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    August 16, 2012

    OREGON -- After six days of searching, the decision has been made to end the active search for missing hiker Ronald Ohm, who went missing after being separated from his hiking party on Thursday evening, Aug. 9. More than 200 searchers, including aircrews from the Civil Air Patrol, dedicated approximately...

    August 14, 2012

    FLORIDA -- Sarasota's Civil Air Patrol squadron is working to spread the word of temporary flight restrictions that will be in place later this month for the Republican National Convention in Tampa. The temporary flight restrictions, or TFR, will tbe in effect from Aug. 26-30, CAP officialssay  pilots m abide...

    August 14, 2012

    KANSAS -- A former Civil Air Patrol chaplain once called “the Flying Priest” by the late radio entertainer Paul Harvey has many stories to tell about his professional dealings with birth, death and the cycle of life. As a pilot in the late 1970s and ’80s and living in Washington...

    August 13, 2012

    OREGON -- Search and rescue crews with the Marion County Sheriff's Office have spent the last three days searching for a man reported missing near Russell Lake. Officials said Ronald Ohm, 52, became separated from a group he was hiking with on Thursday. On Saturday, two Civil Air Patrol aircrafts...

    August 13, 2012

    ARIZONA -- Unbeknownst to many, there is a small Civil Air Patrol squadron at Luke Air Force Base with the sole purpose of helping the base in unconventional ways. From helping work the Airman’s Attic to serving food to crew chiefs at the flight line feast, these volunteers donate their...

    August 9, 2012

    MARYLAND -- The Maryland Civil Air Patrol was on a mission. The target? The News 4 I-Team. Reporter Tisha Thompson was all by herself in the woods. She was supposed to be a pilot who survived a crash. Two large tarps were on the ground next to her. Folded into...

    August 9, 2012

    FLORIDA -- The Air Force Association has selected Lori Bradner, an educator at the Central Florida Aerospace Academy of Kathleen High School in Lakeland, Fla., and the founding and acting commander of the academy's Civil Air Patrol squadron, as the 27th recipient of the National Aerospace Teacher of the Year...

    August 7, 2012

    LOUISIANA -- Naval Air Station, Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans held a challenge recently for the K-12 grade students that live and go to school on the base by introducing them to the Navy STEM and S2M2 Programs. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and S2M2 for Science,...

    August 1, 2012

    NEW YORK -- More than 200 youth members of Civil Air Patrol graduated on Saturday from the New York Wing Leadership Encampment Program. The ceremony was a culmination of a week of training at Stratton Air National Guard Base in Scotia. The cadets learned about leadership, aerospace, physical fitness and...

    July 31, 2012

    WASHINGTON -- Officials have called off the search for a small plane that failed to show up at Sequim Valley Airport last week. The state Department of Transportation's Aviation Emergency Services division decided Monday to end the search after failing to find any clue to the whereabouts of the white...

    July 30, 2012

    COLORADO -- Two Canon City teens have earned their wings thanks to solo flights they accomplished through Civil Air Patrol. Cadet Chief Master Sgt. Matthew Angelo and Cadet Capt. Jack Nordell each soloed a Cessna 172 airplane at separate CAP powered flight academies in July. “Angelo flew at Fort Picket, Va.,...

    July 27, 2012

    VIRGINIA -- The Air Force Association today announced the 22 recipients of the Civil Air Patrol Educator Grant, an education initiative funded by AFA and managed by the Civil Air Patrol Headquarters. The $250 grants are provided to teachers who are members of either the AFA, based in Arlington, or...

    July 27, 2012

    MISSOURI -- Amid a remote jungle in South America, Jean Murry and Delia Greer stepped off a small plane to find dozens of impoverished tribal groups awaiting medical care. This has become a familiar scenario for both women since they joined Wings of Hope in 1990. Through the St. Louis-based humanitarian...

    July 27, 2012

    WASHINGTON -- As of Thursday, searchers had found no clues as to the location of a small plane that failed to arrive in Sequim after taking off from Tonasket earlier this week. But the search will continue, according to Nisha Marvel, spokeswoman for the state’s Department of Transportation Aviation Division....

    July 26, 2012

    WASHINGTON -- No trace has been found of a small kit-built plane that reportedly took off from Tonasket on Monday and never reached its destination in Sequim. Family members living in Sequim have joined the search for the pilot, Edward Jeffko, 72, of Tonasket, who disappeared while on a flight...

    July 25, 2012

    WASHINGTON -- Search crews are scouring Washington’s Cascade Mountains, looking for a missing home-built airplane. The pilot, Ed Jeffko was last seen on Monday morning, departing from Tonasket and heading for Sequim. Civil Air Patrol and Washington Air Search and Rescue set up a search base at the Wenatchee Airport...

    July 23, 2012

    PENNSYLVANIA -- More than a week after he was last seen at his Mercer County home, there have been few clues into what happened to Donald Mariacher, who is still missing. Nearly 100 volunteers, many with the Pennsylvania Wing of Civil Air Patrol, gathered near the home of Mariacher, 80,...

    July 23, 2012

    TEXAS -- Civil Air Patrol cadets from the Texas Wing, including Corpus Christi, Kingsville and Victoria, trained over the weekend at Corpus Christi International Airport so they’ll be ready for any emergency that may arise. As part of the exercise, the cadets trained to find a simulated plane crash by...

    July 20, 2012

    MARYLAND -- “That’s how you should climb down my tower. It shouldn’t take you two years to get to the bottom!” shouted Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Christopher Martinez. There were about 20 Civil Air Patrol cadets below Martinez waiting for their shot at rappelling 70 feet down the side...

    July 19, 2012

    ALASKA -- A spokesman for the Alaska Air National Guard says rescue units are responding to a downed aircraft north of Fairbanks. Maj. Guy Hayes told KTUU-TV on Wednesday night that the Fairbanks Civil Air Patrol responded to a report of an overdue plane and found a downed aircraft about...

    July 19, 2012

    VIRGINIA -- Civil Air Patrol’s Danville Composite Squadron has a new aircraft to achieve the CAP’s goal of aviation education. “Danville had the glider re-assigned from Maryland in February,” said Gene Jackson, director of operations for CAP’s Virginia Wing. “The Air Force is so serious about getting kids into aviation...

    July 19, 2012

    WASHINGTON -- One thing that regular visitors to the Arlington Fly-In in the state of Washington noticed this year is how much the five-day event has grown over the course of its 43 years. Children from Marysville, Arlington and beyond showed up on the first day of the Fly-In. Marysville’s...

    July 18, 2012

    NORTH CAROLINA – A new Highway Historical Marker honoring Civil Air Patrol Coastal Patrol Base 16 will be unveiled during a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, at the site of the marker on Airport Road on Roanoke Island near the North Carolina Aquarium. Daily missions for CPB...

    July 17, 2012

    MISSISSIPPI -- Forty Civil Air Patrol cadets came here to Columbus Air Force Base July 6 to 14 to catch a glimpse of just what Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training is really like. The weeklong camp, known as the Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training Familiarization Course, provided the cadets with basic aircraft knowledge...

    July 13, 2012

    WISCONSIN -- Teams of Civil Air Patrol cadets are being trained this week in Fond du Lac to fly remote-control airplanes in preparation for future military careers in aeronautics. Lt. Col. Randall Carlson, from CAP’s California Wing and retired from the U.S. Air Force, is leading the students’ activities. Learn...

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