Air Education and Training Command News

  • NextGen Aerospace Professionals

    The Mississippi Civil Air Patrol experienced drastic declines in cadet attendance due to the global COVID-19 pandemic since the beginning of 2019.

  • GTR CAP assigns new commander

    Cadets from the local Golden Triangle Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol (CAP), held a change of command ceremony, at the Base Chapel, Apr. 15, 2021, on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

  • CAP helps train Air Force officers aspiring to fly

    Civil Air Patrol is one of the four partners in the U.S. Air Force Total Force. Consisting of CAP as the Air Force auxiliary as well as the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and active-duty Air Force, each partner has specific missions that often foster collaboration.

  • CAP cadets converge on Laughlin

    Twenty-eight high school Civil Air Patrol students from across America converged on Laughlin June 8 through 15 to get a first-hand course in pilot training. CAP is the official civilian auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force and is a volunteer organization with an aviation-minded membership including

  • CAP cadets train as pilots

    A class of 30 Civil Air Patrol cadets graduated from a week-long immersion course at Laughlin Air Force Base, June 16, 2017.

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