Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Congratulations to Squadron 150 Award Winners!

It was a very good night for Long Beach Senior Squadron 150 at the South Coast Group 7 Awards Banquet held on 24 September, 2016 at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim!  Several squadron members received awards and/or were asked to take on additional assignments at the Group level, while former Squadron 150 members were promoted and/or appointed to positions at South Coast Group 7.

Congratulations to ...
  • Maj. Jerry Civalleri who was awarded the South Coast Group 7 Professional Development Officer of the Year. 
  • 1st Lt. Michael Wetsman who was named the South Coast Group 7 Safety Officer of the Year. (Lieutenant Wetsman has also been appointed the South Coast Group 7 Safety Officer.)
  • 2d Lt. Rommel Anacan who received the South Coast Group 7 Public Affairs Officer of the Year award. (In addition to his duties at Squadron 150, Lieutenant Anacan was appointed a Group 7 Assistant Public Affairs Officer.)

South Coast Group 7 Award Winners from Squadron 150 
(Photo Credit: Capt. David Powell)
We are also happy to announce that several former Squadron 150 members received promotions and/or were appointed to new duty assignments at Group 7 during the banquet. 

Please help us in congratulating...
  • Capt. Bodo Rau on his promotion to the grade of Major. Major Rau was recently named the Group 7 Finance Officer and Group 7 Assistant Operations Officer.
  • Capt. John Frerichs on his promotion to the grade of Major. Major Frerichs continues in his role as the Group 7 Communications Officer. 
  • Former Squadron 150 Commander Capt. Lloyd Bumanglag who was named the Group 7 Professional Development Officer, Assistant Public Affairs Officer and IT Officer. 
  • Former Squadron 150 Commander, Lt. Col. William Phinizy who was appointed Group 7 Deputy Commander and continues in his role as Group 7 Assistant Communications Officer.
Current and Former Squadron 150 Members at the South Coast Group 7 Awards Banquet
(Photo Credit: Maj. Craig Newton)
Lastly, we want to thank Lt Col. Robert Calderone for his service as Commander of South Coast Group 7 for the past three years. We also welcome incoming Group 7 Commander, Lt Col. Jim Robertson. We look forward to working with you!