Speaker Date Topic
Gary Branyen Oct 23, 2017
Civil Air Patrol
Civil Air Patrol

‚ÄčThe Civil Air Patrol is congressionally chartered and operates as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. CAP performs services for the federal government as the official civilian auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force and for states/local communities as a nonprofit organization. CAP is made up of eight geographic regions consisting of 52 wings (the 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia). It is a strategic partner of the Air Force, serving as a member of its Total Force. CAP has three primary missions — Emergency Services, Cadet Programs and Aerospace Education.

Marking its 75th anniversary in 2017, Cadet Programs can track its beginnings to Oct. 1, 1942 — 10 months after the formation of CAP on December of 1941. More than one million cadets have benefited from the Cadet Programs’ leadership, character development, fitness and aerospace/STEM education curriculum.



Supporting America’s communities with emergency response, diverse aviation and ground services, youth development, and promotion of air, space and cyber power.

Patrina Krewson Oct 30, 2017

Discussion of a trip to Tanzania.