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San Diego Squadron - Mar 2011

San Diego Squadron - Mar 2011

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03/09/2012

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INSIDE THISISSUE:
AprilIntroduction
2
March Memory Work 
3
AerospaceKnowledge
4
AerospaceCurrent Events
5
Deadlines andEvents
6
Safety
6
Achievements &Accomplishments
7
MarchCalendar 
2
CIVIL AIR PATROLSAN DIEGO CADETSQUADRON 144
SPECIALPOINTS OFINTEREST:
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Check out up-coming events onPage 2
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Explore CadetPrograms onPage 1—3
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Learn aboutAerospaceCurrent Eventson Pages 4 & 5
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Read this month’sSafety Article onPage 6
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Achievementsand Accomplish-ments on Page 7
Squadron 144News
SAN DIEGO CADET SQUADRON 144VOLUME 2, ISSUE 3
By: C/A1C Bryce Duggan, Bivouac Assistant PAO
 
terials youshould carrywhen hiking incold weatherconditions. TheSunday morn-ing hike gavethe cadets theopportunity to demonstrate whatthey had learned in the classroom onhow to find certain points with com-passes. The Ski Patrol taught manyof the search and res-cue classes. Utilizingtheir techniques, thecadets participated infinding a lost person byusing a hand held devicesimilar to those used inaircraft search and res-cue missions. The ca-dets thought this classwas very interesting. Asthe weekend went onthe cadets enjoyed theindoor and outdoorinteractive classes over the weekend.Over this bivouac cadets learnedsome of the skills needed to surviveoutdoors in thecold snow andhigh altitude. Bythe end of theweekend all of the cadets knewthe symptoms of hypothermia,frostbite, andother coldweather con-cerns and howto treat them if 
On February 4, 2011
cadets lefttheir homes from all over the Cali-fornia Wing leaving for the ColdWeather Survival Bivouac. As thecadets arrived out inthe cold, they checkedin one by one, beingassigned to theirteams, waiting for thegreat events to begin.Over the weekendcadets learned tech-niques and operatingrequirements for flyingin cold weather condi-tions, winter survivaltechniques, things topack, search and res-cue in the snow, how to put injuredpeople securely on a stretcher, andeven a snow shoe building class.There were two hikes through thelocal mountains. On the Saturdayafternoon hike the cadets wereshown two different shelters. Onewas built from materials found inthe forest and the other from ma-necessary. Thanks to all the excel-lent staff, because without themthis bivouac would not have run sosmoothly.We are getting ready for the nextbivouac out in the desert in May!Plans are in the works for desertsurvival classes, model rocketlaunches, and living rough withtents and MREs! Hope to see youall there!
Winter Survival Bivouac
 
UpcomingEvents
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March 12Orientation RidesFallbrook AirportFallbrook, CACost: FREE
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March 19Titan Phase Rocket LaunchTime and Location TBDCost: FREE
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March 25-27Basic Cadet School (BCS)Escondido, CACost: $35
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March 26Riverside Air ShowRiverside, CACost: TBD
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March 295th Tuesday ActivitySolid Rock GymCost: $10, Families welcome
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May 13-15Desert Survival Bivouac & Sat-urn Phase Rocket LaunchMore info coming soon!
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May 27-30CAWG Cadet Programs Con-ferenceCamp SLOCost: TBD
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 July 16-23CAWG EncampmentCamp PendletonCost: TBD
VOLUME 2, ISSUE 3 PAGE 2CADET PROGRAMS
 APRIL 2011
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 23 4 5 6 7 8 910 11 12 13 14 15 1617 18 19 20 21 22 2324 25 26 27 28 29 30
 Weekly Meeting Weekly Meeting Weekly Meeting Weekly Meeting
MARCH 2011
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 56 7 8 9 10 11 1213 14 15 16 17 18 1920 21 22 23 24 25 2627 28 29 30 31
 Weekly Meeting Weekly Meeting Weekly Meeting Weekly Meeting
RocketLaunch
5th Tues-day Activity 
Basic Cadet SchoolBCS
 Air Show 
O-Rides
 
PAGE 3VOLUME 2, ISSUE 3
Last month the cadets atSquadron 144 built theirEstes Model Rockets!These rockets will belaunched on March 19th atFiesta Island. Please bringyour friends and families tothis exciting event!In April,, we will be build-ing two-stage rockets andegg-carrying rockets tolaunch at the Desert Survival Bivouac in May! Makesure you’re there for all three events so you can getyour Model Rocketry Badge!
March Memory WorkMarch Memory WorkMarch Memory Work 
Model Rocketry at Squadron 144 Takes Off!
CADET PROGRAMS
By: 1stLt Sonya Petty, Sq 144 AEO
As stated in previous newsletters, all Cadets and SeniorMembers are expected to learn and know the informa-tion in this section. You will be quizzed about this duringinspections and review boards so BE PREPARED.There are four phases in Cadet Programs. These are:
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PHASE I—THE LEARNING PHASE
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PHASE II—THE LEADERSHIP PHASE
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PHASE II—THE COMMAND PHASE
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PHASE IV—THE EXECUTIVE PHASE
Each phase focuses on a different aspect of leadershipdevelopment. In
Phase I
, you are expected to learnhow to be a good follower. In
Phase II
, you are ex-pected to learn how to lead by example and get the jobdone. In
Phase III
, you are taking command and delegat-ing to others how to get the job done. In
Phase IV
,you are managing how to get the job done. For moreinformation on the Leadership Expectations of eachphase, go to http://members.gocivilairpatrol.com/media/cms/Lead_Expectations__Chart_8D2330B9ECD83.pdf 
Cadet Commander’sCadet Commander’sCadet Commander’sCornerCornerCorner 
Greetings Squadron 144 Cadets, Seniors, Sponsors, andParents,Well, it has been another great month for thesquadron. As our squadron continues to grow, plans to of-fer more opportunities for cadets aspiring to hold staff posi-tions are in the making.Later this month, the support side of the squadronwill open up 6 or 7 new positions that cadets could applyfor, such as PT NCO, Testing NCO, and some others. Theapplication process will be announced in the upcomingmeetings. If you’re looking to develop your leadership skillsand help out on Tuesday nights, polish up those resumes!Thanks for all your hard work over the past monthand remember to keep our Squadron Commander, Capt Jeff Cable in your thoughts and prayers as he continues his re-covery.Keep up the good work,DANIEL GORIN, C/Capt, CAPCadet Commander, Sq 144
By: 1st Lt Sonya Petty, Squadron Leadership Officer

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