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2020
May
26,
2020
| 08:32 PM America/Chicago
The Virginia Wing responded to a request to support the Virginia National Guard by transporting COVID-19 tests to and from Virginia’s Eastern Shore. After being contacted by the Guard with a request May 13 to transport the tests, the wing quickly ...
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May
19,
2020
| 03:54 PM America/Chicago
The Arizona Wing’s efforts in support of American Red Cross blood drives during the COVID-19 pandemic have been recognized with a Certificate of Outstanding Service.‘ American Red Cross President and CEO Gail McGovern conveyed the certificate in a...
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May
14,
2020
| 06:37 PM America/Chicago
California Wing members supported the Salvation Army last week by distributing about 600 meal kits in San Diego County and Eastern San Diego County. As a trained disaster preparedness relief organization, Civil Air Patrol has been reaching out to ...
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May
08,
2020
| 02:08 AM America/Chicago
 Pennsylvania Wing emergency services ground team helped distribute boxes of food at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, filling some 680 cars on May 2. Two dozen senior members and cadets aged 12-18 worked with volunteers from the Pittsburgh I...
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May
07,
2020
| 04:21 PM America/Chicago
Members of the Michigan Wing are helping staff the first alternate care center established in Michigan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The TCF Care Center opened in Detroit in late March to accommodate the overflow of coronavirus patients an...
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May
07,
2020
| 04:10 PM America/Chicago
The New Hampshire Wing continues to answer the call to assist with New Hampshire’s evolving operational needs as it enters a seventh week of COVID-19 pandemic-related support missions. The most visible task the wing has carried out is has been the...
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May
02,
2020
| 06:01 PM America/Chicago
Indiana Wing members began providing assistance April 23 to two food pantries in Northwest Indiana, both in Gary, as the COVID-19 pandemic creates new challenges for such facilities in the area. On their first day, eight Indiana Wing members assis...
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May
01,
2020
| 10:46 PM America/Chicago
Members of the North Carolina Wing have logged more than 40,000 miles conducting transport missions across the state in support of the North Carolina Department of Emergency Management’s COVID-19 response. More than 60 drivers have participate...
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April
30,
2020
| 08:04 PM America/Chicago
New Mexico Wing members are assisting the New Mexico National Guard in transporting COVID-19 test kits in their state. The operation began April 24, with a CAP flight bringing sampled test kits from Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces to the Sci...
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April
29,
2020
| 05:57 PM America/Chicago
Over 100 Pennsylvania Wing members from 28 squadrons,are engaged in several missions across the commonwealth in support of their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. On opposite sides of Pennsylvania, members are augmenting points of distribu...
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April
29,
2020
| 05:36 PM America/Chicago
The Connecticut Wing performed a coronavirus-related photographic and video mission of 17 locations throughout the state at the request of the Connecticut National Guard and Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security through the state’s...
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April
19,
2020
| 04:08 PM America/Chicago
Over 40 Tennessee Wing members from across the state are assisting the Salvation Army and Tennessee Emergency Management Agency in response to the COVID-19 members. “We are thankful for our community partners at Civil Air Patrol," said Maj. Ethan ...
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April
14,
2020
| 03:34 PM America/Chicago
Arizona Wing units in the Phoenix area are stepping up to assist the American Red Cross by providing their buildings as temporary blood donation sites beginning this week in response to the coronavirus epidemic. The Red Cross approached Civil Air ...
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April
06,
2020
| 02:09 AM America/Chicago
Volunteer airmen with the Kansas Wing continue to provide manpower and assets to the Kansas Division of Emergency Management during the agency’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, totaling 10,000 miles on the ground this weekend to transport material...
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April
05,
2020
| 11:33 PM America/Chicago
"Ready. Set. Go." is a social media campaign the Idaho Wing’s Boise Composite Squadron has launched to promote awareness of the unit’s readiness to assist with community emergency services needs during the COVID-19 outbreak and stay-at-home orders. ...
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March
27,
2020
| 06:26 PM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol members from around the country were out in full force March 5-7 in Orlando, Florida, for the 31st Annual International Women in Aviation Conference, participating in the various education sessions, listening to a variety of speakers...
