A ceremony honoring the first cadet commander and the first winner of the Mitchell Award with the Alexandria squadron of the Civil Air Patrol is being held Saturday, Feb. 8.

The ceremony, which is at 10:30 a.m. at Alexandria Covenant Church, 4005 Dakota St., will recognize Cadet Chief Master Sgt. Benjamin Kakac of Alexandria as the cadet commander, and Cadet 2nd Lt. Alaina Walsh of Alexandria with the Billy Mitchell Milestone award. Additional cadet promotions will also be awarded.

Also being honored will be the squadron's new color guard team.