Civil Air Patrol (CAP) was recognized by the Helpline Center of Sioux Falls and Rapid City as a recipient of its annual Spirit of Volunteerism awards. The awards recognize individuals, groups, and businesses that gave of their time and talent to care for communities across South Dakota. The awards were presented during National Volunteer Week, April 18-24.
Training for CAP's operational missions April 17 in Sioux Falls included two-way radios, direction-finding for aircraft emergency locator transmitter signals, and even daily CAP vehicle inspections.
Black Hills squadrons of Civil Air Patrol (CAP) conducted training in the use of search drones Saturday, April 10, in Rapid City. The drones, officially called small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS), are among the CAP’s newest capabilities in its role as Air Force Auxiliary.
The U.S. Air Force and Civil Air Patrol (CAP) National Headquarters gave South Dakota Wing an "Effective" evaluation at the completion of its latest inspection April 9.
A Civil Air Patrol (CAP) aircrew on a routine training flight found a flair-up of a fire in the Black Hills on March 31 which had been extinguished two days earlier.
Civil Air Patrol cadets were proud to present the colors during the memorial service for former Rushmore Composite Squadron cadet Ryan Maendel.
South Dakota Wing of Civil Air Patrol will conduct dual East and West River training exercises Saturday (March 13) to practice skills used in search and rescue and disaster relief missions. The exercise mission bases will be in Sioux Falls and Custer.
The new Civil Air Patrol Virginia Wing commander, Col (Select) Elizabeth "Liz" Sydow, is a former South Dakota Wing member.
Civil Air Patrol’s South Dakota Wing performed an additional series of COVID-19 vaccine delivery flights today at the request of the South Dakota Department of Health.