Coldwater immersion suits can be worn over therequired CAP flight suits, thus saving precious time toconduct search and rescue missions in Alaska’s icy waters.
Civil Air Patrol Volunteer January-February 2008
2Helping Above And Below
CAP Aids Southern California Wildfires Response
Partnership Produces Two Schools for Cadets
10Sky’s The Limit
BOG Member Leads Aviation Safety Company
Hawk Instructors First to Attend SAR Games
18Oil And Water Don’t Mix
CAP Chronicles Oil-Tainted Floodwaters with ARCHER
Friends, Colleagues Praise Colonels’ Service
26Boomerangs in Boaz
Celebration Launches National Junior Cadet Program
31The Snoopy Patch
Squadron Honors Lasting Symbol Designed By Cadet
Retired Officer Skilled in Apprehending Rogue ELTs
CAP Leads Member into Forensic Anthropology
38Ready For Prime Time
Staff College Preps Volunteers for Leadership
Vanguard Royalties Benefit Entire Membership
42Tale of Two Vehicles
Subchaser First Flew, Then Turned to Handmade Cars
44Cadets Dive Into Fun
Neutral Buoyancy Lab Sparks Space Aspirations
CIVIL AIR PATROL
46Lost In Alaska?
New Equipment Boosts Volunteers’ SAR Capabilities
8From Your National Commander17From Your National Safety Officer51 Achievements53Region News
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ON OUR COVER
Students from Boaz City Schools in Boaz, Ala., express theirexcitement just before the national liftoff of Civil Air Patrol’sprototype Junior Cadet Program Oct. 26. The program,designed for elementary school-aged students, is being testedin 20 schools across the nation during the 2007 school year.Read more about this new educational endeavor on page 26.Photo by Jim Tynan, CAP National Headquarters.
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