Aerospace Presentation at Alamance Christian School!

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 On Wednesday, March 22, 2017,  an aerospace presentation was given at Alamance Christian School.  SM Elmer Bennett, from our squadron, and Lt Col Dan Wishnietsky from NC-082 Winston-Salem Composite Squadron presented the classes.  These were presented during 6th Grade Math classes.  Lt Col Wishnietsky taught about airports and math related to aerospace, while SM Bennett taught about the AE program in CAP.  We are hoping that many people brought something new out of the lessons and that they will think about joining CAP.  -C/SSgt Brad Bennett

Meeting of 3/21/2017


 This week was promotions night, we had several promotions including C/TSgt Morton, and C/SMSgt Holmes.  We were also taught character devolpment by 1st LT Oakes.  We wish the best to the Cadets who promoted and encourage all cadets to strive hard and work hard on their next promotion. 

NC-022 Meeting 3/7/2017


 NC-022 performed PT and several promotions were added to the list.  Tango and Alpha flights were both busy with sit-ups, push-ups, sit-and-reach, and the Pacer test.  There were many sign-offs on PT tonight.  At the end of the night, Tango Flight practiced inprompto speeches, C/1stLt North presented final announcements and did team-building push-ups, and C/SMSgt North dismissed us.  Aerospace is next week.  Check the Calendar/Events page for more info. See you next week! -C/SSgt Brad Bennett

2d Lt North talked about the Hot Air Balloon.


9 Aug 16 — Tonight we had presentations from Army Sergeant Isaacs, C/Maj Maxfield, and 2d Lt North as well as drill and the mile run for those who need it for promotion. Sgt Isaacs talked about her illustrious CAP cadet career and how it set her up for success in imagery analysis with the 82nd Airborne division and strongly recommended that we all take advantage of the opportunities available to us. C/Maj Maxfield talked about IACE (International Air Cadet Exchange) with his trip to Canada and highly recommended that we apply for it once eligible. 2d Lt North talked about the physics of hot air balloons and how they operate for our aerospace lesson.

Meeting 2016 0726


Practicing a Line SearchPracticing a Line Search

26 July 2016 — C/Capt Rezin gave our ES presentation tonight on line searching, which is a process for ground search and rescue teams to go find something to help find a missing person or plane. We also did a practice line search in addition to our standard drill and cleaning.

Meeting 2016 0705


Cadets Play Modified VolleyballCadets play modified volleyball.

05 July 2016 — Tonight we had fun PT, staff changes, and presentations by 2ndLt Joshua Henderson, USMC on leadership principles and doing well in life, C/Maj Aiden Maxfield with his Eaker Speech, and a presentation on the Pararescue Orientation Course (PJOC) by C/Capt Matthew Rezin.

The following is the list of staff and their positions for this term:

Executive Staff

Cadet Commander: C/Capt Matthew Rezin

Cadet Deputy Commander: C/1st Lt Moriah North

Cadet Executive Officer: C/CMSgt William Sandford 

First Sergeant: C/MSgt Deborah North

 

Line Staff

Bravo (Formerly Tango)

Flight Commander: C/CMSgt Lindsey Brooks

Flight Sergeant: C/CMSgt Isaac Vermillion

Alpha

Flight Commander: C/CMSgt Brannen Maxfield

Flight Sergeant: C/TSgt Michael Holmes> 

 

Support Staff

Emergency Services (ES): C/Maj Aiden Maxfield

Logistics: C/Maj Jacob Steinbruegge

Admin: C/CMSgt Brycson Barber

Aerospace (AE): C/SSgt Noah Church

Public Affairs (PA): C/Capt David Vermillion

Recruiting: C/SSgt Anthony Steele

Open House April 5, 2016


Viewing TablesProspective members visit various tables.

At the beginning of the night we prepared many different tables explaining different opportunities in Civil Air Patrol. At 7:00 pm we started the Open House and different groups were able to look at all the different tables. We had an Emergency Services table, Encampment table, Honor Guard table, Aerospace Education table, and a North Carolina Wing table. We also had a blind obstacle course in which someone would lead you through the course without bumping into anything. Each group was able to get a tour of the Cessna airplane. Once every group went to each place, final announcements were given. After this, First Sergeant Maxfield dismissed us and the meeting was over. —C/TSgt Steinbruegge

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C/CMSgt Sandford instructs Alpha Flight in drill during drill time.

