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2021
June
18,
2021
| 14:19 PM America/Chicago
1st Lt. Alysia EnglishDirector of Public AffairsSoutheast RegionLt. Col. Luis E. Negron has been named the next commander of the Florida Wing, capping a Civil Air Patrol career that began 25 years ago and has included diverse leadership roles.Negron ...
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June
15,
2021
| 10:38 AM America/Chicago
A Nevada Wing aircrew located an elderly man missing in rugged terrain without his cellphone or the insulin needed for his diabetes. The man, a rock collector, was reported missing June 11. After the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center notified t...
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June
11,
2021
| 09:15 AM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol’s Certificate of Recognition for Lifesaving is special to anyone who receives it, but for Cadet Maj. Dana Rose of the Ohio Wing’s Victor A. Hammond Composite Squadron the honor is especially significant, since the life she saved is h...
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June
10,
2021
| 22:16 PM America/Chicago
Maj. Nick Birt, Kentucky Wing director of cadet programs and Group V commander, was honored June 5 with the Certificate of Recognition for Lifesaving after halting a car headed toward pedestrians while he was participating in a COVID-19 vaccination m...
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June
08,
2021
| 11:06 AM America/Chicago
Obtaining a driver’s license upon turning 16 is a long-awaited rite of passage for teens across the country … but not for Cadet Chief Master Sgt. Rylee Emaus.“Who wants to drive a car when you can fly a plane?” quipped Emaus, a member of the North Ca...
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June
07,
2021
| 11:08 AM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Stephen M. RockettoAssistant Public Affairs OfficerConnecticut WingLeaders from four wings turned out to support a weeklong mass COVID-19 vaccination operation in downtown Philadelphia, standing watch at a busy intersection outside the Penns...
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June
07,
2021
| 10:13 AM America/Chicago
Maj. David HartmanAssistant Public Affairs OfficerAsheville Composite SquadronNorth Carolina Wing...
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June
03,
2021
| 22:17 PM America/Chicago
Maj. Dennis A, EibeDeputy CommanderPegasus Composite SquadronTexas Wing...
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May
25,
2021
| 16:35 PM America/Chicago
Chaplain (Lt. Col.) TIm MinerChaplainVirginia WIngThis year’s Air Force Marathon offers Civil Air Patrol members the opportunity not only to participate in person or online, and at a 15% discount, but also to volunteer during the race weekend Sept. 1...
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May
20,
2021
| 17:59 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Kim MillerCommanderRedstone Composite SquadronAlabama Wing...
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May
20,
2021
| 15:05 PM America/Chicago
1st Lt. Peter SteinermanPublic Affairs OfficerVermont Wing...
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May
07,
2021
| 18:44 PM America/Chicago
Cadet Chief Master Sgt. Ceceilia BurtonCadet Public Affairs OfficerKentucky Wing...
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May
07,
2021
| 17:16 PM America/Chicago
1st Lt. Alysia EnglishDirector of Public AffairsSoutheast RegionLt. Col. Robert P. Mims has been named commander of the Mississippi Wing, succeeding Lt. Col. Felix D. Diaz, interim commander. Mims has been serving as commander of the wing’s Desoto Co...
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May
03,
2021
| 13:17 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Todd MandelPublic Affairs OfficerWisconsin WingPassengers arriving at La Crosse Regional Airport were surprised to find a taxiway filled with people lying around, rescue trucks on the scene, and an aircraft on fire.That’s the scene that gree...
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May
03,
2021
| 12:30 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Kevin DiversPublic Affairs OfficerMusic City Composite SquadronTennessee Wing...
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April
26,
2021
| 17:19 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Mchael MarekPublic Affairs OfficerSouth Dakota WingMembers of two South Dakota Wing squadrons trained April 10 in Rapid City using search drones – officially known as small Unmanned Aircraft Systems..“Our exercise simulated a lost teenager w...
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April
26,
2021
| 16:49 PM America/Chicago
2nd Lt. Joseph Calandra JrAssistant Public Affairs OfficerMinnesota WingFourteen members of the Minnesota Wing’s Southeast Composite Squadron helped ensure orderly administration of 7,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine at the Mayo Civic Center in Rocheste...
