Texas Wing Loses Two Members

Texas Wing is sadden by the news that two of our members passed away this morning.   Lt. Col. Jayne Pace, a Congressional Gold Medal recipient and histororian for the Thunderbird Squadron in Group IV. Capt. Bob Bruton, Group III public affairs officer and a member of CAP since 2010.   Funeral arrangements are pending […]

Training Opportunities

The following courses are currently being hosted in their respective Groups: UCC All Groups – Starting the week of 18 Jan 16 & concluding 27 Feb 16 in each group CLC/UCC Group VI – Feb 6-7 SLS Group I – Feb 27-28 SLS/CLC/TLC/UCC Group V – Apr 14-15 SLS Group I – Aug 13-14 SLS/CLC […]

Corpus Christi Composite Squadron receives Ed Rachal Foundation grant

Corpus Christi Composite Squadron was the proud recipient of a grant from the Ed Rachel Foundation.  The grant money has been utilized in many ways thus far in 2015. Cadet Senior Master Sgt. Alex Bazemore received a scholarship to attend the Cyber-Familiarization course at the Cyber-Defense Training Academy in San Antonio. The course is a […]


On Friday, 10 April, 2010 I was at the commanders’ reception in the lobby of the Embassy Suites Hotel in San Marcos.  I had recently been named the commander select of Second Group and was scheduled to assume command the next day from Lt Col Don Windle.  I was talking to Lt Col Steve Haney […]

Member Updates

(1 March) – Texas Wing’s new aerospace education newsletter, Skyward, is available for viewing.

“In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are,” Max De Pree

“In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are,” Max De Pree

This is a time of great change for Civil Air Patrol – at all levels. We’re learning to do more with less. There will be a drawn-down of aircraft (precipitated by NHQ in a cost-cutting effort) that will probably allow Texas Wing to get rid of two aircraft that spend a great deal of time in maintenance. No real loss there. When it actually happens we will move aircraft around to fill in these gaps but we will also learn to bring in aircraft from other Wings when we have the mission critical need to do so. We will adapt.

2013 Texas Wing Cadet Conference

The Cadet conference will be held at Space Center Houston.  Following the Opening General Session on Saturday morning the Cadets will be transported 1-mile to Space Center Houston (SCH) where they will meet and visit with NASA’s Apollo 13 Flight Director Gene Kranz, Aviation Pioneer Col. Mary Feik, and (recently added) NASA Astronaut (and CAP […]

2013 Texas Wing Conference Overall Schedule

The schedule below, and the Conference Dress Code is as follows: Pre-conference and Conference (except Awards Banquet): Class B Service Dress, Gray/White Corporate uniform, or Gray Slacks/Blue Polo Shirt Conference Awards Banquet: Class A Service Dress, Gray/White Corporate with Blazer, Civilian attire w/coat and tie, or as formal as you wish. Cadets: Service Dress (jacket […]

2013 Texas Wing Breakout Session Schedule

Friday Afternoon Breakouts Session # Instructor(s) Topic Friday 1 Maj. Jerry Green New 110-1 and related discussion 1300-1350 2 Lt. Col. Johnnie Cain Leading Volunteers AND Diversity in CAP 1400-1550 3 Maj Jack Lewis CAPERS/CAPSTAR 1500-1550 4 Capt. Morgan Montalvo Public Affairs  1600-1700 5 Col. Mike Dubois SWR ES Education & Training Program 1600-1700   […]

2013 Texas Wing Pre-Conference Course Schedule

Pre-Conference Pre-Conference Course Names Instructor(s) Thursday Friday #1 – First Aid First Aid Course Capt. Naomi Hays 0900-1800  N/A #2 – IG Senior IG Course NHQ + SWR IG 0900-1800 0800-1700 #3 – UCC Unit Commanders Course Various 0900-1800 0800-1700 #4 – MPGS MP Ground School Maj. Mike Turoff N/A 0800-1700 #5 – Comm Radio […]