Rosemary Beuckens, of Sioux Falls, died October 8th at Ava’s Hospice House in Sioux Falls. She had been a long-term contributor to CAP’s Sioux Falls Composite Squadron for flight scholarships for cadet (youth) members.
KELOLAND Living's Ashley Thompson and Brittany Kaye took flight in a CAP Cessna 182 with Lt. Col. Justin Johnson on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. KELO Television, a CBS network affiliate, has four transmitters across South Dakota and covers most of the population of the state.
Lincoln County Composite Squadron hosted CAP’s Introductory Communication User Training (ICUT) and Basic First Aid Training on Saturday, September 25, 2021.
South Dakota Wing’s Col. Mary Donley and Lt. Col. Mark Huntington have received awards from outgoing CAP national commander Maj. Gen. Mark Smith.
Lincoln County Composite Squadron was honored to have two awesome speakers at the squadron’s Aerospace Education meeting Tuesday, September 14, 2021. CAP members Lt. Col. Duncan Keirnes and Senior Member Tom Rysavy shared their knowledge on the A7 Corsair jet, formerly flown by the South Dakota Air National Guard.
South Dakota Wing communicators recently joined in the Top Cat 2021 Bravo communications exercise, including on both HF and VHF radio channels. The region exercise was held on the twentieth anniversary of 9/11. Wings were encouraged to schedule corresponding training and exercise efforts.
Civil Air Patrol’s South Dakota Wing conducted nine flights Aug. 30-Sept. 1 in support of the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s 2021 Field Test and Evaluation radar coverage study in proximity to wind turbines.
The family of long-time Civil Air Patrol (CAP) member Lt. Col Lois Schmidt, of Pierre, has given CAP’s Pierre Composite Squadron a memorial gift. Schmidt died August 11 at the age of 93.
The Sioux Falls architectural firm TSP has given three computers to Sioux Falls Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol (CAP).
Members of Rushmore Composite Squadron (with help from Crazy Horse Composite Squadron) supported the Hot Springs Balloon Festival this weekend with crowd control.