Wing Cadet Competition
1. NO DATA PROVIDED
Director of Drug Demand Reduction
1. NO DATA PROVIDED

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APPENDIX II: Unit Staff - Data and Statistics
Unit Map (showing geographic subdivisions within a WING)

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Unit Organization Chart

Wing Staff
Duty Position
Command Section
Commander

Name

Rank

Email

Jeffrey L Johnson

Col

(All below redacted per CAP
PII regulations)

Vice Commander
Chief of Staff

Beverly K Carlson
Michael A
Heaberlin
Jacquelyn L Floyd
M
James R Little
Harlan R Ribnik
Jerry W Cowles

Lt Col
Maj

Toni C Brown
Joseph W Feiler
Robert C
Montgomery

Maj
1st Lt
1st Lt

Salvatore R
Chiporo
Jan L Johnson
Beverly K
Carlson
Assunta S
McDonald

TSgt

Mckinley D
Wood

Maj

David A Shepard
Michael Carlson
Ian Lydic
Jeffrey L
Johnson
Jan L Johnson
M
George A
Twitchell

1st Lt
Lt Col
Capt
Col

Assistant Chief of Staff
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services Officer
Assistant Health Services Officer
Historian
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Officer
Internal Aerospace Education
Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Assistant Director of Cadets
Assistant Director of Cadets
Drug Demand Reduction
Administrator
Chaplain
Chaplain
Communications
Director of Communications
Assistant DCS
Assistant DCS
Assistant DCS
Assistant DCS
Assistant DCS
Assistant DCS
Emergency Services

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Col
Col
Maj
Maj
Capt

Capt
Lt Col
Lt Col

Capt
Col
Maj

Director of Emergency Services
Assistant Director of Emergency
Services
Financial Management
Director of Finance
Information Technology
Director of IT
Web Security Administrator
Inspector General
Inspector General
Assistant Inspector General
Assistant Inspector General
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Assistant Director of Logistics
Maintenance Officer
Assistant Maintenance Officer
Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Assistant Transportation Officer
Marketing and Public Affairs
Director of Recruiting & Retention
Public Affairs Officer
Operations
Director of Operations
Assistant Director of Operations
Assistant Director of Operations
Standardization/Evaluation
Officer
Personnel
Director of Administration
Assistant Director of
Administration
Personnel Officer
Plans and Requirements
Plans and Programs Officer
Professional Development
Director of Professional
Development
Safety
Director of Safety

Robert B
McKinney
Michael Carlson

1st Lt

Gregory W
Schreurs

Maj

Tim Anderson
Tera R Cowles

Maj
Maj

Harold E Reed
John C Burkett
James M Moore

Lt Col
Lt Col
CMSgt

Jan L Johnson
M
M
John R Douglas
Jan L Johnson
Michael A
Heaberlin
M

Capt
Col
Col
1st Lt
Capt
Maj

John R Douglas
Tera R Cowles

1st Lt
Maj

Rodney A
Burnett
Michael Carlson
George A
Twitchell
Jeffrey C Baum

Lt Col

James M Moore
Harold E Reed

CMSgt
Lt Col

James M Moore

CMSgt

Jacquelyn L
Floyd

Col

Harlan R Ribnik

Maj

Beverly K
Carlson

Lt Col

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Lt Col

Col

Lt Col
Maj
Capt

Assistant Director of Safety
Assistant Director of Safety

Joseph W Feiler
Jan L Johnson

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1st Lt
Capt

Unit Command and Staff Listing
Wyoming Units
City
Unit Name
Sublette County Composite Squadron
Big Piney
492nd ES Composite Squadron
Casper
Cheyenne Composite Squadron
Cheyenne
Yellowstone
Regional
Composite
Cody/Powell
Squadron
Powder River Composite Squadron
Gillette
Teton Senior Squadron
Jackson
Laramie Valley Composite Flight
Laramie
Sheridan
Wheatland

Link for Info
Sublette Squadron website
Casper Squadron website
Cheyenne Squadron website
Yellowstone
Squadron
website
Gillette Squadron website
Jackson Squadron website
Laramie
Valley
Flight
website
Cloud Peak Composite Squadron
Cloud
Peak
Squadron
website
Capt Michael S. Walker Memorial Wheatland
Squadron
Squadron
website

