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General Putnam Retires Next Month
Headquarters Command
Cites Him As.CAP's
Most Dynamtc Force

C ' v H A I R PAT R O L

VOL. 1, NO. 12

by SMSgt. Bill Costello

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Visitor's Board Screens
Organization's Aims
The director of the New York Aviation
Development Board, Pyle lauded the
program in opening the annual meeting
here at CAP's National Headquarters.!
He also asked his fellow board
members to "pull no punches" in
advising the famed air search!
and rescue organization!
and as they consider!
activities and operation.!
Pyle pointed out what he!
considered "key problems" on the
M A X W E L L A F B , A l a . - - A board's agenda. In addition to
six-member Air Force and Civil aerospace education, he listed the
Air Patrol delegation will take problems of enlisting capable
part in the 1970 International leadership, securing adequate
Air Cadet Exchange (IACE)
financing and the relationship of CAP,
Planning Conference to be held
the Federal Aviation Administration and
Oct. 4-7 in London, England.
state directors of aviation.!
Representatives from 16
Brig. Gen. F. Ward Reilly, a
participating nations will discuss Chattanooga businessman who is
such topics as the number of CAP's national board chairman,
c a d e t s a n d e s c o r t s t o b e greeted the group and expressed .!
e x c h a n g e d i n 1 9 7 0 , a i r l i f t hope that the organization will be able
support, billeting, length of the to implement the Board of Visitor's
exchange and other
The Board of Visitors is composed of
The A merican delegation nationally-known leaders in aviation,
includes" Col. Omer L. Cox, industry, education, religion, business
U S A F ; B r i g . G e n . F. W a r d and government. It meets once a year,
Reilly, CAP, of Chattanooga,
sitting as an impartial panel to examine
Tenn., chairman of the National the operation of Civil Air Patrol by
Board; Col. S. Hal du Pont, CAP,
offering suggestions for its
of Miami, Fla., vice chairman; improvement.!
Col. Richard D. Murphy, CAP, Attending the meeting in addition to
of St. Paul, Minn., commander Pyle were Mrs. Anna (continued on
of CAP's North Central Region; page 2)
Col. Wayne E. Smith, CAP, of
Burlingame, Calif., commander
(continued on page 2)

M A X W E L L A F B ,
Ala.--James T. Pyle, chairman of
Civil Air Patrol's Board of
Visitors, Sept. 25, praised the
Aerospace Education program of
CAP as one of the organization's
most important missions.

1ACE Group
London Bound

MEETING FORMAT-The Very Rev. Msgr.
James J. Markham, Military Ordinariate's
vice-chancellor, New York, and James T. Pyle,
board of visitor's chairman, discuss agenda

General Ohman

items with Col. Omer L. Cox, before the second
annual Board of Visitors meeting at Maxwell
AFB, Ala. (U.S. Air Force Photo by MSgt.
William J. Bond).

It was a poignant moment in Civil Air Patrol history. ,
The event was a dinner on Sept. 25 for Civil Air Patrol s National
Board of Visitors. The speaker was Maj. Gen. Nils O. Ohman,
Commander of Headquarters Command. Earlier that day he had
flown to Maxwell Air Force Base from his office at Boiling Air Force
Base, in the nation's capitol.
'"At this time, ladies and
gentlemen, I have two important
announcements wfich affect all
of us connected with the Civil
Air Patrol.
"On Saturday, November 1st,
Maj. Gen. Walter B. Putnam will
be returning to civilian life. On
that date he will have completed
one year as National
"When General Putnam was
persuaded by the Chief of Staff
to return to active duty and take
this assignment, all of us
expected--and looked forward
to--havi lg him in the program
for three years.
"Unfortunately, his health
will not permit that. Even as we
meet here tonight, the General is
undergoing medical treatment in
General Putnam
San Antonio.
"They will talk about the job
Benny Putnam did as CAP's
National Commander for years
to come. They will say he was
the most dynamic, forceful and
resourceful of a long line of
good leaders.
"-They will beright! ~ ~
"He started at a gallop--and
John D. Ryan, chief of staff of
never slowed down. Just two
d a y s b e f o r e r e e n t e r i n g t h e the United States Air Force, will
h o s p i t a l , G e n e r a l P u t n a m be principal speaker at the Civil
Air' Patrol National Board
returned from an exhaustive
banquet, Saturday, Nov. 22, in
week's trip to our west coast
the grand ballroom of the
"He really kept us hopping in Fountainebleau Motor Hotel,
New Orleans, La.
Washington! As just one small
General Ryan, who became
example of his sincere and
Air Force Chief of Staff Aug. 1,
dedicated service to Civil Air
heads a list of dignitaries
Patrol, I'd like to quote some
s t a t i s t i c s . G e n e r a l P u t n a m expected to be on hand for the
two-day annual gathering of the
averaged one suggestion every
three days during his tenure as National Board.
The major item of business to
National Commander.
"Now I'm not talking about be taken up at this session,
v e r b a l o r b r i e f m e m o s - - I ' m under the chairmanship of CAP
Brig. Gen. F. Ward Reilly, will
talking about finalized, in-depth
studies formally presented. Each be the election of the Chairman
of these suggestions had one of the National Board for the
overriding objective: Improve next year. Brig. Gen. Richard N.
Ellis, who assumes command of
the Civil Air Patrol."
headquarters CAP-USAF on
In his second statement,
General Ohman announced that November 1, will be on hand for
Brig. Gen. Richard N. Ellis will h i s fi r s t N a t i o n a l B o a r d a s
succeed General Putnam as National Commander of Civil
National Commander on Nov. 1. Air Patrol.
The Fontainebleau, a
General Ellis served as vice
commander of Seventeenth Air 494-room luxury hotel, is built
F o r c e a t R a m s t e i n A B , on the grounds of the old New
Germany, from May 1968 until Orleans Pelican Stadium. All
his retirement in July after more National Board activities will be
than 30 years' service. He is held in the hotel's extensive
meeting rooms.
being recalled to active duty.
General Ellis will head an
CAP and Air Force officials,
organization w.fich specializes in i n v i t e d g u e s t s , c o m m i t t e e
search and rescue operations, m e m b e r s a n d v i s i t o r s w i l l
provides emergency assistance in c o n v e r g e o n t h e h o t e l
t i m e o f n a t i o n a l a n d l o c a l Thursday, Nov. 20, from all
d i s a s t e r, a n d m a i n t a i n s a parts of the country.
T h e N a t i o n a l B o a r d will
wide-ranging aerospace
e d u c a t i o n p r o g r a m f o r i t s convene at 9 a.m. in the grand
all-volunteer civilian members. ballroom, with half-day meeting~
" ' W e w e r e l u c k y, " s a i d s c h e d u l e d f o r F r i d a y a n d
General Ohman, 'Tin sure you'll S a t u r d a y, N o v. 2 1 - 2 2 . T h e
agree with me when I say that National Board is comprised of
once again, Civil Air Patrol is the Board Chairman, National
going to be blessed with an Commander, Vice Chairman,
outstanding Air Force leader."
(continued on page 2)

National Board
Plans Meeting
In New Orleans




National Board to Hold Annual Meeting in New Orleans
(continued from page 1)
L e g a l O f fi c e r, F i n a n c e O f fi c e r,
eight Region Commanders and
the 52 Wing Commanders. This
is the policy making body for
the Civil Air Patrol corporation.
Advance information has
already gone out to commanders
through the wing level. A
problem that is especially severe
t h i s y e a r, i s t h e s h o r t a g e o f
available military airlift.
In di,~'ussing this problem,
Col. L. H. McCormack, chief of
slaff of Headquarters
(~AP-(!S,,\I; anu board mect, in~
p r o j e c t ( , l ' fi o ~ r. . ' q | i d , " T h e
National Board meeting is open
to those desiring to attend, and
we hope Io haw, a good turnout
of all interested Civil Air Pat.rol
m e m b e r s , l l o w e v e r, a i r l i f t
limitations make if. necessary
that we impose priorities to
ensure lllat those wire are taking
an active part in I, he program are
provided with space."
Accordingly, the priorities are
as follows:
Priority 1. National Board

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D. Ryan, Air Force chief of
staff, is to be the guest speaker
at the banquet for the National
Board of Civil Air Patrol next
month at the Fontainebleau
Motor Hotel, New Orleans, La.

Priority 2. CAP Region and
Wing Deputy Commanders.
Priority 3. Members of
national committees and
councils that will be holding
their annual conferences in
conjunction with the National
Board meeting and
Award cadets.
Priority 4. Others.
Special meetings lhat are
s c h e d u l e d o n F r i d a y. N o v. 1 ,
include: Communications,
Aerospace Education Advisory
Cmnmittee, Medical Advisory
(~mnmitl,ee, Emergency Services,
lnl'~)rmat ion ()fficers and
lte~ional Safely ()flicers.
Anyone utilizing military
airlift to attend tile three-day
program will be required to
register ['or the National Board
meeting, The $18 registration
fee includes the National Board
banquet at 8:30 p.m. Saturday
evening. The banquet will be
preceded by cocktails starting at
7:00 p.m.
Travel orders for CAP
members, approved by wing or
region COs, will be based on
National Board attendance on
official CAP business. They will
be required to pay the
registration fee for the National
Board meeting to ensure return
Military aircraft will arrive at
the New Orleans Lakefront
Airport. CAP member-owned
aircraft should also use
Lakefront if transportation to
and from the Fontainebleau is
required. There is ample parking
space for civilian aircraft on the
Army National Guard ramp and
no tie-down fee will be charged
CAP members.
Room reservations are being
made by National Headquarters.
Members attending the national
Board meeting will be given a
reduced rate for rooms at the
Fontainebleau upon presenting a
paid receipt of registration for
the session.




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MEETS The 494-room Fontainebleau Motor
Hotel in New Orleans, La., is the site for the
annual meeting of members of the National

Board of Civil Air Patrol. Delegates from wings
throughou! the nation will attend the board
meeting here next month.

Bay Patrol Aids Two in Distress
BOWIE, Md.--Maj. J. G.
McIlnay and WO D. B. McKone
of the Bowie-Belair Composite
Squadron, Maryland Wing, were
flying a Cherokee aircraft on a

routine Bay Patrol missioq in
August when they sighted two
boaters in distress in lower
Chesapeake Bay.
The CAP fliers alerted Wing

Visitor's Board Screens
(continued from page 1)
Chennault, vice president for
R e v. M s g r. J a m e s J . M a r k h a m ,
International Affairs of the
vice-chancellor, Military
Flying Tigers Lines Inc.; William
O r d i n a r i a t e , N e w Yo r k ; M r s .
C. Doyle, immediate past
Donna Myers, immediate past
National Commander of The
p r e s i d e n t o f T h e N i n e t y. N i n e s
American Legion; Col. Francis
I n c . ; E a r l N . P a r k e r, d i r e c t o r o f
R. Gerard, ANG, director of
the national board of the Air
Aeronautics for New Jersey
Force Assoc.; R. V. Reynolds, a
F e d e r a l Av i a t i o n A d m i n i s t r a t i o n
S t a t e ; D r. A n d r e w D . H o l t ,
U n i v e r s i t y o f Te n n e s s e e
official; and Weldell E. Smith,
chairman of the board, The
Also attending were The Very
United States Jaycees.

Fontainebleau Motor Hotel, 4040 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119.

D AT E S : 2 0 - 2 3 N o v e m b e r ( N B m e e t s 2 1 - 2 2 N o v e m b e r )

Send reservation cards to National Headquarters (ATTN: CPV), Maxwell AFB,
Alabama 36112.

R E G I S T R AT I O N :

10:00 AM-8:00 PM, Thursday, 20 November
8:00 AM-NOON, Friday, 21 November
Other hours, at Command Post.

