Mankato Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and CAP Anniversary Celebration 23 Feb 08 PDF Print E-mail

New Date! Mankato Composite Squadron will be hosting a dinner to celebrate volunteerism and the 66th anniversary of the Civil Air Patrol. Come join us in Mankato for this important event!


You are cordially invited to attend the
Mankato Composite Squadron
Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
Civil Air Patrol 66th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, February 23, 2008
6:30 Reception, 7:00 Dinner, 8:00 Program
Mankato Regional Airport - North Star Corporate Hangar
RSVP by February 16th

U.S. Rep Tim Walz at the microphone.

U.S. Representative Tim Walz to speak, be inducted into CAP Congressional Squadron
The guest of honor and keynote speaker for this prestigious event is Minnesota's 1st Congressional District Representative Tim Walz. During the evening, Representative Walz will be formally inducted into the Civil Air Patrol Congressional Squadron. Congressional Members are authorized to fly in CAP aircraft, visit CAP unit meetings/social events and typically receive the honorary grade of Lieutenant Colonel. Walz has elected to maintain his military grade and will enter as a Chief Master Sergeant, the only NCO Congressional Member.

The Congressional Squadron is an operational search and rescue/disaster relief unit which routinely provides emergency services, counter drug support, cadet orientation flights, and other operations in CAP's Middle East Region. They have also conducted operations all over the United States in support of various government programs and agencies, including the U.S. Customs Service, Drug Enforcement Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and Federal Emergency Management Agency.


Event Details

Please RSVP by 16 February 2008. You may email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   or call 507-304-0946 with the names of guests, ages of children, and any special dietary needs.

Guests may mail a check to the squadron using the slip at the bottom of the invitation, bring it to a squadron meeting, or bring it to the event. All checks should be made payable to "Civil Air Patrol".
> Adults - $10.00
> Kids age 5 to 10 - $5
> Kids under 5 - $0
* There is no charge for Mankato Squadron Cadets.

Invitations: (payment slip at bottom)
Below are the invitations sent out to the squadron and general public:
> Mankato Squadron Member Invitation
> General Invitation

Formal attire is requested for all guests.
> CAP members are encouraged to wear a dress uniform with tie/tab.
Please refer to CAPM 39-1 and the change letter.

You can find a map to the Mankato Regional Airport - North Star Corporate Hangar here:
> Map

map of mankato area with the airport Map of the mankato airport indicating the North Star Corporate Hangar

All press contacts may be directed to Captain Nash Pherson at 507-304-0946 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
> CAP NHQ Press Release - CAP 66th Anniversary
> Mankato Squadron Media Advisory

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