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Flight Safety International Tour

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019 in Events, News, Squadron Photo Album | 0 comments

Flight Safety International Tour

The Cadets of the Nighthawk Composite Squadron recently got a unique experience flying the Embraer Legacy 500 (E550) simulator at Flight Safety International in Fort Worth Texas. And yes, this is the full articulating motion flight simulator that you would expect from Flight Safety, although for the interest in time, the aircraft motion was turned off.  For some time now, 1st Lt Nelson Hernandez of the Fort Worth Senior Squadron, has been devoting his spare time to giving cadets of local squadrons tours at his job as an aircraft simulation...

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Cap Cadets Help Medal of Honor Recipients

Posted by on Apr 15, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Cap Cadets Help Medal of Honor Recipients

APRIL 13, 2018, GAINESVILLE TX—Cadets from the Civil Air Patrol’s Nighthawk Composite Squadron volunteered to help support Medal of Honor recipients, at the “Most Patriotic City in America’s” annual celebration of Americans who have received the military’s highest decoration. 24 Medal of Horner recipients from across the nation ascended upon Gainesville TX for a week long celebration culminating in a parade and book signing on Saturday. Although the parade was canceled due to severe thunderstorms in the area, the cadets still...

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C/Col Jackson Reed Earns Spaatz Award

Posted by on Oct 1, 2018 in News | 0 comments

C/Col Jackson Reed Earns Spaatz Award

AUGUST 22, 2018 DENTON TX— Cadet Jackson Reed of the Civil Air Patrol’s Nighthawk Composite Squadron received the Spaatz Award. Named after Gen. Carl A. Spaatz, this award is the highest Civil Air Patrol (CAP) award that a cadet can achieve and comes with a promotion to Cadet Colonel. It is presented to cadets who have demonstrated excellence in leadership, character, fitness, and aerospace education. Reed is only the 2,205 cadet nationally, 89th in Texas, and the first in Nighthawk to receive this prestigious award. The award was...

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July 4th 2017 meetings

Posted by on Jul 2, 2017 in News | 0 comments

July 4th 2017 meetings

In celebration of Independence Day, Nighthawk will not be having meetings on 3 July.  All members and visitors are encouraged to enjoy the holiday and we hope that you are able to partake in one of the many fireworks displays around the area.  The Command Staff hopes that we see you all on the 10th at our regular meeting times. Happy 241st birthday America!

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Texas Wing Provides Air Support for Texas State Agencies

Posted by on Mar 22, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Texas Wing Provides Air Support for Texas State Agencies

DENTON, Texas – Civil Air Patrol’s Texas Wing members continue to fly damage assessment photography missions over areas flooded by recent rains. Texas Wing aircrews have flown 56 missions and have taken over 8,400 images since March 11. Major areas of concern according to Lt. Col. Rick Woolfolk, incident commander for Texas Wing, are the counties of Jasper, Marion, Newton and Orange and emphasis on areas of economic impact to include Interstate 10, an electrical power plant and railroad bridges. The State Operation Center uses the imagery for...

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Denton’s Nighthawk Lands Squadron of the Year Honor

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Denton’s Nighthawk Lands Squadron of the Year Honor

Denton, TX (Mar. 01, 2016) – The Nighthawk Composite Squadron was recognized as the 2015 Squadron of the Year. The Denton-based squadron was chosen in the annual competition from among 66 other Civil Air Patrol units in Texas. “Being part of this squadron has been amazing,” said Capt. Mark Hammack, the commander of Nighthawk.  “Seeing the cadets mature into the leaders that I know they will be is more rewarding than I could have imagined.  Working with the senior members during training and missions has shown me how focused these...

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Civil Air Patrol joins Total Force ‘Airmen’

Posted by on Sep 4, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Civil Air Patrol joins Total Force ‘Airmen’

By Staff Sgt. Whitney Stanfield Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information Civil Air Patrol join By Staff Sgt. Whitney Stanfield Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information WASHINGTON – Following 74 years of support to emergency services, aerospace education and cadet programs, the Civil Air Patrol, when conducting missions for the Air Force as the official Air Force Auxiliary is now included in the Air Force’s definition of the Total Force. The Air Force updated Doctrine Volume 2, Leadership, in August...

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Change of Command

Posted by on Apr 24, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Change of Command

Change of Command ceremony held at Denton Civil Air Patrol Squadron DENTON, TX — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Civil Air Patrol Squadron in Denton welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony held April 20, 2015 at the Woolfolk Hangar, 4833 Spartan Drive at the Denton Enterprise Airport. Captain Mark Hammack assumed the top leadership role from outgoing commander Major Steve Robertson.  The ceremony was presided over by Lt Col John Keizer, Commander of the Texas Wing Group VI. Major Robertson is being appointed the Director of...

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Nighthawk Composite Squadron Hosts Airman Leadership School

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Nighthawk Composite Squadron Hosts Airman Leadership School

Click on this link for the article Wings Over Texas Winter 2014 – 2015

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