1/1/2003–Baltimore, MD–The Maryland Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) has named Pete Loewenheim of Hagerstown, Md. its standardization/evaluation officer. In this position, he will assist the wing check pilots in the development and overseeing of squadron pilots.
A member of CAP since 1994, Loewenheim was promoted to major in 2001.
He is a senior check pilot, mission check pilot, and mission pilot and solo academy instructor for the Maryland Wing. He is an instrument-rated commercial pilot for both single and multi-engine land aircraft and a certified instrument flight instructor.
Loewenhein is also an aviation safety counselor with the Baltimore Flight Standards District Office, which is the local office of the FAA that deals with the flying community, both public and commercial.
Loewenheim, 51, is a 1973 graduate of the College Park campus of the University of Maryland with a B.S. degree in psychology and minors in computer sciences and electronics. He is communications maintenance manager for the Washington County, Md. department responsible for design, installation, and maintenance of all governmental two-way communications.
His wife, Angie, is employed in the finance department of Washington County. They have three children, Jake, 26, employed with a San Diego, Calif. biotechnology company; Adam, a married, 22-year-old Marine Corps. Lance corporal stationed in California; and Abbie, a 14-year-old ninth-grade high school student.
CAP, the official U.S. Air Force Auxiliary, is a civilian, volunteer, nonprofit, service organization whose unpaid members perform more than 85 percent of inland search and rescue missions as authorized by the U.S. Air Force Rescue and Coordination Center. For information, call 1-800-FLY-2338.