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Vice Commander

Lt Col Neil Taylor-Kansas Wing Vice Commander

Lieutenant Colonel Neil Taylor

 

 

neil.taylor@kswg.cap.gov 

Civil Air Patrol

Education
2012 Squadron Leadership School, Lawrence, KS
2012 Training Leaders of Cadets, Shawnee, KS
2013 Corporate Learning Course, Olathe, KS
2013 ICS 300, Kansas City, MO
2013 ICS 400, Kansas City, MO
2017 Unit Commanders Course, Lee’s Summit, MO

Assignments
2011-2012 Operations Officer, KS123 New Century Composite Squadron
2012-2016 Aerospace Education Officer, KS123 New Century Composite Squadron
2012-2016 Operations Officer, KS123 New Century Composite Squadron
2016-2020 Commander, KS123 New Century Composite Squadron
2017-2020 Air Operations Branch Director
2018-2020 Flight Release Officer
2019-2020 Incident Command 3
2019-2020 Operations Section Chief
2020 Ground Branch Director
2020 - present Vice Commander, Kansas Wing

Major Awards and Decorations
Civil Air Patrol Achievement Award
State Emergency Duty Service Ribbon
Certificate of Recognition for Life Saving
Civil Air Patrol Aerospace Education Excellence Award
Gill Robb Wilson Professional Development Award

Effective Date of Promotion
Major Sep 2011
Lt Col 3 Nov 2015

(Current as of May 2020)

Military

Education
1972-1976, AFROTC Penn State University, PA
1976-1977 Undergraduate Navigator Training, Mather AFB, CA
1977 Navigator Bombardier Training, Mather AFB, CA
1978 Combat Crew Training, B-52G Navigator, Distinguished Graduate, Castle AFB, CA
1980 Combat Crew Training, B-52G Radar Navigator, Distinguished Graduate, Castle AFB, CA
1983 Central Flight Instructor Course, Castle AFB, CA
1984 Squadron Officer School, In-residence, Maxwell AFB, AL
1987 Air Command and Staff College, Correspondence, Maxwell AFB, AL

Assignments
1978-1984 B-52G crewmember, various crew positions, 42nd BMW, 69th BMS
1984-1988 B-52G Flight Instructor, Combat Crew Training School, 328th BMS, 329th CCTS, Castle AFB, CA
1988-1990 Operations Officer, Detachment 10, 1st Combat Evaluation Group, Hastings, NE
1990-1992 Commander, Detachment 10, 1st Combat Evaluation Group, Hastings, NE
1992-1996 Wing Commander Special Staff, 28BMW, Ellsworth AFB, SD

Major Awards and Decorations
Meritorious Service Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters
Air Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Outstanding Unit Award with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters
Combat Readiness Award with 1 Device
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Award
Aeronautical Rating of Master Navigator

Effective Date of Promotion
2nd Lt 15 May 1976
1st Lt 4 Sep 1978
Capt 4 Sep 1980
Major Jun 1991

(Current as of May 2020)

Professional

Education
1976 BS, Penn State University, Physical Science, PA
1988 MAS, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Aeronautical Science, Daytona Beach, FL

Positions
2003 – 2020 Regional Manager, StarForce National Corporation, Cincinnati, OH

(Current as of May 2020)

 

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