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RCS: AVL HO (CAP)

History of the Asheville Composite Squadron
1 January 2012 to 31 December 2012
Assigned to:
Group 1- North Carolina Wing Civil Air Patrol
Stationed at:
Asheville Regional Airport – Fletcher, North Carolina

Joseph E. Myers
Capt. CAP
Squadron Historian

Joseph A. Weinflash
LtCol. CAP
Commander

DATE SIGNED
Louis V. Toms
Capt. CAP
Assistant Squadron Historian
Office of Origin: HO NC-019
Derived From: Multiple Sources

Security Notice and Administrative Controls
The overall classification of this document is SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED and
derived from multiple sources to reflect the classifications given the information taken
from source documents. It contains information affecting the security of the United States
and the emergency response capabilities of the State of North Carolina. The law prohibits
transmitting or disclosing the contents of this document to an unauthorized person in any
manner. Handle according to the provisions of NCGS 132-1.7. Sensitive Public Security
Information and 26 USC 61 6104. Publicity of information required form certain exempt
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Table of Contents
Section 1
1. Security Notice
2. Table of Contents
3. Chronology
Section 2
1. Emergency Services
2. Senior Programs
3. Cadet Programs
4. Flight Operations
5. Squadron Organization Chart

Chronology
January

5

Commander’s call
Squadron Meeting

7-8

Cadet Competition

12

Cadet Testing
Squadron Meeting

19

Cadet Testing
Squadron Meeting

26

Cadet Testing
Squadron Meeting
C/LtCol Joseph Houston earns Private Pilot License
National Quality Cadet Unit Award

February
2

Commander’s Call
Cadet Testing
Squadron Meeting

9

Cadet Testing
Squadron Meeting

16

Cadet Testing
Squadron Meeting

23

Cadet Testing
Squadron Meeting

March
1

Commander’s Call
Cadet Testing
Squadron Meeting

3

Ground Team Training
NC Wing Cadet Competition

4

NC Wing Cadet Competition

8

Cadet Testing
Squadron Meeting

15

Squadron Meeting

22

Squadron Meeting

23-25

Middle East Region / NC Wing Joint Conference
Presentation of Unit Citation Streamer by Col Roy Douglas
Pot Luck Dinner

29

C/LtCol Joseph Houston Appointed to US Air Force Academy
April
5
12

Commander’s Call
Squadron Meeting
Squadron Meeting

Presentation of Unit Citation

19

Squadron Meeting

20-21

Guided Training Exercise

26
27- 1 May

Squadron Meeting
Quake on the Blue Ridge SAR Training
LtCol Wally Courtney completes his 200th Cadet Orientation Flight

May
3

Commander’s Call
Squadron Meeting

10

Squadron Meeting

17

Squadron Meeting

18-20

Phase One Cadet Training

24

Squadron Meeting

31

Squadron Meeting

June
7

Commander’s Call
Squadron Meeting

14

Squadron Meeting

21

Squadron Meeting

28

Squadron Meeting

July
5

Commander’s Call
Squadron Meeting

12

Squadron Meeting

19

Squadron Meeting

26

Squadron Meeting

August
2

Commander’s Call
Squadron Meeting

9

Squadron Meeting

16

Squadron Meeting

23

Squadron Meeting

30

Squadron Meeting

September

6

Commander’s Call
Squadron Meeting

13

Squadron Meeting

20

Squadron Meeting

27

Squadron Meeting

October
4

Commander’s Call
Squadron Meeting

6

Asheville Regional Airport Open House

11

Squadron Meeting

18

Squadron Meeting

22

Cadet Staff Meeting

25

Squadron Meeting

November
1

Commander’s Call
Squadron Meeting

8

Squadron Meeting

15

Squadron Meeting

22

No Meeting - Thanksgiving

23-24

Cadet Competition Training at Squadron HQ

29

Squadron Meeting

December
1

Squadron Christmas Party

6

Commander’s Call
Squadron Meeting

13

Squadron Meeting

20

Squadron Meeting

27

No Meeting
Capt Rheta Perkins Solo Flight.

