Cadet Programs

Second Annual Commander's Glider Weekend

Second Annual Commander's Glider Weekend


On September 17 and 18, 2016, the Mississippi Wing of Civil Air Patrol conducted its Second Commander’s Glider Weekend at Central Mississippi Soaring Society in Pisgah, Mississippi.


L23 Glider with Tow Plane

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International Air Cadet Exchange Program 2016

MISSISSIPPI WING CIVIL AIR PATROL 

INTERNATIONAL AIR CADET EXCHANGE PROGRAM 2016


By: Col Becky Tilton, Deputy Chief of Staff and IACE Project Officer


Each summer, hundreds of cadets from eighteen nations come together to broaden their understanding of aviation and foreign cultures through the International Air Cadet Exchange (IACE).  And each year the Civil Air Patrol sends Cadets to foreign nations.  Civil Air Patrol has been the United States representative to the Exchange for more than 60 years. CAP cadets selected for the Exchange have a reputation as being the best of the best; possessing great integrity and leadership ability; a keen interest in aviation and foreign culture; and the desire to share their experiences with theirfellow cadets, family, and community.



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Second Annual Cadet Conference Resounding Success

Second Annual Mississippi Wing Cadet Conference a Resounding Success

C/2d Lt Noa Bender, Desoto Composite Squadron, Mississippi Wing

On the weekend of January 17-19th, over 40 Mississippi Wing cadets from eleven squadrons, met for Mississippi Wing’s second annual Cadet Conference. This group also included cadets from both the Tennessee and Georgia Wings, Cadets attended a range of classes that included flight line marshaling, communications, and urban direction finding.  For many cadets these classes were required training towards their flight line marshalling and mission radio operator ratings.

Cadet Technical Sgt. Zachary-Scott Neal, competing in a paper airplane contest following a class on Basic Aerodynamics

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