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l e m b e r s To M e e t S e p t . 1 6 - 1 9
MAXWELL AFB, Ala.--Approximately 1.500 Civil Air Patrol
members from every state in the nation, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico are expected to gather at Philadelphia.
Penn.. Sept. 16-19 for the organization's annual National Board
The meeting will be held in the Sheraton Philadelphia Hotel.
Sept. 17 and 18 are the dates for the formal business sessions
beginning at 0800 and Sept. 16 and 19 have been designated as
arrival and departure dates.
Air Force and Executive
Members of the National
Director of the Civil Air
Board. CAP's governing
Patrol Corporation. will be
body, including the National
among the number attending.
Commander, CAP Brig. Gen.
The meeting of the
William M. Patterson of
National Board will begin
Baltimore. Md.. and U.S. Air
Friday morning. Members of
Force Brig. Gen. Carl S.
the board include comMiller. commander of Headmanders of Civil Air Patrol's
quarters Civil Air Patrol-U.S.
eight regions and 52 wings
plus other national officers. The group will concern itself with problems requiring action at the national
level and with formulating
policies for the coming year.
- A m~mber of national committees will meet during the
two-day gathering and report
A ground search team
to the attendees, The
directed by Civil Air Patrol's
organization will also honor
Wisconsin Wing was credited
outstanding Civil Air Patrol
in early June with saving
members and present a
the life of a man missing from
number of awards during the
the Southern~ Colony Home.
two-day gathering.
Brighton Township, Wisc.
Activities planned for the
The searchers were called
(See Board Meet, Page 2)
into action after being
notified by the Kansasville.
Wisc., fire department that
the 20-year-old man was missing.
He was located near the
Bong Recreation Area about
10 minutes before sunset with
severe weather forecast for
the night.
The coordinated search effort included 83 Civil Air
Patrol and civilian volunteers
and one Civil Air Patrol aircraft and covered a 120square-mile search area.
This latest save brings to 18
A FIRST -- CAP Cadet
the number of lives Civil Air
Joyce Cain of the Singing
Patrol has saved during 1976
River Composite Squadron
through its air search and
of Pascagoula, Miss., has
rescue and emergency serbecome the first female
vice activities.
Mississippian to win a
competitive appointment
to a U.S. Military
Academy. Joyce, a senior
at Ocean Springs High
School ranks third
academically in a class of
250. The future Air Force
Cadet holds the rank of
first lieutenant in CAP and
has served as cadet commander of her unit. She
states that her experience
in Civil Air Patrol influenced her to choose the Air

CAP Team
Saves Man
From Death

NEW UNIFORM -- Pam Keith and U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Gale L. Haskins model
Civil Air Patrol's new jumpsuit uniform which is now available thru the CAP Book
Store at Maxwell AFB, Ala. The jumpsuit may be worn by both cadet and senior
For complete details on the uniform see Page 3. (Photo by MSgr. Russ

Veteran Members

Patterson, Mosley Receive Honor
Tw o m e m b e r s o f C i v i l A i r
Patrol--one a charter
member--will be inducted
into the CAP Hall of Honor at
the annual National Board
Meeting in Philadelphia Sept.
They are: CAP Brig. Gen.
William M. Patterson,
national commander, who
has headed the organization
since 1973; and CAP Col.
Z a c k T. M o s l e y, a c h a r t e r
member and creator of the
famous comic strip, "Smilin'
The Hall of Honor pays
tribute to Civil Air Patrol
members, past and present,
who were instrumental in

helping establish CAP or in
its development over the
years. Physically, it consists
of a display in the Air Force
Museum at Wright-Patterson
AFB, Ohio.
Gen. Patterson has been a
member of CAP since 1952
and has held virtually every
command and staff position
within the Civil Air Patrol
structure. He was elected
Chairman of the National
Board in October 1973. This
title was changed to National
Commander on Sept. 1, 1975,
through a change in the
Col. Mosley was one of the
volunteer civilian pilots who
helped form CAP in

December 1941 and later flew
Coastal Patrol from a base in
Florida. He was one of the
few CAP pilots awarded the
U.S. Air Force Air Medal for
flying more than 300 hours of
anti-submarine' patrol in
armed private planes during
the first 18 months of World
Wa r I I . L a t e r h e b e c a m e
Florida wing commander and
was promoted to full colonel.
Col. Mosley is at present a
member-at-large of the
Florida Wing with no official
duties. Although he has
retired the "Smilin' Jack"
comic strip, he still contributes drawings to Civil Air
Patrol News.
(See, Two Receive, Page 2)



[ Tw o R e c e i v
(Continued From Page 1)
Gen. Patterson is a resident of Cockeysville, Md.,
and CoL Mosley is a resident

of Stuart, Fla. They are the
16th and 17th notables to be
selected for membership in
the CAP Hall of Honor.

Brig. Gen. William M. Patterson, CAP

FLIGHT COMPLETED -- Cadet MSgr. Wanita Summers smiles after completing one of her
orientation flights during the Alabama Wing's cadet soaring orientation program held at the
Flying X Ranch located south of Birmingham, Ala. Senior member Jim House, rear seat,
from the Birmingham Senior Squadron provided the instruction for Cadet Summers who is a
member of the Gadsden Composite Squadron.

Board Meet

(Continued From Page 1)
National Board Meeting will
include National Aerospace
Education Advisory Committee, Information Seminar,
Administrative Seminar,
Logistics Seminar, Supply
Depot, Commun~ions
Seminar, Inspector General
Seminar, Personnel/Senior
Tr a i n i n g S e m i n a r, B o o k
Store, Finance Seminar,
Chaplains Committee,
Operations/Safety Meeting
and Cadet Programs
A banquet Saturday night
at the Sheraton Philadelphia
Hotel, site of the meeting,
will conclude the event. A
number of civilian and
military dignitaries are ex~
pected to attend the banquet
at 8:00 p.m. with cocktails
preceeding at 6:30 p.m.
Your support is needed to
make this another
memorable Civil Air Patrol
National Board Meeting. See
you in Philadelphia, Penn.,
Sept. 16-19.


Brig. Gen. William M.
Patterson is a native of
Cleveland, Ohio, and was
educated in the Baltimore
(Md.) schools, completing his
formal education at
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute,
During World War II, Gen.
Patterson flew inB-24Liberator bombers in Europe and
was recalled to active duty
during the Korean conflict,
His military decorations include the Air Medal with two
oak leaf clusters, European
Theater Medal with four Battle Stars, and the Presidential Unit Citation.
He became a member of
Civil Air Patrol in 1952 and
has held virtually every staff
position within the Civil Air
Patrol Structure. He was
commander of the Maryland
Wing and of the Middle East
Region before being elected
to higher office in CAP.
Gen. Patterson was elected
Chairman of the National
Board of CAP in Oct. 1973. He
has headed the organization
since that time. His title was
changed on Sept. 1, 1975, to




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General Patterson

Col. Zack T. Mosley, CAP
Zack T. Mosley was born
Dec. 12, 1906, in the town of
Hickory, Indian Territory,
one year before the territory
became the state of
Oklahoma. He studied art in
Shawnee (Okla.) High School
and took a correspondence
course in cartooning in 1924
and 1925.
From 1926 to 1928, he
studied art at the Chicago
Academy of Fine Arts and
the Chicago Art Institute. In
1929, he got a job as assistant
artist working on the "Buck
Rogers" and "Skyroads"
In 1933, he decided to
spread his own wings by taking flying lessons at the old
Chicago Municipal Airport
and writing and drawing his
own comic strip about
"scared" pilots, which he
named "On The Wing."
The Chicago Tribune and
the New York News began
running the strip in October
1933 and changed the name to
"Smilin' Jack." The strip, an



National Commander
through a change in the
He is a CAP command
pilot with more than 5,200
hours flying time and holds
commercial, multiengine,
rotorcraft, and instrument
FAA ratings.
He is president of
Patterson and Associates, as
well as being a director of
four other companies.
Gen. Patterson and his wife
Ann Mar have four children
and 10 grandchildren. They
are residents of Cockeysville,


Colonel Mosley

authentic aviation adventure
strip, was finally retired on
April 1, 1973. For a number of
years, the nationally and internationally syndicated
feature had a combined circulation of approximately 25
Zack earned his pilot
license at Roosevelt Field,
Long Island, and in the years
since that time has owned
nine different types of airplanes and had logged more
than 3,000 hours at the controis.
He was one of the
volunteer, civilian pilots who
helped organize Civil Air
Patrol in 1941 and is one of its
charter members. He flew
more than 300 hours in antisubmarine patrol off the
Atlantic Coast and earned the
Air Medal for this feat. He
later served as commander
of the Florida Wing.
In addition to his private
flying, Col. Mosley has flown
more than 1.5 million miles in
military and commercial aircraft which took him to more
than half the world to gather
authentic material for the
"Smilin' Jack" stories.
He and his wife Betty, to
whom he has been married
for 31 years, have one
daughter, Jill Mosley Santarsiero, and two grandsons.
They are residents of Stuart,
Publication of his
a u t o b i o g r a p h y, " B r a v e
Coward Zack," is expected
this fall.




1948 Search Mission

LeBoutillier Garners Medal
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Oliver C.
LeBoutillier of Las Vegas. Nev..
was the recent recipient of the
S i l v e r M e d a l o f Va l o r f o r a n
amazing winter search and
rescue flight he made in 1948.
The presentation was made to
LeBoutillier at the National
Congress on Aerospace Education at the Stardust Hotel here
by U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen.
Carl S. Miller, executive director, and CAP Col. Thomas C.
C a s a d a y, n a t i o n a l v i c e c o m mander of Civil Air Patrol.
In the winter of 1948
LeBoutillier was a lieutenant in
the Craig Squadron, Colorado
Wing, Civil Air Patrol. With
fellow CAP member Jim
Eskridge, he was on an aerial
search for a missing pilot.
The downed airman was Maj.
Bill Harrison of Granby, Colo.,
operator of a charter service
there and also a member Of the
CAP. After safely delivering a
passenger at Rock Springs,
Wyo.. Harrison was flying back
home when he was trapped by a
blizzard. He crash landed his

Luscombe 8-A on a 10.000-foot
high bench in deep snow on the
side of Bald Mountain near the
Colorado-Wyoming border.
Harrison found partial shelter
in a doorless hut close by. He
used his five matches to get a
fire started. On the night of the
t h i r d d a y, w h e n t e m p e r a t u r e s
plunged to 30 below zero,
Harrison dozed off. His fire went
out and his legs and feet froze.
Early next morning Le
Boutillier and Eskride, flYing a
Piper Super Cub equipped with
skis, sighted Harrison's plane.
The two men waved to the snowbound pilot, shouted they would
return, then flew to the nearest
open airport at Vernal, Utah.
Le Boutillier lashed two
toboggans over the skis already
on the Super Cub. Then alone
this time he returned to the
crash site high on Bald Mountain. and landed there after
dragging the area.
He dragged the half conscious
Harrison to the aircraft and
buckled him in the rear cockpit.

