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2020
March
27,
2020
| 06:26 PM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol members from around the country were out in full force March 5-7 in Orlando, Florida, for the 31st Annual International Women in Aviation Conference, participating in the various education sessions, listening to a variety of speakers...
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March
26,
2020
| 04:26 PM America/Chicago
Eighteen senior members and cadets from Alabama Wing Group 2 and Florida Wing Group 1 participated March 21 in a virtual training exercise using Google Meet – a first for both since the COVID-19 outbreak. The exercise, hosted by Capt. Nathan "Deac...
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February
28,
2020
| 10:29 PM America/Chicago
Training he received in Civil Air Patrol prepared Maj. Michael Guthrie of the Alabama Wing’s Redstone Composite Squadron to spring into action when a life possibly hung in the balance. Events unfolded unexpectedly while Guthrie and a co-worker wer...
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February
18,
2020
| 06:39 PM America/Chicago
Second Lt. Kailash Kalidoss, assistant aerospace education officer for the California Wing’s San Jose Senior Squadron 80, is NASA’s newest solar system ambassador. Kalidoss is the second member of the squadron to receive the honor since 2017, join...
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February
12,
2020
| 04:15 PM America/Chicago
Col. Edward Angelovich assumed command of the North Carolina Wing on Feb. 8, taking over for Col. R. Jason Bailey, who has commanded the North Carolina Wing since 2016. The change of command ceremony took place at the 2020 North Carolina Wing conf...
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February
10,
2020
| 09:58 PM America/Chicago
Col. Robert Freese is the new commander of the Indiana Wing, succeeding Col. Philip Argenti during a change of commander ceremony Jan. 25 at the Indiana War Memorial in Indianapolis. Col. Matthew Creed, Great Lakes Region commander, presided over ...
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January
29,
2020
| 11:56 PM America/Chicago
Puerto Rico Wing members have been assisting local agencies in refugee shelters and supply Points of Distribution (PODs) following series of earthquakes that began off the island’s southern coast in late December. The work began Jan. 13 after the ...
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January
24,
2020
| 04:42 PM America/Chicago
Col. Darin Ninness assumed command of the New Hampshire Wing on Jan. 15, succeeding Col. Kevin Harbison in a ceremony at Wing Headquarters in Concord. Col. Jack Ozer, Northeast Region commander, officiated at the change of command ceremony. He tha...
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January
15,
2020
| 09:06 PM America/Chicago
Col. Robert C. Pinckard is the new commander of the Arizona Wing, succeeding Col. Martha Morris in a ceremony at the Scottsdale Airport Aviation Business Center. Col. Joe Smith, Southwest Region commander, presided over the traditional military ch...
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January
09,
2020
| 08:03 PM America/Chicago
    What Does It Take to be a Quality Cadet Unit?­­­ Award recipients were determined by their performance from Aug.31, 2018-Aug. 31, 2019. Units had to meet at least six of the following 10 criteria: Cadet Achievement 45% of cadets ...
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January
03,
2020
| 07:15 PM America/Chicago
The Connecticut Wing stepped up to provide STEM instruction for middle school students in a pair of public schools, thanks to an agreement with the Connecticut Military Department. The state’s adjutant general, Maj. Gen. Francis J. Evon Jr., c...
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2019
December
31,
2019
| 07:03 PM America/Chicago
Members of the North Carolina Wing’s Goldsboro Composite Squadron did their part to make Christmastime special for residents of the North Carolina State Veterans Home in Kinston. The squadron’s visit opened in the social hall with a posting of the...
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December
26,
2019
| 11:55 PM America/Chicago
Cadets from the Texas Wing’s Pegasus Composite Squadron recently got an up-close look at military aviation, U.S. Army-style, when they visited the 2nd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Air Cavalry Division at Fort Hood....
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December
02,
2019
| 04:09 PM America/Chicago
Scenarios involving a dam collapse and a missing hiker in dense forest tested members from six Oklahoma Wing units participating in the wing’s first ever sUAS (small unmanned Aerial System) training exercise, held in Stroud. The exercise involved:...
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November
19,
2019
| 06:24 PM America/Chicago
Chaplain (Capt.) David Knight of the Montana Wing has been recognized with the Military Chaplains Association’s Distinguished Service Award, which honors ministry excellence of chaplains in the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, Veterans Affairs a...