N AT I O N A L B O A R D M E E T S : 9 : 0 0 A M - l : 0 0 P M , F r i d a y, 2 1 N o v e m b e r
9:00 AM-l:00 PM, Saturday, 22 November
R E C E P T I O N / B A N Q U E T: 7 : 0 0 P M - 1 0 : 0 0 P M , S a t u r d a y, 2 2 N o v e m b e r
GUEST SPEAKER: General John D. Ryan, Chief of Staff, USAF
COSTS: Registration - $10.00; Reception/Banquet- $8.00
National Finance Committee: 7:00 PM, Thursday, 20 November
National Communications Comm.: 9:00 AM, Friday & Saturday, 21 & 22 November
National Aerospace Education Advisory Comm.: 8:30 AM, Friday & Saturday, 21 & 22 November
National Information Officers' Conference: 9:00 AM, Friday, 21 November
National Medical Advisory Board: 9:00 AM, Friday, 21 November
Safety Council: 8:30 AM, Friday & Saturday, 21 & 22 November
Emergency Services Council: 1:30 PM, Friday, 21 November


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Program For National Board Meeting


Meetings: Class A blue-uniform. Reception & Banquet: Mess dress for military; mess dress
or tuxedo for CAP (CAP formal blue uniform acceptable). Civilian dress is appropriate at
all other times.

IACE Delegates
Meet in London
(continued from page 1)
of CAP's Pacific Region; and
Maj. Joseph Wierzbicki, USAF,
chief, IACE section,
Headquarters, CAP-USAF.
Col. Cox and Gen. Reilly will
host a Civil Air Patrol/United
States Air Force dinner party for
all delegates on Monday evening,
Oct. 6, at the Columbia House in
downtown London.
The conferees will be greeted
b y A i r Vi c e M a r s h a l L . W. G .
Gill, DSO, director general of
manning for the Royal Air Force
at opening sessions in the
Riverwalk House.

Headquarters of the situation
which it in turn notified the
Marine Police.
Meanwhile, the two CAP
fliers brought the Cherokee over
a nearby boat and attempted to
lead it to the crippled craft but
without success. Another boater
seeing the Civil Air Patrol
circling the disabled craft came
to the rescue and took it in tow.
"That was the second time
members of the Bay Patrol were
able to assist local boaters that
particular weekend," said Capt.
D..E. Luckman, Bowie
Composite Sq. commander.

CAP Lists
32 Saves
Boy Scouts, lost on an outing 30
miles north of Deluth, Minn.,
were found recently by a Civil
Air Patrol pilot, raising to 32 the
number of lives saved by CAP
since the fimt of the year.
In crediting CAP with the
saves, the Central Aerospace
Rescue and Recovery Center at
Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base,
near Kansas City, Mo., said that
a M i n n e s o t a W i n g fl i e r, C a p t .
R a y m o n d F. W a l b u r g , C A P,
spotted the missing boys after
seeing their campfire. He then
guided a ground search party
into the heavily wooded area
where the youths were found.

Billings Cadet Sire

Countries participating in the
Wins Earhart Award
co n ference include: Austria,
Belgium, Canada, Chile, France,
BILLINGS, Mt.--Cadet Dan
Germany, Great Britain, Israel,
Sire of Billings Composite Sq.,
Netherlands, Norway, Portugal,
M ontana Wing, received the
Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,
Amelia Earhart award and was
Turkey and the United States.
promoted to cadet captain
recently at ceremonies here.
T O P E K A , K a n s . - - G o v.
Robert Docking recently signed
a proclamation declaring the
week of Dec. 1-5 as Civil Air
Patrol week, calling for
appropriate ceremonies
throughout Kansas to mark Civil
Air Patrol's 28th anniversary.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth
Sire of Billings, Mt., he received
his private pilot after graduating
from the CAP-sponsored Flying
Training Encampment in July at
Norman, Okla. He recently
entered Montana State
University as a freshman.




CAP Honors Tennesseans
At Annual Awards Dinner
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Maj.
Gen. Walter B. Putnam, CAP
national commander, and Brig.
Gen. F. Ward RoSily, national
board chairman, headed a list of
14 general officers, congressmen,
state, county, and city officials
including business and civic
leaders attending the 2nd
Annual Civil Air Patrol Awards
Dinner, Aug. 30, here at the
Statler-Hilton Airport Inn..


"Red Carpet Certificate" by
Maj. Gen. Frank T. McCoy Jr.,
USAF Reserve Ret., on behalf of
the Nashville Chamber of
Commerce. Lt. Guy. Frank C.
Gorrell made the state's
presentation on behalf of the
governor who could not attend
because of the National
Governor's Conference in
Colorado. General RoSily also
received a special award for his
work in Civil Air Patrol and for
his services on the Tennessee
Aeronautics Commission of
which he is a former chairman.

Others were Maj. Gee. Sam T.
W a l l a c e , TA R N G , f o r m e r
adjutant general and currently
the chief of security of the Air
Force's Arnold Engineering
Center, Tullahoma, Tenn.; Brig.
G e n . E a r l G . P a t e , TA N G ,
assistant adjutant general for
Air; Brig. Gen. Richard L.
D u n l a p , J r. , TA R N G , T N G
non-division troops commander;
Brig. Gee. Van D. Nunally, Jr.,
TARNG, director of training,
TNG; Brig. Gen. Enoch B.
Stephenson, AF Res, state
G e n e r a l R e i l l y, i n t u r n , president of the Air Force Assn.,
p r e s e n t e d h o n o r a r y C A P and vice chairman of the Group
membership to the Governor of V CAP Sponsor Committee;
Tennessee and also gave a special
Brig. Gee. Richard D. Gleaves,
award to General Mutt for his TA N G R e t d ; B r i g . G e n . C .
s u p p o r t o f C i v i l A i r P a t r o l . Blythe Gond, TARNG Retd.;
Acting on behalf of the
Capt. James G. Stahlman, USNR
Tennessee Wing cadets, Cadet Retd. and Nashville Banner
Sam Hollis of Berry Field Cadet
Sq. presented General Putnam a
plaque and the General
responded by awarding Hollis a
gold pen and pencil set honoring
him as an outstanding cadet in
the wing.
Official hosts for the event
were Col. Marvin S. Donnaud,
Tennessee Wing commander and
Lt. Col. Guy P. Hart, Group V
c o m m a n d e r. C o l . K i n g C .
Matthews, Berry Field ANG base
commander and a member of
Group V's sponsor committee,
was the official military host.
O I[ludd Irnl~L wlNh
The 30th Armored Division
Military Band provided the
music for the gala affair.
Also attending were: U.S.
Bloe Web Belt &
Senator Albert Gore, Maj. Gen.
William R. Douglas, TARNG,
assistant Adjutant General for
Army and former commanding
general, 30th Armored Division;
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Fifty-six outstanding
Tennesseans were honored with
special recognition in the event
co-sponsored by Tennessee Wing
Headquarters and Group V


Maj. Gen. Hugh B. Mutt,
Tennessee Army National Guard
adjutant general, was honored
(left), Tennessee's Army National Guard adjutant general,
by CAP for his more than 25
receives a Civil Air Patrol plaque from Brig. Gen. F. Ward
years of service to the
Reilly, national board chairman, at a ceremony at the
community, state and nation. He
Tennessee Wing's 2nd Annual Awards Dinner at Nashville. He
earned the Distinguished Service
earned the award for his continued support of Civil Air Patrol
Cross for his actions in World
activities throughout the state. (Photo courtesy of the
Wa r I I i n w h i c h h e h e l d t h e
famous Remagen Bridge
Tennessee National Guard)
enabling the allies to advance
rapidly into Germany. His action
was credited with shortening~he
w ar by at least two months. The
former commanding general of
the 30th Armored Division,
C H A N U T E A F B , i l l . - C o l . J o h n A . G o o l s b y, J r. , f o r m e r
General Mutt is chairman of
Inspector General for Headquarters Civil Air Patrol-USAF, recently
Group V's Sponsor Committee.
donned the insignia of colonel. He was transferred last month from
He has taken an active interest in
Headquarters CAP-USAF, Maxwell AFB, Ala., to the 3345th the affairs of the Tennessee
Technical School at Chanute AFB, Ill., and is currently undergoing Wing.
familiarization with the operations and mission of the school.
CommenCing on the
Colonel Gooisby joined CAP in June 1967 as Director of
attendance, General Reilly said:
Inspection and was later given the jobs of Task Force Commander
"This event is perhaps the largest
and Inspector General for the Headquarters. His promotion was
of its kind in CAP outside the
effective September 1.
Congressional Dinner held
annually ir[ Washington, D.C. as
close to 500 people attend the

'Former Inspector General

Promoted To Colonel Grade

Law Briefs

General Putnam was made an
honorary citizen of Tennessee
by Governor Buford Ellington
and was presented Nashville's

On Drugs

COLUMBIA, S.C.--Richland ,
County Sheriff Frank Powell
hosted Metro Columbia Cadet
Squadron members in August
when he personally led them on
a tour of the law enforcement
facilities here at Huger Street.
The new building, housing the
sheriff's department, displayed a
harmonious blend of
architectural elegance and
efficiency which was enhanced
by the friendliness of its staff.
D u r i n g t h e t o u r, S h e r i f f
Powell demonstrated some of
the methods of narcotic users
and explained the hazards and
penalties facing the users. His
impressive lecture covered
various forms of narcotics and
he briefed the cadets on the
various sections of his
He stated that the sheriff's
department is constantly striving
to preserve and safeguard the
lives of people in the
community. In the performance
of his duty, Sheriff Powell feels
that "an ounce of prevention is
worth a pound of cure".
After the tour, Sheriff Powell
escorted the cadets to the new
jail where they saw the facilities
for both men and women
prisoners. There they talked
with Matron Martha Hasord and
Assistant Warden David Ayers.

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N a t i o n a l C o m m a n d e r . . . . . . . . . . . Maj. Gen. Walter B. Putnam, USAF
N a t i o n a l B o a r d C h a i r m a n . . . . . . . . . . . Brig. Gen. F. Ward Reilly, CAP
D i r e c t o r o f I n f o r m a t i o n . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lt. Col. John W. Miller, USAF
C h i e f , I n t e r n a l I n f o r m a t i o n . . . . . Capt. Mervyn E. Roberts Jr., USAF
E d i t o r . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TSgt. John J. Lyons, USAF
The Civil Air Patrol News is an official publication of Civil Air
Patrol, a private benevolent corporation and auxiliary of the United
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Vol. 1, No. 12

