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Florida Wing Headquarters
Wing Recorded History for 2013

2013
CIVIL AIR PATROL
FLORIDA WING

JANUARY - DECEMBER 2013

Table of Contents
SECTION 1 ............................................................................................................................Wing Command
SECTION 2 ................................................................................................................................ Mission Areas
SECTION 3 ..................................................................................................................................... Unit Listing
SECTION 4 ........................................................................................................... Annual Wing Conference
SECTION 5 ............................................................................................. Annual Southeast Region Awards
SECTION 6 ....................................................................................................................... Senior Promotions
SECTION 7 ............................................................................................................................. Various Awards
SECTION 8 ................................................................................................................................Cadet Awards
SECTION 9 ......................................................................................................................WingSpan Magazine
SECTION 10 ................................................................................................ News From Around the Wing
SECTION 11 .................................................................................. Wing Staff - Personnel Authorizations

Table of Contents Florida Wing History - 2013

Wing Command
Commander

Col. Michael Cook assumed command of Florida Wing in April 2011. He was the
wing's vice commander, a position he served in since February 2008 under Col.
Chris Moersch.
He has been active in Civil Air Patrol for nearly 15 years in operations and
emergency services. Among his previous assignments are stints as Florida Wing's
deputy director of operations and deputy director of emergency services, and as
Group 2's operations officer. He was also the commander at Jacksonville
Composite Squadron.
Cook is a graduate of the Search Management Course and Southeast Region Staff
College and has completed Level IV in professional development. He is a mission
pilot and incident commander.
Cook has worked in private industry since retiring from the U.S. Navy in 1984.
Outside CAP, he is a senior estimator with BAE Systems in Jacksonville.

Vice Commander

Lt. Col. Phil Zedonek has been Florida Wing’s Vice Commander since March
2011. He also serves as the Wing Government Relations Officer He is second-incommand of Civil Air Patrol's largest wing, with more than 4,100 members and 29
aircraft.
For more than a year, he was the deputy commander of Florida Wing Group 3, a
21-squadron group of about 1,000 members -- bigger than some CAP wings -that stretches across most of west-central Florida. He has also been a unit
aerospace education officer, safety officer, deputy commander and served on
numerous IG Inspection Teams
Zedonek is a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, where he spent more
than 21 years in the Signal Corps. His assignments included numerous command
positions, ranging from platoon leader to battalion commander of a 650-member
tactical signal unit which deployed to Saudi Arabia during Operations Desert
Shield and Desert Storm. His major staff assignments include serving as adjutant
for a signal brigade; a staff officer at the White House Communications Agency
which supported the president, vice president and staff in Washington, D.C., and
while traveling worldwide; and as the Fort Gordon Signal Center/Augusta, Ga.
Post Inspector General.
Zedonek’s military awards and decorations include, but not limited to, the
Presidential Service Badge, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service
Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Army
Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, Desert Shield/Desert Storm
Campaign Medal and the Liberation of Kuwait Medal. His CAP awards and
decorations include the Meritorious Service Award, Commander’s
Commendation Award with two bronze clasps,AchievementAward, Gen. Chuck
Yeager Award, Amelia Earhart Award, Disaster Relief Ribbon with "V” device,
Rescue "Find” Ribbon, Orientation Pilot Ribbon, National Commander Unit
Citation, Unit Citation Award, Community Service Ribbon, Encampment Ribbon
and Recruiter Ribbon. He has completed Level V of the professional development
program and earned the Gill Robb Wilson Award. He is also a rated CAP pilot

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and has attended the Senior Inspector General Course, the Air Force Rescue
Coordination Center Search and Rescue Management Course, the National Safety
Officer College, the Southeast Region Staff College and the National Staff
College.He earned a Master Ratingin Aerospace Education and Cadet Programs, a
Senior Rating in Inspector General and holds other Technician Ratings.
He is active in CAP emergency services and holds current ratings in urban
direction finding, mission scanner, mission observer, transport mission pilot, cadet
and AFROTC orientation pilot, Critical Incident Stress Management, mission staff
assistant, liaison officer, mission safety officer and is an Air Operations Branch
Director. Zedonek is actively pursuing completion of ground team member 3 and
mission pilot, with the goal of becoming an incident commander 3.
Zedonek earned a bachelor of science degree in journalism/public relations from
the University of Florida, a Master of Arts in psychological counseling from Ball
State University and a master of science in communications, research and theory
from Florida State University. His military schools include the Signal Corps
Advance Course, the Command and General Staff College and the Army
Inspector General Institute. Zedonek also possesses an active Florida real estate
broker’s license.
A Lakeland resident, Zedonek is married with three grown sons. He also
volunteers with local organizations and has traveled on five international mission
trips as a dental assistant or construction worker. He is a Guardian ad Litem for
the 10th Judicial Circuit Court and serves on the Board of Directors for "First
Step", a non profit organization with the Department of Corrections assisting new
parolees.
Chief of Staff

LtCol Luis Garcia is the Florida Wing chief of staff. The chief of staff is the
commander’s principal assistant for directing, coordinating, supervising, and
training the staff, except in areas the commander reserves. Staff members inform
the chief of staff of any recommendations or information they pass directly to the
commander, and of instructions they receive directly from the commander.
He has been active in Civil Air Patrol for 20 years in operations and emergency
services. Among his previous assignments are stints as deputy commander of a
cadet squadron, at group level as cadet programs officer and transportation
officer, and at wing level as the Standardardization/Evaluation Officer, Director of
Emergency Services and Director of Operations. Garcia has completed Level IV in
professional development. He is currently serving as an officer in the US Army
Reserve.
Garcia is an active CAP pilot and involved in emergency services. He holds ratings
as an Incident Commander, SAR/DR Mission Pilot, Mission Observer, Check Pilot
and Mission Check Pilot, Cadet and AFROTC orientation pilot, and liaison officer.
LtCol Garcia’s military awards and badges include, but not limited to, the
Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with oak leaf clusters,
Operation Iraqi Freedom Campaign Medal, Parachutist, and Combat Action
Badge. His CAP awards and badges include the Meritorious Service Award,
Commander’s Commendation Award, Lifesaving Award and Senior Pilot.

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Mission Areas - Aerospace
The following list of items contains a description of AE activities conducted in whole or in part by Florida
Wing during 2013. Please let me know if you would like elaboration or clarification of any of the items listed.


AF Space and Missile Museum Volunteer Program—Wing members perform volunteer duties at the
museum, interacting with thousands of members of the general public while representing the Air
Force and CAP.



Spaceflight Orientation Course—Wing AEOs had the opportunity to receive an overview of the space
program while attending seminars and tours at NASA and Air Force facilities.



NCSA—Wing supports a premier week-long NCSA (AF Space Command Familiarization Course) by
providing transportation, personnel augmentation, and integral planning & execution support for the
event.



National AEO School—Florida has been the location of choice for the school for at least the past ten
years (NAS Pensacola). Support is provided by local units and Wing staff.



Wing Conference—Two AE sessions conducted by Wing staff.



Advanced Rocketry Program—Florida Wing contributed to the authorship and implementation of this
national program.



STEM Kit Program—Florida Wing contributed to the organization of the rocketry portion of CAP’s
STEM Kit program.



Journey of Flight revision—Florida Wing provided editorial updates to the most recent (3rd edition) of
the CAP textbook Journey of Flight.



Local unit receiving national attention—cadets from a Florida Wing unit were recognized nationally for
having built and flown the first supersonic rocket in CAP.



Yeager Awards—I do not have access to the actual numbers, but numerous members of Florida Wing
earned Yeager Awards in 2013.

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HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxiliary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054

29 June 2014
MEMORANDUM TO: Commander, Florida Wing
Commander, South East Region
IN TURN
FROM: DCSP
SUBJECT: Wing Aerospace Education Action Plan
1. In accordance with CAPR 280-2, the undersigned presents the attached
Aerospace Education Action Plan for implementation within Florida Wing.
2. To ensure its continued effectiveness, this directorate strongly recommends that
this plan continue to be updated on a quarterly basis, as stated therein.
3. I request approval of the attached and implementation at your earliest opportunity.

//SIGNED//

GRANT W. MEADOWS, JR, Major, CAP
Deputy Chief of Staff/Programs
Distribution:
FLWG / CC, CV, CS, DO, DA
File

HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxiliary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054

29 June 2014

MEMORANDUM FOR: DCSP
FROM: DAE
SUBJECT: Wing Aerospace Education Action Plan
In accordance with CAPR 280-2, the undersigned presents the attached Aerospace
Education Action Plan for implementation within Florida Wing.

//SIGNED//

J HOWARD COLLINS, CAPT., CAP
Director, Aerospace Education

FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
AERSOPACE EDUCATION ACTION PLAN
2013

PREPARED BY
Capt J. Howard Collins
Director of Aerospace Education
Florida Wing

Introduction
The Civil Air Patrol has been mandated by Congress to “To provide an organization to
encourage and aid citizens of the United States in contributing their efforts, services, and
resources in developing aviation and in maintaining air supremacy” and “To provide aviation
education and training especially to its senior and cadet members.”
To carry-out this Congressionally mandated mission, Civil Air Patrol has created the Aerospace
Education Program. The program is described in CAP Regulation (CAPR) 280-2 which states, in
part, that “CAP members are obligated to involve themselves in aerospace education.” Further,
members are required by the regulation to:
(1) Be informed on aerospace developments and issues.
(2) Speak out on aerospace matters at appropriate formal
occasions and during informal daily contacts.
(3) Share aerospace knowledge and experiences with other CAP
members and the general public.
Florida Wing has the requirement to implement CAPR 280-2 at all echelons throughout the
Wing and to establish an Aerospace Education Program which will reach not only its own
members through Internal Aerospace Education activities, but also members of the general
public through External Aerospace Education activities. To assist the Wing Director of
Aerospace Education in achieving these aims, the Wing has established the positions of Wing
Internal Aerospace Education Officer and Wing External Aerospace Education Officer to assist
the Wing Director of Aerospace Education. These officers, together with the Assistant Director
of Aerospace Education, make up the Florida Wing Directorate of Aerospace Education.
This plan has been established to guide the efforts of the Florida Wing Directorate of Aerospace
Education by setting overall objectives for the Wing Aerospace Education Program. The plan
goes further by establishing goals for the objectives, strategies by which the goals can be
achieved, and means by which to measure the effectiveness of implementing those strategies to
achieve the goals for the calendar year 2013. To ensure that Florida Wing is making adequate
progress in meeting the established goals and objectives, quarterly status reviews will be
conducted, with the results used to update/revise this plan as necessary.
Objectives
To achieve it Aerospace Education mission, Florida Wing has established the following
objectives:


Ensure that each unit and group has an appointed Aerospace Education Officer (AEO)
and to provide training for newly appointed AEOs;



Support and mentor group and squadron AEOs and encourage enrollment in, and
progression through, the AE Specialty Track;



Promote the Aerospace Education Program for Senior Members (AEPSM) and encourage
members to complete the Gen Charles E. “Chuck” Yeager Aerospace Education Award
exam;



Promote the Aerospace Education mission by publishing AE newsletters and maintaining
the Wing Aerospace Education Directorate web page;



Ensure that changes in programs, regulations, policies, and procedures relevant to
Aerospace Education are communicated to all Florida Wing members through the group
and unit AEOs;



Support the External Aerospace Education program through programs and activities
aimed at non-members, especially educators;



Ensure units and groups recognize and reward outstanding achievement by nominating
members for awards and grants;



Ensure each unit develops an annual Aerospace Education Action Plan, reports its
progress in meeting the plan monthly, and provides an annual Aerospace Education
Activity Report to include both internal and external activities.

Goals and Strategy
To achieve the above objectives the following goals and strategies have been established:
Goal 1
Increase the number of personnel assigned as Aerospace Education Officers.
Strategy
Ensure each unit has one member appointed as the primary Aerospace Education Officer
(AEO) and encourage each unit to appoint at least one assistant AEO.
Measure of Success
Every unit has a primary Aerospace Education Officer appointed in e-Services and at
least half the units have an assistant AEO.
Goal 2

Yeager AE Awards
FLAE
Goal:
To increase the number of officers members

completing the Award
Measure:

Fifty officers members will complete the
Yeager Award

Due Date:

31 December 2013

Total Wing AEOs as of 2012

168

2
Goal 2B

To improve Track 215 of 20% of present
AEOs

Measure:

An inventory Track 215 rating of squadron
AEOs will be accomplished and 20% will
improve and 20% will improve one level.
Due Date:
31 December 2013
3. AE STAFF VISITS
Goal:
To increase the number of units visits by AE
directorate
Measure:
A minimum of 10 Wing AE Staff Visits will
be completed.
Due Date:
31 Decenber 2013
4.ACTIVITY Reports:
Goal:
To increase the number of Squadron AE

Activity Reports submitted
Measure:
A minimum 35% Squadron AE Reports be
submitted
Due Date:
31 December 2013
SQUADRON AEX Award Program
5.Goal:

To increase the number of Squadrons
participating in the Aerospace Education
(AEX) Award Program.
Measure:
20 Squadrons will participate in the 2013
program.
Due Date: 31 December 2013
6.Aerospace Education Members (AEMs)
Goal:

To increase the number of Aerospace
Education Members (AEMs) in the State of
Florida.
Measure:
Five more teachers will be recruited to
participate as AEMs
Due Date
31 December 2013
7.School AEX Award Program
Goal:
To maintain the present school participation.
Measure:
To increase the number of school
participation by 5%
Due Date:
31 December 2013
8.FLWG Conference AE Sessions
Goal:
To continue holding AE session at Wing
Conference.

Measure:

Material will be collected and a sign in
roster of squadron AEOs and other members
will be completed.
Due Date:
31 December 2013
9.NCASE
Goal:
Measure:
Due Date:

To Continue Wing representation at NCASE
Eight Wing Officer Members and educators
Will attend 2013 NCASE
31 December 2013

10.AE AWARDS
Goal:
To Submitt nominations for AE awards
(Such as Brewers to higher headquarters)
Measure:
Copies of five forwarded for nominations
will be placed in AE Directorate files.
Due Date:
As appropriate considering the due date of
Nomination submission.
11.Wing Web Pages
Goal:
Wing AE pages are already in existence.
Measure:
Make improvements to Web pages as
needed.
Due Date:
31 December 2013
12.AE Bulletins
Goal:
To produce an electronic AE Bulletin
board within the Wing Web Site.
Measure:
A minimum of 4 quarterly bulletins available
for wing will be produced.

Due Date:

31 December 2013

13.REPORTS TO COMMANDER
Goal:
To increase the number of reports submitted
to the Wing Commander
Measure:
A minimum of four quarterly email reports
using AE Plan of Action will be provided to
the commander.
Due Date:
31 December 2013
Signed Capt. J Howard Collins

Mission Areas - Cadet Programs
Change in Cadet Programs Leadership: In April of 2013, Lt Col Margarita Mesones accepted a new
position in the wing, stepping down as the Director of Cadet Programs and Maj Justin McElvaney was
appointed as the Director of Cadet Programs for Florida Wing.
2012-2013 Winter Encampment: The year started off midway through the wing’s winter encampment
commanded by Maj Justin McElvaney. Over 180 students and nearly 90 cadet and senior staff members
conducted the annual training event at the Silver Flag Exercise Site on Tyndall AFB, Florida. The activity
included traditional cadet training items such as drill and ceremonies, customs, and uniform wear. It also
provided attendees the opportunity to tour Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (ARCC) and 1st AF, air
traffic control tower and radar approach control, aerospace physiology’s altitude chamber, and several static
aircraft displays.
Special Activities Selection Board: In mid-January cadets from across the wing converged on Patrick AFB
to participate in the annual Special Activities Selection Board directed by Capt Trung Tran. Cadets in
attendance take written exams, drill exams, fitness test, and interview before a panel for their respective
phases’ cadet of the year award. Around 126 cadets participated in this year’s selections. 18 cadets received
“green-light” status for NCSA rankings. The 2012 Florida Wing Cadet of the Year was selected after all data
was collected: C/Lt Col Austin Sutter.
33 Senior Members assisted in the event, the Project Officer, Maj Kevin McSparron and his staff worked
diligently so that it can all flow smoothly - Lt William McCombie, Capt Heather McSparron, Lt Patricia King, Lt
Christiana English, Lt Trung Tran, Cadet Bryan Burr, Cadet Simon – Thank you!!!
Overall:






OVERALL – Top Score - EAGLE AWARD, Eugenio Morales
Phase IV - Top Score Overall, Christopher Jamerson
Phase III - Top Score Overall, Timothy Thompson
Phase II - Top Score Overall, Eugenio Morales
Phase I - Top Score Overall, Christopher Barkas

Written Test:





Phase IV - Highest Written Exam, TIE Michael Garavuso & Christopher Jamerson (37 out of 50)
Phase III - Highest Written Exam, Timothy Thompson (40 out of 50)
Phase II - Highest Written Exam, Joshua Gallaher (43 out of 50)
Phase I - Highest Written Exam, Trevor Jennings (42 out of 50)

Board:





Phase IV - Top Board Score, Justin Niquette
Phase III - Top Board Score, Mical Humphrey
Phase II - Top Board Score, Christopher Bicaba
Phase I - Top Board Score, Alexis De La Fuente

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Inspection:





Phase IV - Inspection, Christina Austin
Phase III - Inspection, Brock Wright
Phase II - Inspection, Jonathan Garcia
Phase I – Inspection, Alexis De La Fuente

Physical Fitness:



Female Fleet foot award, Amanda Putz – 7:15
Male Fleet foot award, Thiago Valadares - 5:25

Cadet Aerospace Award: Jeremy King ($50.00 scholarship)

Below are the Official TOP 25 Cadets in the Wing for 2013:
Rank

Name

Final Score

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25

Morales, Eugenio
Myers, Christina
Barkas, Christopher
James, Nicholas
DiUlus, Danielle
Opfell, Ronald
Williamson, Megan
Douglas, Johann
Ramirez, Claire
Jennings, Trevor
Wilson, Jesse
Thompson, Timothy
Guy, Joshua
De La Fuente, Alexis
Gallaher, Joshua
Ramirez, Sebastian
Shoemaker, Connor
Jamerson, Christopher
Putz, Amanda
Stebbing, Adam
Gilbert, John
Hofstedt, Rosemary
Morin, Thomas
Camilo-Reoyo, Glenn
Eads, Gibson

65.151899945
63.842792790
61.816716110
61.546174048
60.705131050
60.660723810
60.557282698
60.538260580
60.331945838
60.220833420
60.143265290
60.074814228
60.063305980
60.027498160
59.207456400
59.013783718
58.923357365
58.788413428
58.404114068
58.061950950
57.604749050
57.378133460
57.363672040
57.246427528
57.127332970

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Cadet Conference: The Florida Wing Cadet Advisory Council hosted the Cadet Conference concurrent
with the annual wing conference in Orlando, Florida. The cadet conference provided 16 seminars for cadets
to attend and varied from open floor discussions with the CAC to Myths and Legends Debunked. The
opportunity for cadets to network and meet others from around the wing was embraced by all the event was
successful.
Southeast Region Cadet Competition Results: Members of the Miami Springs and Gainesville
Squadrons represented Florida Wing this past weekend at the Southeast Region Cadet Competition at
Maxwell AFB, AL. Both teams placed Second in the Overall Ranking and were awarded several first place
event trophies. They spent the past few months practicing drill movements, studying, preparing uniforms,
training for the mile run and volleyball events.
Congratulations to all the participants for their outstanding work in representing Florida Wing. In addition to
the senior member escorts and cadet participants, there are many other Florida Wing personnel like Capt
Tommy Miller, Capt Edith Miller, C/Col Jakowczuk, Maj Kevin McSparron, Capt Heather McSparron, Capt
Michelle Humphrey, Lt Col Pedro Torres, and Maj Bruce Adams that contributed and supported the teams
behind the scenes
International Air Cadet Exchange: Florida Wing participated in the IACE program by hosting cadets
from around the world.
Summer Encampment: The Summer Encampment was held at Camp Blanding, outside Starke, FL and
commanded by Maj Kevin McSparron. Over 300 CAP personnel were on site for the basic contingent and
advanced training squadron. The event conducted standard cadet encampment training and showcased Army
and Air Force National Guard equipment, careers, and capabilities.
Color Guard Academy: The wing’s Color Guard Academy was held at Patrick AFB in August and
administered by Capt Thomas Miller. Twelve teams from around the wing participated. The CGA provided
training for teams who would compete in the next cycle’s cadet competition. Attendees at this year’s CGA
were also able to discuss and provide feedback to the directorate regarding the National Headquarter’s
“Strategic Pause” of the program and their recommendations to improve the program.
Florida Leadership Academy: The revamped Florida Leadership Academy was launched in Orlando in
October with the first of the four courses that will eventually make up the complete academy. The NCO
Course was held with 34 participants. All instruction at FLA is provided by Phase IV cadets or experienced,
master rated, senior cadet programs officers. The cadets participating learned both unit level and wing
encampment fundamentals and reinforced key objectives from the Learn to Lead textbook series.
Winter Encampment: The 2013-2014 Encampment began on 28 December at Silver Flag at Tyndall AFB.
The encampment was commanded by Col Austyn Granville, Jr. The activity included traditional cadet training
items such as drill and ceremonies, customs, and uniform wear. It also provided attendees the opportunity to
tour Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (ARCC) and 1st AF, air traffic control tower and radar approach
control, aerospace physiology’s altitude chamber, and several static aircraft displays.

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CADET PROGRAMS
UPDATE
www.flcadet.com
January 2013

DRUG
DEMAND
REDUCTION

UPDATE

DRUG DEMAND REDUCTION

• Ongoing Communication – Feedback
Specialty Track progression

• DDRx Activity Guide • DDR Facebook
• SNF 2013

eServices update

DRUG DEMAND REDUCTION

SnF 2013– DDR aircraft

DRUG DEMAND REDUCTION

Florida Cadets on
NHQ’s DDR Poster

CADET PROGRAMS
UPDATE

Cadet Programs – Latest Accomplishments

Cadet Competition – December 2012

• 10 Color Guards – Groups 1, 2, 3, 5 represented
o Gainesville Composite Squadron won!!!

• No Drill Teams
o Plans for SER Competition

Cadet Programs – Latest Accomplishments

Winter Encampment – Dec/Jan
• 289 cadets and seniors participated
• 190 first time cadets
• 13 Wings represented
• Test Wing for new NHQ draft Encampment
curriculum and guide

Special Activities Selection Boards - Jan



133 cadets and 38 seniors participated
o Guests, board members



Cadet of the Year – Results
o Ryan Kressler (I); Viviana Angelini (II)
Kevin Tierney (III); Austin Sutter (IV)

Cadet Programs – Latest Accomplishments

NCSA Applications





“Registration and Payment System”
www.ncsas.com
130 cadets and 18 seniors applied (approved)
o 13 & 2 green lights



40 pending unit approval

Scholarships Applications





“CAP Scholarships”
10 cadets applied and approved
Unit CC’s approval – not in Commander’s
Corner

Cadet Programs – Coming Up & Updates

TLC – 23-24 Feb in Group 6 area
• FLCADET website for more information
Cadet Conference – 08-10 March 2013

• ALL NEW SEMINARS!!!
• Mary Feik – Special guest
• Personalized certificates

Region Cadet Competition

• 05-07 April 2013 at Patrick AFB, FL
Visit WWW.FLCADET.COM for more details

CADET ADVISORY COUNCIL

CADET
ADVISORY
COUNCIL
“CADET VOICE”
Email your new CAC rep contact info to: tmantran@gmail.com

CADET ADVISORY COUNCIL
Resources available

Leadership
In
Committee

Florida Wing Winter Encampment

SENIOR STAFF ORGANIZATIONAL CHART
As of: 18‐Dec‐12
ENC/CC
Maj McElvaney
ENC/HC
Lt Col Pugsley

ENC/DO
Maj Shewbart

ENC/CD
Col Granville

ENC/SE
Lt Col Hall

ENC/TGV
Maj Ford

ENC/DA
2d Lt Burr

ENC/FM
1st Lt Tran

ENC/FS
1st Lt Fischer

ENC/LG
1st Lt English

ENC/CW
Capt Robinson
CTG/CC
C/Lt Col Simon

ENC/XPC
Capt Davalos

ENC/CP
Maj Goblet

ENC/HS
Capt Hewitt
2d Lt Lopez

ENC/PA
1st Lt Maloney

ENC/CWTD
1st Lt Burns

ENC/CWTG
Capt Melton

ENC/CWTJ
Capt Vatsolakis

ENC/CWTB
Capt Dinger
ENC/LGT
1st Lt English

ENC/CWTA
1st Lt Carter

ENC/CWTE
SM Conner

ENC/CWTH
2d Lt Kinsey

ENC/CWTK
SM Patterson

ENC/CWTC
Maj Henderson

ENC/CWTF
1st Lt Molgora

ENC/CWTI
Capt Linscott

ENC/CWTL
SM Gibson

Encampment Cadet Staff Chart ‐ Winter 2012‐2013
CTG/CC
C/Lt Col Simon, M
CTG/CD
C/Maj Scalf, C

CTG/CCC
C/CMSgt Miller ,K

1CTS/CCF
C/CMSgt Marrero, J

AFLT/CC
C/2d Lt Ramsey, M
AFLT/CCS
C/CMSgt Douglas, J

2CTS/CC
C/Capt Lichi, K 
MSF/HS

BFLT/CC
C/1st Lt Tierney, K
BFLT/CCS
C/SMSgt Curabba, K

2CTS/CCF
C/MSgt Risola, M

CFLT/CC
C/CMSgt Lt Wheeler, D
CFLT/CCS
C/SSgt de la Fuente, A

DFLT/CC
C/2d Lt Garcia, J
DFLT/CCS
C/MSgt Krige, J

CTG/TGV

C/Maj Belyeu

C/Lt Col Zobel, K

Safety Staff

C/2d Lt Dovi, D

C/2d Lt  Sandorf, C

3CTS/CC
C/Capt Marlin, C
MSF/HS

EFLT/CC
C/2d Lt Owen, N
EFLT/CCS
C/MSgt Salazar, J

CTG/SE
C/2d Lt Myers, C

CTG/DO

C/Capt Porter,S
Stan/Eval Staff

1CTS/CC
C/Maj Ward, R

CTG/CCE
C/2d Lt Coolican, H

3CTS/CCF
C/SMSgt Encalada, I

FFLT/CC
C/2d Lt Gay, C
FFLT/CCS
C/MSgt Milian, A

GFLT/CC
C/1st Lt Macdonald, Z
GFLT/CCS
C/TSgt Ford, W

Training Support Squadron Chart

4CTS/CC
C/Capt Andino, S
MSF/HS

HFLT/CC
C/1st Lt Nash, C
HFLT/CCS
C/CMSgt Levin, Jonathan

Standards and Evaluations Chart
TSS/CC

C/Maj Austin, C

CTG/TGV

C/Capt Porter,S
TSF/CC

MSF/CC

C/2d Lt Reiss, J

C/Capt Eads, G

C/Capt Sugg, C

C/2d Lt Wheler, A
C/CMSgt Svetlik,D

Administration

Public Affairs

Communications

Food Services

Health Services

Logistics

C/2d Lt Russo, D

C/2d Lt Oswalt, J

C/2d Lt Haughey, M

C/Capt Berrios, L

C/Capt Gallo, L

C/1st Lt Sharp, T

C/CMSgt Henderson,B

C/2d Lt Machado, A
C/2d Lt Langley, A
C/SMSgt Sheppard, K
C/MSgt Angelini,V

C/SMSgt Hewitt, J

C/MSgt Austin D
C/TSgt Evans, J
C/SSgt Christian, M

C/1st Lt Hewitt, A
C/1st Lt Wilson, J
C/CMSgt Griffith, C
C/TSgt Mendoza, N

C/SSgt Dovi, J
C/SSgt Pike, H

CTG/XPC

Safety Chart
CTG/SE
C/2d Lt Myers, C

C/CMSgt Garcia, V
C/SMSgt Bendeck, A
C/TSgt Camilo,G

4CTS/CCF
C/SMSgt Holland,K

IFLT/CC
C/2d Lt Watford, J
IFLT/CCS
C/MSgt Thornburg, J

JFLT/CC
C/2d Lt Traitz, R
JFLT/CCS
C/CMSgt Evans, A

KFLT/CC
C/1st Lt Hayes, K
KFLT/CCS
C/TSgt Eads, N

TSS/CC
C/Maj Austin, C
MSF/HS

LFLT/CC
C/CMSgt Parker, J
LFLT/CCS
C/SMSgt Encalada, H

TSF/CC
C/Capt Eads, G

MSF/CC
C/1st Lt Sugg, C

Training Support Staff

Mission Support Staff

Encampment Cadet Staff Chart ‐ Summer 2013
CTG/CC
C/Col Lampasona, A
CTG/CD
C/Lt Col Torres, R

CTG/CCC
C/CMSgt Stone, S

CTG/CCE
C/2d Lt Bedon, S

CTG/TGV

C/Col Parsons, S

CTG/SE
C/2d Lt Griffith, C

C/1st Lt Phelps, D

1CTS/CC
C/Capt Wright, B
1CTS/CCF
C/SMSgt Rast, P

AFLT/CC
C/2d Lt Gay, C
AFLT/CCS
C/CMSgt Espinal, J

2CTS/CC
C/Lt Col Austin, C
MSF/HS

BFLT/CC
C/2d Lt Encalada, I
BFLT/CCS
C/SMSgt Coleman, A

2CTS/CCF
C/SMSgt Drake, J

CFLT/CC
C/2d Lt Curabba, K
CFLT/CCS
C/CMSgt Ruchlin, B

DFLT/CC
C/2d Lt Simmons, J
DFLT/CCS
C/CMSgt George, A

MSF/HS

EFLT/CC
C/2d Lt Watfor, J
EFLT/CCS
C/SSgt Chatmon, A

3CTS/CCF
C/MSgt Stabio, J

FFLT/CC
C/2d Lt Quiros, J
FFLT/CCS
C/MSgt Young, K

GFLT/CC
C/2d Lt Mellman, A
GFLT/CCS
C/CMSgt Masella

TSS/CC

C/Capt MacDonald, Z

MSF/CC

C/Capt Torres, S

CTG/XPC

C/1st Lt Cassin, F

C/Capt Price, A

C/CMSgt Nagorka, S

3CTS/CC
C/Capt Marlin, C

Training Support Squadron Chart

TSF/CC

CTG/DO

C/2d Lt Oxonian, C

Administration

Public Affairs

Communications

Food Services

Health Services

Logistics

C/Capt Cohen, K

C/1st Lt Thomas, S

C/Capt Tierney, K

C/Capt Fox, S

C/2d Lt Griffith, C

C/2d Lt Sandorf, G

C/2d Lt Pitman, A

C/CMSgt McCown, K
C/CMSgt Sheppard, K
C/MSgt Cercado, M
C/TSgt Martus, N

C/CMSgt Henderson, B

C/CMSgt Swanson, A
C/SMSgt Miller, A
C/SMSgt Camilo, G
C/MSgt Calahan, D
C/TSgt Castro, A
C/TSgt Dovi, J

C/1st Lt Sandorf, C
C/2d Lt Rowan, A
C/2d Lt Harbridge, H
C/SMSgt Mendoza, N
C/SMSgt Fuller, G
C/MSgt Geelhoed, A

C/MSgt Daniel Henao
C/MSgt Blocker, J
C/SSgt Torres, E

TSS/CC
C/Capt MacDonald, Z
MSF/HS

HFLT/CC
C/1st Lt Hardtke, B
HFLT/CCS
C/SMSgt Beaman, E

IFLT/CC
C/2d Lt Jennings, T
IFLT/CCS
C/CMSgt Faviano, S

TSF/CC
C/Capt Torres, S

MSF/CC
C/2d Lt Oxonian, C

Training Support Staff

Mission Support Staff

Mission Areas - Operations
The wing was assigned 26 aircraft and 2 gliders. Total flying hours during 2013 was 5443.
The following is a list of activities that FLWG did during 2013.
AFRCC Basic Inland SAR Course - Orlando
AP Training School - Lakeland and Opa Locka
Archer Survey for Dept of Environmental Protection
Ardent Sentry
Fire Patrols 365 days for Eglin AFB
FLWG Conference
Homeland Security Missions
IACE sponsoring and O-flites
Sponsored Inland SAR course by National SAR School - Lakeland
Low level survey at Hurlburt Field
National Check Pilot School - Lakeland
Operation Radar
Proficiency Flying for MP's
SER Ops Conference - Tyndall AFB
Sun N Fun Lakeland
Teacher Orientation Flights
Wing Level Exercise for CAP/USAF
Florida Wing conducted the following wing level training missions last year.
February 2013 - Florida Wing Check Pilot School
April 2013 - CAP-USAF OPS Evaluation
April 2013- America's Shield - support to NORTHCOM
May 2013- State of Florida Hurricane Exercise
June 2013 - RECON Training
Over 2013, the wing conducted the following support missions:
Support to AFRCC - 90 missions with 7 of them as REDCAPs
Support to Homeland Security - 25 missions
Support to USAF units - 20 missions
Support to Disaster Relief - 4 missions
AF Training Support - 70 missions

SECTION 4 of 11 Florida Wing History - 2013

Unit Listing

Unit

Name

Commander

999
000

Florida Legislative Sqdn
Florida Wing Support Sqdn

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Bernard S Schumacher

434

Headquarters Group 1

Lt Col Richard W. Dean

Unit

Name

Commander

423
435
432
424
444
425
460

Eglin Composite Sqdn
Tyndall Panama Composite Sqdn
Tallahassee Composite Sqdn
Emerald Coast Senior Sqdn
Marianna Comp Sq
Pensacola Composite Sqdn
Captain Collins H. Haines Composite Squadron

Maj Pamela K Becker
Capt Charles E Walker
Maj Nancy F Etheridge
Lt Col Carole W Jewett
Maj Bruce Adams
Lt Col Travis P Tharp
Lt Col Douglas C Kelley

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025

Headquarters Group 2

Lt Col Christopher A Duemmell

Unit

Name

Commander

463
021
142
465
116
122
049
259
383
173
361
123
843
125
169
242
293
323
267
456
457

463rd Cadet Squadron
Lake Composite Sqdn
Gainesville Composite Sqdn
Olympia Cadet Squadron
Seminole Composite Squadron
Merritt Island Senior Squadron
Ormond Beach Composite Squadron
Central Florida Composite Squadron
Jacksonville Composite Sqdn
Saint Augustine Composite Squadron
Marion County Composite Sqdn
South Brevard Cadet Sqdn
Eagle Aerospace Composite Squadron
Space Coast Composite Squadron
Cecil Field Cadet Sqdn
Orlando Cadet Squadron
Patrick Composite Sqdn
Fernandina Senior Sqdn
Ti-Co Composite Sqdn
Osceola Cadet Squadron
Palm Bay Cadet Squadron

Lt Col Edward H Fresneda
Maj George A Merkich
Capt Lawrence W Oshins
Capt Elizabeth N Ellzey
Capt Mark D Strobridge
Maj John H Booher
Lt Col Joseph B Wisniewski
Capt Christina A English
Lt Col Greg S Stritch
Maj Ralph Aviles
Lt Col Paul A Blystone
Maj Kevin M Mcsparron
Maj Jerry R Waller
Lt Col Jesus S Tirado
Capt David W Cross
Capt Robert L Ward
Capt Eddie G Lovins
Maj David G Randa
Lt Col Scott M Martin
Capt John P Albers
Maj Richard G Bosch

032

Headquarters Group 3

Maj Robert E. Maxey, Jr

Unit

Name

Commander

084
301
066
310
237
315
274
182
438
447
466
243
819
459
458
445
089

Oakhurst Cadet Sqdn
Hernando County Composite Squadron
St Petersburg Cadet Sqdn
Hillsborough One Senior Sqdn
Gen Chuck Yeager Cadet Sq
Citrus County Cadet Sqdn
Polk County Composite Squadron
Pinellas Senior Sqdn
Palm Harbor Cadet Sqdn
Clearwater Composite Squadron
South Lakeland Composite Squadron
North Tampa-Lutz Cadet Sqdn
Stewart Middle School Cadet Squadron
Zephyr Airport Cadet Squadron
Wesley Chapel Cadet Squadron
West Citrus Cadet Squadron
89th Macdill Aviation Cadet Squadron

Maj James F Chism
Capt Donald C Whalen
Capt Mikell V Admire
Capt Samuel L Chiodo
Capt Anthony W Torres
1st Lt Paul D Remis
Maj James K Peto
Maj Robert W Smith
Maj Lawrence P Flory
Capt Yvonne Rodriguez
1st Lt Brett P Kibbey
Capt Steven E Gay
1st Lt Karen A Willis-Barrett
1st Lt Sybrian L Castleman
Maj Joyce E Lampasona
Maj Keith M Shewbart
Capt Jose A Mora

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370

Headquarters Group 5

Lt Col Raymond H Rosenberg

Unit

Name

Commander

804
376
051
816
023
335
373
314
044

Student Leadership Academy Cadet Sq
Marco Island Senior Squadron
Charlotte County Composite Sqdn
Lee County Schools Cadet Sq
Naples Senior Sqdn
Venice Cadet Sqdn
Naples Cadet Sqdn
Highlands County Composite Squadron
Srq Composite Sqdn

Capt Madeline R Kirsten
Lt Col Lee H Henderson
Maj Paul Reeves
Maj Nancy L Spieth
Capt Judith J Schiff
Maj Melody J Clancy
Capt Robert S Reiss
Lt Col Frances M Gleockler
Capt Benjamin J Moore

249

Headquarters Group 6

Maj John W Clark

Unit

Name

Commander

286
054
024
372
078
016
811
152
011
337
453

Pines-Miramar Composite Squadron
Lantana Cadet Squadron
Stuart Composite Sqdn
Boca Raton Composite Squadron
Treasure Coast Composite Sqdn
Coral Springs Cadet Sqdn
Crystal Lake Ms Cadet Sqdn
North Palm Beach County Cadet Squadron
Cooper City Composite Squadron
Fort Lauderdale Composite Sqdn
Okeechobee Comp Sqdn

Capt Iris Encalada Molgora
Capt Steven Kirkpatrick
Maj Cory A Hewitt
Capt Robin E Taber
Maj Michael G Croteau
Maj Keith F Wall
Maj Virginia S Knudsen
Capt Sherry L Stevens
Capt James Sullivan
Maj Alex Rodriguez
Capt Gregory L Gernat

010

Headquarters Group 7

Lt Col Henry Irizarry

Unit

Name

Commander

279
076
464
319
355
101
090
462

Homestead Air Reserve Base Cadet Sq
Miami Senior Sqdn 1
Opa-Locka Cadet Squadron
Miami Springs Optimist Cadet Sqdn
Tamiami Composite Sqdn
Miami Beach Cadet Sqdn
Miami Enterprise Cadet Sqdn
Key West Composite Squadron

Lt Col Gilberto Tomas Aguiar
Lt Col Agustin Fuentes
Capt Eileen D Bicaba
Capt Alejandro Garcia
Lt Col Steven Schack
Capt Linus Osorio
Maj Jose L Cortesi
Maj John C Di Renzo

SECTION 4 of 11 Florida Wing History - 2013

Annual Wing Conference
FLORIDA WING NOMINATIONS FOR ANNUAL AWARDS - 2012 as of: 22 Feb 13
Maj Gen Holm Aerospace Education Officer of the Year ................................................................ Lt Col Kelly Noler
Frank G. Brewer Sr. CAP Memorial Aerospace Education Award
Category II - Senior Member .............................................................................................................. Capt Michael Runyan
John V. (Jack) Sorenson Cadet Program Officer of the Year ........................................................... 1st Lt Eileen Bicaba
Character Development Instructor of the Year ................................................................................... 1st Lt Diego Leiva
Drug Demand Reduction Member of the Year .................................................................................. Capt Gary W. Allen
Finance Officer of the Year ................................................................................................................... Lt Col Frank Damico
Safety Officer of the Year ....................................................................................................................... Maj Grant Meadows
Senior Member of the Year .............................................................................................................. Lt Col Trevor Stewart
Squadron Chaplain of the Year ...........................................................................................................Lt Col Jerbert Jordan
Senior Chaplain of the Year ...................................................................................................................... Maj Robert Rector
Norm Edwards Counter Drug Officer of the Year .......................................................................Lt Col Henry Irizarry
Col Edwin Lewis Incident Staff Member of the Year ................................................................... Capt Michael Croteau
Personnel Officer of the Year ................................................................................................................ Maj Cynthia Dohm
Administration Officer of the Year ..................................................................................................... Maj Stephen Nelson
Property Manager of the Year............................................................................................................... Maj Marie Berninger
Col Robert (Bud) Payton National Public Affairs Officer of the Year ....................................... Capt Dennis Maloney
Henri Casenove Communications Officer of the Year .............................................................. Capt Alejandro Garcia
Inspector General of the Year ............................................................................................................. Lt Col Frank Damico
Logistics Officer of the Year .......................................................................................................................Capt Tec Thomas
Orientation Flight Pilot of the Year ................................................................................................. 1st Lt Andrew Allocco
Composite Squadron of the Year ..................................................................................... Tamiami Composite Squadron
Senior Squadron of the Year ...................................................................................... Marco Island Composite Squadron
Senior Squadron Commander of the Year .................................................................................... Lt Col Lee Henderson
Cadet Squadron of the Year [Sq of Merit] .......................................................................... Opa Locka Cadet Squadron
Cadet Squadron Commander of the Year ................................................................................... Capt Rosalina Delgado
Squadron of Distinction ..................................................................................... Charlotte County Composite Squadron
FLWG Group of the Year .......................................................................................................................... Group 2 - FL 025
FLWG Croup Commander of the Year ...................................................................................................... Maj John Clark
Life Saving Award ................................................................................................................................. Capt Melody J. Clancy
60 Year Service Award ........................................................................................................................ Lt Col William Lafazia
50 Year Service Award ............................................................................................................. Lt Col Bernard Schumacher
Ted Yeazel New Senior Member of the Year ....................................................................... Capt Carlos Perez-Montes
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Health Service Officer of the Year ........................................................................................................ Lt Col Carol Jewett
Circle of Excellence
Baldetti, Mario .................................................................................................. Circle of Excellence--Aerospace Education
Echegoyen, Carlos ........................................................................................... Circle of Excellence--Aerospace Education
Hinck-Baldetti, Bonnie.................................................................................... Circle of Excellence--Aerospace Education
Royal, Johnnie ................................................................................................... Circle of Excellence--Aerospace Education
Shaefer, George ................................................................................................................. Circle of Excellence--Operations
Helton, Roger ..................................................................................................................... Circle of Excellence--Operations
Wean, Todd........................................................................................................................ Circle of Excellence--Operations
Garmin, Willard ................................................................................................................. Circle of Excellence--Operations
Spieth, Jim.................................................................................................................................. Circle of Excellence--Support
Berninger, Marie ...................................................................................................................... Circle of Excellence--Support
Richards, Jennifer ..................................................................................................................... Circle of Excellence--Support
Lahnen, Tyler ............................................................................................................................ Circle of Excellence--Support
Ferris, Darlene ......................................................................................................................... Circle of Excellence--Support
Rogerson, William ................................................................................................................... Circle of Excellence--Support
Zedonek, Phillip ....................................................................................................................... Circle of Excellence--Support
Godwin, Michael ...................................................................................................................... Circle of Excellence--Support
Tyler, Charlene ........................................................................................................................ Circle of Excellence--Support
Atchley, Robert........................................................................................................................ Circle of Excellence--Support
Auerbach, David ...................................................................................................................... Circle of Excellence--Support
English, Jay ................................................................................................................................. Circle of Excellence--Support
McElvaney, Justin....................................................................................................... Circle of Excellence--Cadet Programs
McSparron, Heather ................................................................................................ Circle of Excellence--Cadet Programs

SECTION 4 of 11 Florida Wing History - 2013

Annual Southeast Region Awards
Administration Officer of the Year

Capt Richard P. Swatloski,
Tuscaloosa Comp Sqdn, AL-024

Major General Jeanne M. Holm
Aerospace Officer of the Year
Also Selected as the National Awardee

Lt Col Kelly G. Noler,
Tyndall-Panama Comp Sqdn, FL-435

Aerospace Teacher of the Year
Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA)
Outstanding National Cadet NCO of the
Year

SM Denise Buckner, TNWG
C/MSgt Jose G. Casillas, Las Piedras Cdt Sqdn, PR-103

Cadet of the Year

C/Lt Col Timothy C. Brinegar, \
Lewis Co Cdt Sqdn, TN-189

Cadet of the Year Phase I

C/MSgt Joshua T. McGlone,
Dothan Comp Sqdn, AL-029

Cadet of the Year Phase II

C/CMSgt Viviana L. Angelini,
Clearwater Comp Sqdn, FL-447

Cadet of the Year Phase III

C/Capt Kevin C. Tiernery,
Ormond Beach Comp Sqdn, FL-049

Cadet of the Year Phase IV

C/Lt Col Timothy C. Brinegar,
Lewis Co Cdt Sqdn, TN-189

John V. (Jack) Sorenson Cadet Program
Officer of the Year

1st Lt Eileen D. Bicaba,
Opa-Locka Cdt Sqdn, FL-464

Frank G. Brewer Sr. CAP Memorial
Aerospace Education Award
Category I - Cadet

C/Maj Jeremy A. King,
Polk Co Comp Sqdn, FL-274

AFA CAP Aerospace Cadet
of the Year

C/Capt Matthew S. Medla,
Orlando Cdt Sqdn, FL-242

Frank G. Brewer Sr. CAP Memorial
Aerospace Education Award
Category II - Senior Member

Capt Kevin S. Divers,
Music City Sqdn, TN-185

Frank G. Brewer Sr. CAP Memorial
Aerospace Education Award
Category III (Non CAP Member)

Carlos Cerezo-Garcia,
PaperAircrafts.com, TNWG Nomination

SECTION 5 of 11 Florida Wing History - 2013

Frank G. Brewer Sr. CAP Memorial
Aerospace Education Award
Category IV- Lifetime Achievement
Norm Edwards Counter Drug Officer
of the Year
Character Development Instructor
of the Year
Communicator of the Year
Drug Demand Reduction Member
of the Year

Lt Col Brent E. Bracewell,
Peachtree City-Falcon Field Comp Sqdn, GA-116

Lt Col Henry Irizarry,
Group 7 Hq, FL-010
Lt Col Brent E. Bracewell,
Peachtree City-Falcon Field Comp Sqdn, GA-116
Lt.Col. Randall Stripling,
TNWG, TN-001
Capt Wilfredo Monclova,
Fajardo Cdt Sqdn, PR-059

Finance Officer of the Year
Director of Finance of the Year
Wing Hq Officer only
Col Dion E. DeCamp Ground Team
of the Year
Col Lester Hopper Historian of the Year
Col Edwin Lewis Incident Staff Member
of the Year
Inspector General of the Year
George Texido Legislative Officer
of the Year
Col Robert (Bud) Payton National Public
Affairs Officer of the Year
(all Wings submit nominees)

SECTION 6 of 11 Florida Wing History - 2013

Lajas High School Cdt Sqdn, PR-068

Lt Col Stephen R. Howard,
Mobile Comp Sqdn, AL-005
Maj John M. Randolph,
Pell City Comp Sqdn, AL-118
Lt Col Frank Damico, V;
Marco Island Senior Sqdn; FL-376
Lt Col Gabriel Fernandez,
Puerto Rico Wing
Capt Dennis W. Maloney,
St Augustine Comp Sqdn, FL-173

Personnel Officer of the Year

Maj Cynthia C. Dohm,
Marco Island Senior Sqdn, FL-376

Professional Development Officer
of the Year

Lt Col Valerie M. Brown,
Florida Wing Hq, FL-001

Property Manager of the Year

Col Francisco Orsini,
Puerto Rico Wing Hq, PR-001

Safety Officer of the Year

Capt Hector A. Collazo,
Fajardo Cdt Sqdn, PR-059

Squadron Chaplain of the Year

Lt Col William A. Cochran,
Central Alabama Senior Sqdn, AL-132

Senior Member of the Year

Lt Col Dent W. Young,
Tenessee Wing Hq, TN-001

Senior Chaplain of the Year

Lt Col Kenneth J. Pollock,
Eagle Comp Sqdn, MS-099

Staff Officer of the Year

Lt Col Joseph Knight III,
SER-001

Paul W. Turner Safety Award
Aaward to wing with outstanding safety
program and record

No Nomination

Outstanding DDR Wing of the Year

No Nomination

Squadron of Distinction

Capt Saulo Solis-Molina Cdt Sqdn, PR-161

Cadet Programs Mission Awards

Florida Wing

SECTION 6 of 11 Florida Wing History - 2013

Senior Promotions in 2013

Rank
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt

Second Lieutenant
Name
Cristian I Amaya
Mark D Bailey
William R Bailey
Joseph Barzyz
Gary R Benavides
Omar Bernal
Aaron P Bocz
Aaron C Boley
Bryan D Booth
John R Bounds
Richard B Bradley
Benjamin Michael Brennan
Jerome Budde
Kathleen A Campbell
Christopher W Clark
Traci L Cohen
William R Conley
Casey Adam Conner
Myrianette M DeVille
Keith A Diduryk
Luther J Dorris
Kim D Dunn
Lee J Dury
Keith D Evert
Robert Feliciano
Piero A Ferro
Audria V Fischer
Ann-Marie Franzen
Maria G Frates
Amber L Garcia
William S Gibson
William A Glenn
Oren Grantzraz
Annette J Hall
Richard Andrew Haughton
Matthew L Heise
Michael P Hippert
Michael J Hogan
Linda F Hollington

Unit
101
323
021
301
355
464
425
142
242
049
279
424
447
016
123
811
424
809
373
173
279
023
438
182
051
337
051
182
373
453
458
243
049
286
337
016
182
423
125

SECTION 6 of 11 Florida Wing History - 2013

2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt

Thane L Hollington
Kenia S Jaimes
John W Joyner
Jonathan M Keane
Thomas E Kenville
Christopher S Krier
Peter J Leckband
Gaynell P Logue
David J Lowe
Sarah C Lucas
Peter J Lucero
Gaspar Luz
Rafael A Marimon
George A Mcpherson
John I Middaugh
Humberto M Molgora
Walner Morisseau
Alexander Munoz
Brandon S Murphy
Nicholas J Newbold
Albert Paul Nicklaus
Rolando Otero
James N Overton
Jordan K Patterson
Christopher J Perry
Julie M Pierce
Kenneth W Poimboeuf
John E Puchein
Catherine E Purcell
Roberto Rodriguez
Edelmira Roquebert
Steve S Rosier
Lisa C Schofield
Albert F Senese
Chad T Shores
William H Sistler
Mouhcine Souabni
Roland J Soucy
Stanley Paul Strama
Justin D Strickland
Henry J Styles
Gregory J.T. Underwood
Jennifer M Van Iterson
Carlos A Vasquez

125
279
044
424
023
447
044
301
310
049
301
435
286
049
023
286
310
286
447
051
182
279
323
259
084
301
361
465
466
464
011
423
435
051
383
078
049
310
142
445
337
465
049
076

2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt
2d Lt

Anderson Verges
Renzo Villavecchia
Stephen T Voeller
Sasha Wheless
Donna D Withers

447
337
011
169
435

Rank
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt

First Lieutenant
Name
Juan Antonio Alva
Jhon F Arias
William J Armstrong
Terry Lynn Bachi
Glen W Bischoff
Melanie A Blakeley
Robert C Brehm
Dawn E Bunzel
Bryan A Burr
Micah J Butler
Sybrian L Castleman
Jacob M Caya
David E Collins
Rhonda L Curabba
Todd R Curabba
Pamela A Derhammer
Robert M Erwin
Evelyne Estefan
David T Findley
Sven Folmer
John A Franco
Michael J Garavuso
Angel L Garcia
Andrea D Giles
Javier F Gomez
Russell J Groves
Robert Guzina
Gositha Haduwala Dewage
Rickey P Hendrick
Edward T Hiller
Curtis W Hooks
Kenneth L. M. Jacobs
Ricardo Jimenez
Robert R Johnson
Logan D Jones
Rodino V Jones

Unit
279
023
423
049
274
444
044
259
242
424
459
049
460
458
458
023
355
286
310
044
337
242
453
049
456
274
355
049
044
462
432
432
076
361
023
044

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1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt
1st Lt

William M Kanne
Brett P Kibbey
Frank J Kilgore
Jerry L Kneer
Elaine Lague
Luz Levin
Shawn S Levy
Eduardo I Linares
Robert P Mann
Javier D Marriaga
Douglas C Martin
Glenda A McCormack
Harvey S Meinstein
Kristen L Miller
Eduardo B Moreno
Paul E Myers
Estelle C Piasecki
Steven K Powell
Lawrence Rayman
Paul D Remis
Isaac Rosenberg
Leona A Selassie
Parris M Sepe
Mark T Sickle
Eugene F Skorupski
Eric Soeder
Werner Sonderegger
Rosa M Torres
Jonathan W Urdaneta
Alfven G Uy
Balazs Vajda
Steven R Viesselmann
Deborah E Waters
Jeffrey L Weitkamp
Karen A Willis-Barrett
Lawrence A Wimble
Michael P Wrightreynolds
Philip D Yacht

