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One Year After Reorganizing, Charleston Civil Air Patrol Earns Awards

Charleston, W.Va. (October 5, 2019) — Civil Air Patrol’s Charleston Composite Squadron, now 59 members strong, received recognition in several areas at the 2019 West Virginia Wing Conference and Banquet which was held on October 5, 2019 at the Charleston Marriott Town Center which brought more than 200 Civil Air...
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Charleston's Cadet Mahoney Earns Earhart Award

Charleston, W.Va.— Civil Air Patrol's Cadet Josiah Mahoney has been awarded the Amelia Earhart Award and has been promoted to the rank of cadet captain. C/Capt Mahoney was presented his award by Col Connie Moody, West Virginia Wing Commander and Brig General Christopher Walker, Commander, WV Air National Guard during...
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Charleston CAP Unit Earns National Award for Outstanding Cadet Program

Charleston, W.Va.—The Charleston Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol, is excited to announce that it has been awarded Civil Air Patrol’s Quality Cadet Unit Award for 2019. This National-level award is an objective-based accomplishment which all squadrons in Civil Air Patrol—over 1000—strive to achieve. The Quality Cadet Unit Award (QCUA) has...
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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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