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Civil Air Patrol

Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a Congressionally chartered, federally supported, non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF).

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The Congressional Gold Medal was presented to Jayne Pace '43 for her service in the Civil Air Patrol during WWII.
Last night our grandson Eric received the General Billy Mitchell Award by the civil air patrol. General Billy...
Pick up a PUG for a raid in LFG. Start talking. Turns out we've met before, almost a decade ago at a Civil Air Patrol event.
Auxiliary and Civil Air Patrol graduates of National Search and Rescue School, Governors Island, NY, 1972. USCG...
What can a Civil Air Patrol cadet do? an airplane. Rappel. Participate in ground search teams. And more...
Rev. Jill Paulson honors grandfather's legacy in the Civil Air Patrol -
Docent Spotlight: Larry Harris . Larry Harris is a veteran who was a part of the Civil Air Patrol during WWII.
The Civil Air Patrol helped pack up over 700 sack lunches to go out to recipients over the holiday!…
tribute to Col. Mary Feik of the Civil Air Patrol, who is this year's inductee into the First Flight Society's...
Btw I am joning the civil air patrol
Alexis had the honor of escorting one of the pilots of the Civil Air Patrol during WWII at the Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony at the United States Capitol. A once in a lifetime experience!!!
This flu is a bummer. Missing my son ranking up at Civil Air Patrol tonight. I'm at home on the sofa watching...
Boca Raton man receives highest congressional award for service in Civil Air Patrol
Civil Air Patrol must reinvigorate its brand by connecting people to the reason why we do what we do.
When I learn how to fly an airplane at school in Civil Air Patrol ) my mother might have a heart attack. (don't think she trust me flying)
There is still civilian Civil Air Patrol. They perform SARS & medical runs etc. You sound as if we're gone.
Follow up to my comment on Tue vlog - here is a rocket we do with our Civil Air Patrol cadets.
SDWG members: Please go to to sign up to attend the 3d Annual SD CAP Day at Legislature 11 Feb 2015.
Fancy becoming a Treasurer? UK Civil Air Patrol are looking for volunteers
Honors for Civil Air Patrol are long overdue, by Sunoco Inc. & SXL comms manager Jeff Shields: http:/…
My handsome son, Zach, at Civil Air Patrol tonight in Nashville, TN! divers98
Civil Air Patrol told me while pulling debris out of lake 20 Jr. Kennedy clones lined up with gag clothes to replace him!
Unsung Civil Air Patrol heroes of WWII honored in New Berlin:
The design of the Civil Air Patrol medal is exemplary of the aircrew’s heroism.
Congress: I'm here with Lt. Shepard of the Civil Air Patrol and his mother this weekend at...
Transportation wins wars, and hearts.
The Civil Air Patrol organization receives a Congressional Gold Medal for its valiant service in
World War II members of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) were…
Local Civil Air Patrol had much to celebrate in 2014 - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA Please plan to join the organization for the Remembrance Ceremony on Saturday, December 13th at Cedarlawn Memorial Park in Sherman. The ceremony will begin at 11am. This event is open to all, and we would especially like to invite all local veterans and their families to attend. {{Wreaths Across America (WAA) is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to remember and honor the sacrifices of all veterans and their families. This is done through placing evergreen wreaths on veteran’s graves in a ceremony held each December. Working with Civil Air Patrol and other partners, WAA places hundreds of thousands of wreaths on graves at several hundred cemeteries across the country including Arlington National Cemetery, and at 24 overseas cemeteries including Normandy Beach, France. Each year, squadron members take orders from individuals, families, and businesses to sponsor wreaths. Sponsorships are $15 per wreath, and all sponsored wreaths will be placed on veteran’s graves at Cedarla ...
The Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring the Civil Air Patrol and its WWII members is available on YouTube.
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Photos from today's Congressional Gold Medal ceremony at the U.S. Capitol honoring Civil Air Patrol for its...
Civil Air Patrol gets the Congressional Gold Medal at 3 p.m. Family of Richard Yuengling Sr., expected to attend Capitol Hill ceremony.
Skip is in town for the Civil Air Patrol's Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony, which will be live starting at 3 EDT
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Another great day at KFWS supporting Cadet Orientation flights with the Civil Air Patrol
Civil Air Patrol to be awarded Congressional Gold Medal - MyCentralJersey.comCivil Air ...
I was dropping off my 13-year-old at the airport this morning for a flight with his Civil Air Patrol group. I...
when he's older should def have him do Civil Air Patrol. Can't he do cub scouts now?
World War II vet Gib Russell will be in Washington this week when Civil Air Patrol receives Congressional Gold Medal.
A beautiful day for flying in the Civil Air Patrol @ Castle Air Force Base
Serving a nation: Three who served in Civil Air Patrol receive posthumous honor
Civil Air Patrol will receive Congressional Gold Medal, and Gib Russell will ... - Salisbury Post: Salisbury P...
Students, parents learn about Civil Air Patrol squadron
Students, parents learn about Civil Air Patrol squadron -
To whom do I complain about a Civil Air Patrol flight operating in a careless and reckless manner?
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Civil Air Patrol moves to Chatham, hands out awards at
At 17, Gib Russell looked for German U-boats from the air. I'll have a story on Civil Air Patrol's long overdue Congressional Gold Medal.
Gib Russell flew for the Civil Air Patrol, looking for German subs. He will be in D.C. this week when CAP receives Congressional Gold Medal.
Photo: todaysdocument: December 1 is Civil Air Patrol Day "Civil Air Patrol - Eyes of the Home Skies", 1941...
Head Elf and Civil Air Patrol Cadet Cassidy is waiting at the nose of the A-10 to check in good kids before Santa...
Civil Air Patrol turned 73 on Monday and the WWII vets will be honored on Dec 10.
Andrew and his civil air patrol squadron off to MacDill to take their C-17 flight to Charleston SC for the...
A late aviation pioneer from Leo will soon receive a Congressional Gold Medal for her work with the Civil Air Patrol:
Civil Air Patrol cadet from Auburn earns top award - Auburn Reporter
Civil Air Patrol, born in N.J., to get Congressional Gold Medal for WWII service
Had a great time at the Eglin Composite Squadron 423 Civil Air Patrol holiday social last night and also...
The civil air patrol is so cool😍 I'd encourage anyone thinking about a career in the military to join!!
My son is truly growing up. Civil air patrol!
Either this guy at Candlelight is looking for overheated singers, or he's on the Civil Air Patrol.
