Lt.Col. Jim Emory receives the highest award given each year to a safety officer in Civil Air Patrol.

Oklahoma Wing Saftey Officer Wins National Award

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TINKER AFB, OK – Norman resident and Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Lt. Col. Jim Emory has been named CAP’s Safety Officer of the Year. Emory received the award from CAP National Commander Maj. Gen. Joe Vazquez at the organization’s annual conference, held this year in Orlando, Fla. “As the safety officer for both the Cleveland County […]

Delegates Attend Civil Air Patrol School

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MAXWELL AFB, AL – Civil Air Patrol cadets from Oklahoma were chosen to participate this summer in cadet officer school at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama, the CAP national headquarters and home of Air University and professional military education for the U.S. Air Force. Oklahoma participants are Cadet Michael Ash, Stillwater; Cadet Samuel Embrey, […]

Local Cadet Gains Leadership Experience with Civil Air Patrol

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Nichole Ramey of Coweta is one of four cadets from the Broken Arrow Composite Squadron of Civil Air Patrol to attend the annual Oklahoma Wing Cadet Encampment held this month at Camp Gruber. The week-long course focuses on leadership, physical training, survival skills, rappelling and training in aerospace education. More than 70 cadets from all across […]

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Oklahoma Tornadoes Puts Civil Air Patrol on Alert

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TULSA, OK — Another round of severe weather ushered in springtime in Oklahoma with a day riddled with tornadoes across the state. The most severely damaged areas are near Sand Springs, Oklahoma in Tulsa County and in Moore in Northern Cleveland County. The area around Moore was affected back in 2013 by the devastating tornado […]

Cadets, including Brendan Schulte, foreground, stand in formation at a squadron meeting in Edmond.


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BUILDING AMERICA’S LEADERS Oklahoma Wing Civil Air Patrol SUMMER ENCAMPMENT 11-17 July 2015- Camp Gruber, OK. Thank you for visiting the Oklahoma Cadet Encampment. This is an activity with a rich heritage and history. The Civil Air Patrol has been training cadets in leadership since the 1950s and an encampment has been the main forum […]



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The University of Oklahoma’s United States Air Force ROTC will be hosting the Wings Cadet Competition on 24JAN15 at the Max Westheimer Airport.  All Units are invited to participate and compete.  All participants need to arrive at between 08:00 and 08:30 and be inspection ready in Blues by 09:00 when the competition begins.  All Participants […]

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TOP 3 Encampment Staff Positions – APPLY NOW

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YES, it is time to apply for the TOP 3 Cadet Staff Positions of the 2015 Oklahoma   Wing Encampment.  All Applicants need to mail in their completed CAPF-31 and a Resume (in proper format – Which can be acquired from your CAC Squadrons CAC Representative).  Please Mail them to the Wing; 3800 A Avenue RM 303 […]


Kaitlyn Glowaski earns Ira C. Eaker Award

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  Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama has announced that Lawton CAP cadet Kaitlyn Glowaski has been awarded the General Ira C. Eaker Award and promoted to Cadet Lieutenant Colonel.  The General Ira C. Eaker Award denotes successful completion of all of the achievements of the Civil Air Patrol […]

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Durant Cadet Ellinghaus Receives Spaatz Award

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DURANT, OK — Durant City Council presented one young woman with a rare award for her accomplishments with the Civil Air Patrol during Tuesday’s meeting. Cadet Colonel Miranda Ellinghaus was presented with the organization’s highest award, The Spaatz Award. The award is named after General Carl Spaatz. During a 49-year time frame, 1,898 Spaatz awards […]

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Oklahoma’s Newest Unit Welcomed To Woodward

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TINKER AFB, OK – After ten months of hard work and development the Oklahoma Wing has announced the official charter of the Woodward Composite Squadron as approved by Civil Air Patrol’s National Headquarters. Since July of 2013 a group of individuals with a common interest in leadership, aerospace and emergency services began meeting in a […]


Civil Air Patrol Assists in Malaysia Search

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MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – “It’s a normal search and rescue mission,” said Lt. Col. John Henderson of Civil Air Patrol’s role in the search for missing Malaysia Airline Flight 370. Henderson, a radar analyst for the U.S. Air Force’s 84th Radar Evaluation Squadron (RADES) at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is vice commander […]

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Missing Oklahoma Man Found

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McIntosh County, OK – After an exhaustive three day search by McIntosh County Sheriff’s Deputies, volunteer members of Civil Air Patrol and family members, missing 19 year-old Nicholas Biggot has been found. He was located earlier this morning near the home of his parents by family members, he is alive and well. Deputies are still […]

Comanche County cadet Glowaski with his family after receiving his Eaker Award.

