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South Dakota Civil Air Patrol Cadets to Compete at National Cyber Competition

Team (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻

A team of cadet cyber-sleuths from the Big Sioux Composite Squadron of Civil Air Patrol’s South Dakota Wing will be competing in the national finals of the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program which will be held in Baltimore, MD. The national finals competition runs from 8-10 April 2019.

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Painting the Squadron

Painting SQ

Our squadron has a fresh layer of paint! Thank you to all our members who helped paint the squadron this past weekend.

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Round 3 – CyberPatriot XI

CyberPatriot Rd 3

The Third (State) Round of the CyberPatriot XI competition was held on 11-13 January. The Big Sioux Composite Squadron reports that their High School-level Team “(╯°□°)╯( ┻━┻)” placed 9th out of 341 teams in the Platinum Tier (989 was the total teams in all tiers, but this round they only competed against teams in their tier).

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Round 2 – CyberPatriot XI

CyberPatriot Round 2 - Team 1

CyberPatriot Round 2, the second of three remote online rounds, was held over the weekend of 7-9 December. Big Sioux Composite Squadron in Brookings has two high school teams in the All Services division.

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Round 1 – CyberPatriot XI

CyberPatriotRound1

CyberPatriot Round 1, the first of three remote online rounds, was held over the weekend of 2-4 November. Big Sioux Composite Squadron in Brookings has two high school teams in the All Services division.

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Monster Truck Color Guard

MTCG

On 6 October, our squadron’s Color Guard presented the colors for a Monster Truck Jam in Sioux Falls, SD.

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Sioux Falls Marathon 2018

SFMarathon2018

On 9 September, members of our squadron assisted with the 2018 Sioux Falls Marathon. We helped out by operating the final water and sports beverages stops along the route, as well as encouraging the 311 runners (202 Males, 109 Females).

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Emergency Services Training Weekend

From 31 August through 1 September, our squadron conducted an Emergency Services Training Weekend at Lake Benton, MN. The event was geared toward training cadets in areas of land navigation, radio- direction-finding, and a few other skills.

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Feeding South Dakota

FeedingSD

On 31 May, members from the Big Sioux Composite Squadron and Sioux Falls Composite Squadron assisted with Feeding South Dakota’s BackPack Program.

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Emergency Services Training

On 26 May our squadron had an Emergency Services training day for our cadets and seniors. The purpose was to work towards the goal of having everyone Ground Team Member Level 3 qualified.

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