Ten Civil Air Patrol pilots and aircrew members worked on mission skills Saturday (May 22) during "Mission Pilot Ground Training" conducted by South Dakota Wing. The training was recurrency training for pilots and crew who are already qualified.
South Dakota’s milestone of 50% of the eligible population completing vaccination means ramping-up training and service programs for Civil Air Patrol in South Dakota (South Dakota Wing).
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.
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.
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.
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.
South Dakota Wing, Civil Air Patrol, is flying again today in the search for a missing Day County woman. We're looking in specific areas identified by the Day County Sheriff's office.
South Dakota Civil Air Patrol (CAP) joined the search today for a woman missing in Day County. Amy Dougherty was last seen when she left for work Wednesday, driving in blizzard conditions from Andover to Bristol. She was driving a black Chevy Trailblazer. CAP involvement was requested by the Day County Sheriff’s Department via the South Dakota Department of Emergency Management.
South Dakota Civil Air Patrol (CAP) has received a rare award for excellence. The Unit Citation Award, given by the organization’s national headquarters, recognized unprecedented growth and accomplishments during 2019.