At the request of the state’s Department of Public Safety, the South Dakota Wing of the Civil Air Patrol is conducting an aerial survey for livestock carcass identification on all state highways and I-90.
The South Dakota Wing of the Civil Air Patrol has initiated an aerial search for hunters who may be stranded in the Black Hills after the recent severe snowstorm. The Department of Game, Fish and Parks requested the search after receiving numerous reports of stranded hunters.
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. — The Civil Air Patrol will continue to perform emergency and disaster response missions authorized by the Air Force during the federal government shutdown.
More than 500 Civil Air Patrol members are headed to Denver Aug. 15-17 for the U.S. Air Force auxiliary’s Annual Conference.
By CAROL LEE ANDERSON
NEW HAMPSHIRE – When school teacher Dan Caron instructs in the classroom during the current school year, a new honor will have been added to his already impressive resume. He was chosen as the 2013 Civil Air Patrol Aerospace Education Teacher of the Year.
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. — The Civil Air Patrol is providing communications support to Air Force National Guard and Reserve units when they are engaged in fighting forest fires in the western U.S.
Dozens of personnel from Civil Air Patrol’s Texas Wing remain on duty in Moore, Okla., performing photo damage assessment of homes, public buildings and businesses more than a week after a twister ripped through the town of about 45,000 residents.
“I don’t think we’ve ever had a mission like this one,” said Lt. Col. Dave Roberts of the door-to-door ground team sorties Civil Air Patrol is performing for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The mission, which began last Wednesday, is to photograph up to 12,000 home sites damaged by the Oklahoma tornadoes.
Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) has introduced an amendment to the new defense spending bill that would dramatically reduce funding for CAP missions and programs for Fiscal Year 2013. The Senate is expected to vote on the amendment on Monday, March 18.