Cadet Events


302/388 OPEX/FTX 18-19 January 2020

posted by George Risinger

on 18-19 January 2020, the Glendale Composite Squadron and the Deer Valley Composite Squadron Participated in a Joint Operational Exercise (OPEX) and Field Training Exercise (FTX) in the Tonto Wilderness.   For the OPEX, the scenario was to find a downed helicopter with Victims.   Aircrews from the 302 and 388 were tasked to find the aircraft and to relay to a mobile Communication Center.   Cadets did Land Navigation Training out to the exercise crash site to then do basic First aid Training.   The FTX consisted of an overnight Camp out and other Cadet Activities.   It was excellent Training for Cadets and Senior Members.

Cadet Orientation Flights 11 January 2020

posted Jan 12, 2020, 10:43 AM by George Risinger

  The 388th conducted Orientation Flights on 11 January 2020.  Pilot for the Flights was Lt Col Dave Mickle.   We had four Cadets on their first Orientation Flight.  Cadet Airmen Evans, Voisard, Eke, and  Weihert.

388th Cadet Wins Red Flag 2020 Competition

posted Jan 12, 2020, 10:17 AM by George Risinger

  On 11 January 2020, the Eloy Squadron hosted the Red Flag 2020 Competition.  The Competition was Simulated Air to Air Combat.  Cadet SSgt Alexander Flores of the 388th Composite Squadron was the winner of the Competition.

Cadet Orientation Flights 21 December 2019

posted Dec 30, 2019, 7:23 AM by George Risinger

  The 388th conducted Orientation Flights on 21 December 2019.  Pilot for the Flights was Captain Frants Madsen.   Cadet Airmen Taylor, Moseley, and Tuhy were on the first Flight and Cadet Airman Groves was on his second Flight.

Cadet Orientation Flights 15 December 2019

posted Dec 16, 2019, 7:12 AM by George Risinger

  On 15 December 2019 the 388th Composite Squadron conducted Cadet Orientation Flights (COF).     Lt Col Dave Mickle was the Pilot for the Days Flights.   We had C/A1c Pease-Wingenter and C/Amn Coscia on their Send Orientation Flights and C/Amn Vazquez and Cadet Murphey on the First Orientation Flights.

Veterans Day, Flag Retirement Ceremony at Glendale Library

posted Nov 16, 2019, 5:18 AM by Cadet Commander

  On 11 November 2019, Cadets from the 388th Composite Squadron conducted a Flag Retirement Ceremony at the Glendale Library.   Prior to the Ceremony the Cadets and Senior Members attend an event honoring the Veterans hosted by Mayor Jerry Weiers.  The Cadets conducting the Ceremony were C/CMSgt Lindgren, C/MSgt O'Connor, C/SRA Flores, and C/Amn Coscia.

Eagletail Ranch Fly-In and Pancake Breakfast

posted Nov 5, 2019, 6:29 AM by George Risinger   [ updated Nov 5, 2019, 6:32 AM ]

On 2 November 2019, Cadets from the 388th (Glendale Composite Squadron) and 301st (Deer Valley Composite Squadron) got up early to attend and to work the Fly-In and Pancake Breakfast at the Eagletail Ranch (99AZ) Air Park.  Aircraft started arriving at 8 AM.  There was approx. 20 aircraft that flew in for the Event.  The Cadets from both Squadrons worked hard but had a great time.

Vineyard Foodbank 19 October 2019

posted Oct 19, 2019, 3:14 PM by George Risinger   [ updated Oct 19, 2019, 4:10 PM ]

  On 19 October the Cadets at the 388th Composite Squadron Volunteered four hours to the Vineyard Food Bank.  The Cadets volunteering were Cadet Airman 1st Class Tapley, Cadet Airman 1st Class Horn, Cadet Airman Mop, Cadet Airman Phillips and Cadet Airman Washington.   The two Senior Members that escort and worked along side the Cadets were Lieutenant Colonel Gregor and Master Sergeant Risinger.

Cadet Orientation Flights, 22 September 2019

posted Oct 2, 2019, 6:37 PM by George Risinger

The last Cadet Orientation Flights for Fiscal Year 2019 were conducted on 22 September 2019.   Captain Frants Madsen was the pilot for four Cadets First Flight.  The Cadets that participated were C/Amn Mullins, C/Amn Hernandez, F., C/Amn Juan, D., and C/Amn Juan, A.  

Cadet Orientation Flights, 15 September 2019

posted Sep 16, 2019, 1:11 PM by George Risinger

The 388th Conducted Cadet Orientation Flights on 15 September 2019.  Pilot, Lt Col Dave Mickle, took up two Cadets (C/Amn Rubrecht and Cadet Chappell) for their first flight.

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