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Change of Command to be held 23 August

posted Aug 17, 2010, 11:30 AM by Lt Col CAP USAF Aux NJWG/CV Jennings, Robert E   [ updated Dec 28, 2010, 1:16 PM by Lt Col CAP NJWG/GRA KING, ZACHARY Z ]
Jack Schweiker Composite Squadron will hold ceremonies for both a Squadron and Cadet change of command at the NJ Army National Guard Armory in Cherry Hill on Monday, 23 August 2010.

Lt Col Robert Jennings, formerly NJ Wing Chief of Staff and NJ Wing Vice Commander, will assume command of the Squadron from Capt Donald Cameron, Jr. in a ceremony that will be held by Group 225 Commander, Lt Col Dennis Walton.

C/2d Lt Nicholas Birbilis will become Cadet Commander, accepting the post from C/1st Lt Donald Cameron III.

Uniform for CAP members will be the short-sleeve, open collar Air Force-style blues uniform or CAP equivalent.  The ceremonies will begin at 1945 (7:45 pm, Eastern Daylight Time) and followed by light refreshments.  Members and family are requested to sign-up for snack items.

In addition to Lt Col Walton, the distinguished visitors we expect include NJ Wing Commander Col David Mull; prior Wing Commander Col Robert McCabe; Northeast Region Director of Emergency Services Lt Col Joe Abegg; NJ Wing Director of Plans and Programs Lt Col J. Israel Thompson; NJ Wing Basic Encampment Commander Maj Joseph McGuire, and; former Group 221 Commander, Maj Jack Soldano, etc.