News - Page 9
In Memoriam: North Central Region is saddened to learn the news of the passing of Lt Col Ralph M. Gibbons, of the Nebraska Wing Fremont Cadet Squadron. Lt Col Gibbons passed away on 1 April 2022 at the age of 84. A retired Major in the U.S. Air Force, he...Read More about Long-serving Nebraska Wing Member Passes
Great Minnesota Wing Aerospace Fling!
Another Great Minnesota Wing Aerospace Fling is in the record books! Over 270 people signed up for this exciting event on May 7, 2022, at Minnesota Wing Headquarters at South St. Paul Fleming Field. Activities planned included: - Rescuers rappel from a helicopter along with outdoor demonstrations - Partial hot...Read More about Great Minnesota Wing Aerospace Fling!
Iowa Wing Unit Recognizes Local Airport Director
Black Hawk County Composite Squadron Commander, Capt Alex Paul, recently presented Waterloo Regional Airport’s Director, Keith Kaspari with a Certificate of Appreciation during the monthly Airport Board of Directors meeting. Kaspari and the airport board have been instrumental in the success of the new unit. Recognizing our non-CAP partners who...Read More about Iowa Wing Unit Recognizes Local Airport Director
New Kansas Wing Commander Announced
Please join North Central Region on congratulating Col Mark Lahan as he assumes command of the Kansas Wing, as well as sincere gratitude to outgoing KSWG commander Col Roger Eaton for his years of service. https://www.facebook.com/ncrcap/posts/1561866640881590Read More about New Kansas Wing Commander Announced
North Central Region Color Guard Activities
With upcoming holidays and graduations, it's color guard season! North Central Region color guards from all wings are representing CAP in their communities! https://www.facebook.com/ncrcap/posts/1557737027961218 https://www.facebook.com/ncrcap/posts/1562617800806474Read More about North Central Region Color Guard Activities
Iowa Wing Conducts Statewide SAREX
Iowa Wing conducted a wing-wide search and rescue exercise (SAREX) in Johnson county based out of the Iowa City Airport. Squadrons across the state conducted aircrew, ground team, and drone unit training along with the Johnson County Emergency Management Director -- involving not only Iowa Wing squadrons but also Michigan...Read More about Iowa Wing Conducts Statewide SAREX
South Dakota Wing Members Participate in SAREX
South Dakota Wing members and units participated in a Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX) based in Spearfish, SD, involving multiple training scenarios including a missing aircraft and a disaster relief photography task. https://www.facebook.com/ncrcap/posts/1557098631358391Read More about South Dakota Wing Members Participate in SAREX
North Central Region's Cadet of the Year Spotlighted
Excellent interview of this year's North Central Region Cadet of the Year, C/Col Justin B Holt, of Missouri Wing's Harry S. Truman Composite Squadron! https://voyagekc.com/interview/rising-stars-meet-justin-holt-of-parkville-and-kansas-city/?fbclid=IwAR2ZLaJJzE5s2P9OeACTjvBs39gVi8kSPNudrPT96TjKHV6TIOsTzGhxqCkRead More about North Central Region's Cadet of the Year Spotlighted
South Dakota Wing Assists F-16 Crash Investigation
South Dakota Wing, Civil Air Patrol, flew an airborne photography mission for the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on Thursday, May 12. The aircrew photographed the scene where an F-16 assigned to the South Dakota Air National Guard’s 114th Fighter Wing went off the end of a runway.
Non-Mission ELT Find
Two CAP Pilots, 2nd Lt. Thor Bardon and 1st Lt. Kyle Clement, were flying a sortie and they heard an Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) going off as they were returning to the Sioux Falls Airport.