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News Releases

 This is the official news and press release page for the Civil Air Patrol:


December 10, 2014

Speaker of the House Boehner hails 'private citizens who wanted to lend a hand' 

August 15, 2014

Ragland, Kettell, Wheless, Parris announced as command staff members; Myrick sworn in as national vice commander

August 8, 2014

Participants to hear from Air Force Cyber Command deputy commander, best-selling novelilst -- both CAP members

April 4, 2014

Selection marks 1st by Board of Governors

December 10, 2013

Hahn, wing commander: Cell experts 'provided a key clue that redirected the search'

December 5, 2013

National Radar Analysis Team's Henderson: 'Over 90 percent of the time we narrow the search area based on forensics information'

November 8, 2013

Todd: 'We're expanding it. We're making it a lot better'

October 10, 2013

CAP aircrews are pinpointing locations where dead livestock are obstructing state highways or are in highway right-of-ways.

October 9, 2013

Civil Air Patrol was honored with two awards..

October 9, 2013

CAP aircraft will fly north of Highway 36 and 16A - from Highway 79 to the Wyoming border.

October 9, 2013

CAP aircrews will identify and photograph areas where livestock are obstructing roads or are in right of ways.

September 19, 2013

6,000 images of inundation's impact produced so far for FEMA, state, counties

September 17, 2013

Air-, ground crews' photos being uploaded to FEMA website

May 22, 2013

100+ members from Okla, Ark., Kan., Texas wings involved in damage-assessment missions

May 22, 2013

Campaign to honor WWII service continues in House

February 19, 2013

Sen. Harkin, Rep. McCaul introduce legislation to honor early members for wartime service

February 19, 2013

Carr, national commander: 'Not your average field trip'

January 17, 2013

Mich. cadet became skilled Air Force combat pilot, flew with Thunderbirds, served as trusted congressional aide

January 2, 2013

Carr, national commander, will lead delegation; Courter, former commander, to represent IACE

November 14, 2012

Accident claims Tilton, former BoG member; Williams, wing officer; McKinnie Composite Squadron's Young

November 10, 2012

 23 planes deployed from coastal states, Midwest; photos taken every 5 seconds

November 5, 2012

60 devote week to pitching in at shipping warehouse

November 5, 2012

Group, newly created under revised governance structure, completes first meeting at National HQ

November 3, 2012

100 aircrews expected to take 120,000+ coastal photos for FEMA in next 2-3 days

November 1, 2012

Missions range from aerial damage assessment to looking for residents stranded in deep snow

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