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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]
Civil Air Patrol to bestow highest honor on Senator Harkin as members make annual trek to Capitol Hill
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – Before Civil Air Patrol’s Command Council convenes in Washington, D.C., this week for its annual winter meeting, it will gather on Capitol Hill for Legislative Day on Feb. 27 to brief Congress on the U.S. Air Force auxiliary’s primary missions of emergency services, aerospace education and cadet programs. Legislative […]
POWERED FLIGHT ACADEMY APPLICATION DEADLINE 01 APRIL The Texas Wing Cadet Powered Flight Academy is going to be 6-13 June 2014 at the Texas Wing HQ, Nacogdoches, TX. Tuition will be $1200. We are working on getting some financial donations which may bring the tuition down. I will not know the results of the fund […]
WORD IN TODAY – LESA, along with Texas Powered Flight Academy and Texas Glider Flight Academy, may now award the Cadet Special Activities Ribbon to participating Cadets. The 2014 Lone Star Emergency Services Academy will be held 15-22 June (staff day 14) in Big Sandy, Texas, at the ALERT Academy. Our school, in its seventh year, has been sanctioned by […]
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Headquartered at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., 1st Air Force — one of four numbered air forces assigned to Headquarters Air Combat Command — has completed a new permanent display on its grounds in Panama City. The display features three aircraft — an F-15 Eagle, an all-weather tactical fighter; an F-16 […]
BROWNSVILLE — Cadets and senior members from across Texas Wing traded the holiday comforts of family and festivities for six days in the cold and rain of the Rio Grande Valley in order to sharpen their Ground Team skills during LoneStar Emergency Services Academy South 2013. The six-day exercise, held on Dec. 26-31, 2013 at CAP’s Southwest […]