By: 1st. Lt. Bryan Weil, Squadron PAO
Raleigh, NC April 17, 2014—During the second Meeting of the Month, the members of Raleigh Wake Squadron met to celebrate the many accomplishments of its members.
Prior to the presentation of awards, Major Pete Bohler was presented with a bible by Lt. Cozzolino who is also commander of the local Veterans of Foreign War chapter. The bible was presented to Maj. Bohler in recognition of the service his son, who was killed last year in Afghanistan, gave to his country.
Captain Rich Laviano was presented a copy of the cadet t-shirt, worn by the cadets during their recent Middle East Region first place win, by Lt. Col Jay Langley, Deputy Commander/Cadets.
Many of the members noted below were acknowledged for several successes.
M. Swanson – Level 1
J. Loebach – Yeager, Davis
B. Weil – Davis
D. Gilchrist – Loening
E. Baird – Yeager, T. Willis – Yeager, A. Vlack – Davis (Not pictured)
W. Cozzolino – 2nd. Lt
A. Griffa – Capt
D. Gilchrist – Maj
G. Laznicka – 2Lt
W. Robertson – 2LT
A. Vlack – Capt, J. Leveille – 2nd Lt, J. Browning – 2nd Lt, R. Byrd – 2nd Lt, P. Franzon – 2nd Lt (Not Pictured)
Character Development Officer
S. Lowery (Not Pictured)
Member of the Year