Aerospace Fact of the Week
The Bombardier Beetle makes and mixes hydroquinone and hydrogen peroxide inside its torso. Then, catalysts speed up the reaction between the two chemicals. Now the mixture is boiling hot and can be sprayed by the beetle.
Cadet Aerospace Assistant
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Tuesday Evenings 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Fox Cities Composite Squadron
W6558 Pathfinder Drive
Appleton, WI 54914
What is Civil Air Patrol?
Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with more than 61,000 members nationwide. Fox Cities Composite Squadron has been serving Appleton and the surrounding Fox Valley area for nearly 40 years.
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An important part of the Cadet and Senior Member Programs is promoting quickly; it’s even important enough to be part of the Cadet Oath. To earn a promotion, Cadets must complete a Drill, Leadership, Physical Fitness, and Aerospace Test, attend … Continue reading
Three local Civil Air Patrol members were recently selected for the 2018 Marine Corps Summer Leadership and Character Develop Academy to be held July 16-22 at the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Virginia. Cadet Captain William Voelker, 16, of Pulaski, … Continue reading
On Tuesday, July 24, 2018, the Fox Cities Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol will host their first annual BBQ Fundraiser. This event is open to the public and we encourage anyone who has interest in learning more about … Continue reading
Cadet First Lieutenant (C/1st Lt) Matthew Niemi accepted the position as Cadet Commander of Fox Cities Composite Squadron – Civil Air Patrol, during a Cadet Change of Command Ceremony on May 22, 2018. C/1st Lt Niemi has been an active … Continue reading
Appleton, WI – Cadet Captain (C/Capt) William Voelker, was awarded the coveted Amelia Earhart Award during the Fox Cities Composite Squadron Awards Banquet, March 6th. The Earhart Award is accompanied by promotion to the grade of Cadet Captain. Voelker has … Continue reading
Appleton, Wisconsin – First Lieutenant Lisa Bastian assumed command, January 2nd, of the Civil Air Patrol’s Fox Cities Composite Squadron. Bastian, the squadron’s former Deputy Commander for Seniors, replaces Captain James Lange, who will assume the position of Emergency Services … Continue reading
Cadets as well as Senior Members are strongly encouraged to promote in each of their programs. Cadets must complete a Drill Test, Physical Fitness Test, Aerospace Test, and Leadership Test, as well as attend a monthly safety briefing and character … Continue reading
The #75for75Challenge is a structured, well-marketed fundraising campaign to encourage cadets to raise money for their local squadrons. The goal is to have each cadet who accepts the challenge raise $75 or more which will allow the cadets to earn … Continue reading
Cadets as well as Senior Members are strongly encouraged to promote in each of their programs. Promotions within Civil Air Patrol are a way for our members to know they have done a “job well done”. Cadets must complete a … Continue reading
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