District 10 Commander - Air Force
Air Force Veteran George Cusick is a member of VFW Post 10568 in Springbrook. He is a Past Post Commander of Post 9867 in Shell Lake (now closed). He has also served as District 10 Jr. and Sr. Vice Commanders and also Commander of American Legion Post 225 in Shell Lake. He is especially proud of his membership in the Post 10568 Honors Team and loves to present flag etiquette information to area Primary School Students in grades 4K – Second grade. He has also been involved in many different leadership positions in Scouts BSA for 35 years.
Serving from 1965 – 1972, George’s duties included 616 AC&W Wasserkuppe Air Station, East/West German border, controlling southern air corridor into Berlin. Also North Truro 762 AC&W Air Station, Cape Cod, Massachusetts; Duluth Air Base, SAGE Building, Duluth, Minnesota; and Dae Sung San AC&W Air Station (Road Runners), DMZ-Korea.
George’s family also has a proud and extensive history of service, including his maternal grandfather, a WWI Navy Veteran; his Father and Uncle who served in the 101st Airborne and 3rd Armored in Bastogne; and Uncles who are Navy and Army Veterans of the Korean War. Brothers Tom, Alan and Tim served in the Air Force, Navy and Navy respectively and his son served in the Airborne-Airborne/Infantry. Rounding out the honors are nephews Mark (Army Natl. Guard, Afghanistan and Iraq) and Paul (Army Natl. Guard, three tours in Iraq and still serving.)
George holds a BS in Industrial Management from MSOE and an MBA from UW-Oshkosh. He has spent over 40 years in Marketing and Sales. Married to wife Linda for 50 years, they have a daughter and two sons and four grandchildren.