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January - March 2014 CAP Vector & Volunteer Magazines

posted Dec 27, 2013, 12:38 PM by Andrew Theismann

Happy Holidays!

The latest issue of “CAP Vector” is now available at:  “CAP Vector” is a quarterly, online news and information tool designed to "get the word out" about CAP initiatives, events and programs. 

Also, 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  In addition to the cover story about Civil Air Patrol’s inclusion in a new, permanent display at 1st Air Force at Tyndall AFB, Fla., there is a feature about CAP’s recurring role in helping train Department of Defense and other Federal agency personnel to defend America.  

CAP’s new NCO program is also featured in the January issue, along with reports about two of the organization’s disaster relief missions in 2013 – the response to historic flooding in Colorado and an unexpected blizzard in South Dakota. Be sure to check out the news video on page 7 that accompanies the Colorado flooding story. 

As 2013 comes to a close, we want to thank you for your outstanding service to your communities, states and nation.  We hope that you and your families enjoy the holidays and have a very happy, healthy and prosperous 2014! 

CAP National Staff 

Here is a complete list of articles in the January Volunteer:

Cause to Celebrate 
January Issue Is Magazine’s 40th Edition 

CAP to the Rescue 
Cell Phone Forensics Team Helps Save Idaho Family 

Colorado Flooding 
Wing’s Response to Disaster Draws Rave Reviews 

Force Multiplier 
Air Force Executive/CAP Member Honored for Saving $1 Billion 

Shadow Escorts 
CAP Flies with Unmanned Military Aircraft 

Aircraft Intercepts 
CAP Plays Vital Role in Training for Homeland Security 

Front and Center 
CAP Cessna in Spotlight at 1st Air Force Headquarters 

Eyes in the Skies 
Blizzard Sends South Dakota Wing Searching for Stranded Hunters, Dead Livestock 

Pioneering Pilot 
CAP Member During World War II, George Mitchell Found a Way to Serve 

Teen Author 
Adventurous Colorado Cadet Pens Children’s Books 

NCO Corps 
New CAP Program Now Mirrors that of the Air Force 

Twice as Nice 
Two Sets of Twins Double the Fun at COS 

Stamping Out Hunger 
Cadets Participate in National Letter Carriers’ Food Drive 

A Debt of Gratitude 
Naval Commandant Says CAP Led Him to Military Career 

No Disabilities in CAP 
Physically Challenged Members Find Ways to Serve 

Terrorism Novelist 
Illinois Member Publishes Two Books