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J FIorida Repeats a Best w w unnnu I
DoD Postpones "66 lACE
Airlift Funds
Cause Halt
To Activity
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS -Department of Defense has announced a
temporary postponement of the 1966
International Air Cadet Exchange (IACE).!
According to word received here,
overseas airlift funding for this year has
caused the oldest and most sought after
of all cadet summer activities to be
postponed. The Department of Defense
message pertained to the 1966 program
only; no indication was given for 1967.!
The IACE is expected to be held this year
with Canada, since airlift is provided by
that country.!
Headquarters officials attended the
annual Air Cadet League of Canada
meeting in late February.!
The possibility of the "Canada only" IACE
was discussed at this meeting. At press
time the results of the discussion were
not known.!
The IACE celebrated its 18th birthday
last summer with what many exchange
"veterans" termed as one of the most
successful. It was delayed somewhat for
Civil Air Patrol cadets bound for Europe
and the European returning to the States
due to unexpected changes.!
,,$.~in airlift sehe~l~ing.!
~**-~.~elm~e, a program to foster
international goodwill and understanding,
was born out of an idea proposed by
Canada in 1947.!
An invitation was extended to Maj.!
Gen. Lucas V. Beau, USAF, then national
commander, inviting CAP to join the
exchange program.!
IN his report to Congress in 1948,
General Beau outlined plans for CAP's
participation in the IACE and obtained
approval. The first exchange between the
two countries took place that summer
when Civil Air Patrol and the Air Cadet
League of Canada exchanged cadets.!
The CAP-ACL initial exchange was so
well received that immediate plans were
made for expansion.!
Unlike the more recent exchanges the
first IACE included a tour of the host
nation, not a visit to a specific wing. A
total of 52 persons participated -- two
senior escorts and 24 cadets from each
In 1949 the IACE was expanded to five
countries with the addition (See DoD,
Page 12)

14,000 Seniors
Enter Training
--Senior members "hit the books"
in record numbers last year as
they embarked on the expanded
senior member training program.
Statistics compiled by Aerospace
Education Office revealed that
nearly 14,000 of the senior members participated in the revised
study and testing program.
The total number of seniors
participating during 1964 was 6,020
and the goal for 1966 is all of the
corporation's 33,000 senior members.

Claims Top
Region Title

N AT I O N A L H E A D Q U A R TERS -- Florida Wing for
t h e s e c o n d c o n s e c u t i v e y e a r,
has placed first in the annual
National Commander's Evaluation. Southeast Region took over
the top region position breaking
a four-year dynasty held by the
Middle East Region.
Florida Wing, commanded during the year by CAP Col. Hal du
Pont, amassed a total of 3043.5
points, an edge of 421.2 points
over second place Delaware.
Puerto Rico Wing moved from 10th
place in 1964 to third place in '65.
$ | O 0 P e l Ye a r
Vo l . V I I I , N o . 1
MARCH, 1966
s~ Mnil Subscript,on
The Southeast Region earned the
coveted "first" on the strength of
four wings placing in the top ten.
Southeast Region wings placing in
the top ten were Florida, Puerto
Rico, Alabama and Tennessee.
The Southeast Region is comm a n d e d b y C A P C o l . F. W a r d
Middle East Region had placed
first since 1961, the initial year of
the evaluation system. CAP Col.
Stanhope Lineberry is Middle East
Region commander.
Rocky Mountain Region, comNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS
---With the governors of Oklahoma manded by CAP Col. Donald E.
and South Carolina as official wit- Hale, placed third for the second
nesses, the national commander consecutive year.
The complete evaluation of re.
last month signed contracts for
the 1966 Cadet Flying Encamp. gions and wings was released to
merit to be conducted in those the field in mid-February, informing each of the commanders of
comparative standings or ratings
Earlier, on January 26, North.
east Region Commander, CAP Col. in relation to accomplishments of
the CAP objectives.
E d w i n Ly o n s , a c t i n g o n b e h a l f
of the national commander, officialCOLONEL Joe L. Mason, USAF,
ly executed contracts for a repeat
/ 1
national commander, said one of
of the ene~/mpment conducted last the "mo.~l outstandinga~,,,~"~'-~.eyear at Elmira, N.Y.
BEAUTIFUL AND TALENTED Juliet Prowse, (he Mona "MCmenls among the wings was the
Cluskey of television, and her TV husband Denny Miller, talk
Outstanding comnmnity interest progress shown in New Hampshire.
with Cadet Danny Trombo of 504C Squadron, Arizona Wing, surrounded Col. Joe L. Mason's The wing," he said, "came up from
v i s i t s t o L a w t o n , O k l a . , a n d 33rd in 1964 to 9th position in
during their recent visit to Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. Members
Chester, S.C. The national com- 1965. A commendable performof the Air Force 4453rd Combat Crew Training Wing named
mander flew to both cities to per- ance."
Miller an honorary F-4C pilot and Miss Prowse was named as an
sonally preside at the contract
New Hampshire Wing is comF-4C stewardess.
(USAF Photo)
signing formalities.
manded by CAP Col. Kenneth F.
In Lawton, Colonel Mason was McLaughlin. Prior to 1965 New
guest speaker at a Kiwanis lunch- Hampshire never finished higher
eon and was hosted by the Avia- than 17th.
tion Committee of the Lawton
Other significant changes in the
Chamber of Commerce that eve- final wing standings from 1964
was the move from 36th place to
The next day he was an honored 1 2 t h p l a c e b y A r i z o n a ; M a i n e
guest at the Chamber of Commerce moved from 4Oth to 16th; LouisiForum luncheon with Governor ana going from 37th to 17th; and
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS---Authorization has been given by
the Chief of Air Force Chaplains and approval has been granted by Harry Bellmon of Oklahoma. The Vermont moved from 51st to 29th.
the National Executive Committe of CAP to make the annual Air latter, who addressed the forum'
(See FLORIDA, Page 12)
on his impressions of Vietnam
Force "Spiritual Life Conference"
a cadet special activity for both their problems, marriage and the where he had recently visited, paid
tribute to CAP's expanded cadet
male and female Protestant cadets. home.
Professional counselors will as- flying training program.
The conference is an Air Force
"The contract-signing which will
activity designed to augment the sist with all phases of the program,
spiritual and moral lives of mili(See SPIRITUAL, Page 12)
(See CONTRACTS, Page 13)
tary members and CAP cadets have
been invited to attend the 1966
program. Cadets who attend should
be stimulated into active participaOTTAWA, Canada -- Civil Air
tion in a church of their choice.
Patrol and CAP-USAF HeadquarDuring the past year, Lt. Col.
ters officers gathered late last
George M. Hickey, USAF, staff
month at the Seigniory Club here
chaplain at National Headquarters,
for the annual meeting of the Air
has been working on a plan to an-'
Cadet League of Canada.
nounce the first incentive activity
A 1-26 sailplane will be proNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS-Attending the meeting from Nasponsored by CAP for which cadets More than a half-million visitors vided by the Texas Soaring Associ- tional Headquarters were Col. Alwould be selected on the basis of are expected when Civil Air Pa- ation and Cessna Aircraft Com- lan F. Herzberg, USAF, deputy
the spiritual and moral aspects of trol exhibits go on display at the pany of Wichita, Kan., will furnish commander; Col. Russell F. Iretheir lives.
Air Force Association convention a Cessna 150 aircraft.
land, USAF, deputy chief of staff
Two recent decisions have made in Dallas, Texas March 23-26. In
Headquarters CAP-USAF person- for Operations; Lt. Col. Foley D.
t h i s p l a n a r e a l i t y.
] a d d i t i o n t o C A P, a l l m a j o r A i r nel fabricated the display and,
USAF, chief, cadet activThe NEC recently approved a re-: Force commands will be repre- along with uniformed cadets and :Collins,the office of DCS/Operaities in
quest for an expenditure of cor- sented at the annual event.
senior members from the Dallas- tions, and Lt. Col. Lloyd H. Garporation funds to support the pro-I These exhibits, which describe Ft. Worth area, will man the CAP
gram. This action was followed by various CAP programs and activi- e x h i b i t d u r i n g t h e h o u r s o f t h e l a n d J r. , U S A F, d i r e c t o r o f I n a n a p p r o v a l o f C h a p l a i n ( M a j . I ties, are expected to draw capacity display, Thursday through Satur- formation.
Representing CAP Col. Lyle W.
Gen.) Robert P. Taylor, Chief of~ crowds from the Dallas-Ft. Worth day.
Castle, chairman of the National
Air Force Chaplains, authorizing l area. The display area will be at
CAP literature and promotional Board, Civil Air Patrol Corporaoutstanding CAP cadets, selected+ Carswell Air Force Base, while the
material will be made available for tion, at the annual meeting was
on a competitive basis, to attend convening AFA members meet in
handout to the several hundred CAP Col. Paul W. Turner. Colonel
t h e U S A F S p i r i t u a l L i f e C o n - Dallas.
thousand visitors expected to view i Turner is the former chairman.
Central theme of the CAP dis- the exhibit.
Results of the meeting were unCadets selected for this activ- play will be highlighted by an airThursday, March 23, will be AFA
ity will attend lectures and dis- c r a f t a n d a g l i d e r, t o c r e a t e a D a y, w h e n c o n v e n t i o n e e r s w i l l available at press time.
Members of the corporation and
c u s s i o n p e r i o d s c o n d u c t e d b y greater awareness of the Air Force
prominent clergymen and lay lead- Auxiliary's dual role in aviation view the exhibits and luncheon in CAP-USAF are annually invited to
attend the meeting.
(See SPECIAL, Page 14)
,~rs. Topics will include youth and and public, service.

Civil Air Patrol

USAF Auxiliary

Fly n iSt s
i g e
IWith Pacts

Mc +!uskey, .

Spiritual Meets Slated
For Protestant Cadets

Special Exhibit Ready
For AFA Convention

Cadet League
Hosts Officers

2 C A 1 - ~ T ] M E ~ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MARCH, 1~)~6 ....


Join Iowa
B y H A R O L D P. P L U I M E R
North Central Region
Director, Aerospace Education

CAP News in Brief
Units Combine Course
E L PA S O , Te x a s - - F o u r u n i t s o f t h e Te x a s W i n g h a v e j o i n e d
forces for a consolidated American Red Cross first aid course that will
qualify more than 60 CAP members for the ARC standard first aid
The Joint class is sponsored by Group 18, commanded by CAP
Lt. Col. C. E. Noel, includes personnel from the E1 Paso Senior Squadron and El Paso and Conquistadores cadet squadrons, as well as Group
18 members.
The training is dire~ed at qualifying additional CAP members
for emergency services ground and aircrews duties.

HQ. NORTH CENTRAL REGION--One of the most unique
aerospace education workshops was
climaxed by an airlift to National
Headquarters and the Manned
Spacecraft Center (NASA) in
H o u s t o n , Te x a s . To b e s u r e t h i s i s
F I T T S B U R G H , P a . - - M a j . C l i ff o r d V. E v a n s , U S A F, P e n n s y l v a n i a
not unusual but to airlift 50 clergyW i n g - C A P L i a i s o n O f fi c e r, v i s i t e d P i t t s b u r g h f o r t w o d a y s r e c e n t l y t o
men, with in-flight lectures, cer- speak in the North Hills area on the Civil Air Patrol and the cadet
t a i n l y w a s a n a c t i v i t y q u i t e u n c o m - program.
mon in the annals of Civil Air PaT h i s w a s t h e b e g i n n i n g o f a c o n c e n t r a t e d e ff o r t b y t h e N o r t h H i l l s
Cadet Squadron 610 to get the aerospace picture before the public and
The workshop for interdenomi- to point out to the youth of today "that now is the time to get started"
n a t i o n a l r e l i g i o u s l e a d e r s w a s t h e o n t h e e v e n t s o f t o m o r r o w.
culmination of the imaginative and
u n t i r i n g e f f o r t s o f R e v. D o n a l d
K e e n / z , p r o f e s s o r o f s o c i o l o g y, a t
Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa.
TITUSVILLE, Fla.--Charles Rice is the new instructor for the
The dramatic impact of our
"Dawning of the Space Age" course for cadets of the Titusville
scientific revolution and the proComposite Squadron, Florida Wing.
ONE OF America's foremost woman balloonists, Dr. Jeannette
fundity of what is happening was
An Air Force Reserve major and a NASA employee, he Is
Piccard, discusses the cadet aerospace education program with
brought to sudden realization to the
well acquainted with the world of missiles and rockets and is
members of the workshop.
Col. Allen F. Herzberg, USAF, deputy commander, and Charles
q u a l i fi e d a s a n I n s t r u c t o r, b o t h i n t h i s fi e l d a n d i n t h a t o f n a v i This vital segment of society ts
gation subjects.
W. Webb, (right) DCS/Aerospace Education and Training. Dr.
far closer to the lay masses than
A l t h o u g h R i e e i s n e t a C A P m e m b e r, h e i s m a i n t a i n i n g h i s
Piccard is renowned for piloting a spherical balloon to a record
any other professional group and
Reserve point status by instructing In CAP.
altitude of 57,000 feet in 1934 and her many other aeronautical
for too long has not had the opand balloon achievements. (National Headquarters Photo)
~pertunity to participate in activ~lties so directly concerned With
c u r s e c u l a r s o c i e t y.
B Y F I E L D , M a s s . - - G r o u p 8 w a s r e c e n t l y n a m e d t o p g r o u p i n t h e From FAA
The participants were accorded Massachusetts Wing by the wing staff, on the basis of an evaluation
" an indelible experience and mem- of all staff positions in the group.
ories that will ring from pulpits
C A P L t . C o l . D o n a l d S . P a r k e r, g r o u p c o m m a n d e r, r e c e i v e d t h e
f o r m a n y w e e k s . To b e s u r e , n o t C o l . H a r r y J . J e n k i n s C A F A c h i e v e m e n t Aw a r d f r o m C A P C o l . C a l v i n
m a n y p r o b l e m s w e r e s o l v e d , h o w - S . Ti l d e n , w i n g c o m m a n d e r, d u r i n g a c e r e m o n y s t w i n g h e a d q u a r t e r s
ever, many serious questions arose in SudbUry, Mass.
end this, of course, is a prerequiU n i t s i n t h e g r o u p a r e D r a c u t C a d e t S q u a d r o n a n d Te w k s b u r y,
site to problem solving. It was gen- Salem, Revere and Hanscom composite squadrons.
erally recognized that no man can
WA S H I N G T O N , D . C . - - C i v i l a v i - represents a four per cent increase
learn to understand this worht
a t i o n a c t i v i t i e s s o a r e d t o n e w over the 87,267 active civil air.... -by merely living in it.
h e i g h t s l a s t y e a r, a c c o r d i n g t o t h e c r a f t r e p o r t e d t h e p r e v i o u s y e a r.
1 ~ $ 5 e d i t i o n o f t h e " FA A S t a r t & It is a 50 per cent increase o~er
o n e - " s _ p i n - o ff " b e n e f ~ w a s _ t h e
H Q . C A L I F O R N I A W I N G - - T h e " Tr a v e l i n g Te a c h e r s , " a g r o u p o f i l e a l H a n d b o o k o f C i v i l A v i a t i o n " t h e 6 0 , 4 3 2 a c t i v e c i v i l a i r c r a f t r e g I~/m~fi~-respect gained 'by those
c l e r g y m e n f o r o u r A i r F o r c e a n d C A P o f fi c e r s f r o m t h e C a l i f o r n i a W i n g , r e c e n t l y e o n d u c t e ~ l a m i s s i o n r e l e a s e d b y t h e F e d e r a l A v i a t i o n istered 10 years ago.
Active pilots increased to 431,t h e u n i q u e r o l e o f t h e C i v i l A i r coordinators school at McClellan Air Force Base.
Members of the group are Lt. Col. Claude C. Morgan, Maj. James
:patrol. They realized that the CAP
A i r c r a f t p r o d u c t i o n v a l u e d a t 041 over the 378,700 reported in
c a d e t p r o g r a m i s o n e o f t h e f e w E . " Te x " B r a d y, M a j . N a n c y M o r r i s o n , M a j . J o h n Ly a l l , C a p t . W i l l i a m
$1.1 billion was 66 percent higher 1963. Original issuances of pilot
M. Raso, Lt. Betty Decker and Lt. Hank Howard. Major Brady is school
l a r e g r a m s i n A m e r i c a t h a t a ff e c t s
in 1964 than the $642 million in: certificates rose 24 per cent to
~ o u t h o n v i r t u a l l y e v e r y f r o n t o f commander.
1963. A record 10,064 aircraft of 121,372 as compared wilh 98,014
Tw o m o r e s c h o o l s w i l l b e h e l d a t M c C l e l l a n A i r F o r c e B a s e f o r a l l t y p e s w e r e p r o d u c e d .
in 1963.
Isis moral, physical and spiritual
Northern California units to cover air search, ground rescue and civil
T h e FA A S TAT I S T I C A L H A N D The increase is due to steppedIt would be impossible to con- defense operations. Then the team will travel throughout the state up manufacture of general avia- B O O K O F C I V I L AV I AT I O N i s
vey the sentiments and enthusiasm d u r i n g t h e y e a r c o n d u c t i n g s i m i l a r s e m i n a r s t o u p d a t e a n d s t a n d a r d i z e t i o n ( n o n - a i r l i n e ) fi x e d - w i n g a i r - t h e s t a n d a r d s u m m a r y o f o f fi c i a l
d i s p l a y e d b y t h e p a r t i c i p a n t s . the CAP program in the wing.
craft which numbered 9,449, as statistical data on the status of
H o p e f u l l y, t h e s e w o r k s h o p s , a n d
compared with 7,628 in 1963. The civil aviation activity in the U.S.
the several hundred others anp r o d u c t i o n o f 1 6 5 t r a n s p o r t - t y p e Statistics are divided into chapters
nually invoh, ing educators must
aircraft in 1964 more than doubled o n t h e F A A , A i r p o r t s , F e d e r a l
not only continue but grow in
SHARON, Pa.~DL tMaj.) Gerard K. Nash, senior medical
the number of transports shipped Airways System, Aircraft and Airq u a n t i t y a n d q u a l i t y. W i t h t h e
officer of Ellwood City Group 1200, Pennsylvania Wing, has been
in 1963. Rotorcraft production rose m e n , G e n e r a l A v i a t i o n , A e r o n a u tical Production, U.S. Air Carrier
tmiit-in motivation factor of aeroreappointed as a senior aviation medical examiner for the year
from 413 in 1963 to 450 in 1964.
Fleet, Air Carrier Operating Data,
space implications and the urgent
by the Federal Aviation Agency.
Airline revenue passengers toA i r p o r t A c t i v i t y S t a t i s t i c s a n d A i r.
~aeed to reproduce scientific and
By receiving this appoinment, Doctor Nash is approved to pert a l e d 8 8 . 5 m i l l i o n i n 1 9 6 4 , a 1 4 craft Accidents.
technological literacy these proform all classes of private and commercial pilot physical exami~per cent increase over the 77.4
grams merit the serious consideraIt may be purchased from the
[million in 1963. The airlines flew
tion of all concerned with the ftl:
In addition to being a senior member in CAP, the doctor heads
5 8 . 5 b i l l i o n r e v e n u e p a s s e n g e r Superintendent of Documents, U.S.
lure well-being of our nation.
the service of radiology of the Shenango Valley Osteopathic Hos- m i l e s ( o n e p a y i n g p a s s e n g e r fl o w n Government Printing Office, WashThis writer has actively partieipital, Farrell, Pa.
one mile) in 1964, a 16 per cent ington, D.C. 20402. Price is $I.00.
1Dated in more than 100 aerospace
increase over the 50.4 billion pasO t h e r r e c e n t FA A a c t i o n s i n educaUon and education worksenger miles flown in 1963.
~hops. The Simpson Symposium
Nearly 1.1 million tons of air
A new rule permitting pilots
xanks with the very best.
cargo were flown 1.379.8 million to omit routine position reports
R A C I N E , W i s . - - C a p t . J o h n B i s l e w, U S A R , w a s r e c e n t l y a w a r d e d
Tbis is due primarily to the ef- a CAP Certificate of Appreciation for his help with CAP' search and
ton-miles (one ton flown one mile) when conducting IFR operations
in 1964, as compared to the 908.8 in a radar environment was adoptf o r t s o f R e v. K o o n t z , t h e U n i t e d rescue missions, both practice and actual.
States Air Force, National HeadC a p t a i n B i s l e w, w h o i s c o m m a n d e r o f t h e A r m y R e s e r v e u n i t i n thousand tons flown 1,097.4 million ed Jan. 10, 1966.
~/uarters, NASA, Iowa Wing, Nol'th R a c i n e , r e c e i v e d t h e c e r t i fi c a t e f r o m C a ~ t e t W i l l i a m R . K r a t o c h v i l , ton miles in 1963.
A new five-year National AirC e n t r a l R e g i o n a n d m a n y c o n t r i b - cadet commander of the Racine Composite Squadron, Wisconsin Wing, i
Public and privately owned air- port Plan recommending construeu t o r s w h o g a v e s o m u c h o f t h e i r a t a b r i e f c e r e m o n y h e l d d u r i n g t h e u n i t ' s a n n u a l P a r e n t s a n d Aw a r d s p o r t s i n c r e a s e d e i g h t p e r c e n t i n t i o n o f 8 8 7 n e w l a n d i n g f a c i l i t i e s
1964 to 9,490 airports, contrasted
" Night.
and improvements to 3,219 others
O n e o f t h e s q u a d r o n c a d e t s w a s a l s o h o n o r e d d u r i n g t h e e v e n i n g to the previous year's 8,814. Public- a t a n e s t i m a t e d c o s t o f $ 1 . 2 8 b i l .
. . . . .
ly owned airpirts totaled 3,644
lion has been issued.
ioIks to 3rucfenrs
I w h e n K e n n e t h M . M e r r i l l r e c e i v e d h i s C e r t i fi c a t e o f P r o fi c i e n c y.
compared to 3,451 the year before
FA A h a s p u b l i s h e d t w o a d *
and private airports increased
visory circulars to assist commufrom 5,363 to 5,846.
Capt. Gerald M. Patton, comman-IChanlaln ~ala~
I . . . . . . . .
~er of Group 1400 and the Dun-t-FA A a i r r o u t e t r a f fi c c o n t r o l nities in preparing airport layout
cansville Composite Squadron, '
B E R K E L E Y S P R I N G S , W. Va . - - " 0 h , m y g o s h l I ' m u p h e r e a l l b y c e n t e r s h a n d l e d a r e c o r d 11 . 7 m i l - p l a n s a n d i n d e v e l o p i n g a i r p o r t
: P e n n s y l v a n i a W i n g , r e c e n t l y a d - myself."
l i o n a i r c r a f t fl y i n g I n s t r u m e n t industrial parks.
dressed students of Roosevelt
T h i s w a s t h e t h o u g h t o f t h e R e v. T h o m a s W. J a c k s o n , c h a p l a i n F l i g h t R u l e s ( I F R ) i n 1 9 6 4 , a 1 0
junior high school in nearby AIper cent increase over the 10.6
o f t h e P o t o m a c S e n i o r S q u a d r o n , We s t Vi r g i n i a W i n g , a s h e l e f t t h e
ground at the beginning of his first solo flight.
million reported in 1963.
"Before," he said, "there was always someone beside me In the
Airport traffic control towers Published monthly by Array limes PubllsD.
lie spoke to eighth and ninth
recorded 34.2 million landings and
InS CO., 2201 M St.m N.W., Washington,
graders about the opportunities plane in case something happened, but not this time."
D.C., 20037 $1.00 per year bY mall subo f f e r e d b y m e m b e r s h i p i n C A P, - R e v e r e n d J a c k s o n b e c a m e t h e t h i r d V i r g i n i a W i n g c h a p l a i n t o t a k e o f f s , a 1 0 p e r c e n t i n c r e a s e
scription. (Civil Air Patrol membership
dues Include subaoAdptlon).
t e l l i n g t h e m a b o u t t h e c a d e t a e r o - s o l o . T h e R e v. D o n L a u d e r m i l k o f P a r k e r s b u r g n o w h a s a n i n s t r u c t o r ' s o v e r t h e 3 1 . 0 m i l l i o n r e p o r t e d i n
Second clam postage paid at Washington.
s p a c e e d u c a t i o n p r o g r a m a n d t h e r a t i n g a n d t h e R e v. M e l v i n N i d a o f S a l e m h a s a g l i d e r r a t i n g .
D.C., and at additional mailing offices.
The 90,935 active civil aircraft
Reverend Jackson now plans to work toward his private pilot
~ervice performed by CAF units
r e g i s t e r e d w i t h t h e FA A i n 1 9 6 4 ,Vo]. VIII, No. 1 March, 1966
, rating.
h~ search and rescue missions.

