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  • CAP’s cell phone forensics team reaches 1,000th ‘find’ milestone

    Civil Air Patrol’s award-winning National Cell Phone Forensics Team achieved another major milestone with recording its 1,000th find of a lost or missing person on the way to its 656th life saved since the innovative technology was developed.Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, conducts approximately 90 percent of all
  • CAP, PEO-BES sign MOU to provide IT training to technical school graduates

    Civil Air Patrol is embarking on another innovative partnership with the U.S. Air Force, one that will provide critical information technology training to recent Air Force technical school graduates. A memorandum of understanding between the Air Force and its auxiliary was signed earlier this month by the CAP national commander and CEO, Maj. Gen.
  • Air Force Junior ROTC, CAP cadets launch more than 200 rockets over River Region

    Fifty years ago today, the Saturn V, carrying the Lunar Module “Eagle,” launched out of Kennedy Space Center. It was from this achievement that Neil Armstrong recited his famous line which echoed around the world, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”To commemorate this monumental achievement, the Air Force’s Junior Reserve
  • Civil Air Patrol: A Story of Unique Service and Selfless Sacrifice

     Brave. HeroicThey were the citizen fliers of America’s greatest generation who, propelled by duty, honor and love of country, sacrificed all in defense of America in the earliest, darkest days of World War II. Their story is extraordinary, for these founding members of Civil Air Patrol — more than 1,500 strong — performed the most amazing feats.
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7/2/2020
Some 120,000 members of the National Guard have responded this year to natural disasters, have participated in global military operations, responded to civil disturbances and responded to COVID-19, the chief of the National Guard Bureau said.
7/2/2020
The assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for military personnel policy and the Washington Headquarters Services director gave a Pentagon briefing on COVID-19 response efforts.
6/30/2020
Speeding ahead with the development of hypersonic weapons will require the Defense Department to be far less risk-averse than it is now, DOD's director of defense research and engineering for modernization said.
6/30/2020
The Missile Defense Agency is looking to adapt current technologies against the hypersonic threat while looking toward new capabilities.
6/26/2020
NATO welcomes nuclear arms talks between the United States and Russia, but would like China to join the negotiations, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.
6/26/2020
China is actively working in Europe and Africa to subvert the infrastructure that has maintained peace since the end of World War II, the commander of U.S. Naval Forces in Europe and Africa and NATO's Allied Joint Force Command said.