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  • NextGen Aerospace Professionals

    The Mississippi Civil Air Patrol experienced drastic declines in cadet attendance due to the global COVID-19 pandemic since the beginning of 2019.
  • GTR CAP assigns new commander

    Cadets from the local Golden Triangle Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol (CAP), held a change of command ceremony, at the Base Chapel, Apr. 15, 2021, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.
  • Civil Air Patrol dynamic mission in homeland security

    The operations of the Civil Air Patrol started 78 years ago in 1941 on Dec. 1, and their mission continues as the U.S. Air Force’s official auxiliary force with detachments across the nation.
  • Civil Air Patrol celebrates 77 years, remains vital to Columbus AFB

    The Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the Air Force, will celebrate its 77th birthday Dec. 1 and the organization has played a major role in the Air Force’s total force mission and has also paved the way for many aviators.
  • Civil Air Patrol vital piece of American airpower for 76 years

    Seventy-six years ago, the Civil Air Patrol found its way into existence by administrative order from the Office of Civilian Defense, playing a crucial role in helping protect the United States homeland during World War II. Today, as the Air Force’s official auxiliary force, they continue that role along with several others.
  • Civil Air Patrol cadets get taste of pilot life

    About 40 cadets from the Civil Air Patrol are visiting Columbus Air Force Base July 22-30 to train as if they were a pilot undergoing Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training.
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