NCR News - May 2008 Page 3 of 2
Chilcote Assumes Command of Iowa Squadron
Capt Chris ColvinPublic Affairs Officer, Iowa Wing
“It is an honor to be selected as the newest squadron commander for the Iowa Wing,” said Lieutenant Colonel AllenChilcote. “I am grateful for the opportunity to lead some of the finest cadets and senior officers in the Iowa Wing.”Wing Commander, Colonel Ronald Scheitzach, appointed Chilcote as squadron commander at Civil Air Patrol’s AllIowa Squadron, which serves members across the state, who are not served by a local squadron.“Lt Colonel Chilcote brings a wealth of experience to his new position,” said Colonel Scheitzach. “He has been anoutstanding role model and mentor to Civil Air Patrol members in six states and I look forward to the excitementand enthusiasm he will bring to his new squadron.”
Aeronautics Director Inducted into Legislative Squadron
Col Kevin SliwinskiGovernment Relations Officer, Minnesota WingOn May 15
Col. Tom Theis (L), MN Wing Commanderpresented Mr. Gary Workman (R) Director of the Office ofAeronautics in the Minnesota Department of Transportation,his Legislative Squadron membership andpromotion to the rank of Major during his visit to theMinnesota Wing Civil Air Patrol Mission AircraftMaintenance Facility on Fleming Field, MN on 15 May 2008.Maj. Workman had the opportunity to view a Gippsland GA-8, the ARCHER Hyper spectral Imaging System, a GarminG-1000 equipped Cessna 182T, a Cessna 182-RG andCessna 172's undergoing maintenance.
South Dakota Squadron Gains New Commander
Col Mike BeasonCommander, South Dakota WingThe Lewis and Clark Squadron in Yankton will have a new commander effectivetomorrow, May 1st. 1st Lt Michael Adams will replace Capt Teresa Schimelfeningas squadron’s commander.Lt Adams has been a CAP member since October 2007 and has specialty tracks inCommunications and Information Technology. He attended the Unit CommandersCourse in March 2008. He lives in Tyndall, SD.Capt Schimelfening has been commander of the unit for over 3 years. She joinedCAP in February 2004 and has reached senior level in the specialty track of CadetPrograms. She has also attained technician level in the Personnel specialty track.In Emergency Services she is qualified as a Mission Radio Operator, Mission StaffAssistant, and Finance/Admin Section Chief. She is also currently serving on theSD Wing staff as the Wing Logistics Officer. Thanks, Capt Schimelfening, for yourservice to CAP.