UNIT COMMANDERS: respectively
1ST LT JOHN DOUGLAS- SUBLETTE COUNTY COMPOSITE
1ST LT JOSEPH FEILER- 492 EMERGENCY COMPOSITE
MAJOR TIM ANDERSON- CHEYENNE COMPOSITE SQUADRON
CAPT JERRY COWLES- YELLOWSTONE REGIONAL COMPOSITE
1ST LT KENNETH DYK- POWDER RIVER COMPOSITE
1ST LT JAMESS WARREN- TETON SENIOR
2ND LT JENNIFER ZALESKI- LARAMIE VALLEY COMPOSITE
CAPT IAN LYDIC- CLOUD PEAK COMPOSITE
LTCOL ASSUNTA MCDONALD- CAPT MICHAEL S. WALKER MEMORIAL

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

Capt Jan L Johnson
Capt Jan L Johnson
Maj Michael A Heaberlin
Col William Morton

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Logistics
1. CAPT JOHNSON WAS APPOINTED TO UNRAVEL THE CONFUSION IN
ORMS IN MULTIPLE AREAS RANGING FROM MISLABLED RESOURCES TO
LOCATION OF EQUIPMENT WITH THE NEW AIRMAN BATTLE UNIFORMS
RECEIVED FROM REGION. COMPUTERS WERE DISTRIBUTED TO AID
UNIT COMMANDERS AND WING STAFF ALONG WITH DONATED
PROJECTORS, LAPTOPS WERE RECEIVED FROM ROSE KEATING, DENVER
COLORADO, FOR DISTRIBUTION TO CADETS FOR PERSONAL USE.
COMMUNICATION RADIOS THAT HAD BEEN DISTRIBUTED TO
SQUADRONS WERE RETURNED FOR REALLOCATION.
Supply Officer
1. IN CHARGE OF EXPENDABLE, VEHICLES, AIRCRAFT,
COMMUNICATIONS GEAR, EQUIPMENT AND REAL PROPERTY
Transportation Officer
1. MAJOR HEABERLIN WROTE SUPPLEMENTALS TO NATIONAL
UPDATING CAPR77-1 AFTER RECEIVING TWO NEW EXPRESS
CHEVY VANS WITH BACKUP CAMERAS AND BLUETOOTH
RADIOS. APPROVAL FOR INSTALLING BACKUP ALARMS IN NEW
CHEVY EXPRESS VAN RESULTED IN MEETING REQUIREMENTS
IN CAPR 77-1
Maintenance Officer
1. COL WILLIAM MORTON JR COMPLETED HIS TERM AS AIRCRAFT
MAINTENANCE OFFICER AND MAINTAINED THE CURRENT
FLEET OF 7 AIRCRAFT AND RETIRING 1 C 182 AFTER DECADES
OF SERVICE.

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

1st Lt David Shepard
GRADE n/a
1st Lt David Shepard
1st Lt David Shepard

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Communications
1. 1ST LT DAVID SHEPARD HAS QUIETLY REORGANIZED AND REVITALIZED
COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS INTO RELIABLE EQUIPMENT THAT WAS
NECESSARY TO EARN A SPECIAL COMMENDATION BY USAF-CAP
LIASON DURING THE SAR-EVAL AT KHSG. LT SHEPARD WAS
INSRUMENTAL IN RESTORING REPEATER SERVICE TO THREE UNITS
THAT HAD BEEN CRIPPLED BY WEATHER WITH THE AID OF MAJOR
GEORGE TWITCHELL.
Communications Licensing Officer
1. N/A
ORMS Officer
1. RECEIVED DISABLED UNITS AND REPLACED OR REPAIRED
THEM TO MAINTAIN REIABILITY AMONG THE SQUADRONS,
RECEIVED AND REALLOCATED UNSUED EQUIPMENT RADIOS
TO AREAS OF CONCERN.
HF Coordination Officer
1. CONDUCTS OPERATION CONSTANT WATCH AND IS ASKING FOR
MORE HF OPERATORS
Communications Operations
1. HIGH FREQUENCY RADIOS, VERY HIGH FREQUENCY RADIOS
AND AIR BAND RADIOS ARE DISTRIBUTED TO SEVERAL
VEHICLES AS WELL AS ESTABLISHING A COMMUNICATION
CENTER AT SAREX LOCATIONS ALLOWING INCIDENT
COMMANDER TO EXTEND HIS PERCEPTION OF AIRBORNE OR
GROUNDTEAMS.
Communications Facilities and Equipment
1. MAINTAINS INVENTORY AND REPAIR OF WING RADIOS
THROUGHOUT THE STATE AT WING HQ. OPERATIONAL CHECKS
OF RADIOS AND NETWORK ARE CONSISTENTLY
ACCOMPLISHED.