A F T E R 2 8 Y E A R S - - C A P C o l . T h o m a s C . C a s a d a y, l e f t ,
holds the citation while U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Carl S.
M i l l e r, r i g h t , p i n s t h e S i l v e r M e d a l o f Va l o r o n C A P C a p t .
Oliver C. Le Boutillier. The award was made in Las Vegas,
Nev., at the National Congress on Aerospace Education in
April. Le Boutillier was belatedly recognized for conspicuous
heroic action at the risk of life above and beyond the call of
duty for a dramatic winter rescue in the Colorado Rockies in



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Then Le Boutillier had to taxi
the plane back and forth across
the bench several times to make
a packed track the toboggans
could slide on.
Then he made his takeoff run.
The Super Cub staggered into the
air, barely cleared the tall pines
on the ridge, then nosed down
into a canyon to pick up flying
Le Boutillier flew Harrison to
Grand Junction where the CAP
had made arrangements for an
Air Force C-47 to transport the
frozen pilot to the Veterans Administration Hospital in Denver.
At the time of Le Boutillier's
dramatic rescue flight, wide
news publicity resulted Followup stores on the national wire
services recorded Harrison's
recovery, and the final loss of
both legs below the knees. Le
Boutillier visited Harrison in the
hospital several times.
Through an unintentional overs i g h t , h o w e v e r, n o o n e i n
authority in CAP took action to
recognize the heroic achievement. The wing commander
assumed a decoration
recommendation would be made
through channels. The Craig
Squadron commander thought
the mission coordinator would
initiate the paperwork. Thus. no
action was ever taken.
It was not until January of this
year that the oversight was discovered. The members of the
National Board Civil Air Patrol
after examining the facts of the
case. recommended the award
of the Silver Medal of Valor.
Le Boutillier has a colorful
past in aviation. He flew in
Wo r l d Wa r I a s a n A m e r i c a n
volunteer in the Royal Flying
Corps. With the rank of captain
and assigned as "B'" Flight
Leader of the 209th Squadron.
Royal Flying Corps, he was in
the great air battle on April 21,
1918, when Germany's famous
Red Baron was shot down. He
was flying his Camel overhead
and saw it happen.
When General Miller
presented the Silver Medal of
Va l o r t o L e B o u t i l l i e r i n L a s
Ve g a s a f t e r t h e c i t a t i o n w a s
read, he said:
"We are 28 years late, Boots,
in conveying this recognition to
you. I'm glad it happened this
way, though, because otherwise
none of us assembled here would
have the opportunity to meet and
congratulate you!"

- lI-lAD HIMSELF B Y . . . . . -Eo,

Officials Announce
Competition Schedule

WASHINGTON. D.C. Officials of tll~ National Pilots Association and
the National Intercollegiate Flying Association have announced the
schedule of regional competition to qualify pilots for the 1977 U. S.
Precision Flight Team championships. At these two-day regional
meets finalists will be chosen for the national try-outs which will lead~--~
to membership on the official U. S. team to compete in the World
Precision Flight Championships in Linz. Austria. in August 1977.
These six qualifying meets are scheduled as follows:
D a t e . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Location
S e p t . 1 8 - 1 9 . 1 9 7 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . New Castle, Del.
Oct. 9-10. 1976 ..................................
San Jose, Calif.
O c t . 2 3 - 2 4 . 1 9 7 6 - . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bowling Green. Ohio
Uvalde, Tex.
Oct. 30-31, 1976 ....................................
D e c . 4 - 5 , 1 9 7 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Melbourne, Fla.
M a r c h 2 6 - 2 7 , 1 9 7 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Carbondale, Ill.
For further information and advance registration forms, interested
pilots should contact U. S. Precision Flight Team headquarters, Suite
307, 805 15th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005.

C a d e t s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27,686
S e n i o r s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36,113
G A M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 315
T o t a l . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64,114
(As of July 31, 1976)
(3,433 increase since Jan. 1,1974)

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Executive Director's Comments

R e fl e c t i o n s O n A Ye a r I n C A P

humanitarian missions
all walks of life share a comcare. What is even more
throughout the year.
mon bond: a genuine concern
gratifying is that the men and
What is even more amazing
women of the Civil Air Patrol
When you read this, I will for aerospace power and their
to me is that these dedicated
are taking positive action to
have just completed one year
fellow man.
volunteer members give so
educate the nation on the vital
As a military commander, it
as your executive director.
generously of their own time
importance of the maintenance
Looking back, I could become
is easy to become discouraged
and resources for the privilege
of aerospace supremacy--both
travel weary when I consider
at times by public apathy, parof performing these outthrough the cadet program and
ticularly in the current enthe number of miles logged in
standing public services.
through continuing public contraveling the width and breadth vironment when we seem to be
I want you to know that I
tact and exposure.
of the country
continuously struggling to
greatly respect your selfless
Not only have I been imto participate
stretch our shrinking defense
motivation and noble purpose.
mensely impressed by your
dollar to maintain an adequate
in CAP acYou have reinforced my faith
endeavors in the area of
military capability.
in the strength and character of
aerospace education and
However, my association
But instead I
associated youth activities, I
the men and women of this
with the men and women of
find myself
am also warmed by the
Civil Air Patrol during the past
refreshed and
It has been my privilege to
numerous accounts of heroic
year has made me keenly
stimulated in
the knowledge
aware that there is a large seg- deeds and human kindness serve with you. Keep up the
that thousands of citizens from ment of the citizenry who do evidenced during the many goodwork!
by Brig. Gen. Carl S. Miller, USAF
CAP Executive Director



For the benefit of all
members of Civil Air Patrol,
the latest statistics of search
and rescue activities
throughout the organization
are shown below.
These are unofficial figures
compiled by Directorate of
Operations at CAP National

Number of Missions ........ 448
Number of Aircraft ....... 2,933
Number of Sorties ........ 5,758
Flying Hours ............. 11,302
Personnel ................. 17,079
Mobile Radios .............. 4,207
Fixed Radios ...............3,166
Saves ............................ 25
Finds ...........................261

NER Conducts First
Commander's Course

McGUIRE AFB, N.J. The resultant suggestions
were presented to the faculty
--Civil Air Patrol's Northeast Region recently conat the conclusion of the
ducted a first-of-its-kind
course and will be studied in
the planning of next year's
in the nation here when 30
CAP members from all parts
of the region were graduated
While there was no time
scheduled for recreation, the
i~rom a CAP Commander's
students found time in the
late evenings to gather
Recognizing a serious need
around the piano in the
to develop CAP resources of
unit leadership through a
lounge for singing and exchanging viewpoints.
special training program, the
Instructors for the comregion established the school
to prepare individuals to
mander's course came from
assume the tasks and responthe U.S. Air Force, U.S. Air
Force Reserves and Civil Air
sibilities of unit comPatrol.
Curriculum of the course
According to Northeast
included resources, concepts,
R e g i o n c o m m a n d e r, C A P
functions and techniques of
Col. Julius Goldman, "A
management; human
realistic evaluation of the
behaviour: communicating;
course can only be measured
motivating and preparation
by the ~future performance
and methods of instructing.
and results of the local
Also, flight operations and
operating units and in the
s a f e t y, m i l i t a r y s t u d i e s ,
proficient leadership of the
emergency services,
commanders who have taken
aerospace education, cadet
the Northeast Region Comprogram, finance, logistics,
mander's Course."
senior program and inspecColonel Goldman was the
featured speaker at the
Evening seminars were
graduation ceremony when
held to obtain suggestions
the participants received
from the students regarding
their diplomas and conimprovements for next
year's commander's course.

OPERATION PIONEER -- Cadets TSgt. Sally Toth and WO
Brian Lowry of Michigan Wing's Farmington Cadet Squadron
interview aviation pioneer Harold C. Heym. "Operation
Pioneer" is one of CAP's projects for the Bicentennial. CAP
units are identifying aviation pioneers in their localities and
i n t e r v i e w i n g t h e m o n t a p e f o r p o s t e r i t y. T h e s e a v i a t i o n
pioneers are those who were active before World War II. The
tapes of the interviews are assembled, cataloged and stored
at National Headquarters for future use, such as a source of
research material for authors or scholars writing books or articles. (Photo by CAP Maj. William Mendoza).



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E x e c u t i v e D i r e c t o r . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B r i g . G e n . C a r l S . M i l l e r,
D i r e c t o r o f I n f o r m a t i o n . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lt. Col. Herbert A. Babb,
Editor ........................................................ TSgt. Don Thweatt,


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-COMMANDER'S COURSE--Students at the Northeast Region's CAP Commander's Course hold a discussion during a
coffee break. (Photo by CAP 1st Lt. Roni Trehy).

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National Commander's Comments

Through The Looking Glass
by Brig. Gen. William M. Patterson, CAP
National Commander

As you read this column, I
will be approaching the end of
three wonderful, exciting years
as your National Commander,
years filled with untold joys,
some sad realizations, a few
bitter disappointments, many
goals achieved and several objectives not yet attained.
In looking back through the
looking glass, I

-- and Civil Air Patrol has been
such a large part of my life
these past three years.
I see patriotic, selfless
Americans everywhere with
motivation, commitment and
dedication so lofty as to be unbelievable in these days of
r i p o ff s a n d c o p o u t s . I s e e
starry-eyed cadets, inquisitive,
eager, demanding, sometimes
faltering, needing help and
guidance but always pressing
on, pursuing their goals with a
relentless drive and a thirst for
Oh yes, I have seen and heard
the dissidents,
malcontents, the infidels. But 1
have seen them swept aside by
the tide of the achievers, the
doers who will not be deterred
in their efforts to help others.
And who are they that make up
this irresistible force?

Well, I see a corps of
chaplains, second to none, who,
as clergymen and women, bring to our programs and our
youth the highest of moral and
ethical standards, men and~
women, who though grossly underpaid for the most part in
their chosen l~rofession, choose
to go one step further to insure
that our Cadet Program does
not lose its vitality and its basic
moral fibre.
I see a host of communicators and a sophisticated
comn" mications network that
stand ready to serve our communities and, our nation in time
of trouble or peril. Yet while
viewing this, I see the specter
of deep, forbidding chasms,
chasms created by the lack of
communications between individuals, and, yes, even units
with a common bond and purpose.
There is the vision of aircraft and vehicles inexorably
moving towards obsolescence,
an obsolescence that erodes
capability, magnifies maintenance costs and, worst of
all, places human lives in
jeopardy. Sure, the majority of
our corporate aircraft fleet is
well maintained and safely
flown but it needs to be
replenished and modernized.
Thankfully, General Miller is
taking positive, aggressive action in this regard.
The looking glass reflects for
all to see an aerospace eduction image that is so vital and
so important to our country, an

image that all too few of us understand and appreciate. We
must become more involved
and knowledgeable about such
things as the Triad, the SST,
the AWACS and the B-1. Not
only is aerospace education an
integral part of our charter and
our threefold mission but it
behooves us as aviation-minded
Americans to lend voice and
support to these programs.
The AE image must not become tarnished. We must all
pitch in and help to polish it.
Shimmering reflections of
fun times with dear friends,
loyal commanders and
altruistic members from all
walks of life and all parts of the
country. Travel, travel and
more travel. To planning conferences, National Board
meetings, Commander's Calls,
executive meetings and special
activities. And always meeting
people with fresh ideas and
high ideals.
And' the feelings of frustration as programs fail to
develop as fast or as completely as envisioned. The constant
fight with that old adversary-time. Not enough time to
bring thoughts to fruition, not
enough time to visit with the
troops, not enough time to implement meaningful changes
brought forth from the field.
Tough, important decisions
relative to people, programs
and policies, very tough when
old friends and real personalities are involved. But
always mindful that "the buck

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stops at the top" and that the
best interests of Civil Air
Patrol must be served.
To my successor I leave this
beautiful but slightly used looking glass and my sincere best
wishes for a productive and
successful tenure. May he
know the joys of accomplishment, the satisfaction
of bringing new, innovative
ideas to realization and the
rewards that only come
through associations with so
many truly beautiful people.
And, when the time comes
for him to pass on the gavel to
his successor, may he too find
it impossible to find words to
say, "Thank you," to all who
have touched his life. People
who expect so little and give so
much so that Civil Air Patrol
may continue as a viable,
humanitarian, people oriented
organization--proud of its past
and confident of its future.
As those who have gone
before--the Spaatz's, Byrd's,
Whelen's, Turner's, Castle's,
Reilly's, DuPont's--each has
known these things for they
were there. Now, I too, know of
many things mirrored in the
looking glass--for I have walk.
ed there also.
Mrs. Patterson and I simply
want you to know how importnat you have all become in our
lives. We are deeply grateful
for having had the privilege of
knowing you and serving with
you. You shall always remain
uppermost in our hearts and in
our thoughts. May God bless

GETTING THE PICTURE--Cadet Billy Lewis of the Florida Wing is shown one of the
radar scopes used to control interceptor aircraft at the 644th RS by U.S. Air Force Capt.
'Chip' Dockery, 'B' crew senior director. The indoctrination took place during a recent CAP
visit to Richmond Air Force Station, Fla.