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April
19,
2021
| 15:37 PM America/Chicago
1st Lt. Heather HeppdingAssistant Public Affairs OfficerVirginia WingCol. Elizabeth Sydow is the new commander of the Virginia Wing, succeeding Col. Dean E. Gould.Sydow is wing’s first female commander. She previously served as Civil Air Patrol’s nat...
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April
05,
2021
| 12:07 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Michael MarekPublic Affairs OfficerSouth Dakota WingA South Dakota Wing aircrew on a routine training flight spotted and reported a fire flare-up  in the Black Hills.The aircrew – Col. Mike Beason, Lt. Col. Craig Goodrich and Master Sgt. Chr...
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April
01,
2021
| 16:54 PM America/Chicago
Capt. Stacy A. FoncannonPublic Affairs OfficerKentucky WingCOVID-19 has halted many cadet activities across the Kentucky Wing and the rest of Civil Air Patrol, but the wing’s cadet programs officer, Capt. Nick Birt, managed to launch a new activity f...
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March
26,
2021
| 10:53 AM America/Chicago
Lafayette Composite Squadron cadets came together at Signature Flight Services at Lafayette Regional Airport for a day of training and fun.Capt. Kale LeBlanc, deputy commander of cadets, and Cadet Lt. Col. Evan Norman, cadet commander, led the sessio...
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March
25,
2021
| 17:49 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. David A. MillerDirector of Public AffairsNorth Central RegionWarmer weather and improved wing-wide activity levels because of dropping coronavirus infection rates across the state prompted members of the Missouri Wing’s Table Rock Lake Compo...
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March
25,
2021
| 17:22 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Bill BowdenPublic Affairs OfficerButte Composite SquadronMontana WingSeven cadets in the Montana Wing’s Butte Composite Squadron recently received Civil Air Patrol’s Model Rocketry Badge after building, launching and recovering five rockets ...
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March
08,
2021
| 16:41 PM America/Chicago
Senior Member Anita SenguptaAssistant Public Affairs OfficerSan Fernando Senior Squadron 35California WingTen members from the California Wing's San Fernando Senior Squadron 35 recently prepare 4,000 boxes of supplies at the Los Angeles Food Bank war...
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March
02,
2021
| 09:57 AM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. David A. MillerDirector of Public AffairsNorth Central RegionDespite pandemic-related limitations and record-setting cold weather, 18 members from across the South Dakota Wing gathered in Sioux Falls for a day of emergency services training ...
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March
01,
2021
| 08:47 AM America/Chicago
2nd Lt. Joseph Calandra Jr.Assistant Public Affairs OfficerMinnesota WingForty Minnesota Wing cadets and senior members experienced a vivid lesson in aeronautics as they flew through the clear, cold, blue skies above their hometowns aboard two UH-60 ...
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February
28,
2021
| 18:39 PM America/Chicago
Capt. Keith JamesPublic Affairs OfficerPublic Affairs OfficerLike many members, Maj. Richard Levitt, New York Wing director of plans and programs, began his Civil Air Patrol career as a cadet and has since his adult life as a senior member. During hi...
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February
22,
2021
| 14:23 PM America/Chicago
2nd Lt. Stephanie PaytonPublic Affairs Officeridaho WingCadet Col. Channing Mitson is the first female recipient of Civil Air Patrol’s top cadet honor, the Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award, in the history of the Idaho Wing’s Boise Composite Squadron.Mitson ...
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February
03,
2021
| 09:45 AM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Yordania RiveraPublic Affairs OfficerGroup 2Puerto Rico WingThe Puerto Rico Wing can call on 11 new flight marshallers when needed, thanks to a Group 3 training and evaluation session Jan. 23 at Mercedita International Airport in Ponce.Fligh...
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February
02,
2021
| 14:43 PM America/Chicago
Maj. Bill VendraminDirector of Public AffairsGreat Lakes RegionThe Great Lakes Region recently awarded South Bend Community School Corp.'s Madison STEAM Academy a $4,000 CAP Aerospace Education Outreach Program grant to help .introduce students to ae...
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