2017 CAP National Conference registration open

Registration for the 2017 Civil Air Patrol National Conference is now open.

The conference is being held from 31-August to 2-September in San Antonio this year, so make your plans and register early.  Texas Wing should have the strongest showing!

Please visit https://www.capmembers.com/events/national_conference for more information and to register.

Message from the Wing Commander

CAP_75th_Logo_Color_C9A08411C7487U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna, R-N.Y., along with Reps. Charlie Dent, R-Pa., Steve Israel, D-N.Y., and Ron Kind, D-Wis., introduced a resolution recognizing the strategic role Civil Air Patrol plays in supporting critical defense and homeland security missions and honoring the organization for 75 years of continuous service in times of both peace and war.  U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, introduced a companion resolution in the Senate.

The House resolution and press release from Rep Hanna are attached, as is a photo from the CAP 75th Anniverary display at the Pentagon.

U.S. House Resolution HR-925

Press Release 17-Nov-2016 from Rep Hanna’s office on CAP 75th Anniversary

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