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2021
April
17,
2021
| 19:15 PM America/Chicago
The Oregon Wing’s Aurora Composite Squadron cadet team is champion of StellarXplorers, the Air Force Association’s national STEM high school competition – marking a first for Civil Air Patrol.Competing as the Africanized Killer Bees, the team followe...
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April
15,
2021
| 12:17 PM America/Chicago
2nd Lt. Anne CalvertPublic Affairs OfficerSt. Tammany Composite SquadronLouisiana Wing...
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April
13,
2021
| 14:32 PM America/Chicago
Capt. Thomas Wehrung Public Affairs OfficerColumbus Senior SquadronOhio Wing...
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April
12,
2021
| 18:09 PM America/Chicago
The Oregon Wing’s Aurora Composite Squadron is following up last year’s second-place finish with its fourth trip in five years to the national finals of StellarXplorers, the Air Force Association’s national STEM high school competition.The cadets wil...
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April
05,
2021
| 11:20 AM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol’s pandemic-prompted Operation Pulse Lift blood collection mission recorded its 3,000th donated unit for the American Red Cross on April 3, 12 days ahead of the one-year target date for the milestone. By day’s end, the overall total h...
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April
01,
2021
| 13:04 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Noel LuneauCommanderSan Francisco Bay Group 2California Wing“This is a test of the Civil Air Patrol public address system" boomed from the sky along three northern California counties’ coastlines when the California Wing tested its airborne ...
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March
28,
2021
| 10:55 AM America/Chicago
Maj. Margot MyersPublic Information OfficerNational Cell Phone Forensics TeamCivil Air Patrol’s National Cell Phone Forensics Team guided searchers March 25 to a missing couple stranded 29 hours in their vehicle in a remote area of northwest Oregon i...
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March
26,
2021
| 16:19 PM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol, the U.S. Air Force auxiliary, reached another mission milestone  March 24 – 365 continuous days in support of America’s humanitarian response to the novel coronarvirus pandemic.“Today we begin Year Two of our COVID-19 operations,” s...
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March
25,
2021
| 16:03 PM America/Chicago
CAP recognizes Women's History Month with a profile of Col. Ruth Cheney Streeter. An earlier version of this article appeared in Air University's Wild Blue Yonder online journal..Col. Frank BlazichDirectorCol. Louisa S. Morse Center for CAP HistoryCo...
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March
21,
2021
| 20:40 PM America/Chicago
The third time in the CyberPatriot All Service Division national finals was the charm for the California Wing's Fullerton Composite Squadron 56 cadet team, which finished third overall in the Air Force Association’s  National Youth Cyber Defense Comp...
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March
16,
2021
| 16:25 PM America/Chicago
Nearly 100 Civil Air Patrol cadets from 35 wings are receiving academic and flight scholarships worth a combined total of $155,500 in 2021.Twenty more cadets were recommended for acceptance to the U.S. Air Force Preparatory School in Colorado Springs...
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March
15,
2021
| 17:37 PM America/Chicago
Cadet teams from the California, Colorado and North Carolina wings will seek the All Service Division championship this week in the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot XIII National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. The team from the California Wing’...
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March
15,
2021
| 10:02 AM America/Chicago
CAP recognizes Women's History Month with a profile of Col. Andrea Van Buren, Southeast Region commander. Cadet Col. Jennifer TorresAguadilla Cadet SquadronPuerto Rico WingExploring women's history in CIvil Air Patrol doesn't necessarily mean digging...
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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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