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Granite cadets earn honors with national High-Altitude Balloon Challenge

October 8, 2021 - GRANITE, Md -- Granite Cadet Squadron placed in two categories in the national Civil Air Patrol High-Altitude Balloon Challenge (HABC) as results were announced October 6, 2021.  Nearly 140 squadrons around the nation participated in this months-long competition to send experiments to the edge of space to determine the effects of the journey.

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Remembering September 11, 2001

September 11, 2021 – Granite, MD — Twenty years ago today, nineteen hijackers seized four commercial aircraft determined to bestow mass destruction in the United States.  Two of the four aircraft crashed into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon, while the last into a Pennsylvania field after heroic passengers foiled the terrorists aboard.

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Maryland Wing supports Anne Arundel County in disaster response operations

September 11, 2021 – Granite, MD — Upon the request of Maryland’s Anne Arundel County Emergency Coordination officials, Civil Air Patrol’s Maryland Wing (MDWG) effectively executed a disaster response, damage assessment-oriented mission on September 2, 2021.  Operation planning and execution for this significant undertaking were in response to a tornado touching down in Annapolis, MD […]

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Hines earns Spaatz award

Middle River, MD: - Cadet Greggor Hines from the Glenn L. Martin Composite Squadron, Maryland Wing, earned cadet programs’ highest award, the General Carl A. Spaatz Award. Hines joined Oregon Wing’s Salem Composite Squadron in October 2012. In the summer of 2013, he visited Martin squadron and participated in unit...
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Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Late last spring, the Upper Montgomery Composite Squadron began assisting the City of Gaithersburg with the distribution of prepared meals and fresh foods for senior citizens in Gaithersburg. Currently, we are assisting at the Gaithersburg CARES Hub. The squadron has provided more than 400 hours of assistance to Gaithersburg residents.

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