Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the civilian auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force. CAP has over 240 members across six squadrons in Central New York.
We perform emergency services and disaster relief efforts as directed by the Air Force, we have a cadet program for youth 12-18 years old, and we promote aviation and aerospace education in the community.
The Central New York Group covers eight counties and 9,462 square miles. Our aircraft is a Cessna 182 with an airborne repeater, and we have HF and VHF radio capabilities across three mission bases.
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SYRACUSE – Central New York Group is honoring three cadets of the year for 2014, Group Commander Lt. Col. John Jones announced.
Three members of Central New York Group recently received awards for their performance, training and professional development — Cadet MSgt. Nicholas Krupa, Maj. Shawn Herrmann and Maj. Robert Ormsbee.
SYRACUSE — A UPS facility in Syracuse recently got a surprise evening visit from a Civil Air Patrol search-and-rescue team looking for an emergency locator beacon (ELT) that the U.S. Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) was tracking after receiving … Continue reading
FULTON — The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) has named Nicholas A. Krupa of Cato, NY as its national Cadet NCO of the Year, New York Wing Commander Col. Steven Perta announced. Cadet Master Sgt. Krupa, also selected as New York … Continue reading
By Capt. Michelle Williams-Swing Each year Civil Air Patrol (CAP) members from around New York Wing are invited to participate in the New York State Fair in Syracuse. This year, cadets and senior members from squadrons across Central New York … Continue reading