Civil Air Patrol

Honors, Awards, Milestones

Hearty congratulations on behalf of the entire Kentucky Wing to the following outstanding cadet achievements:

Kentucky Wing Cadet of the Year

2010 — C/Capt Tyler Meadows, Ft. Campbell 216
2009 — C/Maj Jacob H. Arnold, Ft. Campbell 216
2008 — C/Capt Jacob H. Arnold, Ft. Campbell 216
2007 — C/Lt Col Gantaz, Louisville 039
2006 — C/Lt Col James Krystaponis, Louisville 123
2005 — C/Maj Kenny Ulrich, Louisville 039
2004 — C/Capt C. McGreal, Louisville 039
2003 — C/Col M. Williams, Louisville 039
2002 — C/Capt J. Munsel, Louisville 039
2001 — Unknown
2000 — Unknown
1999 — Unknown
1998 — C/ Col E. Tucker, Louisville 039  (GLR Cadet of the Year)
1997 — C/Lt Col E. Tucker, Louisville 039
1996 — C/Lt Col Dwayne Gibson, Louisville 039
1995 — C/Col T. Dominick, Louisville 123

Kentucky Wing Cadet Officer of the Year

2010 — C/1Lt Brandon Burke, Lexington 222
2009 — C/1Lt Colin Burke, Campbell Co. 073

Kentucky Wing Cadet NCO of the Year

2010 — C/CMSgt Stephanie Bridges, Campbell Co. 073
2009 — C/CMSgt Cory Baumer, Campbell Co. 073

Kentucky Wing Cadet Airman of the Year

2009 — C/MSgt Josh Morgan, Bardstown

Mitchell Awards — C/2nd Lieutenant

Cory M. Baumer — Campbell Co. 073, June 2011
Stephanie F. Bridges — Campbell Co. 073, April 2011
Doug M. Kaiser — Campbell Co. 073, May 2011
William J. Lassell — Louisville 039, Jan 2011
Kylie C. Smith — Louisville 039, Jan 2011
Parker J. Hovis — Louisville 123, July 2010
Maxwell V. Looney — Ft. Campbell 216, July 2010
Jennifer Taylor — Lexington 058, June 2010
Parker Hovis — Louisville 123, June 2010
Charles S. Bongiovanni Jr. — Bowling Green 057, April 2010
Brandon S. Burke — Lexington 222, April 2010
Brooks P. Louie, KY — Ft. Campbell 216, April 2010
Tyler S. Meadows — Ft. Campbell 216, March 2010
John D. Leavens — Boone Co. 050, January 2010
Robert A. Nalley — Louisville 123, December 2009
Erick Schneider-Cuevas — Boone Co. 050, December 2009
Charles O. “Chase” Pendery — Campbell Co. 073, October 2009
Colin Riley Dreyer Burke — Campbell Co. 073, April 2009
Daniel D. Jones — Louisville 039, Feb. 2009
James M. Karas — Louisville 039, Feb. 2009
Jacob S. Kinchius — Louisville 039, Feb. 2009
Evan M. Menchen — Lexington 058, Jan. 2009
Danielle I. Baxtermoore — Lexington 058, Dec. 2008
Garrett R. Clark — Ft. Campbell 216, Dec. 2008
Jacob S. Warren — Lexington 058, Dec. 2008

Earhart Awards — C/Captain

Colin R.D. Burke — Campbell Co. 073, June 2011
Brandon S. Burke — Lexington 222, April 2011
Jacob S. Kinchius — Louisville 039, Jan 2011
Tyler S. Meadows — Ft. Campbell 216, Jan 2011
John D. Leavens — Boone Co. 050, Oct. 2010
Erick J. Schneider-Cuevas — Boone Co. 050, Sept 2010
James M. Karas — Louisville 039, Feb. 2010
Zane S. Nevins — Bowling Green 057, Sept. 2009
Kienan J. McCusker — Louisville 039, Feb. 2009
Brian R. Urbancic — Louisville 039, Feb. 2009
Jacob H. Arnold — Ft. Campbell 216, Jan. 2009

