Wreaths Across America Fundraising...

Jun 20, 2015 by

On Saturday May 23rd Mt. Airy Composite Squadron set up at Bass Pro Shop to raise funds for Wreathes Across America (WAA). The cadets spoke to customers about WAA its purpose and importance as well as giving information abut CAP. The cadets enjoyed talking to the public and even got the chance to speak to veterans who were shopping at the store. The squadron is very apreciative to Bass Pro Shop for being so helpful and accomidating. Thank you to everyone who donated and those who supported the squadron! Pictures and Article by C/CMsgt Katherine...

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Banquet 2015

Apr 19, 2015 by

Civil Air Patrol, Maryland Wing Mount Airy celebrates accomplishments at Dining Out Awards Banquet By 1st Lt Sherrie Weinhold CAP 3/21/2015 Damascus MD-Members of Civil Air Patrol, Maryland Wing’s Mount Airy Composite Squadron hosted their annual awards banquet on March 21, at the Montgomery United Methodist Church, Damascus Md. The Mount Airy squadron held a dining out and awards banquet which highlighted this year’s achievements. The evening began with the presentation of colors rendered by the Mount Airy squadron color guard members, Cadet Senior Master Sargent Danny Flannick, Cadet Staff Sargent Jason Lohoefer, and Cadet Chief Master Sargent Katherine Weinhold and Keith Lohoefer. The squadron was honored to have Major Kevin Martin, Maryland Wing group 1 commander in attendance at the banquet. Each year, through an outstanding partnership with the Air Force Association (AFA),...

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Mount Airy Squadron Supports Kiwanis Club of Frederick...

Nov 5, 2014 by

Volunteers Supporting Volunteers Mount Airy Civil Air Patrol Squadron assist Kiwanis Club of Frederick County Frederick Maryland- March 29 2014 Setting tables, providing traffic control and parking assistance, members of the Mount Airy Squadron assisted the Kiwanis club of Frederick at their semi-annual pancake breakfast. “We were pleased to be asked to offer our squadrons support again this year  to help Kiwanis with their breakfast ,  Steve Weinhold, Maj, CAP”  The breakfast is a fundraiser that enables Kiwanis to fulfill their objective to change the world through service to children and communities. Working together, members achieve what one person cannot accomplish alone. When you give a child a chance to learn, experience, dream, and succeed, great things happen! Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a congressionally chartered, federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the...

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Toastmasters Visit MtAiry Squadron...

Feb 11, 2014 by

The Mount Airy Squadron was privileged to have 3 Toastmasters visit the squadron to instruct cadets and seniors in public speaking. One of the main objectives was to prepare the cadets to Civil Air Patrols’ speak off competition in February. Rob Hill, Mervin Bierman and Lana Ray provided instruction to the cadets on the following topics: How to structure, write and eloquently deliver a speech.  Lana Ray explained how the clock works and the importance of adhering to the competition rules. The toastmaster’s not only taught throughout the evening they had cadets and senior members give impromptu speeches on random topics. During Q/A period C/CMSgt Weinhold asked Mr. Bierman “How did you get involved in Toastmasters?” Mr. Bierman explained how in school he wanted to differentiate himself from other students. To help accomplish this...

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Wreaths Across America 2013

Jan 13, 2014 by

  Mount Airy Civil Air Patrol participates in Wreaths Across America. On Dec 14 2013 13 members of Mount Airy  Civil Air Patrol honored our fallen veteran’s by laying  wreaths with military honors at Arlington National Cemetery.  By placing remembrance wreaths on the graves of military veterans during the holiday season, Wreaths Across America seeks to remember, honor and teach others about the courage and sacrifices of the men and women who have served in the armed forces. Wreaths Across America culminates this year on Dec. 14 with an estimated 10,000 volunteers placing wreaths on gravesites at Arlington National Cemetery and many of Arlington’s memorials, including the Tomb of the Unknowns. Simultaneous ceremonies will be held throughout the day at 800-plus veterans’ cemetery or war memorial sites in all 50 states, as well as...

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