Fox Valley Composite Squadron Newsletter Page 2
Help Needed at Carson’s Community Days – Saturday, March 31
Carson Pirie Scott’s “Community Days” is one of our Squadron’s most successful fundraisers – helping pay for many of our activities/events/items like the Near SpaceBalloon Project, Training, Brochures, etc. – and we willhave a presence there on
Saturday, March 31
. We needSeniors and Cadets to help staff the entrances at thestore to help sell the coupon books.If you are available, please contact Capt Bob Gerber at(847) 778-1867 as soon as possible.
Mark Your Calendars: May 12
Training Mission Announced
Fox Valley Composite Squadron has announced intentions to host a
onSaturday, May 12, 2012. This will be an opportunity for new members – both Cadets and Seniors --to acquire new Operations Qualifications and for all others to renew theirs. We have needs forGround Teams, Aircrews, Logistics, Finance, Public Affairs, Incident Command, Communications,Logistics, and more. This is an “all hands on deck” call for training! All Squadron Members – Cadetsand Seniors alike – are encouraged to participate. You may now register for the Training Mission online at (even if you don’t have qualifications yet;please just list your interests on the registration form)…
Towards that goal of getting member ready for the mission, we’re considering hosting severaltraining sessions – including Mission Scanner, Flight Line Marshalling, and potentially others – if youare interested in any training, please send email to Maj Larry Hebda firstname.lastname@example.org
Near Space Balloon Project Planning Sessionat Next Meeting Next Friday – April 6
At the next Squadron Meeting -- Friday, April 6 -- we’ll be takingsome time, for interested Cadets and Seniors, to plan the FVCSNear Space Balloon Project. This project will be a great Aerospace Education experience for all and a potentially hugemarketing opportunity for the Squadron.Please come prepared with some of your ideas for the projectand, most importantly, we’ll be taking name of those individualsinterested in taking ownership of particular areas of the project.If you’re interested in this project, please email 2d Lt Gary Brownatgary@thebrownhouse.orgwith your interests and/or questions.Otherwise, we hope to see you at the planning session on Friday.