Hobart Earns Annual Award
Colo.--Cadet First Class
William C. Hobart Jr., one of 920
members of the Class of 1976 to
be graduated from the Air Force
Academy, was named as winner
of the Civil Air Patrol 25-Year
Honor Roll Award.
Hobart has also been
designated the recipient of the
1976 Outstanding Cadet in
French Language Award.
A member of the Vandenberg
CAP Squadron 101, Vandenberg
Air Force Base, Calif., from 1970
to the summer of 1972, Hobart
attained the rank of cadet captain and was the Commander of
the unit during his last year.
As a CAP cadet, he participated in Class A training enHONOR ROLL -- Brig. Gen. Stanley C. Beck, left, Air Force
campments at Vandenberg AFB,
Academy commandant of cadets, and Brig. Gen. Carl S.
and was active in the ground
Miller, Executive Director of Civil Air Patrol, present the
aspects of California Wing
CAP 25-Year Honor Roll award to Cadet First Class William search and rescue missions.
At commencement exercises
C. Hobart Jr.
in Falcon Stadium in early June,
he received a commission as a
second lieutenant in. the Air
Force and a bachelor of science
degree in mathematics. He is on
the Superintendent's List for excellence in both academics and
professional military leadership.
safety. The observer was killCHARLOTTESVILL, Va.-Last fall, Hobart was one c]~
A young Civil Air Patrol
ed on impact.
several cadets selected to atteffd
member, 2nd Lt. Thomas R.
Cadet Peoples then
the Ecole de l'Aire, the French
Peoples who risked his own
attempted to alert search
Air Force Academy. He spent
life to assist his fellow CAP
teams. While he was away
the fall semester attending
members after a tragic airfrom the crash site, two
classes and flying training
craft accident, has been
hikers who had witnessed the planes with French cadets in
awarded the organization's
crash arrived and attended to
their school at Salon-dehighest award for heroic acBrannen and Long.
Provence near the Mediterranean coast.
tion, the Silver Medal of
It took three hours for
Hobart's first assignment as
. . . . Va l o r. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . rescue teams to arrive at the
an Air Force officer will be to
scene and, due to the mounDuring a practice search
Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.,
tainous terrain, a Coast
mission in 1975, an aircraft
where he will attend the Comcarrying Cadet Peoples, Guard and U.S. Army
munications and Electronics Ofhelicopter was needed to
Cadet Chip Brannen, Capt.
ficer School.
remove the victims from the
Jerry Long and a senior
Hobart won the CAP 25-Year
Honor Roll Award as the former
observer crashed into the
Just prior to the crash, the
CAP cadet to graduate highest in
side of a mountain in the
CAP members had located
order of merit in the Class of
Shenandoah National Park.
the target of their search.
"From personal experience, I
Lieutenant Peoples esSenator Harry F. Byrd Jr.
can recommend Civil Air Patrol
caped from' the aircraft and
(I) presented Cadet Peoples
cadet training to any young man
attempted to extinguish the
with the medal on May 7,
or woman in high school confire in the engine. He then
1976, at the Judge Advocate
sidering an appointment to the
assisted Cadet Brannen, who
General's School in
Academy," Hobart said.
had sustained internal inCharlottesville.
Former Academy graduates
juries and a broken back. The
Peoples is a member of the
whose names are engraved on
pilot smashed his way
Vi r g i n i a W i n g ' s M o n t i c e l l o
the CAP 25-Year Honor Roll
through the windshield to
Comp. Sq.
scroll include thefollowing:
1975--Mike'H. McClendon
Bayou City Composite
Sq., Texas Wing
1974--Rodney S. Crist

Heroic Action Earns
Peoples Top Award

Plattsburg Cadet Sq.,
N e w Yo r k W i n g "
1 9 7 3 - - B r i a n W. J o n e s
Bayou City Composite
S q . , N e w Yo r k W i n g
1 9 7 2 - - W i l l i a r ~ H . Wa l k e r I V
Beaverton Composite
Sq., Oregon Wing
1 9 7 1 - - J e r r o l d T. L u n d q u i s t
Arlington Sq., National
Capitol Wing
1970--Charles R. Bisbee III
Jacksonville Composite
Sq., Florida Wing
1969--Robert G. Bell
Faidax Sq., National
Capitol Wing
1968--Paul H. Sutton
Park Forest Sq., Illinois
1967--Jonathan M. Spector .

FOR HEROIC ACTION--Senator Harry F. Byrd Jr., (left)
pins Civil Air Patrol's Silver Medal of Valor on Cadet 2nd Lt.
Thomas R. Peoples. He earned the medal for his actions
following an aircraft accident in 1975.

Oak Ridge CAP Sq.,
Tennessee Wing
1966--Stanley E. Boyd
Lake" Charles Cadet Sq.,
Louisiana Wing
1 9 6 5 - - R i c h a r d B a r t o n J r.
Canonsburg 608 Sq.,

Pennsylvania Wing
1 9 6 4 - - J e r o l d E . B u d i n o ff
Stamford Sq.,

1 9 6 1 - - J o h n D . S u l l i v a n J r.
Worchester Sq.,
Massachusetts Wing

Connecticut Wing
1963--Kenneth D. Kopke
C o r k C o u n t y S h e r i ff

1960--Frank David Mayberry
Pratt Sq. 1, Kansas Wing

Cadet Sq., Illinois Wing
1 9 6 2 - - J o h n C o t t a m S w o n s o n J r.

1959--David Keith Richart
Richmond Sq. 11,

Olympus Sq., Utoh Wing

Vi r g i n i a W i n g




NCR Holds Training

85 Attend Leadership School
BOONVILLE, Mo. -Eighty-five Civil Air
Patrol cadets of the North
Central Region attended the
first annual Regional
Leadership Training School
at Kemper Military School
and College here June 12-19.
The CAP school, initiated ifi
1975 by CAP Lt. Col. Nicholas
J. Knutz, Missouri Wing vicec o m m a n d e r, h a d o n l y 2 7
cadets from Missouri and
K a n s a s l a s t y e a r. A s a
r e g i o n a l s c h o o l t h i s y e a r,
Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota
and South Dakota were
represented along with
Missouri and Kansas.
Colonel Knutz, training
school commandant, was
assisted by members of the
Kemper staff and senior CAP
Training for the CAP cadets
included drill and ceremonies, customs and courtesies, moral leadership
and aerospace education.
This was interspersed with
such activities as swimming,

Cadets Can
Get Money
From School
Va . - - C A P L t . C o l . R . J .
Lawton recently announced
that the Miller School will
n o w o ff e r s c h o l a r s h i p s t o
boys who are Civil Air Patrol
cadets prior to enrolling.
The school Offers a "Squadron Commander's $100
scholarship" to any cadet
who enrolls with a letter of
recommendation from his
squadron commander. Each
squadron commander can
award one scholarship per
Also the school will offer a
"Wing Commander's $200
scholarship" to any cadet
who enrolles with a letter of
recommendation from his
wing commander, Each wing
commander can award one
scholarship per year.
The cadet who receives
both his squadron and wing
commander's recommendation can received a $300
The Miller School is the
first private boys prep school
to affiliate with Civil Air
Patrol and offers an opportunity to progress through the
CAP cadet program while ob,
taining a high school
education. The Miller School
is accredited by the Virginia
Department of Education and
offers'grades 5 through 12.
Additional information
may be obtained by writing:
Miller School Cadet
Squadron, Miller School, Va.

softball, volleyball, rifle
range practice and helicopter
orientation flights.
CAP Col. William Bedford
C a s s , r e g i o n c o m m a n d e r,
was present June 17 for the
presentation of a regional
school flag and review by the
cadets. Making the presentation of the flag to Colonel
Cass was Colonel Knutz.
A graduation parade was
held the afternoon of June 19
and that evening there was an
awards program and banquet
in the mess hall of the

military school which was established in 1844.
Honored at the banquet as
Best Drilled Cadet was 2d Lt.
C h a r l e s D r a k e o f t h e Tr i County Comp. Sq. of
Missouri; Outstanding FirstYear Cadet, Airman Douglas
Katz of the Harry S. Truman
Comp. Sq., Independence,
Mo.; Outstanding Cadet, Lt.
Col. Richard Bingman,
Richards-Gebaur Comp. Sq.,
Missouri; and CAP
Sweetheart, Staff Sgt. Gale
H u e y, C a p i t a l C i t y C o m p .
Sq., Jefferson City, Mo.
ACADEMY AWARD -- U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet First
Class (senior) Richard P. King, right, is presented the award
for Outstanding Cadet in Military Training from Air Force
Brig. Gen. Carl S. Miller, CAP executive director, during
ceremonies held at the academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.,
recently. King, along with 920 other young men, was
graduated from the Academy in June with a bachelor of
science degree and a commission as a second lieutenant in
the U.S. Air Force. Following graduation King entered
navigator training at Mather AFB, Calif. The CivilAir
Patrol-sponsored award, named in honor of Brig. Gen.
William Mitchell, recognized the cadet of 1976 who was outstanding in military leadership over the past four years.

MEAL TIME -- North Central Region Cadets say Grace
before eating a meal at the Kemper Military School and
College. This tradition has been carried on at the school for
many years. (Photo by CAP 2d Lt. Robert Kiamer).

Cadets Spend Week
In Washington, D.C.
ROANOKE, Va. ~ Fifteen
cadets from five wings in the
Middle East Region recently
spentan activity-filled week in
the Washington, D.C., area while
attending the annual Middle
East Region Cadet Aerospace
Orientation Course.
The cadets visited the Department of Transportation where
they were briefed on air traffic
control procedures by Federal
Aviation Administration (FAA)
personnel. Later the same day,
they visited Dulles International
Airport where they toured the
FAA control tower and radar
approach control, and were
briefed on aircraft accident investigation procedures at the
National Transportation Safety
Board's Accident Prevention
The cadets were flown to
Langley, AFB, Va., where they
toured an F-106 flight intercepter squadron and a C-130
airlift unit. They also visited the
National Aeronautics and Space
Administration's Langley
Research Center and were briefed on the research currently being conducted at that facility.
Two days of activity were

devoted to tours and briefings at
the Goddard Space Flight Center
in Greenbelt, Md. There the
cadets studied the history of the
center and viewed various
research projects that are
presently being conducted, particularly the NASA satellite
control and research projects.
During the remainder of the
course, the cadets visited the
Smithsonian Air and Space
Museum and the Naval Observatory in Washington.
Cadets participating in the activity were Karen Manos, Jack
Lewis, Kevin Trainor and David
Sommers of the National Capital
Wing; Jim Ryan, Lee Harvey
and Dennis Williams of the
Delaware Wing; Rudolph
Carter, Bob Duncan and Jeffery
Charikofsky of the Maryland
W i n g ; To n y G r i ff a y, D a v i d
Berndt and Jerry Gwyther of the
North Carolina Wing, and Chris
Ratliff and Cary Polon of the
South Carolina Wing.
Escort officers for the activity
were CAP Capt. Paul A. Wiltiard
Jr., of the Roanoke Comp. Sq.
and CWO Richard L. Anderson
of the Virginia Wing.
SPAATZ WINNER -- Cadet Col. John D. Allers, left, of North
Carolina Wing's Raleigh Composite Squadron, receives the
Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award from North Carolina Gov. James
E. Holshouser Jr. The award is Civil Air Patrol's highest
achievement for a cadet member. Cadet Allers is the eighth
CAP cadet in the North Carolina Wing to earn the prestigious
Spaatz Award. He is presently attending North Carolina Sta~
University and plans to be a pilot for the U.S. Navy.




(Editors Note: In the May issue of the Civil Air Patrol News we ffsted Civil
Air Patrol's "Top five Cadet Squadrons of Distinction." We asked the commanders of these units to tell their story on how their squadrons achieved this
enviable goal. Two squadrons tied for fifth place. Following are the reports
on the fourth and fifth place squadrons.)