TIL that Civil Air Patrol pilots who were forced to ditch in the sea on anti-sub patrol missions during WWII earned…
Local Civil Air Patrol Squadron moves to new Chatham H.S. location: The newly re-named Bud Jackson Composite…
Civil Air Patrol Congressional Gold Medal presentation set for Dec. 10 on Capitol Hill:
On Dec. 10, Civil Air Patrol will be awarded the Congressional Gold Medal on Capitol Hill in honor of its founding members’ role in protecting the homeland against deadly German U-boat attacks during World War II and carrying out other vital wartime domestic missions. The Congressional Gold Medal ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. in Statuary Hall at the Capitol. About 40 living veterans and dozens of members of their families as well as the families of deceased veterans will be in attendance. In-depth information about CAP and its World War II missions and members, including those listed above, can be found at
Assorted images from the Civil Air Patrol's World War II experience set to music. Tunes included are: - James Horner's main theme from "The Rocketeer" - John...
Curious about the Civil Air Patrol? What do we do? What did we do? The video illustrates what the Civil Air Patrol is: a group of educators, aircrews, and ground crews serving their country since 1941.
From Our Group Commander, Maj Don Ells: While we spend time to reflect and give thanks on this Thanksgiving Day. I want to thank each and every one of you for your service in the Civil Air Patrol. Your dedication and spirit of volunteerism is unwavering and for that I thank you. I hope you all enjoy this wonderful day with your friends and family.
Serving dinner to does that has no thanksgiving dinner with the civil air patrol Texas state guard…
...and Civil Air Patrol and all SQUARE DANCER's worldwide!
Would you trust a civilian Air Force? Do you want the Civil Air Patrol guarding our nation's borders?
on this rope and over Thanksgiving holiday. helpers from CAp (Civil Air Patrol) construct me a convex stru
Look up DH Byrd, owner of book depository and co-founder of the civil air patrol. David Ferrie and Oswald were members.
CAP to be awarded Congressional Gold Medal Dec. 10: On Dec. 10, the Civil Air Patrol will ...
Saluting our WWII volunteers. Civil Air Patrol Check the Maryland Wing YouTube page for a video...
Reading: Senator Harkin and Congressman McCaul to Present the Congressional Gold Medal to the Civil Air Patro
UK Civil Air Patrol are looking for volunteers! To become a Treasurer visit
Well just got my badges and field jacket for civil air patrol .
A big shout out to my son Matt, promoted to Captain in the Civil Air Patrol. He is is now in the top 5% of cadets in the US. Proud of you!
Met with Civil Air Patrol tonight. I am so grateful for this opportunity to work with them.
Just flew back from KPWM just passed my Form 5 check ride for Civil air patrol and orientation pilot!
Saluting our World War II Civil Air Patrol volunteers! . Go to to learn more.
CAP eServices News: Civil Air Patrol to be Awarded Congressional Gold Medal: Civil Air Patrol to be Awarded Co...
Gold Medal ceremony honoring members will take place on 12/10
Elida High School's Student Council was approached by a sophomore student who is a member of the Civil Air Patrol...
Pine 1 is up in the air with the Civil Air Patrol learning about aerial missions in Montgomery, AL!
The Civil Air Patrol visited AVID today shared lots of great opportunities too.
Good conversations on the way home from Madison about staffing, Civil Air Patrol issues, and broadband access in...
On December 13, Cadets of the Anderson Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol will be honoring the brave men...
Surviving Civil Air Patrol originals overwhelmed with honor of Congressional Gold Medal via
Navigating Life - Civil Air Patrol teaches life lessons through aviation - See more at:
Congratulations Taryn! - You Made Civil Air Patrol Records!. Taryn is the first person to ever enter as a basic...
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Search launched for airplane missing in southwestern Colorado: The Colorado Civil Air Patrol i...
Fly for free with Tahoe-Truckee’s Civil Air Patrol cadets: . TRUCKEE, Calif. — A...
just submitted paperwork to join the Civil Air Patrol.
So, kinda a big deal I'm moving up to airman rank in Civil Air Patrol.
Civil Air Patrol highlights stories of WWII volunteers - AOPA
Not allowed to do lacrosse or civil air patrol.Being forced to wrestle.Tired of my dad.Wish he was out of my life. 😒😔
Zachary Norris earned his first rank as Cadet Airman in the Civil Air Patrol. . Jesse Norris should have his the...
I'm getting pinned tomorrow night for Civil Air Patrol. I will be a Cadet Tech. Sargeant.
I learn a lot about myself in civil air patrol.
Going to have to get back in shape for my PT tests. I'm coming back to Civil Air Patrol!
There are 3 primary missions for the Civil Air Patrol: cadet programs, aerospace education, and emergency services.
Not to be outdone by the excitement of yesterday, today you can join the Civil Air Patrol for their Open...
"For example, the port was allowing the Civil Air Patrol to occupy a building for no rent at all and was charging...
Incredibly proud - My entire search team consisting of 3 Civil Air Patrol cadets and I just spent the...
we value our strong partnership with the Civil Air Patrol! Great work together in emergencies.
with Civil Air Patrol partners Col Heath and Maj Shapiro at Brainard Field in Hartford
Friendly reminder that Mary was also a pilot and joined the Civil Air Patrol.
Observation: most cadets getting dropped off for Squadron Fun Night at the Civil Air Patrol building have parents that drive mini vans.
There's some great insight from our new Civil Air Patrol national commander on this recorded interview by...
Members of Wright Patterson Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron will hold an informal meet and greet event tonight.
By Northern Plains News. Members of the Civil Air Patrol’s South Dakota Wing will again place holiday wreaths...
As Salaamu Alaikum and good Friday morning everyone!. Last night was Civil Air Patrol night for my son. Our new...
CPR class & certification with the Civil Air Patrol . Now the entire family's certified!
Mahalo Mrs. Kawamura for this great pic of President Martin with our Civil Air Patrol cadets at our Veteran's Day...
Mahalo to Civil Air Patrol Squadron for participation in Veterans Prayer Service today!
Civil Air Patrol to hold meet and greet
Bowling Green man honored for Civil Air Patrol rescue activities -...
NYC Veterans Day Parade Civil Air Patrol Marching for our past and present Vets.
Chincoteague senior Lindsey is Civil Air Patrol leader via
I've never been in the military, but as someone in Civil Air Patrol, I've always had great respect those who serve in the military branches.
