COLONEL THOMAS D. WESTON

Col Weston joined CAP at the Magic City Composite Squadron, Minot, North Dakota in 1987. Ten years later he found himself on the Command Team and he served as the North Dakota Wing Commander from 1998 – 2002. Following his wing command and a brief tenure in wing operations, Col Weston joined Team NCR; he was North Central Region Vice Commander from 2005 – 2011 and Chief of Staff from 2015 until he accepted the position of Vice Commander to Col Regena Aye.

Col Weston served in the Air Force, joining in 1973 as a Medical Service Specialist. He was accepted to the USAF Physician Assistant Training Program in 1982, and graduated 1984. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant into the USAF Biomedical Science Corp as a Physician Assistant. He was assigned to the 5th Medical Group, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, and retired as a Captain in March 1996.

A strong proponent of Professional Development, Col Weston earned his Garber Award in 1994 and holds Master Ratings in Emergency Services and Command.

Additionally, Col Weston holds Operations Qualifications as:
Senior Pilot
Mission Pilot
Mission Check Pilot
Air Crew Emergency Training Instructor
Air Ops Branch Director
FRO
Skills Evaluator

Col Weston’s FAA Ratings include:
Pilot, Airplane Single Engine Land and Sea
Instrument Airplane
Commercial Airplane
Certified Flight Instructor, Airplane Single Engine