Illinois Wing Command NCO
Master Sergeant Frank D'Angelo, CAP
About MSgt D'Angelo
Master Sergeant Frank D’Angelo is the Command Non-commissioned Officer (Command NCO) of the Illinois Wing of Civil Air Patrol and serves under the wing commander, Colonel Andrew Loy.
Frank D’Angelo enlisted in the Air Force in 1999 as a Security Forces specialist and cross-trained into the Information Management field during his first re-enlistment. In October 2010, he joined Civil Air Patrol as a Senior Member while stationed at Strategic Command Headquarters, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. During his 20-year active duty career, he was assigned to Mountain Home AFB, Idaho, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Offutt AFB, Nebraska, Scott AFB, Illinois, and Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras. He also deployed several times to Kuwait, Qatar, and Afghanistan in support of Operation Southern Watch, Operation Enduring Freedom, & Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Frank retired from the Air Force on April 1st, 2019 as a technical sergeant and relocated to Champaign, Illinois to continue pursuing a degree in photography at Parkland College. He transferred his CAP membership to the Champaign Composite Squadron. On September 14th, 2019 he was promoted to (CAP) master sergeant and was appointed as the Illinois Wing Command NCO.
The Command NCO serves at the pleasure of the Wing Commander. As Command NCO, MSgt D’Angelo advises the wing commander, aids in decisions and policy making, advocates for the NCOs under his purview, and promotes recruiting of enlisted service members into the CAP NCO corps.