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E d u c a t o r To N a r r a t e o n v e n t l o n



MAXWELL AFB, Ala. -- Dr. Mervin K Strickler Jr., chief of
Aviation Education Programs Division of the Federal Aviation
Administration has accepted the role of master of ceremonies for
Civil Air Patrol's National Convention banquet later this month in
In making the announcement. Brig. Gen. S. tlallock duPont Jr.,
national chairman, noted that Strickler has long been associated
with CAP's Aerospace Education program. From 1951 to 1959 he
served as an educator with the Department of Air Force in charge
of the Civil Air Patrol education program. In 1959 he became
director of Aviation Education for CAP.
Mr. Strickler was honored by Civil Air Patrol in 1952 when he
received the Frank G. Brewer Trophy from the President of the
United States on behalf of the National Aeronautics Association.
One of the big highlights during this year's convention at Dallas
will be the inauguration of th%"H~dl of throat"_ whh'h ,,,it l _--..
tribute to outstanding past ie~d,~i'::; ,~f the 0,:~anizatiorL
Pl~q,v.'~ h~Jnorin~, lhe fitsl !(~ f,~r.~ol~ elected ir~ the Hall wiil be
placed in a special section oi line .~,ir Force Museum at Wright
Patterson AFB. Ohio at a later date along with CAP memorabilia
dating from the days of World War II
Receiving special recognition during the convention will be the

Cadet Squadron of Distinction. The "INvin Falls Cadet Squadron
from Twin Falls, Idaho has been named Xqianer of the award with
the Evanston, Ill., Cadet Squadron coming in second.
Selection for the honor was based upon leadership and activities
with the unit and how well the cadet members have completed
training required by CAP
CAP officials have reminded all personnel planning to attend the
convention that a number of special attractions have been
arranged, including tours to the "Miracle at Pentacost" mural,
with its light and sound presentation, Six Flags Over Texas and
Lion Country Safari. Tickets for these attractions will be sold in the
lobby of the hotel on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Those personnel planning to fly are again reminded that airlift to
and from the convention will be at a premium. Military aircraft
will use Dallas Naval Air Station (Hensley Field) while CAP
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in adddion to the national'-b,:: :d meeting, tl~e convention witl
include a number of CAP committee rncc:ings. IF'or a complete
breakdown see Page 16.
Music for the Saturday evening banquet will be provided by a
combo from the 745th Air Force Band from Barksdale AFB, l,a.
(See CONVENTION, Page 2;



MAXWELL AFB, Ala. -- "The
school is important to you as an
individual but more important to
the Civil Air Patrol," Brig. Gen.
Richard N. Ellis, USAF, national
commander of Civil Air Patrol,
told enrollees at the CAP Cadet
Officers School here during
The general spoke on "the
development of good leadership"
and stressed that, if Civil Air
Patrol is to progress, it must
accept changes that progress
demands. The main purpose of
the school, he said, is the basic
requirement for good leaders
and "leadership is what this
school is all about."
The 160 CAP student officers,
from 51 of CAP's 52 wings, were
welcomed earlier by Col. L. H.
M c C o r m a c k , U S A F, v i c e
commander of Headquarters,
CAP-USAF, and by John V.
-~8orenson, deputy chief of staff
for Aerospace Education and
Cadet Program.
One of the highlights of their
two-weeks of instruction was
Project X, a problem solving
course conducted by the
Squadron Officers School at
Maxwell AFB. The cadets also
participated in seminars.
athletic events moral leadership
(See LEADERSHIP, Page 2)

Is Suspended
MAXWELL AFB, Ala. -National Headquarters officials have annouueed that the
Reed Pigman Flight Scholarship has been suspended
until further notice.


ALA. 36112

McCormack Retires;
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FAREWELL- Col. L. H. MeCormack (right), receives the
Legion of Merit from Brig. Gen. Richard N. Ellis, USAF,
national commander of CAP, upon his retirement from the
U. S. Air Force on August 31.

MAXWELL AFB. Ala. -- Col.
L. H. McCormack, USAF, vice
commander of National
Headquarters Civil Air Patrol
retired here on August 31 after
six years with Civil Air Patrol
USAF and more than 30 years
active military service. He was
replaced by Col. William A.
McLaughlin. USAF, formerly
deputy chief of staff for
Prior to his current
assignment, Colonel McCormack
held two other positions in CAP
headquarters -- deputy chief of
staff for Operations from
November 1966 to February 1969
and Chief of staff from 1969 until
July 1972. On his retirement he
received the Legion of Merit.
The native of Kentucky joined
the Army Air Corps in 1942 and
earned his pilot's wings through
the Aviation Cadet Program in
1943. The colonel held various

C A P To H o n o r M i l i t a r y W i f e
MAXWELL AFB, Ala. -- The
Civil Air Patrol will pay tribute
at its annual convention in
Dallas, Tex. later this month to
the 1972 Military Wife of the
Year, a CAP member.
Mrs. Dorothy N. Tuller, the
wife of Coast Guard Chief
Warrant Officer Steve Tuller,
was chosen as Military Wife of
the Year based in part on her
many community activities of
which CAP is one.
She has been a member of CAP
since her high school days and
has actively participated in the
nationwide organization. In 1958.
she helped organize the Nassau
Composite Squadron in Port
Washington, N. Y. In recent
months, she has been trying to

sign up enough members in the
H e r n d o n , Va . , a r e a t o s t a r t


another CAP composite squadron.
She will be recognized at a
meeting of the convention
scheduled for September 29 and
30. She will be a guest at the
annual CAP banquet which will
conclude the convention.
Mrs. Tuller is a commercial
pilot with an instrument rating.
She is a member of the NinetyNines, an organization o! Women
pilots and has flown in the
Wo m e n ' s N e w E n g l a n d A i r
Race, the Powder Puff Derby
and the 1972 Angel Derby.
She has earned a Masters
degree in Education from Boston
University and is very active in
working with children who have

positions with the Army Au
Corps Training Command prior
to serving three years as Wing
Intelligence Officer for the 36th
Fighter Wing at Furstenfeldb r u c k , G e r m a n y. W h i l e i n
Germany he flew on the Berlin Airlift in 1948.
Other highlights of the
colonel's career include five
years at the Pentagon: tactical
assignments in jet operations
and reconnaissance: diplomatic
duty at the U. S. Embassy in
Rome, Italy; and an assignment
with the U. S. Air Forces
Colonel McLaughlin entered
the Army Air Corps in 1942 and
received his pilot's wings and a
commission as a second
lieutenant at Stockton AAF.
Calif.. in 1943.
The native of Mineral Wells,
Tex., amassed some 300 combat
hours as aircraft commander of
a B-17 bomber crew while
assigned .~o the. ~0_0tl~..]~o~
Squadron at Nuthamstead,
England during World War II.
During this period he earned
(See McCORMACK, Page Z)






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MAXWELL AFB, Ala. -- Lt.
Col. Andrew G. Lontai of
Dallas, 'rex., has become, so far
as records indicate, the first
foreign-born member of Civil Air
Patrol to complete the Air War
College course for CAP
Lontai, a native of Hungary.
completed the two-year
correspondence course in only
one year.
He served before World War
II, in the Royal Hungarian
During WWII, he served with
American intelligence forces
and as an interpreter for Lt.
Gee. George S. Patton.
He came to the United States
in 1952 and joined Civil Air
Patrol in 1953. Rated as a
mission coordinator, he has held
a wide variety of posts in CAP
and currently serves on the staff
of the Southwest Region.

