CAP members are filling and stacking hundreds of thousands of sandbags near the civic center in Fargo, N.D., as well as outside a radio station in the city. CAP aircrews also are making damage assessment flights, as weather permits, taking photos to help protect critical infrastructure.
Cadets representing 13 countries will visit Civil Air Patrol squadrons in the U.S. as participants in next year’s International Air Cadet Exchange program. The program, now more than 60 years old, promotes international friendship and understanding through a common focus on aviation.
Maj. Gen. Amy Courter, CAP National Commander, with Executive Director Don Rowland and Lt. Col. Beverly Scoggins, CAP’s volunteer IACE assistant director, represented the Air Force auxiliary at IACE’s annual planning conference held recently in Hong Kong. CAP committed to accepting cadets from Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Turkey and the United Kingdom.