Pacific Region Command Transition

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Our Pacific Region Commander, Col Brian Bishop, was offered and accepted an engineering job that will take him out of the Pacific Region.  While this is a very exciting professional opportunity for Col Bishop,  it will prevent him from completing his term as Pacific Region Commander which was originally scheduled … Read More

Oregon Wing Civil Air Patrol Change of Command

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Colonel William Ray, CAP, assumed command September 10th of the Civil Air Patrol’s Oregon Wing in a ceremony held at the Boulder Rock Inn in Lebanon, Oregon during the CAP’s conference observing the CAP’s 75th anniversary since it’s founding just prior to WWII in December of 1941. Colonel Ray first … Read More

National Aviation Day—August 19

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On National Aviation Day, August 19, the nation celebrates the anniversary of the birthday of Orville Wright. Starting this Friday, NASA invites you to join the celebration of flight and everything it makes possible by taking our Orville flying squirrel along with you and posting a picture with the hashtag … Read More

Ardent Sentry

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By Lt Col Tom Traver Civil Air Patrol members conducted several aerial photography missions Tuesday to continue working an earthquake scenario emergency recovery drill after most other agencies have stood down. Oregon and Washington CAP personnel conducted activities this week to extend an exercise that began last week. Oregon and … Read More

Why you should consider attending a service academy

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As high school seniors begin the process of applying to colleges and universities it is worth asking the question, “Should I consider attending the United States Air Force Academy?” This excellent article by the Superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy details the process, challenges, and benefits of attending … Read More

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