(Continued from Page I )

National Headquarters, CAP
Attn. DPYD
Maxwell AFB, Ale. 36112

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M-16 ORIENTATION -- Air Force SSgt. Rounie L. Sutphin, 363d Combat Support Group,
Shaw AFB, S. C., uses an over-sized model of the M-16 to explain the weapon to a group of
South Carolina Civil Air Patrol members who recently held a week-long encampment at Shaw
AFB. (U. S. Air Force Photo)

Bronze Stars for Northern
France, Southern France.
Bastogne and Ardennes-Alsace.
the Distinguished Flying Cross
and the Air Medal with four Oak
Leaf Clusters.
Following World War II, the
colonel served in a number of
assignments in the United States
MAXWELL AFB. Ale. -- Civil
a n d G e r m a n y, i n c l u d i n g
Air Patrol has accepted
participation in the Berlin
responsibility for promoting the
"Delta Dart Program" in
In May 1966he was transferred ..... ~tion with several other
to the 315th* Air Commando Wing ~,- i'i~..*Z__, ~p£umr~-i "
a t S a i g o n , ' R e p ~ ,
~ o n a l A e r o s p a c e
where he served as Wing
Education Association and the
Director of Operations. earning
the Legion of Merit. the first Oak
Leaf Cluster to the DFC and six
Oak Leaf Clusters to the Air
(Continued from Page I)
reading and learning problems.
The colonel returned to
She also works with students
Germany for .another tour in 1967
with drug problems.
-- this time with the 7th Special
She is currently a consultant
Operations Squadron at Semhach
on reading and learning
-- prior to his assignment to CAP
problems for the Herndon
in September 1970.
Intermediate School, Herndon,

MAXWELL AFB, Ala. -- Lt.
C o l . W i l l i a m T. C a p e r s I I I
.recently assumed the duties as
Director of Information, Hq.
CAP-USAF here. He is replacing
Maj. Mervyn E. Roberts who
was reassigned to Korea.
Colonel Capers arrives here
from Seventh Air Force, Saigon
Republic of Vietnam where he

CAP Accepts Responsibility
To Promote Education

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graduated from the University of
more completely the nature of
National Association of State
Maryland in1964 with a Bachelor
the program, as well as the
Aeronautics Officers.
of Arts Degree in Business
model kits themselves, are
The Delta Dart Program, is
designed for use in selected available to teachers who wish to
He entered the Air Force
elementary and secondary participate in the program.
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commission in 1951.
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the address below as soon as
opportunity to build their own
years of service.
possible: Miss Jane Paull, Delta
individual models.
Dart Coordinator, The Blakfort
The student, by assemblying
Group, 8467 Beverly Blvd., Los
and subsequently flying the
Angeles, Calif. 90048.
model aircraft learns some of
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the basic concepts of aircraft
=VHF-FH ... $3.75 PP~
design and principles of flight.
Selected schools from all 50
-'Aircraft.. $4.25 PP
(Continued from-Page 1 )
states, the District of Columbia
and Puerto Rico are invited to
and cadet program ' administrap a r t i c i p a t e i n t h e p r o g r a m . tion.
Printed materials explaining
$33.00 PP
The commander of the Cadet
Officers School was Lt. Col.
Denis M. Porter, who is also Air
Force Reserve assistance
413 E. C00VER ST -coordinator for CAP's Alabama
(Continued from Page i )
Wing~ Cadet Col. Douglas M.
For those who have not yet made room reservations for this
Hawley of California served as
year's convention, you have until September 15 to get your request
~ommander of the cadets.
to the Dallas Statler Hilton Hotel.
Attendees will be charged a registration fee of $15 to cover the
As a C.A.P. Cadet you've decided on a
banquet and other incidentals.
Required dress for those attending the first annual Hall of Honor
ceremony on Friday night will be summer mess dress or tuxedo.
Attendance to the event will be by invitation handled through the
Region and Wing Commanders. Also that evening will be an
but wonder if college is for you.
informal "get-acquainted" no-host cocktail party at 6:30 p.m.
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The convention will conclude on Saturday evening with a formal
So . . . ~ot's the problem?
banquet preceded at 6:30 p.m. by a reception and no-host cocktail
party. Summer mess dress, tuxedo or blue uniform with white shirt
and black bow tie are required dress for the cocktail party and
(Accredited, Co.educatioml)

Military Wife





Col. Bruce L. Hiidreth,
Augusta Civil Air Patrol
Squadron, recently
became the first cadet in
the state of Virginia to
earn the Gee. Carl A.
Spaatz Award. Brig. Gee.
S. Hailock duPont,
chairman of the National
Board, made the


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after the Civil Air Patrol was created.
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A i r F o r c e M a r k s 2 5 Ye a r s O f S e r v i c e

CAP Salutes The

March 21, 1972

Dear Mr. Secretary:
I invite every fellow American to join
I/I honoring the United States Air Force
On its Silver Anniversary.
Those who serve today in Air Force blue
have abundantly proved their unshakable
uomitment to meeting the challenges of
national defense. They stand ready to
respond to any threat to our freedom and
security. They represent the highest
ideals of America and of a people
staunchly dedicated to liberty and peace.
It is my sincere hope that in this anniversary year citizens will find ways of
expressing gratitude to the men and women
o f t h e A i r F o r c e f o r t h e i r s e l fl e s s
devotion to our hd~itage.

Honorable Robert C. Seamans, Jr.
Secretary of the Air Force
Washington, D. C. 20330


This month, the U. S. Air Force celebrates its
S i l v e r A n n i v e r s a r y. 2 5 y e a r s a g o , o n S e p t . 1 8 ,
1 9 4 7 , t h e A i r F o r c e ..'~,~c a m e a s e p a r a t e
. , ..~
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secretary andchiefofstaff.
A k F o r c e h e r i t a g e , h o w e v e r, d i d n o t b e g i n w i t h
t h e N a t i o n a l S e c u r i t y A c t o f 1 9 4 7 . I n r e a l i t y, t h e U .
S. Air Force has had many names and birthdays. It
has been an integral part of the military service
since the early years of this century.
F r o m t h e t i m e o f t h e C i v i l Wa r, m i / / t a r y m e n
have ventured into the air in balloons. A mere
l i f e t i m e a g o , h e a v i e r, t h a n - a i r fl i g h t o c c u r r e d o n
Dec. 17, 1903, when Orville Wright guided his
f r a i l s t i c k - a n d - w i r e fl y e r o ff t h e s a n d s o f K i l l D e v i l
Hills near Kitty Hawk, N. C.
Aug. !, 1907, is another significant birthday in
A i r F o r c e h i s t o r y. O n t h a t d a t e , t h e Wa r
Department created an aeronautical division in
t h e O f fi c e o f t h e C h i e f S i g n a l O f fi c e r o f t h e A r m y.
By 1910, the Air Force had grown to 14 men
including three flying officers -- Lieutenants Frank
P. L a h m , F r e d e r i c k E . H u m p h r e y s a n d B e n j a m i n D .
Foulois. When Lahm and Humphreys were
reassigned, it fell to Lieutenant Foulois to accept
the first U. S. military airplane. Along with this
r e s p o n s i b i fi t y, F o u l o i s w a s s i m p l y t o l d : " A s s e m b l e
t h i s fl y i n g m a c h i n e a n d t e a c h y o u r s e l f t o fl y. "
"(~6e year later, Foulois was joined by
Lieutenant Henry "Hap" Arnold who was to
become the only five-star General of the Air Force.