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APPENDIX V: Director of Professional Development - Data and Statistics
Professional Development
Director of Professional Development

Maj Harlan R Ribnik

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Professional Development
1. MAJOR RIBNICK HAS ESTABLISHED SEMIANNUAL TRAINING LEADERS
OF CADET, SQUADRON LEADERSHIP SCHOOL AND CORPORATE
LEARNING CLASS IN CASPER ARMORY TO IMPROVE PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT AMONG SENIOR MEMBERS IN THEIR PERFORMANCE OF
DUTIES. SPECIALTY TRACKS WE HAVE 34 MEMBERS SARTING OR
COMPLETING SPECIALTY TRACK RATINGS IN ADMINISTRATION,
AEROSPACE, OPERATIONS,FINANCE,EMERGENCY SERVICES, FLIGHT
OPERATIONS, HISTORIAN, PERSONNEL, PAO, PIO, PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATIONS, HEALTH, LOGISITCS, CADET
PROGRAMS, CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT, SAFETY, INSPECTOR
GENERAL, AND STANDARD EVALUATIONS.
2. MEMBERS COMPLETED 19 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY COURSES.
3. WYWG HAS ACHIEVED 90% AIRCRAFT HANDLING WITH ONLY 3
SQUADRONS NOT ACHIEVING 100%
4.

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APPENDIX VI: Staff Officers - Data and Statistics
Director of Administration
Director of Personnel
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 AARON SENG
Maj AARON SENG
1st Lt John Douglas
Col Jacquelyn L Floyd
Maj Tera Cowles
Maj Tim Anderson
Maj Gregory W. Schreurs
Maj McKinley D. Wood
Capt Jerry W Cowles
Maj James R. Little