October, 1969

Women In CAP
Nation's Best Investment
Is Seeking Financial Aid
It has been a privilege for me to have a regular column in our Civil
Air Patrol News. I'm going to miss the excitement of meeting
deadlines which have been an important part of my senior member
When I realized this would be my final column I had planned to
generalize on how vital the women's role in CAP is today.
However, I was reminded by the Bismarck
quotation above that this is no time for either
generalization or a column slanted solely towards
feminine interests.
I'd like to spend these final moments reminding
all readers of the important role scholarships have in
the Civil Air Patrol. The need is great but the
cupboard is bare.
To p u t i t a n o t h e r w a y - - t h e n a t i o n ' s b e s t ~
investment is going begging--figuratively and
FIGURATIVELY because scholarships applications from more
than 200 outstanding CAP cadets went begging this year. There
simply wasn't enough money in the National Scholarship Fund. But
a total of 60 cadets received scholarships and grants from the basic
$40,000 fund made possible by the generosity of such great
Americans as Col. S. Hal duPont, Mrs. Reed Pigman, and that grand
old man from Texas, Col. D. Harold Byrd.
LITERALLY because National Headquarters is going begging for
money to invest in the future of these young, deserving people. It
must be done. Not only are they the nation's best investment--they
represent an investment upon which the future of the nation so
largely depends.
This is a program all of us can---and should--assist directly or
indirectly. All senior members are invited and urged to contribute to
the scholarship and grant programs. That's the direct role but the
indirect way is equally important.
Many Civil Air Patrol members who are not in a position to
financially support these projects can recruit financial backing from
other individuals, organizations or groups. And remember, all
donations that go towards this best of all investments are
Our goal is to raise enough money so that not one deserving
applicant will have to be disappointed. Using the number of
applications received this year as a yard stick, we will need
If that seems like a staggering sum, consider the stakes against the
return--the education and proper motivation- of outstanding
youngsters who will soon be the leaders of this nation.
As the General and I once again return to civilian life, I can tell
yon with all certainty that we will continue to be part of the Civil
Air Patrol.
--And one of my prime objectives, as an everyday senior member,
will be the support of our CAP Scholarship and Grant programs.
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By Maj. Gen. Walter B. Putnam, USAF
national commander
In this-my final column as National
Commander-it is tempting to jot down a
traditional farewell message.
You know what I mean" The message that
consists of a string of cliches that bolster a
writer's ego but really say nothing. The type
few remember, nobody quotes.
There will be no such message today for two
FIRST, my tenure as National Commander
is ending but my association with Civil Air
Patrol is notl God willing, I
intend to remain active in CAP
matters for many years to
come in whatever capacity I
may best serve. I can assure
you that this great organization
and its people will continue to
play an important role in my
life following my retirement
next month.
SECOND, I don't want to waste this space
with easy-to-forget words. We've got problems
and I want to recapitulate what they are and
why the Civil Air Patrol must lead the way in
certain critical areas that affect the nation.
I am gravely concerned at their magnitude
and the shortness of time to deal with them.
None of them are new. In fact, just last month I
wrote about the GAP IN CAP. This is our major
challenge because each of us has an ~nescapable
obligation to GET THE YOUTH OF TODAY
Civil Air Patrol has the people, the tools, the
facilities, the experience and, above all, a
congressionally sanctioned mission to do just
that. But we're falling far short of the goal. Less
than one-half of one per cent of eligible youth
are in the program-and we don't even retain
enough of those that do become cadets.
It is the most critical issue we face
today-and we'd better eyeball it squarely. If
we don't, "others" will increasingly fill the
youth leadership gap. Who are these "others"?
I'm talking about the hard-cQre radicals, who
are trying to force unlawful change by
revolution instead of orderly change by
lawfulness. These hard-core leaders of the
youth militant movements have become a force
in our society even though they represent less
than two per cent.

One of the most poignant statements I've
e v e r h e a r d w a s m a d e b y G e n . J o h n P.
McConnell just before he retired two months
"...An overall appraisal of this (report)
leads to the sobering conclusion that as I leave
the Air Force it has less airpower than when I
became its Chief of Staff four and one-half
years ago."
In the closing moments of his brilliant
40-year military career, General McConnell felt
compelled to tell it like it is. That's because he
is a man of great integrity who puts his country
and his responsibilities ahead of all other
considerations-including his personal image.
Can we do less? Who can say how much the
Chief's unfilled pleas for vitally needed
programs were weakened because Civil Air
Patrol didn't do its job.
What job? I'm talking about providing
aerospace education on a national scale for
adults and youth. As I told you in June,
"We must see to it that the American public
receives sound factual information concerning
aerospace progress and problems. I'm not
talking about propaganda but solid details and
proven concepts to bridge the knowledge gap
which so obviously exists. We are reminded
daily through every form of media of the
almost unbelievable misconceptions and
misinformation concerning aerospace (and
other matters) that exist today..."
As a learned member of the Civil Air Patrol
you should be able to channel that thinking
into proper candor. But to do that, you must
first attain and retain a knowledge of aerospace
developments. Many of us who already possess
that knowledge fail to use it.

Honorable Francis W. Sargent (center)
Governor of the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts, receives a certificate of
honorary membership in Civil Air Patrol from
Maj. Richard F. Damon (second left),

TWE-MAC Composite Sq. Also attending the
ceremony were SMSgt. Sam Wood, (left) wing
liaison officer, and C/Capt. John F. Bourdon,
C/lst. Lt. Stephen W. Parsons and C/MSgr.
Francis G. Silva, all of TEW-MAC Composite
S q . . . . . . . .


That figure-two per cent-is misleading
because these dissidents strike an immensely
appealing chord with a great many other youth.
So let's not pull the ostrich trick of putting
our head in the sand by pooh-poohing that two
per cent figure. It's much greater and unless we
do something about it, this country will suffer.

OLJr mission is clear. But it must be heard,
nation-wide, not as the squeak of a mouse but
with the roar of a lion. As I go into retirement
let me always hear that roar.



From the Atlantic to the Pacific, from Mexico to Canada, over to
Hawaii and up to Alaska.
That's the demanding, grueling, relentless travelogue of Major
General Walter B. Putnam in his 12 months as National Commander
of the Civil Air Patrol.
His maxim-evolved from an epic 32 year military
career-"Commanders must see-and be seen."
III health, bad weather, major eye surgery, family commitments,
holidays, week ends-nothing stopped him from maintaining his
back-breaking schedule.
Somehow-no matter how long the flight-whenever and
wherever he landed, General Putnam would bounce down the ramp
r e a d y, e a g e r t o g e t t h i n g s r o l l i n g . S o m e i n n e r s t t e n g t h a l w a y s
provided him with new vitality when the situation demanded.
It was contagious. He injected verve into everything he did-and
into most everyone he met.
Governors, Senators, movie stars, television personalities, mayors,
high ranking military and the newest, youngest CAP cadet.
Especially the cadets!
Honorary Membership to L. A. Mayor Yorty

He believed in them and they knew it. He talked to them as
adults-and they loved it. He fought and pleaded for better, stronger
cadet programs-and they appreciated it. He made it clear that they
were mighty important people and they believed in him. In a few
weeks, General Putnam will retire from active duty but his service,
his support, his leadership, his guidance and his devotion to Civil Air
Patrol will continue in civilian life.

Dr. Von Braun Made Honorary Member

T H AT ' S A P R O M I S E !

Capettes Visit Headquarters

Fkst Pigman Scholarship Awarded

Chief of Staff McConnell Hono/'e~l .... " ' ' ' 'Apollo 8 Squadron (~hart&red

General and Mrs. Putnam Visit Hawaii

With Bob Crane "Col. R. E. Hogan" '




Blue Beret Encampment Hailed A Success
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.-Sponsored by the North Central Region,
the 1969 Blue Beret Encampment near Dubuque, lowa, has been
hailed a complete success and plans are being made for a region-wide
encampment for 250 elite cadets in 1970.
Col. William B. Cass, Iowa Wing commander and encampment
commander, said the 80 cadets attending the encampment
conducted themselves with unprecedented discipline and enthusiasm
while performing their duties with spirit and confidence.
Problems confronting the cadets included radio operation, first
aid, mess preparation, flight duties, ground search patterns, air and
ground operations. Others included squadron leadership, signaling
aircraft without a radio, emergency actions, selection of proper field
gear for field operations and developing confidence during
emergency situations.
A unique organization, the Blue Beret's goal is to have the finest
unit in Civil Air Patrol.
During the encampment activities programmed for the Blue
Berets began each morning with reveille and ended with retreat
ceremonies. Between these formations the cadets drilled and
performed exercises, hiked and practiced survival techniques. They
also built rope bridges, studied first aid, attended classes in ground
search and rescue and Civil Defense procedures and were lectured on
military discipline and courtesy.
LONG BLUE LINE-Long hikes, survival Dubuque, Iowa. Here the cadets set out on a
training and leadership were among the courses march under the command of Cadet Sgt. Mike
conducted at the Blue Beret Encampment near Nelson, lowa Wing.

Two Newcomers To Squadron
Cited For Help In Hurricane
NEW ORLEANS, La.-A 12-year-old boy seeking application to
the Civil Air Patrol cadet program and a new senior member emerged
as heroes among cadets and seniors participating in emergency relief
operations during Hurricane Camille.
Cited for their assistance
during the emergency were Eric
Ibert and SM Bud Dunklin.
Although he is too young to
become a Civil Air Patrol cadet,
Ibert, who has been attending
the weekly squadron meetings,
MAXWELL AFB, AIa.--AII r e p o r t e d f o r d u t y t o C i v i l
male cadets possessing a private
Defense and CAP Emergency
pilot's license and interested in a Operations Center.
commercial aviation career who
There he spent approximately STANDING RETREAT was one of the daily formations for the 80
demonstrate a financial need, are
18 to 20 hours daily throughout cadets attending the Blue Beret Encampment at Dubuque, lowa.
eligible to apply for the $5,000 the entire week working along
Reed Pigman Flight Scholarship.
with cadets and even stayed
Pilots Earn Service Awards
It is to be awarded Jan. 24, behind after the CAP cadets had
LONDON, Ky.--Earl L. Cole, London Composite Squadron's
1970, the anniversary of Mr. to leave for an encampment.
Pigman's birthday.
A s t u d e n t p i l o t , D u n k l i n executive officer and mission pilot, was promoted to colonel in the
Air Force Reserves recently. A partner in the law firm of Cole and
Those applying for the called the Moisant Cadet
scholarship must submit their Squadron a few weeks before Cole in Barbourville, he served as a bombardier in the Army Air
Corps in World. War II. He served in the adjutant general's office
application on CAP Form 95 to the hurricane. He then attended
while pulling an active duty tour at Stewart AFB, Tenn., and will
CAP National Headquarters a squadron meeting, processed
have a new assignment at Shaw AFB, S.C., while in the Reserves.
(CPE) by Oct. 24. Full details on his application and received a
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Texas Backs Words Wi! Action As 11 Complete Flying Course
C ONROE, Texas--Matching
words with action, the Texas
Wing added more flying to its
program for cadets when it
conducted a solo training
encampment here at
Montgomery County Airport.
Eleven cadets from throughout

Texas graduated after receiving
10 hourssolo training.
Cadet MSgt. Larry Johnson,
Thunderbird Composite Sq.,
Houston, was the first to
graduate and soloed after
approximately four hours of
flight instruction. Others

FIRST TO SOLO-Cadet MSgt. Larry Johnson (right),
Thunderbird Composite Sq., Houston, Texas, is congratulated
by Air Force Reserve Maj. John B. Oatman after returning
from his solo flight in a Cessna 150 airplane at the Texas Wing
Solo Encampment at Montgomery County Airport, Conroe.
He paced the class of 11 cadets by soloing after four hours of
flight training. (Photo courtesy of Maj. Peter Whitney, Bayou
City Composite Squadron commander).



winning their solo wings right
behind Johnson were C/WO
Arnie Mengel, Apollo Cadet
Squadron, Hutst and C/MSgt.
Sylvester Parsons, TravisCounty

Composite Squadron at Austin.
The short time in which the
three soloed served as an
incentive to the others at the
encampment. The others

Instructor for Texas Wing Solo Encampment Maj. John B.
Oatman, right, Air Force Reserves, demonstrates the correct
preflight procedure of opening the airplane cowl and checking
oil dipstick to cadets attending the flying training at
Montgomery County Airport, Conroe, Texas. These cadets all
graduated from the encampment and earned their solo rating
after two weeks of fright training. (Photo courtesy of Maj.
Peter Whitney, Bayou City Composite Sq. commander)..

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GROUND SCHOOLING- I st. Lt. M. E. Oliver of Group 22,
Texas Wing, discusses the computer solution of wind triangle
problems with cadets attending a classroom session at the
Texas Wing Solo Flying Encampment at Montgomery County
Airport, Conroe. Listening to the lecture (from left) are Cadet
2nd Lt. Richard Frysinger, WO Herbert Johnson and 2nd Lt.
Walter Alford. (Photo courtesy of Maj. Peter Whitney, Bayou
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Maj. John B. Oatman, Air
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Col. Luther C. Bogard, Texas
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( hio Honors Civil
General Putnan
at Cheviot Har

P R O U D O F T H E I R A C H I E V E M E N T- T h e
Civil Air Patrol's Outstanding Unit Citation is
displayed by Maj. William H. Harter, Cheviot
Squadron 104's commander, after it was
awarded to the unit recently at the National

Executive Committee meeting in Cincinnati,
Ohio. Admiring the award are Lt. Carolyn Field
and Mrs. William Barter (right), a senior
member of the squadron.

