and for providing additional support in
In a change of command ceremony in
August lasting just 10 seconds, my passing the flag to Brig. Gen. Joe Vazquez will
start a new chapter in Civil Air
long and distinguished history. I remember my change of command and thinking, three years have passed so quickly.
With the continued, unselfish dedication of our members, the future of CAP
will be extremely bright with endless
Gen. Jimmy Doolittle, who led the
Tokyo raid in April 1942, said, is
nothing stronger than the heart of a That is so true of CAP members.
I am honored to have had the opportunity to serve as your national commander, and I am proud of the ways in
which we have worked together to move
the organization forward.
It has been an honor and
a privilege to serve you.
Carr is sworn in as national commander by U.S. Air Force
Maj. Gen. Garry C. Dean, then commander of Air Forces
Northern, during CAP's Annual Conference in Louisville,
Ky., in August 2011. Looking on is Carr's wife, Erena. Photo by
Susan Schneider, CAP National Headquarters
Carr addresses attendees at the 2012 Annual Conference
in Baltimore. Photo by Susan Schneider, CAP National Headquarters
30 Civil Air Patrol Volunteer