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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol
Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 14 new photos — at MKE - General Mitchell International Airport.October 14, 2017 12:00pm

Our unit was proud to welcome home 10 WWII, 90 Korean War and 50 Vietnam veterans from their Stars and Stripes Honor Flight to Washington, DC! Twenty -three of our members rendered honors to these local heroes as they arrived back home.

Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol
Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 3 new photos from October 12 — with Steve Michaels and Michelle Michalski.October 12, 2017 12:00pm

State Representative Ken Skowronski recently became a member of Wisconsin Wing's Legislative Squadron. Our unit was honored to present him with his membership certificate, card and polo shirt at our October 12th meeting. Mr. Skowronski represents the 82nd Assembly District, which includes the suburbs of...

Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol
Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 2 new photos.October 6, 2017 11:16pm

We were pleasantly surprised at our October 5th meeting, with a letter sent by the parents of a former cadet, who we know well. We're very proud of 1Lt. Crystal Staszak, USAF, and are humbled by her parents' praise. Thank you so very much! Watch...

Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol
Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol is at State of Wi Milwaukee Army National Guard.October 6, 2017 11:09pm

Congratulations to C/MSgt. Collin Nuss on his promotion to C/SMSgt. C/SMSgt. Nuss was promoted at our October 5th meeting. Onward and upward, Sergeant!

Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol
Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 21 new photos — at EAA Chapter 838 of Racine, WI.September 30, 2017 10:10pm

Our unit participated in the ceremony, honoring WWII CAP members Col. John H. Batten, Sr. and John Rowland of Racine, Wisconsin. Our cadets of the Wisconsin Wing Color Guard presented the colors and our cadets acted as escorts for the families to be honored and...

Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol
Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 3 new photos — with Michelle Michalski and Hannah Stys.September 30, 2017 8:02pm

C/AB Noah Marks was promoted to C/Amn. at our September 28th meeting. As is squadron tradition, Mom helped pin on the cadet's first chevrons.

Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol
Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air PatrolSeptember 30, 2017 7:58pm

Congratulations to S/M Joseph Suchorski on his promotion to 2Lt. at our September 28th meeting. Onward and upward!

Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol
Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 3 new photos — with Lawrence Stys.September 30, 2017 7:51pm

Our "Voices from the Past" series of guest speakers continued with a trifecta at our September 28th meeting: Former Squadron 5 Commander Col. Lawrence Stys spoke about the upcoming Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony in Racine and former Squadron 5 Cadets Mr. Tom and Mrs. Barb...

Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol
Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 4 new photos — with Steve Michaels and 3 others.September 30, 2017 7:39pm

At our September 28th meeting, it was a privilege to have former Wisconsin Wing Commander Col. Lawrence Stys visit and present his grandson, C/2Lt. Alec Stys, with his Gen. Billy Mitchell Award.

Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol
Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol updated their cover photo.September 30, 2017 7:09pm

Our Color Guard led our squadron in the 1968 South Shore Water Frolics Parade. Left to right were Cadets Jay Breitbach, unknown, Jeff Konkel and Peg Skylander.

Open House December 17, 2015

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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 Open House is coming December 17, 2014 at 1830 (6:30 pm).  Join us to learn more about the Civil Air Patrol and the activities of our squadron of excellence.

We meet at the National Guard Armory,  8520 S Howell Ave., Oak Creek, WI 53154.

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Wisconsin Wing’s 2015 Cadet Region Leadership School

Our squadron hosted Wisconsin Wing’s 2015 RCLS at the Oak Creek Armory on October 16-18. The school drew 14cadets, C/MSgt and above, from seven different units, including two from Illinois. The 25 hours of curriculum included critical thinking skills, servant leadership, staff roles & responsibilites, and supervision & discipline.

RCLS Class

Wisconsin Wing’s 2015 Cadet Region Leadership School Participants

Great Lakes Region Cadet Competition

On October 10th, our Color Guard, representing Wisconsin Wing, competed at the Great Lakes Region Cadet Competition, held at the Anderson Prep Academy in Anderson, Indiana. The color guard competition was based on the new CAPP 52-4 and incorporated new events and changes to previous events.Cadet Competition

Promotions – August 27

Five cadets are to be congratulated, as they were promoted at our August 27th meeting: C/Amn. Jacob Reindl was promoted to C/A1C, C/A1C Renee Walters was promoted to C/SrA, C/TSgt. Brendan Lee was promoted to C/MSgt., C/SSgt. Noah Evans to C/TSgt., and C/1Lt.Zachary Klotz completed Achievement 11 of the Cadet Program.cadet oath

Civil Air Patrol National Conference – Aug 27-29 – Orlando FL

ORLANDO, Florida – More than 800 Civil Air Patrol members will convene this week from Aug. 27-29 in Orlando, Florida, for the organization’s 2015 National Conference, devoting several days to training, networking and focusing on the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary’s path for the future.

“I hope our members’ experiences in Orlando provide them with inspiration, enthusiasm and a renewed commitment to serving their communities and our nation,” said Maj. Gen. Joe Vazquez, CAP national commander.

Read more about the National Conference in this Press Release

At Wisconsin State Fair 2015

Our members staffed a CAP information booth on Sunday, August 16th (Military Appreciation Day), at the Wisconsin State Fair. We marched in the event’s parade and made new friends. Our participation was coordinated by our Chaplain, Capt. Linda Berez.State Fair Parade

Wisconsin Wing Summer Encampment 2015

Wisconsin Wing Summer Encampment is well underway.  Many of Milwaukee 5’s own cadets and seniors are participating.  For the latest on encampment and photos check out the encampment website and Squadron 5’s Facebook page.

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