C I N C I N N A T I ,
0 hio--Dedicating this year's
theme to Civil Air Patrol and its
more than 65,000 volunteer
members throughout America,
the Cheviot Kiwanis recently
held its annual parade through
the business district of this
bustling suburb eight miles from
the Queen City.
On hand for the gala
festivities and the dedication of
the Enoch Carson Lodge at
Harvest Home Park were Maj.
Gen. Walter B. Putnam, CAP
national commander; Brig. Gen.
F. Ward Reilly, national board
chairman; Brig. Gen. Lyle W.
Castle, former national board
chairman and now CAP's
national legal officer and other
m e m b e r s o f t h e National
Executive Committee.
The committee held its
quarterly meeting at the
Cincinnati Club at the invitation
of the Cheviot Kiwanis Club and
Mayor Don Bennett.
NEC members rode at the
head of the motorcade preceding
the more than 125 colorful
floats and hundreds of
horseback riders, baton twirlers,
high school bands and the Air

Force Logistic Command
bandsmen from nearby
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.
A light rain failed to dampen
the carnival spirit of the
thousands who lined the
three-mile parade route as Civil
Air Patrol rode in splendor.
The NEC members joined
Cheviot Mayor Bennett, the
Mayor of Cincinnati, Eugene P.
Ruehlmann and Kiwanis officials
on the reviewing stand. Cheviot

MSgt. Willia
Squadron which received the
CAP Outstanding Unit Citation
from General Putnam, sponsored
a colorful float, marching unit
and sundry CAP vehicles in the
While in Cincinnati, the NEC
members were guests of honor at
a luncheon at the Cincinnati
Club sponsored by the Kiwanis.
Later at a dinner honoring Civil
Air Patrol, General Putnam
p r e s e n t e d M a j . B i l l H a t t e r,

Reverend Ingram Named
CAP's First Woman Chaplain
CINCINNATI, Ohio-Rev. Phyllis K. Ingram of the Second
Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, Greenfield, Mass.,
was named the first woman chaplain in Civil Air Patrol. Her selection
to the Civil Air Patrol chaplaincy was approved in September by
members of the CAP National Executive Committee which held its
fall meeting in Cincinnati. The decision was reached upon the
recommendations of CAP National Chaplain (Col.) Clarence E.
In addition to her duties as the assistant minister at the United
Church of Christ, Greenfield, Mass., Chaplain Ingrain will become
the chaplain to Group ii of the Massachusetts Wing.
A licensed private pilot, Chaplain lngram has been in Civil Air
Patrol more than 25 years during which she has instructed cadets on
CAP regulations and moral leadership.
A graduate of Franklin Academy, Malone, NY., she earned a
bachelor of science degree in 1940 from the University of Michigan
at Ann Arbor. She attended the University of New York State from
1960-1962 where she majored in education and in 1966 earned a
bachelor of divinity degree from Virginia Theological Seminary at
Alexandria, Va.


Ca dets zoom- In ,, I s Mids It ipm. n
HOMETOWN, lll.-Cadet Capt. John J. Higgins of the Hometown
Composite Squadron, Illinois Wing, was recently sworn in as a
midshipman in the U.S. Navy Reserve Officers Training Corps. An
honor" graduate of St. Laurence High School he is presently a
freshman at the University of Illinois, Urhana, where he was awarded
a four-year full tuition scholarship from the Navy.
He will study chemical engineering and Naval science. Shortly
after his selection, Cadet Higgins received a letter from the late
Senator Everett M. Dirksen, (Rep. !i!.), in which the senate minority
leader said: "This is a distinctive achievement in one of the Navy's
most rigorous and competitive selection systems and your success
can be considered a great personal honor."

Eugene P. Ruehlmann (left) and Brig. Gen. Lyle
W. Castle, CAP's national legal officer, welcome
Maj. Gen. Walter B. Putnam (right), national

commander, on his arrival in Cincinnati. He was
visiting Ohio to attend the National Executive
Committee meeting and to participate in a
Harvest Home parade in Cheviot.




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1, NEC Hosted "
est Home Fair

Cheviot Composite Squadron
commander, the CAP
Outstanding Unit Citation,
which he accepted on behalf of
his unit. In turn, Major Harter
presented the general a beautiful
silver tea service to be used in
the D. Harold Byrd
Distinguished Visitor's Lounge
at CAP's National Headquarters
at Maxwell AFB, Ala.
Congressman Donald D.
Clancy, second district, Ohio

m J. Bond
was joined by General Putnam in
the ribbon cutting ceremonies at
the Harvest Home Fair site and
the key to the city of Cheviot
was presented to the general by
Cheviot Mayor Bennett.
A plaque citing the city for
its support of Civil Air Patrol
~nd youth was presented to
Mayor Bennett and placed in the
entrance of the Enoch Carson
General Putnam along with

other dignitaries then toured the
fair grounds and inspected
various exhibits including one
sponsored by Civil Air Patrol.
During the NEC stay in the
Cincinnati area, its members
toured the sprawling General
Electric Plant at Evandale.
General Electric is the prime
contractor for building engines
for America's first supersonic jet
transport airplane.
The National Executive
Committee approved the
promotion and selection of four
permanent state wing
commanders and approved the
selection of the first woman
chaplain in the organization.
Promoted to full colonel were
William F. Shea, Vermont Wing;
Robert C. Stokes, National
Capital Wing; David R.
Ellsworth, North Carolina Wing
a n d W. D a l e P a r s o n s , N e w
Mexico Wing.
The committee also voted to
extend the following lieutenant
colonels as interim wing
commanders until the winter
meeting: Arthur P. Schneider,
Illinois Wing; Charles Halleman,
Montana Wing and Bobby V.
Walker, Utah Wing.

H. Harter, (right), Cheviot Squadron 104
commander, attaches the national unit citation
award to the squadron guidon. The citation,
awarded to outstanding Civil Air Patrol units,
was awarded by the National Executive
Committee in recognition of the unit's overall

Lynn Atkinson is enthroned as Harvest Home
Queen at the annual Cheviot parade. She is

achievement record. On hand for the awards
ceremony were Maj. Gen. Walter B. Putnam,
CAP national commander, Brig. Gen. Lyle W.
Castle, national legal officer, Brig. Gen. F. Ward
Reilly, national board chairman and squadron

attended by C/Maj. Steven Cobb (left), C/WO
Virginia Weimer (right) and other members of
Cheviot Squadron 104.

RIBBON CUTTING-Congressman Donald D. Clancy gets an
assist from Maj. Gen. Walter B. Putnam, CAP national
commander, in a ribbon cutting ceremony opening the new
Enoch Carson Lodge in Harvest Home Park, Cheviot.
Thoumnds of fairgoers used the new facility which was jointly
financed by the City of Cheviot and the Cheviot-Westwood
Kiwanis Club.




Team Recovers Downed Plane Pilot
FAIRVIEW, Mass.--More later found the wreckage and the
t h a n 3 0 s e n i o r a n d c a d e t pilot's body in a densely wooded
members from the Westfield, area between Westfield and
Tri.County and Westover units Great Barrington and called CAP
of the Massachusetts Wing last into the area to remove the
m o n t h p a r t i c i p a t e d i n a n remains of Albert Meyers of
extensive search for the pilot of Springfield. Engaged in the
a light airplane missing in the operation were Capt. James
southwestern part of the state. Ainsburg and C/MSgt. Frederick
Miller, both of the Westover
A volunteer rescue worker CAP Sq.

Inclement weather prevented
any aerial search of the
immediate area but CAP
dispatched an ambulance,
station wagon and two staff cars
to support ground rescuers. In
addition, CAP personnel
operated communications from
six fixed stations and three
mobile units.
The CAPers were called into
the search operation by the
Massachusetts State Police and
were joined by search parties
f r o m S a n i s fi e l d To w n F i r e
Department and Sanisfield
Police Department. Independent
search units also took part in the
operation shortly after the
SARCAP was triggered when the
light aircraft was reported
overdue at Barnes Airport,




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CREDIT GIVEN-A Civil Air Patrol certificate of appreciation
for services is awarded to Nonnie Crawford (left), Doylestown
Radio Station WBUX and Judy McCann, Daily intelligencer
employee, for their support to CAP in the Doylestown area.
Capt. Joseph C. Cianci, Doylestown Squadron commander,
l~'esents the awards on behalf of Col. Philip Neuweiller,
Pennsylvania Wing commander. (Photo courtesy of the Daily

LeHigh Senior Squadron Member
Chosen International Flying Farmer

COMMENDED-The Air Force Commendation medal and
diploma are awarded to MSgt. Danny G. Greene (left) after his
assignment to the USAF-CAP Liaison Office at CAP's
Northeast Region for director of supply duties. He received
the awards from Col. John J. Herbert Jr., CAP-USAF
Northeast Region's liaison officer, after arriving from
Bergstrom AFB, Texas. (United States Air Force Photo)

BETHLEHEM, Pa.--Second
Lt. Carl Zettlemoyer, LeHigh
Valley Senior Squadron 3107
e x e c u t i v e o f fi c e r, h a s b e e n
named the International Flying
Farmer for 1969. He was
awarded the title at the 24th
Annual International Flying
Farmers Convention at Kansas
City, Mo.
Zettlemoyer, who operates
his own 170-acre dairy farm near
Kutztown, Pa., has been a pilot
since 1952 and has been active
in the Flying Farmers'
organization since 1957. He is

Unit's Float In Fiesta Parade
SANTA FE, N. Mex.--New
Mexico Wing's Santa Fe
Composite Squadron recently
captured public attention when
it entered a unique float
depicting the history of Civil Air
Patrol in the annual Santa Fe
Fiesta parade here.
Cadet Ned Davis had the lead
role in the CAP exhibit when he
rode a horse while dressed in a
pre-World War II National Guard


uniform. He attracted public
attention to the fact that Civil
Air Patrol was first organized in
1941 under the Offce of Civil
Defense. The second half of the
exhibit included a space capsule
which showed that the civilian
auxiliary of the United States
Air Force was keeping pace with
this aerospace age.
The Fiesta and parade is
celebrated annually by the

residents of Santa Fe to honor
the achievements of Spanish
G e n . D o n d e Va r g a s w h o
recaptured the city from the
Indians in 1962 without
A crowd of more than 40,000
attended the gala affair which
included music, dancing and
feasting. The Santa Fe
celebrations are held over Labor
Day weekend annually.


