CAP Texas Wing Cadet Poster Contest (DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 07-JULY-2021)

Cadets, Texas Wing is announcing a poster contest with the winning entry announced at the 2021 Texas Wing Conference.   The poster contest is open to all CAP cadets, one entry per cadet. The Winner will be announced during the opening session of the Texas Wing Conference in League City, Texas on 30 Oct 2021 […]

Registration is open for LESA 2018

Lone Star Emergency Services Academy registration is now open.  For more information including registration information and course details, visit the LESA 2018 page at  We look forward to seeing you there!    

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!     […]

COMM Alert, Level 2

The Air Force evaluated SAR mission will be held this weekend at TXWG HQ — start date 22 Sep 2017, end date 24 Sep 2017.  All units are requested to check into the Texas Wing net, via HF or VHF relay, at least once each day unless advised otherwise.  Units should send CAP ABLE reports to […]

2017 CAP National Conference registration open

IMPORTANT The room block for the Marriott conference hotels is nearly full.  An overflow hotel has been setup if you have any issues obtaining a hotel at the Marriott: Courtyard San Antonio Riverwalk, 207 N. St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78205 Group Rate:  $129.  Valet parking $31 overnight with in/out privileges.  No self-parking available. […]

Passing of Lt Col Stephen G. Barclay Jr.

Texas Wing, It is with a heavy heart that I relay news of the passing of Lt Col Stephen G. Barclay Jr. Col Barclay served with distinction for 13 years in the Civil Air Patrol, serving in leadership capacities at the Squadron, Group and Wing level.  Over his CAP career, Col Barclay held duty positions […]

Celebrating the Life and Service of Major James Douglas

Celebrating the Life and Service of Major James Douglas By Maj. Audrey Morrow Sugar Land, Texas – Major James Douglas has passed from our midst, but not from our hearts and memories on September 27th, 2016.  For twelve years, he served the Civil Air Patrol with hard work and true dedication.  He took over command […]


Civil Air Patrol surpassed 100,000 flying hours across its fleet of planes for the 2016 fiscal year late Tuesday – more than a 7 percent increase over the previous year. On the same date in Fiscal 2015, flying hours totaled 93,256. Why has CAP flown more this year? John Desmarais, director of national operations at […]

Former Texas Wing member and Squadron Commander killed in helicopter crash

Dan Katen, former Texas Wing member and Commander of Delta Composite Squadron in Spring, Texas, perished in a tragic helicopter accident last week in north Texas.  Our sympathies go out to his family and friends. Dan was honorably discharged from the Army in 1981 after 8 years of service. He was a Chief Warrant Officer […]

Longtime Members of the Texas Wing will be missed after Tragic Accident

On Monday, May 16, 2016, Lt. Col. Henry “Jack” L. Jackson, 75, and his wife, Lt. Col. Gwynn A. Groggel, 70, were killed, along with their friends, Charles and Carrie Torti as they were departing the airport at Tupelo, Mississippi on a cross-country trip from Kerrville, Texas to Charlottesville, Virginia. “They were members of the […]