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2022
May
19,
2022
| 20:22 PM America/Chicago
More than 90 Civil Air Patrol members participated when the  Mid-Atlantic Region revived its longstanding search and rescue college, known as “MARSAR,” shortly after the pandemic slowdown,Previously, safety protocols prevented interstate, large-scale...
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April
26,
2022
| 16:02 PM America/Chicago
Seven members of the Minnesota Wing  were recognized with the Air & Space Forces Association's Outstanding Performer Award for their career accomplishments and exemplary volunteer service during the Gen. E. W. Rawlings Chapter's awards dinner and ban...
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April
14,
2022
| 22:09 PM America/Chicago
Col. James Viney is the Louisiana Wing’s new commander, having been sworn in at the wing’s annual banquet in April as the successor to Col. Patrick M. Yglesias.Viney had served as the wing’s vice commander since March 2018. He also served at the wing...
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April
14,
2022
| 21:43 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Wing’s Legislative Squadron grew by more than 40 when wing members from across the state gathered in person at the Capitol for the first time in two years for annual Aviation Day activities.More than 70 wing members met with state legisl...
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March
29,
2022
| 07:37 AM America/Chicago
Fourteen cadets from across the Texas Wing assembled recently in Clyde to earn Model Rocketry Badges through the first Abilene Composite Squadron Model Rocketry Academy.Earning a Model Rocketry Badge requires cadets pass four written tests on the his...
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March
28,
2022
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Patrick Gaylord has been selected as the Wisconsin Wing’s next commander, succeeding Col. Denese Helgeland.Gaylord, a 27-year member of Civil Air Patrol, has been the wing’s vice commander since May 2018. He previously served as the wing’s N...
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March
28,
2022
| 16:35 PM America/Chicago
Cadets from the Louisiana Wing’s Lake Charles Composite Squadron provided a color guard March 19 for the 2022 Swamp STOL (Short Take Off and Landing) national competition in Jennings,. Cadet Chief Master Sgt. Wesley Felice and Cadet Senior Master Sgt...
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March
15,
2022
| 14:11 PM America/Chicago
More than half of Civil Air Patrol’s 52 wings conducted a U.S. Department of Defense-style communications exercise March 4-5 involving a post-hurricane scenario in the eastern half of the U.S. Using only HF radios for communications for Operation Sta...
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March
14,
2022
| 11:05 AM America/Chicago
Cadet Capt. Melia Chandler, cadet commander of the Riverside Composite Squadron, has been named Cadet of the Year for the Oklahoma Wing.  Chandler joined the Riverside squadron at age 13. She quickly gained interest in opportunities for leadership, t...
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March
08,
2022
| 18:02 PM America/Chicago
Members of the Texas Wing's Abilene Composite Squadron gathered recently to train in urban direction finding using emergency locator beacons.While the technology was developed for aircraft, the locator beacons are also carried on boats and are even s...
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March
02,
2022
| 15:58 PM America/Chicago
Recent completion of its third online Region Cadet Leadership School in just over a year means the Northeast Region has trained more than 200 cadets during that period from around the nation, ranging from the Delaware, Florida, and Maryland wings to ...
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March
01,
2022
| 14:30 PM America/Chicago
The Connecticut Wing’s new Legislative Squadron commander got a closeup look of the wing’s mission documenting ice buildup that can threaten public safety and impede commercial boat traffic on major waterways and lakes and along the Connecticut shore...
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March
01,
2022
| 12:04 PM America/Chicago
Two cadets in the Rochester Composite Squadron – the New York Wing’s Squadron of Merit for 2021 – have been chosen as the wing’s Cadet of the Year and Cadet Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.Cadet Lt. Col. Gavin Davis was recognized with the Capt. ...
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February
18,
2022
| 09:27 AM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Doug Dutton, the Kansas Wing’s director of operations, has been honored with the 2021 Kansas Soaring Association Governors Cup for his contributions to the sport of soaring in Kansas. Dutton was specifically recognized for bringing the Civil...
