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Squadron gets a new commander

Civil Air Patrol Nevada Wing Commander, Col. Deborah Pierce, is proud to announce the appointment 1st. LT Josef Woytowicz as the new commander for the Humboldt County Composite Squadron, effective 3 January 2023.  Lt Woytowicz is relieving Lt. Col Stephan Woytowicz, who has been the squadron’s commander for the past three years. 

Lt Woytowicz is no stranger to the squadron, a current and former squadron member who is continuing with efforts to rebuild squadron membership. Lt. Woytowicz has been a Civil Air Patrol member for 20 years.  Beginning in 2003 as a cadet and advancing into the senior member ranks after 21. He is active in ham radio as well and brings lots of communication experience to the unit.

Looking to the immediate future, the new commander said, “We need energetic and committed community members that want to take advantage of the exciting opportunities to serve our community and nation through Civil Air Patrol.” There has never been a better time to be a CAP volunteer. We have programs for small unmanned aerial vehicles (sUAVs), ground search team training, computer security training through our Cyber Patriot program, radio communications, aerospace education, youth leadership, aircrew training, and much more. There is something for everyone.”

The new leader concluded with this message, “I feel honored in being selected for this leadership position.  I will do my utmost to continue the legacy started twenty years ago in Winnemucca.  It is time for a renewed effort to gather new members and their skill sets to advance the Civil Air Patrol mission.”    



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