Update to Suspension of Unit Activities

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The commander of New York Wing has directed that all CAP in-person activities be suspended until 1 April 2020. This suspension will include the scheduled first aid class. The next unit meeting will be 7 April 2020, unless there are further developments. Any questions or concerns, please contact me or Capt Mazanec.

1st Lt Kuliszewski

First Aid Training – 28 March 2020

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A First Aid/CPR Class is being conducted by Maj Racite. The First Aid certification is needed for those members wishing to qualify as a Ground Team Member – Level 3. Certification is through the American Red Cross. Parents are invited to register and attend as well. The tuition fee is due at the time of the class to cover materials. Registration cut-off is 15 March 2020 at 1800 hrs.

Date: 28 March 2020
First Aid: 0900-1200
CPR: 1200-1600
Location:48 Maranatha Ln, Cornwall, NY
Cost: $45/student – covers certification card, books, and training materials
Instructor: Chaplain (Maj) Racite


Signup – New York Wing TRAEX – 2 Nov 2019

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A New York Wing TRAEX is scheduled for 2 Nov 2019. Any members who are interested in participating please sign up at the link here – SIGNUP


Ground Team Training

Ground Team training will be held based out of Orange County Airport (KMGJ). We currently have one Ground Team Leader and may have a second, so we are looking for as many Ground Team Members as possible.

Report Time: 0800

Dismissal Time: 1600

Senior Member POC: 1st Lt Kuliszewski or 1st Lt Gessman (click name to email)


Mission Base Staff Training

Mission Base Staff training will be held based out of Westchester County Airport (KHPN). If you plan to train in one of these specialties, you will need to arrange your own transportation to KHPN as both of the Catskill Mountain Group vans will be committed to the ground team training. If you sign up for Mission Base Staff training, you will receive an email at the email addresses listed in eServices with details regarding report time, dismissal time, location, and senior member POC. Please make sure your eServices profile is updated.


Any questions, contact 1st Lt Kuliszewski

Report Time for Air Force Shadow Day

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Several members have asked questions regarding the reporting time for the Air Force shadow day tomorrow. As stated in the original memo published by 1st Lt Mazanec, the reporting time is 0830-0900. Any questions please contact me immediately.

1st Lt Kuliszewski

4th of July Parade Details

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Members attending the 4th of July parade tomorrow, details are as follows.

Meeting Location: Intersection of Cherry Ave and Hudson St, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY

Meeting Time: 1620

Any questions, contact 1st Lt Mazanec.

Memorial Day Parade – 27 May 2019

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Here are the details regarding the Memorial Day Parade discussed at this week’s meeting.

Where: KeyBank, 1 N Middletown Rd, Pearl River, NY
When: 27 May 2019, Exact Time TBD

We will be supporting Rockland County Cadet Squadron for this event. The current plan is to meet one hour prior to the parade step off to practice with their cadets. Transportation will be available from Orange County. Once members sign up, a meeting location will be determined.

Sign up here

ES Training Opportunity – 2019 National Emergency Services Academy

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Members interested in furthering your emergency services training and developing new skills, the application process for the 2019 National Emergency Services Academy (NESA) is now open. NESA is held in Camp Atterbury, Indiana across two sessions – 14-20 July and 21-27 July – and consists of three schools – Ground Search and Rescue School, Mission Aircrew School, and Incident Command System School. Other shorter courses are also held during the school, including an sUAS Course, a Wilderness Advanced First Aid Course, Aircrew Survival, and numerous other courses.

Members interested in attending should visit the NESA website here. Applications are handled in eServices here.

The cost for a full week course is $190, and short courses are $95. There are some scholarships available through NESA.

If you are interested in attending, or need assistance applying or attending, contact me at ezra.kuliszewski@ny030.org.

ES Training Opportunity – May NY Wing TRAEX

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The NY Wing May TRAEX is scheduled for 4-5 May 2019. Catskill Mountain Group will be hosting a staging area. We are looking to see who is interested in attending.

There are several areas open for training. You must be in trainee status prior to signing in for the mission. If you need pre-qualification tasks in order to be placed in trainee status, an evaluator may be available with advanced notice for Ground Team, MRO, and MSA. You must notify me ASAP if you need to complete pre-qualification tasks.

Sign-up here – Google Form

ES Training Opportunity – NY Wing Ground School 2019

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New York Wing is pleased to announce that the Emergency Services Ground School is now open for Registration on the NY Wing Website.

The dates of the event are:
Wed, 7 Aug 2019 – Sun, 11 Aug 2019

Training will be offered in the following specialties:

Space is limited and once a specialty reaches its limit, it will be closed. Use the following link to register: nyw.cap.gov/groundschool. Once you have registered, notify me or 1st Lt Gessman.

ANNOUNCEMENT – Cadet Staff Applications Are Now Open

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Applications for all cadet staff positions are now open. In order to provide all cadets with the opportunity to serve in staff positions, we regularly open the application process for cadets to apply. All cadets at or above the grade of C/SrA are invited to apply. Cadets should apply for positions appropriate for their grade and experience level. Cadets currently serving in a staff position should submit an application for the same position they currently hold if they want to remain in that position.

The link to apply is HERE. This is a Google Form. A Google (Gmail) account is required to access this form. If any cadet is unable to obtain a Google account or needs technical assistance, they should contact 1st Lt Kuliszewski as soon as practical at ezra.kuliszewski@ny030.org.

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