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Civil Air Patrol Chaplain Diversity Initiative Kicks Off To Better Serve Member Needs

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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Civil Air Patrol Cadet Earns Highest Achievement

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.

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California Wing Members Featured in Nickelodeon Nick News Segment

In case you missed it on social media, our wing was the subject of a national Nickelodeon Network’s Nick News segment. The video was very well done and highlights the cadet program overall. https://www.nick.com/episodes/q54z4d/nick-news-nick-news-flying-finance-and-fun-with-chess-season-1-ep-6?fbclid=IwAR1YYECkVN5Z5rS2RrqdRhCPTJd0oB5I76RSRGer6BULr8k-hETG1kw2L1M Congratulations to everyone involved, including our own Maj Kathy Brown, who was the featured O-ride pilot....
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Group 2 cadets earn NRA Marksmanship badges

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.

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