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Squadron Supports Additional COVID-19 Missions

On Wednesday, May 20, Lt Col Roger Corbin and 1st Lt Jim Swisher supported a COVID-19 mission using our squadron's airplane. They departed San Marcos airport and flew up to Dallas executive Airport to pick up five boxes of COVID-19 tests and fly them back to Austin Bergstrom international airport...
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Wing funded mission to allow squadrons to support local communities

Below is a message regarding a new Wing Funded CAP mission to allow squadrons to support local communities. As promised, here is the information regarding mission 20-C-5067 for our involvement in local agencies to facilitate COVID volunteer work. Please review the attachments. Lt Col Sides has graciously shared a document...
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USAF Thunderbirds Flyover of San Antonio and Austin

On Wednesday, May 13, the USAF Thunderbirds conducted a flyby of San Antonio and Austin From the Thunderbirds Twitter feed: "This flyover is dedicated to the brave men and women on the front lines battling #COVID. We can’t thank them enough for their hard work and dedication during this difficult...
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TX 435 Continues COVID-19 Supplies Transport Missions

Our squadron is continuing to support the community in the transport of supplies in support of COVIS-19. Lt Col Ron Diana flew a mission on April 30th where he flew the squadron airplane transporting six boxes of medical supplies up to Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (KLBB) in Lubbox, Texas....
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Throwback Thursday with 2nd Lt Kathy Ferguson

Welcome to our third installment of our Throwback Thursday feature. Today we feature Kathy Ferguson in a picture of just a few years ago. Kathy said that since she was the family photographer, it was hard to find a picture with just her. This is her official picture as Commander...
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Internet Safety Presentation

Here is the Internet Safety Presentation provided by SM Roger Aylstock, Squadron IT Officer on 4/21/2020 to the senior members and 5/5/2020 to cadets.
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[SWR-PILOT] Online FAA Safety Briefing, Saturday, 18 April 2020

Southwest Region Pilots There is another online safety opportunity this coming Saturday, again sponsored by CAP Colonel Rock Palermo. Please click the link and register. There are limited slots. You will get FAA Wings credit. Here is the blast and the link: https://faasafety.gov/SPANS/event_details.aspx?eid=99989&caller=/SPANS/events/EventList.aspx 2019 General Aviation Accident Data - We...
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Virtual Meeting Etiquette

With the surge to virtual meetings, we thought it might be helpful to share some virtual meeting etiquette guidelines. 1. Mute your microphone or phone when you are not talking. When you are not speaking in the meeting, mute your microphone. Your mic will pick up even small sounds like...
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Waivers Issued During COVID-19 Crisis

Three important waiver documents have been issue by the CAP Commander, Maj Gen Mark Smith. These waivers waive requirements or extend qualifications during the national emergency. The documents are described and linked below and the note from Maj Gen Mark Smith follows. Waiver Letter – CAPR 50-17, CAP Senior Member...
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