Lebanon VFW
Cadet Squadron
No. 4
Pennsylvania Wing
By 2d Lt. Roysetta Siegrist, CAP

There is no secret to the
success of the Lebanon VFW
Cadet Sq. We work the cadet
program as it was intended for
each and every squadron with
It all begins with an active
s q u a d r o n c o m m a n d e r, a
chaplain and a supporting staff.
Everyone has a definite interest
in the cadets and their activities.
One activity that holds an interest for all squadron members
is a week-end at Millard Airport,
Annville, Pc. Here the cadets
can practice drill, run their
mile. pitch their shelters, try
their cooking skills, fly model
aircraft and shoot-off model
The greatest interest is in the
flight orientations and the extra
flying that is usually available to
the active member. Additional
flying time is given to cadets
who are selected for the

squadron "Solo Pilot Scholarship" program.
While flying is the number one
activity in this squadron, it is not
the only one. Ground search and
rescue techniques are taught to
all cadets and especially to those
aspiring to be qualified as a
Pennsylvania Wing Ranger.
Search and air rescue missions, encampments, visits to
control towers and industrial
plants are some of the normal
activities. There is always
something doing in the 307th.
Planning activities and setting
goals are not new to the
squadron commander. CAP Lt.
Col. Martin Sorcsek. who has
held many varied duty
assignments over the past 20
When he organized this
Lebanon VFW Cadet Sq. in 1974.
Colonel Sorcsek said. "This time
I am going to show how it is done
instead of just being an advisor."
The success of Squadron 307 of
the Pennsylvania Wing came
about through the cooperative
actions of all the members and
the parents of the cadets.

On The Job Training

Medical Demonstration

Stretcher-Carrying Practice
firefighting techniques,
any questions, and progress
Wichita Rescue
radiological monitoring and
rapidly in the program. Wichita
Composite Squadron
Rescue Comp. Sq. has a policy of
Physical training is a major
"open testing," where any cadet o. _
No. 5
part of the training program.
can take an examination
Kansas Wing
whenever he or she feels they
Seniors take part in the training
are ready. Exams are given
as well as the cadets. Cadets
every week by the testing ofIn 1974 Wichita Rescue Flight take physical training at every
meeting that weather permits.
was formed with the assigned
Cadets are welcomed and entask of forming a ground rescue
Cadets and seniors train on the
following events: run, dodge,
couraged to seek aid from the
team and making this team the
and jump; situps; one mile run;
senior and cadet staffs for their
best unit of its type in the state
studies. Two senior members
of Kansas. We feel we can now inverted crawl and the ever
are assigned as counsellors to
say that we have accomplished famous horizontal ladder. A
good PT program helps increase
each cadet flight to aid in this
this mission.
the spirit and mobility of the
In January 1975, Wichita
ground rescue teams in the field.
In addition to the textbook
Rescue Flight had eight seniors
Aerospace education is an imwork, cadets from Wichita
and five cadets and an idea. The
portant part of the training
Rescue Comp. Sq. have toured
idea revolved around the concept
program at Wichita Rescue
McConnell AFB, Karts.; SAC
that you don't have to have an
Comp. Sq. Cadets are given
Headquarters at Offutt AFB,
airplane to have a good CAP
classroom type instruction until
Neb.; the SAC Aerospace
cadet program.
they have completed the first
Museum at Offutt AFB, Neb.;
By December the unit had
and several other aerospace
grown at such a pace that it was
This serves as an introduction related facilities in the Wichita
re-chartered as a composite
to CAP and allows them to ask
Wichita Rescue Comp. Sq.
finished 1975 with 12 seniors and
34 cadets on the roster. Wichita
Rescue cadets had completed
over 90 contracts and earned
eight Mitchell Awards. The pace
has not slackened. So far this
year the cadets of Wichita
Rescue have earned seven
Earhart Awards and recruited
nine new members to the cadet
The Wichita Rescue Comp. Sq.
training program is designed
around three major areas:
Emergency Services, Physical"
Tr a i n i n g , a n d A e r o s p a c e
Since the primary mission of
Wichita Rescue Comp. Sq. is
emergency services, the majority of training is devoted to this
area. Cadet and senior personnel
receive training in the following
emergency service areas:,
ground rescue techniques, first
aid, communications, survival,
land navigation, water crossing
Rapelling Techniques


SlE PTEM BEi?,r~i-976



t" .....c t

Wichita is known as the "Air
Capital of the World" and many
major aircraft corporations
make their home here including:
Cessna, Beech, Boeing, GatesLearjet and Great Lakes
Aircraft Company. In addition,
Bede Aircraft is located in
Newton only 20 miles away.
McConnell AFB and Wichita
State University are also located
in Wichita and have been a
source of great support for Civil
Air Patrol and Wichita Rescue
Comp. Sq.
The most important factor in
the overall concept of Wichita
Rescue Comp. Sq. is esprit de
corps. The will to win expressed
by each member of the squadron
in their training and their attitudes makes Wichita Rescue
Comp. Sq. what it is today.

Cherokee Composite
No. 5
Illinois Wing
ByCapt. Dolly R. Biela, CAP
Squadron Commander
It is always a surprise when
I'm notified that Cherokee
Squadron has been selected as
one of the nation's top
squadrons. It seems we are
always so busy, we really don't
think about iL Naturally, we are
very proud of this award. Being
selected as Fifth Merit Squadron
was truly an honor, as this is the
second unit, award in the past
three years.
What do we do to be in the top?
Just about anything and
everything. This being the
Bicentennial year, there are
numerous things to do. For example, over the July 4th holiday
we were in five parades. With

Te l l

parades, there are floats. Our
cadets built a bi-plane float complete with a cadet dressed as a
World War ace pilot. It was a lot
of hard work, but the cadets enjoyed the challenge. The
response from the public was
fantastic and rewarding.
We never pass up an opportunity to take part in any dis' p l a y. T h i s h a s b e e n m o s t
valuable for recruiting and telling the CAP story.
During one of our local displays, our cadet recruiter talked
to an Air Force Reservist now
retired. Results-- he now
attends our squadron, teaching
emergency service classes and
field work.
We are also very fortunate to
have fantastic Air Force
recruiters in our town. They are
very active people and try to do
all they can for us. It is through
their efforts that we have the
use of the Flags of our Nation for
our parades. They are constantly
alert for things that we can participate in, or assist us in. When
one of them is being
transferred, he always brings his
replacement to our squadron.
Thus the great relationship is
carried on. We in turn work with
them in any way possible.
We try to have active
meetings, as all work and no
play makes anyone bored. We
have a gym above our meeting
place, so that at least once a
month, the cadets have a basketball game after squadron
We will take part in a bazaar
and this has been given to the
female cadets as their project.
They are making various items
such as handmade jewelry, and
painting ceramics: Here we put
the talents of the cadets to good

We even had a paper plane
contest, with a small prize for
the best built plane and the one
flying the farthest.
We work at several air shows


every summer. This the cadets
really enjoy, as they meet the
performers and see many interesting aircraft. Most of the
time we camp at the show as
they last the weekend. We also
set up a recruiting booth during
an air show.
Recruiting is a very important
word to us. Our cadets are proud
of their squadron and do a great
job of telling our story. In fact,
the seniors of our squadron were
recruited by their cadets. These
seniors, like the cadets, share in
the pride of the squadron. They
are devoted members and are
constantly looking for ways to
improve or add to the squadron.
Once a year we have an annual
dinner-dance, which everyone
seems to enjoy. At this time, we
present our awards. We also
have a plaque for Outstanding
Cadet Officer, Outstanding
Cadet, male and female, and for
Outstanding Recruiting.
All cadets have been assigned
a duty which keeps them very involved. We make sure that a new
recruit is in uniform as soon as
possible, and the books ordered,
I feel getting a new cadet involved right away is very importanL
Equally important are words
like action, involvement, participation, cooperation, and discipline. This is expected of
Above all, I feel the most important factor in our squadron is
the high degree of esprit de corps. This is not just a group of
people coming to a meeting; these
are friends. No meeting is over
without a stop for pizza; no
parade is complete without a
party at the commander's house.
These young people are proud of
their squadron and given any
chance, they will tell our story
anytime, any place.
To work with these fine young
people is to know them and this I
consider a privilege. All this
added together can only produce
a great squadron.

Outstanding Recruiting

Bicentennial Parade

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Antique Aircraft Fly-In

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CAP Display




National Staff College G r kduates 152
Ala.--U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen.
Raymond B. Furlong, Air
U n i v e r s i t y c o m m a n d e r,
addressed the closing graduation banquet of the ninth annual Southern National Staff
C o l l e g e h e r e r e c e n t l y, e x pressing his strong support
for Civil Air Patrol to the
170 persons attending the
formal dinner.
During the banquet, U.S.
Air Force Brig. Gen. Carl S.
M i l l e r, C A P E x e c u t i v e
Director presented CAP Col.
Earl F. Livingston, New Mexico Wing commander, with
his eagles denoting his recent
promotion to colonel.
Mess President CAP Lt.
Richard L. Bowling, Knoxv i l l e , Te n n . , p r e s e n t e d

General Furlong with an inscribed pen and pencil desk
set bearing the CAP insignia
on behalf of the college.
Air Force Reserve Col.
William E. Lewis, NSC director from Angoura, Calif.,
applauded this graduating
class as one of the top in the
nine-year history of the
College. He encouraged the
graduates to practice the
leadership and management
principles they had learned at
the college.
Colonel Lewis noted 37
states were represented, with
the largest attendance from
Florida and Pennsylvania.
Among the students there
were eight married couples,
a father-and-son combination
from Red Oak, Iowa, with a

large number of students
coming from the field of
CAP Col. John A. Vozzo,
Commandant of Students
from the Mississippi Wing
where he serves as commander, received a strong
ovation when he was introduced at the banquet.
Six CAP officers and 14 Air
Reservists served as the support and seminar advisory
The course work this year
covered management and
leadership subjects which included management by objectives, transactional
analysis and Project "X", a
special Air Force leadership
and problem-solving field


Gen. Carl S. Miller, standing, CAP executive
director, congratulates CAP 2d Lt. Howard L.
Treadwell, Florida Wing, after presenting him
with his graduation certificate.


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CHAT -- U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Raymond B. Furlong,
second from left, Air University commander, and Air Force
Brig. Gen. Carl S. Miller, third from left, CAP executive
director, chat with members and guests of the ninth annual
CAP National Staff CoUeg_e.

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Project X




lACE Foreign Cadets Pay Visit
Editors Note: The photographs
appearing on this page are rnternational Air Cadet Exchange (lACE)
foreign cadets and their, escorts from
Republic of China, "Hong Kong,
Republic of Korea, Malaysia, New
Zealand, The Philippines and
Singapore when they recently visited
San Francisco, Calif. While in San
Francisco, their visit included a 49
mile tour with a stop at the Golden
Gate Park to visit the Science Center.

Photos by
MSgt. Russ Brown,




People In The News
Guest Speaker
CAP Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Doug Rohre of Texas
Wing's Skeet Easton Comp. Sq. spoke to the
Waco Optimist Club on Civil Air Patrol and
patriotism at their weekly luncheon meeting...
Members of the Pioneer Comp. Sq. (Oklahoma
Wing) under the supervision of 1st. Lt. James
Osborne boxed and labeled some 5,000 pounds of
supplies that were flown to the residents of
earthquake-stricken Guatemala(., Cadet
Darrell .L. French has earned his private
pilot license and CAP pilot wings. He is the first
cadet member of the Easton Comp. Sq.
(M~ryland Wing) to reach this accomplishment
. .

in an accident... CAP 1st. Lt. Henry Rayrs,
emergency services officer of New York Wing's
Orange County Group, has donated $250 to his
unit. The donation will be used to offset the cost
of having the unit's aircraft painted... *

Siedlarczyk Earns Scholarship
Cadet MSgt. Irene M. Siedlarczyk of New
York Wing's Valley Comp. Sq. has been
presented the first annual Roberson Center
Flight Scholarship for CAP cadets, worth $210,
and a matching gift worth $210 for ground school
training . . . Cadets of the Salina Comp. Sq.
(Kansas Wing) recently spent a day at St. John's
Military School. They attended regular and
ROTC classes . . .

