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2021
May
13,
2021
| 08:46 AM America/Chicago
Jennifer GerhardtContributing Writer...
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May
12,
2021
| 17:45 PM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol Col. and former U.S. Rep. Lester Wolff, one of CAP’s earliest members, died May 11. He was 102.Wolff began his CAP volunteer service early in World War II in the New York Wing, serving for the duration of the war and becoming a squad...
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May
03,
2021
| 09:58 AM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Juan Rodriguez of the Puerto Rico Wing is now Civil Air Patrol’s national diversity officer, replacing Col. Liz Sydow, who recently became commander of CAP’s Virginia Wing.Maj. Gen. Mark Smith, CAP’s national commander and CEO, announced the...
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April
26,
2021
| 16:19 PM America/Chicago
Maj. Margot MyersPublic Information OfficerNational Cell Phone Forensics TeamFifteen years ago, a search and rescue mission for a missing airplane in Pennsylvania became the spark that later led to the establishment of Civil Air Patrol’s National Cel...
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April
21,
2021
| 11:52 AM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Carleton W. JonesCommanderBoston Cadet SquadronMassachusetts WingA 16-year-old saving a choking younger brother is impressive enough. Doing so was just the start, though, for Cadet Master Sgt. Joshua Ortiz, who repeated his feat an hour late...
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April
20,
2021
| 15:00 PM America/Chicago
Maj. Bill VendraminDirector of Public AffairsGreat Lakes Region...
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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.The team followed up last year’s second-place national fin...
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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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