Citgo partners with CAP to celebrate Gold Medal

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MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – CITGO Petroleum Corp. has partnered with Civil Air Patrol to honor CAP members for their service during World War II.

As a premier sponsor of CAP’s Congressional Gold Medal presentation, CITGO is sponsoring the purchase of replica Congressional Gold Medals to be awarded to CAP World War II veterans who will travel to Washington, D.C., for the medal presentation, as well as the celebratory reception/dinner. Those who are unable to travel to Washington will be presented a replica medal by CAP in their hometowns.

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Phillips 66 Aviation donates $21,000 to CAN

In a presentation held at the National Business Aviation Association‘s (NBAA) Convention this week in Orlando, Phillips 66 Aviation presented Corporate Angel Network (CAN) with a $21,000 donation.

CAN is a charitable organization that helps cancer patients access medical treatment by arranging free air travel to recognized treatment centers by utilizing the empty seats onboard corporate jets during their normal business trips.

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Making a living in aviation

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Reader JD Casteel responded to our call to readers to see how they make a living in aviation. Here’s what he had to say:

“I have loved general aviation since I can remember…no, really, since I can remember. One of my earliest memories was on a small ranch near Tishomingo, Oklahoma, that my father worked on. They were using a Bell 47 for a spraying job. I remember the pure excitement seeing that helicopter approaching our truck for landing, followed by the pure fear from the loud noise it made.

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