SURACI, CHARLES X. JR. Papers. 1956-1978

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Call No. 168.7125

IRIS Nos. 1031203

Colonel. USAF, 1953-1957; USAF Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol, 1957-present. US Civil Service, US Army- Harry Diamond Laboratories, 1957 - ? Born in Washington, DC. National Academy of Broadcasting School, 1959; BA, California Christian College, 1977. Squadron Officer School, 1976; Staff College, USAF Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol, 1977. Served to grade of Sergeant, USAF, 1953-1957; commissioned Second Lieutenant, USAF Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol, May 1958. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1958-1960; Squadron Commander, Wheaton-Silver Spring Cadet Squadron, 1960-1969; successively Encampment Commander, Group Commander, and Wing Cadet Training Officer, Wheaton-Silver Spring Cadet Squadron, 1961-1963; successively Deputy Wing Commander and Wing Commander, National Capital Wing, 1970-1977; successively Cadet Training Activities Director, Director of Cadet Training and Inspector General, Middle East Region Headquarters, 1977-1982. Honors include Certificate of Achievement from President Nixon, 1970; Exceptional Service Award, Civil Air Patrol, 1972.

Personal and official papers relating to Suraci's Air Force and Civil Air Patrol service. Includes personal and official correspondence (1956-1978). Also includes articles by and about Suraci's work with the Civil Air Patrol (undated) and his relationship with General George S. Brown (1978). Contains a photograph of Suraci and Brown (1978) and an official photograph of Suraci (undated). Also contains Letters of Commendation and Appreciation (1956), as well as a Certificate of Achievement from President Nixon (1970) and Certificates of Appreciation (1956, 1970-1977). Also includes a biography of Suraci (undated).