SM James Bird was appointed as San Jose Senior Squadron 80’s Health Services Officer and promoted to Second Lieutenant (2d Lt) on 18 Oct 2019. The appointment and promotion were approved by Maj James Breedlove, California Wing Health Services Office under the provisions of Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Regulation 35-5. Lt Bird is an Accredited Emergency Medical Technician serving Santa Clara County.

1st Lt Richard West, Squadron 80 Commander, administered the oath for CAP officers. 1st Lt Isaac Wilson, Squadron 80 Deputy Commander, assisted with updating Lt Bird’s uniform consummate to his new grade. Squadron 80 congratulates Lt Bird on his promotion.

Richard West

1st Lt Richard West, CAP, is Commander of San Jose Senior Squadron 80 and Assistant Emergency Services Officer of San Francisco Bay Group 2.


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