News from Around the Region

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CAP On Alert to Help NORAD Track Santa Claus
By Michael Marak
December 9, 2016
The Civil Air Patrol will be assisting the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) with their critical mission tracking Santa Claus on December 24th.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Cell Phones Banned on CAP Aircraft
By Lt. Col. Robert Sims
October 19, 2016
National leadership takes the unprecedented action to ban a specified cell phone from CAP aircraft. This move follows building concerns and action by the Federal Aviation Administration within the last few days.
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Florida Wing Launches 1st Flight for Safety Check of Barrier Islands, Inland Areas
By CAP National Headquarters
October 8, 2016
In response to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's requests, Florida Wing launches first flight for safety check. Command feels confident about meeting the needs of cooperating agencies.
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Florida and Georgia Wings are Prepared for Hurricane Matthew
By Lt. Col. Robert Sims
October 5, 2016
Florida and Georgia Wings prepare for impact by Hurricane Matthew with storm winds expected to affect Florida within 24-hours. Coordination continues as the last aircrafts are relocated.