Chief of Staff



Col Eugene L. (Gene) Egry, III, is the Chief of Staff of Civil Air Patrol's Middle East Region.  Col Egry was the commander of the Delaware Wing from September 2007 to September 2011.  Prior to serving as wing commander, he was the wing vice commander for Delaware and Pennsylvania wings. He has held numerous assignments ranging from group commander, squadron commander and wing director of operations.


Col Egry joined CAP as a cadet in June 1979 and completed the cadet program earning the Ira C. Eaker Award.


Col Egry earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer and Information Science from Kutztown University and a Master of Science in Computer and Information Science also from Kutztown University. He is certified by the Project Management Institute as a Project Management Professional (PMP). Col Egry is the manager, Programming Analysis for GEICO Insurance in Washington, D.C.