Bridgewater State University Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol

Official page for Civil Air Patrol Massachusetts Wing's Bridgewater State University Composite Squad 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 57,000 members also perform homeland security, disaster reli

Photos from Massachusetts Wing Encampment's post 04/11/2022

Photos from Massachusetts Wing Encampment's post

04/04/2022

Congratulations C/A1C Brett Rosher on your promotion!

Photos from Bridgewater State University Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol's post 03/20/2022

Congratulations to C/SrA Levi Raposo and C/SSgt Alex Sass on their promotions!

Photos from Massachusetts Wing Encampment's post 03/17/2022

Photos from Massachusetts Wing Encampment's post

Photos from Bridgewater State University Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol's post 03/05/2022

MAWG Cadet Special Activity: Women Take Flight at the New England Air Museum. We extend a special thank you to all of the museum volunteers that made this event possible. 🇺🇸

03/04/2022

It is with great pleasure that the Massachusetts Wing Encampment Command Staff announces the selection of C/Lt Col Sarah Vigevani as the Cadet Commander for the 2022 Massachusetts Wing Encampment!

C/Lt Col Vigevani is currently as Sophomore at the University of North Dakota where she is studying Unmanned Aircraft systems Medium/High Altitude. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge from her experience in the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, as well as her experience as a Civil Air Patrol cadet at Bridgewater State University.

She is thrilled to have the opportunity to be selected as Cadet Commander, and she is already getting started with planning of what, will no doubt, be an exciting and rewarding week for everyone involved!

The 2022 Massachusetts Wing Encampment is now accepting all cadre applications! The link is provided below. If you have any questions or concerns, please email [email protected].

https://forms.gle/5w3jKC5FNUYaJuB9A

"Great leaders don't set out to be a leader. They set out to make the difference. It is never about the role, always about the goal." - Lisa Hiasha

Congratulations C/Lt Col Sarah Vigevani!

Cadet Encampment Assistance Program | Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters 03/01/2022

Cadet Encampment Assistance Program | Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters

‼️ATTENTION CADETS, PARENTS & COMMANDERS‼️
The Cadet Encampment Assistance Program (CEAP) is now open and accepting applications. Please see the attached link.

Cadet Encampment Assistance Program | Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters Connect. Collaborate. Celebrate. CAP’s National Conference will be held Aug. 25-27 in Louisville, Kentucky. Sponsorships are available. 25: Total lives saved by Civil Air Patrol so far in fiscal 2022, as credited by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center.

02/11/2022

Bridgewater State University & Goddard Cadet Squadrons With Weather Expert Professor Veronica Cote, February 6, 2022 (Bridgewater State University Composite Squadron headquarters)

01/23/2022

BSU/Goddard Cadet Joint Meeting. Cadets enjoyed an Aerospace Excellence class on Airfoil design.

MAWG Encampment 01/21/2022

MAWG Encampment

MAWG Encampment Welcome to the official MAWG Summer Encampment website! Our content is updated regularly by our Public Affairs staff.

01/20/2022

Massachusetts Wing wants to recognize all of it's current and former members that achieved the General Carl A. Spaatz award. . . beginning with Kenneth A Goss, Spaatz # 39.

Photos from Bridgewater State University Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol's post 01/17/2022

The BSU Composite Squadron would like to congratulate the following cadets on their promotions:
C/Amn Brett Rosher
C/Amn Brendan Rosher
C/A1C Mamadu Tchamo
C/Capt Charles Prenaveau

Photos from Bridgewater State University Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol's post 01/04/2022

Congratulations to the following BSU cadets:
C/Amn Levi Raposo - First Flight
C/SrA Logan Petruzzi - Promotion
C/SrA Alex Sass - Promotion

12/20/2021

Thank you, GCS for being such generous hosts!

This weekend, GCS hosted a holiday party with Bridgewater State University Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol and a few Massachusetts Wing Cadet Advisory Council representatives from various squadrons. Three former GCS cadets gave presentations about their military careers. After a fantastic meal, from Oliva's Market, Catering & Gourmet Gifts, cadets enjoyed playing games with a festive twist.

Photos from Bridgewater State University Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol's post 12/12/2021

Thank you Maj Greg Leonard for taking C/Lt Col Leah Vigevani on her final orientation flight!

CAP 80th Anniversary Watch Party 12/08/2021

CAP 80th Anniversary Watch Party

CAP 80th Anniversary Watch Party Celebrate Civil Air Patrol’s 80th anniversary with trivia, inspirational messages, vintage image montage, and a 26-minute 1958 documentary about CAP’s Intern...

12/08/2021

Attention, Cadets: Registration for Spring, Summer NCSAs, Flight Academies Open

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Registration for spring and summer National Cadet Special Activities (like the Space Operations Academy pictured here) as well as the National Flight Academies opened Dec. 1. Apply through eServices by Jan. 15 for priority consideration.

Winter registration remains open. Be sure to check out the NCSA homepage on GoCivilAirPatrol.com for details on how to apply, financial assistance, requirements for selection, and program goals.