Instructor Of The Year
CAP Capt. Donald.R. Jordan, Maryland Wing
information officer, has received the CAP Exceptional Service Award for his outstanding performance as mission coordinator during an
emergency... Connecticut Wing's safety officer
and chief check pilot, CAP Lt. Col. Harold L.
Schnerr, has been named New England's Flight
Instructor of the Year for 1975 by the Federal
Av i a t i o n A d m i n i s t r a t i o n ( FA A ) . . . Tw o
members of Colorado's Thunderbird St. Sq. have
received private pilot ratings. They are Barbara Pearson and William Biay... Amn. Ronald
S. Richards Jr., former squadron commander of
the Torrington Cadet Sq. (Connecticut Wing),
has been named honor cadet at the end of his
U.S Air Force basic training at Lackland AFB,
Te x . . . .

Radiological Training
William R. Doherty, a former member of the
Daytona Beach Comp. Sq., has been appointed to
the U.S. Military Academy at West Point... 1st
Lt. Joan Mountain recently conducted classes
on cardio-pulmonary resuscitation for members
of the Fayette County Sr. Sq. 1404. The office of
civil defense (CD) recently brought aerial
radiological training to Easton, Md. Robbie
Robinson, CD Training Director, Mid-Atlantic
Region, formulated the program in conjunction
with the Maryland CAP Wing. The Easton
Comp. Sq. provided the training site . . . Rep.
Joe L. Evins (D) of Tennessee has nominated Cadet TSgt. Paul T. Cross of the
Marshall Co. Comp. Sq. for alternate appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Turner Earns Solo Wings
Dennis Turner of the Ft. Vancouver Comp.
Sq. (Washington Wing) has pinned on his solo
wings... Cadet Sgt. Curt Hed has been named
Cadet of the Year '75 for the North Hennepin Co.
Comp. Sq. (Minnesota Wing) . . . WO Susan
Radtke has been elected the Kentucky Wing's
Cadet Advisory Council chairperson . . . Two
cadets from the Southside Comp. Sq. (Virginia
Wing), Lee M. Hylton and David R. Marshall,
presented a CAP program to a local school ..
CAP Col. William H. Cahill, Louisiana Wing
Commander, has been named outstanding"
volunteer by the Volunteer Information Agency
of Louisiana . . .

Flight Orientation
Cadet members of the Capital City Comp. Sq.
(Missouri Wing) have participated in a flight
Orientation program sponsored by CAP. Cadets
participating included: Mike Lutman, Dennis
Finke, Glenda Bond, Richard Graziano, Alan
Sestak, Tony Witt, Kevan Zalken, Dan Newby,
Robert Barnes, John Underwood, Todd Plympton, Gale Huey, Tony Seymore and John Enloe..
. Three cadet members were honored at a
recent Washington Wing Class B encampment.
2d Lt. Michael Smith was named Outstanding
Officer, MSgr. Arthur F. Hessler, Outstanding
NCO, and Sgt. Randy Franklin, Outstanding
Cadet Basic.

Basic Training
Cadets from Washington Wing's Ft. Vain
couver Comp. Sq. have completed a weekend of
basic ti'aining at Camp Young in Shelton, Wash.
Those completing the training included cadets
Robert Lawson, Tom Helms, Dennis Turner,
Dean Kohler, Robert Keesee, David Lawson,
Mike Castler Dona Kohler, Robin Thomas, Fae
Woon, Ellen McHatton, Ruth Bond, Sandy
Hawkins, Steve Keesee, Tom Ray, Cindy Reust,
Dawn Eisenbeis, Marry Coffman, Grey Green,
Royce Countryman, and Jerry Keesee Jr.
Senior members in charge of the training included Capt. Howard Bafford, Lt. Col. Jerry
Keesee, Capt. Walt West, and WO Diane Lemire
. . .

$250 Donation
Paul Justus, representative of the General
Aviation District Office, recently spoke to
members of the Hickory Comp. Sq. (North
Carolina Wing). The main emphasis of his talk
was on safety and what to do if you are involved

CAP Radio Licenses
Several senior and cadet members of the
Ellsworth Comp. Sq. (South Dakota Wing)
received a half hour orientation flight on a U.S.
Air Force Huey helicopter from the 37th Air
Rescue Recovery Sq. at EllsworthAFB, S.D ....
Fourteen members of Missouri Wing's Capital
City Comp. Sq. have earned licenses to operate
CAP radios during emergency search and rescue
operations. They are John K. Underwood,
Randy Mueiler, Robert Barnes, Charlene
Stivers, John Enloe, Glenda Bond, Anthony
Seymore. Also, Dennis Finke, Mike Lutman,
Alan Sestak and Gale Huey.

Honor Cadet
Gary Phillips Jr. has been selected as the 1975
Honor Cadet for the Sunflower Comp. Sq. (Kansas Wing). He was awarded a trophy and a flight
in a U.S. Air Force jet aircraft... Chaplain
(Capt.) Ray Bailey of Kansas Wing's Sunflower
Comp. Sq. has been honored for his contribution
to the YMCA. Rev. Bailey, "Man of the Year,"
was cited for his many contributions in the field
of pastoral counseling and for his work as
chairman at the Central YMCA..

Certificate Of Appreciation
1st. Lt. Betty Hoagland of the New Castle
Comp. Sq. has presented CAP Certificates of
Appreciation to Marine Sgts. S.B. Moyer and E.
E. Driver for their cooperation in the training of
CAP members. The presentations were made at
an informal ceremony at the Marine Corps
Reserve Training Center in New Castle. Pa..
Kevin Thompson, Donald Anderson and Robert
Stewart were the first cadets of the Oregon
Trail Sq. (Oregon Wing) to be certified for
search and rescue in Columbia County... CAP
Col. Russell A. Sheibels, Michigan Wing commander, has presented CAP Certificates of
Appreciation to two Canadian radio stations,
CBE and CKLW, and a Canadian news broadcaster Grant Harrison for their support of CAP
. .

Academy Graduate
The former cadet commander of the
Vandenberg Cadet Sq. (California Wing),
William C. Hobart Jr. has been graduated from
the U.S. Air Force Academy. He recently paid a
visit to the unit and spoke to its members on the
Air Force Academy... Margaret Restucher, a
se~i~,' member and information officer of the

Pensacola Comp. Sq. (Florida Wing), was
recently named "Boss of the Year" by the
Malaga Chapter of the American Business
Women's Association...Six members of the
Washington Wing have been awarded CAP's
Meritorious Service Award. They are Lt. Col.
Jerry Keesee, Capt. Howard Bafford, Maj. Barbara Keesee, Capt. Walt West, Chaplain Bill
DePierro and 1st Lt. Boots Akstull.

Scuba Diving Venture
Cadets Maj. Bob Lawson and TSgt. David
Lawson of the Fort Vancouver Comp. Sq.
(Washington Wing), along with U.S. Air Force
Lt. Col. Linwood Kofelt, wing liaison officer,
went on an unusual scuba diving venture. They,
along with members of the Tri-West School of
Skin Diving, played underwater monopoly for a
world re.cord. The feat raised $170 in pledges for
the Oregon Easter Seal Society . . . U.S. Air
Force Col. R. T. Sharkey of the Air Force
Systems Command, Andrews AFB, D.C., was
guest speaker recently at the Crescent Cities
Cadet Sq. at Andrews. Col. Shakey presented his
comments on today's aerospace programs and
reflected on some of his many experiences duri/lg his 33-year military career...

ROTC Scholarships
Cadet 1st Lt. Donald E. Johanson of the TriCities Comp. Sq. (Washington Wing) has received a U.S. Army four-year ROTC scholarship...
The Johnson County Comp. Sq. color guard took
second place in the VFW Loyalty Day parade in
Shawnee. Kansas recently. Members of the
color guard were Cadets John Zeeman, Ben
Riggen, Doug Howard and Nathan Weinsaft.

$ $ $ Donated

Cadets James R. Stark, Troy McGarth and
Edwin F, Kraft of Colorado Wing's Mile Hi
Cadet Sq. recently were given their first orientation flight... Rod Herrig and Larry Davis,
president and vice president of the Montana
Pilot's Association have presented $100 each to
the Great Falls Comp. Sq. and the Helena Cadet
Sq. The donations were in appreciation for the
work performed by cadet members during last
year's Havre Air Show... Fifty members from
CAP's Montana Wing have spent three days
touring Vandenburg AFB, Calif. Highlight of the
trip was a tour of the Missile Launch Center's
Museum and viewing an actual launch . .

Assist Victims
CAP Capt. Jim Motsinger, commander of the
North Austin Comp. Sq. (Texas Wing), recently
assisted three other individuals in removing a
couple from their burning auto after it was in,
volved in an accident . . . A member of the
Pershing Comp. Sq. (Illinois Wing), Cadet Capt.
James Zurales, has constructed a Civil Air.
Patrol display to aid in the squadron's recruiting
of new members... Donna Hurley has been
selected to be a member of the Snohomish
County Red Cross Disaster Committee. She is a
member of Washington Wing's Paine Field
Comp. Sq. and her main responsibilities on the
committee will be meal planning and the coordination of the Red Cross with CAP . . .

First Aid Certificates
Richard A. Magners has been awarded a fouryear college scholarship under the NROTC
Navy-Marine Corps Scholarship Program.
Magners commands the cadet corps of the Gen.
Carl A. Spaatz Sq. of Boyertown, Penn .... Ten
members of the Pioneer Comp. Sq. (Oklahoma
Wing) have completed American Red Cross first
aid instructor courses recently. Receiving advanced first aid certificates were Jim Osborne,
Lucy Osborne, Ollie Heady, Russell Cannon and
Roger Brouillette. Receiving standard first aid
certificates were Laymond Wann, Pat Dagg,
Dallas Winters and Jeff Shuart.


Members of the Colorado Wing's Mile Hi
Cadet Sq. have toured the House of Representatives and the U.S. Capitol They are Cadets
Edwin F. Kraft, Jeffery S. Gentry, Jeffery S.
Gordy, Dennis P. Darrah, Susa~ E. Elzie and
Capt. Dianna L. Gentry.




Cadets Complete Academy Survival Course

NAVIGATION BRIEFING--Prior to their cross country hike using hand compasses and
contour maps as navigation aids, this flight of cadets got a problem briefing from their Air
Force survival instructor. Cross,country navigation across the timbered ridges of the Rampart Range was a challenge for the cadets.

TO P C A D E T- - C / L t . C o l .
Peter Vozzo of the Golden
Triangle Squadron,
Starkville, Miss., was
selected as the top trainee
in survival techniques for
the 1976 course.