425
466
310
453
051
016
372
024
423
355
372
021
016
049
373
044
049
044
337
315
076
076
310
267
024
310
084
432
123
173
372
169
301
274
819
310
423
438

Rank
Capt
Capt
Capt

Captain
Name
Diane K Adams
Jon K Akers
Michael W Alexander

Unit
011
142
301

Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt

Jesse L Baker
Oscar Barreto
Bryan Keith Barry
Ranier Betancourt
Eileen D Bicaba
Lori Beth Bradner
Daniel H Burns
Matthew C Campbell
Jesse Casey
David A Casto
Brian O Celis
Richard J Chiesa
Benjie R Coleman
Staten W Corbett
Robert Corriveau
Brian P Craddock
David W Cross
Domingos P DaSilva
Noe Del Mar
Edward T Demers
Joshua Dovi
Fred C Edwards
Elizabeth N Ellzey
Christina A English
David Ferguson
Ana H Garcia
Charlene R Garcia
Juan Garcia
Robert H Hughes
Gordon R Hyle
Edward T Johnson
Susan M Kelley
Patricia A King
Brian S Kirke
Madeline R Kirsten
Adam Kraus
Douglas V Leathem
Diego Leiva
Jonathan D Littell
Judith Logue
Eddie G Lovins
Patricia J Lovins
Sol Bais Madlambayan
Steven J Makky

376
464
237
076
464
466
423
373
424
463
090
259
001
435
376
089
169
023
279
457
259
376
465
259
044
463
001
463
044
078
423
460
274
435
804
314
423
355
049
152
293
293
293
049

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Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt
Capt

Dennis W Maloney
William McCombie
Aaron T McCurdy
Ronald S McCurdy
Enrique Mertins
Iris Encalada Molgora
Cynthia M Moody
Jose A Mora
Gabriel H Parra
Kenneth A Pena
Jason E Pennington
Martin L Percifield
David H Phillips
Roberto Rivera
Jamela K Russell
Djeery Saint-Elin
Shahram S Samani
Caroline A Sloat
Gary D Stevens
Christopher J Szerbiak
Robin E Taber
Isaiah J Tamblingson
Trung H Tran
Armando A Villasana
Jay Dayton Williams
David R Wooten

173
142
460
460
286
286
445
089
286
355
142
293
435
424
806
076
432
049
044
237
372
361
001
249
424
424

Rank
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj

Major
Name
Alcino G Almeida
Daniel C Antrim
David M Armbrust
Ralph Aviles
Mario Baldatti
Kevin A Blake
Michael A Byrd
Melody J Clancy
J. Howard Collins
Michael G Croteau
Adrian Cuarta
James M Davis
Katharyn N Downing
Michael Fasano
Cory A Hewitt

Unit
000
182
044
173
279
301
383
335
001
078
182
424
001
999
024

Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj
Maj

Bonnie Hinck-Baldatti
David A Howard
Keith W Humphrey
Regenna Kistner
Joyce E Lampasona
Stephen J Lampasona
Jaime Lichi
Andrew Douglas Logue
Heather K McSparron
Enrique Jr Mertins
Derek B Messer
Andrew H Miller
Donald Nathe
Ignacio Quintana
Robert L Robbins
Vernie O Robbins
Alex Rodriguez
Rafael Salort
Ryan W Satterthwaite
Robert W Smith
Tec A Thomas
George J Tolis
Joseph L Tomasone
Manuel J Uribe
William Weiler
Robert G Wilson

279
001
123
116
458
032
249
078
123
001
142
435
301
355
301
301
337
423
089
182
001
089
001
425
025
249

Rank
Lt Col
Lt Col
Lt Col
Lt Col
Lt Col
Lt Col
Lt Col
Lt Col

Lieutenant Colonel
Name
Kenneth A Garrison
Kenneth A Johansen
David A Littlefield
Frank V McConnell
Grant W Meadows
Joyce A Nader
Stephen P Nelson
Greg S Stritch

Unit
182
435
078
076
001
182
025
383

Non-Commisioned Officers
Rank
Name
Unit
SMSgt Kenneth G Lewis
425
MSgt
Gerald R Rice
301

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Various Awards
Achievement Award
Henao, Daniel
Blocker, Justin
Sandorf, Gretchen
Frittitta, Giancarlo
Lewis, Michael
Rodriguez, Michael
Bean, David
Lewis, Caleb
Lewis, Joshua
Matlock, Peter
Milges, Thomas
Mitchell, Jacob
Connor, Benjamin
Leaton, Skyler
Sandorf, Gordon
Shoulta, Drake
VanJelgerhuis, Matthew
Wright, Elizabath
Brownstein, Stuart
Fahey, Robert
English, Christina
Commander's Commendation
Anderson, Charles S.
Walker, Charles
Levy, David A.
Budde, Jerome
Murphy, Brandon
Krier, Sean
Bracewell, Jason
Angelini, Viviana
Barnes, Antoinette
Sandorf, Casey
Sandorf, Gretchen
Reichold, Ryan
Scott, Jr., Patrick
Voight, Tyler
Swank, Stanley E.
Allocco, Andrew
Ricardo
Bewley
Brown D.
Brown V.
Carlson D.
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Clark J.
Cornell
Dix
Fernald
Goblet
Godoy
Helton, Roger
Jewett, Carole
Kaletta
McMindes
Meadows
Schaefer
Steffensen
Thomas T.
Wean
Webster
Channell
Helton, Rober
Makky, Steve
Dohm, Cynthia
Rameriz, Orlando
Hughes, Robert
Dembek, Gilbert
Howard, David
Franco, John
Burr, Kevin
Saluk, Art
McClure, Dean
Molgora, Iris
Hooks, Curtis W.
Antrim, Daniel
Meritorious Service Award
Brown, Victoria
Barroso, Antonio
50 Years of Service
Fuller, David
Thomas, Roger
Russell, Richard
Schumacher, Bernard

Other Awards
Tomasone, Joe ............................................................................................................................ Find and Search and Rescue
Russell, Richard ........................................................................................................................................... Red Service Ribbon
Lahnen, Tyler ........................................................................................................... Red Service Ribbon--2 years of service
Lahnen, Tyler ............................................................................................................................................................. HLS Ribbon
Rameriz, Orlando ........................................................................................................... Community Service Award - Clasp
Richards, Jennifer ................................................................................................ Red Service Ribbon Five Years of Service
Blair, Daniel..................................................................................................................................................... Recruiter Ribbon,
Blair, Daniel......................................................................................................................................Command Service Ribbon

Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Award
Name

Unit

Capt Jon K Akers
1st Lt Juan Antonio Alva
1st Lt Glen W Bischoff
Capt Warren M Bryant
1st Lt Micah J Butler
Capt Brian O Celis
Capt Richard J Chiesa
Capt Samuel L Chiodo
Maj Karl Cohen
1st Lt David E Collins
Capt Robert Corriveau
1st Lt Leonor S Croteau
Capt David Cruz
1st Lt Rhonda L Curabba
Capt Domingos P DaSilva
Capt Christopher A Davis
Capt Rebekah L Davison
Capt Edward T Demers
Capt Joshua Dovi
Capt Paul Edwards
Capt Christina A English
Capt David Ferguson
Capt Ana H Garcia
1st Lt Angel L Garcia
Capt Charlene R Garcia
Capt Juan Garcia
Capt Gregory L Gernat
1st Lt Gositha Haduwala Dewage
Maj Charlie R Holliday
1st Lt Curtis W Hooks

142
279
274
274
424
090
259
310
011
460
376
078
355
458
023
078
459
457
259
267
259
044
463
453
001
463
453
049
435
432

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Capt Robert H Hughes
1st Lt Kenneth L. M. Jacobs
Capt Susan M Kelley
Capt Patricia A King
Capt Madeline R Kirsten
Capt Thomas A Kong
1st Lt AnnMarie Kozloski
Capt Adam Kraus
Capt Diego Leiva
Capt Richard S Levy
Capt Eddie G Lovins
Capt Patricia J Lovins
Capt Dennis W Maloney
1st Lt Javier D Marriaga
1st Lt Douglas C Martin
Capt William McCombie
Lt Col James R McGlone
Capt Enrique Mertins
Capt Iris Encalada Molgora
Lt Col Kelly G Noler
1st Lt Rosario M Palau
Capt Douglas Parker
1st Lt Estelle C Piasecki
1st Lt Steven K Powell
2d Lt Caitlyn E Reynolds
SM Manuel A Rodriguez
Capt Shahram S Samani
2d Lt Lisa C Schofield
1st Lt Werner Sonderegger
Capt James Sullivan
Capt Christopher J Szerbiak
Capt Robin E Taber
Capt Isaiah J Tamblingson

044
432
460
274
804
116
044
314
355
116
293
293
173
355
372
142
423
286
286
434
337
310
049
044
049
001
432
435
084
011
237
372
361

1st Lt Mark J Thibodeau
Capt Trung H Tran
Capt Charles A Viereck
Capt Armando A Villasana
Capt Timothy Wiley
1st Lt Emily L Williamson
Maj Robert G Wilson
2d Lt Donna D Withers
Capt Joseph M Withers
1st Lt Michael P Wrightreynolds
Lt Col Ray A Zuniga

049
001
078
249
310
314
249
435
435
423
423

Grover Loening Aerospace Award
Name

173
279
301
383
310
021
078
424
286
049
279
001
123
337
435
032
049
123
301
434
032
089
001
424
337
301
423
249
023
445
182
435
301

249

Paul E. Garber Award
Name

Unit

Lt Col Jose D Avila
Lt Col Hughie A Cline
Maj Cynthia C Dohm
Lt Col Gerald J English
Maj James M Goblet
Lt Col Joyce A Nader
Maj Angella L Roberts
Maj Joseph F Roberts
Lt Col George K Schaefer

249
021
376
001
049
182
025
025
001

Unit

Maj Ralph Aviles
Maj Mario Baldatti
Capt John R Brown
Maj Michael A Byrd
Capt Samuel L Chiodo
Lt Col Hughie A Cline
1st Lt Leonor S Croteau
Maj James M Davis
Capt Carlos Echegoyen
1st Lt Gositha Haduwala Dewage
Maj Bonnie Hinck-Baldatti
Maj David A Howard
Maj Keith W Humphrey
Capt Kevin L Ives
Capt Brian S Kirke
Maj Stephen J Lampasona
Capt Steven J Makky
Maj Heather K McSparron
Maj Donald Nathe
Lt Col Kelly G Noler
Maj James K Peto
Maj James Pons
Capt Orlando Ramirez
Capt Roberto Rivera
Maj Alex Rodriguez
Capt Michael L Runyan
Maj Rafael Salort
Maj Arthur J Saluk
Capt Judith J Schiff
Maj Keith M Shewbart
Maj Robert W Smith
Capt Charles E Walker
Capt Donald C Whalen

Maj Robert G Wilson

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Gill Robb Wilson Award
Name

Unit

Maj John W Clark
Col Michael N Cook
Maj Katharyn N Downing
Lt Col Christopher A Duemmel
Lt Col Luis A Garcia
Lt Col Roger E Helton
Lt Col Charles E Lynch
Lt Col Ramon L Nunez
Lt Col Linda J Pugsley

249
383
001
025
001
025
116
010
089

Brig General Charles E. “Chuck” Yeager
Award
Name

Unit

1st Lt Juan Antonio Alva
2d Lt Edwin D Armbruster
1st Lt William J Armstrong
1st Lt Terry Lynn Bachi
2d Lt Mark D Bailey
2d Lt Joseph Barzyz
Capt Eileen D Bicaba
2d Lt John R Bounds
Capt Daniel H Burns
Lt Col Diana L Carlson
1st Lt Jacob M Caya
Capt Richard J Chiesa
2d Lt Kristoffer O Cooper
2d Lt Joseph Corritore
1st Lt Leonor S Croteau
Capt David Cruz

279
423
423
049
323
301
464
049
423
032
049
259
152
023
078
355

Maj Michael D Davis
Capt Noe Del Mar
Capt Joshua Dovi
Capt Alexander G Duarte
2d Lt Jeremy L Ehlers
1st Lt Robert M Erwin
2d Lt Piero A Ferro
SM Daniel J Fisher
SM David G. Forero
1st Lt John A Franco
Capt Humberto Garriga
Capt Gregory L Gernat
2d Lt Oren Grantzraz
1st Lt Robert Guzina
SM Tracee Ann Harrison
1st Lt Liam M Hay
SM Dana A Helmig
Maj Wayne F Henderson
2d Lt Gordon A High
SM Stephen K Hunter
1st Lt Kenneth L. M. Jacobs
2d Lt John W Joyner
1st Lt William M Kanne
2d Lt Jonathan M Keane
SM Jeffery A Kellar
2d Lt Mark J Kinsey
2d Lt Gary M Korman
1st Lt AnnMarie Kozloski
2d Lt Christopher S Krier
SMSgt Kenneth G Lewis
Maj Steven R Lichliter
Maj Andrew Douglas Logue
Capt Judith Logue
2d Lt Peter J Lucero
Capt Steven J Makky
2d Lt John R Maloney
1st Lt Robert P Mann
1st Lt Javier D Marriaga
1st Lt Douglas C Martin
Lt Col James R McGlone
Capt Gregory W Meahl
2d Lt John I Middaugh
1st Lt Kristen L Miller
Capt Cynthia M Moody
Capt Jeffrey M Morgan
Lt Col Richard A Ortega
2d Lt Alesha K Patrick
2d Lt Jordan K Patterson
SM Frank R Perez

423
279
259
049
435
355
337
049
464
337
355
453
049
355
423
049
267
173
423
122
432
044
425
424
000
259
301
044
447
425
049
078
152
301
049
049
423
355
372
423
445
023
049
445
432
001
445
259
466

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Capt Carlos E Perez-Montes
2d Lt Christopher J Perry
Lt Col Bryan K Phillips
1st Lt Estelle C Piasecki
1st Lt George C Poplin
2d Lt Charles T Rich
Lt Col Charles A Rikli
1st Lt Margaret E Rivera
2d Lt Steve S Rosier
SM Philip P Rowlette
2d Lt Lisa C Schofield
1st Lt Richard M Selner
1st Lt Parris M Sepe
1st Lt Felicia R Shewbart
Maj Keith M Shewbart
2d Lt Roland J Soucy
Maj Nancy L Spieth
SM Bren L Stevens-Harrison
2d Lt Art L Stoutenburg
2d Lt Stanley Paul Strama
2d Lt Henry J Styles
1st Lt Katharina M Svecak
Capt Isaiah J Tamblingson
1st Lt Mark J Thibodeau
1st Lt Rosa M Torres
2d Lt Jeffrey A Towe
1st Lt Jorge L Trinidad
2d Lt James F Tripp
2d Lt Gregory J.T. Underwood
Maj Manuel J Uribe
2d Lt Gene M Valentino
2d Lt Jennifer M Van Iterson
2d Lt Renzo Villavecchia
2d Lt Stephen T Voeller
Lt Col Charles J Wallace
2d Lt Michael A Washington
Capt Jay Dayton Williams
1st Lt Emily L Williamson
SM John C Wilson
Lt Col Joseph B Wisniewski
Capt David R Wooten
Lt Col Ray A Zuniga

355
084
423
049
242
425
122
152
423
237
435
078
310
445
445
310
816
023
310
142
337
044
361
049
432
152
447
424
465
425
424
049
337
011
423
116
424
314
122
049
424
423

Cadet Awards
Wright Brothers Award
Name

Unit

Award

Gabriel Abreu
John J Allen
Javier Alva
Jorge A Alvarez
Nikolas J Anderson
Daniel M Andruss
Anthony R Avalos
Antoinette B Barnes
Olivia D Beuscher
Abigail L Blakeley
Alyson E Blakeley
Gavin J Bosco
Jacob R Brickner
Gabriel J Brink
Matthew A Broder
Khaleel M Brown
Joshua Michael Buck
Dillon M Buckles
Victoria Burks
Michael A Burns
Jacqueline Cabrera
Latrice M Cabrera
Michael A Caceres
Christiane P Caldwell
Motsarah E Caldwell
Bernard T Carlin
Isaiah R Carr
Nicholas W Cassell
Nicholas A Castillo
Melissa I Cercado
Michael C Chambers
William O Chastain
Mariano J Chevez
Apiwit B Chulawan
Hakeem L Cleare
James H Collins
Kyle E Collins
Tristan Adam Conner
Sean P Connolly
Zakary M Conover
Alan B Cortes
Brandon J Coulson
Kaylee L Cronberg
Kevin E Cruz

051
453
279
090
000
301
850
089
024
444
444
816
259
044
051
016
044
237
458
116
464
464
464
355
355
274
425
016
372
383
242
089
464
465
286
444
465
809
423
809
456
337
438
456

23917
22819
25547
24547
22839
25214
22709
22645
24923
25030
23225
23346
26119
23381
25444
24106
25638
25486
23651
25256
23422
23447
23448
23796
24567
23697
25666
25615
23696
22884
24177
24935
23794
25348
25625
25029
24375
24919
24459
22774
25222
24759
25695
24754

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Kenneth Cruz Mercado
Vennessa K Curtis
Erik Cutino
Luiz Lira Da Silva
Ryan C Daley
Jeremiah E Daniel
Kesslor M Davies
Darielle Davis
Tayreis E DeLeon
Tea N DeLeon
Dylan C Dessoye
Nina Diaz
Oscar H Diaz
Matthew R M Dobson
Sean B Dobson
Christian A Dominguez
Alicia M Dudley
Patrick S Dupeire
John E Dutton
Chase M Dye
Xavier J Esteve
Marcus B Fabietti
Kirk C Faris
Evan P Fitzgibbon
Josh D Florkowski
Ivan D Franco
Cole D Frank
Bobbie Jean Furman
Felix Garcia
Jacob Joseph Garcia
Luis E Garcia
Robert W Garon
Jordan P Gerald
Sherly A German
Jade D Gibson
Christopher Goez
Hector S Gomez
Liyeam Gomez
Ronald J Gomez
Jeremiah-Luke J Gonzales
Kiasama Gonzalez
Ryan F Gonzalez
Charles G Greenman
Nicholas Grossi
Hannah L Guertler
Taryn N Gustafson
Evan W Gusti
Cullen M Hall
Madeline R Heise

355
457
090
024
051
361
465
811
024
024
811
464
355
089
089
464
423
084
259
816
286
811
152
259
301
054
259
373
464
463
463
438
051
463
373
319
462
463
809
456
355
044
372
355
361
169
084
286
016

24566
23102
23439
23676
23551
24363
25355
23199
24467
24297
25799
23449
24255
22721
22722
22877
25328
24020
24512
23890
24813
25800
24589
24511
24596
25149
23943
24577
23793
23626
23122
24404
25858
24377
25667
24225
23655
23123
22684
24755
22802
24782
25616
24716
24600
23297
22982
24259
24868

Patrick M Henry
Allen J Hewett
Mikehla L Hicks
Kyle M Hogan
Keith A Holliday
Dylan G Holowka
Preston L Hooks
Arthur J Horn
Zachary T Horsfield
Jensen Houck
Emily M Houts
Jakouri Jackson
Jerry C Jaipersad
Ryan A James
Tatiana J Jean-Francois
Donald R Johnson
Austin Douglas Jones
Lemoyne J Jones
Rawad Jurdi
Christopher D Katz
Jesse J Katzeff
Robynn-Emmanuelle M Katzeff
James D Kidd
Austen M King
Brittany L Kirke
Daniel J Kovacs
Thomas E Kovacs
Ryan A Kressler
Sean C Krier
Jacob E Kuhlman
David A Lackie
Shane Lalla
Skyler J Leaton
Santiago Ledesma
Gregory I Lee
Roman A Leone
Matthew P Lewandowski
Clay F Lewis
Mathew J Lopez
Samuel S Lowery
Devon F Lurch
Devon Mailles
Alexis N Mallalieu
Michel F Mancini
Jacob C Mann
Morgann-Elizabeth J Markoe
Andrew F Martin
Mayra B Martinez
Josh N Martus

242
438
051
423
435
000
432
463
456
438
243
466
237
024
101
051
024
279
016
361
373
373
011
458
435
432
432
123
447
438
383
383
447
016
458
173
243
089
423
425
084
438
011
123
804
457
804
355
169

24362
24449
23309
25098
23279
25255
23519
23345
24757
23825
23948
25286
25670
26332
25913
23462
23380
25318
24763
24937
24065
24066
24092
22964
24111
23804
23217
23808
24426
25515
24340
24822
25887
23526
22966
24419
23949
24415
23922
24416
25288
24350
24682
24950
25053
25143
25052
22801
23612

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Brianna C McDonald
Frank B McDonald
James T Mclemore
Shawn M McSparron
Jenesis Mena
Luis E Mendez
Dyana S Mendoza
Jackson A Mendoza
Ryan T Mock
Michael D Montgomery
Alexander Moreno
Christian Munoz
Mithun Murari
Lane H Murphy
Ryan A Neely
My Tran T Nguyen
Jason I Norr
Sarah R Novak
Jose R Nunez
Airyel C Ogden
Anthony A Ortiz
Juan C Pajuelo
Jacob R Palm
Chase A Palmer
Adrian M Perez
Caleb N Perez
Fernando Perez
Nicholas C Perry
Cory J Philpott
Tyler S Provencher
Kristin M Putz
Hary G Quesnay
Jordan Quintana
Jacob Ramos
Selia T Reeves
Alessandro D Rivera
Edwin Rivera
Francisco M Rivera
Ryan Robinson
Andrea Rocha
Esteban Rodriguez
Jonathan J Rogers
Nathanael J Rogers
Christian J Romaguera
Kenneth Roman
Robert Roquebert
Justin C Rosa
Rachel L Ross
Juan Sebastian Rozo

444
361
465
123
090
279
054
173
084
286
373
286
016
301
816
458
809
816
051
811
021
286
361
116
319
021
021
051
423
054
355
463
464
361
445
456
355
372
816
458
011
425
425
355
090
011
335
438
372

24438
24936
25167
24948
24546
23154
23686
25881
22761
25465
25668
24037
22950
24972
25260
22965
24258
23666
23550
24612
23561
24466
25869
23188
25890
25698
24850
23918
24458
24367
24715
25679
22667
25026
25790
24756
25384
25292
24674
26039
25120
23559
23560
24565
25745
25875
23761
24645
25293

Pablo B Rubio
Rachel A Rudd
Rebecca R Rudd
Anthony Sevilla
MacKenzie F Shepherd
Stephon A Shepherd
James V Sherline
Calindo P Sistler
Jeffrey A Sleeper
Annika R Sonderegger
Corey J Spitz
Bradley A Stafford
Jason M Stesen
Alexander L Stinauer
James R Stump
Joza J Styles
Darran R Tiwarie
Kevin O Toledo
Eric D Torres
Juan D Trost
Tyler J Vanderlaan
Juan E Vasquez
Anthony Vega
Pablo S Vespasiano
Joshua A Virzi
Caleb G Voris
Drake A Vorndran
Samuel A Ward
Luke N Weaver
Bryan F Weishaar
Joseph J Whitney
Cooper L Whitten
Tyler M Woods
Adam P Wright
Christopher J Wright
Nathan J Young
Anthony M Zuniga

259
460
460
463
049
016
383
078
279
084
049
054
274
816
024
337
458
463
816
279
078
054
319
011
259
123
293
423
438
000
084
051
024
000
464
078
423

24275
25948
25947
25680
23024
24183
25525
24406
25548
24827
25442
24601
24399
22734
25208
23227
23652
24946
24560
25423
25777
25148
25028
23114
24947
24949
24620
23574
22799
23683
24526
25594
22803
22989
22666
25278
23504

Brig. Gen. Billy Mitchell Award
Name

Unit

Award

Ian Z Adams
Andrew D Agosto
John J Allen
Michael W Allinder
Austin A Alonso
Diego F Alva
Viviana L Angelini
Quinton E Barrett

011
435
453
286
051
279
447
819

62525
62947
63337
63419
62738
63061
62920
62506

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Samantha K Bendon
Nicholas A Bersoux
Christopher W Boughton
Andrew M Briggs
David P Callahan
Darius M Calvert
Glenn A Camilo-Reoyo
Cody A Curabba
Kyle A Curabba
Samuel A Deane
Brad M DeThomas
Collan J Dimitri
Johann A Douglas
Rodger W Drake
Jonas P Efinger
Iriolexis C Encalada
Adam D Evans
Daniel J Fals
Lorenzo A Fernandez
Luis F Fernandez
Jonathan M Fitzgerald
Benjamin A Foster
Lucke Fransbergen
Maxwell A Frost
Jesus E Garcia
Juan Andres Garcia
Victoria A Garcia
Austin P George
Jason A Gordon
Blake Gregor
Clifton H Griffith
Hannah K Harbridge
Salomon Hassidoff
Ben S Henderson
Joshua M Hewitt
Caleb E Hiller
Jacob D Hurtley
Connor S Jewett
Michael L Kirke
Patrick Lazor
Hunter LeBoeuf
Jonathan J Levin
David A Levy
Justin Marrero
Kyler I McCown
Aaron S Mellman
Amarilys Milian
Kyle D Miller
Stirling B Naber

173
457
116
457
089
464
319
458
458
286
089
259
372
811
024
286
466
090
373
267
049
142
116
456
463
463
319
243
066
044
142
274
101
173
024
462
373
024
435
049
816
016
447
286
373
089
355
116
423

62340
63036
62768
63278
63339
63367
63438
63363
62659
62777
62695
63388
62556
62468
62499
62703
62527
62447
62981
63129
62950
63014
62767
63364
63522
62385
62260
63360
63302
63281
62297
63021
62864
62957
62771
62849
63025
62654
62502
63410
63015
62338
62944
62497
63032
62660
62870
62450
63345

Samuel S Nagorka
Warren J Osceola
W. e. Logan Parrish
Angel A Pena
Luis A Pimentel
Jacob S Pollak
Jonathan A Quiros
Claire D Ramirez
Austin L Ratlieff
Lynlea N Ressler
Ellen T Reynolds
Michael J Risola
Alexandra Rodriguez
Luis O Rodriguez
Alec T Rowan
Mitchell A W Roy
Brendan R Ruchlin
Gretchen M Sandorf
Alexander Sevilla
Lorianne R Shultz
Christopher L Smith
Joshua W Sonderegger
Nicholas O Soto
Austin M Stavros
Matthew T Strange
Alyxandra L Swanson
Nicholas A Swerdloff
Benjamin R Taubensee
Stephen Voeller
Nathaniel C Voris
Jason M Warren
Jarod L Waters
Zachary Wheeler
Megan K Williamson
Hunter Wood
Trace Youngblood

054
459
237
355
457
011
458
319
011
361
361
438
355
463
243
123
465
447
463
259
237
084
355
460
279
021
242
259
011
123
463
301
816
116
142
169

63231
63564
63028
62568
63176
62958
62661
62259
63621
63202
62792
63033
62872
62795
62441
63314
63077
62945
63521
63389
62924
62623
62869
62921
63395
63174
62929
63168
63265
63185
62515
62943
62646
62402
63335
62359

Amelia Earhart Award
Name

Unit

Award

Christopher L Byron
Francis R Cassin
Carlos D Cortesi
Logan W Cowan
Timothy L Cripe
Kevin Joseph DeMarco
Evan M Dort
Alexander C English
Sean M Fox

051
435
090
066
021
049
373
259
243

16404
16131
16353
16386
16009
16189
16209
16387
15981

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Bianca I Hardtke
Kyle L Hayes
Zackery L Macdonald
Jack A Marquez
Aaron S Mellman
Christopher A Perry
Logan D Perryman
Devyn Phelps
Alex W Price
Sean C Skinner
Cody J Sugg
Scarlett F Thomas
Kevin C Tierney
Chad S Tripp
Ben T Voll
Douglas A Ward
Jason M Warren
Jacob R Watford
Nicholas C Willig
Jesse T Wilson
Trace Youngblood

242
425
372
355
089
084
435
456
237
301
243
465
259
383
051
116
463
444
425
011
169

16145
16107
16035
16043
16420
16289
16067
16264
16057
16244
16256
16182
15967
16184
16113
16006
16345
16356
16306
15983
16315

Gen. Ira C. Eaker Award
Name

Unit

Award

Jean J Alonso
Sean C Andino
Christina R Austin
Tyler D Belyeu
Logan R Gallo
William K Gregory
Jordan L Harris
Jeremy A King
Melanie E Lee
Miriam E Lee
Joshua D Lewis
Adrian F Ulloa
Jenna M Walters
Robert H Ward

243
001
049
116
286
438
809
274
458
458
447
011
373
435

2667
2691
2545
2576
2669
2592
2601
2579
2586
2605
2694
2571
2678
2608

Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award
Name

Unit

Award

Tyler D Belyeu
Joshua Dovi

116
259

1914
1890

CADET HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTEES
History: The Florida Wing Cadet Honor Society was created in 1998 as part of the vision of then Chief of
Staff, Lt Col Matthew Sharkey (Later Florida Wing, then Southeast Region Commander). It is a program
designed to recognize cadets who have excelled in CAP academics and achievement.
Purpose: The purpose of this Honor Society is to help cadets gain academic recognition and credit for
educational and scholarship purposes. It is a great achievement to be recorded on high school or college
resumes, and squadrons are highly encouraged to promote this in their cadet programs. For more detailed
information, download CAPR 52-16 Supplement 1, Cadet Programs Management.
Award

Name

Unit

285
286
287
288
289
290
291
292
293
294
295
296
297
298
299
300
301
302
303
304
305
306
307
308
309
310
311
312
313
314
315
316
317
318
319
320
321

Christian S. Viereck
Stirling B. Naber
Paige M. Doherty
Anthony M. Zuniga
Ryan T. Mock
Javier A. Gomez
Daniel F. Gomez
Andrew J. Coleman
Michael L. Kirke
Diego F. Alva
Maxwell B. Harris
Elijah P. Dury
Gage C. Flory
Jonathan F. Stabio
Brendan R. Ruchlin
Stephen A. Haas
Alfred N Basta
Jensen Houck
Matthew J. Segarra
Manuel A. Rodriguez
Daniel E. Linares
Taylor C. Ney
Daniel J. Kovacs
James R. Drake
Kyler I. McCown
Darius M. Calvert
Tyler Belyeu
Samuel R. Porter
Joshua C. Guy
Brittany E. Fager
Ryan A. Kressler
Reece E. McGrath
kyle H. Young
Brian S. Galloway
John Edward Dutton, Jr.
Lorianne R. Shultz
Taryn N. Gustafson

Treasure Coast Composite Squadron
Eglin Composite Squadron
Crystal Lake Middle School Cadet Squadron
Eglin Composite Squadron
Oakhurst Cadet Squadron
Homestead ARB Cadet Squadron
Homestead ARB Cadet Squadron
Palm Harbor Cadet Squadron
Tyndall-Panama Composite Squadron
Homestead ARB Cadet Squadron
Palm Harbor Cadet Squadron
Palm Harbor Cadet Squadron
Palm Harbor Cadet Squadron
Lantana Composite Squadron
Olympia Cadet Squadron
Olympia Cadet Squadron
Palm Harbor Cadet Squadron
Pasco Cadet Squadron
Charlotte County Composite Squadron
Pembroke Pines Composite Squadron
Stuart Composite Squadron
North Tampa-Lutz Cadet Squadron
Tallahassee Composite Squadron
West Citrus Cadet Squadron
Naples Cadet Squadron
Opa Locka Cadet Squadron
Seminole Composite Squadron
Seminole Composite Squadron
Seminole Composite Squadron
Eglin Composite Squadron
South Brevard Cadet Squadron
Lantana Composite Squadron
Lantana Composite Squadron
Lantana Composite Squadron
Central Florida Composite Squadron
Central Florida Composite Squadron
Cecil Field Cadet Squadron

SECTION 8 of 11 Florida Wing History - 2013

Society Member
of Distinction
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes

Award

Name

Unit

322
323
324
325
326
327
328
329
330
331
332
333
334
335
336
337
338
339
340
341
342
343
344
345
346
347
348
349
350
351
352
353
355
356
354
357
358
359
360
361
362
363
364
365
366
367

Brianna McDonald
Tyler D. Kelley
Jacob R. Watford
Austin J. Batten
Cameron J. Collins
Emmanuel Gonzalez
Nicolas N. Ouano
Austin Ratlieff
Pablo S. Vespasiano
Mark A. Cabey
Nestor M. Sanchez
Darius M. Fuents
William C. Ford
Sohail A. Mirza
Paul J. Bednarek
Jordan Quintana
Malik D. McDaniel
Mathew J. Lopez
Nathanael J. Rogers
Johnathan B. Ballou
Nicholas A. Castillo
Annika R. Sonderegger
Alexis N. Mallalieu
Charles G. Greenman
Austin M. Stavros
Alyson E. Blakeley
Kirk C. Faris
James R. Stump
Brent M. McFarland
Amanda Marcell
Jonas P. Efinger
Avery M. Bush
Apiwit B. Chulawan
Juan S. Rozo
Elias R. Eades
Tea de Leon
Brandon M. Williamson
Quinlan J. Folmsbee
Hannah L. Guertler
Christopher D. Katz
Felipe I. Santiago
Kenneth Roman
Erik Cutino
Jorge A. Alvarez
Christopher P. Caldwell
Oscar H. Diaz

Mariana Composite Squadron
Captain Collins H. Haines Squadron
Marianna Composite Squadron
Olympia Cadet Squadron
Olympia Cadet Squadron
Cooper City Composite Squadron
Cooper City Composite Squadron
Cooper City Composite Squadron
Cooper City Composite Squadron
Cooper City Composite Squadron
Cooper City Composite Squadron
Cooper City Composite Squadron
Coral Springs Cadet Squadron
Pensacola Composite Squadron
Olympia Cadet Squadron
Opa-Locka Cadet Squadron
Coral Springs Cadet Squadron
Eglin Composite Squadron
Pensacola Composite Squadron
Boca Raton Composite Squadron
Boca Raton Composite Squadron
Oakhurst Cadet Squadron
Cooper City Composite Squadron
Boca Raton Composite Squadron
Captain Collins H. Haines Squadron
Marianna Composite Squadron
North Palm Beach County Cadet Squadron
Stuart Composite Squadron
Stuart Composite Squadron
Stuart Composite Squadron
Stuart Composite Squadron
West Citrus Cadet Squadron
Olympia Cadet Squadron
Boca Raton Composite Squadron
Lantana Composite Squadron
Stuart Composite Squadron
Ormond Beach Composite Squadron
Ormond Beach Composite Squadron
Marion County Composite Squadron
Marion County Composite Squadron
Miami Enterprise Cadet Squadron
Miami Enterprise Cadet Squadron
Miami Enterprise Cadet Squadron
Miami Enterprise Cadet Squadron
Tamiami Composite Squadron
Tamiami Composite Squadron

SECTION 8 of 11 Florida Wing History - 2013

Society Member
of Distinction
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes

Award

Name

Unit

369
370
371
372
373
374
368
375
376
377
378
379
380
381
382
383

Alexis A. Nieto
Kristin M. Putz
Nicholas O. Soto
Nathan R. Martus
Nicholas W. Cassell
Juan E. Vasquez
Frank B. McDonald
Adrian Perez
Mikehla Lee Hicks
Alyxandra L. Swanson
Jesus E. Garcia
Arthur J. Horn
Alexander Sevilla
Sherly A. German
Isaiah O. Maldonado
Samuel L. Collins

Tamiami Composite Squadron
Tamiami Composite Squadron
Tamiami Composite Squadron
Cecil Field Squadron
Coral Springs Cadet Squadron
Lantana Cadet Squadron
Marion County Composite Squadron
Miami Springs Optimist Cadet Squadron
Charlotte County Composite Squadron
Orlando Cadet Squadron
463rd Cadet Squadron
463rd Cadet Squadron
463rd Cadet Squadron
463rd Cadet Squadron
463rd Cadet Squadron
North Tampa-Lutz Cadet Squadron

SECTION 8 of 11 Florida Wing History - 2013

Society Member
of Distinction
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No

WingSpan Magazine

SECTION 9 of 11 Florida Wing History - 2013

Commanders
Comments
WingSpan is an authorized publication serving
the interests of the Florida Wing of the United
States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol. It is
published by a private firm in no way connected
with the Department of the Air Force or with the
Civil Air Patrol Corporation. The appearance
of advertisements in this publication, including
supplements and inserts, does not constitute an
endorsement by the U.S. Air Force or CAP of the
products and services advertised herein.
WingSpan encourages contributions from all
CAP members, military personnel, and related
agencies. Material must be original, free of
copyright constraint, and submitted to WingSpan
magazine, which reserves the right to approve,
reject, edit, abridge, or expand any submission.
Ideas for feature articles should be discussed in
advance with the Editor.
Submission guidelines: As a twice a year
publication, the magazine is not suitable for dated
material on routine Squadron or Wing activities.
PAOs and other correspondents should generally
avoid subjects and styles typical of newsletters.
Never imbed photographs within documents.
Send photographs as separate email attachments
with complete captions. Always include contact
information at the top of copy. Email articles,
along with .jpg-extension photographs of a
minimum one MB resolution or higher, to:
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For more information on Florida Wing CAP,
contact info@flwg.us.
For information on advertising rates and space
availability, please call 1-800-635-6036.
Col. Michael N. Cook
Florida Wing Commander
1st Lt. Tyler Lahnen
Director of Public Affairs
Editor, WingSpan



There have been
many changes to
Civil Air Patrol in
the past months. The
leadership of Civil Air
Patrol examined what
we did and how we
did it. They then compared this information
with what we were
supposed to do. They
looked at the laws
Colonel Michael N. Cook
establishing Civil Air Commander, Florida Wing
Patrol as the Official
Auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force and they looked
at the statement of work we have with the Air
Force. An outside consultant group was hired to
examine this information and collect their own
additional information. Many of our members,
including me, were interviewed using questionnaires, phone and personal meetings. When all
the reports were in, the Board of Governors spent
countless hours going over this information. They
dissected and evaluated everything and developed
solutions for the way ahead. These solutions were
then presented to the Secretary of the Air Force.
All this was done to make Civil Air Patrol a better
organization that is better positioned to accomplish
our congressionally mandated missions. We have
a new Constitution and by-laws. Nearly all of the
regulations were reviewed and updated. This was a
Continued on page 7 . . .

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Charlotte County Composite Squadron
Holds Group 5 Fly-In
By Maj. Earle Bretz, CAP
Charlotte County Composite Squadron PAO
On Saturday, February 2, the Charlotte County
Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol held a
Group 5, Florida Wing, day of cadet Orientation
Flights. Twenty-two cadets signed up for the
day, which was a record number to date. Each
cadet during his career receives 5 hours of flight
time. Each flight is different in the topics covered
from navigation, instrumentation, flight controls,
weather, emergency procedures, etc. We don’t
teach them “how” to fly, we teach them “about”
flying. Nine Cadet Orientation Pilots from various
squadrons were utilized in this exercise.
Cadets from 4 of the Squadrons of Group

5 were flown this date. Group 5 covers an area
bounded by Manatee, Hardee and Highland
Counties on the north to Collier County on the
south -10 counties in all. The cadets were exposed
to a variety of aircraft which were flown in from
the various squadron locations. They were a
Cessna 172, a Cessna 182R, a Cessna 182T (Glass
Cockpit) and a Gippsland GA8 Airvan.
The local squadron holds its own Orientation
flight days at least twice a month flying cadets
from 5-6 squadrons. The success of this most
recent Group effort certainly dictates that other
days of this type will be held in the future.

L-R: Maj. Dick Morrell, Charlotte County Composite Squadron; Cadet Airman Maia Molina, Oasis Charter Schools Cadet
Squadron; Cadet Airman Mary Williams, Oasis Charter Schools Cadet Squadron.





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Wings of Freedom Tour at Zephyrhills
Municipal Airport
By 2nd Lt. Sybrian Castleman, CAP
Zephyr Airport Cadet Squadron PAO

The Collings Foundation brings the Wings
of Freedom Tour to various communities around
Florida each year. This year, they added the
Zephyrhills Municipal Airport to their tour. This
Tour is comprised of three famous, operational
World War II aircraft.
The two bombers on the tour are a Consolidated
B-24 Liberator with the “Witchcraft” paint scheme
and a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress known as the
“Nine–O–Nine”. Their P-51 Mustang fighter is
named “Betty Jane” and is the last dual control
P-51 Mustang in operation.
The Collings Foundation brought these flying
museums into the Zephyrhills Municipal Airport
midday January 21 for a three day visit with tours
open to the public. While on tour, they offer the
“ultimate living history experience” by offering
flights on all three aircraft for a tax deductable
donation to the Foundation.
Cadets and Senior Members from four squadrons served at the event to assist with the safety of
the general public and to protect the aircraft from
damage during the tours. They were also given the


opportunity to help prepare the bombers for flight
by turning the propellers.
Squadrons represented at the event are: the
Zephyr Airport Cadet Squadron FL-459, the
Clearwater Composite Squadron FL-447, the
Polk County Composite Squadron FL-274 and the
Wesley Chapel Squadron FL-458. Zephyr Airport
Cadet Squadron coordinated with Group 3 on short
notice from the Foundation that they were adding
the Zephyrhills stop to their schedule.
All of the Cadets and Senior Members had
the opportunity to tour the aircraft and visit with
the pilots, mechanics and ground staff from the
Foundation. Four of the cadets were given the
opportunity to experience a flight in one of the
bombers. All flights were a “non CAP event”, but
the seats were given to the cadets by the Collings
Foundation when flights had open seats.
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Commanders Comments Cont- from page 1 . . .
monumental task that took nearly two years to accomplish.
Some of you have been in Civil Air Patrol many years
and you have seen many changes to our organization. Some
small and some large, but admittedly all were needed at the
time. Many of these latest changes were overdue in coming,
and because there are so many changes it could appear that
we are no longer the same organization. We are the same
organization and what we do every day in performing our
Missions for America has not changed. The organizational
changes provide the structure we will require to become
a better, stronger, and more effective force multiplier in
today’s environment. I look forward to many great things
you will accomplish in the future.
By the time you read this, sequestration will have
become a reality or be a part of the making of tomorrow. The
Continuing Budget Resolutions have impacted us every year
in the recent past. All of you have been aware of the reduced
funding for training and orientation flights that have been the
hallmark of each new fiscal year. This year has been no different. Sequestration will make what we have experienced so
far seem insignificant. I believe that the volunteer members
of Civil Air Patrol will become more valuable to the nation
and the Air Force if these budget cuts become reality. We are
the single most cost effective force available to accomplish
the missions we do. I believe this will become even more
significant to the Air Force, Homeland Security, and the
Department of Defense as budgets tighten. And there is no
other organization that does as much to prepare our nations
young people to become good citizens and the leaders our
nation will need tomorrow.
Another change, and one I hope you will appreciate, is
this new format for “Wingspan”. It took almost a year to
negotiate the contract with our new publisher. If you notice
similarities with the “Volunteer Magazine” it is because they
have the same publisher. This new format will allow you, the
membership of Florida Wing, to present your accomplishments in a polished magazine that will be circulated to a
much greater audience. The good work that you do should,
and will, be presented to more people. The new “Wingspan”
will be in government offices, FBO’s, and schools to help get
the message out.
This coming spring and summer will be very busy for
Florida Wing. I know that each of you will step up and do your
part. Every member contributes to the greatness of Florida
Wing. Each time you give of your time and talents you are
doing your part to keep Florida Wing the best. Because of you,
I am proud to serve as your Commander.


Sarasota
Composite
Squadron
Participates in
Wreaths Across
America
By Capt. Bradley Thomas, CAP
Sarasota Composite Squadron PAO

The Cadets and Senior Members of
Sarasota Composite Squadron actively
participated and achieved success this
past Nov-Dec with the sale of wreaths.
Exhibits and sales were conducted at
the Red Barn Market in Bradenton, as
well as at the Wal-Mart and Farmers
Market located in Sarasota. Cadets and
Senior members attended, served as
Color Guard, and assisted in the placement of wreaths on 5,000+ grave sites in
joint participation with the International
Wreaths Across America event.
The event was conducted on
December 15th at the Sarasota National
Cemetery and was attended by several
hundred military members and civilians from the local area. This annual
event celebrates and commemorates our
deceased military members while also
serving as a fundraiser for the squadron.


The R R R R’s Have It
By Lt. Col. Phil Zedonek, CAP
Florida Wing Vice Commander
Don’t expect to learn about
Readin, Riti’n or Rithmatic and
don’t think you will be able to
speak like a Gasparilla Pirate
Captain but do expect to learn
about some fundamental concepts which are so important to
the overall health and welfare
of any organization. Yes, I’m
talking about the four R’s which
are the essence of our interpersonal relations—Respect,
Responsibilities, Readiness and
Recognition.
Civil Air Patrol is a vast
organization with over 60,000
members nationwide and our
Florida Wing averages over
4,000 cadets and senior members spread from Key West to
Pensacola in 88 squadrons. With
such a diverse membership and
what each of us bring to the
table it is virtually impossible to
imagine everything would function flawlessly and there would
be no conflicts, misunderstandings, or issues which don’t get
resolved in a timely manner.
However, if we apply these
four R’s in our daily interactions
with other non-paid professionals (volunteers) this wing can
continue on its path of excellence in all endeavors while
enhancing how we treat each
other as human beings. This is
the essence of any highly functioning organization.
RESPECT is defined as to
“treat with special consideration
or regard” and embraces the idea
of high esteem, and courteous or


considerate treatment of others.
We are fooling ourselves, or
just totally blind, if you think
everyone is going to get along
and “like” everyone within the
wing. That is not realistic nor
is it real life. Do you honestly
believe the notion we can all
sit around a campfire and sing
“Cum bah ya??” What we can
and must do, is to pay special
attention to how we interact
and treat others. We must have
respect for ourselves and give
the same level of respect to our
fellow members in all our daily
dealings, be it in person or via
the electronic media.
Respect begins with each of
us and how we perceive the world
and human nature. If we have a
positive attitude about life and
believe others want to do their
best then we have the basis for
“mutual respect” which can permeate throughout the rank and
file of an organization. Respect
also encompasses embracing
our Civil Air Patrol core values
of integrity, volunteerism, service and yes—respect. These
core values should, and must,
guide us during all our planning,
training and mission execution if
we are going to make a positive
difference.
Another vital aspect of
respect is how we treat and
care for the mission equipment
and resources entrusted to us
to perform our assigned tasks.
If we neglect, damage, misuse
or lose accountability of our

equipment, it speaks volumes of
how we deal with others. How
many times have you entered
someone’s car and can’t even
see the floor board because it is
covered in empty fast food bags,
wrappers, cups and other miscellaneous trash? What were your
thoughts or first impressions and
did they in anyway influence
how you interacted with the
individual? Were you more
likely to contribute your trash to
the overgrowing pile after you
both went through the drive in
or did you stop and clean up all
the accumulated “stuff” which
was in the process of becoming
fossilized? Limited resources
will be the future watchword
and if you break it, lose it or
don’t maintain it then it will be
gone forever.
RESPONSIBILITY is the
concept of being “answerable
or accountable” and involves
trust. Again this concept begins
with each of us. How many
times have you been told by
your parents, supervisors or others you must be responsible for
your own actions? This concept
is critical if an organization is
to survive and flourish. If we


keep our own house in order
and always perform in a manner which would be pleasing
to ourselves then our corporate
efforts will be multiplied. Dr.
(Reverend) Martin Luther King
Jr. summed it up by stating “....
it is always the RIGHT time to
do the RIGHT thing.” This is
the essence of responsibility and
integrity.
Being a responsible individual
also involves being accountable
for assigned missions to ensure
they are completed in a timely
and professional manner. If you
are given a task, or seek one out,
then you must devote your time
and energies to follow through
to a successful conclusion. There
is nothing worse than accepting
responsibility for something and
then failing to accomplish it for
whatever reason or excuse you
can conjure up. It is better to
“just say no” than to give someone the false impression you will
do something when you knew
deep in your heart from the very
beginning it wasn’t going to happen. Don’t say yes just to please
or impress someone because in
the long run you will be labeled
as irresponsible.
A final aspect of responsibility is to be good stewards of
what is entrusted to our care; be
it personnel, equipment or other
resources. We owe it to ourselves and the Civil Air Patrol
to ensure we manage, utilize and
care for resources in an effective and efficient manner. As it
relates to personnel we must be
guided by the basic principles
of being responsible for those
assigned to our unit so their
needs, concerns, professional
development, welfare and train

ing are addressed on a regular
basis. The fundamental belief
of “taking care of our troops”
is paramount to our survival as
an organization. We must have
the other person’s back if we are
to face the challenges we will
encounter in the future.
READINESS is being prepared to meet the challenges we
face on a daily basis. This concept
can be simply stated “if it is broke
then it is useless.” Readiness
encompasses an organization’s
ability to successfully accomplish
its assigned mission in any area
such as Emergency Services,
Cadet Programs or Aerospace
Education. Our equipment must
be maintained, our personnel
must be trained and educated and
our vision must be clear if we are
to achieve a high state of readiness. When asked to respond to
any task it is imperative a realistic analysis be conducted to
ascertain a true perspective of
our ability to succeed. We cannot
sugar coat our assessment but
must be honest with ourselves
and those we serve if we are to
make strides in readiness. There
is nothing worse than having a
false sense of perceived readiness as it relates to ourselves, the
abilities of others or the state of
our equipment.
Our own personal readiness is an area which needs to
be addressed if we are to be
effective leaders or highly functioning members of a team. We
must be honest and look at ourselves in a mirror to ensure we
are doing everything possible to
be personally ready to perform
a given task. Pilots use an aircraft checklist prior to flight to
identify any potential hazards

and verify airworthiness of the
plane. Likewise, as part of the
flight release procedure, the pilot
is asked if “IMSAFE”. This
forces the pilot to look inward
and answer whether he/she is
ready to operate an aircraft. Is
the pilot Ill, taking Medications,
Stressed, recently consumed
Alcohol, Fatigued or not Eating
properly? In essence are we taking care of ourselves physically,
mentally, and in our own way,
spiritually? In order to serve to
the best of our abilities all the
bases must be covered and the
playing field maintained.
RECOGNITION involves
acknowledgment, appreciation
and acceptance. This is so vital
to any organization, especially
a volunteer group, where members give unselfishly of their
time, talents and money for the
greater good, purpose, or ideals
of the organization. The act of
recognition can range the gambit
from a simple comment, getting
promoted, earning a ribbon, to
a formal award. It is often not
the type of award which is so
valued as it is the fact someone
took their time to do the act of
recognition in some form. A
simple “thank you” or comment on an email expressing
your appreciation for someone’s
hard work or efforts can make
a tremendous difference in a
person’s attitude and desire to
accomplish even more. Let’s
face it, we all like to have someone say something nice about
how well we are performing, our
recent achievements, milestones
in our lives and other significant
events. If this recognition is
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Chief of Staff’s Report
R R R R‘s Cont- . . .
of the recognition is multiplied
exponentially.
Our own personal recognition
is critical to our overall health
and well-being and defines us
as humans and how we relate to
others. This internal form of recognition can be summed up in
one word, PRIDE. Pride in our
abilities, achievements and relationships is a key component to
our mental health. Pride stands
for “Personal Recognition In
Daily Efforts”. By self-acknowledgment of all the routine, often
mundane, tasks we accomplish
daily and knowing they were
done to the best of our abilities,
truly stimulates us to continue.
We must have a purpose and
realizing we can influence ourselves and others by our actions
is a major component.
Thinking about, internalizing and applying the four R’s
can have a significant impact
on an organization at all levels.
Our awareness of these simple
rules of engagement: Respect,
Responsibility, Readiness and
Recognition can go a long way
towards reducing the number of
incidents, accidents, Inspector
General Investigations, reports
of survey and other adverse
situations. The R’s can also
definitively help with mission
accomplishment, retention, and
focus our vision as we perform
our vital roles in serving our
community, state and nation.
Yes, and with enough “RRRR”
practice, you just might be asked
to be a Pirate Captain.
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By Lt. Col. Luis Garcia, CAP
Florida Wing Chief of Staff
Over the last 90 days, the
Wing Staff has seen the transition of new members. The following members have joined the
Wing Team.
Lt. Col. Richard Ortega, from
Group 2, has assumed ADY
duties as the Wing External
Aerospace Officer.
Maj. Gilbert T. Dembeck, from
Group 3, has been assigned
to FL-001 as an Assistant
Inspector General.
Maj. James M. Goblet, from
Group 2, has is joining
the team ADY as a Wing
Assistant Inspector General.
Capt. Michael Runyan, from
Group 3, has assumed ADY
duties as the Wing Internal
Aerospace Officer.
Capt. William Hansen, from
Group 5, has assumed ADY
duties as the Wing Flight
Release Officer.
1st Lt. John E. Ford from
Polk County Squadron
is joining the team ADY
as the Assistant Wing
Administrative Officer.
Please take the time to congratulate these members on their
new duties and/or positions.
Secondly, the Florida Wing
Staff is preparing for the CAPUSAF Staff Assistance Visit
scheduled on 22-24 March 2013.
The purpose of this inspection is
to provide CAP-USAF and CAP

an assessment of the Wing prior
to the scheduled Compliance
Inspection. The Subordinate
Unit Inspections and Group
Inspections are a complementary tool for the Wing and Group
to assess current status of units
within the Wing. By using these
inspections, units within the
Florida Wing can focus on areas
of improvement and sustain
areas of excellence.
Lastly, the next Wing
Commander’s Call and Staff
Meeting is being concurrently scheduled with the Unit
Commander’s Course. The
meeting and course are tentatively scheduled for late April in
Orlando. The information will
be posted to the wing calendar
at www.flwg.us. Along with
the Group Commanders, Group
Staff Officers are encouraged to
attend in person or sign in using
the webinar. We look forward
to seeing you at future meetings
and webinars.
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Wing Chaplain’s Corner
Chaplain/Lt. Col. Robert Atchley
Florida Wing Chaplain
I would like to take the opportunity of this
first edition of the new “WingSpan” to share a few
words about the Civil Air Patrol Chaplain Corps.
Soon after Civil Air Patrol became the official
auxiliary of the New United States Air Force, the
CAP Chaplain Service came into existence. Today,
a little over 60 years later, the CAP Chaplain
Corps, has become the largest volunteer chaplain
organization in the world.
The Chaplain Corps exists at every command
level in the Civil Air Patrol. The Chief of Chaplains
serves on the National Commander’s staff and has
an office at CAP/NHQ located at Maxell Air Force
Base in Montgomery, AL. Under his command
there are Region Chaplains in each CAP Regional
Commands. And, at the Wing Level the Wing
Commander has a Chaplain on his staff; the Wing
Chaplain. In each Wing, a Wing Chaplain oversees
the work of Group and unit chaplains, as well
as Character Development Instructors, who are
member of the Chaplain Corps.
The role of the chaplain is to serve the appropriate commander as his advisor on religious
concerns and actions. The chaplain is to insure
that each member’s religious rights are protected.
Chaplains are to be available for counseling, when
it is desired. They also provide for the religious
needs of CAP members when in the field.
Chaplains and Character Development

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Instructors provide leadership for Character
Development Seminars held on a monthly basis
in the Cadet Program of Civil Air Patrol. These
seminars are built around the core values of Civil
Air Patrol: Integrity, Excellence, Mutual Respect
and Service. Cadets discuss how to make appropriate decisions, based on these values.
CAP has three missions: Aerospace Education,
Cadet Programs and Emergency Services.
Chaplains have the opportunity to put their special
skills to work in all three. But, they are especially
helpful in the area of Emergency Services, which
can involve search and rescue missions, as well as,
disaster relief.
Chaplains, who meet the educational standards
and weight and grooming standards of the United
States Air Force, may also be called upon by the
Air Force to augment the work of the AF chaplaincy in non-combatant situations on domestic
bases, when needed.
If you, yourself, are interested in knowing
more about the Civil Air Patrol Chaplaincy, or
know of a pastor, who might be interested, please
contact: Wing Chaplain, Lt. Col. Robert Atchley in
either of the following ways: ratchley@flwg.us or
by phone at 863-450-4326.
You can read more on the Civil Air Patrol
Chaplain Corps at www.gocivilairpatrol.com.
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Back to Basics!
By 1st Lt. Ben Coleman, CAP, FLWG Safety Team

If you want to learn how to fly; learn these.
If you already know how to fly; remember these.

