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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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. The academy offers a low instructor-to-student ratio – normally one instructor for two-students. Participants in the powered [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Jackson County Squadron trains two new Pilots

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ALTUS, OKLAHOMA — The Local Civil Air Patrol (CAP) unit in Altus OK has two brand new pilots to fly their base assigned aircraft. After months of training, CAP 2 Lt Michael Prater and CAP Senior Member James Hill passed their Form 5 check rides to qualify to fly the CAP Cessna 172 based at [...]

C/Airman Lexie Henson and C/Capt. Catherine Linder direct aircraft in support of a recent exercise at the Lawton-Ft. Sill Regional Airport

Lawton Cadets Support Exercise

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LAWTON, OK – Lawton area Civil Air Patrol cadets demonstrated their ability to direct aircraft movement at an airport during a recent exercise at the LaSill Aviation facility on the Lawton Fort Sill Regional Airport.  The cadets were practicing for an upcoming operational evaluation of the Oklahoma Civil Air Patrol by the US Air Force. Civil [...]

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Broken Arrow Composite Squadron has a new Commander

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BROKEN ARROW, OKLAHOMA – A short ceremony of less than 10 minutes ended the two-month long search for a successor to the command position at the Broken Arrow Composite Squadron with now Captain Carder Ehlert taking command from outgoing commander Captain Russell Gray. “The Oklahoma Wing is constantly evaluating our volunteers so we can use [...]

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AR/OKWG Joint SAREX a Success!

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MUSKOGEE, OK – Nearly 100 all volunteer members of Civil Air Patrol from both Oklahoma and Arkansas units converged on Muskogee’s Davis Field Airport the weekend of March 24thfor joint training in emergency situations and disasters. With 13 total aircraft, nine fromOklahoma and four fromArkansas alongside multiple ground units, the members received extensive training in Aerial [...]

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OKWG Civil Air Patrol Supports Presidential Visit

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Tinker AFB, Oklahoma – Volunteer members of Oklahoma’s Civil Air Patrol were called upon to support homeland security during President Obama’s visit to Cushing, Oklahoma on Thursday. The First Air Force requested the support for their radio communications and with tracking potential threats to the Presidential entourage. Launching two aircraft from University of Oklahoma Westheimer Airpark [...]