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Civil Air Patrol Newsroom (Feature)

2020
December
01,
2020
| 09:23 AM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol has achieved accreditation by the BBB Wise Giving Alliance signifying it as well-run nonprofit organization deserving of donor trust, having met key standards of board oversight, finances, results reporting and fundraising appeals,“W...
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November
30,
2020
| 14:40 PM America/Chicago
The Rocky Mountain Region and the Royal Canadian Air Cadets conducted their 10th annual HART (Honoring Allies Remembering Together) ceremony Nov. 14, honoring the fallen from both the U.S. and Canada during the Remembrance Day and Veterans Day period...
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November
17,
2020
| 10:28 AM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol recognizes National Native American Heritage Month with a profile of Cadet Lt. Col. Isabella Mollison, an Alaska Native descendent.Loretta FultonContributing WriterIsabella “Bella” Mollison wasn’t exactly thrilled when her father, U....
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November
16,
2020
| 17:28 PM America/Chicago
Maj. Gen. Eugene E. Harwell, whose tenure as Civil Air Patrol national commander from 1986-1990 capped a career that included command of the Middle East Region – now the Mid-Atlantic Region – and North Carolina Wing, passed away Nov. 16 at his home i...
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November
13,
2020
| 13:41 PM America/Chicago
A Civil Air Patrol airplane was involved in an accident near Whiteman Airport in Los Angeles about 11:45 a.m. local time Nov. 12, killing the California Wing member on board.“Our hearts go out to the family of the member involved and to all of the vo...
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November
10,
2020
| 10:55 AM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol’s Aerospace Connections in Education (ACE) program for grades K-6 has launched for the 2020-2021 academic year, with this year’s annual national liftoff held at Silver Sands School in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.Silver Spring School h...
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November
10,
2020
| 09:14 AM America/Chicago
 Col. John R. Longley Jr., Oregon Wing commander from October 2012-September 2016, will serve on Civil Air Patrol’s Board of Governors.The 11-member BoG is CAP’s top governing body. It consists of four U.S. Air Force appointees, three members appoint...
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November
05,
2020
| 19:10 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Amos PlanteChief of StaffLouisiana Wing...
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October
25,
2020
| 11:53 AM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol recognizes National Disability Employment Awareness Month with a profile of Maj. Tom Hoffer, who has overcome his physical challenges to rise through the ranks as a member of the Washington Wing's South Sound Composite Squadron and s...
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October
20,
2020
| 14:40 PM America/Chicago
Capt. Margot MyersPublic Affairs OfficerArizona Wing...
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October
19,
2020
| 14:02 PM America/Chicago
2nd Lt. Brigette A. MoritzAssistant Public Affairs OfficerPrince William Composite SquadronVirginia Wing...
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October
12,
2020
| 08:55 AM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol finished fiscal 2020 with 130 lives saved, making it one of the most productive years ever for the U.S. Air Force auxiliary’s search and rescue efforts. “This is a top-five-of-all-time save year for us,” said John Desmarais, CAP’s...
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October
06,
2020
| 07:56 AM America/Chicago
Paul SouthContributing Writer...
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October
01,
2020
| 15:44 PM America/Chicago
Paul SouthContributing Writer...
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September
24,
2020
| 15:08 PM America/Chicago
A former cadet and longtime member of Civil Air Patrol with nearly 30 years’ experience in the U.S. Army has been selected as the Pacific Region’s new commander. Lt. Col. George K. Ishikata of the California Wing’s San Francisco Cadet Squadron acc...
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September
17,
2020
| 08:50 AM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol recognizes National Hispanic Heritage Month with a profile of U.S. Army Capt. Euripides Rubio Jr., a Medal of Honor recipient who served in CAP's Puerto Rico Wing as a cadet....
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September
14,
2020
| 17:56 PM America/Chicago
Capt. Brad KidderArkansas Wing...
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September
11,
2020
| 10:07 AM America/Chicago
Maj. Jacob BixlerPublic Affairs OfficerVirginia Wing...
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September
02,
2020
| 09:07 AM America/Chicago
Cadet Master Sgt. Grace AndersonRaleigh-Wake Composite SquadronNorth Carolina Wing...
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September
01,
2020
| 09:11 AM America/Chicago
The Louisiana Wing is flying damage assessment photo missions over storm-devastated areas in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura. On Sunday, three wing aircrews flew over areas the Federal Emergency Management Agency identified as targets, using spec...
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August
31,
2020
| 11:43 AM America/Chicago
Maj. Greg HoffeditzPublic Affairs OfficerNew Jersey Wing...
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August
27,
2020
| 11:26 AM America/Chicago
Paul SouthContributing Writer...
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August
24,
2020
| 12:14 PM America/Chicago
Capt. Margot MyersPublic Affairs OfficerArizona Wing...
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August
17,
2020
| 15:31 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Morgan Torp-PedersenPublic Affairs OfficerMurfreesboro Composite SquadronTennessee Wing...
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August
15,
2020
| 19:58 PM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol recognized its top performers tonight in an online awards ceremony capping the organization’s first ever virtual conference, honoring 28 members, one region, two wings and one squadron for accomplishments during 2019. The award re...
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August
14,
2020
| 18:13 PM America/Chicago
This year’s Maj. Howell Balsem Civil Air Patrol Public Affairs Exceptional Achievement Awards, presented for the top performances during 2019 by public affairs officers in promoting CAP and its members and missions, feature a pair of firsts – not onl...
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August
14,
2020
| 07:33 AM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol’s premier event of 2020, the National Conference, will be another CAP first, thanks to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. “When the COVID-19 pandemic threw us a curveball and put our annual conference in jeopardy, we took that as a ...
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August
09,
2020
| 17:46 PM America/Chicago
For the fourth consecutive fiscal year, Civil Air Patrol has passed the century mark in lives saved, as credited by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center. CAP, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, conducts approximately 90% of all sear...
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August
04,
2020
| 13:58 PM America/Chicago
The opening of Civil Air Patrol's much-anticipated Volunteer University becomes a reality today as the cornerstone of CAP's new Senior Member Education and Training Program. Volunteer University, or Vol U, went live this morning, offering online a...
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August
04,
2020
| 08:47 AM America/Chicago
Capt. Matthew ChirikPublic Affairs OfficerPennsylvania Wing...
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