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Civil Air Patrol veteran to be honored with Congressional Gold Medal

September 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARMINGTON — If you ever want to get Thomas O’Connor involved in something, you might be well advised to start by convincing his friends.

When the Farmington resident joined the Civil Air Patrol in 1942 as part of the first cadet squadron nati…continue reading on dglobe.com

Civil Air Patrol conducting exercise in SD

July 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

RAPID CITY, S.D. More than 150 Civil Air Patrol cadets and senior members from the Dakotas and elsewhere are taking part in a search-and-rescue exercise in western South Dakota. Continue Reading

Civil Air Patrol conducting exercise in SD

July 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

RAPID CITY, S.D. More than 150 Civil Air Patrol cadets and senior members from the Dakotas and elsewhere are taking part in a search-and-rescue exercise in western South Dakota. Continue Reading

Civil Air Patrol, Delta Airlines pilot honored for landing plane safely

September 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY Maj. Rodney “Buck” DeWeese, of the South Dakota Civil Air Patrol, was recently presented with the Air Line Pilots Association’s International Superior Airmanship Award for his handling of a serious incident after takeoff in Hawaii.
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Civil Air Patrol observes 70th anniversary

December 6, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The CAP has squadrons in Sioux Falls, Yankton, Brookings, Pierre, Rapid City, Aberdeen, Philip, Spearfish and Custer. Continue Reading

SD Wing of Civil Air Patrol honored

September 7, 2011 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY The South Dakota Wing of the Civil Air Patrol and one of its members received awards at the recent CAP National Convention in Louisville, Ky.
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New tool will help Civil Air Patrol missions

March 4, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

It may seem like a scene from “Predator” but the North Dakota Civil Air Patrol has a new tool to set it apart from the rest of the nation.
This is electro-optical-infrared imaging meaning the state’s CAP can use heat sources as an aide in missions day or night.
“I think this will benefit the squadron in Jamestown and everyone else,” said Kevin Iverson, Bismarck CAP squadron commander.
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Airplane leaves Chamberlain, goes missing

November 22, 2010 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS The South Dakota Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) was activated this morning for the search of a missing airplane, according to a CAP news release.

The missing aircraft left Chamberlain Airport en-route to Millard Airport near Omaha, Neb., at about 5 p.m. Sunday. The aircraft is described as white with a red stripe, PA-24 Comanche, N8675P. Continue Reading

Civil Air Patrol to show its stuff

November 7, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

Open house scheduled for 6:30 to 8 p.m. tonight at Worthington Regional Airport
WORTHINGTON Search and rescue. Disaster relief. Aerospace education. Communications. Cadet programs and volunteer service. Continue Reading