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Charleston Earns National Aerospace Education Excellence Award

CHARLESTON, W.VA. -- The Charleston Composite Squadron recently earned Civil Air Patrol’s coveted Aerospace Education Excellence Award. The members of the unit under the leadership of Aerospace Education Officers Arlo Cook and Robert DeVere, will receive individual awards as well. This award is presented to units that participate in an...
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Charleston Cadets Receive Promotions

CHARLESTON, W.VA. -- On Tuesday, April 23, 2019 the Charleston Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol held its monthly promotions night and seven cadets were recognized with the following promotions. Cadet Omar Maraikayer, one of the squadron’s newest members received his first promotion to cadet airman after earning the...
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CAP Members Attend Professional Development Training

Charleston, W.Va. – Four senior officers and three cadet members of the Charleston Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol (“CAP”) attended the West Virginia Wing Professional Development Academy on April 12-14 at Camp Dawson in Kingwood, West Virginia. To accomplish its missions, CAP requires an informed senior membership trained in leadership,...
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Local Youth Take to the Skies with the Civil Air Patrol

Charleston, WV, 18 April 2019 -- Six area teens experienced the thrill of aviation, through orientation flights with the Civil Air Patrol at Yeager Airport today. The cadets flew a combined 6 hours in CAP’s sophisticated Cessna 182. “It was awesome!” reports Cadet Dharma Thomas age 14, of Kenna. “I’ve...
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