B R I E F S C A D E T S O N F L I G H T- I s t . L t .
George Stevens, a search and rescue mission
pilot with Group IX, Ohio Wing, briefs three
cadets from Findlay Squadron 905 before
giving each a ride in a Civil Air Patrol T-34-A
training airplane. Here the Heuteuant explains
the route he plans to fly by showing the cadets

the map of the area. In addition to giving the
cadets an orientation flight, Lieutenant Stevens
conducted ground schooling in which he
explained aircraft mechanics to more than 25
members of the squadron. (Photo courtesy of
Nathan B. Hampshire)

currently the president of the
Pennsylvania chapter of IFF. He
considers the Piper Cub airplane
he flies as part of his farm
equipment and uses it for crop
dusting, hauling supplies, feeding

Fliers Asked
To Take Note

Of Wind Force
Winds can make taxiing the
most difficult phase of operating
a light aircraft, especially for the
pilot who has no clear picture of
how his airplane responds to
gusty blasts across the airport.
Unless wind pressures are
properly counteracted while
taxiing, the aircraft could lose
directional control and possibly
crash, groundioop or flip over.
Whenever the surface winds
exceed 10 miles per hour, the
light plane pilot should be
continually alert to adjust his
directional controls as he taxis.
Fore and aft trim must not be
neglected. The elevator should
be neutralized in a crosswind,
held slightly aft in a headwind,
and slightly forward in a
With aircraft equipped with
t r i c y c l e l a n d i n g g e a r, i t i s
especially important to keep the
weight balanced on all three
wheels. Directional control of
the nosewheel is lost if there is
excess downward pressure on
the tail; and braking control, on
the main gear, may be affected
by too much lift on the wings.
Remember what the forward
motion of your airplane must be
taken into consideration-it will
reduce the effect of a tailwind
and enhance that of a headwind.
Lateral directional control
requires use of opposite rudder.
When the wind is blowing from
the pilot's right, he should hold
left rudder; with the wind on his
left hand side, he should hold
right rudder. This counteracts
the tendency of aircraft to nose
into the wind, or "weathervane"
(a few tricycle gear equipped
aircraft may want to turn tail to
the wind and
coordinated control.)

livestock marooned in blizzards
and several other chores.
He became a member of Civil
Air Patrol in 1958 and flies
between 20 to 24 hours a month
for the organization, often
providing orientation rides for
the cadets in his unit. Both his
sons, Steve, 11, and Michael, 15,
share their father's interest in
flying. Likewise Mrs.
Zettlemoyer who was named
Pennsylvania Flying Farmers
Queen for 1962.

Group 20 Tops
War Exercise
C H I N C H I L L A ,
Pa.--Pennsylvania Wing's Group
20 personnel under the
command of Maj. Hubert J.
Wakovich successfully
conducted a two-day simulated
wartime training exercise in
September at Scranton
Municipal Airport, Clarks
Summit. The Civil Defense-Air
Force recovery-type mission was
designed to groom the unit for
the Annual Pennsylvania Wing
SARTest next month.
Simulated nuclear attack on
the United States, sabotage,
communications failure, the
rescue and recovery of downed
a i r m e n w e r e s o m e o f the
problems presented t o the
CAPers participating i n the
realistic test. In addition there
were several red alerts signaling
radioactive fallout during which
the Group 20 personnel were
forced to take cover after
securing cAP equipment.
Friendly and aggressor forces
s u ff e r e d s e v e r a l s i m u l a t e d
casualties after head-on contact
in the exercises. The exercise
started at 8 a.m., Saturday, Sept.
6 and terminated at 2:30 p.m.
the next day.
Acting mission coommator
Maj. Robert C. Merriman felt the
unit did extremely well as all the
problems encountered were
resolved. Heading the enemy
aggressor forces was 2d Lt.
George A. Nehart, Group 20
R a n g e r c o o r d i n a t o r. C a p t .
William L. Mathias, Scranton
Squadron 201 commander, was
in charge of Group 20
operations and Capt. Roene W.
C a r r, G r o u p 2 0 a d j u t a n t ,
assumed command Sunday.




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P R E - F L I G H T I N S T R U C T I O N - C a d e t Wi l l i a m H a n s o n ( l e f t ) ,
Pierre Cadet Sq., receives some pointers on cross-country
flying from instructor Douglas Schmit. He was among seven
Pierre Cadets who earned their solo rating after graduating
from a unit-sponsored, l O-hour, flying training program in
September at Pierre Airport, S. Dak. (Photo courtesy of Capt.
Don Peterson)

Seven Earn Solo Rating
After Completing Course
P IERRE, S. Dak.--Seven
members of the Pierre Cadet
Squadron received solo ratings
after receiving 10 hours of flight
instruction in September at a
unit-sponsored flying
encampment here.
Soloists were Cadets Kenneth
Shelbourn, James Thompson,
W i l l i a m H a n s o n , R i c h a r d Wo l d ,
Kenneth Keys, David Gunderson
and Tom Lee. Instructors for the

flying course were 1st. Lt. Joe
Marback and SM Douglas
A fter winning their solo
rating and completing a private
pilot's written examination, the
seven became eligible to
compete for the 1970
C A P - s p o n s o r e d F l y i n g Tr a i n i n g
program where they hope to win
their private pilot's license.

CHILD SAFETY DRIVE-First Grader Jewell Kirby (center),
models the Safety vests, for members of the Knoxville Senior
Sq. who are helping to hunch a children's safety campaign in
Knoxville. Inspecting the new vest for all children in the
kindergarten through third grades are Chaplain (lst Lt.)
Jimmy Stroud (left) and Ist Lt. W. C. Brooks. (Photo courtesy
of the Knoxville Squadron).

Knoxville Distributes Vests
in Chihlren's Satiety Drive
K N O X V I L L E ,
protective octagon shielf on the
Te n n . - K n o x v i l l e S e n i o r
front and back which serves as a
Squadron is helping to launch a
reminder to all motorists to be
Children's Safety Campaign by e x t r a c a u t i o u s o f c h i l d r e n
d i s t r i b u t i n g S a f e t y Ve s t s t o b e
playing in the area.
worn by kindergarten through
This type of vest has also
third grade children to and from
been in big demand by hunters
s c h o o l a n d w h e n p l a y i n g since the shield can be seen at a
great distance thus providing the
The vest is made of heavy wearer with extra protection
plastic:~witb):a high~) visible., against o~her b'uhters.'
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Federal Communications
Commission (FCC) announces
that Section 87.513 of its rules
has been amended to provide
additional single sidehand (SSB)
frequencies for the Civil Air
Patrol. The amendment came at
Civil Air Patrol's request and the
rules change will enable the
civilian auxiliary of the United
States Air Force to double its
existing SSB frequencies.
The extra frequencies will be
gained by "channel splitting"7
and will not require any more of
the radio spectrum than is now
available for CAP's exclusive use.
This will be achieved by
providing an additional SSB
f r e q u e n c y, 3 k i l o h e r t z b e l o w
each presently assigned CAP
cartier frequency.
CAP is presently authorized
to use either a 3 kilohertz SSB
emission above the cartier
frequency, or a double sideband
(DSB) emission in the 6
kilohertz CAP channels. With
CAP converting primarily to SSB
operations, the lower half of the
c h a n n e l s w i l l b e m o s t l y, o r
completely, unused.
"The rule changes will permit
the CAP to more fully utilize its
assigned frequency," the Federal
Communications Commission
Civil Air Patrol requested use
of A3A (reduced carrier) and
A3J (suppressed carrier)
emissions and also A3H (full
carrier) emission on the
frequency 3 kilohertz below
each presently assigned CAP
f r e q u e n c y. T h e c o m m i s s i o n d i d
not concur in the use of the
A3H (full carrier) emission. It
said that "use of a SSB full
carrier on the lower-half channel
would appreciably increase
interference potential to the
next lower channel as well as to
CAP stations using a carrier on
the upper half of the
c h a n n e l . . . . ( a n d ) . . . . the
practice wouldconflictwiththe
concept being implemented
elsewhere in the radio
c o m m u n i t y . . . ."
S e c t i o n 8 7 . 5 1 3 ,
subparagraphs (a), (b), (e), (d),
(e), and (f) of the FCC rules are
amended by the commission's
action, Aug. 15, 1969.
~Xing Executive
Earns At I)ildoma
N E W Y O R K , N . Y. - - L t . C o l .
A l b e r t F. D e t t o r i , N e w Yo r k
Wing executive officer, recently
received an Air War College
diploma for completing the Air
War College Associate program.
The two-year correspondence
course is designed to expand the
knowledge and understanding of
senior Air Force officers while
preparing them for command
and staff positions.
It is also available to select
senior CAP officers who have
completed the requisite
preparatory courses and serving
in key staff positions.
A 1 2 - y e a r v e t e r a n o f C A P,
Colonel Dettori previously
served as squadron commander
and group air inspector.

S U N S E T PAT R O L P R E PA R E S F O R A C T I O N - T h i s g r o u p o f
fliers from North Dade Senior Squadron, Florida Wing, is
providing a unique water safety services to boaters on the
Miami Lakes by flying aerial surveillance missions and alerting
shore patrols of emergencies on the lakes. The group (from
l e f t ) i s m a d e u p o f C W O s W. G r e e n e , H . B r i d w e l l , W O J .
Samuelson and ,st Lt. J. Aderman. The Sunset patrol's
headquarters is at Opalocka Airport, Fla. (Photo courtesy of
North Dade Senior Sq.)

National Headquarters Lists
Three Major Staff Changes
MAXWELL AFB, Ala.-Major staff changes have been announced
at National Headquarters of Civil Air Patrol recently after two new
officers arrived for duty and a third was promoted in grade.
A Wo r l d Wa r ! ! fi g h t e r a c e , C o l . A n d r e w J . R i t c h i e b e c a m e t h e
new deputy chief of staff for operations succeeding Col. L. H.
McCormack who is currently CAP-USAF chief of staff with
additional duties as deputy commander.
C o l o n e l F r e d W. L u e t e r h a n d
A native of Flint, Mich., he is
i s t h e n e w d e p u t y c h i e f o f s t a ff
credited with 10 enemy kills in
for personnel and Lt. Col. Alton
World War II aerial combat.
L. Hilton, who was recently
Colonel McCommck, a native
promoted, became CAP-USAF
of Kentucky, has earned the Air
director of safety.
Force Commendation with one
Colonel Ritchie, before this
oak leaf cluster and a Master's
assignment, was with the Air
Degree in G¢,vernment and
University's Aerospace Studies
Politics from the University of
Institute at Maxwell. He is
Maryland. He earned the oak
credited with 357 combat
leaf cluster for meritorious
missions stretching over three
service in Germany while serving
major battlefronts--Europe,
as Chief of the Policy and
Korea and the Republic of
Negotiations Division of the
Vi e t n a m . T h e c o l o n e l h o l d s t h e
Deputy Chief of Staff,
Distinguished Service Cross and
Operations at Headquarters,
the Distinguished Flying Cross
United States Air Forces in
with one Oak Leaf Cluster.
Europe. He came to Civil--A~
Patrol from that post. Colonel
McCormack accomplished the
prerequisite : studies for his
m a s t e r ' s d e g r e e i n h i s o ff - d u t y
Before being assigned to
B E T H L E H E M ,
Pa.--Bethlehem Suburban
CAP-USAF, "Colonel Lucterhand
Kiwanis Squadron 3109 was well s e r v e d a s d i r e c t o r o f p e r s o n n e l
represented when Maj. Gen.
for the 375th Aeromedical
Waiter B. Putnam, CAP's
Airlift Wing at Scott AFB, Ill.
Colonel Hilton served with
n a t i o n a l c o m m a n d e r, a n d
m e m b e r s o f h i s s t a f f , . a r r i v e d Headquarters Seventh Air Force
Sept. 6, at Allentown-Bethlein Saigon before his assignment
hem-Easton Airport on a visit.
here in July 1968.
Under the direction of Cadet
T S g t . D a v i d Ti c h , t h e S q u a d r o n
3109 flight line crew parked the
general's airplane and had a
fully-equipped crash truck and
ground power units on stand-by.
(Member Owned)
As General Putnam alighted
Hew CAP Collar Insignia $ .75
from his airplane, he was
New CAP Breast
welcomed by the strains of
Badge C or S
CAP Blazer Crest
"Ruffles and Flourishes" played
by Squadron's 20-piece
Jacket Patch
SI .00
marching band.
After talking to band
$1.00 each
members, General Putnam went
on to inspect the Squadron 3109
O v e r 11 $ . 8 5 o v e r 2 3 $ . 7 5
N a m e P l a t e O r d e r s P o s t a g e I t Ye e
color guard and the Pennsylvania
Add $25 for handling
Wing Ranger Staff Cadets' honor
guard. Afterwards he left by car
f o r t h e H o l i d a y I n n We s t w h e r e
P. O . B o x 2 1 4
he was hosted by more than 300
Brookfleld, Illinois 60513
members, p£ the ..Pennsylvania
Wing at fi banquet. :,.,Lv* ','h ,":

