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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 2 new photos — with Michelle Michalski and Jon Micheal.September 23, 2016 7:38pm

Congratulations to two cadets on their promotions: C/AB Thomas Haley was promoted to C/Amn. and C/SMSgt. Alec Stys was promoted to C/CMSgt. at our September 22nd meeting. Way to go, cadets!

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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 3 new photos.September 23, 2016 7:29pm

Former CAP Capt. John Schindler, a paramedic with Waukesha's Flight for Life crew, was our guest speaker at our September 22nd meeting. He spoke on the Flight for Life base of operations, the variety of transports performed, the flight crew and crash scenes. Before studying...

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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 28 new photos to the album: Honor Flight - September 17, 2016 — with Carl Gordon and 6 others at Mitchell Airport.September 18, 2016 12:38am

Sixteen of our cadets and seniors welcomed home 90 veterans, mostly Korean War era, from their flight to Washington, DC, to see their memorials. We were so grateful to be able to show our appreciation to these local heroes during the first of three Stars...

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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 36 new photos to the album: 2016 AE Weekend — at Wittman Regional Airport.September 11, 2016 10:04pm

Ten of our cadets and four of our senior officers attended the annual Aerospace Education Weekend, 9-11 September, hosted by Southeast Group. Cadets built model rockets, balsa wood aircraft, flew drones and radio controlled aircraft and constructed hot air balloons. Several completed Orientation flights. All...

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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol with Jon Micheal and Michelle Michalski at Wisconsin National Guard Oak Creek Armory.September 8, 2016 12:00pm

Kudos to C/TSgt. Westley Marek on his promotion to C/MSgt. at our September 8th meeting.

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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 12 new photos to the album: 2016 St. Francis Days Parade.September 3, 2016 12:00pm

Our eighth year marching in this suburban parade was meant with pleasant weather and a welcoming audience. Our cadets looked sharp as they completed the route that day. Most photos courtesy of Mr. Tim Johnson.

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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 4 new photos — with Jon Micheal and 2 others.September 2, 2016 6:39pm

Congratulations to four of our cadets, who were recognized at our September 1st meeting: C/2Lt. Samuel Luebbe was promoted to C/1Lt., C/AB Francis Lindsey was promoted to C/Amn., C/SrA Bryce Hoppe was promoted to C/SSgt., and C/CMSgt. Jon Micheal successfully completed the Neil Armstrong Achievement....

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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 2 new photos.August 30, 2016 7:57pm

Proud to have our C/CMSgt. Sophie Thompson represent Civil Air Patrol at Milwaukee's Germanfest. The Chief served on the official color guard during the event's parade.

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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 3 new photos — with Lawrence R. Tomaich and 2 others.August 28, 2016 10:22pm

Five of our members represented Civil Air Patrol today, during Military Appreciation Day at Mexican Fiesta at the Summerfest grounds. We're very proud of their color guard service during the event's parade.

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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.

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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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