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.In spite of dynamic personalities and
l e a d e r s h i p , h o w e v e r, A m e r i c a ' s l o v e a ff a i r a t t h i s
time was with the automobile, not the airplane.
Therefore, military aviation moved forward slowly
in the early years. The Nation which gave birth to
the airplane entered W~ld Wa,_.. rl with =~.welf/L~.
rate aviation arm.
The first aerial force the United States sent to
France consisted of 55 trainers and 35 officers to
fly them. It was a year before they shot down
their first sky opponent. But, by the time the war
ended, the final score showed what kind of eagle
the American pilot really was.
Out of World War I also came hard-won
experience, new tactics and equipment, a place
for the airplane in the military structure -- and
leaders like Gen. Billy Mitchell. One of General
Mitchell's pilots during the famous test bombing
of obsolete naval ships was Jimmy Doolittle.
Between World War I and World War II the
Mitchetls and Doolittles were not alone. Many
pioneers of airpower suffered and sacrificed in
staging the events that made the Air Force what it
i s t o d a y. T h e 2 0 ' s w a s t h e e r a o f t h e b a r n s t o r m e r,
the open-cockpit airmail pilot, and invention.
By the time Adolph Hitler danced a jig after
hearing that Paris had fallen, airpower was no
longer a question mark in military planning. If
there were any doubts, the Japanese quickly
erased them with their air attack on Pearl Harbor
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Berlin was cut off from the outside world. The
Soviets stopped all ground traffic in and out of the
c i t y. L e M a y, n o w c o m m a n d e r o f U . S . A i r F o r c e s i n
E u r o p e , a n d W i l l i a m Tu n n e r, w h o d e v e l o p e d t h e
"Hump" supply route, organized an airlift to
supply Berlin's daily needs known as "Operation
Vittles." During the 13-month blockade and for
the four months that followed, more than two
million tons of vital supplies were airfifted into the
beseiged city.
The Air Force was there, also, when the Korean
Wa r b r o k e o u t i n 1 9 5 0 - - fi r s t t o r a l l y f o r c e s f o r t h e
initial mission -- the evacuation of American
nationals from the danger zone.
As the tide of ground, battle rolled back and
forth, the Air Force once again proved the value of
hitting the enemy behind the lines. It provided
tactical support for ground forces and air supply
for isolated land operations.


Doolittle B-25 raid on the Japanese homeland
which gave the Japanese an idea of the
consequences they were to reap for Pearl Harbor.
In Europe, Allied bombers, fighters, and
transports stormed and pounded their way across
the continent until the skies belonged to the Allies.
Under the leadership of such men as Jimmy
Doolittle, Carl Spaatz, Ira Eaker, Hoyt
Va n d e n b e r g , N a t h a n Tw i n i n g a n d C u r t i s L e M a y,
American airpower took control of the skies over
Europe. The once formidable German Luftwaffe
was grounded.
A f t e r v i c t o r y i n W o r l d Wa r I I , i t w a s c l e a r t h a t
the jet age had arrived. Future defense would
depend on how well the Air Force maintained its
technological superiority.
While most of the Nation's leaders advocated a
rapid demilitarization, farsighted air experts
following in the footsteps of men like Foulois,
Mitchell, Arnold and other .early air advocates.
They fought against overwhelming odds to
d e v e l o p a n d p r o d u c e t h e g i a n t B - 3 6 P e a c e m a k e r,
which lived up to its name and never flew in
a n g e r.
. .....
.-, . ,. ....
The time was near; the dream of a separate Air
F o r c e b e c a m e a r e a l i t y. O n S e p t . 1 8 , 1 9 4 7 ,
America's airpower started to operate as a
separate military service. There was little fanfare,
but much serious planning for the future.
With Sp'aatz as chief of staff, many Air Force
commands were headed by many familiar leaders
L e M a y ; G e o r g e K e n n e y, w h o l e d t h e a i r w a r i n
t h e P a c i fi c ; G e o r g e S t r a t e m e y e r, c o m m a n d e r o f
the China-Burma.India air action; and Ennis
Whitehead, who helped Kenney engineer Pacific
air activities.
A y e a r l a t e r, t h i s n e w A i r F o r c e t e a m s a w i t s
fi r s t a c t i o n u n d e r i t s n e w b a n n e r, a n d a n e w r o l e .

way into the skies and propellor-dr~vven fighters

and interceptors slipped into the past. North Korea
sent Soviet-built MIG. 15s into the action -- only to
have them shot down by U. S. F-86 Sabrejets at a
10.1 ratio.
The experience and lessons learned over the
past 60-odd years have been applied -- with new
wrinkles -- in the difficult struggle in Southeast
For the past 25 years, the Air Force has
measured up to the tasks it has set out to
S i x d e c a d e s o f h i s t o r y, r i c h i n t r a d i t i o n a n d
accomplishment, lend confidence and faith that
the future of the Air Force will be as distinguished
as the past.
Civil Air Patrol salutes the U. S. Air Force on its
25th birthday as a separate service!

WASHINGTON, o.c, 2o3ol

D e a r M r. S e c r e t a r y :
F o r t h e p a s t q u a r t e r c e n t u r y, A i r F o r c e m e n a n d
women have dedicated their lives to the demanding task of
safeguarding America. it has been a challenging responsibility requiring a resourceful and thoroughly professional
organization. The United States Air Force may justly feel
proud of its outstanding record and contribution to the
security of America.
I take great pleasure in saluting the United States
Air Force and its men and women during this Silver
A n n i v e r s a r y.
S i n c e r e l y,

Honorable Robert C. Seamans, Jr.
Secretary of the A~r Force
'Washington, D.C. Z0330




From The Commander

Looldng Ahead
During this month of September, the U.
with the Strategic Air Command's B-52
fleet. This great aircraft and I entered the
S Air Force will commemorate its 25th
SAC inventory about the same timenearly 20 years ago. And now, even as I
As one of more than a million guys who
write this, these aging chariots are seeing
were privileged to be a participant in this
era, it's tempting to lean back in the hardaction in Southeast Asia, as they have
been since 1965. At the same time, B-52
earned glory of days gone by.
crews have continued their constant alert
But I think I'll
" , ~ ~ I
skip that pleasant
at home as an integral part of our national
trip down memory
war plan.
The Stratofortress was brought out to
lane and use this
be a high altitude bomber but things have
valuable space to
changed drastically since then. We have
talk about tomorrow
-- as have the Russians -- taken great
instead of yesterday.
strides in military technology so that
1 think it is pertinent to pause briefly and examine some
original high altitude role became passe'.
This required we train crews to sneak our
of the problems which face the U. S. Air
old B-52s in at high speeds down on the
Force as it enters its second quarterdeck.
century. These problems are complex and
I was a B-52 Wing Commander when
sobering, and they weigh heavily on the
SAC pioneered this low-level, evasive
shoulders of those who bear the
tactic and it's real hairy There is no
responsibility for the Air Force of the
more demanding, grueling or tougher
flying in the world. Planes and people
That's not new! That's the way it was in
take a terrific punishment The entire
1947 as Gen. Carl A. Spaatz carried
airframe is pounded and crews are jolted
f o r w a r d t h e s e p a r a t i o n f r o m t h e A r m y.
about until they can hardly read their'
When General Spaatz took the oath of
office as first Air Force Chief of Staff, his
assets were not only meager but pitifully
There are about 4.35 B-52s in SAC today
inadequate. As just one example, the Air
-- but let's talk about the nearly 3,500
Force staged a maximum effort
crewmen who put their lives on the line in
s i m u l a t e d a t t a c k a g a i n s t N e w Yo r k C i t y
these aircraft.
.the biggest air exercise of 1947. A total
of 101 B-29s was all that the newly
These crews are professionals. The best
organized Strategic Air Command could
in the world.., but any crew can only be
p u t i n t o t h e a i r. T h e S u p e r f o r t h a d
as good as the aircraft they fly,
We p a i d a t o u g h p r i c e t o l e a r n t h i s b y
performed magnificently in the Pacific
and was our front-lioe heavy bomber but
bitter experience in World War II. One of
it was already obselete.
the most poignant incidents took place on
Yet, when the Korean conflict erupted,
Midway Island when 25 crackerjack
Marine pilots took off to intercept an
n e a r l y t h r e e y e a r s l a t e r, i t w a s t h e B - 2 9
which provided all the heavy
incoming force of Japanese squadrons.
Six of the Marine pilots were in F4F
S A M E T U N E - - D I F F E R E N T LY R I C S
Wildcats ~-- an obsolescent design ~ but at
To d a y , a n | u ~ s i i u ~ t , . . . . . . " - ' * - = - - - - - . . . . . . .