Cadets Greet

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Squadron 801 Wins Rescue Contest

L I M A , O h i o - - C o l u m b u s Group IX commander, attended
M a j s . N o r b e r t We t h i n g t o n ,
S q u a d r o n 8 0 1 w o n t h e fi r s t the competition.
Giacoma Mendolera, of North
Capt. Tom Winters, Group IX
Eastern Area III and Capta.
100Mi --..-,.
place honors, Columbus
Squadron 806 was second and training officer, was in charge of R o u a l d E a r l y a n d C l a r e n c e
the program. He was assisted by Bower of Ohio Wing.
Lima Squadron 901 tied with
"'" " ""
Lancaster Squadron 1002 for
the third place award in the 2nd
A n n u a l L a n d . R e s c u e Te a m
Zero Defeds
Cgmpetition, Sept. 12-14, at
Allen County Airport. The event
was hosted by Group IX of the
Ohio Wing for all components of
In recognition of a significant contribution to the CAP
cadets and senior members.
Zero Defects Program, the following individuals/units
Those in the competition
are to be congratulated:
were judged on their skill in first
A t o B = l H r.
aid, day field and night field
Ate Cto B = 1 Hr. 5 Min.
exercises. They were also tested
in their knowledge of American
No members to honor this date,
Red Cross training and use of
But we know that CAPers are truly great!
emergency vehicles and supplies.
Let's tell the story for all to hear
Judging the competition were
Patrolman Barry Druckemiller,
And make Zero Defects our banner this year.
Lima Police Department; Chief
William T. Britt, USNR, Lima
Naval Reserve Center and MSgt.
Neal R oss, Wright-Patterson
(The following article is adapted from the August Maxwell-Gunter's
AFB fire department.
Safety Bulletin. It was written with the fight Air Force Aero Club
Make ZERO DEFECTS a way of life within the Civil Air
Col. Patrick R. Sorohan, wing
aircraft in mind, which are similar to the CAP air fleet.)
commander, his staff, and Lt.
it will probably be impossible;
Summer is a beautiful time of
C ol. Charles R. McClellan,
the year to be flying in these
just try to maintain proper
attitude. In addition, keep your
parts with over 95 per cent of
engine RPM up, it will help you
the days VFR. What type of IFR
weather is that other 5 per cent maintain attitude control via
engine gyroscopic effect.
however? Well, it's primarily
early morning ground fog or
S U RRY, Va.--Twenty six missions.
of cadet training. Virginia units
later afternoon or early evening
FORMATION: Again negative. c a d e t s a n d s e v e r a l s e n i o r
Second Lt. David Carter of participating in the course were
You may find yourself in a "box members from the Virginia Wing the Norfolk Squadron was the t h e N o r f o l k C o m p o s i t e S q . ,
thunderstorms. There's not
canyon" with the canyon walls recently completed a three-day encampment commander and Montgomery Composite Sq.;
much we can do about the
closing in all around you.
ground fog hut wait for it to
ranger training course sponsored
SM William Hutchings, also of Blue Ridge Cadet Sq., South
dissipate; but., we can get in the
UNDER THE BASE OF THE b y t h e N o r f o l k C o m p o s i t e the Norfolk unit, was in charge Side Sq. and Richmond Sq.
air and stay there with some of
CLOUDS: Still not a good idea, Squadron at Camp Idlewild here.
the thunderstorms.
but acceptable if you can see
The program dealt with
When planning a VFR flight
survival methods and techniques.
clear daylight on the other side.
Covered were such subjects as
o u t s i d e t h e l o c a l a r e a , i t i s Good rule of thumb is to fly
WAPAKONETA, Ohio--Civil Force, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts,
mandatory by Federal Law (Part
Air Patrol rolled out the "red benefit organizations and lodges.
about 1/3 below the base of the i n t r o d u c t i o n t o s u r v i v a l ,
o r i e n t a t i o n a n d t r a v e l i n g , carpet" in September when an
91, FARs) to check all available
ceiling. Example: Ceiling is
Group IX named the
weather sources to secure
o b t a i n i n g w a t e r a n d f o o d , e s t i m a t e d 8 0 , 0 0 0 p e o p l e Wapakoneta Squadron after
3,000 ft., you fly at 2,000 ft.,
enroute, destination, and
including celebrities, the armed Astronaut Armstrong. An all.girl
1000 ft. below the base. This firemaking and cooking, ropes
alternate weather forecasts. A
will keep you away from the and lashings, communications, Forces, and civic organizations, c a d e t h o n o r g u a r d f r o m
smart pilot will have his own h e a v y v e r t i c a l t u r b u l e n c e
first.aid, field foods and escape arrived in this small town to Squadron 901 led five of the
go-no-go weather minimums well
immediately below the ceiling and evasion.
w e l c o m e A s t r o n a u t N e l l Group's units in the parade as a
Physical training was also Armstrong.
set in his mind BEFORE he calls and also afford good obstacle
salute to the famous American
stressed during the course.
the weatherman. Remember, the clearance.
on his homecoming. Other CAP
A simulated search and rescue
Comedian Bob Hope led the units participating in the parade
better the weather, the better
the forecast; "the worse the
FORMATION: This is your best mission was included in the four mile long parade which w e r e L i m a S q u a d r o n 9 0 1 ;
course to test the abilities of the i n c l u d e d s t a t e g o v e r n o r s , Wapakoneta Sq. 902; Belfontain
weather, the less reliable the
bet. Stay at least five miles
forecasts. But, should the pilot
seniors. It was designed to give
senators, congressmen, college S q u a d r o n 9 0 3 ; K e n t o n
away; however, so as to avoid
stay home just because the
the seniors practical training and and high school marching bands S q u a d r o n 9 0 4 a n d F i n d l a y
the possibility of hitting
prediction was for widely
hailstones freefalling in the clear, sharpen their skills for actual and contingents from the Air Squadron 905.
scattered late afternoon and having been flipped out of the
early evening thunderstorms? top of the cloud. Remember,
Unless the pilot is very shaky on only about 10% of the hail hits
cross-country technique, the
the ground; 90% stays upstairs.
answer is NO. Of course, a fast
Since thunderstorms rarely
moving front or squall line is
travel faster than 35 mph over
severe weather and all pilots
the ground (although winds may
should stay home.
be higher), you can normally
N o w, l e t ' s d i s c u s s a f e w count on easily out running one
words to the wise when flying in
on an end around run. Consider
the vicinity of mature stage
the example shown in Figure 1.
The pilot wishes to fly a
cumulo-nimbus (cumulo for
vertical clouds, nimbus for rain). d i r e c t r o u t e f r o m A t o B , a
O V E R T H E TO P : U n l e s s distance of 100 miles. If he
supercharged, pressurized, or
averages a 100 mph ground
with oxygen on board, don't try speed, it will take him one hour
to top them. Their tops usually
enroute; but, let's assume that
exceed your service ceiling and
after leaving A, be detects a
may hit 50-60 thousand feet.
large, isolated, thunderstorm in
T H R O U G H T H E C L O U D his direct path.
FORMATION: This is the most
To get around the storm let's
dangerous situation you can ask a s s u m e h e fl i e s t o p o i n t C
for. Sheer vertical up and down laterally 20 miles off course, and
drafts may reach 100 mph. A
then proceeds direct to point B.
light aircraft hitting a 100 mph
Provided wind was no factor,
vertical wind would be the same
simple mathematics proves that
as hitting a brick wall! However,
his 20 miles off course only
if an emergency puts you on the added five minutes to his ETA.
fringes of a storm, maintain your
In summary, to help assure a
cruise speed, do not exceed safe cross-country flight, any
maneuvering speed (129 mph one of the 332 Flight Service
THE WINNERS-Cadet Ist Lt. David A. Byers
Arlie G. Andrews, Virginia wing commander,
Stations (FSS) are standing by
CAS or CAP Cherokees).
(right), Norfolk Composite Squadron drill team
presents the award to the top unit under his
eager to give you all the latest
This will provide a buffer
leader accepts on behalf of his unit a plaque command. (Photo courtesy of 2d. Lt. Stephen
above stall when a sudden up or weather info for the way you're
after winning the Annual Virginia Wing Drill T. Eilert, Tri-City Composite Squadron)
down, encpu.n.tereA~.,l~ head~d~ D~n't be afraid to ask
not try to strictly hold altitude,
for it by tele'phone Jr ra'dio. " ' ' 'Competiti0n in September at Fort Lee. Col.,


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CAP Fliers Warned
About Thunderbumps

CAPers Complete Ranger ;,chot,ling

Wapakoneta Welcomes Astronaut




Colonel Cox Outlines CAP Objectives
At Rocky Mountain Region Confab
L O W RY A F B , C o l o . - - T h e
Idaho Wing flew off with top
honors at the Rocky Mountain
Region CAP conference at the
Holiday Inn in Colorado Springs,

Sept. 13. More than 200
conferees from five states
gathered for the annual conclave
according to Col. Donald E.
Hale, host commander.

"Enthusiasm is the key
word!" said Col. Omer L. Cox,
deputy. National Commander,
following the session. 'Where is
great enthusiasm here, a
dynamic atmosphere for
progress in the Civil Air Patrol
Colonel Cox led a contingent
of twelve representatives from
National Headquarters. Colonel
Samuel H. duPont was an able
and vocal representative for
B r i g a d i e r G e n e r a l F. Wa r d
Reflly, Chairman of the National
Board, CAP.
L t . C o l . W. O . M a d s o n
director t of information




Colonel Cox led a contingent
of twelve representatives from
National Headquarters. Col.
Samuel H. duPont was an able
and vocal representative for Brig.
Gen. F. Ward Reilly, Chairman
of the National Board, .CAP.

IDAHO WING TOPS-The 1968-69 Search and Rescue trophy
is presented to Maj. James Morgan of the Idaho Wing at the
annual Rocky Mountain Region conference at Colorado
' Springs, Colo. Col. Omer L. Cox, CAP-USAF deputy
commander, presents the award to the Idaho unit which took
first place in the Civil Defense test. The outstanding wing
commander award was presented to Col. George P. A.
Forschler, wing commander.

IN A HUDDLE-Before opening the Rocky Mountain Region
conference, key speakers coordinate the program. They (left
to fight) are Col. Samuel H. duPont, CAP national board's vice
chairman and Col. Donald E. Hale, region commander. In the
b a c k g r o u n d i s C o l . R i c h a r d D . L a w, d e p u t y r e g i o n
commander, who acted as the master of ceremonies.

