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Model Rocket Program Successful

posted Oct 24, 2012, 1:13 PM by Winston Cutshall

DALLAS- Cadets of the 391st Stealth Squadron, Group III, Texas Wing, Civil Air Patrol completed another aspect of their Aerospace education activites as they began firing their home built rockets into the Fall Texas sky at a local firing range.


Participating cadets included C/A1c Luke Langlais, C/SrA Zack Holub and C/A1c Ahmed Ghuznavi.  The Launch was supervised by Senior members 1stLt Jared Deisinger and 2ndLt Mark Holub.  The squadron based at Dallas Business Jet facilities at Dallas Love Field is commanded by Lt. Col Bobby Sides who commented on the launching by pointing out "This is just one of the fun benefits CAP cadets enjoy throughout their year round training".


The cadets who completed the course  have been awarded the CAP Badge for Rocketry which they can proudly wear on their dress uniform.  The badges were awarded by the Squadron Aerospace Education officer 2nd Lt Winston Cutshall during the squadron's monthly promotion and awards ceremony mrrting.


Prior to launching their rockets, the cadets studied the history of rocketry from ancient Chinese experiments to today's huge NASA rockets in classes conducted by Lt Cutshall.  The 391st Composite Squadron is a quickly growing and active unit of  Group III, Texas Wing of the Civil Air Patrol commanded by Lt Col Russell Miller.