Civil Air Patrol announces awards, promotions after brass inspects local squadron |

Civil Air Patrol announces awards, promotions after brass inspects local squadron

Cadet Captain Eli Moon receives the Amelia Earhart Award from Lt. Col. Gia Petz and Major Tim Merhar of the Civil Air Patrol--U.S. Air Force.
Civil Air Patrol/Courtesy photo

The Steamboat Springs Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol recently welcomed staff liaisons between the Civil Air Patrol and the U.S. Air Force from Colorado Springs.

According to the local Civil Air Patrol group, the liaisons came to inspect the squadron and give a presentation about the Air Force. While here, they also presented awards to cadets including the Amelia Earhart Award to Cadet Commander Eli Moon, who achieved the rank of Cadet Captain.

Also receiving awards for recruiting new cadets were Cadet Staff Sgt. Coen Dore, Cadet Airman 1st Class Finley Good, Cadet Master Sgt. Andrew Picking and Cadet Technical Sgt. Keane Snider.

Cadets who have been promoted in recent months include Moon, Cadet Senior Master Sgt. Ethan Griffith, Cadet Master Sgt. Picking, Cadet Master Sgt. Snider, Cadet Staff Sgt. Dore, Cadet Senior Airman Aslan Armstrong, Cadet Senior Airman Lucas Froman, Cadet Senior Airman Good, Cadet Senior Airman Emma Russell, Cadet Airman 1st Class Hudson Merlina, Cadet Airman 1st Class Julian Wright, Cadet Airman Isaac Barbero, Cadet Airman Logan Drogosz, Cadet Airman Nathan Kottcamp, Cadet Airman Jeremiah MacGray, Cadet Airman Jensen Oliveras and Cadet Airman Graham Smith.

Civil Air Patrol is the civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force with adult and youth membership. For more,

Cadet Sr. Master Sgt. Ethan Griffith is shown with Capt. Christel Houston during a recent inspection of the local wing of the Civil Air Patrol.
Civil Air Patrol/Courtesy photo

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