Mill Valley, CA. (May 13, 2023) – Civil Air Patrol (CAP) California Wing is leading an effort to better support all members in their moral and spiritual welfare, and better provide guidance on CAP’s core values to them by focusing on recruiting additional chaplains, especially from underrepresented groups. Starting off this effort are a series of visits by National Headquarters Recruiter for Jewish Affairs, CAP Chaplain (Maj.) Dovid Grossman accompanied by Pacific Coast Region Chaplain (Maj.) Michael Morison and California Wing Chaplain (Maj.) Annamae Taubeneck.
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Three cadets having lunch at a Cupertino, California, restaurant sprang into action to save a choking elderly woman’s life on March 4.
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. (March 24, 2022) – Civil Air Patrol cadet Adithya Patil of Jon E. Kramer Composite Squadron 10 in Palo Alto, California earned the highest cadet honor last week when he became only the 2,388th cadet in Civil Air Patrol history to receive the General Carl A. Spaatz Award which also comes with a promotion to Cadet Colonel.
From 14 to 21 June 2021, two San Francisco Group 2 Check Pilot Examiners, Maj Jeffrey Ironfield and Capt Keith Breton, both from Tri-Valley Composite Squadron 156, spent seven 12-hour days training Hawaii Wing (HIWG) pilots.
20 cadets attend California Wing’s Group 2 NRA Marksmanship event in Hayward, CA.
Representing seven of the eight Squadrons with cadets in San Francisco Group 2 and ranging in age from 12 to 19, these cadets fired over 2000 rounds from .22LR bolt-action rifles as they earned their Marksmanship badges. One cadet stated they waited over three years to participate in an event like this and was eager to get started.
REIGNITE CAP Celebration - July 17th - Livermore Airport
Reid-Hillview Airport, San Jose – Civil Air Patrol members from the San Francisco Bay Area are assisting the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in a search for the remains of a drone or a bird that may have struck a Cessna 172 near Reid-Hillview Airport.