Lt Col Joseph L. Chizmadia, WAWG Assistant Director of Operations and Wing Counter Drug Officer, (right) receives the FAA Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award from Mr. Jean Francois Mpouli, Program Manager of the FAA Safety Team for the Seattle Flight Standards District Office, (left) at WAWG Headquarters on 11 July 2018. The Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award is the most prestigious award the FAA issues to pilots certified under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 61. This award is named after the Wright Brothers, the first US pilots, to recognize individuals who have exhibited professionalism, skill, and aviation expertise for at least 50 years while piloting aircraft as "Master Pilots". Lt Col Chizmadia has been a CAP member since 1961 and is a CAP Command Pilot.
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