Change of Command Ceremony at SVA

Change of Command Ceremony at SVA

21 Dec 2017

The Sugar Valley Composite Squadron marked a milestone in its four year history at the July 18 meeting. The squadron held the first Change of Command ceremony.

Maj Stephen Leighton presented Lt Col Eric Orgain with a plaque recognizing his outstanding leadership and service since the squadron’s beginning in 2013. Following this, Col Jason Bailey began the Change of Command ceremony. Lt Col Eric Orgain passed the command of NC-052 to Capt Tom Conroy, who accepted command of the squadron. Lt Col Ron Cheek, Group 4 Commander, spoke briefly after the Change of Command. The evening concluded by honoring Lt Col Orgain and Capt Tom Conroy with a reception in the Blue Hangar at Sugar Valley Airport. Sixty five guests attended, including squadron members and families and other CAP squadron members.

The Sugar Valley Composite Squadron NC-052 thanks Lt Col Orgain for his four years of dedication and service to the squadron, and salutes Capt Conroy as the new commander.

Lt Col Eric Orgain passes squadron flag to Col Jason Bailey. Photo by C/TSgt Michael Herman.

Col Jason Bailey passes flag to Capt Tom Conroy. Photo by Lt Deborah Leighton

Col Jason Bailey, C/Capt Christopher Herman, Capt Tom Conroy, Lt Col Eric Orgain.

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