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There were three promotions for the local 296 Van Wert Civil Air Patrol, Auxiliary unit of the USAF, in August at the Van Wert County Airport.

Micheal Sandefer was promoted to a Cadet Airman, which is the 2 rank of 5 in phase 1 (Learning Phase). Natalie Hunt was promoted to a Cadet Airman First Class, which is the 3 rank of 5 in phase 1 (Learning Phase). Janelle May was promoted to a Cadet Staff Sergeant, which is 5 rank of 5 in phase 1 (Learning Phase).

There are a total of 18 ranks and mirror the ranks of the United States Air Force. These three cadets worked very hard to achieve this rank.

For more information on the Van Wert Civil Air Patrol, please contact Lt. Paula Bogle at (419) 771-0626 or Commander Jon Vondenhuevel at (419) 733-5930.