B r e w s t e r B u ff a l o e s , a s l o w, d r a s t i c a l l y
o u t d a t e d a i r c r a f t . B u t t h e y t o o k o ff a n d
tangled with the enemy who were flying a
superb modern fighter that was both fast
and maneuverable.
It was called the Zero.
This air battle was over in a few
m i n u t e s . T h i r t e e n o f t h e B u ff a l o e s w e r e
destroyed, plus two Wildcats. Ten planes
made it back to Midway but eight of them
were so badly shot up, they never flew
My personal axiom is simple. Superior
pilots operating inferior aircraft are no
match for inferior pilots with superior
aircraft. That's why we must strive to
give our eleurly superior crews the best
possible weapons systems. We must
insure that they are equipped with
aircraft at least as up-to-date and
effective as those of our potential
I ask that you read carefully the article
on our new bomber -- the B-I -- which
appears on Page 12 of this issue.
Contingent with continuing Congressional
approval, we anticipate a first flight in
about 18 months, with operational
employment to begin in the late 1970s. By
that time, even our newest B-52 will be 16
years old, and that's why we are so
dependent upon the B-I for the 1980s.

There's another vital point I want to
again bring to everyone's attention . . .
CAP's completely unacceptable flying
safety record I have recently put into the
mail, a letter on this subject to all
region/wing commanders. It is reprinted
here in its entirety because I want
everyone, to know the full facts on this
. . . . .
. . . .

The aircraft accident rate within Civil
Air Patrol through June is the highest it
has been since 1967! It is almost twice the
rate for 1971 (41.0 vs 21.9). Direct
repair/replacement costs on these
accidents exceed $35,000, not to mention
the loss of three lives (2 CAP, 1 civilian).
The major problem has been with
conventional gear aircraft, the
taildraggers. Conventional gear aircraft
make up approximately half of the fleet,
but incurred two-thirds of the accidents.
Of the 18 accidents through June, I1
involved landings and nine of these were
conventional gear equipped aircraft.
Seven of the landing accidents appear to
be due to lack of proficiency or
inadequate training of the individual
involved. Eight of the individuals involved
in the eleven landing accidents had from 3
to 15 hours total time in model at the time
of the accident. Total flying hours varied
from 112 to 2070, with 5 having less than
300 hours. Possible materiel failure was
identified in four of the accidents.
These figures point out a degeneration
of control by commanders to insure that
only qualified and proficient pilots fly
corporate aircraft. This trend has
continued through July with four
a d d i t i o n a l a c e i d e n t s r e p o r t e d . Tw e l v e
wings have incurred the 22 accidents to
Each of you must educate your unit
commanders, expeeially those who have
recurring accidents, that aircraft safety
is an integral part of his responsibilities in
commanding a unit. Supervision is the
key, especially in the checkout program,
standardization, and scheduling of flights.
I t r u s t t h a t t h e m e s s a g e i s c l e a r,
aeeidents are preventable, and proper
actions will be taken to put a halt to this
needless waste of lives and corporate
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Chairmen's Comments

A Guest Speaker
For some time I have been hoping to get
Gen. John D. Ryan, USAF Chief of Staff,
to do a guest column in this space.
At long last, we're
The following j~
General Ryan's "
"bate, on USAF's 25th
B i r t h d a y, t o A i r
Force people everywhere for their contributions. Similarly it offers a capsule
look at the past quarter century of
challenges and progress on which the Air
Force looks back with a sense of
This is, in a way, a report to the nation.
But I think Civil Air Patrol people will be
particularly interested in General Ryan's
words because, as he noted in a recent
message, "... ! hope all of you, as CAP
members, will share our pride in these
achievements because you are part of
the Air Force team."
This year the United States Air Force
celebrates its 25th anniversary as a
separate service. Despite our youth in
comparison to other institutions and
military services, we are mature in
experience and acbievement. The lessons
of four decades of flying had already been
logged when we began in 1947. Since then
the numerous accomplishments of Air
Force people have been significant and
During these past 25 years, the
possibility of a direct attack on this
country and Western Europe has existed.

That neither has occurred can be
attributed in large measure to the ability
of the Air Force's bombers, missiles and
fighters to make the east of major
aggression too great for even the
strongest opponents.
In the limited conflicts that have been
fought since 1947, the Air Force
contributed much to insuring that they
remained limited. The dedication and
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sacrifice of airmen in Korea and
Southeast Asia stand out as testimony of
this fact.
Concurrent with the nuclear threat and
the limited conflicts, there also occurred
a 25-year string of crises that were never
allowed to reac-h even ihe-limited ~ai;
level. Most were controlled as quickly as
they arose because the Air Force was
ready to respond and did. Many airmen
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National commander ............................. Brig. Gent" Richard N. Ellis, USAF
National Board Chairman ................. Brig. Gen. S. Ha_l_lock DuPont Jr. CAP
Director of information ............................ Lt. Col. Wm. Capers Ill, USAF
Chief of internal information ............................ "Capt. J.H. Ragan, USAF
Editor .....................................................
MSgt. Don Bowes, USAF
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private benevolent corporation and auxiliary of the United States Air
Force, published monthly at Headquarters CAP-USAF (OI). Building 714,
Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 361 ! 2.
Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent those of the Air
Force or any of its departments. Editorial copy should be addressed to
Editor, CAP News, National Headquarters (OI), Maxwell AFB, Alabama
Questions about advertising rates in the Civil Air Patrol News should
be directed to Kimbrough & Associates Advertising Agency, P.O. Box
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The appearance of advertising in the publication with the exception of
the CAP Educational Materials Center, does nat consitute an endorsement
by the Civil Air Patrol Corporation of the products or services advertised.
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found themselves on the way to Berlin,
Lebanon, the Dominican Republic and the
Congo with no more notice than the time
it took to ride from a ready room to the
fl i g h t l i n e . F i n a l l y, t h e r e i s h a r d l y a
nation of the world that has not benefited
from the rescue and disaster relief efforts
of our Air Force airlift and rescue forces.
These events,' and many others, will beremembered and recounted often during
t h e e a r n i n g y e a r. B u t , l e t ' s b e s u r e t h a t
the commemoration of past
aeeomplishments is done in sober
realization that those accomplishments
were, after all, part of our job. More
important, the job is not finished.
The military power that now confronts
the United States and our allies is already
greater than any in history and it is
growing. The ways it can be employed are
many; the way it can be used is unknown.
Insuring that it shall not be employed.against us depends a great deal on .yOu,
the men and women of today's Air Force.
The weapon systems you operate and
maintain and the environment in which
you must work have grown exceedingly
complex. But you are the best educated,
best trained and most experienced force
ever to serve in the Air Force. What must
remain constant as we look forward to the
next quarter of a century is the dedication
to duty and country that marked the
service of Air Force people during our
first quarter century.

