09:45 AM

Puerto Rico Members Qualify as Flight Line Marshallers

Lt. Col. Yordania Rivera
Public Affairs Officer
Group 2
Puerto Rico Wing

The Puerto Rico Wing can call on 11 new flight marshallers when needed, thanks to a Group 3 training and evaluation session Jan. 23 at Mercedita International Airport in Ponce.

Flight light marshaller training is essential for assisting pilots in aircraft movements on the ramp to properly steer, direct and park the plane to facilitate safe flight preparation.

Qualifying as flight line marshallers were:

Group 2 Headquarters

  • Lt. Col. Carlos Arroyo

Capt. Lawrence E. Erickson Senior Squadron

  • 2nd Lts. Alcides Caraball and Rafael Siberon

Capt. P. F. Guisti Piazza Cadet Squadron

  • Cadet Master Sgt. Enrique Vazquez.

Guanica High School Cadet Squadron

  • Capt. Marilyn Quiles,

Maj. William Biaggi Cadet Squadron

  • Lt. Col. Jose Pacheco
  • Capt. William Baez

Sabana Grande Cadet Squadron

  • Capt. Radames Toro
  • 2nd Lt. Angel Perez
  • Senior Members Roberto Almodovar and Angel Perez

Tech. Sgt. Miguel Vazquez of Group 3 provided instruction. Capt. Billy Blanco of the Lt. Col. Elsa M Soto-Torres Cadet Squadron and 2nd Lt.. Alberto Rodriguez of wing headquarters served as pilots.