Wright
          Brothers 282nd Aero Composite Squadron - Civil Air Patrol

MAJ N. SCOTT SPURLING, CAP

Squadron Commander
Major N. Scott Spurling, CAP
1 Jul 92 - 30 Sep 07

 

Maj
              Spurling

 

Major Spurling first joined the Civil Air Patrol in March of 1985, as a cadet member of the Mark N. Shirk Composite Squadron in Kettering, Ohio.

As a cadet, Major Spurling:
- Earned the Ira C. Eaker Award
- Participated in the squadron colorguard
- Participated in the squadron drill team, competing on the Wing level
- Participated in the Cadet Officer School
- Participated in the Hawk Mountain Ranger School
- Participated in the International Air Cadet Exchange
- Participated in the Dayton Airshow, including as the cadet commander
- Served in various cadet leadership positions, including cadet commander
- Named as Ohio Wing Honor Cadet in 1988
- Named as Mark N. Shirk Composite Squadron Cadet of the Year for 1989.

After becoming a senior officer in 1990, Maj Spurling:
- Served as the Group VII Cadet Advisory Council senior advisor.
- Served as the Director of Cadet Programs for Group VII.
- Served during several cadet encampments in the capacity of tactical officer.
- Participated in the Dayton Airshow, including as activity commander.
- Participated in the National Blue Beret as senior staff.
- Served on the beta test team for the "Training Leaders of Cadets" course.
- Escorted 1997 cadet drill team to Wing, Region, and National competition.

 

In March of 1991, the acting group commander approached Maj Spurling about being part of a new unit forming west of Dayton. This unit took shape, and is now known as the Wright Brothers 282nd Aero Composite Squadron, charter GLR-OH-282. Maj Spurling then assumed command of the unit in 1992. Under Maj Spurling's command, the squadron was named the Great Lakes Region Squadron of Distinction for 1995.

 

Spurling
Then 2d Lt Spurling (on far right) talks with pilots at the Dayton Airshow in the late 1980's.

 

 

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