General, USAF
Chief of Staff



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HAWTHORNE, Nev. -- Civil
Air Patrol stands for many things
-- search and rescue, aiding in
Civil Defense and National
Disasters, but a dedicated CAP
member will help whenever and
wherever needed.
This was proven in the recent
experience of Warrant Officer
Dick Beck of Walker Lake Senior
Squadron of Hawthorne.
While flying in the southern
California -- Mexican border
area, he noticed a lone
me~reyete .-in- -the- ~outhern ""~ ...... " ~ ~ " . . . . . . . . .
desert region, but did not see any
sign of life. Upon return to the
airport, he reported the incident,
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to find that a recently wed son~
in-law to one of the airline pilots
had been missing for two days.
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Beck agreed to aid in the search
for the youth.
They made the find, but were
APPRECIATION- Col. Jess Strauss (left), New York Wing
two days too late.
commander, presents a plaque to Ralph A. Pfeiffer Jr., an
located Maj. Gene E. Titzel,
Returning to the air strip, the
IBM vice president and president of the Data Processing
volunteer pilot with the Alaska
U S A F, o f E l m e n d o r f A F B ,
father-in-law commented that he
Division in appreciation of IBM support to the New York
Wing Civil Air Patrol made his
Alaska and his two sons, David,
would take the controls since the
second find recently and was
CAP during the recent floods caused by Tropical Storm
9, and Mark, 7, after their plane
winds were coming up and Beck
credited with his second, third
sank in Cresent Lake, their
wasn't acquainted with them in
and fourth lives saved this year.
that area.
Dale Jepsen of the Anchorage
The aircraft lost its floats upon
Fate played its hand however,
Civil Air Patrol Squadron
landing on the lake. The three
and near the end of the runway
were able to get out of the
the crosswinds caught the
aircraft and onto one of the
aircraft just right and flipped it
floats before their plane sank.
airborne again, only to loop and
The trio was spotted by Jepsen
come down on its nose.
after spending 12 hours in the
Fortunately neither of the men
remote area with no food or
YA K I M A , W a s h . - - T h e
an estimated 20,000 people
were injured. Beck was
survival gear. They were picked
Yakima Composite Squadron
during the day-long event.
commended by his unit
up by a CAP U-6 aircraft and
recently played a major role in
c o m m a n d e r, M a j . J e r r y
Aircraft on display included
flown back to Elmendorf AFB
the success of Yakima Valley
Thornburg Jr., for providing
For the benefit of all
the Air Force C-141 Starlifter
where doctors reported they service whenever and wherever .... A ~ a t i o n D a y . : . . . . .
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the Navy A-7 Corsair II from
but otherwise uninjured.
were in charge of aircraft
of search and mLme
Naval Air Station Alameda,
This brings to eight the
security and crowd control for
activities th~hout the
number of lives saved by the
the event sponsored by the
organization m I~own
Alaska Wing and Civil Air Patrol
Av i a t i o n C o m m i t t e e o f t h e
The chairman of the Yakima
during 1972.
Greater Yakima Chamber of
Valley Aviation Day praised
T h i n a m u n o ~
CAP's contribution as
figures compiled by
OCONTO, Wisc. -- The Oconto
More than 40 civilian and
"outstanding . . . reflecting the
Directorate of Opmatiom
county sheriff's department has
military aircraft were viewed by
highest qualities of leadership."
credited the Oconto Civil Air
at CAP National
Patrol Squadron with saving the
H e E I q ~
lives of two 13-year old youths
(As of Aug. 13, 1072)
Douglas Bake, CAP pilot and
Jerry Gille, his observer, spotted
the boys in a 14-foot rowboat,
WA PA K O N E TA , O h i o Number of Missions
some 12 miles from shore in the
Members of the Civil Air Patrol
The museum is located some
Number of Aircraft
Green Bay waters. They alerted
were among those present when
70 miles north of the Air Force
Number of Sorties
the Coast Guard which
Neff Armstrong returned to his
Museum at Wright-Patterson
Number Hours Flown
dispatched a unit to the location
hometown for the official
AFB, Ohio, and should be of
Participating Members 18,964
and rescued the frightened pair.
opening of the Neil Armstrong
interest in the Aerospace
Mobile Radios
Although the waves were
Fixed Radios
several feet in height, the pair
Also present was Mrs. Patricia
Lives Saved
had managed to keep their boat
(Nixon) Cox, who presented a
The rock, along with many
Persons Evacuated
f r o m c a p s i z i n g . H o w e v e r.
Moon Rock. taken by the
other aerospace exhibits will be
Persons Assisted
authorities doubted if the boys
astronauts during their first
open to the public every day of
SAR Objectives Located
could have managed much
moon-landing, to the museum on
the year except for Christmas.
longer in the turbulent waters.
behalf of her father, President
New Years and Thanksgiving.

Pilot Locates Plane;
Credited With 3 Saves

Aviation Day Success
Due To Yaldma Unit

Wisc. Unit
Saves Youths

Fly Safe!

CAP Members Present At
Armstrong Museum Opening

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S I G N A G R E E M E N T- B r i g .
Gen. Richard N. Ellis (right),
national commander of Civil
Air Patrol and Brig. Gen. B.
B . C a s s i d a y J r. , c o m m a n d a n t
of the Air Force ROTC, sign a
joint agreement making both
p r o g r a m s m u t u a l l y
cooperative in purpose and
practice. (U. S. Air Force

CAP, AFJROTC Sign Cooperation Agreement
( E d i t o r ' s N o t e : F o l l o w i n g i s t e x t o f C A P.
AFJROTC agreement.)

Support of AFJROTC is encouraged by CA P through
dual membership of CAP cadets wherever possible.
To a v o i d d u p l i c a t i o n o f c e r t a i n c u r r i c u l a r a r e a s f o r
cadets who are members of both CA P and A FJROTC,
a n d i n a n e ff o r t t o r e c o g n i z e t h e e ff e c t i v e n e s s a n d
accomplishments o/ the AFJROTC program, CAP
authorizes the following (CA PM 50-16):

1. Introduction. Because of the' similarities of
purpose and certain other aspects of the Civil Air
Patrol (CAP) cadet program and Air Force Junior
R O T C ( A F J R O T C ) , a p o l i c y, o / c o o p e r a t i o n c a n
a. For the first seven CAP cadet achievements, the
AFJROTC instructor may certify satisfactory
enhance the successful operation of both. Each
completion of the equivalent AFJROTC aerospace
organization recognizes the constraints under which
education and leadership portions on the CAP
the other must operate. Therefore, to encourage this
achievement contracts. All other contract
cooperation, this document delineates areas of
specifications are to be completed under the
mutual assistance recognized by both parties.
supervision of CAP personnel in the regularly
2. Background Information -- AFJROTC. The
prescribed manner.
AFJROTC program is academically oriented and
b . T h e C A P L e a d e r s h i p Te s t i s w a i v e d f o r e a c h
designed primarily to inform high school students
achievement completed in this manner.
about the aerospace environment and its
opportunities and challenges, in addition, it is
c. CAP will accept satisfactory completion of two
intended to develop the students" leadership skills
years of AFJROTC, as certified to by the AFJROTC
and promote habits of orderliness, p_ersonal honor,
I n s t r u c t o r. a s e a u i v a l e n t t o c o m o l e t i o n o f P h a s e s 1
n . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I liJ J_~,3_ ._ a,m~ rt ~! rne-~Ar ¢~,-~, prot~¢oiit-zn me ntt'ospa-c~
"for the program ore retired officers and NCOs who
education and leadership curricular areas.
are employed by the schools with partial
Therefore, CAP cadets who complete two years of
reimbursement by the Air Force.
AFJROTC and who complete all of the first seven
3 . B a c k g r o u n d I n f o r m a t i o n - - C A P. T h e C A P
achievements in this manner will have the CAP
cadet program centers on aerospace education,
Aerospace Education Test waived.
leadership, physical fitness, moral leadership and
d. CAP cadets may wear AFJROTC ribbons on the
activities. These factors are structured to provide a
CA P uniform (CA PM 39-1).
program of personal development that will help
5. A FROTC Policy. Because A FJROTC instructors
enable youths to become aerospace leaders and
are employees and agents of their respective schools
responsible citizens. Cadets progress in the program
and must comply with state and local directives, and
by completing a series of prescribed achievements
because academic credit for the AFJROTC
which encompass these factors in defined learning
curriculum is in accordance with regional accrephases, and cadet promotions are linked to the
diting associations and state educational codes, a
prescribed achievements. Instructors in the program
reciprocal policy to grant full credit for CAP aca r e c i v i l i a n v o l u n t e e r m e m b e r s o f t h e C A P, m a n y o f
c o m p l i s h m e n t s i s l i m i t e d . H o w e v e r, A F J R O T C i n whom have military backgrounds or are Air Force
structors are encouraged to consider on on indiviReservists.
dual basis, and u~ithin the guidelines established by
4 . C A P P o l i c y. C A P d o e s n o t c o n s i d e r i t s c a d e t
the respective schools, a method of credit/recogprogram to be in competition with A FJROTC.
R a t h e r, C A P b e l i e v e s t h e t w o p r o g r a m s a r e
c o m p l e m e n t a r y, a n d c a n b e m u t u a l l ~ s u p p o r t i n g .

