Second Exposure SUAS Training Kaimuki, Oahu – On August 28, 2022, from 0900-1200, cadets from the 77th St. Louis Crusaders Composite Squadron (PCR-HI-077) (Hawai‘i Wing) had the privilege of learning about and flying small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS). The event was held at the St. Louis High School sports field in Kaimuki. This event was a significant cadet activity because it was most of the cadet’s first time with hands-on drones. The main purpose of the training was to familiarize cadets with basic SUAS flying methods and the application of utilization … Read More
It is with great sadness that I share that Col Ernest (Ernie) Pearson passed away this last week after a long illness. I considered him as both a great friend and mentor and I am sure many of you did also. He joined CAP as a cadet in the 1950s. He left CAP for awhile but rejoined in the 1970s and was member of Bishop Composite Sq 66 and later Cable Comp Sq 25. During his long CAP career he … Read More
Give a memorial gift for Col. Ishikata One way to honor the work and memory of Col. George Ishikata is to make a donation on what would have been his 60th birthday, which is Feb. 22. We will miss George greatly. If you share in this feeling, won’t you consider making a donation to Civil Air Patrol in his memory? Kristina Jones, our Chief of Philanthropy, reached at KJones@gocivilairpatrol.org can assist you with this.
Pacific Region experienced a significant loss last week, with the unexpected passing of the Region Commander. National Headquarters has published a brief article, capturing some of his many accomplishments that we wish to share in case you may not have seen: Pacific Region’s Ishikata Passes; Commander was 59 (cap.news). As the Region mourns the loss, we are in the planning phase working with the Region and National Headquarters on instituting a Cadet Programs scholarship fund honoring Col Ishikata. As many … Read More
Summary of updates: Region expense reimbursement process overview (for PCR staff members) has been added to the Misc Documents page under the Resources menu. Latest Personnel Authorizations have been uploaded to the Orders & PA page under the Resources menu. Region “Of the Year” awards page has been updated with this year’s timelines and award guidance.