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The Wingtips Oct. 1, 1974.pdf

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0CT.1,1974
.: COMMANDER'S CORNER

RECRUITING DRIVE
NOV.1-DEC.7

Wing Conference

A Wing Conference will be held
a t A n d r e w s A F B 0 0 T. 2 6 , I t w i l l
eenwne at @830 hrs, in ~RLO
}~QTRS. Bldg.During th~ m~rnThe abe~ dates have been selectI am pleased t~ report te you
i n g s e s s i o n LT C l ~ . S t r a u g h a n
for the ~Ing ~eruiting DrX~.S~
that in the last six months, the
will present a seminar en the :
Cmdrs. will be briefed at Oct. 8
[',atieD~l Capital "cling has r~.
C m d r. C a l l . T h e Y 0 S e c t i e n h a s d e - "ART OF TEACHI~[G" After lunch
v~rsed it's downhill slide and
.loped a program for the equadat the golf club seminars by
ne longer occupies the last slot
rens te implement.~:~ing Staff ~m- each Wing section will be set
within the F~gi~n Standings. But
up.Personnel are ur~ te athers will be available te assist.
in our geal te attai~ the Number A prize ef a$25 Savings Bend will
tend the seminar pertaining
ta their Sdn. pesittens. The
One p~sitien, we m~st work even
be awarded te the Cadet who re.
seminars will be slotted se
h a r d e r, u n i t e ~ i n p u r p o s e .
cruits the most new members. LetJ
U n f o r t u n a t e l y. t h e r e a r e ~ e n ~ e r
that members can attend two
all pitch in and make this drive
during the afterneen°Immedmembers. Cadet members, even
a S,~ccess.
Squadron Ce.~anders who feel
lately following lunch,S/SEt.
Brunner w~ll address the group
the,~, can run the program anyway
~ir Force Leadership'.'Sgt.
they wish. I am sorry te repert~
~rur~er is with the NCO Aead.
that there are Squadron Commane ~ y, B e l l i n g A F t . A L L N a t i o n a l
ders who ~euld care less about
Capital Wing members should
their members, let alone care
Eatienal Capital Wing welcemed a
set Oct. 26 aside in order te
about the '~[ing. Among these Gem~
n e w L 0 r e c e n t l y. LT C . J o h n H . G i ] 3
attend and benefit free the
manders are thmse whe will net
ee~es ta us from Alaska where he
fine predu~m that has been at.
take the initiative te cooperate
s e r v e d a s O p s . O f fi c e r, 5 0 ~ 0 H e l i ~th ether squadrons and the
ranged by Major Fred Hess,Win~
copter Sdn. at Elmenderf, Alaska
~[ing er Drake the pesitlve changP l a n s a n d F r e g r a m O f fi c e r. * * * *
fv
for the past four years. Prier te
e~ necessary within their e~m
The D~G OUT will be held en
co.ands due te their own peer
that he served in Thailand, S.C.+
a t t i t u d e s e r p e r s o n a l g o a l s . E v.
Bermuda in SAC,~,~C and air rescue. N O V. 2 0 , 1 9 7 ~ a t ~ e l l ~ A F B " 0 "
eryene Suffers from such attiBern and raised in :~meie. Ind.he
Club.Tickets are $i0.00 per
tudes.
~ Ta d U a t e d f r e e H a l l S t a t e U n i v . i r p e r s o n . F o r m a l d r e s s . C o c k t a i l s
To t h e s e m e m b e r s e f o u r p r e u ~ e ~
~t 1900 hrs.,dinner at 2030 hrs
1 9 5 5 a n d i n N o v. t h e s a m e ~ a r
g a n i z a t i e n , w h e t h e r S q u a d r o n C e r ~ j o i n e d t h e U S A F. H e h a s 7 0 0 0 h o u r s S e ~ z L e ~ e n l y . F ~ s e r ~ A t i e n s ~
in his leg beek.~hile attached %4
b e i n b y N e v. I . C A I L ~ 5 1 - 2 6 ~
m a n d e r, S e n i o r , ~ m b e r e r C a d e t
m e m b e r, I s a y t a y o u t h a t C i v i l
t h e 5 0 ~ 0 t h , LT C . G i l l fl e w H - 3 h e l i eepters.Whi~e net affiliated with
Air Fatrel is net the place for
CAp there, he indirectly worked
you. ~-ake teem for these who are
National Capital Wing ~ms rewith Alaska Wing because he said,
concerned and who de care about
cently hezered when it reciev~
"whenever we ~nt out en a recovthe well being ef our erganiza.
e d t h e 1 9 7 3 S A F E T Y AWA R D f o r
e r y, C A P w a s a l w a y s t h e r e fi r s t
tien. There are people who DO
MER. Awarded te our Safety OfCA~.
r had been there." While in Alasfi e e ~ , M a j o r C a r t e r, b ~ N a t i e ~
ka, he owned a Super Cub equipped
Den.t be among these left beal Headquarters, through Col.
with wheels and skis.
hind. Changing with the times is
J e n H i l l , P ~ R C o m m a n d e r, i t r e
We leek fe~ar~ "he a long and
the foundation ef progress.Which
fieete the berdwerk and safety
fruitf~ll assectatien and exten~
t~e of member are you? DO care
een~ei~usness ef all mm~rs n
e r D O N t T ~ a r e ? C h a s . S u r ~ c i ~ C O LT C . . C ~ I I a h e a r t y w e l c o m e .
of the ~.Cengratulatiens be
It is ~ preud h.*r~r to initiate
the C~'~DERS CO~ER in this,
"the first i~sue ©f the ~qNGTIPS

