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Units and members across North Central Region supported their community's Veterans Day events! Specifically: Kansas Wing's Lawrence Composite Squadron members participated in the Veterans Day Parade in Lawrence, Kansas. Minnesota Wing's Southeast Minnesota Composite Squadron helped serve breakfast at the International Event Center in Rochester, Minnesota. Minnesota Wing's Alexandria Composite...Read More about North Central Region Participates in Veterans Day Events
Recent Minnesota Wing Unit Activities
Civil Air Patrol squadrons across Minnesota Wing reman very active in all aspects of the CAP mission, specifically: Anoka County Composite Squadron's recent event at the Jackson Middle School Observatory, hosted by astronomer Ron Schmit, where cadets got some up-close time with telescopes and participated in a gravity well activity....Read More about Recent Minnesota Wing Unit Activities
SD Wing Tests Communications Capabilities
South Dakota Wing demonstrated the ability to use aircraft relay to communicate across the state during a sortie Nov 20. The objective of the test was to determine the effective range and usability of a “high-bird” communications relay in central SD.
CAP-USAF North Central Liaison Region Change of Command
North Central Region's Minnesota Wing hosted the recent change of command ceremony for North Central Liaison Region (CAP-USAF Detachment 5) where Lt Col Jeffrey L. Meyers relinquished command to Lt Col Michael D. Veltman. Lt Col Meyers has been a constant fixture throughout North Central Region over the last several...Read More about CAP-USAF North Central Liaison Region Change of Command
Missouri Wing Assists with Missing Hunter Search
Missouri Wing, Civil Air Patrol, assisted the National Park Service in conducting a search for a missing hunter in Southeast Missouri in response to a request by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center. CAP aircraft, aircrew, ground and small unmanned aerial system (sUAS or drone) teams from Fort Leonard Wood...Read More about Missouri Wing Assists with Missing Hunter Search
Beason Volunteers for FEMA
Colonel Mike Beason, the SD Wing Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Director of sUAS (Small Unmanned Aerial Systems), has another job when he’s not volunteering with CAP.
KSWG Commander Receives National IAEM Award
Congratulations to Col Mark Lahan, Kansas Wing commander, on his outstanding recognition by the International Association of Emergency Managers as the Uniformed Services Auxiliary Emergency Manager of the Year! IAEM-USA, the nation’s largest emergency management professional association, is a nonprofit professional organization representing more than 5,000 emergency management and homeland...Read More about KSWG Commander Receives National IAEM Award
South Dakota Awarded CAP Save
South Dakota is the latest state with a life saved credited to CAP support. The CAP “Save” is for a cell phone forensics mission during which the wing was not activated.
NCR Units Recognized with Aerospace Education Achievement Award
Congratulations to the following North Central Region units on earning the Aerospace Education Achievement Award for fiscal year 2022! Their active and successful involvement helps accomplish CAP's AE mission and promote an interest in aerospace, aviation, and STEM. Kansas Wing KS-055 Heartland Cadet Squadron KS-092 Smoky Hill Composite Squadron KS-125...Read More about NCR Units Recognized with Aerospace Education Achievement Award
Another Successful Minnesota Leadership Academy!
On 23 Oct 2022, approximately 170 cadets graduated from the 2022 Minnesota Leadership Academy. Held at the Minnesota National Guard’s Camp Ripley, this year's class was the largest in recent memory, if not the largest ever. Congratulations to all who participated and staffed this successful event! First Day Overview Photo...Read More about Another Successful Minnesota Leadership Academy!