Colonel Jeffrey Garrett of Civil Air Patrol’s Georgia Wing has taken command of the organization’s Southeast Region.
Please join me in congratulating the following cadets on their appointments to serve as the 2023-2024 SER CAC Leadership:
Col.-select Michael Willis has been named the next Commander of Civil Air Patrol’s Georgia Wing, after serving in diverse CAP leadership roles for a combined total of 30 years. A United States Air Force veteran, Willis has also enjoyed a highly successful career as a technology manager for a major insurance company.
Lt Col Luis E. Negron has been named Florida Wing Commander, Civil Air Patrol (CAP). He has served in diverse leadership roles in CAP for over 20 years after a highly successful military career and current career with Walt Disney World Resort, Florida.
Col. Andrea Van Buren has been named the Southeast Region’s next commander, succeeding Col. Barry Melton, who has held the post since June 2015.
Van Buren will take command of the six-wing region at the National Conference in August. She has been Georgia Wing commander since April 2017.