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December 1st Marks The 73rd Birthday Of The Civil Air Patrol

Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a congressionally chartered, federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF). CAP is a volunteer organization with an aviation-minded membership that includes people from all backgrounds, lifestyles, and occupations. It performs three congressionally assigned key missions: emergency services, which include search and rescue (by air and… Read more
Memorial Day

Memorial Day Observance and National Memorial Day Concert 2014

Memorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service.  In observance of the holiday, many people visit cemeteries and memorials, and volunteers often place American flags on each grave site at national cemeteries.  A national moment of remembrance takes place at 3:00 p.m. local time.  Another… Read more

December 1st Marks The 72nd Birthday Of The Civil Air Patrol (CAP)

Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a congressionally chartered, federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF). CAP is a volunteer organization with an aviation-minded membership that includes people from all backgrounds, lifestyles, and occupations. It performs three congressionally assigned key missions: emergency services, which include search and rescue (by air and… Read more

Memorial Day 2013 | Veteran Owned Business Military Observance Announcement

Memorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service.  In observance of the holiday, many people visit cemeteries and memorials, and volunteers often place American flags on each grave site at national cemeteries.  A national moment of remembrance takes place at 3:00 p.m. local time. Another… Read more

December 1st Marks The 71st Birthday Of The Civil Air Patrol (CAP)

Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a congressionally chartered, federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF). CAP is a volunteer organization with an aviation-minded membership that includes people from all backgrounds, lifestyles, and occupations. It performs three congressionally assigned key missions: emergency services, which include search and rescue (by air… Read more

Memorial Day 2012 | Veteran Owned Business Military Observance Announcement

Memorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service.  In observance of the holiday, many people visit cemeteries and memorials, and volunteers often place American flags on each grave site at national cemeteries.  A national moment of remembrance takes place at 3:00 p.m. local time.  Another… Read more

Marvel Studios Casting 50 Military Extras for Upcoming The Avengers Movie; Filming 8/1-8/4 in Wilmington Ohio

Marvel Studios will be filming portions of “The Avengers” in Wilmington, Ohio and is looking for interested Wright-Patterson Airmen to appear as extras. They are looking for approximately 50 males to portray Navy Carrier deck crew, Carrier maintenance crew and a few pilots. The scenes will be shot Aug. 1-4 in Wilmington on a simulated Aircraft Carrier deck. The film… Read more