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February
17,
2022
| 16:35 PM America/Chicago
Members of the Arkansas Wing and the Pine Bluff School District teamed up Feb. 10  the first Aerospace Teachers' Workshop in more than two years, as 13 educators from around the state came together to learn about the programs available through CAP. C...
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February
17,
2022
| 16:02 PM America/Chicago
The California Wing carried out 72 flights and four ground missions in distributing Temporary Flight Restrictions in place throughout Southern California for Super Bowl XVI, with members totaling 55.2 hours of service. The wing assisted the U.S. Air ...
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February
08,
2022
| 11:19 AM America/Chicago
Group command was the focus when Civil Air Patrol’s National Mentorship Program convened online Jan. 22 and 29 for its third topic in the Leadership Development Virtual Seminar series. Seminar topics included roles and responsibilities of the group c...
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January
10,
2022
| 16:37 PM America/Chicago
More than 20 members of the New York Wing’s South Central Group braved the dark and cold to distribute at-home COVID-19 tests to those who needed them, traveling to Ostiningo Park in Binghamton at 6:30 a.m. – an hour before sunrise – in 9-degree temp...
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January
07,
2022
| 05:19 AM America/Chicago
The Virginia Wing flew aerial surveys Jan. 4 of roads between Richmond and Quantico at the request of the state Department of Emergency Management and Department of Transportation after the region’s heaviest recorded snowfall  in several years create...
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2021
December
14,
2021
| 10:57 AM America/Chicago
Maj. Glen Nicolet of the New Mexico Wing’s Santa Fe Composite Squadron has been recognized with the Federal Aviation Administration’s Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award, presented to pilots who have maintained safe flight operations for 50 or more co...
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December
09,
2021
| 12:58 PM America/Chicago
Members of the Minnesota Wing’s North Hennepin Composite Squadron helped guide than 60 Scouts through the qualification for the aviation merit badge during a session at Crystal Airport.More than 20 squadron members participated, coordinating the even...
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December
09,
2021
| 12:27 PM America/Chicago
Michigan Wing members on the ground and in the air helped ensure Dec. 4 that gifts for foster care children across the state would receive gifts as part of Operation Good Cheer.They represented a larger group of aircraft and trucks, both private and ...
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November
29,
2021
| 12:17 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Michael Marek is the next South Dakota Wing commander, with a change of command ceremony set for Dec. 1 -- the 80th anniversary of the founding of Civil Air Patrol.“I have full confidence that Lt. Col. Marek has the skills and experience nee...
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November
29,
2021
| 11:51 AM America/Chicago
The Missouri Wing's medical officer, Lt. Col. David A. Miller, has been recognized as the 2021 Missouri Family Physician of the Year by the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians.The 16-year Civil Air Patrol member has been a practicing physician for ...
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November
29,
2021
| 11:19 AM America/Chicago
Members of the Texas Wing’s Abilene Composite Squadron collected more than 105 pounds of food and over $140 through a food drive Nov. 27 in support of Communities in Schools of Clyde.The donations will be used to fill backpacks given to more than 80 ...
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November
16,
2021
| 12:19 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Franklin BirtGovernment Relations AdviserNew York WingThe New York Wing’s roster of Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award cadets grew by three Nov. 13 at the wing’s annual conference, with Civil Air Patrol’s national commander – a Spaatz award recipient...
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November
15,
2021
| 15:49 PM America/Chicago
National Capital Wing cadets participated in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity Nov. 9 to approach the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, where they placed white and yellow lilies with an “honor tag” from the wing’s cadet honor...
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November
15,
2021
| 14:55 PM America/Chicago
Leadership was the subject Nov. 2 when the Ramstein Cadet Squadron’s Stuttgart Flight hosted U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Rose Keravuori, who also recognized several cadet promotions after speaking.Keravuori serves as deputy director of intelligence for U.S....
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October
31,
2021
| 17:46 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Paul CiancioloPublic Affairs OfficerNational Capital Wing ...
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October
21,
2021
| 19:51 PM America/Chicago
Capt. Paul E. ClassenChief of StaffMassachusetts Wing...
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