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October
28,
2019
| 08:38 PM America/Chicago
U.S. Rep. Kevin Hern spoke recently to the Riverside Flight, advising cadets of the importance of continual personal leadership development and modeling in their personal lives what CAP teaches them. “You all can be doing a lot of things, other th...
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October
25,
2019
| 05:23 PM America/Chicago
The North Carolina Wing has expanded its airborne capabilities with two new forward-looking infrared (FLIR 8500) cameras, which create an image using a thermographic camera that senses infrared radiation, typically emitted from a heat source. The ...
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October
24,
2019
| 09:25 PM America/Chicago
The New York Air National Guard’s 174th Attack Wing has saluted Civil Air Patrol members for more than three years of service flying escorts for MQ-9 Reapers from Syracuse to the Fort Drum training area. Lt. Col. Aaron Brown of the Air National Gu...
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October
23,
2019
| 08:51 PM America/Chicago
Riverside Flight members and some of their Oklahoma Wing colleagues rallied at 5:30 a.m. on a recent Saturday to help ensure members of the Air National Guard’s 138th Fighter Wing could enjoy Family Day. “It was early, but it was worth it,” said t...
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October
18,
2019
| 08:52 PM America/Chicago
South Carolina Wing members hosted six STEM-based learning stations—exposing over 175 young girls and nearly 100 parents, siblings, chaperones and teachers to aviation and related topics—at the annual Girls in Aviation Day hosted by Women in Aviation...
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October
17,
2019
| 10:03 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Dave Novotny, a Civil Air Patrol pilot who serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s standardization/evaluation officer, has been recognized by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association as Best Flight Instructor in the Northwest Mountain Region...
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October
16,
2019
| 09:12 PM America/Chicago
The Oklahoma Wing’s newest unit is flying high after only a few weeks in existence. The Riverside Flight is based at R.L. Jones Jr. Airport at the Tulsa Technology Center, where it functions as part of the Broken Arrow Composite Squadron “We st...
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October
10,
2019
| 01:37 AM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol units from two wings in neighboring CAP regions joined forces Saturday to engage many of the 4,000 visitors to the 34th Science Education Enrichment Day (SEED) at the University of South Carolina Aiken. The annual event is geared ...
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October
08,
2019
| 10:42 PM America/Chicago
Georgia Wing members from across the state turned up Saturday to welcome Col. Jeffrey L. Garrett as their new commanding officer. In the time-honored change of command ceremony, Garrett accepted command from Lt. Col. Michael Crowe, who had tempora...
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September
24,
2019
| 10:44 PM America/Chicago
Ground team training for the South Carolina Wing’s Aiken Composite Squadron went to the dogs this month – literally, courtesy of the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office. The unit’s Sept. 19 training session centered around working with a canine team in ...
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September
19,
2019
| 05:12 PM America/Chicago
Maj. Lauren Robert Wallace of the Delaware Wing has been awarded the Federal Aviation Association’s Wright Brothers Master Pilot award in recognition of his 50 years of safe flight operations. The honor recognizes at least 50 years of professional...
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September
05,
2019
| 07:13 PM America/Chicago
Helicopters, airplanes, an F-16 simulator and EAA Young Eagle flights helped attract more than 600 visitors to the third annual Airport Open House – organized by the Wisconsin Wing’s La Crosse Composite Squadron – and 5K Run/Walk to La Crosse Regiona...
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September
03,
2019
| 12:26 AM America/Chicago
Cadet Col. Wyatt Hartman, a member of the Maryland Wing’s Glenn L. Martin Composite Squadron, has earned Civil Air Patrol’s highest cadet achievement, the Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award. The exam for the Spaatz award consists of four parts: a written e...
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September
03,
2019
| 11:36 PM America/Chicago
The “Great Minnesota Wing Aerospace Fling” lived up to its billing as “an exciting day of Aeronautical Overload” for the approximately 240 visitors who turned up for the event at South St. Paul’s Fleming Field. When the visitors arrived on a rainy...
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August
22,
2019
| 09:53 PM America/Chicago
After 25 years of support for the Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally in Broome County, New York, this year the New York Wing’s South Central Group brought in a Civil Air Patrol hot air balloon for the first time. “It took a lot of emails and phone cal...
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