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2022
January
18,
2022
| 16:56 PM America/Chicago
In response to a first-time “National Blood Crisis” declared last week by the American Red Cross, Civil Air Patrol has stepped up its historic blood collection efforts.Maj. Gen. Edward D. Phelka, CAP’s national commander and CEO, is leading the effor...
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January
18,
2022
| 15:52 PM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol's Cadet Programs directorate hosted the third annual Youth Development Conference online Jan. 14-16, drawing 90 participants – including wing- and region-level cadet program directors, CAP-USAF liaison region staff, national cadet te...
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January
08,
2022
| 15:41 PM America/Chicago
The first mission assigned to Civil Air Patrol for 2022 came just as revelers were celebrating the arrival of the new year. The resulting search ended 2½ days later with the discovery of a crashed airplane and a deceased pilot – not the result anyone...
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January
04,
2022
| 16:08 PM America/Chicago
Operation Pulse Lift, part of Civil Air Patrol’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, surged past its year-end goal of 9,000 collected units of blood Dec. 31.The stretch goal was set by Lt. Col. Robert Ditch, Operation Pulse Lift director, after CAP me...
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January
01,
2022
| 21:11 PM America/Chicago
 Col. George Ishikata, Civil Air Patrol’s Pacific Region commander, died Dec. 30. He was 59.“I was deeply saddened to learn of the untimely passing of Col. George Ishikata. He led the Pacific Region with grace, humility, wisdom, and strength, always ...
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2021
December
16,
2021
| 12:11 PM America/Chicago
There is an urgent need for blood and blood products to support the national response to the most recent tornado outbreak and the injuries incurred. All members who are able are asked to make an appointment at their nearest American Red Cross blood c...
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December
14,
2021
| 11:48 AM America/Chicago
Kentucky Wing aircrews are flying storm surveys to assist the National Weather Service and the Kentucky Emergency Management Agency in gauging the official intensities of the deadly tornadoes that ripped into the Midwest on Dec. 10.Kentucky Wing airc...
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December
14,
2021
| 10:20 AM America/Chicago
Not one, not two, not three, but four Georgia Wing cadets were presented Dec. 5 with Civil Air Patrol’s highest cadet achievement, the Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award.CAP’s national commander and national vice commander, Maj. Gen. Edward Phelka and Brig. G...
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December
10,
2021
| 10:41 AM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol's Aerospace Connections in Education (ACE) program has officially lifted off for the 2021-2022 school year, with a double national ACE award recipient in Texas for 2021 doing the honors as host for the launch.Creekside Elementary Sch...
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December
07,
2021
| 08:59 AM America/Chicago
The Alabama Wing hosted an 80th birthday celebration for Civil Air Patrol on Dec. 4 just a few blocks from National Headquarters at Maxwell Air Force Base.U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. James B. Hecker, Air University commander and president, and Maj. Gen. ...
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December
01,
2021
| 07:22 AM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol members throughout the United States and in overseas squadrons are celebrating the organization’s commitment to community service today — a commitment that began on Dec. 1, 1941, and has continued for 80 years. More than 56,000 membe...
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November
30,
2021
| 18:56 PM America/Chicago
With the approach of Civil Air Patrol's 80th anniversary Dec.1, Maj. Ronald C. Finger of the Minnesota Wing's Crow Wing Composite Squadron worked with Col. Frank Blazich of the Col. Louisa S. Morse Center for Civil Air Patrol History, CAP national hi...
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November
26,
2021
| 07:17 AM America/Chicago
With the approach of Civil Air Patrol's 80th anniversary Dec.1, Maj. Ronald C. Finger of the Minnesota Wing's Crow Wing Composite Squadron worked with Col. Frank Blazich of the Col. Louisa S. Morse Center for Civil Air Patrol History, CAP national hi...
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November
24,
2021
| 15:10 PM America/Chicago
The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced a new partnership with Civil Air Patrol and its Chaplain Corps expanding veterans’ families’ access to qualified faith leaders during committal and memorial services held at national cemeteries under V...
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November
23,
2021
| 14:17 PM America/Chicago
Maj. Margot MyersNational Marketing and Communications TeamCol. Rose Hunt, former commander of the Wisconsin Wing, has been selected as the next Great Lakes Region commander.In this role, Hunt will be responsible for the command and administration of...
