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Flight Patterns August 31, 1966.pdf

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F L I G H T PAT T E R N S
PUBLICATION
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PAT R O L

WING INFORMATION OFFICE

NATIONAL
AUXILIARY

CAPITOL
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WING

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FORCE

August 31~ 1966

C A D E T S P E C I A L A C T I V I T I E S A P P L I C AT I O N S f o r 1 9 6 7 m u s t b e c o m p l e t e d a n d s u b m i t t e d t o
W i n S H e a d q u a r t e r s b y N e w Ye a r ' s D a y, a c c o r d i n g t o L t . C o l . C h a r l e s X . S u r a c i J r. ,
Deputy for Cadet Tralnlngin a letter to all group and squadron commanders. He
said applicatlons for Brewer Awards must reach Wing Headquarters by March 1 and
appilcatlons for CAP Scholarships and GzEats mat be received by Wing no later
than March 15. CAp members insterested in scholarshlps or srants should review
CAp pamphlet 20. CAP Regulation 900-7 gives details about the Brewer award
which is presented annually in three categories for outstanding contributions to
youth in aerospace activities.
AIR FORC~ EAGPIPE BAND participated in the Ninth Anniversary Celebration held
by the Wheaton-Silver Spring Squadron August 21. More than 300 attended.
APULIA EARHART AWARDS were received recently by two members of the Wheaton-Silver
Spring Squadron, C/Capt. Dennis Utter and C/2d Lt John Longerbeam.
T H I S ~ E A R ' S S P I R I T U A L L I F E C O N F E R E N C E s e l e c t e e s w e r e C / C a p t . W a l t e r C . Ve r t r e a c e
a n d C / T S g t L e o n C . L a n g f o r d , o f E a s t C a p i t o l a n d S y p h a x S q u a d r o n s , r e s p e c t i v e l y.
The conference will be held at Ridgecrest, N.C., September I-5.
N AT I O N A L C A P I TA L W I N G C A I E T S p a r t i c i p a t e d i n t h e B a c k t o S c h o o l P e p R a l l y s p o n s o r e d
by the Washington Urban League, ~nc., performing duty as ushers, messengers, and
honor guard members. The Wing drill team was among the highlights of the program
which included an inspiring talk by the Vice President of the United States. Hr.
H~hrey described "youth power' as one of our country's strongest potentials.
A PA R T I C I PA N T I N T I E 1 9 5 4 I N T E R N AT I O N A L D R I L L C O M P E T I T I O N , w h o l a t e r b e c a m e a
s e n i o r m e m b e r, t h e n j o i n e d t h e A i r F o r c e , a n d l a t e r r e t u r n e d t o N a t i o n a l C a p i t a l
Wing, has been promoted to captain. He is Carlton Mo Hill who joined CAP in 1951
a s a c a d e t a n d e a r n e d a C e r t i fi c a t e o f P r o fi c i e n c y, a n a e r o n a u t i c a l r a t i n g a s a n
observer, and the cadet rank of lieutenant colonel. After becoming a senior
m e m b e r h e J o i n e d t h e A i r F o r c e a n d s e r v e d m o r e t h a n s e v e n y e a r s o n a c t i v e d u t y,
primarily with Strategic Air Commandrs 98th Strategic Aerospace Wing. He has
completed a number of Air University extension courses and is now working toward
degrees in Aerospace Science and Applied Physics.
S T U D E N T P I L O T ~ R T I F I C AT I O N M A y B E S T R E A M L I ~ D . F e d e r a l A v i a t i o n A g e n c y h a s
proposed some changes.
One rule change would drop parental consent requirements
for minors. Another would combine medical and student pilot certification to
w i u d u p w i t h w h a t PA A c a l l s a " o n e - s t e p , o n e - a p p l l c a t l o n f o r m p r o c e s s . "
A PA S S E N G E R R E C O R D w a s s e t a t T r a v i s A P E , C a l i f . , i n J u l y w h e n I 0 0 , 0 0 0 p e o p l e
were processed, establishing an all-tlme high for a milltary installation. Last
year 845,635 passengers passed through the Milltary Airlift Command terminal there.