nition to A FJROTC cadets for their accomplishments within the CAP cadet program. This should
not be construed to suggest that CAP participation is academically creditable toward school
work, but rather that accomplishments of certain
CAP objectives is equivalent to completing similar
A FJROTC leadership education objectives, and
that recognition of this is appropriate. In addition,
A FJROTC authorizes the following:
a. AFJROTC Certificates of Completion may be
awarded on the basis of AFJROTC/CAP joint
achievements (A FROTCR 50-1).
b. Ribbons designating award of the four major
C A P a w a r d s : G e n e r a l J . F. C u r r y, G e n e r a l B i l l y
Mitchell, Amelia Earhart, and General Carl A.
Spaatz, may be worn on the AFJROTC uniform
(.4 FROTCM 50.3).
c. Up to 75%, or three semesters or equivalent of
the AFROTC college curriculum General Military
Course may be waived IA ff/ A FROTCM 45-1.
--t~ portic~pdte i h-bothC~4P oi~ AFIROTC or#-'~'~entitled to options and benefits available to members
of both organizations. For example:
a. A FJROTC cadets who join CAP are entitled tO
such benefits as space available military airlift,
summer encampments, CAP scholarships and grants,
and many special activities sponsored by CA P.
b. CAP cadets electing AFJROTC participation
receive academic credit toward high school
graduation, participate in base visitations and
orientation flights, and are eligible for AFROTC
scholarships and special nominations for Air Force
A cademy appointments.
7 . M u t u a l P o l i c y. I t i s t h e m u t u a l p o l i c y o f
AFROTC and CAP that the historically excellent
cooperation be maintained and encouraged at all
levels. Only through continued cooperation can the
two programs complement each other to their
mutual benefit.

10 Texas Cadets Earn Wings
At Solo Flying Encampment
Cadets receiving wings were
T Y L E R , Te x . - - Te n c a d e t s
r e c e i v e d s o l o w i n g s i n " p i n n i n g M a j . S h a r o n A . Tr a y l e r. C o r p u s
on" ceremonies here recently as
Christi; Maj. Carol S. Sladecek.
Te x a s C i v i l A i r P a t r o l W i n g ' s
Houstqn; Capt. Jack D.
Cadet Solo Flying Encampment
M c M u r r y, G r a n d P r a i r i e ; 2 d L t .
came to a close.
Mary C. Binig, Houston; WO
The proug-fledglings -- seven
Larry J. Battin, Irving; WO
males and three females -- were
Dwaine C. Sides, Dallas; MSgt.
honored at gr'aduation
Gregory G. Clasen. Dallas; SSgt.
c e r e m o n i e s b y C o l . J o s e p h ~ D a n i e l L . C a r r, P a s a d e n a : F i r s t
C r o m e r. w i n g c o m m a n d e r. A l s o L ' l a s a . ~ W i l l i a m E . M a r s h a n d
First ~,l~qnand C. Sanders,
present were Col. Luther J.
T y l e r -.' ~ ' ~ ..
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Bogard, Southwest Region
For the cadets, the g?fi~ti/on
c o m m a n d e r, Te x a s W i n g s t a f f
ceremonies we, re the "frosting
officers, representatives from
on the cake" to a grueling two
v a r i o u s Te x a s s q u a d r o n s a n d
weeks of work just completed.
parents and guests of the cadets,

While at the encampment, the
cadets underwent 48 hours of
training which included dual
flying, solo flying and ground
Flight training was
accomplished in Cessna 150"s.
under the direction of a private
flying school. The ground school
was conducted by Air Force
Cadets departed for their
homes following graduation
ceremonies, all vowing they
would "get their private pilot
licenses or die" at the earliest
possible date.







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25 Foreign Countri,

Send 200 Cadets'

WASHINGTON, D. C. -- More than 200 aviation minded young people and
senior advisors from 25 foreign countries returned to their homelands last n
after a three-week view of American living, culture and technical knowhow.
They had enthusiastically participated in Civil Air Patrol's Internationa
Cadet Exchange, popularly termed IACE.
Their visit also honored the 25th anniversary of the U. S. Air Force.
The cadets from Canada, Europe, Central and South America arrived in New
on July 18 and travelled to their host states from New England to Florida ant
the Middle West.
Cadets from Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Rel:
of China, Singapore, South Korea and the Philippines visited the western par
United States. They then gathered in Hawaii prior to the return to their homel
One of the highlights for the cadets visiting the eastern half of the United
was a gathering in Washington, D. C., which was arranged and conduct~
Middle East Region CAP members. The cadets were given a tour of the
including the White House, the Capitol, the Air and Space Museum o
Smithsonian Institute, the Lincoln Memorial, and a theater performance a
Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts.
Another highlight of the Washington visit was a formal Military Ball at B
AFB. There they met Gen. John D. Ryan, Air Force chief of staff and Brig
Richard N. Ellis, national commander of CAP. The cadets witnesse(
presentation of a momento plaque to Gen. Lucas V. Beau, often called the "F
of IACE." Air attaches from the visiting countries were also present
Austria's cadets visited South Carolina, while those from Canada and the F
Republic of Germany shared busses provided by CAP in touring Florida. A key
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Lincoln Memorial

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of joint interest for them was a visit to the Kennedy Space Flight Center, Disney
World, MacDill AFB and other locations.
For El Salvador's cadets the Washington visit was featured by a tour of the Voice
of America facilities where they were interviewed for a broadcast to their
France's cadets visited New Jersey. One key stopover included the Air Research
Laboratories of the Department of Transportation's National Aviation Facilities
Experimpntal Center, near Atlantic City. At the Millville site they saw the Federal
Aviation Administration's Flight Service Station -- one of FAA's newest and busiest
-- which handles all the air traffic between New York and Florida.
Great Britain's cadets visited Michigan and Ohio. The British Girls Venture Corps
and the Norwegian cadets toured North Carolina The Belgians saw points of
interest in Virginia, including the vast Reynolds Aluminum Manufacturing Plant.
For the Swedish group, two key points of their visit to Connecticut included the
Pratt and Whitney Aircraft Engine Manufacturing Plant in East Hartford and riding
the Air Force B-52 aircraft simulator at Westover AFB.
Peruvian cadets visited Utah while those from the Republic of Portugal joined the
cadets from Israel in visiting Massachusetts.
The Swiss cadets visited Illinois. After touring Chicago, they spent three days
attending the annual experimental Aircraft Association's meet held at Oshkosh,
Wisc. As all Swiss cadets were rated glider pilots, they had considerable interest in
the meet. A number of the cadets have built their own gliders and one has helped
build a powered aircraft.
The cadets and escorts commented enthusiastically on their visit, saying that it
had greatly added to their impressions of the American way of life. Many said they
hoped to return to the United States in the future for another visit.