Glowaski Earns Eaker

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Major General Mark McDonald, commanding general of Ft. Sill, awarded the General Ira C. Eaker award to Civil Air Patrol cadet LtCol Joseph A. Glowaski today.  Cadet Glowaski is only the 2,703rd cadet to receive this award since its inception in December 1995. To be eligible for the Eaker award, Glowaski had to clearly articulate in both […]

This V-Tail Beechcraft Bonanza was found near Seminole during the early hours of Thursday morning.

Oklahoma Wing Breaks Record

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TINKER AFB, OK – During the week of October 20th through the 26th the Oklahoma Wing of Civil Air Patrol responded to a record number of calls from the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center at Tyndall AFB in Florida. The week began with the call for aircrews to help narrow down the search for a […]

The tail section of the Piper Warrior found in SE Oklahoma.

Missing Aircraft Found in SE Oklahoma; One Dead

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LEFLORE COUNTY, OK. – After an exhaustive three day long search of the mountains surrounding Talahina, Oklahoma, teams from Civil Air Patrol, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, LeFlore and Pushmataha County Sherriff’s Department as well as the State Office of Emergency Management located the single-engine Piper Warrior II yesterday afternoon around 2pm. According to the FAA, the […]

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Oklahoma Wing Responds To Moore Tornado

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MOORE, OKLAHOMA – “I don’t think we’ve ever had a mission like this one,” said Lt. Col. Dave Roberts of the door-to-door ground team sorties CAP is performing for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The job, which began on Wednesday, is to photography up to 12,000 home sites damaged by the Oklahoma tornadoes.“We’ve had boots on […]

The tail of this plane shows the logo of the Oklahoma Civil Air Patrol.

National Flight Academy Soars in Shawnee

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OKLAHOMA — Civil Air Patrol’s National Flight Academy in Shawnee is a big hit with CAP cadets from states throughout the United States. These aspiring pilots receive formal ground instruction and cockpit time with a certified flight instructor. This how NJ online gambling websites works where you can play for real money as it NJ […]


Broken Arrow Gets a New Commander

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BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – After one year of command, Captain Carder Ehlert stepped down as Commander for the Broken Arrow Composite Squadron of Civil Air Patrol on June 10th. Ehlert, a former member of the Oklahoma Air National Guard’s 138th Fighter Wing and Iraq veteran was selected to begin Naval Pilot training in the last […]

Cadet Troy Moffitt performs an inspection during formation at the beginning of a meeting of the Edmond Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol at the National Guard Armory in Edmond.

Edmond Cadets Seek Leadership and Aviation Training

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EDMOND, OK — Nearly every Thursday, a few dozen young people show up in military camouflage uniforms at the Edmond National Guard Armory for Civil Air Patrol. They come to serve their country and prepare for their future. The organization is part of the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary. Junior cadets, ages 12 to 18, learn about aviation, space […]

Comanche Eagles Composite Squadron (Lawton) cadets in formation during recent media day.

Lawton Squadron hosts Open House

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LAWTON, OK – Ever heard of the Civil Air Patrol? If you’re shaking your head “no” you’re not alone, and that’s exactly why the Lawton Squadron of the CAP held an open house Wednesday night. The Civil Air Patrol is a humanitarian and educational non-profit organization that allows civilians to serve the United States through a myriad […]

Cadet Lt.Col. Miranda Ellinghaus receives the Ira C. Eaker Award the first cadet to do so at the Eaker Field in Durant.

Ellinghaus Receives Eaker Award at Eaker Field

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DURANT, OK – A local cadet receive a national award Thursday from the Civil Air Patrol. Cadet Lt. Col. Miranda Ellinghaus was presented with the “Ira Eaker Award,” she’s the first cadet from Eaker Field to receive the honor. Capt. John Wyatt said it’s the second highest award in the cadet program of Civil Air Patrol. […]

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Aircraft Found Near Guymon

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GUYMON, Okla. – In co-ordination Civil Air Patrol (CAP), and Oklahoma’s Texas County Sheriff’s Department, have found the missing Mooney M20 aircraft, which was bound for Colorado Springs, Colorado after originating in the Oklahoma City area. The aircraft took off at approximately 12:30 pm, April 1st and failed to arrive at its intended destination which […]

The tail of this plane shows the logo of the Oklahoma Civil Air Patrol.

Oklahoma Wing Trains for Evaluation

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MUSKOGEE, OK – Captain Danny Dunlap went through his checklist as he prepared to take off from Davis Field on Saturday. The original flight plan for Dunlap, a pilot for the Civil Air Patrol, was to fly southwest of Tinker Air Force Base by Draper Lake and photograph a recently burned patch of ground. However, just […]