TEN COMMANDMENTS
For Safe Flying
THOU SHALT NOT BECOME AIRBORNE WITHOUT CHECKING THY FUEL SUPPLY: It only takes a few
minutes to gas up… it may save you a forced landing.
THOU SHALT NOT TAXI WITH CARELESSNESS: Taxi slowly and make S-turns to clear the area in front of the nose.
Know the proper use of the controls for taxiing in a strong wind.
THOU SHALT EVER TAKE HEED UNTO AIR TRAFFIC RULES: Keep a constant lookout for the other aircraft.
Follow the rules so that the pilots of other planes will know what you are going to do.
THOU SHALT NOT MAKE FLAT TURNS: This is particularly important when making power-off turns. You steer with
the ailerons, not the rudder.
THOU SHALT MAINTAIN THY SPEED LEST THE EARTH ARISE AND SMITE THEE: Don’t be fooled by the
increase in ground speed resulting from a downwind turn. Keep sufficient airspeed.
THOU SHALT NOT LET THEE CONFIDENCE EXCEED THY ABILITY: Don’t attempt instrument flying in adverse
weather conditions unless you have the proper training and the necessary instruments. Instrument flying is a highly
developed science. Don’t pioneer.
THOU SHALT MAKE USE OF THY CARBURETOR HEATER: The carburetor heater is your friend. Know when to
use it. Remember that it’s easier to prevent ice in the carburetor than to eliminate it after it has formed.
THOU SHALT NOT PERFORM AEROBATICS AT LOW ALTITUDES: Aerobatics started near the ground may be
completed six feet under the ground. There’s safety in altitude.
THOU SHALT NOT ALLOW INDECSION IN THY JUDGMENT: Be certain! You can’t afford to make errors of judgment. “I think I can make it” is on the list of famous last words.
THOU SHALT KNOW ALWAYS – THE GOOD PILOT IS THE SAFE PILOT: It’s better to be an old pilot than a
bold pilot.
Courtesy of Piper Aircraft Corporation
Lock Haven, Penna.

This list of rules was taken from a 1940’s Piper Cub pilot manual. The list still holds true today.
It is so frustrating to hear of accidents that still relate to the lack of adherence to these simple and
seemingly innocent rules. Here is a little secret..shhh! Flying an airplane is really very easy… there, I said
it! Now, before all the tough-guy pilots gang up on me, let’s follow up with the punch line… Being a good
pilot is sometimes the most difficult task that a human being can ever hope to master.
Making in-flight decisions require great skills, good judgment, sound training, proficiency, courage,
pride and discipline! To “fly” is the most liberating, frustrating and exhilarating experience that I can imagine. Everyone with the interest or desire to “fly” should follow whatever path that is available to them. Those
who are flying professionally (as a professional volunteer in CAP), must continue to train, learn and practice
in order to be the best, safest and most acknowledged master of the machine as possible.
As always, we are serious about your safety!
FLWG Safety Team Members
Charlene Tyler, Scott Brown, Obie Young, Ben Coleman, & You!
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Florida Wing Members
Participate in National Blue Beret

FLWG Cadets proudly show off their new blue berets along with Activity Director Lt. Col. James Peace.

Twelve lucky cadets from
Florida Wing were fortunate to
be picked to serve at this year’s
National Blue Beret at the 2012
EAA Air Adventure July 17-31
at Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Their mission was to assist
the flight line operations on
Runway 9/27 of Wittman Field
(OSH) which becomes a very
busy airport during the biggest
airshow in the world.
Lt. Col. James Peace, the
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NBB Activity Director, welcomed the 138 cadets who
were selected from almost
600 applicants by cautioning
them, “We’re here to work
and train at one of the most
rewarding NCSAs that you
will be a part of.”
This message was emphasized by Assistant Activity
Director Lt. Col. Jeffrey Morris
who told the cadets, “We are
training, we are not playing in

the woods.”
For the next two weeks
CAP cadets would spend over
2000 hours marshaling 10,000
arriving and departing aircraft
and performing other important
duties. But it would be worth it
and they would be awarded at
the end with the coveted blue
beret along with the Cross of St.
Albans medallion.
The cadets were organized
into flights of eleven members
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which was headed by a TAC
officer and cadet flight commander. They were awakened
at 5:30 a.m. on most days with
Bette Midler’s voice blaring
from the loudspeakers “The
Boogie Woogie Boy of Company
B,” and they ended at 9:30 p.m.
when the lights in the barracks
were turned off.
All of the cadets were anxious to share their experiences
while working at a number
of jobs which also included
working the north and south
towers, providing security for
the Warbirds area, and doing
garrison duties such as kitchen
Cadets Michael Russo and Ryan Farrington enjoyed visiting the EAA AirVenture
patrol, cleaning, and guard duty.
Cadet 1st Lt. Karl Hachmann Museum at Oshkosh.
Adventure magazine.
of Charlotte County Composite
Of course there was lots of time for the cadets
Squadron recalls some scary moments when he
was marshaling on the busy Runway 9/27 taxiway: to watch the air show and partake in other activi“One aircraft that I was directing came very close ties like visiting the EAA Air Museum, the fire
station, and the FBO. Plus there was Flight Night
to another aircraft and almost hit its tail.”
Out which included free time in Oshkosh and a
“I enjoyed doing communications,” explained
Cadet Capt. Patrick Russo of Glenn Barrington chance to visit Ardy and Ed’s root beer stand on
Middle School. Cadet Squadron in Valrico, the shores of nearby Lake Winnebago.
For Cadet Amber Scott of Wesley Chapel
“because I got to use some equipment that I had
Cadet Squadron, the highlight of NBB was getting
not used before.”
Cadet 2nd Lt. Ryan Farrington of Patrick to see her favorite aircraft, the P-51 Mustang. “I
Composite Squadron was soaked through his really like the history behind it and the way it
BDUs on a 99-degree black flag day after he sounds. Plus it’s pretty to watch.”
National Blue Beret at Air Adventure 2012
worked at the North Tower with other cadets
recording touchdown times and calling out was a very memorable year for the cadets of
Florida Wing.
tail numbers.
Cadet Senior Master Sgt. Johann Douglas of
1st Lt. Dennis Maloney is the Public Affairs
Boca Raton Composite Squadron was proud of his
work on Runway 9/27. “I got to handle Taxiway Officer and Deputy Commander for Cadets at St.
Augustine Composite Squadron 173. He was forBravo without any EAA (Experimental Aircraft
tunate to serve on the staff of National Blue Beret
Association) member present. Lots of planes were
this summer at EAA Air Adventure 2102 and he
coming in at the same time and I had to make sure
was very proud to write about the good work that
they went in the right direction.”
Cadet Douglas was rewarded for his efforts was performed by the cadets of FLWG.
by being recognized by Lt. Col. Peace as the
outstanding cadet at NBB. In addition, he was
selected by the EAA for excellence in flight marshaling which came with a subscription to Sport

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New Curriculum Tested at this Year’s
FLWG Winter Encampment
Capt Dennis Maloney, CAP
Public Affairs Officer, St. Augustine Composite Squadron 173
This year’s FLWG Winter
Encampment held at Tyndall
Air Force Base near Panama
City presented some interesting
new challenges to those who
participated.
Florida Wing is one of only
two wings in the country that
hold a winter encampment
activity and it was selected
by Civil Air Patrol National
Headquarters to implement
a new curriculum which was
instituted in order to standardize
all of the wings together.
The new curriculum
included classes which emphasized leadership and character
knowledge, aerospace knowl-

The Obstacle Course Challenge was the favorite activity at Winter Encampment.

When Cadet Senior Master Sgt. Gretchen Sandorf of India Flight was asked what
her favorite meal was, she replied “I liked the baked chicken and mashed potatoes
because it had a great taste.”

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edge, CAP history and cadet
lore, and DDR knowledge
along with a healthy dose of
physical fitness work and close
order drill. New cadets are no
longer called doolies in this new
program. Instead, they are now
referred to as students.
190 students came from
as faraway as California and
Michigan to accept this new
challenge and face the wintry elements of the Florida Panhandle.
Many of them arrived in CAP
vans from their home squadrons, while some chose to take
the “Encampment Express,” a
charter bus that departed from
Pompano Beach for a 14-hour
trip to Tyndall.
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The students were
assisted by a staff
composed of 100
senior members and
cadets which was
led by Encampment
Commander Maj.
Justin McElvanney
a n d D e p u t y
Commander Col.
Austyn Granville Jr.
The highlight of
winter encampment
was the obstacle
course challenge
which pitted all of the
flights against each
other. Students learned
the value of teamwork
on this demanding 16station course as they
The food service crew was led by Cadet Capt. Berrios.
quickly found out that
this made for a winning strategy.
Cadet Airman Alex Peterkin, a member of Slide For Life in which students had to travel over
India Flight, really enjoyed the obstacle course a pool of water on a rope using their hands and
“Because it was fun and challenging, especially feet. Only 16 could master this station while the
rest got a chilly drenching in the pool.
the last part.”
On the last day of encampment, the flights
The last station of the obstacle course was the
marched smartly in review into
the auditorium past onlookers
which included their parents
and friends. After a week of
training, the students left with a
feeling of pride and confidence
that they had accepted and mastered the challenge of FLWG
Winter Encampment. Many
remarked that they
would like to try summer
encampment at Camp Blanding
or return to Tyndall AFB again
next year.
Capt. Dennis Maloney
s e r v e d a s t h e Wi n t e r
Encampment Public Affairs
Officer.
Students found their classes interesting.

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Captain Dashboard Sounds-Off
Florida Wing Maintenance & Transportation Updates
By Lt. Col. James Spieth, CAP, Deputy Chief of Staff - Support

CAP Driver License in FLWG
How do I obtain a CAP Driver’s License?
The approving authority for driver licenses in FLWG is Florida Wing Transportation Officers, Lt. Col.
Jim Spieth & Capt. Nancy Spieth.
All applications for licenses are to be submitted to Lt. Col. Spieth jspieth@flwg.us.
The following items need to be submitted:
• FLWG Form 3 - to obtain the form go to :
http://www.flwg.us/cap-resources/publications/forms.aspx.
• Photo copy of the member’s Florida Driver’s License (front & back); must be readable.
• A check made payable to FLWG in the amount of $5.00.
• The FLWG Form 3, documents and check are to be mailed to
Lt. Col. Spieth
2205 Kismet Pkwy. E.
Cape Coral, FL 33909-4754
• A copy of the FLWG Form 3 will be forward to the Group Commander/Supervising Staff Officer
for their approval. The group commander/supervising staff officer will then forward the FLWG
Form 3 to FLWG TO, jspieth@flwg.us with their concurrence or nonoccurrence.
Members/units are NOT; repeat NOT, to enter data into the National Driver License module.
Once FLWG TO have processed the request and concurrence have been received and approved by the
group of staff directorate the application, FLWG TO will then enter data into the National module.
You will then be able to print a new CAPF 101 with your approved driving privileges. This will serve as
your CAP Driver’s License.

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What in the World is Operations–Support?
By Lt. Col. Roger Helton, CAP
Director of Operations Support
Who are we and what do we do? Ops Support is the group of members either on FLWG staff or
assigned duty (ADY) to FLWG staff. We are the behind the lines providers of “Full Mission Capable”
(FMC) Aircraft, Mission Pilots, Mission Observers, Mission Scanners, Emergency Services current and
rated individuals.
We basically support the mission of the Florida Wing of the CAP in all three of our missions. From
Homeland Security missions to Cadet O-Rides. It requires the dedicated efforts of our Operations Support
Team. Here is a look at who is providing these services currently for the FLWG.
1. Director of Operations Support (FLWG/DS), Lt. Col. Roger Helton
2. Operations Training Officer (FLWG/DST), currently vacant
3. Operations Logistics Officer (FLWG/DSL), 1st Lt. Todd Wean
4. Standardization/Evaluation Officer (FLWG/DOV), Lt. Col. Scott Patterson
5. Operations Administration Officer (FLWG/DSA), Maj. Willard Garman
There are many individuals behind the scenes that make things happen for the Wing. Central Aircraft
Maintenance Officers (CAMS) such as Lt. Cols. Jim Kaletta and Terry Pricer along with Capt. Jim Davis.
Ops Quals Officer Maj. Mike Schumacher, Mission Aircrew Training Officer Lt. Col. David Carlson,
Capt. William Hansen the new Chief Flight Release Officer (FRO) and Mission Stand Eval Officer Capt.
Andy Reitz.Much appreciation to Dr. Ken Stahl (Crew Resource Management) and Maj. David Randa
(Aircrew Stand/Eval) for their continued support.
This is truly a great team. We do it because we love it. If you would like to be a part of “Team Ops
Support”, please check out the positions available on the FWLG website in the near future.

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Professional Development Happenings
By Maj. Kaye Downing, CAP
Florida Wing Director of Professional Development
Welcome Ramblings
Hello y’all and welcome to my WingSpan blurb.
Professional Development is an integral part of
training during your CAP career. Participation (Yes
the “P” word, you will not benefit if you try and get
it by osmosis) in Professional Development opportunities is a key to success in your CAP career.
You will find that Professional Development does
provide tools that you can utilize not only within
CAP but also within the workplace and other
volunteer areas as well. Get together and discuss
the state of your Professional Development with
your unit PDO today.
HOT Stuff!
Changes to Level III, IV, and V Requirements
– Effective March 13, 2013
With the publication of the new CAPR-50- 17
(28 Dec 2012) the requirements needed to earn
the Loening, Garber, and Wilson awards have
been revised. These changes take effect March 13,
2013. The revised requirements are:
Loening Award (Level III)
a. Complete Level II training.
b. One year of experience in a command or staff
position.
c. Attain the senior rating in any specialty track.
d. Attend two wing, region, or national conferences. Attendance at a region/wing aerospace
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education conference can also be credited for one
conference attendance. Conferences attended prior
to entry into Level III count toward fulfillment of
this requirement.
e. Complete the Corporate Learning Course
(CLC).
f. Earn the Brig. General Charles E. “Chuck”
Yeager Award (New Requirement effective 13
March 2013)
Garber Award (Level IV)
a. Complete Level III professional development.
b. Attain a master rating in any specialty track.
c. Complete one of the following:
(1) Prepare and deliver a CAP-related presentation
to a non-CAP group.
(2) Conduct a hands-on unit aerospace education
program, or an external aerospace education classroom program.
d. Complete Region Staff College (RSC) or its
approved PME equivalent.
e. Occupy a command or staff position for a total
of 2 years of service to CAP.
(Note: the only change is the dropping of the
Yeager Requirement)
Wilson Award
a. Complete Level IV.
b. Perform in a command or staff position for a
total of 3 years of service to CAP.
c. Serve in a director or staff member capacity in
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a CAP approved course. This staffing requirement
is in addition to the staffing requirement required
for Level IV.
d. Attend National Staff College or complete its
approved PME equivalent.
e. Mentor a junior senior member officer, flight
officer or NCO through the Technician Rating in
their specialty track (effective 31 March 2013).
(Note: The present requirement of Conducting
a Summary Conversation Level I Foundations
Course is dropped and replaced with the mentoring
requirement)
Upcoming Training Opportunities
National Staff College – May 12 – 19, 2013 at
Maxwell AFB, AL. Registration Fee: $195 (plus
transportation, lodging and meals). Details and application information are posted at http://www.capmembers.com/cap_university/level-v-executive/
Unit Commander’s Course (UCC) – Training for
new Squadron Commanders and those desiring
to be Squadron Commanders – April 27 and 28.
Location is to be decided
Questions from the Field
1. Who approves Specialty Tracks?
Specialty Track approval process is as follows:
1. All Unit members (except Commanders)
will be reviewed by their Unit Commander.
The Unit PDO inputs the information into
the appropriate area of e-services.
2. All Unit Commanders will be reviewed
by the appropriate Wing Commander. The
Unit PDO inputs the information.
3. All Wing members (except Commanders)
will be reviewed by the Wing Commander.
Wing PDO inputs the information.
4. All Wing Commanders will be reviewed
by the appropriate Region Commander.
Wing PDO inputs the information.
5. All Region members and Commanders
will be reviewed by the appropriate Region
Commander. Region PDO inputs the
information.
6. All Group members will be reviewed by
the appropriate Group Commander. Group
PDO inputs the information.
Note: After Wing Commander approval
the Master Rating for Inspector General
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requires final approval from the National
Inspector General before becoming active.
2. To Whom and Where Do I send the CAPF-24
– Application for Senior Member Professional
Development Awards?
1. For Level I and II the person and the unit
commander sign the form and the unit PDO
will send it directly to National. Squadrons
do not have to send these to wing.
2. For Level III and IV and V the person and
the unit commander sign the form and
send it to the wing PD who has approving
authority for the CC. The wing PD signs
off and forwards it to national. In the case
of Level V the wing PD will then send it to
the Region PDO for review and forwarding
to national. Some Groups may request
that LVL III and above forms come to the
Group and the Group will then review and
forward the document to wing.
Leftovers
Unit PDOs – There should be no member without
a specialty track home! Help your members choose
what of the many fine areas of CAP specialties
interest them and enroll them in a track.
Let’s see if Florida Wing can have 100%
enrollment.
Submitting paperwork – Please check your paperwork. I am constantly finding wrong dates, CAP
ID’s and some required signatures missing. Dates
must match up with what is in E-services. Please
use PDF or Word if possible rather than jpg attachments. It is easier to convert and process and I
don’t end up with a big file to try and transmit to
National.
Specialty Track Upgrades – Those of you who have
to submit specialty track upgrades to wing please
send supporting documentation such the initialed
checklist that is in your specialty pamphlet for
the desired level that you are requesting. If your
specialty pamphlet does not have a checklist then
some type of documentation that testifies that you
have fulfilled the requirements.
Finally: Do not even think about submitting paperwork on an individual who is NOT safety current.
It will be politely returned.
Until the next issue.
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Civil Air Patrol Cadets Learn WWII
History Upfront and Personal
By 1st Lt. Jackie Stoerzinger-Zarrilli, CAP
Boca Raton Composite Squadron PAO
When the Wings of Freedom with its array
of WWII aircraft flew into Boca Raton Airport,
the Civil Air Patrol, the US Air Force Volunteer
Auxiliary, was there as they have been every year
when the Collings Foundation brings these “big
birds” to town. Attendees got exposed to WWII
upfront and in very personal ways.
Learning first-hand about the toll of war, the
Civil Air Patrol teens heard stories of veterans
harrowing experiences from WWII veteran Civil
Air Patrol Captain Ira Lotter, a seasoned soldier
who fought in most of the major European battles
with the Army Tanker Division. They met famed
WWII Tuskegee Airman Lieutenant Colonel Leo
Gray and spoke with Bombardier, ex POW, and
Distinguished Flying Cross recipient, Lieutenant
Irwin Stovroff whose mission now is to provide
special assistance dogs to disabled veterans.
Cadets and Senior members of the Boca Raton
Composite Squadron perform community service

Twelve Year old Civil Air Patrol Cadet Nicolas Castillo about
to take off on his Orientation Flight with Pilot Lieutenant
Balazs Vajda.

helping with crowd control and miscellaneous
duties. A recruiting tent was set up where visitors
had the opportunity to learn about Civil Air Patrol’s
three missions of Emergency Service, Aerospace
Education and Cadet Programs. Cadets spoke to
kids about CAP’s Orientation flights, special summer training academies, leadership opportunities

Civil Air Patrol Cadet Chief Master Sergeant Johann Douglas thrilled to experience ride on WWII B24 Bomber.

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and community service projects.
Senior members spoke to adults
about various emergency services training and how they can
use their skills to give back to
the community. Also over that
weekend, Civil Air Patrol pilots
were busy taking over 30 cadets
on Orientation Flights. Cadets
who volunteered at the event
were offered the special priviCollings Foundation WWII B24 Bomber that cadets got opportunity to fly in!
lege to fly in the B-24. Below
are accounts of that experience
from two Boca Raton Composite Squadron Cadets as I approached the 36,500lbs plane. My nerves
continued as the crew member gave the safety
Johann Douglas and Nicolas Castillo
briefing that, needless to say, did not make me
feel any better than I did before. After the short
Account by Cadet Johann A. Douglas, Boca
safety briefing, I climbed on board and almost
Raton Composite Squadron
On February 2 nd , 2013, I was offered the immediately that nervous feeling I had turned
into excitement. I couldn’t help stop myself from
unique opportunity to ride in the B-24 Liberator.
smiling like a kid in a candy story. I climbed in to
The aircraft, owned and operated by the Collings
Foundation, is the only one of its kind still flying my seat, which was more like a shelf, and buckled
today. I have to admit that I was a little nervous my seat belt, which was more like a complicated
clip used for something other than keeping people
safe while in flight. I listened as the antique engine
cough to life and watched the bomb doors close. I
could hardly believe that this was happening. We
crawl down the taxiway and after what felt like
hours we moved into position for take-off. The
plane bounced, swayed slightly and then finally
struggled its way into the air. The noise of the
engine combined with the wind in the plane from
the windows made it hard to even think. When
the bell rang the other passengers and I got up and
began to move from place to place in the plane.
I have to say, I have seen the Florida coast from
planes before but seeing it while in the B-24 made
me feel like I was in another world. The water
seemed bluer and the sand looked a lot brighter
than usual. As the plane began to turn back for
the airport and then we entered final approach, in
my head, I began to beg the pilot not to land. But
of course all good things have to end eventually
and then we landed. I got off the plane and kept
thinking two things: 1) that was the coolest things I
have ever done and 2) this is what Civil Air Patrol
is all about. The Civil Air Patrol has given me so
Boca Raton Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol Cadet
much in my two years in the cadet program. It is
Johann Douglas with WWII veteran Tuskegee Airman
Retired Lieutenant Colonel Leo Gray.
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cadet forever. This has been the highlight of my
17 years of life on this earth and it’s thanks to the
Civil Air Patrol.
Account by Cadet Nicolas Castillo, Boca Raton
Composite Squadron
The WWII Bombers event was one of most
thrilling events Civil Air Patrol has taken me so
far. Civil Air Patrol granted me the pleasure and
honor of being able to fly in one of the most legendary bombers of World War II, the B-24. As we
took off, I could feel the greatest pride of America,
its dramatic wars, inspiring ingenuity, and beautiful background of hard work and dedication. As
a Cadet Senior Airman, I still have a lot to learn
about CAP, but you know what? The bomber
flight sparked a match, a desire, a hope, and a new
challenge. I realized that I am proud of the United
States, what it stands for, and the freedom it has
given me to fly; and that I can do something truly
incredible. At that time, I realized that I was an
unstoppable force. I realized that I could change
the world, and that we all can. We all have the
“Warrior Spirit” within each of us. We just need
to find it. And that day, I found mine. CAP is the
greatest program in the world, there is just no other
way to spin it. I’m so thankful for the opportunities
it has given me.
And the orientation flight, don’t even get me
started. The flight was a trial, both of courage
and cool, and of course... my gut. Don’t get me
wrong though, the flight was truly incredible. We
performed death-defying stalls and gravity-defying steep turns. During those turns you could really
understand the science of flying. The G-forces felt
strong enough to pull me out of the plane. It felt
like a roller coaster in the sky, and it was a real
Kodak moment to behold. The pilot, Lt. Vajda,
allowed me to actually perform maneuvers myself
and explained all the parts of our aircraft. During
the stall, (In case you don’t necessarily own or
fly planes, a stall is a maneuver where you slow
the plane below minimum cruise control in order
to briefly stop, or stall, the aircraft’s lift) he gave
me a step-by-step guide on both how to slow the
plane down, what lift & minimum cruise control
were, and how to pull out of a stall safely. As I
felt the airplane drop, I was astonished at the calm
collectiveness and skill Lt. Vajda had. Whereas I,
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on the other hand, stared in awe at the courageous
and heroic glare in his eye and the speed at which
his hands moved, almost as if he were typing on a
keyboard. Once again, I would love to say, thank
you CAP.
Account by Cadet Darielle Davis, Boca Raton
Composite Squadron
On the morning of Saturday, February 2nd,
I went to Boca Raton Airport for my first CAP
orientation flight. When I got there, I was sort of
nervous, but then I met my pilot, 1st Lt. Francos.
When we started to go over the check lists, I
thought there were too many things, but I knew
that safety was important. He started the engine
and when we got to the beginning of the runway
we went over another check list. The engine roared
and we took off. It was a great 1st flight. We went
all the way to Stewart, landed and changed pilots,
then back. There was a lot of wind and we saw a
few fires from the air, but other than that it was a
very nice flight. After landing, the flying coordinator came out and offered me a 2nd flight because
there was an open seat and I wanted to fly again. I
wound up going on two O-flights that day because
the pilot saw that I liked flying so much. I loved
the view and I think I caught the flying bug.
Since I was already there I wanted to try to get
some community service hours. After a few hours
of doing community service at the CAP recruiting
booth a woman came up and asked us what Civil
Air Patrol was. After I told her, she put $5 in the
parking donations box.
I helped in the parking lot and I thought it was
hard work stopping everyone to ask if they are
here to see the WW II bombers or and if they are a
retired veteran or handicapped.
The man in charge of the community service
hours found out there was 2 open seats in the
B-24 called “Witchcraft.” For all of the hard
work I had done he asked if I would like to fly
on Witchcraft, and of course I said YES! After
boarding the aircraft, we stayed on the runway for
a long time. That was when the engines were getting ready and probably going over a checklist.
I absolutely loved going up over the Atlantic
Ocean in a B-24, it was so loud you couldn’t even
hear anyone talking. So that is how I got to ride in
the B-24 called The Witchcraft.
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Operations Updates
By Maj. George Schaefer, CAP
Florida Wing Director of Operations
Within the Florida Wing, the Director of
Operations, Maj. George Schaefer, is tasked with
conducting all current missions. We are staffed with
an Emergency Services Officer, a Special Missions
Officer and a Cadet Operations officer.
The Emergency Services Officer is Capt. Dan
Woods and he has responsibility for the Search and
Rescue Officer, the Disaster Relief Officer and the
CISM Officer.
The Special Operations Officer is Lt. Col. George
McCord and he has responsibility for the Counter
Drug Officer, the Homeland Security Officer and the
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Officer.
The Cadet Operations Officer is Lt. Col. Jim
Utterback and he has responsibility for the Cadet
Orientation Officer, the ROTC Orientation Officer and
the Cadet Glider Orientation Officer.
CAP missions are shifting from a Search and
Rescue primary role to more disaster relief type operations. This is opening many new and exciting areas to
be engaged. Areas like aerial imagery and Geographic
Information Systems (GIS) which is the processing
of imagery into products like layered maps, placing
geo-references on the images. This produces products
like grid overlays for the mission crews, weather maps
and other products the ‘customer” may request from
CAP. This a great opportunity for cadets to work on
Mission Base staff developing and using cutting edge
technology to aid in mission planning and Mission
work products. GIS requires a lot of computer skills,
something that would be very rewarding and challenging to the cadet population. GIS is also open to senior
members, but having cadets employed in this capacity
allows them to be more effectively employed on actual
operational missions where state laws and CAP insurance may hinder field deployments.
There have been recent missions where new-toCAP tools have been employed with great success.
Tools like internet-based webinar programs to operate
“virtual” mission bases, VOIP communications, use
of airborne satellite phones. These tools give us the
ability to transmit information in real time to the mission crews in forward operating bases not close to the
Incident Command Post.
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Civil Patrol STEM
Program
By Capt. J. Howard Collins, CAP
Director of Aerospace Education
Many promises lie forward in 2013 for the
Civil Air Patrol Aerospace Education Program as
we move steadily forward in educating our cadets
and America’s youth about the needs for advanced
educational growth in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
The future holds much promise for CAP’s
continued success in aerospace education as
evidenced by CAP’s selection to receive National
Defense Education Program (NDEP) funds to
promote STEM education.
In the Florida Wing the NDEP funds, provided
by the Air Force STEM Outreach Coordination
Office at the Pentagon, will allow CAP to implement an innovative “CAP STEM Kit Program”
for our cadets and schools. The kits will contain
all the educational materials and tools necessary to
provide hands-on, experiential learning in subject
areas such as flight simulation, astronomy, radiocontrolled aircraft, model rocketry, robotics, and
other pertinent STEM-related subjects. And, the
best news yet—the kits are provided absolutely
free of charge to selected recipients!
Please join me in making every effort to support and advance CAP’s superior programs and
products to educate America’s youth on STEM.
Applications for participation will be accepted
beginning Friday, 25 January, 2013. Please share
this message with your Aerospace Education
Officers and with Senior Members who are
educators so they can consider being involved.
For any further information, contact our stem@
capnhq.qov.
Thank you for your unpaid, professional,
volunteer service to CAP and our nation!

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Administrator’s Corner
By Lt. Col. Bill Rogerson, CAP
Director of Administration
Meet Group Five’s Administration Officer
Lt. Col. Margaret Hannah brings a wealth of
knowledge and experience to her current duty
assignments as Group Five’s Administration
Officer and Personnel Officer. Marge joined the
CAP in June 1975 as an Administration Officer for
a Cadet Squadron in Long Island, New York. Over
the years, she has held the following duty assignments in New York Wing:
• Cadet Squadron Commander
• Group Administration and Personnel
Officer for Nassau Group and also Long
Island Group
• Administration Officer for several NY
Wing Type A Encampments
• Administration Officer and Personnel
Officer for 3 Solo Flight Schools
• Assisted with IACE for 2 years
• Served as Director of Wing SLS
• Assistant Administration Officer for NER
Staff College for 5 years and Finance
Officer for 2 years
Marge moved to Florida and transferred to
Florida Wing’s SRQ Composite Squadron. She
served that Squadron as Finance Officer for 9
years. Other duty positions held in Florida Wing
and Southeast Region are as follows:
• Group 5 Administration for 13 years
• Group 5 Personnel Officer for 12 years
• SER Staff College Administration and
Finance Officer for 7 years and Finance
Officer for 1 additional year

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• SER Operations Conference Administration
Officer for 2 years
• SER Conference Administration Officer
and general assistant for 4 years
In January 2008, Marge completed Level 5 of
the CAP Professional Development Program and
was presented the Gill Robb Wilson Award. This is
the highest professional development award given
to a senior member. Marge holds a Master Rating
in the Personnel, Finance and Administration
specialty tracks.
During her CAP career, Marge has earned the
following awards:
• 2 New York Wing Commander’s Citations
• IACE Certificate of Appreciation for
International Air Cadet Exchange
• Red Service Ribbon for 35 years
• Certificate of Appreciation from Manatee
County Board of Commissioners for
Volunteer Service
• 4 Commander’s Commendation Awards
• 4 Meritorious Service Awards
• 6 Exceptional Service Awards
The Civil Air Patrol is a family affair in Marge’s
household. Her husband is Lt. Col. Wes Hannah.
Wes is the Chief of Staff for Southeast Region.
As Director of Administration for Florida
Wing, I am honored to serve with Lt. Col. Margaret
Hannah. If you should meet Marge at a CAP activity, thank her for her 38 years of dedicated service
to the organization we all love.

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Colonel Mary Feik Inspires West Citrus
Cadet Squadron
Original article by Nancy Kennedy, Citrus County Chronicle, 9 Feb 2013.
Excerpts by permission of the author.
Contributing writer 2nd Lt. Cynthia Moody, West Citrus Cadet Squadron PAO.

A t 8 8 , Civil Air Patrol
Col. Mary Feik looks like a
typical grandma, with short,
cropped gray hair and big, round
eyeglasses.
However, how many grandmas can say they had a jet fighter
airplane named after them? How
many grandmas trained pilots
and aircraft mechanics and flew
training missions during World
War II — and were named as
one of the 100 most influential
women in aviation and aerospace of the 20th century?
The visit was a very special
day not only for cadets of the
West Citrus Cadet Squadron,
but also for senior members and
special invitees who listened
and were captivated by stories
from Col. Feik’s aviation career
which has spanned the past 70
years.
“She’s a living legend,” said
Maj. Keith Shewbart, squadron
commander of West Citrus Cadet
Squadron, as he introduced Feik
at the squadron’s annual awards
ceremony.
The cadets, from West Citrus
and surrounding squadrons,
sat spellbound as Feik, herself
an honorary lifetime Civil Air
Patrol member, spoke for more
than an hour, telling stories about
the planes she flew and knew
personally and her experiences
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Mary Feik (front row center) with cadets presented with personally signed copies
of Mary Feik award certificates. Florida Wing Vice Commander Col. Phil Zedonek
is to the right, Group 3 Commander Maj. Robert Maxey on left, and West Citrus
Cadet Squadron Commander Major Keith Shewbart center last row.

of challenging the gender barrier
in aviation and engineering.
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photo of a late 1940’s P-80 jet
aircraft, she said, “Someone
from the newspaper came out
and saw me on the wing and
found out who I was,” she said.
Her photo ran in the paper
with the headline “Mary’s Little
Lamb.”
“Ever since, no matter where
in the country, whenever there
was a P-80 on the field it was
called ‘Mary’s Little Lamb,’”
she said. “Can you have anything better than that?”
Feik, who lives in Maryland,
told the cadets about growing up
near Buffalo, N.Y., helping her
dad by welding in his auto repair

shop. After graduating high
school she wanted to pursue a
career in engineering, but was
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registrar that they didn’t take
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father,” she said. “At 7 I was
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11 I did all his welding. At 13 I
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and at 15 I did all the initial road
tests on all the cars we repaired.
In those days, women didn’t
drive and they certainly didn’t
own cars, so my father went to
the police department to make
sure that if they saw some 15year-old girl out driving they
wouldn’t arrest me.”
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Col. Feik Cont- . . .
Her father found her a civilian job teaching aircraft maintenance in North Carolina for the
Army Air Corps. She learned to
fly, and at 18 she flew her first
P-51.
“For my job, I had to fly
every new airplane that the Air
Corps bought, and then I had
to write all the flight training
manuals,” she said. A contemporary of both Neil Armstrong
and Chuck Yeager, Mary shared
that she was present to watch
Howard Hughes fly the famous
“Spruce Goose”.
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spruce is the preferred wood
for use in aircraft construction/
reconstruction. Mary chimed in
with stories of learning to sew
fabric covering for woodenframed aircraft out of Belgian
linen. She has been involved
with antique aircraft restoration
through the Smithsonian’s Air
and Space Museum for decades.
In addition to her passion for
flight and mentoring youth, she
shared her love for music.
Feik ended her talk by challenging the cadets to learn all
they can, dream big and do
great things. At 88, she still flies
her own 1962 Comanche and
believes the sky is limitless.
“It’s up to you young people
to keep this country going,
technologically and every other
way,” she said.

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Eglin Composite Squadron
Receives Two Florida Cadet
Honor Society Inductees
By 2nd Lt. Michael WrightReynolds, CAP
Eglin Composite Squadron PAO
Since the original charter in 1967 as the Eglin Cadet Squadron
no Cadet has achieved what Cadet Senior Master Sergeant Stirling
Naber and Cadet Airman First Class Anthony Zuniga have. Recently
both cadets were inducted into the Civil Air Patrol Florida Wing
Cadet Honor Society as number #286 & #288 respectively. In all of
Florida these two cadets have been recognized for excelling in CAP
academics and achievement and are the first in the Eglin Composite
Squadron to achieve such honor.
The purpose of the Honor Society is to help cadets gain academic
recognition and credit for educational and scholarship purposes. It is
a great achievement to be recorded on high school or college resumes.
Cadet Master Sgt. Naber is dual enrolled as a 10th grader in home
school and currently attends Northwest Florida State College. Cadet
Airman First Class Zuniga is a 7th grader at Liza Jackson Preparatory
School. Both cadets are actively involved with other cadets of
the Eglin Composite Squadron in learning aerospace education,
emergency services, search and rescue, disaster response, character
development, physical training and teamwork. Cadets are between
12 to 18 years of age and meet regularly at the squadron building on
Eglin AFB. Cadets can be civilian and or have military sponsors. For
more information visit the squadron web page at http://fl423.flwg.us
or on facebook at EglinCAP.

L-R: Captain Rafael Salort, Lieutenant Colonel Chad Fager, Cadet Senior Master
Sgt. Stirling Naber, Cadet Airman First Class Anthony Zuniga, Maj. Pam Becker
and Lt. Col. Ray Zuniga

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MCCS 1: Cadet Steinemann and his instructor Lt. Col.
Bishop after the completion of Steinemann’s solo flight.

MCCS 5: Squadron Commander Capt. Kielty practicing a
G1000 approach into KOCF.

Marion County Composite Squadron
Cadet Flight Training Program
By 1st Lt. Karl Adriaenssens, CAP
Marion County Composite Squadron PAO

The Marion County Composite Squadron
(MCCS) is celebrating another successful flight
training year for both the Cadet Squadron as well
as the Senior Squadron.
Since 1999, MCCS has spent a lot of time
focusing on a complete Cadet Flight Training
program and the current count is 12 cadets through
the solo program, 5 cadets through the Private
Pilot program and 1 cadet through the Instrument
Pilot program.
It always starts with the familiar cadet ORide. The squadron’s Deputy Commander, Lt.
Col. Blystone, is the organizational cornerstone
making sure the rides get planned and executed
on a regular basis for both the CAP and JROTC
Cadets in proximity of the squadron’s home base.
This has been quite a challenge over the last few
years, because the squadron’s plane, a Cessna
206, was reassigned to a different squadron after
the Deepwater Horizon missions. For the next 2
years, the CAP hangar at the Ocala Jim Taylor
field remained empty, except for the occasional
overnight stay of a guest CAP plane. That made
Lt. Col. Blystone’s task a more challenging one,
relying on planes from other FL Squadrons. But
it never stopped the squadron from flying Cadets.
Individual members pitched in and used their own
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planes to drop off the Transport Mission Pilot at the
remote field sometimes 100 or more miles away to
pick up the designated CAP plane for the O-rides.
Hats off to these senior members who kept the
program running at a higher demand of their time
and despite incurring personal expenses.
This is where I have to take a few moments
to explain how the squadron is funding their
efforts. Back in the late 90’s, a group of local
aviation enthusiasts created an organization called
the Marion County Aerospace Foundation. The
Aerospace Foundation was set up as a non-profit
organization to support aviation interests among
the youth in the Ocala area. The view of the founding members was to encourage the study of math
and science by coupling these to aviation and aerospace. Sounds familiar doesn’t it? This is because
the Aerospace Foundation was the brainchild of a
group of CAP senior members that wanted to take
the CAP program a little further. Even today, the
Aerospace Foundation is run by the senior members of the MCCS. Membership in the foundation
is voluntary, but on average about a dozen of the
senior members spend the extra time volunteering
and pay the extra membership dues. Over the years
the foundation has made it possible through their
fundraising efforts, to sponsor 75% of the cost for
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all the components of the Cadet Flight Training
Program that fall outside the CAP funding. These
include the sponsored Private and Instrument Pilot
programs not normally seen in the CAP, as well as
a sponsored program to transition the Cadet Pilots
into CAP VFR Pilot status.
In addition to the funding efforts by the Aerospace
Foundation, the program is also built on the support
of the local flight school. The Cessna Skyhawk
172N single engine planes the cadets use for their
flight training have been icons for years on the flight
training scene in the Ocala airport (KOCF). There
are not many times flying into KOCF that the call
sign “Skyhawk Niner-Papa-Charlie” or its sistership “Skyhawk Six-One-One” are not in the air. The
planes are part of a fleet of 5 Cessna 172 trainers
owned by the Ocala Aviation Services flight school.
Ron Towater, owner of the flight school, has made
the cadet flight program possible by sponsoring the
airplane’s rental rates for years. The donation of the
airplanes at his cost has been Towater’s gift to the
young people in the CAP.
The Cadet Private Pilot Program is definitely
the most popular one of the Cadet Flight Training
series. The reason is easy: by the time all the CAP
prerequisites are met and the solo program has
been completed, there is usually not much time left
to complete anything more than the Private Pilot
Program. Over the years half of the cadet finishing
the solo program have continued to become full
Private Pilots under the sponsored program. An
additional 2 cadets from the solo program went
on to get their Private Pilot License outside the
squadron’s program. It is possible for a cadet to
continue through the program all the way up to
Instrument rating. A great example is Cadet Col.
Andrew Steinemann, who completed the solo
program, Private Pilot, Form 5 ride for CAP VFR,
Instrument rating and Form 5 instrument rating,
all before joining the Air Force Academy. Several
of the cadets moving through the flight training
program took the stage to address the squadron
during their annual banquet. Their experience will
hopefully motivated the younger cadets to take full
advantage of all the opportunities CAP can offer.
The biggest challenge for the squadron is the
availability of instructor pilots. Instructor Lt. Col.
Rick Bishop has generously given his time to the

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program over the last 4 years. Under his guidance
the last 4 cadets have made their way through the
program. A great achievement by any standard.
But right along with the great achievements come
even greater expectations. The success of the
program has made it more and more visible and
it would be a shame to have to turn down cadets
because no instructors are available. The MCSS
has its mission in this respect clearly defined, and
it will be a challenging one.
The absence of a squadron plane also made
the recurring flight training of the senior member
pilots more difficult over the last couple of years.
As every pilot will tell you, it takes a lot of practice
to stay proficient. The squadron’s pilots put their
heads together and decided that the only practical
solution to the problem was to complement their
training environment with a Flight Simulator.
The project took several months from the original decision to the full implementation. Several of
the senior members researched different professional flight sim solutions, and finally decided on
something that offered a great balance between
professional quality and affordable cost. The system of choice ended up being a “Jetline Systems”
Flight Simulator, which was also funded through
the Marion Country Aerospace Foundation.
The flight simulator was installed in the Marion
County Emergency Operating Center, the weekly
meeting location for the MCCS. This way the
access to the simulator could be easily organized
and the security could be guaranteed. A great
example of cooperation was witnessed between
the CAP and the Villages Woodworking Club, an
organization that builds wooden toys for military
families. The woodworking club built a custom
cabinet, housing all the flight sim components in a
modular and secure fashion. The resulting cabinet
has moving platforms for the displays and flight
controls, very high tech. And to make the investment even more worthwhile, the woodworking
club will turn the proceeds into toys.
As you read this article the squadron is planning the implementation of the new cadet simulator training. There are a few logistic challenges
that remain to be solved, but I have confidence the
Marion County Composite Squadron will meet
them head on.

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Charlotte County
An Award Winning
Composite Squadron
Squadron
Promotes Twelve
By Cadet Angelini, CAP
Clearwater Composite Squadron Cadet PAO
Cadets
By Maj. Earle Bretz, CAP
Charlotte County Composite Squadron PAO
After a successful 2012 Winter of cadet promotions, the Charlotte County Composite Squadron
of the Civil Air Patrol started the year of 2013 with
more of the same.
At a recent Promotion Ceremony held at
Squadron Headquarters, twelve cadets were promoted to new ranks ranging from Cadet Airman to
Cadet Major.
The present group of 60 cadets are very selfmotivated and have shown a remarkable propensity for getting the job done, as it should be
done and without delay. The cadet program is
designed to foster leadership and good citizenship
in America’s youth, using aerospace education,
Air Force models, and emphasis on public service.
They have fully embraced the challenges of the
program to learn and grow in ways they may not
have had the opportunity to do were it not for the
program.
They are a remarkable group of boys and girls
ages 12-18. The squadron is extremely proud of
their accomplishments.

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Color Guard Team (Cadets Gilbert, Sandorf, Angelini, and
Lewis) hold the first place trophy for standard drill and Male
Fleet Foot Award.

Cadets of Clearwater Composite Squadron
(FL-447) were honored with a number of awards
recently. Its color guard team, consisting of Cadets
Sandorf, Angelini, Gilbert, and Lewis, competed
at the Cadet Competition held at MacDill AFB
on December 7-9, 2012. This novice team tied for
first place in standard drill and earned fifth place
overall. Cadet Gilbert ran the mile with a remarkably fast time of 5:25, earning the Male Fleet
Foot Award. He repeated his running feat at the
National Cadet Special Activity, held January 19,
2013, at Patrick AFB, again earning the Male Fleet
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Florida
AFROTC
Cadets
Mentor
CAP
Cadets

1st Row (L-R) Col. Todd Freece, AAS Cadet Maj. David Portee, and Cadet 1st Lts.
Richard Sison, Andres Smith, Ryan Walker and John Walters.
2nd Row (L-R) Lt. Col. Richard Ortega, Capt. Robert Ward, 1st Lt. Victor
Rodriguez, TFO Nathaniel Madanick and Cadet 1st Lt. Matthew Medla.

By Lt. Col. Richard A. Ortega, CAP
Florida Wing External Aerospace Education Officer
After planning meetings held between Col.
Todd Freece of AFROTC Detachment 159
and Lt. Col. Richard Ortega, 1st Lt. Victor
Rodriguez and 1st Lt. Trung Tran from the
Orlando Cadet Squadron, a training program
was implemented whereby Arnold Air Society
(AAS) cadets volunteered to meet on Monday
evenings to assist in training young CAP cadets.
In spite of the high degree of academic and military performance expected of all AAS cadets, a
large number of cadets volunteered to serve as
mentors to CAP cadets.
During the first segment of the training program, it was clearly evident that both mentors
and cadets derived a great deal of appreciation
for the ongoing training. AAS cadets emphasized
training in Drill and Ceremonies and motivated
CAP cadets toward careers in science, technology,
engineering and mathematics (STEM) that are
extremely critical to sustain America’s economic
growth, financial stability, national security and
the freedoms we enjoy. It is interesting to note
that the number of new cadets gained by the
Squadron during the past few months has significantly increased since AAS cadets began mentor45

ing our young cadets. More important, the spirit
of cooperation, team work and devotion to duty
displayed by AAS cadets demonstrably enhanced
the operational effectiveness of Orlando Cadet
Squadron. The AAS cadets demonstrated impeccable leadership and serious dedication serving as
mentors and instilling upon the hearts and minds
of our young cadets the importance of the global
mission of the U.S. Air Force - the most respected
Air Armada on Planet Earth.
The CAP cadets cheerfully look forward to
laboring with Detachment 159 AAS Cadets on
Monday evenings. The Orlando Cadet Squadron
Staff, Officers, and cadets are deeply appreciative of the exceptional contributions achieved by
AAS cadets of AFROTC Detachment 159. In this
regard, the AAS cadets are assisting CAP cadets
to become the future Air and Space Leaders that
will sustain America’s National security and the
freedoms we enjoy. By their flawless services,
Detachment 159 AAS cadets have brought great
credit to themselves, the University of Central
Florida, the State of Florida, the Air Education
and Training Command and the United States
Air Force.
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Tamiami Composite Ti-Co Cadets Tour
Squadron Helps
Orlando
Wild Birds Recover International Tower
and TRACON
By Capt. Hector Infante, CAP
Tamiami Composite Squadron PAO

Timiami Composite Squadron members pose for a group
photo during the project.

T

Tamiami Composite Squadron members volunteered to help the Wildlife Rescue of Miami-Dade
County, Florida, in their project to build a habitat
for recovering wild birds. Squadron members
worked among other volunteers to include Mr.
Lloyd Brown, president of the rescue. Members of
Tamiami Composite Squadron are committed to
return and help finish this project and see the birds
flying in their new home.
Mr. Brown was very appreciative of the
help that the Tamiami Squadron gave to help
out this great cause. The members gave many
hours of hard work to help out the wildlife.
The cadets and seniors were able to come
and learn about the many concerns that affect
wildlife and how it can be avoided. Squadron
Commander Maj. M. Pilati was very proud of
his members for their dedication.

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By 2nd Lt. Mark Sickle, CAP
On Saturday, February 9th, 2013 the cadets of
Ti-Co Squadron in Titusville took a trip to Orlando
International Airport (MCO). This trip was an
effort to educate the cadets on the job of an air traffic controller. 2nd Lt. Mark Sickle is a retired FAA
air traffic controller and he secured permission to
bring the cadet group for a tower and TRACON
visit. Many of the cadets in the group are certified
pilots or student pilots. The cadets got an inside
glimpse of what it takes to be an air traffic controller. They also got an up close look at air traffic
controllers doing what they do best - separate, and
sequence airplanes.

Orlando Airport Tower.