Commanded'by Col. John H.
Johnson, the Wyoming Wing was
A s t h e 1 9 6 8 - 6 9 t o p w i n g recognized with an award as the
commander in the region, Col. first wing to achieve 100 percent
George P. A. Forschler of Idaho
single sideband radio
was awarded a silver trophy. The
communications capability.
award was accepted by Maj:
Further achievement in the
Hans Forschler in his brother's field of communications was
absence. The SARCAP and Civil highlighted when Col. Dick Law,
Defense awards also went to the d e p u t y r e g i o n c o m m a n d e r,
Idaho Wing.
presented outstanding service

Five Win
Solo Wings
In Florida
Fla.--Five Florida Wing cadets
won their solo rating certificates
and silver wings here recently
after completing two weeks of
flying training under the
instructors from Marty's Flying
Service at Melbourne.
Florida Wing sponsored the
training after Maj. Gen. Walter
B. Putnam, national commander,
directed increased flying training
activities for members of the
cadet corps early this year.
Graduates of the course are
C/Maj. Karyn E. Houghton,
Jacksonville Cadet Squadron;
C/Capt. Robert G. Ryan, North
Dade Cadet Squadron; C/lst. Lt.
Charles R. Justiz, Norland Cadet
Squadron; C/TSgt. Reese L.
Williams, Cocoa Cadet Squadron
and C/TSgt. Gary D. Pryde,
Miami-Dade Cadet Squadron.
Col. Robert Owen, wing
c o m m a n d e r, a w a r d e d t h e
soloists their wings and Don
Maynard, Marty's Flying Service
president, presented the

CAP-USAF deputy commander, presents a
uniquely-tailored briefing to an appreciative
group at the Rocky Mountain Region
conference in September at Colorado Springs,

Colo. His presentation covered the entire
spectrum of Civil Air Patrol operations-past,
present and future-with special emphasis on
developments with the region.

awards to Lt. Col. Anotnia
Wirth, Lt. Col. Elmer Mack and
Capt. Lola Hensley.
Mayor T. Eugene McCleary of
Colorado Springs gave an
informative and humorous talk.
Mayor and Mrs. McCleary were
awards banquet guests.
New-this year at the region
conference was a joint meeting
of the Region Advisory Council.
Outstanding cadets from each of
the five Wings received a
standing ovation as members of
the Council led by C/Lt. Col.
Im'ry Wtners of the Aurora
Composite Sqdn., Colorado
Cadet Lt. Col. Jerry
Fountain, Evergreen Sqdn.,
presented a color slide briefing
of his trip to Anarctica last year
as the Colorado representative
on the National Science
Foundation's scientific
expedition. He discussed his
experiences at length with C/1
Lt. John A Coefleld of Great
Falls, Montana, one of two CAP
cadets sel~ected in the second
year of participation.
USAF Reserve support of
Civil Air Patrol was outlined by
Col. Cht, ster Jablonski, deputy
director of the RMR Reserve
assistance program.
During the conference, the
information section shot TV
fdm clips and coordinated taped
radio interviews featuring Wing
commanders and cadets from
their home states. These were
carried by the IO's for local
The Colorado Wing held a
separate conference on Sunday
following the Region meeting.

Civil Air Patrol Units First to Help in Buena Vista Floods
the first groups to respond to
requests for immediate
assistance during the recent
flooding in Buena Vista were
members of the Virginia Wing.
Before the flood waters receded
members of the Montgomery
and Giles Composite Squadrons
came in to the stricken area
bringing emergency radio
communications and generators
for emergency power.

Under the leadership of 1st
Lts. James Kavitz of Giles and
John Randolph of Montgomery,
radio communications were
established between the
American Red Cross relief
s t a t i o n . a n d U . S . Army
helicopter rescue teams.
Air-to.ground contact was
maintained by Civil Air Patrol
Lt. Mary Ann Abeles and Capt.
Janice Kavitz who flew with the
rescue teams while CAP radio

operators helped to coordinate
personnel entering the area and
distributed emergency food and
clothing to the people of the
stricken area.
At the request of state and
local police and Civil Defense
officials, Civil Air Patrol
provided the manpower to help
direct traffic and assist in the
flooded areas until sufficient
state, pnd .local,, help was

As conditions improved and
Try Us For Prompt Semdle!
the roads were opened, CAP
units from Roanoke, Augusta
and Buena Vista squadrons
continued to bring in additional
trained personnel and equipment
to assist the local residents.
After communications were
reestablished, the cadets assisted
the local merchants with salvage i 2 4 2 $ O . S TAT E . S T.
operations in the wake of the
worst fioo~d in thear~'~s his~ry;




Cadets Tour
Army's Viet

Cadets Recover Big Balloon
HOBBS, N.M.-Cadets from three New Mexico squadrons
recently participated in a weekend exercise to recover important
materials from a downed government research balloon. The balloon
was located in the rugged Guadalupe Mountains in the southeastern
part of the state. Under the direction of their commanders, the
cadets reached the scene, recovered {he important materials for
officials, and then burned the remains, ~; the 250-foot balloon which
had been too badly damaged to recox <~l. During the same exercise,
the cadets also located and marked the wreckage of a light plane
which had crashed recently. The markings will tell pilots on future
missions that the crash is not a new accident.

Joliet Unit Flies Traffic Patrol
JOLIET, lll.-Members of the Jofiet Comp. Sq. recently flew nine ~<=~
sorties totalling fifteen hours of flying time to participate in
MISSION ALERT, a Labor Day weekend safety campaign sponsored
by radio station WJOL. Using information obtained from reports
supplied from the aircraft, station announcers helped motorists
avoid traffic congestion and accidents. After dark, the members
continued their patrol in cars. The squadron commander, Maj. James
Laiumendre, flew his own aircraft on the patrols which were praised
by local officials.

Tennessee Names Radiologieal Monitors
NEWBORN, Tenn.-Five senior members and three cadets
recently received their state licenses as radiolngical monitors. All
were members of the Dyer County Comp. Sq., Tennessee Wing. The
course was made possible through the cooperation of the Tennessee
Civil Defense Office and the Dyer County Board of Education. To
receive their license each member had to pass a written examination
based on sixteen hours of instruction. Each also had to perform
satisfactorily in a field exercise using storey meters and other
instruments they had learned to operate during the course.

ARMY TANK INSPECTION-One of the highlights of the
cadets attending a Virginia Wing summer encampment at
Camp Pickett, Blackstone, was inspection and orientation rides
in some of the Army's tanks.

Former Cadet. Named
Army General's Aid

been a long road from cadet in
the Civil Air Patrol to general's
aide, but according to Capt.
Kenneth P. Lord III it has been
well worth it.
Captain Lord began his
military career as a cadet in the
Binghamton Cadet Squadron in
Binghamton, New York in 1958.
Brothers Receive Duplicate Awards
He held every position in the
NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J.-Gary and Richard Hartley both squadron and was awarded his
certificate of proficiency. Upon
joined Civil Air Patrol last year, as members of the New Providence
reaching his 18th birthday, he
Composite Squadron. Since then, there has been a friendly rivalry
between the two, but recently this caused some problems for w a s p r o m o t e d t o s e c o n d
officers of the unit. Each year an award is made to the cadet who
Lord attended Middle
has attained the best record of achievement in the unit's Aerospace Tennessee State University at
Education Program during the preceeding year. This year the Murfreesboro, and graduated as
squadron officials found that each of the brothers had received
a distinguish.ed military student
identical scores in their records of achievement, it was decided that in May 1966. At the same time
honors would be split equally between them. The Commandant's he was appointed a second
Trophy was presented jointly along with promotions to the rank of lieutenant in the U.S. Army.
Cadet First Class. The boy's father, Fletcher Hartley, was also
He took basic training at the
U.S. Army Armor School, Ft.
promoted during the ceremony to the grade of Warrant officer.
Knox, Ky. and was assigned as
Ohio Cadets Assist Lost Children
executive officer of B Company
FREMONT, Ohio-Twenty CAP cadets and senior staff members
6th Battalion, 32rid Armor at
of Fremont Sq. 602 recently participated in a volunteer public Ft. Knox. In February 1967 he
received orders to Vietnam.
service program at ihe Sandusky County Fair. Working in
Before arriving in Vietnam, he
cooperation with members of the Sandusky County Citizen-Band attended the John F. Kennedy
Radio Club, the members set up a tent which served as headquarters special warfare school at Ft.
for lost and found children, in addition, seniors and C-B Club Bragg, N.C., and the Defense
officials set up a communications network using walkie-talkies. The Language Institute at Ft. Bliss,
two-way radios were used to help locate lost tots. Seventeen Texas.
youngsters were found and reunited with their parents. Twelve
U p o n a r r i v a l i n Vi e t n a m ,
adults were also assisted. Fair officials commended the local unit for Captain Lord was assigned to the
6th Armored Cavalry (RVN) as
its assistance.
an advisor. For more than 10
months he was engaged in
operations against the Viet Cong
and NVA forces in the Mekong
K INGSVILLE, Md.--Cadets
o f t he Parkville Squadron,
Maryland Wing, put their first
Captain Lord was reassigned
aid training and rescue work
to Fort Gordon, Ga. and
experience to use in August
assumed command of a basic
when they were first at the scene
training company in July 1968.
of an automobile accident on
In April, he was selected to be
heavily traveled Route 1 near
aide-de-camp to Maj. Gen. John
C. F. Tillson, U.S. Army School
The cadets came upon the
and Training Center
accident scene shortly after
Commander, Fort Gordon, Ga.
leaving their unit meeting and
Lord holds the Bronze Star
removed one of the two drivers
Medal for valor with Oak Leaf
from the automobile wreck,
Cluster, the Purple Heart with
made him comfortable and
Oak Leaf Cluster, the
administered first aid. Other
Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry,
members of the group called for
the National Vietnamese
the ambulance and police.
C a m p a i g n a n d Vi e t n a m e s e
The group then directed
Service Ribbon with three
traffic around the two-car
campaign stars. He was also
accident until the police arrived
awarded the Combat
and continued to be of
Infantryman's badge, the
assistance until the road was
Captain Lord
Vietnamese Armor Badge and

Cadets Assist Accident Victims

was recently awarded the Army
Commendation Medal.
"Civil Air Patrol has been a
definite asset to me in the
b u i l d i n g o f m a t u r i t y,
responsibility and aiding me in
realizing the obligation I owe my
country. I can't praise Civil Air
Patrol high enough, except to
say that it is a definite help to all
young men and women who
desire to do a little more than is

RICHMOND, Va.-Summer
heat didn't wilt the spirits of
cadets from the Vkginia Wing
attending the wing's summer
encampment in June at Camp
Pickett, Blackstone. The cadets
were eager to learn about the
Army's troop carrying tanks, the
M-I rifle and various other U.S.
Army hardware and training
On the group's third day at
the Army post, they went to
Fort Lee, Petersburg, toured a
simulated Vietnamese Village,
the "booby trap trail," and later
the Army Museum.
They were also given
demonstrations on riot control
and fire-fighting methods and
later received helicopter
orientation rides in the Army's
Boys lived in the Army
barracks and girl cadets were
housed in the nurses' quarters.
Every evening the cadets
received an hour of moral
leadership lectures from one of
three attending chaplains.
Most of their f~ee time was
spent dancing to records in their
Day Room, touring the post
exchange, going to movies or the
swimming pool.
Barracks inspections were
conducted every morning and
open ranks inspections were held
throughout the day.

Airplane Pilots Warned
To Adhere to Regulations
Flying offers the pilot
vigorous and varied action,
coupled with satisfying rewards.
Occasionally, however, some
pilots become overambitious,
desirous of breaking rules,
careless, and extend themselves
beyond the limits of human or
machine capabilities.
There is little reason to
commend the pilot who takes a
chance here, cuts a corner there,
and bends the regulations just a
tiny bit. Why?. Safety records
disclose that many lives and a
wealth of property are lost
because some apparently
irrational pilots took it upon
themselves to bend the rules and
risk their necks.
Aircraft accident cause
factors rarely vary now-a-days,
not because of poor
investigations or relaxing of
rules, but because of more new
pilots each year committing the
same errors. Unfortunately, the
errors are invariably committed
when the individual pilot was
believed to be sufficiently
experienced and mature enough
to accept responsibility. You
may have heard of this
character, his accident report
reads like an epitaph: "He was
considered to be one of the best
pilots in the squadron."
Obedience and supervision
are key words in preventing
pilots from committing personal
error. Which (CAP) pilot has the
right to extend himself beyond
the limits established by his
supervisors? These fimits, or
regulations, were derived
through hard experience, and are
necessary for the orderly
operation of our flying

operation. Sometimes we must
fight any subconscious urge to
take risks for purely personal
reasons. "One of the best pilots
in the squadron" should be an
individual who is obedient,
understands personal integrity,
and applies these traits to his
job.~ (Maxwell & Gunter's Safety
Bulletin, Maxwell AFB, Ala., 1
Aug. 1969,)

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Flying Engineer Takes To The Skies With CAP
by Barbara Paylor
KUB reporter


"I guess lots of young boys
dream of becoming airplane
pilots," says Jim Curtis, engineer
in the 66KV and Improvement
Section and a member of Senior
Squadron 1, Tennessee Wing. "I
was no exception. I can
remember back in the 6th grade
constructing a model airplane
from kit.~ furnished to our class.
TJ~e News.Sentinel ran a picture
o[ 10 of tlS holding our models
with the captioli--q-|ow Many of
These Boys Will Become l'ilots?'
As ~t turned out. three did
become pilots.



prepares to take-off on a flight in a Beechcraft
T-34 airplane, one of two Civil Air Patrol

airplanes used in search and rescue missions by
Senior Squadron 1, Tennessee Wing.


