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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Lt Col Anderson is pleased to announce that the guest speaker for this year’s CNY Group Awards Banquet is Colonel (Retired) Anthony Basile. Colonel Basile is the former commander of the 174th Fighter Wing, and served as Chief of Staff … Continue reading
The CNY Group Awards Banquet will be held at the Hancock Field ANG Base All Services Club on 28 February from 1300-1600. RSVP is required by 22 February, and payment is due no later than 24 February. Cost is $20 … Continue reading
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