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Operation Pulse Lift Passes 9,000-Unit Blood Collection Goal

Operation Pulse Lift, part of Civil Air Patrol’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, surged past its year-end goal of 9,000 collected units of blood Dec. 31.The stretch goal was set by Lt. Col. Robert Ditch, Operation Pulse Lift director, after CAP met an 8,500-unit...

Pacific Region’s Ishikata Passes; Commander was 59

 Col. George Ishikata, Civil Air Patrol’s Pacific Region commander, died Dec. 30. He was 59.“I was deeply saddened to learn of the untimely passing of Col. George Ishikata. He led the Pacific Region with grace, humility, wisdom, and strength, always offering a...

Blood Donations Urged for Tornado Response

There is an urgent need for blood and blood products to support the national response to the most recent tornado outbreak and the injuries incurred. All members who are able are asked to make an appointment at their nearest American Red Cross blood...

Kentucky Wing Flying Post-Tornado Assessment Missions

Kentucky Wing aircrews are flying storm surveys to assist the National Weather Service and the Kentucky Emergency Management Agency in gauging the official intensities of the deadly tornadoes that ripped into the Midwest on Dec. 10.Kentucky Wing aircrews carried out a...

Four from Georgia Wing Joins Spaatz Award Ranks

Not one, not two, not three, but four Georgia Wing cadets were presented Dec. 5 with Civil Air Patrol’s highest cadet achievement, the Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award.CAP’s national commander and national vice commander, Maj. Gen. Edward Phelka and Brig. Gen....

ACE Program Lifts Off for School Year

Civil Air Patrol's Aerospace Connections in Education (ACE) program has officially lifted off for the 2021-2022 school year, with a double national ACE award recipient in Texas for 2021 doing the honors as host for the launch. .Creekside Elementary School in...

CAP 80th Anniversary Observed at Maxwell AFB

The Alabama Wing hosted an 80th birthday celebration for Civil Air Patrol on Dec. 4 just a few blocks from National Headquarters at Maxwell Air Force Base.U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. James B. Hecker, Air University commander and president, and Maj. Gen. Edward D. Phelka,...

Decades of Service: CAP Turns 80

Civil Air Patrol members throughout the United States and in overseas squadrons are celebrating the organization’s commitment to community service today — a commitment that began on Dec. 1, 1941, and has continued for 80 years. More than 56,000 members,...