Gold Medal Ceremony for WWII Civil Air Patrol Members Announced

December 6, 2014

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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!


Mustang Squadron members honored at the Colorado Wing Conference

May 13, 2014

Congratulations to the recipients of the following awards that were presented at the 2014 Colorado Wing Conference:

Maj Don Bolles – Sorenson Cadet Programs Officer of the Year

Chaplain (Maj) Alan Garner – Colorado Wing Chaplain of the Year
Chaplain (Maj) Alan Garner – Rocky Mountain Region Squadron Chaplain of the Year


Weather Cancelation Policy

February 4, 2014

The following will be the cancellation policy for meetings or other squadron events.

  1. The meeting/event will be cancelled if:
    1. School was cancelled for Cherry Creek School District
    2. There is an Early Release from Cherry Creek School District
    3. After school activities are cancelled for Cherry Creek School District
    4. There is a blizzard warning in affect for the location of the meeting 1 hour before or 1 hour after the scheduled event
    5. There is an accumulation of 6 inches of snow on the ground at the time of the meeting
  2. The meeting/event will NOT be cancelled if:
    1. There is a delayed start for Cherry Creek School District
  3. Final authority to cancel meetings lies with the Squadron Commander

The Cherry Creek School District School Closure and Storm Information page is located at: http://www.cherrycreekschools.org/pages/storminfo.aspx


Mustang wins Quality Cadet Unit Award (Sept 2012 – Aug 2013)

October 22, 2013

Mustang Cadet Squadron has won the Quality Cadet Unit Award for the forth year in a row! Winners must meet at least 5 of 9 criteria to win the award. Mustang was one of 272 units that won the award for this award period and one of 31 units to achieve at least 7 of the 9 criteria. Criteria for the award are Cadet Achievement, Retention, Adult Leadership, Orientation Flights, Growth, Encampment, Enrollment, DDR, and Aerospace Education. Congratulations to everyone on their hard work over of the past year!


September is National Preparedness Month

September 13, 2013

Given our recent weather, now is a good time to review your Family Emergency Plan.

• NOAA Weather-Ready Nation

• FEMA – Ready.gov

• Make A Plan

• Family Emergency Plan (PDF)


Color Guard Tryouts

July 1, 2013

There will be Color Guard Tryouts on July 19, 2013 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Contact C/MSgt Chad Lewis for additional information or questions.


COWG Cadet of the Year

May 3, 2013

Congratulations to C/Col Hunter Ashburn – the COWG Cadet of the Year!


COWG Cadet Competition

April 24, 2013

The Wing Commander and the wing Cadet Programs Staff would like to congratulate Mustang Cadet Squadron as the winner of the 2013 Color Guard Competition and Thompson Valley Composite Squadron as the winner of the Drill Team Competition.

We would also like to thank Maj Nathan Van Dam for his hard work in putting this years program together.

Gary L. Falls, Lt Col, CAP
Director of Cadet Programs
Colorado Wing

Mustang Trophies:

Color Guard Team – Overall: 1st Place
Color Guard Team – In Ranks Inspection: 1st Place
Color Guard Team – Mile Run: 1st Place
Color Guard Team – Panel Quiz: 1st Place
Color Guard Team – Standard Drill: 1st Place
Color Guard Team – Written Exam: 1st Place

Color Guard Individual – Male Fleet Foot: C/SSgt Andrew Conner

Drill Team – Overall: 2nd Place
Drill Team – Panel Quiz: 1st Place


COWG Group Realignment

April 2, 2013

Effective today we have two groups in Colorado Wing. Groups 1 & 3 have been deactivated and Group 2 has been re-designated Group 1 and Group 4 has been re-designated Group 2. Major Von Campbell is the commander of Group1 and Major Rick Peterson is the commander of Group 2.

Earl B. Sherwin, Col, CAP
Colorado Wing Commander