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- Fifty-three
Civil Air Patrol cadets from 14 states completed a
week-long basic survival training course at the U.S.
Air Force Academy on June 25.
Cadet Peter Vozzo of Starkville, son of the
Mississippi Wing commander, was named the top
trainee at the awards banquet. Cadets Gary A. Tullis
of Colorado Springs and Mike Loehle of the Kentucky
Wing were runners-up for the honor.
From the day the cadets arrived at Peterson Field
on June 20 to their departure on June 26, the 53
trainees were constantly on the move. All were in the
prime physical condition required to complete the
course, similar to that given Air Force Academy
third classmen.
Academy survival, escape, resistance and evasion
(SERE) personnel, headed by U.S. Air Force Capt.
D. A. Hoem, officer-in-charge, and Air Force SSgt.
N o a h G i b s o n , c o u r s e d i r e c t o r, c o n d u c t e d t h e
mountain terrain and water survival training.
"The course was demanding, rewarding and fastpaced," said Cadet Tullis in speaking for the entire
group at the banquet. "It contained more useful, fundamental outdoor survival information than any
other summer activity I have attended."
The cadets spent the first four days in Saylor Park
in the rugged Rampart Range west of the Academy.
They learned to live off the land, erect tents from
parachute canopies, use various types of signalling
devices, fire the N-6 survival rifle, make smoked beef
jerky and navigate cross-country with hand-held
On the evening of the fourth day, the cadets returned to the Colorado Springs area to enjoy a westernstyle chuckwagon dinner and cowboy entertainment
at the fabulous Flying W Ranch.
The fifth day was spent in water survival training
in the South Gate Lakes at the Academy.
At the awards banquet, U.S. Air Force Col. George
J. Nelson, academy chief of staff, extended a
welcome to the cadets and presented course completion certificates to each man. He was assisted by
CAP Col. Leo Wells, deputy commander of the Rocky
MountainRegion, CAP.
Cadet Vozzo voiced the sentiment of all the trainees
when he said, "One of the great outcomes of this
course was the admiration and respect generated in
CAP cadets for the Air Force NCO instructors who
taught us survival techniques. They are competent,
inspiring teachers who are a credit to their

PARACHUTE TRAINER -- On the platform above, cadets
get instruction on how to operate a parachute harness from
Air Force instructors while others watch. In the distance, a
trainee splashes into the water at the end of his slide down a
steel cable.
O N E - M A N R A F T- - C A P
cadet survival trainees not
only learned how to scramble in and out of one-man
rubber rafts, they also
learned how to keep them
inflated with the tube-like
mouthpiece. Each cadet
had to swim, climb, and
scramble in and out and
under various types of
rescue gear as part of
their water survival

PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES -- After the awards banquet,
Lt. Col. Richard K. Stephenson, academy liaison officer,
counseled interested CAP cadets on admission requirements

and procedures. 178 former CAP cadets are currently enroll.
ed in the 4,000-plus Cadet Wing at the Academy.




139 Attend Cadet Officers School


Cadets Check Schedule


FIRST--Cadet 2d Lt. Hari
Singh of Flushing, N.Y.
won first place in speech.

SECOND--Cadet Lt. Col.
Mark E. Shubel of Plainv i e w, N . Y. w o n s e c o n d
place in speech.

MAXWELL AFB, Ala. -- One
hundred and thirty-nine Civil Air
Patrol cadets, graduates of the
Cadet Officers School, returned
to their respective units in early
July after two weeks of intensive
study and training here.
The purpose of the school was
to train the cadets in the fields of
leadership and communications.
The teenagers, who were
specially selected to attend the
course, came from various parts
of the United States, including
Puerto Rico.
Designed to produce more
effective CAP cadet officers, the
course included the psychology
of leadership, problem solving,
public speaking, physical fitness
and orientation trips. Instruction
time was divided between lectures and seminars.
Opening remarks for the
school were given by U.S. Air
Force Lt. Col. Gale L. Haskins,
director of Cadet Programs at
Headquarters CAP-USAF.
Stressing the importance of
leadership in today's society,
Col. Haskins urged the 115 male
and 24 female students to
"discipline your minds and your
attitudes because today's
aerospace leaders require discipline in every phase of their lives
and it is discipline that makes
leaders out of cadets."
One of the highlights of the
training came when the
teenagers tried their skills on
"Project X," a field exercise in
leadership used by the Air
Force's Squadron Officers
School, and which is designed to
test a person's problem solving
ability and resourcefulness.
Instructors for the course
were CAP senior members, personnel from Air University and
National Headquarters Civil Air
Patrol and Air Force Reserve
Officers called to active duty especially for this activity.
Miss Alabama of 1975-76,
Susie Vaughn of Florence, Ala.,
visited the cadets at Maxwell
AFB who were enrolled in the
two-week Cadet Officers School.
Susie is a 21-year old senior at
the University of North Alabama
where she majors in voice.
Another highlight of the school
was the graduation banquet held
at the Maxwell Officers Open
Mess. Master of Ceremonies for
the banquet was Col. Bernie
Mangus, director of the school.
Cadet Lt. Col. Jane Crenshaw
of Clearfield, Utah, was selected
as the Outstanding Cadet of the
1976 Cadet Officers School.
Cadet 2nd Lt. Hari Singh of
Flushing, N.Y., was the winner
of the speech contest with Cadet
Lt. Col. Mark E. Shubel, Plainview, N.Y., finishing in second
place and Cadet Capt. Elaine
Tullier, Addis, La., finishing in
third place. Cadet 2nd Lt. John
V. Kelley of St. Petersburg,
Fla., won top honors in the essay
CAP offers a number of other
specialized activities to its
cadets. Competition for the
various programs is keen and being chosen is considered an



Project X

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Physical Fitness

THIRD--Cadet capt.
Elaine Tullier of Addis,
La. won third place in
PhotOSwood,bY MaJ.AFResLeonard N.~speech.

TO P C A D E T- - C a d e t L t .
Col. Jane Crenshaw of
Clearfield, Utah, was named Outstanding Cadet.

JUNE, 1976
William Sanches ............. 310e9
Frederick A. Burtch ........ 31130
Warren E. Zelenski ......... 31153
Stereo E. Tufts .............. 31158
Kenneth J. Peliegrino ...... 31184
MartinrI. Lewin ..............
Donald L. Byrne Jr ......... 31351
Edward P. Shelton .......... 31351
Eric C. Tangun ............... 33010
John D. Armour ............. 34051
Frank E Hummel ..........M131
Mark L. Johnsen ............. 35067
Brady R. Reits ............... 37920
Darwin R. Kemper ..... :... 38010
Teresa L. McKinney ........ 39009
Runaid E. Haynes Jr ....... 41008
David S. Myers .............. 41008
Preston H. Nebel ............ 42333
Julie A. Halpersen .......... 45117
Donald L. Johanson .........46992
Kurt R. Wipperfurth ........ 48054
Mark A. Drews .............. 8061
Steven F. Peek ............... 49002
Julie J. Hughes .............. 51044
Duane N, Bonite ............. 51045
George H. Garcia ........... 52015
Angel L. Moran ............... 52091
Agustin Pujols ............... 52098
Donald C. Canen ............. 02085
Blake C Dunn ................ 030M
Virginia M. Nelson .......... 04299
L.W. Armstrong, Jr ......... 04389
Richard L. Clewis ........... 04389
Lester O. Batsen,Jr ........ 05030
John M. Pittman ............ 05068
William J. Sirman .......... 7016
Philip E. Stasik .............. 11075
Carlos Cnntreras ............ 11090
Robert F. Cbejhva ......... 11211
Barbara Pfieffer ............ 1211
David M. Winters ........... 11254
Garry North ..................12010
Edward Ruth .................
James C. Wiens ..............14111
Timothy J. Robbins ......... 18023
Robert A. Sayre ............. 18071
Robert E. Duncan,Jr.....:. 18071
Michael D. Klana ........... 20164
Howard T. Goliotte,Jr ..... 22048
Robert E. Suter .............. 23040
Michael D. Darr ............. 23059
Joseph F. Chency ...........2600'2
Philip G. Baierl ..............
David K. Home .............. 28037
Lori L. Sussman ............. 2g067
F.M. Rittwcgcr ...... ~ .......29080
July, l~ff6
Eric R. Vogt ..................
George E. Frei ............... 04107
Bruce W. Busch ............. 05030
James H. McKinuny Jr .......
Randall F. McHargue ...... 99133
Walter G. Carlton Jr ....... 07012
Nick L. Castrinos ............ 08043
William R. Deland .......... 06142
Laura A. Nugent ............. 0e160
Michael J. Stoklac .......... 11075
Jim G. Tenaison ............. 11184
Mark T. Carroll ..............11234
Philip J. Cummings ........ 11234
Norby L. Fess ................ 140~
Stevun L. Durv ............... 16921
Donald W. Binrman ......... 18021
Michel J. Werkowshi ....... 19065
Michael V. sceglio ..........
Jane Thompson ..............
Larry D. White ............... 20117
Stephen A. Resch ............ 20176
Michael L. Adamson ....... 26928
Donald J. Ceehrane Jr .....28~5
Steven F. Baker ............. 290Q0
Timothy W. Purcell ......... 91184
Chnrles A, Lynakey ......... 21306
Deborah K. Hinton .......... 33010
Philip J. Fetter ...... . ....... Ml15
Robert M. Stewart .......... 36075
Albert R. Wallace ........... 3"/~I
Anna Fox ......................
Jay E. Spicer ................. 37160
Robert J. Reoder ............ 37180
Michael J, Garry ............ 40035
Kevin E. Greor ..............41036
Paul J. Stookshnry .......:.. 41016
John E. Pulilam Jr .......... 41036
Andrew J. Pulliam .......... 41036
Paul H. Lavalle .............. 42098
Stephen L. Foster ...........48002
Walter M.R. Rose ........... 48160
Douglas L. Sundseth ........ 49008
Greta M. Conde .............. 52~6
Jose A. Rodriguez ........... 520~
Luis Alequin ..................52087




June, 1976
William T. Olsen ............ 01034
Mike J. Watkins ............. 010~9
Shawn R. Garoutte ..........02071
David P. Wolski ............. 02071
Thomas E. Sawyer .......... 04126
Tambra L. Limpus ......... 04126
Charlotte A. Limpus ........ 04126
Steven S. Hodge ............. 04345
John J. Kruwczyk ........... 04364
James L. Peoples ...........05030
Kathleen M. Kleewein ..... 05070
George P. Bishop ............05138
David J. Crawford .......... 07007
John A. Barnunwski ........ 07007
Terence M. Cce .............. 07011
Kathy V. Thomas ............ 07012
Judy L. Lawrence ........... 67012
Cheryl J. Metzger ........... 08023
Mark T. Carroll ..............08023
Robert L. Prine .............. 08033
Robert G. Minor ............. 08143
Ray E. Sumner .............. 08159
Steve Sargent ................ 08176
Gavin M. Edwards .......... 08293
Gregg S. Jones ............... 08412
Rick E. Morgan .......... ._. 06423
Gregory H. Slaton ........... 09052
George J. Arnold ............ 09090
Lee A. Barker ................ 09090
Carl K. Steffunsen .......... 11011
C.B. Kirkpatrick ............11061
Clifford E. Hampton ....... 11061
Richard R. Olson ............ 11075
Steven J. Krivich ............ 11113
BertH. Rowe .................11166
Randolph C. Nitz ............ 11226
David P. Johnson ............ 11271
Charles E. Sigwurth ........ 12010
Norman D. Roysden ........12010
Robert E. Scott .............. 12123
John H. King Jr .............. 12189
Todd A. Kthdig ............... 13005
Brian E. Reynolds .......... 14058
James M. Smith Jr .......... 16010
Guy E. schelhnuse .......... 18079
Joseph E. Oura .............. 19015
Marvin D. Moore ............ I~59
Michael D. Riha ............. 19071
Timothy Brady .............. 20038
Michael G. Latts ............ 20086
Donna M. Tavolctte ........ 20117
Patricia L. Holton ........... 20176
Warty J. Meerschnert ...... 20199
Edgar U, Swamy ............ 20250
Philip D. Tuckey ............ 20250
Roy G. Gantt ................. 22049
Marie L. Vozzo ............... 22~7
Bryan Howard Miller ...... 22057
Marie E. McLaughhn ...... 22057
Brad S. Toilernd ............. 24012
Ellsworth J. Holiey ......... Z5033
Mark C. Dial .................. 5045
Anita J. Griffin ..............27049
Jim A. Frederichson ...... .27052
Nicholas P. Dullioger ...... 28037
Donald E. Lovely ............ 28037
Clayton R. Fink .............. 29003
Edward A. Nogunt .......... 29058
Terry J. Lang ................29067
Arthur J. Pagano ............ 29059
Donna G. Fink ............... 29092
Susan A. Malick ............. 29096
Alan A. Triolo ................31011
Carol A. Rundberg .......... 31022
Edward L. Irving ............ 91153
Thomas A. Penra ............ 31159
Daniel D. Penra ............. 31159
Robert S. Depass ............ 31224
Douglas J. Reed ............. 31229
Irene M. Sindlarczyk ....... 1292
Robert W. Cler..son Jr .......31333
Ivan Montero ................. 31339
James R. Goodman .........32048
Laurie W. McClure ......... 32111
William D. McGaniard .... 32111
Herman A. Tingle .......... 32136
John H. Mattnaan Jr ........ 92136
William R. Knicely ......... 4C~m
Terry J. Hitt ..................34070
Marc A. Polstor ............. 4070
David W. Jackson ...........34070
Melinda L Johnson ..........
Glen A. Foster ............... 35092
Kevin D. Lambert ........... 36054
David A. Cashing ............ 36034
John J. Wierzbicki .......... 37108
George P. Radich ........... 37172
Thomas J. Faucher ......... 38033
Roger J. Hartman .......... ~9014
James A. Jones ..............39064
Robert K. Sacks ............. 39064
Byron L. Northcutt ......... 41036
Storey C. Sorensen ..........41036
James K. Syler .............. 41106
Roy L. Parker ................ 420e7
Larry W. Moore .......... ,. 42057
Both J. Lambert ............. 42186