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Gainesville Composite Squadron Tours
Local Emergency Communications Center
By 1st Lt. William McCombie, CAP
Group 2 PAO

Whether it’s winning a Color
Guard competition or taking to the
skies during an orientation flight,
cadets in the Gainesville Composite
Squadron have no shortage of experience when it comes to Civil Air
Patrol’s three core missions. Among
the most recent of these experiences
was a tour of the Alachua County
Combined Communications Center
(CCC) on 31 January 2013, where
squadron members got to experience
firsthand some of the methods used by
the county in emergency situations.
The tour, which was guided by
Ebbin Spellman, emergency coordinator and Briana Kelley, training
specialist, included a behind the scenes look
through offices, press rooms, and call centers.
Founded in 2000, the CCC combines both City
of Gainesville and Alachua County services with
representatives from the Alachua County Sheriff’s
Office, Gainesville Police Department, Alachua
County Fire Rescue, and other local agencies.
“We saw the emergency management center and
got a tour of the communications room for 911
dispatch” mentioned Cadet 1st Lt. Thomas Sharp,
one of the squadron Cadets on the tour. In addition
to receiving 911 calls, the communications room
has sections where local agencies can dispatch
vehicles and personnel. “It was really cool. We
were able to see where 911 calls are taken. There
are lots of different phones for emergencies,” commented Cadet Airman Christopher Redmond, also
a Cadet in the Gainesville Squadron.
Adjacent to the communications room was
a large conference room. Using the Incident
Command System (ICS), multiple organizations
can meet and work together to handle emergencies
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– one of the most significant such events was a
deadly series of crashes on a section of Interstate
75 in January 2012 that involved more than a
dozen vehicles. During the event, numerous agencies worked together to provide relief, including
the local prison and the Regional Transit System
public bus service, which provided food and
shelter for the crash victims. Other events, such
as University of Florida home football games,
that while not emergencies, also require the use of
ICS in order to properly route traffic and ensure
public safety for fans. Squadron members had the
opportunity to listen to some of the radio communications that took place during such incidents.
In addition to the tour, Cadets learned about
the local Community Emergency Response Team
(CERT) program. The CERT program trains civilians with basic emergency service and disaster relief
training, and the Gainesville Composite Squadron
plans to work with Spellman and center staff to
provide basic CERT training for squadron members
in order to provide assistance in the community.
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Civil Air Patrol
Supporting Communities and Veterans in Their Time of Need
Humanitarian efforts begin for some in their teens
By Cadets Silvio Bohuszewicz and Megan Tate, CAP
Ti-Co Composite Squadron
A local Civil Air Patrol
squadron from Brevard County,
the Ti-Co Composite Squadron,
has made it their business to
assist and support the local
efforts of community organizations and private partnerships
in their attempt to reach out and
help homeless Veterans.
Saturday, February 2nd,
2013, a local American Legion
chapter held their first official Stand Down in the Ti-Co
Composite Squadron’s home
county, based on plans gained
from a non-profit organization
who holds and assists other
g r o u p s w i t h several Stand
Downs a year.

Cadet Staff Sgt. Silvio Bohuszewicz, Cadet Airman Megan Tate, George Taylor Sr.
(President/Founder of NVHS)

Capt. Scott Brown, Cadet Staff Sgt. Silvio Bohuszewicz, Christine Tate (NVHS
Field Coordinator), Cadet Airman Megan Tate

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Acting as escorts for the
homeless veterans who came on
their own accord, the group of
Civil Air Patrol cadets showed
compassion, understanding, and
appreciation to the servicemen
and women in need.
“They fit in perfectly at
the Stand Down, and show the
Veterans that the next generation
cares about what their struggles
are”, mentions Christine Tate,
mother of one of the Civil Air
Patrol cadets and a longstanding director of medical at Stand
Downs herself.
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Stand Downs are typically
one to three day events, depending on the size and need in the
community, in which multiple
community-based organizations
collaborate to offer services
to homeless Veterans in need.
Services provided vary, but
include food, clothing, health
screenings, VA and Social
Security benefits counseling,
survival gear, and referrals to
a variety of other necessary
services such as employment,
housing, and substance abuse
programs that may be available
in the area.
Stand Downs have been
an integral part of outreach to Capt. Scott Brown, Cadet Staff Sgt. Silvio Bohuszewicz, Cadet Airman Megan
homeless Veterans since the first Tate
recorded event in San Diego in
1988. Generally held in areas of high homeless I was persistent, I could do it.” He added, “I’m
Veteran populations nationwide, these events
ready to work the next Stand Down!”
bring all the community partners, resources, and
As Stand Downs grow in popularity, the opporhelp into one accessible venue and have success- tunities increase to help our military Veterans and,
fully served hundreds of thousands of Veterans if these cadets from the Ti-Co Composite Squadron
and their families in their time of need.
are any indication, the cadets of Civil Air Patrol are
The Civil Air Patrol is able to make a difready and willing to step up and do what’s right.
ference by working with multiple organizations
“The best part of helping veterans at Stand
and community partners in one place, learning
Downs is that the Veterans know there are people
valuable teamwork and leadership attributes while who care about them”, said 13-year-old Cadet
staying true to their core purposes by reaching out Airman Megan Tate. “And the hardest part is
knowing it takes time for many veterans to get
with humanitarian efforts.
well”, she continued. “But overall it is an opporThe Ti-Co Composite Squadron pulls cadets
from the Space Coast area including the Titusville, tunity I wouldn’t turn down. It’s the right thing
to do.”
Mims, and Cocoa area. Being so close to the
The non-profit organization offering assistance
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to end homelessness among Veterans, the orgasociological consequences from our military
Veterans these cadets are ensuring themselves nization has been successfully organizing Stand
a well-rounded education that will aid in their Downs in Brevard County, Florida since 2008.
Now expanding into other counties and communidevelopment into adulthood.
ties who are willing to step-up to help Veterans in
“I like my vet,” commented 14-year-old Cadet
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Hillsborough One Senior Squadron
Soars Like Birds
By Maj. Gilbert Dembeck, CAP
On 29 September 2012, the first ever Senior
Glider Orientation Flights took place at Hernando
County Airport in Brooksville. After watching
Cadets enjoy the thrill of flying in Group 3’s
newly assigned Blanik L23 glider, N300AZ, the
squadron decided that as an Aerospace Education
Project our Senior Members should also enjoy the
thrill of flying a glider. Some of our members had
never flown in light aircraft let alone a glider, so it
proved to be a real thrill and educational experience
for them. One concern was how much weight the
glider could carry as many of our Senior Members
weigh much more then the young Cadets, but that
was not a problem at all as the maximum useful
load was 430 pounds. The only adjustment that
had to be made is that the heavier members had to
sit in the back seat and they missed out on the view

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from the front seat which was like floating in the
sky like a bird.
In addition to getting their glider flights, 11 of
our members received an opportunity to practice
their Wing Runner skills.
We would like to thank our Group 3 Glider
Coordinator, Capt. Michael Runyan, and the
Hernando County Composite Squadron
Commander, Capt. Donald Wahlen for their support, our Glider pilots 1st Lt. Ronnie Coon and
Capt. Dennis Dix, and our tow plane pilots Lt. Col.
Lawrence Fernald and Maj. Barry Smith.
This project was self funded and had a two-fold
benefit. In addition to the orientation flights for our
Senior Members, the second benefit was that we
paid for training of another tow plane pilot at no
cost to either CAP or the volunteer pilot.

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the interests of the Florida Wing of the United
States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol. It is
published by a private firm in no way connected
with the Department of the Air Force or with the
Civil Air Patrol Corporation. The appearance
of advertisements in this publication, including
supplements and inserts, does not constitute an
endorsement by the U.S. Air Force or CAP of the
products and services advertised herein.
WingSpan encourages contributions from all
CAP members, military personnel, and related
agencies. Material must be original, free of
copyright constraint, and submitted to WingSpan
magazine, which reserves the right to approve,
reject, edit, abridge, or expand any submission.
Ideas for feature articles should be discussed in
advance with the Editor.
Submission guidelines: As a twice a year
publication, the magazine is not suitable for dated
material on routine Squadron or Wing activities.
PAOs and other correspondents should generally
avoid subjects and styles typical of newsletters.
Never imbed photographs within documents.
Send photographs as separate email attachments
with complete captions. Always include contact
information at the top of copy. Email articles,
along with .jpg-extension photographs of a
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Civil Air Patrol
is a volunteer organization. We are all
volunteers when
we join a Squadron.
There are many
reasons that people
join. Many of us
joined because we
have children in
Civil Air Patrol.
Colonel Michael N. Cook
Others have friends Commander, Florida Wing
or spouses who
encourage them to join. Some join because
they believe that they can somehow help others and ‘give something back.’ And some join
because they want to be part of an organization
and experience the camaraderie. Whatever
the reason, we volunteer to become part of an
organization that we really know little about.
Then the learning begins. As we progress
through Level 1, the initial learning phase for
a volunteer, we find out that there are many
things that happen in Civil Air Patrol. There are
folks that are working with the Cadets, helping
them to learn and complete the Cadet achievements and progress in rank. There are others
that work with Aerospace Education helping
Continued on page 7 . . .

Col. Michael N. Cook
Florida Wing Commander
1st Lt. Tyler Lahnen
Director of Public Affairs
Editor, WingSpan



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CONR-1AF (AFNORTH)
Commander Flies with CAP
By Lt. Col. Kelly Noler, CAP
Tyndall-Panama Composite Squadron Operations Officer

Lt. Gen. Etter and Lt. Col. Heikkinen with N719CP, the CAP C-182 they flew on the Fire Patrol mission.

The Tyndall-Panama Composite Squadron
of Group-1/Florida Wing provided Lieutenant
General William Etter, Commander, Continental
U.S. North American Aerospace Defense
Command Region - 1st Air Force (Air Forces
Northern), Tyndall Air Force Base, FL., first-hand
experience with Civil Air Patrol flying a “Fire
Patrol” operational mission over Eglin AFB test
ranges with CAP Lt. Col. Gerrold Heikkinen, an
Instructor Pilot and Assistant Operations Officer.
The mission was flown from Tyndall AFB, FL on
Friday, 26 July 2013.
CAP Fire Patrol missions are part of an ongoing effort to locate and control fires across the


vast Eglin ranges and are scheduled twice a day,
seven days a week. These missions are supported
primarily by CAP aircrews from Group-1/Florida
Wing (FL panhandle area.)
This was Lt. Gen. Etter’s first flight on a CAP
aircraft since assuming command of CONR-1AF
(AFNORTH). The Fire Patrol mission was conducted using a CAP Cessna 182 equipped with
the Garmin “G1000 Integrated Flight Deck Glass
Cockpit.” Lt. Gen. Etter was impressed by many
of the capabilities within the avionics suite of the
C-182.
In addition to participating in a real-time CAP
mission, Lt. Gen. Etter was also introduced to


several of the aircraft’s systems,
and how CAP aircrews use their
capabilities to perform a number
of flight operations missions,
such as Search and Rescue.
Following the flight, he stated
“I have never flown an aircraft
with all of the navigation avionics capabilities in the C-182.
This is an excellent platform for
conducting CAP missions.”
As the Fire Patrol mission
debrief came to a close, Lt. Gen.
Etter reiterated his appreciation
for the level of volunteerism,
effort and professionalism exuded
by CAP members to get the job
done; and that he is glad to know
he can count on CAP to participate when called upon.

Lt. Gen. Etter flying the CAP Fire Patrol mission with Lt. Col. Heikkinen.

A controlled fire on Eglin Test ranges sighted during the Fire Patrol mission.





Florida Wing Color Guard Gains
National Recognition
By Capt. William McCombie, CAP
Group 2 Public Affairs Officer
Since 2006, cadets
from the Gainesville
Composite Squadron
of Civil Air Patrol
have regularly competed at state, region,
and even national
level color guard
competitions. 2013
was no exception,
when the team represented Florida Wing
and the Southeast
Region at the National
Cadet Competition,
held at Wright State
University in Dayton,
Ohio. In 2010, the
Gainesville team, led
by Tyler Gwynn, won
the national championship, and has
regularly won at the state level
competitions.
Looking to repeat this feat
again in 2013, the team, consisting of cadets Cadet Senior
Master Sgt. Ethan Beaman, Cadet
Master Sgt. Andrew Geelhoed,
and Cadet Chief Master Sgt.
Nancy Mendoza, and lead by
Cadet Chief Master Sgt. Hunter
Wood, carried on the tradition.
Despite losing a team member to
other obligations after winning
the Florida Wing competition at
Patrick Air Force base in 2012,
Nancy Mendoza of the Lantana


Composite Squadron stepped
in to join the team. Following
the Wing competition, the team
spent many evenings and weekends practicing for the Southeast
Region competition. The geographical separation between
the team members created a
challenge, so several central
locations were chosen to use
as places at which to practice,
including Patrick Air Force Base
and Avon Park, a former Air
Force bombing range.
At the Southeast Region competition, also held at Patrick Air

Force Base for 2013, the
team raised the bar even
further, taking home
six of the seven first
place trophies. Among
the events at which the
cadets did their best was
the panel quiz, during
which the team, led by
Cadet Chief Master Sgt.
Wood, would frequently
“buzz in” the correct
answer before the proctor even had the opportunity to finish reading
the question.
After the Region
competition, the team
had a few weeks to
rest before preparing
for the National Cadet
Competition in Ohio.
During that time, the team had a
few opportunities to perform for
the public, including an appearance at a Hitchcock’s grocery
store in Alachua, Florida during
Memorial Day weekend. Under
the guidance of Capt. Tom Miller
and Lt. Col. Margarita Mesones,
who dedicated many hours
towards ensuring that the team
looked and performed their best,
the team continued to perfect
their presentation of the Colors.
When the team took the trip
to Ohio, the bar was raised once
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Commanders Comments Cont- from page 1 . . .
the Senior Members and Cadets learn about
and experience the many facets that make up
Aerospace Education. Then we have the members who want to participate in Emergency
Services to help others in time of need. These
three major areas of our Congressional Charter
are the legs of our stool. As an organization,
we must accomplish all three to be successful.
We also learn that there are many functions
within the Squadron that must be accomplished
to keep the unit operating. Admin, Personnel,
Finance, Operations, Safety and Logistics to
name a few. Each of these functional areas
has a training path where members gain the
knowledge and experience that prepare them
to perform these ‘jobs’ well and keep the
Squadron functioning at a high level. To fill
these ‘jobs’ each member has the opportunity
to volunteer again. All of these are in addition to the three legs of the stool and require
members to volunteer personal time learning
and doing.
Emergency Services has a saying that you
volunteer twice. You volunteer for Civil Air
Patrol and then you volunteer for Emergency
Services. Every Emergency Service skill
area requires an arduous training program to
qualify. You must volunteer to participate
in these training programs and qualify in the
mission skill before you can volunteer to
participate in actual missions. But in reality it
is not just Emergency Services. The members
that work in and progress through the Cadet
Programs areas are also volunteering again.
They volunteer to commit to many hours
spending time with our Cadets and learning the
Cadet Programs. Encampments, color guard,
drill team, Special Acts, and bivouac’s are just
a few activities that require adult members
to give up their personal time so Cadets can
participate. Aerospace Education activities



require members to spend many personal
hours preparing before conducting a class at
the squadron level, or traveling to an away
activity where they will instruct or be part of
the staff.
So everything we do in Civil Air Patrol is
a cycle of volunteering. Without this continual
volunteering we could not accomplish the
many good things we do. All too often the
spotlight is on the pilot, aircrews and ground
teams that have accomplished a rescue or
aided disaster victims. As an organization
we need to remember that without the many
volunteer hours that are given by our members
who keep the Squadrons functioning at a
high level, who support Cadet Programs and
Aerospace Education, and the support personnel at mission base, these pilots, aircrews and
ground teams could not perform the mission in
the spotlight.
Everywhere I go in Civil Air Patrol I am
constantly reminded of what Florida Wing volunteers accomplish and my heart swells with
pride. I am very proud of what Florida Wing
volunteers accomplish in every area. You, the
volunteer, are the very heart of our organization and I salute each and every one of you.



Clearwater Composite Squadron
Opens New Facilities
By Cadet 2nd Lt. Viviana Angelini, CAP
Clearwater Composite Squadron
When a news
crew arrived at
the Clearwater
Composite Squadron
last December, the
building was falling apart. Mold was
growing in the ceiling, the floor was
sagging and broken
through in places, and
a deck had collapsed.
After the news report
aired on television,
the Squadron’s old
building was demol- The new buildings: (from left to right) the conference building, the senior member building, and
the cadet building.
ished and new portables were donated,
relocated, renovated, and finally opened as the Squadron’s new home on July 19, 2013.
The Squadron, in partnership with the Tampa Bay Veterans’ Alliance, raised funds from local
businesses. They donated money, materials, and services, including plumbing, electrical, landscaping,
refurbishing, and architectural. St. Petersburg College donated the five portables in which the Squadron
and the Veterans’ Alliance meet today, and the University of South Florida donated much of the furniture.
The City of Clearwater and the Clearwater Airpark Board also helped immensely to complete the project.
In addition to new buildings, Clearwater Composite added a regulation-size drill pad and a flagpole to
train drill and color guard teams.
Capt. Yvonne Rodriguez, commander of Clearwater Composite Squadron, said, “I truly could not
have done this without the support of so many, especially our dedicated members. I’m so excited to have
a new home. Finally, our dream has become a reality.” The work is not completely finished: internet
access must still be established
and storm water drainage issues
resolved. However, Clearwater
Composite Squadron members
are enjoying their facilities and
look forward to utilizing them
for years to come.

The old building before demolition.





Group 1 Holds First Aerospace
Education Weekend
By 2nd Lt. Curtis “Wayne” Hooks, CAP
Public Affairs Officer
Group 1- Florida Wing
Group One-Florida Wing held
its first-ever Aerospace Education
Workshop (AEW) at Naval Air Station
Pensacola on 14-15 September 2013.
This two-day event brought 45 Cadets
and 23 Senior Members (SMs) from the
Group’s seven squadrons (all located
in the Florida panhandle.) The AEW
was organized by Lt. Col. Kelly Noler,
Group photo of many of the Rocketry Program Cadets, with support
who is the Group Aerospace Education personnel from the USAF.
Officer and the 2013 national recipient of the Maj. Gen. Jeanne M. Holm Aerospace other to determine who could most successfully
Education Officer of the Year Award.
manipulate the arm to accomplish a given task.
A list of diverse activities was conducted durThe first day of the AEW ended with Astronomy.
ing the AEW, with the CAP Rocketry Program
Maj. Eric Duron provided ten Cadets with academas the anchor that carried activities across the
ics late in the afternoon. Alongside members from
weekend. Lt. Col. Travis Tharp instructed 35 of
the Escambia Amateur Astronomers Association
the attending Cadets in rocketry, with several
(EAAA), Maj. Duron spent that evening with 20
Cadets completing the program and earning their
Cadets, gazing at the sky through several different
Rocketry Badge. The program expense to Cadets
telescopes. Cadets had the opportunity to learn about
for the AEW was greatly reduced, thanks to the
our night sky, as well as the differences in telescopes,
$250 grant the Group received from the Air Force
and advantages / disadvantages of each design.
Association (AFA.)
Day two was primarily spent by the Cadets
Cadet Orientation Flights were also conducted
launching their newly-built rockets and flying R/C
throughout the weekend. Maj. Ben Poffenberger model airplanes. The Northwest Florida Modelers,
scheduled Group pilots and two aircraft to provide Inc., a local chapter of the Academy of Model
Cadets with 22 orientation flights.
Aeronautics (AMA), hosted the day at their R/C
Ten Cadets participated in “Cyber Patriot,” a airfield. They also provided CAP members the
national-level, AFA-hosted cyber security program, opportunity to fly R/C model aircraft via a “buddy
that exposed them to simulated computer “hacking” box”, the system that allows novices to fly while
problems. 2nd Lt. Lisa Schofield led this activity,
the instructor pilot maintains overall control of the
which culminated in team competitions to correct
model aircraft.
the resulting issues in the computer software.
The weekend culminated with a barbeque
Introductory-level training into Robotics taught
for all CAP, AMA and USAF members. During
Cadets the basics of robots and their uses. Lt. Col.
the barbeque, Lt. Col. Richard Dean, the Group
Ray Zuniga instructed the 12 Cadets on how to
Commander thanked everyone for their attendance,
build robotic arms, all which were awarded by the
stating that he felt “the AEW was a great success”
NHQ/CAP through the S.T.E.M. Kit Program. and that he hoped this would become an annual
After building the arms, Cadets competed with each event for the Group.




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Personnel Happenings
By Maj. Jennifer Richards, CAP
Florida Wing Personnel Officer
Recognize your squadron members for their
continued dedication and hard work by nominating
them for End of Year Awards, to be presented
at the annual Wing Conference held in March in
Orlando! Members are the key to our success in
Civil Air Patrol and one of the ways we have of
showing our appreciation to our members, and
friends, is to recognize them for all of their hard
work, time, and dedication to this organization and
to the community.
The nomination period for submitting awards
will be approaching very soon so start preparing the
CAPF-120 for members you believe are deserving
of being honored for their accomplishments. If you
have any questions, check out the Awards Made
Easy publication available on the capmembers.
com website or contact either the FLWG Director
of Personnel or the FLWG Personnel Officer. We
would be glad to assist in the recognition of our
members! Thirty areas of CAP participation are
eligible for nomination:
Administration Officer of the Year
Aerospace Education Officer of the Year
Brewer Aerospace Awards
Cadet Programs Officer of the Year
Character Development Instructor of the Year
Communications Officer of the Year
Counterdrug Officer of the Year
Distinguished Aviator of the Year
Emergency Services Officer of the Year
Finance Officer of the Year
Ground Team Member of the Year
Health Services Officer of the Year
Historian of the Year
Incident Command Staff member of the Year
Information Technology Officer of the Year

Legislative Officer of the Year
Logistics Officer of the Year
Operations Officer of the Year
Orientation Pilot of the Year
Personnel Officer of the Year
Professional Development Officer of the Year
Property Management Officer of the Year
Public Affairs Officer of the Year
Recruiting and Retention Officer of the Year
Safety Officer of the Year
Senior Chaplain of the Year
Senior Member of the Year
Squadron Chaplain of the Year
Squadron Commander of the Year
CAP Personnel file maintenance
What happens if a member leaves Civil Air
Patrol and wants to rejoin ten years later but does
not have any documentation? What if eservices
shows an incorrect date for a duty assignment?
What if a member has earned an award that is not
in eservices? How do we correct these items, prove
the class was completed, or the award had been
earned? Some items kept by NHQ in eservices
may be able to be restored, but some are not.
Unless a member has documentation to show that
an award has been earned or the member was in
a specific duty position at specific dates, NHQ is
unable to make corrections. ALL members, senior
and cadets, need to maintain a backup set of their
own files with copies of all certificates, Personnel
Authorizations, course completions, Conference
attendance, etc. It is not up to only the Personnel
Officer of the squadron to be maintaining a current
file. Individual members should have copies of
their own accomplishments as well.

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Profiles in Flight
By Capt. Ernest Lee, CAP
Group 3 Public Affairs Officers

The Civil Air Patrol is a natural choice for people interested in aviation,
whether it is to continue flying after service in the military, civilian pilots who
wish to serve their community, or cadets that are interested in flight. For some,
CAP is their first hands-on exposure to airplanes.
To be in CAP is to learn discipline, and to become a pilot requires discipline
to learn the intricacies of flight and how aircraft operate.
The following is a newspaper excerpt recording one of our former cadet’s
achievement in their first solo flight:
This June, Cadet 1st Lieutenant Phillip Zedonek, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. O.
Zedonek, fulfilled his dream of flying an airplane himself.
Although his solo flight lasted only five minutes, the door to a career in
flying was opened for him.
Cadet 1st Lt. Phillip
This was made possible through a scholarship by American Aviation Corp.
Zedonek as he appeared
last February.
in the newspaper after his
He was presented his scholarship based on his scholastic achievement,
solo flight, June 1967.
leadership abilities, and his profound interest in flying.
The scholarship, which is a twice a year award, covers flying time and ground school instruction, and
is presented to one cadet in each Dade County squadron.
Phillip is the cadet squadron commander in Cutler Cadet Squadron,
which meets every Monday at Cutler Ridge Junior High School.
Article published in June, 1967

Lt. Col. Zedonek, Vice Commander,
Florida Wing Civil Air Patrol.

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Cadet 1st Lt. Zedonek went on to earn his private pilot’s license in
November of 1967.
Now vice commander of Florida Wing CAP, Lt. Col. Zedonek has
logged over 600 hours in single engine aircraft, is currently qualified
to fly CAP cadets and AFROTC cadets as an orientation pilot, and is
qualified as a transport mission pilot. He is currently pursuing his mission pilot and instrument ratings, and owns a Beechcraft Sundowner.
“Flying is a pleasure, and gives a sense of freedom, and being a pilot
is a fulfilling and meaningful pursuit,” he said.
As you can see, CAP can be a personal life long dedication,
with rewards and benefits starting early in cadet programs. Lt. Col.
Zedonek encourages all cadets to take advantage of the opportunities
that CAP provides, and use these opportunities towards their personal
development and growth, both for their education and careers.

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Professional Development Happenings
By Maj. Kaye Downing
Florida Wing Director of Professional Development
Corporate Leadership Course
The Corporate Leadership Course (CLC) now joins
the Squadron Leadership School (SLS) as a hybrid
course. Like SLS, CLC is in two parts. The first part is
on-line and the second portion is a one day face-to-face
seminar. The on-line portion is located in the E-Tools
area of the Florida Wing Web Site. It consists of twelve
modules. Working at his own pace the student studies
a module. When ready the student takes a short quiz
on the module contents. After passing the module quiz
the student then proceeds to the next module. Should a
student fail a module he will repeat that module until he
successfully passes the module quiz. Only then can he proceed to the next module. The student receives
a certificate when all modules and quizzes are successfully concluded. The student then has one year to
complete the seminar portion. Students receive credit for CLC when both portions are finished. Students
may self-enroll at any time.
SLS is a pre-requisite to CLC and students must complete the entire SLS course prior to receiving
credit for CLC completion.
Florida Wing members now have more flexibility in completing both SLS and CLC as the one day
seminars will be held throughout the year among the six groups that compose Florida Wing. Group
Professional Development Officers (PDOs) are encouraged to contact the Florida Wing PDO to schedule
both SLS and CLC seminars.
PDO Training
During the 2014 Florida Wing Conference the wing PDO will be hosting a training seminar.
PDOs will be trained on the duties and responsibilities of their positions and specialty track progression. Facilitator/instructor training will also be conducted. Completion of this training results in certification as a SLS/CLC instructor. The long term goal is for every group to have a cadre of instructors to
conduct these courses as group training requirements necessitate.
Congratulations
The PDO Directorate congratulates Capt. Stanley E. Swank II from Information Technology, who
received a Commander’s Commendation Award for his assistance in formatting and uploading the SLS
and CLC courses into the E-Learning platform – Moodle and designing the accompanying SLS and CLC
on-line completion certificates. The courses would not be on-line if it had not been for the dedicated
efforts of Capt. Swank.

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Cadet Programs Update
By Maj. Justin McElvaney, CAP
Florida Wing Director of Cadet Programs

Cadet Programs in Florida Wing is growing
quickly! Cadet Programs is a cornerstone of Civil
Air Patrol, and cadet membership alone is about
half of the membership in Florida Wing, with over
2100 cadets involved. To provide the best program
possible for cadets in our wing, we are aligning our
activity schedules to better fit with national activities and existing wing programs. The framework
for this planning is set in place through the establishment of our “core” activities – Summer/Winter
Encampment and Spring/Fall Florida Leadership
Academy. These activities offer a significant number of opportunities to the entire cadet population
and provide for a core wing cadet activity once
per quarter. In addition to these core activities,
“ancillary” cadet activities such as Ultimate Cadet
Competition, Color Guard Academy, etc, are being
planned to fit inside the core activity framework.
With this planning approach, wing cadet programs
will offer activities that provide something exciting for cadets regardless of their specific interest
within the program.
The newest program to the Cadet Programs
activity portfolio is the Florida Leadership
Academy (FLA). The goal of the program is to
provide a standardized curriculum that enables
cadets to become better leaders at their squadrons
and at wing activities, namely encampments.
Through directed, active leadership training,
cadets will be able to hone their skills across
the spectrum of cadet programs competencies
enabling them to become better leaders of cadets
and cadet program advocates.
Lastly, a major area we are striving to improve
upon is our ability to effectively communicate with
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the cadets and cadet leaders (senior member cadet
programs officers) in the wing. To do this, we
are focusing on several key tools we have at our
disposal. First, Facebook is a phenomenal way to
reach people quickly to pass on simple reminders
and share accomplishments around the wing. The
Cadet Programs Facebook page has nearly 1,000
“likes” and has a “reach” of over 2,000 people!
Additionally, we have reestablished a cadet e-mail
distribution list. This list, cadets@flwg.us, is used
similarly to the FLWG “General” list (general@
flwg.us) but specifically for cadet specific topics. This will allow us to provide more frequent
reminders and disseminate information more often
to cadets and the people in cadet programs to
whom will benefit from its receipt. We continue
to add content and improve the organization of our
cadet programs website, www.flcadet.com.
Going forward, there will be a transition of
some administrative processes to an automated
system, allowing a more responsive cadet programs
directorate on routine issues and better tracking of
wing cadet programs issues. Activity registration,
status checking, and important updates and information, will all be consolidated on the website
making it a “one stop shop” for cadet programs
information in Florida Wing.
It’s an exciting time to be involved in cadet
programs. There are many changes being made
at all levels of the program. New activities are on
the horizon and the opportunities available to our
cadets will continue to grow. We are proud to be
the best cadet program in the country and look
forward to continuing our tradition of excellence
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Charlotte County Harbor Patrol
Flight Assists 2 Stranded Boaters
Maj. Earle Bretz, CAP
Public Affairs Officer, Charlotte County Composite Squadron
For decades, the Charlotte County Composite
Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol has been flying Harbor/Sundown Patrols 4 - 5 days a week.
The authority has been a Memorandum of
Understanding with the county. The purpose of
these flights is to seek out boaters in distress,
define hazards to navigation and look for environmental considerations such as oil spills.
On a recent patrol our training and expertise
were put to good use aiding a stranded boater
some 20+ miles out in the Gulf in the general
area of Stump Pass, south of Englewood, Florida.
Commander of the flight was pilot, 2nd Lt. Thomas
Britton, with observer Maj. Richard Morrell on
board and ground radio man Capt. William Hicks.
To tell you the story, the following paraphrasing comes from the incident report as written by
Maj. Morrell: 
“While on routine Harbor Patrol in CAP 846
on 1 August 2013, around 1700Z (1:00 PM local)
a series of transmissions on USCG Channel 16
were heard that stated “Breaker - Breaker, Can
anyone hear me!” After several transmissions
with no other response, our aircraft responded
with “Station calling Breaker-Breaker, this is CAP
Flight 846”. I used the term “Flight” to indicate
we were an aircraft. The station then declared that
they were stranded around 22 miles out in the Gulf,
around 67 degrees off of (to) Beam Point Tampa
Harbor, and with a inoperative Yamaha Motor. We
changed frequencies to Channel 8 to gather more
information and they reported their location as
27DEG, 22.66N and 083Deg, 08.61W. This information was relayed by CAP radio to Capt. William
Hicks, who made the phone call to notify the Coast
Guard. Not wanting to break off communications,
the vessel and our aircraft both switched back to

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CG Channel 16 and determined the boat’s name
and that there were two souls on board. In the
process, we climbed from 1000’ to approximately
2000’ to ensure optimum communications.
We were then able to raise Coast Guard Station
Tampa on CH 16, who alerted CG Station St.
Petersburg. After a few minutes of delay, CG St.
Pete was able to establish direct communications
with the vessel in distress on Channel 16 and
directed them to switch to Ch 21A. We switched as
well, but the vessel indicated there was too much
static and interference to communicate. Ch 22
was also attempted, until we finally all switched
back to Ch 16 where communication was more
reliable. We delayed in the vicinity of Stump Pass
for around 30 minutes until the CG confirmed the
dispatch of Sea Tow to the vessel with an ETA of
approx 1.5 hours. The vessel was concerned with
being caught stranded in afternoon thunderstorms
out in the Gulf. The CG got the EPERB registration numbers for the two units on board, if that ID
for location became necessary, and established a
routine of 30 min reports till help from Sea Tow
arrived at their location.
We then departed the holding area and continued our patrol. On landing we notified the proper
people, the Flight Release Officer, Lt. Col. Jim
Kaletta and Incident Commander, Maj. William
Garmin by phone.”
Fortunately, the situation turned out well with
no tragic outcomes to the stranded boaters. They
received the help they needed through the efforts
of the volunteers of CAP and the members of the
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Marco Island Squadron
Supports Florida Air
National Guard
By Capt. Larry Harris, CAP
Marco Island Senior Squadron Public Affairs Officer
The Civil Air Patrol, Marco Island Squadron,
has been very active in support of the US
Army, Florida National Guard, during their summer encampment at Camp Blanding in 2012 and in
ongoing support of the US Air Force, Florida
Air National Guard since 2010. CAP volunteers
include former military from all branches of the
US Armed Forces. Civil Air Patrol in Marco
Island and the Florida Wing Squadrons across the
state are frequently called to assist with the training of our Florida reserve units.
CAP aircraft are painted in bright RED WHITE
and BLUE colors, and easily identified visually as
“Friendly” aircraft. These airplanes are relatively
low cost training aids for the Air Force to deploy
when instructing their flight crews to search for,
locate and then force down a threat aircraft. 
The geography of southern Florida makes our
shores and our airspace likely targets for contraband floated or flown into the United States. Since
September 11, 2001 air traffic controllers have
been acutely aware of the role they play in the identification of all aircraft flying over prohibited airspace or entering the country without proper flight
plans. The Florida Air National Guard located at
Homestead Air Reserve Base is part of the country’s front line of defense and standby crews consisting of aviators and combat equipped fighter
aircraft are available twenty four hours a day. They
can be airborne in a matter of minutes to intercept
unidentified and unknown airplanes. Occasionally,
the Marco Island CAP airplane and its crew of two
pilots play the role of a “bogey” airplane approaching the Florida peninsula from a point south of
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Marathon in the Florida Keys.
The Florida Wing of the Civil Air Patrol
plans the mission in detail with members of the
Florida Air National Guard. Conference calls
with the Commanders of the two groups go over
the altitudes, the route of flight of the target CAP
plane and then plan a flight over water to include
an extensive safety plan. Code words are agreed
upon to insure the armed fighters are “called
off” if there is a safety concern, obscured visual
flight over the intercept location, lack of two way
communications, or any host of unforeseen issues
that could “scrub” the training flight. When all of
the planning is complete, CAP crews are notified
of their take off time, their latitude and longitude
destination point, the scramble time for the fighters, an assigned altitude, and their on-station hold
coordinates.
To insure uninterrupted radio communications
with the fighter command and the CAP target aircraft, a second CAP aircraft (“high bird”) is
launched to act as a maintenance backup and aerial
relay station in case the Marco Mission Base radio
communications center cannot contact the low
flying target aircraft orbiting south of Marathon or
Air Guard in Homestead.
When the Air Force flight crew, in the ready
room at Homestead, is notified there is a unidentified target aircraft approaching the mainland, the
crew leaves immediately for the standby aircraft
waiting on the ramp adjacent to their quarters.
These two pilots are dressed, their flight gear is
on board the fighter aircraft and they have only to
climb into the aircraft and start the engines. These
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Fighter approaching target CAP aircraft.

aircraft are given priority departure instructions
by the military controllers who, by now, have the
target aircraft on their radar.
The Civil Air Patrol crew is then instructed to
begin the pre-arranged flight path over Marathon
and along the west coast of the Florida Everglades
and US airspace. It is not very long, minutes
actually, before a pair of jets announce to the
CAP crew over an assigned frequency that “you
are being intercepted by the United States Air
Force”. As a pilot who has flown the target, it is
very intimidating to hear those words and look to
the west and see a fully armed fighter alongside
your airplane, so close you can see the pilot of the
fighter visually inspecting you. YOU know you
are one of the good guys and you HOPE the fighter
pilot also believes you are a good guy but the hair
still stands up on your neck as he flies past and
breaks away.
The Air Force does an exercise called “type
and tail (number)” which they relay to their controlling authority describing who they think you
are and what type of airplane they are intercepting.
A second aircraft appears on the opposite side and
again it is announced that you are being intercepted
and to follow all future instructions immediately.
A heading is given and an order to descend to an
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assigned altitude. It really gets interesting when
the CAP crew responds over the radio that we are
“simulating no response”.
The meaning is we are not going to comply
nor are we actually talking to you. This would be a
big mistake for any would-be bomber or smuggler.
The next maneuver is a jet alongside that abruptly
turns across your nose in the direction you are to
turn and follow. The fighter is large and supersonic but for this exercise he is mushing along at
our airspeed “just for the practice”.
The destination you are given is an unmanned
location in the middle of nowhere and if this were
an actual situation, a small army of law enforcement officials would be on the ground awaiting
your arrival. If at any time the intercepted aircraft
did not comply or attempted an evasive flight
maneuver, the armed fighters could eliminate
the threat prior to reaching any populated area.
The fighters escort the target to the ground at
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Do you look professional on the Web?
By Capt. Marian I. Motyl-Szary, CAP
Florida Wing Webmaster & Websites Coordinator

Several times a year we are reminded that wearing the CAP uniform, correctly, makes us look
more professional: more uniform across our many backgrounds and life-experiences, giving the
public and our colleagues the correct impression that we do know what we are doing. But nowadays we are much more often visible on the Web as our email address and our unit website.
Several times a week I register members on the Florida Wing website and other unit websites.
I see many interesting email addresses like greatest_grand-dad@yahoo.com or crash_landing_ace@hotmail.com (most are not that colorful.) Don’t you think that jmiller@flwg.us or
mdaniels@flwg.gov are not easier to remember and more professional looking?
Thus I would like to remind you that you too can have a professional looking CAP email
address just by sending a request to the Florida Wing Email Administrator at email@flwg.us.
You can set up a forwarding instruction from your new FLWG SmarterMail mailbox to your
“normal” email address to have all your email messages in one place. It’s that easy.
Another reminder goes to the unit commanders and ITOs: if you haven’t yet, get on board
the SER/FL website initiative (many have!) The advantages are many, not the least is the ease of
maintenance by members who are not “techies”, the ownership of the website and its contents by
the unit, and the professional and uniform look across the Wing.
Any group or squadron may have a site setup for their unit’s use at no cost to the unit.
Additional advantages to having a website on the SER/FLWG network are:
¨

There is no server side maintenance or hidden costs

¨

The site is turnkey, ready to be filled with your pages

¨

The site meets complex accessibility and security standards

¨

Units have control of the their site

¨

The site meets the region’s continuity objective.

So go for it: get yourself a new FLWG email and a good looking website!

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Florida Wing Fledglings
By Capt. Ernest Lee, CAP
Group 3 Public Affairs
Within Florida Wing, there
are cadets that desire more than
just the orientation flights that
CAP offers: they wish to become
pilots for a lifetime. They make
the commitment for primary
flight training to earn a private
pilot’s license. Becoming a pilot
is a personal achievement that not
many pursue, within CAP or the
general public.
The following is a rundown and
rollup of training programs within
Florida Wing, and of cadets that
have completed various milestones
in their pilot training, on their way Cadet 2nd Lt. James Zentmeyer as he prepares for his first solo on 31 July 2013.
(Group 3, flown from Albert Whitted Airport)
to becoming licensed pilots.
Group 1
Cadet 2nd Lt. Austin Stravos
the Marion County Composite Squadron. They
is now an FAA certified pilot. Cadet Stravos
have partnered with the Marion County Aerospace
comes to us from the Capt. Collins H. Haines
Composite Squadron, NAS Whiting Field in Foundation with the goal of producing one licensed
cadet pilot per year. Since its inception the squadMilton. Providing his private pilot check ride was
ron has had 12 cadets fly their first solo, with 7
Lt. Col. Rogers Porter, an FAA DPE.
cadets earning their private pilot’s certificate.
Group 2
The most recent achievement was by Cadet Col.
Col. Paul Blystone provides a round-up of the
Andrew Steinemann, earning his private pilot’s
flight training program, now in its 14th year, at
license as well as an instrument
rating, and has been checked as a
CAP Form 5 instrument pilot.
Central Florida Cadet Squadron
has the privilege of the use of a
flight simulator, on loan from
Cybernet Systems Corporation,
Orlando. The flight controls and
programming of the simulator is
currently being reconfigured to
mimic fixed wing Cessnas for
cadet flight training. A curriculum is being developed to include
Cadet Capt. Dylan Whitehead after his first solo flight on 31 July 2013. (Group 3,
classroom training and O-flight
flown from Albert Whitted Airport)

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tie-ins to achieve maximum benefit for the cadets.
Cadet Senior Master Sgt.
Andrew Geelhoed is a member
of the Gainesville Composite
Squadron. He has achieved his
first logged solo flight, and is preparing for his first cross country.
Over the last 14 months,
Osceola Cadet Squadron has conducted a ground school program,
with two passing the FAA ground
school test, and one achieving
their private pilot’s license.
The following cadets have
received their FAA license this
year within Group 2: Cadet 2nd
Lt. Patrick Good and Cadet Chief
Master Sgt. Thomas Wolf from

Cadet 2nd Lt. Caleb Hiller with the FBO aircraft he achieved his FAA private pilot’s
license with.

anticipating obtaining his check
flight January 2014, on his 17th
birthday. Both cadets are under
instruction of Lt. Col. Terry
Pricer.
Cadet Senior Master Sgt.
Antonio Sanchez, from Ti-Co
Composite Squadron has completed his flight solo. Cadet Senior
Airman Michael Burns has just
started private pilot training. Both
cadets are under instruction of Lt.
Cadet Master Sgt. Mason Phillips congratulated after receiving his Private Pilot
Col. Martin.
Glider Rating. From left: CFIG Bob Burbank, Mason Phillips, DPE Franklin
Group 3
Burbank.
Under the tutorage of Col. Larry
Ti-Co Composite Squadron, Cadet Maj. Andrew Fernald, Cadet 2nd Lt. James Zentmeyer (North
Cannon and Cadet Chief Master Sgt. Mitchell Roy
Tampa Lutz Cadet Squadron) and Cadet Capt.
from South Brevard Cadet Squadron, Cadet 1st Lt.
Continued on page 27 . . .
Kevin Mendez and Cadet Chief
Master Sgt. Andrew Atehortua
from Osceola Cadet Squadron.
These cadets were under the
instruction of Lt. Col. Scott Martin
and Capt. Roar Ronning.
Cadets currently in flight
instruction include Cadet Staff
Sgt. Jon McMillen, who will finish in approximately a month, and
Cadet Airman Spenser Thompson, Cadet 2nd Lt. Austin Stravos being congratulated by Lt. Col. Roger Porter for
successfully completing his final FAA check ride.

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Integrating eLearning Into
Civil Air Patrol
By Capt. Stanley E. Swank II, CAP
Florida Wing Director of eLearning

In recent years technology has become more
freely available to the average person. The capabilities of what can be accomplished have increased as
well. This has led to an infiltration of technology
in almost every field. Education is no different.
Technology has made things possible that could
have only been imagined in the past. In an effort
to utilize the current technologies in their organization, the Florida Wing of Civil Air Patrol has
adopted the use of the Moodle eLearning system.
This technologically advanced system allows CAP
to deliver and manage content with minimal ongoing human intervention.
Moodle is an open source, web based,
Learning Management System. It is freely available to the public under the GNU General Public
License, which means it costs nothing to purchase
for the hosting organization. Once installed, it
allows web access for administrators, teachers,
and students. The system is supported by most
common browsers and most mobile devices. This
allows for the broadest reach and distribution
to the students. Being a Learning Management
System (LMS) means that the program can not
only deliver content, but can manage everything
from routine maintenance to course development
and grade tracking.

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The Florida Wing eLearning system has
already been running for a few months. Currently,
there are two full courses being successfully
administered on the site. The first course to
be implemented was the Squadron Leadership
School (SLS) course, with the second, most
recent, being the Corporate Learning Course
(CLC). By utilizing the eLearning courses, much
of the classroom learning and quizzing can be
completed prior to the “in person” training. This
maximizes the impact that the “in person” training
can have as the student is more prepared and the
presenter is able to utilize time more efficiently.
Upon successful completion of either course, the
student is presented with a unique certificate that
can be presented during the “in person” training
to show completion. Currently in development
are courses specifically designed for Professional
Development and the Cadet Program.
Going forward, more courses will be added to
the eLearning system. What can be done in these
courses ranges from textual documents to full multimedia with interactions. Seniors and Cadets alike
will have the ability to immerse themselves in the
courses, learning what is needed, while enjoying
the process. To research more on the Moodle
eLearning system, visit http://www.moodle.org.

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2013 Florida Wing Public Affairs
Academy Trains 57 Members
By Florida Wing Public Affairs Staff

The Florida Wing public affairs program has
more muscle to flex after an intensive weekend of
training. Civil Air Patrol members from Louisiana
and Georgia joined more than 50 members from
across Florida for the two-day event.
The 2013 Public Affairs Academy was the
latest development training conducted by Florida
Wing to increase the skill-level of its professional
volunteers. In addition to public affairs fundamentals, the academy focused on how to develop messages that create a greater impact using emerging
technologies and current trends in public relations.
“These members are making the effort to tell
the CAP story, so we gave them access to the
tools they need to deliver the right message to
the right stakeholder in a timely fashion,” said
event director, Maj. Jeff Carlson. “Then we gave
them an opportunity to practice using the tools.”
The training stressed the importance of taking
aim with each message. “CAP doesn’t have the
resources to use a hit or miss approach to communication,” said Carlson.
This year’s academy used a cloud-based file
share application for distributing academy information and collecting completed assignments.
“We used the same technology for the academy
that media professionals use for their assignments,”
said Maj. Carlson. “We also stressed using a team
approach to public affairs so they can go back to
their home unit and build their own team.”
“It was a great and informative weekend,” said
Maj. Joyce Nader from Pinellas Senior Squadron,
“We loved working with our teammates, especially
the cadets, they were outstanding!” A series of
exercises guided the workgroups to create a series
of written releases that were used to strengthen
skills with content marketing and interviewing.

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Cadet Lt. Col. Elena Lee led the teams through
a session introducing the content management
system employed by Florida Wing to create minisites. The candidates learned how to create web
pages and the potential for publishing content
aimed at a specific target audience. 2nd Lt. Wayne
Hooks facilitated a session that allowed workgroups to practice uploading articles and photos to
the Southeast Region Online News feed. Carlson
said, “These web-based communication channels
are vital to reaching both internal and external
audience and do not rely on traditional media to
get our message out there.”
On Saturday afternoon, the participants learned
valuable interviewing skills to use for gathering
quotes for written releases or creating video content. The interview exercise, led by Lt. Col. Obie
Young, gave members an opportunity to role play.
Each team created its own production crew that
shot a video interview. “I really enjoined myself
this weekend at the Public Affairs Academy,” said
Cadet Aaron Stalnaker from Seminole Composite
Squadron, “I recommend this academy to every
cadet who is interested in public relations.”
The interview exercise allowed members
to practice using talking points for interviews.
“Talking points help members ensure their message survives the editing process. Most media
broadcast packages consist of sound bites and
using talking points help to keep the interviewee
on the message,” said Carlson.
On Sunday, the academy covered the basics
of planning and how to localize the priorities
established under national headquarters’ current
strategic plan. The discussion focused on the new
CAP branding standards, increased recognition of
member diversity, creating visibility through community services projects, building partnerships
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Public Affairs Academy Cont- . . .

Fledglings
Cont- from page 23 . . .

with local agencies and civic clubs, and keeping
local congressional representatives informed
on CAP activities and helping them to prepare
justification for their support of CAP funding. “I
was impressed by how well organized it was,” said
Capt. Dave Casto from 463rd Cadet Squadron,
“I am the Emergency Management Director for
Sumter County and have taken several PA/PIO
courses. The Wing’s was the best.”
The record-setting attendance pushed the limits of the City of Orlando Emergency Operation
Center. This was the second year the event
was held at the Orlando EOC. “The Orlando
emergency management team is a great partner
for CAP,” said Carlson, “Their support of our
training contributes to the value of the experience
for our members.” The EOC is adjacent to the
Orlando Executive Airport. Showalter Flying
Services waived the tie-down fee and offered
discounted services for members flying in for the
training. “I am new to CAP and this was my first
‘off-site’ event,” said 2nd Lt. Don Lefebvre from
Marion County Composite Squadron, “the bar
was set extremely high!”
The weekend also included social activities
for the academy candidates to relax and network.
Cadets participating in the academy were joined
by local cadet members for an evening at a local
theme park while senior members gathered for
dinner at a local restaurant.
Only half of the academy participants currently
hold a public affairs duty assignment. Florida
Wing has 84 public affairs officers.
CAP Instructors for the course included:
Maj. Jeffery Carlson; 2nd Lt. Wayne Hooks, 1st
Lt. Tyler Lahnen; Capt. Ernest Lee: Cadet Lt.
Col. Elena Lee; Capt. Dennis Maloney; Lt. Col.
Obie Young. Academy support staff included
Capt. William McCombie; Capt. Christina
English and cadets from the Central Florida
Cadet Squadron.

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Dylan Whitehead (Palm Harbor Cadet Squadron)
both achieved their first solo flight at Albert Whitted
airport in St. Petersburg on 31 July 2013.
Cadet Airman 1st Class Leslie Gibson (Wesley
Chapel Cadet Squadron) is currently in flight
training at Tampa North Aero Park FBO, and is
working towards her first solo flight.
Group 5
Cadet Chief Master Sgt. Mason Phillips,
Venice Cadet Squadron, has achieved his Private
Glider Pilot rating from the FAA through the
Citrus Soaring Club in Pierson, FL. Cadet Phillips
attended two NCSA glider flight academies in
Matoon, IL over two summers, and finished
his flight training utilizing the James C. Ray
scholarship fund provided thru the Central Florida
Aviation Academy Foundation.
Group 5 holds a Cadet Aviation Ground
School for all cadets in Florida Wing in Sarasota
every June for a week. This course is for cadets
to complete the ground school portion of their
initial flight training. It prepares them to take the
FAA Knowledge Exam. The director is Lt. Col.
Fran Gleockler and the Chief Instructor is Lt. Col.
Richard Petrucci. Please contact them for more
information on this flight training activity.
Group 6
In August, North Palm Beach County Cadet
Squadron held a ‘Cadet Flight Instruction Day”
at North Palm Beach County Airport. This flight
instruction provided logged training hours towards
a pilot’s license. Six cadets participated, with
Cadets R. Stevens, J. Deen, P. Albury and H.
Eldridge logging their first official flight time
towards a private pilot’s rating. Avery Porter,
currently under fight instruction in CAP aircraft,
and Kirk Ferris whom is learning at the local FBO
are currently taking flight instruction. Two CAP
aircraft were used, with a total of 8 flight hours for
this instruction.
Group 7
Cadet 2nd Lt. Caleb Hiller of the Key West
Composite Squadron achieved his private pilot’s
license 17 August of this year. Training through
the local FBO, Lt. Hiller also acquired support thru
the local chapter of the EAA.
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Sarasota Volunteers Work with
U.S. Coast Guard on Search &
Rescue Training Missions
1st Lt. Steven Powell, CAP
Public Affairs Officer
Sarasota Composite Squadron

The Civil Air Patrol is undertaking a series
of joint search and rescue training exercises with
the U.S. Coast Guard along the Sun Coast area of
Florida. Members from CAP’s Sarasota Composite
Squadron will train in conjunction with personnel
from U.S. Coast Guard Station Cortez.
“The CAP volunteers provide the Coast Guard
an additional training asset and assist their crews
in honing lifesaving abilities,” said Capt. Ben
Moore, Squadron Commander. “It helps sharpen
our member’s search and rescue skills as well.
Practicing search protocols together give CAP
volunteers and Coast Guard personnel the opportunity to strengthen their ability to work as a single
team.”
Early missions will center on near-shore locations and evolve toward working expanded areas
supported by Coast Guard vessels. The training
exercises, conducted in both day and night conditions, include both visual and electronic search
methods.
Much of the training will focus on improving radio communications between the groups.
“Good communication is critical for both mission
safety and efficacy,” said Maj. David Armbrust.
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managers as well as teams in the field.”
In additional to radios, CAP members will
work on visual skills such as identification of
vessels or persons in distress and non-verbal communication techniques with surface teams. These
skills are valuable for guiding rescue watercraft
or communicating with distressed boats or people
when radio contact is unavailable.
The scenario requires a coordinated search
effort utilizing both air and marine resource.
“There are many challenges to safely coordinate air and surface teams,” said Moore. “Poor
atmospheric or sea conditions can hinder search
and rescue operations. Having a good inter-agency
working relationship before a critical incident
arises can make a big difference in managing the
risk inherent in this kind of mission.”
Electronics are a major part of search methods.
The training missions help ensures that personnel
can effectively use the CAP communications radio
and emergency beacon locator equipment. The
training is also important for developing mission
management personnel. “Working with the Coast
Guard offers CAP another avenue to strengthen
our crew resource management skills and mission
procedures,” said Capt. William Hanson.