I'm so happy with where I've gotten so far since the 2012-2013 year. I was in a bad place then, so each birthday is an added victory. I never thought I'd see twenty. *** I never thought I'd get past fifteen, after my family split up and my only friend was forced out of my life. I was alone, I was bitter, I was not who I wanted to be, and I was scared. Civil Air Patrol saved my life. It gave me friends, family, and a purpose. It taught me how to lead, how strong I could be, and how to be brave. I'd be dead for sure if I had never joined. I enlisted in the Army National Guard in 2012 and was honorably discharged under medical in the summer of 2013, something that makes me feel shame every time it gets mentioned or I see another Soldier. I thought enlisting would make me brave and strong; a hero. I was very wrong. I fell apart. I didn't leave my bed for months. I failed out of Eastern and I lost my family in CAP in a matter of months. Five years of slaving away gone almost immediately. I lost my full ride .. ...
Civil Air Patrol to Fly in Remembrance of 9/11 & War on Terror:
At the airfield for our first Civil Air Patrol meeting of the year. Loved watching the youth of our…
"Civil Air Patrol to fly in remembrance of victims of 9/11 and War on Terror :: The Fallbrook Village News" good read
...Admissions briefing to outstanding Civil Air Patrol cadets, here in St. Louis!
I earned the General Charles Chuck Yeager Aerospace Education Award in the USAF Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol.
Join on 9/13 for the opening of the new Civil Air Patrol exhibit!
MI partnered with the Civil Air Patrol to deliver countermeasures to the UP when roads were impassable.
The Civil Air Patrol Aircrew emblem is now available on the leather patches and embroidered golf shirts!
Want to help?! Volunteer with the Medical Corps, Civil Air Patrol or Community Emergency Response Team. More info
Have my uniforms for Civil Air Patrol. I'll be officially enrolled this week!!! :D WOH
I got home from Civil Air Patrol just now. Its a 4 hour thing :/
Civil Air Patrol and Arnold Air Society to sign historic agreement.
From the Archives Civil Air Patrol celebrates 70th anniversary with honoring its unsung heroes
should've called Civil Air Patrol...18 hours or your money back
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I'm joining civil air patrol I was thinking of joining the Airforce when I'm older.
Civil Air Patrol veteran to be honored with Congressional Gold Medal
Civil Air Patrol squadron is participating in the "Be Ready Manoa" Disaster Preparedness Fair!
Civil Air Patrol Brothers Honored with Spaatz Award - A Hilton Head Island family is celebrating its two sons toni...
CONGRATULATIONS go out to (our) Chaplain Jeff Brooks, who is now a Major in the Civil Air Patrol! We wish you...
There were a lot of civil air patrol's aircrafts. They were so cool!!
On Aug. 23rd, our Civil Air Patrol NCR-IA-129 Composite Squadron provided crowd support (Parade Patrol) to the...
Thank you to everyone who came out to run today to support Lunken Civil Air Patrol squadron 078 and the Fisher house. Gr8 day
Learn to lead, fly, search and rescue and more @ CIVIL AIR PATROL
Plants and Rummage sale at Civil Air Patrol (near Hilo Airport)
Hello! The U.S. equivalent to the UK's Air Cadets is called 'Civil Air Patrol'. Thank you for the autographed picture today!
CAP Search and Rescue Exercise This Weekend: The Civil Air Patrol with gather in Gillette along with members of...
NATCAPWG Training Leaders of Cadets (TLC) Course is well underway! — at National Capital Wing, Civil Air Patrol
Playing Air Operations Branch Director at a Civil Air Patrol/WSDOT flight training exercise.
The Civil Air Patrol guys out of Brainderd have a really nice 182. I might consider joining.
You know you're in Civil Air Patrol when you call you're teacher first sergeant.
For as long as there has been a Civil Air Patrol, Thomas O'Connor has been a member. Now he's getting recognition.
But Thursday I'm wearing my Civil Air Patrol blues uniform like I did last year.
It's official! I am now the National Marketing and Social Media Officer for Civil Air Patrol. It is another volunteer job. ;-)
Civil Air Patrol cadet struck by car dies:
A group of Civil Air Patrol Cadets put their engineering skills to the test during a class Tuesday night. Find out more at 6
The Civil Air Patrol is alerting people their little Cessna 172 is doing training exercises here. Wonder what *** thought it was a UFO?
Tell me what you think about the letter I sent to a former seal. "THE ONLY EASY DAY WAS YESTERDAY" Good evening Mr. Rutherford. My name is Matthew Hoffman. How are you today sir? I'd like to just say something it's quite long but you'll understand. First I'd like to say thank you sir for serving our country and your an inspiration to me, and here's why. Through out my yrs of wanting to join the military since the age of 17 I've been trying to pass the ASVAB so much. In fact I took the EAST like forty four times, and the real one like five times but I knew about the deal about only having three test before two years. So I've been going at this up til last month. I applied for the naval academy back in January because I was so mad some people I know and I wanted out of my life, I want to grow up and take on new challenges. So I went ahead and applied and by a miracle they wrote back last month with an exciting letter stating that I am an official candidate of the class of 2019. Once I got that letter and th ...
Rome man named new commander of Civil Air Patrol wing - The Rome Observer
Cadets get flying - and life - lessons with Redmond Civil Air Patrol squadron: On July 1, 1946, President Harry...
Photojournalist and I had a blast @ Civil Air Patrol in Old Town as cadets took flight for the 1st time!
Civil Air Patrol cadets, some as young as 16, took flight in Old Town today for the first time, and we got to watch! Tonight on
Civil Air Patrol Cadets will be seeking wreath donations
dear chimaela, civil air patrol is for the Air Force. I was in it fit almost 3 years. You are welcome for the knowledge
Joined Civil Air Patrol when I was a little kid, quit when the CO said "We don't do PT because it makes some kids feel bad..."
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WWII homefront: Before the navy took over patrols, the Civil Air Patrol found 173 U-boats, 363 wreck survivors, and 91 ships in distress.
it's called civil air patrol it's an AirForce aux
You guys should come to the Oxford Parade on Friday and watch Civil Air Patrol march. . (I'll be in it!)
So I'm thinking of starting a Civil Air Patrol Composite unit in Ada. If anyone is interested, please let me know.
Blessings and prayers to the family and friends of Col. Glen Atwell of Civil Air Patrol
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And I found out how I can give back to my community and serve my country as a civilian. I'm thinking of joining the Civil Air Patrol.
Great day today flying! Flew over the Rotary Kaw River canoe trip and took pictures. Then had the form 91 checkride for Civil Air Patrol.
My Dad suggested I join the Civil Air Patrol when I was 12 and I am sure glad I didn't spend life without that...
16 of my cadets in the Civil Air Patrol completed Encampment and national activity
I was a Civil Air Patrol cadet in high school. My cadet commander was my influence. We are still friends 40 years later.
Looking for official Michigan Wing - Civil Air Patrol photos. Visit the MIWG Photography page at...
Civil Air Patrol flight simulator in kids row. It's free!
