Category: Aerospace

Apex Earns Quality Unit Award for Fifth Consecutive Year!

Great job Apex! The Apex Cadet Squadron has just received the Quality Cadet Unit Award from CAP National Headquarters for the fifth year in a row.  Congratulations everyone! We met 8 out of the 10 below … 2014-2015 CRITERIA (Data from 1 September 2014 through 31 August 2015) The award criteria are entirely objective. Any unit that…

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Orientation Flight Availability : Feb 24- Feb 27

Major Chris Bailey is available and willing to fly any cadets requiring or wanting an orientation flight this week.   Please let me know if you are available and I will work with Major Bailey to make the arrangements. Major Kearns bkearns@ncwgcap.org

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Special Guest Last Night

The cadets got a surprise visit from our local CAP-USAF Reservist, LtCol Javorski last night.  He spoke for a few minutes and answered questions about his service, the Air Force Academy, and the military in general.  Everyone enjoyed the visit and learned a lot. Thank you LtCol Javorski!

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Annual Awards, Promotions, and Change of Command

By: 1st Lt Shelly Willis, Public Affairs Officer, Apex Cadet Squadron 1/29/15 Cary, NC – Civil Air Patrol North Carolina Wing’s Apex Cadet Squadron held their annual awards ceremony and also recognized the cadet promotes for the month. The ceremony concluded with Captain Michael Willis taking over as commander from Major Brendan Kearns and C/1st…

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2015 Encampment

North Carolina Wing will host this year’s Summer Encampment 25 Jul – 2 Aug 2015 at Camp Butner NGTS near Stem, NC. Further details will be published as they become available.

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Year In Review And Looking Forward To 2015

The past year was one of great change for Apex Cadet Squadron.  We had to find a new meeting location which turned out to be very difficult but Capt Kearns was able to find a place for the squadron.  We also saw a shift from 1-year terms to 6-month terms for our cadet staff.  A…

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Apex Finishes Third in CyberPatriot State Round

Congratulations to Team 2 for finishing third in the State Round!  Both teams did well and hopefully learned a lot and will be ready for next year.  Practice rounds will start up again in about 6 months so be ready! Team 1 Cadet Willis (Fayetteville Squadron) Cadet Furlough Cadet Bogart Cadet C. Baldauff Cadet Glidewell…

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Model Rocketry

The purpose of our Rocketry Program is, ultimately, to give each of you an opportunity to launch off model rockets, have fun, and earn an awesome-looking uniform badge at the same time. However, we have a few prerequisites (two written tests and one hands-on activity) to complete before we can start launching rockets. Most of…

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