Respect on Display at the Amherst County Christmas Parade

Amherst, VA. This past Friday, December 6th , six outstanding cadets from Lynchburg Composite Squadron were requested to participate in the Amherst County Christmas Parade. Our squadron provided a Colors Element and a banner to represent the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). The Colors Element consisted of Cadet Senior Master Sergeant Rylie Stickle as the …

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B-17 Flying Fortress “Aluminum Overcast” Comes to Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, VA- 10/29/2019 The vintage World War II B-17 bomber “Aluminum Overcast”, owned by The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), arrived at Lynchburg Regional Airport this week offering ground tours on Tuesday, October 29th. Aluminum Overcast serves as a tribute to those known as the greatest generation: the bold men and women who built and served …

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Lynchburg Composite Squadron earns 2019 Quality Cadet Unit Award

LYNCHBURG, VA  Lynchburg Composite Squadron earns the Quality Cadet Unit Award for the 8th year with the distinct honor of meeting all 10 points of criteria for this award, among only 12 units in the nation to accomplish this distinction. This marks the fourth consecutive QCUA for Lynchburg.  Each year, Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters …

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O-Ride Weekend July 27-28, 2019 – Lynchburg, VA

Lynchburg Civil Air Patrol is excited to announce the upcoming O-Ride Weekend. Our plan is to have 3 planes and to conduct flights and flight line marshaling on Saturday and Sunday July 27-28, 2019 Preference will be given based on factors such as age and previous O-Rides. Those close to age 18 will get the …

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Lynchburg CAP Honor Guard Presents the Colors at Hillcats Baseball Game

LYNCHBURG, VA -25 May 2019 Civil Air Patrol’s Lynchburg Composite Squadron Honor Guard was called upon to present the Colors for the Lynchburg Hillcats game opening on Saturday, May 25th at City Stadium.  Honor guardsmen embraced the Core Value of Excellence while honoring our military, past and present, with dignity and respect during the ceremony.  …

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Lynchburg CAP’s Annual Awards Gala

LYNCHBURG, VA – Lynchburg Composite Squadron members participated in a long-standing military tradition to join together for a meal and to celebrate the achievements of the previous year as it held its fifth annual awards banquet on February 23rd with a “Dining Out” theme. Dining Out represents the most formal aspect of CAP social functions with …

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Lynchburg in the Virginia Legislature!

On February 6, 2019 five cadets from the Lynchburg Composite Squadron joined 17 others in participating in the first ever Virginia Legislative Day in our state’s capital in Richmond.  C/Capt Cornelia Fassero acted as the coordinator for Lynchburg’s participation in the event, and helped send out emails of information about the event, including transportation details. …

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Color Guard Training Weekend

LynchburgCAP wants to ensure that all cadets interested in learning how to operate as Guard Team members have ample opportunity to do so. Its not always possible to get to the Squadron building early on Mondays, and we understand! If you have been interested in training as a Guard Team member, this is your opportunity! …

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Flag Day Guard Event at Runk and Pratt

Lynchburg recently had the opportunity to help the residents and staff of Runk and Pratt-Liberty Ridge celebrate Flag Day! This was quite an honor because some of these residents served in the military. One of the ladies there was one of the first females in the USAF, and she served valiantly as a nurse for …

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The Great Capsby

  In April, Lynchburg CAP celebrated its 4th Annual Awards Banquet and Gala, this year dubbed The Great Capsby. So many CAP members dedicated themselves to this event, and many of our Cadets and Senior Members would be honored. We had an incredible guest speaker in Lynchburg City Sheriff Don Sloan, and members of Wing …

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