By Joseph Calandra Jr.
2nd Lt. Civil Air Patrol Minnesota Wing PAO 

Civil Air Patrol Cadets Ride Blackhawks

Delano, Eden Prairie Composite Squadrons Participate


1st Lt. Caleb Gregory, Viking Composite Squadron Assistant Public Affairs Officer

Minnesota National Guardsman Sgt. Haynes of the 34th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade observes ground conditions aboard the Blackhawk where he serves as crew chief with Civil Air Patrol cadets in flight.

Forty Minnesota Civil Air Patrol (CAP) cadets and senior members received an unforgettable hands-on lesson in aerospace education in February as they flew through clear, cold skies circling their hometowns aboard two UH-60 Blackhawks.

The joint effort was hosted by the Minnesota Army National Guard's 34th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade based out of St. Paul and the Delano-based Skyhawk Composite Squadron of Minnesota's Civil Air Patrol Wing.

Also participating were Civil Air Patrol members from the North Hennepin Squadron, Fort Snelling Squadron, and Viking Squadron,

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