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2021
March
02,
2021
| 14:17 PM America/Chicago
A microchip carrying more than 27,000 Civil Air Patrol names with related messages and images is set to be carried to the moon later this year aboard space robotics company Astrobotic’s Peregrine lunar lander. Maj. James Mathews, commander of Virgini...
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March
01,
2021
| 14:12 PM America/Chicago
The founder of Women in Aviation International (WAI) brings her unique voice for women to Civil Air Patrol as the newest trustee for the CAP Foundation.Dr. Peggy Chabrian — a longtime aviation enthusiast and professional aviation educator who retired...
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February
23,
2021
| 17:54 PM America/Chicago
Col. Brad Lynn, in one of his last acts as chairman of Civil Air Patrol’s Board of Governors, shared a message of appreciation from Acting Secretary of the Air Force John P. Roth congratulating board members and CAP’s 55,000 volunteers for “a job wel...
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February
23,
2021
| 17:49 PM America/Chicago
Brig. Gen. S. Hallock “Hal” Du Pont Jr., who served as the equivalent of CAP national commander from October 1970-October 1973, died Feb. 23 at his home in Vero Beach, Florida. He was 84.Du Pont headed the organization as the seventh chairman of its ...
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February
19,
2021
| 10:34 AM America/Chicago
Michael Nunemaker is Civil Air Patrol’s new chief of safety, Maj. Gen. Mark Smith, CAP national commander and CEO, has announced.Nunemaker will be responsible for integration of risk management in all CAP mission areas and support functions. Essentia...
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February
16,
2021
| 14:55 PM America/Chicago
When the Civil Air Patrol Foundation meets Feb. 16, it will officially welcome its newest trustee – Vanessa Blacknall-Jamison.Blacknall-Jamison, change management adviser and leadership coach with the Federal Aviation Administration in Washington, D....
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February
14,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
Paul SouthContributing Writer“Sometimes, flying feels too godlike to be attained by man,” Orville Wright said. “Sometimes, the world from above seems too beautiful, too wonderful, too distant for human eyes to see ...”The same could be said of real l...
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February
09,
2021
| 18:29 PM America/Chicago
Two familiar names from past championship rounds and a first-time finalist will represent Civil Air Patrol next month in the finals of the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot XIII National Youth Cyber Defense Competition.The CyberPatriot cadet from ...
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February
09,
2021
| 17:28 PM America/Chicago
Maj. Margot MyersPublic Affairs OfficerArizona WingOn Feb 4, David Fynn of Mesa, Arizona, donated the 2,000th unit of blood collected through the Arizona Wing’s COVID-19 blood donation mission that began in April.That meant Operation Pulse Lift, whic...
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February
05,
2021
| 14:23 PM America/Chicago
CAP recognizes Black History Month by honoring the late Dr. Fabius "Jack" Fullwood Russell, former Ohio Wing cadet. National Diversity ProgramCivil Air PatrolThe summer of 1946 was full of opportunities for many Americans – especially if you were whi...
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January
12,
2021
| 15:01 PM America/Chicago
Col. David Jennison, Ohio Wing commander, has awarded Cadet Chief Master Sgt. Nicole Dimos the Certificate of Recognition for Lifesaving for her actions in assisting in the rescue of two children after a personal watercraft accident on Lake Erie.Whil...
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January
05,
2021
| 16:06 PM America/Chicago
Maj. Margot MyersPublic Affairs OfficerArizona WingOn Dec. 30, as 2020 ended, Senior Member Matthew Temple of the Arizona Wing’s Willie Composite Squadron 304 in Chandler, Arizona, made Civil Air Patrol history as the 1,500th blood donor of the year ...
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January
03,
2021
| 19:17 PM America/Chicago
Maj. Margot MyersPublic Information OfficerNational Cell Phone Forensics TeamCivil Air Patrol’s National Cell Phone Forensics Team ended 2020 with a successful search and rescue mission three days before Christmas and another one two days after the h...
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2020
December
15,
2020
| 18:03 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Michael MarekAssistant Public Affairs OfficerSouth Dakota WingThe South Dakota Wing delivered COVID-19 vaccine Dec. 15 on behalf of the South Dakota Department of Health.At the Health Department's request, the wing is flying the vaccine to c...
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December
14,
2020
| 10:05 AM America/Chicago
Capt. Sue BeutlerPublic Affairs OfficerGastonia Composite SquadronNorth Carolina Wing A North Carolina Wing member's quick response to a fire near a service station's fuel pumps has been recognized with Civil Air Patrol's Silver Medal of Valor for di...
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December
07,
2020
| 19:00 PM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol’s aerospace education program is focusing even more closely on the nation's classroom with a new Adopt-a-Classroom campaign designed to connect squadrons with local  educators to help promote science, technology, engineering and math...
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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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