Squadron 150 is pleased to announce the promotion of SM William Laolagi to the grade of second lieutenant. Laolagi joined Civil Air Patrol (CAP) in June 2017 to volunteer and serve the community while also expanding his aviation knowledge. “CAP fit the bill perfectly” said Laolagi.
In his professional life Laolagi is a software engineer in the medical field. He has brought his software skillset and expertise to CAP and he currently serves as the Information Technology (IT) Officer for Squadron 150. Laolagi said, “I’m looking forward to being able to contribute in any way possible to help my community. With CAP as a platform there are many opportunities for me to accomplish this goal!”
“I’d like to thank Second Lieutenant Laolagi for his service to CAP and Squadron 150,” said Squadron 150 Deputy Commander 1st Lt. Rommel Anacan, “his promotion is well-deserved!”
THE CIVIL AIR PATROL- AN AIR FORCE AUXILIARY
Civil Air Patrol, the longtime all-volunteer U.S. Air Force auxiliary, is the newest member of the Air Force’s Total Force. In this role, CAP operates a fleet of 560 aircraft, performs about 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and is credited by the AFRCC with saving an average of 80 lives annually.
CAP’s 60,000 members also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies.
In addition, CAP plays a leading role in aerospace/STEM education, and its members serve as mentors to over 25,000 young people participating in CAP’s Cadet Programs.
Squadron 150 is a part of California Wing and South Coast Group 7. California Wing includes 3,000 senior members and cadets, and South Coast Group 7 encompasses six squadrons in Orange County, California. Squadron 150 is composed entirely of senior members (adults aged 18 and older) and meets most Thursdays from 7:30pm-9:30 pm at the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base. The address is 3976 Constitution Avenue Los Alamitos, Calif. Visitors are always welcome.
For more information visit www.Sq150.org.
This article was released by the Civil Air Patrol.