Pacific Region Cadet Leadership School

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Over the holiday break from Dec 26-31, 2020, 126 cadets and senior members from across the
nation participated in the virtual Pacific Region Cadet Leadership School (PRCLS).

Be sure to follow the RCLS Page for future course offerings and announcements!… Read More

Save the Date!

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Joint ORWG/PCR Conference Oct 3 – Oct-5 ORWG/PCR will be hosting a joint conference in Portland, Oregon. Location Shilo Inn, 11707 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97220 Thursday, October 3rd through Saturday, October 5th More information will follow, please save the date.

First Woman to Command Civil Air Patrol’s Washington Wing

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Washington Wing’s Next Commander Selected McChord Field – Civil Air Patrol’s Washington Wing will see its first female commander installed in April 2018 at the organization’s annual training conference and banquet in Wenatchee, Washington. Colonel (Select) Shelly J. Norman will assume command from Colonel James P. Furlong. The Washington Wing state headquarters is at McChord Field, Joint Base Lewis-McChord and has nearly 1,500 members statewide. Norman joined Civil Air Patrol’s Fire Mountain Composite Squadron in Lewis County in 2002 and … Read More

34 Pacific Region units earn 2016/2017 Quality Cadet Unit Award!

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34 Pacific Region units earn 2016/2017 Quality Cadet Unit Award! Pacific Region members, It is with a great deal of pride that we congratulate the 34 cadet and composite squadrons in the Pacific Region that have earned the 2016/2017 Quality Cadet Unit Award. These units have demonstrated through their high levels of Adult Leadership, Aerospace Education, Cadet Achievement,  participation in the Red Ribbon Leadership Academy program, encampment participation, recruiting and retention, orientation flights, and participation in CyberPatriot and Emergency Services that they are among … Read More

Former Civil Air Patrol Cadet, Colonel John R. Edwards takes first flight as Bomb Wing Commander

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Colonel Edwards takes first flight as Bomb Wing Commander 28th Bomb Wing Public Affairs Story by Airman 1st Class Donald Knechtel Friday, September 8, 2017 A young boy sits in the bleachers surrounded by hundreds of people, eagerly waiting. A hush falls over the crowd as the air stands still. Within a second the silence is shattered and replaced with the boom of roaring engines and thunderous applause. The boy in the crowd, watching in awe of the majestic aircraft, … Read More

ALERT: 2017 Civil Air Patrol National Conference Weather Update

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Important message from Civil Air Patrol NHQ for attendees of the 2017 Civil Air Patrol National Conference “Weather Alert: CAP is closely monitoring the weather situation in TX. The FEMA classes next week have been cancelled because the instructors and some of the attendees will be supporting hurricane relief efforts. We will send out an email to all attendees if the weather has any further impact on the National Conference.” Photo/Source: weather.com | Category 3 Hurricane Harvey a Catastrophic Rainfall Flood Threat; Strongest Texas … Read More

Oregon Wing Civil Air Patrol Assists in Eclipse Traffic Monitoring

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AURORA, Ore. — Members of the Oregon Wing Civil Air Patrol are flying the skies today through Tuesday, monitoring road and airport conditions of areas in the eclipse’s ‘path of totality.’ The Civil Air Patrol was launched at the request of the Oregon Department of Aviation (ODA), in conjunction with the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and Oregon Office of Emergency Management (OEM). Because Oregon is expected to have more than one million visitors this weekend, ODA, ODOT and OEM … Read More

Great Lake Region’s Phelka Named Next Natl. Vice Commander

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Veteran Pilot’s CAP Career Also Includes Colo. Wing Command, Mich. Wing Leadership Posts Civil Air Patrol’s next national commander, Maj. Gen.-Select Mark Smith, has chosen Great Lakes Region Commander Col. Edward Phelka as his national vice commander. The announcement was made today after Phelka was approved by the organization’s Board of Governors. “Col. Phelka’s commitment and devotion to Civil Air Patrol over the past 30 years is exemplary,” said Smith, who selected Phelka over 10 other candidates for the national … Read More

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