9/15/2018 – Middle River, MD. – Cadets from the Glenn L. Martin Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol earned milestone awards as part of the Cadet Program.
Cadet James Demonte-Weckel completed phase 2 of the CAP Cadet Program, earned General Billy Mitchell Award 69,178 and promoted to Cadet Second Lieutenant. Demote-Weckel joined the squadron in October 2014 and graduated from Tri-Wing Encampment in 2015.
Cadet Felix Caratini completed phase 2 of the CAP Cadet Program, earned General Billy Mitchell Award 69,244 and promoted to Cadet Second Lieutenant. Caratini joined the squadron in December 2015 and graduated from Tri-Wing Encampment in 2017. He returned to Tri-Wing in 2018 as staff.
9/2/2018 – Middle River, MD. – Cadets from the Glenn L. Martin Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol completed a major milestone in their flight training: first solo. (more…)
8/26/2018 – Hagerstown, MD.- Maryland Wing Civil Air Patrol concluded a successful weekend search and rescue exercise. Eighty-five members from across the state conducted operations in three areas: Hagerstown, Westminster and Jug Bay just outside Bowie. This was a task-based exercise, focusing on completing qualifications for trainees and honing the skills for qualified members. (more…)
8/25/2018 – Hagerstown, MD.- Maryland Wing Civil Air Patrol aircrew is utilizing a high-tech radio system to expand communications with teams. An electronic repeater installed in a Cessna 172 single engine aircraft allows teams from all around the state to communicate on VHF (very-high frequency) radios. As the airplane circles at 7,500 feet above Westminster, MD, ground teams in Frederick, Baltimore and Bowie can speak directly to Incident Command Post staff in Hagerstown. (more…)
8/25/2018 – Hagerstown, MD.- Maryland Wing Civil Air Patrol is conducting state wide search and rescue training exercise. Incident Command Posts are setup at Hagerstown Regional Airport and Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary in Upper Marlboro, MD. Aircrews and ground teams will practice visual and electronic search techniques to qualify members to support real world requests from local, state and national emergency agencies.