Michael E. Castillo ......... 42186
Mark A. Floyd ............... 42190
Nelson B. Ross ............... 42215
Frank L.A. Isbell ............ 45089
Frank W. Kinker ............45094
Michael J. Cary .............. 45123
Scott W. Young .............. 45123
Eileun J. Bell ................. 6030
Mark B. Willis ...............46062
Robert E. Keesee ...........46080
Todd W. Grove ............... 47020
David F. Winkler ............ 47920
Maria A. Takahama ........ 51030
Edward R. Thompson ......51030
Gary G. Mau .................
Juan C. Vazquez ............. 52027
Reimond Cortes ............. 52060
July, 1976
John H. Mayfield ............ 01024
B.C. Hollingshead ........... 01088
Shannon T Ronish .......... 02046
Jimmie D. Draper .......... 02099
Harvey J. Scott III .......... 03042
James C. Heatly ............. 04007
Christopher Holloway ......04015
Norman L. Cohen ........... 04051
Paul C. Starr .................
Juanita J. Allen .............. 04371
Samuel G. Barton ........... 04404
Richard S. Blakeman ...... 05070
Gregory Burns ............... 06022
Elizabeth A, Crooks ........ 06042
Richard Keith Downs ...... 07006
Ronsld V. Collins ............ 07006
Guy M. Roshto ............... 07011
Randy K, Kile ................
Albert A. Weir ...............08123
Glen B. Freeman ............ 99123
Tommy A. Colbert .......... 99160
Grant L. Smith ............... 08176
James D. Byers .............. 08293
Lonnie D. Hardy ............. 11020
James F. Maguire .......... 11184
DR. Campbell Jr ...........11189
Jack A. Stubbs ............... 11230
Salvatore J. Seno ............ 11254
Mike R. Shanahan ........... 12126
Eric D. Vanderlinden ...... 13002
John H Thcei e II ........... 14112
Tammie L. Ronssel ......... 16021
Robert O. Ducharme ....... 17062
Bruce J. Spates .............. 18071
William R. Pike ............. 9003
Martin P. Kelly ..............19015
William M. Richardson.... 19059
Larry J. Cain .................
Kenneth K. Knott ........... 20020
Michael T. Kerving ......... 20038
Mark A. Oldham ............. 20038
Nathan C. Smith ............. 20059
Mark R. Carman ............ 20072
Steven D. Wilmer ........... 20179
Phyllis A. Ridal .............. 20176
Mark P. Westrich ........... 20176
Dan A. Bolt ...................
Richard S. Gruzlano ........ 23018
Erik S. Sanders .............. 25018
Winston D. Powers ......... 25045
Kirby M. Klever ............. 7927
John S. Beierl ................ 28010
Marian F. Cronin ............ 28037
Gary N. Apfel ................ 8048
Shawn M. Therrien ......... 28048
Kevin F. Reick ............... 29035
David C.T. Randall ......... 30033
Timothy G. Cassidy .........
Scott J. Roth .................. 31131
Llanne M. Tuomey .......... 91201
Jerry M, Byrne ..............31229
Randy J. Petyak ............. 31236
Jaime B. Lifton .............. 31328
Kip A. Musal ................. 2111
Kim D. Johnson .............. 32124
John M. Kucsero. ........... 32136
Dennis P. Spain .............. 34C~/
Rickey L. Johnson .......... 34037
Mike J. Abbott ...............
Daniel S, Craig ............... 36042
Donald K. Andersen ........ 36075
Andrew T, Murphy .......... 37066
Ben F. Evert .................37169
William P, Reindollar ...... 37222
Bruce S. Boughter .......... 37265
Rod A. Coffey ................ 38016
Jeffrey R. Casey ............ 38025
Mark T. Harrington ........ 40031
Stephen L. Strohm .......... 41054
Alfred M. Gonzalez ......... 42007
Alice F. Patterson .......... 42339
Keith E. Terpil ............... 45117
Kiya R. Fallun ............... 6039
Kim R. Walton ............... 460~
David W. Adams ............ 47040
Renald L. Schmidt .......... 48095
Jose J. Linero ................ 52006
Jose G. Hernandez .......... 52006

CAP STICKER -- U.S. Army Maj. Gen. John G. Waggener, right, commanding general, Ft.
Leonard Wood, Mo., accepts a Civil Air Patrol bumper sticker from Cadet Basic Jeannie
Hamilton, left, and 1st Lt. John C. Gunlogson. Cadet Hamilton won the privilege of making
the presentation in a squadron contest. (Photo by SP5 Earl Heater).

Presented Stickers

Eagle Squadron Conducts Drive
F T. L E O N A R D W O O D ,
Mo.--Cadets of the Eagle
Comp. Sq. have conducted a
fund-raising and publicity
drive here which netted the
unit more than $130.
The cadets presented a red,
white and blue sticker showing the CAP emblem and
saying, "We support our Civil
Air Patrol Eagle Composite
Squadron," to anyone
donating 50 cents or more to
the squadron.
They also passed out
leaflets containing information about CAP's cadet and
senior programs. U.S. Army
Maj. Gen. John G. Waggener,
commander of Ft. Leonard
Wood, made the first donation to the drive with his
check for $5. In addition to
the sticker, General
Waggener was also given a
copy of Civil Air Patrol's Annual Report to Congress.
To prepare for the drive,

Unit Assists In
Airport Opening

EASTON, Md. -- Civil Air
Patrol members from three units
provided aircraft ground control
during recent ceremonies for the
opening of the Martin-Marietta
More than 200 visiting aircraft
rescue static display included
of all descriptions participated in
Seattle's 12-channel comm u n i c a t i o n s v a n , a fi e l d the opening and the continuous
residence van with accom- flow of aircraft placed a maximum demand on the ground con,
modations for 10 searchers, and a
trol teams.
reconditioned high-body truck.
The CAP ground control teams
Washington Wing headquarters
were from Hagerstown, Bowie
members displayed land search and Easton. The flight line team
and rescue equipment from their members included Cadets Keith
"Challenger" teams:
Adams, Jane Coundjeris, David
CAP members demonstrated
French, John Macy and Mark
their equipment and explained Weaver. Senior members 1st Lt.
Washington Wing programs
Bob Messick and 2nd Lt. Dean
throughout the day alongside Voorhees were co-project officers
their Guard counterparts.
for the effort.

cadets competed in a contest
by writing a presentation
statement to be used during
the drive when showing the
materials. The reward for
the best presentation was the
honor of having his or her
photograph taken with
G e n e r a l Wa g g e n e r w h i l e
presenting him with the first
The statements were judged by the squadron commander, CAP 1st Lt. John C.

Gunlogson, and the unit's information officer, CAP 2d Lt.
Lucille Lee, on basis of CAP
content, originality, simplicity and persuasiveness.
Winner of the contest was
Cadet Basic Jennie Hamilton.
Others participating in the
Saturday afternoon campaign
were Cadets Steve Rose,
Cynthia Lee, Peggy
Beuchter, Donna Hamilton,
Kim Clas and Joe Szulkowski.

CAP Pilots Locate Forest Fire
Columbia-Montour Senior Civil
Air Patrol Sq. was instrumental
recently in locating a smouldering forest fire near Benton, Pa.
CAP 1st Lt. Robert A. Detrick
flew his aircraft over the area
where thick smoke could be seen
and pinpointed the location of the
blaze between Camp Levine Boy
Scout Camp and the covered
bridge near Grassmere.
Flying over the area, he was
able to direct the Benton fire
chief and more than 200

firefighters, including members
of the Department of Forestry,
to the blaze by using air to
ground radio communications. It
was reported that approximately
70 acres were destroyed before
the fire was brought under control.
The Benton fire chief said that
without aerial surveillance, the
damage would have been
widespread before they could
have found where the smouldering fire actually was.

Wing Displays Equipment
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Search
and rescue equipment displays
by the Washington Wing, Civil
Air Patrol, and the Washington
Army National Guard spiced a
Seattle Armory open house
This response to community interest in CAP and Guard
emergency services support
provided a variety of updated information on the voluntary efforts of many Seattle residents.
Civil Air Patrol equipment
featuredin an outside search and

TRAINEE -- Cadet John Macy is shown with tools of the
trade solving one of many navigation training problems as he
trains to be an aerial observer and candidate for the CAP air
observer silver wings. Cadet Macy is pursuing his air
navigation studies with Maryland Wing's Easton Composite
Squadron. The observer course includes 20 hours of aviation
ground school and five navigation flight missions.




IACE Foreign Cadets Tour San Diego, Calif.
(lACE), foreign cadets and their escorts from Sweden when they recently visited San Diego, Calif4
While there they attended a Padres baseball game, paid a visit to the Museum of Man, the Reuben H.I
Fleet Space Theater and Science Center and the Aerospace Museum. A beach party was a/soI
attended. These foreign cadets, while in San Diego, were sponsored by California Wing's San D egoI
Group 3).

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Most editors never willingly or knowingly refuse to print news.


Try to tell the reader what the story is about in the first sentence of your article.

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News editors may have style sheets to guide reporters.
It s all right to put two stories on one page if you have room.



A lead should get attention and give the most important facts.



A reporter writes to impress people, not inform them.



M o s t p e o p l e d o n ' t m i n d i f t h e i r n a m e s a r e m i s s p e l l e d i n t h e p a p e r.


It's better to leave a fact out of a story if you're not sure of it.


U s i n g s h o r t , s i m p l e s e n t e n c e s i n y o u r n e w s s t o r y m a k e s i t h a r d f o r r e a d e r s t o m i s u n d e r s t a n d t h e s t o r y.





T h e r i g h t l e n g t h o f a n e w s s t o r y d e p e n d s o n h o w l o n g i t t a k e s t o c o v e r t h e s u b j e c t p r o p e r l y.


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A c t i v e v e r b s a r e m o r e f o r c e f u l t h a n p a s s i v e v e r b s i n a s t o r y.



Use vigorous words that give a reader vivid pictures.


Write your news story in the inverted pyramid form.


Start your story about one-third down the page.


Editbrs like handwritten notes about what happened at the meeting.


Make the reader's mouth water with details of the menus served.


I f t h e m e e t i n g w a s t w o w e e k s a g o s e n d t h e s t o r y i n a n y w a y. B e t t e r l a t e t h a n n e v e r.


A l w a y s i n c l u d e y o u r n a m e , p h o n e n u m b e r a n d a d d r e s s w i t h t h e s t o r y.



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G i v e y o u r s e l f l p o i n t f o r e a c h c o r r e c t a n s w e r.






How did you score?
1 5 - Z 0 Yo u ' l l b e a n a c e s o o n !
10-15 Glad to have you on the beat!
5-i0 Still just a hack. Keep trying!
Yo u ' v e g o t a l o n g w a y t o g o !








