Critical Search and Rescue Exercise by the Charlotte County Composite Squadron
March 9, 2019 | By: 2nd Lt. Donna Jablonski
The Civil Air Patrol’s Charlotte County Composite Squadron Takes to the Skies for Critical Search and Rescue Exercises
Team Building is the Order of the Day for the Sarasota Composite Squadron Cadets
March 6, 2019 | By: 2nd Lt. Ronald Rowe
The Sarasota Composite Squadron Cadets recently went to Camp Shannon near Myakka, FL for a team building bivouac. Cadets had the chance to learn about leadership, work as a team and have fun while making friends.
Civil Air Patrol Cadets Ride in C-17 Globemaster
February 25, 2019 | By: Capt. Sybrian Castleman
Florida Wing cadets and senior members participate in C-17 Globemaster orientation flight out of Tallahassee.
Opa-Locka hosts Elementary School STEM Space Club for Rocketry Day
February 18, 2019 | By: Lt. Col. Trevor Stewart
The Opa-Locka Cadet Squadron hosted members of the Palm Springs North Elementary School STEM Space Club for an annual Rocketry Day at the Florida Memorial University

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Marjorie Smith, Wife of National Commander, Passes at 68
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 17:21:17 -0500

Wis. Wing Cadet Submits Top Tuskegee Airmen Legacy Essay
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:07:44 -0500

Gen. Goldfein Reunites with 1999 Rescuer, Former CAP Cadet, Before Spaatz Association Speech
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 11:14:34 -0600

Lt. Col. Morgan Torp-Pedersen
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National Diversity Officer Named: Va. Wing's Sydow
Fri, 01 Mar 2019 14:41:01 -0600

Lt. Col. Elizabeth “Liz” Sydow will be Civil Air Patrol’s next national...

McLaughlin, Former Cyber Command Deputy Commander, Joins CAP Board of Governors
Fri, 01 Mar 2019 10:27:37 -0600

Civil Air Patrol, the longtime all-volunteer U.S. Air Force auxiliary, is the newest member of the Air Force’s Total Force, which consists of Regular Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, along with Air Force retired military and civilian employees. CAP, in its Total Force role, operates a fleet of 550 aircraft and performs about 85 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and is credited by the AFRCC with saving an average of 70 lives annually. Civil Air Patrol’s 58,000 members nationwide also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. Its members additionally play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to more than 24,000 young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. Civil Air Patrol received the Congressional Gold Medal in 2014 in honor of the heroic efforts of its World War II veterans. Congressionally chartered 74 years ago, the nonprofit organization also participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about the sacrifices of U.S. military veterans.

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