Leroy R. Grumman Cadet Squadron

Civil Air Patrol - The official auxiliary of the United States Air Force

Cadet Index

 Click on cadet's name to link to the cadet's bio.                                                                                                                                            

Eliot Angus                                                                                                                    

Nicholas Calvoni                 Jacob Chandler                  Aiden Cordero


Joanna Gerdvil   Maria Gerdvil                     Peter Gerdvil

Joseph Harris                      Ryan Heinzman        Devon Hindelang

William Kelly                   

Daniele Levanti

Noah Paquet                        Arian Parrondo                  Ariel Parrondo                Maximillian Pelconen

Frederick Rupnarain

Anna Samuel                        Daniel Saracino Nicole Schafer

James White


Elliot Angus

Joined CAP 6/16/15

Elliott lives in Northport and attends W.T. Rogers Middle school

Elliott was promoted to Cadet Staff Sergeant on 11 October, 2016.
He currently holds the position of Alpha Assistant Element Leader

Special Training Kung Fu
Interests and Hobbies: aviation, aquanautics, remote operated vehicles, flight simulation, computer coding,gaming and community service
Member of: Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE), EAA, Young Eagles
Accomplishments, Awards, Honors: 1st. place award for presentation for MATE@ ROV Competition, 2nd. Place award for demonstration @ MATE ROV Camp

Nicholas Calvoni

Nicholas joined CAP and our squadron 21 Jan., 2016

He was promoted to C/Amn. 14 June 2016

Nick lives in East Northport and attends Brennen Middle School

His interests are in boats and planes and is a member of the Boy Scouts

Jacob Chandler

Jacob Chandler joined CAP and our squadron 15 March 2016

Jacob lives in Saint James and attends Smithtown High School

His interests and hobbies include sports - baseball, volleyball, & golf; computer, finance, stocks, FOREX & law

He is a member of the Boy Scouts where he is qualified as Patrol Leader, Quartermaster,  Asst. Senior Patrol Leader, Patrrol Leader. Senior Patrol Leader. He is also a member of the National Junior Honor Society, DECH, Earth and Outdoor Club & Youth Ministry.

He was Awarded Eagle Scout November 9, 2015

Aidan Cordero

Aidan Cordero joined CAP and our squadron on May 31, 2016

Aidan lives in Greenlawn and attends old Field Middle School

His is enjoys gaming, playing drums and reading

He took first place in Suffolk County Math Contest level 5 and Level I

Joanna Gerdvil

Joanna Gerdvil joined CAP and our squadron March 17, 2017

She has been a member of the Misssionettes since 2010

Joanna was awarded the Bronze Medal of Achievement

Maria Gerdvil

Maria Gerdvil joined CAP and our squadron in December of 2014.

Maria currently serves as First Sergeant.

Maria has made steady progress and was promoted to Cadet Chief Master Sergeant on 11 October, 2016.

In December, 2016, Maria was chosen as Cadet of the Year

Maria enjoys playing the piano and music.

She is home schooled and has won a Bronze Medal of Achievement

She is a member of Girls Ministries

Peter Gerdvil

Peter Gerdvil joined CAP 15 Sep. 2010.

He completed his Goddard Achievement and was promoted to Cadet Major on 03 May 2016

Peter was selected to be Cadet Commander in 2015. He stepped down in June of 2016. 

In November, 2016, Peter earned the Community Service award.

Joseph Harris

Joeseoh Harris joiuned CAP and our squadron on November 4, 2014

Joe lives in Northport and is a member of Northport Middle school's football, basketball and baseball teams.

He states that his interests and hobbies are sports and "extreme sports".

Ryan Heinzman

Ryan Heinzman joined CAP on his twelth birthday, 5 October, 2013.

Ryan has made great progress in our squadron. He is currently serving as 1st Element Leader.

On November 15, 2016 he was promoted to Cadet Senior Master Sergeant

Ryan is interested in competitive swimming, boating, basketball and aerospace and would love to become a pilot

Ryan was a cub scout 2009-2011.

