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19 DEC 2017

Cadets and their family had an outstanding time fellowshipping and reminiscing over the great year they had together through CAP.

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1 DEC 2017

The Squadron would like to thank Lt Col Michael Long for coming to our meeting to talk about WESS (Wing's Emergency Services School).

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10 Nov 2017

The Squadron would like to welcome C/2dLt Andrew Hillman as our new Cadet Commander.

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10 Nov 2017

The Squadron would like to thank C/2dLt Elizabeth West for demonstrated confidence and professional to inspired cadet around her to achieve high standards during her time as Cadet Commander

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4 NOV 2017

Cadets from Ga-153 had a great time at the Adam's house. We got a lot accomplished.

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31 OCT 2017

Tonight's meeting included a Halloween Party. Cadets participated in a three legged race, many leadership game and attempted to walk on stilts. Keith Lankford graciously donated and cooked hotdogs and hamburgers. Another outstanding meeting where cadets got to learn more about their fellow wingman.

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26 OCT 2017

We are proud to promote Master Sergeant Zebulun D Turner to Senior Master Sergeant.

General Jimmy Doolittle Achievement is awarded for successfully completing the specific requirements of Achievement 6 in Phase II of the Civil Air Patrol cadet program. Accompanies promotion to Cadet Senior Master Sergeant.

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24 OCT 2017

West Georgia Composite Squadron is proud to award Cadet Senior Master Sergeant Zebulun Turner as Honor Cadet For the Month of October 2017.

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09 OCT 2017

Cadets had a great time today serving at Warbird Weekend. They served as docents, helped marshal planes and learned how to assemble a World War Two trainer glider.

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27 SEPT 2017

PFC Kyle Bushey, Marine Corps paid a visit after completing basic training at Parris Island. Everyone at GA-153 is exceptionally proud of him and wished him well for his service to our Nation. Semper Fi!

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26 SEPT 2017

West Georgia Composite Squadron is proud to award Cadet Master Sergeant Zebulun Turner as Honor Cadet For the Month of September 2017.

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23 SEPT 2017

Cadets from Ga-153 had a great time hiking up and around Stone Mountain. Cadets hiked a total of 7.5 miles up steep terrain. The cadet's persitance and determination is amazing!

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07 SEPT 2017

Cadet Green has shown incredible determination and has successfully earned her Blues uniform.

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06 SEPT 2017

We are proud to promote Cadet Senior Airman Gunner L Lankford to Cadet Staff Sergeant.

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31 AUG 2017

West Georgia Composite Squadron is proud to award Cadet Airman Joseph Adams as Honor Cadet for the month of August.

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19 AUG 2017

Cadets had an excellent time today participating in a 3-hour program called Mission Quest. Mission Quest involves planning and flying a Mission in F-15 flight simulators. Cadets learned how to read maps and determine their headings. After Mission Quest cadets toured the museum of aviation. This was a day full of adventure and fun.

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09 AUG 2017

Tuesday's meeting included a class on the Solar Eclipse followed by the making of Solar Eclipse pinhole projectors.

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05 AUG 2017

Cadets from Ga-153 braved the cold rapids while rafting the Nantahala river. The Nantahala is mostly class two rapids with the exception of Pattons Run which is a class three. This was a fun outing allowing cadets to learn more about their fellow team members so that they can work more smoothly together on set missions.

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02 AUG 2017

It has been a busy summer for GA-153 cadets they have been training hard at National Cadet Special Activities across the U. S.

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01 AUG 2017

During today's meeting Cadets learned how to build a fire. The class was taught by Cadet First Sergeant Charles West. The cadets raced against each other to be the first cadet with a fire big enough to burn a string. The winner of this competition was cadet Turner.

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28 JUNE 2017

Today's CAP meeting included a moral leadership class taught by Captain Rose, Customs and courtesy class by Cadet Sergeant Turner and a jeapordy themed game.

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20 JUNE 2017

Tuesday's meeting included PT and a knot tying class taught by First Sergeant West. The cadets tested their new found knowledge by competing in a knot tying race.

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13 JUNE 2017

During today's meeting Cadets learned how the camber of the wing effects lift and got to experiment with this while building a balsa wood glider. Through this exercise cadets also learned the importance of communication and the sharing of ideas.

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10 JUNE 2017

Today cadets from Ga-153 hiked four miles to Devil's Fall in Cheaha State Park. Cadets braved the cold water and jumped off of the highest waterfall into the pools below. Another excellent summer day with Ga-153.