Speaks on CAP

Teaches Space Age Course


Judged Best Group

Civil Aviation Reached
New Heights in 1965

Organize Traveling:Teachers

Doctor Is Reappointed

Reserve Officer Honored


MARCH, 1966

Winners Set
In Chaplain



T ,r

N AT I O N A L H E A D Q U A R T E R S - Florida Wing and Pacific Region
have taken top honors in the annual National Chaplain's Standi n g s . C o l o r a d o Wi n g fi n i s h e d s e c ond in the wing competition and
Rocky Mountain Region was runner-up to Pacific.
Third place went to Iowa and
The Chaplain Standings are based
on two factors--overall participation in the CAP chaplain program
and recruitment of new chaplains
into the program.
The system applies to the
wings as the basic competing
u n i t ; h o w e v e r, f o r p u r p o s e o f
CADETS from Tucson Squadron 504C, Arizona Wing, display a 25-foot banner (above) during welgeneral interest, standings of recome-home ceremonies for Col. Frank Borman, USAF, who is a NASA Astronaut. At right, the
spective regions are also com.
famed commander of record-setting Gemini 7 spacecraft, addresses the more than 10,000 visitors
puted. The region standings are
based on the wing participation
who were on hand to welcome the hometown boy. The squadron drill team and color guard also
within that region.
performed during the celebration.
The point system is divided into
three basic scoring areas. Forty
Wing Standings
points maximum is given for manning and reporting.
Pet Eft
In~rmatlon officer
1 (91
Rhode Island
In manning a percentage of 40
L t . D a v i d W. B a l f o u r
2 (1)
Ma. Ben A. Wakes
points are given for the number
3 (11)
Mal. MIIus B. Kemp
4 (10)
of chaplains assigned in relatior
Lt. CoL Martha Row ona
5 (6)
Lt. Col. Carolyn A. Guertin
to the chaplain spaces in the wing.
6 181
South Carolina
Mal. E , R . C a m p b e l l
7 (S)
MaJ. W i l l i a m W . W a t s o n
Points in reporting are based on
$ (71
MaJ. S a m u e l D . D i l l o n
the number of assigned chaplains
9 (3)
Mal. P h i l i p To m a n
B y S S G T W I L L I A M E . C O V I N G TO N , U S A F
10 (2)
Maj. J . F r a n c e s H a p g o o d
who report their activities. There
National Headquarters
11 {211
Capt. L e s l i e J . C a u l fi e l d
are 40 points possible under these
12 (4)
Mal. Donald L. Blevlns
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS -- Repeating their per- 13 (291
Lt. Arline B. Sant
Capt. Charles L. Quinlln
In the case of visiting clergy, the formance of 1964, the three eastern regions of the Civil Air 15 (16)
16 (43}
Susan Shaw
4 0 p o i n t s f o r r e p o r t i n g c a n b e i n - Patrol walked off with the lion's share of the laurels in the
MaIMal.j. Tom E . H o l l a r
West Virginia
17 (22)
L t . C o l . M . Davis
c r e a s e d i f t h e w i n g r e p o r t s t h e 1965 National Information AchieveNational Capital
Capt. Harold Harris
18 114)
19 (18)
Charles G. Smith
activities of the visiting clergy.
merit Awards Program.
tional Headquarters for the Nation- 20 (24)
L t . C o l . K a t h l e e n V. S a c k u s
21 (13)
CWO Michael A. Miller
The Middle East Region took the
Achiev m
L t . C o l . H e r b e r t L . M c Ve y
THESE POINTS are also figured outstanding region award for the a l I n d i v i d u a l I O annuallyeto e n t 22 (31)
Award, presented
the 23 (17)
South O~kota
Lt. Col. Doane E. Wood
Capt. John G. Hargang
o n t h e b a s i s o f p e r c e n t a g e r e p o r t - t h i r d c o n s e c u t i v e y e a r, f o l l o w e d u n i t i n f o r m a t i o n o f fi c e r r e s p o n s i - 24 (25)
25 (321
Lt. Col. Bernard Gebhardt
i n g . ( e . g . I f a w i n g h a s 3 0 c h a p - closely by the Southeast and North- b l e f o r c o n d u c t i n g t h e b e s t u n i t 26 (151
Dorothy L. We ker
N e w Yo r k
l a i n s a s s i g n e d a n d r e p o r t i n g , a n d e a s t r e g i o n s i n t h a t o r d e r. T h e i n f o r m a t i o n p r o g r a m d u r i n g t h e 27 (40)
28 (19)
Lt, Col. Clarence A. Miles
three visiting clergymen reporting
Capt. Thorpe C. Smith
Middle East Region is commanded year, based on quality and produc- 29 (27)
Capt, Gordon G. Harvey
30 (48)
t h e w i n g w o u l d g a i n f o u r b o n u s b y C A P C o l . S t a n h o p e L i n e b e r r y tion.
New Hampshire
C a p t . H a r o l d F. B u r g e s s
31 (50)
p o i n t s . T h e 3 3 r e p o r t s w o u l d e q u a l and the region information officer
Lt. Col. Stanley J, Shuster
32 (42)
Duncansville Composite Squad- 33 (37)
Lt, Max Melch
110 percent which in turn would be i s C A P L t . C o l . C a r l t o n W. B e n Michigan
Maj. William E. Day
ton, also of the Pennsylvania Wing, 34 (26)
l l O p e r c e n t o f 4 0 o r a t o t a l o f 4 4 "nell:
35 (33)
Lt. Col. Walter H. Marshall
took tenth place in the race ,for 36 (30)
New Jersey'
Lt. Col. Frederick S. Belt
Rhode Island Wing of the North. t o p u n i t a w a r d .
L a j Sm te l e S C o r n
a K
37 (28)
M t . f ,P aassigned .. B r a s h e r
Under activities the scoring is east Region nudged out Florida
38 (451
North Oak at~l
None e t l
Capt. J o h n R . B r o g a n
U n i t s o r t h e S o u t h e a s t R e g i o n 39 (39)
fi g u r e d a l i t t l e d i f f e r e n t l y. H a
Capt. D o n a l d J . B r o w n
(last year's winner) for the top
40 (52)
Lt. David P. Anderson
wing has four chaplains and three w i n g a w a r d . C o m m a n d e r o f t h e t o o k t h e l a r g e s t s h a r e o f t h e t o p 41 (41)
Lt. Col. Hugh L. Angle
t e n u n i t a w a r d s . S h a r i n g t h e s e 42 (35)
report a total of 68 activities, the R h o d e I s l a n d W i n g i s C A P C o l .
CWO Betty Storey
43 (23)
awards were: North Florida Group 44 (49)
M a l . J o h n F. R i n e h a r t
four assigned chaplains would av- N e l l P a n s e y ; w i n g I O i s C A P L t .
S M E a r l F. L i v i n g s t o n
" C , " F l o r i d a W i n g , t h i r d p l a c e ; 45 (36)
New Mexico
erage 17 activities.
Lt. Col. Petee J. Silver
46 (381
D a v i d W . B a l f o u r . F l o r i d a a n d J a c k s o n v i l l e S e a r c h a n d R e s c u e 47 {46)
North Carolina
L t . C o l . E r v i n M e l t o n J r.
Alabama wings, both of the South- S e n i o r S q u a d r o n , F l o r i d a Wi n g , 48 (341
Ma. Harry M. Harkina
THIS FIGURE is converted di- east Region, placed second and
49 (441
Lt. Patrck E. Mlnnlhan
fourth place; Mobile-Brookley Ca- 50 (20)
L t , Ve r l E . R o l e n
rectly to total points of 17. A total third, respectively.
5M Joan B. Byerly
det Squadron, Alabama Wing, sixth 51 (47)
of 20 points is possible.
52 (511
Puerto RIC~
CWO Herminio Diaz
In the unit (group, squad,ron
T h e e a s i e s t w a y f o r a w i n g t o and flight) competition the east- p l a c e ; F l o r i d a G r o u p 2 2 , F l o r i d a
Wi n g , s e v e n t h p l a c e ; a n d N o r t h gain points is the bonus for chap- ern regions copped eight of the
To p Te n U n i t s
east Florida Group 2, Florida Wing, S t d g . U n l t
l a i n r e c r u i t i n g . Tw o p o i n t s a r e
Total Points
Information Officer
10 awards. From the Northeast
eighth place.
Gen. Spaatz Comp. Sq.
MeI. Elizabeth J. Meaner=
given for each new chaplain apSheboygan Comp. So.
Region, the Gen. Carl A. Spaatz
Lt. LU Glefer
The Middle East Region placed
North Florida Group "C"
Capt. S. E. Armstrong
during the reporting
Composite Squadron 807, Penn. one unit in the top ten--Wheaton- 3
Jacksonville S&R Sr, Sq.
M a i . J o h n F. M c L e o d
Wheaton-SIIver Spr. Cadet Sq.
Nat Cap 12490
sylvania Wing, captured the top Silver Springs Cadet Squadron, Na- 5
Lt. Mario J. TurslnI St.
Moblle-Brookley Cadet Sq.
C W O G . T. J o n e s
Tw o a d d i t i o n a l p o i n t s a r e unit award. This is the third
tional Capital Wing, fifth place.
Florida Group 22
CWO Ray Ruzyckl
awarded for reporting on time.
NE Florida Group 2
Capt. Betty A. Scheufler
consecutive year that the Spaatz
The only two units from other 8
Packer City Comp. Sq.
CWO Joann Dlrlng
Region Standings
squadron has won the tol~ unit
Duncansvilta Comp. Sq. 1401
than the eastern regions were She- 10
Cadet Terry H. Stacey
! . Pacific Region
S. M i d d l e E a s t
award. Unit commander is CAP
boygan Composite Squadron, sec2 . Rocky Mountain
To p U n i t E a c h Wi n g
C a p t . A r d S . B a r r a n d t h e I O i s ond place; and Packer City Com6. North Central
3 . Southeast
CAP Maj. EHzabeth J. Magners.
posite Squadron, ninth place. Both
7 . Northeast
Total Points
Information Officer
4 . Southwest
Moblle-Brookley Cadet Sq.
C W O G . T. J o n e s
Major Magners was cited by Na- units are in Wisconsin Wing, Great Alabama
0. Great Lakes
Group Ill
Lt. Rose L. Whimple
Lakes Region.
Camden Comp. Sq.
SM AIIlne Harrison

Astronaut Honored

Eastern Regions Win
I0 Program Laurels

Wing Standings




T H E S E AWA R D S a r e p r e s e n t e d Colorado
annually to recognize outstanding Delaware
information programs and informa- Florida
tion officers who direct these pro- Idaho
grams. CAP units compete in three Indiana
categories--region, wing and unit. iowa
F O RT L E O N A R D W O O D , M o . - S e l e c t i o n o f a w a r d w i n n e r s i s Kentucky
A n A r m y p r i v a t e w h o w a s a f o r m - made by National Headquarters Of- Louisiana
er cadet in Group IV, Texas Wing, fice of Information, based on data Maine
has been sited as the outstanding d e r i v e d f r o m t h e I n f o r m a t i o n A c - Massachusetls
trainee during Army basic training tivities Reporting and Evaluation Michigan
system, which uses mechanical IBM Mississippi
P v t . J a m e s W . S t a n f o r d w a s processing and tabulation.
Nat. Cap.
nominated for the American Spirit
D u r i n g 1 9 6 5 m o r e t h a n 7 2 p e r - Nebraska
Honor Medal by his company com- cent of all CAP units were active
m a n d e r a s t h e o u s t a n d i n g r e c r u i t in fulfilling their responsibilities in N. Hampshire
in the unit. He then competed with
p r o m o t i n g C A P t h r o u g h b o t h i n - NN:w Yo r k
other company selectees and earn- t e r n a l a n d e x t e r n a l i n f o r m a t i o n
N. Carolina
N. Dakota
e d t h e a w a r d f o r t h e e n t i r e b a t - programs.
talion. He was examined regarding
Complete information standings Oklahome
H Q . A L A B A M A W I N G - - C A P his civilian background, leaderOregon
M a j . E r n e s t D . R i g g s b y, A l a b a m a ship knowledge, military bearing, o f t h e C A P o r g a n i z a t i o n f o l l o w s Pennsylvania
(figures in parenthesis represent Rhode Island
Wi n g a s s i s t a n t d e p u t y f o r a e r o - patriotic attitudes and his knowlS. Carolina
S. Dakota
space education, has been named edge of current events and Ameri- 1964 standings):
Region Standings
a n h o n o r a r y m e m b e r o f t h e A l a - can history.
StandTop Wing
bama Space Science Exhibit ComIn9 Region
in Region
Pvt. Stanford credits his conA~ Pet
I Middle East
fidence and experience which he
2 Southeast
The commission was appointed g a i n e d t h r o u g h h i s C i v i l A i r P a 3 Northeast
Rhode Island W. Virginia
4 Great Lakes
by Governor George C. Wallace to trol cadet training with helping to
S Southwest
plan and develop a space science make his transition from civilian to
6 Rocky Mounlain 33.63
7 North Central
museum at Huntsville, AIL
l~oldier much easier.
S Pacif¢
Puerto Rice

W. Virginia
Rhode Island
Puerto Rico
New Jersey
South Caroling


North Dakota
New Hampshlre
North Carolina
National Capital
N e w Yo r k
South Dakota
New Mexico

Commission Member

Former Cadet
Earns Medal

Central Coast Gp. 11
Group I
Wa t e r b u r y C o m p . S q .
Brandywine Cadet Sq.
North Florida Gp. "C"
Albany Comp. Sq.
Borah High School Cadel Sq.
Sky Haven Senior 5q,
Group 8
Cedar Rapids Opt Comp. Sq.
Junction City Comp. Sq.
Kenton County Comp. Sq.
Houma Comp. Sq.
Saco Comp. Sq.
College Park Cadet Sq.
Group I
Clarkston Comp, Sq.
Wadena Comp, Sq.
Jackson Comp. Sq.
Joplin Disaster Sq.
LIbby Comp. Sq.
Wheaton-Silver Spring Cadet Sq.
Offutt Cadet Sq.
Hawthorne Sr. Sq.
Florham Park Comp. Sq,
Tularosa Cadet Sq.
Brooklyn Gp.
Group II
Grand Forks Cadet Sq.
Dayton-Gentile Cadet Sq.
Moore Comp. Sq.
Corvallis Comp. Sq.
Gen. Spaatz Comp. Sq,
Kent County Comp. Sq.
Charleston Comp. Sq.
arookings Comp. Sq.
Whltehaven Cadet Sq.
Group IV
Murray Flying Angels Cadet Sq.
Rutland Cadet Sq.
Blue Ridge Cadet S
McChord AFB Cadet Sq.
Preston County Cadet Sq.
Sheboygan Comp. 5q.
Cheyenne Cadet Sq.
Polaris Group
Kahului Comp. Sq.


