Col Wes Hannah Jr.

Colonel Wes Hannah Jr., is the Vice Commander, Southeast Region, Civil Air Patrol.  As such he serves as a member of the Region Command Staff assisting the Region Commander with the execution of Region missions.   His main duties include advising the commander, and exercising oversight of the Florida, Puerto Rico, and Tennessee Wings. for Southeast Region CAP.  

Colonel Hannah is a graduate of Adelphi University.  He is also a graduate of Region Staff College and National Staff College.  Having started his Civil Air Patrol career in 1974, Colonel Hannah has served in New York Wing, Florida Wing, and the Southeast Region.
 
His staff tours include the Director for the Solo Flight School, Squadron Commander and Group Commander in New York Wing.  He later served as Chief of Staff and Vice Commander of Florida Wing.  With the Southeast Region, Colonel Hanna has served as Director of Region Staff College and Chief of Staff amongst other duties.
 
EDUCATION:
1954 - Bachelor of Science Degree, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
1975 - CAP Officer Basic Course
1978 - Region Staff College
1986 - Corporate Learning Course
2007 - National Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, AL
2012 - Executive Safety Course, Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, AL

ASSIGNMENTS:
1. March 2001 - March 2005 Vice Commander, Florida Wing, Macdill AFB, Tampa, FL 
2. March 2005- February 2007 Plans and Programs Officer, Southeast Region, Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, AL
3. February 2007 - June 2008 Chief of Staff, Florida Wing, Macdill AFB, Tampa, FL
4. October 2008 - February 2014 Chief of Staff, Southeast Region, Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, AL
5. May 2011 - February 2017 Transportation Officer, Southeast Region, Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, AL
6. September 2013 - Present Vice Commander, Southeast Region, Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, AL 
(Note:  Not all inclusive) 

FLIGHT INFORMATION:
Rating:  Command Pilot
Flight Hours:  
Aircrew:  C172, C182
 
OPERATION QUALIFICATIONS:
Incident Commander, Level 3
Air Operations Branch Director
Ground Branch Director
Logistics Section Chief
Operations Section Chief
Planning Section Chief
Mission Observer
 
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:
Exceptional Service Award with 1 bronze clasp
Gill Rob Wilson Award

SPECIALTY TRACKS:
Command, Master Level
Operations, Master Level

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTIONS:
Lieutenant Colonel August 1988
Colonel September 2013
 
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