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(19 May) – Read the story of CAP’s Congressional Gold Medal Journey and the National Commander’s Blog post on receiving the Congressional Gold Medal.
(7 April) - Vasquez named CAP’s Next National Commander. Read the news release here.
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In the late 1930s, more than 150,000 volunteers with a love for aviation argued for an organization to put their planes and flying skills to use in defense of their country. As a result, the Civil Air Patrol was born on December 1st, 1941, one week prior to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Thousands of volunteer members answered America’s call to national service and sacrifice by accepting and performing critical wartime missions. Assigned to the War Department under the jurisdiction of the Army Air Corps, the contributions of Civil Air Patrol, including logging more than 500,000 flying hours, sinking two enemy submarines, and saving hundreds of crash victims during World War II, are well documented.[Read More]
Big Sandy – Civil Air Patrol personnel attending LoneStar Emergency Services Academy at the ALERT Academy near Tyler are approaching the midpoint of their week-long training. Early Tuesday three CAP Ground Search and Rescue Specialty School teams gathered at the ALERT Academy parade ground for a visit from the Trinity Mother Frances Hospital and Clinic […]
Annual Texas Wing, Civil Air Patrol attracts personnel from 13 states Big Sandy – Civil Air Patrol is conducting its annual emergency training at Alert Academy, near Tyler, beginning Sunday June 15. The week long series of classes offers a range of instruction for volunteers interested in developing or improving their skills in a range […]
Annual Civil Air Patrol national activity attracts personnel from 13 states Big Sandy – Civil Air Patrol is conducting its second day of annual emergency training at Alert Academy, near Tyler. The weeklong series of classes offers a range of instruction for volunteers interested in developing or improving their skills in a range of search […]
Maj. Gen. Chuck Carr, accompanied by Mr. Don Rowland (COO), briefed Air Force senior leaders today at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, during CORONA Top 2014, the U.S. Air Force’s annual conference for its highest ranking leaders. This was the first time a CAP National Commander has been invited to brief at CORONA in […]
SAN ANTONIO – The U.S. House of Representatives late Monday passed H.R. 755, legislation awarding Congressional Gold Medals to surviving members of the Civil Air Patrol who served on the Home Front in World War Two. Bipartisan approval of the measure punctuates years of efforts by CAP members and supporters to recognize the national public […]