Mal. Arlene A. Hyer
Lt. CoL Nathan L. Baum
Lt. Anne J. Scully
L t . C a l v i n T. S t o t t
Capt. S. E. Armstrong
Lt. Thomas D. Mlncey
Cadet Bill J. Gettle
L t . Te d J . K o s t o n
Mal. Mary L. Dillon
Capt. Donna L. Carvey
WO Mark C. Endsley
L t . J u l i u s W. A p p e l J r.
C a d e t D o n a l d P, L e m o l n a
Lt, Edith C. Halasg
CWO Karle Davis
Lt. Richard E. Wylie
CWO Marllyn Moore
Lt. Evelyn R. Erckenbrack
Capt. William R. Chambers
SM Dean Garland
Ma. Donald Howard
L t . M a r o J . Tu r s l n l $ r.
Lt. Rose M. Sweesy


L t . C o l . G e o r g e W, G l b s o ~
SM David C. Eisnaugle
Lt. Ruby Nichols
WO Henry Shapiro
Mal. George H. Rhodes
Mal. Ethel M. Stone
Lt. Robert A. Strasser
Mal. Stephen E. Delude
Capt. Nancy A. Richards
Mal. Elizabeth J. Magnate
SM Janlce Dandeneau
Lt. Beverly M. Thompson
C a p t . L . W. S p e a s e
W O To m G a l l o p s
Ma. Gerald D. Ferrls
Mal. Helen C, Wolcott
Cadet William EIIwood
W O J a m e s W. P l o g g e r
Lt. Irmgard R. Dennis
Cadet Vickl Simms
Lt. LU Glefer
Capt. Elbert L. Farrar
SM Pat Polsky
WO Eugene A. Barren

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National Commander ........................................ CoL Joe L. Mason, USAF
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MARCH, 1966

Progress Report
The National Commanderrs Annual Evaluation of Reg i o n s a n d W i n g s f o r 1 9 6 5 i s j u s t o ff t h e p r e s s a n d h a s b e e n
distributed to all commanders concerned. One year ago, in
reviewing the report for 1964, I said I was
Pnleased with the overall progress shown durg 1964. I noted that while we had failed
to meet our national cadet membership goal
we had attained an 8% increase over the
1963 membership. It was also noted that in
spite of losses in senior membership among
twenty-six wings, the increase in seniors in
other wings had halted the overall decline.
Most significant achievement indicated
in the 1965 evaluation is Southeast Region
nosing out Middle East Region for first
place, particularly in view of the fact that Middle East Re-

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D e l a w a r e i n s e c o n d p l a c e a g a i n t h i s y e a r. P u e r t o R i c o c a m e
u p f r o m t e n t h p l a c e i n 1 9 6 4 t o t h i r d p l a c e t h i s y e a r. B u t t h e
most outstanding achievement among the wings was the
"progress shown in New Hampshire. This wing, with a commendable performance, came up from 33 in 1964 to ninth
position in 1965.
These evidences of region and wing progress in 1965 indicate what can be done when enthusiastic dedicated personeel get with the program.
In 1964 we were able to halt the decline in senior membership. In 1965 we held the line. Increases in twenty-three
Honorary Member
wings were noted in the final statistics,...Puert0~Ri~ led all,
Dear Colonel Mason:
'~ "~'~
rece ved at
w i n g s w i t h a 4 2 % i n c r e a s e i n s e n i o r s , f o l l o w e d b y A r i z o n a ~National R C I S E C A N Cfrom E D - - -William h a s b e e n USAF i ret., ad- T h a n k ' y o u v e r y m u ~ h f o r i ~
F. McKee,
pointing me an honorary member
w i t h 2 8 . 5 % . S i g n i fi c a n t l y, a l l w i n g s o f t h e S o u t h e a s t R e g i o n ministrator, Federal Aviation Agency, announcing the cancellation of
of the Civil Air Patrol. I feel very
~howed an increase in seniors.
the State and Regional Defense Airlift exercise (SARDA). The plan honored to be considered a part of
I n 1 9 6 5 t h i r t e e n w i n g s s h o w e d a n i n c r e a s e i n c a d e t s was slated tor May of this year under the operational name of KEX- such a dynamic organization as the
w i t h W y o m i n g l e a d i n g t h e w a y w i t h a 3 1 ~ g a i n a n d P u e r t o 66. General McKee indicated a possible SARDA exercise at a more Civil Air Patrol. I say dynamic bepropitious time in the future.
cause it takes many young people
Rico close behind with 20%.
and introduces them to the exciteFewer cadet achievement exams were administered in
NEW WING AND REGION COMMANDER--Col. Donald E. Hale m e n t a n d c h a l l e n g e t h a t fl y i n g
1965 but the exam passing rate rose to 66% compared with
has been named new Rocky Mountain Region commander and Lt. Col. offers.
57% in 1964. The Mitchell Award was awarded to 2051
Ralph T. Gwinn has been selected interim wing commander in Florida. Again, thank you very much for
cadets in 1965.
making me an honorary member
of the Civil Air Patrol.
Our evaluation shows a substantial increase in the numCAP TIMES DEADLINE---Many units are beginning to plan
b e r o f p i l o t s a n d a i r c r a f t . We g a i n e d 1 4 5 5 p i l o t s a n d 4 7 7 a i r for special summer activities for both cadets and senior members.
Edward H. White II
c r a f t t h i s l a s t y e a r. I s h o u l d p o i n t o u t h e r e t h a t o u r F l y i n g
Many of these activities lend themselves to good CAP TIMES news
It. Colonel, USAF
Encampment last year made some impact on the pilot picture.
stories or photo features. Information of~cers submitting copy for
consideration for the April 1966 issue should mail to arrive
We g a v e fl i g h t t r a i n i n g t o 2 8 c a d e t s i n g l i d e r s a n d a i r p l a n e s
Exchange Ideas
a n d g a v e o r i e n t a t i o n g l i d e r t r a i n i n g t o 6 4 o t h e r s . W h i l e t h e s e by March 16. Address all mall to: Editor, CAP TIMES, National
Headquarters, Ellington AFB, Tezag 77030.
youngsters are not reflected primarily in our gain in pilots,
As cadet commander of Squadwe certainly showed an impressive gain in aerospace motivaFAA/CAF FLIGHT PROGRAM--DCS/Operations, National Head- ron 1404, Ohio Wing, I am interestt i o n a n d f u t u r e p o t e n t i a l f o r C A P.
ed in getting in touch with cadet
quarters, has indicated that nominations are still being accepted for
T h e c o r p o r a t e a i r c r a f t fl e e t n o w n u m b e r s 8 3 0 , w h i c h i n - the seven different FAA/CAP flight programs scheduled at Will Rogers commanders throughout the counc l u d e s 1 0 7 T- 3 4 s . I n 1 9 6 5 t h e a v e r a g e fl y i n g h o u r r a t e p e r Field, Okla. Eligible applicants are urged to apply as soon as possible try so that we could exchange
ideas about such subjects as rec o r p o r a t e a i r c r a f t w a s 5 9 h o u r s f o r t h e 3 ' e a r. O u r n a t i o n a l in order to receive one of the vacancies remaining.
cruiting, training . . . setting up
objective was 100 hours per aircraft. Four wings -- Florida
extracurricular activities . .. and
BREWER AWARD--Nominations for the 1966 Brewer Awards other subjects which would be of
(135 hrs.), Alaska (124 hrs.), Illinois (105 hrs.) and Missis~ i p p i ( 1 0 4 h r s . ) e x c e e d e d t h i s o b j e c t i v e . I t a p p e a r s f r o m t h e must be submitted to National Headquarters (CFE) no inter than common interest. An exchange of
e v a l u a t i o n t h a t t h e 1 0 7 T- 3 4 s a r e j u s t a b o u t c a r r y i n g t h e April 1, 1966. Nominations may be in any three categories: cadet, ideas.., could help.., cadet comsenior member, or individual or organization. These awards recognize manders to do their jobs better,
l~rogram at present.
individuals and groups who have contributed significantly toward the thereby helping Civil Air Patrol to
T h e l o w a v e r a g e h o u r l y r a t e i s d u e t o t h e l a r g e p r o - advancement of aerospace understanding. Complete information is do its job better.
p o r t i o n o f a i r c r a f t o u t o f c o m m i s s i o n . We h a v e a n a n n u a l
available in CAPR 900-7.
I am sure that such a program
would help everyone involved to
In-commission rate of 64%. Of the 36% out of commission,
REQUISTIONS--AII requisitions for publications and blank forms do his job better.
164 aircraft -- or 20% of the corporate fleet ~ were out of
Lonnie R. Drayer
must be submitted on CAP Form 8, dated November 1964. All other
commission for 12 months or more. We must also recognize
CAPF 8s are obsolete and will not be used. When submitting a Form
Cadet, CAP
the fact that an untold number of hours were flown by
(Any cadet commanders wish8, item 4 must be completely filled out including "ZIP" code. Items
privately owned and rented aircraft in support of the CAP
4a, 4b and 4e must also be completed. The form must be submitted in ing ~o correspond with Cadet
Drayer may write him at 778
There is considerable evidence of improved quality In
BeeGee Drive, Tallamadge, Ohio,
~everal specific areas: Information, Chaplain and particularly
the senior training programs.
their primary fields, but are striving for qualification in
T h e I n f o r m a t i o n p r o g r a m r e fl e c t s 7 2 % o f a l l C A P u n i t s several other job areas as well.
General Inspection
~ctively supporting the national program, compared with
O v e r a l l , C A P r e g i o n s a n d w i n g s p e r f o r m e d v e r y w e l l i n Dear Colonel Brodsky:
May I add my congratulations to
85% less than two years ago. The Chaplain's program now 1965 and I am confident that our improvement trend will be!
those you no doubt have already
~ h o w s n e a r l y 1 2 0 0 c h a p l a i n s o n b o a r d . A c t u a l l y, C A P h a s o n t h e r i s e t h i s y e a r.
received as the result of the genmore volunteer clergymen than the Air Force has active
eral inspection of the Illinois Wing
duty chaplains. The overall senior training program was
of the Civil 'Air Patrol recently
r a t e d c o m m e n d a b l e b y t h e C O N A C I n s p e c t i o n t e a m r e c e n t l y.
completed. Many people are unIn the senior program alone, 4000 job functional guides in
aware of the time, effort, and devotion given by the members o~
each of 23 job areas were purchased, indicating that a m~(See LETTERS, Page 12)
Jority of the seniors are qualifying themselves not only in

MARCH, 1966

Emergency Servkes


Sheboygan Unit Demonstrates SAR Capability
Sheboygan Composite Squadron

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- Sheboygan Composite Squadron,
Wisconsin Wing. members assisted the county sheriff's department in a search for a small plane reported down in the
marsh area near Elkhart Lake.
The search was touched off
when a pilot flying over the area
saw what appeared to be a yellow
I"-3 Piper Cub on the ground in the
marsh. He notified the Federal
Aviation Agency in Milwaukee
that the pilot might be in trouble
and reported seeing tracks in the
FA A o f fi c i a l s c o n t a c t e d t h e
c o u n t y s h e r i ff ' s d e p a r t m e n t , w h i c h
called on the local Civil Air Patrol unit for help. An aerial search
was conducted while other CAP
members operated a radio at the
ALSO ASSISTING were county
sheriff's officers, headed by the
u n d e r s h e r i ff , a n d m e m b e r s o f t h e
Elkhart Lake volunteer fire department.
Before the search was temporarily discontinued late the first
night, volunteers had covered an
area of about 16 square miles,
some of it extremely hazardous
terrain. Members of one party
crawled over rocking patches of
ice to reach remote sections of the
swampy area.
Searchers in the swamp kept
their bearings with the aid of
portable lights mounted on an Elkhart La!-e fire truck parked on a
hill. In addition, walkie-talkies
were used to maintain contact
with searchers.
Sheriff's officers- contacted
local residents to determine if
anyone had seen what appeared
to be a plane in trouble, but
found no leads. Airports were
contacted to find out l[ a plane
was missing.
After a thorough ae/rial search
the next morning, and with no additional leads, the search was
c a l l e d o ff .
Members of the Sheboygan
squadron feel that even though it
turned out that there really wasn't
a n e m e r g e n c y, i t w a s a w o n d e r f u l
opportunity to show the community that CAP people are able and
willing to help if an actual emergency should occur.

e a r l y i n t h e s e a r c h , C A P. a s s i s t e d
i n t h e r e c o v e r y o f t h e p i l o t ' s b o d y.
CAP members involved in the mission were from wing headquarters
and the Kahului Composite Squadron.
AFTER A SURVEY of the site,
it appeared that the aircraft had
hit extremely hard at the 1,500
foot level of a grass and shrub
covered cinder cone on the south
s l o p e o f H a l e a k a l a Vo l c a n o o n t h e
island of Maul. The plane had
bounced once, then pancaked, exploded and burned.
The vicinity of the crash is
sparcely populated and the area
immediately below Is covered by
a l a v a fl o w. T h e a i r c r a f t h a d
blown into small pieces and its
cargo, the morning newspapers
from Honolulu, was scattered over
the hillside. Searchers found the
body of the pilot about 30 feet
from the wreckage.
A h e l i c o p t e r, p i l o t e d b y S M L e n
G a v i n , C A P, fl e w i n a p r i e s t t o
administer church rites to the
c r a s h v i c t i m . Tw o C A P o f fi c e r s ,
Capt. Herb Hardin, flying a CAP'
L - 1 9 , a n d M a j . S t a n l e y H a r t e r,
m i s s i o n c o o r d i n a t o r, g a v e directions from the air and l e d
ground party to the site.

Utah Wing

B y C W O G A RY E S T E H O L D T, C A P
Weber Minuteman Comp. Sq. (IO)
O G D E N , U t a h - - Tr a i n i n g g i v e n
to another CAP member and myself proved very valuable when
we encountered an emergency recently At a ski resort. ,, .........
As CWO Howard Collett and I,
both members of the Weber
Minuteman Composite Squadron,
Utah Wing, were approaching
Snow Basin, a ski resort 20 miles
east of Ogden, we sighted flashing
lights from one of the ski slopes.
While investigating the lights,
we heard shouts for help and
rushed up the slope to find that
a teenage girl had been hit by a
It was a very cold night, but
the many bystanders seemed to be
i frozen by mild panic rather than
H Q . H A W A I I W I N G - - M e m b e r s b y t h e w e a t h e r.
of the Hawaii Wing were called
THE INJURED girl was lying in
into action recently to search for
a m i s s i n g S k y w a y s A i r C a r g o C - 4 5 t h e s n o w. s u f f e r i n g f r o m e x t r e m e
B e e c h c r a f t w i t h o n l y t i l e p i l o t shock and apparent multiple arm
fractures. Collett gave her first
Although the aircraft wreckage aid and calmed the group while
w a s s p o t t e d b y a p r i v a t e p i l o t I assisted and made preparations

Hawaii Wing

Mercy Missions

Oregon Wing Record:
8 Years-107 Flights
H Q . O R E G O N W I N G - - D u r i n g t h e e i g h Ly e a r p e r i o d s i n c e 1 9 5 8
the Oregon Wing has established a very impressive record of blood
flights. The mercy missions involved transporting blood to support
open heart surgery eases at various Oregon hospitals.
The wing record during the eight years included 107 mercy
flights, totalling more than 313 flying hours, using 2.206 gallons
of fuel and 46 quarts of oil. On these flights, all of which were
arranged by CAP" Lt. Col. Don Stewart, a total of 3,222 units of
b l o o d w a s t r a n s p o r t e d f o r u s e d u r i n g o p e n h e a r t o p e r a t i o n s . To t a l
cost for all of the flights was $677.34.
Busiest year for the wing was 1963 when 21 mercy blood
flights were made, carrying 672 units of blood. An average year
during the period saw nearly 18 flights delivering 358 units of
A story In the November 1965 issue of CAP TIMES told about
Oregon Wing's 104th mercy blood flight. At that time it was reported that the wing had airlifted blood for 1,065 open heart
surgery cases in Portland hospitals since May 1958.
It was also reported in the November story that the Red
Cross, with which CAP coordinates all mercy flights, had furnished total of 18,609 pints el blood to hospitals in Portland for
open heart surgery.


