ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Major Stan Skrabut of Geneva, N.Y., (also Colleges webmaster) has been assigned to the position of Inspector General for the Finger Lakes Group of the Civil Air Patrol.
Major Skrabut served as the Deputy Commander of Seniors and Public Affairs Officer for the Canandaigua Composite Squadron, and has been a Civil Air Patrol member for almost twenty years. He works as the webmaster for Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
As Inspector General, Major Skrabut is responsible for implementing, managing, and directing the inspection program for the four composite squadrons of the Finger Lakes Group; Batavia, Canandaigua, Condor, and Rochester. He is to ensure that units comply with CAP directives as well as recommend policies to improve unit effectiveness. Major Skrabut will also investigate complaints and grievances submitted by members of the Finger Lakes Group.
The Civil Air Patrol is the volunteer, civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force, and was formed December 1, 1941, as an emergency measure to make civil aviation aircraft and pilots available to the national defense effort.
Today, the Civil Air Patrol conducts search missions for missing aircraft, provides emergency disaster relief in conjunction with other relief organizations, and encourages and fosters civil aviation in local communities through adult and youth education programs.
There are more than 2,635 Civil Air Patrol members in New York. For more information about Civil Air Patrol, call 1-800-FLY-2338.