Bowie, MD -- On 14 November 2021, Cadet Staff Sergeant Caleb Smith completed his check ride and earned a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) private glider pilot certificate at Skyline Soaring Club, Front Royal-Warren County Airport, Front Royal Virginia.
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Since 1942, the Civil Air Patrol’s Col. Mary S. Feik Composite Squadron, formally known as the Annapolis Composite Squadron, has met at Lee Airport in Edgewater, Maryland. For 79 years, the squadron has been a part of the Edgewater and Annapolis communities providing emergency services, community outreach, and educational programs. Additionally, the squadron has been a regular participant in the Annapolis Memorial Day Parade, the Annapolis Fourth of July Parade, the Annapolis Military Bowl Parade, the MRE Tug-of-War, and the Wreaths Across America event at the Annapolis National Cemetery.
November 13, 2021--- GRANITE, MD -- For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, approximately 200 Civil Air Patrol airmen converged on Columbia Md to attend Maryland Wing annual conference on November 5-7, 2021. During the conference, Maryland Wing kindly welcomed Brigadier General Regena Aye, Civil Air Patrol National Vice Commander; and Colonel Bruce Heinlein, Commander Civil Air Patrol Mid-Atlantic Region, as distinguished guests.
BALTIMORE (October 25, 2021) -- Civil Air Patrol officials awarded the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Second Lieutenant George Washburn (1916-1991) for his service during World War II on October 23, 2021.
October 8, 2021 - GRANITE, Md -- Granite Cadet Squadron placed in two categories in the national Civil Air Patrol High-Altitude Balloon Challenge (HABC) as results were announced October 6, 2021. Nearly 140 squadrons around the nation participated in this months-long competition to send experiments to the edge of space to determine the effects of the journey.
September 11, 2021 – Granite, MD — Twenty years ago today, nineteen hijackers seized four commercial aircraft determined to bestow mass destruction in the United States. Two of the four aircraft crashed into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon, while the last into a Pennsylvania field after heroic passengers foiled the terrorists aboard.
September 11, 2021 – Granite, MD — Upon the request of Maryland’s Anne Arundel County Emergency Coordination officials, Civil Air Patrol’s Maryland Wing (MDWG) effectively executed a disaster response, damage assessment-oriented mission on September 2, 2021. Operation planning and execution for this significant undertaking were in response to a tornado touching down in Annapolis, MD […]
September 1, 2021 – Granite, MD — On Saturday, August 21 at Watkins Park, Mt. Airy, Cadet Colonel Aurora Albertson was presented the highest award a Civil Air Patrol cadet can achieve, the General Carl A. Spaatz Award, #2307. Captain Daniel Flanick, also a Spaatz awardee, served as the Master of Ceremonies. The presiding officer