Emergency Services

Members of the Asheville Squadron continued to train for and participate in a variety of
both training and real world missions. Below is a list of the missions that the Asheville
Squadron participated in.
* Mission numbers that have a T in them are training missions.
* Mission numbers that have an M in them are actual missions.
1-25-12

12-T-3839 Alert

(Test)

2-18-12

12-T-4486 Alert

Exercise

4-19-12

12-T-5312 Alert

Exercise

4-23-12

12-M-0226 Alert

ELT Search

7-10-12

12-T-6644 Alert

Exercise

7-17-12

12-T-6644 Alert

Exercise

7-24-12

12-T-6383 Alert

Joint NC/SC Exercise

7-27-12

12-T-6383 Alert

Joint NC/SC Exercise

8-22-12

12-M-0525 Alert

ELT Search

Senior Programs

During 2012 the Senior Members of the Asheville Composite Squadron participated in a
variety of Professional Development activities aimed at increasing their knowledge and
professionalism. These activities are summarized below.
Professional Development Totals for 2012
Specialty Tracks Assigned:
Rating of None
Cadet Programs – 1
Aerospace Education – 2
Historian – 1
Total – 7

Professional Development – 1
Logistics – 1
Operations – 1

Technician Rating
Historian – 1
Personnel – 2
Communications – 3
Total – 10

Administration – 2
Drug Demand Reduction – 1
Cadet Programs – 1

Senior Rating
Professional Development – 1
Public Affairs – 1
Total – 4

Emergency Services -1
Safety – 1

Master Rating
Health Services – 1
Total – 1
During 2012 members of the Asheville Composite Squadron attended the following
training courses: Squadron Leadership School, Officer Basic Course, and the Corporate
Learning Course.
Totals
SLS – 6

OBC – 5

CLC – 6

During the year members of the squadron completed the following levels of the Senior
Member training program.
Level 1 – The following members completed Level One training;
J. Bartlett, S. Bloemsma, S. Davis, D. Fagnant, N. Medford, W. Roe,
S. Stevens.

Level 2 - The following members completed Level Two training;
J. Kintz, J. McNab, R. Yount.
Level 3 – The following members completed Level Three training;
R. Perkins.

Cadet Programs


During 2012 the cadets of the Asheville participated in a variety of training in the
areas of Emergency Services, Aerospace Education, Leadership, and Character
Development. With four cadets total attending the 2012 Flight Academy, and two of
them going on to solo as a result.

Cadet Achievement Summary for 2012

Curry

2

Arnold

7

Feik

3

Wright Brothers

3

Rickenbacker

3

Lindberg

6

Doolittle

5

Goddard

3

Armstrong

1

Mitchell

2

Earhart

1

Cadet Orientation Flights for 2012
80 Total Orientations flights
Cadet Special Activities 2012
SUPTCFC

1

RCLS

1

IACE

1

Flight Operations

The Asheville Squadron has 2 aircraft assigned to the squadron for FY 2012.
The squadron flew a total of 513 hours for FY 2012, on a total of 8 different
aircraft. Below are the total times listed for each of the aircraft that have
been assigned to Asheville through FY 2012.
N- Number

Total Hours

N963CP

70.4

N727CP

141.7

N716CP

17

N9930E

23.3

N991CP

179.7

N99832

6.7

N99885

56

N916CP

18.2

Squadron Totals FY 2012
A Flights

248.6 hrs.

B Flights

79 hrs.

C Flights

112.7 hrs.

Asheville Composite Squadron
North Carolina Wing, Civil
Air Patrol

91 Wright Brothers Way
Fletcher, NC 28732

Squadron Duty Assignments
Commander
LtCol Joseph Weinflash

Deputy Commander for
Seniors
LtCol Bill Fleming

Deputy Commander For
Cadets
Lt Dennis Fagnant

Finance Officer
Lt Evonna Myers

Safety Officer
Maj Richard Bow

Lead AEO
Maj James McNab

Legal Officer
Capt Ron Justice

Chaplain
Maj Art Slagle

Leadership Officer
Lt Steven Bloumsma

Public Affairs Officer
Capt Clint Parker

Recruiting Officer
Capt William Wallace

Leadership Officer
SM Sherrie Davis

Operations Officer
LtCol Ray Davis

Emergency Services
Officer
Capt Louis Toms

Drug Demand & Reduction
Officer
Lt Connie Leggett

Aerospace Education
Officer
Maj James McNab

Communications Officer
LtCol Merlin “Butch”
Phillips

Assistant Deputy
Commander for Cadets
Capt James Matthews

Professional Development
Officer
Capt Joseph Myers

Squadron Historian
Capt Joseph Myers

Cadet Commander
C/Capt Andrew Moore

Logistics Officer
Capt Linda Davis

Supply Officer
FO Seth Johnson

Aircraft Maintenance
Officer
Capt Rheta Perkins

Admin Officer
Maj. Barbara Bow

Executive Officer
Capt Clint Parker