CAP Bulletin Ont'd


American Council on Eq~tion (AI
ommendations for collel=redit, ,
E a c h c o l l e g e , h o w e v e r, ~ a b l i s h ~
ins obtained outside an gtedited
ACE for PME courses m

I . M E R I T O R I O U S S E R V I C E C E R T I F I C AT E S . N e w c e r t i fi c a t e s w i t h t h e n e w
National Commander's signature will be available shortly after the National
Convention. Old certificates bearing the signature of General Westberg should


b e d i s c a r d e d i m m e d i a t e l y. C e r t i fi c a t e s w i t h G e n e r a l P a t t e r s o n ' s s i g n a t u r e D p Y
s h o u l d n o t b e u s e d a f t e r 1 9 S e p t e m b e r.

2. CAP INQUIRY SURVEY RENEWED. Some time ago National Headquarters/
OI conducted a survey of the people who wrote inquiring about Civil Air Patrol.
A survey is again being conducted. The following questions are asked:
( Y E S NO)
a. Were you contacted by your state CAP headquarters?
your local CAP unit? (YES NO)

m a e hv e l .
u n d e1 5 rsaed ue stte r l e o u r s ( s ~ \s o
3 sh in international riot

Did you join Civil Air Patrol? (YES NO)

Z 4 s h i n p o l i t i c a l s c i e n ~ r.
personnel management area=

If not, why not?

Previous survey results revealed that an appalling 48 percent of the people who
wrote in were never contacted by either wing or local CAP units. An organization that ignores public requests for information leaves an impression that is
hard to overcome, especially when the public makes the first attempt to communicate. Being indifferent to inquiries about CAP reflects upon the whole
CAP organization. People Lend to air their grievances to whomever will listen.
Yo u r C A P u n i t m e m b e r s h i p c o m e s f r o m y o u r l o c a l c o m m u n i t y. T h e r e a r e
people in your community who would like to offer their services to Civil Air
Patrol. Why not take advantage of the offer? If you don't, down the drain go
the CAP radio and television spots and brochures and pamphlets and posters
a n d fi l m s , e t c . , e t c . , t h a t h e l p e d m o t i v a t e t h e o r i g i n a l i n q u i r y. W e a t H Q
CAP-USAF/OI are willing to help you in any way we can. We have to work
together if we are going to make Civil Air Patrol a recognizable, visible, and Ol
viable part of communities all over this nation.
3 . AT T E N T I O N A - L L C A P S T O R Y S L I D E S E T O W N E R S . T h e r e i s a d d i t i o n a l
i n f o r m a t i o n y o u m i g h t w a n t L o v e r b a l l y a d d t o S l i d e Z S , " Q U A L I F I C AT I O N S . "
Under the subtitle, "Seniors," in addition to being 18 years of age and older
and a US citizen, an alien "lawfully admitted for permanent residence" to the
United States of America and possessing a current Department of Justice Form
1-151, "Alien Registration Receipt Card," is eligible for CAP membership as
a noncitizen. Detailed information can be found in Change I, CAP Manual
39-2, dated I April 1976.
4 . C A P S T O R Y S L I D E S E T S S T I L L AVA I L A B L E . T h e 3 0 - s l i d e C A P S T O R Y
slide presentation with script is still available at $3.00 per set. It is an outstanding information and recruiting tool. No information or recruiting officer
should be without one. Make out a check or money order to HQ CAP-USAF
a n d s e n d t o H Q C A P - U S A F / O I R , M a x w e l l A F B A L 3 6 11 2 . Yo u w i l l r e c e i v e
the CAP STORY slide presentation by return mail.


6 sh total: international~
graduate level, for a rating c!
Undergraduate level, 17

Z sh educational found
I sh communication t,
4 sh educational meth
Z sh instructional tec~
Z sh tests and measu:
3 sh instructional tel,
3 sh instructional me
Undergraduate level, 9 s
3 sh political scienc
3 sh social science.
3 sh management.
Graduate - 3 sh governm
Combining credit from these
campus, plus bypass testing
Many people are actually clo
lor's degree (4 years} when
evaluated. As a CAP memb
the national staff colleges m
use this added benefit of you

5 . I N F O R M AT I O N O F F I C E R ' S H A N D B O O K . W o r k h a s j u s t b e e n c o m p l e t e d
o n a n e w, r e v i s e d e d i t i o n o f C A P M a n u a l 1 3 0 - i , " I n f o r m a t i o n O f fi c e r ' s H a n d book." Copies will be distributed to all information officers at all levels
within the next 30 days.


6 . C O L L E G E C R E D I T AVA I L A B L E T H R O U G H P R O F E S S I O N A L M I L I TA R Y
E D U C AT I O N C O U R S E S . C o l l e g e c r e d i t i s a v a i l a b l e o n c o m p l e t i o n o f P r o fessional Military Education (PME) courses, in residence and through correspondence. A listing of the courses with recommended credit is compiled in
"Guide to Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services. " The

is h~ghly desirable for all o
Air Force Reservists assig
garding Air Force training
CAP programs. Numerous
during the year are availabl
to the student for instructio
schedule is open to CAP an
Form 17. Reservists conta

The Civil Air Patrol BULLETIN is published bimonthly (Jan., Mar., May, July, Sep., and Nov.). It contains
official announcements, interim changes to CAP publications, and other items of interest for all CAP members . . . . .


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Class 76F - 15 Sep-ZI Oct 1976

77A- 5 ~an-10 Feb 1977


77B - Z Mar-7 Apt 1977
77C - 13 Mar-19 May 1977
77D - 13 Jun-15 Jul 1977

valuates these courses and makes recm o s t c o l l e g e s a n d u n i v e r s i t i e s f o l l o w.
own policy of extending credit for train~e environment. Recommendations by



77E 18 jul-19 Aug 1977

_ Correspondence: None.
] (ACSC,

The Weapons Employment Course for allied officers has been deleted. We
were very proud of the five CAP graduates in the final course, April 1976.
Air Command and Staff College (ACSC) correspondence program states eligibility requirements of major or above or captains with seven or more years
service, who have completed SOS. Enrollment is through ECI. Air War
College (AWC) nonresident seminar program is available to lieutenant colonels

) _ Correspondence:

:iences and personnel management areas,

a o n da b o e d w n d l d iw iu t e n a n A icr o Fo n e e sbeal s e s e a n d A WrC a lol n r t a k d ea b os e m i n e ry e a r et o
l orcl
ect es. no mn y esie nt ut o na s ar
cnd uct ve a or l e d e on t
complete. The seminar program combines advantages of guided self-study
and group discussion. AWC correspondence is also available through ECI
enrollment. For additional information, contact Senior Training, HQ CAPDOT
U S A F, M a x w e l l A F B A L 3 6 1 1 Z , t e l e p h o n e A U T O V O N 8 7 5 - 5 3 0 9 / 5 3 1 0 o r
commercial AC Z05 Z93-5309/5310.

~duate level.
tent seminar or correspondence:
tional relations and government, and
aduate level.
, 4 sh, and personnel management, Z sh,
ding or excellent.



Resident 0nly:

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a. CAPM 190-I, ',Information Officer's Handbook, " July 1976, supersedes CAPM 190-I, April 1970, and CAPR 190-I, 6 February 1974.

8 . N E W A N D R E V I S E D C A P P U B L I C AT I O N S :

b. Change I, CAPR 77-I, ,,Civil Air Patrol Vehicles, Vehicle Status
Report, RCS: CAP-S-Z,' Z8 July 1976, has been published.
c. CAPR 0-Z, ,,Numerical Index of CAP Regulations, Manuals, Pamphlets,
and Leaflets, " Z6 July 1976, supersedes CAPR 0-Z, 6 March 1975.
d . C A P R 0 - 9 , , , N u m e r i c a l I n d e x o f C A P F o r m s , Te s t M a t e r i a l s , V i s u a l
Aids, and Certificates,' Z6 July 1976, supersedes CAPR 0-9, 6 March 1975.
MED FORCES (ICAF) - Correspondence:


e. CAPF 48, ,,Religious Interview Guide, " August 1976, supersedes
CAPF 48, November 1960.
f. CAPR 50-6, ,,National Emergency Assistance Training, " Z7 August
1976, has been published.
g. CAPR Z65-I, "Civil Air Patrol Chaplains, " Z7 August 1976, supersedes
CAPR Z65-I, 6 February 1974.

nanagement area for rating of distinction-

h. CAPR IIZ-9, "Claims, Demands, and Legal Actions for and Against
the Civil Air Patrol and the United States, ' Z7 August 1976, supersedes CAPR
l IZ-9, Z March 197Z.

,s with that of classroom attendance on a
ide variety of subjects, is a growing trend.
n associate degree (Z years) or to a bache-aining and credit for experiences are
xr completion of PME courses and one of
tle you to college credit. Recognize and DOT
me abe r ship.

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D O N A L D A I O ' N E S K Y, L t @ 1 ,
Director of Administration

IV[EMBERS. Professional training
'R CAP M~/i~:tants' CAP members and


have made many inquiries recently re~ l i . k ~
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~sional Military V ducar~on cou~

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A x wne l le rA F B r s L . d h e A F l Ro w en v i s1 s 7 6 -n o7 c o s t
~ P % nbe A an T US f o l es i r g t 9 at 7
rye members. CAP members apply on CAP
i o r T r a i n i n g , H Q C A P - U S A F, M a x w e l l A F B .



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It s an ill wind if it blows your airplane away.

My transition from the military flight line to the civilian ramp has been traumatic. On the
military flight line everything is tied down, chocked, and the brakes are set. On the average
civilian ramp none of these time-consuming practices are allowed to inhibit the "fun" of
My first trip to the civilian ramp was to get some cockpit familiarization time. In the Air
Force, that means you go out to the aircraft that you're going to learn how to fly tomorrow ..
and learn where the switches and instruments are before you fly. It proves its value during
your first flights, because not knowing where the flap switch is on final or staring at the
clock while trying to decide if you are upside down or not can be embarrassing. As I
approached the FBO (Fixed Base Operator), I noticed that the normal light North Dakota
breeze (25G45) was blowing. I asked the FBO line boy if I could sit in the aircraft. He
couldnJt understand why. I explained it to him again. He decided that since they let little
kids do it all the time it might be OK. The aircraft was rocking gently outside the window.
When I asked about it not being tied down and whether he worried about it blowing away, he .....
replied, "Nope, they only blow around once in a while.,, I remarked about not seeing any
chocks and didn't they use them? He replied, "Nope, people just taxi over them and it hurts
the tires." As I started to get into the aircraft, I noticed that the brakes weren't on. "Don't
you want the brakes on?," I called. "Nope, makes them hard to push," he replied. The
aircraftshook and rocked in the wind as I completed the cockpit check. When I was finished,
and just as I was about to deplane, the wind lifted the wing about 4 feet in the air and spun ~i~iiiii
the aircraft 45 degrees. The line boy, who had watched this happen, grinned at me as I got
out. "Bet that scared you some," he said. "Yup," I replied, as I walked away without looking back (who wants to be an accident witness if they have the choice?).
I am convinced that the cavalier attitude you see on the civilian ramps is the result of the
"insurance syndrome.,' Would we see more chocks and tie-downs if the FBO personally
had to fix his damaged aircraft? I think so. How many pilots in the CAP wing realize that
aircraft over or a dumb pilot fails to keep his feet on A Ty v
the ground in high winds and the aircraft rolls over on landing, the result is the same--the aircraft is gone. There is no money
available to replace it. If you ask me (and nobody has), anytime an aircraft is damaged
unnecessarily by wind, the last man that flew it should pay for it.
I have seen wing aircraft parked unattended and untied on the ramp. When I ask why, I get iiiiiii!!
one of three answers:

It was calm when I left it.
Joe is scheduled to fly it in 10 minutes.
The line boys are supposed to put it in the hangar or tie it down.

My comebacks were:




Weather changes rapidly and high winds cannot always be forecasted,
Joe never even came to the airport because he heard thunderstorms were coming. i .
If you're so weak you can't push it into the hangar or tie it down, why are you flying?

There is no such thing as a justifiable aircraft ground accident. It doesn,t make any dif: ference wrong, somebod~about blameI Force flight line or the civilian ramp--when something
goes if you're talking is to the Air
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