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Check out the news article written about the NCR Joint Flight Academy in Mankato!
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RCLS - Staff Requested!

Minnesota Wing will be hosting a Region Cadet Leadership School this Summer and is now accepting staff applications for the activity! The RCLS will be from 20-24 July 2019 at the Ironwood Springs Camp near Rochester, MN. If you are interested, please email the MNWG Director of Cadet Programs, Lt...
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Mankato Squadron Awards Night

Col Regena Aye attended the Mankato Composite Squadron Award Night, 16 May 2019. Col Aye presented C/Lt Col Annalisa Tostenson received her Eaker Award and Col Garlough presented C/Capt Katherine Tostenson with her Earhart Award. Maj Blane Pierson achieved Level 5 and was presented the Gill Robb Wilson Award by...
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July 2018 Command Trajectory

July proved another busy month for travel and activities in the region. Major General Smith’s final area of emphasis is growing the next generation of leaders. I had plenty of opportunities to see this at work at events in the region! This area of emphasis incorporates three initiatives: the NCO...
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June 2018 Command Trajectory

June’s topic is seizing the opportunity for process improvement.  This is fifth of Major General Smith’s six areas of emphasis.  

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May 2018 Command Trajectory

In previous months, we have talked about a variety of issues including professionalism, relevance, and partnerships.  One backbone that helps us accomplish all our missions is a strong financial standing. 

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April 2018 Command Trajectory

The third area of emphasis in Major General Smith’s plan is a continued effort on recruiting and retention.  This area of emphasis has three parts:  recruiting, retention, and diversity.  He wants to see CAP grow so we can perform missions for all our new partners!  We grew by 5% in CY17.  He wants to continue to grow but also to keep the members we have.  He would also like to increase our diversity so that we look more like the communities we serve.  How can you help with these initiatives? 

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February 2018 Command Trajectory

Last month, we talked about the credo Major General Smith introduced in San Antonio.  This month I want to touch on his first area of emphasis which is institutional excellence in mission accomplishment. 

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