Spending the morning watching my dad and his civil air patrol crew fly gliders.
Said goodbye to my little "warrior" Tiki, who is off to Civil Air Patrol Encampment at Volk Field for a week! My...
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I have civil air patrol in like 6 hours.
"Civil Air Patrol Today" 's radio program is on location at Tri-Wing Encampment - Listen in!
Col. Larry Myrick of San Luis Obispo, CA has been confirmed as Civil Air Patrol’s next national vice commander by the organization’s BOG.
Hi to our first follower from the Civil Air Patrol, USA :) thanks guys. Hope you enjoy our adventures, as we enjoy yours!
Looks like my son Ethan (glasses) is all ears and a smile on the O-Flight program at Civil Air Patrol Desert Hawk...
26 area teens worked on leadership, character, and fitness during the Curry Achievement Day
i figure i will do a throwback thur pic her is one of me when i was in Civil Air Patrol in High School
CIVIL AIR PATROL UNIFORM MANUAL (MANUAL 39-1). has been released: 26 JUNE 2014. You can access the new version at:...
My son Andrew is off to Civil Air Patrol
I got to fly with the Civil Air Patrol today!
The Fremont Starfire Cadet Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol is offering community summer activities for youth and...
I am joining the USAF auxiliary Civil Air Patrol. I will be learning to be a pilot's assistant, scanner and photographer. CAP is very active pre and post hurricane.
Joined the greatest organization, Civil Air Patrol, and was apart of the Central Florida Composite Squadron.
Just a reminder. Please keep the posts and pictures related to topics of interest to the Civil Air Patrol. Please do not post operational issues and general discussion here. A internal Squadron 25 Operations Group will be created shortly for that.
Bags packed for tomorrow's trip, now attending the Weekly Civil Air Patrol meeting
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During our visit to Arlington Conner had the opportunity to lay flowers at JFK , Civil Air Patrol and Challenger memorials.
FYI: The South Carolina Air National Guard is conducting an air defense exercise in the Florence area, June 11. As part of this routine exercise, fighter jets assigned to the SCANG’s 169th Fighter Wing might be seen escorting a single-engine aircraft belonging to the South Carolina Civil Air Patrol between 9 to 11:30 a.m. Carefully planned and closely controlled, this exercise has been coordinated with the Federal Aviation Administration to ensure the rapid response capability associated with the SCANG’s Aerospace Control Alert mission. Most of the flying activity will not be visible from the ground. The McEntire unit is a critical component of the strategic force that is poised 24/7 to respond to airborne threats over the United States and is part of North American Aerospace Defense Command’s Operation Noble Eagle, which was initiated after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
When I was about 15 years old, I was a member of CAP (Civil Air Patrol), which is a military pre training organization. We wore camo-military-esque uniforms with patches and epaulettes, and I was proud to be a part of it, until we learned to shoot a semi-automatic weapon. All of the members had to take a class on how to take apart, put together, load, and clean the weapon, which was very interesting to me. I like knowing how things work and are built. After the class, we went outside to the firing range. 5 at a time, we lined up, crouched down, and laid on our stomachs. At that point, we were each given a semi-automatic rifle. It was then that I knew this was actually a real gun and not just some "You'll shoot your eye out kid" situation. I had been used to paint ball guns, BB guns, etc... But this was different. This wasn't "You'll shoot your eye out kid". This was "What you have in your hands is capable of killing a lot of people very easily. This is not for hunting. This is for killing." I managed to f ...
Civil Air Patrol is an auxiliary of the new U.S. Air Force. With three primary mission areas: aerospace education, cadet programs, and emergency services.
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Here what some of the outstanding civil air patrol cadets were doing yesterday!
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Seven Cadets from Green River Composite Squadron attended a McChord Orientation Trip Saturday. Tour stops included: * Washington Wing Headquarters (WAWG HQ) for Civil Air Patrol - Cadets met Wing admin staff, toured the building, and were given a chance to pick up spare uniform pieces at no cost. * McChord Thrift Store - The Thrift Store, which is volunteer-run, is only open certain weekdays and the first Saturday of the month. Cadets now know where to return with their family members in the future. This is a worthwhile stop if you're ever passing by McChord during their limited hours, because most uniform items cost just $2-5, and you really never know what you're going to find. * The Dry Cleaner, Alterations, and Clothing Sales at the Exchange - Cadets found unclaimed uniform items at the Dry Cleaners for $5-8, and then stopped in to Clothing Sales for a few specific items (neck tie tabs, PT belts, boot blousers, etc.). Alterations is a good future stop once they need all their new patches sewn on, or b ...
TWO DAYS until the Civil Air Patrol - Wisconsin Wing Encampment application deadline! After that the cost...
A message for all of you 12 year old and older people...if you are bored after school and you like the military, there is a program called "civil air patrol" (CAP) it's full name is "united stated Air Force auxiliary" it is a non-profit organization, you have to be very dedicated to join (you can't just join for fun) what you do in this program Is •search and rescue missions •fly airplanes and gliders •go to encampment (boot camp) •and many other activities!
Dutchess County Airport Open House This Saturday, June 14th Poughkeepsie… The Dutchess County Airport will host its annual “Open House” event this Saturday, June 14th from 9am to 6pm. The event is open to the public and is free of charge. The event will feature aircraft displays, demonstrations, educational seminars, activities for kids, car and bike show as well as this year’s newest event – Fire Department Muster. This is a fun event for the whole family with lots to see and do, providing an opportunity to learn more about the Dutchess County Airport. Aviation enthusiasts will enjoy a wide range of aircraft displays including vintage and experimental aircrafts, S-76 helicopter, Cirrus aircraft and airport fire rescue vehicle. Angel Flight Network, Civil Air Patrol, Dutchess Community College Aviation Program and the Poughkeepsie Pilots Association will also have displays and information available. There will be Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) seminar “Proper Approach for Landing ...
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CAP’s CORE VALUES The Air Force's Core Values are: Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in all We Do. This is more than just a slogan. The Air Force describes them as the common bond among all comrades in arms. The core values of Civil Air Patrol are based on the Air Force and strive to establish a common set of behavioral expectations as well as a set of standards to *** member conduct. The values of Integrity, Volunteer Service, Excellence and Respect, serve as the ethical framework for CAP’s service to America.
Apparently I have learned nothing about volunteering in a military service despite 4-years of active duty in the Marine Corps. I'm now the Transportation Officer for our squadron, and have a new Ford Civil Air Patrol van that I'm responsible for. Wash the van, talk to the van, love the van. It has to be waxed once a year. It doesn't have lights and a siren, so I'm REALLY happy about that! This van is for official duty use only, so no new party friends!
