South Dakota Wing was on hand when educators gathered in Rapid City this week for the Technology in Education (TIE) conference. CAP members were there to inform educators about the opportunities for aerospace and STEM educational resources offered by CAP.
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Close to 60 members of South Dakota Wing, Civil Air Patrol, spent the day April 15 capturing photographs of rivers and streams to simulate flood photography missions for local government. CAP crews performed air, ground and drone photo sorties along Rapid Creek, French Creek, The Cheyenne River, the Bad River and the Big Sioux River.
Members of South Dakota Wing, Civil Air Patrol, will refine their skills in air and ground disaster relief photography Saturday (April 15) at a series of locations around the state. The photography will focus on GPS-tagged images where waterways are out of their banks and bridges are threatened.
Civil Air Patrol (CAP) cadet Keon den Hoed is the 224th CAP youth member to earn his private pilot's wings under CAP's Cadet Wings flight scholarship program. Den Hoed, 18, is a Cadet Lieutenant Colonel in Sioux Falls Composite Squadron. The total value of den Hoed's scholarship from CAP is $13,300.
South Dakota Wing hosted an online Intermediate Training Leaders of Cadets (TLC) class this weekend. Twenty-five CAP members, from seven of the eight Civil Air Patrol regions, attended, including a few who were both renewing their qualifications and instructing modules.
Two South Dakota Wing teams brought home eight first- and second-place awards in ten categories this weekend in Civil Air Patrol’s North Central Region Cadet Competition.
Members of South Dakota Wing and the Air and Space Force Association (AFA) to share the benefits of educational partnerships during the Spring Leadership Educator Conference of the South Dakota Education Association (SDEA).
A team from South Dakota Wing called on members of the South Dakota congressional delegation, and their staff members, in Washington March 2, for a series of successful meetings.
South Dakota Civil Air Patrol pilots and the aircrew assisted the South Dakota Air National Guard in practicing the interception of slow-moving aircraft February 10. In addition to the F-16 pilots and crews sharpening their skills, U.S. Air Force evaluators reviewed the CAP aircrews’ performance under a new evaluation system.
South Dakota and North Dakota Civil Air Patrol members are sharpening their search and rescue skills under winter conditions in the Black Hills in the South Dakota Wing Winter Ground Team Academy.