Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Deputy Commander Speaks at Wreaths Across America 2017 Event

Squadron 150's Deputy Commander, 1st Lt. Rommel Anacan was asked to say a few words at the Wreaths Across America ceremonies conducted at Pacific View Memorial Park in Corona Del Mar on 17 December, 2017. Also speaking at the event were Gold Star Wife Linda Walters and U.S. Representative Dana Rohrabacher.

1st Lt. Rommel Anacan speaking at the 2017 Wreaths Across America ceremony at Pacific View Memorial Park in Corona Del Mar (Photo by: Maj. Lloyd Bumanglag)

After the ceremony 1st Lieutenant Anacan and South Coast Group 7 Professional Development Officer (and former Squadron 150 Commander) Maj. Lloyd Bumanglag had an opportunity to speak with Representative Rohrabacher (who voiced his support of Civil Air Patrol) and take a picture with him.

(L to R) Maj. Lloyd Bumanglag, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher and 1st Lt. Rommel Anacan
It was an honor for our squadron and Group 7 to participate in Wreaths Across America ceremonies throughout the area and our thanks to Marie Hess (the organizer of the event at Pacific View), to all of the volunteers that participated and to everyone that sponsored wreaths this year.