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Civil Air Patrol

Tangipahoa Cadet Squadron, Alpha Flight 


Capt Reine

Capt. Alex Reine, CAP-Deputy Commander of Cadets

Jewel Sumner High CAP Instructor 


2023-24 CAP Events

Mandatory events that are non-negotiable

-          Camp More Community Service Weekend bivouac (November 19-21)

-          1 wing Academy (Fall or Spring) Fall - September 10-11- Spring Academy date to be determined.

-          Jewel Sumner High School Graduation (May 2024)

-          Louisiana Wing Encampment 2024 for first year cadets.

-          At least one SAREX

Other possible events

-          Cold Weather Survival/Spring bivouac (weekend event)

-          Tour of NASA in New Orleans

-          USS Alabama Tour (weekend event)

-          WWII Museum

-          USS Kidd Museum/Planetarium 

-          LIGO

-          Infinity Center/Stennis Space Center 

-          Air Show (Spring 2023)

CAP Aircraft VVACAP Aircraft

State Champions





Congratulations to all of our squadron members who staffed, instructed and attended the 2022 Louisiana Wing Training Academy. Our squadron was well represented with twenty members present! We are already looking forward to the next Academy in the spring!


Louisiana Air National Guard Career Day

Louisiana Air National Guard Career Day 2022



Our cadets were asked to do a rocket demonstration for Chesbrough Elementary 3rd grade classes. The 3rd graders just learned about the forces of motion and our cadets were able to show and explain how rockets use different forces of motion to fly to outer space. This was a very rewarding experience for our cadets and we can’t wait to do it again next year!



Civil Air Patrol

Our Cadet Competition team won the Louisiana Wing Cadet Competition!

We will be representing the great state of Louisiana and the Southwest Region including Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, New Mexico and Arizona. Only two teams represent the region and we are one of them!