PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -
House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grant of District 75 in
Charlotte County, Florida presented a Tribute Proclamation to Justin Anthony
McDonald, 15, of Punta Gorda, after administering the cadet officer oath promoting
McDonald to Cadet 2nd Lieutenant in Civil Air Patrol on Tuesday,
April 10, 2018.
was surprised by the Tribute Proclamation and offered a sincere “Thank you!” to
Representative Grant, whom he served as a House Messenger in the recent legislative
recently received the General Billy Mitchell Award for successfully completing
the Leadership Phase of the Civil Air Patrol youth program. This award is
one of CAP’s most prestigious cadet honors, named after an important historic
and visionary figure in U.S. Military aviation. Cadet 2nd Lt. McDonald will now
enter the Command Phase of the CAP cadet program at the Venice Cadet Squadron.
He aspires to serve his country as a pilot in the United States Armed Forces.
CAP Cadet Program is a year-round youth development program that incorporates
aviation and military customs and courtesies. Through their experiences
as CAP cadets, young people develop into responsible citizens and become
tomorrow's aerospace leaders. Visit Venice Cadet Squadron at http://units.flwg.us/FL335.aspx or https://www.gocivilairpatrol.com for more information.