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Sterile Cockpit:
Talking causes distractions and distractions causes accidents
Maj. Michael Banner, CAP, CFII, MEI
Instructor and Mission pilot
361st Marion County Composite Squadron, Ocala, FL

“Sterile cockpit” has nothing to do with cleanliness in cockpit; it does not mean the cockpit must be
cleaned prior to flight. It means non-essential conversations, activities, and otherwise distracting actions
are not allowed during critical portions of the flight, i.e., taxi, takeoff, climb, descent, landing, operations
in high-density traffic areas, and during busy ATC periods. Cockpit conversation must be restricted to
operationally pertinent topics related to the mission and flight safety.
The following accident
at Lexington, Kentucky,
Blue Grass Airport on 27
August 2007 involving a
regional passenger jet was
caused by a failure of sterile cockpit procedures. The
flight was cleared to takeoff on runway 26. Prior to
takeoff and while taxing,
both pilots had engaged in
discussion having nothing
to do with the flight. They
were distracted and taxied past runway 26 and to runway 22; this runway was too short to allow takeoff.
The airplane stalled on takeoff killing 49 of 50 people on board.
In another accident in 1988, Delta Air Lines Flight 1141 rolled to violent crash seconds after takeoff
because the pilots failed to set the flaps, resulting in 14 fatalities and 26 serious injuries. The NTSB found
the pilots were distracted by conversing with a flight attendant. If they were not distracted they might
have realized the flaps were not deployed.
The sterile cockpit rule was implemented to reduce flight crew distractions when situational awareness is most needed, such as during flight phases in close proximity to the ground. For example, Eastern
Airlines Flight 212 on 11 September 1974 crashed 3.3 NM short of the runway resulting in 72 fatalities.
After analyzing the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) it was revealed the flight crew engaged in conversations
about used cars, politics, and pretty flight attendants. The conversations were distractive and continued
throughout the remainder of the approach.
These crashes involving sterile cockpit violations exemplify the importance of the sterile cockpit rule
to flight safety. Irrelevant conversation in the cockpit during critical phases of the flight can be distracting
and increases the risk of catastrophic mistakes.
FAR Part 121.542 makes sterile cockpit procedures mandatory for air carrier operations. Those pilots
choosing to engage in non-essential conversation during critical phases of the flight are in violation
Federal law! Although not mandatory for general aviation pilots flying under Part 91 rules, sterile cockpit
procedures should be followed for flight safety. Sterile cockpit procedures are mandatory for USAF and
CAP flight operations. Talking causes distractions and distractions causes accidents!
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What’s Your PLP???
By Lt. Col. Phil Zedonek, CAP
Florida Wing Vice Commander
What’s my what? Where do I find my PLP?
Are you sure I have a PLP? Can you change your
PLP? How do you get a PLP?? Hold on, don’t get
excited…….Drum roll please………………Your
PLP is your Personal Leadership Philosophy.
That’s right, YOUR Leadership Philosophy.
Basically, your PLP is something you develop,
modify, and utilize during your lifetime based upon
your perception of human nature and how you
interact with (lead) others. Sounds simple doesn’t
it? Well it can be if you are serious about being
consistent in your dealings with personnel you are
charged to lead and guide toward accomplishing a
common goal. Your PLP should reflect who you
are as an individual and not who you think your
bosses want you to be just to please them.
So how does one develop a Personal Leadership
Philosophy? It takes time and effort because you
formulate your philosophy based upon your life’s
experiences, your observations, your readings,
interactions with others, effective listening and a
true sense of who you are as a person. That being
said, it’s never too early or too late to start clarifying your beliefs and putting them down in writing.
We have all been in numerous situations where we
heard or saw something which CLICKED. One of
those “Ah Ha” moments!! Capture it by writing it
down on a 3x5 card (as I did in an era called “BC”
before computers) or use your voice recorder on
your high speed phone which is probably permanently glued to your hand. Whatever method you
employ to note a comment which makes sense
to you, a quotation which gets your attention, a
phrase or situation which impacts you, try to be
consistent and setup a file folder (drop box) so you
have a repository for your use.
It is important to keep your PLP up to date
since we all change over time. My PLP still has
some basics which were captured as a newly
commissioned Army Second Lieutenant but it has
evolved over the years as different leadership positions/situations were encountered. You learn from
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situational awareness and from your superiors
(both good and bad.) In fact, some of my worst
leaders taught me the most about what I didn’t
want to be as a leader. They were a gold mine
of examples which have served me well over the
years. Additionally, no two PLPs will be the same
since we are all unique and thus our views of how
we interact and relate to others will be different.
You just have to embrace diversity!!! Keeps life
interesting, doesn’t it?
Now you have the basics of developing your
Personal Leadership Philosophy. Oh, almost forgot… you do not have to observe record, modify
or embrace a PLP if you don’t want to have one.
There is no requirement unless you are going to be
an effective leader. If you are going to take the time,
effort and energy to formulate a PLP, start by looking at what others have developed and use what fits
your style and view of human nature. Most PLPs
are not original thought but over time hopefully you
will come up with something astonishing which
others may utilize in their PLP in the future.
Life is a journey and not a destination. There
are many stops along the way and milestones
which will be particularly significant. During
your journey try to capture as many nuggets along
your path as you can, because ultimately, in the
end, your life will be richer and your impact on
others more significant. Your Personal Leadership
Philosophy should be one of those nuggets.
My PLP is provided for your information.
Use any parts of it to start developing your own
customized PLP. No ownership or copyright is
claimed since it has been through many revisions
over a lifetime.
--Take care of your two most important resources-PEOPLE and TIME--These are irreplaceable and
non-renewable.
--”....it is always the right time to do the right
thing.” Dr. Martin Luther King
Continued . . .
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PLP Cont- . . .
--Excuses don’t explain and explanations don’t
excuse--Were you successful or not??
--Be proactive, solution oriented and continue to
move in a positive direction.
--Learn from your mistakes and move on. Get over
them and don’t carry the past with you--It becomes
excess baggage.
--The higher you move up the food chain in an
organization the bigger the target on your back-Integrity always.
--Listen to your superiors, your peers and your
subordinates--You will learn something different
from all of them.
--Try to apply the four way test in all your dealings--Is it the Truth. Is it Fair to all concerned?
Will it build Goodwill? Will it be Beneficial to all
concerned? (Taken from Rotary International)
--Non-negotiables-- If it is illegal, immoral or
unethical.
--Stop eating our young--people will make mistakes--find out WHY, take corrective action and
get to the root of the matter--Mentorship is critical
in developing our future leaders and a highly
functioning organization.
--Respect, Responsibility, Readiness and
Recognition are the building blocks of a successful
organization.
--Take off your rose colored glasses and look at
your surroundings, people and equipment with a
fresh set of eyes on a regular basis--Don’t become
complacent and accept the ways things are or
continue to do things the same-way because “We
always did it that way.” 

Mission Readiness:
Avoid the Flu!
By Capt. Michael Y. Wu, CAP, M.D.
Medical Officer, Florida Wing

The timing of flu is very unpredictable and can
vary from season to season. Flu activity most commonly peaks in the U.S. in January or February.
However, seasonal flu activity can begin as early
as October and continue to occur as late as May.
CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for
everyone 6 months of age and older as the first
and most important step in protecting against this
serious disease. While there are many different
flu viruses, the flu vaccine is designed to protect
against the three main flu strains that research
indicates will cause the most illness during the
flu season. Getting the flu vaccine as soon as it
becomes available each year is always a good idea,
and the protection you get from vaccination will
last throughout the flu season.
Seasonal influenza, H7N9 (Avian) influenza,
or MERS-CoV infection can cause similar respiratory symptoms. However, of these viruses, your
symptoms are most likely caused by seasonal
influenza. H7N9 and MERS-CoV are less common and have not been reported in the United
States. At this time, H7N9 has only been detected
in China. All MERS-CoV cases have been linked
to countries in or near the Arabian Peninsula.
In summary, get vaccinated early, practice
good hygiene, and be mission ready.

--Practice continual improvement.
--....”accept the challenges so you may feel the
exhilaration of victory.” General George Patton
--Your failure to plan does not constitute a crisis
on my part.
--Ask yourself this one simple question-“Does it
pass the common sense test?”
--Whenever possible practice QE...Quiet
Excellence. Let your works speak for you.
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Let’s Get Real!
By Lt. Col. Jim Spieth, CAP
Florida Wing Deputy Chief of Staff- Support

Commanders, logistics and communications officers need
to be aware of what and how they enter information in the
LOCATION and ASSIGNED/ISSUED sections of ORMS
when assigning or transferring property.
Examples of confusing entries:
Location: Group Hqs (Where is the headquarters and where in the headquarters is the item
located?)
Location: Missing (Missing in the location area means nothing. Missing is already entered in
Condition area. In the location area it would be better to enter On Report of Survey and enter the
Report of Survey – Example: Report of Survey 921777.) 
Location: Communications Officer needs to reissue. 
(Why has it not been reissued?)
Location: Communications Officer has for mission issue. 
(Where is it stored?)
Location: Logistics Office has for repair 
(Why has it not been repaired?)
Location: VBR 
(This is an airport designation and means nothing to a non-pilot. Where at VBR is the item
located?)
Remember that an inspector or someone else working with the listing may not understand your
codes. Apply the rule that if one out of three randomly selected individuals does not understand
the entry, modify or expand the explanation.

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FLWG Dedicates New Headquarters
By 1st Lt Gail Swanson
Florida Wing Group 3 Public Affairs 

Lakeland, Florida - After 15 months of planning, CAPs Florida Wing held it’s ribbon cutting
ceremony on 10th August for the new headquarters
located on the Sun-n-Fun campus at LakelandLinder Regional Airport. This finalizes the closure
and move from the previous headquarters located
at US Coast Guard Station Opa Locka, near
Miami.
The move to Lakeland will increase the Wing’s
office space and encourage a closer relation-

ship with Florida’s general aviation community.
Lakeland-Lender is the location of the Sun-n-Fun
Fly-in, the second largest general aviation air
show held annually in the United States. FLWG
commander Col. Michael Cook announced that
this move is expected to be a partnership with the
Sun-n-Fun campus for at least 20 years.
Also announced at the ribbon cutting ceremony
was the charter of FLWG’s newest squadron,
Space Coast Composite, FL-125. 

FLWG staff officially opens new wing headquarters at Lakeland-Lender Regional Airport.

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Color Guard
Recognition
Cont- from page 5 . . .

again. “We had the opportunity
to interact with teams with the
same skill levels” commented
Cadet Chief Master Sgt. Wood.
After the competition, some confusion lead the team to believe
that they had finished in fourth
place, but they later discovered
that they actually took third.
“We felt that our cadets did
exceptionally well”, mentioned
Gainesville Composite Squadron
member 1st Lt. Don Geelhoed.
Lt. Geelhoed is the father of
Cadet Master Sgt. Geelhoed and
spent many hours chaperoning
the team, driving them to and
from practices and other activities, sometimes hundreds of
miles apart. He was awarded the
Florida Wing “Parent Support
Award” for his efforts.
After the competition, the
team plans to retire from color
guard and allow for a new
cohort of cadets to carry the
tradition. “I plan to promote to
an officer to improve eligibility for the United States Air
Force Academy” said Cadet
Master Sgt. Geelhoed. Geelhoed
earned his solo wings on his
16th birthday earlier this year.
The other team members have
similar plans, though they will
continue to assist with training
other color guard teams within
the Florida Wing.

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An Evening with Colonel
Danny McKnight
Ti-Co Composite Squadron
By SM Dana Helmig, Public Affairs Officer, and,
Teresa Bohuszewicz, Cadet Sponsor Member
If there is anyone who
can grab the attention of
young cadets, it is Col. Danny
McKnight, U.S. Army (Ret.)
Better known today for his role
in the battle of Mogadishu,
Somalia in 1993, McKnight now
spends his retirement enjoying the company of his wife,
family, and friends between his
many speaking engagements
as a motivational speaker on
leadership and patriotism.
McKnight was invited by
the Ti-Co Composite Squadron
to share his experiences not only
as a soldier but as a leader. He
focused his talk on the sacrifice
and valor of the men with whom
he fought and those of whom he
later met in hospitals.
He recounted the story of
an Army Ranger who lost both
legs fighting in the Middle East.
As a teenager this soldier carried the burdensome weight of
anger. He was often in some
kind of trouble and because
of the poor decisions he made
he barely graduated from high
school. After enlisting in the
Army his pent-up frustration
was redirected to a higher purpose. Disciplining his mind and
strengthening his body allowed
him to focus on the needs of
others. Though he lost his legs
in battle his strong spirit revived
him. He taught himself to ride

a motorcycle and vowed to live
life to its fullest.
McKnight spoke of his experience in Somalia that inspired
the book and the movie, Black
Hawk Down, a riveting tale of
sacrifice and heroism. He spoke
frankly of decisions made concerning the battle of Mogadishu
and explained the consequences
derived from those decisions.
Col. McKnight survived a harrowing experience but chose to
emphasize on the great courage
of his fellow Rangers and eulogized the five friends who were
lost.
Speaking directly to the
cadets he told of the bravery
and selfless acts that our service men and women here and
abroad perform on a daily basis
to safeguard our freedom and,
emphasized, that it is an honor
to serve and protect the United
States of America.
Col. McKnight spent over
28 years as an Army Ranger
and is now retired in Rockledge,
Florida, with his wife, Linda. He
has a drive to speak out for his
fellow service men and women,
especially, for those who have
forfeited their lives so that
their service is never taken for
granted; as he declared with passion, “There is no greater service
than to lay down your life for
your friends and country.”
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Florida Wing Cadets Shine at
National Blue Beret
By Capt. Dennis Maloney, St. Augustine Composite Sq., Florida Wing 
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 2

One hundred thirty-eight cadets
from squadrons across the country
were selected from over a thousand
applicants to serve at the prestigious
Civil Air Patrol National Blue Beret
activity at Oshkosh, Wisconsin during
EAA AirVenture, the largest air show
in the world. C/Maj Jenna Walters of
Naples Cadet Squadron was one of
the fortunate cadets to be picked for
this rigorous event which would test
her abilities in a number of different
areas including flight marshaling and
emergency services.
“Marshaling the airplanes has been
my favorite activity,” she remembered
Florida Wing cadets show off their blue berets along with Activity Director
when interviewed last week at Oshkosh.
Lt. Col. James Peace. Photo by Cadet Maj. Jenna Walters.
“Especially the warbirds.”
Cadet Walters was assigned several
times to work at busy Runway 9/27
show. It was her job to point these aircraft in the
where three aircraft would often land at the same
time and then taxi to various locations at the air right direction but sometimes it got a little testy.
“I got to watch a Long EZ come in and
it ground looped right near me. It was exciting to see all of the emergency vehicles
respond,” she remembered.
Cadet Walters and all of the other Florida
Wing cadets were awarded with the coveted blue
beret and the Cross of St. Albans medallion for
their successful participation in this exciting two
week event.
“I’m definitely coming back,” Cadet Walters
says. “I think it was a great experience.”

Cadet Maj. Jenna Walters

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Civil Air Patrol Members Tour
Kennedy Space Center
By Cadet Lt. Col. Christina Austin, CAP, Cadet Public Affairs Officer and
Senior Flight Officer Caitlyn Reynolds, CAP, Assistant Public Affairs Officer
Ormond Beach Composite Squadron
Twenty-three cadets
and senior members went on
a VIP tour of the Kennedy
Space Center, arranged by
Capt. Alexander Duarte
through Embry Riddle
Aeronautical University.
Bob Cabana, the
Kennedy Space Center
Director, graciously
took more than an hour
of his time to personally
escort the group through
the Orion Operation and
Construction Building,
where the group was able
to get a closer look at the
Orion Service Capsule,
scheduled to launch
September 2014. The facility, operated by Lockheed
Martin, employs approximately 300 Floridians in
high tech engineering and manufacturing jobs, and has a supply chain reaching from 48 states.
The CAP group, ably escorted by Rear Admiral Bob Merrilees, USCG (Ret.) and Col. Ron Fortson,
USAF (Ret.) was also given the opportunity to view the world’s longest runway, and Launch Pad A,
where all of the moon landings were launched from, and presented with tickets to the visitor center, plus
access to the IMAX Theater. The cadets promptly and enthusiastically visited the gift shop for a taste of
the astronaut diet.
The Ormond Beach Composite squadron would like to thank all involved for the educational and
exciting experience.

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Gainesville Color Guard
Marches into the Orange
and Blue Yonder
By Capt. William McCombie, CAP
Group 2 Public Affairs Officer
For the University of Florida and the City of
Gainesville, the October 5, 2013 home football
game might seem like any other. Football fans,
most sporting orange and blue attire, the colors
of the Florida Gators, packed the Ben Hill Griffin
Stadium at Florida Field for what would be a
routine win against the Arkansas Razorbacks.
Just moments before kick-off, however, the
announcer directed the audience’s attention to

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the north end-zone, where four cadets from the
Gainesville Composite Squadron stood at attention, carrying the flags of the United States and
the State of Florida.
Normally fans would be seeing members of the
University of Florida ROTC unit, but the ROTC
was not available for this game, and the color guard
from the Gainesville Composite Squadron was the

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next logical choice. From the end-zone, the cadets
marched to the 30 yard line amidst members of
The Pride of the Sunshine marching band and
cheerleaders, turned to face the west stands, and
dipped the state of Florida flag. The normally loud
crowd became silent as the “Star Spangled Banner”
was played. Across the field at the south end of the
stadium, a large 140 foot video screen displayed
the faces of cadets Cadet Master Sgt. George
Fuller, Cadet Master Sgt. Andrew Geelhoed, Cadet
Senior Master Sgt. Ethan Beaman, and Cadet
Chief Master Sgt. Hunter Wood.
“Once we presented the colors, we were all
a little shaky” mentioned Fuller. As Beaman
described it, “It was a great experience to present
the colors in front of 80,000 people.” Although the
team had performed many times and represented
Florida Wing and the Southeast Region at regional
and national competitions, they had never per-

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formed before a crowd this size. Added Geelhoed,
“This is definitely one of the biggest things we
have done as the Color Guard.”
“I was very excited for this opportunity for the
cadets for them to show their skills and I know
that they were excited for the opportunity to present the colors in front of such a large audience,”
added 2nd Lt. Don Geelhoed, a senior member
of the Gainesville Composite Squadron who
worked with the University Athletic Association to
ensure that event went as smoothly as it did. “The
University Athletic Association was very gracious
and got the cadets tickets to watch the game after
they presented the colors.”
Despite a rough start with the Razorbacks scoring an early touchdown, the Gators prevailed and
defeated the Razorbacks 30-10.

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Homestead and Tamiami Squadrons
Tour Yorktown
By 1st Lt. Gail, CAP
Florida Wing Public Affairs, Group 7
Homestead, Fla. - On Friday July 26, 2013
at 1700 Hrs Members from Homestead Air
Reserve Base Cadet Squadron, and Members of
the Tamiami Composite Squadron began there
journey on a USAF C-17 to Pleasant, South
Carolina. On this trip members were able to see
a C-17 up close and personal while in flight as
well as a personal tour of the USS Yorktown. The
Cadets and Seniors were also able to know what it
felt like to sleep in a Naval Air Carrier.
The USS Yorktown was the tenth Naval Air
Carrier to serve in the US. Two weeks after the
December 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
, Yorktown transited the Panama Canal to reinforce
the badly damaged Pacific Fleet. The carrier’s first
combat operation was the Marshall-Gilbert’s raid
in early February 1942. Yorktown then steamed
to the South Pacific, where she participated in a
series of raids and other operations that climaxed in
the Battle of Coral Sea in early May. In this action,
in which she was damaged by enemy bombs, her
planes attacked two Japanese aircraft carriers,
helping to sink Shoho and damaging Shokaku.

After the tour cadets and senior departed
Pleasant, South Carolina back to Homestead Air
Reserve Base, FL.

Homestead and Tamiami Squadron Cadets boarding a C-17
Air force transport for Yorktown trip.

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Let’s Soar!
By 1st Lt. Pat Sepe, CAP
Hillsborough One Senior Squadron
Public Affairs Officer
Civil Air Patrol Group 3 is
home to one of only two gliders
in Florida Wing. This program
is based in Brooksville, FL, and
is overseen by the Hernando
County Composite Squadron.
Capt. Don Whalen is the Squadron
Commander and Capt. Mike
Runyan is the Group 3 Glider
Program Coordinator. Among
many of Capt. Runyan’s responsibilities is the scheduling of flights About to land
for all 22 squadrons in Group 3.
The glider was a gift to CAP by the United
States Air Force Academy. It is a Blanik L-23.
There was considerable work involved to develop
the operations plan and get the glider ready to take
to the sky and start flying cadets and seniors in
May of 2012. Lt. Col. Larry Fernald was the initial
Operations Officer and his efforts were crucial in
making this program a reality.
The tow plane is a Cessna 182, and handles
the assignment of getting the glider airborne
effortlessly. The opportunity the cadets receive
by taking a flight in the glider can be accurately
described as life changing after they experience
their first flight. Since May 2012, despite funding
issues, maintenance issues, and the glider being
gone for a while, over 120 cadets and 15 seniors

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from 8 squadrons have experienced the thrill.
For any cadets or seniors that have not taken
advantage of this opportunity, what are you
waiting for? Ask your Squadron Commander to
contact Capt. Runyan to schedule a day of soaring
in Brooksville!
For cadets interested in becoming a glider
pilot, you can solo at age 14 and get your glider
pilot license at age 16. You will need 30 self-pay
flights with an instructor. The average cost per
flight is $30-$40, which is the cost of the tow plane
plus fuel. CAP instructors and tow pilots do not
charge for their time.
Credit for the success of this program must
also be given to tow pilots Lt. Col. Larry Fernald,
Lt. Col. Dave Sweeney, Lt. Col. Dave Carlson,
Maj. Barry Smith, Capt. Enrique
Mertins, and glider pilot “aces”,
Lt. Col. Mike Lewis, Capt. Dennis
Dix and Capt. Ron Coon. Without
their help and dedication many
of the flights would not have
happened.
The Civil Air Patrol offers outstanding opportunities for training
and experiences that will stay with
you for years. Enjoy the journey!
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SECTION 10 of 11 Florida Wing History - 2013

507 Cadets attend Florida Wing Encampment
Published on Tuesday, 06 August 2013 14:56

Pass and Review at the conclusion of the Florida Wing Summer Encampment. More than 200 cadets
participated in activities designed to challenge, train and build leadership skills.

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Pines-Miramar gives out toys
POSTED: Thursday, December 19, 2013

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by TFO M anuel A. Rodriguez, Pines-M iramar Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 6, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

Photo: C/1st Lt Iriolexis Encalada and SM Hoysee Encalada giving a holiday present to one of
the students of Ace Academy.
Bottom: Ace Academy staff, students and parents with members of the Pines-Miramar Composite
Squadron.
By Capt Gabriel Parra
December 18th, 2013. Miami. The Pines-Miramar Composite Squadron of the Civil Air
Patrol made the day of the students of Ace Academy on Wednesday, December 18th.
Over 40 gifts were handed out to 20 children with intellectual and developmental
disabilities that attend Ace Academy’s north campus in Miami. The toys were donated by
several Sr. members and cadets of the squadron. This year squadron’s participation
included, C/1st Lt Iriolexis Encalada, SM Hoysee L. Encalada and Capt. Gabriel Parra,
who arrived at the campus with bags loaded with gift and goodies where the children
anxiously waited.
"I am really happy and appreciate that the Pines-Miramar Composite Squadron of The
Civil Air Patrol made the day for these children. It was a very unique experience for them
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and I hope we can have the squadron come back next year" said Janell Alzate, Principal
of The Ace Academy.
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"Our squadron’s Cadets and Sr. Members are considered the heart of the organization
and the effort to collect the toys this holiday season for the children of this center was
appreciated, Thank you for your help." Said Capt. Iris Molgora, Commander of the
Squadron.
ACE Academy offers innovative learning opportunities for students with intellectual and
developmental disabilities, Prek-12th grade, combining current social, educational, and
therapeutic philosophies and curricula in a warm and inviting learning environment. The
Academy has three center in Dade County and it is administered by The Arc of South
Florida. For more information, visit their website atwww.aceacademyschools.com.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
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Tallahassee Composite Squadron
Color Guard Presents Colors at
Cabinet Meeting
POSTED: Thursday, December 12, 2013

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by 1st Lt Curtis Hooks, Tallahassee Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 1, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

Photo: C/MSgt Thomas Kovacs, C/SrA Max Kelley, C/CMSgt Justin Torres, Florida
Governor Rick Scott, C/MSgt Daniel Kovacs, C/SrA Trever Bryant and Color Guard
Escort 1st Lt. Curtis "Wayne" Hooks
The Cadet Color Guard of the Tallahassee Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol
presented the Colors and led the Pledge of Allegiance at the State of Florida Cabinet
meeting today.
The Color Guard comprised of four cadets, C/MSgt Thomas Kovacs, C/MSgt Daniel Kovacs,
C/SrA Max Kelley and C/SrA Trever Bryant, were introduced to Governor Rick Scott, for a

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photo opportunity. The Governor presented each cadet with a "Governor’s coin," designed
to represent his service as Governor.
The meeting began with an invocation and the Governor giving the command to "post the
colors." At this time Color Guard brought the Colors forward and C/CMSgt Justin Torres led
the Pledge of Allegiance.
It is believed that this is the first time an organization has been asked to post the colors;
the norm is to lead the pledge. It is a very high honor to be asked to do this ceremony in
the State Cabinet Chamber. The Cadets were honored to be asked to be a part of it.

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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FLWG Cadet Receives AFA Aerospace
Education Cadet of the Year Award
POSTED: Friday, November 29, 2013

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by Capt James Peto, Polk Cty Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs

Photo: C/Lt. Col. King
On September 16, 2013 at the Air Force Association's annual Air & Space Technology
Exposition in Washington D.C., Cadet Lt. Col. Jeremy King of Florida Wing’s Polk
County Composite Squadron was awarded the AFA's CAP Aerospace Education Cadet of the
Year Award.
On receiving this award, Cadet King says,"it is the highlight of my CAP career and an
experience I will never forget." He also said, "However, I did not earn this award solely on
my own achievements. Many people’s efforts, including those who work at CAP NHQ,
helped me earn the award, and I want to express my appreciation for everyone’s
support, encouragement and training."
Just prior to being notified of his AFA award, Cadet King was awarded both the Florida Related Articles
Wing’s and the Southeast Region’s Frank G. Brewer Sr. CAP Memorial Aerospace
Award.
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The Air Force Association is a non-profit, independent, professional military and aerospace
education association. Its mission is to promote a dominant United States Air Force and a
strong national defense, and to honor Airmen and our Air Force Heritage. AFA has 200
chapters nationally and internationally representing more than 100,000 members. Visit
AFA at www.afa.org.
Presenting the award are AFA Chairman George K. Muellner, Lt. Gen., USAF (ret) and CAP
Senior Director John Salvador.

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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CAP Cadet Receives Highest
Scholastic Award
POSTED: Friday, November 29, 2013

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by M aj Earle Bretz, Charlotte County Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs

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Cadet Chief Master Sgt Mikehla Hicks on left and Ist Lt Jonathan Abraham, Deputy
Commander for Cadets on right.
At a recent Charlotte County Composite Squadron ceremony, Cadet Chief Master
Sergeant Mikehla Hicks was presented with the Florida Wing Cadet Honor Society Award
in "Recognition of her Outstanding Scholastic Achievement in the Civil Air Patrol Cadet
Program".
The significance of this honor is enormous. Since its inception in 1997, some 30,000
cadets were eligible for the award. Of that number, only 377 have qualified with Mikehla
being number 376.
Of special note is the fact that our squadron now has four with this award. In addition to
Mikehla are: Cadet Capt Ben T. Voll, Cadet Ist Lt Christopher L. Byron, and Cadet Chief
Mst Sgt Matthew J. Segarra.
Sgt Hicks started her CAP career when she was 11 years old attending the meetings as
a guest of her close friends. On her 12th birthday, she became an official member. In less
that 2 weeks, she attended the Curry Camp which earned her first promotion to Cadet
Airman. That started her incredible progress through the various requirements of each
grade promotion. Now as a 13 year old, she holds the highest cadet non-commissioned
officer rank of Chief Master Sergeant. Her next goal is 2nd Lieutenant. No one is betting
against her achieving that goal. Her cadet career will end when she gets to be 18 years
old. Imagine what she will have accomplished by then.
She holds the radio ICUT rating, which qualifies her to run our ground radio station. She
also has an Urban Directional Finding rating to be used in our ground Search and Rescue
Missions. She attended Summer Encampment at Camp Blanding, where she volunteered Related Articles
for a staff position as a Flight Sgt. Mikhela also volunteered to represent Charlotte County
at the recent VFW-CAP program in Lee County.
Within the squadron she holds the positions of Cadet Administrator, Cadet Flight Sgt and
Cadet Public Affairs Officer.

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Is a flying career in her future? Could be - she has over 30 hours of flight time with
members in their private planes. Reports are she is becoming a fairly skilled pilot. She
can't wait to start her official lessons at age 15, solo flight at 16 and get her license at 17.
Each cadet gets 5 cadet orientation flights during their careers and she has had 3 to
date.
All members, senior and cadet alike, are very proud to have her as a member of CAP
and, in particular, Squadron FL - 051. Her success appears to be assured if she
"maintains the course". We look forward to watching her progress.
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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The

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members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.

Visit

www.gocivilairpatrol.com

or

Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
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Local Cadet Receives Congressional
Nominations
POSTED: Friday, November 29, 2013

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by Florida Wing Group 1 Public Affairs
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 1

Photo: C/Lt Col. Hunter Ward
By: Captain Charles Walker
Robert Hunter Ward, a Cadet Lt. Colonel at Civil Air Patrol's (CAP) Tyndall-Panama Composite
Squadron received word Friday afternoon that he has been selected to receive
congressional nominations from Congressman Steve Sutherland for the U.S. Air Force
Academy, U.S. M erchant M arine Academy, and the U.S. M ilitary Academy (West Point). This
is an important step for an applicant to a military service academy.
"It's been a dream to attend the Air Force Academy for many years, this is one giant step
towards an appointment. I'm honored that Congressman Sutherland would select me as one
of his nominees." Said C/Lt. Col Ward after learning of the nomination.

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Local Civil Air Patrol Cadet To Lead Regional Council

Part of Ward's service to Civil Air Patrol includes over a year and half as the cadet
commander for the Tyndall-Panama Composite Squadron. During his time as cadet
commander, Ward mentored many of CAP's cadets who were coming up through the ranks,
and continued to grow and learn new things himself covering all of CAP's three missions
which are emergency services, aerospace education, and cadet programs. The cadet
program concentrates heavily on leadership, and character development, both areas Ward
has excelled in. He has also done well in aerospace education, which concentrates heavily
in Science, Technology, Engineering and M ath (STEM ). Rounding out his CAP experience
Ward also participates in CAP's Emergency Services training where he is a qualified ground
team member.
Today Ward sits in one of the highest positions a cadet in Civil Air Patrol can hold as the
Southeast Region Chairman on the National Cadet Advisory Council. The Council gives advice
to Civil Air Patrol's top leaders on where the cadet program should go from the perspective
of a cadet.

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Group 6 Holds Cadet Training
Academy
POSTED: Friday, November 29, 2013

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by Florida Wing Group 6 Public Affairs
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 6

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On the weekend of 16-17 November 2013, Group VI hosted their annual Cadet Training
Academy (CTA). The CTA was broken down into two courses. The Airman Leadership School,
which is for C/Amn-C/Sr A and the NCO School which is for C/SSgt-C/SMSgt. These courses
each had extensive curriculum which provided in-depth knowledge for each cadet member that
attended. Topics covered included, Leadership Vs. Follower ship, Role of the NCO, Cadet
Programs Regulation Review, and Drill & Ceremonies.
Several members of Group VI committed their time and dedication to staff this event. They
spent many hours making and perfecting the curriculum. "My staff really does care about the
cadet program which is why I selected them. Without their hard work this activity wouldn't be Related Articles
possible." said C/Maj Kati Lichi, the Cadet Commander of CTA. Colonel Austyn Granville Jr, the
Academic Advisor, spent months finalizing the curriculum and working with the staff as well.
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Encalada, C/2d Lt Jonathan Levin, and C/CMSgt William Ford. Support Staff included Major
Jaime Lichi, the Safety Officer, and C/2d Lt Andres Machado, the Public Affairs Officer.
The Senior and Cadet cadre plan to continue working on the curriculum for future CTAs, in
order to make sure cadets who attend are getting the most relevant training possible.

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
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http://twitter.com/sercap

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Boca Raton Composite Squadron
Members Participated in Veterans'
Day 2013 Events
POSTED: Friday, November 29, 2013

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by 1st Lt Jackie Zarrilli, Boca Raton Composite Squadron, FLWG GP 6
Florida Wing, Group 6

The Boca Raton Composite Squadron Cadet Color Guard marches for the
Procession of Colors at Veteran Day Ceremony. L-R C/SSgt Juan Rozo, C/AIC
Jordan Trumbore, C/SrA Charles Greenman, C/SMSgt Daniel Henao
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Cadets from the Civil Air Patrol’s Boca Raton Composite Squadron proudly carried the
Colors and were featured speakers at several Veterans' Day events.

Senior and Cadet

squadron members were at the Boca Raton Airport on Saturday November 9th and the
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Veterans M emorial Park in West Boca Raton the morning of November 11th. On Saturday
they worked with the Boca Pilots' Association and on M onday with the Veterans Coalition of
South Florida. In addition to color guard duties, the teens delivered patriot speeches they There are no related articles.
wrote for the Veterans of Foreign Wars 2013 Voice of Democracy and Patriot Pen scholarship
contests. The theme for the high school Voice of Democracy speech was "Why I’m
Optimistic about Our Nation’s Future, and for the middle school Patriot Pen essay the
theme was "What Patriotism M eans to me."
The Civil Air Patrol members are proud to participate in events such as these that recognize
the service and sacrifices of our military. As Cadet Senior Airman Charles Greenman said in
his VFW speech, "The American people themselves are perhaps the greatest reason to be
optimistic about the future. Our nation was founded on morals and justice. We still hold
these morals and a sense of justice close today as demonstrated by our involvement in
foreign conflicts, freeing innocent people from tyrannical rule."
Ninth grader, Cadet Airman Christopher M inasian stated "I see the rapid advancements in
technology, medicine, and education as just a few reasons why I am hopeful about the
forthcoming of our land." Cadet Staff Sergeant Francisco Rivera in his essay said, "Patriotism
is one of America’s most promising ideals. It’s considered as being many great thoughts
and actions, all wrapped into one simple ideological process." Thirteen years old Cadet
Technical Sergeant Nicolas Castillo added, "To me, patriotism is the sole foundation for all
America has ever accomplished." Cadet Castillo speaking of the courage of Americans
received a rousing applause as he closed his dynamic speech with, "Do not be a patriot for
your nation, be a proud citizen of the world. Because when a single man stands for justice,
the world will stand behind him."
The squadron's cadet color guard has been expertly trained by Cadet Captain Zackery
M acdonald who has attended over 6 weeks of CAP sponsored Honor Guard training with the
Presidential Air Force Honor Guard. Cadet M acdonald, a winner of several scholarships in
the VFW previous years’ contests, stated "A new era is certainly on the horizon for our
great nation. Our continued efforts in military power, financial prominence, and moral
tenacity are reasons for me to look on to my nation’s future with optimism." The
squadron's Cadet Commander, 2d Lieutenant Johann Douglas is hopeful about our nation's
future because he and his young colleagues "are willing to invest in bettering their future
early."
Vietnam Veteran and member of VFW Post 10556 Barry Goldin thanked all these cadets for
their participation in the VFW scholarship contest and Veterans events, adding “these
young people are examples of the fine young responsible citizens programs like the Civil Air
Patrol produce.

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

Copyright (c) 2012 Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol.

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New Wing Cadet Leadership Program
Launch Success
POSTED: Friday, November 29, 2013

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by Florida Wing Public Affairs
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 1, Group 2, Group 3, Group 4, Group 5, Group 6, Group
7

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Cadets play flag football as one of the fitness activities. This team sport was used as an
example for cadets as one way to change up a routine fitness program with something
different.

Maj Justin R. McElvaney, Director of Cadet Programs
Orlando, FL – “Transform youth into dynamic Americans and aerospace leadersâ€​
is
by regulation what the Cadet Program is all about. How cadets make that transformation Related Articles
throughout their cadet career is very much in their own hands. Over a weekend in
October, 24 students chose to further their development as leaders and attended the first
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(NCOA).
FLA is a program built to encompass several different schools within, each tailored to a
specific level of progression within the Cadet Program. This weekend cadets experienced
the first of those schools: the NCO Academy. The NCO Academy provides hands on training
in junior NCO topics including teamwork, cadet program fundamentals, fitness and leading
workouts, core values, and drill and ceremonies.
Florida Wing Cadet Programs administers FLA as a wing level cadet programs activity.
Because of this statewide, wing level support, the school is able to attract the most
experienced cadet programs officers and leaders from across the wing to share their
experience and knowledge with the students providing an unmatched level of instructor
experience than at any other cadet activity in the wing.
Feedback from all participants was collected and is being evaluated and will be
incorporated into the spring offering of the course whose dates will be announced soon.
The response from the students was overwhelmingly positive with seemingly everyone
having a great time. The knowledge gained will be incredibly valuable when brought back
to their local squadrons and just as important when they arrive this winter to Tyndall AFB
for the wing’s Winter Encampment.
For these aspiring leaders this program will serve as a foundation for their time as cadets
and as a starting point towards the professional development of themselves as leaders of
cadets. The graduates of this course will be eligible to attend the Senior NCO Academy
coming in spring 2014 where the curriculum will pick up where the NCO Academy left.
Florida Wing Cadet Programs hosts more than 10 cadet activities annually and provides
assistance and resources to many other activities throughout Florida.

You can add additional photos down here. Refer to SER Pamphlet 102, Online News
Administration and System Guide for details.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as

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tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Members of St. Augustine Composite
Squadron 173 participated in Veterans
Day ceremoni
POSTED: Monday, November 18, 2013

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by Capt Dennis M aloney, St. Augustine Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Group 2

Capt Dennis Maloney and C/Amn Natalie Boyd were part
of the Veterans Day ceremony in St. Augustine.
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Members of St. Augustine Composite Squadron 173 participated in Veterans Day
ceremonies at Francis Field in St. Augustine that this year paid tribute to those
who served in the Korean War.
Rear Admiral Ricky Williamson, USN, Commander, Navy Region Southeast, was Related Articles
the principal speaker
The squadron color guard was composed of Cadets Joseph Uy, Christopher
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Colors which included other units from the area.
C/Amn Natalie Boyd also assisted event organizer Air Force Lt Col Harry
Metz(Ret).
"Events like this help to show the public what Civil Air Patrol is all about," noted
Deputy Commander for Cadets 1st Lt Alven Uy. "I always get so many positive
comments from the public when we participate in events like this."
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Administration and System Guide for details.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Pines will Presents Colors at AYFL Super Bowl
POSTED: Wednesday, November 06, 2013 Email Story

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by TFO M anuel A. Rodriguez, Pines-M iramar Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 6, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters, Florida Feature

By Capt Gabriel Parra
Pembroke Pines, FL. Members of the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol Pines-Miramar Composite Squadron are invited to present the colors at the
American Youth Football League (AYFL) Super Bowl 19, on November 9th at Cypress Bay High School, 18600 Vista Park Blvd. Weston, Florida. Games begin
at 9:00am.
"The Civil Air patrol remains committed to the principle of providing color guard training to help cadets develop their leadership and character" said our Squadron
Commander Capt Iris Molgora. "Presenting the colors for the AYFL Super Bowl is a perfect example of the Color Guard's commitment to volunteer service, one
of Civil Air Patrol's Core Values," added Capt. Molgora.
This is the first year that the squadron's color guard is invited to this magnificent event. The young cadets are looking forward to doing it again in a near future.
In addition to presenting the colors, the squadron will have the opportunity to showcase its programs at a display booth that will be setup at the event

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft.
CAP, in its Air Force auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
and was credited by the AFRCC with saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at
the request of federal, state and local agencies. The members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000 young people
currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about the sacrifices of U.S. military veterans. Visit www.gocivilairpatrol.com or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/sercap
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Cadets Participate in RC Air Academy
at Bristow
POSTED: Tuesday, October 29, 2013

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by Florida Wing Public Affairs
Florida Wing, Group 2

Photo: Cadets show off their completed kits.
By Cadet Matthew Weiner
TICO Cadet Squadron
On Saturday, September 14, 2013, several TICO Civil Air Patrol Cadets attended the
MARC at TICO's Bristow Academy. MARC is the Model Airplane and Remote Control
program of the Civil Air Patrol that teaches the cadets all about remote control airplanes
through three separate phases.
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Phase I, Module I is the Introduction to Model Aviation and Basic Model Building. Lt. Mark
Sickle gave all the cadets instruction and a kit to make a tissue and balsa wood plane
each. Working with only glue, pins, tape and exacto knives, they each constructed one
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Phase 1 airplane. After receiving their kit, each cadet took the picture and taped it to a
piece of cardboard. Then they began to glue the balsa wood strips to the plane to give it
some substance. A pin was then placed through the balsa wood and into the paper to
hold it together while the glue set. The next step was to use the Exacto knives to trim off
the excess materials and separate the pieces of the planes. The wings were glued and
pinned to the body of the airplane, followed by the tails being added. Once the glue was
dried, the pins were removed and the planes balance was tested to make sure it was
level.
Next each cadet had to give his plane power. This was done by adding a propeller out of
the kit to the latch on the front of the plane. Next the cadets attached a rubber band to the
back of the propeller at the front of the plane and to a pin that had been stuck to the back
of the plane. It took about 3 hours to make the planes. Now the planes were ready to fly.
The cadets then went outside the Bristow Academy Building and into a small field near
the building. Each cadet completed approximately 10-12 flights to make sure their planes
were working correctly. After the test flights, the cadets were able to participate in two
flight competitions – longest flight in distance and longest timed flight. The winner for the
Longest Distance Flight was Cadet Daniel Bontrager. The winner for the Longest Timed
Flight was Cadet Matthew Weiner.
Each cadet said they had a great time and were looking forward to the next phase.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Venice Cadet Squadron at Agape
Flight Activity
POSTED: Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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by Lt Col Rita Cucchiara, Venice Cadet Squadron, Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 5

Venice Cadet Squadron cadets examine flight control surfaces on a M ooney M 20. (credit:
Senior M ember M ary Phillips)
VENICE, Fla.— Cadets from the Civil Air Patrol's Venice Cadet Squadron enjoyed an
fascinating meeting on 20 August 2013 thanks to the kindness and professional expertise of
M ajor Gerald Downs, CAP and the staff at Agape Flights.
During the weekly meeting, M ajor Downs conducted an aerospace training session using Related Articles
several small aircraft staged at Venice airport facility. Instead of tabletop models, the cadets
were able to have a close-up inspection of real aircraft, including of a Piper Tomahawk, a
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M ooney and a Cessna aircraft. The cadets reviewed fundamental flight concepts and proper
aircraft maintenance during the lesson.
The Venice squadron’s twenty-seven members have held several of their weekly meetings
at the Agape flight facility. The Agape staff has been supportive of the aerospace education
mission of the CAP cadet program.
The Agape organization is a non-profit aviation Christian ministry that serves over 300
missionary families through its airlift program that transports critical supplies to mission
locations such as Haiti.

Cadet Salvador gets a close up view of the aircraft empennage.(credit: Senior M ember M ary
Phillips)

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

Copyright (c) 2012 Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol.

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CADET COMMANDER PROMOTED
POSTED: Monday, September 30, 2013

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by M aj Earle Bretz, Charlotte County Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs

Picture L - R Cadet Captain Ben T. Voll congratulating lst Lt Austin A. Alonso

Cadet 2nd Lt Austin A. Alonso of the Charlotte County Composite Squadron of Civil Air
Patrol was recently promoted to 1st Lt at a promotion ceremony held in conjunction with
a cadet meeting.
Alonso is also a Major in the NROTC Program at his school, Riverdale High School, Ft
Myers. He is carrying a 4.36 GPA as a Senior in the International Baccalaureate Diploma
Program in which he is enrolled. He joined CAP in February of 2012, immediately Related Articles
embraced all the program has to offer and has progressed steadily through the various
activities, phases and ranks as required.
His enthusiasm is infectious. He enjoys the CAP program and is an extremely hard
worker. He is one of 48 cadets in the local squadron. His volume of work has been
sincerely recognized leading to his promotion as Cadet Squadron Commander in June. He
works very well with the senior members who enjoy being mentors to this extremely
talented and motivated young man. We suspect he will be very successful in whatever he
chooses to do in the future. He is a great asset to the squadron.

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.

Visit

www.gocivilairpatrol.com

or

Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

Copyright (c) 2012 Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol.

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TYNDALL-PANAMA CIVIL AIR PATROL
SEARCH & RESCUE TRAINING
POSTED: Sunday, September 01, 2013

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by Capt Staten Corbett, Panama-Tyndall Composite Squadron, Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Group 1

Tallahassee SAREX, pictured left to right, 2nd LT M elissa Frye, K-9 Ty, K-9 M ako, C/2nd LT
Andrew Agosto, Tyndall-Panama Composite Squadron, CAP

M embers of the Tyndall-Panama Composite Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Squadron recently
conducted two week-end search-and-rescue (SAR) training exercise with the Eglin and the
Tallahassee Composite CAP Squadron's at their respective locations.
The exercises simulated a missing or overdue aircraft, a missing child, a missing pilot and an
elderly person who had not reported or returned home. M ore than 100 Civil Air Patrol senior Related Articles
and cadet members responded and concentrated on air and ground search and rescue
operations.
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The Tyndall-Panama ground teams included 2nd Lt's M elissa E Frye and Lisa Schofield and
Cadet/2nd Lt Andrew D Agosto with two well-trained search & rescue dogs that specialize in
different types of K9 search disciplines. Lt Frye is an active member of Bay County Sheriff's
Office Search and Rescue and serves as a Sergeant with their team as well as the Senior K9
handler in charge of their K9 unit. She has been active in training dogs for over 15 years and
involved in Search and Rescue for 8 years. Lt Frye’s working K9's Ty and M ako are
nationally certified thru both the National Organization Certifying Search and Rescue
(NOCSAR) and the National Association of Search and Rescue (NASAR)

K9 Ty is a dual certified Human Remains Detection dog and a Live Find Area Search dog with
more than 40 missions. K9 M ako is a tracking dog with 9 missions. Lt Frye is, also, certified as
SAR Tech II with NASAR. Additionally, both K9’s have been trained to indicate articles with
human scent. This enables them to assist Law Enforcement in evidence searches. Lt
Schofield recently joined the Bay County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team and is training
with their K9 team. C/2nd Lt Agosto is a frequent volunteer with the BCSAR team acting as a
“missing personâ€​ the team practice sessions. He is also a qualified search and rescue
for
ground team member that just came back from an extensive nine day search and rescue
school in Hawk M ountain, Pa.
For these exercises, Lt Frye's dogs were used to assist in determining the direction of travel
of the missing individuals narrowing the search area and reducing the amount of time
required to locate the missing subjects. Cadets and senior members served as flankers and
safety personnel for the K9 team during the searches as well as ground
team searchers. This combination of search personnel significantly increases the probability
of a successful outcome on a search mission.

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2nd LT M elissa Frye and K-9 Ty training on the rubble pile with the FEM A Disaster Team.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.

Visit

www.gocivilairpatrol.com

or

Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

Copyright (c) 2012 Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol.

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Local Civil Air Patrol Cadet To Lead
Regional Council
POSTED: Sunday, September 01, 2013

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by Capt Staten Corbett, Panama-Tyndall Composite Squadron, Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 1, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

Hunter Ward, SER CAC
Civil Air Patrol Cadet Lieutenant Colonel (C/Lt Col) Robert "Hunter" Ward, a member of the
Tyndall - Panama Composite Squadron and a senior at Rutherford High School in Bay County,
has been appointed Chairman of the Southeast Region Cadet Advisory Council(SER CAC). His
one year term began on August 01, 2013 and announced at the Civil Air Patrol National
Conference in Denver where he met with the National Cadet Advisory Council (NCAC)
members for the first time.
The Southeast Region council includes 12 representatives, 2 from each wing consisting of
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, M ississippi, Puerto Rico and Tennessee. In this position he will
report to the Southeast Region (SER) Director of Cadet Programs and have direct access to
the Region Commander, Colonel Alvin J. Bedgood, to advise him on cadet related issues.
As Chairman, he will be a member of the National Cadet Advisory Council (NCAC) representing
the Southeast Region. The council forecasts the future of CAP Cadet Programs and works
with these programs at National Headquarters as well as with the National Commander, M ajor
General Charles L. Carr, to encourage Cadet Programs in the direction the cadets want to
go.
His duties as the SER CAC Chairman will include:
1) Receive recommendations from Wing CAC's that affect the region or CAP as a whole.
Carefully analyze the argument, revise if necessary, and submit endorsed recommendations
to the region commander or the NCAC, as appropriate.

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2)Assist NCAC in developing recommendations for the National Commander and Headquarters
CAP.
3)Advocate CAC recommendations to region and wing commanders; help build a consensus
for them.
C/Lt Col Ward said "I am very honored to be selected for this position. During my final year as
a CAP cadet, I will have the privilege to serve on a National Council and be the voice for over
4,000 cadets inthe Southeast Region stretching from Puerto Rico to Tennessee. When I first
heard of NCAC three years ago and I was aware that it's the highest attainable position for a
CAP cadet, it became a mere dream of mine. I still can't fathom that it is now reality".
His Cadet Advisory Council experience:
- Squadron Representative on the Florida Wing (FLWG) Group 1 CAC from JAN 2011 to FEB
2012;
- Vice Chairman of the FLWG Group 1 CAC from FEB 2012 to FEB 2013; and
- Chairman of the FLWG Group 1 CAC and Group 1 representative on the FLWG CAC from FEB
2013 to JUL 2013.

Relevant Awards include:
- Florida Wing 2011 Cadet of the Year Award (Phase II);
- Southeast Region (SER) 2011 Cadet of the Year Award (Phase II);

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- Achievement Award for outstanding service at the Group level (M AY 2012); and
- Air Force Association 2012 Cadet of the Year Award.
After high school, C/Lt Col Ward plans to attend the Air Force Academy and pursue a career
as an Air Force pilot.

Mission: The mission and purpose of the Cadet Advisory Council (CAC) is to give cadets a
voice for two-way communications with senior members, as well as be a useful tool to the
commander. Basic responsibilities include:
Providing an organization where cadets can gain leadership experience at higher
organizational levels;
Aiding the commander in monitoring and implementing the Cadet Program; and
M aking recommendations for improving and running the Cadet Program.
CAC reports directly to the Director of Cadet Programs (DCP), at any echelon or a senior
member advisor appointed by the DCP. The SER CAC is committed to ensuring that the voice
of the SER cadet corps is heard on the national level.
Each Wing CAC member and their leaders are open for questions, suggestions, comments,
and concerns.

You can add additional photos down here. Refer to SER Pamphlet 102, Online News
Administration and System Guide for details.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the

sacrifices

of

U.S.

military

veterans.

Visit

www.gocivilairpatrol.com

or

www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

Copyright (c) 2012 Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol.

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Lt Col. Linda Pugsley Earns the Gill
Robb Wilson Award
POSTED: Sunday, September 01, 2013

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Region Hq, Florida Wing

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by Lt. Joe M ora, M acDill Aviation Cadet Squadron, Florida Wing
MacDill AFB, FL - Chaplain (Lt Col.) Linda Pugsley was presented with the Gill Robb Wilson
Award on August 27, 2013. The award, named for the founder of the Civil Air Patrol and its
first Executive Officer, is CAP's highest award for senior members after completing Level V in
the Professional Development Program, less than five percent of Senior M embers achieve this
award.
Presenting the Award, was Brig Gen. William Cass, CAP (Ret.), former CAP National
Commander and the founder of the Blue Berets. A longtime friend and mentor to Lt Col.
Pugsley, General Cass was elated to make the presentation and address the cadets. M aj. Bob
M axey, Group 3 Commander was master of ceremonies.

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Lt. Joe M ora, Deputy Commander of the M acDill Squadron remarked; "the guidelines of the
Gill Robb Wilson Award recommend that a General Officer make the presentation, I could
think of no one better to honor our Chaplain than Brig Gen Cass, his presence made the
evening very special". Lt Col Pugsley Completed her Level V requirements by attending the
National Staff College this summer.

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Administration and System Guide for details.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.

Visit

www.gocivilairpatrol.com

or

Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

Copyright (c) 2012 Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol.

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Lessons in Leadership
POSTED: Thursday, August 29, 2013

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by Florida Wing Public Affairs
Florida Wing

Photo: Representative Webster and 274’s cadets

On Tuesday August 27th, Congressman Daniel Webster (FL-10) visited Civil Air Patrol’s Polk
County Composite Squadron in Winter Haven, FL, and addressed the members regarding his
three lessons in leadership. He spoke of remembering the value of time, reading, and Related Articles
listening, and how they have helped him in life and in his career.
He said that we will never live this day again and to value each hour we are given, because There are no related articles.
we don’t know when our last will be. He also said that reading is an invaluable tool and to
keep that tool as sharp as possible. The Congressman then spoke about listening and how
there are two ways you can be heard. One is to demand to be heard, and the other is to
earn the opportunity to be heard.
M r. Webster represents Florida’s 10th Congressional District, and has served as a U.S.
Representative since 2010.

Representative Webster and squadron
Commander Captain James Peto

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.

