Congratulations to the 8 squadrons from Virginia Wing that participated in the High Altitude Balloon Challenge.
In this section of our website, you'll find recent News Releases from Civil Air Patrol's Virginia Wing as well as other announcements. Please feel free to peruse the articles below!
FEMA requested Civil Air Patrol’s assistance in a crowdsourcing role to view images of the area and provide preliminary damage assessments in response to Hurricane Ida that hit Louisiana.
Congratulations to these members of Virginia Wing who were recognized by Maj Gen Smith for their service with National Headquarters.
Cadet Colonel Kathryn Homa, a member of the Virginia Wing’s Leesburg Composite Squadron, has earned the highest achievement a Civil Air Patrol cadet can attain, the Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Award. Only one-half a percent of all cadets in the CAP’s program earn this honor.
Col. Liz Sydow, Virginia Wing Commander, announced the Virginia Civil Air Patrol units who earned the 2021 Quality Cadet Unit Award.
Congratulations to the cadets who completed a milestone award and senior members who promoted or completed a professional level award in July.
Virginia Civil Air Patrol to conduct search and rescue training in Hot Springs at Ingalls Field Airport
More than 50 members of the Civil Air Patrol’s Virginia Wing will gather in Hot Springs this weekend to conduct training in multiple specialties including urban direction finding, aerial photography, aircrew training, mountain flying, flight line operations, basic ground search and rescue, unmanned aerial system operations, mission base operations, and more.
Civil Air Patrol’s Virginia Wing recognized for top aerospace education and disaster relief mission efforts in the Mid-Atlantic Region
The Civil Air Patrol’s (CAP) Virginia Wing was selected as the 2021 Mid-Atlantic Region recipients of both the Aerospace Education and Disaster Relief Mission Awards.
Congratulations to the Virginia Wing recipients - Maj Jacob Bixler & Capt Christopher Freeze.
Please welcome Lt Col Dan Brodsky as the new Group 3 Commander and thank Maj Jim Mathews for four years of dedicated command to the group.