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LEADS SENATE PRAYER- Nevada's Wing Chaplain (Maj.) William M. Sharp, (center),
chats with Senator Allan Bible of Nevada (left) and Chaplain of the U. S. Senate Dr. Edward
L. R. Eisou, prior to opening the U. S. Senate in Washington, D. C., with prayer. Chaplain
Sharp has also had the unique privilege of opening the U. S. Congress in 1970.

Michigan Gets
New Sr. Unit
T H A N K S - W a r r a n t O f fi c e r L a r r y T. D i l v e r ( r i g h t ) o f
M a r y l a n d ' s We s t s i d e C o m p o s i t e S q u a d r o n r e c e i v e s a
certificate of appreciation from Dave Noreross, public
relations officer for Goodwill Industries, for his part in
setting up and directing a clothing drive by his unit. More
than 800 bags of clothing were collected during the drive.

The charter was presented to
Graham and Marilyn Burgess.
parents of Scott Burgess, who
then presented it to Lt. Tom
Joseph, commander of the new

S A N D S T O N , Va . - - T h e
the first in
Virginia Civil Air Patrol history
-- was the highlight of the recent
Virginia Wing Visitation Night.
Capt. Maureen T. Lehman
received the award for
"conspicuously meritorious
performance and exceptionally
distinguished service in the Civil

Air Patrol senior member
Col. E. T. Van Stavern, wing
commander made the
presentation of the award and
lieutenant colonel insignia to
Following the event, members
of the wing honored their wing
commander with the
presentation of a birthday cake.

Mayor Gerald W. Graves of
Lansing. the feature speaker.
complimented CAP on its
devotion to public service. Also
attending the ceremonies were
officials of the Mighigan State
Police, Michigan Department of
Aeronautics, Lansing Civil
Defense, Air Force ~eserve
Assistance officers and state
CAP officials.

Design in

The squadron will have its
home at Lansing's Capital City
AirpOrt in facilities donated by
the Michigan Aeronautics
Commission and the 9622nd Air
Force Reserve Squadron.


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EARNS WINGS- Cadet Lt. Pat Glade receives her solo
wings from Brig. Gen. W. Y. Smith, USAF, commander of
the Oklahoma City Air Material Area during solo
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B - 1 Te r m e d N e c e s s a r y F o r T R I A D
systems alone.
MAXWELL AFB, Ala. -Air Force's B-52. The B-52 was
Commenting on the need for the
Since the end of World War II,
conceived in the late 1940s, and
B - I B o m b e r, G e n . J o h n C .
built in the 1950s and 1960s. A
our basic defense doctrine has
Meyer, commander-in-chief.
testimony to its success is the
been one of deterrence. We have
Strategic Air Command, said
fact that during its history it has
made it clear to any potential
aggressor that an attack on the
recently that it will give the
never had to be used for the
United States the ability to
purpose for which it was
United States will lead to such
continue the strength of the
designed. However, the last B-52
destructive retaliation on the
came off the assembly line in
aggressor's home land that the
TRIAD into the 1980s. and
October 1962. Despite the three
cost of victory will be too high.
This philosophy has been
He continued, "these new
billion dollars spent to modify
bombers will be able to disperse
these aircrafts; they cannot last
successful for the past 25 years
mainly because we have
faster, and to more airfields.
They will be able to get off the
maintained our deterrent
The manned bomber is one
g r o u n d f a s t e r. A n d , m o s t
posture so well that there could
third of our TRIAD deterrent
be no doubt as to its
important of all, they will be
force. The TRIAD's three
effectiveness. This effectiveness
able to penetrate the more
completely independent delivery
widespread and heavier air systems for nuclear weapons rests upon the TRIAD concept.
The B-1 is a four-jet.
intercontinental, supersonic
manned strategic bomber
scheduled to replace the U. S.
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strategic bombers) provide a
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two fold: ~One -- the three
completely independent delivery
systems compound the
aggressor's defense problem. He
is forced to develop defenses
against land based missiles,
missile carrying submarines,
and manned aircraft. Two -- the
TRIAD reduces, or even
eliminates, the risk that some
future technological
breakthrough will make all our
deterrent systems obsolete.
Our land-based missiles (Titan
and Minuteman) and the
submarine-launched Polaris and
Poseidon both play a major role
in our defense system. Both are
capable of very fast response
time, and both are difficult for
an enemy to defend against.
Both, however, have one feature
in common that makes them
quite inflexible: Once the missiles are launched toward their
targets, the commitment to war
has been irrevocably made.
Manned strategic bombers
counterbalance this inflexibility.
Bombers, together with their
accompanying tankers, can be
launched at the earliest warning
of an attack. If the attack
warning proves false, or if the
aggressor changes his mind, the
bombers can be recalled. The
b o m b e r, t h e r e f o r e , g r e a t l y
reduces the danger that a false
alarm could trigger unintended

Secretary of the Air Force,,
Robert C. Seamans, Jr., has
compared the TRIAD to a threelegged stool. "To use a very
rough analogy," he said, "our
deterrent forces constitute a
three-legged stool, and two legs
will not give us the same
stability even if greatly
strengthened and enlarged. A
dispersed, manned, bomber
force, having a quick reaction, is
that third leg."
Advances in aerodynamics.
materials, and structures will
provide the B-1 with capabilities
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Ice Is Not Nice


AEROSPACE EDUCATION -- Civil Air Patrol cadets Karen
Bowers (left), and Patrick Dean (center) are joined by Boy
Scout Brent Geddes in discussing the Apollo-Saturn rocket as
part of the Weber State College aerospace educational
workshop held recently.

by Maj. Gary D. Crawford,
Maybe we're just jumping
the gun a little by talking about
ice when it's only September.
After all, Fall doesn't start until
just before the National
Convention in Dallas. Those
blistering hot days of August are
still fresh in our minds and with
any luck it will be a month or two
before we see any snow to speak
of. so why worry about ice now?
We had a blurb not too long ago
on the freezing level and how it
represents Old Man Winter's last
stand with the coming of Spring.
Well, the old rascal is already
working on a comeback. The
freezing level is slowly coming
down even now, waiting for an
unsuspecting pilot to pick on.
Although this true story
happened last April, it still
represents quite emphatically
what can happen even if one is
An IFR clearance had been
filed from Boeing Field in
Seattle to Walla Walla. The bird
was a Cessna 182. The pilot and
crew were CAP veterans from
the Washington Wing.
The destination weather was
briefed as 800 broken, 1500
overcast, with 3 miles visibility
in haze. There were layered

stratus clouds to 10,000 enroute
and the freezing level was said to
be at 10,000.
Once airborne, our friends
soon found that if the stratus
clouds were actually layered.
each layer was only an inch or
two from the next. To them it
looked more like one big cloud.
There was no big problem
though. There wasn't a bump in
t h e a i r, a l l t h e r a d i o s w e r e
working fine -- in plain talk, an
ideal time to get some actual
weather into the old log book.
Did you ever notice how much
easier it is to concentrate on the
instruments when flying in real
weather. Well, that's just what
our troops were doing; keeping
all the needles just where they
were supposed to be. After
awhile, however, they ran into a
slight problem. They bad been
cleared to 8,000 feet but at 7,500
they were indicating 100 MPH
with take-off power and getting a
rate of climb of ZERO! Yes,
what once appeared to be solid
grey clouds had been changed
into solid rime ice.
Being smarter than proud.
they turned around and
requested clearance back to
Boeing together with a lower
altitude. By the time clearance
to maintain 8,000 feet came

through they were in a 200 feet
per minute descent with take-off
power. They were told to do the
best they could and that a lower
altitude would be forthcoming in
five miles. Well, they continued
their slow descent with a
constant airspeed, were cleared
to a lower altitude, and soon
broke into the clear and
cancelled their IFR.
Some of the ice had melted off
but the pilot decided to show his
cohorts the reason for not
sacrificing too much airspeed
trying to maintain their altitude.
Giving the stick to the co-pilot.
he asked him to check the stall
speed. The 182 which usually
stalls somewhere around 65
MPH, shuddered and stalled
just below 95 MPH!
Think about it. What would
happen to you, in the soup and
assigned a high altitude? Would
you trade airspeed for altitude
while picking up ice, only to find
the bottom dropping out in a stall
at an airspeed where the
airplane is not supposed to stall?
How long since you've made
an instrument stall recovery?
Better yet, don't let yourself get
into a real position where you
have to execute one.