Earns Unit Citation
G R O U P 3 0 p e r s o n n e l w e r e p r e s e n t a t u r e c e n t c e r e m o n y w h e n t h e P e n n s y l v a n i a Wi n g g r o u p r e c e i v e d a U n i t C i t a t i o n Aw a r d f r o m N a t i o n a l H e a d q u a r t e r s . C A P m e m b e r s , l e f t t o r i g h t , a r e L t .
Col. Herbert Frye, wing executive officer; Lt. Richard Brass, Lebanon Composite Squadron comm a n d e r ; M a i . M a r t i n S o r c s e k , G r o u p 3 0 c o m m a n d e r, M a i . C h a r l e s K i n g s b o r o u g h a n d C a d e t s
Guy Davis and Jerome Sorcsek. The group earned the award for its part in searching for lost
tail section parts from a Lockheed executive Jet Star in June 1965. (Details of the search were
published in the August 1965 issue of CAP TIMC-S.) Presentation of the award was made by R.
J. Mitchell, vice president of Lockheed Aircraft C~rporation. (Photo by CAP Lt. Ronald L. Bower)
tar transport the girl down the hill.
A toboggan was used for a
makeshift stretcher and blankets
were used to immobilize the injured arm.
Under the direction of the CAP
m~rnber~- the girl ~ .~down the slope and put into a
warm station wagon to wait for an
ambulance which had been called.
Severe pain caused unconsciousness several times, but the shock
was lessened by first aid measures
that were taken.

CAP., Navy and Coast Guard--covered 26,000 square miles of land
and sea area.
The search mission was suspende d l a t e t h e n i n t h d a y b y t h e We s t e r n A i r R e s c u e C e n t e r, w i t h n e g a tive results.


Pennsylvania Wing
B y S M M E R I A L C . M AT H I A S
Scranton Composite Squadron (IO)

S C R A N TO N , P a . - - A t a b o u t 1 : 1 5
p . m . o n a r e c e n t S a t u r d a y, a l o c a l
radio station announced in a bulletin that an Air Force cargo plane
had exploded and crashed into
s o m e h o u s e s a t L a k e H e n r y, n e a r
Maplewood, Pa. The announcer
stated there may be as many as
eight crew mcmbers aboard the
downed C.119, but some were seen
bailing out.
Lt. William Mathias, commander of Scranton Composite SquadSAN DIEGO, Calif. --Members ron 201, Pennsylvania Wing, had
of San Diego County Group 3,
Senior Squadron 57 and Cadet left early Saturday morning with
a group of cadets for winter rangSquadron 99, California Wing, recently helped search for a missing er survival school at Hawk MounN a v y T- 2 8 w i t h t w o n a v a l o f fi c e r s t a i n n e a r K e m p t o n , P a .
from North Island Naval Air StaMY FIRST thought was to call
tion aboard.
For two days the search base Maj. Robert C. Merriman, CAP
was Gillespie Field at El Cajon, former squadron commander and
t h e n i t w a s c h a n g e d t o B r o w n currently advisor to the present
F i e l d , C h u l a V i s t a , f o r t h e r e - c o m m a n d e r. M a j o r M e r r i m a n i s
noted for being able to get a job
mainder of the mission, which
d o n e i n a h u r r y.
lasted for nine days.
During the last two days of the
True to his reputation, Major
mission Palomar Airport at Carts- Merriman swung into immediate
bad was used as a refueling base action. He contacted Lt. Col. John
f o r g r o u n d v e h i c l e s a n d a i r c r a f t . M i l l s , C A P, d e p u t y w i n g c o m m a n Mission commander was Lt. Col. der who lives in Scranton.
Richard Ferguson, CAP', commanColonel Mills called the State
der of squadron 57.
Police for verification, then notified wing headquarters in AllenT H E T- 2 8 w a s l o s t d u r i n g i n - t o w n . H e t h e n d e p a r t e d f o r t h e
c l e m e n t w e a t h e r, w h i c h h a m p e r e d c r a s h s i t e a f t e r r a d i o i n g t h e r a n g s e a r c h a c t i v i t i e s u n t i l t h e fi n a l er encampment and ordering Lieut w o d a y s o f t h e s e a r c h , w h e n tenant Mathias to return at once
maximum effort was made to lo- w i t h a l l G r o u p 2 0 r a n g e r s f r o m
Scranton, Hazelton and Wilkescate the missing plane.
T h i r t y - t w o C A P a i r c r a f t fl e w Barre.
Meanwhile Major Merriman had
212 sorties and logged 326 air
h o u r s . C o m m u n i c a t i o n s f a c i l i t i e s advised me to contact all squadron
i n c l u d e d fi v e fi x e d l a n d s t a t i o n s , p e r s o n n e l f o r i m m e d a t e d u t y. A l l
11 mobile land units and 25 mobile m e m b e r s o f t h e s q u a d r o n w e r e a t
a i r u n i t s . P a r t i c i p a t i n g i n t h e my home and ready to go by 3:30.
We a r r i v e d a t t h e c r a s h s i t e
search were 121 senior members
and confronted 5 degree weathand 17 cadets.
D u r i n g t h e s e a r c h a l l a g e n c i e s - - er and 40 mlles@er-houx winds.
When the ambulance arrived,
the attendants praised us for our
quick action and knowledge of
w h a t t o d o i n a n e m e r g e n c y.
Collett said his four years of
experience as a member of the
We b e r M i n u t e m a n s q u a d r o n ' s r e s cue team had helped prepare him
for such emergencies.

California Wing

We were told that only three
persons were aboard the plane:
a civilian flight engineer who
had balled out, suffering only
minor injuries; the co-pilot who
had evidently bailed out late
aml was killedl and. tim~tNdiat'~'~'~~
listed as missing.
Tw o c o t t a g e s a n d a l a r g e h o u s e
were still in flames. Three persons in the house were injured;
o n e d i e d t h e f o l l o w i n g d a y.
Lieutenant Mathias arrived and
dispatched rangers on search missions. One lead after another was
followed during that windy and
c o l d n i g h t a n d t h e n e x t d a y. A l l
leads had negative results.
About 3:30 Sunday afternoon
the body of the pilot was found
in the ruins of the large house
by the lake.
Before the CAP members left
the scene, a tribute was given to
the Ladies Auxiliary of the Maplewood Fire Department which had
furnished hot meals and coffee
around the clock.
A hearty "Well done, Civil Air
Patrol" from Brig. Gen. Royal
Hatch of the 1st Air Force Reserve Region climaxed the latest
successful search and rescue mis.
sion of the Pennsylvania Wing.

Minnesota Wing
H Q . M I N N E S O TA W I N G - - T h e
Minnesota Wing recently participated in two search and rescue
missions. Both missions were successful.
In the first mission, Central Air
Rescue Center (CARC) asked CAP
to help search for three lost hunters. The center had been contacted by the wife of one of the hunters.
The three missing hunters
were found being towed by boat
across the Lake of the Woods.
In the second mission, the win~[
was asked to help in the search
f o r a n 11 - y e a r - o l d b o y m i s s i n g
from his home in rural Kingston,
60 miles west of Minneapolis.
CAP', Meeker County law enforcement and Civil Defense personnel who participated in the
search found the body of the
youth lying frozen in a swamp
about mile from his home.


MARCH, 1966

Dayton-Gentile Cadets Assist
At 'Hall of Fame' Ceremony
B y LT. R O B E R T A . S T R A S S E R , C A P
Dayton-Gentile Squadron

Astronaut Recovery
LIEUTENANT Col. Neill Blake, U.S. Army, flight surgeon from
Fort Rucker, Ala., briefs Civil Air Patrol Lt. George Anderson,
New Smyrna Beach Composite Squadron operations officer, on
the medical equipment carried on Gemini launch site recovery
force helicopters. The Florida Wing lieutenant has been assigned to Task Force i40.1, the recovery force for launch site
recovery of astronauts on manned space flights from Cape

Captain Credits CAP
With Monetary Award
EGLIN AFB, Fla. -- Civil Air
Patrol is a voluntary organization
but a senior member from Florida
Wing recently realized a profit of
$3,200 through his CAP affiliation.
Civil Air Fatrol Captain John
O. York, a member of the Eglin
Composite Squadron, Florida
Wing, is also a civil service employee of the base. More than
five years ago he submitted a suggestion to the Incentive Awards

Ogden Unit
Sets Training
OGDEN, Utah m The rescue
t e a m o f t h e We b e r M i n u t e m a n
Composite Squadron, Utah Wing,
recently began a 50-hour refresher
course in search and rescue techniques.
CAP CWO Howard Collett, mission training officer of the unit,
said the course was outlined by
CAP Majors Larry D. Miller, squadron commander, and Helen Hilburn, commandant of cadets.
Subjects being taught in the
course include navigation, signaling, communications, first aid, safety, interrogation, camping, hiking,
survival, state regulations and
search procedures.
Instructors include CAP officers,
fire department officials, state
highway patrolmen, USAF paramedics and Red Cross instructors.
Objective of the course is to
ereate and maintain a task force
vf qualified members who are callable of performing emergency
~ervices operations.
The 20 cadets and senior members participating in the course
will receive certificates of eomxoletion and rescue team qualification cards when they complete
the course.

Committee (suggestion awards
program). The suggestion was
that the Air Force cover flight
control surfaces on C-47 and C-54
aircraft with fiberglass instead of
cotton fabric, which required re-i
placement every 18 months.
He contended that fiberglass
and buterated dope would provide
a permanent covering and would
eliminate replacement costs. For
several years, this idea along with
seven others, was extensively tested at Olmsted AFB, Pa.
E v e n t u a l l y, C a p t a i n Yo r k ' s
method was selected as being the
most effective and economical and
was approved for Air Force wide
u s a g e o n 1 3 d i ff e r e n t t y p e s o f
aircraft. The method is also being
considered by the U.S. Navy for
use in its aircraft.
In addition to the large recurring annual saving in material and
labor costs, Air Force officials
state that intangible benefits involving the reduction of aircraft
down time and reduction of storage and administrative costs are of
significant value.
Captain York conceived the idea
of using fiberglass while a member of CAP. He helped organize
the first squadron in Okaloosa
The captain is a retired Air
Force master sergeant with a 70
per cent physical disability incurred in the line of duty. He has
five campaign stars to his credit
which he earned during his service
in World War II and the Korean
conflict. He served in England,
France, Germany, Africa, Japan
and Korea and retired in February
1958 after 22 years and 7 months
He has his own airplane and
joins in official searches assigned
to the u.ait. He has also worked
with the Red Cross on mercy missions:'

D AY TO N , O h i o - - C a d e t s O f t h e D a y t o n - G e n t i l e S q u a d r o n 7 0 4 c , O h i o W i n g , s e r v e d a s
color guard for the dual events which marked the 62nd Anniversary of Powered Flight.
For their seventh year as color guard for the observance, the cadets joined with top
aviation notables in the nation to
enshrine eight pioneers into the
Aviation Hall of Fame and to pay honored is as wide as the science force, comprised of four squadof aviation."
rons, which served in World War
tribute to the Wright Brothers.
I with distinction as part of the
Cadet Raymond C. Floyd and
The enshrinement ceremonies C a d e t D a v i d M . S e n s e m a n
northern bomb group.
and the honoring of the Wrights
Ely taught himself to fly in 1910
opened the breakfast program on
were held as separate events this
in an early Curtis airplane. He
Wright Brothers Day by posting
year to give proper respect to the
made the first successful unassistthe colors. In his tribute to the
memories of those involved.
Wright Brothers, General Ken- ed take-off from a special wooden
CAP cadets assisted in the Avia- neth B. Hobson, USAF com- deck on the USS Birmingham on
tion Hall of Fame enshrinements mander, Air Force Logistics
Nov. 14, 1910. Later, on January
which occured at a dinner meeting Command, praised their enor18, 1911, he made the first sucon the anniversary eve, with Lt.
mous ability, imagination and cessful airplane landing on the
Gem James H. Doolittle (USAF, vision.
deck of the USS Pennsylvania in
Ret.) as honorary chairman of the
" T h e fi r s t fl i g h t a t K i t t y h a w k San Francisco Bay then took off
and returned to shore. He died
A breakfast program launched lasted for 12 seconds and covered Oct. 19, 1911, in an airplane crash
the observance of the 62nd Anni- a distance of 120 feet," he said at Macon, Ga.
versary of Powered Flight. The "This is 65 feet less than the wing
Taylor was the Wright Brothers'
program was followed by the now span of a B-52 Stratofortress."
chief mechanic. He built many
traditional motorcade to the graves At Woodland cemetery in Day- airplane engines for them includof the Wright Brothers, the Wright ton, a member of the CAP color ing the 12 horsepower engine that
B r o t h e r s M e m o r i a l a n d t h e A i r guard presented a wreath to each i powered their first flight at KittyForce Museum, temporary home of dignitary who then laid it on the hawk. In 1911 he went along with
graves. Wreaths were laid at the C a l b r a i t h P e r r y R o d g e r s ( e n the Aviation Hall of Fame.
cemetery by Frank R. Somers, Ma- s h r i n e d i n t h e Av i a t i o n H a l l o f
CADET Richard D. Hartigan, yor of Dayton, Captain Riekenhack- Fame last year) when he made the
squadron cadet commander, and er, General Hobson and Frank first transcontinental flight. Taylor
Cadet James Marlatt unveiled the Anger, president of the Dayton patched up the plane after each
portrait of each pioneer as his Area Chamber of Commerce.
crash along the way. Throughout
achievements were lauded. En- ! The CAP color guard repeated his life he continued to apply his
shrined were Edward Vernon Rick- the ceremony at the memorial. talents to aviation developments.
enbacker, Thomas Etholen Self- Those who laid wreaths there were
The first successful trans-Atlantie
ridge, A. Roy Knabenshue, Alex- Hon. Rodney M. Love, congressman flight was made by Albert Cushing
ander Graham Bell, Albert Cush- of the 3rd district of Ohio; Col. Read who is still living. He soloed
ing Read, Alfred Austell Cunning- A l l e n H a v e m a n , U S A F d e p u t y in 1915 and became Naval Aviator
ham, Charles Edward Taylor and commander, Wright-Patterson Air No. 2. In 1919 he commanded the
Eugene Burton Ely.
Force Base; L. E. O'Neil, chair- NC-4 flying boat which flew from
Captain Rickenbacker received man of the chamber's aviation com- Nova Scotia to the Azores and then
his plaque from movie star and mittee; and Gerald Waller, vice to Lisbon, Portugal. He was chief
A i r F o r c e R e s e r v e B r i g . G e n . president of the Aviation Hall of of air technical training in World
James Stewart. Albert Cushing Fame.
War II and later commander, Air
Read, the only other living pioneer
Senior escort officer of the cadet Fleet, Norfolk.
w a s t o o i l l t o a t t e n d t h e c e r e - color guard was CAP Major James
A. Gedra, squadron commander. In
Among others to present the addition to cadets Hartigan, Floyd,
achievements of the pioneers was Senseman and Marlatt, the color
-Gt~tJoha .lB. Glenn (USMC, Ret.), J guard included Cadet David B.
the first American astronaut to Huff, Cadet Donald A. Strasser,
orbit the earth.
Cadet William Trushel and Cadet
James W. Jacobs, president of John Taska.
the Aviation Hall of Fame, paid
tribute to the pioneers, saying,[
THE eight men enshrined in the
"The range of activities for those Aviation Hall of Fame this year
j o i n O r v i l l e a n d W i l b u r Wr i g h t
and the others for a total of 20
pioneers so honored. Portraits of The Senior Training Section, DCS/
the newcomers as well as of those Aerospace Education and Trainpreviously enshrined were done by ing, has made available a complete
Milton Caniff, formerly of Dayton list of training materials for the
and creator of the "Steve Canyon" senior members. The functional
By LT. JOHN W. MECCA, CAP comic strip.
training guides, as required by
Rickenbacker was born in Col- paragraph 4d(1) of CAPR 50-3,
Illinois Wing
umbus, Ohio, in 1890 and gained are to be used in Phase IV of the
F R A N K L I N PA R K , I l l . - - T h e
as a
I ace. He
fourth annual Illinois Invitational fame down World Warplanes and senior member training program.
All the guides listed may be
Communicators Meeting, hosted by four balloons,enemy
winning the Conthe Group 7, Headquarters Commu- gressional Medal of Honor. On a purchased from National Headquarnications Senior Flight was held
i ters bookstore at a cost of 10 cents
special mission in World War If,
at Public School 84 in Franklin he was forced down in the Pacific : p e r c o p y. T h e s e p u b l i c a t i o n s
Park recently.
marked with an asterisk rescind
and spent three weeks in a life
Principal speaker for the confer- raft. A former president of Eastern the temporary waiver granted in
ence was Col. John W. Richards, Air Lines, he has been a key fig- paragraph 7b(3)(b) of CAPR 35-5,
CAP, Great Lakes Region, direc- ure in commercial aviation devel- dated 17 Jul 64, for the corresponding position. The effective date of
tor of communications. The colo- opment.
nel highlighted policy developAlthough he is most famous for this recision will be Feb. 20, 1966.
Publications available include:
ment and program trends directly inventing the telephone, Bell was

from the recent National Commu- interested in aviation as early as S Ujp p ayn tO fC c e r, C A P P 3 8
Ad ut
, APP 39
d at o O
nications Conference.
the 1870'a. He developed the tetra- Ae go s p afc e eEr, u cA PiP n4 1 f fi c e r, C A P P 4 0
Program Chairman, Illinois Wing hedral kite which had enough lift Ln f oar lmO t fio n O fC c e r, C A P P 4 2
a i

