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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 48 new photos to the album: Celebrating 65 Years of Service — with Jo Stys and Daniel Ritchie.November 30, 2016 8:11pm

On the occasion of Civil Air Patrol's 75th anniversary, it's highly appropriate for our squadron to reflect back on its own history. As we begin our 65th year of service, let us not forget those who contributed so much of their time and talent on...

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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 32 new photos to the album: Annual Orientation Flight Day — with Rachel Crissey and Gregory Reed at Gen. Mitchell International Airport.November 26, 2016 8:37pm

We're very appreciative of the CAP pilots and planes, who came from Racine Composite Squadron and 10th Senior Support Sqdn., and supported our unit's annual O-Flight Day at Gen. Mitchell Field's Signature Flight Support. During the day, our personnel also got a close look at...

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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 6 new photos — with Austin Ast and 4 others.November 20, 2016 9:28pm

Our Color Guard performed outstanding service during the closing ceremonies of Milwaukee's 73rd annual Holiday Folk Fair International, held Sunday evening, November 20th, at Wisconsin State Fair Park.

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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 3 new photos — with Jon Micheal and 2 others.November 13, 2016 11:17pm

Color Guard Practice begins with covering the basics of drill, indoor practical and a general CAP knowledge test. We're on our way!

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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 9 new photos to the album: Community Days Sale — with Austin Ast and Rachel Crissey at Southridge Mall.November 12, 2016 12:00pm

Our unit's cadets spread the word about CAP and sold coupon books as a fundraiser at a local retailer. This was the fourth and final sale day of the month-long effort.

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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol with Samuel Luebbe and 2 others at Wisconsin National Guard Oak Creek Armory.November 10, 2016 12:00pm

Congratulations to C/CMSgt. Jessie Teddy on completion of the Neil A. Armstrong Achievement and receiving her Red Service ribbon! On to the Billy Mitchell Award!

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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 20 new photos to the album: Honor Flight - November 5, 2016 — with Westley Marek and 9 others at Mitchell Airport.November 5, 2016 12:00pm

Twenty of our members welcomed local veterans back from their day long trip to Washington, D.C., on November 5th. This was the last of six Milwaukee Stars and Stripes Honor Flights for 2016 and included 66 Korean and six WWII veterans. We were proud to...

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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol added 17 new photos to the album: 2016 Veterans Day Parade — with Lawrence R. Tomaich and 7 others.November 5, 2016 12:00pm

We were pleased to march with cadets from Racine, Timmerman, Walco, and Waukesha Composite Squadrons in the Milwaukee's 53rd Annual Veterans Day Parade. Civil Air Patrol was well represented by the cadets from these units.

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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air Patrol with Rachel Crissey at Wisconsin National Guard Oak Creek Armory.November 3, 2016 12:00pm

Kudos to C/A1C Rachel Crissey on her promotion to C/SrA at our November 3rd meeting! Keep up the good work!

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Milwaukee Composite Squadron 5 - Civil Air PatrolOctober 29, 2016 9:26am

Congratulations to C/A1C James Johnson on being named our Cadet of the Quarter! He has the distinction of attending EVERY Squadron activity so far this year except one because he was on an NCSA! Quite a challenge to our other cadets!

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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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