Mt Airy Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol, met at the Mt Airy VFW, Post 10076, meeting room on the fourth Thursday in May 2018 at 1900. The meeting progressed with opening ceremonies, drill and drill testing. A cyber and social media awareness lesson was conducted by Commander Laura Smith-Velazquez and Cadet Master Sergeant Dylan Marty gave a refresher course on Customs and Courtesies.
Special guests from the VFW were in attendance. VFW Commander Landon Becker presented the VFW NCO of the Year (2017) to Cadet Chief Master Sergeant Aurora Albertson and VFW Cadet of the Year (2017) to Cadet First Lieutenant Raegan Buzzard. Also in attendance was retired Brigadier General Mark Bailey. He made time to talk to the cadets about his personal road to leadership and applauded their efforts and enthusiasm.
photos by 1st Lt Alvarado