Memorial Day closing notice
Wed, 23 May 2018 08:27:09 CDT
Memorial Day closing notice

National Commander Presents Awards to Top Air Force Academy Cadets
Mon, 21 May 2018 15:00:23 -0500

Maj. Gen. Mark Smith, Civil Air Patrol's national commander/CEO and himself an Air Force Academy graduate, presented a pair of CAP-sponsored awards to graduating cadets from the class of 2018 today at the end of the academy's academic year.

Smith presented:

  • Cadet 1st Class Ben Hook with an award recognizing  the top scholastic rating among graduating cadets who are current or former CAP members. Hook is a former cadet member of the Colorado Wing's Air Academy Cadet Squadron and he received CAP's top cadet honor, the Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award, in February 2014.
  • The Outstanding Cadet in Military Strategic Studies Award to Cadet 1st Class Riley Murray during the academy's Departmental Award Ceremony.

"I am proud to represent Civil Air Patrol in honoring these two fine cadets for excellence in performance here at the Air Force Academy," Smith said. "The significance of the honor they're receiving is especially meaningful to me as an Academy graduate."

Venice Cadets explore STEM Through Air Force Outreach Program
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STEM kits provided by annual program offers unique learning experiences that enhance current CAP educational curriculum and programs.
SRQ Squadron Hosts Open House to Attract New Members
May 16, 2018 | By: Lt. Col. Jeff P. Carlson
The Civil Air Patrol SRQ Composite Squadron held an open house and welcomed more than 25 new visitors.
Change of Command At Charlotte County Cadet Unit
May 16, 2018 | By: 2nd Lt. Donna Jablonski
The banner of leadership for cadets at Charlotte County's FL051 was passed forward during the time-honored change of command ceremony.
SRQ Composite Squadron Members take on Myakka State Park
May 6, 2018 | By: Lt. Col. Jeff P. Carlson
Cadet shares experience with back-country style bivouac at Myakka State Park where CAP team hiked over 12 miles carrying about 20 pounds of gear.

Articles provided as a syndicated service from the Southeast Region Online News program. (ID 21)