Have We A Discipline Gap?
~ Chaplain {Col.) Clarence E. Ilobgood
National Chaplain, CAP
"The generation which failed reluctance to me/norize much of
to discipline its youngsters now anything, whether it be a sonnet
must ask those young people, from Shakespeare or a line from
grown to teen and college age, to T e n n y s o n . T h a t t a k e s
discipline themselves," so writes self.application. So the tendency
William H. Stringle in his recent is to turn on the music box and
article in "The Christian Science forget the disciplining. Not that
memorizing is a preferred
I n d e e d , t h e l a c k o f teaching method, but that it is a
self-discipline stands out
device for what ails the
frequently. The urge today is to w a n d e r i n g , i n e x p e r i e n c e d ,
f e e l , t o a c t , t o ~ jump-to-conclusion mind.
And what about grades7 In
improvise in
some cases they are totally
music and
unnecessary. But what of the
drama--to do
alternatives? We prefer to think
one's thing. But
that the pilot who flies the
there is a wide
a i r l i n e r, t h e s u r g e o n w h o
performs the operation, the
lawyer who argues the case i~
(not confined to
youth) to apply
court, have all been properly
oneself diligentapproved and accredited. In
ly to the tough task, to sit down other words, we want some
and think on both sides of an e v i d e n c e , b e y o n d t h e
i s s u e , t o s t u d y t h r o u g h a individual's own assurance, that
problem, to discipline the OLD he or she is qualified in his
respective feld.
There is, for example, the
Of course, there has been

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plenty wrong with our schools
beyond grading practices:
factory-sized classes,
unreachable administrators,
professors who would rather
research than teach. But, writes
Leo Rosten in "Look"
"This does not mean we
should turn our schools over to
self.dramatizing militants whose
most conspicuous talent is a
capacity to oversimplify
problems whose complexity
they do not begin to
The quick-conclusion
members of the Students for a
D e m o c r a t i c S o c i e t y, f o r
example, may believe that, by
inducing chaos, they are
progressing toward an eventual
reform of society. Actually, they
are sowing the seeds not for
left-wing freedom, but
right.wing control. Note the
recent Gallup Poll finding that
eight out of ten adults believe
student lawbreakers should be
expelled from college, and a
similar percentage who would
withdraw federal aid.
It is a law of life that
somebody must pay the price;
deep wrongs demand correction.
This again goes back to the
necessity for disciplined,
confident, "cool intellect."
Yo u t h m u s t l e a r n t h e h a b i t
somewhere in life, if not from
More and more I am
convinced that young people are
unconsciously searching for
adults who will act as
adults--without apology or
guilt--who respond with swift
rebuff to those challenges to
authority that are, at bottom, a
testing of the young of the
moral confidence of their elders.
Wanted: More adult models who
take their adulthood seriously!

Curtis took his pilot, training
in the Air Force. He went
through airplane and engine
mechanic school and taught in
that school for two years before
taking flight training, lie
received his pilot rating in 1951,
and one of his first assignments
was flying an airlift from
Springfield, Mass., to Thule,
Greenland, where an air base was
being built. He was then assigned
to a base at Okinawa as part of
an air-weather group flying
people and supplies to all the
weather stations in the South
His next tour of duty was in
Tokyo after the outbreak of the
K o r e a n Wa r. A g a i n h e fl e w
weather missions, but this time
o v e r e n e m y t e r r i t o r y. " O u r
group flew out and gathered
weather information near and
b~et" efiemy terrRory and relayed
this information back to the
bomber flights as they prepared
for drops. I flew more than 50
combat missions of this type,
was shot at some, but luckily
never hit."
Another of Curtis's missions,
while based in Tokyo, was to fly
up the Russian coast whenever
Russia was thought to be testing
atomic weapons. He would fly
through the atomic clouds raised
by the bombs and pick up
particles on filter paper. These
samples were sent to the Atomic
Energy Commission to analyze
and determine Russia's progress.

"I only had one close call
while in the Air Force,"
remembers Jim. "On a flight up
the Russian coast, one of the
engines on our B-29 went out
and then a second one. This left
us flying on two engines and
B-29's can't fly on one engine.
We made it to an airfield in the
Aleutian Islands, but I held my
breath most of the way."
Curtis served in the Air Force
for seven )'ears. anti wlien he got
out he had earned every airplane
pilot rating except airline
Iransport. lie attended I:-T anti
got his electrical engineering
degree, worked at Georgia Power
t;ompany for awhile, and then
~'ame to KIIB about ten years
ago. ''l) urill!~ all that
time--about 13 years--I didn't
do any Ilyinl4," says ,Jim. "l
nlissed it but I just didn't have
the time."
Then about three years ago,
his brother began working for a
company that had an airplane.
Jim became good friends with
the owner and they started
making plane trips together.
"Once I started flying again, I
wanted to get in all the airtime I
could," says Jim, "so I joined
the Civil Air Patrol."
He has been on several CAP
search missions, but says it's
extremely hard to find a downed
craft in this part of the
country--too many mountains
and forests. One mission found
him out flying on Christmas Eve
and Christmas Day year before
last, searching for a plane that
had crashed near Etowah.
Searchers never spotted the
plane, though, and it was a
month later when someone
traveling a national forest trail
saw the wreckage.
Jim doesn't consider flying
dangerous, nor do his wife and
three sons who sometimes fly
with him. "Many people are still
afraid to go up in a plane, large
or small," says Jim, "but they
take a greater risk when they get
in their car than they would
flying with a well-trained pilot.
And the view from that car
window won't compare with the
view from an airplane window."

checks the gas level in one of the tanks of a Beechcraft Baron
he is getting ready to fly. "Safety precautions are an absolute
necessity in flying" he said.




Two Cadets Enter Academy;
Tw o O t h e r s L i s t e d F o r O T S

CAP-USAF chief of staff, receives a progress report on Civil
Air Patrol cadets receiving private pilot training at the
CAP-sponsored Flying Encampment at Oklahoma State
University, Stillwater. Presenting the briefing is Hoyt Walkup,
head of the Aviation Department of the university, who met
Colonel McCormack on his arrival at the CAP training site.
Colonel McCormack's visit to Stillwater was but one of his
many inspection stops of training at the cadet special activities
program nationwide during the summer.

Leadership Syllabus Called
Chaplains' 'Thought Starter'
new moral leadership syllabus,
coined as a "thought starter" for
the Civil Air Patrol chaplain, is
expected to be in use by all unit
chaplains by the end of
N o v e m b e r, a c c o r d i n g t o a
national chaplain's office
The syllabus, authored by the
National Chaplain Publications
Subcommittee, is expected to
replace the "canned"
p r e s e n t a t i o n , o ff e r i n g u n i t
chaplains an opportunity to
draw from their own experience
and viewpoint in relation to the
subject essay material.
The entire spectrum o f
morality is reviewed in. the
syllabus, including such topics as
the new morality, drug abuse,
conscientious and selective
objection and the ease for a
volunteer army.
The series of essays will offer
the chaplain the chance to steer
away from the often dry lecture
format and thrust into the
discussion aspect of instruction.

In most instances, classes will
meet once a month for a
50-minute period. According to
the syllabus, some may meet
more often for briefer periods.
Cadets will assemble into
small seminar groups following
introductory remarks (thought
starter) by the chaplain. A
recorder and leader will monitor
the exchange of ideas and
stimulate full participation by all
the cadets.
At a general assembly, the
recorders w i l l p r e s e n t t h e
conclusions reached by their
respective g r o u p s , a n d t h e
chaplain will conclude the
meeting with a resume of the
text material and related

Civil Air Patrol cadets will enter
preparatory schools this fall to
qualify for admission to the Air
Force Academy, while a third
will attend the Virginia
Polytechnical Institute. Two
others have been accepted for
the Air Force Officers Training
School at Lackland AFB, Texas.
Cadet Rex C . S t a r r o f
Pacifica, Calif., i s s l a t e d t o
attend the
Preparatory School at Colorado
Springs, Colo.; Cadet Richard E.
S h a w, t h e M i l l a r d S c h o o l ,
Bandon, Ore.; Cadet Craig M.
Little of Blacksburg, Va., the
Virginia Polytechnical Institute.
Cadets Kenneth A. Goss,
Weymouth, Mass. and Andrew J.
Medler, North Syracuse, N.Y.,
have been selected to attend the
ATrENTION GETTER-Holding the Honor Cadet trophy,
A i r F o r c e O f fi c e r s Tr a i n i n g
C/Lt. Col. William Larimore of the Missouri Wing gives Brig.
Gen. Stanford K. Moates (left), 10th Air Force vice
A third selectee for OTS,
commander, his impressions of Civil Air Patrol's visit to
William B. Matzko, Trenton,
Richards-Gebaur AFB, Mo. Larimore was named the top
N.J., will attend Princetown
encampment cadet.
University Graduate School on a
fellowship and will enter the Air
F o r c e fl y i n g p r o g r a m o n Three Cadets Commissioned
NEW ORLEANS, La.-Three cadets from the Moisant Cadet
Staff's prep school selection Squadron, Louisiana Wing, were promoted to second lieutenant
was based on his high school recently at ceremonies at the unit's headquarters, Air Force Reserve
academic record, extra-curricular
Building, Alvin Callender NAS, here.
activities, the results of physical
The new cadet officers are Margaret Langhoffm, Steve Austen
and mental examinations and
and Jay Varenholt. Promotion to the officer grades came after they
other criteria.
successfully completed phase training and passing leadership tests.
The Falcon Foundation,
Dallas, Texas, selected Shaw to
attend the Millard School under C IP Featured in Jaycees Fair
a preparatory scholarship
provided annually for highly
S E L F R I D G E A F B , M i c h . - " T h e G o i n g T h i n g f o r Yo u n g
motivated and deserving young
Americans" was the theme of a Civil Air Patrol exhibit at the
men seeking admission to the
Jaycees Fair at the Pontiac Mall, Oakland County, Mich., last month.
Air Force Academy and
Photographs of CAP cadet activities, textbooks and brochures
planning a lifetime career in the
compiled by National Headquarters, CAP, which outlined both the
Air Force. Cash grants are made
to specific preparatory schools cadet and senior programs were featured at the exhibit.
in various parts of the nation.
Cadets from Clarkston Composite Sq., under the command of Lt.
Cadet Little will attend VPI James Peters, manned the exhibit daily from 4 to 9 p.m. answering
under a $500 Charles W. Webb various queries on the mission of Civil Air Patrol. lnvolved in the
E d u c a t i o n a l G r a n t . H e a l s o operation were C/Maj. John Bushart, Tim Morris, James Chad, Bob
received a scholarship from the Hunter, Tom Cornell, Mark Peters and Mike Saile.
Kelly Fund. Cadet Goss was
selected for OTS in the pilot
utilization field and began
training last month, while
Medler enters OTS later to
become an Air Force navigator.
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ESCORTS-These three members of the Illinois Wing were at
hand to act as guides and provide a briefing on the history of
vintage World War II airplanes for the 500 prominent Chicago
area residents who toured Du Page County Airport near
Chicag6." IF front of the Lockheed P-38L (from left) are Cadet
Capt. Edward Sackley Ill, C/Lt. Col. Ben Sutter, and C/Capt.
Robert Dzubila. (Photograph courtesy of Capt. Ted J. Koston,
I llinois W ing)

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