Civil Air Patrol

NHQ Breaking News

All, Announcement from Ms. Julie DeBardelaben, HQ CAP Deputy Director of Public Affairs A shorter version of the CAP 75th Anniversary video posted last week on NHQ’s YouTube channel is also available on that channel. The new video, 2:12 in length, is ideal for regions, wings and units to share on their own websites […]

Illinois Wing Spaatz Award Announcement

All, Illinois Wing is proud to announce that we have a brand new Spaatz Cadet, please join us in congratulating C/Col Matthew R Walden (IL-067) for earning the Civil Air Patrol’s highest Cadet Award. The General Carl. A. Spaatz Award is a major achievement and CAP Cadet Programs highest honor. The first cadet to receive […]

75th Anniversary Video NHQ Release

A Civil Air Patrol 75th-anniversary video highlighting our proud legacy, missions and members, created by Emmy Award-winning producer Scott Matthews, is available for viewing and sharing on CAP’s YouTube channel. The video was first shown during last week’s National Conference in Nashville, TN. A shorter version will be shown during the Air Force Association’s National […]

Illinois Wing Earns Cadet Programs Achievement

On Behalf of Col. J Scherer we have an outstanding announcement. This morning the Cadet Programs Mission Award: Great Lakes Region, was awarded to the Illinois Wing for 2016. This annual award recognizes the wing in each CAP region that has the most outstanding Cadet Program. This award is given to wings excelling in cadet […]

Balsem Awards Recognition

Please join us in congratulating Capt. Greg Hoffeditz on earning multiple Balsem Awards at this years National Conference.As PAO he has achieved recognition in the following areas; Photography and External Media Coverage as well as the Award of Excellence in each of those categories. Keep up the great work.  

Four Gen. Carl A Spaatz Candidates announced

All, We have had an outstanding summer so far, we’ve seen records set and achievements obtained. It gives us great pride to announce that we have a total of FOUR Cadet Candidates preparing to undergo the Spaatz exam all in one week. Again, we continue to set the bar for new achievements and setting outstanding […]

NHQ News Release: Encampment Numbers Soaring

All, Please review the attached NHQ News Release regarding the outstanding numbers of cadets attending the encampments through the CEAP program. CEAP enrollment up

Transfer of Authority Ceremony June 24th 2016

Here is the link to the article about the Transfer of Authority from June 24th 2016.

Illinois Wing Cadet Soars into History

All, Illinois Wing is proud to announce that history was made today when C/Lt Col Jodie Gawthrop (PWK) officially became the 2 millionth Young Eagle. She was flown by Actor and past Young Eagle Chairman and lifetime member Harrison Ford from Boeing Centennial Plaza to Osh Kosh. All of us here are proud of the […]

AEO’s Soar: Great Lakes Region AEO School

AEO’s soar to success at the AEO school. The Great Lakes Region has successfully held and completed the 2016 AEO school which began on July 18th and ended on July 22nd. AEO’s were given a state-of-the-art education, held at the National Museum of the Air Force. Congratulations to all who attended and to all of […]

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