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2021
April
19,
2021
| 15:37 PM America/Chicago
1st Lt. Heather HeppdingAssistant Public Affairs OfficerVirginia WingCol. Elizabeth Sydow is the new commander of the Virginia Wing, succeeding Col. Dean E. Gould.Sydow is wing’s first female commander. She previously served as Civil Air Patrol’s nat...
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April
05,
2021
| 12:07 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Michael MarekPublic Affairs OfficerSouth Dakota WingA South Dakota Wing aircrew on a routine training flight spotted and reported a fire flare-up  in the Black Hills.The aircrew – Col. Mike Beason, Lt. Col. Craig Goodrich and Master Sgt. Chr...
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April
01,
2021
| 16:54 PM America/Chicago
Capt. Stacy A. FoncannonPublic Affairs OfficerKentucky WingCOVID-19 has halted many cadet activities across the Kentucky Wing and the rest of Civil Air Patrol, but the wing’s cadet programs officer, Capt. Nick Birt, managed to launch a new activity f...
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March
26,
2021
| 10:53 AM America/Chicago
Lafayette Composite Squadron cadets came together at Signature Flight Services at Lafayette Regional Airport for a day of training and fun.Capt. Kale LeBlanc, deputy commander of cadets, and Cadet Lt. Col. Evan Norman, cadet commander, led the sessio...
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March
25,
2021
| 17:49 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. David A. MillerDirector of Public AffairsNorth Central RegionWarmer weather and improved wing-wide activity levels because of dropping coronavirus infection rates across the state prompted members of the Missouri Wing’s Table Rock Lake Compo...
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March
25,
2021
| 17:22 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Bill BowdenPublic Affairs OfficerButte Composite SquadronMontana WingSeven cadets in the Montana Wing’s Butte Composite Squadron recently received Civil Air Patrol’s Model Rocketry Badge after building, launching and recovering five rockets ...
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March
08,
2021
| 16:41 PM America/Chicago
Senior Member Anita SenguptaAssistant Public Affairs OfficerSan Fernando Senior Squadron 35California WingTen members from the California Wing's San Fernando Senior Squadron 35 recently prepare 4,000 boxes of supplies at the Los Angeles Food Bank war...
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March
02,
2021
| 09:57 AM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. David A. MillerDirector of Public AffairsNorth Central RegionDespite pandemic-related limitations and record-setting cold weather, 18 members from across the South Dakota Wing gathered in Sioux Falls for a day of emergency services training ...
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March
01,
2021
| 08:47 AM America/Chicago
2nd Lt. Joseph Calandra Jr.Assistant Public Affairs OfficerMinnesota WingForty Minnesota Wing cadets and senior members experienced a vivid lesson in aeronautics as they flew through the clear, cold, blue skies above their hometowns aboard two UH-60 ...
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February
28,
2021
| 18:39 PM America/Chicago
Capt. Keith JamesPublic Affairs OfficerPublic Affairs OfficerLike many members, Maj. Richard Levitt, New York Wing director of plans and programs, began his Civil Air Patrol career as a cadet and has since his adult life as a senior member. During hi...
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February
22,
2021
| 14:23 PM America/Chicago
2nd Lt. Stephanie PaytonPublic Affairs Officeridaho WingCadet Col. Channing Mitson is the first female recipient of Civil Air Patrol’s top cadet honor, the Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award, in the history of the Idaho Wing’s Boise Composite Squadron.Mitson ...
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February
03,
2021
| 09:45 AM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Yordania RiveraPublic Affairs OfficerGroup 2Puerto Rico WingThe Puerto Rico Wing can call on 11 new flight marshallers when needed, thanks to a Group 3 training and evaluation session Jan. 23 at Mercedita International Airport in Ponce.Fligh...
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February
02,
2021
| 14:43 PM America/Chicago
Maj. Bill VendraminDirector of Public AffairsGreat Lakes RegionThe Great Lakes Region recently awarded South Bend Community School Corp.'s Madison STEAM Academy a $4,000 CAP Aerospace Education Outreach Program grant to help .introduce students to ae...
