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New CAP-USAF Commander Installed

Col. Tyler P. Frander became the 32nd commander of Civil Air Patrol-U.S. Air Force  in a ceremony April 13 in the main hangar at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.As CAP-USAF commander, Frander is responsible for ensuring CAP — the Air Force auxiliary — is...

Early CAP Member Set Records as Female Flyer

For Women’s History Month, Civil Air Patrol honors Louise McPhetridge Thaden, an early member of both CAP and “the Ninety-Nines.” Established in 1929 by 99 women pilots, members of the Ninety-Nines Inc., International Organization of Women Pilots, promote...

Nelson Selected to Command Pacific Region

Col. Virginia M. Nelson will continue her service as Civil Air Patrol’s Pacific Region commander, officially accepting the appointment made last week by Maj. Gen. Edward D. Phelka, CAP’s national commander and CEO.Nelson will be sworn in March 26 at the joint Pacific...

Hawaii Wing Mourns Loss of Two Pilots

Two Civil Air Patrol pilots participating in a Hawaii Wing tsunami alert training mission March 20 perished in an accident on Kaua’i.“We lost two valued members of our CAP ohana (family) this weekend,” said Col. Chantal Lonergan, Hawaii Wing commander. “Our hearts...

Colorado Wing Team Takes National CyberPatriot 3rd Place

The Colorado Wing’s Air Academy Cadet Squadron team placed third nationally March 20 in the Air Force Association’s National Youth Cyber Defense Competition XIV finals, giving Civil Air Patrol teams 11 top-three finishes in 14 years, including three overall titles.The...

New Smith JanEx Prize to Honor CAP Spirit of Innovation

Igor Sikorsky, the Ukrainian-born American pioneer in helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft, said it well: “The work of the individual remains the spark that moves mankind forward.”In the 80-year history of Civil Air Patrol, Maj. Gen. Mark Smith, former national...