We enjoy a proud legacy of selfless sacrifice and service to country and community that spans decades. In the late 1930s, more than 150,000 volunteers with a love for aviation argued for an organization to put their planes and flying skills to use in defense of their country. As a result, the Civil Air Patrol was born one week prior to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Thousands of volunteer members answered America's call to national service and sacrifice by accepting and performing critical wartime missions. Assigned to the War Department under the jurisdiction of the Army Air Corps, the contributions of Civil Air Patrol, including logging more than 500,000 flying hours, sinking two enemy submarines, and saving hundreds of crash victims during World War II, are well documented.

After the war, a thankful nation understood that Civil Air Patrol could continue providing valuable services to both local and national agencies. On July 1, 1946, President Harry Truman signed Public Law 476 incorporating Civil Air Patrol as a benevolent, nonprofit organization. On May 26, 1948, Congress passed Public Law 557 permanently establishing Civil Air Patrol as the auxiliary of the new U.S. Air Force. Three primary mission areas were set forth at that time: aerospace education, cadet programs, and emergency services. (Source: Civil Air Patrol)

28 November 2011

2012 Tri-Wing Encampment Staff Application Announcement

The official announcement calling for applications for cadet and senior staff positions for the 2012 Tri-Wing Encampment and RCLS. We need a great number of cadets and seniors to fill these staff positions. The 2012  Tri-Wing Encampment and RCLS.will be held on 6 July to 15 July.

Included in this is the need for two seniors and one cadet to staff the Region Cadet Leadership School (RCLS) being held during the encampment.

If you have any questions, let me know.

Lt. Colonel Lierenz

(Please see your email for more specifics).

1 comment:

  1. Please refer to the email sent by the commander which includes all of the deadlines for this event.


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