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January
26,
2021
| 09:35 AM America/Chicago
Maj. Steven AlvarezPublic Affairs OfficerPegasus Composite SquadronTexas WingTwo organizations with similar missions officially joined forces in 2020 after spending the last few years informally assisting each other.STARBASE Austin, a Texas National ...
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January
25,
2021
| 16:06 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. David A. MillerPublic Affairs OfficerNorth Central RegionWhile the COVID-19 pandemic has curtailed large gatherings and activities, training does continue within the limits of Civil Air Patrol’s local remobilization plans.That was the case i...
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January
12,
2021
| 15:36 PM America/Chicago
2nd Lt. Joseph Calandra Jr.Assistant  Public Affairs OfficerMinnesota WingEighteen members from the Minnesota Wing devoted 184 volunteer hours over five days the week before Christmas to supporting Minnesota National Guard COVID-19 mitigation efforts...
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January
05,
2021
| 13:56 PM America/Chicago
Col. Bill Moran, former New Hampshire Wing commander, flew his 1,000th Civil Air Patrol Instructor Pilot/Check Pilot sortie Nov. 22.despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic,"A big congratulations to one of our own," said Mike Moyer, ...
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January
04,
2021
| 14:20 PM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol Col. and former U.S. Rep. Lester Wolff celebrated his 102nd birthday Jan. 4 on Long Island, New York.Wolff, one of CAP's founding members, began his volunteer service early in World War II in the New York Wing, serving for the durati...
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2020
December
28,
2020
| 17:23 PM America/Chicago
COVID-19 concerns curtailed Wreaths Across America observations at locations across the U.S. this year, but members of the Massachusetts Wing’s Beverly Composite Squadron donned their winter wear and face masks to help place 300 wreaths at veterans’ ...
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December
28,
2020
| 11:27 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Wing’s long-serving medical officer, Lt. Col. David A. Miller, has been honored with the St. Louis Academy of Family Physicians’ 2020 Greater St. Louis Community Health Award.A practicing physician for more than 30 years, Miller received...
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December
14,
2020
| 12:31 PM America/Chicago
Capt H.J. Bentley IIIPublic Affairs OfficerCharlotte Senior SquadronNorth Carolina WingSunny dispositions and masked faces greeted 34 cadets from across the North Carolina Wing for the wing’s Inaugural STEM Workshop – Electronics Session at the Aviat...
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December
07,
2020
| 19:26 PM America/Chicago
Cadet Chief Master Sgt. Amy HurstCadet Public Affairs NCORhode Island WingThe Rhode Island Wing hasn’t allowed the COVID-19 pandemic to slow down its mission of community service, as shown by the wing’s food drive throughout October and November as p...
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December
01,
2020
| 10:56 AM America/Chicago
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds proclaimed has Dec. 1 as “Civil Air Patrol Day” to mark the organization’s 79th anniversary and recognize the value Iowa Wing members provide to the state and their communities.The Cedar Rapids City Council likewise proclaimed ...
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November
23,
2020
| 19:27 PM America/Chicago
2nd Lt. Neil R. CoulterPublic Affairs OfficerCrusader Composite SquadronTexas WingA pair of cadets in the Texas Wing’s Crusader Composite Squadron got a long-awaited chance to enjoy orientation rides after months-long delays caused by the COVID-19 sh...
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November
02,
2020
| 19:13 PM America/Chicago
Maj. William VendraminPublic Affairs OfficerIndiana Wing...
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October
27,
2020
| 14:04 PM America/Chicago
Capt. Matthew ChirikPublic Affairs OfficerPennsylvania Wing...
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October
20,
2020
| 15:31 PM America/Chicago
The Spaatz Association, the organization for recipients of Civil Air Patrol's premier cadet honor, has new executive leaders who also fill leadership positions for their CAP wings. Col. Janon D. Ellis, National Capital Wing commander, is the group...
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October
19,
2020
| 17:12 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Christopher RochePublic Affairs OfficerGlenn L. Martin Composite SquadronMaryland Wing...
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October
11,
2020
| 18:14 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Amos PlanteChief of StaffLouisiana Wing...
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October
08,
2020
| 18:23 PM America/Chicago
Maj. David KalaharAssistant Public Affairs OfficerCalifornia Wing...
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