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March
26,
2020
| 04:26 PM America/Chicago
Eighteen senior members and cadets from Alabama Wing Group 2 and Florida Wing Group 1 participated March 21 in a virtual training exercise using Google Meet – a first for both since the COVID-19 outbreak. The exercise, hosted by Capt. Nathan "Deac...
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February
28,
2020
| 10:29 PM America/Chicago
Training he received in Civil Air Patrol prepared Maj. Michael Guthrie of the Alabama Wing’s Redstone Composite Squadron to spring into action when a life possibly hung in the balance. Events unfolded unexpectedly while Guthrie and a co-worker wer...
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February
18,
2020
| 06:39 PM America/Chicago
Second Lt. Kailash Kalidoss, assistant aerospace education officer for the California Wing’s San Jose Senior Squadron 80, is NASA’s newest solar system ambassador. Kalidoss is the second member of the squadron to receive the honor since 2017, join...
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February
12,
2020
| 04:15 PM America/Chicago
Col. Edward Angelovich assumed command of the North Carolina Wing on Feb. 8, taking over for Col. R. Jason Bailey, who has commanded the North Carolina Wing since 2016. The change of command ceremony took place at the 2020 North Carolina Wing conf...
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February
10,
2020
| 09:58 PM America/Chicago
Col. Robert Freese is the new commander of the Indiana Wing, succeeding Col. Philip Argenti during a change of commander ceremony Jan. 25 at the Indiana War Memorial in Indianapolis. Col. Matthew Creed, Great Lakes Region commander, presided over ...
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January
29,
2020
| 11:56 PM America/Chicago
Puerto Rico Wing members have been assisting local agencies in refugee shelters and supply Points of Distribution (PODs) following series of earthquakes that began off the island’s southern coast in late December. The work began Jan. 13 after the ...
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January
24,
2020
| 04:42 PM America/Chicago
Col. Darin Ninness assumed command of the New Hampshire Wing on Jan. 15, succeeding Col. Kevin Harbison in a ceremony at Wing Headquarters in Concord. Col. Jack Ozer, Northeast Region commander, officiated at the change of command ceremony. He tha...
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January
15,
2020
| 09:06 PM America/Chicago
Col. Robert C. Pinckard is the new commander of the Arizona Wing, succeeding Col. Martha Morris in a ceremony at the Scottsdale Airport Aviation Business Center. Col. Joe Smith, Southwest Region commander, presided over the traditional military ch...
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January
09,
2020
| 08:03 PM America/Chicago
    What Does It Take to be a Quality Cadet Unit?­­­ Award recipients were determined by their performance from Aug.31, 2018-Aug. 31, 2019. Units had to meet at least six of the following 10 criteria: Cadet Achievement 45% of cadets ...
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January
03,
2020
| 07:15 PM America/Chicago
The Connecticut Wing stepped up to provide STEM instruction for middle school students in a pair of public schools, thanks to an agreement with the Connecticut Military Department. The state’s adjutant general, Maj. Gen. Francis J. Evon Jr., c...
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2019
December
31,
2019
| 07:03 PM America/Chicago
Members of the North Carolina Wing’s Goldsboro Composite Squadron did their part to make Christmastime special for residents of the North Carolina State Veterans Home in Kinston. The squadron’s visit opened in the social hall with a posting of the...
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December
26,
2019
| 11:55 PM America/Chicago
Cadets from the Texas Wing’s Pegasus Composite Squadron recently got an up-close look at military aviation, U.S. Army-style, when they visited the 2nd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Air Cavalry Division at Fort Hood....
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December
02,
2019
| 04:09 PM America/Chicago
Scenarios involving a dam collapse and a missing hiker in dense forest tested members from six Oklahoma Wing units participating in the wing’s first ever sUAS (small unmanned Aerial System) training exercise, held in Stroud. The exercise involved:...
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November
19,
2019
| 06:24 PM America/Chicago
Chaplain (Capt.) David Knight of the Montana Wing has been recognized with the Military Chaplains Association’s Distinguished Service Award, which honors ministry excellence of chaplains in the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, Veterans Affairs a...
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