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Director of Administration
1. MAJOR AARON SENG LEFT WYWG IN AUGUST MOVING TO NEVADA FOR
MARRIAGE AND WAS REPLACED BY CMSGT JAMES (MIKE) MOORE.
Director of Personnel
1. MAJOR AARON SENG LEFT WYWG IN AUGUST MOVING TO NEVADA FOR
MARRIAGE AND WAS REPLACED BY CMSGT JAMES (MIKE) MOORE
Director of Recruiting and Retention
1. DATA WAS PULLED FROM MEMBER RECRUITING REPORT SHOWING 21
NEW MEMBERS HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THIS WING.ALMOST EVENLY
SPLIT BETWEEN SENIOR AND CADET MEMBERS.
Director of Plans & Programs
1. NO DATA WAS PROVIDED
Director of Public Affairs
1. SENIOR RATING ACHIEVED MASTER RATING PUBLIC AFFAIRS MAJOR
TERA COWLES TOOK CHARGE OF WY ENCAMPMENT PUBLIC AFFAIRS
TEACHING CADETS THE FINE ART OF INFORMING THE PUBLIC VIA
SOCIAL MEDIA OF THE EVENTS THEIR CADETS WERE EXPERIENCING AT
ENCAMPMENT AND EARNED THE GRADITUDE OF REGION PUBLIC
AFFAIRS OFFICE LTCOL MICAEL DANIELS. NEW CONTACTS WERE
ADDED TO HER LIST OF PRINT/MEDIA INCLUDING SMALL AND LARGE
CITIES AND INVITED TELEVISION SOURCE TO CADET EVENTS AS WELL
AS SAREX, COMPLETED WYWG PAO CRISIS COMMUNICATION PLAN
(RMR WAS FIRST REGION TO COMPLETE PAO CRISIS PLANNATIONALLY
2. 1 MASTER RATING, 0 SENIOR RATING, 4 TECHNICIAN RATING, 9 NONE
RATING.
Director of Information Technology
1. MAJOR TIM ANDERSON HAS REVAMPED THE WYWG WEBSITE AND
LINKED IT TO WING FACEBOOK PAGE. THE NEW WEBSITE HOLD LINKS
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TO HOME PAGE, OPERATION/EMERGENCY SERVICES, AEROSPACE
EDUCATION, CADET PROGRAMS, WING FORMS, WING STAFF, WYOMNG
UNITS, INSPECTOR GENERAL, WING CONFERENCE HISTORICAL
ARCHIVES LINKED TO NATIONAL ARCHIVES, CALENDAR, RECENT
NEWS AND A CONTACT US. THIS WEBSITE IS USER FRIENDLY AN IS
BASED UPON WORD PRESS FOR UNIVERSAL CIVIL AIR PATROL ACCESS.
ADDITIONAL LINKS WILL STEER YOU TO SOCIAL MEDIA SUCH AS
TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, FLICKER. MAJ ANDERSON MAINTAINS
REGIONA AND WING WEBSITES AND ASSISTS IN COMPUTER REPAIR ON
WING COMPUTERS AND TABLETS.,
Information Technology Officer
1. MAJOR TIMOTHY ANDERSON, SQUADRON COMMANDER OF
CHEYENNE COMPOSITE SQUADRON, IS AN INFORMATION
SERVICE BUSINESSMAN,
Finance - Financial Statement
1. THE FINANCE OFFICER CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT MAINTAINED
FINANCIAL LEDGERS FOR BUDGETARY CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT
TO SQUADRONS AND WING ASSETS IN EFFICIENT UTILIZATION OF
RESOURCES IN LINE WITH GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES. CMSGT MOORE PLANNED AND
MAINTAINED A WORKING BUDGET THAT BENEFITED WYOMING WING
PREPARING FINANCIAL REPORTS, INCLUDING ANNUAL BUDGET
EXECUTION REPORTS, QUARTERLY FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR
PROGRAMMED AND OPERATIONAL BUDGETS
Chaplain
1. A CHAPLAIN MAJOR MCKINLEY WOOD OVERSAW THE SPIRITUAL
REQUIREMENTS FOR CADET AND SENIOR MEMBERS. CHAPLAIN WOOD
WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN AIDING A CADET THAT HAD NOT BEEN
INCLUDED IN ACTIVITIES. MAJOR WOOD MAINTAINED A SOURCE OF
CHAPLAINS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF SCATTERED SQUADRONS OVER
HUNDREDS OF MILES.
Historian
1. SYSTEMATICALLY COLLECT HISTORICAL VIA THE USAGE OF REPORTS
AS RECORDED IN ESERVICES, AND ADDED A VISUAL DISPLAY OF
RETIRED UNIFORMS, MANUALS AND STEM KITS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES
TO ALLOW THE PUBLIC VIEW OF WHO WERE ARE. THIS AIDED
GREATLY IN RECRUITMENT OF NEW MEMBERS. CAPT COWLES HAS
ALSO COPIED VARIOUS ARTICLES ON THE HISTORY OF CIVIL AIR
PATROL RANGING FROM LOST BOMBER SEARCH IN THE BIG HORNS TO
THE FORMATION OF THE FILTER PROGRAMS THAT WAS A STOP GAP
METHOD OF VISUAL SEARCHING FOR HOSTILE AIRCRAFT OR MISSLES
UNTIL NORAD COVERAGE WAS COMPLETE. CAPT COWLES CONTINUES
TO DIG INTO ARCHIVES TO DISCOVER WHERE OLD SQUADRONS WERE

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LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF WYOMING AND PASSING THIS
INFORMATION ON TO THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES ELECTRONICALLY.
Health Services
1. NO DATA RECEIVED