Director of Communications, Lt. to carry a man. He buiR several Te s t i n g O f fi c e r, C A P P 4 3
C o m m u n i c a t i o n s O f fi c e r, C A P P 4 4
Col. Leo W. Streff, CAP, outlined airplanes, starting in 1907, and one Chaplain, CAPP 45
the responsibilities of Illinois com- of these won the Scientific Amer- Finance Officer, CAPP 46
municators in support of the na- ican Trophy in 1908 for the first * C o m m a n d e r, C A P P 4 7 cadeis, CAPP 45
*Deputy Commander of
tional communications network powered flight over one kilometer. Executive Officer, CAPP 49 Officer, CAPP 50
*Education/Military Training
and reviewed the history of FCC
*Deputy Commander
Knabenshue was responsible for M i l i t a r y E d u c a t i o n O f fore r, C A P P CAPP .~1
frequency aUocations to CAP- most of the early development of *Safety Officer, CAPP fi c
*Operations Officer, CAPP 54
dirigibles in this country. He pilotMajor Evelyn Streff, CAP, the ed the first successful dirigible at *Emergency,a Services fiOfficer,ACAPP655
* M i s s i o n Tr i n i n g O f c e r, C P F 5
familiar voice of the Illinois Wing the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904. *Maintenance Officer, CAPP 57
* M e c l l c a l O f fi c e r, C A P P 5 8
net control station, KSC 952, re- He went barnstorming with the * Tr a n s p o r t a t i o n O f fi c e r, C A P P 5 9
viewed the wing check-in policy Wright Brothers.
Unit Testing Officers may order
and named the top ten active IlliSelfridge pioneered many early t h e C A P J o b K n o w l e d g e Te s t s
nois stations for the preceding flights in aviation. Working with (CAP-JKT's) to be used in the
Bellbe flew everything from the functional training phase of the
F i r s t p l a c e w e n t t o R e d F o x first tetrahedral kite to the trophy senior program by sending a let180 licensed to the Waukegan winning advanced aircraft in 1908. ter request to National HeadquarSquadron and operated by Capt. On Sept. 17, 1908, while a passen- t e r s ( C P E T T ) . T h e C A P - J K T ' s
Leonard Bromstead, CAP.
ger in a plane piloted by Orville are stored, administered, graded
A technical presentation by Jo- Wright, ~e became the first man and filed by the unit testing offiseph Sehroeder, chief sales engi- killed in an airplane crash.
cer. CAP Form 23, "CAP General
neer of Marks Products Company,
The first Marine aviator, Cun- Purpose Answer Sheet" is used to
Skokie, IlL, provided an informa- ningham, made the first catapult t a k e t h e J K T ' s . T h e s e a n s w e r
tive survey of mobile antennas and
launched from a war. sheets may be obtained through
their practical use on CAP freship. He organized and com- regular forms-requisitioning pro~tuencies.
manded the first Marine aviation

Training Aids
Now Available
For Seniors

Hold Confab

MARCH, 1966

First Time
High Award
Goes to Girl


Operation "Swamp Rat"

27 Florida Wing Members
View Air Commando Unit
H U R L B U RT F I E L D , F l a . - - M e m b e r s o f a r e a C i v i l A i r P a t r o l u n i t s l e a r n e d s o m e thing recently of how members of the 1st Air Commando Wing are trained here. Twentyseven cadets and senior members of CAP squadrons at Pensacola, Milton and Eglin Air

Gwen D. Sawyer of the Albuquerque Composite Squadron 1, New
Mexico Wing, has become the first
girl to win the second highest
award that can be earned by a
Civil Air Patrol cadet. She was
the eighth cadet to be honored
with the distinguished General
Carl A. Spaatz Achievement
Aw a r d .
Only nine cadets have earned
this outstanding recognition. They
are Douglas C. Roach, Robert L.
G r a y, J a m e s W. B e l k , K e n n e t h D .
K e l l y, M i c h a e l O ' Q u i n , D a n i e l P.
Kish, Michael J. Jansen, Gwen D.
S a w y e r. a n d J o h n C . B a r t o n . ( S e e
C A P Ti m e s , J a n u a r y a n d F e b r u a r y
With the award goes an automatic promotion to the rank of colonel.
Maj. Gen. John W. White,
U S A F, c o m m a n d e r o f t h e A i r
F o r c e S p e c i a l We a p o n s C e n t e r a t
Kirtland AFB, New Mexico, presented the award to Cadet Sawyer
at a special ceremony held in Albuquerque.
Cadet Sawyer has been active in
the Albuquerque unit since 1959.

Force Base were taken through a
fi e l d t r a i n i n g p r o b l e m d u b b e d t h e g r o u p i s m e t b y t h e c h i e f o f a learned. Some of the younger mere.
"Swamp Rat" in the pine woods native guerrilla unit. Ha takes
bers of the group were badgered
near Hurlburt Field.
them to his small village--a clus- into talking, others said nothing.
Upon first entry into the woods ter of huts built on stilts--where
Several hours later the prison
the CAP personnel, both male and they establish an adjacent campcamp was overrun by a band of
female, were placed into a prob- site of their own, under the guid- native guerrillas. Gunfire and pea.
l e m s i t u a t i o n a n d w e r e i n s t r u c t e d a n c e o f S e r g e a n t s We b b a n d F r e e d - p l e s c u r r y i n g f o r c o v e r f o l l o w e d ,
in fundamental escape and evasion man.
She has held such offices in the movements.
I e s t f t l t st A r er m las ar
AMID the turmoil the guerrillas
u n i t a s a d m i n i s t r a t i v e N C O , a d j u - A i r F o r c e S e r g e a n t s M o r t o n J . m e m bn ra cou a hie y1 t h e ig uC o r i lm a n d o e
freed the CAP group and directed
t e n t , fl i g h t l e a d e r, t r a i n i n g o f fi c e r, F r e e d m a n a n d J o h n A . W e b b o f W i n g a n d 4 4 2 0 t h C o m b a t S u p p o r t
them into the forest at a run, the
cadet chaplain, cadet deputy cam- the 1st Air Commando Wing cam- Group at Hurlburt. Dressed in varsound of gunfire all around them.
m a n d e r, a n d c a d e t c o m m a n d i n g b a t c o n t r o l t e a m , t o l d t h e i r s t u - i o u s t y p e s o f n a t i v e c l o t h i n g , c a r Once they returned to the guero f fi c e r,
dents that for the problem they rying different kinds of weapons rilla camp and disposed of their
T h e y o u n g c a d e t a t t e n d e d t h e w o u l d b e d e p e n d e n t s o f U . S . m i l l - a n d s p e a k i n g a l a n g u a g e o f t h e i r three aggressor captives, the prob.
Aerospace Age Orientation Course tary personnel stationed overseas, own, the guerrillas protected the
lem was officially closed and eneheld at Maxwell AFB, Ala., last
CAP group while they set up their m i e s b e c a m e f r i e n d s , e v e r y o n e
y e a r. S h e h a s a l s o a t t e n d e d
T H E Y w e r e fl y i n g f r o m o n e s i m p l e s h e l t e r s , w e r e i n s t r u c t e d i n s p o k e E n g l i s h a n d t h e d a y ' s a c t i v.
seven summer encampments,
country to another when their air- the use of map and compass and ities were discussed, joked and
Cadet Sawyer has received eight c r a f t d e v e l o p e d t r o u b l e s a n d c r a s h - t h e c u s t o m s o f t h e n a t i v e g u e r laughed about.
other awards and ribbons and is landed in a neutral nation. That rillas.
The long day soon came to an
the president of the New Mexico nation was partly under the influAs the sun sank In the evening
end when tired people crawled into
Wing Cadet Advisory Council.
e n c e o f a h o s t i l e p o w e r w h i c h c o n - the guerrillas gathered around a
warm sleeping bags.
A 1 9 6 3 g r a d u a t e o f H i g h l a n d t r o l l e d t h e a r e a i n t o w h i c h t h e y fire fortheireveningmeal. AfterAt daybreak the next morning
High School in Albuquerque,
ward they conducte~ a religious e v e r y o n e w a s u p , w a r m i n g t h e m Cadet Sawyer is taking Latin
After gathering up their belongritual before a small shrine. In selves by the fire, eating a breakA m e r i c a n c o u r s e s a t t h e U n i v e r - i n g s a n d m o v i n g o f f i n t o t h e j u n - accordance with custom the CAP i fast from canned goods and cleanL sity of New Mexico.
gle area in search of civilization, guests joined in the meal and ing up campsite and equipment
the ceremony.
before hiking back to Hurlburt
A n e x p l o s i o n a n d g u n fi r e o n t h e Field.
The three- mile, cross- country
edge of the camp scattered the
g r o u p a s t h e a g g r e s s o r f o r c e a t - forced march tired everyone again,
tacked the camp. In over-running but the problem and the training
t h e c a m p t h e a g g r e s s o r s " k i l l e d " were over.
all the natives and took the CAP
foreigners prisoners. They blindfolded, tied and led their captives
N E W Y O R K C I T Y - - A " Te e n B I G G S A F B , Te x a s - - I n t h e s e
Air Force Communications Serv- b a c k g r o u n d s , m u s t b e c a r e f u l l y off to a prisoner compound With O-Rama" teenage exposition made
days, rapid advances in technology i c e ( A F C S ) , p a r e n t c o m m a n d o f t r a i n e d t o fi t i n t o t h e o r g a n i z a t i o n sacks over their heads.
i t s d e b u t i n N e w Yo r k C i t y
tends to make man seem small and t h e 2 0 1 0 t h , l i s t s 8 0 p e r c e n t o f i t s and to serve its needs. Part of this
T h r o w n t o g e t h e r i n a s m a l l through the joint cooperation of
training and "exactness" was drillu n i m p o r t a n t , b u t t o A i r F o r c e total strength as being made up of
trainers the old saying "a goad airmen with him t4~hni~ skills. ed into Airman Maddox while a barbed wire enclosure within the the United States Air Force an4
prison camp, the prisoners quickly 1 h e C i v i l A i r P a t r o l .
man is hard to find" still applies
~ I L " t h e " C A P. . . . . .
Air Force-wide the average is 47
The purpose of the Air Forc(~
The trainee also learns to direct b u i l t a fi r e t o w a r d o f f t h e c o l d
a n d m a n i s i m p o r t a n t a s e v e r.
p e r c e n t o f t h e a i r m e n a r e i l l t e c h - a p i l o t t o a s a f e l a n d i n g w h e n t h e n i g h t a i r . P e r i o d i c a l l y m e m b e r s exhibit was to help make the teat*.
The 2010th Air Force Communi- nical skills. AFSC needs men who
of their party were taken away to ager aware of the opportunities
c a t i o n s S q u a d r o n ( A F C S ) a t e n a n t c a n t h i n k a n d a c t s w i f t l y. T h e y ; g r o u n d n o r t h e a i r c r a f t c a n b e be interrogated by the aggressors-- a v a i l a b l e i n t h e A i r F o r c e .
unit and other squadrons at Biggs must give the correct answer im- seen. He keeps track of the air- also Hurlhurt personnel.
CAP cadets, under the supercraft on a radarscope and directs
have found a way around the probmediately or a valuable aircraft or the pilot by RAPCON (radar apQ u e s t i o n s w e r e fi r e d a t t h e c a - v i s i o n o f C a d e t J a m e s Ts o , M a n lem of finding good men. They be- precious lives may be lost.
proach control). The controller's dets and senior members alike, hattan Squadron 2, assisted regin training him the day he enters
S u c h s t a k e s d e m a n d f u l l y t r a i n - k n o w l e d g e o f p i l o t a c t i o n s e n - t r y i n g t o l e a r n t h e i r i d e n t i t y, w h y c r u i t e r s o ! U S A F R e c r u i t i n g D e the Air Force, and are still at it
e d m e n . S o t h e n e w c o m e r s t o a b l e s h i m t o d i r e c t t h e c r a f t t o a t h e y w e r e i n t h e n e u t r a l c o u n t r y, t a c h m e n t 1 0 1 f o r t h e e n t i r e 3 - d a y
until the day he leaves.
safe landing whatever the weather. a n d a n y t h i n g e l s e t h a t c o u l d b e d u r a t i o n o f t h e s h o w.
One of the airmen who just com- A F C S , w i t h t h e i r h i g h l y v a r i e d
. . . . . . . ., . ..
pleted an initial phase of training
,~.~:. '.:: :; .:,. :, :.. ,...., .
began his training before he entered the Air Force. A3C Carlton
F. M a d d o x , n o w a s s i g n e d t o S i s i you County Airport, Calif., as an
a i r t r a f fi c c o n t r o l l e r, i s a f o r m e r
Civil Air Patrol cadet. He was a
member of the San Pablo (Calif.)

Former California Cadet Now
Air Traffic Controller in USAF

I Teen-o- ama Display




S M S G T J . W. Wa l l a c e , N C O I C
of 2010 AFCS and its training, literally pulls and pushes his men to
the top. Under his direction, the
airmen begin training as air traffic controllers. When fully trained,
as Airman Maddox, they become
responsible for the highly technical
job of acting as traffic cops of the
Sergeant Wallace said of Airman
Maddox "... CAP training helped
both of us. It simplified my work
a s t r a i n i n g * s u p e r v i s o r, a n d i t
eased his way through the highly
technical phases of his training as
a i r t r a f fi c c o n t r o l l e r. "
The USAF training is so intense
that when the training is completed
they are rated by the Federal
A v i a t i o n A g e n c y. T h e y k n o w t h e i r
work because they cooperate closely with their civilian counterparts
at El Paso International Airport
c o n t r o l t o w e r.
LINDEN, N.J. -- The Reverend
(CAP Lt.) John J. Egan was recently appointed chaplain of the
Linden Composite Squadron, New
Jersey Wing, according to CAP
Capt. William Silverman, squad.
r a n c o m m a n d e r. R e v e r e n d E g a n ,
a curate at the Holy Rosary
Church is Elizabeth, also conducts
chaplains course for eadet members of the squadron. The class
meets one night each week.


Pilot Insight

Like an Iceberg

TO ENABLE the control tower operator to have a better insight into pilot re-

WHEN THE work in the control tower gets hectic, the operator must remain cool and collected

actions while following local flight rules, the students receive voluntary flights.
H e r e S e r g e a n t Wa l l a c e b r i e f s A i r m a n M a d d o x o n a c t i o n s t h e p i l o t w i l l f o l l o w
in takeoff and landings. Airman Maddox is a former CAP cadet from Ceil-

--an improper decision could cause loss of aircraft and live. Here AirmaM Maddox giver a

fernia WinS,

Filot clearance te load.

(USAF Phote)

(USAF Phote)


I~IARCH, 1966



Photos by Robert L. Lawson

NEWLY ORGANIZED Sahara Hotel Composite Squadron, Nevada Wing, recently held its first
search and rescue test, covering nearly 3,600 sandy square miles of Southern Nevada and California. Above, CAP CWO Roy Long, squadron operations officer, debriefs pilot Fran Johnson
after her return from a search mission. Debriefing officer must learn what each crew saw
and what areas were searched during each mission in order to coordinate the entire operation.
Mrs. Johnson and her crew found an old aircraft wreckage in their sector.

GROUND CREW positions a search aircraft at /.as Vegas'
Thunderbird Field prior to launch on practice search mission during Sahara Hotel Composite Squadron SARTest.

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DURING SAHARA HOTEL Composite Squadron SARTest, Squadron Commander Bob Deiro,
front, and SM Mary Windgrove, safety officer of the squadron, give the "thumbs up" signal
that they are ready for takeoff to coordinate and supervise a practice search mission. The
newly-formed squadron is sponsored by the Sahara Hotel in /.as Vegas and boasts 15 aircraft,
all privately owned by members. Membership in the unit stands at 42, including men and
women from all walks of life -- business ,and professional men, casino dealers, technicians,
flight instructors and housewives.

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PILOTS AND OBSERVERS of Sahara Hotel Composite Squadron
for practice search mission. Every member of the squadron part
search and rescue work prior to the unit's first SARTest. A wing
lion of its kind ever conducted in this area." "it was a tremen

MARCH, 1966


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GETTING READY for a practice search mission
at Thunderbird Field in Las Vegas is SM Patti
Barker, a member of the Sahara Hotel Composite Squadron, Nevada Wing. When not involved in squadron activities, Miss Barke is a
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unit operations officer,
checks on squadron
"birds" as they report to
SM Gene Becket, radio

~re briefed prior to takeoff from Thunderbird Field, Las Vegas,
ipated in classroom and aerial instruction in all phases of
~fficial commented that "this was the most outstanding miseus success," said SM Robert Deiro, squadron commander.


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SENIOR MEMBERS George Younghans and Jack Voth taxi back to the Sahara Hotel Composite
Squadron control area after a gruelling three-and-a-half hour SARTest search mission in Southern Nevada and California. They flew at low altitude to better observe ground objects.

GETTING THE FACTS for a story, Paul Beecham, left, news director for Las Vegas radio stalion KLAV, is shown the SARTest search area by SM Fran Johnson, with map, as SM's Nantsy
Marsenich and Tom Johnson, both observers, stand by. Beecham flew with the Johnsons during~
e search mission.



1 9 6 6 S A R Te s t


Maryland Wing Holds Joint CAP-CD Exercise
I[Q. MARYLAND WING- More than 150 members of the Maryland Wing partici- Several ground crew problems
pated in a recent evaluation exercise held in cooperation with Civil Defense authorities. w e r e s o l v e d a b o u t n o o n w h e n a i r
oper i ns
e t
p a
A n A i r F o r c e t e a m e v a l u a t e d w i n g e ff e c t i v e n e s s d u r i n g t h e e x e r c i s e , i n i t i a t e d b y t h e p e n da td od u ewt e r h i ge mw io rd sr.i l y s u s e
C i v i l D e f e n s e , a t g 8 p e r cent, a c -

~1" unusually heavy fall rains, had
~mbined to fill most of the natural
water storage areas of the state to

cording to CAP Col. William M.
P a t t e r s o n , w i n g c o m m a n d e r.

W E AT H E R bureau predietion.~
of thawing
temperatures had
caused state agencies to begiu
preparations for flood relief to local communities along the Missis.
sippi and Minnesota rivers.
A flood disaster control center
had been opened by the state Civil
D e f e n s e A g e n c y. L i a i s o n w a s e s .
tablished with the U.S. Army Corps
of Engineers, the state Adjutant
General and CAP.
As part of its mission to support
Civil Defense, the Minnesota Wing
was asked to establish communications by radio from Alexandria and
Bemidji to the Disaster Control
Center at Arden Hills.
Mission controller was CAP Lt.
Col. Keith Brown, who said the
problem was a real test of the mobility of the Minnesota Wing

W i n g s t a ff o f fi c e r s C o l . R i c h a r d
R. Johnson and Maj. Royce M. Benson were mission coordinator and
assistant coordinator, respectively.
A mission base was established
at Eason Airport from which to
provide aid and assistance because
of high tides and tidal waves along
the eastern coastal region. The
simulated condition was caused by
a theoretical nuclear detonation off
the southeastern coast of the
United States.