The U.S. Air Force calls upon its Civil Air Patrol volunteer auxiliary to photograph disaster damage, rescue plane crash victims and even search for marijuana fields. They're like unpaid professionals who take on heavy tasks, which is why the Air Force has them undergo simulated missions every year. At Concord's Buchanan Field, about 50 volunteers with the California Wing from across the state demonstrated their proficiency on Saturday on the second and final day of training.
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I have just Volunteered to help the Tennessee Wing Civil Air Patrol at the U.S. Navy Blue Angels Air Show at the Smyna Air National Guard it costs $25.00 for Adults and $15.00 for kids if your in the Area on Saturday Or Sunday drop by.More details about time etc. are coming Tomorrow.
Gave a lecture on the Apollo moon missions for my Civil Air Patrol Squadron
How do you park over 300 cars in an organized timely manner? You bring in the Civil Air Patrol! We are once...
Civil Air Patrol is actually a better choice. More training and leadership opportunities.
So proud of my brother for graduating from Civil Air Patrol and moving on to attend The Citadel to…
CAP partners with Smithsonian for nationwide singing of national anthem June 14 Visitors view the Star-Spangled Banner at the National Museum of American History. The first stanza of the national anthem is projected prominently on the wall above the 30-foot by 34-foot flag, which is displayed at a horizontal orientation and, in order to reduce stress to the 200-year-old wool and cotton fabric, at a 10-degree angle of elevation in a special enclosure with a 35-foot floor-to-ceiling glass wall, The room has separate environmental systems maintaining a constant temperature of 68-72 degrees and relative humidity of 50 percent. Americans will “Raise it Up!” on Flag Day, June 14, and come together to participate in potentially the largest unified event in American history, turning the national anthem into “the song that was heard around the world.” Civil Air Patrol is proud to be a national partner and encourages members to participate in “Raise it Up! Anthem for America,” a global celebration of th ...
WHY VOTE FOR ME, SHELL MERCER, FOR FAMILY COURT JUDGE, DEPT. C? I've been a practicing attorney for 15 years; before that, in 1992, I was a legal secretary and paralegal. In 2009, the Family Court Judges chose me to serve as a Pro Tem Hearing Master. I've sat on the bench and adjudicated approximately 3,000 matters in the following areas of Family Court: Juvenile Delinquency, Abuse & Neglect, Mental Health Commitment, Discovery, Guardianship, Domestic Violence, Child Support & Truancy. I've also served as a Truancy Judge for a few years. In 2010, the Governor of Nevada appointed [and subsequently reappointed] me to serve as 1 of 2 consumer members on the Chiropractic Physicians' Board of Nevada. I've chaired a number of disciplinary hearings as a member of the Nevada chiropractors' licensing and regulatory board. I grew up with two older siblings. Our father was enlisted in the Air Force. He passed away from multiple sclerosis when I was a senior in high school. I've lived in Las Vegas since 1988 (with th ...
Received my Earhart award earlier this May and saw my name mentioned in Civil Air Patrol's VolunteerNow.
Congratulations to Lt. Col. Laurie A. Watson and Maj. Bryan L. Watson on their Gill Robb Wilson Awards! "The Gill Robb Wilson Award was first implemented in 1964. It is named after Gill Robb Wilson, the first Executive Director and Co-Founder of the CAP and is presented to senior members who complete the fifth level of training in the Senior Member Professional Development Program. This award is issued directly from the Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters and is the highest award in the professional development program."
dad took flying lessens and would be a pilot but all he had to do was solo fly and he have his pilot licence . but i went for a fly any way . over Shasta County . i took a year on flying in my service to the Civil Air Patrol in 1982-1984
WINGS AND WHEELS If you're wondering about schedule of events at the Wings and Wheels on Saturday, some of the highlights are: Flag Ceremony by ROTC/Civil Air Patrol in honor of it being Flag Day; Hot Wings eating contest sponsored by Buffalo …
These pictures represent an Aerospace Education program designed by Major Gregory Krempasky, of the Ohio River (IL) Composite Squadron, via the Teen Reach Program with materials provided and purchased by the Illinois Cooperative Extension Office. Assisting Major Krempasky were Major Larry Call and Captain Ron Diggs with classroom instruction. Students studied aviation maps, built kites and rockets, then flew their kites and rockets. Some of the rockets were able to reach an altitude of 1000 feet over the Massac County High School north of Metropolis. Further, SM Joe Krempasky served as launch and safety officer for the event. The Civil Air Patrol is the official Auxiliary of the United States Air Force. For more information on the CAP Cadet Program, please contact Major Krempasky... Loads of summer activities. All over Illinois, Kentucky, and the entire United States.
Well, Dalton is officially out of elementary. Third year running on AB honor roll, Math most improved and science award. Pretty proud of my little man. This next year brings initiation for DeMolay, Civil Air Patrol and middle school. Glad that my boy loves school and has a heart for learning and service.
2 day is my grandson's mothers birthday her name is Laurie Corbin I just want to tell her how great of a job she has done with my grandsons she is one awesome mother. My grandsons are both a plus students the oldest is 15 his name is troy is already in Civil Air Patrol and is already got his curry award and is going to graduate high school at age of 16. My other grandsons name is Cory and he is kind of like his grandpa lol. He is a wonderful kid he likes sports mainly football. I don't get to see them this year because they live in New Mexico and they are not coming this year I am kind of sad over that but troy got a job for the summer and there are some other reasons they're not coming. But anyway I just want to wish Laurie hey very very happy birthday and you tell her what an awesome job she has done with her kids.
Less than two years after Civil Air Patrol was established, an airport was built in northern Maryland to directly support CAP’s mission. In 1943, the city of Westminster dedicated its new airport and CAP’s Baltimore Base No. 332 in a two-day celebration. The airport, a 50-acre site in northern Carro…
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Congratulations to my son Bob Jr. who was promoted to Lt. Col. in Civil Air Patrol yesterday. Wow! Two promotions in one year. And the Wing Commander is brand new.was installed at the same time. Silver leaves among the blue!
Ga. cadet awarded DAR medal, first for Civil Air Patrol -...
Summer is almost here and you know what that means! 5th Annual Civil Air Patrol Cardboard Boat Race and Demolition Derby. September 6, Rock Lane Resort.
EASTON — On Wednesday, May 28, the Easton Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol held a change of command ceremony at the Louis G. Smith Armory in Easton.
The Civil Air Patrol has been awarded a Congressional Gold Medal, recognizing their service in World War II.
