The Lone Eagle Composite Squadron, within Group 221 of the New Jersey Wing, meets on Wednesday nights from 7:00 to 9:15 PM at the Morristown National Guard Armory, 430 Western Avenue, NJ 07960. For more information about the Squadron, contact Major Judith Bascone, Commander, at 973-876-2309 or .

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Morristown National Guard Armory

Civil Air Patrol, the longtime all-volunteer U.S. Air Force auxiliary, is the newest member of the Air Force’s Total Force. In this role, CAP operates a fleet of 560 aircraft, performs about 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and is credited by the AFRCC with saving an average of 80 lives annually. CAP’s 60,000 members also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. In addition, CAP plays a leading role in aerospace/STEM education, and its members serve as mentors to over 25,000 young people participating in CAP’s Cadet Programs. Visit or for more information.

Group 221 Commander visits Lone Eagle on 5 December 18

On December 5th, Lt Col Kevin Sands, the new Group 221 Commander visited us as he was visiting all of his seven Group 221 squadrons and had another three to go after our visit. He recommended reading four books on aviation leaders including: Enduring Courage: Ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker by John Ross, Journey: Memoirs of an Air Force Chief of Staff by Gen Norty Schwartz, Never Quit: Pararescue Operator by Jimmy Settle and Don Reardon, and Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters by Capt. Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger with Jeffery Zaslow.  

Lt Col Kevin Sands also presented Commemorative CAP coins to the following. C/CMSgt Peter D Dasilva was presented with a Mitchell coin and C/MSgt Noah Alexander Dragos and C/Col Patrick Jackson were each presented with an Earhart coin.

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