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Welcome to Burlington, NC! This is the home of the Double Deuces, the Burlington Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol. We proudly serve the nation, the state of North Carolina, and local communities in the areas of Search and Rescue, Aerospace Education, and Cadet Programs.

Our senior member roster is growing strong. Training in Emergency Services, Communications, and other specialties gives our members choice and opportunity.

Our cadet program is on the move. Our cadets range in age from 12 to 20. Our squadron has seen cadets move on to the military and to rewarding civilian careers.

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New Promotions In May

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 Cadet Aiden Maxfield being promoted to C/MSgt by 1st Lt Jason Bailey.(Photo taken by C/MSgt Nicholas Baughman)
 
By C/MSgt Nicholas Baughman
    Asst. PAO, NC-022

 Burlington, NC (May 16, 2012) - On May 15th members of the Burlington Composite Squadron had their weekly meeting at 18:30. Among the events of the night were cadet inspection, a safety class, and the promotions of eleven Cadets and one Senior Member. There were also seven awards given.  Captain Danny Horton was given the Yeager Award for successfully completing the Aerospace Education Program for Seniors.   Six members of the squadron (C/MSgt Nicholas Baughman, C/MSgt Ryan Burgess, C/SMSgt Timothy McCann, C/MSgt Aiden Maxfield, 2d Lt Brian Burgess, and Capt Kathy Dalton) were given Achievement Awards for outstanding duty performance by assisting in disaster relief for Hurricane Irene.  

Captain Dalton taught the safety class which covered several topics concerning safety, such as the importance of hydration, paying attention, and driving safely.   Other topics that were discussed in previous safety briefings were also reviewed.  There was also a lecture by 1st Lt North about how water should regularly be consumed, especially during activities like Encampment.

Later that night, eleven Cadets promoted along with one Senior Member. Below is a list of people who promoted:

C/MSgt Timothy McCann to C/SMSgt with the General Jimmy Doolittle Award

C/TSgt Aiden Maxfield to C/MSgt with the Charles A. Lindbergh Award

C/SrA Matthew Hamilton to C/SSgt with the Wright Brothers Award

C/SrA Matthew Rezin to C/SSgt with the Wright Brothers Award

C/A1C Marlene Patterson to C/SrA with the Mary Feik Award

C/A1C Mary Puppo to C/SrA with the Mary Feik Award

C/Amn Robert Pennington to C/A1C with the General H. H. "Hap" Arnold Award

C/Amn Ryan Smith to C/A1C with the General H. H. "Hap" Arnold Award

C/Amn Kade Ritsema to C/A1C with the General H. H. "Hap" Arnold Award

C/AB Carissa Puppo to C/Amn with the General J. F. Curry Awardb 

SM Thomas Glennon to 2d Lt

New Cadet Promotions

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C/TSgt receives the Rickenbacker Achievement Award from Lt. Jason Bailey
Photo by C/TSsgt Nicholas Baughman
 
By C/TSgts Nicholas Baughman and Devin Tilley

Burlington, NC (January 26, 2012) - The Doubledeuces recently had a group of cadet promotions and a new Ca
det First Sergeant assigned to the squadron.

On Tuesday, January 17, the following promotions were awarded:
1. C/TSgt [Technical Sergeant] Wesley Bishop to C/MSgt [Master Sergeant] with the Charles A. Lindbergh Achievement
2. C/SSgt [Staff Sergeant] Timothy McCann to C/TSgt [Technical Sergeant] with the Captain Rickenbacker Achievement
3. C/SSgt [Staff Sergeant] Nicholas Baughman to C/TSgt [Technical Sergeant] with the Captain R

ickenbacker Achievement
4. C/SSgt [Staff Sergeant] Justin Gaddy to C/TSgt [Technical Sergeant] with the Captain Eddie Rickenbacker Achievement
5. C/SSgt [Staff Sergeant] Devin Tilley to C/TSgt [Technical Sergeant] with the Captain Eddie Rickenbacker Achievement
6. C/SrA [Senior Airman] Alexander Brawn to C/Ssgt [Staff Sergeant] with the Wright Brothers Award
6. C/SrA [Senior Airman] Aiden Maxfield to C/SSgt [Staff Sergeant] with the Wright Brothers Award
7. C/Amn [Airman] Zyan Baswell to C/A1C [Airman First Class] with the General H. H. "Hap" Arnold Achievement
8. C/Amn [Airman] Ian Shepherd to C/A1C [Airman First Class] with the General H. H. "Hap" Arnold Achievement
9. C/Amn [Airman] Emma Bailey to C/A1C [Airman First Class] with the General H. H. "Hap" Arnold Achievement
10. C/Amn [Airman] Matthew Hamilton to C/A1C [Airman First Class] with the General H. H. "Hap" Arnold Achieve
ment
11. C/Amn [Airman] Matthew Rezin to C/A1C [Airman First Class] with the General H. H. "Hap" Arnold Achievement
12. C/AB [Airman Basic] Macon Botree to C/Amn [Airman] with the General J. F. Curry Achievement
13. C/AB [Airman Basic] Mary Puppo to C/Amn [Airman] with the General J. F. Curry Achievement 14. C/CMSgt [Chief Master Sergeant] Noah Cons
table to C/2d Lt [Cadet Second Lieutenant] with the General Billy Mitchell Award

On Tuesday, January 24, C/MSgt Wesley Bishop was pinned with the First Sergeant insignia and is now taking on the duties as the First Sergeant for the Burlington Composite Squadron cadets.  The former First Sergeant, Noah Constable, was previously promoted to Cadet Second Lieutenant.
Also during the meeting, a check worth $494 dollars was presented to C/Captain Cameron Horner. These funds were raised with the sell of red and blue paracord bracelets, in effort  to help out Cameron and his family after his accident.


 

Cadet Captain Cameron Horner Injured

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