Devon Hindelang

Devon transferred into our squadron in October, 2016. 
On 22 November 2016 he was promoted to the rank of Cadet Tech Sergeant.

William Kelly

William Kelly joind CAP and our squadron on 8/30/16

On 15 November, he was promoted to the rank of Cadet Airman

William lives in Cold Spring Harbor and attends St. Anthony High School in South Huntington. He is currently on their Honor Roll and is a member of the National Honor Society.

He plays violin, bagpipes and drums

William runs cross country and is interested in all aspects of aviation. He hopes to go to the Air Force Accademy and become a pilot.

He has also expressed interest in Emergency Services

Daniele Levanti

Joined CAP 6/16/15 
Lives in: Northport
Attends Northport Middle school 

Daniele currently holds the position of Bravo Assistant Element Leader
She was promoted to Cadet Senior Airman on 1 March, 2016

Special Training: None

Interests and Hobbies: swimming, track, orchestra (violin), Math Olympics, Jones Beach Junior Life Guards 

Member of: National Junior Honor Society, Huntington Bluefish swim team,

Accomplishments, Awards, Honors: Suffolk County Varsity Swimming Coaches Award 2014, NYSSMA - Violin Solo - Level V, score 99/100

Noah Paquet

     Noah Paquet joined CAP in March of 2013.  Noah was named Cadet of he Year in 2015

     Noah was promoted to Cadet Master Sergeant on 7 June, 2016. 

    He took over as Cadet Commander in June, 2016

     Noah lives nearby in East Northport where he is on the honor roll at the Middle School. He has "been involved" in 3 Middle School plays and played one season of lacrosse. He is a member of the YDA home work Club, the YDA Boys Club and the VA Volunteer Group. 

     When not tinkering or just relaxing, Noah is interested in reading about and building combat aircraft especially those involved in WWII air battles. These  have brought him to a desire to be in the Air Force. 

Arian Parrondo

Arian transferred into our squadron in October, 2016. 

On 22 November, 2016, he achieved the rank of Cadet Master Sergeant.

Ariel Parrondo

Ariel transferred into our squadron in October, 2016. On 17 August, 2016 he was promoted to Cadet Senior Airman.

Maximillion Pellkonen

Max joined CAP and our squadron 15 March 2016

 On 15 November, 2016, he was promoted to the rank of Cadet Airman.

Max lives in Greenlawn and attends Old Field Middle School.

His Interests and Hobbies include piano, RC planes & aviation

He is a member of the Edgewood Flyers with whom he flies RC aircraft

Frederick Rupnarain

Fred joined our squadron in November, 2016.

Fred lives in Melville and attends St. Anthony's High School where he has earned the Duns Scotus Award and nomination to the National Honor Society.

Fred enjoys tennis, running and swimming and is interested in Physics and aerospace

Anna Samuel

Anna Samuel joined CAP and our squadron September 6, 20016

Anna lives in East Patchogue and is Home Schooled

Her interests are in Art and Drawing

Daniel Saracino

Daniel joined CAP and our squadron January 31, 2017

Dan was born in Madrid, Spain and currently attends Northport Middle School

He is interested in football, basketball and contact sports.

Nicole Schafer

Nicole Schafer joined CAP and or Squadron in November of 2014 

In December, Nicole was promoted to Cadet Senior Master Sergeant

James M. White

James joined CAP and our squadron on 5/31/16

He lives in Greenlawn and attends Harborfields High School.

He is trained in CPR, First Aid, and holds certification in as regular and waterfront lifeguard. He also holds sailing and U.S. Powerboat licenses

His interests are in aviation and running.

He is a member of the Greenlawn Civic Association, Huntington YMCA, Harborfields Marching Band, Varsity Cross Country, Winter and Spring Track

He has been employed as a lifeguard at the Huntington YMCA from 2015 to present where he has been credited with saving a life and has earned 6 varsity letterss..

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