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Deputy Commander for Cadets

Captain Michael N. Evanich


Capt Evanich joined Civil Air Patrol in October 2016 with his first assignments as Information Technology Officer and Personnel Officer. In August 2017, Capt Evanich was appointed as the Cadet Detachment's Leadership Education Officer. As Coach of the unit's CyberPatriot Competition Team, Capt Evanich was appointed as Cyber Officer in August 2019. He became the unit's Assistant Deputy Commander for Cadets in February 2021 and was appointed as Deputy Commander for Cadets in June 2021. Capt Evanich holds qualifications as an Airborne Photographer, Mission Observer, Mission Scanner, and Ground Team Member (Level 3). 

Capt Evanich is a native of Parma, Ohio and is a 2012 graduate of Cleveland State University, holding a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management Information Systems. He completed his graduate studied at Cleveland State University in 2015 with a Master of Business Administration. 


Education & Training

2017, Squadron Leadership School
2017, Training Leaders of Cadets Basic
2018, Training Leaders of Cadets Intermediate
2019, Corporate Learning Course
2020, Information Technology Technician Rating
2020, Personnel Technician Rating
2021, Cadet Programs Senior Rating


Promotion History

16 May 2017, Second Lieutenant
30 Nov 2018, First Lieutenant
01 Jun 2021, Captain


Awards & Honors

2017, Brig Gen "Chuck" Yeager Aerospace Education Achievement Award
2019, Civil Air Patrol Achievement Award
2020, Civil Air Patrol Achievement Award
2021, Civil Air Patrol Achievement Award
2021, Crisis Service Award

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