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November
21,
2021
| 07:19 AM America/Chicago
With the approach of Civil Air Patrol's 80th anniversary Dec.1, Maj. Ronald C. Finger of the Minnesota Wing's Crow Wing Composite Squadron worked with Col. Frank Blazich of the Col. Louisa S. Morse Center for Civil Air Patrol History, CAP national hi...
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November
18,
2021
| 08:39 AM America/Chicago
A 58-year-old man and his 13-year-old daughter, who survived a crash of their small, single-engine plane, were found in heavily wooded state game lands in northeastern Pennsylvania thanks to the combined efforts of Civil Air Patrol’s National Radar A...
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November
16,
2021
| 07:11 AM America/Chicago
With the approach of Civil Air Patrol's 80th anniversary Dec.1, Maj. Ronald C. Finger of the Minnesota Wing's Crow Wing Composite Squadron worked with Col. Frank Blazich of the Col. Louisa S. Morse Center for Civil Air Patrol History, CAP national hi...
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November
11,
2021
| 07:44 AM America/Chicago
With the approach of Civil Air Patrol's 80th anniversary Dec.1, Maj. Ronald C. Finger of the Minnesota Wing's Crow Wing Composite Squadron worked with Col. Frank Blazich of the Col. Louisa S. Morse Center for Civil Air Patrol History, CAP national hi...
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November
06,
2021
| 07:08 AM America/Chicago
With the approach of Civil Air Patrol's 80th anniversary Dec.1, Maj. Ronald C. Finger of the Minnesota Wing's Crow Wing Composite Squadron worked with Col. Frank Blazich of the Col. Louisa S. Morse Center for Civil Air Patrol History, CAP national hi...
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November
01,
2021
| 07:35 AM America/Chicago
With the approach of Civil Air Patrol's 80th anniversary Dec.1, Maj. Ronald C. Finger of the Minnesota Wing's Crow Wing Composite Squadron worked with Col. Frank Blazich of the Col. Louisa S. Morse Center for Civil Air Patrol History, CAP national hi...
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October
29,
2021
| 09:30 AM America/Chicago
Maj. Margot MyersPublic Affairs OfficerArizona WingCivil Air Patrol received three major awards for the second straight year from the International Association of Emergency Managers, which recognized the organization's response to the COVID-19 pandem...
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October
27,
2021
| 07:19 AM America/Chicago
With the approach of Civil Air Patrol's 80th anniversary Dec.1, Maj. Ronald C. Finger of the Minnesota Wing's Crow Wing Composite Squadron worked with Col. Frank Blazich of the Col. Louisa S. Morse Center for Civil Air Patrol History, CAP national hi...
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October
26,
2021
| 09:56 AM America/Chicago
Loretta FultonContributing writerCivil Air Patrol recognizes National Disability Employment Awareness Month with a profile of 1st Lt. Matthew Stepaniak, who has overcome his physical challenges to serve as a Minnesota Wing squadron communcations offi...
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October
25,
2021
| 19:16 PM America/Chicago
Loretta FultonContributing WriterCarolyn A. Guertin made an impact on the brand-new Civil Air Patrol the day she joined, then served the organization and led by example until her death in last year. She’s still making a lasting impact by leaving subs...
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October
22,
2021
| 14:24 PM America/Chicago
Maj. Jacob BixlerPublic Affairs OfficerVirginia Wing...
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October
22,
2021
| 07:27 AM America/Chicago
With the approach of Civil Air Patrol's 80th anniversary Dec.1, Maj. Ronald C. Finger of the Minnesota Wing's Crow Wing Composite Squadron worked with Col. Frank Blazich of the Col. Louisa S. Morse Center for Civil Air Patrol History, CAP national hi...
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October
19,
2021
| 15:04 PM America/Chicago
A U.S. Department of Defense industry executive and the former Air Force Association CyberPatriot commissioner have been selected to serve on Civil Air Patrol’s Board of Governors.Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Don Kang is director, Air Force Programs, ...
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October
19,
2021
| 09:40 AM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol recognizes National Disability Employment Awareness Month with a profile of 1st Lt. Travis Robinson, who has overcome his physical challenges to serve as a South Dakota Wing squadron commanderLoretta FultonContributing Writer...
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October
17,
2021
| 07:33 AM America/Chicago
With the approach of Civil Air Patrol's 80th anniversary Dec.1, Maj. Ronald C. Finger of the Minnesota Wing's Crow Wing Composite Squadron worked with Col. Frank Blazich of the Col. Louisa S. Morse Center for Civil Air Patrol History, CAP national hi...
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