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Squadron Commander

Captain Michelle Wegner is the commander of the Seacoast Composite Squadron, New Hampshire Wing, Civil Air Patrol. Captain Wegner leads over 90 volunteers who provide leadership training, aerospace education, and emergency services support to the over 600 men and women of the New Hampshire Wing and NH Seacoast area.

Captain Wegner joined Civil Air Patrol as a cadet in 2007 with the Seacoast Composite Squadron in New Hampshire where she received the Billy Mitchell Award. She came back to the Seacoast Composite Squadron as a senior member in 2014 and has been very active in both Emergency Services and Cadet Programs. Captain Wegner currently serves as Commandant of Cadets for the NH Wing Encampment program. Prior to taking command of the Seacoast Composite Squadron, Captain Wegner was the squadron Deputy Commander for Cadets. 

Captain Wegner received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2013. She worked a civilian job as a Mechanical Engineer for a small engineering firm for a couple of years and now is a Manufacturing Engineer for Pratt and Whitney.

 

Education

2011 Air Force Field Training

2013 Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Norwich University, Northfield VT

2016 Squadron Leadership School

2015 CAP Officer Basic Course

2016 Training Leaders of Cadets Basic Course

2017 Corporate Leadership Course

2019 Training Leaders of Cadets Intermediate Course

2020 Unit Commanders Course

 

Assignments

2007 - 2013, Cadet, NH010 Seacoast Composite Squadron, Pease ANGB, NH

2014 - 2018, Emergency Services Officer, NH010 Seacoast Composite Squadron, Pease ANGB, NH

2017 - 2020, Deputy Commander for Cadets, NH010 Seacoast Composite Squadron, Pease ANGB, NH

2020-2021, Interim Commander, NH010 Seacoast Composite Squadron, Pease ANGB, NH

2021-2022, Deputy Commander for Cadets, NH010 Seacoast Composite Squadron, Pease ANGB, NH

2020 - Present, Encampment Commander, NH Wing Summer Academy, Norwich University, VT

2020-Present, Commander, NH010 Seacoast Composite Squadron, Pease ANGB, NH

 

Major Awards and Decorations

Civil Air Patrol Achievement Medal

Commanders Commendation

Civil Air Patrol Achievement Award

Air Force Organizational Excellence Award

 

Effective Dates of Promotion

Second Lieutenant, 2014

First Lieutenant, 2016

Captain, 2018

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