The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest ranking civilian award. Joining a prestigious list of recipients, the U.S. House of Representatives' voted on May 19, to award the Civil Air Patrol the Congressional Gold Medal for its volunteer service during,
This Friday and Saturday. Klamath County Veterans Stand Down at the Klamath Falls Fairgrounds. Civil Air Patrol will be there assisting. Friday 0800 -1600 and Saturday 0800 to 1400. Cadets and Senior Members I need a headcount Thursday's meeting. We are helping others, that's what we do. Lt Col Longley
I will be a guest speaker and session coordinator at the Civil Air Patrol's National Conference in Las Vegas this... h…
One of the first female pilots from the Civil Air Patrol talks with Wendy Rieger about her service during World War II.
It is with deep regret we inform you of the passing of SAL Member Eddie Hoeger. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Eddies family during this difficult time. Funeral arrangements and obit below. EDWARD G. HOEGER (52), our son, brother, father, and friend, died on June 6, 2014. Eddy was a lovable, irresistible rascal whose infectious smile, unmistakable laugh, quick wit, and unshakable loyalty defined him. His absence leaves us bereft. He is survived by his mother, Penny Postel; his sister, Ellyce Hoeger (Richard Gillis); sons, Edward P. and Myles D. Hoeger; members of the Walsky, Postel, and Hoeger families; special lady, Renae Previdi; and scores of friends. He remained stoic and positive, charming and entertaining during his final bout with esophageal cancer which ended in his childhood home in the loving hands of his dearest mother, sister, and faithful, best friend, Catherine Binowski. It was an honor to care for him. His bravery was amazing. He encountered death stoically and gracefully. While still a ...
First time in the pilot seat of a cesna 182 in the civil air patrol. Was way badass
Thank God America has a Civil Air Patrol (CAP) teaching our kids how to make guns out of pieces of wood and bombs at age 14. I'm serious!! When you think you disagree with me,...sign your kid up as a foreign exchange student in Rwanda. You'll sure as *** change your mind about whether your kid should go to school without a gun. The kids carry automatic weapons at age 5 and 6. If they don't have guns, your kid may not have lunch money or get shot for not giving it up. Seriously! Socially, I'm a VERY LIBERAL, "Open-Minded" guy, but NOT when it comes to weapons and guns. Most people have NO IDEA HOW DANGEROUS THE WORLD REALLY IS. There are ILLEGAL CREMATORIUMS,...believe me, I KNOW! ROGER JEWELL FOR PRESIDENT 2016/L.A. Roger (TM)/Roger Jewell
Still super happy that I passed all my Civil Air Patrol tests today and that I get to rank up soon.
I miss ROTC and Civil Air Patrol! I seriously had the best time with those groups!
Friends for Jeff Spiegelman I hope you have been enjoying the beautiful weather. Saul loves it (protected from the sun, of course). We have already started door knocking and it has been going very well. Please let me know if you would like to join me one day -Thank you to everyone who showed up for my always popular Ice Cream Socials. I hope to see you at the next one! -I enjoyed the Greater Kent Committee's annual legislative reception at Bonz Tuesday night (one of my favorite restaurants in Delaware) -Wednesday night was the Townsend Town Council meeting where a couple of bills were discussed. Namely, a charter change for the town (which is in committee this week) and HB333. -Thursday I got to meet one of Delaware's newest Eagle Scouts and a constituent of mine, Mr Ryan Stypinski. Congratulations to him. Thursday evening I had the honor of being the keynote speaker for the Providence Creek 2014 Graduating class. Well done, young ladies and gentleman. Good luck in High School! -Today I had the h ...
Congratulations to my Ben Aaron Shea who PASSED his exam for the Spaatz award - the highest Civil Air Patrol Cadet Award. Very few achieve this level in the program. He will be sewing on his cadet COLONEL rank as soon as his order gets here!
"Overall it was a really good course! I liked how despite the fact the course was condensed into 6-7 days and was intense, there was RPL and assessments were conducted so that many UoC were covered simultaneously. Now that is what I call good multitasking! Apart from having a great group of people to work and learn with, Sibby is a great teacher! There were a few days during the course that I had a headache where at times I wanted to sleep. However, Sibby kept me awake as she kept the pace up, made the material interesting and fun. Keeping adults awake is a talent. Thanks for a great course Sibby!" From VRA Australian Civil Air Patrol
EAA Chapter 307 Young Eagles Event This coming Saturday, June 14, 2014, there will be a Young's Eagles Rally from 10 am till noon at the La Crosse Airport by the Civil Air Patrol hangar. Free airplane rides for youths 8 to 17 years of age, weather permitting. No pre-registration. (First come, first served) Forms available at the event. A parent or guardian MUST be in attendance to sign the registration form.
Exciting day for pops.the first flight in the Civil Air Patrol airplane. Nanny was so good to go with me and take pictures. She was excited too and actually I thought she would alert the media and invite the newspaper and local television people.just joking, it was wonderful. It's called a "Sundowner Patrol" and we fly over the Islands and beaches looking for boats or people in trouble, and respond to any Coast Guard needs. Pops can't wait until the next flight!!!
Thanks to Cumberland squadron Civil Air Patrol for their participation at Jewish Federation ceremony for WWII vets
Driving a van full of civil air patrol cadets to Mankato for glider flying today
Knoxville News - Tennessee Civil Air Patrol scores "outstanding" in rating by Air Force brass
Civil Air Patrol running earthquake, tsunami exercise today, trying to impress Air Force which is on hand
Civil Air Patrol adds value to the integrated missions
Breaking News: California National Guard takes the Civil Air Patrol for a ride
Congratulations to Richard Irsik on receiving the Eaker Award - one of the Civil Air Patrol's most prized honors!
Local Civil Air Patrol member receives the Congressional Gold Medal for WWII service: The...
CAP activation ceremony. First public school in state to have school based Civil Air Patrol Squadron.
Guess Air Force pilots don't like when you call them civil air patrol 😂
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I worked out by myself, then with the army, and now I have to go workout with civil air patrol
Civil Air Patrol highlights stories of WWII volunteers -
House approves Congressional Gold Medal for civil air patrol members... Nearly seven decades after it was started - story at 5
President Barack Obama signed into law S. 309, the bill awarding a Congressional Gold Medal to Civil Air Patrol for its service during WWII
The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its geographical component, continue to conduct exercise Falcon Virgo 14-09 Tuesday night through Thursday morning, in the National Capital Region. Flights are scheduled between midnight and 5:30am, Eastern, each day. If there’s inclement weather, the exercise will take place the following evening. If bad weather continues, officials will decide to postpone or cancel the exercise. The exercise consists of a series of training flights held in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration, the National Capital Region Coordination Center, the Joint Air Defense Operations Center, Civil Air Patrol, U.S. Coast Guard and air defense sectors. The exercise is designed to hone NORAD’s intercept and identification operations and operational systems and ensure a rapid-response capability.
