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2024
April
15,
2024
| 10:51 AM America/Chicago
The Delaware Wing showcased its dedication to aerospace education and at the inaugural Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day Expo at Dover Air Force Base on March 28.Black Women in Aviation and Legacy Flight Academy organized the event to honor the
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April
11,
2024
| 13:48 PM America/Chicago
Sibling rivalry isn’t an issue for the White family.  The four oldest have promoted together in the Civil Air Patrol cadet program since they joined the Maryland Wing’s Granite Cadet Squadron in May 2022. That togetherness culminated
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March
26,
2024
| 14:57 PM America/Chicago
The North Carolina Wing has a tradition of naming all its aircraft, and when the Asheville Composite Squadron received a new replacement for one of its older planes, members had no problem deciding on a moniker.Lt. Col. Ray Davis, the squadron's
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March
25,
2024
| 13:47 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Scott Maguire has been selected as the incoming commander of the Oregon Wing, succeeding Col. Nick Ham effective April 20.Maguire joined Civil Air Patrol in February 2006 as a member of the Columbia Composite Squadron, where he later served
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March
19,
2024
| 12:08 PM America/Chicago
Col.(-select) Gary Hornosky is the next commander of CAP’s Mississippi Wing,  Col. Jeffery Garrett, Southeast Region commander, has announced.A formal change of command ceremony is set for May 18 at the wing conference in Jackson, with
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March
18,
2024
| 16:05 PM America/Chicago
Members of the Mississippi Wing’s Vicksburg and Central Mississippi composite squadrons helped observe Engineers Week on Feb. 20 with an event featuring the commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ local division. Capt.  Scott
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March
17,
2024
| 18:18 PM America/Chicago
Cadet Col. Haley D. Tharp of the West Virginia Wing received Civil Air Patrol’s top cadet honor, the Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award, in a presentation March 16 in the West Virginia state Capitol’s lower rotunda. At her request, the Mercer County
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March
15,
2024
| 13:01 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. Sean McClanahan, Iowa Wing chief of staff, has been selected as the wing’s next commander. McClanahan is set to assume command June 1 from Col. Jonathan Lartigue.An Iowa Wing member since December 2021, he became the wing’s director of
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March
14,
2024
| 11:29 AM America/Chicago
Col.(-select) David A. Dlugiewicz has been named the next commander of the Ohio Wing, with a change-of-command ceremony set for April 20 at the 2024 Wing Conference in Newark.  Dlugiewicz, wing vice commander since May 2021, will succeed
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March
14,
2024
| 07:22 AM America/Chicago
Cadet Col. Arielle Nickerson is the New York Wing’s youngest ever cadet to achieve Civil Air Patrol’s highest cadet honor, having received the Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award this month at age 15. The Westchester Cadet Squadron 1 member received her
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March
13,
2024
| 17:09 PM America/Chicago
More than 70 members from across the Wisconsin wing completed a weekend of intensive emergency response training, carrying out the administrative side of a simulated emergency mission.Filling roles outlined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency
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March
13,
2024
| 15:58 PM America/Chicago
Cadet Col. Rachel Sherrod has accomplished Civil Air Patrol’s highest cadet achievement, the Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award, making her the 88th Virginia Wing cadet to do so. Sherrod began her Civil Air Patrol career in August 2018 as part of the
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March
05,
2024
| 17:06 PM America/Chicago
Members from across the New York Wing traveled to the state Capitol recently to meet with lawmakers and Gov. Kathy Hochul's staff.  Led by Col. Bill Martin, wing commander, and Lt. Col. Michael Woolfolk, assistant wing vice commander, cadets
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March
04,
2024
| 10:32 AM America/Chicago
More than 50 members from across the Virginia Wing visited the General Assembly and met with legislators and other state officials during the 2024 legislative session — the fourth straight year for the event. Adult members and cadets spent
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February
26,
2024
| 09:25 AM America/Chicago
The South Dakota Wing’s photography mission proved “pivotal” and “groundbreaking" in the aftermath of a U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer crash Jan. 4, according to the president of the safety investigation board studying the mishap. The bomber
