Civil Air Patrol Newsroom (press)
2017
August
08,
2017
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – Civil Air Patrol’s next national commander, Maj. Gen.-Select Mark Smith, has chosen Great Lakes Region Commander Col. Edward Phelka as his national vice commander. The announcement was made today after Phelka was approv...
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July
17,
2017
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – Civil Air Patrol will provide assistance at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual fly-in at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, as part of National Blue Beret from July 17-31. For about 150 Civil...
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July
10,
2017
ARLINGTON, Va. — Nearly three dozen Civil Air Patrol cadets, ages 17 to 20, gathered at their launching hubs this weekend before leaving the country to represent the United States on an international exchange of goodwill and a mutual love of aviation...
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July
10,
2017
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – It’s one of the top professional development opportunities available to America’s youth, but you have to be a high-achieving Civil Air Patrol cadet to participate. It’s Cadet Officer School, which begins today at Max...
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July
07,
2017
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – More than 400 Civil Air Patrol officers and cadets from across America are gathering this month in Indiana for the National Emergency Services Academy, a multidisciplinary training program to be held July 8-22 at Camp A...
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June
29,
2017
Highly skilled Civil Air Patrol cadets from across America gather near Dayton, Ohio, this weekend for the 2017 National Cadet Competition, renewing a prestigious CAP inspection and drill event that originated 70 years ago. Started in 1947, the Nat...
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June
27,
2017
Five Civil Air Patrol cadets will get the opportunity to learn to fly this summer at Delaware State University, thanks to private pilot scholarships awarded by CAP’s National Advanced Flight Academy program. The NAFA program was created in 2016 as...
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June
19,
2017
Col. Mark Smith has been selected as Civil Air Patrol’s next chief executive officer and national commander by the organization’s Board of Governors. A change of command ceremony with Maj. Gen. Joe Vazquez, current CEO/national commander, will be ...
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May
24,
2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Civil Air Patrol’s Dr. Jeff Montgomery is receiving one of the nation’s top aerospace education awards today during a National Coalition for Aviation and Space Education (NCASE) ceremony on Capitol Hill. The awards ceremony, co-...
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May
19,
2017
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – Beginning Sunday, 86 of Civil Air Patrol’s rising leaders will gather in Alabama for a weeklong activity that will sharpen their skills for executive-level success in CAP. National Staff College, coordinated out of C...
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May
06,
2017
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – Civil Air Patrol’s Senior Advisory Group has selected two CAP members to serve as member-at-large representatives on the organization’s Board of Governors. Col. Brad Lynn, previous Southeast Region vice commander, wi...
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April
21,
2017
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Civil Air Patrol is participating in Ardent Sentry 2017, a national-level exercise taking place April 24-28 that provides a highly complex and integrated training environment where the military can interface with federal, state a...
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April
11,
2017
Cadet 2nd Lt. Thiago Santos of the New Jersey Wing’s Piscatinny Composite Squadron will be formally recognized this summer in Washington, D.C., for his recent completion of all requirements for the Congressional Youth Gold Medal. Santos will join ...
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April
06,
2017
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. — Civil Air Patrol’s National Cellular Forensics Team participated in its 1,000th mission earlier today. The mission ended, like hundreds before it, in a “save.” “The 1000th cell phone mission has been conducted and it...
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April
06,
2017
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – A Civil Air Patrol cadet team from the Oregon Wing’s Aurora Composite Squadron is competing this week in the national finals of the Air Force Association’s StellarXplorers National High School Space Competition. Stellar...
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April
05,
2017
BALTIMORE – The Colorado Springs Cadet Squadron is a national CyberPatriot champion again. The team finished first in the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot IX National Youth Cyber Defense Competition All Service Division finals Wednesday night....
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