Remembering Circle Sanctuary Veteran Neil Donohue in a memorial service at Madison Masonic Temple, Sunday, June 1, 2014. He served in the US Air Force, Air National Guard, Civil Air Patrol & was a member of the American Legion & VFW.
Congress passes and President signs bill awarding Congressional Gold Medal to WWII members of Civil Air Patrol.
Congressional Gold Medal Awarded to WWII members of the Civil Air Patrol
On Monday, 19MAY14, Congress voted to approve the Congressional Gold Medal be awarded to the Civil Air Patrol for our WWII members' service. Two of the four eligible members from Colorado include Col Jim Cooksey (top) and the late Lt Col John Butler (bottom). Not pictured are Paul Gilmore and Wayne Field. We thank them and their families for their service to our nation on this Memorial Day weekend.
MAXWELL AFB, AL -- (Monday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to award Civil Air Patrol a...
When the founding members of Civil Air Patrol, the U.S. Air Force auxiliary, risked life and limb to help protect the home front during the early days of World War II, they weren’t looking for recognition. Some seven decades later, though, they’re,
Just a fyi to reassure each and every one in our area that there are some incredibly devoted young people among us, I would ask your consideration to attend the following event (simply to observe). This Saturday (May 24th at 0930), please feel free to attend the placement of American Flags on the graves of over 900 American & Allied Veterans graves. When these young people finish at Allied Veterans Cemetery (Krafft Rd & Gratiot Ave in Port Huron, MI), they walk over to the Federal Cemetery (Holland Ave & Walnut Streets) at Lakeside Cemetery. There they place Flags on the stones of Federal graves of those lost in battle & sickness over 150 years ago. While this may not sound like such a big deal, the whole project is done by some incredibly conscientious young people who are devoted to their Community and the right path in life. Their reverence to these fallen veterans and the American Flag is beyond description. They are all local residents and come from the Sea Cadets, Boy Scouts, & Civil Air Patrol. T . ...
Great SAR Drill with JCSDA, Civil Air Patrol (CAP) and Washington Co Mounted SAR. Most of the photos are teams resting after a few large hills to the fire tower. The professionalism of the CAP cadets was outstanding. Planes, Pups and People working together for the better of our community!
A Dear friend of CFD Alarm passed away this morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with our Concord Communications Family after the passing of Christopher Mark Linker, 53, of Concord. Chris was retired from the City of Concord as the Emergency Communications Director. He was a Reserve Police Officer with the City of Concord, and a former officer of the Towns of Huntersville, Cornelius, Stanfield, Locust and Oakboro. Active within his community, he held many positions throughout his career within the following organizations; Civil Air Patrol, Red Cross, Cabarrus County Amateur Radio Society, Rowan County Shrine Club, Masonic Lodge NC Association of Public Safety Communications Officials, Cabarrus County Law Enforcement Association, Gaston and Cabarrus County Police Explorer Posts, Winecoff Volunteer Fire Department, Cabarrus Rescue Squad, Charlotte and Gaston Lifesaving Crews. Chris was well known for his expertise in the Radio field and provided input in the development of our Field Communications Unit her ...
Last night was Lt Suzette Torres' last meeting as a CAP member. I know the squadron will miss her greatly. People like Suzette are hard to come by in a volunteer organization. Thank you Suzette for all you did for Wesley Chapel Cadet Squadron, the Cadets, Group 3, and Civil Air Patrol.
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Here is a brief history of my background that I know had prepared me for this endeavor. 7 years working for the State of West Virginia - 2 years with the DHHR Bureau for Children and Families, 5 years with the Dept of Education and the Arts Division of Rehabilitation Services Vocational Rehabilitation Unit (working with persons with disabilities and assist them in training for and finding employment). During that time I received a Distinguished Service Award for my work and service to persons with disabilities. I served as the Agency Liaison to the Consumer Advisory Council as well as served on the Board of Directors for PACE Enterprises. I have almost 30 years in volunteer service with Civil Air Patrol, the Air Force Auxiliary - during which time I have completed several training courses to include Leadership, Incident Management, Search and Rescue, Communications, and Safety. I have served as an observer to the City of Bridgeport's Active Shooter Drill and an evaluator for the WV Dept of Homeland Secu . ...
Photos "I KNOW WHAT I AM SEEING and having spent time in the civilian Civil Air Patrol and in the U.S. Navy..."
I was just watching the television news clips of the search for the missing balloonists in Virginia. Clip showed one of the ground search teams. They were Civil Air Patrol cadets (age 12-18). These young people are examples of what teens can become when they are taught leadership and integrity, and a belief in community service. Six cadets from Anderson and Knox Counties were involved in a recent search in Monroe County. They hiked up mountains and across ridge lines through out the night to reach a crash site.
I'm very pleased to announce that 27 members of squadron 144 have now been certified as the newest community emergency response team (“CERT”) in California. The members completed 32 hours of intensive training, simulations, and evaluation by CERT trainers and Cal fire members. The training was interesting, exciting, eventful, and extremely valuable. Additionally we will be training our own trainers so that we can build this capability further within our squadron and throughout each and every member of our group that wishes to participate. Squadron 144, and Group 8 now has its own autonomous, standalone CERT program that we administer, we control, we train, and we certify. This is an important milestone for squadron 144 in Group 8. It is the next important development in a resume of our capabilities. Our CERT team is one of only three Civil Air Patrol squadrons registered with FEMA in the United States. We will be sponsored directly by California Office of Emergency Services. This training provides ...
employers with more than 15 employees must grant eligible employees up to 10 days of leave per year for Civil Air Patrol duty.​
Good morning everyone. It'll become mostly sunny today with a high of about 73 - then 77 tomorrow. A storm system that was off the coast of southern California before daybreak will move east toward Texas this weekend. This system will bring a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight Saturday night through Sunday night. A few strong to severe thunderstorms are possible. One of the most worthwhile events in Sulphur Springs is tomorrow morning at the airport. The Sulphur Springs Aviation Association and the Civil Air Patrol are giving free airplane rides to children between the ages of 8 - 17. Kids love it, and many thanks to the pilots who donate their time, aircraft and VERY expensive aviation fuel to this event. I will take grandson there, again, for sure.
