Civil Air Patrol

Upcoming Events and Activities

Glider Flights Available This Weekend – NEW

The MIWG Glider Ops Team will be offering cadet orientation flights at Owosso Community Airport on Saturday 11 November.
If you or your squadron wish to participate, please e-mail or call LtCol Steve Tupper. Early expressions of interest (with a number of cadets) are welcome and we will hold space for you, but you must submit a firm roster with cadet names and CAP IDs NLT 1000L on Thursday. If the squadron is not sending a group but an individual still wishes to fly he/she should contact LtCol. Tupper AFTER getting permission from their squadron commander. The Individual cadets will be responsible for transportation to and from Owosso the driver must remain at the airport throughout the day. Accommodations are available on the grounds for them.

 

OCS participates in several training and community activities and events each year. Below you will find dates and information regarding many of them over the next few months. Check back often for updated information and events.

  • 18 November – Communications University at our regular meeting location (seniors, advanced reservations and preparation required) 0800-1600 hrs local
  • 18-19 November – CLC Course for seniors at School of Missionary Aviation Technology, Ionia, Michigan, $10/student. Registration required, contact mhoekstra@miwg.cap.gov for details
  • 1-2 December – Operation Good Cheer at PTK, Loading activities will be on Saturday
  • 04 December – Group 702 Cadet Advisory Council meeting
  • 09-10 December – Michigan Wing ES meeting
  • 19-December – Squadron Holiday Party, Location and Time TBA – Guests welcome – Check with your chain of command
  • 16 December – Wreaths Across America ceremony at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan
  • 26 December – NO MEETING
  • Week of 26 December – Possible Laser Tag Games, TBD
  • 2018 Events
  • XX January – MiWg Cadet Competition, Da06 January -Dates to be announced
  • ICS 400 class at the Oakland county Sheriff’s Office (seniors)
  • 12-14 January – SAR Academy Staff Training Weekend
  • 13 January – LEAD Academy Face-To-Face, Lansing
  • 19-21 January – MIWG Full Scale Exercise
  • 27-28 January – Squadron Leadership School and Corporate Learning Course classes at Selfridge ANGB
  • 3-4 February – OCS Winter FTX (Field Training Exercise)
  • 10-11 February – ICS 300 class offered at Oakland County Sheriff’s Office
  • 17-18 February – MIWG Aircrew Training Weekend
  • 24 February – MiWg Academic Bowl Competition
  • 24-25 March – Group 702 Cadet Conference, Oakland County Sheriff’s Office
  • 24 Feb – 04 March – Civil Leadership Academy, Washington, D.C.
  • 28 Feb – 03 March – Michigan Wing National Legislative Day Activity, Washington D.C. Watch for application procedure and deadlines
  • 10-11 March – Teaching Leaders of Cadets Basic and Intermediate (TLC) Course at Oakland County Sheriff’s Office
  • 16-18 March – SAR Academy Staff Training Weekend
  • 17-18 March – MIWG Air Crew Training
  • 28-29 March – Wright Patterson AFB/ National Museum of the Air Force trip (costs to be determined)
  • 6-8 April – Michigan Wing Conference, Double Tree Hotel, Bay City, Michigan, registration required
  • 14 April – GLR Cadet Summit
  • 20-22 April – Operation Wolverine
  • 27-29 April – Field Trip to Museum of the USAF, Dayton, OH
  • 5-6 May – Navigation Competition FTX (Field Training Exercise), Location TBD
  • 12 May – Pre-Encampment FTX (Field Training Exercise)
  • 13 May – Mother’s Day Weekend, No CAP activities
  • 18-20 May – Wing Full Scale Exercise
  • 18-20 May – SAR Academy Staff Training Weekend
  • 01-03 June – Emergency Services FTX (Field Training Exercise) with OCS and Mustang Squadron
  • 15 – 30 June – Johnson Flight Academy (Week 1 or Week 2) watch for NCSA application procedures and deadlines
  • 16-17 June – Father’s Day Weekend, No CAP activities
  • 22-24 June – IC and Mission Base Training
  • 20-28 July – SAR Academy at Fort Custer
  • 30 Jun – 07 Jul – Michigan Wing Encampment, Alpena (tentative)
  • Summer 2018 various dates and advanced activities – see ncsas.com for a listing of National Cadet Special Activities, locations and dates
  • 17-19 August Wing Full Scale Exercise
  • 23-25 August – CAP National Conference, Anaheim, California
  • 21-23 SAeptember – Wing Full Scale Exercise
  • 5-7 October – Ky Wing Conference, Owensboro
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