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2021
July
31,
2021
| 18:48 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Morgan Torp-PedersenPublic Affairs OfficerMurfreesboro Composite SquadronTennessee WingThe Murfreesboro Composite Squadron's “Officers' Club” trip to Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, included the experience of a lifetime for a pair of ca...
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July
28,
2021
| 11:31 AM America/Chicago
Cadet 1st Lt. Niyati ShahCapt. Bud Jackson Composite SquadronNew Jersey WingCapt. Bud Jackson Composite Squadron members’ perspectives reached beyond Earth’s bounds when the New Jersey Wing hosted a pair of special guest speakers from the U.S. Space ...
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July
26,
2021
| 16:07 PM America/Chicago
Middle Tennessee State University renewed its partnership July 26 with Civil Air Patrol for the third time, with school President Sidney A. McPhee and Maj. Gen. Mark Smith, CAP’s national commander and CEO, signing the three-year extension shortly af...
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July
20,
2021
| 15:07 PM America/Chicago
Capt. Crystal SommersAssistant Public Affairs OfficerCapt. Brandon LunsfordPublic Affairs OfficerOklahoma WingThirteen cadets from 10 wings in seven regions soloed and seven others were pinned with pre-solo wings after receiving ground school and fli...
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July
19,
2021
| 10:06 AM America/Chicago
A pair of Texas Wing members stepped up to share aviation-related lessons during an elementary school-hosted flight academy conducted for students as a summer activity.Lt. Col. Jed Taylor and Senior Member Will Holloway, who belong to the Abilene Com...
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July
12,
2021
| 11:17 AM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Christopher RochePublic Affairs OfficerGlenn L. Martin Composite SquadronMaryland Wing...
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July
09,
2021
| 19:51 PM America/Chicago
Ten cadets from six wings made solo flights in the North Central Region Glider Flight Academy, held at Sunflower Glider Port in Yoder, Kansas.Six certified flight instructors for gliders, three tow pilots and five senior staff members used six glider...
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July
06,
2021
| 14:45 PM America/Chicago
Molly Longmire is Civil Air Patrol’s new deputy chief of philanthropy and national partnerships, Kristina Jones, CAP chief of Philanthropy, has announced.Longmire will primarily focus on creating and developing strategies to establish, cultivate and ...
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July
01,
2021
| 12:20 PM America/Chicago
Maj. Margot MyersPublic Affairs OfficerArizona WIng...
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June
30,
2021
| 15:28 PM America/Chicago
Cadet Capt. Briannah McDanielHutchinson Composite SquadronMinnesota Wing...
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June
29,
2021
| 14:14 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Noel P. LuneauPublic Affairs OfficerSan Francisco Bay Group 2California Wing...
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June
28,
2021
| 11:25 AM America/Chicago
Capt. Christopher L. FreezePublic Affairs OfficerLeesburg Composite SquadronVirginia Wing...
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June
24,
2021
| 16:42 PM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol is mourning the loss of a former Alaska Wing and Pacific Region commander who served on CAP’s first Board of Governors.Col. Michael Lawrence Pannone died on June 10. A former U.S. Marine, he was buried June 22 at Fort Richardson Nati...
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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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