WING GREETS NEW LO

WING WINS AWARD .

SERVICE WITH PR IDE/N
NATIONAL CAPITAL WING

Today Is Ye~terday'~
Reward fO~ Safety

Major Carter for his sections
success. A Jwh w~l de~e.

Grlssem 5qu~.dron recently acq u t r e d a n e w c o l a n d e r. H e i s
LT C A l f r e d E M e r r i s , f e m m erly Director for Cadet Prog r a m s , F ~ . W i n g S t a ff . LT C .
~rrls is ne stranger te NatCap, having previeusly served
as Directer for Cadets on our
~4ing Staff.
His CAP history goes back te
June, 19~, when he Joined
103, Phila.Pa. At that time,
the Commander ef Sdn. 103 was
none other than Jen Hill, pros
ently }~R Commander. Joining
him in CAP is his wife, Capt.
Barbara k%rrls, ~R Dir ef Ym,
f o r m a t i o n , a n d h i s d a u g h t e r,
~/T/SGT. Susannah Norris.
During the month that LTC. Me=
rls has been Cew~ander, the
pace has picked up a blt for
Orlssem. Thay have had I00 %
attendanee at meetings, held
a practice bivouac and simulator training Squadron emphasis is definitely en GRT
and Aerospace Ed.
During the recent Air Force
Ass.. Convention, Orissem rep.
resented the Wing with a GRT
display with six eadets and
the Ce~ander participating in
the activities.
We wish the new Ceem~nder and
Orissem Squadron all ~ ef
~IOCOSS.

A BETTER IDEA

What's Coming
....
OCT.I--WING STAFF MEETING
OCT. 8--CO~@~NDERS CALL
OCTI2-COMMUNICATIONS ~RKSHOT
OCT.19-AEROSPACE ED.~RKSMOP
ANDREWSA F B
OCT.26-WING COA~gRENCE ~'RLO
OCT. 25-27--CADET LEADF~tSHIF
SYMPOSIUM
NOV5-~ING STAFF MEETIID
NOV.20-'~NG DINING OUT~B A F B