Early the morning of the see- large cities had to be evacuated.
The area monitored by Maryland
end day 14 CAP planes were in the l
air to check for high tides and Wing included that from the Bay
a p p r o a c h i n g t i d a l w a v e s . A l s o , t h e Bridge east along Route 301 to the
wing radio network was in opera- Delaware state line, south along
t i o n , p r o v i d i n g c o m m u n i c a t i o n s the Delaware line to Salisbury, east
and relaying messages between to the Chesapeake Bay and north
C i v i l D e f e n s e h e a d q u a r t e r s a n d to the Bay Bridge.
the CAP mission base.
In addition to aerial surveilonce, in an actual emergency of
Colonel Johnson said wing perthis nature, wing personnel
sonnel were prepared to maintain
would have provided samples of
continuous air surveilance over
major highways to monitor traffic water from storage sheds and
rivers for contamination testing.
and to assist law enforcement
Also samples of fuel would have
agencies in directing traffic, if
been taken from fuel storage
Colonel Patterson congratulated
wing members who participated in
the exercise for a job well done.

Wisconsin Wing

Major Leonard commended CAP
Col. Kenneth McLaughlin and CAP
Lt. Col. George Gibson, wing comm a n d e r a n d m i s s i o n c o o r d i n a t o r,
respectively, for the excellent manner in which wing personnel conducted themselves during the exercise.

M i n n e s o t a Wi n g
H Q . M I N N E S O TA W I N G ~ O n
its recent CAP-Civil Defense Evalua t i o n Te s t t h e M i n n e s o t a W i n g
scored almost a 90 per cent effectiveness rating, according to
CAP Lt. Col. Gerald Quilling, wing
search and rescue coordinator.
This mission was based primarily
on natural disasters, such as flood
and wind. In the simulated problem it was early spring, and heavy
snowfall during the past winter

Plymouth Composite Sq. (I0)
P LY M O U T H , W i s . - - P l y m o u t h
Composite Squadron, Wisconsin
Wing, joined other CAP units
from Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois,
Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky wings
to participate in the Great Lakes
Region Command Post Exercise.
The exercise was held to test
the efficiency of CAP's radio network on a regional basis.

CPX Partlc.r,S atlon

ON Saturday morning the exercise got underway with a simulated
nuclear blast in Nebraska, endangering the Great Lakes Region
Other simulated problems involved organizing emergency power
and communications for airports,
evacuating certain areas and airlifting Civil Defense personnel to
and from various locations. CAP
units were required to report the
Wing, took a a va~~'n=,~d, o~-~

mT"-r~- mesa
very active part i.'.tlm-'rtMt Great~L~e~'Re~iolt~PX'drill. ~C .... ~
base radio station was operated by CAP Capt. Roland K. Lorenz,
Problems were transmitted from
region headquarters at Wrightright, squadron communications officer, and his assistant, CAP
Lt. Jeannette K. Lorenz, who are pictured discussing possible
evacuation routes. The Sheboygan unit also simulated airlifting four persons from Port Washington to Seymour, Ind., plotted

Patterson AFB, Ohio, through
wing net control stations to units.
All problems were simulated and
did not involve actual movement

evacuation routes, furnished information on communications at of personnel or equipment.
airports and checked on available emergency power generators.
Local CAP radio stations participating included the Plymouth

squadron control station and another station in Sheboygan. In
all cases, the local squadron did
not require the aid of the wing
station in Racine to receive messages from region headquarters.
A total of 22 messages were received from region headquarters
during the exercise, which was
terminated late Saturday after-

Exercise Evaluation
JOINT CAP-Civil Defense Effectiveness Test, recently held by
the Oregon Wing, was evaluated by an Air Force team. Above
CAP Capt. George D. Polger, left, director of operations for the
Washington County Composite Squadron, explains a phase of
the exercise to Maj. Eugene Elliott, USAFR, and MSgt. George
Bushaw, USAF, of the wing USAF Liaison Office, evaluators of
the mission. Wing personnel participating included 103 senior
members and 80 cadets. They flew 11 sorties and used 31 twoway radio equipped vehicles during the mission.



The exercise was evidently a
success, base on the final message
received from region headquarters,
w h i c h r e a d i n p a r t , " . . . Yo u r r e sourcefulness is to be complimented. This CPX should give communicators some small sample of
the problems of a . . . state and
region defense airlift . . . Our
thanks to all of you for a job well


N e w H a m p s h i r e Wi n g


Ninety-six members of the New
Hampshire Wing participated in a
practice search and rescue mission
recently at Hawthorne Feathers
Airport in Antrim, N.H. Although
it was supposed to be a two day
mission, the first day was cancelled
d u e t o b a d w e a t h e r.


ssion Train i ng

EACH SATURDAY morning cadets of the Knoxville Composite
S q u a d r o n , Te n n e s s e e W i n g , m e e t w i t h s e n i o r m e m b e r a d v i s o r s

for a three hour classroom training session. During these study

THE mission was built around
the simulated crash of an Air
Force C-47 aircraft with a crew of
four aboard.
Seventeen CAP planes partici-

pa~d in the air search, while

hours the cadets study Red Cross first aid, ground emergency ranger teams from Lebanon, Jotf,'ey and Manchester composite
services procedures and search and rescue missions. In many
~luadrons an~ Hawthorne Senior
cases, the cadets teach the courses. Above, Cadets Brenda
Squadrons were standing by with
Merritt, left, and Patricia Grogg join two male cadets while
rescue vehicles and equipment,
studyhlg a mission. After classroom work is completed, cadets ready to go to the crash scene as
rare given flight instruction and orientation flights,
s o o n a s i t w a s s p o t t e d f r o m t h e a i r,


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Cadet News Briefs
Complete First Aid Course
ELLSWORTH AFB, S.D.--Members of the Ellswortb Composite
Squadron, South Dakota Wing, recently completed the American Red
Cross standard first aid course.
Certificates of completion were earned by Cadets Jeanie Esposito,
Edward Sanford, Bob Haskins and Jan Crawford and Senior Member
Jeanne Sanford.
Red Cross instructor for the course was Ruth Nordbye.

Twin Cadets
Keep Busy;
Gain Kudos

C A P T I M E S 11

MARCH, 1966

National Headquarters

B LY T H E V I L L E , A r k .
Cadets Donna K. and Danna
F. Q u i n t o n h a v e r e v e r s e d t h e
BOISE, Idaho--Cadet Ro2er W. En]ow, cadet commander of the o l d a d a g e o f " d o u b l e t r o u b l e "
Boise Schools Cadet Squadron, Idaho Wing, received his private pilot i n t h e B l y t h e v i l l e C o m p o s i t e
license recently after taking lessons at the Bradley Aviation Corpora- Squadron, Arkansas Wing. The vibrant twins have proven to be an
Cadet Enlow is a 17-year-old senior at Capital Senior high school. asset to the squadron not only with
His fight lessons were made possible by a flight scholarship their winning personalities but
with their many accomplishments
awarded to him last summer by the Morrison-Knudsen Company
in the Civil Air Patrol unit.
The 17-year-old girls joined the
CAP squadron three years ago and
in that time have received numerMIAMI, Fla.--After working with model rocketry for four
ous decorations and awards, atmonths, cadets of the Miami Springs Cadet Squadron, Florida
tended summer encampments and
Wing, recently completed their first major launching.
each has held a number of posiThe rocket, a semi-scaled model of the Gemini Titan booster,
tions-in fact, between the two of
was built and launched by Cadets Rogers, Bellenger, Owen, Helm- them, they have held almost every
camp, Kendron, Altman and Sakala.
position in the squadron!
Carrying a model of the Gemini capsule as the nose cone,
Both cadets have earned Certifithe rocket flew for 30 seconds and reached an altitude of nearly
cates of Proficiency, have logged
1,400 feet. The cadets recovered the rocket with a 24-inch paraflying hours and hold restricted liCADETS Donna F. Quinton, left, and Donna K. Qulnton hold top
censes in radio-telephone operation.
cadet positions in the Blytheville Composite squadron. Danna, a
The pert, pixie-faced Donna,
second lieutenant, serves as cadet adjutant, while sister Donna,
senior ranking officer of the two, is
a major, is the cadet squadron commander.
a major and currently the cadet
HQ. ARKANSAS WING--Six cadets and a senior member of the s-uadron commander Other offices I,
Arkansas Wing have completed a 16-hour course of instruction and Y .....
" ~
. .
m m
m I
were issued certificates making them qualified radmlogical momtors, sne nas nela since nrst entering
the CAF unit are ad'utant execu II
U n , t
G e t s
B o t t l e d
C a s h
CAF members completing the course were Cadets Clinton D Wil- tiv
": I I
e o-"
-- '
liamson and Elizabeth J. Carle, Magnolia Composite Squadron; Vaughn fli~,ht meeT, supplyJ omcer aria
~J~c~n~n A~R ~v~h ~,~tl~n t,~ t~,~ ~,,f~ a~;nL- ai~trih,,t-~ ann
Ga as, Carla Beadle, Van Gates and Steve Marecek, Jacksonville CornR n m a , ~ l " l n n n - ' e ~ n e ~ t h ~ ] . . . . .9
4ha ,4~,~e~f ~.~fnn,.t ~Lm*: nsirl tn th~




Cadets Launch Model Rocket

Mutual Interest

Complete Radiological Course


CWO KotherIne S. Hopkins of the acksonv]lle ribbons and I
[: ro :Uadwas held at the National Guard Armory at Camden, red and white trainingNott really, nbutsmemhersi tofeMc- cadets which
clasps, Lindbergh and Goddard
r a
S u a d r o W a h i n ign t~ e u n t r a s u r y
- h ~
The school
awards encam-m-n" -P-be- -ndICh° d C de q
P ~ ~ u " a [ton Wing could give a good, arguclasp, and advisoryt council
7 t y . . . . . . ~ A~,,,~,,~;,.,,
rlb-jmetlt . . . . . . . . . does
he- an"] ~la~-" F"~ ÷h ~ ' " °* * "lextst . that "bottled money' . .
~ "
" ~ ~"
" " ~ .... " " w
Tne cauets recenuy reallzea l z v ~ s q L J ~ n U ~ . ~ e ~ z ~ . W
years, the cadet major" has also
enough" money through a special"
-. .
o . ~ ~ . ~ o~ . ,^~ .~,io .. .v. . , ~ .1- ~ s o m'e ] u r l[ e m . o.e g z n. o.u . l . g . x t r a ] ~ s t h e s p a c e a g e - /
. .~ . I o
~ .i . .
v .
y n. e.
-- -- ~ ---~ ... /
visor council
[ radio eqmpment for the unlt.
~ ~1~! [- |
Twin sister Danna, strikingly at-I
The prelect started under the
t r a c t , v e , h o l d s t h e [supervision of e c o n d . . . Off,-I
r a n k o f s CAP Warrant .
M u u r - L
C a d e t s
Fowlkes Eight cadets
,,eutenant She oeeupms .a posmonI car David various parts of the city
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.~Group 24, Florida Wing, recently aT- prevmusly held by her s~ster, that canvassed
ranged a tour of the Florida Air National Guard for CAP cadets, of cadet adjutant. The young ImU-l for several hours and accumulated [.=u C K E u T Rm Y JwF_.j.~
,e~ ,w ,, mm
mU ~
tenant has . also .been .a squadron I two jeep loads full of" soft Idrink O Pioneer Hobhy in the ~J~
M aj Va n N.e s s. H B a r n a r d U S A F L"i "son f fi c e r f o r t h e F l o r i"d a
al O
. .
. . .
Wing, brought 30 Orlando area cadets to Jacksonville in a USAF
new world of space.
lea.~er, omcer ana operauons ore- [ The
training a~mmlstrauve assls~an.L [bottles. bottles were then returned
C-54 for the tour.
c e ~
. . . . . . . .
The cadets were given a tour of the FANG facilities and were
II:Ai~hi Aq YI'III
shown how a parachute is packed and what a pilot carries with
"~'..~."~" ~'e.~---~ J
~ lne American ~riines riostess. [__
him each time he goes aloft in an aircraft.
~ollege in vauas, Texas, awar.~ea I C o m m l s .q n n e r
. v
e,;n¢~,o, o, moo,, ,o~.,.
uanna ~ne .~merlcan AIrnnes [
At th,~ ~o,.,~ ,;.,o aa ~| ~oao,~ .,o.o ~,,o. a~ m;.,,,o a;-h~
"'orozen" wing aider ner at~enoancel FLORENCE, S.C. -- Civil Air
.t professional ,ocketry.
in tho C-;4 -na ~,~o J-o-mi*~oa ~ v ,,;*it~ ,hoa ,,,,1,, o~ohin ~,horo ~
~ ~ w ~
vv ~
~ u t,, a o
~ ~
there last year. Impressed with the [ Patrol *Lmutenant Col. Everette ih,ust design acceleration,
. . I
aero~¥narak, staMai-r Barnara ,~xnlainoa the ;,ct . . . . . f v . .....
; ~
b,,~: ,,,~ . .'.,
Squadron who a t t e n course, she decided. on a career as I Lee Morean. South . Carolina Win~ you build and launch your l ~ i ~
d e d
. . . .
. .
" ~ C a ds t f r -t ~ h " ~ r " ~ " 'w Cadet.
e om e Fo est V] e . . . . . . .
an alrune stewaruess. ~ne p a 1 I n t _ wing commanuer, nan seen
s aepu~y . ~
ow. Eaten Model rocket~. ~l~k~
the .ton~. wer~ .~tev,~. ~,nd~,,~o~ .l~n~th~ . .~.m ; t h' t . ~., .m . - - -.-.~ h ~, m
. . . . . . . . . . ' . . . . . . ~
. . .. '
- [appointed a Umted "States Comm~sMorris Spence, Glenn Caicote, James MuscaTs and Donnie Hamil- to attend the.Amer can..Ai irlines
~ewaruess ~cnool ana attain ner ]stoner.
" s " l v e r " w i" g .
n S
] Colonel Morgan is the law part.
Like her sister, Donna is also lner of CAP Lt. Col. Peter D. HyOrder the,
making plans for what she will do lman who is wing deputy for plans
ch~guhef~ic"ogvWACC°rp,°r~l;~c~li oPae~:"
after she graduates from nign [ and training.
2 powerful on'sines, instructions and free
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ~ . ~ , . . . . . . . . . . .
J~2LJLJ.L,J~ t~ttJ~J~/S., IVllCn.--uaaet uonnle t~ocnran o~ me J~a~lle school. Her plans call for pursuing [ ~,h~ ,~,~]^.o1" ;o ~ .~'],,~In. .nle. rh,1.o~
color catalog, Order NO: SK.2 or SK-6
~ . . . . . . ~.,
comes wim remo~e~auncner.
t~reek Composite Squadron, Michigan Wing, was recently presentea her favorite interest m e d i c i n e I . . . . . ~ ; . . . . . . . .
University and the University st
n o r a r y A i r F o r c e R e c r m t e r c e r t i fi c a t e~ b y S S o t . M e r l e P i e r c e , , n a T h a n s s o m e d a - b e i n g a n u r s e o r [ . . . . . . . . . . . .
an he
I pnyszcal' .meraplst.
~'. . ~ .:
l ~oum t~aroJlna Law ucnool. ~e
local USAF recruiter
Cadet Cochran, a senior at Battle Creek high school, works through] The twins attend Blytheville Sen- ~ned~othe~,,F~°rence,.~;C°mp°s~
the school co-op program as a volunteer. in the Air Force recruiting lier Hi-h School where they are ac- .~'~"-~" " .~Z.""'.. ........~. "".".~'
In Angus[ LHOL. He was given the
office two.hour each day: Her dutms include stamping literature, typ-[tire in school clubs and activities, grade of lieutenant
and served as
lng ana ruing c.orrespon.aence. ..........
] Donna and Danna share common the squadron legal and finance of]
~ergeanc fierce sam me two nours zna~ uonnie vommeers zrees linterests in norsenacz riuing,
the recruiters to devote more time to helping young men and women Iswimming, bowling and baseballricer "
. l~a ne was .appomtea m me
. . .
. . . . . . .
. r e . i n t e r e s t e d m t h e A i r F o r c e . S h e d o e s n o t g e t p a i "d f o r h e r . . . . . . . . . . . .
w h o a
wing star as legal officer ana in
-- ---e
recruiting help
1964 assumed the duties as wing
deputy commander.
VALLEY STREAM, N.Y.--Form e T C a d e t B r u c e S t r i n d b e r g w a s ~
honored guest at a recent meeting
GARDEN CITY, Kan.--Cadet Mark Roberts of the G a r d e n
I ~
City Cadet Squadron, Kansas Wing, was the first cadet to receive
o f t h e Va l l e y S t r e a m ( N . Y. ) K i I ~
Group 4 cadet of the month honors. The award was presented at wanis Club. Strindberg received
a standing ovation during his apthe squadron graduation ceremony recently by CAP Lt. Col.
pearance before the club members.
George Weyer, Group 4 commander
He was cited for having repaid a
The monthly award is presented to the Southwest Kansas
cadet who has the highest total evaluation in attendance in uni- Kiwanis Club Scholarship loan two
years before it was due.
form, grades on national examinations, workbook assignments and
Try Us For Prompt Servicol
Strindberg had received finan- ~
cadet evaluation check list.
11'~. W.[N O R O [ ~ I . G .~
TES iNDUSTRIES Ponro$o 30, Colorado
cial aid from the club while a caCadet Roberts joined CAP in January 1965 and is assigned the
...,. ,.~.,
det member of the Valley Stream
position of squad leader.
P O S TA G E PA I D o n
oil orders
( ~ S.~. t;,. sx.~ ~ ~ ...... 1 /
squadron. The Kiwanis Club spon*
amounting to $5.00 and more
. / ]
I } N..$*.t./,o,~.,@t.00
sors the CAP squadron.
( I tKt., ¢oeelo| @ ~U .....
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Strindberg has completed preflight training in the Naval AviaNORTH MIAMI, Fla.--Cadets from the Miami All Girl, Central tion School, Pensacola, Fla., and
. t w
. . . . . . . . .
Miami, North Dade, North Dade Girls, Ben Franklin, John F. Kennedy, he will now undergo flight trainMiami Springs and University cadet squadrons, Florida Wing, reing.
cently attended a weekend Bivouac at Camp Owissia Bauer.
A graduate of Corona Ave. School
'-~;~, ,-~¢,--.r,r--~d'm--~a';ote; . [
cotologo.. ; .... ~s¢ V ~2 [
Activities included classes in survival and training, an infiltration and North high school, the former | 2 4 2 S O . S T A T E S T . J
exercise and a Saturday evening dance.
cadet attended Brooklyn College i t , S a l t L a k e C i t y, U t a h a
The bivouac was terminated following Sunday morning church where he qualified for aviation
Penrose 38, Colorado
work in the U.S. Navy.
A r k .,ad w sasp nsored by the Civil "Defense Agency of the state
to fill an urgent need for qualified momtors to improve SARTests.
. .
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College. Arrangemen.s for the course were made by CAP Lt Col
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.~.....~o ~ . - ~ - . . . . ~uuv . . . . . . . . "]~

lUUU£L /j

Tour Floreda ANG

Cadet Is Honorary Recru#er

Cited bv 'Kiwanis

Group Cadet oi Month


Attend Weekend Bivouac



MARCH, 1966

Top $38,000 Mark


(Continued from Page 4)
the Civil Air Patrol and their as
sistants in the time of need. I am
proud to be the Governor of a
state where the operation of the
Civil Air Patrol receives the highest obtainable rating. Please extend my thanks and congratulations to all of your members.
Otto Kerner


(The following letter has been
forwarded to National Headquar~ers from the commander, Kentucky Wing. The accident mentioned in the letter occurred in
early December near 8tone, Ky.)
Dear Sir:
May I take this occasion to extend my sincere appreciation for
the assistance provided by (Bruce
Clevinger) . . . of the Kentucky
(Wing) ... on the occasion of the
accident involving a Charleston
Air Force Base nero club Cessna ....
The unlimited assistance provided representatives from this station and the FAA was invaluable
In obtaining and preserving information essential to their investigation and the subsequent salvaging
of the aircraft. The professional
manner of (Senior Member) Cleringer was a credit to the high
standards of the Kentucky (Wing)
Civil Air Patrol.
Brendan Dixon
Colonel, USAF


(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following letter was sent to Major Gerard Nash, commander, Group 12,
Pennsylvania Wing. Major Nash
has been instrumental in providing books to the Farrell Public
Library in the name of Civil Air
Dear Major Nash:
The Board of Trustees of the
Farrell Public Library wishes to
express its thanks to you for the
books you recently donated to the
They were greatly appreciated
and will be used frequently by our
Mrs. Adam C. Stey, See.
Board of Trustees.

