C/Colonel Evan Heidenreich earned his Spaatz Award, #2313. Only 0.5% of all cadets earn this award.
News - 2020 Archive
LEESBURG, Va. (Dec 19, 2020) – On Saturday morning, Civil Air Patrol cadets from the Virginia Wing's Leesburg Composite Squadron (VA-117) placed nearly 600 wreaths on the final resting places of military veterans interned at Leesburg’s Union Cemetery.
16 Virginia Wing units have earned the 2020 Quality Cadet Unit Award for their performance in 2019-2020. This award recognizes squadrons that have vibrant cadet programs.
LEESBURG, Va. (Dec 01, 2020) – Over the Thanksgiving weekend, Civil Air Patrol cadets from the Virginia Wing's Leesburg Composite Squadron (VA-117) got to experience the thrill of aviation first-hand as they piloted the CAP’s sophisticated Cessna 182.
Throughout this year, CAP members have truly learned what it means overcome adversity.
Frauke Elber of the Tidewater Soaring Society (TSS) was a guest lecturer for the Newport News Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol’s (CAP) Virginia Wing on October 20th.
Change of Command
The decision was made to hold a private ceremony on Friday, December 18th that will be viewed by the public on facebook.com/winchestervacap.
Madison Heights resident George “Rusty” Nichols, 90, received a long-overdue honor on Thursday – a replica of the the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Civil Air Patrol (CAP) in December 2014 in recognition of the organization’s volunteer service during World War II.
For the first time since the Apollo era in the early 1970’s, America is preparing to land a spacecraft on the surface of the moon.