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Cadets Soar on Florida's Nature Coast
POSTED: Monday, August 26, 2013

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by C/Lt Col Elena Lee, Wesley Chapel Cadet Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 3

Photos by: Maj Stephen Lampasona, C/Lt Col E. Lee, and MSgt Jung
By C/A1C Mueller and C/A1C Rocha, Group 3, Wesley Chapel Cadet Squadron (FL458)

Brooksville, FL - Cadets from Wesley Chapel Cadet Squadron FL-458, and
Hernando County Composite Squadron FL-301 assembled at Hernando County
Airport (BKV) to take part in FLWG's ongoing CAP glider flight program. After a
safety brief and reports of the weather forecast for the event, cadets were given time
slot assignment for the glider flights, based on the ballast adjustments needed for the
glider throughout the day.
Cadets Andrea Rocha and Matthew Mueller from Wesley Chapel Cadet
Squadron were among the cadets who experienced the thrill of their
first glider flight. For Cadet Rocha's flight, Cadet Mueller was the wing
runner. "This is where you hold the wing of the aircraft so both wings
are level, and when the tow plane is ready to take flight, you run with
the glider as it approaches take-off. This ensures the glider's wings are
stable as it increases runway speed."

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Cadet Rocha described her experience soaring. "When the glider took
off, it swerved to the right which made it bumpy on the tow rope, but
once the Glider was released, it was smooth. While in the air, when
the glider pointed down, it went really fast. During stall training, it felt
like we were falling out of the sky. We pulled as many Gs on the glider
as you would on Kumba, (a roller coaster at Busch Gardens). After about
twenty minutes of flying, the glider came in for a landing. Unlike a
powered aircraft, it came in very low, touching the ground and taking
fifty to seventy feet to allow the glider to stop. Overall the experience
was awesome!"

You can watch the event video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPUB7cHFXu8

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.

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FLWG Dedicates New Headquarters
POSTED: Friday, August 23, 2013

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by Florida Wing Group 3 Public Affairs
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

Photo: FLWG staff officially opens new wing headquarters at Lakeland-Lender Regional
AIrport.
By FLWG Group 3 Public Affairs
Lakeland, Florida - After 15 months of planning, CAPs Florida Wing held it's ribbon
cutting ceremony on 10th August for the new headquarters located on the Sun-n-Fun
campus at Lakeland-Linder Regional Airport. This finalizes the closure and move from the
previous headquarters. located at US Coast Guard Station Opa Locka, near Miami.
The move to Lakeland will increase the Wing's office space and encourage a closer
relationship with Florida's general aviation community. Lakeland-Lender is the location of
the Sun-n-Fun Fly-in, the second largest general aviation air show held annually in the
United States. FLWG commander Col. Michael Cook announced that this move is Related Articles
expected to be a partnership with the Sun-n-Fun campus for at least 20 years.
Also announced at the ribbon cutting ceremony was the charter of FLWG's newest There are no related articles.
squadron, Space Coast Composite, FL-125.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Virginia Knudsen Selected as AFA's
Teacher of the Year, First Runner Up
POSTED: Saturday, August 10, 2013

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by Lt Col Virginia M ontalvo, Crystal Lakes M iddle School Squadron, Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 6

Photo: Crystal Lake MS Cadet Squadron CAP Commander, Major V Knudsen receives
an AFA National Teacher of the Year Award.
Arlington, Va. - Ms Knudsen is an educator on a mission; a mission to give her time,
talents, and resources to as many young people as possible during her past 25 years in
education. Being the STEM Science Lead Teacher during the school day for 300 Title I,
at-risk students at Parkway Middle School, Ms Knudsen takes a technologically intensive
approach to collaborative training with peer teachers for inquiry and project based
instruction on atmospheric & geological science and meteorology, rocketry, and civil
engineering.
She is also the after-school Civil Air Patrol Cadets at School squadron commander for
Crystal Lake Middle School. These contributions give Ms Knudsen plenty of opportunities
to use her aviation piloting skills to inspire youth toward a higher level of goal setting in
life. She was the program developer and administrator for the 2007-2010 after-school
Boys & Girls Clubs "Ionosphere Club of Flight" for over 300 inner-city youth; developed the
Weather Wise Meteorological curriculum for the Broward School District STEM Grant
program; has collaborated with Florida Atlantic University's Engineering Department and
graduate students on Parkway Middle School engineering projects; has supervised the
NASA Rocketry Student Launch Project National Competition; and has led two teams in
the Air Force Association's (AFA) CyberPatriot program in 2012 and 2013. She also
works with the EAA Young Eagles flights, Challenge Air and Civil Air Patrol, with the
Women in Aviation, Naval Air Museum in Ft. Lauderdale, Miami Tuskegee Airmen, and
AFA Chapter 351 where she has served as the AE workshop director for Broward County
Teachers.
Ms Knudsen is the epitome of an AFA ToY- touching all areas of education in AFA, CAP,
schools, youth organizations, and community outreach. She certainly demonstrates her
message to the teaching profession, "A teacher effects eternity; he can never tell where
his influence stops."

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with Related Articles
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with There are no related articles.
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Florida Wing Cadets Shine at National
Blue Beret
POSTED: Friday, August 09, 2013

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by Capt Dennis M aloney, St. Augustine Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 2

Photo: Florida Wing cadets show off their blue berets along with Activity Directory Lt Col
James Peace.
One hundred thirty-eight cadets from squadrons across the country were selected from over a
thousand applicants to serve at the prestigious Civil Air Patrol National Blue Beret activity at
Oshkosh, Wisconsin during EAA AirVenture, the largest air show in the world. C/Maj Jenna
Walters of Naples Cadet Squadron was one of the fortunate cadets to be picked for this
rigorous event which would test her abilities in a number of different areas including flight
marshaling and emergency services.
"Marshaling the airplanes has b een my favorite activity," she rememb ered when Related Articles
interviewed last week at Oshkosh. "Especially the warb irds."
Cadet Walters was assigned several times to work at busy Runway 9/27 where three aircraft There are no related articles.
would often land at the same time and then taxi to various locations at the air show. It was her
job to point these aircraft in the right direction but sometimes it got a little testy.
"I got to watch a Long EZ come in and it ground looped right near me. It was exciting to
see all of the emergency vehicles respond," she remembered.
Cadet Walters and all of the other Florida Wing cadets were awarded with the coveted blue
beret and the Cross of St. Albans medallion for their successful participation in this exciting two
week event.
"I'm definitely coming b ack," Cadet Walters says. "I think it was a great experience."

Photo: C/Maj Jenna Walters

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more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

Copyright (c) 2012 Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol.

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Local CAP Squadron Flies CONR-1AF
(AFNORTH) Commander
POSTED: Friday, August 09, 2013

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by Florida Wing Group 1 Public Affairs
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Group 1, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

Photo: Lt Gen Etter and Lt Col Heikkinen with N719CP, the CAP C-182 they flew on the
Fire Patrol mission.
By Lt Col Kelly Noler
Operations Officer, Tyndall-Panama Composite Sq.
Panama, FL - The Tyndall-Panama Composite Squadron (FL-435) of Group-1/Florida Wing
provided Lieutenant General William Etter, Commander, Continental U.S. North American
Aerospace Defense Command Region - 1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern), Tyndall Air Force
Base, FL., first-hand experience with Civil Air Patrol (CAP) flying a "Fire Patrol" operational Related Articles
mission over Eglin AFB test ranges with Lieutenant Colonel Gerrold Heikkinen, an Instructor
Pilot and Assistant Operations Officer of FL-435. The mission was flown from Tyndall AFB, FL
on Friday, 26 July 2013.
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CAP Fire Patrol missions are part of an on-going effort to locate and control fires across the
vast Eglin ranges and are scheduled twice a day/seven days a week. These missions are
supported primarily by CAP aircrews from Group-1/Florida Wing (FL panhandle area).
This was Lt Gen Etter's first flight on a CAP aircraft since becoming the Commander of CONR1AF (AFNORTH). The Fire Patrol mission was conducted using a CAP Cessna 182 equipped
with the Garmin "G1000 Integrated Flight Deck (Glass Cockpit)". Lt Gen Etter was impressed by
many of the capabilities within the avionics suite of the C-182.
In addition to participating in a real-time CAP mission, Lt Gen Etter was also introduced to
several of the aircraft's systems, and how CAP aircrews use their capabilities to perform a
number of flight operations missions (such as Search and Rescue). Following the flight, he
stated:
"I have never flown an aircraft with all of the navigation avionics capab ilities in the C-182.
This is an excellent platform for conducting CAP missions."
As the Fire Patrol mission debrief came to a close, Lt Gen Etter reiterated his appreciation for
the level of volunteerism, effort and professionalism exuded by CAP members to get the job
done; and that he is glad to know he can count on CAP to participate when called upon.

Lt Gen Etter flying the CAP Fire Patrol m ission w ith Lt Col Heikkinen.

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A controlled fire on Eglin Test ranges sighted during the Fire Patrol m ission.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Capt Miller Completes the Ranger
"Tango" Course
POSTED: Monday, July 29, 2013

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by Florida Wing Group 1 Public Affairs
Florida Wing, Group 1

Photo: Captain Andrew Miller at Hawk Mountain
Capt Andrew H. Miller, Deputy Commander for Cadets for the Tyndall-Panama Composite
Squadron, Florida Wing, Group 1 of Civil Air Patrol completed the Ranger Team
Commanders "Tango" course given by the Hawk Mountain Ranger Training School
(HMRS) located in Kempton Pennsylvania.
The Ranger Team Commanders Course is a mentally and physically tasking course,
teaching both cadets and seniors Team Leadership skills in the field environment. The
students will find confidence in themselves, their team members, and in the use of their Related Articles
equipment in multiple in-depth training scenarios. The course is built to challenge the
students comfort zone as a leader and stretch their limits and training in the field or while
rappelling on their 60+ foot tower. Advanced Navigation, Search Theory, SAR Techniques,
C/2d Lt Agosto Completes Hawk M ountain Ranger Training School
and Mission Team Leadership are heavily emphasized throughout the course. Academics
Advanced Course
are taught at the Advanced Ranger Level, and covers Ground Team Leaders tasks and
Ranger Team Commander Knowledge. The course requires participants to be highly selfmotivated and have no physical limitation. Capt Miller achieved the Ranger 1st Class and
Ground Team Leader levels.

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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C/2d Lt Agosto Completes Hawk
Mountain Ranger Training School
Advanced Course
POSTED: Monday, July 29, 2013

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by Florida Wing Group 1 Public Affairs
Florida Wing, Group 1

Photo: C/2d Lt. Andrew D. Agosto, Hawk Mountain, 2013
C/2dLT Andrew D. Agosto of the Tyndall-Panama Composite Squadron, Florida Wing
Group 1, Civil Air Patrol completed the Cadet Advanced course given by the Hawk
Mountain Ranger Training School (HMRS) located in Kempton Pennsylvania.
Cadets learn rescue techniques, land search theory, air to ground coordination, advanced
navigation skills including latitude and longitude, casualty evacuation, advanced survival Related Articles
skills, and Search and Rescue team training. Cadets also learn the leadership skills
necessary to build Ranger Teams in their home units. Cadets have an opportunity to
rappel from the 60+ foot tower. The cadets practice their newly honed skills during several
Capt M iller Completes the Ranger "Tango" Course
search simulations and spent four days away from base camp on a field training
exercise. This training included extensive hiking for 22 miles with full 72-hour field
gear. The class members achieve their Ranger 1st Class Ground Team Member 1 level.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Homestead and Tamiami Squadrons
Tour Yorktown
POSTED: Monday, July 29, 2013

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by Florida Wing Public Affairs
Florida Wing, Group 7

Photo: Homestead and Tamiami Squadron Cadets boarding a C-17 Air force transport for
Yorktown trip.
Homestead, Fla. - On Friday July 26 2013 at 1700 Hrs Members from Homestead Air
Reserve Base Cadet Squadron, and Members of the Tamiami Composite Squadron began
there journey on a USAF C-17 to Pleasant, South Carolina. On this trip members were
able to see a C-17 up close and personal while in flight as well as a personal tour of
the USS Yorktown. The Cadets and Seniors were also able to know what it felt like to
sleep in a Naval Air Carrier.
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The USS Yorktown was the tenth Naval Air Carrier to serve in the US. Two weeks after
the December 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, York town transited the Panama
Canal to reinforce the badly damaged Pacific Fleet. The carrier's first combat operation There are no related articles.
was the Marshall-Gilbert's raid in early February 1942. York town then steamed to the
South Pacific, where she participated in a series of raids and other operations that
climaxed in the Battle of Coral Sea in early May. In this action, in which she was
damaged by enemy bombs, her planes attacked two Japanese aircraft carriers, helping to
sink Shoho and damaging Shokaku.
After the tour cadets and senior departed Pleasant, South Carolina back to Homestead
Air Reserve Base, FL.

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

Copyright (c) 2012 Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol.

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MacDill Cadet Attends USMC Summer
Leadership and Character
Development Academy
POSTED: Monday, July 29, 2013

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by Florida Wing Public Affairs
Florida Wing, Group 3

Quanico, Va. - C/2d Lt Jacqueline Parker, Deputy Cadet Commander of the MacDill
Aviation Cadet Squadron, completed the United States Marine Corps Summer Leadership
and Character Development Academy in Quantico, Virginia held between July 21st- 27th.
The academy, in its second year, selects attendees from around the country in a highly
selective application process based on students that have completed 10th grade, are at
least 16 years old, score high in academic achievement, athleticism, leadership, and good
character.
In the week long program, the students participated in daily physical training, team
building exercises, leadership and combat ethics training, a combat fitness test and
leadership reaction course, visits to the Capitol and the Holocaust Museum, and the
Osprey V-22 simulator. Summer Leadership and Character Development
Academy students also met with General James F. Amos, Commandant of the Marine
Corps.
C/2d Lt.Parker is a varsity track athlete, a Girl Scout Gold Award recipient, and Executive
Officer at the H.B Plant High School JROTC Squadron in addition to her leadership role in
the Civil Air Patrol. She aspires to become a commissioned officer in the US Air Force.

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as There are no related articles.
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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4th of July Color Guard & Honor
Guard Presentation
POSTED: Wednesday, July 10, 2013

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by TFO M anuel A. Rodriguez, Pines-M iramar Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 6, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

Photo: C/2d Lt Iriolexis Encalada, C/Amn Gabriella Cain, C/SMSgt Luke Kilianski, C/TSgt
Eric Maltz, C/Amn Conrad Awve Photo by: Capt Carlos Echegoyen
By Capt Gabriel Parra
Pines-Miramar Composite Squadron
Pembroke Pines, Fla. - Members of the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol PinesMiramar Composite Squadron were invited to present the colors at the Gulfstream's Park
Fourth of July celebration and "A Day to Honor" for the Veterans.
The honor guard, lead by C/SMSgt Luke Lilianski and followed by C/Amn Conrad J. Awve, Related Articles
C/TSgt Eric Maltz and C/Amn Gabriella T. Cain marched in front of thousands of
attendees and presented the colors with a remarkable performance of the National
Anthem by C/2d Lt Iriolexix Encalada. It could not just end there, C/A1C Michael

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Montgomery, C/SrA Xavier Esteve, C/CMSgt Hoysse Encalada and C/2d Lt Iriolexis
Encalada, lead an impressive Riffle Drill presentation in front of the crowd.
This is the second year that Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Florida celebrates the 4th of
July and takes the opportunity to honor and provide assistance to the veterans, their
families and active duty service men and women.
"These cadets were amazing. Their dedication to service, their assistance with setting up
and manning tables, assisting veterans in wheelchairs around the park; it was just
heartwarming to see", said Richard Mendez, Senior Clinical Social Worker from the
Pembroke Pines VA Community Clinic.
"Once again, thank you very much too each and every one of you. You could not make
me more proud to be your Commander. We have the best squadron in Civil Air Patrol, no
doubt. I merit this to all the hard work of all our Senior Members and Cadets", said 1st Lt
Iris Molgora, Commander of the Squadron.
Toward the end of the event, a 95 year old WWII Pembroke Pines veteran was honored for
his military servic e.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also

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Group 3 Enjoys Day at Fantasy of
Flight
POSTED: Monday, July 01, 2013

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by Florida Wing Public Affairs
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Group 3

On a sunny day in M ay, 32 cadets and 11 seniors of Group 3 participated in an exciting day
of learning and adventure at Fantasy of Flight in Polk City, FL. Upon check-in, attendees
were placed into either Alpha or Bravo flight to proceed through the schedule of activities.
First up was for brave members to challenge themselves on the ropes course. They had to
overcome a variety of shaky obstacles in order to successfully cross each section.
Once they had all completed the course, members transitioned over to the hangar where
they received a guided tour of the vintage aircraft, engine parts, and personal instruction
on airplane instruments.
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After lunch in the Officer’s Club, Kermit Weeks, the owner of Fantasy of Flight, gave a talk
on the flight line about the aircraft at the museum, how the museum got started, and his
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flight demonstration in the skies above the museum. The remainder of the afternoon was
spent on either a tram tour of the restoration hangar or daring to take a ride on the zip line
and reconquering the ropes course.
By closing time, all 43 participants agreed that it had been an outstanding day of meeting
new people, learning, and having fun and thanks in great part to the efforts of 1Lt Trisha
King, Group 3 Cadet Programs Officer, in arranging the trip.

You can add additional photos down here. Refer to SER Pamphlet 102, Online News
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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Tallahassee Civil Air Patrol Cadet gets
opportunity to touch aviation at
Cessna.
POSTED: Thursday, June 27, 2013

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by 1st Lt Curtis Hooks, Tallahassee Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Group 1, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

Photo: C/SSgt Preston Hooks, next to a Pitz aircraft

C/SSgt Preston Hooks of the Tallahassee Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol,
returned today from the Cessna Aircraft plant in Independence, Kansas.

Cadet Hooks spent a week at the plant, working alongside of Cessna Production
employees learning every aspect of aircraft construction. Day one they were
introduced to the plant manager and given a tour of the facility, which took the entire
day, as it is a very large facility, consisting of five production plants, each being
dedicated to a different part of the aircraft. Day two they spent the morning in riveting
class, learning to do aircraft quality riveting. In the afternoon they got to apply their
skills on the production line, under the watchful eyes of the production staff.

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Day 3, was installing the electrical systems and firewall in the aircraft. Day four was
upholstery and final aircraft inspection.

They also met the Vice President of Cessna Corporation, and got to see the role out
of three brand new models of aircraft that Cessna was unveiling. The fifth and final was
graduation, and assessment of the cadets job performance by the production staff. The
staff said “we would work alongside of any of these Civil Air Patrol Cadets today,
they are highly motivated and have a work ethic that surpasses many adults.â€​
This
was an outstanding compliment to the Cadets of Civil Air Patrol.

Cadet Hooks was the first cadet from the Tallahassee Composite Squadron to attend
this program in its history, and the only cadet from The Florida Wing to attend this
year.

You can add additional photos down here. Refer to SER Pamphlet 102, Online News
Administration and System Guide for details.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World

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Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Local CAP Cadets "Fly" Away with
Awards
POSTED: Sunday, June 23, 2013

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by M aj Earle Bretz, Charlotte County Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Group 5, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

The Annual Group 5 in-residence Cadet Aviation Ground School program for potential
pilots was held at the Sarasota Military Academy June 9 - 15. Seven Charlotte County
Composite Squadron cadets attended with 13 cadets from other squadrons and 3 cadets
from S.M.A. for a crowded, intense, no nonsense week of classes.
Their days started at 6:30 AM and concluded with lights out at 11:00 PM with visions of
planes, charts, instrument panels, flight computers and check lists dancing in their heads.
Throughout the week, 5 tests were given including a final - the scores were averaged and
this final score was used to determine who got the two flight scholarships awarded. The
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Austin Alonso, C/1Lt Christopher Byron, C/TSgt Ryan Daley, C/CMSgt Brien Kloese,
C/TSgt Jose Nunez, C/SMSgt Matthew Segarra and C/1Lt Ben Voll.
The flight scholarships were awarded to Austin Alonso - First Place $1000.00 and Second
Place to Ryan Daley of $500.00. Of note is that Jose Nunez came in 3rd and Christopher
Byron earned 5th place. All of our cadets were in the top 10 of the 23 attendees. Quite an
accomplishment and record for our cadet members. We are very proud of what they have
done bringing honor not only to themselves but to FL-051, as well.
At the same meeting that honored the above cadets for their ground school awards, it was
announced that the following cadets were promoted: C/Amn Jordan Gerald, C/Amn
Cooper Whitten, C/MSgt Mikehla Hicks, and C/Capt Ben Voll. These four promotions
brings our cadet total rank advances to 46 for the year. This is another indication of the
overwhelming commitment to success of the present group of boys and girls, ages 12-18.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Group 5 Hosts Cadet Aviation Ground
School
POSTED: Sunday, June 23, 2013

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by Florida Wing Public Affairs
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 5, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

Photo: Aviation Ground School Class of 2013 (credit Lt Col Fran Gleockler)
By Major Jennifer Richards Florida Wing
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The 2013 Cadet Aviation Ground School was held June 9th through
the 15th at Sarasota Military Academy in Sarasota, FL. This was the sixth year that
Group 5 has hosted the weeklong activity designed to prepare the cadets to take the FAA
Private Pilot Knowledge Exam.

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Twenty-three cadets attended the intense six days of study of general aviation knowledge.
“We had a very successful school this year and the cadets really applied themselves to the
work.” said Activity Director, Lt. Col. Fran Gleockler. “I was pleased we had representation There are no related articles.
from across the state, all but one of the Groups in Florida Wing were represented.”
The curriculum topics included airplane systems, weather, radio communication, use of
sectional charts, navigation techniques, and Federal Aviation regulations. The students were
also required to complete a flight plan for a long distance flight utilizing all of the skills they
had acquired during the week.
The week culminated on Saturday with a final exam followed by a graduation ceremony. Each
student who successfully completed the course requirements received a certificate of
completion presented by Southeast Region Chief of Staff, Lt. Col. Wes Hannah. In addition,
the schools’ chief instructor endorsed the flight logbook of each graduate. This is necessary
to allow a student pilot to register to take the official FAA Private Pilot Knowledge Test.
Scholarship awards are based on a cumulative score from a series of tests taken during the
week. Each year the top two students receive an award that assists with the cost of the
practical skills portion of pilot training. This year’s recipients were Cadet 2nd Lt. Austin
Alonso who was the top scorer and received a $1000.00 scholarship; and Cadet Tech. Sgt.
Ryan Daley who received a $500.00 scholarship. Both cadets are members of the Charlotte
County Composite Squadron in Punta Gorda.
The ground school brings "a unique opportunity to youth, feeds their interest in aviation,
and helps them to recognize that aeronautics is a realistic goal to pursue," Gleockler said.
"The in-residence format of the school is a cost-effective way to bring this type of
opportunity within reach of cadets who, for economic reasons, might not find other aviation
programs accessible to them." At the same time, key elements of the mainstream cadet
program are being reinforced.
The daily routine starts early with a morning formation. The 40 hours of class time is
balanced with periods of physical fitness activity. Evening hours are spent studying for the
progress checks that lead up to the final exam. The demanding curriculum fosters a
cooperative learning environment where cadets tutor each other and leadership skills are
exercised.
The teaching staff was led by chief instructor, Lt. Col. Richard Petrucci of the SRQ
Composite Squadron. Guest instructors included M r Ed Barros, Chief Flight Instructor with
Cirrus Aviation and member of SRQ Composite Squadron; and Doug Kirkland, retired US Navy
Commander and Delta Airlines Captain.
Other distinguished guests included current, Lt. Col. Phil Zedonek, Florida Wing Vice
Commander; Lt. Col. Wes Hannah, Southeast Region Chief of Staff; Lt Col Jim Kaletta, Group 5
Deputy Commander; Dan Kennedy, Headmaster-Sarasota M ilitary Academy; Brig Gen Frank
Laudano, SM A Commandant; Group 5 Personnel and Administrative Officer Lt. Col. M arge
Hannah. The support staff consisted of Lt. Col. Lea Ann Curry, Capt. John Albers, and Cadet

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the

sacrifices

of

U.S.

military

veterans.

Visit

www.gocivilairpatrol.com

or

www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Lt Col Kelly Noler,receives Major
General Jeanne M. Holm Aerospace
Education Award.
POSTED: Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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by Capt Staten Corbett, Panama-Tyndall Composite Squadron, Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Group 1, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

Photo: Lt. Col. Kelly Noler presenting C/SMSgt Kirke aerospace certificate
Civil Air Patrol's (CAP) Tyndall-Panama Composite Squadron in Bay County was pleased to learn
this week that one of its members, Lt Col Kelly Noler, is being awarded with the 2013 M ajor
General Jeanne M . Holm Aerospace Education Officer of the Year. The award was
established to recognize and reward Civil Air Patrol members who exhibit outstanding duty
performance as an aerospace education officer.

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Noler taught and encouraged aerospace education with the squadron's cadets
taking through an extensive model rocketry program, and C.A.P.'s AE program which he has
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continued with the help of a grant he received in 2012.
"STEM education is a major focus in our public schools." Said Tyndall-Panama Composite
Squadron Commander Capt. Charles Walker, "and I am proud that through Col. Noler's efforts
our squadron has been able encourage STEM learning, and continue C.A.P.'s mission to
encourage Aerospace Education in our community."
Parents agree that Lt Col Noler's teaching and guidance has made a positive
impact on their teenagers who are involved in the CAP program.
"M y children's interest in aerospace education has been renewed and reinvigorated by Lt
Col Noler. His lessons have immensely expanded their knowledge in the aerospace field."
Tabitha Kirke, mother of two CAP cadets, at the Tyndall-Panama Composite Squadron, said.
Lt Col Noler has expanded the reach of his teaching to include all of the CAP
squadrons in the panhandle with his role as the Group 1 Aerospace Education Officer. With
this new role, he oversees the aerospace education training and activities CAP is involved in
throughout the Florida Panhandle.
Lt Col Noler will be presented with the award in August at this year's National Civil
Air Patrol Conference in Denver Colorado.

You can add additional photos down here. Refer to SER Pamphlet 102, Online News
Administration and System Guide for details.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.

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Kudos to Crystal Lake MiddleSchool
Squadron811 for academic excellence
POSTED: Monday, June 17, 2013

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by Lt Col Virginia M ontalvo, Crystal Lakes M iddle School Squadron, Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Group 6, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

Honor Society Cadets: CMSgt Dorn, SMSgt Sohan, SSgt Doherty and SSgt
Davis proudly wear their HS shoulder cords. Cadet Dorn proudly diplays her HS
shoulder cord tipped with the Honor with Distinction aiguillette.
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Pompano Beach, FL:
Crystal Lake M iddle School Cadet Squadron recently celebrated its second FLWG Cadet
Honor Society inductee with Distinction. C/SM Sgt Sanjay Sohan (HS w Distinction)is joined by
three fellow C/NCOs. Cadet Sergeants Paige Doherty, Dee Davis and Leah Dorn who also
received her Honor w Distinction recognition earlier in the school year 2013.

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All cadets are active school squadron members who have excelled in the aeronautical
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Commander M ajor Knudsen states,
"Our squadron's aeronautical program utilizes both CAP aerospace and supplemental
aviation/space curricula honing in on much needed STEM skills for the 21st Century
aerospace workforce. We are pleased to offer a strong STEM program that highlights
aviation/space emphasis of the CAP cadet program." CLM SS cadets plan to surpass their
current Honor Society numbers the coming year, 2014.Pompano Beach, FL:
Crystal Lake M iddle School Cadet Squadron recently celebrated its second FLWG Cadet
Honor Society inductee with Distinction. C/SM Sgt Sanjay Sohan (HS w Distinction)is joined by
three fellow C/NCOs. Cadet Sergeants Paige Doherty, Dee Davis and Leah Dorn who also
received her Honor w Distinction recognition earlier in the school year 2013.
All cadets are active school squadron members who have excelled in the aeronautical
magnet program at the Crystal Lake M S class elective and after school programs. Squadron
Commander M ajor Knudsen states,
"Our squadron's aeronautical program utilizes both CAP aerospace and supplemental
aviation/space curricula honing in on much needed STEM skills for the 21st Century
aerospace workforce. We are pleased to offer a strong STEM program that highlights
aviation/space emphasis of the CAP cadet program." CLM SS cadets plan to surpass their
current Honor Society numbers the coming year, 2014.

You can add additional photos down here. Refer to SER Pamphlet 102, Online News
Administration and System Guide for details.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.

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Coral Springs Cadet Squadron holds
annual Awards Dining-out.
POSTED: Sunday, June 16, 2013

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by Florida Wing Public Affairs
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Group 6

Photo: Coral Springs Cadets receiving awards at Dining-Out

By: C/Maj Kati Lichi
On June 6th 2013 the Coral Springs Cadet Squadron held their annual
Awards Dining-out. The night consisted of over 50 awards,
promotions, and of course a grog. "The awards night commemorates
the outstanding hard work and dedication our members have
accomplished throughout the past year." said Cadet Commander
Sean Owens. The squadron is known for their hard work at several
parking events, and they made sure each member was recognized for
their commitment to those events. "We are very proud of our cadets
and senior members who continue to strive for excellence, so we
dedicate this night to them." said Squadron Commander Major Keith
Wall. Not only were the members recognized, but the parents who
support the squadron were as well. "The parents do so much for our
cadets, they are really what make our squadron a family." said 1st Lt.
Levin, Deputy Commander.

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The squadron staff spent months of planning to make sure it was a
night to remember. "Whenever something needed to get done, my
staff got it done right away. I am very proud of them." said 1st Lt.
Luz Levin. The squadron looks forward to another great year and
continues to strive for excellence.

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Administration and System Guide for details.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
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St. Augustine Composite Squadron
Assists at Airport Rescue Drill
POSTED: Friday, June 14, 2013

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by Capt Dennis M aloney, St. Augustine Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Group 2, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

Photo: C/CMSgt Ben Henderson is stabilized by emergency responderes during an airport
rescue drill held at Northeast Florida Regional Airport in St. Augustine.
St. Augustine, Fla. - Members of St. Augustine Composite Squadron 173 were called on
12 June to participate in a joint airport rescue drill at the Northeast Florida Regional Airport
(KSG) in St. Augustine.
The responders consisted of St. Johns County Fire Rescue, Saint Johns County Sheriffâ
€™s Office, and Northrop-Grumman under the leadership of the St. Johns County Airport
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crashed during an emergency landing. They would also encounter many victims along with
fire and smoke. The responding crews were expected to treat this as a real situation
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of injuries.
St. Augustine 173 Maj. Wayne Henderson was selected as the volunteer coordinator for
the event and he used many of the squadron members for a variety of tasks which
included role playing as crash victims to toting water in order to keep everybody hydrated
on a very hot Florida day.
C/CMSgt Ben Henderson climbed aboard the aging aircraft before the drill started. He had
a sign dangling from his neck which described the nature of his injuries. When the drill
started, a first responder jumped aboard the smoke-filled aircraft and asked him what his
problem was. "I told him that I was bleeding in my abdomen," explained Cadet Henderson.
He was then taken to a triage area where he was stabilized and then placed on a
stretcher board and carried to a nearby emergency vehicle for transport to a nearby
hospital.
"It was pretty interesting," Cadet Henderson remembered after the event. "I would probably
do it again."
St. Augustine Composite Squadron 173 really shined and showed the community on this
day that it is always ready to face an emergency situation when called on. Semper
Vigilans!

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.

Visit

www.gocivilairpatrol.com

or

Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
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With a very active May for the Charlotte County Composite
Squadron under its belt, Ca
POSTED: Friday, June 14, 2013

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by M aj Earle Bretz, Charlotte County Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Group 5, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

With a very active May for the Charlotte County Composite Squadron under its belt, Cadets looked forward to June with continued anticipation, participation and
strong resolve.
Recent May cadet promotions listed the following cadets bringing the 2013 total to 42: C/Amn Julian Allison, C/SSgt Gabriel Abreu, C/2Lt Austin Alonso,
C/TSgt Ryan Daley, C/TSgt Mikehla Hicks, C/TSgt Jose Nunez, C/Sgt Nicholas Perry, C/SMSgt Matthew Segarra. All look forward to their new expanded
duties with enthusiasm - a must for continued growth in the organization.
The local squadron had a command change during the month of May. Newly promoted C/2Lt Austin Alonso assumes the roll of Cadet Commander, C/1Lt Karl
Hachmann became the Deputy Cadet Commander. In addition, C/1Lt Christopher Byron is the new Executive Officer and newly promoted C/TSgt Jose Nunez
has taken over as First Sergeant. Plans are already underway for an exciting and educational year.
The month of June brings another Group 5 FAA Ground School for potential pilots. A record 7 cadets from the squadron applied for admittance and were
accepted. The previous record was 5 from one squadron. The cadets admitted are: C/2Lt Austin Alonso, C/1Lt Christopher Byron, C/TSgt Ryan Daley,
C/CMSgt Brien Kloese, C/TSgt Jose Nunez, C/SMSgt Matthew Segarra and C/1Lt Ben Voll. Group 5 is funding the meals and billeting at Sarasota Military
Academy. Squadron FL-051 of Charlotte County is supplying the ground school instructional kits with grant money received from the United Way of Charlotte
County.
Students who pass the FAA Ground School Written Examinatin will continue their training under certified flight instructors who are members of our squadron as
time and schedules permit. Over the past few years, we have had at least one cadet each year complete the FAA flight training and earn their private pilot
licenses. They have taken this skill and gone on to continued education at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical School, USAF Academy, US Army, USAF and the US
Naval Academy.
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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft.
CAP, in its Air Force auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
and was credited by the AFRCC with saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at
the request of federal, state and local agencies. The members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000 young people
currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about the sacrifices of U.S. military veterans. Visit www.gocivilairpatrol.com or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/sercap

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Orlando Cadet goes to Air Force
Academy
POSTED: Monday, June 10, 2013

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by Capt Victor Rodriguez, Central Florida Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 1, Group 2, Group 3, Group 4, Group 5,
Group 6, Group 7, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

C/Capt Christil Hardtke and Capt Victor Rodriguez pose for a photo during
her farewell celebration.

Orlando - C/Capt Christil Hardtke could be a "poster child" for CAP cadets striving to
achieve admittance to the Air Force Academy. She recently turned over command of
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using for the first time her birth name; Pasion.
From a young age, C/Capt Hardtke enjoyed playing military. During a home school convention
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she attended with her parents, Hardtke met Cadet Ken and several cadets in uniform which
immediately drew her attention to CAP and she joined the Seminole Squadron. Shortly
afterward, the squadron closed and Hardtke transferred to the Orlando Cadet Squadron,
which is nearly a 45 minute drive from her home. Although the Seminole Composite Squadron
later reopened "and is currently an outstanding unit " Hardtke decided to remain in Orlando
where she had made friends and enjoyed the leadership.
The Air Force Academy's website says "Just applying to the Academy requires focus and
determination" and the admission requirements make it clear it is a serious statement. From
school to athletics to work, Hardtke seems to have been born for the Academy. She
graduates from High School with a 4.1 GPA and feels particularly at ease with math and
science. She intends to study aeronautical engineering, which would naturally appeal to her
scholastic strengths. While going to school she also worked part time as a pottery teacher.
C/Capt Hardtke explains the Academy looks favorably on an individual's ability to participate
in more than one activity at a time, particularly in a leadership role. Besides CAP and her
part time work, she also captained her school basketball team, is training instructor in Tae
Kwon Do where she holds a red belt, and volunteers at her church as well as with three
clubs; Octagon Club, National Honor Society, and Interact Club. With all this activity she still
manages to get a good seven hours of sleep most nights.
But C/Capt Hardtke is aware that "all work, no play" is not a good philosophy. In her free
time she enjoys painting, drawing, and plays both acoustic and electric guitars. She also
enjoys riding motorcycles "where she also competed in motocross events" plays chess, and
"hanging out with family as much as possible" she said.
When asked what does she likes most about CAP she quickly replied "It allows young
individuals to hone in their leadership skills. A chance most people don't get until they are in
college or the workforce. It allows them to test their mettle." The insightful young lady also
gives advice to cadets who want to pursue the Academy. She says; "Don't give up
academically, don't take the easy classes, do the hard stuff." She also suggests avoiding
procrastination and turning in applications preferably one and a half or two months early but
absolutely no later than one month early. This is wise advice regardless of the career or
educational choice.
Although C/Capt Hardtke will be missed at Orlando Cadet Squadron, she will be sent off with
pride to represent herself, her family, and CAP. And she doesn't leave us entirely since her
younger sister is also a CAP cadet.

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Cadets Meet the Challenge at
Challenger Learning Center
POSTED: Friday, June 07, 2013

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by 1st Lt Curtis Hooks, Tallahassee Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 1, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

Photo:Cadets from the Tallahassee and Marianna Composite Squadrons with Mission
Staff from the Challenger Learning Center in Tallahassee, FL

Cadets from the Tallahassee and Marianna Composite Squadrons
participated in an activity at the Challenger Learning Center to validate
their new mission software. The original mission was built around the
Space Shuttle mission program. With the shuttle program shut down
and a new focus on the Moon and Mars, it was time to update the
missions that are run at Challenger.

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Cadets were asked to fill out a premission survey, perform the
mission, and then fill out a post mission survey which asked for the
good, the bad and the ugly about the software and equipment they
had just used.
Two crews made up of eight cadets each staffed both Mission
Control, which was on the South Pole of the Moon, and the Lunar
Excursion Module which was bringing the relief crew for the Moon.
The mission was run in two stages, the L.E.M. coming to the Moon,
and then the crews switched to return the Moon crew back to Earth.
The activity was a great success, everyone enjoyed themselves, and
some things were found that needed to be fixed in the mission
software.
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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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CAP and the FPEA A Great Team for
Eleven Years
POSTED: Sunday, June 02, 2013

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by Capt James Peto, Polk Cty Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

Above top, Captain Barrington Irving and his supercar with the CAP
cadets at the FPEA convention.
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Over the Memorial Day weekend, the Florida Parent Educators
Association held its 26th annual homeschool convention at the Gaylord
Palms Resort in Kissimmee. This year was CAP’s eleventh at the
show, which was attended by about 15,000 home school parents and
students from all over the state. Civil Air Patrol not only had a display
booth in the exhibition hall, but also presented the colors for the
keynote addresses, helped other vendors move their things in from the
loading dock to their display space, and also presented colors for the
graduation ceremony.

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In addition to recruiting materials and information about CAP,
we had a runway for an airplane suspended on fishing line. Cadets that
were assisting guests were able to explain how the plane needed to
descend and stop on the runway.
Our cadets also had the chance to meet an aviation pioneer, Captain Barrington
Irving from Experience Aviation (www.experienceaviation.org). Captain Irving
made history by becoming not only the first African American to fly solo around
the world, but also the youngest person ever to accomplish the feat. Captain
Irving brought his student-built 200 mph super car.
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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.

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www.gocivilairpatrol.com

or

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http://twitter.com/sercap

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CHARLOTTE COUNTY CAP HOSTS MAJOR TRAINING EXERCISE
POSTED: Sunday, June 02, 2013

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by M aj Earle Bretz, Charlotte County Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Group 5

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Since its beginning on December 1, 1941, as a fledgling Coastal Patrol, the Civil Air Patrol has grown as the US Air Force Auxiliary into the largest (61,000
members) volunteer organization performing our Missions for America - Emergency Services, Aerospace Education, Cadet Programs and functions for
Homeland Security.
The major reason for our success in performing these duties is practice, practice and more practice. This was recently exemplified by a major Search and
Rescue Exercise (SARX) performed by 6 Squadrons of Group 5 of the Florida Wing. There are 6 Groups in Florida, with 107 Squadrons. Group 5 consists of
Squadrons from Manatee, Hardee, Highlands, Sarasota, DeSoto, Charlotte, Glades, Lee, Hendry and Collier Counties.
The purpose of the 550 volunteer hours put in by 69 participants (Seniors and Cadets) was to maintain current qualifications and develop new mission skills.
Beginning at 0800 (8:00 AM), the 4 aircraft and crews, along with ground crews, performed 13 air sorties and 10 ground sorties searching for emergency signals
emanating from emergency location transmitters (ELT's & EPIRB's) previously placed throughout a 4 county area. Air and ground crews were rotated during the
day assuring all participants were involved receiving good training and instruction by the conclusion of the exercise at 1800 hours (6:00 PM). The air crews
consisted of pilot, observer, scanner and in some instances an aerial photographer. The ground crews generally consisted of 4-5 members operating hand-held
electronic equipment designed to locate the targets following instructions from the air crews.
An added refresher and instructional session was held on aircraft Flight-line Marshaling - generally a 4 hour course.
The total exercise was deemed a resounding success with high marks being passed out to all participants. There is no greater satisfaction than getting better
and better at performing a specific task. Future SARX's are planned based on the overwhelming success of this one.
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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft.
CAP, in its Air Force auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
and was credited by the AFRCC with saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at
the request of federal, state and local agencies. The members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000 young people
currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about the sacrifices of U.S. military veterans. Visit www.gocivilairpatrol.com or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/sercap
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CAP Hanger turns ten
POSTED: Sunday, June 02, 2013

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by Lt Col Richard C. Niess, M arco Island Senior Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing

Photo: Marco CAP Squadron members: Ray James, Larry Harris,

Dave Walsh, Charles Young, Lee Henderson, Bob Reiss and Bob
Corriveau. PHOTOS BY NATALIE STROM
Since 1981, the Marco Island Civil Air Patrol has been
surveying the skies of Marco and the Ten Thousand Islands.
Whether it be a routine training flight or a search and rescue,
the volunteer CAP members are always ready to fly.
But ten years ago, it almost lost its location at the Marco Island
Executive Airport due to changes in hangar requirements.

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In what has been dubbed “the accident,â€​
CAP received
donations – enough to build the 60 x 100 foot hangar that
stands at the airport today. On May 19th, CAP celebrated the
10th Anniversary of the hangar, throwing a party on the
premises. Many of the 52 Squadron members were there along
with the Cadets that are trained out of the Naples Airport.
“The Cadet program is aerospace education, model rocketry
and we teach them the dynamics of how to fly,â€​
explains
Naples Cadet Commander Bob Reiss. Information on joining
the Cadet program or the Senior Squadron was readily
available and anyone is always welcome to join.
Marco Island CAP flies two planes: a Cessna 182 and a
Gippsland Airvan. The Cessna can go up to 150 mph and holds
4 people while the Airvan holds eight. Two seat were removed
on the Airvan to install a computer that scans the ground,
examining what it sees and pointing out things that are out of
place – like a lost kayaker.
On the ground, the hangar has a radio room that can contact
either plane, the police, FWC, the Coast Guard and then some.
A nice office area and small kitchen space along with a large
classroom make up the rest of the inside of the hangar.
“The Accidentâ€​
happened as a result of several large
donations, some of them a complete surprise. They came at
the right time; just as the hangar being used would no longer
be allowed; and they were accepted with great gratitude.
And ten years later, the Marco Island Civil Air Patrol is still
grateful, celebrating ten years of a beautiful hangar that has
enhanced the Squadron and made Southwest Florida a safer
place to live.
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Administration and System Guide for details.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

Copyright (c) 2012 Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol.

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Orlando Cadet Squadron has new
Cadet Commander
POSTED: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

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by Capt Victor Rodriguez, Central Florida Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 1, Group 2, Group 3, Group 4, Group 5, Group 6, Group
7

New cadet commander C/Capt Matthew Medla listens while former commander
C/Capt Christil Hardtke addresses squadron after the ceremony. Holding the unit flag
in the background is C/CMSgt Alyxandra Swanson.
Orlando - The Orlando Cadet Squadron held a brief and beautiful ceremony on Memorial
Day in which C/Capt Christil Hardtke passed command to C/Capt Matthew Medla. The
ceremony was presided by 1st Lt Trung Tran.
With warm weather, a cloudless sky, and a lazy breeze, the backdrop could not have been
better for this important occasion. Orlando Cadet Squadron meets in the AFROTC
Detachment 159 facilities at the University of Central Florida and the holiday made for a
quiet campus with little traffic ensuring the ceremony was carried out with solemnity and
without interruption. After the ceremony the squadron returned to normal training
activities.

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C/Capt Hardtke has been accepted to the Air Force Academy and will report there later this
year, where she will be a proud example of Civil Air Patrol cadets. In her parting words as
commander, C/Capt Hardtke stated her confidence in the continued success of the
squadron. After humbly recognizing the work of C/Capt Hardtke and desiring to continue in
her footsteps, C/Capt M edla stated as a distinct goal to "help draw our squadron into the
Emergency Services mission while maintaining the utmost professionalism in the Cadet
Programs and Aerospace Education mission."

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Crystal Lake School Squadron CAP
cadets take the CyberPatriot V
Challenge
POSTED: Monday, May 27, 2013

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by Lt Col Virginia M ontalvo, Crystal Lakes M iddle School Squadron, Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 6

CyberPatriot team from CAP Crystal Lake School Squadron: (l to r) Coach M ajor Virginia
Knudsen, Cadets Dorn, Rodrigues, Drake, Russo and IT M entor M s M yrielle Badio.

Pompano Beach, Fl:
Crystal Lake School Squadron Commander M ajor Knudsen coached the team of four cadets
for the Cyber Patriot competition. Cadets C/M Sgt Leah Dorn,C/SM Sgt. Rodger Rodrigues,
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C/2Lt Caleb Drake and C/1Lt Drew Russo met regularly with IT M entor M s Badio who
mentored them through the preliminary rounds.
CyberPatriot is the Air Force Association's premier national program. It is the nation’s
fastest growing high school cyber defense competition. Quoting from AFA sources, “The
competition is designed to excite, educate and motivate the next generation of cyber

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defenders critical to our nation’s future security.â€​
Recently, the Crystal Lake School Squadron’s CyberPatriot Team members were the
speakers at a recent AFAGC Chapter Luncheon. Following an informative power point
presentation giving the basic idea of how the CP competition is conducted, the team cadets
answered questions from the AFA GCC members on their impressions of the CyberPatriot
program and its challenges.

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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PINES-MIRAMAR COMPOSITE
SQUADRON ASSIST WITH THE 2013
LAUDERDALE AIR SHOW
POSTED: Monday, May 06, 2013

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by TFO M anuel A. Rodriguez, Pines-M iramar Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 6, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters,
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Copper City Composite squadron played a big role in the success of the recent 2013
Lauderdale Air Show held at Fort Lauderdale beach on Saturday, April 20 and Sunday,
April 21.
Cadets and senior members from each squadron devoted many hours supporting B.
Lilley Productions, the company that managed the air show this year. "We are very
proud and happy to have these young men and women of the Civil Air Patrol, once again
assisting us this year. Because of their support and enthusiasm, will be sure to have
them participate again next year" said Frank Miller, event coordinator of B. Lilley
Productions. In addition to providing support at the event, the squadrons also manned a
display booth within the event, which allowed for information about the CAP programs to
be distributed to attendees of the air show.
Breathtaking aerobatics by the Black Diamond Jet Team were courtesy of two graduates
from the US Navy's Top Gun Academy: Retired Lt. Col. Jerry "Jive" Kirby and Retired
Captain Dale "Snort" Snodgrass. The four L-39s were flown in extreme tight formation with
just 3-feet between wing spans. Another top-notch civilian act was the Red Bull helicopter,
the only civilian aerobatic helicopter in the country piloted by Chuck Aaron, the only
helicopter pilot licensed to perform helicopter aerobatics in the United States. The LUCAS
Oil Parachute Team also brought load cheers from the audience. Other daredevil pilots
include US National Aerobatic Champion Mike Wiskus, the Air Hogs Extra 300's Jason
Newburg and Doug Matthews who uses a P-51 Mustang.
In honor of Viva Florida 500, The Patrulla Acrob'tica Paracaidista del Ej'rcito del Aire
(PAPEA), which is the Spanish Air Force's elite parachute demonstration team showed off
their sky diving skills at the air show this year. At the end of their Sunday jump, their crew
along with our squadron members gathered together for a photo opportunity.

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000

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young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

Copyright (c) 2012 Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol.

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Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Group One of
Florida Wing supports “Teachersâ
€™ Workshopâ€​
POSTED: Saturday, May 04, 2013

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by 1st Lt Curtis Hooks, Tallahassee Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Group 1, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

Submitted by:
Kelly G. Noler, Lt Col, CAP
AEO, GP1-FLWG
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Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Group One of Florida Wing supported the “Teachers’ Workshopâ€​
at Pryor M iddle School in Ft Walton Beach, Florida on 6 April 2013. The Hurlburt Field
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University (ERAU), hosted the workshop for 20 teachers from the Florida panhandle area. The
principal CAP Aerospace Connections in Education (ACE) coordinator for the event was M s.
M elanie Peters of Holly-Navarre Intermediate School, Navarre, Florida.
The theme for this workshop was “Getting into the Core of Engineeringâ€​
. The objectives
of the workshops are to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and M ath (STEM ) in our
schools, and to leverage a level of penetration by focusing on the teachers who can carry
the lessons back to their students and peers. These objectives are shared by the AFA and
CAP.
Group One of Florida Wing continues to be a significant supporter to the Hurlburt Field
Chapter’s workshops, as part of an 11-year workshop program. Leading the coordination
and participation effort for CAP’s involvement were Lt Cols Kelly Noler and Gary Cornell,
Aerospace Education Officers for Group 1, and M aj Pamela Becker, Commander of the Eglin
Composite Squadron. Senior M ember Steve Rosier participated in conducting the Workshop
sessions, while several Cadets from the Eglin Squadron provided logistical and administrative
support. CAP pilot Lt Col Jerry Heikkinen provided Teacher Orientation Program (TOP) flights
for six of the area teachers participating in the workshop.

Teachers’ Workshop Staff, made up of individuals from several organizations

In addition to providing quality training to the participating teachers, these workshops are
also a great vehicle for recruiting CAP Aerospace Education M embers (AEM s), as several of
the attending teachers did join the AEM program. As stated by an AFA official, “Our
workshops are always strongly supported by the CAP and we try to give a little back by
stressing how easy it is for teachers to join the CAP as Aerospace Education M embers (first
year free through the AFA/CAP connection) and how much they get from the program.â€​
The collaborative efforts between CAP and other organizations (i.e., AFA, ERAU, Experimental
Aircraft Association, etc.) with similar objectives continues to be beneficial for all involved;
with more open doors and effective outcomes than can be accomplished by any single
organization.

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Group Two successfully trains 30
cadets in a Group Leadership
Academy
POSTED: Saturday, May 04, 2013

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by Capt Dennis M aloney, St. Augustine Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 2

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238 Caption: Cadets pass in review before Group Two Commander Lt Col Christopher
Duemmel

By: C/SMSgt Maxwell Frost ,GLA Public Affairs ,Osceola Cadet Squadron

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ST AUGUSTINE, Fl - Civil Air Patrol members from around Group Two successfully carried out
a Group Leadership Academy, held April 19-21 at the Northeast Regional Airport Conference
Center in St Augustine Florida. Group Two encompasses Cadets from the entire Northeast
Region of Florida. Cadets traveled as far as Kissimmee – which is about a two hour drive –

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to attend this event.
The event was staffed by both Senior members and Cadets who worked hard to make this a
great learning experience for the Cadets that attended the academy. “It was a great
learning experience for both Cadets and Staffâ€​
said Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Rose Austin.
Austin is the current Cadet Advisory Council Chair for Group 2, She said she was very excited
to meet with the Group 2 Commander and let him know how the GLA was going. But Austin
says, “It was a lot of fun!â€​
The GLA consisted of various leadership activities and classes. Both of which Students like
Cadet Airman First Class Kreuzer said, “It helped us become better Cadets and will help
benefit the organization as a whole.â€​
These are activities such as drill and team building
games. Some of the various classes that were given were Customs and Courtesies, Public
Speaking, Post-CAP M ilitary Opportunities, and Core Values in CAP. It was up to the Cadet
Staff to research their topic, put together the lesson, and execute it. For Cadet Second
Lieutenant Kevin M endez who was used to attending events as a Student “It was
definitely a great experience.â€​ got 100% positive feed back from all the Cadets on their
We
learning experience. Cadets like Senior Airman Dutton who said, “It was a great
experience and I learned a lot.â€​
The Group 2 Group Leadership Academy was a huge success. With training 30 Cadets on how
to become better leaders. Cadets also got the chance to meet and network with people
from different squadrons. “It was a great experience for all of us,â€​
says Cadet Airman
First Class Cortes. So that groups can continue to provide this great experience for Cadets,
please support the Group Leadership Academies. This event was not only a success, but a
life changing experience for the Cadets, and it's that change we want to instill in the life's of
our Cadets here in the Civil Air Patrol.
Civil

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more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
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saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Cadets Fly High in a C-17 to JointBase Charleston
POSTED: Friday, May 03, 2013

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by Florida Wing Public Affairs
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 6, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

By C/Maj Kati Lichi
Coral Springs Cadet Squadron
On the weekend of March 22-24 2013, members of the Coral Springs Cadet Squadron
embarked on a trip to Joint Base Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina via a US Air
Force C-17. It was described as a “trip of a lifetimeâ€​
filled with memories the
cadets will never forget.
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For most of the cadets, the 550 mile long trip was their first time being away from
home. “The C-17 trip was a great way to do something I have never done before and
I learned a lot.â€​
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Charleston the cadets were able to visit many historical sites, including Fort Sumter,
Patriots Pointe and the retired aircraft carrier, the USS Yorktown. “I really enjoyed
touring the ship and submarines, I can’t wait to go back.â€​
said C/A1C Jurdi. The
members also visited The Citadel, a Military college founded in 1842. Throughout the
trip the cadets were able to build camaraderie and spread the word about the Civil Air
Patrol, all while having fun.
The whole trip was made possible because of Major Christopher Ford, the Aerospace
Officer for the Coral Springs Cadet Squadron. He was able to plan out and coordinate
the whole trip with the Air Force. Along with Major Ford the Cadet Staff, including C/2d
Lt. Jonathan Levin the project officer, put in hours of hard work in order to organize,
plan, and execute this eventful trip for the cadets. The Coral Spring Cadet Squadron will
be planning another C-17 sometime next year.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Crystal Lake School Squadron
Launches Rockets
POSTED: Wednesday, May 01, 2013

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by Lt Col Virginia M ontalvo, Crystal Lakes M iddle School Squadron, Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 6

Photo: Cadet Airman Gamez launches rocket
Pompano Beach, Fl- Crystal Lake M iddle School Squadron completed their second M odel
Rocketry program this school year. M ajor Randy Selnick and 2d Lt Traci Cohen, both CAP
AEOs and school aeronautical magnet educators, facilitated the rigorous program and the
rocket launches for over 16 cadets with the assistance of squadron cadet aerospace
mentors. The model Rocketry Badge will be presented at the squadron's upcoming awards
banquet.