Scholarship monies are being
--Civil Air Patrol cadets and sen- made available in the amount of
ior members who qualify have just $38,021.88 for the 1966 program.
about a month left to make appli- The total includes $19,021.88 from
cation for one of the 67 scholar- endowment scholarships made posships and grants being offered this sible through Samuel Halleck duyear in a variety of educational Font and $19,000 from interest on
fields directly related to aerospace Civil Air Patrol corporate funds.
Each application Is initiated by
Of the total, 34 are -new endow- the applicant on CAP Form 95 and
m e n t s c h o l a r s h i p s a n d g r a n t s forwarded to National Ileadquaropen to new applicants. Twenty ters (CPE) through the squadron
are the traditional CAP scholar- and wing commanders. All appliships and grants. The remaining 13 ~ cations should be submitted to atscholarships are renewals to cur- :rive at wing headquarters by April
rent recipients providing their in- 1 a n d m u s t a r r i v e a t N a t i o n a l
stitutional eligibility standards are Headquarters not later than April
Applications received at National
Headquarters after the April 15
deadline will not be considered by'
the selection committee.
All scholarship program Infor(Continued from Page 1)
mation-including scholarship and
GREATER Louisville (Ky.) Chapter of the Muscular Distrophy Aso f G r e a t B r i t a i n , F r a n c e a n d grant descriptions, eligibility resociation of America receives a helping hand from Kentucky
quirements, application proceSwitzerland.
Wing as Capt. Thorpe C. Smith, CAP coordinates pickup points
T h r o u g h t h e e n s u i n g y e a r s dures and selection criteria--is
with Mrs. Charles Nixon, chapter president. The wing assisted countries have Joined and with- contained in CAP Pamphlet 20,
in the collection of donations by using its radio-equipped ve- i drawn from the overall IACE pro- "CAP Academic Scholarships and
gram. In its 18-year history 32 dif- Grants," dated December 1965.
Applicants for the scholarships
ferent countries have participated
L~hicles to coordinate spot pickups.
(Courier-Journal Photo)
in the program. The newest coun- and grants are being urged by the
try was Jamaica who participated Aerospace Education and Training
only in 1965.
ofllce at National Headquarters to
The International Air Cadet Ex- submit applications as soon as
change has been publicly acknowl- possible--the deadline is near.
edged by four Presidents of the
United States; heads of foreign
governments; American and for(Continued from Page 1)
I n p a r e n t h e s i s I n d i c a t e s 1 9 6 4 eign ambassadors and read into the
Congressional Record on numerous
W i n g s s h o w i n g a d o w n w a r d standing.
F o r p i l o t s , o b s e r v e r, & c a d e t s . C a n b e
warn on lapel, tie, shirt. 9/16 in. silver
Region Standings
All cited it as a significant con- p l a t e . $ 1 . 1 0 p o s t p a i d .
trend during the past year were
Send: cash, check or money order
Colorado going from 8th to 20th; 1 . S o u t h e a s t ( 2 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2228.9 tribution toward better internaTo : M i n i a t u r e W i n g s
P. O . B o x I S I
2. M i d d l e E a s t ( i 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1959.8 tional understanding between free
Rocky Mountoln (3] ............
Minnesota dropping from 7th to 3 .
Concord, California
4. Northeast (S) ....................
1826.2 nations.
26th; end Pennsylvania slipped $ . P a c i fi c ( 4 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1734.2
6. Southwest (8) ....................
from 6th to 33rd.
7. N o r t h C e n t r a l ( 7 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Florida, Southeast Win
Wing, Region Crowns




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$. Great Lakes (6) .................


Wing Standings

IN reviewing the final evaluar d
tion Colonel Mason said the report I2.. F leol a iw aar e( ! () 2 .) . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 3043.5
3 . P u e r l o R i c o ( 1 0 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2464.8
Indicated an increase in the num- 4. arux~. I~lamL_tIN ............. 14,u.1 ~
ber of pilots dad aft;efaft-~within S ., A lte b a f( d a -)- 1 .5.~ . .. .. .. .. :....... .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ....... . 2427.3
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c a l e n d a r y e a r, C i v i l A i r P a t r o l 10. N en n e sasm p s(h1i 4e .( .3. 3.). ........................ 2138.4
gained 1455 pilots and 477 aircraft. 11. W i s c o n s l n ( 1 8 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2099.3
12. A r i z o n a ( 3 6 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
There were 15 different report- 13. C o n n e c t i c u t ( 1 6 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2067.0
14, M a r y l a n d ( 4 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2050.4
mg areas in the evaluation this 15. V i r g i n i a ( 2 0 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2014.3
16. M a i n e ( 4 0 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003.6
year. There was a total of possible 17. L o u i s i a n a ( 3 7 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1929.8
18. O k l a h o m a ( 2 3 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1929,4
3475 points this. year.
19. N o r t h D a k o t a ( 2 5 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Colorado (8) .....................
Following are the region and
Kansa~ 132) .....................
Illinois (15) ......................
wing standings for 1965. Number:
Montana {38) ....................

Spiritual Meets Slated
For Protestant Cadets
including vocational counseling,
and cadets will participate in a
well-rounded program of social and
recreational activities In a stimulating Christian fellowship environment.
To be eligible to apply cadets, In
addition to meeting all prerequisites listed in para 2, CAPM 50-9,
dated January 1965, must be of
Protestant faith (the Air Force
does not presently have a comparable program for Roman Catholic
and Jewish personnel) and must
he a resident of the continental
United States. Similar programs
of this type may become available
on a local basis in Alaska, Hawaii
and Puerto Rico at a later date.
Conferences will be conducted
at six different camp sites across
the nation, according to the
following schedule:
Glorieta, N.M., June 4-8, for
personnel in New Mexico and
Estes Park, Colo., July 11-15,
for personnel in Colorado, Iowa,
Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota.
Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah and
Forest Home, Calif., July

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California and Nevada.
Silver Bay. N.Y., August
for personnel in Delaware, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Penn.
sylvania and all New England
Warm Beach, Wash., August
15-19, for personnel In Idaho, Oreton and Washington.
Rtdgecrest, N.C., September
[.5, for personnel In wings not listed above.
Quotas will be allocated on the
basis of one cadet for each wing
with additional quotas being based
on cadet strength. Each wing is
encouraged to submit applications
of primary and alternate nominees
in order to ensure full utilization
of quotas. In addition, one chaplain
will be selected for each conference.

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Contracts Inked at Lawton,
Elmira, and Chester Sites

In Chester
THE flying encampment at Chester, S.C., becomes a reality as
Colonel Mason signs the contract with Bermuda High Soaring
Inc., and Aero Flight, Inc. Left to right are Ray Clarke of Aero
Flight; Gay. Robert E. McNair, Colonel Mason, and Joe Giltner
of Bermuda Soaring.
(National Headquarters Photo)

At Lawton
GOVERNOR Harry Bellman, of the State of Oklahoma, witnesses
the contract signing for the cadet flying encampment at Lawton, Okla. Colonel Mason, right, discusses the contract with
William B. Clean/, left foreground, president of Sailplanes, Inc.
(National Headquarters Photo)

(Continued from Page I)
Inc., a Chester glider instructionbe witnessed immediately after al firm and the national commanthe conclusion of today's luncheon d e r o f C i v i l A i r P a t r o l s i g n e d
is of great importance to both this contracts i~Ionday, Feb. 7 for the
community and the state of Okla- fi r s t N a t i o n a l C A P F l y i n g E n homa. To have this Civil Air Pa- c a m p m e n t e v e r t o b e h e l d i n
trol cadet flying encampment held South Carolina.
here in Lawton is a community
Joe Giltner of the firm and
achievement of which you can be Colonel Mason signed lhe contracts while a host of state, local
proud," he said.
Colonel Mason was guest of MaJ. A i r F o r c e a n d C A P o f fi c i a l s
headed by Governor Robert E.
Gen. Harry Critz, USA, Fort Sill
commander, on a tour of that in- McNair, looked on.
CAP Lt. Col. John F. Berry, of
stallation. A two-hour conference
with LawSon Chamber of Com- C o l u m b i a , w a s n a m e d t h e e n merce officials concluded the two- campment commander during the
luncheon at the Chester Motel.
day visit.
Among the many eErie and CAP Berry is assistant director of the
dignitaries participatin~ in the South Carolina Aeronautics ComL a w t o n c o n t r a c t s i g n i n g c e r e - mission.
Ray Clarke of Florence was also
monies were: Mayor Wayne Gilley, Milton Keating, Chamber of in on the signing, and will conduct
Commerce secretary; Ray John- t h e p o w e r e d fl i g h t c o u r s e . H i s
son, secretary-manager of South- firm, Aero Flight, Inc., is presentern Aviation, contractor for the l y p r o v i d i n g fl y i n g t r a i n i n g f o r
powered flight phase of the en- The Citadel cadets, and he intends
c a m p m e n t ; Wo o d y Wo l v e r t o n , to bring four airplanes to Chester
Chamber of Commerce aviation for CAP's power course.
committee chairman; Col. Ralph
On arrival, Colonel Mason wa.,
Sainz, USA Ret., Lawton Kiwanis met at Chester Airport by CAP
Club; Col. F. C. Goodwin, USA, Col. Stanhope Lineberry, comc o m m a n d e r F o r t S i l l A r t i l l e r y mander of Middle East Region:
CAP Col. John R. Taylor, comAviation Command.
Also James E. Welch, FAA tow- mander of South Carolina Wing:
er chief for Fort Sill and LawSon Col. Klair E. Back, USAF, Middle
M u n i c i p a l A i r p o r t ; W i I H a m B . East Region liaison officer; GiltCleary and Steve Betaile, presi- ner, Clarke and federal judge Robdent and manager, respectively, of e r t H e m p b i l l , a l o n g w i t h o t h e r
Sailplanes Inc., contractors for the USAF and CAP officials.
Governor McNair arrived in
glider pilot training phase of the
encampment; and, M. R. Hansen, h i s B e e c h c r a f t B a r o n a n d t h e
supervising inspector, FAA-GADO. group went to the Chester Motel
Representing Cameron College f o r l u n c h e o n a n d t h e c o n t r a c t
were Dr. Buch, college president, signing.
Governor McNair told the group
and Deans TraDEs and Elklns of
the college staff.
that "we have moved into the
Civil Air Patrol Col. Claude L. aerospace age, and flying is a
Chambers, deputy commander of very vital part of our transportathe Southwest Region, represent- tion system."
Chester county officials attend"" ed Col. Walter M. Sm~m~ ReD.
glon Commander; Col. Ernest B. ing the luncheon included CornMaxwell, USAF, Southwest Re- well Stone, president of the Chesgion liaison officer, and Lt. Col. ter County Board of Commerce
Joe C. Williams, USAF, Region and Development; Dan Mackey,
director of training, attended as executive vice president of the
well as Capt. Elvin E. Johnson, CCBCD; Rep. Jimmie E. Nunnery;
USAF, Oklahoma Wing liaison of- Sen. Paul Hemphill and Judge
Colonel Taylor hosted the group
CAP MaJ. James It. Williams,
commander of Lawton Composite at a "South Carolina night" dinS q u a d r o n , i n t r o d u c e d C o l o n e l ner at the Manger Motor Motel in
Mason to the LawSon Kiwanians Charlotte that evening. CAP Col.
and was the prime mover in or- Donald H. Denton, commander of
ganizing the outstanding commu- the North Carolina Wing hosted
nity participation in the contract- Colonel Mason and staff members
signing ceremony.
at a luncheon at the Charlotte
E q u a l l y i m p r e s s i v e w a s t h e Country club the next afternoon.
contract signing in Chester. Offi- H e a l s o h o s t e d t h e g r o u p a t a
cials of Bermuda High Soaring, " N o r t h C a r o l i n a d i n n e r " a t t h e

swank Charlotte City Club that
Colonel Mason was interviewed
for WSOC-TV on his arrival at
the airport Monday, and Tuesday
morning appeared on WBTV's
"Noon Report" with commentator
Ty Boyd.
In Elmira contracts were signed
between Schweizer Aircraft Carp,
Elmira Aeronautical Corp. and
Civil Air Patrol to operate an encampment similar to the first flying encampment held last year.
Forty-five persons representing
the three groups were presented
the signings.
Dignitaries attending the signing were: Paul A. Schweizer, vice
president of manufacturing for
Schweizer Carp; William E. Johnson, manager and secretarytreasurer of E1AirCo; Art Smith,
acting Mayor of Elmiria; Art
Sutty, president, Chamber of Comm e r c e o f E l m i r a ; R o l a n d F a r,
Chemung County Aviation Committee chairman; and Jim Mengis,
C h e m u n g C o u n t y A i r p o r t FA A
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PAUL A. Schweizer, vice president of Schweizer Aircraft, signs
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Interest Grows in Items
Anniversary Handouts
Interest in the promotional items
for the 25th anniversary of Civil
Air Patrol continues to increase
according to the Office of Information, National Headquarters.
The promotional items, a silver
pen and commercial-type baggage
tag, have been specially tailored to
promote public awareness of the
Silver Anniversary celebration
among prominent civic and community leaders. The items have
also been approved by National
The Office of Information reported many squadron and group
commanders, as well as region and
wing commanders, have been ordering a personal supply of the
pens and the baggage tags. It was
also pointed out by a member of
the Information Office staff that
some individual squadron members
are also ordering the handouts. CAP Scholarship Winner
Serving in East Cameroun, Africa

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reported he was ordering a supply
to augment his information program. He said he plans to use the
pens as handouts to reporters and
radio-TV announcers to help bare
his squadron stories released to
the public.
The IO went on to say, "CAP ha~,
needed a standard promotional
item for many years. Aircraft companies, bottling companies and other national firms have promotional
items. Now Civil Air Patrol has
started to provide us with something along these lines."
Through the efforts of the Office
of Information a special rate has
been obtained for the purchase of
the promotional items. The pens,
fair retail price is $1.25, can be
purchased for only 27 cents each.
The baggage tags are 10 cents
each, however, both of these prices
have been realized through a large

quantity order. The national Information Office must have an overall order of 10,000 pens and 25,000
tags in order to hold the aforementioned price. For this reason,
all units and individuals should
order directly from the national
Information Office.
Any unit desiring to purchase
any of the items should submit or.
ders to National Headquarters, Attention CPN. All orders must be
accompanied by a money order payable to: Office of Information. No
checks will be accepted.
A handy order blank appears on
this page. An additional 50 cents
for handling and mailing must be
Deadline for ordering is March
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(Continued from Page 1)
Exhibit Hall. During the luncheon,
annual awards will be presented to
By Lt. Col. Donne E. Wood, CAP
ed by a French-educated AfriCan
outstanding airmen of major air
South Dakota Wing, I0
surgeon and his family. I ate
with them every night and in
S I O U X FA L L S , S . D . - " B e i n g
The next day, Friday, will be
exchange I sometimes gave the
assigned to the East Cameroun was
School Day, when children from
doctor an English lesson.
a lucky break for me" writes
the twin city area will be taken to
"So far I have had no adjustJudith Ann (Judy) Erdmann, forthe exhibit area by bus in a plan
ment problems other than learning
mer Rapid City, S.D. honor cadet
worked out between AFA and the
W AT E R L O O , I o w a - - M a n
to pump a gasoline lamp and takand daughter of Capt. and Lt. R.
respective school districts.
ing cold showers in the brisk ~ivil Air Patrol senior memC. Erdmann, in a letter to South
Saturday will be open house for
mornings," Judy writes, "but I am b e r s c a n b o a s t o f h a v i n g the general public of Dallas and
Dakota wing headquarters here.
lucky to have running water in my
Miss Erdmann is a 1965 graduate
s e r v e d w i t h t h e A i r F o r c e Ft. Worth. A continuous free bus
Of the University of Wyoming
schedule has been arranged by
Miss Erdmann had previous ex- N a v y o r e v e n a f o r e i g n m i l i which she attended on the Civil
perience in Africa as a member of tary service. But its rare when AFA to make it convenient for citiA i r P a t r o l G e n e r a l Wa l t e r R .
an Operation Crossroads Africa one individual can boast of having zens of the two communities to
Agee Scholarship. She is now a
visit the CAP and Air Force disstudent team in the summer of served honorably with all three.
member of the Peace Corps in East
1963. During this trip she helped
Cameroun, West Africa.
Lt. Col. C. M. Hinn, new combuild a community center building mander of the Waterloo Composite
"On my arrival in the East
in Northern Rhodesia, now Zambia. Squadron, Iowa Wing, is just that
Cameroun . . " continues Miss
Miss Erdmann expects to stay in type of person--a rare individual
Erdmann, "I was assigned to Bafang, located in the comfortable
~,t~,has sesn.milita~.arv~e ~vith~
the British Royal Air Force, the
climate of the Cameroonian Moun.
Her university major was interna- U.S. Navy, the USAF Reserve and
.talus. I am the first and only
tional affairs and she completed the Air National Guard.
Peace Corps volunteer in Bafang.
the requirements for a social
"It has been a real challenge to
studies teacher.
my minimal ability in French to
COL. HINN served with the RAF
communicate my needs and the America would be the seventh and What better training for such a f r o m 1 9 4 1 t o 1 9 4 2 . W h e n t h e
idealistic goals . . . for the Peace eighth grades. My students range teacher than in Africa with the United States was deep in World
Peace Corps?
War II he came home and joined
in age from 13 to 20. Some students
"I am assigned to a govern. do not enter primary school until
the Navy (1942-1948) attaining the
ment school here where I teach the age of 10. There are about 50 Unit Donates Blood
rank of lieutenant commander.
English to the French.speaking students in a class.
HQ. ILLINOIS WING -- Mere-: As a fighting ace with the U.S.
people. English teachers are
"...I am (also) teaching a sixth bers of Group 13, Illinois Wing, Navy, the veteran was credited
needed here because the Federal Republic of Cameroun is made l e v e l c l a s s a t S a i n t e M a r i e , a have volunteered assistance in do- with destroying six enemy planes
nating blood for transfusions need- and won the Distinguished Flying
up of the former French East Catholic girls school.
"On my arrival here I had no ed by a small boy from the East Cross and Air Medal.
and the former English West
He served as a 'squadron comCameroun. Before a person can home or cooking facilities, so was Alton area.
Two-and-a-half year old Scott mander with the Wisconsin Air Naget a good government post, he obliged to beg meals for over a
must speak both French and m o n t h . D u r i n g t h a t t i m e I m e t Blackwell is suffering from leu- tional Guard and later as director
many people. What better way to kemia. Arrangements have been of operations and training with the
" A t t h e g o v e r n m e n t s c h o o l I learn the French vocabulary than made with the family for Group Texas Wing, Air National Guard.
13 members to help when blood is
teach two sixth level and one fifth to 'mooch' a meal?
level classes. The equivalent in
"Part of the time I was adoptneeded.
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Three Florida Squadron Cadets Enlist in USAF
W E S T H O L LY W O O D , F l a . - Three certificates of proficiency
holding cadets and former cadet
commanders of Group 16, Florida
Wing, have enlisted in the Air
Force, and are now taking their
basic training.
The three cadets, who plan to
make the Air Force a career, are
Brenda Emerson, Hollywood Cadet Squadron; Donald Faunce,
Hallandale Cadet Squadron; and
Anthony Faust, Driftwood Cadet
Brenda's recruiting officer said
she had the highest mark of any
female to go through the local recruiting office.
Senior member Karen Cummings,
who spent eight years as a WAF,

