Author Archives: Capt Stronach

Cadets a Big Hit at New York State Fair

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

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New Commander at Ft. Drum-Watertown Squadron

WATERTOWN — Capt. Michaela Ormsbee of Lowville is the first woman commander of Fort Drum-Watertown Composite Squadron (NY-406). Central New York Group Commander Lt. Col. John Jones presided at the Change of Command Ceremony on July 13 at Watertown International … Continue reading

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Utica Commends Central NY Group

UTICA — The Utica Common Council unanimously passed a resolution June 4, commending the Central New York Civil Air Patrol for its work in search-and-rescue, emergency services, aerospace education and cadet-mentoring.

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CAP Cadets Help Coast Guard Auxiliary Launch Boating Season

Civil Air Patrol cadets helped the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary commission its Sylvan Beach base for the 2013 boating season on Sunday, June 2. The commissioning ceremonies at the Flotilla 26 base featured Utica Cadet Squadron’s Cadet 1st Lt. Anders … Continue reading

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Utica Councilman Gets Aerial View of City

The Central New York Group flew a Utica city councilman on a familiarization flight in a CAP Cessna 182RG on May 31.

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