21 April 2016

2016 Q1 Cadet of the Quarter

Congratulations to C/A1C Trey Ketzner for being awarded the 2016 Q1 Cadet of the Quarter. A job well done and well deserved.

From L to R: C/Col McLaughlin, C/A1C Ketzner, and Capt. Desrosiers

Cadets and a Senior Member Promote

Congratulations to our cadets and seniors that recently promoted. Job well done.

2d Lt J. Hamm

C/SrA D. Dowdy

C/A1C J. Pedraza

C/A1C J. Garone

02 March 2016

Civil Air Patrol's Newest Spaatz Cadet

Congratulations to C/Col Michael McLaughlin for earning the prestigious Carl Spaatz Award, CAP's highest cadet rank. C/Col McLaughlin become CAP's 2,028th Spaatz Cadet since its inception in 1964. 

Attending the Annual Spaatz Association Dinner in Washington, DC on 27 FEB 16, C/Col McLaughlin had the privilege to receive the award from some very distinguished VIP's.

The Spaatz Award was presented by the Civil Air Patrol National Commander, Major General Joseph R. Vasquez and by General Paul A. Selva (USAF). General Selva is the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (VJCS). The VJCS is the second highest-ranking military officer in the United States Armed Forces ranking just below the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The Vice Chairman outranks all respective heads of each service branch, with the exception of the Chairman, General Joseph F. Dunford (USMC).

Maj Gen Vasquez and C/Col McLaughlin
Maj Gen Vasquez, C/Col McLaughlin, and Gen Selva
Maj Gen Vasquez, C/Col McLaughlin, and Gen Selva

C/Col McLaughlin
C/Col McLaughlin

Photos courtesy of the Spaatz Association