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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