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CAPR 60-1 and related Flight Evaluation Forms are updated and ready for use!

posted Apr 10, 2014, 5:00 PM by Andrew Theismann

The updated CAPR 60-1 is released and effective immediately! This new version of CAPR 60-1 can be found on the Forms, Publications and Regulations webpage on capmembers.com or simply click here to go directly to the regulation. In conjunction with the release of the updated CAPR 60-1, CAP Balloon Flight Operations guidance is provided on the "CAP Pilots" web page in the "Green Flag, Hot Air Balloons, & Weather" section. The following updated/released CAP forms are located on the "FORMS web page" of capmembers.com: CAPF 5, Pilot Flight Evaluation (Airplane/Glider); CAPF 5B, Pilot Flight Evaluation-Balloon; CAPF 5Q-A, Airplane Questionnaire; CAPF 5Q-B, Hot Air Balloon Questionnaire; and CAPF 5Q-G, Glider Questionnaire. 

Group III O-Flight Day and Cadet Ground Training

posted Feb 17, 2014, 2:58 PM by Andrew Theismann

Our first Group III O-Flight Day will be THIS Saturday 22 Feb 14 at KTRL.

Our priority for these flights are those who are newer in the program and have not had their First Flight.  Each unit will be given TWO (2) slots for cadets with the exception of TX-803 which will receive FOUR (4) slots due to the number of cadets without flights.  All Group III Aircraft will be on site.  Each aircraft will complete an O-Flight with a cadet on the inbound and outbound.

We expect two cadets from each unit to participate in the O-Flights.  If your unit does not have any cadets who want to participate, please let me know so that I can get cadets from other units to take the open slots.

We are also providing an opportunity for a CADET SAREX during this activity.  We will be providing training in Flight Line, Ground Team (primarily UDF), Mission Radio Operations, ICUT, and other training as needed.

More often than not, our regular SAR exercises cater to the Senior Members, this exercise is specifically for the CADETS.  The OPS Plan is attached.

Sign-In will be at 0800 for those cadets who do NOT have an inbound O-Flight.

The registration will be handled through the Group III Website.  Commanders, you will need to enter the cadets that you will have flying.  Cadets participating in the Ground Training can register themselves.  Also, we would like all Senior Members attending to register as well.

O-Pilots can register under the Commander's Only Flight Registration Link.

We will have limited opportunity for Senior Training in Mission Base Staff and Flight Line.

The registration forms are located here:

SLS/CLC OPS Plan Posted for FEB 1-2 at DAL

posted Jan 6, 2014, 10:36 AM by Andrew Theismann   [ updated Jan 6, 2014, 10:37 AM ]

The Squadron Leadership School (SLS) and Corporate Learning Course (CLC) Operations Plan has been posted for the Class to be held on 1-2 Feb at Dallas Love Field.  Please contact jkrog@rocketmail.com if you have any questions.

NEW GROUP STAFF PA

posted Dec 27, 2013, 12:54 PM by Andrew Theismann

The Group III HQ Staff Assignment PA is located under Commander's Corner > Duty Assignments.

New Website

posted Dec 27, 2013, 12:52 PM by Andrew Theismann

ALL Welcome to our NEW Website for Group III.

Please look around and let me know if you have any suggestions, comments or concerns.  andrew@group3txwing.org

Group III Face 2 Face Scheduled

posted Dec 27, 2013, 12:51 PM by Andrew Theismann   [ updated Dec 27, 2013, 12:51 PM ]

We will be having a Group Face 2 Face meeting for all staff members and Squadron Commanders on Friday 3 January at 1900L.  The meeting will be held at Business Jet Center at Dallas Love Field in the 2nd Floor Meeting Room.

All Staff Members and Commanders are expected to attend the meeting.  If there is a conflict and you will not be in attendance, please notify me by email.

We will begin promptly at 1900L.  We will hold a Commander's Call for all Squadron Commanders and Group Staff in the beginning and then we will release the Squadron Commanders and continue with the Group Staff Meeting.

There are a number of good things coming down the pipeline and you don't want to miss it.


Andrew Theismann, Maj, CAP
Chief of Staff, Group III, Texas Wing


posted Dec 24, 2013, 9:45 AM by Andrew Theismann

(09 December) - USAF Band Holiday Flash Mob at the National Air and Space Museum.

posted Dec 24, 2013, 9:45 AM by Andrew Theismann

(10 December) - The 10% Discount Code for Vanguard for the remainder of December 2013 is FCDC13. This code is good for up to three orders placed online at http://www.vanguardmil.com.

posted Dec 24, 2013, 9:44 AM by Andrew Theismann

(19 December) - The latest digital version of the Civil Air Patrol Volunteer, the 40th edition published since the magazine was launched in 2006, is now available at http://www.capvolunteernow.com/cap_volunteer/.

posted Jul 30, 2012, 5:34 PM by Andrew Theismann   [ updated Dec 24, 2013, 9:43 AM ]

(19 December) - The latest issue of “CAP Vector” is now available at: www.capmembers.com/cap_national_hq/capvector/.  “CAP Vector” is a quarterly, online news and information tool designed to “get the word out” about CAP initiatives, events and programs.

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