Save the Date for 2019 Texas Wing Conference

Thank you to all the members who took part in the 2018 Texas Wing Conference.  Next year’s 2019 Texas Wing Conference will be held in 10-13 October 2019 in Grapevine at the Great Wolf Lodge.  Visit the 2019 Texas Wing Conference page for more info. We look forward to seeing you next year!     […]

Thunderbird Composite Squadron cadet transitions to U.S. Air Force airman

BEAR CREEK – Cadet Second Lt. Ethan Ramos has been a member of the Civil Air Patrol for over six years. He joined at the age of 12 with the intention of preparing himself for a future career in the Air Force. His long time goal was finally achieved Dec. 1 of 2015. At age […]

Abilene Composite Squadron helps Cub Scouts blast off

ABILENE – The Abilene Composite Squadron recently had an opportunity to take aerospace education to several local Cub Scout troops during the Buffalo Mountain District Cub-O-Ree. The event was hosted at Camp Tonkawa outside of Buffalo Gap, Texas, on April 23 and the theme for the event was “Take Flight.” The event promoted outdoor activity […]

Texas Wing provides aerial imagery support for State of Texas

DENTON – Civil Air Patrol’s Texas Wing wrapped up a week of aerial imagery missions  for the Texas Division of Emergency Management Sunday after seven consecutive days of operations. Texas Wing aircrews flew a combined total of 52 damage assessment imagery missions and courier flights for TDEM during the period of April 18 – 24. […]

Texas Wing participates in multi-organizational emergency services exercise

HOUSTON – The U. S. Coast Guard, based at Ellington Field, hosted a joint emergency services exercise on Feb. 24 and 25.  Over 400 members from the Civil Air Patrol, Texas Department of Public Service, Texas Air National Guard and U.S. Coast Guard, Galveston and Houston sectors participated in the two day exercise. The scenario […]

Texas Wing provides air support for Texas state agencies

DENTON – Civil Air Patrol’s Texas Wing members continue to fly damage assessment photography missions over areas flooded by recent rains. Texas Wing aircrews have flown 56 missions and have taken over 8,400 images since March 11. Major areas of concern according to Lt. Col. Rick Woolfolk, incident commander for Texas Wing, are the counties […]

Three Rivers Composite Squadron senior member awarded $25,000 AFROTC scholarship

Civil Air Patrol 1st Lt. Cody McCallum was awarded a three-year Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Type 2 scholarship worth approximately $25,000 to continue his education through Angelo State University’s AFROTC Detachment 847. Lt. McCallum is a member of the Three Rivers Composite Squadron in Grape Creek.  He joined CAP in 2006 at the […]

Texas Wing Flight Competition exceeds expectations

San Marcos, Texas – On Saturday, February 25, 15 Civil Air Patrol officers took to the skies over hill country for a chance to win the first annual Texas Wing Flight Competition. The three person aircrew from Texas Group V (San Antonio region), who held home field advantage, ended up with the trophy after a […]

Sugar Land Composite Squadron holds annual dining-in

Sugar Land Composite Squadron held its annual dining-in at the T. E. Harman Center on February 6, 2016. Months of hard work and planning by Lt. Col. Joyce Kassai, president of the mess, along with the organizing skills of 1st Lt. Diane Kennedy and 1st Lt. Patrick Kennedy, vice-president of the mess, made this a […]

A final tribute to Capt. Bob Bruton

DALLAS – Dallas Composite Squadron lost a dedicated and cherished member, Capt. Robert “Bob” Bruton, on February 8, 2016. Capt. Bruton joined Civil Air Patrol in 2011 and served as the squadron Public Affairs Officer for five years before being promoted to PAO for Group III. In addition to serving as a PAO, Capt. Bruton […]