1Lt Jacob Roth assumed command of Big Sioux Composite Squadron November 16 during a change of command ceremony at the squadron headquarters building in Brookings.
Change of Command
Lt. Aaron Giddings became commander of Sioux Falls Composite Squadron during the regular squadron meeting April 28.
Cadet 2nd Lieutenant Lydia Klosterman, of Brandon, is the new cadet commander of Civil Air Patrol (CAP)’s Big Sioux Composite Squadron, following a change of command ceremony on Thursday, January 20, 2022, held at the Brookings Airport. Colonel Michael Marek, South Dakota Wing’s Commander, participated in the ceremony and fielded questions from squadron members afterward.
Civil Air Patrol North Central Region Commander Col. John O’Neill has named Lt. Col. Michael Marek to be the next state commander of Civil Air Patrol (CAP) in South Dakota. Marek succeeds Col. Nick Gengler.