Chief of Staff of the Air Force greets cadets in Puerto Rico Wing during short visit
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

By Lt Col Ismael J. Rodriguez, Muniz ANG Base Cadet Sq., Puerto Rico Wing

Muniz ANG Base, Puerto Rico -

Cadets from the MuŮiz ANG Base Cadet Squadron, PR-126, had a blast staring with uniform inspection, safety briefing, character development class, testing and promotions.

Additional to that the cadets that will participate in the PRWG Science Fair did the final touches on their project to be presented in December at the Wing Conference.

Moreover, the cadets had the opportunity to meet and greet the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General David Goldfein, and the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, Kaleth O. Wright. Both spent time with the cadets and talked to them about the importance of Civil Air Patrol to the Air Force. At the end the cadets ask questions to the VIP's.

C/Lt Col Angelymar Sanchez had the opportunity to be presented with her Solo Wing by the General Goldfein. Cadet Sanchez was introduced to General Goldfein as the first CAP cadet to be recipient of the CAP Continental Motor Group Scholarship; granted $12,000 to pursue her Private Pilot License.

Cadet Sanchez share with General Goldfein about her experience by recently completing her solo flight after 21 hours of flight lessons. General Goldfein congratulated her and the unit for the great accomplishment and recognize Civil Air Patrol as a key organization of the Total Air Force.

Cadet Lt Col Angelymar Sanchez is presented with her Solo Wings by General David Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the Air Force.
Photo Caption:  Cadet Lt Col Angelymar Sanchez is presented with her Solo Wings by General David Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the Air Force.
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Reviewed by: Capt Elias Roman-Rivera
Syndicated to: Region Hq, Puerto Rico Wing, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters
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