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F L I G H T PAT T E R N S
P U B L I C A T I O N
C M L

A I R

O F

P A T R O L

VOLUME l~ No, 2

N A T I O N A L
A U X I L I A R Y

C A P I T O L
U N I T E D

W I N G

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S T A T E S

A I R

F O R C E

April 1966

NATIONAL CAPITAL WING'S PRECISION DRILL TEAM will represent the t~AY in
the 99%h Annual Memorial D~ l~'o&,ramj Sharpsbm'g, Md,~ M~" 30, .~
E t . ' . . E v a n s J r * * W i n g C o m m n d e r, h a s a n n o u n c e d , H e s a i d t h e d r i l l t e a m w i l l
b e p r o v i d e d i n r e s p o n s e 1 o a r e q u e s t f r o m H e a d q u a r t e r s C o , a n d , U S A F, T h e
celebration at S~,psbuz'g marks the 99th anniversary of the Battle of
Antietamj according 1o Lt. Col~ William H.. Rhodes, director of the cadet
drill team. He said the cadets are looking forward to the event with high
enthusiasm and are highly pleased at the honor accorded them by the Air
Force, The team took first place trophy in several regional o,~etitions
including the 1965 contest at Boiling AFB.
B O L L I N G A F B WA S T H E S I T E O F A N O T H E R C A P E V E N T, t h e s u t t e e d i n n e r h e l d i n
honor of Ms J, Oeor~e U~right who is %rad.tng his USAF uniform for a CAP
uniform follo~ more than two decades of Air Force service, His final
duty assignment prior 1o retiremnt was as liaison officer for National
Capital Wing, and he was presented a certificate of appreciationat the
d i n n e r f o r p e r f o r m i n g h i s d u t i e s i n " a m o s t o u t s t a n d i n g m a n n e r, T M T h i s
c e r t i fi c a t e w a s p r e s e n t e d b y C o l . E v a n s . A n o t h e r, m a k i n g M a J , U p r i g h t a n
honorary member of the Loyal Order of Bullthrowers was presented by
l0 Capt, Harold "Hap" H~ris and signed by scores of his fellow CAP
associates, who~ accordi~ to Capt. Harris~ *'were themselves accomplished
practicioners of the art of throwing a bull from one end of a hangar-flying
session 1o the other if not all the way over the hangar itself,"
M]~BERS ARE URGED NOT TO FOROET THE MIDDLE EAST REOION CONFERENCE, scheduled
for April 29-30~at the Washlngton-Hilton Hotels Business msstings by d~,
social events in the evenlnEs, well-known speakers, stcotera.~ Mainl7 It will
be an opportunity for the various wings of the Middle-East Region 1o ~%alk over
w a y s t o m a k e C i v i l A i r P a t r o l b i g g e r, b e t t e r, a n d m o r e e f f e c t i v e i n i t s
assigned public service roles. *(Sessions ~-;ill continue through 1 l,;ay)
NEED FOR CHAPLAINS ACUTE IN ~N~, Several openings for chaplains exist now
in National Capital Wing organizatlonsw A~ons who can recruit one or more
chaplains 1o assist in the cadet moral leadership program and other CAP
activities will be providing an excellent service to local area youth.

VOLUME Ip No. 2, April, 1966.
ITEMS FOR PUSLIuATION IN "FLD~HT PATTERNS" should be sent to
Headquarters marked "Attentionz Win~ lnformatlon Officer" to assure
e x p e d i t i o u s h a n d l i n g ~ R e m e m b o r, t i m e i s i m p o r t a n t , e v e n t o t h e e d i t o r
of a mouth~ "newsletter, because news quick~7 becomes history and loses
its impast e
FLIGHT PATTerNS can use news about aeronautical ratings, first aid classes,
a w a r d o f c a d e t r i b b o n s o f B i l l y M i t c h e l l l e v e l a n d h i g h e r, a w a r d o f s e n i o r
member certificates of proficiency or ECI dlplomas, first solo flights
cadets or senior members, or enrollment of outstanding new senior members
with notable pre-aeaberehip qualifications. Successful fund-ralslng or
recruiting activities, outstanding or unusual public servlee actions, or
honors attained by CAP members in ~heir commmlty---all these are newswort~
and all should be reported.
THE FIRST TWO ISSUES HAVE DEALT PRIMARILY WITH WiNO-LEVF£ AOTIVITIF~, We
want to make future issues reflect the activities of the ~oups and squadrons,
because ve bo)~teve these units at the opor~ing level have much to gain from
intereha~e of tJlformation and idease
MAN'S PROORESS ON EAHTH HAS BEEN LAROELY BASED ON HIS OOD.OIV~ ABI~ TO
COHHU~CATEe National Cepital Wing's progress also depends .o~. this ability
to exchange knowledge, thoughts, and ideas. Lotto do iteo,and watch our
organisa%ions grOWs
Col. Stanhope Lineberry, CAP, ~ddle ~st Region Commander reminds all NatCap
Wing unit commanders and information officers that monthly Information Reports
should be in to Wing each month by the lOth. They will be checked outj listed
on the Wing monthly report and forwarded to I]atio~l Ilesd~uarters. This comp i l a t i o n o f I O e ff o r t a d d s t o o u r W i n ~ s t a n d i n g i n t h e n a t i o n a l s t a n d i n g s .
No matter how much is accomplished in education, safety, flying and oommunity service sctivities, it all comes to naught if our supporters~ the USAF
a n d t h e g e n e r a l p u b l i c a ~ u n a w a r e o f o u r v o l u n t a r y e ff o r t s .
25th A~R~IVERSANY OF CAP will be celebrated in the November or December issue
of THE AIRMAN, official magazine of the USAE. Article will be written by Capt.
Hap Harris~ NatCap Wing I O, in cooperation with CAP National Headcuarters
Information Office.