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2012-2013 Quality Cadet Unit Award Winners Announced

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272 units earned the title “Quality Cadet Unit” for 2012-2013.  Certificates will be sent out to the wings in October.  The list of winners and the data is available at www.capmembers.com/qcua.

I am excited to announce that 5 Iowa squadrons earned the award this year, including: the Southwest Iowa Composite Squadron, Northwest Iowa Composite Squadron, Davenport Composite Squadron, Des Moines Metro Cadet Squadron and Cedar Rapids Composite Squadron.  Congratulations on a job well done!

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September 12, 2013 at 4:09 pm

Cadet Awards: July 2013

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Amelia Earhart Award   
• Noah J. Schuetz, IA

Gen. Billy Mitchell Award   
• Harlan C. Horst, IA

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August 14, 2013 at 3:58 pm

Air Force Association names outstanding cadets of the year

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VIRGINIA — The Air Force Association in Arlington has announced the 2013 awards for outstanding cadets from Civil Air Patrol squadrons, Junior ROTC high school units and ROTC detachments across the nation. “AFA is proud to honor the hard work of these students throughout the Civil Air Patrol, ROTC and JROTC programs,” said Jerry White, AFA’s vice chairman of the board for aerospace education. “This year’s recipients stand out from their peers by showcasing exemplary leadership skills and dedication to their education goals. AFA honors their achievements and we

congratulate them on their success.” A complete list of CAP’s award recipients can be found here on AFA’s new website.

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July 15, 2013 at 11:17 am

Senior Member Awards: June 2013

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Grover Loening Award

• Capt. Gregory L. Crawford, IA

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July 12, 2013 at 4:00 pm

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Cadet Awards: May 2013

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Gen. Billy Mitchell Award   
• Zachary T. Evanchyk, IA
• Daniel D. Holt, IA

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June 8, 2013 at 4:02 pm

Cadet Awards: April 2013

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Gen. Billy Mitchell Award   
• Austin D. Lightner, IA

Written by Iowa Wing CAP

May 13, 2013 at 8:50 pm

Civil Air Patrol Receives Grant for Pilot Training

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1st Lt Ron Mutchler
Commander
Des Moines Senior Squadron

DMSS_GrantReceiptDES MOINES, IA – The Des Moines Senior Squadron, a unit of the Iowa Wing, Civil Air Patrol, was recently awarded a $2500 grant from Prairie Meadows Community Betterment Grant Program.

The Civil Air Patrol is an auxiliary of the United States Air Force and provides area Emergency Services agencies with aerial and ground search and rescue support for downed aircraft, missing persons, and disaster assessments, to list a few. The organization also provides aerospace education and character development programs for area cadet members ages 12-21.

Prairie Meadows Community Grant Program is affiliated with Prairie Meadows Racetrack, Casino, and Hotel which provides gaming opportunities for Iowa residents at their facilities in Altoona, Iowa.

The Des Moines Senior Squadron will be using the grant funds to provide pilot proficiency training in aerial search and rescue as well as provide flight time for air crew personnel. The squadron currently has 8 active pilots in its membership along with 10 support members for air and ground operations. The squadron predominately serves the areas of central and western Iowa from our home base at the Ankeny Regional Airport. For more information about the Des Moines Senior Squadron and the Civil Air Patrol, contact 1Lt Ron Mutchler at (515)783-7056.