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February
25,
2024
| 11:30 AM America/Chicago
Lt. Col. David E. McCollum has been selected as the next commander of the Oklahoma Wing, succeeding Col. Aaron Oliver. A formal change of command ceremony will take place in April at the Oklahoma Wing's annual conference. McCollum's
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February
21,
2024
| 09:48 AM America/Chicago
Cadet Col. Nathan Charles Mercer of the South Carolina Wing is the newest recipient of Civil Air Patrol’s top cadet honor, the Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award, after a presentation ceremony Feb.19 with CAP’s national commander doing the honors.  The
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February
20,
2024
| 13:06 PM America/Chicago
Twenty-one members from the South Dakota Wing visited the state Capitol for the wing’s annual Legislative Day, elevating Civil Air Patrol’s visibility among legislators while also giving cadets insight into how government works. After a photo
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February
20,
2024
| 12:06 PM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol’s Southeast Region commander, Col. Jeff Garrett, has named Col.-select David A. Panzera as the Florida Wing’s next commander. Retired from the U.S. Air Force, Panzera brings both military and civilian experience to his newly
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February
15,
2024
| 12:38 PM America/Chicago
Members of the Alabama Wing’s 117th Air National Guard Composite Squadron recently honored their oldest member, 2nd Lt. Millard Carwyle, a World War II veteran who turned 97 on Dec. 5 and actively participates in squadron meetings, ground teams, and
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February
06,
2024
| 16:43 PM America/Chicago
Civil Air Patrol’s presence in north Alabama expanded Jan. 25  with the Pryor Field Composite Squadron’s reactivation.Capt. Brad Bost assumed command of the squadron — originally chartered in 1961 but deactivated because of the COVID-19
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February
01,
2024
| 12:01 PM America/Chicago
Fifteen members of the Utah Wing’s Blackhawk Cadet Squadron have graduated from the Utah Wing’s small Unmanned Aircraft System technician course, taking advantage of the wing’s decision to focus sUAS training at the squadron level.Col. John Wagner,
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January
30,
2024
| 12:44 PM America/Chicago
Col. William F. Martin III is the new commander of the New York Wing, taking over Jan. 27 from Col. John Jones after the completion of Jones’ three-year term.Col. Everett Hume, Northeast Region commander, presided over the change of command ceremony
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January
29,
2024
| 14:19 PM America/Chicago
Col.-select Jaimie L Henson has been appointed the next commander of the Kentucky Wing, succeeding Col. Brian Schmuck. Col. Rose Hunt, Great Lakes Region commander, announced the appointment Jan. 29. The change of command ceremony is set for
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January
29,
2024
| 13:26 PM America/Chicago
Six Utah Wing cadets have been honored as Outstanding Cadet of the Year by the Daughters of the American Revolution, and a seventh received the same recognition from the Air & Space Forces Association.The DAR honors went to:Cadet Lt. Col. Sheik
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January
19,
2024
| 11:19 AM America/Chicago
A pair of Arizona Wing cadets received Civil Air Patrol's top cadet honor, the Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award, from Brig. Gen. Regena Aye, CAP national vice commander and a Spaatz recipient herself during her cadet days.Aye made the presentation Jan. 6
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January
18,
2024
| 19:44 PM America/Chicago
Close to 40 South Dakota Wing members participated in a day of online training Jan. 13, highlighted by mission staff training by Civil Air Patrol’s National Emergency Services Academy’s Mobile Training Team (NESA-MTT).The NESA online tabletop
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January
18,
2024
| 16:49 PM America/Chicago
Three members of the New York Wing’s emergency services team recently honed their incident management skills at the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center’s Basic Inland Search and Rescue Course in Pasco County, Florida.The wing’s emergency services
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January
17,
2024
| 12:10 PM America/Chicago
Col. Linda L. Yaeger assumed command of the Arizona Wing in a ceremony Jan. 6 in Phoenix, . succeeding Col. Robert Pinckard after completion of his four-year term.Col. Martha Morris, Southwest Region commander as well as Pinckard’s immediate
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January
12,
2024
| 14:41 PM America/Chicago
One of the Texas Wing’s newest cadet pilots recently teamed with his father, a fellow flyer, in delivering a brand-new aircraft to the Stinson Composite Squadron in San Antonio.Cadet Lt. Col. Ian Urquiola of the David Lee (Tex) Hill Composite and
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