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California Wing - Jun 1986

California Wing - Jun 1986

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ApprovedPublicationofCaliforniaWing,CivilAirPatrol,AuxiliaroftheU.S.AirForceSummer,1986
CaliforniaWingReceivesIIExcellent"Rating
TheCaliforniaWing,
.S.
Air
ForAuxiliary,receivedan..
xcellent"
rat-ingfrom
USAF
evaluatorsheadedby
LL.
Col.RobertImle,directorofOpera-tions,Pa
ill
LiaisonRegion,foriperformance
in
the19861JSAFsearchandrescueevaluation.Imlesaidthewingdemonsrated"qualitativeandquaniLiveemergencyservicesabilityofsignificanceto
the
StateofCalifornia"especiaJly'tinthelevelofpreparationandexcutionof
the
mission.Hsaidthemissionconstiunedan"aggressiveexercise"heavily
tasking
thewing's
ES
capability.Themission.designd
by
Lt.Col.
Frank
Burnham,wingchiefofMissionIntelligence,andkptstrlcIyconfidntialuntilpresnt-edtothemissioncoordinatorsandtheirstaffs,
was
buillaround"anum-berofreallifecirurnstancestakenfrom
actualmissions
over
8
periodofseveralyearsandcombindintoareal-tsucscenario."Newdvelopments,intelligencein-formation,leads,
etc.,
were
inj
cedintoLhscenarioonaraltimebasis
by
BurnhamactingastheMIO,AFRCC,OES,FAAand
0
hercooperatingagen-cies.Imlecomplimentedthewingon
th
"s
opandconceptofthismission"callingit"outstanding"andcitedh"spiritandwillingness"ofwingper-soon1inItsprosecution.He
said
hewasimpressed
withth
emphasisplacedonsafetyandfoundCaliforniaCAPmembers"fullypa-blofsatisfyingStaandnationIre-quirements."Lt.Col.BettyDecker,directorofEmergencyServices,addedLha"ourpeopledidagreatjob,"butpointedOUlthattherestillisroomforimprove-men
in
somearas.ForoneWing.shsaid."we
f
II
downoncommunica-tions
betwen
basesandhismadeitdiffi
UIL
toxcutthmisianinatimelymnner.Shepointedout
rh
taircrewsstill
n
dmore
training
infieldoperationsaodthacommunicatorsneedaddi-tionalraining
in
operation
I
tech-niquesandcommunicationsdisci-plin.
Lt.
Col.ErnestPearson,WingChiefofStaff,pointedout
thai
oneathecommunicationsdficienciesrests
with
in
dequate
equipment."Wehaveme
to
depend
00
heav-ily
cn
VEIl'-
lineofsight-commu-nicationsandarenotupto
sp
dwhentheoccasionariseswh
re
weneed
reli-
ablelongdis
an
eradiocapability.Whilewedohavesome
HF
singlesidbandequlpmentmostof
it
Isahlto
p-
erateonly
in
the
4-5
megahertzband."Tooperate
rellahiliw
ine
HF
spectrum,likeLhmilitary,wmustbeabl
to
shiffruen
i
upanddownthebandsamtwomegahertzup
to
atleast
24
megahertz
LO
adjusttopropa-gationconditionswhichvarydiffer-entlimesofthedayandnight.WehaveAirForcerequenciesavailablebutwedonothavetheequipment."PearsonsuggSledLhatunitcom-manderspiaspecialemphasisonrcruitiogIiensedamaeursintotheprogrampoinLinouttht
th
semenandwomenhavboththequipmentndLheexprLiseinopratingwithin
th
HFbands."Therearalotofhams."heex-plained,"whoarreLiredorlncapaci-tedtotheextenthat
th
y
largelyarerestrictedathirhomes.ManyofthesemenandwomenwouldbhppyoPUlLh
Ir
xpr.eandequipment
to
workfortheAirForceAuxiliarvifthey
ar
invidtodoso.Some
226
wingmemberstookpartin
the
186
SARevaluationincluding
121
aircrewmembersoperating
58
pri-vately-ownadand15corporateaircraftIlyingnarly20.0irmiles."Allathemaretobecongratu-
la
d."
declaredCol.DonaldBiondich.CaliforniaWingcomm
nder."[See
CmmndCommentin
this
issue.l
ChaplainTurpinResigns
AfterhavingsrvedasCaliforniaWingChaplainoralmostLhree
years,
Chaplain
tu,
CoLIalvin
C.
