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Safety Officer of the Year

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2014 Annual Award Winners

Safety Officer of the Year
Major George A. Cobley, Iowa Wing
Maj Cobley has a lengthy history of experience as a Safety Officer —for the North Central Region, the Iowa Wing, the Cedar Rapids Senior Squadron and, most recently, the Cedar Rapids Composite Squadron. He reaches out to members with a monthly e-brief, which he compiles by hand to make sure it is relevant to the time of year and to its readers. He trained the Squadron’s first Cadet Safety Officer, helped train his replacement and completed all safety surveys in a timely manner. He has paid particular attention to safety standards for Squadron pilots, ensuring hangars are striped and even hanging a ball from the hangar ceiling to encourage pilots to look up while moving the plane. His skills as a Safety Officer and Check Pilot have made him a critical team member for the Squadron’s success.

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September 2, 2014 at 5:16 pm

Reminder to Check Smoke Detectors

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Well, now that we all have set our clocks ahead for daylight savings time, did we also remember to change the batteries in our smoke detectors and CO2 detectors?

Make sure you test and/or replace, if required, the batteries that are in the smoke detectors and other safey related detectors that you have in your homes, work places, vehicles and aircraft.  You just never know! That now operable detector or the extended life of a new battery in it may save your life or the lives of others in future life threatening environments where you would not be bercome aware of those safety hazards without the visual or audible warning provided by the detectors!

SmokeDetectorReminder

Written by Iowa Wing CAP

March 11, 2013 at 9:59 am

Posted in IACAP - Safety

The Safety Beacon – February 2013 – NOW Available!

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January 31, 2013 at 4:25 pm

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Safety Beacon – January 2013 – NOW AVAILABLE!

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The January 2013 Safety Beacon is now available!

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January 2, 2013 at 1:24 pm

Posted in IACAP - Safety

Iowa Wing Safety Briefing – November 2012

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Click here to read and complete the Iowa Wing Safety Briefing for November 2012!

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November 9, 2012 at 12:39 pm

Posted in IACAP - Safety

Iowa Members Gather to Learn, Lead and Celebrate

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Capt Jessa Erickson
Public Affairs Officer
Iowa Wing

The 2012 Iowa Wing Conference was held October 12-14, 2012 at Camp Dodge in Johnston, IA.  The weekend, which featured 24 learning lab sessions, Drug Demand Reduction (DDR) activities, a Cadet Advisory Council (CAC) meeting and awards banquet, was attended by roughly 100 members from Iowa and surrounding wings including non-CAP family members and other special guests.

The event kicked off on Friday evening with an informal social gathering and DDR activity hosted by the Iowa Wing DDR Officer Capt Jan Lewandowski and North Central Region (NCR) DDR Officer Lt Col Bonnie Braun.  Educational and information materials were on hand for members to look through with a special emphasis on Red Ribbon Week, and cadets were encouraged to participate in creating an anti-drug themed diorama which was then judged the following morning by Iowa Wing Commander Col Ron Scheitzach and NCR Commander Col Robert Todd.  Four awards were handed out: 1st Place – C/2d Lt Jacob Lewandowski, 2nd Place – C/MSgt Luke Lewandowski, 3rd Place – C/CMSgt Austin Lightner and Honorable Mention – Anna Lewandowski.

The general assembly led off Saturday’s events highlighting the state of the Iowa Wing and featured three special guests of the weekend; NCR Commander Col Robert Todd, North Central Liaison Commander Lt Col Paul Peterson and retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) Robert Dandridge as well as each of the nine Iowa Wing Squadron Commanders, or their representatives, who gave a short message on the state of their squadrons.  To cap off the morning assembly, a few special awards were presented to deserving members and Cadet Luke Hohenberger was presented his promotion to the rank of Cadet Chief Master Sergeant by Col Scheitzach and CMSgt Dandridge.

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The Iowa Wing Safety Bulletin for October 2012 is Available!

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The Iowa Wing Safety Bulletin for October 2012 is now Available!  Click here to learn more about the new CAP Safety Management System, plus notification that the 2012 Annual Safety Surveys
are now on line and are available for completion.  Note;  The due date for completed Annual Safety Surveys at Wing Headquarters is 15 Dec 2012!

Written by Iowa Wing CAP

October 24, 2012 at 9:21 am

Posted in IACAP - Safety