Southeast Region Commanders

• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Col William C. Whelen - 15 Apr 1948 to 14 Nov 1957 Col Paul W. Turner - 26 Apr 1959 to 8 Sep 1962 Col Frank W. Reilly - 8 Sep 1962 to 18 Oct 1968 Col Theodore H. Limmer, Jr - 18 Oct 1968 to 24 Jul 1971 Col Thomas C. Casaday - 25 Jul 1971 to 14 Oct 1973 Col Oscar K. Jolley - 14 Oct 1973 to 23 Oct 1977 Col L. H. McCormack - 23 Oct 1977 to 4 Dec 1982 Col William C. Tallent - 4 Dec 1982 to 18 Nov 1993 Col Paul J. Albano, Sr - 18 Nov 1993 to 1 Nov 1994 Col Glen D. Atwell - 1 Nov 1994 to 24 Feb 1995 Col Richard L. Bowling - 24 Feb 1995 to 15 Aug 1998 Col Joseph C. Meighan, Jr - 15 Aug 1998 to 18 Aug 2001 Col Antonio J. Pineda - 18 Aug 2001 to 21 Aug 2004 Col Matthew R. Sharkey - 21 Aug 2004 to 9 Feb 2006 Col John E. Tilton - 9 Feb 2006 to 1 Oct 2006 Col Daniel J. Levitch - 1 Oct 2006 to 23 May 2007 Col James M. Rushing - 23 May 2007 to 23 May 2011 Col Alvin J. Bedgood - 23 May 2011 to Present

ARCHIVAL CONFIRMATION:
• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Civil Air Patrol Board - National Executive Board Member (& Region Director) NEB Members - became Region Directors, 28 Sep 1951 Positions of Region Commander & MEB Member - held by different individuals as soon as possible after 14 Nov 1957 Region Commanders (Not on NEB/NEC) Region Representatives to NEB/NEC NEC Membership - Returned to Region Commanders, 8 Sep 1962 National Executive Committee Members & Region Commanders 8 Jun 1951 - NB Minutes - Col William C. Whelen was NEB member 1951 Annual Report - Col William C. Whelen Reg. Dir 13 May 1954 GO 24 - Col William C. Whelen aptd. Dir. Southeastern Reg. & NEB 14 Nov 1957 NEB Minutes - Col William C. Whelen resigned as Reg. Comdr., retained NEB. Col Paul W. Turner aptd. Comdr, 14 Nov 1957 4 Mar 1958 NB Minutes - Col Paul W. Turner was Reg. Comdr 2 Nov 1959 NEB Minutes - Lt Col F. Ward Reilly to Col. & aptd. Reg. Comdr 26 Apr 1959 NEB Minutes - Col William C. Whelen to Vice Chairman. Col Paul W. Turner to Reg. NEB member 9 Jun 1960 GO 23 - Col Paul W. Turner to NEC Region Rep. eff 1 Jun 1960 1960-1 Annual Reports - Col Paul W. Turner V.C. & NEC Reg Rep 6 May 1962 NB Minutes - Col F. Ward Reilly was Reg. Comdr. & Col. Paul W. Turner

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18 Oct 1968 NB Minutes - Col F. Ward Reilly was Reg. Comdr 18 Oct 1968 PANHQ 38 - Col Theodore H. Limmer, Jr; (Vice Col. F. Ward Reilly to NB Chairman) 22 Jul 1971 PANHQ 32 - Col Thomas C. Casaday; Vice Col Theodore H. Limmer, Jr, reassigned, 25 Jul 1971 15 Oct 1973 PANHQ 37 - Col Thomas C. Casaday to Vice Chairman. Col Oscar K. Jolley, 14 Oct 1973 25 Oct 1977 PANHQ 24 - Col Lee H. McCormack aptd. Reg. Comdr. Vice Col Oscar K. Jolley re-assigned, 23 Oct 1977 4 Dec 1982 PANHQ 43 - Col William C. Tallent aptd. Reg. Comdr. Vice Col Lee H. McCormack resigned, 4 Dec 1982 30 Nov 1990 PANHQ 72 - Col William C. Tallent reaptd. Reg. Comdr, 4 Dec 1990 2 Dec 1991 PANHQ 60 - Col William C. Tallent reaptd. Reg. Comdr, 4 Dec 1991 1 Dec 1992 PANHQ 74 - Col William C. Tallent reaptd. Reg. Comdr, 4 Dec 1992 10 Nov 1993 PANHQ 50 - Col Paul J. Albano, Sr., aptd. Reg. Comdr. Vice Col William C. Tallent, 18 Nov 1993 10 Feb 1995 PANHQ 5 - Col Glen D. Atwell; Vice Col Paul J. Albano, 1 Nov 1994 22 Feb 1995 PANHQ 8 - Col Richard L. Bowling aptd. Reg. Comdr. Vice Col Glen D. Atwell, 24 Feb 1995 17 Aug 1998 PANHQ 49 - Col Joseph C. Meighan, Jr., aptd. Reg. Comdr. Vice Col Richard L. Bowling, 15 Aug 1998 20 Aug 2001 PANHQ 45 - Col Antonio J. Pineda aptd. Reg. Comdr. Vice Col Joseph C. Meighan, Jr., 18 Aug 2001 23 Aug 2004 PANHQ 62 - Col Matthew R. Sharkey aptd. Comdr. Vice Col Antonio J. Pineda, 21 Aug 2004 10 Feb 2006 PANHQ 15 - Col Matthew R. Sharkey resigned, 9 Feb 2006 (Col John E. Tilton aptd Interim, 11 Feb 2006) 22 Mar 2006 PANHQ 30 - Col John E. Tilton aptd Comdr, 22 Mar 2006 29 Sep 2006 PANHQ 115 - Col Daniel J. Levitch; Vice Col John E. Tilton, 1 Oct 2006 24 May 2007 PANHQ 60 - Col James M. Rushing; Vice Col Daniel J. Levitch, 23 May 2007

Researched by Louisa S. Morse, Col, CAP Updated by Mark Hess, Lt Col, CAP (As of 15 Sept 2013)

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