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AFNORTH gives CAP awards

Among awards given the final night of Civil Air Patrol’s 2014 National Conference August 14-16 in Las Vegas, was the Air Forces Northern Commander’s Meritorious Service Award for the most outstanding CAP support of an event. This year, the award recognized the combined efforts of the North Carolina CAP wing and South Carolina CAP wing. Together, they were recognized for their exemplary support of a U.S. Marine Corps Unmanned Aerial System Airspace Integration Exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C. during in August, 2013. (From left are) Maj. Steven Askew, CAP pilot, South Carolina Wing, who flew as part of the awarded mission; Col Frances Smith Jr., South Carolina Wing Commander; Col. Dave Crawford, North Carolina Wing Commander; Maj. Gen. Trulan Eyre, Air National Guard Assistant to the Commander, Continental U.S. Northern Aerospace Defense Region-1st Air Force (AFNORTH); and Maj. Gen. Joseph Vazquez, new Civil Air Patrol National Commander. (Photo by Susan Schneider/CAP National Headquarters)

PHOTO BY: Susan SchneiderCAP National Headquarters
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