In one of its most intensive periods of flying in recent memory, Civil Air Patrol’s South Dakota Wing this week flew nearly 75 hours in support of a South Dakota Air National Guard national defense exercise.
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The recent Civil Air Patrol (CAP) youth program encampment at Camp Rapid concluded one day early after five participants tested positive for COVID-19.
Civil Air Patrol members from across the country will be in Rapid City July 10-18 for the 2021 Joint Dakota Encampment. Hosted by the North Dakota and South Dakota CAP Wings at Camp Rapid, nearly 175 staff and students will come from all eight CAP regions and 16 states.
Three South Dakota CAP units participated in community events celebrating Independence Day.
South Dakota Wing, Civil Air Patrol (CAP), conducted training at Big Sioux Composite Squadron on Saturday, June 26.
South Dakota Wing of Civil Air Patrol will conduct a training exercise in Brookings Saturday (June 26) to practice skills used in search and rescue and disaster relief missions. The exercise will feature extensive airborne training, with five CAP aircraft.
Sioux Falls Composite Squadron was the overall winner of the Civil Air Patrol’s South Dakota Wing Cadet Competition. The event pitted youth CAP members, known as cadets, from three South Dakota units in friendly competition. Big Sioux Composite Squadron placed second and Rushmore Composite Squadron was third.
Three teams of Civil Air Patrol (CAP) youth members, known as cadets, will compete in nine categories June 18-19 in Pierre.
Civil Air Patrol’s South Dakota Wing has recognized its Lincoln County Composite Squadron as Squadron of Merit for 2020. The award was announced tonight at the annual wing conference in Mitchell.
SM Jeffrey Banks from CAP's Birchwood Composite Squadron of Eagle River, Alaska, brought his sailplane (a Silent Electro 2) for display at Rushmore Composite Squadron during a recent meeting and spoke about the sailplane program.