Ricker Relinquishes Command to Fuqua

Deer Valley Composite Squadron Commander 1st Lt. Mike Ricker notified the squadron that he would leave command effective January 20, 2021. In a message to squadron members on January 27, Ricker wrote: “It is my pleasure to announce the Arizona Wing of CAP has selected Capt. Nic Fuqua as the new commander of Deer Valley Read more about Ricker Relinquishes Command to Fuqua[…]

Deer Valley Receives Aerospace Education Award

Deer Valley Composite Squadron is one of six Arizona Wing squadrons that earned the Aerospace Education Achievement Award for fiscal year 2020. The Award winners for FY2020 are: Deer Valley Squadron 302 Eloy Composite Squadron 131 Falcon Composite Squadron 305 Prescott Composite Squadron 206 Scottsdale Composite Squadron 314 Yuma Composite Squadron 508 “Through their dedicated Read more about Deer Valley Receives Aerospace Education Award[…]

New Cadet Commander Accepts Command

On Monday, August 5, Cadet Captain John-David Holmes accepted command of the cadets at Deer Valley Composite Squadron. He succeeds Cadet 1st Lt. Nadine Saliba who completed her six-month term as the cadet commander. Squadron Commander Maj. Mark Schadt presided over the change of command ceremony. Holmes was honored as the 2018 Arizona Wing Cadet Read more about New Cadet Commander Accepts Command[…]

Disaster Relief Week at Pinnacle High School

Two members of Deer Valley Composite Squadron 302 had the opportunity to speak to freshman physics students at Pinnacle High School in northeast Phoenix about Civil Air Patrol’s emergency services mission on October 5. Deputy Commander for Seniors Capt. Gordon Helm and Public Affairs Officer Capt. Margot Myers were joined by Capt. Klara Olcott, 388th Read more about Disaster Relief Week at Pinnacle High School[…]

Cadets Meet a Squadron Alumni Turned U.S. Navy Airborne Electronics Officer

Cadets from Deer Valley Composite Squadron 302 were invited to meet squadron alumni Lt. j.g. Tanner Matheny, USN, on September 9, when he and his instructor arrived at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. Matheny, who was a cadet at Squadron 302 until he entered the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in 2011, is now an Read more about Cadets Meet a Squadron Alumni Turned U.S. Navy Airborne Electronics Officer[…]