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Civil Air Patrol vital piece of American airpower for 76 years Civil Air Patrol vital piece of American airpower for 76 years
Seventy-six years ago, the Civil Air Patrol found its way into existence by administrative order from the Office of Civilian Defense, playing a crucial role in helping protect the United States homeland during World War II. Today, as the Air Force’s official auxiliary force, they continue that role along with several others.
0 12/01
2017
Cadet Airmen Jack Clavenna and father Col. James Clavenna read the Civil Air Patrol Leadership Manual to  at the Coastal Charleston Composite Squadron, Joint Base Charleston - Air Base Feb. 13. Clavenna takes his son to weekly CAP meetings. The Civil Air Patrol has one of the largest fleets of single-engine aircraft in the world, with more than 550 aircraft nationwide. Clavenna is the commander of the 437th Maintenance Group, 437th Airlift Wing. Jack has been in CAP for nearly a year. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ashlee Galloway) Flexible reserve opportunities supporting Air Force auxiliary
For Airmen who want to continue serving their country, but can no longer commit to a monthly or annual schedule, the Civil Air Patrol Reserve Assistance Program may be their next career move.The program, CAPRAP for short, utilizes officer and enlisted Reserve Airmen as liaisons between local CAP squadrons and the Air Force. The program is operated
0 3/21
2017
A cadet from Civil Air Patrol’s Middle East Region holds the Civil Air Patrol flag as Secretary of the Air Force Deborah James affixes a red, white and blue streamer signifying presentation of the Air Force Organizational Excellence Award to CAP for the period of Oct. 1, 2012-Aug. 31, 2016. Present for the ceremony were, from left, a second CAP cadet; Gen. David L. Goldfein, Air Force chief of staff; Maj. Gen. Joe Vazquez, CAP national commander; and Rick Broome, the noted aviation artist whose painting of a CAP intercept mission was presented to the Air Force for permanent display in the Pentagon. The presentation occurred at the Air Force Association’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. (U.S. Air Force Photo) CAP honored with Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
Civil Air Patrol received one of the U.S. Air Force’s top honors Tuesday at the Air Force Association’s annual conference.
0 9/21
2016
Fifty members of the Virginia and West Virginia Civil Air Patrol wings recently took wing on a Boeing C-17 Globemaster III, thanks to the West Virginia Air National Guard’s 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.V. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jodie Witmer) 50 CAP members from Va., W.Va. take C-17 flight with 167th AW
Fifty members of the Virginia and West Virginia Civil Air Patrol wings recently took wing on a Boeing C-17 Globemaster III, thanks to the West Virginia Air National Guard’s 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.V.
0 9/20
2016
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