Has anyone heard of this "sham" organization? Sounds like it a wanna be group. Buying your way into a military rank? Should have done that when I joined. I would have been a Fleet Admrial to start then US President to end my career. LOL The United States Army Volunteer Reserve Association is a volunteer organization unaffiliated with any military unit or reserve unit. The Los Angeles Times called it a "Phony Army unit" and referred to them as "faux military units". The group was once very visible in parades and civil ceremonies, but politicians and the Reserve Association now stays on a low key. The group officially formed in 2006, headquartering in Rosemead, California. Members could pay for various positions in the association, from $95 to become a sergeant to $335 for a lieutenant general. US Volunteer Reserve a scam for wanna-bees and losers - There is a volunteer organization under the US Army, much like the Civil Air Patrol under the Air Force. The originator of this thread is a liar. The American V ...
true story: when I was in Civil Air Patrol, we had a presentation from an Air Force recruiter that ended in a video...
For those of you who do not know, growing up, I had joined Civil Air Patrol, and later enlisted in the Marine Corps fresh out of high school. Although I never graduated boot camp due to an injury, i did learn a LOT while at Paris Island for several weeks. While there are several extended family that has bravely made the choice, I am the only person in my immediate family to pursue this most honored profession. This is what brings me the honor of escorting Larry McSweeney on this journey. While only my step-grandfather, I've always accepted him as my own. Over the years, we have bonded together in many things. Who can forget his performance in Lynn Wilke's rendition of the Mikado? Singing our National Anthem or America the Beautiful next to him in church at the microphone. While we were never in the Peru Fire department at the same time, we both wore the infamous patch with the six fingered hand wrapped around fire! Or who can forget the night of his and Marjorie McSweeney's anniversary dinner when Larry c ...
Pioneering aviator Willa Beatrice Brown Coffey served her country by training pilots for the U.S. Army Air Forces. She was the first black woman to receive a commission as a lieutenant in the U.S. Civil Air Patrol. Coffey was a founding member of the National Airmen’s Association of America, an organization that lobbied Congress for the racial integration of the US Army Air Corps. Her efforts were responsible for Congress’ creation of the Tuskegee Airmen, which eventually led to the integration of the U.S. military service in 1948. Coffey’s husband, Cornelius R. Coffey, was also a pilot who became one of the Tuskegee Airmen. Willa Beatrice Brown (January 22, 1906 – July 18, 1992) was an American aviator and educator. Willa Brown Chappell was a 1927 graduate of the Indiana State Teachers College with a degree in education. She received an M.B.A. from Northwestern University in 1937. As a young high school teacher in Gary, Indiana, and later as a social worker in Chicago, Willa Brown felt that her t ...
Congrats to my dad, Gary Turner who was awarded 3 awards for the Civil Air Patrol.. Top gun, inspector general of the year and commanders commendation!! Go dad!!
FLWG members, We would like to thank the following Wing Staff members for their dedicated service. Maj Heather McSparron has stepped down from the Wing Cadet Drug Demand Program Officer position and will transferring back to the unit level to assist in a leadership capacity. Heather has spent the past four years training and mentoring fellow senior members and cadets in our Drug Demand Reduction Program. She has brought creative ideas to Florida Wing and has been an instrumental part of our Staff. Lt Col Roger Helton has stepped down from the Director of Operations, Support position. Roger has served in nearly every Wing Operations capacity and contributed the wealth of knowledge and experience to Florida Wing. Col Chris Moersch will be stepping down from the Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations position. Col Moersch has dedicated countless hours to the Operations Directorate and to the Florida Wing. He has been and continues to be instrumental in the execution of one of our Civil Air Patrol missions. Capt . ...
Thursday the Senate paused for a minute to honor former senator and friend, John Bulloch. It was great to see John in the chamber again and I wish him and his beautiful family all the best. We celebrated the annual Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Day on Thursday to thank them for their nonprofit work and years of service to the community through emergency services, aerospace education and youth development. Also, I had the privilege of introducing the Georgia Forestry Commission Units of the Year to recognize their continued achievements in leadership and education of protecting Georgia’s forest resources. Congratulations to the Chattahoochee/Marion Unit on being named the 2013 Southern Unit of the Year, Franklin/Hart/Elbert/Madison Forestry Unit for being named the 2013 Northern Unit of the Year and the Satilla District on being named the 2013 District of the Year. A special organization called Street Grace also visited the Capitol this week. This innovative group mobilizes community resources — financial ...
Concerning the missing jetliner from Malaysia. First graph: AP story. The rest from NewsTalk 1340 WJRW... James K. Davis of Vero Beach, Florida, is a retired commercial pilot who has worked for the Civil Air Patrol in searching for missing aircraft. He said this morning on "The Buzz with Michelle McKormick" the flight’s disappearance is likely due to one of three things: “Its transponder being stopped deliberately. Number two, electrical failure. Or, the plane’s disintegration.” A primary way that airplanes are tracked across oceans is through Automatic Dependent Surveillance. Davis says the plane transmits its own signal, and gives its position via satellite: “These satellites usually only ping a commercial aircraft about once every 60 seconds. You know, a lot can happen in 60 seconds. If the aircraft were to have descended – let’s say it descended 5,000 feet during that minute – it would’ve appeared to have fallen off of what we’re (the media) wrongly calling radar.” So, Davis says ...
THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WITH THE FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR EDUCATION.FYI! Pittman included many juicy ham hocks and stuffed sucklings for his voracious followers including: $500,000 presumably for the Commerce Department for trips to Paris and Canada, $250,000 for the Supreme Court Library (but zero for the entire state’s school libraries), $1,500,000 for legislators to dole out in districts, $75,000 for the Civil Air Patrol, $192,000 for the Forestry Black Belt Initiative, $220,000 for the Sports Hall of Fame, $650,000 for the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau, $1 million for the Insurance Information and Research Center, whatever that is, and $430,000 for the State Law Enforcement Agency (but not one penny for school safety to protect our children and faculties from shooters). My favorite is $95,000 for a Special Outreach Program at UA. I just wonder who the person is receiving that Special Outreach. Maybe Sen. Gerald Allen knows something about that one.
Check out photo of Civil Air Patrol students at the Lincoln Memorial today!
Congratulations to Anthony for his promotion to Captain in the Civil Air Patrol - Albuquerque
I bet if it was anything Civil Air Patrol related he would've answered on the first ring!
Had a fun night of P.T. at civil air patrol and I'm going to get a good night sleep
...we are also known as the Civil Air Patrol. We do Search and Rescue, patrols, emergency transport, and.
Gald to hear about the Civil Air Patrol. I think Iowa may have one.
Well I think I am going to go lay down til my other half gets home. He is at his fire fighter meeting. He had two meeting tonight first one was civil air patrol and now he is at his second one. What fun... All five crabby patties are in bed and want to not go to go school tomorrow but they all 5 have too. The littler ones have snow make up day other wise they be home with mom.
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