National Preparedness Month

September 10, 2017

September is National Preparedness Month.

See the National Preparedness Month information posted on Ready.gov on how to plan ahead.

The American Red Cross also offers several mobile apps that can help you stay up to date on potential emergency situations in your area.


Mustang Open House – August 30

August 29, 2017

Mustang Cadet Squadron will host an open house this Wednesday, August 30th from 6:30 – 9:00! Every part of Civil Air Patrol will be on display, making this the best night to see if the program is the right fit for anyone interested.


Squadron Picnic Location

May 31, 2017

Tonight’s meeting is our squadron picnic. We’ll be holding the picnic at Dove Valley Regional Park (map) at Shelter 2. The picnic will run during our normal meeting time of 6:30-9:00pm.


Watch an unique launch of an Atlas V rocket

September 8, 2016

The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is scheduled to launch this evening on top of an Atlas V 411 rocket. The ‘411’ variant has just one strap-on booster which will make the rocket asymmetrical.

You can see pictures of the rocket and read more about the OSIRIS-REx at Ars Technica. They will also embed live video of the launch scheduled to start at 2:30pm Mountain today.


Senior Member Only Meeting on Aug 31

August 30, 2016

Just a reminder that cadets and guests have the night off on August 31. The next full squadron meeting will be on Wednesday, September 7.


2016 Squadron Picnic

June 20, 2016

There will be no regular meeting on June 22, 2016. Instead Mustang Squadron will be meeting at Dove Valley Regional Park for our squadron picnic. The park is located at:

7900 S. Potomac St.
Centennial, CO 80112
map


App For Drone Flyers From The FAA

January 8, 2016

For those of you that enjoy flying drones and RC aircraft, here’s an app from the FAA to help determine if you’re in a safe area to fly.

From AVweb:

B4UFLY uses map and airport data, along with real-time information such as temporary flight restrictions, to help drone operators decide if they’re legal to fly in a selected area.


A Gold Medal for WWII Civil Air Patrol Heroes

December 12, 2014


Gold Medal Ceremony for WWII Civil Air Patrol Members Announced

December 6, 2014

CAP-CGM

On Wednesday, December 10, 2014, leaders of the U.S. House and Senate will present a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of members of the Civil Air Patrol whose valor and dedication saved countless lives during World War II.

Speakers Office Press Release

CAPGoldMedal.com


Mustang wins Quality Cadet Unit Award (Sept 2013 – Aug 2014)

November 14, 2014

Mustang Cadet Squadron has won the Quality Cadet Unit Award for the fifth year in a row! Winners must meet at least 5 of 11 criteria to win the award. Mustang was one of 299 units out of 1035 that won the award for this award period. Criteria for the award are Cadet Achievement, Retention, Adult Leadership, Orientation Flights, Growth, Encampment, Enrollment, DDR, Aerospace Education, STEM Kit, and CyberPatriot. Congratulations to everyone on their hard work over of the past year!