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Wreaths Across America and Recruiting Event
Saturday, January 18, 2020
10:00 am- 6:00 pm
added 1/6/2020
Who: any cadet that has their CAP ID 
What: Help our squadron, recruiting event, support the Wreaths Across America organization
When: Saturday, January 18, 2020
             10:00 am-6:00 pm
Where:  Publix, Sunset Lakes
18409 Miramar Parkway, Miramar, FL 33029
Transportation/Meet point: Meet at event
UOD: Blues 
Cost: $0
Senior Member will be Lt. Dan Valdivia
Piper Aircraft Manufacturing Plant
January 20th, 10 am- 5 pm, (no public school this day)

What: Tour of the Piper Aircraft Manufacturing Plant 

Who: Cadets & Seniors in good standing

When: Monday, January 20th 10am - 5pm (No Public school classes)

Where: Piper Aircraft, Inc., 2926 Piper Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32960

Transportation:  We only have capacity for 9 cadets in the CAP van, so please register soon.

We will be meeting with the CAP  van at 9:45 am at: 

La Carreta Restaurant 

14791 Miramar Pkwy, Miramar, FL 33027

Forms:  Cadet V. Valdivia will collect the following forms in advance during the meeting on Thursday, January 16th in preparation for the field trip the following week:

CAP Form 60-80 Feb 2018

CAPF 161

CAPF 160 

VALID CAP ID (Check for expiration prior to Thursday meeting on Nov 1st, but bring it with you to the field trip)

Photo ID (required by Piper Inc)

Cost: Lunch money (about $15-$20)

Uod: ABUs or BDUs

**Piper Tour Visitor Safety Policy** 

General Information:

  • Photo identification is required when signing in and will be held until completion of tour. 

  • All participants must be escorted at all times.

  • No photography of any kind is permitted on Piper Property.

  • The release or disclosure of any Piper Aircraft, Inc. proprietary information in any manner is strictly forbidden.

  • The walking tour (significant amount of walking, indoors and outdoors, including stairs) lasts approximately 2 hours. 

  • Children under the age of 10 are not permitted in the manufacturing areas. Children under 16 are required to be accompanied by an adult and must wear safety equipment at all times. 

  • Piper Aircraft, Inc. is committed to the safety and security of our employees and visitors.  All visitors to the facility must be accompanied by an escort at all times. Visitors must remain within the designated tour path and obey any instructions the tour guide may give them.

Safety Requirements:

  • Safety Glasses will be provided for the tour and must be worn in designated areas (No sunglasses are permitted to be worn inside the factory at any time.)

  • Hearing protection will also be provided and will be worn in high noise areas.

Dress Code:

  • Closed toe and heel shoes with heel height less than 1.5 inches.  We suggest comfortable shoes such as sneakers or other non-slip shoes. Guests not meeting the dress code for shoes may not enter the manufacturing area.  

 Company policy prohibits bringing the following into the factory:

  • Weapons of any kind, including firearms

  • Video Recording Devices

  • Animals 

  • Tobacco (Piper is a smoke free facility)

  • Backpacks

Please remember that Piper Aircraft, Inc. is a tobacco free facility.  No tobacco use of any kind is permitted.  

There is no charge for a tour of the facility. 

*All questions under this policy are subject to final determination by Piper Aircraft, Inc., in its sole discretion.

Should you have a question, please call me at 954-554-8004, or send me an email.

Special Activities Selection Board
January 24-26, 2020
updated - 1/9/20
 

Who: 

Cadets

  • There are no grade (rank) level restrictions.

  • Must be on the Monthly Membership Listing at the time of the activity and a member in good standing.

  • Cadets 18 and over must have completed Cadet Protection Policy Training (CPPT).

  • All members must be safety compliant.

Senior Members

  • Must have completed (at a minimum) Level I training.

  • Must be on the Monthly Membership Listing at the time of the activity and a member in good standing.

  • Must have completed Cadet Protection Policy Training (CPPT).

  • Technician rating in Cadet Programs and completion of TLC is preferred.

  • All members must be safety compliant.

What: The Florida Special Activities Selection Board is an annual event intended to rank those cadets who are applying for a limited number of national summer activities, International Air Cadet Exchange program slots, and the NEW Legislative Day slots. Cadets nominated for Cadet of the Year are also interviewed as part of the selection process.  Cadets can expect to take an exam, appear before a selection board, participate in a uniform inspection, and participate in a physical fitness evaluation.

When: January 24-26, 2020

Where:  FL Elks Youth Camp, Umatilla, FL

Transportation:

Meet on Friday, January 24th at 3:45 pm for a 4:00 pm departure at CAP van located at the the Miramar Fire-Rescue

Station 100

2800 SW 184th Ave, Miramar, FL 33029

UOD: see equipment list

Cost: see Florida Wing website 

SM:  Lt Lambert  (954) 494-9692

 

Promotion Ceremony
January 30th, 2019 6:45 pm-9:00 pm
What: Promotion Ceremony when Cadets receive their quarterly promotions, followed by a potluck meal.
Who: All Cadets, Senior Members & Their Families
When: Thursday, January 30th, 6:45 pm-9:00 pm
Where: Keiser University
UOD: Blues
 Cost: Bring food to share, please pick an item to bring from the list through the link below.  Thank you.
"What to Bring"
 
Volunteer help needed for this event.  Parents, we need at least four of you to help with the setup, serving and clean up for this event.  Please contact Senior Member Lisa Villalobos at (305) 793-9090 if you would like to help.  Thank you.
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Rocketry Badge
March 12th, 14th and 15th, 2020
added 1/16/20
Who: Any cadet that has their CAP ID & no rocketry badge
What: Earn your rocketry badge
When: Thursday, March 12,  2020, 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday, March 14, 2020, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday, March 15, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where:  Miramar Fire Station
               2800 SW 184th Ave, Miramar, FL 33029
Transportation/Meet point: at event
UOD: ABU/BDU
Cost: $5 for pizza or bring your own lunch
****BRING HYDRATION****
SM: Joe Duscay

Embry Riddle University

Free On-line Aviation Course

added 5/17/19

Embry Riddle University is offering a A Free Online Introduction to Aviation Course. Open to High School Students.

 

Are you interested in aviation? Have you thought you might like to become a pilot? Have you always dreamt of a career in aviation?

Whatever your motivation, AVIATION 101 is a great place to start! Enroll in this FREE online course, and proceed at your own pace to learn fundamentals that will give you a head start to your aviation career. AVIATION 101 offers you more than just knowledge.

 

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