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

Lt Col Harold E Reed
Lt Col Beverly K Carlson
Col William Morton
GRADE n/a

COMPLETED STAFF ACTIONS CY JAN 2017 – DEC 2017
Inspector General
1. AN INDEPENDENT AND OBJECTIVE SYSTEM THAT: 1. RESOLVES
PROBLEMS AFFECTING THE CIVIL AIR PATROL MISSION PROMPTLY
AND OBJECTIVELY. 2. CREATES AN ATMOSPHERE OF TRUST IN WHICH
ISSUES CAN BE OBJECTIVELY AND FULLY RESOLVED WITHOUT
RETALIATION OR THE FEAR OF REPRISAL. 3. ENSURES THE EXISTENCE
OF RESPONSIVE COMPLAINT AND INSPECTION PROGRAMS
CHARACTERIZED BY OBJECTIVITY, INTEGRITY, AND IMPARTIALITY. 4.
ENSURES THE CONCERNS OF CIVIL AIR PATROL MEMBERS AND THE
BEST INTERESTS OF THE CIVIL AIR PATROL ARE ADDRESSED THROUGH
OBJECTIVE FACT-FINDING. 5. EDUCATES CIVIL AIR PATROL MEMBERS
AND COMMANDERS REGARDING THE PRIVILEGES OF AND PROTECTION
FOR THOSE CONTACTING AN INSPECTOR GENERAL. 6. ENSURES
INSPECTORS GENERAL, INSPECTOR GENERAL STAFF MEMBERS, AND
INVESTIGATING OFFICERS ARE TRAINED TO CONDUCT THOROUGH,
UNBIASED INVESTIGATIONS AND INSPECTIONS BASED ON FAIR AND
OBJECTIVE FACT-FINDING.
Safety
1. A PROGRAM OF REGULAR SAFETY EDUCATION AND MISHAP
PREVENTION TRAINING FOR THE UNITS(S) TO WHICH THEY ARE
ASSIGNED. THEY SHALL ENSURE THAT NO LESS THAT 15 MINUTES PER
MONTH OF SAFETY EDUCATION TRAINING IS DELIVERED TO THE
MEMBERSHIP AT A UNIT MEETING, TO INCLUDE EMPHASIS ON PROPER
APPLICATION OF RISK MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS IN VARYING
SITUATIONS. THIS SAFETY EDUCATION TRAINING WILL BE
DOCUMENTED IN THE ESERVICES ONLINE SAFETY EDUCATION
DATABASE FOR ALL MEMBERS ATTENDING.GOAL OF ANY SAFETY
PROGRAM IS TO MITIGATE RISKS, CONTROL HAZARDS AND PREVENT
MISHAPS. THROUGH TRAINING AND EDUCAION TO PROTECT MEMBERS
AND ASSETS
2. BASIC FIRST AID AND AED CERTIFICATION HAS BEEN ADDED AS A
REQUIREMENT TO GROUND-TEAM TRAINING.
3. WYWG STAFF HAS SAFETY BRIEFING PRIOR TO MONTHLY MEETING.
4. ONE SQUADRON HAS CADETS DOING SAFETY BRIEFING PRIOR TO EACH
WEEKLY MEETING
5. ANNUAL SAFETY DOWN DAY IS CONDUCTED

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Government Relations
1. TO INFORM YOUR STATE'S LEGISLATURE ABOUT CAP.
Legal
1. (1) RENDERING LEGAL ADVICE AND OPINIONS REGARDING CAP
ACTIVITIES. (2) ASSISTING THE UNIT SAFETY OFFICER IN CONDUCTING
SAFETY INVESTIGATIONS AS DIRECTED BY THE COMMANDER TO
WHOM HE OR SHE REPORTS. (3) INVESTIGATING COMPLAINTS UNDER
THE DIRECTION OF THE COMMANDER TO WHOM HE OR SHE REPORTS
IN ACCORDANCE WITH CAPR 123-2, COMPLAINTS. IN PERFORMING THIS
FUNCTION, THE MEMBER WOULD NOT BE ACTING IN THE ROLE OF A
LEGAL OFFICER. (4) CONDUCTING LEGAL REVIEWS OF ADVERSE
PERSONNEL ACTIONS (INCLUDING PROPOSED MEMBERSHIP
TERMINATIONS) AND LEGAL SUFFICIENCY REVIEWS OF REPORTS OF
INVESTIGATION AS THEY PROGRESS AND PRIOR TO FINAL ACTION.
ALSO RESPONSIBLE FOR REVIEWING LETTERS OF NOTIFICATION TO
MEMBERS CONCERNED. (5) SERVING AS THE CAP REPRESENTATIVE AT
MEMBERSHIP TERMINATION APPEALS HEARINGS AS DIRECTED BY THE
COMMANDER TO WHOM HE OR SHE REPORTS. (6) SERVING ON A UNIT
MEMBERSHIP BOARD AS DIRECTED BY THE COMMANDER TO WHOM HE
OR SHE REPORTS. (7) ADVISING THE COMMANDER TO WHOM HE OR SHE
REPORTS ON LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF CAP PROGRAMS AND
ACTIVITIES TO INCLUDE INTERPRETATION OF LAWS, REGULATIONS
AND DIRECTIVES; CONTRACTS OR AGREEMENTS; CLAIMS; INSURANCE;
REAL ESTATE; TAXATION; INVESTIGATIONS; CORPORATE RECORDS;
FUND RAISING; AND RELATIONS WITH LOCAL AGENCIES. CAPR 111-1 5
SEPTEMBER 2013 3 (8) MONITORING COMPLIANCE WITH THE CAP
CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS AND CAP DIRECTIVES. (9) SERVING AS
COUNSEL TO SUBORDINATE UNITS WITHOUT AN ASSIGNED LEGAL
OFFICER

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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
Jerry W Cowles, Capt, CAP
Wyoming Department of the Historian

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