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Homestead Cadet Squadron - Mar 2013

Homestead Cadet Squadron - Mar 2013

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Civil Air Patrol - Florida Wing
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1`Q`
Safety: Hot Whether Injuries
HEAT STROKE occurs when the body's system of temperature regulation fails and  body temperature rises to critical levels. This condition is caused by a combination of highly variable factors, and its occurrences difficult to predict. Heat stroke is a medical emergency. The primary signs and symptoms of heat stroke are confusion; irrational behavior; loss of consciousness; convulsions; a lack of sweating (usually); hot, dry skin; and an abnormally high body temperature, e.g., a rectal temperature of 40.5°C (105°F).. If body temperature is too high, it may result in death. Individuals with heat stroke have high mortality, with rates ranging from 21 to 63 percent. The elevated metabolic temperatures caused by a combination of work load and environmental heat load, both of which contribute to heat stroke, are also highly variable and difficult to predict. If a person shows signs of possible heat stroke, professional medical treatment should be obtained immediately. The person should be placed in a shady area and the outer clothing should be removed. The person's skin should be wetted and air movement around the person should be increased to improve evaporative cooling until  professional methods of cooling are initiated and the seriousness of the condition can be assessed. Fluids should be replaced as soon as  possible. The medical outcome of an episode of heat stroke depends on the victim's  physical fitness and the timing and effectiveness of first aid treatment. Regardless of the person's protests, no member suspected of being ill from heat stroke should be sent home or left unattended.Be Safe…….
THE LEADER
W
e are now in the spring season and I want to wish everyone a safe and fun Break. As Spring starts and summer rolls in remember that certain events must be applied for 1 month in advance, so if you are attending Summer Encampment or Going on the Squadron Trip please sign up for it in a good and timely manner. Cadets I urge you to use the squadron webpage for all your program needs, from testing to weekly event schedules and publication information. Have a great break see you back in
From the Commander
a week.
www.fl279.flwg.us.
 
ES TRAINING:
May 16-23 2013 -Statewide Hurricane Exercise CAP E-Learning: www.member.gocivilairpatrol.com/cap_university/
Army Golden Knights See Page 2……
Upcoming Events
• March 2013
-Florida Wing Conference
02
nd
 –
Group 7 Cadet Officer Workshop
07
th
 
 – Cadet Competition
April 05
th
-
Florida Cadet Competition
09
th
- Sun in the Fun (AE)
27
th
-
Unit Commanders Course Camp Blanding, FL
• May-2013 06
th
 –
SER Chaplain Staff College
16
th
 
 –SQ GES Training
June/July-2013
Grp 5 Ground School Summer Encampment Hurricane Preparedness Brief
Spring 2013 2013
 Volume 2, Issue 1
 Civil Air Patrol  Homestead ARB Cadet Sq
 March 2013
 
 
 
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THE ARMY GOLDEN KNIGHTS
Cadet Programs
By: Capt Dennis La Rosa, PAO, CAP
The U.S. Army Golden Knights
 present the Homestead Cadet Sq with am autograph plaque for our support during the November 2012 Air Show and for our support during their Spring 2013  Night Lighted Parachute Jump. Lt Col Emily J. Mathews Sq. Deputy Commander accepted the  plaque from United States Army Staff Sergeant Shelby Bixler. SSG Bixler stated that she is proud of  programs like Civil Air Patrol.
Summer Encampment
 is right around the corner sign up mow. Encampments are week-long activities that serve to build a foundation for cadets from which to build their Civil Air Patrol experience. These wee- long events  provide in-depth orientation to Civil Air Patrol and the United States Air Force. First time cadets can expect to be challenged both mentally and physically during a busy and exciting week of hands on leadership development training, aerospace events, and local site activities. Cadets returning as staff will  be challenged even further through the leadership roles they will fill and staff duties they will perform. All cadets will have the opportunity to be introduced to the military, learn to overcome challenges, develop time-management skills, enhance their interpersonal skills, and have a great time. The Summer Encampment will be held at Camp Blanding Florida on
July 26
th
 – Aug 1 2013. Logon to
: http://flcadet.com/activities/summer-encampment.aspx 
Spring 2013 Volume2, Issue 1

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