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Cadet Colonel Caitlin Albright to receive General Carl "Tooey" Spaatz Award


The Global Vikings of the 934th Airlift Wing, Minnesota’s only Air Force Reserve unit, will host the presentation of the General Carl “Tooey” Spaatz Award to Cadet Colonel Caitlin Albright from the Anoka County Composite Squadron of the Minnesota Wing of Civil Air Patrol (CAP) on Friday, Jan. 8, at 6:00 P.M. Maj. Gen. Stayce Harris, Commander, 22nd Air Force, Air Force Reserve Command, will preside over the invitation­only ceremony located at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Air Reserve Station Services Club.

Named after General Carl “Tooey” Spaatz, the first Chief of Staff of the Air Force, the award is the highest achievement a cadet is eligible to attain in the CAP cadet program. After rigorous testing throughout the 16 achievements and four milestones, a cadet has the opportunity to demonstrate their proficiency with successful cumulative examinations in the areas of Leadership, Aerospace and Physical Fitness. Since its inception in 1964, Cadet Col. Albright is the 2004th individual to obtain this prestigious accomplishment.

To find out more information on the 934th AW, visit, Facebook-934th Airlift Wing, Twitter @934AirliftWing.

For additional information regarding CAP, please contact CAP 1st Lts. Andrew and Janet Nelson, the Public Affairs representatives for the Anoka County Composite Squadron of the Minnesota Wing CAP at or via phone at (904) 303-2249 or

(763) 221-9550.


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