The cadet program is looking for senior members to apply for staff as well. Initial cadet placements will be announced around March 1, while staff hires will be notified individually throughout the winter as the activity directors build their teams.

Photos from Bridgewater State University Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol's post 12/06/2021

Another terrific joint meeting with our friends from Goddard Cadet Squadron! Thank you to our gracious hosts at the New Bedford Regional Airport Air Traffic Control Tower for a view from the “cab,” Sandpiper Air for an up-close look at airplane maintenance, and the Bridgewater State University Flight Training Center for ES training! Great job everyone, and on to our next adventure!

11/15/2021

The BSU cadets enjoyed a beautiful day for orientation flights yesterday. Thank you Maj Greg Leonard for sharing your love of flying!

Photos from Bridgewater State University Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol's post 11/15/2021

Finally back home at the beautiful Bridgewater State University campus! The BSU Composite Squadron and the Goddard Cadet Squadron were excited to welcome Col Tim Nelson, Lt Col Carleton Jones, Maj Brian Silva, and Maj Steven Lauzon to the meeting!

Photos from Bridgewater State University Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol's post 11/08/2021

MAWG Aerospace special presentation on the James Webb Space Telescope at the BSU Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center. Thank you to Lt Col Shelley Rosenbaum-Lipman and Capt Leslie Kneipfer for organizing the event. We extend a special thank you to the keynote speaker, Hans Moritz Gunther, from the MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research.⭐️

This Templeton Civil Air Patrol cadet aims high — and helps win national competition 11/02/2021

This Templeton Civil Air Patrol cadet aims high — and helps win national competition

This Templeton Civil Air Patrol cadet aims high — and helps win national competition Cadet Henry O’Brien of Templeton and his Civil Air Patrol team win the inaugural Colonel Kittinger High-Altitude Balloon Challenge

10/25/2021

Joint Goddard/BSU First Aid Training Class with Maj Ryan Matromatteo!🤕

10/19/2021

Recent picture taken at the Sands Space History Center, just outside the south gate of Cape Canaveral Space Force Station with
Cadet SMSgt Henry O'Brien, Cadet Lt Col Leah Vigevani, Cadet Col Maeve Carrigg, and Cadet TSgt Sage Lafleur with Lt Col Gary Dahlke, Rocketry Coordinator, CAP NHQ and Assistant Director of Aerospace Education, Florida Wing, CAP .

Photos from Boston Cadet Squadron, Civil Air Patrol's post 10/18/2021

Congratulations!

10/08/2021

The 2021 National AE High Altitude Balloon Challenge winners!🏆 The composite team from BSU Composite Squadron and Goddard Cadet Squadron included (left to right):
AEO, Capt Leslie Kneipfer, C/TSgt Sage Lafleur, C/Lt Col Leah Vigevani, C/Col Maeve Carrigg, C/SMSgt Henry O'Brien, AEO, Lt Col LouAnn Maffei.
Famed high altitude balloon aeromedical scientist, Col Joe Kittinger USAF (ret) is seated in front.

10/07/2021

Congratulations!! It was just announced that the Bridgewater State University Composite Squadron (MA-005) &the Goddard Cadet Squadron (MA-007), working as a team, have won the CAP 2021 High Altitude Balloon Challenge and have been awarded the Kittinger Cup. We are proud of you!!

Civil Air Patrol 2021 High Altitude Balloon Challenge Awards Show with Col Joe Kittinger 10/06/2021

Civil Air Patrol 2021 High Altitude Balloon Challenge Awards Show with Col Joe Kittinger

Civil Air Patrol 2021 High Altitude Balloon Challenge Awards Show with Col Joe Kittinger National AE High Altitude Balloon Challenge Virtual Awards Event Wednesday, 6 October, 8-9 p.m. EDT CAP’s first national STEM challenge for cadets is coming ...

Photos from Bridgewater State University Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol's post 09/25/2021

Goddwater cadets at TreeTop Adventures!

09/25/2021

Joint BSU/Goddard cadet activity at TreeTop Adventures!

Photos from Bridgewater State University Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol's post 09/25/2021

Lt Col Tim Nelson and Capt Loren Herren presented C/Lt Col Maeve Carrigg and C/Lt Col Leah Vigevani with the General Ira C. Eaker Award.

Photos from Bridgewater State University Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol's post 09/25/2021

Congratulations to the following cadets on their recent promotions:

C/A1C Logan Petruzzi
C/A1C Alex Sass
C/Amn Levi Raposo
C/Amn Isaac Ross

2021 Encampment Video 08/31/2021

2021 Encampment Video

2021 Encampment Video The 2021 MAWG Encampment Video. A brief look at all the fun we had this year, and all of the amazing experiences the Cadets got.

Photos from Bridgewater State University Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol's post 08/28/2021

Bridgewater State University Change of Command Ceremony. Lt Col Robert McManus relinquished command to Capt Loren Herren after nine years of distinguished service. 🇺🇸

Photos from Bridgewater State University Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol's post 08/28/2021

Congratulations to Capt Leslie Kneipfer 2020 Northeast Region Civil Air Patrol Aerospace Education Teacher of the Year! 🪐💫🌎☄️

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