Cadets Appointed to a Military Academy

U.S. Air Force Academy

Keith Davis, KY061 – class of 1979
Jeff Stanbaugh, KY061 – class of 1981
Emily Tucker, Louisville 039 – class of 2003
T.J May, Louisville 123 – class of 2005
Matt Williams, Louisville 123 – class of 2007
Eric May, Louisville 123 – class of 2010
Craig McGreal, Louisville 039 – class of 2010
Garrett Clark, Ft. Campbell 216 – class of 2013
Evan Menchen, Lexington 058 – class of 2014

U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis

Jonathan Goldsborugh, Lou. 039 – class of 2007
Kenny Ulrich, Louisville 039 – class of 2011
Nathan Pappas, Campbell Co. 073 – class of 2016

U.S. Military Academy, West Point

Hollenbach, Louisville 039 – class of 2001
Michael Wathen, Louisville 039 – class of 2006
Justin Bramlage, Louisville 039 – class of 2008
Steve Wathen, Louisville 039 – class of 2011
Eric Cuevas-Johnson, Boone 050 — class of 2016

Kentucky Wing Spaatz Cadets

James S. Rowan — 07 Aug 1970
Charles M. Stinger — 01 Sep 1970
Kenneth Bitsky — 18 Jan 1979, Louisville 039
Steven Bolin — 23 Apr 1980
Michael A. Cooper — 28 Feb 1983, Lexington 058
Andrew A. Kooshian — 24 Jul 1985
Daniel Davis — 02 Jan 1987
Thad Davis — 02 Jan 1987
Paul Kremer — 15 Apr 1992, Campbell Co. 073
Todd Domeck — 09 Dec 1993, Louisville 123
Joseph P. Davis — 16 Nov 1996
Morgan T. Osterloh — 20 Apr 1998, Lexington 058
Emma C. Tucker — 14 Jul 1999, Louisville 039
Joseph M. Williams — 02 Jun 2003, Louisville 039
James Krystaponis — 26 Apr 2007, Louisville 123

Kentucky Wing Squadrons of Merit

1994 — KYANG Composite, Louisville 123
1996 — Unknown
1997 — Campbell County Composte 073
1998 — Louisville Composite 039   (GLR Squadron of the Year)
1999 — Louisville Composite 039
2000 — Unknown
2001 — Louisville Composite 039
2002 — Unknown
2003 — Unknown
2004 — Unknown
2005 — KYANG Composite, Louisville 123
2006 — Louisville Composite 039
2007 — Campbell County Composite 073
2008 — Ft Campbell Composite 216
2009 — Louisville Composite 039
2010 — Campbell County Composite 073

Senior Awards — For Those Active in Cadet Programs

Capt. Ryan E. Kenley — Lexington 222, Grover Loening Award, Feb. 2010
Maj. Gregory A. Judge — Boone Co. 050, Grover Loening Award, Sept. 2009
Maj. Danny K.  Adams — Hazard 082, Paul E. Garber Award, Aug. 2009
Maj. James Wade Dillworth — Paducah 011, Paul E. Garber Award, Aug. 2009
Capt. Brad C. Wallace — Boone Co. 050, Grover Loening Award, Aug. 2009
Capt. Riley Stephen Burke — Campbell Co. 073, Benjamin O. Davis Award, Aug. 2009
Maj. Joseph A. Brickman — Lexington 221, Paul E. Garber Award, July 2009
Capt. LeRoy F. Root — Boone Co. 050, Grover Loening Award, June 2009
Capt. George H. Stinson — Campbell Co. 073, Grover Loening Award, April 2009
Capt. Michael D. Hughes — Hazard 082, Benjamin O. Davis Award, March 2009

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