Turpin
has
resignd
0
thathecouldaceptotherresponsibilities.HewillbeassisingthePaific
R
gionhaplainprogram.Duringthtime
orCol.
Turpin'sad-minisralio,theCaliforniaWingratedNo.Oneachyear
in
theNa-tion
I
CAP/MAPprog:ram.TheWingalsoreceiv
d
anoutstandingraingateachnationalinspec
ion,
InadditionLaworkingcountless
1l0UTS
intheof-fice,hetraveledthousandsofmiles,sent
OUL
houand
0
piecesofmail,
couns
ledmanychaplainsandCAPmembers
allke,was
Cadet
Encamp-
mentChaplain,anddspiritualandmoralcunor
tb
v.wgcom-mander.Col.DonaldM.Biondich,Californiawingommander,honordCo1.Tur-pin'sworkwihtheprestigiousCom-mander'sCommendationAwardinrecognitinofhisoutstandingdULYprforman.Thewardwaspresent-edaCalbyBrig.Gen.HowardBrook-fieldpastNtionalCommander,dur-ing
tb
nnualChaplins'ConferenceBanqu
t.
Chplainrpinwasthebanqutspeakerandexpressdhisapprscia-LionforaliforniaWingmembers'supp
rt
whilehewaswinghaplaln.
 
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COMMANDCOMMENT
by
Col.Donald
M.
Blond1cb.
CAP
CaliforniaWingCommander
COL.
DONALDM.BIONDICH
aliforniaWingCommander
1
amsure
it
isno
secret
thatcom-mandinganorganizationlikethCal-iforniaWing
is
DO
picnic.Obviously.
it,
requiresa
10L
ofhardworkinvolvingmanyhours.BUl.ju
t
likeeachandeveryoneofyou-heindividualmemberswhoworktogetherLaaccom-plishourgoals-
I
aminvolvedb-causIam
person
llymotivatedtomakeacontributionLasociety,And.likeyou,
1
hoose
to
makethatcontri-butionwithinthframwork
0
via-tion.Youwillagree,thatmuchofourmo-tivationcomesfromthepersonal
saus-
factionwederivefrombeingble
LO
makeourcontributionasmembersofthe
U.S.
AirForceAxniliary.Thatasso-
ciauon
in
whichwtakespcialpridealsoimposesoneachofusspecialre-sponslbilhles.
Primary
amongthese
is
thenecessi-
ty
tha;whatverwdo,weonductouIvesinsuchamannerastobringcreditonourparentsrvic.ThatbringsmetotherealsubjectofthisCommandCommnThereisnomember
0
thiswingwhoisnotawareamyconstantcon-cernwithourapparanc.our
indio
vidualcondutandthemanner
in
whichweperformwhenwaringthe
EarthquakePreparednessCourse
AirForceuniarm.Thereisnotimewhen
my
concern
is
greaterthanwhensenior
Air
Forceofcrstaketo
th
fieldtoevaluateourabilitytoper-formintheemergen
y
servicesmode.Th
1986
USAFevaluationofoursearchand
r
scuecapabili
y
hldinAprilatthreebases-Rialto,
Bakrs-
fieldandConcord-andcoveringthelengthandbreadthofthe
stale
wasnofthosLimesofauieconcern.
I
is
wuh
greatpleasurthat
I
tell
younow
that
themenandwomen,nearly350athem,whoparticiptedinthataviti'did
usall
proud.
