Vermont Wing Cadets Get a Taste of Flight During CAP Orientation Flights at Springfield’s Hartness State Airport

Cadets of Springfield’s Catamount Composite Squadron of the Vermont Wing, Civil Air Patrol got an exciting and fun experience with flight on a recent sunny day—actually putting their hands on the controls and (under close supervision of an experienced pilot) steering a Cessna aircraft through local skies. Cadets participating in the flights included Cadet Staff […]

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Vermont Wing of the CAP Announces New Commander of Catamount Composite Squadron in Springfield

Captain Jennifer Gagnon has been promoted to Commander of the Vermont Wing’s Catamount Composite Squadron (VT-007), according to a statement by Col. Richard Beach, Commander of the Wing.  “Capt Gagnon brings to the Civil Air Patrol an accomplished career in education, a clear commitment to Vermont and New England and a life-long love of learning, […]

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Vermont CAP Train for Winter Search and Rescue Skills with Vermont Army National Guard

Cadets and senior members of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) along with members of the 172nd Cavalry Regiment (VT ARNG) came together for some cold weather training.  Vermont Wing members from both Rutland Composite Squadron and Bennington Composite Squadron were given a cold weather briefing that covered frostbite, dehydration, and general cold weather safety. The […]

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Vermont Civil Air Patrol Officer Decorated for Hurricane Ida Disaster Relief Work

Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters has awarded 1st Lt Vincent Gonillo, of Vermont Wing, Civil Air Patrol (CAP), the Disaster Relief Ribbon with “V” device for his work following the devastation that resulted from September’s Hurricane Ida. Lt Gonillo, who serves as Commanding Officer of Burlington Senior Squadron, was one of 150 CAP senior members […]

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Bennington Composite Squadron Recognizes First Cadet Non-Commissioned Officer for Leadership, Achievements

The Bennington Composite Squadron (VT-034) of the Vermont Wing, Civil Air Patrol (CAP), has promoted Cadet Kale Bushee to the rank of Cadet/Staff Sergeant. The recognition recognizes C/SSgt Bushee’s extraordinary performance in the newest squadron in the Vermont Wing and distinguishes him as the first Non-Commissioned Officer in that unit. CAP has an extensive cadet […]

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Norwich University Air Force ROTC and Vermont CAP Cadets Fly with Vermont and New York Wings of the Civil Air Patrol

Photo above – Capt. Joseph Bosley from Vermont Wing’s Capital Composite Squadron talking with AFROTC cadets, in preparation for their orientation flights.   Thanks to the collaboration of pilots and support personnel from both New York and Vermont Wings of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), a number of cadets from Air Force ROTC Detachment 867 […]

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