California Spaatzen Receives AFA Honors
The California Air Force Association honored C/Col Kevin L. Johnston, #1413, as their Civil Air Patrol Cadet of the Year. The award is given annually at the CAFA awards banquet, which also honors the top members of the active duty Air Force, Air Force Reserve, and Air National Guard. Kevin received the award from the evening’s featured speaker, Maj Gen Richard Reynolds, commander of the Air Force Flight Test Center at Edwards AFB. Along with Scott Matthews, #1390, Kevin is one of the masterminds behind G3 Productions, creators of the “Three Diamonds Are Forever” commercial for California Wing’s Cadet Programs Conference. (Warning: that’s a 2.8 MB download).
C/Col Johnston was recently selected to attend the U.S. Navy’s Aviation Officer Candidate School, Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, following his graduation from the University of California, Irvine, this December. After commissioning, Kevin will attend Naval Flight Officer training. 4 Jun 2000