Dr. Herbert Poole, library director at Guilford College since 1966, was appointed chief of staff for the North Carolina Wing of the Civil Air Patrol, U.S. Air Force Auxiliary on Feb. 12.
He holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the CAP, of which he has been a member for 13 years. CAP in North Carolina numbers approximately 1,500 personnel in 41 squadrons.Poole was also recognized recently for his service to the state and his community by being named Senior Member of the Year for North Carolina. He also served as project officer for North Carolina for a contingent of German cadets and the Luftwaffe leader during the summer of 1993.
CAP is a benevolent auxiliary of the Air Force whose principal missions are work with youth, aerospace education in schools and search and rescue operations.
Air Force Sgt. David L. Porter is serving with the coalition forces in the Persian Gulf in support of Desert Storm Southern Watch and Cease Fire.
The goal of the coalition forces is to enforce the no-fly zone in support of United Nations resolutions against Iraq.
Porter is a flight control specialist at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Goldsboro.
He is the son of David D. and Margaret S. Porter of 162 Sunflower Road, Reidsville.
Porter is a 1980 graduate of Rockingham County High School.
Navy Seaman Recruit Kathy L. Wharton, daughter of Donald Wharton of Reidsville and Cora P. Wharton of Eden, recently completed basic training at Recruit Training Command, Orlando, Fla.
She joined the Navy in October 1993.
Navy Seaman Recruit Stacey N. Andrews, daughter of William B. and Linda W. Andrews of 581 Vaughn Road, Reidsville, recently completed basic training at Recruit Training Command, Orlando, Fla.