Civil Air Patrol

Welcome to Illinois Wing, Civil Air Patrol

Welcome! Civil Air Patrol, the longtime all-volunteer U.S. Air Force auxiliary, is the newest member of the Air Force’s Total Force. In this role, CAP operates a fleet of 560 aircraft, performs about 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and is credited […]

Summer Encampment Staff Applications Close 1 January 2019

ATTN: Applications close January 01 2019 ALL, From the Summer Encampment Team: 1.  Applications are now being accepted for Cadet Deputy Cadet Commander, Cadet Executive Officer and Cadet First Sergeant for the 2019 Illinois Wing Summer Encampment. 2.  The 2019 Illinois Wing Summer Encampment will be held 20 July 2019 to 27 July 2019 at […]

IL Wing Provides Aerial Imagery of Tornado to the National Weather Service and NOAA

05 December 2018 CIVIL AIR PATROL ASSISTS NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE/NOAA: AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY OF TORNADIC ACTIVITY Taylorville,  IL —        Civil Air Patrol’s Illinois Wing provided valuable geotagged aerial imagery for the destructive tornadoes this past weekend across the state focusing on the Taylorville, IL event which impacted over 500 buildings, injured dozens and is suspected […]

Heartfelt Condolences for Lt Col Richard Miller

Illinois Wing is sad to report that Lt Col Richard Miller lost his brother MSgt Glenn Miller, USAF (Ret) of Felton, Delaware on 5 December 2018.  He was 65.   Our heartfelt condolences go out to the entire Miller family.  MSgt Miller served our nation in the United States Air Force for over 24 years and […]

National Cadet Special Activities Opens 1 Dec 2018 – 15 Jan 2019

Please be sure to visit:    Registration and descriptions of National Cadet Special Activities are listed.  Any event signed up for after 15 January 2019 will be marked late and priority will be given to cadets who have signed up by the deadline.  

2019 Legislative Day Cadets to be announced soon.

Thank you to all applicants.   Selected cadets will be informed soon.   16 Nov 2018MEMORANDUM FOR: ALL ILWG CADETSFROM: ILWG/CCSUBJECT: CIVIL AIR PATROL 2019 NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE DAY CAP’s 2019 Legislative Day will be taking place on Thursday, 28 Feb 2019 in Washington, DC.This annual event provides CAP leadership and its members an opportunity to talk one-on-one […]

IL Wing Spring Encampment Cadre, SET, Support Applications.

Deadline 21 December 2018.   The 2019 Illinois Wing Spring Encampment is now accepting applications for the following cadet positions: Cadet Squadron Commanders (2)Cadet Squadron First Sergeant (2)Cadet Flight Commanders (7)Cadet Flight Sergeants (7)Cadet SET OIC (1)SET Staff Cadet (7)Support Staff Cadet (4) Click here for full details and online application form:  Important Dates: Cadre,SET & Support […]

Ice Bowl 2019 Sat. 25 – 26 Jan 2019

Mark your calendars for Friday 25 – Saturday, 26 Jan 19. Camping available on Friday.  CHANGE OF VENUE:Camp Tomo-Chi-Chi Knolls – Gilberts, IL(roughly I-90 and IL47)  The Ice Bowl allows members to test their emergency services skills in extreme conditions.  This SAR exercise will test your muster and prepare us for the upcoming evaluative mission!  […]

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