Civil Air Patrol

Illinois Wing Spring Encampment

Illinois Wing Spring Encampment will be held at Naval Station Great Lakes, Recruit Training Command on 21-22-23 April 2017 and 28-29-30 April 2017 (two week ends). The 2017 Illinois Wing Spring Encampment registration is now open and accepting on-line applications for Student Cadets. Applications MUST be completed by 1 April 2017. Full instructions and detail on how to apply are available on […]

2017 Great Lakes Region and Ohio Wing Joint Conference

Welcome to the Ohio Wing Conference! This year the Ohio Wing teamed up with Great Lakes Region to  co-host the conference. Attend learning labs presented by members from Ohio Wing, Great Lakes Region and National Headquarters. On Saturday night a formal awards banquet will be held that you do not want to miss. Click here […]

GLR Engineering Technologies Academy

Number of Open Slots: 20 Requirements: Previously attended encampment, be at least 14 by the start of the activity Cost: $475 A fast-paced, hands-on activity that will encourage high school aged participants to get excited about the growing field of STEM. Students will be introduced to the design-build-test cycle, communications in a multidisciplinary design team, […]

Illinois Wing Cadet attending Civic Leadership Academy in Wash. DC

Cadet 1st Lt Laivi Y. Grossman, Palwaukee Composite Squadron will join other Civil Air Patrol cadets from 19 wings  in Washington, D.C., this weekend for the Civic Leadership Academy, part of a real-world, hands-on activity long recognized nationally as a top-notch educational experience. “If you are interested in politics and careers in public service, this […]

Fox Valley Composite Squadron CyberPatriot Team

Illinois Wing is proud to announce that our very own Fox Valley Composite Squadron’s CyberPatriot team, Foxtrot Elite, will represent Civil Air Patrol as one of two cadet teams at the Air Force Association‘s CyberPatriot IX National Finals in Baltimore, MD this April. We congratulate them on all of their hard work and wish them […]

Final Preparation for Legislative Days

Illinois Wing seniors and cadets are in the final stages preparing for travel to Washington DC for Civil Air Patrol’s Legislative Days. The four Cadets chosen for this year’s trip, C/Lt Col Joshua Lambert, C/2Lt Matthew Schofield, C/2Lt Sara Schofield, and C/CMSgt Alejandro Trevino will depart Wing Headquaters early Wednesday morning along with seniors, Lt […]

Illinois Wing Spaatz Award Announcement

All, Illinois Wing is proud to announce that we have a brand new Spaatz Cadet, please join us in congratulating C/Col Matthew R Walden (IL-067) for earning the Civil Air Patrol’s highest Cadet Award. The General Carl. A. Spaatz Award is a major achievement and CAP Cadet Programs highest honor. The first cadet to receive […]

Illinois Wing Earns Cadet Programs Achievement

On Behalf of Col. J Scherer we have an outstanding announcement. This morning the Cadet Programs Mission Award: Great Lakes Region, was awarded to the Illinois Wing for 2016. This annual award recognizes the wing in each CAP region that has the most outstanding Cadet Program. This award is given to wings excelling in cadet […]

Civil Air Patrol Transitions to ABU

Maj Gen Joseph R Vazquez, CAP National Commander announced that “the Air Force has approved Civil Air Patrol’s request to transition to the Airman Battle Uniform. As the official auxiliary of the Air Force CAP has a long history of wearing a USAF style uniform and our transition to the ABU once again brings us […]

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