By 1st Lt Karin Hollerbach, photos by Lt Col Juan Tinnirello
On 4-6 November, CAWG held its annual California Wing Education Conference in Bakersfield. Participants from Squadron 188 included:
- Lt Col Tinnirello
- Maj Jeff Ironfield
- Maj Noel Luneau
- Maj Maggie Wang
- Maj Steven DeFord
- Capt Lou Rivas
- Capt Jordan Hayes
- Capt Kathy Brown
- Capt Doug Perreira
- Capt Don Eichelberger
- Capt Georgios Michelogiannakis
- 1st Lt Pat Bitz
- 1st Lt Eric Choate
Many thanks to the following Squadron 188 members for taking a leadership role and giving presentations at the conference:
- Lt Choate and Capt Michelogiannakis - on the Universal Method (Advanced SAR Techniques) - an alternate technique for using any GPS to plan and fly search patterns using a single waypoint in most cases.
- Capt Eichelberger (together with Maj Marc Sobel and Capt Michael Sullivan) - on Setting up the Garmin VRB and a second one on Overview of AP Capabilities and Training Opportunities
- Lt Bitz - aerospace education presentation on CAP Goes to Mars - introducing several of the technical and social challenges involved in sending a human crew to Mars for a one-month visit.
- Capt Hayes - on Communications for all CAP Communicators
- Capt Ironfield - led a Stan / Eval and Check Pilot Meeting
And congratulations again to all Squadron 188 and Group 2 members for their CAWG awards this year! Click here for details!