As
I
visitedthebases,
1
foundthemlookingsharpandperformingprofes-sionally.Thoseinllightgear,aswell
as
thosewho,
by
virtueofth
ir
assign-mentonthebase.worethefielduni-formortheappropriateClass
A
com-binationlookedsuperb.Itprobably
is
somewhatunfortu-
nate
thatwhenrepresentativesofout-sidagenciesaswellasthepuhlilookat
ustheir
perceptionofourprofes-sionalcapahlllty
0
ten
is
colored
by
ourapparane.Thatcouldn'thavehapnedattheSARvaluation.WenOLonlyperformedprofes-sionally-wereceivedan"Excellent"
raring
from
the
evalutors-butwalsolookedthepart.everhave
I
beensoconvincedthatwe,inCali
ornia,
arereallygeuingouratogether.Tooneandallwho
to
k
paninthSARevaluation,aresoundingWellDone.Fortherestofourmemb
IS.
thesmenandwomanhavtahllshed
an
exampleorall
0
ustofollow.
82ndLLJackieMurph
r
SouthBaySeniorSquadron129membrsrcentlyatendedanarh-quakeprepardnesscoursebySusanButleroftheRedondoBeachPoliceDe-partment.Uponourrrival.SusanBuIrgreeted
us
and
proce
dedtogiveusalourofthepolicestation.Wewerein-
uodu
dtoSgt.John
N
150nwho
ex-
plainedhwthepolice
station
wasrun.Healsotalkedabouthepolicere-serve.Thenwemetanotherofficerandhisdog,Alex,aGermanshepard.Bis
handler
justrecen
Iy
return
dromGermanywhereheunderwentadvancedcanine
training.
SusanBullershowed
us
heroffice
and
showeduswheretheemergencyreservefood.waterandoth
I'
supplieswere
kept,
Therna
l
fascinatingplacewasthecommunicationsroomwhrethreeswitchboardoperatorsanswerallkinds
a
calls.Theywerverypro
es-
slonal,courteousandefficient.Wealsoobservedwhathappenswhen
some-
onediaIs
911.
Thecomputertakesoverandshowsstreetddr
sses,
crossstreets,
if
needed,andspeedsupthproesssotheperson
in
disessdoesnothavetoweiunnecessarily.Attendeesof
this
interesting
tour
were:IstLl.
Gary
Brenner,Maj.GorgOnega.
Maj.
GaryBelda.Lt.Col.RobenLay,1stLt.FrancesLay,Capt.DonGaede,
.R.
B.Andersen,Capt.RobenKobel,Ll.Col.DaveGala,2ndLt.GordonHughes,2nd
Lt.
RichardRoss,PalMontague,Capt.
Hal
Loomis.2ndLt.LynAlford.Mrs.S
ra
Alford.2ndLt.Bill
D
anand2nd
L.
JackieMurpby.Thesqudronhopstohavmoreofthekindsofactiviti
in
thefutur.
CoJ.Donald
M.
BioodJeh
CommWldllr
Le.
Col.
Henry
CovtDgU>o
OUClClor.
PublicMfn
irs
Maj.
Barbara.
Abela
Ednor
BEARFACTS
ThBEARFACl'Sis
8
unofficialmagazinepublishedquarterly
in
theimer
1
of
til
membersofiliaCaliforniaWing
0
eivAirPatrol.Itispublishd
by
aprivate
10rI
in
no
way
cnn
d
with
thDep
rtm
mof
th
AirForceor
Cvll
AirPatrolCarporatlon.Opinionsexprd
by
publishrsandwritarthIrwnandanOltOensldredofficialexpressionbytheCivilAir
PaLrOI
Corporationr
the
AirForce.Theppearanofadvertisementsin
this
pub
'cation.
includingsupplmentsandInserts,does
DOt
coastltuonendorsemnt
by
th
Civil
AirPatrol
Corpnralionor
th
Department0the
A
rForceofproducts
r
servicesdvrtised.MATERIALFORPUBlCATIONSHOtJLDBESENTTO
THEEDITOR·
BEARFACTS
4023W.176th·Torranee,CA90504
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