Cheltenham, MD—Civil Air Patrol cadets from throughout southern Maryland gathered together to plan and execute a weekend of training, motivation, leadership and fun for 24 of our newest cadets. The Airman Leadership School (ALS) is designed to bring young cadets to a local training area to experience a three-day, two-night orientation of life and the expectations of the CAP summer encampment.
Maxwell Air Force Base, AL—“It’s a normal search and rescue mission,” said Lt. Col. John Henderson of Civil Air Patrol’s role in the search for missing Malaysia Airline Flight 370. Henderson, a radar analyst for the U.S. Air Force’s 84th Radar Evaluation Squadron (RADES) at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is vice commander of CAP’s 10-member National Radar Analysis Team.
Middle River, MD—Civil Air Patrol cadets from Maryland Wing's Towson Composite Squadron get their first experience flying. In January, six cadets had their very first orientation flights (O-Flight) in a four-passenger Cessna 172P. The flight took off from Martin State Airport in Middle River, Md., and continued over Deleware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
Damascus, MD—Members of Civil Air Patrol, Maryland Wing’s Mount Airy Composite Squadron hosted their annual awards banquet on February 22, at the Montgomery United Methodist Church, Damascus, Md.
Westminster, MD—The Maryland Wing, Civil Air Patrol's Carroll Composite Squadron hosted an open house on March 4, 2014, in Westminster, Md. Approximately 100 guests attended the event, which afforded the squadron an excellent opportunity to showcase CAP and the squadron’s achievements in many areas including communications, emergency services, cadet programs and professional development.