SAR welcomes Sea Cadets

Thu, 07/02/2009 - 3:34pm
By: The Citizen

SAR welcomes Sea Cadets David Jessel (left), President of Marquis de Lafayette Chapter, GASSAR presented a Certificate of Appreciation for a program presented by LTJG Wylie; Cadet Seaman Apprentice Will Heinzel, a student at Trinity Christian School; C/SA Clay Hellwig, Newnan High School; C/SA James Brown, East Coweta High School; ENS Carl R. Matthews, Squadron Supply and Recruiting Officer. 

The Marquis de Lafayette Chapter, Georgia Society Sons of American Revolution, welcomed members of the Pathfinder Excursion Squadron of Sea Cadets at their June meeting.  LTJG Robert Wylie, Commanding Officer, and Cadet Seaman Apprentice James Brown presented a program outlining the concepts and opportunities offered by the U.S. Navy League-sponsored Sea Cadets.  

Pathfinder Excursion Squadron, an aviation unit, is located in Newnan, meeting at the Coweta County Regional Airport every other Saturday.  "Sea Cadets fosters leadership and broadens horizons through 'hands-on' with Regular Naval sea and air command operations helping our young men and women set and reach new goals," according to Commanding Officer and SAR member Wylie.  "Among those reaching goals are C/SA Will Heinzel and Brown, both recipients of three successive Academic Awards in the Sea Cadet program," said Wylie.  For information

The mission of the Naval Sea Cadet Corps is "to encourage and aid American youth to develop, train them in seagoing skills, and to teach them patriotism, courage, self-reliance and kindred virtues." according to NSCC Charter.

For information on the Sons of the American Revolution, contact Jessel 770-254-8579

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