E. Gardiner of Garden City, acis the new commander of Group
cording to Maj. Josephine Wey16's Sunrise Cadet Squadron.
After, completing basic training er, CAP, commander of the Garat Lackland AFB, Texas follow- den City squadron. $
ing her July 1957 enlistment, she
BUNKER HILL AFB, Ind. -served with the Strategic Air Command at Offutt AFB, Nebr., and Headquarters, Indiana Wing, has
a t R a m e y A F B , P. R . , a n d w i t h announced that Senior Member
USAFE at Wiesbaden, Germany. Phillip Ramsay of the Marion Cadet Squadron has been selected by
GARDEN CITY, Ken. -- Three t h e 4 3 4 t h Tr o o p C a r r i e r W i n g ,
Air Force Reserve officers have USAF Reserve, to attend the Offibeen assigned to the Garden City cer Training School at Lackland
AFB, Texas.
Cadet Squadron and Group 4
headquarters, Kansas Wing, to
Air Force Second Lieutenant
assist with instruction and ad- Ramsay, who was graduated from
Purdue University in 1965 with a
The Reserve officers involved Bachelor of Science degree in agare Capt. Robert A. Paris and riculture, has been a member of
M a j . D u a n e D . M c M i l l e n o f the Marion squadron since 1957,
Dighton, Kan., and Capt. William
completed Certificate of Proficiency

Members of Hoosier Squadrons
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requirements in 1959 and has been
active in most phases of the Indiana Wing.
The lieutenant was sworn into
the Air Force Reserve by his father, Col. Morris G. Ramsay, an
Army Reservist with the 5030th
Army Reserve School at Ft. Benjamin Harrison. Ind.
After completing the g0-day
course at Lackland, Lieutenant
Ramsay will be attached to an active duty Air Force unit for an
additional month's training.
He will then be assigned as ~ranspoztation officer in the 930th Combat Support Squadron of the 434th
TCW and will train one weekend
each month with other Air Force
Reservists at Bakalar AFB, a reserve base near Columbus, Ind.

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SALT LAKE CITY--Two cadete
from Midwestern Composite Squadron, Utah Wing, have been nominated to attend military academies.
Cadet Michael V. Nielson has
been nominated to the U.S. Air
Force Academy by Rep. David S.
King and Cadet John L. Ayer has
been nominated to the U.S. Naval
Academy by Senator Frank Moss.
Cadet Nielson presently serves
as squadron adjutant but has held
a variety of jobs in the unit. He
earned his Certificate of Proficiency and in 1965 visited Costa Rica
K N O X V I L L E , Te n n . - - C i v i l as a member of the International
Air Patrol pilots CWO Duncan
Air Cadet Exchange. He has been
Rawles of the Knoxville Coma member of Civil Air Patrol for
posite Squadron and SM Joe three years.
Clayton, Knoxville Senior Squad.
Cadet Ayer joined CAP in 1962
ran, Tennesseee Wing, recently
and his squadron positions include
airlifted several pretty coeds and
flight leader and operations offimembers of the University of cer. He is a member of the squadTennessee AFROTC Detachron line crew and has participated
ment's honorary Angel Flight to
in many SARCAPS and REDCAPS.
Purdue University in Indiana
Both cadets are members of the
The Tennessee delegation at- Skyline High Drill Team.
tended the Arnold Air Society
Civil Air Patrol is not the only
Conclave at Purdue.
activity of the two nominees. They
Twelve institutions, including are members of the Highland High
universities in Illinois and In- School Reserve Officers Training
diana, were represented at the Corps (ROTC) and are Boy Scouts.
They both hold the rank of Eagle
Scout and Cadet Nielson is acting
QUEENS, N.Y. -- Cadets Ken- assistant scoutmaster for his troop
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B y L t . ( ] r a c e E . N e w e l l , C A P I cluded many items -- such as the A show case contained items of
Clinton County Composite Sq. (I0) J o r i g i u a l b i c y c l e - - u s e d b y t h e food used by astronauts when in
Wright Brothers. One display fea- space.
FRANKFORT, Ind. -- Twelve]t
Movies about the various eras of
~embers of the Clinton County tures a bronze bust of the brothers. aviation are shown periodically in
Composite Squadron, and nine We also saw a piece of fabric from the museum theater.
members of the Crawfordsville~
In addition to the many displays
C o m p o s i t e S q u a d r o n , I n d i a n a l the Kitty Hawk plane, a replica of inside the museum, 40 full-scale
"Wing, recently enjoyed a joint trip the Wright 190g Military Flyer and aircraft and missiles are on exhibit
t o O h i o t o v i s i t t h e A i r F o r c e the original propeller from a 1908 on the outside grounds.
l~luseum at Wright-Patterson Air Flyer. In the same area we saw a
It was a very enjoyable trip and
Force Base.
cut away version of the last engine each CAP member learned quite a
Considered the largest military
lot during the interesting visit to
aviation museum in the world, the used by the Wright Brothers in the Air Force Museum. From all
Air Force Museum exhibits scores 1912.
indications, it will be an experience
of aeronautical items, including an
A s w e w a l k e d f r o m r o o m t o long remembered.
impressive number of aircraft and
room, we saw many types of
missiles spanning the period from
the Wright Brothers through the
aerospace age.
structure, a World War I Curtis
Upon entering the building Jenny, several pursuit and trainer
we saw lhe Hall of Fame. On the
west wall are many sketches of inaireraftboth andworldmOdelSwars, of planes
men who have made contribuWe also saw a large scale model
tions to aviation. Photographs of
of a field wind tunnel used to calipast and presentchiefs of the Air
B ~ L L A I R E , - Te x a s - - A b u s
brate airspeed instruments.
Force are on the east wall.
In the center of the entry room is
I n t h e c o r n e r o f o n e r o o m property of the Texas Wing an(
a souvenir shop, with all proceeds stood a huge wheel from the assigned to the Bayou City Com.going into a building fund for a XB-36. The tire measured 46 posite Squadron, is being modified
new museum, scheduled for com- inches in width and 110 inches
into a mobile operations and comp l e t i o n i n 1 9 6 7 , w h i c h w i l l b e in diameter.
munications vehicle by squadron
donated to the Air Force.
An art gallery included a display
Just inside the next room is the of newspapers dating back to the members, according to CAP Capt.
original parachute believed to have Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Ed Clendenin, unit commander.
'been made by Leonardo da Vinci
A trailer hitch was welded to
fin the late 15th or early 16th cent u r y. O n t h e o t h e r s i d e o f t h e
the back of the bus by Bernard F.
TO L E D O , O h i o - - C a d e t B i l l
room, also hanging from the ceilDaily, owner of Bellaire Welding. B a r t e r , a f o r m e r m e m b e r o f
ing, is a colorful balloon made by
The hitch will permit the bus to Squadron 606, Group VI, Ohio
Jacques Montogolfier in the 18th
pull a 1Vz-ton trailer containing
century. In the same area is the
a portable power plant.
first American balloon "AscenChandler Auto Repair has overelan," in which a flight of 45 miles
hauled the bus, doing considerable
~vas made on Jan. 9, 1793.
work on the engine, lights, ex$
haust and brakes.
lEACH ROOM led to another with
Cadet Ronnie Shorthose is reeven greater interest. Next was
sponsible for maintenance and
zeplicas of gliders dating back to
operation of the squadron's auxTROPHIES--PLAQUES
1895 and the Murrell Flying Mailiary power units. A new cadet
Bill Kraemer, an employee of local S I G N S , N a m e p l a t e s , L n b ~ l s , d e c a l s o f o i l
Along the outside walls of the
television station KTRK, is an elec- k ianmd ps l. e B .a d gaet a ,n t C o p p .i e sD e p td. p l aC A P T ,. F Neeew
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rooms were displays of bombs,
tronic technician and holds a first H n v e n , C o n n . 0 6 5 0 5 .
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LANS1NG, Mich. -- Cadet William Smith of the Clarkston Coml>osite Squadron, Michigan Wing,
has been selected as a page in the
~ichigan House of Representatives.
Cadet Smith will serve as a page
for four days each week while the
Bouse is in session, attending
elates at Clarkston high school
on Mondays. In Lansing his studies will continue with a tutor in
the evenings.
The CAP cadet was recommend.
ed for the position by Francis A.
Crawler, Representative from Mich~g,~n'~ 61st District.


FOLLOWING a family tradition, Cadet Bonnie B. Livesay,
Gateway Squadron, Oregon
Wing, has become an active
member of Civil Air Patrol. She
is the daughter of Lt. Freddie
M. Livesay, of the same unit,
and a niece of CAP Lt. Col.
Robert G. Livesay, Alaska Wing
deputy commander. The pretty
miss has earned the Amelia
Eorhort Award, her COP and
is presently enrolled at Honors
College, University of Oregon,
majoring in physics.

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MARCH, 1966


Will Head

Praises CAP
BRIGADIER Gen. Barry M. Goldwoter, USAFR, expresses his
praise for CAP during a meeting with Civil Air Patrol Capt.
Leslie J. Caulfield, Massachusetts Wing information officer, recently in Chicago. The general expressed worm praise end sincere admiration for CAP having flown hundreds of emergency
search and rescue missions and for the efforts to insure this
nation's future air and space supremacy.

Colonel Fisher Among
7 Personnel Changes
~Col. Max L. Fisher, USAF, director of plans and programs at
National Headquarters, was reassigned to Hq, CONAC, Robins
AFB, Ga., heading a list of seven
personnel changes in February involving personnel assigned to National Headquarters and region
and wing USAF-CAP liaison offires.
Colonel Fisher, a native Texan,
joined the headquarters staff in
October 1963, following a tour of
duly at Toul Rosieres Air Base in
France where he commanded the
42d Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron.
Two other officers assigned
to National Headquarters retired
e ff e c t i v e F e b r u a r y 2 8 . T h e y
were Lt. Col. Edwin F. Fogerty
Jr., USAF, director of CAP personnel, and Lt. Col. Foley D.
Collins Jr., USAF, director of
cadet special activities.
Lt. Col. Edward W. Lewis Jr.,
USAF, Alabama Wing USAF-CAP
liaison officer, also retired the last
of February.
Ma|. Edwin P. Leonard, USAF,
of the Northeast Region USAFCAP liaison office, was reassigned
to the 315th Air Commando Troop
Carrier Group, PACAF, APO San
Francisco 96307.
MSgts. Ben C. Stanton, Arizona
Wing USAF-CAP liaison office,
and Robert C. Finco, North Central Region USAF-CAP liaison ofrice, were both reassigned to the

6 3 1 4 t h S u p p o r t W i n g , PA C A F,
APO San Francisco 96570.
MSgt. Howard K. Noland, Missouri Wing USAF-CAP LO, was
reassigned to the 6200th Materiel
Wing, PACAF, APO San Francisco
TSgt. Edward A. Brennan, Nebraska Wing USAF-CAP LO, was
reassigned to the 6986th Security
Group, APO San Francisco 96270.
MaJ. Luther H. Waechter, USAF
has been assigned as the Arizona
Wing liaison officer from the 48th
ir Recovery Squadron (MATS)
Un AFB, Fla.
TSgt. Reuben J. Smith has been
assigned to the Colorado Wing
USAF-CAP liaison o f fi c e f r o m
Lowry AFB, Colo.
SSgt. Carlton A. Hawkins is wow
assigned to the Northeast Region
liaison office. He was previously
assigned to the 3566th Field Maintenance Squadron (ATC), James
Connally AFB, Texas.
Two USAF captains in the
field were recently promoted to
m a j o r. T h e y a r e R i c h a r d D .
Bryant, Maine Wing USAF-CAP
LO, and James P. McCarthy,
Michigan Wing USAF-CAP LO.
Both promotions were effective
January 20.
Three airmen were promoted effective February 1. They were
Harold C. Hatfield, Hq, CAP-USAF
(CPA), and James M. Palmer, Pacific Region USAF-CAP LO, to
staff sergeant, and Odell Phillips,
Hq, CAP-USAF (CPA), to airman
second class.


NORTHFIELD, Mass. -- William
C. Pettigrew,.a Civil Air Patrol
lieutenant assigned to Group I,
Massachusetts Wing, has been
named assistant director of public
information at Northfield and
Mount Hermon schools. Announcement of the appointment was made
recently by Charles Ogren, director of public information who is
al~o information officer for Group
II in the wing.
Lt. Pettigrew has served for
the past three years as a member of the editorial staff of the
Springfield (Mass.) Union. He
worked as a general assignment
reporter, Northampton Bureau
reporter and on the "city staff"
covering labor activities in
As assistant director of public
information, he will be closely involved with disseminating news
about the two western Massachusetts independent secondary
schools, their students and faculties, and planning and carrying out
of editorial functions of the
schools' publications.
PETTIGREW is the son of Col.
and Mrs. Joe D. Pettigrew, USAF,
Offutt AFB, Neb. He is a graduate
of Clearwater high school, Fla.,
and attended Capital University,
Columbus, Ohio.
He also served in the U.S. Army
as a communications specialist and
was a communications section
chief with the Ohio National
He was employed for a period by
General Dynamics Astronautics as
a missile electronics specialists
working out of Plattsburgh AFB,
N.Y. He also se~:ved as a consultant for technical publications during the testing phase of the Atlas-F
intercontinentaI ballistic ~issfle
development at Plattsburgh.
He is a CAP rated pilot and has
been actiw in official searches and
rescue missions. He holds an FAA
instrument rating,

Cadets Operate Radio
S A N TA A N A , C a l i f . - - C a d e t
members of Santa Ana CompositeI
Squadron 72, California Wing, as-!
sumed squadron radio duties recently in the absence of class-bound
senior members.
Cadets proficient in operating
CAP radios took over radio traffic
while seniors applied themselves
to studying ground rescue opera.
tions. The cadets not only monitored wing and group net control
traffic, but also conducted radio
classes for other cadets to help
them gain radio proficiency.

CAP Calendar


National Executive
Committee Meeting
Southwest Region
Middle East Region
Pacific Region
Rocky Mountain
Region Conference
Southeast Region
North Central
Region Conference
Great Lakes
Region Conference
Northeast Region

Mar 4-5
April 1-2
April 29-30
May 13-14
May 27-26
June 24-25
Sept 9-10

Oct 14-15

Stowe, Vt.

CAP Activities
Orientation Program
Orientation Program
Cadet Flying
Cadet Flying
Cadet Flying
Orientation Program
FAA/CAP Aircraft
Orientation Program
Jet Orientation Course
FAA/CAP Aircraft
Orientation Program
FAA/CAP Flight
Orientation Program
Aerospace Age
Orientation Course
FAA/CAP Flight
Orientation Program

June 20-July I

July 17-Aug 13

Will Rogers Field,
Okla. City, Okla.
Will Rogers Field,
Okla. City, Okla.
Elmira, N.Y.

July 17-Aug 13

Chester, S.C.

July 17-Aug 13

Lawton, Okla.

July 5-15

July 18-29
July 18-29
July 22-Aug 23
July 24-30
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New York City,
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Aug 1-12

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Aug 7-13

Maxwell AFB,
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Aug 15-26

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HQ. GROUP XIII, Ind. -- The
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L't. Col. Frank Current, CAP,
was honored by the aviation group
for his work a! tour guide at Dress
Memorial Airport. He has served
as guide for eight years.
During the public service years,
Colonel Current has conducted
more than 1,040 tours for school,
church, fraternal and service
clubs. Ha has averaged five tours
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tower, airline facilities and passenger terminal.
These tours consist of groups
from six to 95 persons and
range in age from kindergarten
to business men and women.
The groups travel within a radius of 150 miles to visit the
airport and come from three
states, Kentucky, Illinois and
The job has nearly out.grown
its guide so Mrs. Current, the
colonel's Civil Air Patrol officerwife, now makes all appointments
and arranges tour schedules.
Presentation was made by Lt.
Col. Merle L. Denny, CAP, former Indiana Wing commander and
presently wing inspector.