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MVCS cadets recognized, left to right, C/TSgt Gabriel Ramiscal, C/CMSgt Harrison Cox, C/CMSgt Josh Pavek, C/2Lt Sean Callis, C/Maj Thomas Murphy, C/2Lt Leilani Kavanagh, C/SrA Lee Gysen.  Photo by 2dLt Mark Patrick.
MVCS cadets recognized (left to right) C/TSgt Gabriel Ramiscal, C/CMSgt Harrison Cox, C/CMSgt Josh Pavek, C/2Lt Sean Callis, C/Maj Thomas Murphy, C/2Lt Leilani Kavanagh, C/SrA Lee Gysen. Photo by 2dLt Mark Patrick.

At this past Thursday’s squadron meeting, seven cadets were recognized with various awards, achievements and promotions.

C/SrA Lee Gysen earned the Mary Feik Achievement; C/TSgt Gabriel Ramiscal earned the Eddie Rickenbacker Achievement; C/CMSgts Harrison Cox and Josh Pavek earned the Neil Armstrong Achievement; C/2Lt Leilani Kavanagh was promoted to cadet officer rank by earning the Billy Mitchell Award; C/2Lt Sean Callis earned the Flight Commander achievement; and C/Maj Thomas Murphy was recognized for earning his FAA VFR Pilot Airman’s Certificate.  The latest information on the requirements for Airman Testing can be found on the FAA web site.

The squadron commander, Lt Col Lou Volchansky, presided over the award ceremony and commended this superb group of Mount Vernon Composite Squadron cadets for a job well done.