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December 2014 Awards and Promotions

posted Jan 9, 2015, 5:54 PM by lana mark   [ updated Jan 17, 2015, 11:19 AM ]
Capt Mark Holub, squadron commander, opened Monday night’s meeting by thanking all CAP members for the volunteer service given to 391st squadron throughout the year.  Capt Holub recounted the success of this year's Wreaths Across America.  2nd Lt Joan Gulliksen coordinated this year’s distribution of Holiday wreaths at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery.  8,500 wreaths were funded through donations collected throughout this year. The wreaths were individually placed at veteran’s gravesites by almost 400 members of Civil Air Patrol, Young Marines, Sea Cadets, and Boy Scouts of America.

Promotions as a result of the Great Start Program:
    Cadet Grey Friend to C/Amn    Cadet Christian Gray to C/Amn    Cadet Alec Morgan to C/Amn
    C/Amn Noah Allen to C/A1C  C/Amn Nathaniel Mars to C/A1C  C/Amn Emilia McLaughlin to C/A1C
    C/A1C Alex Chu to C/SrA  CA1C Spencer McGreer to C/SrA   C/TSgt Madison Applewhite to C/MSgt
    C/C/TSgt Matthew Dykes to C/MSgt   C/SMSgt Luke Langlais to C/CMSgt    
    C/SMSgt Aditi Panvelkar to C/CMSgt   CSMSgt Luke Schlenker to C/CMSgt


Following are the special year-end awards presented by Commander Captain Mark Holub and Deputy Commander Major Seth Grenke:

Certificate of Appreciation – John Williams, Cyber Patriot Team Coach, parent 

Squadron Commander’s Certificate of Merit – C/A1C Nick Williams

Air Force Association Squadron Cadet of the Year – C/MSgt Madison Applewhite

Commander’s Commendation – Capt Scott Knightly (not pictured), Maj John Krogstad, 2nd Lt Blanca Applewhite, Capt Lana Holub, and Commander, Capt Mark Holub



The evening concluded with the Dallas Composite Squadron cadets presenting Dallas Love Field Business Jet Center employees a gift of appreciation followed by Holiday Celebration with food and refreshments shared by all squadron members.


For more information contact:

Bob Bruton, Capt CAP Public Affairs Officer, 391st Composite Sq, Group III, Texas Wing, Civil Air Patrol, bobbruton@sbcglobal.net, 817-494-8600 or 817-688-4940.