Civil Air Patrol

75th Anniversary Volunteer Special Issue Now Available


The digital version of Civil Air Patrol’s 75th Anniversary Volunteer (a special 84-page October-December 2016 issue) is now available here. The Volunteer cover features Cadet Maj. Megan Laubhan.

This e-edition of the Volunteer includes an article from CAP National Historian Col. Frank Blazich about CAP’s first commander, Army Air Forces Col. Earle L. Johnson. There is also an updated timeline of CAP’s 75 years of service and an article about notable members past and present, along with a new look at CAP’s Total Force partnership with the Air Force and a look back at memorable missions.

Be sure to check out the “Civil Air Patrol 75th Anniversary Tribute Video” on the cover.

Here is a complete list of features in the Oct.-Dec. Volunteer:

A Rich Heritage
75 Years of Unique Service and Selfless Sacrifice 

13  Earle L. Johnson
Army Air Forces Colonel Served as CAP’s Wartime Commander 

18  George A. Stone
Without His Plan, There Would Be No Planes

22  Total Force Partner
CAP Fulfills Role as Force-Multiplier for U.S. Air Force

27  Citizens Serving Communities
CAP Becomes Nation’s Premier Public Service Organization

38  Today’s Toolkit
CAP Technology Has Evolved with the Times

44  CAP Membership
Volunteers Include Notable Names from Past and Present

54  A Source Of Pride
CAP Single-Engine Air Fleet One of Largest in the World

61  ‘The Right Stuff’
Youth Development Still Cornerstone of Cadet Programs

66  Aerospace Education
With STEM Emphasis, Mission Grows in Importance

72 Top-Notch Venues
The Training Is Essential to CAP’s Success

78 Chaplain Corps
Founder’s Heroism Provides 65-Year Legacy for Followers

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