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    August 14, 2014

    GEORGIA -- Lt. Col. Deborah Schmid took over as Gwinnett County Composite Squadron commander in mid-May, becoming the first woman ever to lead the 30-year-old Lawrenceville unit, one of the Georgia Wing's largest.. Schmid, a former deputy commander for cadets, is now responsible for all finances, property — including the airplane...

    August 14, 2014

    NEW JERSEY -- Cadets of the Raritan Valley Composite Squadron of Civil Air Patrol recently visited the New Jersey Forestry Service in Jackson to get a crash course in training on forest fires. The cadets from the Hillsborough-based unit took part in a session on the various causes of forest...

    August 7, 2014

    ALABAMA -- Jared Fuchs, a 17-year-old homeschool student in Helena, doesn’t hide his passion for science, which has contributed to the senior studying through Hope Christian School in Pelham winning the grand prize in the National 4-H Council and HughesNet video contest called “Inspire a Future Scientist.” Tasked with creating...

    August 6, 2014

    MONTANA -- The Northwest Montana Fair partnered with the Soldiers Memorial Fund to give back to combat veterans and their families Tuesday evening by offering a free tour of Flathead Lake. Civil Air Patrol cadets from the Montana Wing were on the boat to lend a hand. Find out what...

    August 5, 2014

    OHIO -- Cadets and senior members from Group IV of the Ohio Wing of Civil Air Patrol, including some from Amherst, Wellington, and Oberlin, participated in an emergency services training bivouac over the weekend at the Lorain County Regional Airport. The cadets participated in search and rescue training exercises and...

    August 4, 2014

    PENNSYLVANIA -- Pat Bailey had his reservations about a 174-mile roundtrip drive from Mercer every Monday. But when he saw the opportunities Civil Air Patrol offered his teenage sons, he agreed. Now, he makes the trip to the National Guard Armory in Highland Hills, Ohio, every week for Shawn, 16,...

    August 4, 2014

    OHIO -- The Rev. William “Bill” Pawson recently was honored by his congregation, Westminster Community Church in Canton, for 25 years in ministry. The senior pastor at Westminster since 2002, Pawson is also the senior chaplain for Canton Police. In addition, he serves as deputy wing chaplain for the Ohio...

    August 1, 2014

    SOUTH CAROLINA -- The U.S. Air Force is keeping an eagle eye on the Carolinas this week. It’s target: The Civil Air Patrol. CAP is an auxiliary of the Air Force and it’s being evaluated on its performance. Maj. Philip O’Reilly and his CAP colleagues are on a three-week long...

    July 31, 2014

    FLORIDA -- In Orlando for their annual convention, two Tuskegee Airmen said it’s time to focus on developing a new generation of aviators. They said it’s not about black or white. It’s about exposure to the field of aviation, which is something not everyone can afford. And that’s exactly what...

    July 31, 2014

    COLORADO -- Capt. Robert Wray of the 21st Space Wing commander’s action group was presented the Air Force Commendation Medal recently at Peterson Air Force Base for off-duty actions where he crawled through glass to evacuate three people from an overturned smoking vehicle. “What I did was not special; I...

    July 31, 2014

    COLORADO – Chaplain, Lt. Col. Jeff Williams is the new pastor at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Leadville, and is profiled in Wednesday’s Herald Democrat. In addition to his church duties, Williams works in software analysis. He has an office in Westminster where he spends three days a week, doing...

    July 29, 2014

    CALIFORNIA -- More than 100 civilian aviators from around the state are flocking to Fresno this weekend for more than two days of search-and-rescue training. The Civil Air Patrol’s Mission Aircrew School at the Fresno Yosemite International Airport provides an opportunity for volunteers to practice missing-aircraft searches, homeland security missions...

    July 29, 2014

    ALABAMA – The Alabama Civil Air Patrol is hosting cadets from all over the world as part of the International Air Cadet Exchange. The group will be traveling to parts of the state for the next 10 days. Two visitors from Australia visited the studios of WBRC-TV, the Fox affiliate...

    July 29, 2014

    NEW YORK – Graduation ceremonies for the more than 200 young men and women attending a week-long Civil Air Patrol leadership encampment were held Saturday at Stratton Air National Guard Base. Cadets from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania took part in the training. “They learn a lot and...

    July 28, 2014

    PENNSYLVANIA -- At Farmer's Pride Airport in Fredericksburg, it was a summer school like none other. Nine days of learning about and flying glider planes. A unique chance for 16 Civil Air Patrol cadets to expand their abilities in aeronautics and in life through the Northeast Region Glider Flight Academy....

    July 22, 2014

    ALASKA -- Five lucky Civil Air Patrol cadets got the chance to fly in a gleaming metallic Advance Trainer aircraft Saturday at the Kenai Municipal Airport. The AT6 from the World War II era was brought to the Central Kenai Peninsula by members of the volunteer-driven Commemorative Air Force for...

    July 22, 2014

    TEXAS -- Van Kaden Andre recently received the 2014 Mayo Scholarship. As the winner of one of the oldest and most prestigious undergraduate scholarships given at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Andre will receive $3,000 for the 2014-2015 school year. A former Civil Air Patrol cadet commander with the Texas Wing’s Lakeshore...

    July 21, 2014

    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 NEW MEXICO -- Civil Air Patrol's New Mexico Wing trained for its new hot-air balloon program recently at Balloon Fiesta Park in the North Valley. CAP recently received a charter for the training, making the wing one of the only groups...

    July 18, 2014

    GERMANY -- Many have counted down to the day they could join the U.S. armed forces and serve their country, but what about beginning service at the age of 12? Through the Civil Air Patrol, teens ages 12-18 can grow and learn with a strong mission geared toward aerospace education,...

    July 17, 2014

    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Civil Air Patrol cadets are gathered in Durant, Okla., and Mankato, Minn., this week for flight academies. The young fliers are learning the basics in aviation from volunteer Civil Air Patrol instructors at the National Flight Academy in Oklahoma and the...

    July 17, 2014

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    July 17, 2014

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    July 16, 2014

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    July 16, 2014

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    July 16, 2014

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