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The Related Articles
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also There are no related articles.
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.

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CAP Supports Annual Airshow in
Lakeland
POSTED: Saturday, April 27, 2013

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by Capt Ernest Lee, Group 3, Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Group 3, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

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By FLWG Public Affairs
Lakeland, Fla,-

At the annual Sun-n-Fun airshow in Lakeland, Florida, CAP cadets and senior
members provided support for 10 days, from pre-show setup until gates closed
on the last day of the show.
During the weekend before the show's opening to the public, CAP volunteers
assisted Sun-n-Fun personnel with hangar control, allowing vendors to set up
displays undisturbed by the early campers that have been on site for up to two
weeks previous. CAP also set up their own display area, exhibiting a Cessna
182, a covered area housing the recruiting material, and the incident command
trailer supporting the mission.
With the show starting on Tuesday, the CAP mission shifted to recruiting and
assistance with aircraft in the static display and show performer areas. Cadets,
some from as far as Eglin Composite Squadron near Pensacola, were afforded
the opportunity to work alongside show performers and pilots.

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In the warbird area CAP assisted in clearing the flight line of spectators prior to
aircraft movement for the daily flight demonstration portion of the airshow.
CAP and its mission for America was also promoted in print, radio broadcast
and internet during the airshow
FLWG Vice Commander Lt Col Phil Zedonek's interview on the Florida Aviation
Network during the 2013 Sun-n-Fun airshow:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgDF13UttwA&feature=youtu.be
And here are other links showcasing CAP and their involvement at Sun-n-Fun
2013
https://www.facebook.com/FlwgSunNFun
http://www.floridaaviationnetwork.com/
http://www.generalaviationnews.com/sun-n-fun-today

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World

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Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Group 6 show the importance of
School Squadrons
POSTED: Monday, April 22, 2013

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by Lt Col Virginia M ontalvo, Crystal Lakes M iddle School Squadron, Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 6, Florida Feature

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April 2013 Group Six Awards Dinner: Pictured is FLWG Group Six Commander, M ajor John
Clark flanked by two of his group members. M ajor Virginia Knudsen (r) and M ajor Randy
Selnick(l) are both CAP members of the Crystal Lakes M iddle School Civil Air Patrol Squadron
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811. M ajor Knudsen is presently the Commander of the School Squadron and M ajor Selnick
is a former commander and remains as the Aerospace Instructor. Both of these experienced
and very capable commanders are outstanding teachers of note having both received the There are no related articles.
AFA Florida State Teachers of the Year Award.

M ajor Knudsen, AFA recipient 2012, commented on the importance of the school squadron
within the CAP cadet structure. Based on the information provided in the CAP Volunteer
magazine Apr-Jun 2013 article, Florida Wing is leading the way by having the largest number
of CAP squadrons-10 school squadrons out of 50 school squadrons across the nation in 17
Wings. The availability of the cadet program to (approximately) 15% of the total number of
cadets nationwide attending school squadrons are in FLWG school squadrons, certainly
enhancing the Florida Wing Cadet Program.

Commanders/Educators in the two school squadrons in Group Six are to be commended for
meeting the need of preparing our young people for the challenges ahead. Quoting from
the article “…nowhere does a middle school program provide the challenges and
structure of cadet life that early adolescents need…â€​

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.

Visit

www.gocivilairpatrol.com

or

Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Civil Air Patrol Cadets touch Aviation
History
POSTED: Sunday, April 21, 2013

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by 1st Lt Curtis Hooks, Tallahassee Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 1, Florida Feature

Photo: Left to right:C/A1C Cairnes, C/A1C Medley, C/Sr A Kovacs, C/CMSgt Torres,
C/A1C Bryant, C/A1C Kelley, C/SSgt Kovacs, Capt. Brickler, C/SSgt Hooks

Tallahassee, Fl. April 20, 2013
Cadets of the Tallahassee Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol,
participated in a high honor Saturday. The Cadets got to wash a
vintage P-51 Mustang, flown by the Tuskegee Airman in World War
II.

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The plane was on display at the Tallahassee Regional Airport as part
of a fundraising activity for Honor Flight, an organization which flies
World War II era veterans to Washington D.C. to see the World War
II memorial.
8 Cadets, 3 Senior Members and 2 Cadet Parents, participated in
washing the airplane. Then the big treat came. Each cadet got an
opportunity to sit in the cockpit and have their picture taken, sitting in
a seat where history was truly made.
All participants were very excited about being present for this
wonderful opportunity.
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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.

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CAP Cadets meet British Counterparts
POSTED: Sunday, April 21, 2013

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by Capt Ernest Lee, Group 3, Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Group 3, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

Photo: British and CAP cadets experiencing computer based flight simulation at the

Tom Davis Education Center.

By FLWG Group 3 Public Affairs

Cadets and adults from the Civil Air Patrol met with their counterparts from the
Royal Air Force British Air Cadets. Gathered at the Tom Davis Education Center
on the grounds of Lakeland Linder airport, Florida, the cadets and students had
the opportunity to mingle, dine on pizza, and to "trade" unit insignia. That has
been a tradition for cadets for many years at past Sun-n-Fun air shows.
The CAP and British Air Cadets have held a presence at Sun-n-Fun for a number
of years, assisting with preshow setup, logging and parking aircraft arrivals,
and providing crowd control. CAP also maintains a display during the airshow
showcasing their three missions in the areas of leadership, emergency services,
and aerospace education, and maintains an Incident Command post for call out
in the event of overdue aircraft or field search for aircraft that haven't closed
out flight plans.
Captain Judith Rice from ThinkGlobalFlight.org was also present, promoting
student interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, Capt.
Rice explained the purpose of her mission, and how it is just one of many parts
in promoting STEM education. Students from across the country are encouraged
to register and follow her flight and participate in discussions during the event.

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The British, with 27 cadets and 11 senior staff, are from the Southeast region of
England, representing the counties of London, Kent, Essex, Sussex, Surrey and
Hampshire. Their organization closely parallels the Civil Air Patrol program and
they are under the sponsorship of the Royal Air Force.
http://www.raf.mod.uk/aircadets/

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Gainesville Color Guard Wins
Southeast Regional Cadet Competition
POSTED: Sunday, April 21, 2013

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by Florida Wing Public Affairs
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 1, Group 2, Group 3, Group 4, Group 5,
Group 6, Group 7, Group 800, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters, Florida Feature

By 2d Lt Don Geelhoed
Gainesville Comp. Sq., Florida Wing
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Cadets to compete in the Florida Wing Cadet Color Guard Competition. The team, under the
guidance of senior member 2nd Lt. Don Geelhoed, consisted of Hunter Wood, Andrew

Florida Wing Color Guard Stands Tall in Ceremony Honoring
Geelhoed, Ethan Beamon and Ryan M ims. Cadet Tyler Gwynn, who was a previous member of American Hero
the color guard, helped the Cadets learn all drill techniques, gain a strong knowledge base,
and learn basic strategies of how to successfully compete in the competition.
Cadet Gwynn was a member of the Gainesville Composite Squadron team when they won the
National Cadet Competition in mid 2011. This is the second year on the team for Cadet
Wood. Both Cadet Gwynn and Cadet Wood were able to bring and share their previous
experiences with the team and create a very strong team this year. Last year’s team was
edged out by the team representing Puerto Rico, who won the regional competition then
advanced on to win the national competition as well.
Cadet Wood and the entire team were determined not to lose the regional competition this
year. The color guard has run into many challenges on their journey to the Regional
competition. After Gainesville won the State competition, Ryan M ims had to step down from
his position, leaving a void in the team. Unfortunately, an alternate member was never
identified prior to the competition. M any cadets of the squadron did not have the time and
effort to commit. Luckily, a Cadet from South Florida, Nancy M endoza, was identified as a
replacement and as the newest Gainesville Squadron’s member, joined the team.
As all members are very active in school sports as well, it became difficult finding mutual
meeting times and places to practice. It did not help that the team was now scattered
around our area as well as a member attending school in South Florida. However, these
cadets were determined and committed.
With the invaluable assistance of Lt. Colonel M argarita M esones and Captain Tom M iller,
several central Florida locations were selected as places where the color guard could meet
up and practice. One such location, Avon Park, FL is an old Air Force bombing range which is
also home to a minimum security Department of Corrections prison. The team camped out in
the barracks and practiced drill in one of the empty hangars. This location gave the cadets
unique experiences. Every once in a while an explosion could be heard and then seen off in
the distance as an EOD team identified and then detonated unexploded ordnance out in the
field. Avon Park was home to lots of turkey, excluding the Cadets, and migrating sand hill
cranes. The Cadets practiced admirably well, even though the days were long and arduous.
This was just one example of the many weekends we got together to train.
The weekend of the Regional Cadet Competition was upon us. We arrived at the hotel Friday
night. The very determined cadets stayed up getting their uniforms ready, verifying
measurements and making any last minute adjustments necessary. One of the uniform shirts
had a rust stain on it from the iron. Nearing 2:00 AM I was sent to get stain remover and cold
medicine for Ethan who was battling a cold. At 2 AM , there are not many locations that
remain open. Once I located our needed items, I returned to the hotel where there were
still many last minute alterations to the uniform shirts and to the ribbons. M ajor Edith M iller

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devoted many hours to ensuring that the cadets were expertly fitted in their new uniforms.
Somehow, I was able to sneak away for two hours sleep.
Early the next morning we drove to Patrick Air Force Base, getting through the gate with no
problems. The Cadets assembled their gear being extremely careful not to mess up their
flawless uniforms for the first event, In-Ranks Inspection. Chief M aster Sergeant Wood led his
team on to the drill pad with confidence and authority. The four cadets stood confidently
as they knew that there was not a thing out of place with their highly-tailored uniforms.
After the inspection was over, the cadets competed in standard drill. The cadets performed
excellently despite handling the flags in a very strong wind. Halfway through the routine,
Nancy M endoza’s head cover blew off in the wind and she left it where it was, as is the
procedure for this given situation. Even without M endoza’s hat, the cadets performed the
routine without any noticeable errors.
The next event for the cadets was the outdoor practical drill. The cadets walked in unison
and put the flag up the pole with dignity and respect. The cadets performed well, I thought,
despite the windy conditions.
Indoor practical drill was scheduled next in the base theater. The cadets had practiced
indoor for many contingencies. They practiced multiple possibilities including finding a
podium in the way or having to step on an elevated platform. Fortunately, the setup was
straight forward and the cadets stuck with the traditional flag on either side of the stage.
The drill went smoothly and appeared to be in unison and professionally executed.
Next we found it time to dress down and into PT clothes at the mess hall near the track.
Unfortunately, the mess hall bathrooms were closed for construction, so the cadets were
forced to change clothes in porta potties outside the mess hall. At Patrick AFB the track is a
circular track that is just short of a mile on near the water’s edge. The wind was very
strong. The cadets ran the 4 and ¼ laps for the mile run portion of the competition.
Andrew Geelhoed ran out ahead in a relaxed comfortable stride, but the wind caught up
with him on the last two laps and he didn’t quite ran the 6:00 minute mile that he was
hoping for. Hunter Wood ran a consistent 4 laps and did well finishing behind Andrew. Ethan
Beaman was sick and struggling but he did not quit and managed to run the entire mile
despite being “under the weather.â€​
Nancy M endoza also did not quit. She fought her
way to an 8 something minute mile.
After the mile run came the cadet’s strongest event. The competition that they had
probably prepared for the most: the panel quizzes. Hunter Wood frequently buzzed in
before the proctor even had the opportunity to finish reading the question. Wood got some
of the questions wrong, but he was right during the vast majority of the questions. It was
nice to see the entire team contribute during this event. Florida won all three of their
matches against the other teams.
The 50 question written test was the final event. M uch like the panel quiz, the Florida
cadets were prepared for the written test.
Now that their competitions were completed, it was time to relax. We went to the gym at
the fitness center to cheer the Florida Drill team on in their volleyball event. Afterwards, I
took the cadets to M cDonald’s, their favorite restaurant, and back to the hotel so that
we could all get some badly needed rest. It was up early again on Sunday morning. I believe
the team all woke feeling that they had competed to the best of their abilities.
We are very happy to share that in the Color Guard competition, Florida Wing came in first
place in the following events: Standard Drill, Indoor Practical Drill, In-Ranks inspection,
Written Exam, M ile Run, and Panel Quiz. Florida Wing came in third place in the outdoor
practical drill. Hunter Wood had the highest written exam score award at 41 (out of 50).
Andrew Geelhoed was eight seconds too slow for the fleet foot award of 6:23. Nancy
M endoza was two seconds too slow for the fleet foot female award which was 8:17.
Florida Wing won the overall competition in Color Guard and was selected to represent the
South East Region at the national cadet competition in July at Dayton, Ohio. The Florida
Wing color guard stood proudly as they had their pictures taken with Southeast Region
Commander Lieutenant Colonel Bedgood and Florida Vice Commander Lieutenant Colonel
Zidonek. There were a lot of trophies to pack in the car for the ride home. Congratulations
to the team and I would like to thank them for their dedication and commitment. Good Luck
in Ohio at Nationals!

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
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tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the

sacrifices

of

U.S.

military

veterans.

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Pines-Miramar takes the Awards
POSTED: Thursday, April 18, 2013

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by TFO M anuel A. Rodriguez, Pines-M iramar Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Group 6, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters, Florida Feature

Taken by: C/2d Lt Machado
From Left to Right: C/Amn Cain, C/CMSgt Kilianski, C/SSgt Maltz, C/AB Awve
Pines-Miramar Comp Sq. Color Guard
Written by 1st Lt Gabriel Parra
More than 270 guests attended the Annual Florida Group 6 Banquet, held Saturday, April 6th at
the Hilton Hotel in West Palm Beach, Florida. Members of Florida's Group 6 organized and
hosted the event this year which pays tribute to the contributions of the hundreds of CAP
members in the 13 squadrons across the Group's five county area of responsibility.

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The Pines-Miramar Composite Squadron's color guard presented and retired the colors at the
event. The guest speaker for the evening was USAF Lt. Col (Ret) James J. McElhenny, a
command pilot with over 2,900 hours in the MH-60G and HH-60G, participating in various There are no related articles.
rescue missions during the Iraq and Afghanistan War. He is currently the executive director of
"That Others May Live", a foundation that provides critical support, scholarships and immediate
tragedy assistance for the families of USAF rescue heroes who are killed or severally wounded
in operational or training missions.
During the presentation of the Group 6 awards, the Pines-Miramar Composite Squadron
received a total of 14 awards which were present by the Group 6 commander, Major John Clark.
The Sr. Members and Cadets receiving awards were:

Cadet Officer of the Year: C/Capt Logan Gallo
Cadet NCO of the Year: C/CMSgt Iriolexis Encalada
Teamwork Award: C/SSgt Eric Maltz
Public Affairs Officer of the Year: 1st Lt Gabriel Parra
Aerospace Officer of the Year: Capt Carlos Echegoyen (Second Year
in a row)
Mission Pilot of the Year: 1st Lt Enrique Mertins, Sr
Ground Team Member of the Year: C/SMSgt Jonathan Salazar
Civil Air Patrol Achievement Awards presented to:
1st Lt Iris Molgora
Maj Ed Martin
Commanders Commendation Awards presented to:
C/SMSgt Jonathan Salazar
TFO Manuel Rodriguez
1st Lt Diane Adams
1st Lt Gabriel Parra
Capt Carlos Echegoyen
In addition, other members of different squadrons of Group 6 received awards that night,
including:

Most Improved Squadron: STUART
Squadron of the Year: LANTANA
Squadron Commander of the Year: Capt Stephen Kirkpatrick
Sr. Members of the Year: COL Austyn Granville
Teamwork Award: Capt Art Saluk
Cadet Mentor of the Year: C/CMSgt Patrick Albury
Cadet Programs Officer/Year: Capt Cory Hewitt
PDO of the Year: COL Austyn Granville
Safety Officer of the Year: SSgt Rick Besaw
Group Staff Officer of the Year: Capt Art Saluk
Cadet O'Ride Pilot of the Year: Capt Kevin Burr
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Emergency Services Officer of the Year: Capt Michael Croteau
Most Motivated Cadet of the Year: C/M Sgt Rebecca Stevens
Following the awards ceremony, members enjoyed music, opportunities to socialize with other
squadrons, and an open dance floor. Photographs will be available shortly.

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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
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http://twitter.com/sercap

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Charlotte County Composite Squadron Staying Busy
POSTED: Sunday, April 07, 2013

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by M aj Earle Bretz, Charlotte County Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 5

Charoltte County, FL- This was a very busy month for the Charlotte County Composite Squadron of Civil Air Patrol.
On March 1st, the colors were presented by the Cadet Color Guard at the first game of the U.S. Air Force Academy Snow Bird Classic Tournament.
The EAA Warbirds Air Show was supported by CAP volunteers for 517 hours on the very cold weekend of March 2 & 3.
On March 16, a Group 5 Search and Rescue Exercise was held involving 6 squadrons, 4 aircraft and 46 senior and cadet members. Four air crews, consisting
of pilot, observer, scanner and in some instances an aerial photographer, were sent out to locate emergency locator transmitters at simulated air crash sites.
Ground crews were then released to locate the sites using electronic directional finding equipment. In addition, flight-line marshaling exercises were held.
During the weekend of March 23 & 24, 42 senior and 28 cadet members gave 560 volunteer hours in support of the Airport International Air Show. March is
supposed to be windy, but the winds were excessive during this weekend in the 20 mph range, gusting to 30 mph. These conditions limited the air performers,
which limited the overall attendance. Regardless, we considered it a successful recruiting weekend for CAP.
VFW Post 5690 of Port Charlotte announced that Cadet Chief Master Sergeant Austin A. Alonso has been named the recipient of the VFW Cadet of the Year
Award. This annual presentation is given on the based of a cadet's progress and status in the program along with his school curriculum and grades. He is
carrying a 4.36 GPA in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. He is also a 2d Lt in the NROTC Course. Cadet Alonso will be promoted to 2d Lt in
CAP soon and assume command of the Cadet Unit.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft.
CAP, in its Air Force auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
and was credited by the AFRCC with saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at
the request of federal, state and local agencies. The members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000 young people
currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about the sacrifices of U.S. military veterans. Visit www.gocivilairpatrol.com or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
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Group 1 and EAA Join Forces for Teacher Orientation Flights
POSTED: Sunday, April 07, 2013

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by Florida Wing Public Affairs
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 1

Photo: Kristen Jordan and Laura Pink prepare to fly with Capt. John Lawler
By Lt. Col. Kelly G. Noler
Aerospace Education Officer
Group 1, Florida Wing
Crestview, FL- For the second time within a four-month period, Group One-Florida Wing participated in a coordinated effort with the Experimental Aircraft
Association (EAA) to provide teachers and students with orientation flights at Bob Sikes Airport in Crestview, Florida. On 16 March 2013, CAP pilot, Capt John
Lawler gave Aerospace Education Member (AEM) teachers their Teacher Orientation Program (TOP) Flights.
The TOP Flight Program provides AEMs the opportunity to fly and understand the aspects of flight. Ms. Laura Pink, ACE Coordinator for Antioch Elementary
School in Crestview commented, "I see tremendous value in the TOP Flight Program and encourage all of my teachers to participate in it. It's a great learning
tool for AEMs, and can greatly bolster our classroom teaching material."
During the same time frame as the TOP Flights, EAA pilots provided students orientation flights as part of the EAA Young Eagles Program. The simultaneous
scheduling of these two events has enhanced the experience for both the AEMs and the students. The overwhelming collaborative success of the first two TOP
Flights/Young Eagles events at Bob Sikes has become a springboard for future endeavors between Group One-Florida Wing and the EAA. Mr. Tom Godbold,
EAA Young Eagles Coordinator said, "This is a great combination of effort for Aerospace Education; having the Young Eagles and TOP Flights at the same
time and place. We need to make this happen as often as we can."
The current plan is to coordinate with the EAA on the school(s) to participate and schedule the orientation flights for each Spring and Fall.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft.
CAP, in its Air Force auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
and was credited by the AFRCC with saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at
the request of federal, state and local agencies. The members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000 young people
currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about the sacrifices of U.S. military veterans. Visit www.gocivilairpatrol.com or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/sercap
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Wesley Chapel Cadet Sq Celebrate
Year of Accomplishments
POSTED: Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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by Florida Wing Public Affairs
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 3

Article by C/Maj Elena Lee
Wesley Chapel Cadet Sq., Florida Wing
Wesley Chapel, FL- Cadets, Senior M embers, and family gathered on M arch 16, 2013 at
the Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club to celebrate the accomplishments during 2012 for
Wesley Chapel Cadet Squadron FL-458. To start off the night, the squadron’s 5-person Honor
Guard presented the colors along with setting of the POW/M IA table. A presentation of the
Honor Guard Creed followed, displaying the precision of spinning rifles and motionless
members-“truly the highlight of the evening!”
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A dinner buffet was enjoyed by all, followed by the much anticipated awards and
certificates of the Cadets and Senior M ember’s accomplishments. First to be recognized
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Physical Testing, Aerospace Education, and Leadership. Then for a lighthearted portion of
the evening, the squadron gave out its annual “Boot Lace Awards” which recognizes
memorable moments throughout the year such as: WW2 History Historian, Uniform Name Tag,
Gift Wrap Champion, etc…
Cadet of the Year awards were next. C/2d Lt Wilberto Torres Jr. received the Air Force
Sergeants Association Award (AFSA), C/CM Sgt Kyle Curabba obtained the Veterans of Foreign
War NCO Award (VFW), and C/M aj Elena Lee received Air Force Association Award (AFA).
These cadets showed great leadership throughout the 2012 year by leading and mentoring
the cadets in the squadron, participating actively in squadron, wing, region, and national
activities.
Several Senior members were recognized as well for obtaining the Benjamin O. Davis Award.
All present viewed the “year in review” video that showed the many activities the squadron
member’s participated at the squadron, group, wing, region, and national. A special note
about the accomplishments for 2012 is that the squadron achieved all the CAP milestone
awards which were: Wright Brothers, Billy M itchell, Amelia Earhart, and Ira Eaker, plus the
coveted Carl A Spaatz award. Then, members enjoyed the upbeat entertainment provided
by “Generations Fused by M usic”.
Overall, the night was one to remember and all the members and guests had a great time.

Year in review video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygZqfSb6GpY

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
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Group 5 SAREX hones emergency
services skills
POSTED: Friday, March 22, 2013

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by M aj Jeff Carlson, Group 5, Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Group 5, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

Photo: Punta Gorda mission base flightline stands ready for aircrews tasked to complete
route and grid searches along with aerial photography sorties.
Punta Gorda, FL - Over 70 members from Group 5 in Florida Wing recently contributed
more than 550 hours in one day for the training necessary to maintain current
qualifications and develop new mission skills. “This type of training is what makes CAP a
great value to our clients, our communities, and our nation” said Group 5 Commander, Lt.
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Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
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Marco Island Civil Air Patrol Celebrates Capt Peter Baker's Life
POSTED: Saturday, February 23, 2013

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by Lt Col Richard C. Niess, M arco Island Senior Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Group 5

Marco Island, Florida - Captain Peter G. Baker, 66, of Naples, FL, formerly of Milford and Bellingham, MA, recently died at the Naples Community Hospital.
Approximately 100 of Peter's many friends and peers joined this day for a "Peter's Celebration of Life" at the Marco Island Civil Air Patrol Senior Squadron
headquarters hangar at the Marco Island Executive Airport.
Peter was a graduate of Northeastern University, Class of 1977, a Viet Nam veteran, having served in the US Marine Corps. He was an avid airplane pilot and
helicopter enthusiast who had his FAA chief flight instructor's license. Peter was involved in setting a world speed record while flying a single engine plane
coast to coast.
He was an active member of the Marco Island Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol serving as a Check Pilot. He also served as Florida Wing Civil Air Patrol Group 5
Chief Check Pilot and Standards and Evaluation Officer
Peter also was an active member of the Marco Island Senior Softball League during his eight years of participation.
The master of ceremonies was CAP Group 5 Commander Lt Col Raymond Rosenberg, assisted by CAP friends and members Frank Fusco, Dave and Susie
Walsh, Jim and Rose Picone, Ray James, Linda Spell, Cindy and Bob Dohm and Peter's partner Donna Thayer.
Several of Peter's friends gave short anecdotes concerning their relationships with Peter, and Father Gleb of the Orthodox Church gave a benediction. Following
the celebration refreshments were served.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft.
CAP, in its Air Force auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
and was credited by the AFRCC with saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at
the request of federal, state and local agencies. The members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000 young people
currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about the sacrifices of U.S. military veterans. Visit www.gocivilairpatrol.com or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/sercap
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Tallahassee Cadet Receives Air Force
Association Cadet of the Year Award
POSTED: Saturday, February 23, 2013

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by 1st Lt Curtis Hooks, Tallahassee Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 1

Photo:
Cadet Torress posses with family after being presented the Air Force
Association's Cadet of the Year Award.
Tallahassee, FL - The Air Force Association Chapter in Tallahassee held their monthly
meeting this evening, at the Holiday Inn on North Monroe St.
One of the highlights of the evening occurred near the end of the meeting.
This was when Lt Col Cliff Palmer, USAF and Lt Col Lynn Damron, CAP, Tallahassee
Composite Squadron, awarded the Air Force Association Cadet of the Year award to
Cadet/ Senior Master Sergeant Justin Torres.

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a Cadet 4th Class at the Air Force Academy.
Lt Col Damron stated that Cadet Torres was a "True leader." Lt Col Palmer said "If the
people could see Cadet Torres and the other impressive cadets in the Tallahassee
Composite Squadron, they would feel good about America again."

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.

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www.gocivilairpatrol.com

or

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Tallahassee Composite Squadron
lights their fire on Safety Down Night
POSTED: Saturday, February 16, 2013

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by 1st Lt Curtis Hooks, Tallahassee Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 1

Photo: Cadets put training into action to extinguish a fire.
Tallahassee, Florida - Members of the Tallahassee Fire Department assist with
Tallahassee Composite Squadron's safety down night exercise.
It was a hot time in Tallahassee when safety down night rolled around this year. Members
of the Tallahassee airport fire station attended the squadron meeting to give a presentation
on fire extinguisher types and the proper use of them. They taught the Cadets and Senior Related Articles
members present the acronym P.A.S.S. Meaning Pull the safety pin, Aim the nozzle at
the base of the fire, Squeeze the handle and Sweep the nozzle across the path of the fire.
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After their briefing, the action moved outside to the burn pan, where the firefighters suited Army Golden Knights
up and allowed the Cadets and Senior members to practice what they learned. With a
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burn pan, some Jet A and some kerosene, they were able to put their new skills to use on
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some burning liquid fires.
They had a successful training session, got to have some hands on practice, and a good
time was had by all. Including the members of the Tallahassee Fire Department.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Civil Air Patrol Cadets receive public
speaking training from Professionals
POSTED: Saturday, February 16, 2013

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by 1st Lt Curtis Hooks, Tallahassee Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 1

Photo: Cadets and guest pose following the presentation from the Professional Speakers
Workshop of Tallahassee.
Tallahassee, Florida - The Tallahassee Composite Squadron hosted a public speaking
seminar presented by the Professional Speakers Workshop of Tallahassee. Major Lloyd
Wheeler of the Tallahassee Composite Squadron and Mr. Alan Pippenger gave a class to
members of the Tallahassee and Mariana squadrons.
In daily life Major Wheeler is the owner of History Alive Productions. He gives
presentations in character, as Benjamin Franklin, Blackbeard, and George Ennis, the
friendly blacksmith.
Mr. Pippenger is owner of a local sign shop and a founding member of Professional
Speakers Workshop.

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They covered all aspects of speaking, from preparation to openings to presentations.
They gave a great deal of information, ranging from, the invitation to give a speech to the
completion and delivery of the speaking event.
Cadets received very valuable training that will help them in their C.A.P. Career as well as
their professional lives.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Florida Wing Color Guard Stands Tall
in Ceremony Honoring American Hero
POSTED: Monday, January 21, 2013

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by 1st Lt Curtis Hooks, Tallahassee Composite Sq., Florida Wing
Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 1

Photo: Cadets pose with Command Sergeant Major, Re. Gordon Petro following the
ceremony.
Melbourne, Florida - The Color Guard representing the Florida Wing was honored with a
request to participate in a ceremony to honor a true American hero. Command Sergeant
Major, Re. Gordon Petro, gave 27 years of service in the United States Army. Upon
retirement he went on to work in the San Diego county school system, as the
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Commander of the Air Force Junior ROTC program.
Sgt. Maj. Petro was held as a Prisoner of War during the Korean conflict from 1951-1953.
The ceremony to honor his sacrifice was held at the Candle wood Suites in Melbourne,
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FL. A POW/MIA flag was presented to the hotel by members of Rolling Thunder chapter 1
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of Florida and raised by the Florida Wing Color Guard. The Color Guard was very America
impressive. They were later asked for an interview by a local radio station.

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In attendance were Carol McCormick, the Mayor of Palm shores, Rob Medina VFW Poppy Drive
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representing State Congressman Bill Poesy's office, Wayne Ivey, Brevard County Sheriff,
and many other dignitaries.
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It was a wonderful opportunity to show the caliber of the Cadet Corps of the Florida Wing.
Sergeant Major Petro was overwhelmed by the ceremony and the performance of the
Color Guard. He did, however, take the opportunity to tell the Color guard that "when I was
in charge of the Junior ROTC in San Diego I had the number 1 color guard in the State."

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

Copyright (c) 2012 Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol.

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South Florida Pilots Complete New
G1000 Ground Training Course
POSTED: Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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by Florida Wing Public Affairs
Florida Wing, Group 5

Photo: Graduates of the G1000 Ground Training Workshop Pose for a Group Photo.
By Lt Col Henry Irizarry
Commander, Group 7, Florida Wing
Miami, Florida - Eighteen Florida Wing pilots completed the newly released G1000
ground training course on January 12th and 13th. It was a first-of-its-kind training event in
more than one way. Not only were the participants trained in accordance with the new Related Articles
G1000 curriculum, but an unprecedented inter-group instructor cadre from Florida Wing's
groups 5, 6 and 7 united together to demonstrate Florida Wing's motto of One Goal, One
Mission, One Team. Lt. Col. Henry Irizarry, Florida Wing Group 7 Commander said, "It There are no related articles.
was our goal to showcase that working together makes us more efficient in an era of
limited resources. There is no way we could have pulled this off without the assistance
from our neighboring Groups."
The pilots will now begin their required flight training sorties and complete their check
rides before they are endorsed to fly the G1000 aircraft.
Florida Wing currently has 372 qualified CAP pilots, and continues to train members to
become Emergency Services qualified Mission Pilots. With the advances of technology in
the cockpit, G1000 training will be instrumental in ensuring a well-trained and qualified
force of Volunteer Airmen. Anytime. Anywhere. Anything. Florida Wing is Ready.

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
Visit
www.gocivilairpatrol.com
or
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

Copyright (c) 2012 Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol.

http://news.sercap.us/view_ser.asp?ID=468

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Wesley Chapel Cadet Sqn Tours Tampa Police Dept.
Aviation Division
POSTED: Thursday, January 03, 2013

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by Capt Ernest Lee, Group 3, Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Group 3, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

Photo: Wesley Chapel Cadets observe presentations covering air operations and K-9 patrol teams of the Tampa Police Dept. .

Tampa International Airport, FL- Ca dets of the Wes l ey Cha pel Ca det Sqn (Fl -458) ha d the ra re opportuni ty to vi s i t the a i r opera ti ons uni t of the
Ta mpa Pol i ce Depa rtment (TPD). Arra nged by CAP 2nd LT Todd Cura bba , ca dets , s eni or members a nd pa rents were a l l owed a cces s to the Ai r
Opera ti ons ha nga r l oca ted a t Ta mpa Interna ti ona l Ai rport (TIA). Ori gi na l l y formed i n the 1960’s , the a vi a ti on uni t i ni ti a l l y uti l i zed fi xedwi ng a i rcra ft. Fi ndi ng tha t hel i copters were more s ui ted for pol i ce mi s s i ons , TPD ha s tra ns i ti oned to rotorcra ft onl y; wi thi n thei r i nventory
a re two Bel l 407’s , one Bel l 206L4, a nd a Hughes OH-6. The Hughes , a s the ol des t a i rcra ft i n i nventory, i s i n the proces s of bei ng reti red from
s ervi ce a nd dona ted to the Vi etna m Pi l ots As s oci a ti on mus eum.
A pres enta ti on of wa ter res cue a nd ni ght opera ti ons s peci a l i zed equi pment wa s gi ven by Ta cti ca l Fl i ght Offi cer Greg Pryor. Offi cer Pryor
ca me to the a vi a ti on uni t wi th mi l i ta ry tra i ni ng a nd 10 yea rs of SWAT experi ence wi th TPD.
TPD ha s opera ted K-9 uni ts for over 25 yea rs , a nd a ttendees obs erved a l i ve demons tra ti on of a worki ng K-9 uni t pres ented by TPD Offi cer
Bri tt Ma rti nez a nd Corpora l Mi ke Ba ra nows ki . Donni ng a pa dded s ui t us ed i n tra i ni ng pol i ce dogs , Corpora l Ba ra nows ki a s s umed the rol e
of a ‘ba d guy’ whi l e Offi cer Ma rti nez ra n tra i ni ng dri l l s wi th her K-9 pa rtner, ‘Ta z’.
2d Lt Cura bba i s a l s o the Chi ef Pi l ot of Avi a ti on for the Ta mpa Pol i ce Dept.
http://www.ta mpa gov.net/dept_Pol i ce/ABOUT_US/INVESTIGATIONS_AND_SUPPORT/SPECIAL_SUPPORT_DIVISION/AVIATION_SQUAD/i ndex.a s p?
s i temenuhi de=y
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s i temenuhi de=y

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http://www.bel l hel i copter.com/
http://www.vhpa .org/

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with more than 61,000 members nationwide,
operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue
missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011.
Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local
agencies. The members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000 young people currently
participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for
70 years. CAP also participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about the sacrifices of U.S.
military veterans. Visit www.gocivilairpatrol.com or www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.
Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/sercap

Copyright (c) 2012 Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol.

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FLWG Group 3 travels far for Wreaths
Across America
POSTED: Tuesday, January 01, 2013

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by C/Lt Col Elena Lee, Wesley Chapel Cadet Sq., Florida Wing
Region Hq, Florida Wing, Cadet Programs, Group 3, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

CAP participates in Wreaths Across America, and for Group 3 "across" it was. M embers
throughout the group participated in the events at the Bay Pines and Bushnell National
cemeteries in Florida, and Arlington National Cemetery for the annual wreath laying
ceremony. North Tampa-Lutz Cadet and Pasco Composite Squadrons represented CAP at Bay
Pines Cemetery along with Group Commander, M aj Len Goellner while Wesley Chapel Cadet,
Central Florida Aerospace Academy Composite, Polk County Composite and Hernando County
Composite squadrons all joined together at Bushnell.
M embers, C/CM Sgt David Levy of Clearwater Composite, C/CM Sgt Kyle Curabba and Lt Rhonda
Curabba of Wesley Chapel and Group 3 Deputy Commander, Capt Steve Lampasona, got the
rare experience to travel to the Virigina/Washington DC area to participate with the CAP
Honor Guard at Arlington National Cemetery. They joined 22 other Honor Guardsmen all
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around the country for the ceremony. The cadets worked hard, waking up at 0300hrs to get
on the traveling bus to begin their practicing when arriving at their destination. C/CM Sgt
Kyle Curabba shared, "when being used to [Florida’s] 85 degrees all year, 30 degrees with a There are no related articles.
feel of 20 is a quick wake up!" After surviving the cold weather and participating in the heart
warming ceremony, the cadets visited the, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, C/CM Sgt Kyle
Curabba said, "I must say that was an amazing experience." "The most amazing part of the
trip, in my opinion, was just being able to see hundreds and thousands of graves in one view,
[it is] absolutely breathtaking!"

To view this year’s Group 3 event video of Wreaths Across America, please visit:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YT9-NGKoCGI

Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with
more than 61,000 members nationwide, operating a fleet of 550 aircraft. CAP, in its Air Force
auxiliary role, performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as
tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with
saving 54 lives in fiscal year 2011. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster
relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The
members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to nearly 27,000
young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. CAP received the World
Peace Prize in 2011 and has been performing missions for America for 70 years. CAP also
participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about
the
sacrifices
of
U.S.
military
veterans.
www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.

Visit

www.gocivilairpatrol.com

or

Visit the Southeast Region Civil Air Patrol at http://sercap.us and on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/sercap

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Wing Staff - Personnel Authorizations

SECTION 11 of 11 Florida Wing History - 2013

HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-001

1 January 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville

435926
148516
114558
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com

Lt Col Robert W. Atchley

290014

FL-001

ratchley@flwg.us

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Maj Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Capt Richard D Colado
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Maj Andrew J Wilson
Capt Orlando Ramirez II

388169
105593
296879
339288
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
249567
419271

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-001
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

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RCOLADO@AOL.COM

cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
ajw4141@gmail.com
armageddon58@att.net

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-001
DUTY

1 January 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Maj Gilbert T Dembeck
Maj James M Goblet (ady)

357906
302783

FL-001
FL-049

gilsmail@juno.com
ormondcap@gmail.com

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

1st Lt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson

338844
128840
461758
364667

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Maj Marie E Berninger
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Joseph L Tomasone
Capt Jeri F Webster (ady)

245234
103606
361109
205630
392783
144570
109110
181550
245234
116676

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-001
FL-001
FL-210

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
mberninger@flwg.us
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
bcolbert@usa.net
jtomasone@flwg.us
jlw108@juno.com

Maj George K Schaefer
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
Capt Daniel L Woods
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Capt Robert G. Little
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
309502
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-001
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
66gmc47@gmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

424480
392855
392855
278240
392855

FL-001
FL-249
FL-249
FL-286
FL-249

rlittle@flwg.us
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

375964
460483

FL-001
FL-044

rhelton@flwg.us
dave@SRQpilot.org

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Officer
Communications Engineering Officer
Communications Licensing Officer
Communications Technician
Communication Net Control Station
Operations
Director of Operations
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Diaster Relief Officer
Asst Diaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer
Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer

Lt Col Roger E Helton
Capt David M Armbrust (ady)

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-001
DUTY

1 January 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

389587

FL-001

rocky_long@hotmail.com

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
122589
228680
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
chiefchk6@aol.com
toddwean@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Capt J Howard Collins
Capt Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

Gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Capt Troy A Odierno
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/Maj Michael Simon (ady)
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

274665
231900
375257
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-337
FL-001
FL-458

margaritamesones@yahoo.com
tomiller88@juno.com
todierno@me.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Maj Katharyn N Downing
Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)
1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

460331
332658
415646
108601
441147
394459
469026
104975

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286
FL-445
FL-054

kayedowning@comcast.net
darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net
Chrise99@bellsouth.net
lantanafl054@aol.com

Operations Support (Continued)
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer

Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant
Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Russell Reichmann
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman
Professional Development
Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-001
DUTY

1 January 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
1st Lt John E Ford

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-274

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Maj Stacey R Sage
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)
Vacant
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Maj Stacey R Sage
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Capt Carlos Echegoyen (ady)
2nd Lt Kenneth L M Jacobs (ady)
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)

137272
361109
411389
427451

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-025

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
ssage@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com

227824
411389
227824
463168
509428
427451

FL-816
FL-001
FL-816
FL-286
FL-432
FL-025

nspieth@embarqmail.com
ssage@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
c.echegoyen@pinescap.org
kenjac858@comcast.net
tathomas0851@yahoo.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)

492939
515479

FL-001
FL-432

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

103083

FL-001

rmasiker@juno.com

Personnel
Director of Personnel
Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer
Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Each Individual
1 - Unit File

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

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FLORIDA WING HEADQUARTERS
CIVIL AIR PATROL
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE AUXILIARY
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
NO. 13-004

2 January 2013

Effective this date, in accordance with CAPR 20-1 and CAPR 173-1 Para. 9, the below named
personnel are appointed to the Florida Wing Finance Committee.
NAME

GRADE

CAPID

DUTY

Michael Cook
Joseph Martin
Phillip Zedonek
Margarita Mesones-Mori
Gary Nelson
Grant Meadows Jr
David Auerbach
Luis Garcia

Col
Col
Lt Col
Lt Col
Lt Col
Maj
Lt Col
Lt Col

301727
116561
435926
274665
114558
411659
105593
148516

Chairperson
Member
Member
Member
Member
Member
Member
Member

1. The board shall meet at the call of the chairperson and shall fulfill all obligations and perform all
duties prescribed in Paragraph 9, CAPR 173-1.
2. At any meeting of the Wing Finance Committee, during which all members cannot be present, a
vote by at least five (5) of the members shall be considered sufficient for the conduct of business
of the board and the taking of a vote, in any matter before the board.
3. The resignation of all board members appointed previous to this date, to the board, is hereby
accepted.

Michael N. Cook, Col, CAP
Commander, Florida Wing

DISTRIBUTION:
1 – Each Member
1 – SER HQ/CC
1 – NHQ CAP/FM
1 – Unit File

FLORIDA WING HEADQUARTERS
CIVIL AIR PATROL
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE AUXILIARY
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13- 005
1.

2 January 2013

Effective this date, in accordance with CAPR 35-5, Section A, 1-10, the below named personnel are appointed
to the Florida Wing Promotion Board.
NAME

GRADE

CAPID

DUTY

Rogerson, William
Ferris, Darlene
Downing, Katharyn
Richards, Jennifer

Lt Col
Maj
Capt
Maj

102119
332658
460331
444437

Chairperson
Member
Member
Member

2.

The board shall meet at the call of the chairperson and shall fulfill all obligations and perform all duties
prescribed in Section A, 1-10, CAPR 35-5.

3.

At any meeting of the Wing Promotion Board, during which all members cannot be present, a vote by at least
two (2) of the members shall be considered sufficient for the conduct of business of the board and the taking of a
vote, in any matter before the board.

4.

Maj Darlene Ferris is authorized to sign “FOR THE CHAIRPERSON” all documents approved by the Board.

5.

The resignation of all Wing Promotion Board members appointed previous to this date is hereby accepted.

Michael N. Cook, Col, CAP
Commander, Florida Wing

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Commander
1 - Chief of Staff
1 - Deputy Chief of Staffs
1 - Each Director

HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008

As of: 1 March 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville

435926
148516
114558
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com

Lt Col Robert W. Atchley

290014

FL-001

ratchley@flwg.us

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Maj Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Maj Andrew J Wilson
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
249567
419271
357906

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
ajw4141@gmail.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

Page 1

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 1 March 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Maj James M Goblet (ady)
1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)

302783
482875

FL-049
FL-044

ormondcap@gmail.com
roberthh@rocketmail.com

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

1st Lt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson

338844
128840
461758
364667

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Maj Marie E Berninger
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Joseph L Tomasone
Capt Jeri F Webster (ady)

245234
103606
361109
205630
392783
144570
109110
181550
245234
116676

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-001
FL-001
FL-210

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
mberninger@flwg.us
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
bcolbert@usa.net
jtomasone@flwg.us
jlw108@juno.com

Maj George K Schaefer
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
Capt Daniel L Woods
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Capt Robert G. Little
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
309502
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-001
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
66gmc47@gmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

424480
392855
392855
278240
392855

FL-001
FL-249
FL-249
FL-286
FL-249

rlittle@flwg.us
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

375964
460483

FL-001
FL-044

rhelton@flwg.us
dave@SRQpilot.org

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Officer
Communications Engineering Officer
Communications Licensing Officer
Communications Technician
Communication Net Control Station
Operations
Director of Operations
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Diaster Relief Officer
Asst Diaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer
Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer

Lt Col Roger E Helton
Capt David M Armbrust (ady)

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 1 March 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

389587

FL-001

rocky_long@hotmail.com

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
122589
228680
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
chiefchk6@aol.com
toddwean@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Capt J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

Gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Capt Troy A Odierno
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/Maj Michael Simon (ady)
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

274665
231900
375257
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-337
FL-001
FL-458

margaritamesones@yahoo.com
tomiller88@juno.com
todierno@me.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Maj Katharyn N Downing
Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)
1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

460331
332658
415646
108601
441147
394459
469026
104975

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286
FL-445
FL-054

kayedowning@comcast.net
darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net
Chrise99@bellsouth.net
lantanafl054@aol.com

Operations Support (Continued)
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer

Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant
Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Russell Reichmann
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman
Professional Development
Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 1 March 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
1st Lt John E Ford (ady)

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-274

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
227824
427451

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-025
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-816
FL-025

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
tathomas0851@yahoo.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)

492939
515479

FL-001
FL-432

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

103083

FL-001

rmasiker@juno.com

Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer
Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

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HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008

As of: 1 May 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames (ady)
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori

435926
148516
114558
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253
274665

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-023
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com
mmesones@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert W. Atchley

290014

FL-001

ratchley@flwg.us

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Maj Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

Page 1

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 1 May 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Maj James M Goblet (ady)
1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)
Lt Col Roger Helton (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky (ady)
Capt Brian S Kirke (ady)

302783
482875
375964
490305
473879

FL-049
FL-044
FL-049
FL-049
FL-435

ormondcap@gmail.com
roberthh@rocketmail.com
rhelton@flwg.gov
smakky@pipeline.com
brian.kirke@comcast.net

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

Capt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson
SM Benjie R Coleman

338844
128840
461758
364667
235648

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net
colemanaero@aol.com

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky Sr (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Denis C Sullivan (ady)

245234
103606
205630
392783
144570
109110
490305
181550
470019

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-049
FL-001
FL-293

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
smakky@pipeline.com
bcolbert@usa.net
dencats@att.net

Lt Col George K Schaefer
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
Capt Daniel L Woods
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
309502
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-001
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
66gmc47@gmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

392855
392855
278240
392855

FL-249
FL-249
FL-286
FL-249

pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications ALE Manager
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Licensing Officer
Communication Net Manager
Operations
Director of Operations
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Diaster Relief Officer
Asst Diaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer

Page 2

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 1 May 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

460483
389587

FL-044
FL-001

dave@SRQpilot.org
rocky_long@hotmail.com

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
122589
228680
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
chiefchk6@aol.com
toddwean@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Maj J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

Gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Maj Justin R McElvaney
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/LtCol Michael Simon
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

229432
274665
231900
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-001
FL-001
FL-458

jmcelvaney@flwg.us
mmesones@flwg.us
tomiller88@juno.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Maj Katharyn N Downing
Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)

460331
332658
415646
108601
441147
394459

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286

kayedowning@comcast.net
darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net

Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer

Vacant
Capt David M Armbrust (ady)
Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant
Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Russell Reichmann
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman
Professional Development
Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development

Page 3

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 1 May 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

469026
104975

FL-445
FL-054

Chrise99@bellsouth.net
lantanafl054@aol.com

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
Capt John E Ford (ady)

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-274

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
227824
427451

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-025
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-816
FL-025

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
tathomas0851@yahoo.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)

492939
515479

FL-001
FL-432

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

103083

FL-001

rmasiker@juno.com

Professional Development (Continued)
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer
SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer
Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer
Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

Page 4

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff, SER/CC
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

Page 5

HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008

As of: 10 April 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville

435926
148516
114558
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com

Lt Col Robert W. Atchley

290014

FL-001

ratchley@flwg.us

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Maj Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck
Maj James M Goblet (ady)

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906
302783

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com
ormondcap@gmail.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

Page 1

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008

As of: 10 April 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)
Lt Col Roger Helton (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky (ady)
Capt Brian S Kirke (ady)

482875
375964
490305
473879

FL-044
FL-049
FL-049
FL-435

roberthh@rocketmail.com
rhelton@flwg.gov
smakky@pipeline.com
brian.kirke@comcast.net

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

Capt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson

338844
128840
461758
364667

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky Sr (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Denis C Sullivan (ady)

245234
103606
205630
392783
144570
109110
490305
181550
470019

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-049
FL-001
FL-293

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
smakky@pipeline.com
bcolbert@usa.net
dencats@att.net

Lt Col George K Schaefer
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
Capt Daniel L Woods
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Capt Robert G. Little
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
309502
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-001
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
66gmc47@gmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

424480
392855
392855
278240
392855

FL-001
FL-249
FL-249
FL-286
FL-249

rlittle@flwg.us
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

DUTY

EMAIL

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications ALE Manager
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Licensing Officer
Communication Net Manager
Operations
Director of Operations
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Diaster Relief Officer
Asst Diaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer
Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support

Vacant

Page 2

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 10 April 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

460483
389587

FL-044
FL-001

dave@SRQpilot.org
rocky_long@hotmail.com

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
122589
228680
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
chiefchk6@aol.com
toddwean@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Maj J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

Gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Capt Troy A Odierno
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/Maj Michael Simon (ady)
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

274665
231900
375257
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-337
FL-001
FL-458

margaritamesones@yahoo.com
tomiller88@juno.com
todierno@me.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Maj Katharyn N Downing
Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)
1st Lt Christina A English (ady)

460331
332658
415646
108601
441147
394459
469026

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286
FL-445

kayedowning@comcast.net
darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net
Chrise99@bellsouth.net

Operations Support (Continued)
Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer

Capt David M Armbrust (ady)
Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant
Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Russell Reichmann
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman
Professional Development
Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development

Page 3

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 10 April 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

104975

FL-054

lantanafl054@aol.com

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
Capt John E Ford (ady)

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-274

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
227824
427451

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-025
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-816
FL-025

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
tathomas0851@yahoo.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)

492939
515479

FL-001
FL-432

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

103083

FL-001

rmasiker@juno.com

SUPPORT SECTION
Professional Development (Continued)
Testing Officer
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer
Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer
Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

Page 4

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff, SER/CC
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

Page 5

HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008

As of: 10 March 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville

435926
148516
114558
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com

Lt Col Robert W. Atchley

290014

FL-001

ratchley@flwg.us

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Maj Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck
Maj James M Goblet (ady)

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906
302783

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com
ormondcap@gmail.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

Page 1

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 10 March 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)

482875

FL-044

roberthh@rocketmail.com

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

Capt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson

338844
128840
461758
364667

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky Sr (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Denis C Sullivan (ady)

245234
103606
205630
392783
144570
109110
490305
181550
470019

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-049
FL-001
FL-293

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
smakky@pipeline.com
bcolbert@usa.net
dencats@att.net

Maj George K Schaefer
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
Capt Daniel L Woods
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Capt Robert G. Little
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
309502
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-001
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
66gmc47@gmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

424480
392855
392855
278240
392855

FL-001
FL-249
FL-249
FL-286
FL-249

rlittle@flwg.us
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

460483
389587

FL-044
FL-001

dave@SRQpilot.org
rocky_long@hotmail.com

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications ALE Manager
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Licensing Officer
Communication Net Manager
Operations
Director of Operations
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Diaster Relief Officer
Asst Diaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer
Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer

Vacant
Capt David M Armbrust (ady)
Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant

Page 2

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 10 March 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Russell Reichmann
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
122589
228680
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
chiefchk6@aol.com
toddwean@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Maj J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

Gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Capt Troy A Odierno
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/Maj Michael Simon (ady)
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

274665
231900
375257
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-337
FL-001
FL-458

margaritamesones@yahoo.com
tomiller88@juno.com
todierno@me.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Maj Katharyn N Downing
Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)
1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

460331
332658
415646
108601
441147
394459
469026
104975

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286
FL-445
FL-054

kayedowning@comcast.net
darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net
Chrise99@bellsouth.net
lantanafl054@aol.com

Operations Support (Continued)
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer
PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman
Professional Development
Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer

Page 3

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 10 March 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
Capt John E Ford (ady)

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-274

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
227824
427451

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-025
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-816
FL-025