At the beginning of the night we had inspection and after that we drilled. Once we were finished, C/Capt Rezin made up a safety Jeopardy for tonight’s safety. After safety, Major North led some UDF (Urban Direction Finding) training for anybody interested in ground team. In the ground team training we learned about EPIRB’s (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon), ELT’s (Emergency Locator Transmitter), and PLB’s (Personal Locator Beacon), which are used for sending distress signals. We learned that the L­PER (Portable Direction Finder) is used for finding distress signals. After that we cleaned the building and had announcements. First Sergeant Maxfield dismissed us all, and the night was over. —C/TSgt Steinbruegge

Open House on April 5, 2016


The Burlington Composite Squadron of Civil Air Patrol located at 3520 Alamance Rd, Burlington, NC 27215 will be holding an open house on April 5, 2016 from 7 PM to 9 PM for anyone in the community who are interested to come and visit with us. Civil Air Patrol is the United States Air Force’s official civilian auxiliary tasked with three main missions: Emergency Services, Aerospace Education, and Cadet Programs.

We conduct 90% of inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center in cooperation with local emergency management agencies and assist with disaster relief operations. We help educate the community about the importance of air power and aviation for other purposes. We also run a cadet program for community members aged 12–21 teaching them character development, leadership skills, Air Force history and customs, and help make them positive members of the community.

Civil Air Patrol was founded on December 1, 1941 and is celebrating its 75th year of service in 2016. Additional information can be found at our national website gocivilairpatrol.com, squadron website doubledeuces.org, or squadron Facebook page at facebook.com/BurlingtonCAP.

For additional information, contact Major Henderson at khenderson@ncwgcap.org or (336) 269-2694.

 

NEWS

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              Three weeks ago our  Cadet Commander Lt Col. Aiden Maxfield stepped down from command and 1st Lt Moriah North taking the the position.  We wish Lt Col. Maxfield the best of luck in his life and look forward to having 1st Lt North as our Cadet Commander.  
 
               Coming up for this week we have a Ground Team day at the Maxfield's, this is only for members of NC-022 that have completed GES.  We plan on having classes teaching how to build shelters and how to tie knots.  We will also be discussing the proper handleing of knives.  Attendees are encouraged to bring :
 
Shelter Material,
Paracord,
Work Gloves,
Supper,
A Pocket Knife,
Duck Tape,
An email will be sent out to members that signed up for this activity during our last two meetings.

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Aerospace Presentation at Alamance Christian School!

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 On Wednesday, March 22, 2017,  an aerospace presentation was given at Alamance Christian School.  SM Elmer Bennett, from our squadron, and Lt Col Dan Wishnietsky from NC-082 Winston-Salem Composite Squadron presented the classes.  These were presented during 6th Grade Math classes.  Lt Col Wishnietsky taught about airports and math related to aerospace, while SM Bennett taught about the AE program in CAP.  We are hoping that many people brought something new out of the lessons and that they will think about joining CAP.  -C/SSgt Brad Bennett

NEWS

Published in

Overview

 

 

              Three weeks ago our  Cadet Commander Lt Col. Aiden Maxfield stepped down from command and 1st Lt Moriah North taking the the position.  We wish Lt Col. Maxfield the best of luck in his life and look forward to having 1st Lt North as our Cadet Commander.  
 
               Coming up for this week we have a Ground Team day at the Maxfield's, this is only for members of NC-022 that have completed GES.  We plan on having classes teaching how to build shelters and how to tie knots.  We will also be discussing the proper handleing of knives.  Attendees are encouraged to bring :
 
Shelter Material,
Paracord,
Work Gloves,
Supper,
A Pocket Knife,
Duck Tape,
An email will be sent out to members that signed up for this activity during our last two meetings.

NCWG Ranger Training Weekend 2014

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Burlington Cadets recently participated in the 2014 NCWG Ranger Training Weekend at Hanging Rock State Park, North Carolina, from October 31st through November 2nd. Cadets began training Friday night after check in at mission base. Cadets learned Search Techniques, Ranger Survival, Land Navigation on the weekend. Basic, Advanced, and Independent Study courses were offered to students. A special thanks to our Students for coming out and making this weekend possible! 

 

 

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