1st Lt Kevin Geiss Assumes Command

Col Bruce Heinlein passes command of MVCS to 1st Lt Kevin Geiss
Col Bruce Heinlein officiates as 1st Lt Kevin Geiss assumes command of MVCS.  Photo by 2d Lt Mark Patrick.

On Thursday evening, 1st Lt Kevin Geiss assumed command of Mount Vernon Composite Squadron.  Col Bruce Heinlein, National Capital Wing Commander officiated and delivered remarks to the cadets and senior members present.

In his remarks, Col Heinlein spoke highly of the operations focus of MVCS and praised 1st Lt Geiss’s performance and readiness for command.  Col Heinlein, a previous MVCS commander himself, commended Maj John Held who has commanded MVCS for the past two years, leading it through many search and rescue exercises, homeland security missions, and numerous cadet and senior member activities.