Local Civil Air Patrol Squadron hosted Change of Command Ceremony

Appleton, Wisconsin – First Lieutenant Lisa Bastian assumed command, January 2nd, of the Civil Air Patrol’s Fox Cities Composite Squadron.

Bastian, the squadron’s former Deputy Commander for Seniors, replaces Captain James Lange, who will assume the position of Emergency Services Officer. Fox Cities was honored to have Northeast Group Commander Lieutenant Colonel John Hoffmann, Wisconsin Wing Chief of Staff for Mission Support Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Gaylord, and Wisconsin Wing Vice Commander Lieutenant Colonel Harvey Moss join them for the ceremony.

Fox Cities Composite Squadron – Civil Air Patrol is part of the all civilian, all volunteer U.S. Air Force Auxiliary; which offers a Cadet program for teenage youth between the ages of 12-18. The Cadet program includes multiple orientation flights, leadership training, and a community oriented aerospace education program. The Fox Cities Squadron also has an active Emergency Services team which aids in search and rescue and disaster relief missions.

The Fox Cities Composite Squadron meets on Tuesday evenings, 7:00-9:00pm. We are located at: W6558 Pathfinder Drive, Appleton, WI 54914, on the south side of the Appleton International Airport. For more information about the Fox Cities Composite Squadron, contact Second Lieutenant Shawn Zinke at shawnzinke@gmail.com or visit our website at www.foxcitiescap.org.

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