Celebrating the life and service of Lt. Col. Jayne Pace

After a long life of dedication to her family, country and community, Lt. Col. Jayne Pace gently passed away on February 7th, at the age of 93.  She was born in Forest Hill, Texas, just outside Fort Worth.  As a child walking to school, Jayne was fascinated by the flight of butterflies, wishing she could […]

Civil Air Patrol Inspires Teachers at Houston Aerospace Conference

HOUSTON –  K-12 Teachers gathered from all over the world to learn about integrating Aerospace Education and STEM into their classrooms at the annual Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC) February 4 – 6. The event, which was hosted by Space Center Houston, is the premier Aerospace Education outreach activity specifically for teachers conducted by NASA […]

Southwest Region Emergency Services Officer Position Opening

Effectively March 1, 2016 the position of Southwest Region Emergency Services Officer will be available. Southwest Region Chief of Staff will be accepting letters of intent effectively immediately. All letters of intent should be emailed by 14 February 2016, to SWR COS, Lt. Col. Harriet Smith at hsmith@cap.gov. Please include good contact information. Col. Mark […]

LoneStar Emergency Services Academy South

Brownsville – Thirty-five members from four wings gave up their Christmas break to attend the 2015 LoneStar Emergency Services Academy South in Brownsville, Texas.  CAP members from Arkansas, California, New Jersey and Texas attended one of three schools – Communications, Ground Team Member or Medical Orientation – during the week long school. Started in 2007, […]

Wreaths Across America Ceremony Held at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery

Article written by Robert Bruton, Group III Public Affairs Officer Photos by Capt. Lana Holub, Dallas Composite Squadron Dallas – It was a cool gray, overcast and rainy day on which to recognize and remember fallen American heroes. It was the one day set aside each year to place wreaths on the graves’ and columbariums’ […]

Happy 74th Birthday CAP & TXWG!!

01 December 2015 Texas Wing Senior Members & Cadets, Today marks a very special day in Civil Air Patrol’s history. Today we celebrate the 74th birthday of CAP! And, today it is my privilege and honor to be the Commander of the Texas Wing. Since joining CAP at the age of 12, I have had […]

Texas Wing Has A New Commander

First and foremost, I would like to thank Col Steve Hudson for his service.  My appointment as the Texas wing commander is temporary until a new hiring board is picked and the interview process is completed. I will ask that each cadet and senior member continue to strive for excellence in each CAP activity we […]

Civil Air Patrol joins Total Force ‘Airmen’

By Staff Sgt. Whitney Stanfield Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information Civil Air Patrol joins Total Force ‘Airmen’ WASHINGTON – Following 74 years of support to emergency services, aerospace education and cadet programs, the Civil Air Patrol, when conducting missions for the Air Force as the official Air Force Auxiliary is now […]

Ellington cadets hone ES skills at National Blue Beret

HOUSTON – Civil Air Patrol Cadets 2nd Lt. Michael DeGray and William Zeek from the Ellington Composite Squadron in Houston put their emergency services skills to practice during National Blue Beret held July 13 – 25 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. They were two of 150 cadets from around the nation to participate […]

Texas Wing members from Dallas-Fort Worth area tour Dyess Air Force Base

ABILENE, Texas – Early on August 5, thirty-five cadets and senior members from Groups II, III, and VI of the Texas Wing gathered at their local squadron sites throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area with a single objective in mind – a tour of Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene, Texas. By mid-morning, the groups assembled […]