Guys, See below... THIS IS WHY WE NEED THE NON PROFIT GROUP !! This could be US Jim --- On Fri, 5/22/09, Pudgeforrester@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <Pudgeforrester@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: From: Pudgeforrester@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <Pudgeforrester@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Subject: Fwd: MDWG-INFO: Wicomico squadron awarded $1000 Wal-Mart Foundation grantmd To: aat3ok@xxxxxxxxx Date: Friday, May 22, 2009, 10:59 AM FYI
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- Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 06:35:46 -0700To view the article with photo, visit the Maryland Wing website at http://www.mdcap.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=article.display&articleID=472 Wicomico Composite Squadron awarded Wal-Mart grantWal-Mart Foundation gives $1,000 towards aerospace education by Maj. George R. Murray, Jr., CAP Public Affairs Officer Wicomico Composite Squadron SALISBURY, Md. -- Mr. David Young, Manager of the Fruitland Wal-Mart Supercenter Store, recently presented a $1,000 Wal-Mart Foundation Grant to the Civil Air Patrol Maryland Wing's Wicomico Composite Squadron for support of its cadet aerospace education program. On hand to accept the $1,000 check for the squadron 1st Lt. Robert Bryant, the squadron's Aerospace Education Officer, Maj. Kenneth Thom, squadron commander, and 1st Lt. David Argentieri, Deputy Commander for Seniors. The aerospace education program works through a number of methods to share the excitement and wonder of aviation including providing cadet orientation flights, classes on various flight subjects, and hands-on experiences. The proceeds from this grant will enable the Wicomico squadron's cadet CAP Rocketry Team to continue its preparation, including building rockets, for the 2009 Team America Rocketry Challenge to be held in The Plains, VA. For the third consecutive year the cadet Wicomico Squadron Rocketry Team will be the only Civil Air Patrol team throughout the nation to qualify for this contest. For more information about the Team America Rocketry Challenge, visit their website at www.rocketcontest.org. Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with more than 56,000 members nationwide. CAP performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the AFRCC with saving 90 lives in fiscal year 2008. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster relief and counter-drug missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to the nearly 22,000 young people currently participating in CAP cadet programs. CAP has been performing missions for America for more than 66 years. There are more than 1,400 members of CAP in Maryland. Last fiscal year wing members flew 42 search and rescue missions and were credited with 31 finds. For more information, visit www.mdcap.org. Maryland Wing Public Affairs also offers an e-mail alert system for news releases. When news breaks, a subscriber receives an automatic e-mail with a summary of the news release and a link back to the story on the MDWG web site. Signing up for e-mail news alerts is easy. Just go to: http://mdcap.org/?fuseaction=newsalert.form and fill in your e-mail address. For more information about the Wicomico Composite Squadron please visit www.WicomicoCAP.org.### BRENDA A. REED, Capt, CAP Public Affairs Officer Civil Air Patrol Maryland Wing 410.553.6394 410.863.1242 fax To unsubscribe from this list, simply send a message to mdwg-info@xxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in the SUBJECT line. UNCLASSIFIED // FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY Information contained in this document is designated by the Department of Defense (DoD) as For Official Use Only (FOUO) and may not be released to anyone without the prior permission of MDWG CAP and/or NHQ CAP and/or CAP-USAF.
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