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31 MAY 2017

Cadets attended a Memorial Day event this Monday. It is at events like these that our cadets shine. I was very impressed with the cadets professionalism and commitment to CAP's core values.

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26 MAY 2017

Cadet Second Lieutenant Andrew T. Hillman earned the coveted General Billy Mitchell Award, presented by Lieutenant Colonel David Austin, Georgia Wing Group Six Commander. According to Civil Air Patrol,

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26 MAY 2017

Awards were presented to outgoing Commander, Major John Burgess from the Georgia Wing Commander, Colonel Andrea Van Buren for outstanding duty performance.

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26 MAY 2017

It was a notable event for the Civil Air Patrol West Georgia Composite Squadron GA-153, as its members welcomed Captain James L. Rose, as he took the reigns as the new commander from outgoing commander, Major John Burgess of three years. Captain James L. Rose

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16 MAY 2017

The Squadron would like to welcome 2nd Lieutenant Elizabeth West as our new Cadet Commander

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16 MAY 2017

We are proud to promote Cadet Airman Iverson S Estes to Cadet Airman First Class.

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16 MAY 2017

US House Representative Drew Ferguson awarded Lt Elizabeth West the Civil Air Patrol’s Billy Mitchell milestone.

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16 MAY 2017

US House Representative Drew Ferguson awarded Capt Tanner Gale the Civil Air Patrol's Amelia Earhart milestone.

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07 May 2017

GA-153 was very honored to have current senior member, former cadet, and now PFC Zach Rowland pay a visit after completing Marine Corps basic training at Parris Island

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04 May 2017

The Civil Air Patrol West Georgia Composite Squadron GA-153, lead by squadron commander Major John Burgess, recognized cadet 2nd Lieutenant Elizabeth West, with the Civil Air Patrol Achievement Award for outstanding duty performance.

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03 May 2017

We are proud to promote Cadet Chief Master Sergeant Andrew T Hillman to Cadet Second Lieutenant.

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03 May 2017

We are proud to promote Cadet Technical Sergeant Zebulon Turner to Cadet Master Sergeant.

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01 May 2017

Members of GA-153 graduated WESS (Wing Emergency Services School) this past weekend at Blue Thunder on Maxwell Air Force Base.

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27 April 2017

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing marked the 75th Anniversaries of the Doolittle Raid throughout the 14th Annual “WWII Heritage Days”, April 22-23, 2017 at Falcon Field in Peachtree City, Ga.

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26 April 2017

With honor and dignity, several dozen torn and faded American Flags were properly retired during a special ceremony at West Georgia Composite Squadron.

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17 April 2017

We are proud to promote SM Jeffery P Turner to Captain.

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12 April 2017

With World War 2 days at Peachtree City 22 23 April coming up soon. C/TSgt Turner give the squadron a brief on this year theme. The Doolittle Raid, April 18, 1942.

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21 March 2017

We are proud to present C/CMSgt Charles West Neil Armstrong Achievement.

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21 March 2017

We are proud to promote Cadet Staff Sergeant Zebulon Turner to Cadet Technical Sergeant.

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14 March 2017

Change of Responsibility Ceremony for West Georgia Composite Squadron, in which C/2dLt Elizabeth West relinquish her First Sergeant responsibility to C/CMSgt Andrew Hillman.

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14 March 2017

Tuesday's meeting included a safety class on cold weather injuries,taught by C/CMSgt Charles West and some fantastic team building exercises on communication thanks to Captain Gale.

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10 March 2017

Members of West Georgia Composite Squadron finished their third month of Wing's Emergency Services School at the Blue Thunder site on Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.

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07 March 2017

Cadets had an excellent time touring the air evac helicopter. The air crew were amazing in answering all of our questions.

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02 February 2017

Cadets from West Georgia Composite Squadron attended Civil Air Patrol Day at the Georgia State Capitol on 1 February 2017.

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25 January 2017

We are proud to promote Cadet Chief Master Sergeant Elizabeth H West to Cadet Second Lieutenant.

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25 January 2017

We are proud to promote Cadet Airman Basic Iverson S Estes to Cadet Airman.

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25 January 2017

We are proud to present C/CMSgt Andy Hillman Neil Armstrong Achievement.

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25 January 2017

We are proud to promote Cadet First Lieutenant Tanner B Gale to Cadet Captain.

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24 January 2017

C/CMSgt Andy Hillman is the new Cadet First Sergeant.

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09 January 2017

Member from GA-153 started their first weekend of five weekends of training at the Alabama Wing's Emergency Services School (WESS) in Montgomery Alabama.

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