You probably want to know “What is RainedOut™ ?”.


It is a means for us to Inform / Alert you of emergency type information about the squadron quickly. 

As bad Weather is looming, we have this service available to update you. 

The website below describes it as: Emergency meeting/activity alerts for Winchester Composite Squadron (MER-VA-040) Civil Air Patrol members (and families).


As the Commander, I  would suggest that you sign up to receive alerts. There is no Limit to the number of Devices or email addresses.


There is 2 ways you can Sign up for alerts: Via the Website ( for SMS alert and / or email ) 





Simply send a text message of VA040 to 84483 to receive alerts from Winchester Composite Squadron.


Feel free to share this email to others ( Family members whom may need to know ). FYI, There is only a few Command staff that have the ability to “PUSH” a message out via this Service, If you feel that you need to send out a Message, please contact the current Commander, and Either Deputy commanders.


Disclaimer: Standard message rates and data charges from your cellular carrier may apply.