Memorial Days Holiday Schedule. National Headquarters and Texas Wing Headquarters will be closed Friday 24 May – Monday 27 May, inclusive, for the 2013 Memorial Day Holiday Weekend.
May Vanguard Discount Code: FBMAY13. This code is good through 31 May on up to three retail orders placed at www.vanguardmil.com.
(23 April 2013) – 2013 Summer Encampment. Log on and check the link in Member Updates.
(19 April 2013) – 2013 Texas Wing Conference Pictures.
(05 April 13) - Airport Tower Closures Delayed. Story here.
(05 Mar 13) – Powered Flight Academy announced. Log in and click the link in MEMBER UPDATES.
(28 Feb 13) – ALS in Houston, 7-9 Jun, added to Wing Calendar. Click the CALENDAR link above. Log-in is not required to view the calendar.
Message from the Wing Commander
Welcome to the new Texas Wing Website. Take a few minutes and explore the site. To get the most from the site now and in the future, you will need to log in below. If you are a member of Texas Wing, you are already known to the website. Just log in and enjoy. Feel free to send your comments to email@example.com.
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]