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2020
August
03,
2020
| 13:24 PM America/Chicago
Cadet Col. Hannah Neal is the first female recipient of Civil Air Patrol’s top cadet honor, the Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award, in the history of the Georgia Wing’s Peachtree City Falcon Field Composite Squadron Neal passed her Spaatz exam July 18 at D...
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July
31,
2020
| 17:08 PM America/Chicago
When the Arizona Wing began its mission to support the Red Cross during the COVID-19 pandemic by opening its squadron facilities as emergency blood donation centers March 29, the goal was to collect 500 units of blood by Aug. 31. That goal was exceed...
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July
27,
2020
| 14:42 PM America/Chicago
In Civil Air Patrol’s longest-running mission since World War II, tthe New Mexico Wing has so far flown more than 10,400 COVID-19 test samples from cities across the state to laboratories in Albuquerque for processing. “Working with our partners t...
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July
24,
2020
| 15:07 PM America/Chicago
New Jersey Wing members have continued their partnership with the Community Food Bank of New Jersey and have packaged over 1½ million meals for members of the community. Wing members have been volunteering at Community Food Bank locations and com...
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July
16,
2020
| 14:35 PM America/Chicago
The Connecticut Wing is transporting and delivering food to needy families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Members are assisting the Walnut Hill Community Church in Bethel, which is distributing fresh produce donated by a farm in nearby Roxbury. Som...
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July
16,
2020
| 14:34 PM America/Chicago
The Arizona Wing’s COVID-19 emergency blood donation center mission went on the road for the first time to two squadrons outside the Phoenix area the first week in July. The Eloy Composite Squadron’s blood drive July 1 yielded 27 units of blood, s...
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July
13,
2020
| 11:01 AM America/Chicago
Fifty-one members from the New York Wing’s Long Island and New York City groups came together July 2 with other volunteer organizations to distribute 100,000 pounds of dry goods, meat, fresh produce and milk to families in need across Long Island—man...
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July
08,
2020
| 16:27 PM America/Chicago
The Illinois Wing has provided continuous support since April for the statewide response to the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing primarily on helping out several food banks across northern Illinois. Wing members have volunteered thousands of hours to p...
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July
02,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
Phoenix-area squadrons in Civil Air Patrol’s Arizona Wing are transporting food to two facilities where people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic are quarantined. The mission began in mid-June in response to a Maricopa County Department of Heal...
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June
25,
2020
| 11:13 AM America/Chicago
Puerto Rico Wing members helped distribute 2,000 meal boxes June 11 in support of Misioneros de Amor, a charity organization of the local Catholic church and the community organization Alianza Cultural y Deportiva de Macaná in Guayanilla in response ...
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June
22,
2020
| 10:58 AM America/Chicago
Pennsylvania Wing members recently joined with the Community Food Warehouse of Mercer County and representatives from the Mercer County Public Safety Department to distribute food boxes to those in need. Fourteen Pennsylvania Wing members, includ...
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June
19,
2020
| 15:26 PM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol’s volunteers are providing multifaceted support for Maryland’s COVID-19 response. Since commencing activities on March 23, 95 members from both the Maryland and National Capital wings have stepped forward and contributed more than...
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June
18,
2020
| 11:11 AM America/Chicago
As part of Civil Air Patrol's ongoing COVID-19 support mission, the Virginia Wing’s Prince William Composite Squadron moved 3 tons of food supplies June 14 at the request of Prince William County’s Food Task Force. “This impressive undertaking in ...
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June
12,
2020
| 09:57 AM America/Chicago
A Connecticut Wing aircrew responded quickly June 5 during its Long Island Sound Patrol flight upon learning that two sisters, 19 and 15, were missing on the water near the Connecticut River’s mouth. After Coast Guard Sector Long Island’s Command ...
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June
11,
2020
| 11:42 AM America/Chicago
The Vermont Wing has been assisting the Vermont National Guard and its partners with food distribution throughout Vermont during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our cadets and senior members will do our best to support the Guard in its vital mission of pr...
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June
11,
2020
| 09:49 AM America/Chicago
The Puerto Rico Wing recently transported personnel and health supplies, as well as test kits, as part of the island’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The wing stepped up after the Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency requested suppor for e...
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June
08,
2020
| 07:32 AM America/Chicago
The Wyoming Wing's Teton County Senior Squadron flew 470 COVID-19 test samples and three boxes of test kits from St. John’s Medical Center in Teton County to the Wyoming Public Health Lab in Cheyenne on May 29. The squadron conducted the mission i...
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May
29,
2020
| 16:19 PM America/Chicago
In just over a month the New Mexico Wing has flown more than 2,700 COVID-19 test samples to laboratories in Albuquerque for processing, transported other medical supplies and provided more than a year’s worth of volunteer labor. The wing has been ...
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May
26,
2020
| 13:32 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
| 08:54 AM 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
| 11:37 AM 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
| 19:08 PM 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
| 09:21 AM 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
| 09:10 AM 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
| 11:01 AM 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
| 15:46 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
| 13:04 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
| 10:57 AM 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
| 10:36 AM 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
| 09:08 AM 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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