The Annual Kumquat Festival is back to its long-standing date of the last Saturday in January and will be once again held on the last Saturday of January — the 29 in 2022. Last year’s event flow was applauded by festival goers as it had a different mix of vendors,… Read More
Get out and enjoy the weather, a great car show, live music by four bands, adult beverages, food vendors and good times at the Citrus Jam Music Festival and Car Show. With fun live music from 11:30 am to 4 pm, food vendors, raffles and the best car show in… Read More
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Award Ceremony and Change of Command Ceremony
December 7, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
The Hernando County Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol invites the community to join us at an Awards Ceremony followed by a Change of Command Ceremony. The ceremonies are scheduled at 7 p.m. on December 7, 2021, at the Hernando County Composite Squadron building: 3151 Air Commerce Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34604.
Cadet Captain W. T. Grady Jr will receive the Amelia Earhart Award for completion of Phase III of the Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program. To qualify for this achievement, Cadet Capt. Grady demonstrated sustained excellence in leadership, character, aerospace education, and physical fitness.
Presenting the award to Cadet Capt. Grady is Colonel Luis E. Negrón, the Florida Wing Commander.
Also during the Awards Ceremony, Cadet 2nd Lieutenant L. Shawcroft will receive the Brigadier General Billy Mitchell Award. This achievement is awarded to cadets who complete Phase II of the Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program. To qualify for this achievement, Cadet 2nd Lt. Shawcroft demonstrated sustained excellence in leadership, character, aerospace education, and physical fitness.
Additionally, Cadet 2nd Lt. Shawcroft must have passed comprehensive examinations on leadership and aerospace topics and have completed a weeklong encampment immersing them in a challenging Core Values and STEM environment.
Presenting the award to Cadet 2nd Lt. Shawcroft is Major Joe Mora, the Group Three Commander.
Immediately following the Awards Ceremony, the squadron will conduct a Change of Command ceremony. Cadet 2nd Lt. G. Lipe will conclude the term of her command and pass leadership to 2nd Lt. L. Shawcroft.
Light refreshments will follow the change of command ceremony.
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