Civil Air Patrol Maryland Wing
Squadron of Distinction
Description: An annual program established to recognize the top CAP composite or cadet squadron regionally and nationally for distinctive
accomplishments in the cadet program during the preceding calendar year.
Years Awarded: 1974, 2007, 2011 (Region), 2012
Description: Awarded to units for exceptionally meritorious service of exceptionally outstanding service that clearly sets the unit above and apart
from other similar units.
Years Awarded: 2008 (4th Award)
Quality Cadet Unit Award
Description: Awarded to cadet or composite squadrons that displays strong program fundamentals. This award motivates squadrons to
pursue goals that will inevitably lead to having a vibrant Cadet Program
Years Awarded: 2014-2023 (10 Consecutive Awards)
Squadron of Merit
Description: An annual award established to recognize the top cadet or composite squadron in each wing.
Years Awarded: 2000, 2007, 2010, 2021
Maryland Wing Squadron of the Year
Description: An annual award recognizing the overall top performing Squadron in the Wing.
Years Awarded: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2015
Group 1 Squadron of the Year
Description: An annual award recognizing the overall top performing Squadron in Group 1.
Years Awarded: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2015, 2020
Col Lawrence Trick Award
Description: Awarded for service above and beyond in support of Maryland Wing Cadet Programs.
Years Awarded: 2011
Aerospace Education Excellence Award
Description: This award is presented to units that participate in an activity-based and voluntary aerospace/STEM education program that includes
at least 6 aerospace activities and 1 STEM-related field experience.
Years Awarded: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2021, 2022, 2023
Squadron Aerospace Education Achievement Award
Description: Awarded to Squadrons who have excelled in aerospace education throughout the year for both internal/external audiences..
Years Awarded: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
Middle East Region Col Dion E. DeCamp Ground Team of the Year
Description: Awarded excellence in emergency services.
Years Awarded: 2008, 2016, 2017
Maryland Wing Ground Team of the Year
Description: Awarded for excellence in emergency services.
Years Awarded: 2016, 2017
National Cadet Competition
Description: Yearly competition where the top 2 color guard teams from each of the 8 regions compete.
Appearances: 2022 (16th Place), 2023 (7th Place)
Middle East Region/Mid-Atlantic Region Cadet Competition
Description: Annual competition where the top 2 color guard from each of the 7 wings compete.
Appearances: 2008 (3rd Place), 2009 (3rd Place Drill Team), 2010 (3rd Place Drill Team), 2014 (3rd Place), 2018 (3rd Place), 2022 (2nd/3rd Place) 2023
Maryland Wing Cadet Competition
Description: Annual competition where color guard from across the wing compete.
Appearances: 2014, (1st Place), 2015 (1st Place), 2017, (3rd Place), 2018 (1st Place), 2019 (1st/2nd Place), 2020 (1st/2nd Place), 2022
(1st/2nd Place), 2023 (1st/2nd Place)
Maryland Wing Warrior Challenge
Description: Annual competition were teams from across the wing compete in a modified combat fitness test, obstacle course, leadership
reaction course, and simulated electronic search/direction-finding events.
Appearances: 2020 (2nd Place), 2022 (3rd Place), 2023 (3rd Place)