Civil Air Patrol wins national award
A local chapter of the Civil Air Patrol has earned a national award.
The Charleston Cadet Squadron was awarded the Quality Cadet Unit award, one of two units in the state recognized with the honor.
The award is given to squads that meet at least five of nine specific annual goals. Those goals include participation in events, recruitment, training by the adult leadership and others, the release states. The Civil Air Patrol in the official auxiliary unit of the U.S. Air Force.