T R Y A PAT O N T H E B A C K

If you were to write down all the
ways te motivate people te de better work, friendly praise would
have to eeme near the head of your
llst.
, T h a t ' s fi n e i n t h e o r y, b u t d e y o u
actually practice it? De you spend
as much or mere time praising the
~hings people have done well as
*The ~ is an official pu~
you de criticizing their mistakes?
.lieatiea ef National Capital
Most of us don't. Praise, when we
~ng, Civil Air Patrol, OMR Be
give It, is short and sweet. Crit~28, Belling AF~,Wash.D.C.
icism tends to be long and detailed
Tr 5 , r e v e r s i n g t h e p r o c e d u r e . Ta k e
Opinions expressed herein de
the time te appreciate people's
good points.Let them get the feelnot reflect those of National
ing ef hew pleasant it is te be
Headquarters,Civil Air Patrol.
praised for deing thing's ~ell.
Then, when you come to the points "'
that have to be corrected, lower
~eeause I was unable te pin any
your velee. Let them knew that ye~
ether section head down to de an
hope to be able te praise them fop
arti~le ,Z 'm going te lead off en
better results next time.
SECTION SFOTET~?. For those ef
Avoid bitterness and scolding in
you who haven't already heard, I
your suggested corrections. They'r
have recent].7 been appointed Wing n e t n e e d e d A l l t h e y d e i s a r o u s e
I O.Ceming in at the end ef the
resen~aent rather than the desire
quarter is a little rough especte cooperate.
ially when your a novice te beet ~hen people take pride in their
But I'm in and with beth feet.My
work, when they always de a good
first decision was the compilation Job, there is often a temptation
e f t h i s n e w s l e t t e r. I h o p e y o u e n - t e t a k e t h e m f o r g r a n t e d . S i n c e
joy it and that it will be helpthey d~n't require constant supful/ te you. I also hope,
ervisien, it's easy te overlook
I v, t h a t a l l e f y o u w i l l f e e l f r e e
their contributions.
t o c o n t r i b u t e t o y o u r p a p e r. O n e
check over your members once
ersen can't de it all.The second
in a while. ~hem have you neglectproject started is the Wing reed to tell recently what a geed
erui%ing drive. This will be gone
Job they're deing~
i n t o i n d e t a i l w i t h y o u r C e w ~ a n d e r Obviously, some people need more
I hope you will all support it.
attention than ethers An inseI n g o i n g t h r u ' t h e fi l e s i n a n a t - cure individual needs more fretemp %e fathom the quarterly I O
quent reassurance than a confir e p o r t t h @ t I ' m r e s p o n s i b l e f e r, I dent one.
can see my work out out for me.I
Most members don't need to be
have come te the conclusion that
praised at every turn, but they de
the I O reports coming from the
need frequent indications that
squadrons leave much te be desired. t h e i r w o r k i s a c c e p t a b l e a n d a p p r e
This I hop6 te rectify at the IO
e l a t e d . A s a l e a d e r, p r a i s e , n e t
Seminar during the Wing Conference c r i t i c i s m , i s y o u r m o s t u s , f u l l
reel.
at Andrews, Oct.26.Xt will be inistructive.As I see ~it,my Jeh ~asle- Before you give someone a klek in
the pants-no matter hew well deally is te coordinate the sma of
what you de wlth information and
served,raise your sights and try

O T L I G -

CADET--ACTIViTY '
~e Cadet Advise~ Ceunell is
planning a leadership syrup..
sium te be held Oet.25-Oct.2?
at Andrews AFB.Attendanee at
the Wing Conference will be
part ef the activities.Bille~
ing and meals are being set
up by C/Cpt.Kim Jeyner, CAA
Chairman with the assistance
ef LTC W. Straughan,Nerle.See
your CAC ADVISOR FOR ~TAILS.
Major Fred Hess and Capt. M.
Hess will participate as senier chaperones.If the Cadet
sponsored activlties in the
past year are an indication,
this should be...a wSnner.
t

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wish to remain active pilots must com.
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