CAP Members Join National Salute to Vietnam Veterans

Civil Air Patrol members from around the Mid-Atlantic Region participated in the Air & Space Forces Association’s Celebration of Character & Courage: Vietnam War 50th event Jan. 13 at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.The event honored the...

West Virginia Squadron Takes Aviation Lessons to New Heights

A pair of Civil Air Patrol mission pilots, both former U.S. Air Force officers, are drawing on their aviation knowledge and experience to teach and prepare cadets in their West Virginia Wing squadron for an aeronautics career if the youth decide to pursue that...

Geospatial Team Helps Assess Tennessee Tornadoes’ Impact

The Civil Air Patrol Geospatial Team’s damage assessment team identified more than 2,400 damaged structures after a series of tornadoes ripped across the midwestern and southern U.S. on Dec. 9, wreaking the greatest destruction in Clarksville and Hendersonville in...

Alabama Cadets Create Spaceflight Simulator

Many young people dream of blasting off to the International Space Station in a rocket, especially those who live in or near the Rocket City – Huntsville, Alabama. Fittingly, two Alabama Wing cadets in the area have created a way for their fellow cadets to experience...

CAP Fleet Adds New Cessnas

Civil Air Patrol is adding five Cessna Skyhawks, one Cessna Skylane, and one Cessna Turbo Stationair HD from Textron Aviation Inc. to its fleet.The seven aircraft will join a fleet of 540 Cessnas owned and operated by CAP — the world’s largest Cessna piston aircraft...

Double Duty: ‘Father John’ Serves Air Force, CAP as Chaplain

When John F. Reutemann III, who serves as a chaplain in both Civil Air Patrol and the U.S. Air Force, was promoted to Air Force major Nov. 3, he marked yet another milestone in his journey serving members of CAP and the military.  Reutemann, who many in CAP...

CAP NCO Corps: ‘We Take Care of People’

Civil Air Patrol’s Noncommissioned Officer Corps provides adult members and cadets an invaluable resource – access to an entire lexicon of knowledge based on the depth of the NCOs’ military backgrounds.Many NCOs continue to serve on active duty or have a long career...