Before the sun came up the veterans were getting ready and already arriving and Colgan Air Services’ Hangar #4. Their day would be filled with flying to Washington, D.C. and touring the nation’s capitol as part of another Freedom Honor Flight sponsored by Operation Homefront in La Crosse. Members of the La Crosse Composite Squadron […]
The May edition of the squadron newsletter is now available for download. Thank you to Maj Linda Zimmerman for putting it together!
Onalaska, Wis. – La Crosse Composite Squadron cadets recently spent a meeting night learning about the sport of archery under the guidance of staff from La Crosse Archery. Each month the squadron introduces cadets to a new type of physical activity as part of on-going physical training. Each cadet had the opportunity to shoot multiple […]
(La Crosse, Wis.) – The La Crosse River Marsh gives a home to abundant wildlife, serves as a critical wetland that prevents flooding, and provides local residents with a variety of recreational opportunities. However, for some folks it also serves as a place to dump garbage and refuse. As part of the La Crosse community’s […]
Reminder! Tomorrow is our annual Earth Day Clean Up and Community Fair at Myrick Park. This activity is open to ALL members as well as family and friends. There’s a lot of area to tackle so we’re asking all members to come support this community event! Plus we want to make sure the greater La […]
The May edition of the squadron’s Safety Newsletter is now available! This month’s newsletter looks at the unfortunate, but realistic, topic of what to do when faced with an “active shooter” situation. Maj Linda Zimmerman and Maj John Clark attended an Active Shooter seminar put on recently by the Department of Homeland Defense. Maj Zimmerman […]
Applications are now being accepted for Command and Executive Staff positions for the period of June-December 2017. Positions that cadets may apply for include: Cadet Commander, Cadet Deputy Commander, Flight Commander, First Sergeant, Flight Sergeant, and Color Guard Team Leader. Any cadet may apply for any position. Applications are due at 2100 hours on Monday, 24 […]
On April 24 we will be meeting at La Crosse Archery for an Introduction to Archery class. This class is part of our on-going physical fitness program designed to introduce cadets to different physical activities that encourage fitness. The cost is $6.00 per person. Please bring the $6.00 to the April 17th squadron meeting. All cadets need […]
The National Weather Service (NWS) will be holding a SKYWARN Severe Weather Spotter Training in La Crosse, Wisconsin on Thursday, April 6th . The training will be held in the Marycrest Auditorium at Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Skemp, 700 West Ave S. starting at 6:30 p.m. The class will last around 2 hours […]
Stay safe out there! This month’s safety newsletter has tips and guidance for avoiding Lyme’s Disease and other tick-borne illnesses, as the snow recedes and temperatures get warmer!