Attention, all CAP members in Great Lakes Region: Beginning on January 22, 2018, Illinois Wing, Michigan Wing and Kentucky Wing will be on travel restrictions due to the REAL ID Act of 2005. As a result, the driver’s licenses in these states will no longer be accepted for airline travel and people in these states will need either […]
Illinois Wing will have a commissioning ceremony for it’s new headquarters at South Suburban Airport 2621 W Offner Rd, Monee, IL on Saturday September 16, 2017 from 10AM – 2PM UOD: Blues (preferred) (seniors/cadets), Aviator shirt combo, Polo shirt combo. Take the time to visit the new headquarters and meet other members of Illinois Wing
Illinois Wing Aerospace Conference – Community Out Reach Opportunity Date: 16 September, 2017 Location: South Suburban Airport 28261 S Kedzie Monee, IL 60449 Illinois Wing Civil Air Patrol is pleased to announce the ILWG 2017 Aerospace Education Conference to be held at South Suburban Airport, the location of our new Illinois Wing headquarters. This exciting […]
Congratulations to Illinois Wing’s C/Col Jodie Gawthrop on receiving Spaatz Award #2105. Well deserved. Pictured at GLR/Ohio Conference are 1st Lt Keirn Gawthrop, C/Col Jodie Gawthrop and Great Lakes Region Commander Col Edward Phelka
In 2016 we celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Civil Air Patrol, founded 1 December, 1941. Months later, the Cadet Program was created, 1 December, 1942. Throughout 2017 we are celebrating 75 years of young people serving their communities, states and nation.
by Megan Esau /Inspire EAA.org Many congratulations to EAA’s 2 millionth Young Eagle, Jodie Gawthrop, EAA 1108302, who completed her first solo on March 9, less than a year after her flight with former Young Eagles Chairman Harrison Ford. “Soloing was an empowering experience and being in complete control of the aircraft was unlike anything […]
World War II-era cadet, Olive June Smith, Received the Congressional Gold Medal for her Civil Air Patrol service on 18 November 2017 at the Williamson County Airport in Marion, Illinois. The now, Mrs. June S. Minton joined the CAP squadron at the Cairo, Ill. airport on September 9, 1944, where she received flying lessons in […]