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
tathomas0851@yahoo.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)

492939
515479

FL-001
FL-432

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

103083

FL-001

rmasiker@juno.com

Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer
Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff, SER/CC
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

Page 4

HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008

As of: 10 May 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Col Christian F Moersch
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames (ady)
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori

435926
148516
231449
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253
274665

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-023
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
cmoersch3@gmail.com
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com
mmesones@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert W. Atchley

290014

FL-001

ratchley@flwg.us

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Maj Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

Page 1

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 10 May 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Maj James M Goblet (ady)
1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)
Lt Col Roger Helton
Capt Steven J Makky (ady)
Capt Brian S Kirke (ady)

302783
482875
375964
490305
473879

FL-049
FL-044
FL-001
FL-049
FL-435

ormondcap@gmail.com
roberthh@rocketmail.com
rhelton@flwg.gov
smakky@pipeline.com
brian.kirke@comcast.net

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

Capt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson
SM Benjie R Coleman

338844
128840
461758
364667
235648

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net
colemanaero@aol.com

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky Sr (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Denis C Sullivan (ady)

245234
103606
114558
205630
392783
144570
109110
490305
181550
470019

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-049
FL-001
FL-293

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
smakky@pipeline.com
bcolbert@usa.net
dencats@att.net

Lt Col George K Schaefer
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
Capt Daniel L Woods
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
114558
114558
375964
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
309502
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-001
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
66gmc47@gmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

392855
392855

FL-249
FL-249

pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications ALE Manager
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Licensing Officer
Communication Net Manager
Operations
Director of Operations
Asst Director of Operations
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Diaster Relief Officer
Asst Diaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer

Page 2

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 10 May 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

278240
392855

FL-286
FL-249

emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Lt Col Roger E Helton
Capt David M Armbrust (ady)
Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant
Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

375964
460483
389587

FL-001
FL-044
FL-001

rhelton@flwg.us
dave@SRQpilot.org
rocky_long@hotmail.com

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
375964
228680
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
toddwean@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Maj J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

Gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Maj Justin R McElvaney
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/LtCol Michael Simon
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

229432
274665
231900
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-001
FL-001
FL-458

jmcelvaney@flwg.us
mmesones@flwg.us
tomiller88@juno.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Maj Katharyn N Downing

460331

FL-001

kayedowning@comcast.net

Operations (Continued)
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer
Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer
PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman
Professional Development
Director of Professional Development

Page 3

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 10 May 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)
1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

332658
415646
108601
441147
394459
469026
104975

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286
FL-445
FL-054

darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net
Chrise99@bellsouth.net
lantanafl054@aol.com

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
Capt John E Ford

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-001

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col Gary E Nelson

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
427451
227824
114558

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
nspieth@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)

492939
515479

FL-001
FL-432

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

103083

FL-001

rmasiker@juno.com

Professional Development (Continued)
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer
SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer
Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer
Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

Page 4

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff, SER/CC
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

Page 5

HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008

As of: 15 April 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori

435926
148516
114558
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253
274665

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com
mmesones@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert W. Atchley

290014

FL-001

ratchley@flwg.us

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Maj Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

Page 1

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 15 April 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Maj James M Goblet (ady)
1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)
Lt Col Roger Helton (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky (ady)
Capt Brian S Kirke (ady)

302783
482875
375964
490305
473879

FL-049
FL-044
FL-049
FL-049
FL-435

ormondcap@gmail.com
roberthh@rocketmail.com
rhelton@flwg.gov
smakky@pipeline.com
brian.kirke@comcast.net

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

Capt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson

338844
128840
461758
364667

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky Sr (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Denis C Sullivan (ady)

245234
103606
205630
392783
144570
109110
490305
181550
470019

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-049
FL-001
FL-293

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
smakky@pipeline.com
bcolbert@usa.net
dencats@att.net

Lt Col George K Schaefer
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
Capt Daniel L Woods
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Capt Robert G. Little
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
309502
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-001
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
66gmc47@gmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

424480
392855
392855
278240
392855

FL-001
FL-249
FL-249
FL-286
FL-249

rlittle@flwg.us
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications ALE Manager
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Licensing Officer
Communication Net Manager
Operations
Director of Operations
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Diaster Relief Officer
Asst Diaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer

Page 2

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 15 April 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

460483
389587

FL-044
FL-001

dave@SRQpilot.org
rocky_long@hotmail.com

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
122589
228680
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
chiefchk6@aol.com
toddwean@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Maj J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

Gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Maj Justin R McElvaney
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Capt Troy A Odierno
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/Maj Michael Simon (ady)
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

229432
274665
231900
375257
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-337
FL-001
FL-458

jmcelvaney@flwg.us
mmesones@flwg.us
tomiller88@juno.com
todierno@me.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Maj Katharyn N Downing
Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown

460331
332658
415646
108601
441147

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

kayedowning@comcast.net
darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us

Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer

Vacant
Capt David M Armbrust (ady)
Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant
Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Russell Reichmann
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman
Professional Development
Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development

Page 3

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 15 April 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)
1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

394459
469026
104975

FL-286
FL-445
FL-054

bagordon@bellsouth.net
Chrise99@bellsouth.net
lantanafl054@aol.com

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
Capt John E Ford (ady)

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-274

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
227824
427451

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-025
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-816
FL-025

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
tathomas0851@yahoo.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)

492939
515479

FL-001
FL-432

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

103083

FL-001

rmasiker@juno.com

Professional Development (Continued)
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer
SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer
Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer
Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

Page 4

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff, SER/CC
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

Page 5

HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008

As of: 20 March 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville

435926
148516
114558
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com

Lt Col Robert W. Atchley

290014

FL-001

ratchley@flwg.us

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Maj Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck
Maj James M Goblet (ady)

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906
302783

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com
ormondcap@gmail.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

Page 1

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 20 March 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)

482875

FL-044

roberthh@rocketmail.com

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

Capt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson

338844
128840
461758
364667

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky Sr (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Denis C Sullivan (ady)

245234
103606
205630
392783
144570
109110
490305
181550
470019

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-049
FL-001
FL-293

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
smakky@pipeline.com
bcolbert@usa.net
dencats@att.net

Lt Col George K Schaefer
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
Capt Daniel L Woods
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Capt Robert G. Little
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
309502
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-001
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
66gmc47@gmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

424480
392855
392855
278240
392855

FL-001
FL-249
FL-249
FL-286
FL-249

rlittle@flwg.us
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

460483
389587

FL-044
FL-001

dave@SRQpilot.org
rocky_long@hotmail.com

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications ALE Manager
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Licensing Officer
Communication Net Manager
Operations
Director of Operations
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Diaster Relief Officer
Asst Diaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer
Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer

Vacant
Capt David M Armbrust (ady)
Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant

Page 2

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 20 March 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Russell Reichmann
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
122589
228680
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
chiefchk6@aol.com
toddwean@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Maj J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

Gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Capt Troy A Odierno
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/Maj Michael Simon (ady)
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

274665
231900
375257
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-337
FL-001
FL-458

margaritamesones@yahoo.com
tomiller88@juno.com
todierno@me.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Maj Katharyn N Downing
Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)
1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

460331
332658
415646
108601
441147
394459
469026
104975

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286
FL-445
FL-054

kayedowning@comcast.net
darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net
Chrise99@bellsouth.net
lantanafl054@aol.com

Operations Support (Continued)
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer
PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman
Professional Development
Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer

Page 3

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 20 March 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
Capt John E Ford (ady)

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-274

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
227824
427451

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-025
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-816
FL-025

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
tathomas0851@yahoo.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)

492939
515479

FL-001
FL-432

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

103083

FL-001

rmasiker@juno.com

Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer
Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff, SER/CC
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

Page 4

HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008

As of: 28 May 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Col Christian F Moersch
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames (ady)
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori

435926
148516
231449
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253
274665

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-023
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
cmoersch3@gmail.com
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com
mmesones@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert W. Atchley

290014

FL-001

ratchley@flwg.us

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Maj Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

Page 1

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 28 May 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Maj James M Goblet (ady)
1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)
Lt Col Roger Helton
Capt Steven J Makky (ady)
Capt Brian S Kirke (ady)

302783
482875
375964
490305
473879

FL-049
FL-044
FL-001
FL-049
FL-435

ormondcap@gmail.com
roberthh@rocketmail.com
rhelton@flwg.gov
smakky@pipeline.com
brian.kirke@comcast.net

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

Capt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson
SM Benjie R Coleman

338844
128840
461758
364667
235648

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net
colemanaero@aol.com

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky Sr (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Denis C Sullivan (ady)

245234
103606
114558
205630
392783
144570
109110
490305
181550
470019

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-049
FL-001
FL-293

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
smakky@pipeline.com
bcolbert@usa.net
dencats@att.net

Lt Col George K Schaefer
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
Capt Daniel L Woods
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
114558
114558
375964
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
309502
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-001
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
66gmc47@gmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

392855
392855

FL-249
FL-249

pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications ALE Manager
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Licensing Officer
Communication Net Manager
Operations
Director of Operations
Asst Director of Operations
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Diaster Relief Officer
Asst Diaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer

Page 2

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 28 May 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

278240
392855

FL-286
FL-249

emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Lt Col Roger E Helton
Capt David M Armbrust (ady)
Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant
Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

375964
460483
389587

FL-001
FL-044
FL-001

rhelton@flwg.us
dave@SRQpilot.org
rocky_long@hotmail.com

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
375964
228680
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
toddwean@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Maj J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

Gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Maj Justin R McElvaney
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/LtCol Michael Simon
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

229432
274665
231900
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-001
FL-001
FL-458

jmcelvaney@flwg.us
mmesones@flwg.us
tomiller88@juno.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Maj Katharyn N Downing

460331

FL-001

kayedowning@comcast.net

Operations (Continued)
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer
Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer
PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman
Professional Development
Director of Professional Development

Page 3

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 28 May 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)
1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Maj Jennifer Richards
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

332658
415646
108601
441147
394459
469026
444437
104975

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286
FL-445
FL-001
FL-054

darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net
Chrise99@bellsouth.net
jennyr1639@aol.com
lantanafl054@aol.com

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
Capt John E Ford

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-001

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col Gary E Nelson

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
427451
227824
114558

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
nspieth@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)

492939
515479

FL-001
FL-432

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

103083

FL-001

rmasiker@juno.com

Professional Development (Continued)
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer
SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer
Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Asst Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer
Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

Page 4

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff, SER/CC
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

Page 5

HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008

As of: 7 March 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville

435926
148516
114558
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com

Lt Col Robert W. Atchley

290014

FL-001

ratchley@flwg.us

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Maj Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck
Maj James M Goblet (ady)

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906
302783

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com
ormondcap@gmail.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

Page 1

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 7 March 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)

482875

FL-044

roberthh@rocketmail.com

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

1st Lt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson

338844
128840
461758
364667

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Maj Marie E Berninger
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Joseph L Tomasone
Capt Jeri F Webster (ady)

245234
103606
361109
205630
392783
144570
109110
181550
245234
116676

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-001
FL-001
FL-210

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
mberninger@flwg.us
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
bcolbert@usa.net
jtomasone@flwg.us
jlw108@juno.com

Maj George K Schaefer
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
Capt Daniel L Woods
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Capt Robert G. Little
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
309502
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-001
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
66gmc47@gmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

424480
392855
392855
278240
392855

FL-001
FL-249
FL-249
FL-286
FL-249

rlittle@flwg.us
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

460483
389587

FL-044
FL-001

dave@SRQpilot.org
rocky_long@hotmail.com

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Officer
Communications Engineering Officer
Communications Licensing Officer
Communications Technician
Communication Net Control Station
Operations
Director of Operations
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Diaster Relief Officer
Asst Diaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer
Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer

Vacant
Capt David M Armbrust (ady)
Capt Ralph M Long

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 7 March 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
122589
228680
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
chiefchk6@aol.com
toddwean@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Capt J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

Gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Capt Troy A Odierno
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/Maj Michael Simon (ady)
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

274665
231900
375257
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-337
FL-001
FL-458

margaritamesones@yahoo.com
tomiller88@juno.com
todierno@me.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Maj Katharyn N Downing
Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)
1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

460331
332658
415646
108601
441147
394459
469026
104975

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286
FL-445
FL-054

kayedowning@comcast.net
darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net
Chrise99@bellsouth.net
lantanafl054@aol.com

Operations Support (Continued)
Mission Base Training Officer
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer

Vacant
Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Russell Reichmann
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman
Professional Development
Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 7 March 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
Capt John E Ford (ady)

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-274

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
227824
427451

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-025
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-816
FL-025

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
tathomas0851@yahoo.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)

492939
515479

FL-001
FL-432

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

103083

FL-001

rmasiker@juno.com

Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer
Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff, SER/CC
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

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HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008

As of: 8 April 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville

435926
148516
114558
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com

Lt Col Robert W. Atchley

290014

FL-001

ratchley@flwg.us

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Maj Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck
Maj James M Goblet (ady)

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906
302783

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com
ormondcap@gmail.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

Page 1

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 8 April 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)
Lt Col Roger Helton (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky (ady)

482875
375964
490305

FL-044
FL-049
FL-049

roberthh@rocketmail.com
rhelton@flwg.gov
smakky@pipeline.com

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

Capt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson

338844
128840
461758
364667

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky Sr (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Denis C Sullivan (ady)

245234
103606
205630
392783
144570
109110
490305
181550
470019

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-049
FL-001
FL-293

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
smakky@pipeline.com
bcolbert@usa.net
dencats@att.net

Lt Col George K Schaefer
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
Capt Daniel L Woods
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Capt Robert G. Little
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
309502
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-001
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
66gmc47@gmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

424480
392855
392855
278240
392855

FL-001
FL-249
FL-249
FL-286
FL-249

rlittle@flwg.us
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

460483

FL-044

dave@SRQpilot.org

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications ALE Manager
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Licensing Officer
Communication Net Manager
Operations
Director of Operations
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Diaster Relief Officer
Asst Diaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer
Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer

Vacant
Capt David M Armbrust (ady)

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 8 April 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

389587

FL-001

rocky_long@hotmail.com

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
122589
228680
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
chiefchk6@aol.com
toddwean@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Maj J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

Gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Capt Troy A Odierno
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/Maj Michael Simon (ady)
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

274665
231900
375257
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-337
FL-001
FL-458

margaritamesones@yahoo.com
tomiller88@juno.com
todierno@me.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Maj Katharyn N Downing
Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)
1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

460331
332658
415646
108601
441147
394459
469026
104975

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286
FL-445
FL-054

kayedowning@comcast.net
darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net
Chrise99@bellsouth.net
lantanafl054@aol.com

Operations Support (Continued)
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer

Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant
Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Russell Reichmann
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman
Professional Development
Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 8 April 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
Capt John E Ford (ady)

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-274

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
227824
427451

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-025
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-816
FL-025

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
tathomas0851@yahoo.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)

492939
515479

FL-001
FL-432

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

103083

FL-001

rmasiker@juno.com

Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer
Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff, SER/CC
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

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HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008

As of: 8 March 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville

435926
148516
114558
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com

Lt Col Robert W. Atchley

290014

FL-001

ratchley@flwg.us

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Maj Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck
Maj James M Goblet (ady)

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906
302783

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com
ormondcap@gmail.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

Page 1

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 8 March 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)

482875

FL-044

roberthh@rocketmail.com

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

1st Lt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson

338844
128840
461758
364667

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky Sr (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Denis C Sullivan (ady)

245234
103606
205630
392783
144570
109110
490305
181550
470019

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-049
FL-001
FL-293

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
smakky@pipeline.com
bcolbert@usa.net
dencats@att.net

Maj George K Schaefer
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
Capt Daniel L Woods
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Capt Robert G. Little
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
309502
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-001
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
66gmc47@gmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

424480
392855
392855
278240
392855

FL-001
FL-249
FL-249
FL-286
FL-249

rlittle@flwg.us
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

460483
389587

FL-044
FL-001

dave@SRQpilot.org
rocky_long@hotmail.com

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications ALE Manager
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Licensing Officer
Communication Net Manager
Operations
Director of Operations
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Diaster Relief Officer
Asst Diaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer
Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer

Vacant
Capt David M Armbrust (ady)
Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 8 March 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Russell Reichmann
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
122589
228680
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
chiefchk6@aol.com
toddwean@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Capt J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

Gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Capt Troy A Odierno
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/Maj Michael Simon (ady)
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

274665
231900
375257
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-337
FL-001
FL-458

margaritamesones@yahoo.com
tomiller88@juno.com
todierno@me.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Maj Katharyn N Downing
Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)
1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

460331
332658
415646
108601
441147
394459
469026
104975

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286
FL-445
FL-054

kayedowning@comcast.net
darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net
Chrise99@bellsouth.net
lantanafl054@aol.com

Operations Support (Continued)
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer
PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman
Professional Development
Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 8 March 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
Capt John E Ford (ady)

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-274

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Capt Tec A Thomas (ady)

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
227824
427451

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-025
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-816
FL-025

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
tathomas0851@yahoo.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)

492939
515479

FL-001
FL-432

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

103083

FL-001

rmasiker@juno.com

Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer
Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff, SER/CC
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

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HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008

As of: 8 May 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames (ady)
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori

435926
148516
114558
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253
274665

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-023
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com
mmesones@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert W. Atchley

290014

FL-001

ratchley@flwg.us

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Maj Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 8 May 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Maj James M Goblet (ady)
1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)
Lt Col Roger Helton (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky (ady)
Capt Brian S Kirke (ady)

302783
482875
375964
490305
473879

FL-049
FL-044
FL-049
FL-049
FL-435

ormondcap@gmail.com
roberthh@rocketmail.com
rhelton@flwg.gov
smakky@pipeline.com
brian.kirke@comcast.net

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

Capt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson
SM Benjie R Coleman

338844
128840
461758
364667
235648

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net
colemanaero@aol.com

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky Sr (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Denis C Sullivan (ady)

245234
103606
205630
392783
144570
109110
490305
181550
470019

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-049
FL-001
FL-293

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
smakky@pipeline.com
bcolbert@usa.net
dencats@att.net

Lt Col George K Schaefer
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
Capt Daniel L Woods
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
309502
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-001
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
66gmc47@gmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

392855
392855
278240
392855

FL-249
FL-249
FL-286
FL-249

pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications ALE Manager
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Licensing Officer
Communication Net Manager
Operations
Director of Operations
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Diaster Relief Officer
Asst Diaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 8 May 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

460483
389587

FL-044
FL-001

dave@SRQpilot.org
rocky_long@hotmail.com

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
122589
228680
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
chiefchk6@aol.com
toddwean@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Maj J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

Gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Maj Justin R McElvaney
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/LtCol Michael Simon
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

229432
274665
231900
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-001
FL-001
FL-458

jmcelvaney@flwg.us
mmesones@flwg.us
tomiller88@juno.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Maj Katharyn N Downing
Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)

460331
332658
415646
108601
441147
394459

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286

kayedowning@comcast.net
darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net

Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer

Vacant
Capt David M Armbrust (ady)
Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant
Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Russell Reichmann
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman
Professional Development
Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-008
DUTY

As of: 8 May 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

469026
104975

FL-445
FL-054

Chrise99@bellsouth.net
lantanafl054@aol.com

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
Capt John E Ford

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-001

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
427451
227824

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
nspieth@embarqmail.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)

492939
515479

FL-001
FL-432

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

103083

FL-001

rmasiker@juno.com

Professional Development (Continued)
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer
SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer
Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer
Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

Page 4

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff, SER/CC
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

Page 5

HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010

As of: 1 July 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Col Christian F Moersch
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames (ady)
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori

435926
148516
231449
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253
274665

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-023
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
cmoersch@cap.gov
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com
mmesones@flwg.us

Lt Col Joseph A Moldon

329777

FL-001

flash4899@live.com

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Lt Col Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

Page 1

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 1 July 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col James M Goblet (ady)
1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)
Lt Col Roger Helton
Capt Steven J Makky (ady)
Capt Brian S Kirke (ady)

302783
482875
375964
490305
473879

FL-049
FL-044
FL-001
FL-049
FL-435

ormondcap@gmail.com
roberthh@rocketmail.com
rhelton@flwg.gov
smakky@pipeline.com
brian.kirke@comcast.net

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

Capt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson
SM Benjie R Coleman

338844
128840
461758
364667
235648

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net
colemanaero@aol.com

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky Sr (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Denis C Sullivan (ady)

245234
103606
114558
205630
392783
144570
109110
490305
181550
470019

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-049
FL-001
FL-293

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
smakky@pipeline.com
bcolbert@usa.net
dencats@att.net

Lt Col George K Schaefer
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
1st Lt Jack R Payne (ady)
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
114558
114558
375964
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
407090
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-078
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
wildjrp@hotmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

392855
392855

FL-249
FL-249

pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications ALE Manager
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Licensing Officer
Communication Net Manager
Operations
Director of Operations
Asst Director of Operations
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Disaster Relief Officer
Asst Disaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer

Page 2

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 1 July 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

278240
392855

FL-286
FL-249

emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Lt Col Roger E Helton
Maj David M Armbrust (ady)
Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant
Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Col Christian F Moersch
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

375964
460483
389587

FL-001
FL-044
FL-001

rhelton@flwg.us
dave@SRQpilot.org
rocky_long@hotmail.com

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
375964
228680
231449
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
toddwean@gmail.com
cmoersch3@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Maj J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Maj Justin R McElvaney
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/LtCol Michael Simon
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

229432
274665
231900
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-001
FL-001
FL-458

jmcelvaney@flwg.us
mmesones@flwg.us
tomiller88@juno.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Operations (Continued)
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer
Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Asst Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer
PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman

Page 3

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 1 July 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Maj Katharyn N Downing
Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)
1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Maj Jennifer Richards
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

460331
332658
415646
108601
441147
394459
469026
444437
104975

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286
FL-445
FL-001
FL-054

kayedowning@comcast.net
darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net
Chrise99@bellsouth.net
jennyr1639@aol.com
lantanafl054@aol.com

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
Capt John E Ford

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-001

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col Gary E Nelson

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
427451
227824
114558

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
nspieth@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)
Capt Ernest F Lee (ady)

492939
515479
437335

FL-001
FL-432
FL-458

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us
vidar707@tampabay.rr.com

Professional Development
Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer
SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer
Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Asst Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer
Asst Public Affairs Officer

Page 4

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 1 July 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

103083

FL-001

EMAIL

Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

rmasiker@juno.com

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff, SER/CC
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

Page 5

HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010

As of: 1 June 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Col Christian F Moersch
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames (ady)
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori

435926
148516
231449
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253
274665

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-023
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
cmoersch@cap.gov
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com
mmesones@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert W. Atchley

290014

FL-001

ratchley@flwg.us

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Lt Col Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

Page 1

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 1 June 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col James M Goblet (ady)
1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)
Lt Col Roger Helton
Capt Steven J Makky (ady)
Capt Brian S Kirke (ady)

302783
482875
375964
490305
473879

FL-049
FL-044
FL-001
FL-049
FL-435

ormondcap@gmail.com
roberthh@rocketmail.com
rhelton@flwg.gov
smakky@pipeline.com
brian.kirke@comcast.net

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

Capt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson
SM Benjie R Coleman

338844
128840
461758
364667
235648

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net
colemanaero@aol.com

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky Sr (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Denis C Sullivan (ady)

245234
103606
114558
205630
392783
144570
109110
490305
181550
470019

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-049
FL-001
FL-293

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
smakky@pipeline.com
bcolbert@usa.net
dencats@att.net

Lt Col George K Schaefer
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
Capt Daniel L Woods
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
114558
114558
375964
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
309502
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-001
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
66gmc47@gmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

392855
392855

FL-249
FL-249

pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications ALE Manager
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Licensing Officer
Communication Net Manager
Operations
Director of Operations
Asst Director of Operations
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Diaster Relief Officer
Asst Diaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 1 June 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

278240
392855

FL-286
FL-249

emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Lt Col Roger E Helton
Maj David M Armbrust (ady)
Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant
Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Col Christian F Moersch
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

375964
460483
389587

FL-001
FL-044
FL-001

rhelton@flwg.us
dave@SRQpilot.org
rocky_long@hotmail.com

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
375964
228680
231449
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
toddwean@gmail.com
cmoersch3@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Maj J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Maj Justin R McElvaney
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/LtCol Michael Simon
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

229432
274665
231900
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-001
FL-001
FL-458

jmcelvaney@flwg.us
mmesones@flwg.us
tomiller88@juno.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Operations (Continued)
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer
Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Asst Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer
PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 1 June 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Maj Katharyn N Downing
Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)
1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Maj Jennifer Richards
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

460331
332658
415646
108601
441147
394459
469026
444437
104975

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286
FL-445
FL-001
FL-054

kayedowning@comcast.net
darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net
Chrise99@bellsouth.net
jennyr1639@aol.com
lantanafl054@aol.com

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
Capt John E Ford

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-001

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col Gary E Nelson

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
427451
227824
114558

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
nspieth@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)

492939
515479

FL-001
FL-432

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us

Professional Development
Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer
SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer
Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Asst Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 1 June 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

103083

FL-001

EMAIL

Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

rmasiker@juno.com

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff, SER/CC
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

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HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010

As of: 1 June 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Col Christian F Moersch
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames (ady)
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori

435926
148516
231449
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253
274665

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-023
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
cmoersch@cap.gov
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com
mmesones@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert W. Atchley

290014

FL-001

ratchley@flwg.us

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Lt Col Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

Page 1

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 1 June 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col James M Goblet (ady)
1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)
Lt Col Roger Helton
Capt Steven J Makky (ady)
Capt Brian S Kirke (ady)

302783
482875
375964
490305
473879

FL-049
FL-044
FL-001
FL-049
FL-435

ormondcap@gmail.com
roberthh@rocketmail.com
rhelton@flwg.gov
smakky@pipeline.com
brian.kirke@comcast.net

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

Capt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson
SM Benjie R Coleman

338844
128840
461758
364667
235648

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net
colemanaero@aol.com

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky Sr (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Denis C Sullivan (ady)

245234
103606
114558
205630
392783
144570
109110
490305
181550
470019

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-049
FL-001
FL-293

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
smakky@pipeline.com
bcolbert@usa.net
dencats@att.net

Lt Col George K Schaefer
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
Capt Daniel L Woods
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
114558
114558
375964
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
309502
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-001
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
66gmc47@gmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

392855
392855

FL-249
FL-249

pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications ALE Manager
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Licensing Officer
Communication Net Manager
Operations
Director of Operations
Asst Director of Operations
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Diaster Relief Officer
Asst Diaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 1 June 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

278240
392855

FL-286
FL-249

emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Lt Col Roger E Helton
Maj David M Armbrust (ady)
Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant
Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Col Christian F Moersch
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

375964
460483
389587

FL-001
FL-044
FL-001

rhelton@flwg.us
dave@SRQpilot.org
rocky_long@hotmail.com

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
375964
228680
231449
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
toddwean@gmail.com
cmoersch3@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Maj J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Maj Justin R McElvaney
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/LtCol Michael Simon
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

229432
274665
231900
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-001
FL-001
FL-458

jmcelvaney@flwg.us
mmesones@flwg.us
tomiller88@juno.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Operations (Continued)
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer
Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Asst Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer
PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 1 June 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Maj Katharyn N Downing
Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)
1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Maj Jennifer Richards
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

460331
332658
415646
108601
441147
394459
469026
444437
104975

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286
FL-445
FL-001
FL-054

kayedowning@comcast.net
darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net
Chrise99@bellsouth.net
jennyr1639@aol.com
lantanafl054@aol.com

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
Capt John E Ford

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-001

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col Gary E Nelson

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
427451
227824
114558

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
nspieth@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)

492939
515479

FL-001
FL-432

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us

Professional Development
Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer
SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer
Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Asst Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 1 June 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

103083

FL-001

EMAIL

Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

rmasiker@juno.com

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff, SER/CC
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

Page 5

HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010

As of: 17 July 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Col Christian F Moersch
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames (ady)
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori

435926
148516
231449
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253
274665

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-023
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
cmoersch@cap.gov
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com
mmesones@flwg.us

Lt Col Joseph A Moldon

329777

FL-001

flash4899@live.com

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Lt Col Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

Page 1

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 17 July 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col James M Goblet (ady)
1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)
Lt Col Roger Helton
Capt Steven J Makky (ady)
Capt Brian S Kirke (ady)

302783
482875
375964
490305
473879

FL-049
FL-044
FL-001
FL-049
FL-435

ormondcap@gmail.com
roberthh@rocketmail.com
rhelton@flwg.gov
smakky@pipeline.com
brian.kirke@comcast.net

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

Capt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson
SM Benjie R Coleman

338844
128840
461758
364667
235648

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net
colemanaero@aol.com

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky Sr (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Denis C Sullivan (ady)

245234
103606
114558
205630
392783
144570
109110
490305
181550
470019

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-049
FL-001
FL-293

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
smakky@pipeline.com
bcolbert@usa.net
dencats@att.net

Lt Col George K Schaefer
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
1st Lt Jack R Payne (ady)
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
114558
114558
375964
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
407090
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-078
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
wildjrp@hotmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

392855
392855

FL-249
FL-249

pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications ALE Manager
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Licensing Officer
Communication Net Manager
Operations
Director of Operations
Asst Director of Operations
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Disaster Relief Officer
Asst Disaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer

Page 2

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 17 July 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

278240
392855

FL-286
FL-249

emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Lt Col Roger E Helton
Maj David M Armbrust (ady)
Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant
Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
Maj Ronald Falcon
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Col Christian F Moersch
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

375964
460483
389587

FL-001
FL-044
FL-001

rhelton@flwg.us
dave@SRQpilot.org
rocky_long@hotmail.com

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
375964
427013
228680
231449
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
ronaldfalconcap@gmail.com
toddwean@gmail.com
cmoersch3@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Maj J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Maj Justin R McElvaney
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/LtCol Michael Simon
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

229432
274665
231900
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-001
FL-001
FL-458

jmcelvaney@flwg.us
mmesones@flwg.us
tomiller88@juno.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Operations (Continued)
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer
Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Asst Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer
PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman

Page 3

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 17 July 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Maj Katharyn N Downing
Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)
1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Maj Jennifer Richards
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

460331
332658
415646
108601
441147
394459
469026
444437
104975

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286
FL-445
FL-001
FL-054

kayedowning@comcast.net
darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net
Chrise99@bellsouth.net
jennyr1639@aol.com
lantanafl054@aol.com

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
Capt John E Ford

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-001

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Tec A Thomas
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Tec A Thomas
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col Gary E Nelson

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
427451
227824
114558

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
nspieth@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)
Capt Ernest F Lee (ady)

492939
515479
437335

FL-001
FL-432
FL-458

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us
vidar707@tampabay.rr.com

Professional Development
Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer
SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer
Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Asst Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer
Asst Public Affairs Officer

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 17 July 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

103083

FL-001

EMAIL

Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

rmasiker@juno.com

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff, SER/CC
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

Page 5

HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010

As of: 20 June 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Col Christian F Moersch
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames (ady)
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori

435926
148516
231449
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253
274665

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-023
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
cmoersch@cap.gov
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com
mmesones@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert W. Atchley

290014

FL-001

ratchley@flwg.us

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Lt Col Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

Page 1

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 20 June 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col James M Goblet (ady)
1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)
Lt Col Roger Helton
Capt Steven J Makky (ady)
Capt Brian S Kirke (ady)

302783
482875
375964
490305
473879

FL-049
FL-044
FL-001
FL-049
FL-435

ormondcap@gmail.com
roberthh@rocketmail.com
rhelton@flwg.gov
smakky@pipeline.com
brian.kirke@comcast.net

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

Capt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson
SM Benjie R Coleman

338844
128840
461758
364667
235648

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net
colemanaero@aol.com

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky Sr (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Denis C Sullivan (ady)

245234
103606
114558
205630
392783
144570
109110
490305
181550
470019

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-049
FL-001
FL-293

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
smakky@pipeline.com
bcolbert@usa.net
dencats@att.net

Lt Col George K Schaefer
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
1st Lt Jack R Payne (ady)
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
114558
114558
375964
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
407090
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-078
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
wildjrp@hotmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

392855
392855

FL-249
FL-249

pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications ALE Manager
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Licensing Officer
Communication Net Manager
Operations
Director of Operations
Asst Director of Operations
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Disaster Relief Officer
Asst Disaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer

Page 2

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 20 June 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

278240
392855

FL-286
FL-249

emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Lt Col Roger E Helton
Maj David M Armbrust (ady)
Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant
Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Col Christian F Moersch
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

375964
460483
389587

FL-001
FL-044
FL-001

rhelton@flwg.us
dave@SRQpilot.org
rocky_long@hotmail.com

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
375964
228680
231449
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
toddwean@gmail.com
cmoersch3@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Maj J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Maj Justin R McElvaney
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/LtCol Michael Simon
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

229432
274665
231900
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-001
FL-001
FL-458

jmcelvaney@flwg.us
mmesones@flwg.us
tomiller88@juno.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Operations (Continued)
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer
Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Asst Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer
PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman

Page 3

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 20 June 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Maj Katharyn N Downing
Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)
1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Maj Jennifer Richards
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

460331
332658
415646
108601
441147
394459
469026
444437
104975

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286
FL-445
FL-001
FL-054

kayedowning@comcast.net
darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net
Chrise99@bellsouth.net
jennyr1639@aol.com
lantanafl054@aol.com

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
Capt John E Ford

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-001

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col Gary E Nelson

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
427451
227824
114558

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
nspieth@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)

492939
515479

FL-001
FL-432

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us

Professional Development
Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer
SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer
Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Asst Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer

Page 4

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 20 June 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

103083

FL-001

EMAIL

Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

rmasiker@juno.com

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff, SER/CC
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

Page 5

HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010

As of: 26 July 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Col Christian F Moersch
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames (ady)
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori

435926
148516
231449
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253
274665

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-023
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
cmoersch@cap.gov
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com
mmesones@flwg.us

Lt Col Joseph A Moldon

329777

FL-001

flash4899@live.com

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Lt Col Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

Page 1

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 26 July 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col James M Goblet (ady)
1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)
Lt Col Roger Helton
Capt Steven J Makky (ady)
Capt Brian S Kirke (ady)

302783
482875
375964
490305
473879

FL-049
FL-044
FL-001
FL-049
FL-435

ormondcap@gmail.com
roberthh@rocketmail.com
rhelton@flwg.gov
smakky@pipeline.com
brian.kirke@comcast.net

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

Capt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson
SM Benjie R Coleman

338844
128840
461758
364667
235648

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net
colemanaero@aol.com

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky Sr (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Denis C Sullivan (ady)

245234
103606
114558
105593
205630
392783
144570
109110
490305
181550
470019

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-049
FL-001
FL-293

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
CAP942@aol.com
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
smakky@pipeline.com
bcolbert@usa.net
dencats@att.net

Lt Col George K Schaefer
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
1st Lt Jack R Payne (ady)
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
114558
114558
375964
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
407090
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-078
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
wildjrp@hotmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

392855

FL-249

pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications ALE Manager
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Licensing Officer
Communication Net Manager
Operations
Director of Operations
Asst Director of Operations
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Disaster Relief Officer
Asst Disaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer

Page 2

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 26 July 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

392855
278240
392855

FL-249
FL-286
FL-249

pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Lt Col Roger E Helton
Maj David M Armbrust (ady)
Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant
Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
Maj Ronald Falcon
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Col Christian F Moersch
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

375964
460483
389587

FL-001
FL-044
FL-001

rhelton@flwg.us
dave@SRQpilot.org
rocky_long@hotmail.com

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
375964
427013
228680
231449
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
ronaldfalconcap@gmail.com
toddwean@gmail.com
cmoersch3@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Maj J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Maj Justin R McElvaney
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/LtCol Michael Simon
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

229432
274665
231900
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-001
FL-001
FL-458

jmcelvaney@flwg.us
mmesones@flwg.us
tomiller88@juno.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Operations (Continued)
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer
Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Asst Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer
PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman

Page 3

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 26 July 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Maj Katharyn N Downing
Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)
1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Maj Jennifer Richards
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

460331
332658
415646
108601
441147
394459
469026
444437
104975

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286
FL-445
FL-001
FL-054

kayedowning@comcast.net
darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net
Chrise99@bellsouth.net
jennyr1639@aol.com
lantanafl054@aol.com

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
Capt John E Ford

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-001

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Tec A Thomas
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Tec A Thomas
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col Gary E Nelson

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
427451
227824
114558

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
nspieth@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
Capt Jose O Herrera
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)
Capt Ernest F Lee (ady)

492939
420617
515479
437335

FL-001
FL-001
FL-432
FL-458

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chiefjoseherrera@gmail.com
chooks@flwg.us
vidar707@tampabay.rr.com

Professional Development
Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer
SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer
Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Asst Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer
Asst Public Affairs Officer
Asst Public Affairs Officer

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 26 July 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

103083

FL-001

EMAIL

Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

rmasiker@juno.com

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff, SER/CC
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

Page 5

HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010

As of: 26 June 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Col Christian F Moersch
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames (ady)
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori

435926
148516
231449
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253
274665

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-023
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
cmoersch@cap.gov
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com
mmesones@flwg.us

Lt Col Robert W. Atchley

290014

FL-001

ratchley@flwg.us

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Lt Col Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

Page 1

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 26 June 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col James M Goblet (ady)
1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)
Lt Col Roger Helton
Capt Steven J Makky (ady)
Capt Brian S Kirke (ady)

302783
482875
375964
490305
473879

FL-049
FL-044
FL-001
FL-049
FL-435

ormondcap@gmail.com
roberthh@rocketmail.com
rhelton@flwg.gov
smakky@pipeline.com
brian.kirke@comcast.net

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

Capt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson
SM Benjie R Coleman

338844
128840
461758
364667
235648

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net
colemanaero@aol.com

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky Sr (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Denis C Sullivan (ady)

245234
103606
114558
205630
392783
144570
109110
490305
181550
470019

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-049
FL-001
FL-293

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
smakky@pipeline.com
bcolbert@usa.net
dencats@att.net

Lt Col George K Schaefer
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
1st Lt Jack R Payne (ady)
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

115082
114558
114558
375964
309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
407090
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-078
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
wildjrp@hotmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

392855
392855

FL-249
FL-249

pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications ALE Manager
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Licensing Officer
Communication Net Manager
Operations
Director of Operations
Asst Director of Operations
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Disaster Relief Officer
Asst Disaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 26 June 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

278240
392855

FL-286
FL-249

emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Lt Col Roger E Helton
Maj David M Armbrust (ady)
Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant
Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Col Christian F Moersch
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

375964
460483
389587

FL-001
FL-044
FL-001

rhelton@flwg.us
dave@SRQpilot.org
rocky_long@hotmail.com

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
375964
228680
231449
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
toddwean@gmail.com
cmoersch3@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Maj J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Maj Justin R McElvaney
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/LtCol Michael Simon
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

229432
274665
231900
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-001
FL-001
FL-458

jmcelvaney@flwg.us
mmesones@flwg.us
tomiller88@juno.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Operations (Continued)
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer
Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT Officer
Mission Administration Officer
Operations Qualification Officer
Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Asst Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Asst Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Aircrew Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Mission Standardization/Evaluation Officer
Operations Logistics Officer
CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-N
CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-C
CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Asst CAMS Maintenance Officer-S
Operations Supply Officer
PROGRAMS SECTION
Aerospace Education
Director of Aerospace Education
Asst Director of Aerospace Education
External Aerospace Education Officer
Internal Aerospace Education Officer
Cadet Programs
Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Asst Director of Cadet Programs
Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Development Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Asst Cadet Programs Officer
Drug Demand Reduction Admin
Cadet Advisory Council Chairman

Page 3

PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 26 June 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Maj Katharyn N Downing
Maj Darlene J Ferris
Lt Col Daniel M Brown
Lt Col Valerie M. Brown
Maj Victoria S Brown
Maj Brett A Gordon (ady)
1st Lt Christina A English (ady)
Maj Jennifer Richards
Col Austin W Granville Jr (ady)

460331
332658
415646
108601
441147
394459
469026
444437
104975

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-286
FL-445
FL-001
FL-054

kayedowning@comcast.net
darleneferris@comcast.net
dbrown@flwg.us
vbrown@flwg.us
vsbrown@flwg.us
bagordon@bellsouth.net
Chrise99@bellsouth.net
jennyr1639@aol.com
lantanafl054@aol.com

Lt Col William R Rogerson
Vacant
Capt John E Ford

102119

FL-001

wrogerson@flwg.us

435339

FL-001

jford@flwg.us

Lt Col Roger N Thomas
Col Joseph J Martin

116946
116561

FL-001
FL-001

rthomas@jacksonville.edu
jjm802@bellsouth.net

Col Joseph J Martin
Vacant
2nd Lt Stanley E Swank
Maj David L Leach (ady)
Capt Pedro Rivera
Capt Marian I Motylszary (ady)

116561

FL-001

jjmartin@flwg.us

500833
373626
147772
506924

FL-001
FL-089
FL-001
FL-376

Swanley007@Gmail.com
dleach@flwg.gov
rivera_pedro@att.net
mmotylszary@Gmail.com

Lt Col James K Spieth
Maj Marie E Berninger
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col James K Spieth
Capt Tec A Thomas
Capt Nancy L Spieth (ady)
Lt Col Gary E Nelson

137272
361109
137272
427451
137272
227824
137272
427451
227824
114558

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001
FL-001
FL-816
FL-001

jspieth@flwg.us
mberninger@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
jspieth@flwg.us
nspieth@embarqmail.com
jspieth@flwg.us
tathomas0851@yahoo.com
nspieth@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com

Maj Darlene J Ferris
Maj Jennifer Richards

332658
444437

FL-001
FL-001

darleneferris@comcast.net
jennyr1639@aol.com

1st Lt Tyler S Lahnen
2nd Lt Curtis W Hooks (ady)
Capt Ernest F Lee (ady)

492939
515479
437335

FL-001
FL-432
FL-458

tylerlahnen@flwg.gov
chooks@flwg.us
vidar707@tampabay.rr.com

Professional Development
Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Asst Director of Professional Development
Testing Officer
SUPPORT SECTION
Administration
Director of Administration
Administrative Officer
Asst Administrative Officer
Historian
Historian
Asst Historian
Information Technology
Director of IT
Asst Director of IT
e-Learning Administrator
Email Administrator
Group ITO Coordinator
Web Security Administrator
Logistics
Director of Logistics
Asst Director of Logistics
Logistics Officer
Asst Logistics Officer
Supply Officer
Asst Supply Officer
Transportation Officer
Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Asst Transportation Officer
Personnel
Director of Personnel
Asst Personnel Officer
Public Affairs
Director of Public Affairs
Asst Public Affairs Officer
Asst Public Affairs Officer

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 26 June 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

103083

FL-001

EMAIL

Recruiting and Retention
Director of Recruiting and Retention

Lt Col Robert E Masiker

MICHAEL N. COOK, Col, CAP
Commander

rmasiker@juno.com

DISTRIBUTION:
1 - Command Staff, SER/CC
1 - Directors
1 - Group Commanders

Page 5

HEADQUARTERS FLORIDA WING
CIVIL AIR PATROL
United States Air Force Auxillary
14750 NW 44th Court
Opa Locka, FL 33054
PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010

As of: 6 July 2013

The following individuals are assigned to the duties indicated:
DUTY

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col Phillip Zedonek
Lt Col Luis Garcia
Col Christian F Moersch
Maj Grant W Meadows
Lt Col James K Spieth
Col Christian F Moersch
Col Matthew R Sharkey
Lt Col Albert M Ferris
Lt Col John R Varsames (ady)
Lt Col Sonia Soto-Granville
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori

435926
148516
231449
411659
137272
231449
107649
332006
330676
219253
274665

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-023
FL-001
FL-001

pzedonek@flwg.us
lgarcia@flwg.gov
cmoersch@cap.gov
gmeadows@flwg.us
jspieth@flwg.us
cmoersch3@gmail.com
msharkey@cfl.rr.com
mattferris@comcast.net
jvarsames@gmail.com
soniasoto743@hotmail.com
mmesones@flwg.us

Lt Col Joseph A Moldon

329777

FL-001

flash4899@live.com

Lt Col David M Auerbach
Lt Col R E Tonkinson (ady)

105593
108291

FL-001
FL-025

CAP942@aol.com
retonkinson@cfl.rr.com

Lt Col Daniel S Blair
Lt Col Phillip Zedonek

153469
435926

FL-001
FL-001

DBlair8809@aol.com
pzedonek@flwg.us

Capt Michael Y Wu
Capt David F Johnson (ady)

430455
453497

FL-001
FL-182

mywu@bellsouth.net
w4yd@hotmail.com

Lt Col Gerald J English
Lt Col David M Auerbach
Maj Joanna M Carbana (ady)
Maj Gary E Cornell (ady)
Lt Col Frank V Damico (ady)
Maj Cynchia C Dohm (ady)
Capt David A Howard
Lt Col Thomas J Ianuzzi
Capt Orlando Ramirez II
Maj Gilbert T Dembeck

388169
105593
296879
118417
455319
403381
457387
221628
419271
357906

FL-001
FL-001
FL-076
FL-424
FL-376
FL-376
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001

jenglish@flwg.gov
CAP942@aol.com
KIWITEAL@BELLSOUTH.NET
cornellgary531@aol.com
fdamico@flwg.us
Pinkydohm@aol.com
da1160@bellsouth.net
tianuzzi@infosecurityconsult.com
armageddon58@att.net
gilsmail@juno.com

COMMAND SECTION
Command
Vice Commander
Chief of Staff
DCS - Operations
DCS - Programs
Interim DCS - Support
Advisor to the Commander
Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Asst Advisor to the Commander
Special Projects Officer
Special Projects Officer
Chaplain
Chaplain
Finance
Director of Finance
Asst Director of Finance
Government Relations
Wing Legislative Liaison Officer
Government Relations Advisor
Health Services
Health Services Officer
Asst Health Services Officer
Inspector General
Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 6 July 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Lt Col James M Goblet (ady)
1st Lt Robert Hughes (ady)
Lt Col Roger Helton
Capt Steven J Makky (ady)
Capt Brian S Kirke (ady)

302783
482875
375964
490305
473879

FL-049
FL-044
FL-001
FL-049
FL-435

ormondcap@gmail.com
roberthh@rocketmail.com
rhelton@flwg.gov
smakky@pipeline.com
brian.kirke@comcast.net

Lt Col Michael C Godwin
Lt Col Norman D Kaplan (ady)
Maj Wayne Henderson (ady)

290100
379670
490704

FL-001
FL-016
FL-173

GodwinM@Fdva.state.fl.us
ndkpa@yahoo.com
wfhenderson@flwg.us

Capt Charlene R Tyler
Lt Col Obie S Young
1st Lt Scott D Brown (ady)
Maj Gregory S Thompson
SM Benjie R Coleman

338844
128840
461758
364667
235648

FL-001
FL-001
FL-267
FL-001
FL-001

chartyler@capmember.net
Obie1@cfl.rr.com
brownscott62@hotmail.com
gregory_thompson@bellsouth.net
colemanaero@aol.com

Maj Joseph L Tomasone
Lt Col Dale W McMindes
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Maj William D Rice
Maj James M Goblet (ady)
Lt Col Guy M Rasmussen
Lt Col Bruce McConnell (ady)
Capt Steven J Makky Sr (ady)
1st Lt Robert C Colbert
Capt Denis C Sullivan (ady)

245234
103606
114558
205630
392783
144570
109110
490305
181550
470019

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-049
FL-001
FL-032
FL-049
FL-001
FL-293

jtomasone@flwg.us
workchief@embarqmail.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
wrice@flwg.us
daytonacap@gmail.com
Rsqu350@cox.net
bfmcconnell@flwg.us
smakky@pipeline.com
bcolbert@usa.net
dencats@att.net

Lt Col George K Schaefer
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Gary E Nelson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
Capt Daniel L Woods
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt James E Bendickson (ady)
1st Lt Jack R Payne (ady)
1st Lt Joseph F St Cyr (ady)
Lt Col Bruce P Smith
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Lt Col Steven B Schack (ady)
Capt John N Lawler (ady)
Lt Col Wesley F Borner
Lt Col George R McCord (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Maj James C Utterback (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

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114558
114558
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309502
393525

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355

gschaefer@flwg.gov
GaryJSO@aol.com
GaryJSO@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
66gmc47@gmail.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net

392470
407090
380959
103525
365611
160138
321283
135276
365611

FL-310
FL-078
FL-019
FL-001
FL-011
FL-355
FL-424
FL-001
FL-011

jebendickson@verizon.net
wildjrp@hotmail.com
capcgaux@yahoo.com
brucepsm@comcast.net
gmccord@flwg.us
luscioman@aol.com
john.lawler@mchsi.com
bborner@bellsouth.net
gmccord@flwg.us

392855
392855

FL-249
FL-249

pbmacademy@bellsouth.net
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Inspector General (Continued)
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Asst Inspector General
Legal
Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Asst Legal Officer
Safety
Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
Asst Director of Safety
OPERATIONS SECTION
Communications
Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Asst Director of Communications
Communications ALE Manager
Communications Training Officer
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Engineering Technician
Communications Licensing Officer
Communication Net Manager
Operations
Director of Operations
Asst Director of Operations
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Asst Director of Emergency Services
Emergency Services Officer
Asst Emergency Services Officer
CIS Clinical Director
CIS Officer
Disaster Relief Officer
Asst Disaster Relief Officer
Search and Rescue Officer
Special Operations Officer
Asst Special Operations Officer
Counterdrug Officer
Asst Counterdrug Officer
Homeland Security Officer
Asst Homeland Security Officer
MOU Officer
Cadet Operations Officer
Cadet Operations Orientation Officer

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PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION
No. 13-010
DUTY

As of: 6 July 2013

MEMBER

CAPID

UNIT

EMAIL

Capt Enrique Mertins (ady)
Maj James C Utterback (ady)

278240
392855

FL-286
FL-249

emertins@pinescap.org
pbmacademy@bellsouth.net

Lt Col Roger E Helton
Maj David M Armbrust (ady)
Capt Ralph M Long
Vacant
Lt Col David A Carlson
Maj Thomas M Baldwin
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Michael S Shumacher (ady)
Capt William B Hansen (ady)
Vacant
Maj Willard F Garman
Maj Willard F Garman
Lt Col Rodney S Patterson
Lt Col Roger E Helton
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Col Christian F Moersch
Capt David G Randa (ady)
Vacant
1st Lt Todd C Wean
Capt James M Davis (ady)
Capt Benjamin G Poffenberger (ady)
Vacant
Vacant
Lt ColArnold F Glauser (ady)
Maj Milton R Kaletta (ady)
Capt William D Hicks (ady)
1st Lt Alberto Torres (ady)

375964
460483
389587

FL-001
FL-044
FL-001

rhelton@flwg.us
dave@SRQpilot.org
rocky_long@hotmail.com

101148
221301
116797
393525
460597

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-355
FL-044

dave.a.carlson@gmail.com
rangermedicfl@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
no_1_der@bellsouth.net
whansen@flwg.us

116797
116797
193273
375964
228680
231449
381050

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-323

cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
cmdrwg2000@yahoo.com
aa737drvr@aol.com
rhelton@flwg.us
toddwean@gmail.com
cmoersch3@gmail.com
Dranda.cap@me.com

228680
373911
301218

FL-001
FL-424
FL-424

toddwean@gmail.com
davis_jim@bellsouth.net
ben@gkassoc.com

116262
353521
356412
456959

FL-310
FL-051
FL-051
FL-274

a_glauser@hotmail.com
j_kaletta@msn.com
av8r727@hotmail.com
torresa@socom.mil

Maj J Howard Collins
Maj Gary A Dahlke (ady)
Lt.Col. Richard Ortega (ady)
Capt. Michael Runyan (ady)

474818
346158
119896
507788

FL-001
FL-267
FL-242
FL-301

gdad326@embarqmail.com
rocket1@palmnet.net
rortega671@gmail.com
captmike@tampabay.rr.com

Maj Justin R McElvaney
Lt Col Margarita Mesones-Mori
Capt Thomas O Miller
Maj Justin R McElvaney
Capt Edithgail F Miller
2nd Lt Bryan A Burr (ady)
1st Lt Trung H Tran (ady)
C/LtCol Michael Simon
Capt Heather K McSparron
C/Col Alec S Lampasona (ady)

229432
274665
231900
229432
245239
436571
401819
431113
407583
414935

FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-001
FL-242
FL-242
FL-001
FL-001
FL-458

jmcelvaney@flwg.us
mmesones@flwg.us
tomiller88@juno.com
jmcelvaney@flwg.us
efmiller1313@juno.com
burr.bryan@gmail.com
tmantran@gmail.com
msimon@flwg.us
heathermcsparron@hotmail.com
alec_lampasona@yahoo.com

Operations (Continued)
Glider Operations Officer
ROTC Operations Officer
Operations Support
Director of Operations - Support
Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Asst Mission Aircrew Training Officer
Mission Base Training Officer
Flight Training Officer
Mission Ground Team Training Officer
Operations Administration Officer
Asst Operations Administration Officer
Flight Release Officer
Operations IT