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June 2012

PDK: Ready to Roll

Cadet Orientation Day

Promotions

Semper
Vigilans

PE AC HT R EE D EK AL B SEN IO R SQ U AD R ON
MONTHLY NEWSLETTER

Integrity, Volunteer Service,


Excellence, and Respect

On May 22nd, Major Andrea Van Buren relinquished Command of the Peachtree
DeKalb Senior Squandron and Lt Col Roy Villers took command of the "Tip of the Spear"
sqaudron better known as the GA-130, Peachtree DeKalb Senior Squadron

Lt. Col Roy Villers


takes Command
After serving more than 11 years in the
Civil Patrol Squadron, Lt Col Roy Villers
took command of Ga-130. Lt Col Villers
was joined by his wife, Leslie, Col Tonya
Boylan, Georgia Wing Commander, Lt Col
Richard Greenwood, Vice Commander
Georgia Wing, Lt Col Joe Knight, Chief of
Staff Georgia Wing as well most of the past
GA-130 Commanders and about 30 other
guest and Officers. Once command was
passed to Lt Col Villers, Lt Col Villers
outlined his vision for the Squadron for the
up coming year.

Key Directives Outlined by the Commander:Unit will focus on evolution of the Unit alerting
process
Expand the Units coordination with the other
Federal, State and local agencies
Expand Unit training to better support CAPs
Disaster Preparedness Mission
Unit will support upcoming Group II SAREX in
July

FAA Pilot Proficiency Patch


FAA Wings Program - Wing safety officers will encourage pilot members to participate in the FAA Wings Program. Members who complete the basic phase of this program will be eligible to wear the Pilot Proficiency Patch on flight clothing. Providing
increased awareness through education complements CAP's safety management system. Ref: EX and CC Open Cockpit Jan-Mar 2012

Promotions and
Awards

SAFETY:

Experience vs.
Discipline

GA-130 Members and Officers continue to be


recognized for their work in the Civil Air Patrol

1st Lt Mike Mullet receives his


Commanders Accommodation
Award from Maj Van Buren

Important June
Dates:
12 June: PDK General Membership
Meeting Contact Lt Col Villers
Including CAP Required Safety
Briefing
16 June: Cadet "O" Day - Contact
Capt Ragin to participate.
19 June: Third Tuesday Training Contact Capt Ragin
23 June: Airborne Photography
Training - Contact 1st Lt Mullet
26 June: General Membership Meeting Contact Major Bill Bell, Aerospace Ed

1st Lt Argo, Ronald L. Commanders Commendation Award


1st Lt Argo, Ronald L. Promotion
to 1st Lt 01May2012
Lt Col Arnovitz, Eliot 20 yr Anniversary Certificate (Ribbon & 20)
12Nov2011
Maj Bell, William F. 10 yr Anniversary (Ribbon & Clasp 2)
07May2011
2d Lt Binkley, Richard M. Binkley
Promotion to 2d Lt. 01Feb2012
Lt Col Cayce, Charles C. Commanders Commendation Award
Capt Chiu, Jerrery S. Commanders Commendation Award
Maj Choate, Richard (Brad) B.
Promotion to Maj 02May2012
SM Eichenblatt, David L. Promotion to 2d Lt. 06Feb2012
Capt Hairr, Ken Promotion to
Captain on 14Feb2012
Maj Herring, Richard P. 15 yr
Anniversary (Ribbon & Clasp 3)
24Feb2012
2nd Lt Hollada, Jonathan Award
of Pilots Wings. CAP Transport
Pilot 28Feb2012
2d Lt Hollada, Jonathan Presented
Cadet Pilot Orientation Patch
Maj Janchus, Joanne E. Presented
Achievement Award (approved by
Group II)

Maj Jennings, David 20 yr Anniversary Certificate (Ribbon & 20)


06Feb2012
2d Lt Lake, Shaka S. Promotion to
2d Lt. 01Mar2012
2d Lt Lewis, Jerry O. Presented
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Award
16May2012
2d Lt Lewis, Jerry O. Presented
Level II Award 16May2012
1st Lt McArthur, Leigh P.
Achievement Award (approved by
Group II)
1st Lt Mullett Michael H. Commanders Commendation Award
1st Lt Mullett, Michael H. 2 yr
Anniversary (Ribbon) 24Feb2012
Capt Perrotta, Stephen R. 2 yr
Anniversary (Ribbon) 24Feb2012
Capt Ragin, Pat Commanders
Commendation Award
Capt Ragin, Andrew P 2 yr Anniversary (Ribbon) 24Feb2012
Maj Sehr, Terry 10 yr Anniversary
Certificate (Ribbon & 2 Bronze
Clasp) 11Dec2011
Capt Serrie, John A. Disaster
Relief Ribbon with V 14Mar2012
Maj Slocum, Eric 10 yr Anniversary (Ribbon & clasp [2])
05Jun2011
2d Lt Wilson, Joan 2 yr Anniversary (Ribbon) 31Mar2012. Transferred

HEADQUARTERS
PEACHTREE DEKALB (PDK) SENIOR SQUADRON
CIVIL AIR PATROL
AUXILIARY UNITED STATES AIR FORCE
2000 AIRPORT ROAD, ROOM 227
CHAMBLEE, GA 30341

New FAA Safety Briefing


Available Notice Number:
NOTC3742 The May/June
2012 issue of FAA Safety
Briefing focuses on extreme
weather. Articles provide
important tips on how to
detect, prepare for, and
avoid some of the more
extreme varieties of weather
conditions GA pilots may
encounter in their region of
the country, including
thunderstorms, tornadoes,
hurricanes, icing, fog,
freezing rain and more. Hear
from weather experts at the
FAA who offer advice on how
to be prepared for these
situations and provide
updates on the many helpful
tools and resources now
available to pilots. For more
on how to improve your
weather knowledge, check
out the new issue at:
http://1.usa.gov/IHfCA6.