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Volume II

Number 4

GROUP 224 NEWSLETTER


JUL-SEP
2005

Official Newsletter of Group 224 – NJ075


United States Air Force Auxiliary - Civil Air Patrol

Commander: Lt. Col. Joseph A. Milano


Newsletter Editor: Major Rick Ulmer - 732-364-7755
“Setting The Standard”
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SAFETY PLEDGE: As a Civil Air Patrol member I pledge to promote an
uncompromising safety environment for myself and others, and to prevent the loss of, or
damage to Civil Air Patrol assets entrusted to me. I will perform all my activities in a
professional and safe manner, and will hold myself accountable for my actions in all of our
Missions for America.

CONGRATULATIONS TO...
transferred to Group 225 as Deputy
Captain Maria Esparraguera, of Pineland Commander.
Squadron, who recently became a newly QQQ
licensed Private Pilot. New member Bruce H. Basehart, has been
QQQ promoted to First Lieutenant as a Health
Chaplain George Guyer of Group 224 Services Officer on Group 224 Staff. Lt.
Staff, recently promoted to Captain. Basehart is a former U.S. Army Lieutenant,
Chaplain Guyer also recently completed the and holds three earned Masters degrees in
State EMT course, Aviation Safety, Public Health, and
QQQ Occupational Health and Safety
Major Rick Ulmer, of Group 224 Staff, Engineering.
promoted to Major on 29 July 2005.

On 26 August, Major Ulmer also received a QQQQQQQQQQQ


commission as a Captain, Judge Advocate, For upcoming CAP events and info, check
in the New York State Guard, 88th Brigade, the calendar and other features on the NJ
7th Civil Affairs Regiment in Manhattan. Wing and Group 224 Websites at:
QQQ http://www.njwg.cap.gov/
Lt. Col. J. Davidson, appointed in August http://group224.njwg.cap.gov/
as Commander of Allentown Squadron, and ******************************************
to Major Rick Ulmer, outgoing
Commander, who is returning to duties as a
Group 224 Legal, Medical, and Plans &
Programs Officer.
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1Lt. Helen Clemente , recipient of the
Lifesaving Certificate
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Major Michael Sperry, appointed as Pineland Squadron Marches in
Commander of McGuire Squadron, and to Memorial Day Parade
Lt. Abegg, outgoing Commander, who has
“As a good military person, always be
SAREX AT LAKEWOOD proud and willing to pay homage and
respect to the national flag and the
national anthem... Never slink away from
an opportunity to pay respect to our flag
and our anthem.”

Army Officer’s Guide

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Safety is Everyone’s Job!

Captain Smith, Major Ulmer, Captain Wiley,


Chaplain Captain Guyer at a May 2005 SAREX
held at Pineland (Lakewood Airport)

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Allentown Change of
Command Ceremony

Bad Day at Work?

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McGuire Change of Command

New Commander, Lt. Col. J. Davidson


and outgoing Commander, Major Rick
Ulmer, shown with Lt. Col. Milano, who
presided at the ceremony, which was
attended by Allentown Squadron members,
seven Group 224 staff officers, and 1Lt.
Korwin, Commander of Twin Pine Squadron.

New Commander Major Sperry, Lt. Col.


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