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.
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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!
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.
Commanders from across the wing met to set goals for FY21 training and discussed how to improve our programs.
Tucked away in Huntsville, Ala., two Civil Air Patrol (CAP) cadets of Prince William Composite Squadron in Manassas, Va., had the opportunity to advance their aerospace education and attend the Advanced Space Academy, one of the many camps run by Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center.
The Virginia Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) successfully located an aircraft with an active Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) at the Manassas Regional Airport in VA after being tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC).