News from Around the Group

CAP Senior Members complete Leadership Program
Maart 31, 2018 | By: 1st Lt. Chuck McCollim
14 senior members from northwest Florida completed the basic Training Leaders of Cadets course designed to equip them with youth mentoring skills, policy knowledge, and practical tools for implementing the Cadet Program.
Opa Locka Cadets Tour Air Ambulance Facility
Februarie 21, 2018 | By: Florida Wing Public Affairs
On Saturday, 10 February 2018, members of the Opa Locka Cadet Squadron, based at the Miami Gardens campus of the Florida Memorial University, visited the Trinity Air Ambulance facilities at the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport. The group was led by ...
Pine-Miramar Composite Squadron hosted Change of Command Ceremony
Februarie 10, 2018 | By: Florida Wing Public Affairs
Miramar, Florida – 1st Lt Jeff Awve assumed command, February 8th, 2018 of the Civil Air Patrol’s Pines-Miramar Composite Squadron from 1St Lt Humberto Molgora. Present, officiating the change of command was Lt Col Jaime Lichi, Commander of Group 6 o ...
Members Complete Over Water Survival Course at U.S. Coast Guard Station Clearwater
Augustus 31, 2017 | By: Florida Wing Public Affairs
On Saturday, August 19, Group 3 held an Extended Over Water Survival (WS) pool session. Eight participants completed the requirements to earn this certification, which include classroom training, an aircraft egress exercise, on online test, and a pra ...
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Civil Air Patrol, the longtime all-volunteer U.S. Air Force auxiliary, is the newest member of the Air Force’s Total Force, which consists of Regular Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, along with Air Force retired military and civilian employees. CAP, in its Total Force role, operates a fleet of 550 aircraft and performs about 85 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and is credited by the AFRCC with saving an average of 70 lives annually. Civil Air Patrol’s 58,000 members nationwide also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. Its members additionally play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to more than 24,000 young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. Civil Air Patrol received the Congressional Gold Medal in 2014 in honor of the heroic efforts of its World War II veterans. Congressionally chartered 74 years ago, the nonprofit organization also participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about the sacrifices of U.S. military veterans.

Visit www.gocivilairpatrol.com, www.capvolunteernow.com and www.capgoldmedal.com for more information.

 
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