Cadets Cop Rifle Meet
The high scoring Glacier Cadet
CAMP PERRY, Ohio -- Four
Anchorage cadets representing ~ "%'l~ad~on team ~Va~ ~dfnposecr~f
t h e G l a c i e r C a d e t S q u a d r o n o f C a d e t s M S g t . D e b o r a h W.
Woessner, TSgt. Marc L. Dahl,
the Alaska Civil Air Patrol Wing
TSgt. Frank Pagano and Sgt.
outshot all of the junior rifle
teams competing in the 1972
Dave Fulton.
Cadets from the Glacier unit
National Smallbore Rifle
Championships here.
have participated in the National
Smallbore Rifle Matches for the
The Anchorage youths scored
1.596 out of a possible total of
past three years, each time with
much success. However, this is
1.600 points to emerge victorious
the first time that the Anchorage
in the Any Sight Team Match in
contingent has achieved the
the Junior Expert Class. Their
distinction of being the highest
score was the highest score in
scoring junior team in the whole
the match by any junior team in
any class of the tournament.

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ASHLAND, Ore. -- The
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Squadron recently walked off
with the honors for the Southern
Oregon Group III Search and
Training exercise conducted at
Kingsley AFB.
Four senior officers and seven
cadets from the unit,
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Cady. compiled a total of 88.5
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MUSEUM PIECE -- Cadets from several Illinois Civil Air Patrol squadrons view the HawkerSiddely "Kestrel" daring their recent visit to the Air Force Museum at Wright-Patterson
AFB, Ohio. The new museum, dedicated by President Nixon this year, features a large
collection of both antique and contemporary aircraft.

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To CAP Seniors, Cadets
VA L L E Y F O R G E , P a . - one area in which the Foundation
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presents incentive awards.
American vein.
theme of this years Freedoms
Other awards are given to
For cadets, the Youth Award
Foundation Annual Americ~,~ ._/kme~r,a~
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o p p o r t u n i t y. F r e e d o m s
nation by what they have
Foundation offers individual
written, said or done.
awards in this category for
Civil Air Patrol members,
student efforts that are not
both senior and cadet, are
products of class assignments.
eligible to compete for a
Public speeches, essays, and
Freedoms Foundation award
letters to the editor on the
and are urged to do just that. For
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seniors, the Foundation's
subjects for award consideraCommunity Programs award
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Submit a scrapbook of
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B AT T L E C R E E K , M i c h . The Minnesota Civil Air Patrol
Wing's Radiological Defense
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Maj. William Feder made a
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CAP make a nationwide effort in
radiological monitoring training
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Radiation Simulator for aerial
monitor training.
He recently gave a
demonstration of the unit to

the competition was the fact that
the difference in scores between
first and last place was less than
29 points.
Coordinators for the mission,
which involved communications.
observer techniques, ground and
air operations, flight procedure,
search records, and other
related activities were I~t. Col.
James Barrett and Lt. Frank
Burton, both CAP officers from
Klamath Falls.
L t . C o l . J o h n W. K e e n e r,
Group III commander, was in
overall charge of the exercise
which was "most successful
from the training standpoint. It
showed our squadrons their
strengths, weaknessess, and
indicted areas where additional
training was needed," he said.

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2 Cadets To Attend
Military Academies
-- Two Civil Air Patrol cadets
from the Vandenberg Cadet
Squadron have received
Presidential appointments and
reported to the respective
military academies.
William C. Hobart Jr., son of
retired Air Force SMSgt. and
Mrs. William C. Hobart of
Lompoc. Calif., reported to the
A i r F o r c e A c a d e m y, w h i l e
Stephen D. Bonneau, son of
CMSgt. and Mrs. Conrad J.
Bonneau of Vandenberg AFB,
reported to the U. S. Military
A unique parallel situation

Yonkers Unit
Provides Aid
YONKERS, N. Y. -- Eleven
m e m b e r s o f t h e Yo n k e r s
Composite Squadron recently
spent their day "on call" at the
Pinsley Day Camp in Tarrytown,
The Civil Air Patrol cadets and
senior members provided First
Aid teams for the camp's annual
"Family Fun Day Picnic."

exists between the selected
cadets. Both are 17, have the
rank of Cadet Captain, and have
served as squadron cadet
Hobart also received special
recognition from Lt. Gen. A. P.
C l a r k , U S A F, A i r F o r c e
Academy superintendent, for
outstanding scholastic
achievement and evidence of
l e a d e r s h i p a b i l i t y. H e w a s
recognized as ranking in the top
10 percent of the 1,500 young men
selected to join the academy's
cadet wing this year.
When both cadets were asked
what bearing CAP had on their
appointments, Hobart
responded, "I enjoy being in a
well organized, well disciplined
unit. I believe CAP offers this
Bonneau added, "The
academies look for activities
that build leadership potential. I
feel CAP has strengthened me in
the area. Also, CAP requires
participation in aerobics and
moral leadership as well as
military leadership. This is
much like the academies "whole
man' concept where candidates
are selected on a balanced
background of academics,
athletics and extracurricular

SYMBOLIC UNIFORMS- Civil Air Patrol Cadet Captains William C. Hobart Jr., (left), and
Stephen D. Bonneaa from the Vandenberg Cadet Squadron, examine the symbolic
paraphernalia of the military academies which have become part of their lives for the next
four years.

W.Va. Rangers Hold Training
three female members.
Those attending the
After the first day of training,
encampment at "Camp
the camp was asked to
participate in the search for a
Mudduck," located some five
missing aircraft, that had gone
miles north of this West Virginia
town, had no doubt how the camp
down on a flight from Junction
got its name. During the week of
City, Kan., to Laurel, Md. The
training, more than five inches
aircraft was later located near
of rain fell making the mud ankle
Bridgeport, W. Va.
deep throughout the
Following the training sessions
encampment area.
the members met a review
Seventeen senior and cadet
board which reviewed how each
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including, for the first time.
WEST UNION, W. Va. -- The
site for one of the "on scene"
locations for the movie, "No
Drums -- No Bugles," was also
the site for the West Virginia
Civil Air Patrol Wing Ranger
Encampment's base camp

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D AY T O N A B E A C H , F l a . first take-off." The senior at
L a u r a Wa g n e r, 1 7 - y e a r - o l d
Seabreeze High School plans to
winner of the Gill Robb Wilson
continue her flying and earn a
Solo Scholarship sponsored by Private PilotLicense.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical
The Gill Robb Wilson Solo
University recently completed
Scholarship is an essay contest
her solo training.
conducted by the local Civil Air
Laura, a lieutenant colonel and
Patrol Squadron. The winner
cadet commander of the
receives 10 hours of ground
Daytona Beach Civil Air Patrol
school and 15 hours of flight
Squadron, soloed after l0.5 hours
training in the name of Gill Robb
of flight instruction,
Wilson, a founding father of
When asked about her feelings
of flying an airplane all alone
Miss Wagner indicates she
three times around the field, she
intends to continue her higher
replied, "It was very much like
taking the car out for the first
education in the religious field
time. I wasn't scared at all, butI with an ultimate goal of
becoming a missionary.
was excited, especially on the

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